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Palatine High School Students Show Support for Classmate’s Family After Tragic Loss

When an unexpected tragic event struck a Palatine High School senior’s family, several students and Palatine community members showed their support through fundraising efforts for the family. Palatine High School senior Brad Wall’s father unexpectedly passed away on Dec. 8, and his friends rallied with the PHS community to raise more than $10,000 in four days to help the family pay for medical bills and funeral services. Those efforts did not include additional funds raised throughout the Palatine community. “After Brad’s dad passed away, we were in kind of shock. He’s such a good friend of ours” said Palatine High School senior ...

Palatine High School Chemistry of Foods Students’ First Restaurant Day

More than 60 students enrolled in Palatine High School’s Chemistry of Foods class were working together to assemble their first large order of personal deep-dish pizzas since the school year started. Some rolled the dough, others were in charge of sauce and toppings, and with a lot of teamwork, they completed more than 120 orders for Palatine High School faculty and staff on Oct. 4. With the assistance of teachers Erika Varela, Mark Langer, and Robert Heitz, and Palatine based Pizza Bella pizzeria owner Tony DeFilippis, students received a first-hand experience of what it’s like to be in a restaurant kitchen. “The best part of this ...