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D211 Post: Fremd Says Thank You to Health Care Workers

            Members of William Fremd High School’s sophomore class executive board wanted to say thank you to area health care workers battling the COVID-19 pandemic.  To do this, they collected more than 100 cards from students which were delivered to AMITA Health St. Alexius Hospital in Hoffman Estates.             Fremd High School Science Department Chair Karl Craddock said the idea came out of a brainstorming session among the 54-member board.             “They ...

D211 Post: Fremd Moves Fall Play Online

             As students and staff across William Fremd High School and the District adjust to social distancing, Fremd’s theatre department found a new method to perform their fall play, “The Theory of Relativity,” by Neil Bartram and Brian Hill.  The department  filmed their production and are currently streaming it at Showtix4u.             The play is described as a look at interconnected lives, told through a collection of songs, scenes and monologs.  It touches on situations ranging from relationships to ...

D211 Post: Fremd Wins Consecutive Student Section Showdown Championships

The Illinois High School Association announced the 2020 Student Section Showdown Champions. For the second consecutive year, William Fremd High School was named the Class 3A/4A champions.  Fremd’s repeat is the first in the event’s six-year history.  The event consists of schools submitting videos of their student sections during various events.  The videos are then judged by the IHSA Student Advisory Committee.  The videos are judged on a variety of categories including sportsmanship, spirit, student participation and originality.  The IHSA stated that the winner of the event was scheduled to be announced during ...

D211 Post: National School Lunch Week (Slideshow)

October 12-16, is National School Lunch Week.  Throughout District 211 members of our food service department have continued to work to ensure that, even during remote learning, out students have access to stable meals.   To date, District 211 has provided more than 1 million meals since the initial move to remote learning, and our food service staff continue to pack more meal bags every day while still providing normal meal service for teachers and staff members working in the schools. 

D211 Post: 30 District 211 Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

            Last month, the National Merit Scholarship program released its list of the 2021 semifinalists in their 66th annual list.              These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $30 million that will be offered next spring. To be considered for a Merit Scholarship® award, Semifinalists must fulfill several requirements to advance to the Finalist level of the competition.  Semifinalists are selected based on scores on the ...

D211 Post: District 211 Begins Afternoon Academic Support Session

            On August 24, Township High School District 211 began its Afternoon Academic Support Sessions.  The sessions will allow students to sign up for limited, in-person education and study assistance.              Through the sessions, students can sign up for support in general areas such as math tutoring labs, reading and writing support or quite studies; or they can sign up for sessions which focus on specialized content such as needing lab equipment or unique manufacturing equipment.     &nbs...

D211 Post: Fremd Teacher Makes Triumphant Return Following Cancer Battle

            During a homecoming pep-rally at William Fremd High School on September 20, 2013, special education teacher T.J. Valacak said he wasn’t feeling very well.  This day was the latest in a series of days feeling fatigued.  When he spoke to his doctor the next day, he received a shock.             “I got a call from my doctor after they had run some blood work, and he said ‘hey you have to get to the hospital.  It looks like you have leukemia,’” Valacak said.  “At the time I didn’t know what that ...