A Few Words From Mr. Tenopir
No words of wisdom this week. This picture says it best.
Highlights and Successes
- Congratulations to Illinois Teacher of the Year Steve Elza.
- Congratulations to Coach Joe Marcia and the Girls Cross Country Team on placing 3rd at Regionals and advancing to Sectionals. Ayako Higuchi was the individual champion, Katie Escobar took 6th, Anita Grudzien took 8th, Jessie Peterson took 31st and Clare Oehler-O’Sullivan took 33rd.
- Congratulations to the following Varsity Girls Volleyball players on making All-Conference: Lane Hindenburg, Carly Roberts and Aubrey Stegich.
- Congratulations to this week’s Viking Pride winners: Emma Albrecht, Monica Artrip, Stephanie Bae, Sarah Brand, Maxwell Chan, Alison Fissinger, Sarah Coombes, Michelle Jiang, Brianna Lewis, Soumyaa Mazumder, Britney Ordaz, Tina Sternberg, Edward Worthem and Genevieve Wysocki.
- Congratulations to the following Varsity Debaters for winning awards at Fremd’s Student Congress Tournament: Madisen Hursey—1st place Chamber Award and Leonard Lee—Best Presiding Officer.
- Congratulations to Coach Chris Grattoni and the Fremd Math Team for earning second place at the North Suburban Math League meet. The following students earned perfect papers: Kevin Chen (freshman), Elizabeth Perez (freshman), Daniel Tokarz (junior), and Jennie Yang (senior).
Upcoming Home Activities and Varsity Events
October 30-Nov. 1,6,7
Musical (7:00 p.m.)
Varsity Diving MSL Conference @ BHS
Boys Soccer Sectional Final @ PHS 5:00 p.m.
Varsity Swimming MSL Conference @ BHS
Viking Football vs. Glenbard W. @ 1:00 pm
Boys/Girls Cross Country Sectional @ Busse Woods
Teacher Institute Day (no school)
Late Start (8:50 start)
Fine Arts Fest (periods 1-8)
Late Start (8:50 start)
Fall Sports Awards 7:00 p.m.
For a more complete list, please visit our Athletics Page.
Name: Lori Papciak
Years at Fremd: < 1 year, started 3/3/14
Life before Fremd: Worked at Hunting Ridge Elementary School for 3 years
Worked at Huntley High School for 7 years
Worked at Cook County Department of Public Health for 10 years
Hobbies/Interests: Enjoy taking long walks, especially in the fall season
Love watching movies, especially romantic comedies
MAJOR football fan! My favorite player is Brandon Marshall.
Volunteer in children’s ministry at my church
Insider Tip for Parents: If there is any change in your student’s health status, please
call the nurse’s office. I will help in any way I can!
Ask the Principal
Q: I see that you listed Viking Pride recipients in your Highlights and Successes. What are the Viking Pride Awards?
A: The Viking Pride Awards are meant to recognize outstanding performance. Students are nominated for a Viking Pride Award by a staff member for things like hard work, good grades, positive participation, good deeds, or other positive characteristics. We announce the weekly winners on Friday over the public address system, and then I meet with the students to congratulate them. The recipients’ pictures are on display in our main hallway for that week. It’s a great way to recognize some of the positive contributions our students are making to our school culture on a regular basis.
Are you curious about something at Fremd but have never asked? Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. If your question is pertinent to a wider audience, I will include it in the next blog post.