Twas the Day Before Winter BreakHere is a glimpse of life at Fremd High School on the last day of school before break.
|Senior Leonard Lee passes out candy canes to students.|
|Staff vs. Student basketball games in PE, including fundraiser for families in need.|
|Orchesis held their annual Holiday Dance Show during the lunch periods.|
|Beloved custodian, Ken Hester, is retiring after 13 years at FHS. Picture courtesy of Twitter (#fhsspirit)|
|It's been an emotional couple weeks at FHS. Senior Tim Reidy and friends have started a grassroots movement with Friday pick-me-up notes. These positive vibes are definitely welcome here!|
Highlights and Successes:
- Congratulations to the following English Students of the Month: October Student of the Month - Joaquin Grace; November Student of the Month - Cara Ward and December Student of the Month - Julia Dirkes-Jacks.
- Congratulations to Coach Jessie Monticello and the Fremd BPA Team on their success at Regionals. State qualifiers include: Digital Publishing: Jason Yim; Web Site Design Team: Ishan Bhatia, Zach Jordan, Justin Song, Ishan Taperia; Broadcast news Production Team: Javen Joerger, Peter Opinante, Brandon Matuszczak, Michael Parzynski; Entrepreneurship: Kristine Yim; Small Business Management Team: Soon Myung Hwang, Emma Liu, Mingda Zhang; Presentation Management Individual: Priyal Gosar; Presentation Management Team: Yulia Odinolova, Yamamoto, Kristine Yim; Visual Basic/C#Programming: Ishan Taparia; Economic Research Individual: Vikas Reddy; Economic Research Team: Andy Raun, Piyush Biswas; Fundamentals of Web Design: Emma Liu; Graphic Design Promotions: Jason Yim; Entrepreneurship: Yulia Odinokova; Prepared Speech: Stephanie Hu; Visual Basic/C# Programming: Varan Pinto; Fundamental Accounting: Lingqi Kong; and Fundamental Word Processing: Stephanie Hu.
- Congratulations to this week’s Viking Pride recipients: Jennifer Brand, Nolan Cox, Andie Evans, Veronika Filip, Jameson Fonseca, Lily Ho, Karis Jang, Ben Kurka, Tyler Larson, Isa LoPiccolo-Kleine, Batra Suruchi, Rebecca Torres, Ellyce Wong and Madeline Zachman.
- Congratulations to Coach Dan Ruettiger and the Fremd Wrestling Team on their 3rd place finish at the Prospect Tournament: Award winners include: Mike Rattin-2nd place, Cole Riemer- 3rd place, Adam Kemp- 6th place, Matt Kurtishi- 1st place, Doug Sheehan- 6th place, Alex Jacobs- 1st place, and Zack Nemec- 2nd place.
- Congratulations to Coach Bob Widlowski and the Boys Basketball Team on their victory over #10 ranked Downers Grove South. Kyle Sliwa had a career high 33 pts.
- Congratulations to Coach Martin Zacharia and the Fremd Debate Team on their 5th place finish at the Illinois Congressional Debate Association Tournament. Award winners are as follows:Congressional Debate Varsity Division: Leonard Lee, 2nd Place Chamber Award & Best Presiding Officer; Nabeela Syed, 3rd Place Chamber Award; Shruthi Kumar, 3rd Place Chamber Award.Congressional Debate, Novice Division: Bill Gao,1st Place Overall Tournament Speaker & 1st Place Chamber Award; Swathy Karthikeyan, 2nd Place Overall Tournament Speaker & 1st Place Chamber Award; Ananth Sriram, 2nd Place Chamber Award & Best Presiding Officer; Alexandre Herrera, 2nd Place Chamber Award & Best Presiding Officer; Ryan Gilski, 2nd Place Chamber Award; Nick Parekh, 3rd Place Chamber Award and Nitin Prabakaran, Best Presiding Officer.
Upcoming Home Activities and Varsity Events
Orchesis Show - lunch periods Auditorium
Boys Swimming & Diving vs HEHS @ Schaumburg H.S. - 4:30 p.m.
Boys Basketball @ CHS - 7:30 p.m.
Girls Basketball vs. Conant H.S. - 7:30 p.m.
December 19- Jan. 3
Competitive Cheer Competition @ Rolling Meadows H.S. - 9:00 a.m.
Boys Basketball Tournament @ Wheeling H.S. - 3:45 p.m.
Boys Basketball Tournament @ Wheeling H.S
Boys Wrestling @ Rockford Harlem H.S. - 9:00 a.m.
Boys Basketball Tournament @ Wheeling H.S.
Boys Wrestling @ Wheaton Warrenville S. - 9:00 a.m.
For a more complete list, please visit our Athletics Page.
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