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  • Welcome Back Juniors!

    Junior year is a time to solidify your academic foundation and begin seriously contemplating your future. Whether you’re planning to attend college, pursue a trade, or explore other paths, the choices and efforts you make this year will significantly shape your post-high school trajectory. Our dedicated faculty and staff are here to provide you with the guidance, resources, and support you need to excel and make informed decisions about your future.

    This year, you will encounter more challenging coursework and have the chance to take advanced classes that align with your interests and goals. Embrace these academic challenges as they will prepare you for the rigor of college and beyond. It’s also a great time to explore potential career interests through internships, shadowing programs, and elective courses.

    Junior year is also crucial for standardized testing, college visits, and starting your college applications. Take advantage of the resources available, such as college counseling, prep courses, and workshops. Begin researching colleges, attending fairs, and meeting with admissions representatives to find the best fit for your aspirations.

    Beyond academics, continue to engage in extracurricular activities, leadership roles, and community service. These experiences not only enhance your college applications but also enrich your personal growth and high school experience. Remember, your contributions to the school and community make a lasting impact.

    As you embark on this significant year, keep in mind that balance is key. While it’s important to focus on academics and future planning, also take time to enjoy the present, nurture friendships, and take care of your well-being. The support of your peers, family, and teachers will be invaluable during this demanding yet rewarding time.

    Welcome back and together, we will achieve great things, overcome challenges, and create unforgettable memories. Here’s to an outstanding junior year!

  • PRINCIPAL VIDEO MESSAGE

  • Palatine High School Principal Message

  • Fremd High School Principal Message

  • Conant High School Principal Message

  • Schaumburg High School Principal Message

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