Friday, May 24, 2013
Weber earned valedictorian honors by achieving a 4.573 grade point average.
Community High School District 155 announced Amanda Weber, of Cary, earned valedictorian honors for the Class of 2013 at Prairie Ridge High School in Crystal Lake. Weber was very active during her four years at Prairie Ridge, participating in sports, choir, band and many other extracurricular programs. She also volunteered and participated in several programs at S.S. Peter and Paul Church in Cary. About Amanda Weber: Grade point average: 4.573 ACT: 35 College: DePauw University Intended Major: Undecided Parents: Keith and Nancy Weber Activities while at Prairie Ridge: Proudest Accomplishment: Going to the Illinois High School Association state track meet for the 200 meter dash this year.
Senior earned salutatorian honors with a 4.533 grade point average.
Community High School District 155 announced Margaret Schlofner, of Crystal Lake, earned salutatorian honors for the Class of 2013 at Prairie Ridge High School. Schlofner was actively involved in musicals at Prairie Ridge in Crystal Lake and plans to pursue a major in opera vocal performance. About Margaret Schlofner: Grade point average: 4.533 ACT: 31 College: DePaul University Intended Major: Opera Vocal Performance Parents: Denise and Tom Schlofner Activities while at Prairie Ridge High School: Proudest Accomplishment: Playing the role of Belle in Prairie Ridge's 2013 musical, "Beauty and the Beast" and being selected to sing the National Anthem at the IHSA State boys basketball tournament.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
When Nunda Township sent out a call for help, 25 players from the Prairie Ridge High School Varsity Football team answered.
Last month's flooding impacted many McHenry County residents, particularly those living along the Fox River. Nunda Township workers and volunteers worked for days making sandbags to help protect homes from rising waters. The township issued a robocall and press releases seeking volunteers to help fill the bags. A plea for help was included in the morning announcements at Prairie Ridge High School, 6000 Dvorak Dr., located not far from the Nunda Township headquarters. Head varsity football coach Chris Schremp knew he had the right guys for the job. Several football players were already planning to hit the gym for weight lifting that day so Schremp suggested a variation to the routine. "The players skipped the weight lifting and went to fill…
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The Community High School District 155 Board at its Tuesday meeting approved appointments of new principals.
The Community High School District 155 Board of Education approved Scott Shepard and Dr. Steven Koch as the new principals for Crystal Lake South High School and Prairie Ridge High School, respectively. The appointments follow the February announcement that current principals Marsha Potthoff, at CL South, and Paul Humpa, at Prairie Ridge, will move into new positions for the 2013-2014 school year. The changes become effective on July 1, according to District 155 spokesperson Jeff Puma. District 155 conducted a national search that yielded nearly 80 qualified applicants for the principal positions. The extensive interview process included interviews with employees, parents and students, District 155 Board president Ted Wagner said. Scott …
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Palatine High School hosted 16 boys and girls track teams at the event Saturday.
Palatine High School hosted 16 boys and girls track teams at the 81st Palatine Relays Saturday.
Saturday, April 13, 2013
A photo gallery of innovative ways area young men asked their dates to prom.
It's not enough for a high schooler to simply ask a girl to be his date for prom. Unless a couple is "officially" dating and it's obvious the two will be attending the prom, today's "prom date proposals" are much more involved and creative. Here are a couple ways some area young men asked their dates/ girlfriends to prom. Don't have a date, yet? Well, boys - or girls - borrow one of these ideas and get one. There's still plenty of time to ask! Crystal Lake South High School Prom "Enchanted Evening" Friday, May 3 Renaissance Hotel, Schaumburg Tickets are $65 per person. Tickets can be purchased online through Friday, April 12, and then at the school next week. Cary-Grove High School Prom Friday, May 3 The Rosemont Convention Center, …
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Final competitions were held Saturday, Feb. 16, at Palatine High School.
Saturday, February 16
UPDATE Sunday, Feb. 17: The Prairie Ridge co-op girls gymnastics team took second place on Saturday in the IHSA State Gymnastics finals held at Palatine High School. The team entered the final competitions on Saturday in first place, holding a slight lead over Lyons Township High School, which managed to grab the championship title by day's end on Saturday. To view team results and individual scores, visit the IHSA state finals results page. _____________________________________________________ The Prairie Ridge High School co-op girls gymnastics team is currently sitting in first place after the state preliminary round competition held Friday in Palatine High School. Prairie Ridge has a slight lead after the Friday competition, according …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Gymnasts from the Prairie Ridge High School co-op team will compete at the state meet this weekend at Palatine High School.
Follow Crystal Lake-Cary Patch on Facebook — Sign up for Crystal Lake-Cary Patch breaking news alerts and daily e-mail updates Crystal Lake's Prairie Ridge co-op gymnastics team soared at its sectional meet, bringing home the championship on Feb. 4 at Fremd High School. The team will now head to the state gymnastics meet, which will be held Feb. 15 and 16 at Palatine High School. The Prairie Ridge High School co-op team qualified for the state meet with a total score of 149.525 at its sectional meet, according to the Illinois High School Association website. Several Prairie Ridge gymnasts also qualified individually for the state meet. Here is a list of the Prairie Ridge gymnasts who have qualified for state, as well as their …
Crystal Lake will play Cary-Grove High School on Friday.
Thursday, February 14
Crystal Lake South's girls basketball team overtook Prairie Ridge 42-36 in the Class 4A Crystal Lake South Regional semifinal Wednesday, according to the Chicago Tribune. Crystal Lake South will now play Cary-Grove High School in a title game Friday, according to the Tribune.
Friday, January 25, 2013
Competitive cheerleading teams from Prairie Ridge, Crystal Lake Central, Cary-Grove and Crystal Lake South heading to the Byron Sectional on Saturday.
Friday, January 25
All four Community High School District 155 schools will be represented at the Byron Sectional Cheerleading Competition on Saturday, the Northwest Herald reports. Cary-Grove, Prairie Ridge, Crystal Lake South and Crystal Lake Central's competitive cheerleading squads will participate in the Large Team Division, the Herald reports. Crystal Lake Central's cheer team won the Fox Valley Conference Division title on Monday. The top five teams from the sectionals will advance to the state competition in Bloomington on Feb. 1-2, according to the article.