Boosters Notes
August 2016
Supporting our Students and Staff and Conant Community

President's UPDATE
Dear Conant Parents and Staff and Community,
Your Conant High School Boosters volunteer organization is busy preparing for the new 2016-17 school year which is just around the corner!

Conant Boosters M embership and Volunteer forms are included in the July District registration mailing you have received and also as part of online registration!  Complete these forms today and show your support of our Conant students and staff and community along with your Cougar spirit!   

Conant Boosters work with the School Administration to identify opportunities and execute plans to continuously improve Conant High School.  We are proud of our partnership and the many ways we work together to make a positive difference in supporting our students and staff and Conant community.  Through our many committees and work of volunteers, we host events, support activities, award scholarships to seniors and financial grants to staff, and raise funds that positively impact all Conant students.  Become a Conant Boosters member today!
Conant Boosters Committees are Communications, Conant Community Social, Concessions, Craft Fair, Craft Fair Concessions, Dances, Fundraisers, Grill, Hospitality, Membership, Post Prom, Scholarship, Cougar Corner Spirit Store, and VolunteersSupport your fellow Conant parents and become a part of these committees as a new volunteer this school year!

Beata Candre

  Act as if what you do makes a difference.  It does. ~ William James
COUGAR CORNER Spirit Store open Tuesday, August 9th! 
Cougar Corner Spirit Store will be open on Tuesday, August 9 from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm during Class of 2020 Freshman Day.

New SPIRIT PACKS, which include a sweatshirt, t-shirt, and car decal in a drawstring bag, will be available for first time purchase for only $50 each!

During the school year, Cougar Corner Spirit Store will be open the first and third Friday of each month during school lunch periods from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm starting Friday, August 19th!   GO COUGARS!
WELCOME TO THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR Meeting ~ Tuesday, August 16 at 7:00 pm 
SAVE THE DATE for our first monthly meeting of the 2016-17 school year on Tuesday, August 16 at 7:00 pm in the Media Center where, with your attendance, you will receive a raffle ticket for a Cougar Corner Spirit Store basket!

Join us after the meeting's conclusion for a START TO THE SCHOOL YEAR Get Together in the Media Center Cafe!
Have you joined Conant Boosters Volunteer Organization? ~  SIGN UP NOW!
**Complete your Conant Boosters membership and show your support for Conant HS**

For your convenience, purchase a Family Basic Boosters Membership for only $25.  And, back by popular demand is the Athletic Package for regular season home football and basketball games.  Athletic and Cultural passes are a la carte -- add on the type and number of passes to meet your individual family needs.  Athletic pass options include Adult, Child, or Grandparent.  D211 students are admitted free with ID to regular season football and basketball games. 

2016-17 Boosters Bonus:  the first 500 to sign up receive a Conant Boosters decal with paid membership to display your CHS pride!

Boosters may pick up their membership tickets and decal at the home football games on Friday 9/9 or 9/30 from the Conant Boosters Membership Committee table next to the ticket booth outside the football field.

Please contact RoseAnne Caboor at or Donna Bradley at with any questions.

Thank you for your support!
"Show your support for Conant High School"  (in popular languages for our school, translated via Google Translate)

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NEW Committee Volunteers NEEDED!
New involved parents are needed each school year so that your Conant Boosters volunteer organization can continue to successfully support our students and staff and Conant community.   Any amount of volunteer time you can share is appreciated!

Contact your volunteer area(s) of interest Committee Chairs at their email links listed on the right side of this newsletter with your contact information today!
Support our GRILL COMMITTEE at our HOME Football Games ~ GO COUGARS!
Conant Boosters Grill Committee will be hard at work at our home football games on Friday, September 9, September 30, October 7-HOMECOMING, and October 21! 

Stop by for a Burger and a Brat and support your CONANT COUGARS!
Volleyball Concessions HELP WANTED!
Parent Volunteers Needed for Concessions during Volleyball Games!

Conant Boosters volunteers perform many activities that are of great benefit to all students of our great high school.  Help support our students by volunteering at the multiple activities sponsored by Conant Boosters such as the Concessions Committee. When volunteering for this committee you interact with Conant students and and staff and visitors from other schools at our home volleyball games.  This volunteering opportunity is not limited to just volleyball athletes' parents, as all t he funds raised by activities Conant Boosters organization sponsors are a benefit that every Conant student receives.  If a parent has a child who is in need of in school volunteering hours, they can enroll their Conant student to help out the Concessions Committee.

Volunteer shift t imes are after school from 4:00 to 6:00 pm or from 6:00 to 8:00 pm  on the following dates.

Any amount of volunteer time you can share is appreciated!
Thursday, August 25
Tuesday, August 30
Friday, September 2
Saturday, September 3 (special times 8:30 am to 1:00 pm)
Tuesday, September 6
Tuesday, September 13
Tuesday, September 20
Tuesday, September 27
Tuesday, October 4
Thursday, October 13
Any questions, please contact Gus Markakos at 773-716-7654 or
Conant's 37th annual CRAFT FAIR will be held on Saturday, October 15 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Many volunteers will be needed on both Friday, October 14 for set up and all day on Saturday, October 15.  Any amount of time you can volunteer will be appreciated.

Come to shop on Saturday - we will have 270 booths filled with crafters selling handmade items such as clothes, jewelry, ceramics, wood items, pet items, kids' toys, pictures, spa items, and lots of sweet treats. We will also have a limited amount of direct sales people such as Tastefully Simple, Pampered Chef, Avon, etc.  Why not stay for lunch at our Concession Stand? They will be serving lots of great items.

Any questions, please contact Tracy Gebhardt at 847-619-3992 or
Want to get involved but don't have a lot of time or want a big commitment?   The Dances Committee is a perfect fit.
The Dances Committee assists with the Homecoming Dance on Saturday, October 8th and with the Winter Dance on Saturday, February 4th.

We need volunteers to help with ticket sales during school hours of the week preceding the dance AND we need volunteers to help the night of the dance in  the areas of coat check and concessions.  It is a fun way to help and only requires a  small time commitment.

If you are interested, please contact:
Coat Check (Night of Dance) - RoseAnne Caboor at 847-413-9008 or 

Concessions (Night of Dance) - Kathy Stanislawski at 630-768-9400 or  

Ticket Sales (During School Hours) - Kathy Stanislawski at 630-768-9400 or 
Conant Community Social SAVE THE DATE!
SAVE THE DATE now for the 3rd annual CONANT COMMUNITY SOCIAL Saturday evening, April 29, 2017 at 7:00 pm at CHANDLER'S on Roselle Road in Schaumburg!

If you are interested in becoming a Conant Community Social SPONSOR, please contact Sam Armando at 708-772-4050 or 
Ongoing ON THE BORDER catering benefit!
Mention Conant High School on any personal or business catering order at ON THE BORDER restaurant on Meacham Road in Schaumburg and Conant High School will receive 20% of your catering order sales total!
Ongoing TARGET benefit SIGN UP!
Target REDcard and Take Charge of Education - please enroll and choose Conant High School (ID 47767) as your designated school. Target will donate 5% of qualifying purchases to our school. If you are already enrolled, check that you have Conant High School as your designated school!

As always, we  Thank You for your support!
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Boosters Board
Feel free to contact us with any questions or comments or to learn how you can get involved. We would love to hear from you!


Sam Armando
Vice President

Corresponding Secretary
Recording Secretary

  Deb Anestopoulos

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Dominic Laskero 






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