Spotlight

Conant kickoff to Mr. Cougar

Ready, set, go! Every year Conant hosts an event called Mr. Cougar, a hilarious male beauty pageant featuring 12 CHS seniors. This year’s event takes place on Friday, May 13 in the auditorium at...

Class of 2016 talks future plans

The Crier talked to a few seniors who, on Thursday, April 28, wore spirit wear from the college they committed to attend next fall. They spoke about why they chose their individual schools and...

I-Fair shines a light on cultural awareness

Displays of about 30 countries–as well as dance performances and a fashion show of traditional dresses–were presented at Conant’s annual International Fair (I-Fair) on Friday, April 22. I-Fair is sponsored by the Cultural Awareness club,...

Why PARCC matters (and why you should care)

Charged iPads, tired eyes, and whole lot of carelessness seem to be some characteristics among Conant freshman in the first two weeks of April. As freshman click on their keyboards and sign in to...

Conant water drive to help crisis in Flint

In a combined effort between Presidents’ Forum, Student Council, district administration and Cougar Service Club, the “District 211 Water 4 Flint Bottled Water Drive,” also called “Compassion in Action,” kicked off on Monday, April 4. The drive...

Venue change sets new tone for NAHS Open Mic Night

The 11th annual Conant Open Mic Night (OMN), sponsored by Conant’s National Art Honor Society, showcased the talent of both students and teachers, with about 20 performances that lasted almost three hours.  In previous years, OMN was held in the Plate...