Friday, August 12, 2022

August 12, 2022


Back to School - Part 2 

Mustang Families, 

This week was a fun week at MHS! Our building leadership team “answered the call"and now we are calling on your students! We are excited for them to join us on Aug 17.

With the first day of school around the corner, please review important updates and reminders below. 

If you have any questions, please call the Main Office at 847-949-2200.  


Alexandria Rios Taylor

 Alexandria Rios Taylor, Principal

 847-949-2200 x1230

Important Information

First day of School & Bell Schedule

The first day of attendance for students is August 17th. A 2022-203 District calendar can be found at  along with a copy of the new bell schedule which features late student arrival.

Student Course Schedules

Thank you for your patience as we are working through scheduling conflicts.

Our Counseling department is available to  assist students on the first day of school.

Please instruct your student to stop in the Counseling office during the period in which the conflict

occurs to receive assistance. 

Student Registration

For students who may not be registered or registration is incomplete, please call Patty DeLozier, (847)949-2700 ext. 2014.  


Parent Night for parents of Freshman, New and Transfer Students

Parents were introduced to the varied resources that MHS provides. Click here for a copy of the presentation.

Freshman, New and Transfer Student Orientation

The Class of 2026, new students and transfer students attended a special orientation session hosted by

LinkCrew! See pictures of the event below. 

Former Reminders

Open House

Save the date to meet your students’ teachers and MHS’ Building Leadership Team on Wednesday, August 31 from 5:30-8:30pm. 

Student drop-off and pick-up

Students should enter school through the main entrance or the west entrance. 

Drop-off and pick-up of students by car occurs only in the east parking lot and stadium parking lot.  

Cars that enter southbound off of Midlothian will exit southbound back on Midlothian.

Cars that enter off of Hawley will exit on to Hawley.  

The west and north parking lots are not for student parking or drop-off/pick-up.  

We appreciate your help in maintaining the safety of our auto and pedestrian traffic in and out of the campus.

Underclass Yearbook Photos 

Picture day is Wednesday, September 14. All sophomores,  juniors and any freshman not photographed during orientation will be photographed for the

yearbook whether or not the photos are purchased. A retake and senior “yearbook only” day will take place in

October.  Access the VIP (Visual Image Photography) ordering instructions here.

Pre-Payment for Student Meals

Mundelein High School partners with Quest Food Management Services, Inc. to provide breakfast and lunch

options for our students.  If you would like to create an account so that your student does not have to use cash,

please log into can then use their ID cards to pay for lunch, if funds have been placed into the account.

Directions for adding funds to student ID cards are on the MHS website at under the “STUDENTS” tab on the left side of the home page.

School Fee Waiver/Reduction Program

Mundelein High School offers an application to waive or reduce your child’s school fees.  Eligibility is based on family income per the Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines.

ALL household members that receive ANY type of compensation (full-time employment, part-time employment,

unemployment, alimony, child support, social security, workman’s compensation, etc.).must report the gross (before taxes) income amount.  If you wish to have your child’s 2022-23 school year

registration and other fees waived or reduced to 40% of the applicable full fee values,

you must submit the application by August 31The “Application for School Fee Reduction” will require submission of income documentation.  

For more information, visit the website at

Free and Reduced Meal Program

Families may apply for Free or Reduced Meals (Breakfast and Lunch) at any time during the school year.  

The application is available in the Main Office or the Business Office (located at 1500 W. Hawley St.).  If your family’s financial circumstances change during the school year, please take advantage of this program,

which was established under the National School Lunch Act, signed by President Harry Truman in 1946.

Health Requirements for the 2022-23  School Year

Prior to the start of this school year, all 9th grade studentsmust have a completed school health examination (not a sports physical) with a full list of immunizations that

show proof of having two (2) doses of the varicella vaccine or documented proof of having the disease

(chicken pox) and a dental exam. (Physical and Dental Exams are required for all ninth graders by the State of Illinois).

All 12th grade studentsmust show proof of having received the 2nd meningococcal vaccine.

All students must show proof of having two (2) doses of mumps and rubella vaccine.

(This will show as two MMR’s –measles, mumps, rubella- on their vaccine record).

Please check your child’s vaccine records. If a vaccine is needed, provide the nurse’s office

with documentation that the vaccination was given. 

For updated information, please view the MHS Nurses’ webpage: .

Power School

Power School is an essential tool for parents, students, and staff members at MHS.  

Many parents have found their access to real-time attendance and grades very beneficial in becoming more

involved in their child’s educational process.

Power School also provides a great opportunity for parents to email teachers with specific questions.

Passwords are the same for parents of returning students.

 Passwords for new students and incoming freshmen will be mailed home prior to Open House.

Technology Campus

Classes at Lake County High Schools Technology Campus begin on Wednesday, August 17.

If your son/daughter is attending Tech Campus this year, you will receive a letter from Mr.Buenik, Guidance Department Chair.  If you do not receive this letter by 12, please contact

Mr. Buenik at 847-949-2200 ext. 1262.


All fall athletic information will be posted at the website under the Athletics tab. Fall Sports begin August 8, 2022.

Registration for Fall Sports will need to be completed before a student athlete can try out for a sport.

The Mundelein athletic code/sports information document and emergency information sheet should have been

filled out during online info-snap school registration. 

  • A current physical must be submitted to the nurse’s office that states that the student athlete is cleared to

  • participate in sports. A physical is good for 395 days.

  • Each athlete will need to be passing a minimum of 5 classes each week during the fall to meet eligibility.

  • Contact Diane Risdon in the athletic office at

  • or call 847-949-2200 extension 1340 for more information.

Go Mustangs!