Thursday, August 20, 2015

Homecoming 2015

Homecoming 2015 is approaching! Student votes have been counted and the winning theme for this year’s Homecoming is “Greased Lightning.”  So dust off your poodle skirt or dig your old leather jacket from the basement!  Homecoming Week begins September 8th with the following events:

Powder Puff Games in Stadium
Wednesday, September 9
  • 5:30 pm – Freshmen vs. Sophomores
  • 6:30 pm – Juniors vs. Seniors
Senior Girls’ Sleepover
Wednesday, September 9 from 8:00 pm - Midnight

Homecoming Assembly
Friday, September 11 at 1:00 pm - King, Queen, and Court announced

Homecoming Parade
Friday, September 11 at 3:00 pm

Homecoming Games in Stadium
Friday, September 11 
  • 5:30pm Varsity Soccer
  • 7:30pm Varsity Football
Homecoming Dance
Saturday, September 12  from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Due to the construction on Hawley Street, the Homecoming Parade will be taking an alternate route this year.  The parade kicks off at the Mundelein Village Hall at the Plaza Circle.  The parade will continue from the Plaza to Archer Street, south to Division, west to Midlothian Road, north to Hawley Street, then west to the west parking lot of the high school.

To view the Homecoming webpage, click HERE!


This is just a reminder that the Scarlet and Gray scrimmage is this Friday, August 21 from 5:30 pm until 7:00 pm.  Following the scrimmage is the Back to School Bash from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm.  So please come out and show your support.

Calendar Update

  • Tuesday, February 16-Teacher Institute Day/No school
  • Monday, May 16-Early Release/Schedule “E” (student dismissal at 1:40 pm)
  • Tuesday, May 17 and Wednesday, May 18-Term 4 Finals/Schedule “D” (student dismissal at 12:45 pm)

New Building Construction

Aerial View - August 2015

Concrete Pour for 1st Floor hallway and STEM Lab

See more new building construction photos by clicking HERE!


Thomas Ferro
MHS Senior, Thomas Ferro, was recently selected to be in the cast Illinois High School Theatre Festival’s All State Production of Rent. Students from all across the state of Illinois auditioned for roles. The musical will be performed at Illinois State University, in front of 4,000 students and teachers at the festival in January. Congratulations Thomas!

College & Career Resource Center

College Representative visits are beginning soon in the CCRC (Room B103)! Don’t miss your opportunity to visit with a college representative. For a complete list of colleges visiting MHS,
click to login to Naviance.


Broadcasting Team

Broadcasting Team breakfast information meeting August, 21 at 7:15 am in room A213 located near the back of the library. If you have any question please Mr. Meister.


Come cheer on your Mundelein Mustangs - fall sports have started!

Boys Soccer - August 26
Girls Volleyball - August 27 
Football - August 28

Please click HERE for all athletic schedules.

Staff Spot Light

Leah Kaplan - Academic Literacy and Learning Strategies Teacher

How long at MHS - My first year!

Life before MHS - I was an elementary school teacher in District 21 (Wheeling) for 10 years.

What college/university did you attend -  BA from Eastern Illinois (Education) and MA from Northeastern Illinois University (Bilingual Education)

Hobbies/Interests:  I love to dance, listen to music, and spend time with my wonderful family and friends!

Insider tip for parents:  My advice is to be involved and supportive. Teachers, parents and students are all a team and we work together to help kids succeed and parents are the biggest part of that team!

You may not know...I went to MHS and graduated in 2001.  Dr. Kroll was my science teacher!