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Posted on: May 21, 2017

Multi-Cultural Celebration

image Closed to 300 children and family members attended the Mundelein District 75 Multi-Cultural Celebration in which students showcased various cultures with posters, ethnic dishes and professional and student performances. There are about 400 students in gr...Read on... Facebook photos of the event
Posted on: May 16, 2017

Judge and Village Recognize Students

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Lake County Circuit Court Judge Daniel Shanes and Village of Mundelein Police Chief Eric Guenther partner with Carl Sandburg, Fremont, and West Oak Middle Schools to recognize area middle school students for exceptional academic achievement and/or behavio...Read on...

Posted on: May 15, 2017

Athletes Heading to State

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Carl Sandburg Middle School competed in the IESA Sectional Meet at North Chicago High School. The following student have qualified and will represent Sandburg at this weekend's state track meet in Peoria: Jordyn Miller was champion in the 800 and 1600 met...Read on...

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Posted on: May 7, 2017

Ingenuity Results in Life Size Pyramid

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Each year D75 teachers elect to use the IMSA program to provide students with problem based learning models that challenge them to think through real life problems. The Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy Fusion program is a STEM enrichment program f...Read on...

Posted on: May 3, 2017

Mundance Film Festival

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Paparazzi was on hand for the famed directors, actors and other District 75 stars who arrived at MHS for the Mundance Film Festival. Students from the district's schools were invited to submit film works that were judged during the big event. Awards were ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 30, 2017

MASC Serves Veterans

image The Mundelein Police Department and area school students spent a recent Friday serving a multi-course meal to dozens of veterans. The police department oversees The Mundelein After School Coalition (MASC), which consists of students from area middle scho...Read on... Facebook Photos
Posted on: April 27, 2017

Track Team Steams Ahead

image The Sandburg track team is expecting to get strong performances as the season progresses. The big meets are on the horizon – conference, sectionals and state. CSMS is the defending champions in both the conference and the sectionals meets. &am...Read on... Facebook Photos
Posted on: April 26, 2017

Schuler Award Recipients

image The following CSMS eighth graders are the recipients of the Schuler Foundation Award at Mundelein High School. The school selected 12 recipients from area middle schools. The school’s award winners are Stephanie Diaz and Emilio Moreno. The Mund...Read on...
Posted on: April 25, 2017

Rolling Out the Red Carpet

image The Oscars are coming to Mundelein District 75. Students have been invited to submit works of video art that will be shown on “the big” screen at Mundelein High School. The Mundance Film Festival will take place at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday,...Read on...
Posted on: April 19, 2017

Jazz Night

image About 30 sixth through eighth graders performed a variety of jazz pieces during a recent Jazz Night. Strings of Pearls and Lil Darlin' were just a few of the pieces played by students. Please click here for more photos. Awards were handed out to the foll...Read on... Facebook Photos
Posted on: April 19, 2017

Fifth Graders Tour CSMS

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Close to 190 Mechanics Grove fifth graders recently toured CSMS, where they will be spending the next three years of their educational career beginning in the fall. Fifth graders toured the library, classrooms, cafeteria and were given an overview of what...Read on...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Think College

image Carl Sandburg Middle School teachers are determined to change the course of students’ lives whose parents never had the opportunity to attend college. They are giving them a taste of college. On a recent day students visited the College of Lake...Read on...
Posted on: April 11, 2017

Students Shine in Art Fair

Art Fair Students from Mundelein School District 75 displayed dozens of artwork at the Mundelein All Area Art Show. All forms of artistic expression was on display by students in grades kindergarten through high school. Paintings, pencil, oil pastel, and chalk pa...Read on...
Posted on: April 8, 2017

Mayor Delivers Math Cup

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Mundelein Mayor Steve Lentz presented school plaques and awards to the highest scoring Mayor’s Cup Math Challenge students at Sandburg. There were three students. About 40 CSMS students participated in the math challenge.&...Read on...

Posted on: March 21, 2017

Math Challenge Creates Buzz with Students

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Close to 40 students from CSMS worked together and collaborated on math problems applying strategies as they competed in the fourth annual Mayor’s Cup Math Challenge generating excitement among Mundelein students and teachers. “Althou...

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Posted on: March 19, 2017

Poetry Slam

image Eighth graders slammed poetry in Jessica Kalina’s language arts class recently. Having students share their work with one another, whether it's poetry or another form of writing, is a great way to have students contribute to their individual an...Read on...
Posted on: March 12, 2017

Tower Building Brings Out STEM

image Students are well on their way to becoming engineers with the engaging tower building activity CSMS Teacher Jessica Feinstein challenged her students to undertake. Before they were even given the balsa wood and glue to build their structure, they were re...Read on... Facebook Photos
Posted on: March 5, 2017

Mini College

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Colleges, trades and professionals spoke recently to CSMS students about work options. Carl Sandburg Middle School is taking career readiness very seriously by inviting college representatives to campus to outline what eighth graders must accomplish in hi...Read on...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Studying World War I

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Eighth graders in Sara Kee’s social studies class have been creating posters that tell the story of World War I. In developing these posters students researched the countries involved in this war, what the outcome of the war was, where the war w...Read on...

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Posted on: February 19, 2017

World Read Aloud Day

image Students were reading, teachers were reading to classrooms, and authors were Skyping students about literature in schools across Mundelein District 75 on World Read Aloud Day. World Read Aloud Day calls global attention to the importance of reading aloud...Read on... Facebook photos
Posted on: February 10, 2017

Great Depression

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Students in Jessica Kalina’s eighth grade social studies class took a long look at the hardships some of their ancestors faced during the 1930s Great Depression. Men were out of work, families begged for food, and many people lived on the street...Read on...

Posted on: February 3, 2017

Career Paths

image MHS counselors have been meeting with Carl Sandburg eighth graders to discuss career options when they begin school there in the fall. They discuss a student's pathway to career success through the academic classes they take in high school. "Carl Sa...Read on...
Posted on: January 24, 2017

Saturday Scholars

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Saturday Scholars courses explore topics in greater depth than is possible during the conventional school day. This is a supplemental opportunity to broaden your child’s education, extend their learning, and to make connections between academics...Read on...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Egypt

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Sixth graders re-enacted Night at the Museum for parents and staff to learn about Egyptian culture and history.

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Wrestling Meet

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Wrestlers hit the mat in meet.

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

D75 Art Studio Displays Student Artwork

image About 30 students were recognized by the Mundelein School District 75 Board of Education for artwork their teachers chose to display in Studio 75. The Studio, located in the Mundelein School District 75 Administration Center, featured the student artwor...Read on...
Posted on: January 12, 2017

District 75 Robotics Teams Qualify for State

image All six of Mundelein District 75 robotics teams have qualified to compete in the state championship this year. The D.R.E.A.M. (District 75 Robotics Engineering And Math) Team members in grades four through eight recently won their regional competitions...Read on...
Posted on: December 15, 2016

NJHS Efforts Net 1,000 Food Items

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The combined efforts of students, staff and parents at Carl Sandburg Middle School resulted in about 1,000 items being collected for the Fremont Township Food Pantry. Thank you so much for supporting this activity and the Mundelein community.

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Hour of Code

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Throughout Mundelein District 75 students recently spent an hour participating in the national Hour of Code, a global movement where more than millions of students internationally are practicing coding. The Hour of Code provides students at Washington, Me...Read on...

Posted on: December 14, 2016

Community Outreach

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The CSMS Community Service Club adopted a Township Family and students shopped recently at Target for gifts for the family members. Students included gifts for the children as well as adults from the $450 they raised through a bake sale and cash donations...

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Watch a short video about the project.
Posted on: December 14, 2016

Winter Band Concert

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About 220 students in grades 5 to 8 performed in the D75 Winter Band Concert. Please visit the D75 Facebook page for more photos from the event. Please click here to see a short video of the evening.Read on...

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

Composers

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Two CSMS students recently won high honors for compositions they created in the Illinois State Music Composition Contest. Seventh grader Tori Collins earned first place for her composition, "Sam's Hawaiian Vacation”. With her composition&am...Read on...

Posted on: November 18, 2016

Motivational Speaker

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Thanks to funding from the D75 PTO, Adrian Peterson, retired NFL Running Back, inspired students at all three schools. The schools invited Mr. Peterson because he is a local hero who has worked very hard to persevere in life.  He has had a speech...Read on...

Posted on: November 18, 2016

Tough on the Court

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Winter sports are underway. The boys and girls basketball teams are playing tough on the court. They have a spirited cheer team behind them. Be sure to get out to a game to cheer them on.

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Posted on: November 11, 2016

Pillow Project

image Students in CSMS teachers Melissa Parilla and Heather Franz classes decorate pillow cases for military personnel on Veterans Day. The teachers are working with the organization, Operation Care Package. Read on... Click here to see photos of the students working.
Posted on: November 7, 2016

Coast Guard

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National Coast Guard Salvatore Loggia, MST2, showed first hand how oil spills affect the ecosystems around them during a presentation on ecology in Carl Sandburg Middle School Teacher Melissa Parilla’s class.Read on...

Coast Guard Demonstration
Posted on: November 3, 2016

Chamber Music

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About 85 seventh and eighth graders performed during CSMS' Chamber Night. Each instrument section performed its own musical piece as well as came together for some lively selections. Seventh graders played Hakuna Matata, Pink Panther and You're a...Read on...

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Posted on: November 2, 2016

Newton's Law

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CSMS students applied Newton’s Laws on cars they created using CO2 cartridges. Students applied acceleration and force to increase the speed of their balsa wood cars. Before the race began students use the engineering process to design their car...

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Posted on: October 26, 2016

Soccer Champs

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The CSMS eighth grade boys and girls soccer team took first place in the Lakeside Conference Tournament defeating Edgewood 5-1. Congratulations players!

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Students Love New Choir Program

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CSMS has re-launched a choir program that has been dormant for about four years.

Thanks to funding from the district’s STEAM Foundation, some 40 students are receiving vocal training that will likely serve them well when they get to high school.

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Watch a brief video about the program
Posted on: October 19, 2016

Young At Heart

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About 25 CSMS Student Council members cheerfully greeted grandparents and seniors from the Mundelein community as they filed into the school’s annual Young at Heart breakfast.

Guests were served piping hot coffee, eggs and sausage as well as an assortm...Read on...

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Posted on: October 6, 2016

Robotics Team Gears Up for Competition

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D75's Robotic Team is programming robots and designing them to conduct tasks in preparation for upcoming competitions. Watch a brief video on the process.

Video on Robotics Program
Posted on: September 29, 2016

Club Cleans Up Streets and School

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Members of the Carl Sandburg Middle School Community Service Club recently spent an afternoon picking up trash around their school and along Midlothian Road. Please click here to see a short video on the project.

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Posted on: September 21, 2016

DREAM Team Visits Tech Show

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Tiger DREAM Team students toured the Smartforce Student Summit at IMTS-The International Manufacturing Technology Show, the largest manufacturing technology trade show in the Western Hemisphere. The students in grades 6 to 8 experienced a variety of hands...Read on...

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Posted on: September 10, 2016

Band Marches in the MHS Parade

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The CSMS band marched in the MHS homecoming parade.

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Posted on: August 25, 2016

Students Mesmerized with STEAM

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Close to 200 children from the Mundelein area explored the Innovation Station at its Grand Opening on Saturday, August 20. Innovation Station, at 470 N. Lake Street, is the first of product of District 75’s new STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art...Read on...

Posted on: June 18, 2015

Attention CSMS Athletes!

Cross County and Girls Volleyball will start the first week of school! Be ready with a sports physical complete!!!

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Posted on: June 27, 2016

Preparing for School

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There are 135 students who are working on their literacy skills and science, technology and engineering skills during the Mundelein School District 75 summer school program. Along with a dedicated teaching staff senior citizens and high school students fr...Read on...


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Posted on: May 21, 2017

Multi-Cultural Celebration

image Closed to 300 children and family members attended the Mundelein District 75 Multi-Cultural Celebration in which students showcased various cultures with posters, ethnic dishes and professional and student performances. There are about 400 students in gr...Read on... Facebook photos of the event
Posted on: April 18, 2017

D75 Visits Baxter - Sees Work Potential for Students

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Mundelein District 75 spearheaded a professional networking symposium at Baxter Healthcare that inspired educators to integrate STEM into all aspects of student learning but also reassured them that other skills like public speaking and teamwork are trait...Read on...

Posted on: January 13, 2017

D75 Studio Promotes Student Artwork

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About 30 students were recognized by the Mundelein School District 75 Board of Education for artwork their teachers chose to display in Studio 75. 

The Studio, located in the Mundelein School District 75 Administration Center, featured the student...Read on...

Posted on: December 7, 2016

Kindergarten Bilingualism Growing

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“¿Hola Jesús cómo estuvo tu fin de semana?” kindergarten teacher Vanessa Galvan from Washington Early Learning Center in Mundelein asks one of her students. One English speaking kindergartener nods and ...

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Posted on: August 25, 2016

Students mesmerized with STEAM

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Close to 200 children from the Mundelein area explored the Innovation Station at its Grand Opening on Saturday, August 20. Innovation Station, at 470 N. Lake Street, is the first of product of District 75’s new STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art...Read on...


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Posted on: May 21, 2017

Multi-Cultural Celebration

image Closed to 300 children and family members attended the Mundelein District 75 Multi-Cultural Celebration in which students showcased various cultures with posters, ethnic dishes and professional and student performances. There are about 400 students in gr...Read on... Facebook photos of the event
Posted on: May 15, 2017

Poetry Slam

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Mechanics Grove fifth graders got into character and put on a great show acting out poems while their audience showed appreciation with shakers and bongo sounds. During the event students, teachers and even Principal Tanya Fergus recited poems. Poets wore...Read on...

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Posted on: May 14, 2017

Just Say No

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At Mechanics Grove School 181 students pledged their allegiance to “Just Say No” to drugs and alcohol, most of whom attended a graduation ceremony in which they received certificates for their participation in the Drug Abuse Resistance...Read on...

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Posted on: May 7, 2017

Artist Motivates Students

image Graffiti artist Timm Etters wowed the Mechanics Grove students and staff with his artistry. “Principal Tanya Fergus and the school’s building leadership team thought that it would be a great idea to have an all-school assembly that wo...Read on...
Posted on: May 7, 2017

Students Visit New School

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Second graders got a tour of their soon to be school by Mechanics Grove students. Student leaders showed them the library, cafeteria, gymnasium and classrooms. They shared what it would be like to attend school there.

Posted on: May 1, 2017

Legacy Tile Project

image Things are looking up at Mechanics Grove and the people are too. The work of great artists can be seen across the school’s ceiling tiles thanks to a Legacy project that was inspired by Principal Tanya Fergus and undertaken by Art Teacher Lisa ...Read on...
Posted on: April 28, 2017

7 Habits

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Mechanics Grove students shared with parents recently on the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.Read on...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Leadership Day

image Students and staff recognized three students at Mechanics Grove School Thursday for their leadership traits during a school event that celebrated leadership. Former principal Kathleen Miller helped the school get the highly coveted title of Leader in Me...Read on... Facebook photos
Posted on: April 19, 2017

5th Graders Tour CSMS

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Close to 190 Mechanics Grove fifth graders recently toured CSMS, where they will be spending the next three years of their educational career beginning in the fall. Fifth graders toured the library, classrooms, cafeteria and were given an overview of what...Read on...

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

From Pickles to Georgia O'Keeffe's Water Colors Students Display it All

image Students from Mundelein School District 75 displayed dozens of artwork at the Mundelein All Area Art Show. All forms of artistic expression was on display by students in grades kindergarten through high school. Paintings, pencil, oil pastel, and chalk pa...Read on...
Posted on: March 19, 2017

STEAMing Ahead

image STEAM night at Mechanics Grove was packed with students and parents who were inspired and challenged to pursue a career in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. The mini-sessions included a marble run raceway, owl pellets exploration, a flight...Read on... Facebook Photos of the activities
Posted on: March 19, 2017

MG Raises Funds for AHA

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Mechanics Grove School raised close to $4,500 for the American Heart Association in its annual Jump Rope For Heart fundraiser. Third grader Logan Garbrecht was the top school fundraiser with $665 followed by fourth grader Zachary Perraud who raised $445. ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 12, 2017

Enthusiastic Performance

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Mechanics Grove choral concert and Orff ensemble performed in front of an avid audience. The choir is comprised of 23 students in the Grades 3 to 5 Mundelein school. The Orff ensemble consists of fifth graders who sing, dance, play instruments, and improv...Read on...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Council Raises $1,000

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Pets in Lake County were gifted with $1,000 from the Mechanics Grove Student Lighthouse Council. The money went to Save-A-Pet Adoption Center in Grayslake.

The council conducted a raffle to raise the money.  Baskets with theater tickets, games and...Read on...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Buddy Readers

image When high school students enter their classroom, teacher Janice Clow’s students get a big grin on their faces. Their reading buddies have arrived from Mundelein High School. Mechanics Grove School teams up with high school students as just anot...Read on... Facebook Photos
Posted on: February 2, 2017

MHS Band Assist Younger Students

image Mundelein High School students sit beside fifth graders as they work through their scales on trumpets, flutes and clarinets. Mechanics Grove engages high school students to work with its band students to model posture, tone and musicianship during rehea...Read on... More Photos on Facebook
Posted on: January 29, 2017

Students Find Acceptance in Dog

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When Tobias entered the fifth grade classroom at Mechanics Grove, students in Amy Levinson’s class greeted him with a welcome sign. It wasn’t a new student but a visitor they would soon hug. Children selected their favorite book and re...Read on...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

Saturday Scholars

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Saturday Scholars courses explore topics in greater depth than is possible during the conventional school day. This is a supplemental opportunity to broaden your child’s education, extend their learning, and to make connections between academics...Read on...

Posted on: January 13, 2017

Studio 75 Sings Artwork Praises

image About 30 students were recognized by the Mundelein School District 75 Board of Education for artwork their teachers chose to display in Studio 75. The Studio, located in the Mundelein School District 75 Administration Center, featured the student artwor...Read on...
Posted on: January 12, 2017

Robotics Teams Compete at State

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All six of Mundelein District 75 robotics teams have qualified to compete in the state championship this year. 

The D.R.E.A.M. (District 75 Robotics Engineering And Math) Team members in grades four through eight recently won their regional compet...Read on...

Posted on: December 14, 2016

Hour of Code

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Throughout Mundelein District 75 students recently spent an hour participating in the national Hour of Code, a global movement where more than millions of students internationally are practicing coding. The Hour of Code provides students at Washington, Me...Read on...

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Students Study Climate Change

image Students in grades 4 to 5 are learning about Climate Change as part of a 16 week enrichment program at Mechanics Grove. On a recent day students studied global warming and the greenhouse effect. Their assignment? To determine how the sea level rising wil...Read on...
Posted on: December 14, 2016

Winter Band Concert

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About 220 students in grades 5 to 8 performed in the D75 Winter Band Concert. Please visit the D75 Facebook page for more photos from the event. Please click here to see a short video of the evening.Read on...

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Posted on: December 4, 2016

Pennies for Patients

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The Mechanics Grove Student Lighthouse Council is raising money for the k Leukemia & Lymphoma Society through a Pennies for Patients program. The students in Grades 3 to 5 are hoping to raise about $2,000 for a program.

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

Pied for a Good Cause

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D75 Principals Tanya Fergus and Jim Kallieris get pied for a good cause - their students selling lots of PTO pies. The total pies students sold were 678 and the more than $2,000 raised went to the PTO. There were around 50 pies donated to the police/fire ...Read on...

Posted on: November 18, 2016

Motivational Speaker

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Thanks to funding from the D75 PTO, Adrian Peterson, retired NFL Running Back, inspired students at all three schools. The schools invited Mr. Peterson because he is a local hero who has worked very hard to persevere in life.  He has had a speech...Read on...

Posted on: November 18, 2016

Hip Hop of a Good Time

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Mechanics Grove students enjoy extracurricular workouts with hip hop dancing offered by Technology Instructor Chris Rosales. The weekly classes teach students rhythm, movement and coordination in this after school class. It also teaches students ...Read on...

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Posted on: November 5, 2016

Breakfast and Books

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Mechanics Grove served breakfast to parents and children to welcome parents to school and as a way for them to be more involved in what happens at school. After breakfast parents observed while teachers worked on reading strategies with students.

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Posted on: October 22, 2016

Student Led Conferences

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Student led conferences at Mechanics Grove have put students in charge of their education. Students reflect on their growth and progress. As part of the school's Leader in Me program, students set goals and create mission statements. While students are sh...Read on...

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Posted on: October 16, 2016

Library Time

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Fremont Township Library visits Washington School periodically to promote reading, and the services and activities it hosts. The library’s visits also reach children who might not get to the library.

“As much as we would like to think that all kids go...Read on...

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Posted on: September 29, 2016

Bees Bees Bees

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The Lake County Farm Bureau visited third grade classrooms at Mechanics Grove to teach children about the types of bees, how bees live, work and communicate. Students learned about the different roles of bees in the hive. They also learned about bee safet...Read on...

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Posted on: September 6, 2016

Chromebooks - Part of the Daily Curriculum

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Mechanics Grove fifth graders use Chromebooks to expand their learning horizon. For instance, before a vocabulary quiz, students use the Kahoot app to answer questions about telephoto, photon and other meanings of the root word, photo. The teacher instant...Read on...

Posted on: August 25, 2016

Students Mesmerized with STEAM

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Close to 200 children from the Mundelein area explored the Innovation Station at its Grand Opening on Saturday, August 20. Innovation Station, at 470 N. Lake Street, is the first of product of District 75’s new STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art...Read on...

Posted on: June 27, 2016

Preparing for School

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There are 135 students who are working on their literacy skills and science, technology and engineering skills during the Mundelein School District 75 summer school program. Along with a dedicated teaching staff senior citizens and high school students fr...Read on...


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Posted on: May 21, 2017

Multi-Cultural Celebration

image Closed to 300 children and family members attended the Mundelein District 75 Multi-Cultural Celebration in which students showcased various cultures with posters, ethnic dishes and professional and student performances. There are about 400 students in gr...Read on... Facebook photos of the event
Posted on: May 18, 2017

School Recognizes Volunteers

image Washington School honored mothers and volunteers this week with singing, dancing and handshakes of appreciation. Farida Matias’ first graders hosted a Mother’s Day Tea complete with finger foods and tea. Children put on the play Streg...Read on... Facebook photos of the event
Posted on: May 15, 2017

Rocks and Minerals

image When Karen Peterson was in second grade she joined the Lake Country Gem and Mineral Club and her love for rocks took off. For the next 50 years her passion for studying and collecting rocks, gems and fossils have never waned. Fortunately for Washington ...Read on... Photos on Facebook
Posted on: May 14, 2017

Beautifying the Grounds

image Washington students beautified their school with flowers recently. It was part of a science unit studying plants, adaptation and habitats. The garden beds were made possible by soil donations from Home Depot and mulch from the Mundelein Public Works Depa...Read on... Facebook Photos of the Garden
Posted on: May 7, 2017

2nd Graders Visit New School

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Second graders got a tour of their soon to be school by Mechanics Grove students. Student leaders showed them the library, cafeteria, gymnasium and classrooms. They shared what it would be like to attend school there.

Posted on: May 4, 2017

Children's Day

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Washington School celebrated Children's Day with dancing and animated storytelling with nationally known story-performer Chris Fascione.

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

Volunteer Enchants Children

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Volunteer Laura Wilson enchants Washington School with her storytelling. Mrs. Wilson volunteers weekly in the school library and also includes her knowledge of artists and Lake County history when she shares with students. She is also the author of a book...Read on...

Posted on: May 1, 2017

First Graders Study Owls

image A child is never too young to dig into the science of owls. First grade teacher Lauren Andrick got ahold of owl pellets recently and did just that. Students were soon identifying all sorts of rodents eaten by owls. Students discovered vertebrae, shoulder...Read on...
Posted on: April 25, 2017

Reading to a Friend

image Some children entered the classroom timidly, some students were excited and some children sat down and began playing with the Pomeranian, poodle, and collie who visited Washington School recently. It was part of the Rainbow Read to Dogs program. Rainbow...Read on... Facebook Photos
Posted on: April 19, 2017

Grant Gift

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The Meemic Insurance Company gifted Washington School with a $500 grant thanks to the efforts of teacher Sara Nix. The money will go toward replenishing classroom supplies.

Posted on: April 11, 2017

Characters Excite Youngsters to Read

image Washington School Librarian Alisha Potter enchants her young readers by acting out characters in their favorite books dressed as a bear, an owl, and other characters. In class, students study the attributes of owls and bears. In art class students use fr...Read on... Facebook photos
Posted on: April 11, 2017

From Pickles to Georgia O'Keeffe's Water Colors Students Display it All

image Students from Mundelein School District 75 displayed dozens of artwork at the Mundelein All Area Art Show. All forms of artistic expression was on display by students in grades kindergarten through high school. Paintings, pencil, oil pastel, and chalk pa...Read on...
Posted on: April 11, 2017

JRFH Big Fundraiser at Washington

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Washington School raised close to $10,600 for the American Heart Association in its annual Jump Rope For Heart fundraiser. Second grader Harlow Vanden Boogart raised $390.00, first grader Harley Dimarcantonio raised $325.00 and second grader Meadow Feind ...Read on...

Posted on: April 8, 2017

Lifesaver

image Jenny Remeikis, a Wahsington classroom paraprofessional, successfully performed the Heimlich Maneuver on a choking student during his lunch period. This picture is of Jenny and the student about 45 minutes after the choking incident. "We are very p...Read on...
Posted on: March 16, 2017

Family Reading Night

image Close to 140 children attended Washington School’s Family Reading Night to listen to village officials and teachers read to them from their favorite books. Children in the kindergarten to second grade building paid attention to stories like Th...Read on... Facebook Photos of the activities
Posted on: March 12, 2017

STEAMing Away in Kindergarten

STEAM The way in which children are asked to think about the world in which they live begins as early as kindergarten at Washington Early Learning Center in Mundelein. Each day, students explore STEAM centers. In addition to the Science center, there is a Tec...Read on... Facebook Photos
Posted on: March 6, 2017

Students Recycle

image Second graders, like most children, rip the wrapping off their candy and discard it without a thought. Washington School Teacher Miriam Cohen wants to change that by challenging students to probe deeper into the uses of paper. On a recent day she asked h...Read on... Facebook Photos of the activities
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Judge Shares Love of History

image Judge Nancy Waites shared her love for reading and the court system when she met recently with a group of first graders from Washington School. Judge Waites, of the 19th Judicial Circuit Court in Waukegan, enjoys reading the story Abe Lincoln’...Read on... Facebook Photos
Posted on: February 10, 2017

Superheroes Visit School

image The superheroes were greeted by the Washington School king and queen as children clapped happily to see Wonder Woman, Superman and of course, the amazing Mr. Incredible delivering books to their library. And, what did they bring? Books about princesses a...Read on... More Photos on Facebook
Posted on: February 2, 2017

Building Bridges

image Second graders sat in groups brain storming how to build a bridge that would support 100 pennies. Teachers were using the 100th day of school to conduct a STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) activity with their Washington School students. Students...Read on... More Photos on Facebook
Posted on: January 24, 2017

Saturday Scholars

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Saturday Scholars courses explore topics in greater depth than is possible during the conventional school day. This is a supplemental opportunity to broaden your child’s education, extend their learning, and to make connections between academics...Read on...

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Posted on: December 15, 2016

Food in a Box

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The Washington School teachers and Cub Scout Pack 177 collected food to make meals in a box for families.  The school collected 12 full meals with gift cards for families to help support them over the holiday break.  

 

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Hour of Code

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Students in grades 4 to 5 are learning about Climate Change as part of a 16 week enrichment program at Mechanics Grove. On a recent day students studied global warming and the greenhouse effect. Their assignment? To determine how the sea level rising will...Read on...

Posted on: December 14, 2016

Lighthouse STEAM

image Washington second graders recently went on a mission to engineer, construct, invent and experiment with coding during a visit from Lighthouse Education. Through its after school programs, Mundelein District 75 does an impressive job of exposing students...Read on... Facebook photos of the activities
Posted on: December 7, 2016

Kindergarten Bilingualism Growing

image “¿Hola Jesús cómo estuvo tu fin de semana?” kindergarten teacher Vanessa Galvan from Washington Early Learning Center in Mundelein asks one of her students. One English speaking kindergartener nods and...Read on... View Photos
Posted on: November 18, 2016

Motivational Speaker

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Thanks to funding from the D75 PTO, Adrian Peterson, retired NFL Running Back, inspired students at all three schools. The schools invited Mr. Peterson because he is a local hero who has worked very hard to persevere in life.  He has had a speech...Read on...

Posted on: November 18, 2016

Chef Shows Gratitude for Cost Saving Measures

image To show his gratitude of Mundelein District 75 for making cost saving measures, Taste of Paris owner Claude Bouteille recently served lunch to about 50 teachers and staff members at Washington School. It was the Mundelein restaurant owner’s way...Read on... More photos
Posted on: August 29, 2016

Believing in Themselves

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The students and staff at Washington Early Learning Center know very well that failing is an integral part of success. Consistent effort along with effective strategies is what students use to get to the next level.

In one-second grade classroom, tea...Read on...

Posted on: August 25, 2016

Students Mesmerized with STEAM

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Close to 200 children from the Mundelein area explored the Innovation Station at its Grand Opening on Saturday, August 20. Innovation Station, at 470 N. Lake Street, is the first of product of District 75’s new STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art...Read on...



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