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Volleyball team hosts Cancer Awareness Night

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The Mundelein High School Girls Volleyball team will host its Cancer Awareness Night on Wednesday, Oct. 20 in memory of Kristen Meister, a Mundelein teacher who passed away last summer. All proceeds raised will go to The Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation in memory of Kristen. The Mundelein High School Girls Varsity Volleyball teams will match up against Zion-Benton in the MHS gym. Freshman A & Sophomores play at 5 pm, and Freshman B & Varsity play at 6 pm. Read More

Hispanic career panel highlights opportunities over obstacles

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When Art Gonzales was in high school, he wanted to become a doctor. But he didn’t think he was smart enough. So his dream faded away in time. He didn’t have any other aspirations and went to community college without a plan. It would be six years before he earned a college degree and eight more years before he started his career. Now a Student Success Coach with National Lewis University, Gonzales was one of 18 professionals who shared their stories with Mundelein High School students Read More

MHS inducts 75 members to National Honor Society

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Mundelein High School inducted 61 students into the National Honor Society (NHS) in a ceremony held at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 4 at the high school. The inductees were chosen by a faculty selection committee based on the four principles of NHS, namely character, scholarship, leadership and service. NHS Faculty Advisor Aaron Dame and NHS Chapter President Cameron Gilbert opened the ceremony followed by the Pledge of Allegiance led by NHS Member Bianca Rico. Read More

Distinguished Alumnus meets with Chemistry students

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During his time at Mundelein High School, Chris Wetteland may not have imagined himself teaching the science class. But 28 years removed from his graduation, that’s exactly what Dr. Wetteland did. The former student was in town during Homecoming Weekend to accept an award as one of seven Distinguished Alumni. On Friday, he made a stop in the high school, visited with MHS Science Department Chair David Greenwood, and led a portion of Jackie Hogan’s Advanced Placement (AP) Chemistry class. Read More

MHS honors distinguished alumni

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Mundelein High School held its 2021 Distinguished Alumni ceremony and recognition Saturday with a luncheon at the District 120 Office Building. The program honors alumni who have excelled in a chosen profession, community service, civic involvement and more. This year MHS was proud to honor Larry Markus (Class of ‘67), Chad Vale (Class of ‘74), Rick Witt (Class of “00), Chris Wetteland (Class of ‘93), Max Petersen (Class of ‘06), Michael Gunther (Class of ‘95) and Lawrence Maligaya. Read More

Class of '62 grad rides in homecoming parade

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As JoAnne Celba leaned out the window of the white 1966 Mustang to wave during the Mundelein High School Homecoming Parade, the trip down Hawley Street must have brought back plenty of memories. The Vernon Hills resident was part of the first class to graduate MHS after the school opened exactly 60 years ago. One thing she remembered was how her friends were upset about leaving Libertyville High School after the 1960-61 school year. Read More