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Newspaper staff earns seven awards


The staff of the student-produced newspaper The Mustang earned seven awards in this year’s Illinois Journalism Education Association’s (IJEA) Newspaper & Digital News Media Contest (Division 3) after a year in which the staff had to find alternative ways to interview, report and publish during a pandemic. “Perseverance is the best word I could use to describe this year’s staff,” Adviser Michelle Didzbalis said. “The staff was small with two editors and six reporters, five of those reporters bei Read More

Semester Honor Roll Announced


GRADE 9 HIGH HONOR ROLL Kaitlyn Ackerman; Stephanie Lynn Aquino; Thomas Asmussen; Jamie Atkinson; Emmanuel Bahena; Olivia Baude; Karina Benes; Animesh Bijawat; Adam Bogenski; Alison Bogenski; Stephanie Bolanos; Devin Boongaling; William Bowman; Ella Bradshaw; Ryan Kristofer Bugaring; Alexander Bujak; Sophia Buono; William Burroughs; Emily Carlson; Natalie Carrera; Michael Chen; Rafeek Cherradi; Emma Cohn; Everestt Correa; Aedan Mattheu Cruz; Oliver Curatolo; Abrar Dastagir; Grace DeMilio; Shann Read More

Students earn Rotary Scholarships


Four Mundelein High School seniors have earned scholarships from the Rotary Club of Mundelein-Vernon Hills. The scholarships were awarded based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, community service and financial need. The four students are Kadra Balla, Zoe Haith, Jennifer Lopez and Cheyenne Pellettiere. “I congratulate these students on their academic achievements and their dedication to making our communities a better place,” said Brian Ols Read More

MHS to host second annual 5K Race against gun violence


For the second year, Mundelein High School will host The Mundelein 5K Race Against Gun Violence (MRAGV) on Sunday, June 13 from 9 am to 12 noon at the high school. Area residents are encouraged to participate in the race and/or donate to the cause. “The Mundelein My Brother's Keeper Community & Black Student Union are proud to host the second annual Mundelein Race Against Gun Violence,” said Trey Baker, MHS senior and organizer of the event. Baker is also the president of the MHS Black Student Read More

MHS earns national ranking from US News & World Report


For the third year in a row, Mundelein High School has earned high National and metro-area rankings in 2021 Best High Schools, which US News recently released. By earning a national ranking Mundelein High School achieved status as a US News Best High School and gained eligibility t Read More

Mundelein Theatre qualifies for virtual state competition


The Mundelein Theatre Group Interpretation (GI) team recently competed in the 2021 Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Drama and Group Interpretation Tournament. The contest was held virtually, with each team recording and submitting their entries. The Mundelein GI this year, The Further Adventures of Nick Danger-Third Eye, placed second in their sectional competition and advanced to the state tournament. Three performers were named to the All-Sectional cast – Will Gonzalez, Eli Walter an Read More