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First Gen grad featured in U of I History magazine


First generation college student, Carmen Gutierrez, Class of 2017, has taken all opportunities available to her at the University of Illinois, including studying abroad. She and three other students were recently featured in the History Department magazine. Some of Carmen's thoughts are included here. I chose to study abroad in Pavia, Italy with LAS, and it ended up being about the same price as staying on campus for a semester.It certainly took a lot of preparation on my end but, I couldn’t be Read More

MHS alum appointed by Michigan governor


Zaneta Stinson Adams, a 1995 graduate of Mundelein High School, was recently appointed to the position of Director of the State of Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency. She was honored in 2017 as a recipient of the MHS Distinguished Alumni Award. Zaneta is an army veteran and also founded the Women Injured In Combat (WIIC) organization. Read More

MHS senior featured in "Faces of CTE" at Tech Campus


Natalia is a Senior at Mundelein High School and is one of the first students to experience Biomedical Science, a new program at Tech Campus. For #CTEMonth, she shared her thoughts on the new program and plans for her future career in the medical field. “I chose Tech Campus because it was a new experience, and it ended up being a really good choice,” Natalia said. “Now I love coming here every day, and it’s what I look forward to.” In Biomedical, students are exposed to more than 30 different Read More

Two juniors earn awards in writing


Two Mundelein High School juniors received The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards of 2020 from the Belin-Blank Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development at the University of Iowa. “According to their website, ‘The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Program is the nation’s longest-running, largest and most prestigious recognition program for creative teens,’” said Laura Garcia, English 3 teacher who has the two teens in her class. During the past 95 years, the Awards have recognized and encou Read More

Annual Mr. Mustang contest set for Feb. 28


Fourteen seniors will compete for the title of Mr. Mustang during an evening of entertainment at Mundelein High School Friday, Feb. 28 beginning at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. Cost for admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students, seniors and children. The “Who Dunnit” theme for the night is “The Mystery of the Missing Crown.” Earlier this year, the senior girls voted for their favorites to be contestants. The evening’s events will include a dance act involving the entire group, talent, the co Read More

MHS seeks nominations for the 2020 Distinguished Alumni award


Mundelein High School is now seeking nominations for alumni to honor for 2020 as Distinguished Alumni. The event is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 12 which is also Homecoming Weekend for Mundelein High School. Nominations are being accepted from February 14 through April 26. Nominees must be out of high school for at least 10 years and have distinguished themselves in any number of areas such as career paths, military service, government work, medicine, the arts, etc. and also volunteer work a Read More