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First Semester Honor Roll


Congratulations to the following MHS students for earning a place on the Honor Roll for the first semester of the 2023-2024 school year. This prestigious academic honor is well-deserved for these students: The entire Mundelein High School community celebrates their success. Read More

County Clerk provides voting education to Transition Center participants


Dozens of young adults from several Transition Centers throughout Lake County tried out voting machines for the first time on Wednesday, thanks to the Lake County Clerk’s Office and the District 120 Transition Center. Approximately 74 transition participants (of programs that help them transition from high school to adulthood) registered to vote, filled out ballots and placed “I Voted” stickers on their coats. Read More

Author reveals research, writing process to students at MHS


When author Candace Fleming writes about murder and other true crimes, you can be sure of two things: that she’s very passionate about her subject; and that the story is 100 percent factual. Yet the author is quick to explain that she is not a fact-teller. “I am a storyteller. I just happen to tell stories that are 100 percent true,” Fleming told students at Mundelein High School on Wednesday morning. Read More

MHS senior creates backdrop for middle school musical


When Carl Sandburg Band Director Moulee Gupta was searching for a backdrop for the school’s annual musical, “Descendants,” she hoped to find something special to match the enthusiasm her students were putting into the show. “It was just about finding the right people to make the magic come alive,” she said. Read More

Middletown Comes to Mundelein


The stage of the Mundelein Theatre will be turned into small-town America for the MHS winter play on Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 1-3. Middletown is a funny, quirky, deeply moving play by Will Eno that is not often seen on high school stages. Read More

District 120 to wait until November ballot for next referendum


After taking no action Tuesday night to place a facilities referendum on the March ballot, the Mundelein District 120 School Board instead will consider putting the question to voters at the general election in November. The Board’s Finance and Facilities Committee recommended waiting until next fall, citing a need to provide more time for public input and to further refine the proposed projects. Read More