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Senior earns full ride scholarship to NIU


Mundelein High School senior and AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) student Angelica Hernandez, has been awarded and accepted the Presidential Scholarship at Northern Illinois University (NIU). It is a full ride scholarship and she plans to study nursing. “Our AVID family is very proud of her,” said MHS AVID and English instructor Kristen Behrens. The NIU Presidential Scholars Program recognizes outstanding high school students for their hard work and academic accomplishments. The Read More

Virtual Mr. Mustang Contest set for Saturday, March 6


Ten seniors from Mundelein High School will compete for the title of Mr. Mustang during a virtual evening of entertainment over Zoom at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 6. There is no admission fee this year. A link to the event will be emailed to MHS parents and students 24 hours prior to the event. Members of the community may request the link by calling the Main Office at (847) 949-2200 during the same 24-hour period. The theme for the night is "The Bachelorette: The Most Dramatic Mr Mustang Ever." Read More

MHS to host virtual Cultural Fair


Mundelein High School will host its third annual Cultural Fair Friday, February 26 via ZOOM. Each year students present information, displays and graphics about a number of countries and their cultures. Countries being represented by students this year include Japan, Armenia, Solomon Islands, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Korea, The Philippines and Poland. Mundelein High School's annual Culture Fair gives students a chance to represent their own backgrounds and explore new identities. Alt Read More

Alum takes first place in national film competition


Last week the National Academy of Arts and Sciences Foundation (NATAS), (the same group that presents Emmys each year to professionals in the television and film industry) presented awards from a variety of categories for high school student work submitted across the nation. MHS Alum, Allan Rodriguez, Class of 2020 won First place among all students nationwide in the short form, fiction category. He was nominated by Kent Meister, film and media instructor at MHS. During his years at MHS, Rodri Read More

Byte Club takes first in state competition


On Saturday, February 13, a few members of the Mundelein High School Byte Club participated in a national coding competition sponsored by the prestigious Colorado School of Mines. One team made up of Kajal Patel, Steffen Brown, and Peter Zakariya, won first in the state of Illinois. The competition included high school students from all over America, who were given 15 math and logic problems that had to be solved entirely with code in any language of their choice. The codes had to pass a variety Read More

Sophomore earns national recognition for COVID-19 research


Hussain Razvi, a sophomore in Mundelein High School’s Project Lead the Way (PLTW)-Honors Principles of Engineering course, was recognized in Samsung’s recent “Solve for Tomorrow” competition. Thanks to Razvi, Mundelein High School was one of only two high schools from Illinois to be recognized in this nationwide contest designed to boost interest and proficiency in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). The challenge was for public school teachers and students in grades 6-12 to show Read More