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Ben Brust to be inducted into Boys Basketball Hall of Fame


Mundelein High School’s Athletic Department will induct 2010 graduate and University of Wisconsin basketball standout Ben Brust into the MHS Boys Basketball Hall of Fame at halftime of the Mundelein vs. Waukegan home basketball game Friday, Dec. 13. The game will begin at 7 p.m. He will also do his ESPN Radio Show live at MHS from 3 to 5 p.m. Brust attended John Hersey High School his freshman year in 2006-2007 before transferring to MHS for his remaining three years. As a senior, he averaged 2 Read More

Puertas Latino Culture Club to host Dias Festivos Dec. 14


Mundelein High School’s Puertas Latino Culture Club will host a free, new event called Dias Festivos on Saturday, Dec. 14 from 5 to 8 p.m. This bilingual open house style event is aimed at bringing area Spanish-speaking families into the school to celebrate the spirit of the season with their children and to take part in family-friendly activities that highlight some of the holiday and seasonal traditions of Latinos and Latin Americans. “Due to the heavy Catholicism of the region, the Christmas Read More

Mundelein Theatre chosen to perform at State Festival


When the 45th Annual Illinois High School Theatre Festival kicks off at Illinois State University in January, students from Mundelein Theatre will be front and center. Their fall production, The Elephant Man, was selected to perform at the festival. Additionally, two students, Colin Nacion and Becca Panos, were selected as part of the company of the All-State production of the musical Aida. The Illinois High School Theatre Festival is the largest and oldest non-competitive high school theatre f Read More

Bands, choirs combine for Holiday Collage Concert


Mundelein High School’s bands and choirs will present a free Holiday Collage Concert Friday, Dec. 13 in the MHS Auditorium beginning at 7 p.m. The many music groups at MHS will present an evening of holiday music to be performed by a variety of different ensembles. The vocal and instrumental groups will also perform together for some of the numbers. Band groups will include Wind Ensemble, Honors Symphonic Winds, Honors Jazz Ensemble and Percussion Ensemble. Vocal groups will feature the Chorale Read More

Concert Bands to present free December Concert


Mundelein High School bands will host a free concert Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. in the MHS Auditorium. The event will feature the four concert bands including the Honors Wind Ensemble, Honors Symphonic Winds, Symphonic Band and Concert Band. Andy Sturgeon and Jerald Shelato direct the band program at MHS. Selections will include Simple Gifts by Frank Ticheli, Ecstatic Fanfare by Steven Bryant, Sheltering Sky by John Mackey, Midway March by John Williams, Hounds of Spring by Alfred Reed, The Pro Read More

Sixty-nine MHS students named Illinois State Scholars


Mundelein High School Principal Anthony Kroll has announced that 69 students from the MHS graduating class of 2020 have been recognized as Illinois State Scholars. The Illinois Student Assistance Commission [ISAC], the state agency committed to helping to make college accessible and affordable for Illinois families, confers this recognition to top Illinois high school students annually. This year, more than 17,500 honorees join the other top students who have been honored for their academic ach Read More