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Mental health awareness program offers hope for student-athletes


Mark and Kym Hilinski’s voices cracked as they told the emotional story of their son Tyler’s life and death from suicide. More than 300 student-athletes in the MHS Auditorium didn’t utter a sound. No one moved a muscle. Speaking softly from the podium, Kym talked about her son and described a competitive, friendly, good-natured young man that many student-athletes could relate to. “He loved his high school. He loved his sport. He loved his teammates and he loved his coaches." Read More

Zen Den opens in Transition Center


The room is small, comfortable and calming. Soft lights glisten off earth-toned walls, providing a serene setting for a pair of armchairs and ottomans. It’s unlike any other room in the D120 Transition Center. The new “Zen Den” is designed to provide a sensory space for those in need of respite from the stresses of daily life. More specifically, it was built for the participants of the Transition Center, adults 18-22 years old. Read More

MHS welcomes new staff members


Mundelein High School has 19 new staff members looking forward to working with our students this year. They are (in alphabetical order): Emily Auston; Calaeb Campbell; Elizabeth Filley; Shannon Franklin; Jake Gonzalez; Anthony Goodrich; Marissa Grayson; Amy Grost; Trevor Hitzler; Ed Jacobi; Renee Kanari; Jacqueline Kowalik; Larisa Liekys; Evan Meister; Elliot Morrison; Carly Schwartz; Kevin Shifley; Sara Teipel; and Daniel Tagtmeier. Read More

MHS promotes Libert to new Assistant Principal role


MHS staff member Stevee Libert has been named to the new role of Assistant Principal of Student Life. Stevee, who most recently served as the Fine Arts Department Chair, has proven her administrative skills through serving as both summer school assistant principal and principal along with her focus on student success through credit recovery. This is the third leadership addition of the summer at MHS. Read More

MHS selects new associate principal


Mundelein High School, which recently named Alexandria Taylor as its new principal, has added a new associate principal to its team. Michael Souza was selected by an interviewing committee of teachers, department chairs, and District personnel. The District 120 School Board approved the hiring and he started working on July 18. Read More

D120 names Alexandria Rios Taylor as new MHS Principal


The District 120 Board of Education named Alexandria Rios Taylor as the new principal of Mundelein High School. She will begin at MHS on July 1. Taylor spent the last four years as an administrator at Glenbard High School District 87, first as a Dean of Students and Equity Coordinator at Glenbard West High School and the last two years as assistant principal of Glenbard East High School. She previously taught Spanish at Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville for 11 years. Read More