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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

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

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

Romance, relationships take center stage at Mundelein Theatre


For their winter play offering, Mundelein Theatre is presenting LOVE/SICK, by John Cariani. The play is described as a collection of ten slightly twisted and completely hilarious short plays, which explores the pain and the joy that comes with being in love. The play is being streamed online on February 26, 27 and 28. The shows on the 26th and 27th are scheduled content, which means they play once at 7 pm on those dates. The show Read More

MHS student forming new club, Girls Who Code


The world of computer coding is widely male dominated but that isn’t stopping a Mundelein High School student from wanting to break into that field and have others join her as well. Kajal Patel, an MHS junior, has begun the formal process of having a Girls Who Code club at the high school. It is a process involving many criteria, set rules, a “pilot” year and at least 15 solid members. “I got the idea to start a Girls Who Code chapter after hearing about their summer program,” Patel explained Read More