Mundelein High School


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  • yearbook photos of Hannah Cho and Steffen Brown

    Two MHS students earn rare perfect score on an AP exam

    The College Board has announced that two Mundelein High School students earned perfect scores on its Advanced Placement (AP) Exam in spring 2021. Hannah Cho, who graduated in May, and Steffen Brown, now a MHS senior, were among a select number of students worldwide to earn every point possible on the AP Exam in a particular subject. Hannah was one of 46 students to earn a perfect score in 3-D Art and Design. Steffen was one of 335 students to earn a perfect score in Computer Science Principles.

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  • MHS Athletic Directory Troy Parola presents a plaque to former Football Coach Frank Giannamore

    MHS honors Coach Giannamore, recognizes former athletes

    One would think that after a lifetime of coaching, teaching and community service and a long list of accolades, there would be nothing more of Frank Giannamore’s life to highlight. Yet the honors keep coming. On Friday Oct. 22, the retired Mundelein High School football coach was presented a plaque welcoming him into the 2021 Lake County High School Sports Hall of Fame. Fittingly, the event was a halftime ceremony during the MHS Mustangs final home football game of the season.

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  • The two STEAM scholars outside Mundelein High School

    Two MHS juniors selected as STEAM Scholars

    Mundelein High school juniors Sriharikrishna (Sri) Gaddam and Diego Prado were recently selected as the two representatives from Mundelein High School for the Congressman Brad Schneider’s (D-Deerfield) STEAM Scholars program. The program aims to connect highly-motivated students interested in science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics with hands-on learning experiences throughout the 10th congressional district.

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  • Ignacio Mendez and  Art Gonzales sitting in chairs and speaking to freshmen at MHS..

    Hispanic career panel highlights opportunities over obstacles

    When Art Gonzales was in high school, he wanted to become a doctor. But he didn’t think he was smart enough. So his dream faded away in time. He didn’t have any other aspirations and went to community college without a plan. It would be six years before he earned a college degree and eight more years before he started his career. Now a Student Success Coach with National Lewis University, Gonzales was one of 18 professionals who shared their stories with Mundelein High School students

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    MHS inducts 75 members to National Honor Society

    Mundelein High School inducted 61 students into the National Honor Society (NHS) in a ceremony held at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 4 at the high school. The inductees were chosen by a faculty selection committee based on the four principles of NHS, namely character, scholarship, leadership and service. NHS Faculty Advisor Aaron Dame and NHS Chapter President Cameron Gilbert opened the ceremony followed by the Pledge of Allegiance led by NHS Member Bianca Rico.

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  • Chris Wetteland lectures to chemistry students

    Distinguished Alumnus meets with Chemistry students

    During his time at Mundelein High School, Chris Wetteland may not have imagined himself teaching the science class. But 28 years removed from his graduation, that’s exactly what Dr. Wetteland did. The former student was in town during Homecoming Weekend to accept an award as one of seven Distinguished Alumni. On Friday, he made a stop in the high school, visited with MHS Science Department Chair David Greenwood, and led a portion of Jackie Hogan’s Advanced Placement (AP) Chemistry class.

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    The 2021 Distinguished Awards honorees

    MHS honors distinguished alumni

    Mundelein High School held its 2021 Distinguished Alumni ceremony and recognition Saturday with a luncheon at the District 120 Office Building. The program honors alumni who have excelled in a chosen profession, community service, civic involvement and more. This year MHS was proud to honor Larry Markus (Class of ‘67), Chad Vale (Class of ‘74), Rick Witt (Class of “00), Chris Wetteland (Class of ‘93), Max Petersen (Class of ‘06), Michael Gunther (Class of ‘95) and Lawrence Maligaya.

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  • piccture of JoAnne Celba waving out the car window

    Class of '62 grad rides in homecoming parade

    As JoAnne Celba leaned out the window of the white 1966 Mustang to wave during the Mundelein High School Homecoming Parade, the trip down Hawley Street must have brought back plenty of memories. The Vernon Hills resident was part of the first class to graduate MHS after the school opened exactly 60 years ago. One thing she remembered was how her friends were upset about leaving Libertyville High School after the 1960-61 school year.

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  • Three separate pictures combined of commended students, Isaac Fuksman, Elaina Kasamis and Ethan Nelsen.
    Commended students, from left to right: Isaac Fuksman, Elaina Kasamis and Ethan Nelsen.

    National Merit Scholarship Corp commends three MHS students

    Three students at Mundelein High School received a Letter of Commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Issac Fuksman, Elaina Kasamis and Ethan Nelsen join 34,000 students nationwide as Commended Students and are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not continue in the 2022 competition for National Merit Scholarship awards, these students placed among the top 50,000 students who entered the 2022 competition

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    District 120 School Board earns governance recognition honor

    The District 120 School Board earned state recognition for their effective governance behaviors, the Illinois Association of School Boards announced. The Board was one of 35 Illinois school districts honored with the School Board Governance Recognition. It recognizes the Board’s effective governance behaviors and their commitment toward obtaining the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively govern the district.

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  • Head shot of MHS art teacher Jonathan Pruc

    MHS art teacher named best in state

    The Illinois Art Education Association named MHS teacher Jonathan Pruc the 2021 IAEA High School Art Educator of the Year. The group’s awards and scholarship committee cited Pruc’s professional performance, service and leadership as exemplary. “Jonathan is an educator who thinks outside the box, looks at art and education through a critical lens and constantly works to connect and engage his students in their learning,” according to a statement from the IAEA.

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  • The Osco pharmacy manager and two school officials stand next to a red pickup truck loaded with masks and hand sanitizer for Mundelein schools.

    Jewel donates PPE to schools

    About a week before the new school year began in Mundelein, Jewel-Osco made a significant donation of face masks and hand sanitizer to School Districts 75 and 120. The retailer presented school officials with 3,400 face masks and 1,100 bottles of hand sanitizer. The donation was facilitated by Dr. Yara Lucht, the Osco Pharmacy Manager who also happens to be a Mundelein resident and District 75 parent. The timing was good because Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker had just mandated masks for all student​

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  • District 120 welcomes new staff

    Mundelein School District 120 welcomed a total 12 new staff members prior to the start of the 2021-22 school year. The new employees include teachers, instructional aides and district employees. The new Mundelein High School teachers are: Payton Berg, Special Education; Gissele Drpich, World Languages; Colin Franklin, Intervention; Alex McArthur,

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    Mundelein Theatre qualifies for virtual state competition

    The Mundelein Theatre Group Interpretation (GI) team recently competed in the 2021 Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Drama and Group Interpretation Tournament. The contest was held virtually, with each team recording and submitting their entries. The Mundelein GI this year, The Further Adventures of Nick Danger-Third Eye, placed second in their sectional competition and advanced to the state tournament. Three performers were named to the All-Sectional cast – Will Gonzalez, Eli Walter an​

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    Spring games can change with little notice. Sign up for "notify me for Fall" alerts for athletic schedule changes. Here's how.

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