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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Buddy Readers

image When high school students enter their classroom, teacher Janice Clow’s students get a big grin on their faces. Their reading buddies have arrived from Mundelein High School. Mechanics Grove School teams up with high school students as just anot...Read on... Facebook Photos
Posted on: February 2, 2017

MHS Band Assist Younger Students

image Mundelein High School students sit beside fifth graders as they work through their scales on trumpets, flutes and clarinets. Mechanics Grove engages high school students to work with its band students to model posture, tone and musicianship during rehea...Read on... More Photos on Facebook
Posted on: January 29, 2017

Students Find Acceptance in Dog

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When Tobias entered the fifth grade classroom at Mechanics Grove, students in Amy Levinson’s class greeted him with a welcome sign. It wasn’t a new student but a visitor they would soon hug. Children selected their favorite book and re...Read on...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

Saturday Scholars

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Saturday Scholars courses explore topics in greater depth than is possible during the conventional school day. This is a supplemental opportunity to broaden your child’s education, extend their learning, and to make connections between academics...Read on...

Posted on: January 13, 2017

Studio 75 Sings Artwork Praises

image About 30 students were recognized by the Mundelein School District 75 Board of Education for artwork their teachers chose to display in Studio 75. The Studio, located in the Mundelein School District 75 Administration Center, featured the student artwor...Read on...
Posted on: January 12, 2017

Robotics Teams Compete at State

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All six of Mundelein District 75 robotics teams have qualified to compete in the state championship this year. 

The D.R.E.A.M. (District 75 Robotics Engineering And Math) Team members in grades four through eight recently won their regional competitio...Read on...

Posted on: December 14, 2016

Hour of Code

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Throughout Mundelein District 75 students recently spent an hour participating in the national Hour of Code, a global movement where more than millions of students internationally are practicing coding. The Hour of Code provides students at Washington, Me...Read on...

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Students Study Climate Change

image Students in grades 4 to 5 are learning about Climate Change as part of a 16 week enrichment program at Mechanics Grove. On a recent day students studied global warming and the greenhouse effect. Their assignment? To determine how the sea level rising wil...Read on...
Posted on: December 14, 2016

Winter Band Concert

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About 220 students in grades 5 to 8 performed in the D75 Winter Band Concert. Please visit the D75 Facebook page for more photos from the event. Please click here to see a short video of the evening.Read on...

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Posted on: December 4, 2016

Pennies for Patients

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The Mechanics Grove Student Lighthouse Council is raising money for the k Leukemia & Lymphoma Society through a Pennies for Patients program. The students in Grades 3 to 5 are hoping to raise about $2,000 for a program.

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

Pied for a Good Cause

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D75 Principals Tanya Fergus and Jim Kallieris get pied for a good cause - their students selling lots of PTO pies. The total pies students sold were 678 and the more than $2,000 raised went to the PTO. There were around 50 pies donated to the police/fire ...Read on...

Posted on: November 18, 2016

Motivational Speaker

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Thanks to funding from the D75 PTO, Adrian Peterson, retired NFL Running Back, inspired students at all three schools. The schools invited Mr. Peterson because he is a local hero who has worked very hard to persevere in life.  He has had a speech...Read on...

Posted on: November 18, 2016

Hip Hop of a Good Time

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Mechanics Grove students enjoy extracurricular workouts with hip hop dancing offered by Technology Instructor Chris Rosales. The weekly classes teach students rhythm, movement and coordination in this after school class. It also teaches students life...Read on...

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Posted on: November 5, 2016

Breakfast and Books

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Mechanics Grove served breakfast to parents and children to welcome parents to school and as a way for them to be more involved in what happens at school. After breakfast parents observed while teachers worked on reading strategies with students.

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Posted on: October 22, 2016

Student Led Conferences

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Student led conferences at Mechanics Grove have put students in charge of their education. Students reflect on their growth and progress. As part of the school's Leader in Me program, students set goals and create mission statements. While students are sh...Read on...

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Posted on: October 16, 2016

Library Time

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Fremont Township Library visits Washington School periodically to promote reading, and the services and activities it hosts. The library’s visits also reach children who might not get to the library.

“As much as we would like to think that all kids go...Read on...

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Posted on: September 29, 2016

Bees Bees Bees

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The Lake County Farm Bureau visited third grade classrooms at Mechanics Grove to teach children about the types of bees, how bees live, work and communicate. Students learned about the different roles of bees in the hive. They also learned about bee safet...Read on...

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Posted on: September 6, 2016

Chromebooks - Part of the Daily Curriculum

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Mechanics Grove fifth graders use Chromebooks to expand their learning horizon. For instance, before a vocabulary quiz, students use the Kahoot app to answer questions about telephoto, photon and other meanings of the root word, photo. The teacher instant...Read on...

Posted on: August 25, 2016

Students Mesmerized with STEAM

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Close to 200 children from the Mundelein area explored the Innovation Station at its Grand Opening on Saturday, August 20. Innovation Station, at 470 N. Lake Street, is the first of product of District 75’s new STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art...Read on...

Posted on: June 27, 2016

Preparing for School

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There are 135 students who are working on their literacy skills and science, technology and engineering skills during the Mundelein School District 75 summer school program. Along with a dedicated teaching staff senior citizens and high school students fr...Read on...



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