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Yearbook
2017-2018 Yearbook Order Window Re-Opened
05/24/2018
If you missed your opportunity to order a 2017-2018 yearbook, you now have a second chance to place your order!
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Illinois Youth Survey
2018 Illinois Youth Survey
05/09/2018
During our upcoming final exam days, all sophomore and senior students will be taking the Illinois Youth Survey (IYS) after their physical education exams.
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Lillian Petersen
Petersen Earns National Honor Society Scholarship
05/09/2018
MCHS senior Lillian Petersen has been named one of 500 national semifinalists in the National Honor Society Scholarship Program and will receive a $2,850 scholarship.
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Student of the Term Honorees Celebrated on May 8th
05/08/2018
Minooka Community High School recognized this year’s fourth and final group of Student of the Term honorees on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at MCHS - South Campus.
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Honors Night
Class of 2018 Members Shine at Honors Night
05/03/2018
Members of the MCHS Class of 2018 were recognized at the annual Honors Night event on Monday, April 23rd.
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Spring Signing Night
Athletes Honored at 2018 Spring Signing Night
05/03/2018
Several student-athletes who plan to continue their academic and athletic careers at the collegiate level were honored at the 2018 Spring Signing Night on May 2nd at Central Campus.
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GAVC Director Award Winners - April 2018
April 2018 GAVC Director Award Winners Named
05/01/2018
Five Minooka Community High School students taking classes at the Grundy Area Vocational Center (GAVC) in Morris were recently presented with Director Awards for their outstanding performances in class.
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Will County Associate Judge Victoria M. Kennison
Will County Judges Share Powerful Message
04/30/2018
Will County Associate Judges Ben Braun and Victoria M. Kennison recently visited MCHS health classes to present the Illinois Judges Association sponsored program, “7 Reasons to Leave the Party.”
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SAT Score Update - 4/30/2018
04/30/2018
All MCHS juniors are encouraged to review the following SAT score update.
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Spring 2018 Pesticide Application Notice
04/26/2018
MCHS will be applying pesticide products to school grounds on April 28th and April 29th.
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School Update
Calendar Updates for the 2017-2018 School Year
04/25/2018
Due to the two weather-related closings we had this winter, some adjustments have been made to the school calendar for the end of the year.
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Alec Berens
Berens Named to Bassmaster All-American Team
04/24/2018
Being named one of the top high school anglers in the state is one thing. Being named one of the top high school anglers in the nation is another thing. If you need an example, just look to senior Alec Berens.
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Theo Benig
Benig Named National Merit Finalist
04/10/2018
MCHS senior Theo Benig has earned Finalist status in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program.
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Orchesis Presents Its Annual Spring Show
04/10/2018
The MCHS Orchesis Dance Company will host its annual spring show on April 20th and 21st in the Central Campus Performing Arts Center.
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2018 MCHS College Fair
Explore Your Options at the MCHS College Fair
04/05/2018
Minooka Community High School will be hosting a three-day College Fair from April 11th to 13th in the Central Campus Cafeteria during 3rd hour.
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School Update
Planned, Unannounced Dog Search Exercise on March 21st
03/21/2018
The Minooka and Channahon Police Departments conducted a planned, unannounced dog search of Central Campus in Minooka and South Campus in Channahon earlier this morning in cooperation with MCHS.
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Olivia Klank
Klank Named Rotary Club Student of the Month
03/20/2018
Minooka Community High School congratulates senior Olivia Klank, daughter of Patty and Don Klank of Channahon, for being named the Channahon-Minooka Rotary Club “Student of the Month” for March.
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SAT/PSAT
SAT/PSAT Testing Information for April 10th
03/19/2018
On Tuesday, April 10th, freshmen students will take the PSAT 8/9, sophomore students will take the PSAT 10, and junior students will take the SAT. Because of this, the school day will run on a modified early release schedule.
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SNHS 2018
SNHS Inducts New Members on March 7th
03/13/2018
The Minooka Community High School chapter of the Spanish National Honor Society hosted an induction ceremony to welcome new members on Wednesday, March 7, 2018.
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Student of the Term honorees
Student of the Term Honorees Recognized on March 13th
03/13/2018
Minooka Community High School recognized this year’s third group of Student of the Term honorees on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at MCHS - South Campus.
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GAVC
February 2018 GAVC Director Award Winners Announced
03/13/2018
Six Minooka Community High School students taking classes at the Grundy Area Vocational Center (GAVC) in Morris were recently presented with Director Awards for their outstanding performances in class.
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Update on National Walk-Out Day on March 14th
Update Regarding National Walk-Out Day on March 14th
03/09/2018
MCHS Assistant Principals Mr. Clark and Mr. Wikoff, and MCHS Principal Mr. Kiesewetter enlisted the student leaders of MCHS to help in planning activities in lieu of a walkout on March 14th and to give them the opportunity to give action to their voices.
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MCHS senior Grace Richardson
Richardson Advances in Art Competition
03/08/2018
Minooka Community High School senior Grace Richardson won second place at the Plainfield Art League's Best of Best Exhibit with her graphite drawing “Eagle.”
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Illinois Science Assessment
Illinois Science Assessment Testing on April 16th-17th
03/05/2018
All MCHS students enrolled in Biology will take the Illinois Science Assessment (ISA) April 16-17.
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Late start on Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Late Start on Wednesday, March 7, 2018
03/05/2018
MCHS will follow its “late start” bell schedule on Wednesday, March 7th.
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FNHS
FNHS Inducts New Members
03/01/2018
The Minooka Community High School chapter of the French National Honor Society hosted an induction ceremony to welcome new members on Tuesday, February 27, 2018.
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Andreanna Haritopoulos
Haritopoulos Earns President's Volunteer Service Award
02/26/2018
Minooka Community High School junior Andreanna Haritopoulos, daughter of Paul and Kim Haritopoulos of Channahon, has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President’s Volunteer Service Award.
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Math Team 2018 State Qualifiers
Math Team Members Advance to 2018 State Competition
02/26/2018
The Minooka Community High School Math Team participated in the Joliet Junior College Regional Mathematics Competition on Saturday, February 24th.
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School Update
School Update from the Principal - February 22, 2018
02/22/2018
The following announcement regarding school safety was read by Principal Kiesewetter this morning over the public address system at both schools.
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The Addams Family
MCHS Presents "The Addams Family" on March 15th-17th
02/20/2018
Tickets are on sale now for the MCHS spring musical, "The Addams Family".
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Progress Grades
6-Week Progress Grades Available February 21st
02/16/2018
Beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 21st, 6-week progress grades will be available through PowerSchool.
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New Student Procedure Starting February 21st
02/16/2018
Beginning on Wednesday, February 21st, MCHS will require students entering Central Campus during school hours to scan their school ID in the Deans’ Office prior to accessing the school’s hallways.
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TSA
TSA Members Shine at 2018 State Conference
02/14/2018
The Minooka Community High School chapter of the Technology Student Association enjoyed its best performance ever at the 2018 IL-TSA State Conference/Competition on February 8-9 at The Chateau in Bloomington.
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55 & Better Dance
55 & Better Dance Set for March 3rd
02/14/2018
Area residents are encouraged to mark their calendars now as the Minooka Community High School chapter of the National Honor Society will host its annual "55 and Better Dance" on Saturday, March 3, 2018.
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Speech - State Qualifiers
Speech Team Members Qualify for 2018 State Championships
02/14/2018
Two students qualified for the 2018 IHSA Individual Events Championships on February 16th and 17th.
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GAVC Director Award Winners for January 2018
Two Students Earn GAVC Director Awards for January 2018
02/08/2018
Two Minooka Community High School students taking classes at the Grundy Area Vocational Center (GAVC) in Morris were recently presented with Director Awards for their outstanding performances in class.
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Musicians Named to All-Conference Bands
02/07/2018
Twenty-one Minooka Community High School musicians were recently named to the 2018 Southwest Prairie Conference All-Conference Festival Bands.
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Samuel Bergmann
Bergmann Named Rotary Club Student of the Month
02/06/2018
Samuel Bergmann, son of Brian and Wendy Bergmann of Shorewood, has been named the Channahon-Minooka Rotary Club Student of the Month for February.
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Big Bad
Children's Theatre Presents "Big Bad" on February 6th
02/02/2018
Come out to see the MCHS Children's Theatre production of the short comedy "Big Bad" on Tuesday, February 6th.
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Celebrate Fine Arts Week 2018 at MCHS
02/02/2018
The MCHS Fine Arts Department invites you to celebrate Fine Arts Week 2018. The week includes a variety of events that showcase the school's performing at creative arts programs.
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Late start on February 7th
Late Start on Wednesday, February 7th
01/31/2018
MCHS will follow its late start schedule on Wednesday, February 7, 2018.
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Arrowettes, Boys Bowling Headed to State
01/22/2018
The Arrowettes and boys bowling teams are headed to state this weekend!
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Kirkolis Named Rotary Club Student of the Month
01/17/2018
Minooka Community High School congratulates senior Rachel Kirkolis, daughter of Jim and Laurie Kirkolis of Channahon, for being named the Channahon-Minooka Rotary Club “Student of the Month” for January.
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GAVC Director Award Winners for December
01/12/2018
Three MCHS students earned GAVC Director Awards in December.
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Late start on Wednesday, January 17th
Late Start on Wednesday, January 17th
01/12/2018
MCHS will follow its late start bell schedule on Wednesday, January 17th.
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Class of 2022
Incoming Freshman Night Set for January 16th
01/09/2018
MCHS welcomes the Class of 2022 for Incoming Freshman Night on Tuesday, January 16th. Learn more about this important event.
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Summer Driver Education
Driver Education Information for Summer 2018
01/08/2018
MCHS will offer driver education classes to students this summer. Learn more about the classes and requirements here.
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School Update
Second Semester Starts on January 8th
01/04/2018
The second semester of the 2017-2018 school year starts on Monday, January 8th. Both January 8th and 9th are late start days.
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Interact Club dedicates Blessing Boxes
Interact Club's Efforts Help Community Members in Need
12/20/2017
The MCHS Interact Club recently dedicated two Blessing Boxes to provide immediate access to non-perishable goods to community members in need.
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Quill and Scroll Honorary Society inductees
Five Students Named to International Honorary Society
12/19/2017
Five members of the school newspaper and yearbook staffs were recently inducted into the Quill and Scroll International Honorary Society for High School Journalists.
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PE Combination Lock Reminder
12/15/2017
Students taking a PE course during the second semester of the 2017-2018 school year must have the required combination lock when classes begin in January.
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MCHS senior Joel Reedy
Reedy Places Second in State Composition Contest
12/14/2017
MCHS senior Joel Reedy has recently been honored with selection to the Illinois Music Education Association All-State Composition Workshop.
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NHS Inductees
MCHS Inducts Newest National Honor Society Members
12/13/2017
The MCHS chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) hosted their annual induction ceremony on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, in the MCHS - Central Campus Performing Arts Center.
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Student of the Term Honorees Recognized on December 12th
12/13/2017
Minooka Community High School recognized the second group of Student of the Term honorees for the 2017-2018 school year on Tuesday, December 12th.
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Dual Credit Night
MCHS to Offer Dual Credit Information Night
12/12/2017
MCHS will host a special Dual Credit Night on Tuesday, December 12th at 6 p.m. in the Central Campus cafetorium.
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Calvin Stiteley
Stiteley Named Rotary Club “Student of the Month” for December
12/05/2017
MCHS senior Calvin Stiteley has been named the Channahon-Minooka Rotary Club "Student of the Month" for December.
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Late Start on Wednesday, December 6th
11/30/2017
MCHS will follow its late start schedule on Wednesday, December 6th. Classes will start 90 minutes later than normal.
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Athletic Office Update
2017 Fall Season All-Conference and Scholar Student-Athletes
11/17/2017
MCHS recently announced its All-Conference and Scholar Athlete honorees for the fall athletic season.
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Students Named to IMEA Ensembles
11/14/2017
Seven MCHS students were recently named to Illinois Music Education Association District 1 ensembles.
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MCHS Celebrates Collegiate Athletic Signees
11/10/2017
MCHS celebrated the accomplishments of eleven student-athletes continuing their careers at the collegiate level next year.
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Weekend athletics update
Weekend Athletics Update - November 10th-11th
11/10/2017
Check out these final updates as we head into a big weekend for the Indians.
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MCHS update
Morning Assembly Schedule on November 13th
11/10/2017
MCHS will run according to the morning assembly schedule on Monday, November 13th.
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GAVC Director Award Winners for October 2017
11/09/2017
Three MCHS students earned GAVC Director Awards in October.
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Petersen Named Rotary Club "Student of the Month"
11/09/2017
MCHS senior Lillian Petersen has been named the November "Student of the Month" by the Channahon-Minooka Rotary Club.
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Veterans Day Assembly on Friday, November 10th
11/07/2017
MCHS invites local veterans to join us for a special recognition assembly this Friday.
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Football and Volleyball Continue Playoff Push
11/07/2017
Come out and support the Indians this weekend as they push through the IHSA playoffs!
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Madrigal Dinners Set for December 9th and 10th
11/06/2017
Let the MCHS Madrigal Singers start the holiday season off right with their annual dinners on December 9th and 10th.
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Girls' Volleyball Heads to Super-Sectionals
11/02/2017
The Indians play this Friday at 7 p.m. in the first round of the 2017 IHSA 4A Normal West Super-Sectional.
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Late Start on Wednesday, November 1st
10/31/2017
MCHS will have a late start on Wednesday, November 1st and will run the day according to the late start schedule.
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Football Playoffs 2017 - Second Round Info
10/30/2017
The Indians travel to Barrington to take on the Broncos this Friday night.
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Last Chance for Senior Yearbook Photos
10/16/2017
VIP will be at Central Campus on October 24th-25th.
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Football Update for October 6, 2017
10/06/2017
Please note the following regarding tonight's football games at MCHS.
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Homecoming Pep Assembly Update
09/15/2017
While Monday, September 18th will be a full day, the school day will have an adjusted schedule. Find out more here.
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Homecoming Court Round Two Voting
09/13/2017
Cast your vote for the 2017 Homecoming Court! Click here to vote.
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Take the Strategic Planning Survey Today
09/12/2017
The Strategic Planning team needs your input to help them guide their efforts to prepare a five-year plan for the district. Take the survey here.
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Financial Aid 101 Event for Senior Families
09/11/2017
College-bound seniors and their parents are invited to attend this special college financing event.
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School Photo Pickup
09/06/2017
Students will be picking up their school photos over the course of the next week. Find out when here.
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Follow-Up to Search Exercise on September 6th
09/06/2017
For more information on the search exercise conducted at both MCHS campuses on Wednesday, September 6th, please read on.
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Homecoming Court 2017 - First Round Voting
09/06/2017
The first round of Homecoming Court voting is open through September 12th. Cast your vote here!
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Late Start on Wednesday, September 6, 2017
09/05/2017
MCHS will have its first late start of the school year on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. Read on for more information.
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2017 Golden Apple Scholar and MCHS alumnus Andrew Engel.
MCHS Alumnus Named 2017 Golden Apple Scholar
08/28/2017
MCHS alumnus Andrew Engel has been named one of only 234 Golden Apple Scholars in Illinois. Read more here.
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MCHS District 111 Celebrates Staff Service
08/23/2017
MCHS District 111 recently celebrated the dedicated service of several staff members as part of its opening school year in-service activities.
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Open House Scheduled for Thursday, August 24th
08/17/2017
Open House will take place at both MCHS campuses on Thursday, August 24, 2017. Read on for event details.
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School Photo Retakes Scheduled for Wednesday, August 16th
08/15/2017
Do you still need to take your student ID photo or underclass yearbook photo? Here is the information you need!
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Purchase Your PE Lock in the Web Store
08/10/2017
Students enrolled in a PE class this year need to have a school-issued lock. Here's how to get one.
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Download the 2017-2018 Calendar
08/10/2017
Families can download a copy of the 2017-2018 school year calendar and know what events are planned for the year.
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