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Family Update 5-22-20. Aviso para familias 22 de mayo del 2020.

District breakfast and lunch service will continue through May 29.  Beginning June 1, lunches for children 18 and under will be provided by Mundelein LUNCH. 
El servicio de desayuno y almuerzo del distrito continúa hasta el 29 de mayo. A partir del 1 de junio, Mundelein LUNCH proporcionará almuerzos para niños de 18 años o menos.
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Summer Hours. Horario de verano.

The district office and school buildings will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday through July 31. Any questions should be directed to your school principal. For tech help, email

La oficina del distrito y los edificios escolares estarán abiertos de 8:00 a.m. a 4:00 p.m. de lunes a jueves hasta el 31 de julio. Cualquier pregunta debe dirigirse al director de su escuela. Para ayuda técnica, envie un correo electrónico a
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Deck the halls, light the candles, and let it snow! The holidays are just around the corner, and what better way for Mechanics Grove students to prepare than to attend the MG Holiday Shop! The Holiday Shop is a mobile holiday shopping program that the PTO will host for MG students from Tuesday, December 4th through Friday, December 7th. On Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of that week, students will have a designated time to visit the Holiday Shop with their class. On Friday, students who were absent or who would like to purchase additional items will have the opportunity to visit the Holiday Shoppe in the morning only. In addition to these in-school times, the Holiday Shoppe will also be open on the evening of Thursday, December 6th from 3:00pm to 7:00pm to give the opportunities for siblings of MG students and friends from other school districts to come and shop.
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As a prelude to National Reading Month in March, staff and students of Mechanics Grove School recently celebrated their love for reading through several exciting events.  On February 20th, Chicago author and illustrator, Tom Watson, was extremely well received during his visit to the school.  He is known for his writing of the precocious adventures of Stick Dog!  Students in each grade level sprawled on the big gym floor with paper and pencil as Mr. Watson spoke about the process of his craft and gave a “stick dog” drawing lesson.
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Celebrating Goals

Mechanics Grove students and staff celebrated during a recent assembly in which they committed to 77 percent of students meeting their reading goals this year.
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CBS 2 to Feature MG

Live at 5 on CBS 2 Chicago today (Aug. 15) will feature Mechanics Grove Teacher Rita Washburn and fifth graders talking about the school's Solar Eclipse Party. The segment is also scheduled to run at 6 p.m.
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