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2019-20 Kindergarten Informational Meeting March 11

Children who are 5 years old September 1, 2019 are eligible for Kindergarten enrollment for the 2019-2020 school year. There will be an informational meeting at Washington Early Learning Center at 6:30 pm on Monday, March 11. The school is located at 122 S. Garfield Street.

At 7 pm, there will be a TWI (Two-Way Immersion) Information Program.

Parents may register their children for Kindergarten at the informational event.
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MEEA Sponsors Board Candidate Forum

Mundelein residents are invited to a forum to meet candidates for the Mundelein District School 75 Board of Education on Wednesday, March 6, from 6 pm- 7 pm at Carl Sandburg Middle School. The event is sponsored by the Mundelein Elementary Education Association.
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A blood drive held in honor of Mundelein School District 75 teacher Kristen Meister surpassed all expectations, with 80 volunteers donating blood or red blood cells during the drive held on Tuesday, February 19.
The drive was spearheaded by Brian Bautista, whose daughter was a former student of Meister’s. Meister was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer in August 2018.
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Project Enye Documentary Screening

On Monday, February 25th at 6:30 pm in the MHS Auditorium, District 75 will be collaborating with Mundelein High School to bring an amazing opportunity to our students, families, and community. We’ll be screening the documentary Project Enye at the MHS auditorium with a panel discussion to follow. Project Enye is a film about growing up as a first generation Latino/a/x in the United States and will spark lots of thinking and important discussions. Whether you identify as Latino/a/x or not, please come share in the experience with us. This film is best for a middle school and up audience. Babysitting will be provided.
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Culminating their fall season, Mundelein School District 75‘s fourth and fifth grade LEGO Robotics team, known as the Mechanics Grove DREAM Team, will competed Saturday, December 1st, from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Carl Sandburg Middle School. This competitive robotics team was up against several Lake County teams, as well as other teams from around the state, in the competition titled First LEGO League Mundelein Robotics Qualifier 2018. The DREAM Team aspired to shine as they were judged on robot design, programming skills, problem-solving, research, invention and teamwork in challenges involving this year’s overall theme of “space.”
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Help Mundelein School District 75 Save Lives by Donating Blood!

On Tuesday February 19th, Mundelein School District 75 will be hosting a Community Blood Drive at the District Office.

The blood drive is to honor our kind-hearted colleague and Kindergarten teacher, Kristen Meister, who was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer in August 2018. In late November, Kristen’s CT scans showed that her cancer was gone to minimally visible in just three months!
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Blasts of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) recently worked its way through Mechanics Grove classrooms from December 3rd-7th. The first ever STEAM Week, organized by an MG teacher team and led by Project Challenge Coordinator Tony Cho, was a huge success!
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Clubs at Mechanics Grove

Close to three hundred students are participating in the many clubs being offered at Mechanics Grove School. MG clubs continue to be popular after school as they provide a diverse variety of activities for students. Club organizer Sandy Schrank comments that, “this year we have a wide range of clubs - from sports to Spanish and anything in between!” Through club experiences students are offered opportunities that they may not receive during the regular school day and meet several intended goals. Clubs create a positive environment where relationships can be built, provide an additional sense of belonging, offer meaningful learning experiences while exploring interests and talents, help one to find their own unique voice, and simply, are F U N!
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