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Students Learn about Trench Warfare

As the alarm bell sounded, you could hear the students yelling “Gas! Gas! Gas!” as the students in Mr. McKenzie and Ms. Balmes’ eighth-grade social studies classes learned about life in the trenches during World War I. The students were filled with high anticipation as they entered a mock Trench Warfare Simulation. Some students, armed […]

What Would You Stand for to Help Others?

Middle School North’s seventh-grade advisory students participated in an activity where they discussed the attributes of being a hero. The students were asked what they would stand for to help others.

Cultural Night with Jasmin Cardenas!

Come and enjoy a night of culture with Jasmin Cardenas! Jasmin is an award winning bilingual storyteller, actress, writer, educator and activist. ¡Vengan a disfrutar una noche de cultura con Jasmin Cardenas! Jasmin es una ganadora de premios por su trabajo de ser actriz, autora, educadora, activista y cuentista de cuentos bilingües. November 17th, 6:30-8:00 […]

Mania Event Draws Large Crowd

Middle School North’s “Mania” was an evening of fun hosted by the Student Council. Students enjoyed a DJ, inflatable obstacle course, hayride in the Townline Elementary parking lot, open  gym, photo booth, airbrush tattoos, and much more. This year’s Mania drew approximately 230 students, the largest attendance in the school’s history.

Students Hold Newspaper Costume Contest

Eighth-grade advisories at Middle School North held their annual newspaper costume contest. The groups had a short amount of time to work together to come up with a unique design made up of only newspaper.  

STEM Lab Students Start Personalized Learning Choice Projects

Second rotation eighth graders are off to a great start in STEM lab. They’ve started their personalized learning choice projects and are very busy. The students in the photos are working on 3D design and printing, improving their typing skills, designing video games, programming robots, and working together to solve critical thinking puzzles.

STAR exam at Mundelein High School on Saturday November 11th

We want to ensure that all students experience a positive transition to high school! As one step in providing MHS with the information needed to make well-informed placement decisions for all incoming students, all 8th grade students will take the STAR exam at Mundelein High School on Saturday November 11th. The STAR assessment is an online test that provides timely […]

Students Celebrate Red Ribbon Week

Middle School North students kicked off Red Ribbon Week with the theme “Drugs are a nightmare”. Staff and students had fun wearing their pajamas to school. Red Ribbon Week is an alcohol, tobacco, and other drug and violence prevention awareness campaign observed annually in October.

Middle School North Receives Award for Educating the Whole Child

Middle School North was selected as a winner of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development’s 2017 Whole Child Awards in the area of Engagement. The school will receive the award at a ceremony in March. The ASCD Whole Child Award is designed to recognize schools that have gone beyond a vision for educating the […]

8th Grade 2018 T-Shirt Order Form

Students: This is your ONLY opportunity to order your 8th grade t-shirt. We will have special days throughout the year when 8th graders will show their pride and wear their dark grey, short sleeve ($13.00), long sleeve ($16), hoodie ($24.00) or crew neck sweatshirt ($19.00). The back of the shirt has an “18” with all […]