Articles filed under Mundelein District 75

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  • Kindergarten night in District 75: Jan 22, 2015 4:40 PM
    An informational session for parents of incoming kindergartners in Mundelein District 75 will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3 at Washington Elementary School, 122 S. Garfield Ave.

  • District 75 students learn how computers work by playing games Dec 16, 2014 8:56 AM
    Using LearnPads, Washington Elementary School second-graders in Mundelein directed "Frozen's" Elsa to move forward 100 pixels then turn right by 90 degrees to continue her skating routine on the ice. After she did a few turns on the ice, technology teacher Patience Bertana showed the students how their code appeared.

  • School District 75 offers program for parents who don’t speak English Nov 18, 2014 9:27 AM
    This year, Mundelein School District 75 incorporated a high school elective class, Parents as Educational Partners, into its outreach program for parents.

  • District 75 teachers get average 15.3 percent salary increase over three years Nov 4, 2014 6:19 PM
    Teachers in Mundelein District 75 will receive an average salary increase of 15.3 percent over the next three years. The school board approved the pact 6-0 Monday, officially ending prolonged negotiations, whcih began early this year. Teachers have been working without a contract since June 30.

  • Mundelein students test the acidity level of Halloween candy Oct 28, 2014 5:59 PM
    Halloween had a science theme Tuesday at Mechanics Grove Elementary School in Mundelein, where 20 students clad in goggles, gloves and plastic aprons tested trick-or-treat candy for its acidity levels.

  • District 75 reporting tentative agreement on 3-year teachers contract Oct 23, 2014 2:54 PM
    Mundelein Elementary School District 75 administrators and teachers have reached a tentative agreement on a three-year contract, officials announced Thursday. The progress on the deal avoids a potential teachers strike.

  • Mundelein District 75 teachers, school board hopeful for contract resolution Oct 22, 2014 4:27 PM
    Teachers and the school board in Mundelein District 75 are scheduled to hold another negotiation session on Wednesday. Salary, retirement increases and professional development are unresolved issues. Negotiations have continued since the beginning of the year and the contract expired June 30.

  • Salary increase a sticking point in Dist. 75 teacher’s contract talks Oct 5, 2014 8:57 PM
    The Mundelein Elementary District 75 School Board said one sticking point in the contract negotiations with the district’s teachers is the amount of a salary increase teachers will receive, according to a letter sent to parents Sunday. The board and the Mundelein Elementary Education Association have been negotiating a new contract to replace the old terms that expired June 30th. The board’s letter claims their current proposal to the union includes salary increases that are substantially higher than inflation that would make the salaries of District 75 teachers competitive with similar districts.

  • Mundelein District 75 teachers authorize strike after contract talks stall Sep 26, 2014 10:26 AM
    A second case of labor uncertainty has hit Lake County as teachers in Mundelein Elementary District 75 this week voted 122 to 13 to authorize a strike.The contract with the district and the Mundelein Elementary Education Association ended June 30, and a Sept. 19 mediation session was not fruitful. Teachers in Waukegan Unit District 60 have notified that district of their intent to strike Oct. 2.

  • Progress cited in contract talks for Mundelein District 75 teachers Sep 4, 2014 9:50 PM
    Teachers and officials in Mundelein Elementary District 75 say they are close to a contract agreement. Talks have been ongoing since the beginning of the year and in June were referred to mediation. The contract ended June 30. "We hope to come to an agreement soon," said school board member Wells Frice.

  • Mundelein elementary students nervous, excited during first day of school Aug 12, 2014 11:21 AM
    Nervous children stepped off the bus Tuesday and were greeted with a warm smile and a handshake at Mechanics Grove Elementary School in Mundelein. “I remember every first day,” said new Mundelein District 75 superintendent, Andy Henrikson, who greeted students.

  • Mundelein meet and greet: Jul 17, 2014 6:50 PM
    Mundelein-area residents are invited to meet the new superintendents of Mundelein High School District 120 and Mundelein Elementary 75 at an informal Meet and Greet on Tuesday, Aug. 5.

  • Moving Picture: Mundelein school kids call him ‘Grandpa’ Jun 13, 2014 10:36 AM
    “Grandpa Mark” is a school treasure. Just ask the students and faculty at Washington Elementary School in Mundelein. Students are so in love with Mark Stein that the school has worked him into a full-time volunteer job, helping out in kindergarten through second grade classes. “Kindergartners are a whole lot of fun to watch as they learn," Stein said..

  • Early literacy program coming to Mundelein Jun 6, 2014 6:11 PM
    Mundelein's Fremont Public Library is launching a new outreach program designed to boost early literacy in the community, particularly kids who speak English as a second language.

  • Theater and Lego robotics part of Mundelein Summer Enrichment Program Jun 4, 2014 4:50 PM
    Around 40 students are participating in Mundelein School District 75's Summer Enrichment Program at Mechanics Grove School. Theatre Camp and Lego Robotics for Beginners are being held during the first session.

  • District 75 artists and writers show talents at Arts & Humanities Fair May 12, 2014 12:31 PM
    About 50 students at Carl Sandburg Middle School in Mundelein District 75 recently showcased yearlong art and writing samples for the community at the annual Arts & Humanities Fair.

  • PTO to host spring fling to fund technology improvements in Mundelein District 75 May 7, 2014 5:44 PM
    The parent teacher organization in Mundelein District 75 will host a spring fling to raise money for technology in the classroom. "We have great teachers, I have no complaints, my children are thriving but I feel they need more tools," said Nikki Earich, one of the organizers.

  • Recognition ceremony, luncheon honor Mundelein-area eighth grade students hard work Apr 25, 2014 8:22 PM
    Eighth-grade students from Carl Sandburg, Fremont and West Oak middle schools were honored for their hard work Friday. Lake County circuit court Judge Daniel B. Shanes and Mundelein Police Chief Eric Guenther recognized the students for academic achievement and/or behavioral improvements for this school year.

  • Mundelein Mayor Steve Lentz launches math contest Mar 6, 2014 2:09 PM
    More than 100 Mundelein-area students will compete in the first Mayor's Cup Math Challenge on Sunday at Mundelein High School. Mayor Steve Lentz came up with the idea because he thought a math contest would inspire kids to compete and bring attention to the growing educational focus on science, technology, engineering and math.

  • Mundelein students jump rope for heart, rubber ducks Feb 18, 2014 4:33 PM
    Mundelein third-graders jumped rope on one leg, in pairs, skipping and in threes during physical education class in an effort to raise money to fight heart disease on Tuesday. Students at Mechanics Grove School participated in Jump Rope for Heart to raise money for the American Heart Association.

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