The Iowa Caucus controversy: a collapsing tradition?

MacKenzie Stewart, News & Opinion & Online Editor

March 13, 2020

  The 2020 presidential race went into full swing with the first round of caucuses and primary voting beginning with the Iowa Caucus on Feb. 3. Iowa has traditionally been the first state to begin voting, and this state’s...

Honors Jazz Ensemble takes first at Purdue University

Tress Dorfler, Assistant News & Opinion Editor

February 19, 2020

Instrumental jazz ensembles from five states across the Midwest competed for the top spot at the 30th annual Purdue Jazz Festival from Jan. 17-18. Mundelein’s Honors Jazz Ensemble brought home first place in the large high school...

Putting a rumor to rest: MHS recycles

Hannah Stanley, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

February 18, 2020

A misconception among the staff and students is that MHS does not recycle and only appears to recycle by having bins in the classrooms. Some students have speculated that the recycling from the bins are just thrown into ...

MHS introduces emergency day alternative: e-Learning

Ashley Cline, Features Editor

December 11, 2019

Say farewell to an endless number of lazy snow days when the roads turn into snow dunes and ice rinks. Starting this year, if the students can’t get to school and two emergency days have passed, the school will come to the students...

MHS hosts double the number of veterans compared to last year’s Veterans Day assembly

Kylie Carrier, Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2019

On Nov. 6, MHS hosted its annual Veterans Day assembly, not only to honor local veterans, but to give students the chance to recognize the importance of what a veteran represents. The assembly recognized the veterans in sev...

MASC students bring Thanksgiving meals to Mundelein families

MacKenzie Stewart, News & Opinion & Online Editor

December 11, 2019

One of Mundelein’s largest community service student organizations, Mundelein After School Coalition, or MASC, will be hosting its annual Turkey Drive on Nov. 26. Fueled by donations from the community, MHS students partner...

National Honor Society inducts fewer members this year

Tress Dorfler, Assistant News & Opinion Editor

December 11, 2019

The 2019-20 National Honor Society at MHS saw lower inductee numbers than usual this year with only 55 new inductees, 12 being boys. The low numbers in the club this year put more pressure on the existing members to volunteer...

Rusk helps students through college process

Ryan Wilson, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

With the start of the school year comes the daunting tasks, for many of the seniors, of requesting recommendation letters, writing essays and filling out college applications. While the college application process can be stressful...