On Wednesday May 19, MHS staff delivered yard signs to the homes graduating seniors. Teachers, administrators, and support staff travelled throughout the district to visit seniors and their families to congratulate them on their accomplishments. Thanks to all those who helped celebrate the successes of our senior class!
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MHS Senior Gracie Croy
MHS Senior Maddie Sharp
MHS Teacher Meri Stewart
Pictured below are seniors from the Early Childhood Education and Human Services Pathways club at MHS, which is sponsored by Sarah Powers. This group is comprised of students who want to pursue related career paths, and the club has given them some hands-on opportunities to learn more about these fields thru direct experience and service learning. Best of luck to these students as the begin their next journey!
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Seniors from the Early Childhood Education and Human Services Pathways club at MHS
Students from the Childcare Occupations, National Honor Society, and ROTC programs at Mattoon High School visited the Franklin Pre-School Fun Day on May 20 to celebrate the last day of school with Pre-K students. Lots of smiles were shared by all!!
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MHS students at Franklin Pre-School Fun Day
MHS students at Franklin Pre-School Fun Day
MHS students at Franklin Pre-School Fun Day
MHS students at Franklin Pre-School Fun Day
Trevor Long, a student in Troy Haacke's Building Trades program, poses below with the house kit he completed as part of the course requirements. Instead of building a home from the ground up, students this year completed house kits in addition to some other projects on the MHS campus.
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MHS Junior Trevor Long with his house kit.
Students in the Building Trades program recently completed some projects to practice the skills related to the course. Instead of building a house from the ground up, students this year focused on projects to improve the MHS campus. These projects include the exterior and interior renovation of the baseball pressbox and the remodel of the bathroom in the woodshop. Thanks to Mr. Haacke and his students for all of their hard work!
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Baseball Pressbox Remodel
Building Trades students at work.
Mattoon High School Band Awards for 2021 were presented Friday, May 14, 2021 by Mr. Todd Black. Here is the list of this year's recipients: Senior Band Members: Whitley Ames Mac Beadles Emma Dann Maggie Fauke Alex Navarro Grace Helms Stephanie Hunt Lucas Landrus Cyrus Steele Zoie Thomason ILMEA All-State Band Members Chase Armstrong Nate Huddleston Mara Keniley-Browning Most Improved Color Guard Award Grace Helms Stephanie Hunt Inspirational Color Guard Award Maggie Fauke MVP Color Guard Award Emma Dann John Philip Sousa: Most Outstanding Marching Band Award Whitley Ames Mac Beadles Patrick S. Gilmore: Most Outstanding Concert Band Award Mac Beadles Louis Armstrong: Most Outstanding Jazz Band Award Alex Navarro Laura Hurst Memorial: Inspirational / Service Award Lucas Landrus Ted R. Black: Most Improved Band Member Award Marcus Curce Red Skelton: Most Outstanding Fine Arts Award Mac Beadles Arion: Most Outstanding Musician Award Mac Beadles
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Students in Chris Brown's Career Exploration class recently completed an epoxy plaque project to culminate the experience. Offered to freshmen, Career Explorations gives students the opportunity to get hands-on experience in classes that relate to fields of interest. Thanks to Mr. Brown for sharing some great examples of student-centered learning!
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Epoxy plaque projects
Wave Time classes at MHS recently competed in the 1st Annual Wave Time Olympics. Events included Door Decorating, Free Throw Shooting, Tallest Structure, Toothpick Words, Cookie Face, Moving Skittles with Chopsticks, Kahoot! Trivia, and a Canned Food Drive. Thanks to Ms. Kolden, Ms. Munyon, and all of the students and staff members who helped make this event a success! Pictured below are students from Mrs. Ruholl's Wave Time class. The Door Decorating theme was to create your own country, and her students created RuWave.
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Students from Mrs. Ruholl's Wave Time stand next to the door they decorated for the Wave Time Olympics.
The newly created Archery team recently competed at St. John's Lutheran School in Mattoon. Composed of students from the JROTC and FFA programs, the students have enjoyed learning the basics of archery and are excited to be able to showcase their skills!
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MHS Archery team at St. John's Lutheran School.
Student Council President and MHS senior Anna Morton recently received a Pillar Award at the Illinois Association of Student Councils virtual state convention. Congrats to Anna for her hard work and dedication to MHS!
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Anna Morton, MHS senior and Student Council President
On May 7, 8th graders from Mattoon Middle School visited MHS to learn more about the JROTC program. Students participated in a variety of activities to meet students currently enrolled in the program and to test their skills.
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MHS JROTC students interact with interested 8th graders on May 7.
MHS Cheer Coaches Lori Ghere and Lindsey Weber are asking those interested in cheer, to take the following survey. https://docs.google.com/.../1FAIpQLSexBIu2xH0.../viewform... After completing the survey, click the link below for more information. For more information about cheerleading, click the link below: https://bit.ly/3whTOI8
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March 2021 Rotary Students of Month
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Congratulations and best wishes MHS Academic Challenge Team The Mattoon High School Academic Challenge team qualified for the State Finals with a fourth place finish in the EIU Sectional. The Academic Challenge in Engineering and Science (ACES) is a statewide contest in which high school teams compete in seven subject areas related to science and engineering. Mattoon competes in Division 1500, which includes schools with enrollments of 701 to 1500 students. This year’s competition has been conducted entirely online due to covid-19 restrictions. Mattoon took first place in the Lake Land Regional and placed fourth in the EIU Sectional with a team score of 305. Individual award winners were Josh Ramage, who placed second in Computer Science, and Rick Wright, who finished second in Engineering Graphics. Other team members were Alexis Davison, Cooper Bergstrom, Gracie Croy, Gavin Gonzalez, James Shamdin, Tyson Gass, Jason Jiang, Meade Johnson, Ben Hinton, Drew Coffey, Josiah Donaldson, Mollie Auer, and Tinley Risinger. The team is coached by MHS science teacher Brendan Aydt. The State Finals will be conducted online between April 5 and April 13.
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Congratulations and best wishes MHS Academic Challenge Team The Mattoon High School Academic Challenge team qualified for the State Finals with a fourth place finish in the EIU Sectional. The Academic Challenge in Engineering and Science (ACES) is a statewide contest in which high school teams compete in seven subject areas related to science and engineering. Mattoon competes in Division 1500, which includes schools with enrollments of 701 to 1500 students. This year’s competition has been conducted entirely online due to covid-19 restrictions. Mattoon took first place in the Lake Land Regional and placed fourth in the EIU Sectional with a team score of 305. Individual award winners were Josh Ramage, who placed second in Computer Science, and Rick Wright, who finished second in Engineering Graphics. Other team members were Alexis Davison, Cooper Bergstrom, Gracie Croy, Gavin Gonzalez, James Shamdin, Tyson Gass, Jason Jiang, Meade Johnson, Ben Hinton, Drew Coffey, Josiah Donaldson, Mollie Auer, and Tinley Risinger. The team is coached by MHS science teacher Brendan Aydt. The State Finals will be conducted online between April 5 and April 13.
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