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McHenry High School is excited to welcome our incoming students. Current 8th graders are visiting McHenry East and West this week during their school day. In addition, both schools will be hosting 8th Grade Parent Night on Tuesday, January 17. Information specific to each building appears below: East Campus 6:15 PM Families arrive and report
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Greetings students and parents! Fall PSAT score reports for grades 8,9,10,and 11 will be handed back to students in mid-January. Results can be viewed by logging into student College Board accounts online. Juniors will be taking the SAT test on April 5 and are strongly encouraged to register for a ZAPS strategy session in February
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We welcome all District 156 parents to complete the following parent/technology survey. The results will be assessed by our district’s innovation committee for the purposes of future programming and planning. Please limit one submission per household. We thank you and value your input. Take the survey!
Parent-Teacher Conferences are scheduled for the evening of Thursday, October 27 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m., and for the morning of Friday, October 28, from 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. Conferences will be “arena-style” on Thursday evening and teachers will be in their rooms or in the library on Friday morning. No appointments are necessary for
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Introducing Sound Bites- Lunchtime Entertainment by West Campus Talent. Interested students with serious instrumental, vocal, or theatrical talents will have an opportunity to perform in front of the entire cafeteria during your assigned lunch period. Performances will occur during the last half hour of the lunch period once per month (for starters). All performances must
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The Alumni Garden was created by the McHenry East High School Garden Club to honor former students of McHenry High School. As part of this garden, the McHenry High School Garden Club will be selling bricks that will make up the courtyard at East Campus. Proceeds from these bricks will fund McHenry Garden Club, its
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District 156 has released the Annual Pest Management and Lawn Care Application Notice. The notice is posted below for your review. Annual Pest Management and Lawn Care Application Notice McHenry Community High School District #156 assumes the responsibility of notifying our community, staff and students of any upcoming pest and pesticide treatments. The Illinois Structural
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District 156 has released the Annual Asbestos Management Plan Notice document. It is available for your review: Annual Asbestos Management Plan Notice Any concerns relative to asbestos containing materials should be directed to the District’s LEA Designated Person (Asbestos Program Manager), Kevin G. Weisenberger at email@example.com or by calling 815-759-5506.
Starting with the 2016-2017 school year, the State of Illinois has decided that all Juniors enrolled in Illinois public high schools will be taking the SAT. This test will replace the ACT as the assessment given to all juniors in Illinois. For detailed information, please visit the District 156 SAT Information page.