McHenry Community High School District 156

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  • STAR Assessment

    Visit the STAR Assessment site

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  • Emergency Closings Information

    On days of inclement weather, we will make the decision to cancel school before 5:30 a.m. We will update our District 156 website immediately with school closure information. Subsequently, you will receive an automated phone message and/or text to the number(s) listed in your ... Continue Reading

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  • Junior Journey

    Junior Journey is an initiative to support our juniors in achieving success on the SAT so that they can fulfill their post-high school goals. Students who participate in these activities will likely achieve more growth on their SAT and earn the opportunity to win prizes. For details about Junior Journey along with a timeline of the Junior Journey events...Continue Reading

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  • Growth Mindset

    Growth Mindset is a concept coined by researcher Carol Dweck in her book Mindset. In a nutshell, those who have a growth mindset believe that intelligence and talent can improve, and those with a fixed mindset believe that intelligence and talent are determined at birth. For a lot more information, please visit the McHenry Growth Mindset website.

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  • SAT Information

    As we transition to the SAT, District 156 will be providing a number of resources to students, parents, and educators to inform and help prepare all for the new assessment model. Please refer to the SAT Information Page for details regarding the SAT as well as the PSAT.

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