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JROTC to host car wash

Mattoon JROTC has scheduled a car wash from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 30 at KC Summers at 19th and Broadway. It’s a free-will donation and proceeds will benefit the wide range of events, including the military and senior ball, and various competitions.

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MHS thanks responders with awards of appreciation

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Representatives from Mattoon High School thanked several agencies with awards of appreciation for their response during the Sept. 20 shooting at Mattoon High School. The awards were created by students and teacher Chris Brown in Brown's production class at Mattoon High School.   Mattoon High School attendees who visited the Coles County Sheriff's office to thank and present awards to first responders include: MHS . . .

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Cruse, Himes represent MCUSD2 at Special Olympics

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MHS Special Olympians James Cruse and Ben Himes participated in the 50th Illinois State Games June 15 -16 at ISU. Mattoon Community Unit School District 2 is proud of both of you! Great job!

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MHS Cross Country hosting cross country challenge

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Mattoon High School Cross County is hosting a 1 mile and 5k fundraiser at 8:15 a.m. July 14 at Lake Land College. Click the photos for more information and to access a sign-up sheet or click the following link:   MHS Cross Country Fundraiser 2018  

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Genta embarks on year-long educational journey

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Mattoon Middle School science teacher and author Monica Genta is taking a one-year adventure out of the classroom to speak with educators from across the United States about topics ranging from motivating students, ways to celebrate education every day and the importance of creating incredibly strong relationships with staff and students. Genta, the author of “180 Days of Awesome” and “Game Changers,” started . . .

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MMS adds online sports registration

Mattoon Middle School is now offering online registration that will be available through the MMS Athletic Web page: http://il.8to18.com/MattoonMS/ .  Much like MHS, Mattoon Middle School will be going to an on-line sports registration system.  Parents will be able to enter their student-athletes, electronically sign certain forms, and stay informed of any practice or game changes through this new . . .

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MMS softball, baseball information released

MMS Softball Tryout Information: Tryouts for 6th-8th grade girls to be on the MMS Softball teams (JV and Varsity) will be on Monday, July 30 from 8:30-10 a.m. and Tuesday, July 31 from 8:30-10 a.m Practices will then begin on Wednesday, Aug.1, Thurs. Aug. 2, and Fri. Aug. 3 from 8:30-10 a.m. A calendar with further practice dates and game dates will be available in July from Coach Dow. As always, you can check the games schedule . . .

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Lemonade turns into sweet profit for young entrepreneurs

Fourth grade students at Riddle Elementary School recently sold ice-cold Lemonade on the playground as part of a final project after reading the novel, "The Lemonade War." This coincided with a unit on economics. Students participated in activities in which they marketed, produced, and sold the Lemonade. After five days of sales, the students raised $1,710.00. Fourth-graders voted on what they thought should be done with their . . .

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Sign up for MHS athletics opens in July

The MHS Athletic on-line registration will open on July 1, 2018 at noon for all athletes who want to participate during the 2018-19 school year at Mattoon High School. This is mandatory as that is how forms are signed, roster are generated, and text messages are sent to parents/athletes. This program also keeps track of physicals and sends reminders when they are expiring. St John's former student athletes can use the same account . . .

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Law enforcement, district officials warn against making threats

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Mattoon Community Unit School District 2, along with Charleston CUSD#1 and Oakland CUSD#5, have partnered with local chiefs of police and the Coles County States Attorneys office to emphasize the seriousness of making a threat against an individual or an entire school. Click the thumbnail or the link to read the statement: It's Not A Joke  

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District Phone Numbers: MCUSD2: (217) 238-8850 | MHS: (217) 238-7800 | MMS: (217) 238-5800
Hawthorne: (217) 238-8800 | Riddle: (217) 238-3800 | Williams: (217) 238-2800

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