Class of 2021


Class of 2021 Graduation Information:

2021 Graduation Info

Please follow the link below to review the 2021 Graduation FAQ.
2021 Graduation FAQ

Click here for the 2021 Graduation Program

Graduation Ceremony Sunday, May 16, 2021:

MCHS will be conducting two in-person ceremonies by alpha-slice at  the MCHS football stadium.  

Ceremony #1
1:30 pm. - 2:45 pm.  (A-K)
Graduates need to arrive and report to the gymnasium by 12:45 pm.

Ceremony #2
4:30 pm. - 5:45 pm.  (L-Z)
Graduates need to arrive and report to the gymnasium by 3:45 pm.

> Approximately 325 students per ceremony.
> Up to 8 guests per graduate will be allowed. No Tickets will be distributed or collected at the entrance.
   (The limited amount of guests is in alignment with the IDPH recommendation of
    25% occupancy of the Football Stadium.)
> Rain date: Monday, May 17, 2021 (4:00PM & 7:00PM)


During the graduation event please following the recommended social distancing measures expressed by the State of Illinois. As we continue to plan the event, please stay tuned for future updates and directions. 

*For additional needs and special circumstances please contact the main office at (815) 467-2140.

Live Stream Information:
Both graduation ceremonies will be available via Live Stream. To view the Live Stream please select the appropriate ceremony time below:

Ceremony #1
1:30 pm. - 2:45 pm.  (A-K)

Live Stream Click Here! 

Ceremony #2
4:30 pm. - 5:45 pm.  (L-Z)

Live Stream Click Here!


Minooka Community High School Senior Graduation Form
Class of 2021 Seniors, please follow this link to fill out and submit the senior graduation form. The information is requested for the Class of 2021 Graduation Program. Please complete this form by May 5, 2021. If you have any questions please contact Marci Jordan by email: mjordan@mchs.net



Please see the information below regarding important graduation updates and reminders.

Spectator Attendance 
In anticipation of Illinois moving to the Bridge Phase, as part of the Restore Illinois reopening plan, this Friday, May 14th, MCHS has increased the number of allowed spectators per graduate from 4 to 8.  We ask that each graduate have no more than 8 spectators in attendance during their scheduled graduation ceremony time.  Please note that no tickets will be issued or collected for the graduation ceremonies.

LAST MINUTE GRADUATION REMINDERS FOR STUDENTS

  1.  Unpack and press your gown before graduation day.

  2. The tassel is worn on the right side of your cap.  As a part of the ceremony, all members of the class will move their tassels at the same time. (Ladies, you should bring extra bobbie pins for your caps.)

  3. Graduates are to meet in the Main Gym Lobby 45 Minutes Prior to Your Ceremony, Sunday, May 16, 2021.  Students with the last name (A-K) will need to arrive by 12:45 pm. and students with the last name (L-Z) will need to arrive by 3:45 pm.

  4. Do not carry balloons, flowers or anything else during the graduation ceremony.  Ladies please leave your purses at home or have your parents hold them. You will NOT be able to get into the building after the ceremony!

  5. Please ask your parents not to block aisles or to stand in front of other guests to videotape or take photos during the ceremony.  In consideration of others, please take pictures before coming to the ceremony or afterward on the field.

  6. Gentlemen, please remove your caps during the "National Anthem.”

  7. Disruptive students and/or spectators will be escorted out of the ceremony.

  8. After the ceremony, you will recess down the center aisle to the football uprights where one of our retirees will lead the cap toss. After you do the cap toss, you will exit the field through the gate that you came in.

  9. In an effort to ensure that each student receives his/her correct diploma, only the diploma cover will be given out during the graduation ceremony.  Students will be able to come to the Central Campus main office beginning May 17th, during regular office hours (7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.) to pick up their diploma.  Students may only pick up their own diplomas.  Any diplomas not picked up by May 24th will be mailed home to the address in PowerSchool.

  10. Academic Distinction (magna cum laude, summa cum laude, and cum laude) cords  need to be returned with diploma pick-up. Cost of cord is $10 per cord if keeping any of the honor cords.






































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fafsa

Click the image above for information on a
Minooka FAFSA Workshop
(Wednesday, March 17, 2021)
6:00pm-7:30pm via Webex (webex link below)
https://illinois.webex.com/illinois/j.php?MTID=m93be627471bbb1f191576057fa70b2d4


Additional Important FAFSA Information (please read):

Please click the following link for FAFSA information.


ISAC - FAFSA COMPLETION WORKSHOP (March 16th)
Click here for information regarding a Free Online FAFSA Completion Workshop on Tuesday, March 16th.




MCHS Lunch & Learns

The school counselors offer Lunch & Learns each week with local professionals. The local professionals will be available from 1:30-2:00pm to present information and teach students about a career in their field. All Lunch & Learns will be held via Google Meets. The event flyer and Google Meet link is accessible through this calendar link. Click here to see the Lunch & Learn calendar. 


Have you ordered your cap & gown? Deadline 12/15

Click on the flyer below for more details:
Grad Info


2021-2022 Financial Aid information flyer

(attached in English and Spanish)
Includes information on what families need to get started and how they can schedule a virtual appointment with JJC for financial aid application assistance.


SAT Testing Information:
October 14, 2020

Please read the following information that pertains to testing and instruction that will occur on October 14th. On October 14th, seniors will have the opportunity to take a free SAT at MCHS. In order to confirm your attendance at MCHS for the SAT on October 14th, and to let us know
whether you require bus transportation, please complete this survey: October 14th SAT Survey

Please review the October 14th schedules below for seniors taking the SAT on October 14th.

SENIORS A-L will report to Central Campus for testing.
SENIORS M-Z will report to South Campus for testing.
SENIORS WITH COLLEGE BOARD-APPROVED ACCOMMODATIONS will report to Central Campus for testing

Schedule
7:30 a.m. – 7:50 a.m.: Report to assigned campus and go to assigned room
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.: SAT Testing
Dismissal at 1:15 p.m.

Reminders about SAT testing and the schedule for October 14th will be sent throughout the upcoming weeks, and students will be notified of their testing room assignments prior to the test date. If you have questions, please contact your child’s school counselor or Dr. Janel Grzetich
(jgrzetich@mchs.net). Thank you.



Senior Class College Information Video:
Click Here
Mr. Liberatore  produced a video regarding important college information for our senior students. 


School Counselor Connection Newsletter
August 2020: Click Here


Senior SAT Prep Opportunities:

Joliet Junior College SAT Prep Workshop - Click Here
ZAPS SAT Test Prep - Click Here



Senior Fee Sheet


1:1 Chromebook FAQs


GAVC COVID-19 Schedule: Click Here


Student Services Information:

If a senior student needs to meet with
a member of the Student Services Department via phone or Google Meets, please click on the sign-up link below: Sign Up - https://forms.gle/Tjgyw5tMo7M9yNb56


Summer Internship Programs

Click here for more information

Internship opportunities


Registration Information

*New students to our district:
Students that are "brand-new" to our school district please use this Pre-Registration Link to get started.

Class of 2021 Registration Packet for the 2020-2021 School Year

Click here to download the packet.

Video - MCHS Junior Electives for 2020-2021 - Click Here

2020-2021 Prerequisite/Recommendation Waiver - If you did NOT meet the criteria for a specific Honors course and wish to enroll, you may complete the Prerequisite/Recommendation Waiver. To download the form, please click here.

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Dual Credit
JJC Dual Credit Parent Information Session
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Upcoming Events

2019 PSAT/NMSQT Registration Information: Click Here