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Students take journey to space in STEM classroom project

​The students in Todd Katz’ seventh-grade STEM class are on a mission. They are trying to rescue Tyro, a fictional space exploration robot that’s gone missing on a distant planet. In order to find him, they’ve got to use a bit of science and a lot of math. Read More

D75 libraries work together to update book collection

School libraries these days, often called multimedia centers, and are equipped with computers, video screens, art supplies and games. But amidst all the new gadgets and high-tech equipment are books. Shelves and shelves of books. Read More

Student writer publishes first blog

It took a pandemic for Carl Sandburg eighth-grader Kennedy Gallagher to truly appreciate school. But she’s always been passionate about writing. So when students were told about an opportunity to be published on a blog, Kennedy stepped forward. Read More

Eighth-graders name new MPD K9

The eighth-graders in Nicholas Gaona’s class at Carl Sandburg Middle School may not be able to train a police dog. But they’re awesome at naming them. Students submitted the winning name, “Ranger,” in a Mundelein Police Department contest this year to name the newest member of its K-9 team. For its reward, the class received a pizza party and a visit from Ranger and his handler, MPD Officer Kevin Freese on Nov. 17. Read More

Virtual Gallery highlights middle school artwork

Aside from a school art show or a stroll past classrooms, it’s not likely you’ll see much of the artwork created by most middle school students. But that’s not the case at Carl Sandburg Middle School where a Virtual Art Gallery highlights artwork from District 75 sixth, seventh and eighth-grade students in an online collection. From pottery to paintings, the art is photographed and posted on a webpage for all to see. Read More

STEAM Foundation to host Night at the Races

Mundelein-area companies are lining up for a big race on Friday, Nov. 4. That’s when the District 75 STEAM Foundation will host its largest fundraiser of the year, “Night at the Races.” The event will feature classic horse races and an opportunity for attendees to bet with play money for real prizes. The event will be held at Rosati’s in Mundelein on Friday, Nov. 4 from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Tickets ($35 for open seating) include betting tickets, appetizers, buffet dinner and soft drinks. Read More