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    Margaret Mead Junior High School
    1765 Biesterfield Road
    Elk Grove Village, Ill. 60007

    Phone: (847) 357-6000
    Absence Line (847) 357-6002

    Principal: M. Scott Ross
    Assistant Principal: Alissa Carey

    Regular School Day: 7:40 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.
    Early Release Wednesdays: 7:40 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.
    Half Days: 7:40 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.

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    November 19, 2019
    • PIZZA TUESDAY

      November 19, 2019
      Mead Cafeteria

      $2.50 per slice

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    • Crafting Club

      November 19, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 204

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    • Newspaper Club

      November 19, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 221

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    • Fluid Power Challenge

      November 19, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 104

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    • TAP

      November 19, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      327-328

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    • Choir Leadership Team

      November 19, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 3:50 pm
      106

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    • Cheerleading

      November 19, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 6:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • Poms

      November 19, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 5:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • BBB vs. Frost 7th @3:15 / 8th @4:30

      November 19, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • After School Band

      November 19, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Room 106

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    • 5th & 6th Grade Orchestra

      November 19, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Creation Studio

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    November 20, 2019
    November 21, 2019
    • HOT LUNCH - RICCARDO'S

      November 21, 2019

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    • Drama Club INFO MEETING

      November 21, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 221

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    • Fluid Power Challenge

      November 21, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 104

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    • Poms

      November 21, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 5:00 pm
      Mead Cafe

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    • TAP

      November 21, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      327-328

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    • Pre-Season Girls Volleyball Mtg.

      November 21, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 215

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    • Cheerleading

      November 21, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 6:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • After School Math Support

      November 21, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • BBB vs. Ike 7th @ 3:15/ 8th @4:30

      November 21, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • After School Band

      November 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Room 106

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    • 5th & 6th Grade Orchestra

      November 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Creation Studio

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    • Schaumburg Parent University Presents ABCs of Family Fitness

      November 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
      District 54 Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg

      Most of us think about ABCs in terms of reading and writing. This class, guided by Melt Pilates and Yoga owner, personal trainer and yoga instructor Shannon Tampa, will focus on Abs, Biceps and Core. Support your child’s social emotional success by ensuring they stay healthy, challenged and engaged during this quality family time! This class will take place from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21 at the District 54 Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. To register visit forms.gle/L4tR6EXoCPLhnBR39. For more information, contact Meg Kwak at 847-357-2154 or spu@sd54.org. Free childcare is always available and interpreters are available upon request.

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    November 22, 2019
    • PIZZA FRIDAY

      November 22, 2019

      Jet's Pizza will be available for purchase during all lunch periods.
      $3.00 a slice.

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    • Choir Social

      November 22, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 3:50 pm
      106

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    • Poms Practice

      November 22, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Cafe

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    • BBB Practice

      November 22, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    November 23, 2019
    • 8th Grade BBB Practice

      November 23, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
      Mead Gym

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    November 25, 2019
    • Elementary Choir Tour

      November 25, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
      Link, Nerge, Stevenson

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    • Fluid Power

      November 25, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 104

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    • LA - AFTER SCHOOL HELP

      November 25, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 327 Walser

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    • Cheerleading

      November 25, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 6:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • Crafting Club

      November 25, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 204

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    • Poms

      November 25, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 5:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • We Club Sign Making Meeting

      November 25, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:50 pm
      Meet in main office

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    • BBB vs.Keller 8th @3:15/7th@4:30

      November 25, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • Mead Elementary Choir

      November 25, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Room 106 - Mr. Hulina's Room

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    November 26, 2019
    • PIZZA TUESDAY

      November 26, 2019
      Mead Cafeteria

      $2.50 per slice

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    • Newspaper Club

      November 26, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 221

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    • After School Band - Cancelled

      November 26, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Room 106

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    • 5th & 6th Grade Orchestra - Cancelled

      November 26, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Creation Studio

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    November 27, 2019
    • Student and Staff Non-Attendance Day - NO SCHOOL

      November 27, 2019

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    November 28, 2019
    November 29, 2019
    December 2, 2019
    • History Fair Club Room 223

      December 2, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • Fluid Power Club

      December 2, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 104

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    • Cheerleading Practice

      December 2, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • LA - AFTER SCHOOL HELP

      December 2, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 231 Chiluka

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    • Battle of the Books

      December 2, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Creation Studio

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    • Drama Club - AUDITIONS Day 1

      December 2, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Cafeteria

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    • Mead Elementary Choir

      December 2, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Room 106 - Mr. Hulina's Room

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    • 7th and 8th Grade Band and Orchestra Winter Concert

      December 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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    December 3, 2019
    • AM Assembly Schedule

      December 3, 2019

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    • GIVING TREE PIZZA DAY

      December 3, 2019
      Mead Cafeteria

      $2.50 per slice
      Giving Tree Pizza Day
      All money collected today will be donated to our Giving Tree

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    • Music Assemby (Morning)

      December 3, 2019 @ 8:25 am - 10:00 am

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    • Fluid Power Challenge

      December 3, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 104

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    • TAP

      December 3, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 327-328

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    • Cheerleading

      December 3, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 6:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • Poms

      December 3, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 5:00 pm

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    • Newspaper Club

      December 3, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 221

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    • Interact Club

      December 3, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 710

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    • Drama Club - AUDITIONS Day 2

      December 3, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Cafeteria

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    • BBB vs. Addams 7th @3:15/8th @4:30

      December 3, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • After School Band

      December 3, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Room 106

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    • 5th & 6th Grade Orchestra

      December 3, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Creation Studio

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    • Winter Choir Concert - Call 6:15 pm

      December 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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    December 4, 2019
    December 5, 2019
    • HOT LUNCH - CULVERS

      December 5, 2019

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    • Fluid Power Challenge

      December 5, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 104

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    • Drama Club - AUDITION CALL BACKS Day 1

      December 5, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 221

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    • Cheerleading Practice

      December 5, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • TAP

      December 5, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 327-328

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    • Poms Practice

      December 5, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Cafe

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    • After School Math Support

      December 5, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • After School Math Support

      December 5, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • After School Math Support

      December 5, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • BBB @ Sundling 7th @3:15/8th@4:30

      December 5, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
      Walter R Sundling Junior High School, 1100 N Smith St, Palatine, IL 60067, USA

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    • After School Band

      December 5, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Room 106

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    • 5th & 6th Grade Orchestra

      December 5, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Creation Studio

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    • SPU - Mad Isn't Bad

      December 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
      District 54 Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg

      Anger can interfere with your child’s academic performance. Dr. Felix Casados, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, will help you develop management skills, learn reduction techniques and rules for fair fighting. You will also learn strategies to reduce tension at home and at school and how to diffuse conflict and reduce anger expression in your children. This class will take place from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 at the District 54 Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. To register visit forms.gle/L4tR6EXoCPLhnBR39. For more information, contact Meg Kwak at 847-357-2154 or spu@sd54.org. Free childcare is always available and interpreters are available upon request.

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    December 6, 2019
    • PIZZA FRIDAY

      December 6, 2019

      Jet's Pizza will be available for purchase during all lunch periods.
      $3.00 a slice.

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    • Fluid Power Challenge - Competition Day

      December 6, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
      RAC

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    • Cheerleading

      December 6, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • Poms Practice

      December 6, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Cafe

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    December 7, 2019
    • 8th Grade BBB Practice

      December 7, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
      Mead Gym

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    December 9, 2019
    • History Fair Club Room 223

      December 9, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • Poms Practice

      December 9, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Cafe

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    • Drama Club - AUDITION CALL BACKS Day 2

      December 9, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 221

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    • LA - AFTER SCHOOL HELP

      December 9, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 229 Porzel

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    • BBB Tourney Semi Finals

      December 9, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 9:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • Mead Elementary Choir

      December 9, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Room 106 - Mr. Hulina's Room

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    December 10, 2019
    • PIZZA TUESDAY

      December 10, 2019
      Mead Cafeteria

      $2.50 per slice

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    • 8th Grade Fremd Orientation Field Trip

      December 10, 2019 @ 8:45 am - 11:15 am
      William Fremd High School, 1000 S Quentin Rd, Palatine, IL 60067, USA

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    • Newspaper Club

      December 10, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 221

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    • Fluid Power Challenge

      December 10, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • Fluid Power Challenge

      December 10, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • TAP

      December 10, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 327-328

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    • We Club

      December 10, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:50 pm
      Room 225 (Mr. Bautista's Room)

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    • BBB Tourney Finals

      December 10, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 9:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • After School Band

      December 10, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Room 106

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    • 5th & 6th Grade Orchestra

      December 10, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Creation Studio

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    • PTA Meeting

      December 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
      Mead Lounge

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    • Schaumburg Parent University Presents Family Caroling

      December 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
      Lakeview Elementary School, 615 Lakeview Ln, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169, USA

      Join other District 54 families in caroling around the Lakeview School neighborhood and enjoying hot chocolate afterward. This activity, led by Lakeview music teacher Kelsey Richardson, will take place from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Meet at Lakeview, 615 Lakeview Lane, Hoffman Estates. To register visit forms.gle/L4tR6EXoCPLhnBR39. For more information, contact Meg Kwak at 847-357-2154 or spu@sd54.org. Free childcare is always available and interpreters are available upon request.

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    December 11, 2019
    • BBB Practice

      December 11, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • 6th Grade Parent Night

      December 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    December 12, 2019
    • HOT LUNCH - SUBWAY

      December 12, 2019

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    • Fluid Power Challenge

      December 12, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • Club Unify

      December 12, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 205

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    • TAP

      December 12, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 327-328

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    • Co-Ed Volleyball Intramurals

      December 12, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • Drama Club - CAST & CREW

      December 12, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Creation Studio

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    • After School Math Support

      December 12, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • After School Math Support

      December 12, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • After School Math Support

      December 12, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • After School Band

      December 12, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Room 106

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    • 5th & 6th Grade Orchestra

      December 12, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Creation Studio

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    • Board of Education Meeting

      December 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Rafferty Administration Center, 524 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg

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    December 13, 2019
    • Pizza Friday

      December 13, 2019

      Jet's Pizza will be available for purchase during all lunch periods.
      $3.00 a slice.

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    • Co-Ed Volleyball Intramurals

      December 13, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    December 16, 2019
    • History Fair Club Room 223

      December 16, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • Drama Club - CREW ONLY

      December 16, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 108 (Art Room)

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    • Battle of the Books

      December 16, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Creation Studio

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    • LA - AFTER SCHOOL HELP

      December 16, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 328 Lancaster

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    • Crafting Club

      December 16, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 204

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    • Co-Ed Volleyball Intramurals

      December 16, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • Chat Room

      December 16, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 105

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    • Mead Elementary Choir

      December 16, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Room 106 - Mr. Hulina's Room

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    December 17, 2019
    • PIZZA TUESDAY

      December 17, 2019
      Mead Cafeteria

      $2.50 per slice

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    • Newspaper Club

      December 17, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 221

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    • Fluid Power Challenge

      December 17, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • Newspaper Club

      December 17, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 221

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    • Interact Club

      December 17, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 710

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    • Fluid Power Challenge

      December 17, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • TAP

      December 17, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 327-328

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    • Choir Leadership Team

      December 17, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 3:50 pm
      106

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    • Interact Club

      December 17, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 710

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    • After School Band

      December 17, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Room 106

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    • 5th & 6th Grade Orchestra

      December 17, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Creation Studio

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    • 5th and 6th Grade Band Concert

      December 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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    December 18, 2019
    • Holiday Caroling at Clearbrook - Call 5:45 pm

      December 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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  • Latest News

    Mead Minute 11-18-19

    Greetings Margaret Mead Community, As we pause to give thanks this month, I want to say thanks to all of you on behalf of the Mead staff.  We are fortunate to have such a supportive parent community; you are critical to the continued success of our Mustangs.  Please read below for more information about our […]...

    From The School Nurse – Flu Prevention

    From the School Nurse; It is that time of the year, the exact timing and duration of flu seasons can vary, but influenza activity often begins to increase in October. CDC recommends three actions to fight the flu: The first and most important step is to get a flu vaccine each year If you get sick with the flu, […]...

    Hoops For Hope- November 14th – 5:00 – 6:30 pm

    Greetings Margaret Mead Community, This coming Thursday, November 14, Mead will be hosting a fundraiser benefiting the District 54 Food Pantry and Greater Chicago Food Depository called. “Hoops for Hope”.  Please see attached Hoops for Hope Flyer for more information.  The event is open to the entire Mead community and will be held in the […]...

    Mead Minute 11/04/19

    Greetings Margaret Mead Community, At Mead, we talk a lot about being “Mead Made”.  “Mead Made” simply means being your best self in everything that you do.  These past two weeks, being “Mead Made” was on full display at Margaret Mead Junior High School.  On 10/22, our girls’ basketball teams finished their season as conference […]...

    District 54 Severe Weather Response Plan

    Dear District 54 Families, In order to help parents better prepare for the severe cold weather and snow we often get during winters in our community, I wanted to share with you the District 54 Severe Weather Response Plan. Wind Chill Warning A wind chill warning indicates that life-threatening conditions and a risk to safety […]...

    Sports Physicals

    If your student plans to try out for one of our athletic teams and/or participate in intramurals, an approved and current physical is required to be on file prior to try-outs or any participation in an inter-scholastic/intramural sport per Board Policy. All new students entering our district must present proof of immunizations and a health […]...

    Student Pick Up/Drop off

    The following are procedures which have been established because student safety is our primary concern. We understand that some procedures may inconvenience you, but as stated above, safety is our primary concern. • There is no adult supervision prior to the 7:30 a.m. bell. Therefore, students should arrive at school no earlier than 7:25 a.m. […]...