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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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    January 21, 2020
    • SHS - NO HS MATH

      January 21, 2020

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    • PIZZA TUESDAY

      January 21, 2020
      Mead Cafeteria

      $2.50 per slice

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    • Yearbook Club room 223

      January 21, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • Wrestling Practice

      January 21, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • Drama Club - CAST & CREW

      January 21, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Cafeteria / Room 108

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    • GVB Practice

      January 21, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 5:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • Choir Leadership Team

      January 21, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 3:50 pm
      106

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    • After School Band

      January 21, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Room 106

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    • 5th & 6th Grade Orchestra

      January 21, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Creation Studio

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    • Open Mic. Karaoke Night

      January 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Mead Cafe

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    January 22, 2020
    • GVB Practice

      January 22, 2020 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • Collins Variety Show Dress Rehearsal

      January 22, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    January 23, 2020
    • Wrestling Meet @ Frost

      January 23, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 6:00 pm
      Robert Frost Junior High School, 320 W Wise Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60193, USA

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    • Drama Club - CAST & CREW

      January 23, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Cafeteria / Room 108

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    • GVB vs. Frost

      January 23, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 6:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • After School Social Studies Support

      January 23, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Morrison 223

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    • Fuse Club

      January 23, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 3:45 pm

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    • Club Unify

      January 23, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 205

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    • After School Math Support

      January 23, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • After School Band

      January 23, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Room 106

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    • 5th & 6th Grade Orchestra

      January 23, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Creation Studio

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    January 24, 2020
    • Pizza Friday

      January 24, 2020

      Tri Amici Cheese or Pepperoni Pizza will be available for purchase at $2.50 a slice.

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    • GVB Practice

      January 24, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • Wrestling Practice

      January 24, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    January 27, 2020
    • History Fair Club Room 223

      January 27, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • Drama Club - CAST & CREW

      January 27, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Cafeteria / Room 108

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    • Battle of the Books

      January 27, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Creation Studio

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    • Wrestling vs. Ike

      January 27, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 6:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • GVB @ Ike

      January 27, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 6:00 pm
      Dwight D. Eisenhower Junior High School, 800 Hassell Rd, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169, USA

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    • Drama Club - CAST & CREW

      January 27, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Cafeteria / Room 108

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    January 28, 2020
    • PIZZA TUESDAY

      January 28, 2020
      Mead Cafeteria

      $2.50 per slice

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    • Yearbook Club room 223

      January 28, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • Wrestling @ Keller

      January 28, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 6:00 pm
      Helen Keller Junior High School, 820 Bode Rd, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169, USA

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    • GVB vs. Keller

      January 28, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 6:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • Drama Club - CAST & CREW

      January 28, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Cafeteria / Room 108

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    • Drama Club - CAST & CREW

      January 28, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Cafeteria / Room 108

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    • After School Band

      January 28, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Room 106

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    • 5th & 6th Grade Orchestra

      January 28, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Creation Studio

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    January 29, 2020
    • Half-Day Inservice Day - NO SCHOOL PM

      January 29, 2020

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    • GVB Practice

      January 29, 2020 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • Open Enrollment Fair

      January 29, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
      Ditrict 54 Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road in Schaumburg

      Please visit sd54.org/openenrollment for more information and to contact a school to schedule a visitation.

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    January 30, 2020
    • After School Social Studies Support

      January 30, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Mr. Amos - Room 206

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    • Wrestling vs. Addams

      January 30, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 6:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • Drama Club - CAST & CREW

      January 30, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Cafeteria / Room 108

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    • Fuse Club

      January 30, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 3:45 pm

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    • GVB @ Addams

      January 30, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 6:00 pm
      Jane Addams Junior High school, 700 Springinsguth Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60193, USA

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    • Drama Club - CAST & CREW

      January 30, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Cafeteria / Room 108

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    • After School Math Support

      January 30, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • After School Math Support

      January 30, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • After School Math Support

      January 30, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • After School Math Support

      January 30, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • After School Band

      January 30, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Room 106

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    • 5th & 6th Grade Orchestra

      January 30, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Creation Studio

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    • SPU Presents Vaping - New Trends and Impact on our Youth

      January 30, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
      District 54 Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg

       
      According to the American Lung Association, more than 3.6 million U.S. middle and high school students have reported using e-cigarettes in the past 30 days. This presentation will help parents learn more about the dangers of vaping/e-cigarettes and how to detect if your children are using them. Our presenters will also discuss how to talk to your children about drug use and how to help them quit these addictive products. For parents and their children (ages preteen and older). Presented in English and Spanish by the Elk Grove Village Police Department and Kenneth Young Center. This presentation will take place from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30 at the District 54 Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. Enter through door C1.  
       

      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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    January 31, 2020
    • Pizza Friday

      January 31, 2020

      Tri Amici Cheese or Pepperoni Pizza will be available for purchase at $2.50 a slice.

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    • GVB Practice

      January 31, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • Wrestling Practice

      January 31, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    February 3, 2020
    • History Fair Club Room 223

      February 3, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • Drama Club - CAST & CREW

      February 3, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Cafeteria / Room 108

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    • Wrestling Meet @ Plum Grove Junior High

      February 3, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 6:00 pm
      Plum Grove Junior High School, 2600 Plum Grove Rd, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008, USA

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    • GVB Practice

      February 3, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • Drama Club - CAST & CREW

      February 3, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Cafeteria / Room 108

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    February 4, 2020
    • SHS- NO HS MATH

      February 4, 2020

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    • PIZZA TUESDAY

      February 4, 2020
      Mead Cafeteria

      $2.50 per slice

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    • Yearbook Club room 223

      February 4, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • GVB - vs. Lincoln Prairie

      February 4, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 6:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • Boys Volleyball Team Pre-Season Mtg.

      February 4, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Meet on Stage in the Gym

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    • Interact Club

      February 4, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 710

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    • Wrestling Meet @ Grove Junior High

      February 4, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 6:00 pm
      Grove Junior High School, 777 W Elk Grove Blvd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007, USA

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    • Drama Club - CAST & CREW

      February 4, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Cafeteria / Room 108

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    • After School Band

      February 4, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Room 106

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    • 5th & 6th Grade Orchestra

      February 4, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Creation Studio

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    February 5, 2020
    • Choir Leadership Team

      February 5, 2020 @ 7:00 am - 7:30 am
      106

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    • GVB Practice

      February 5, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • 8th Grade Dance Parent Committee Mtg.

      February 5, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Staff Lounge - 1st Floor

      Please be aware that parking will be limited due to an orchestra concert going on at Mead at the same time.

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    • 5th and 6th Grade Orchestra Concert

      February 5, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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    February 6, 2020
    • Wrestling vs. Frost

      February 6, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 6:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • Drama Club - CAST & CREW

      February 6, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Cafeteria / Room 108

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    • GVB @ Frost

      February 6, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 6:00 pm
      Robert Frost Junior High School, 320 W Wise Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60193, USA

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    • Fuse Club

      February 6, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 3:45 pm

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    • Club Unify

      February 6, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 205

      Assembly speakers only.

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    • Drama Club - CAST & CREW

      February 6, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Cafeteria / Room 108

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    • After School Math Support

      February 6, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • After School Math Support

      February 6, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • After School Math Support

      February 6, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • After School Math Support

      February 6, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • After School Band

      February 6, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Room 106

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    • 5th & 6th Grade Orchestra

      February 6, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Creation Studio

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    • Band Solo and Ensemble Contest

      February 6, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
      James B. Conant High School, 700 E Cougar Trail, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169, USA

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    • District 54 Board of Education Special Open and Closed Meeting

      February 6, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
      District 54, 524 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg, IL

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    February 7, 2020
    • Pizza Friday

      February 7, 2020

      Tri Amici Cheese or Pepperoni Pizza will be available for purchase at $2.50 a slice.

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    • NWSRA Field Trip

      February 7, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
      The Water Works Indoor Water Park, 505 N Springinsguth Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60194, USA

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    • GVB Practice

      February 7, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • Wrestling Practice

      February 7, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    February 10, 2020
    • History Fair Club Room 223

      February 10, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • Drama Club - CAST & CREW

      February 10, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Cafeteria / Room 108

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    • GVB vs. Ike

      February 10, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 6:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • Wrestling @ Ike

      February 10, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 6:00 pm
      Dwight D. Eisenhower Junior High School, 800 Hassell Rd, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169, USA

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    • Drama Club - CAST & CREW

      February 10, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Cafeteria / Room 108

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    • Battle of the Books

      February 10, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Creation Studio

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    • Chat Room

      February 10, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 105

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    February 11, 2020
    • PIZZA TUESDAY

      February 11, 2020
      Mead Cafeteria

      $2.50 per slice

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    • Yearbook Club room 223

      February 11, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • Wrestling vs. Keller

      February 11, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 6:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • Drama Club - CAST & CREW

      February 11, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Cafeteria / Room 108

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    • GVB @ Keller

      February 11, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 6:00 pm
      Helen Keller Junior High School, 820 Bode Rd, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169, USA

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    • Drama Club - CAST & CREW

      February 11, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Cafeteria / Room 108

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    • We Club

      February 11, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:50 pm
      Room 225 (Mr. Bautista's Room)

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    • After School Band

      February 11, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Room 106

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    • 5th & 6th Grade Orchestra

      February 11, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Creation Studio

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    February 12, 2020
    • GVB Practice

      February 12, 2020 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • 7th and 8th Grade Orchestra "Pops and Pretzels Concert)

      February 12, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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    February 13, 2020
    • Half-Day Parent-Teacher Conferences - NO SCHOOL PM

      February 13, 2020

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    • SHELTER IN PLACE DRILL - 1st PERIOD

      February 13, 2020 @ 7:38 am - 8:29 am

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    February 14, 2020
    • Full-Day Parent-Teacher Conferences - NO SCHOOL ALL DAY

      February 14, 2020

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    • GVB Practice

      February 14, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    February 17, 2020
    February 18, 2020
    • SHS- NO HS MATH

      February 18, 2020

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    • PIZZA TUESDAY

      February 18, 2020
      Mead Cafeteria

      $2.50 per slice

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    • Yearbook Club room 223

      February 18, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • Drama Club - CAST & CREW

      February 18, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Cafeteria / Room 108

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    • Wrestling @ Addams

      February 18, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 6:00 pm
      Jane Addams Junior High school, 700 Springinsguth Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60193, USA

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    • Choir Leadership Team

      February 18, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 3:50 pm
      106

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    • GVB vs. Addams

      February 18, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 6:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • Drama Club - CAST & CREW

      February 18, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Cafeteria / Room 108

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    • After School Band

      February 18, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Room 106

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    • 5th & 6th Grade Orchestra

      February 18, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Creation Studio

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    February 19, 2020
    • GVB Practice

      February 19, 2020 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • 6th and 8th Grade Band Concert

      February 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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    February 20, 2020
    • Last Day to Accept Yearbook Orders

      February 20, 2020

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    • Club Unify

      February 20, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Room 205

      Assembly speakers only.

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    • Drama Club - CAST & CREW

      February 20, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Cafeteria / Room 108

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    • Fuse Club

      February 20, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 3:45 pm

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    • Wrestling Practice

      February 20, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • GVB - vs. Sandburg

      February 20, 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 6:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • After School Math Support

      February 20, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • After School Math Support

      February 20, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • After School Band

      February 20, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Room 106

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    • 5th & 6th Grade Orchestra

      February 20, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
      Creation Studio

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    • Board of Education Meeting

      February 20, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Rafferty Administration Center, 524 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg

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  • Latest News

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    Dear Mead community, Our District 54 Maintenance Department has fixed the water main break.  Subsequently, Mead’s water supply is back up and running.  We just informed our staff and students. Thanks to our District 54 Maintenance Department for their quick work and support of our school and the Mead staff and students for their patience […]...

    Mead Minute 1-21-20

    Greetings Margaret Mead Community, This past week, I had the privilege to present our mid-year School Improvement Plan reflection to Superintendent DuRoss and members of Cabinet.  It was a great chance to brag about the fantastic work of the Mead students!  I have included a few of the highlights of my mid-year presentation below: In […]...

    From The School Nurse – Is My Child Too Sick To Go To School?

    Is My Child Too Sick To Go To School? A common dilemma that parents face is “when should I keep my child home from school?”  It’s not easy as parents more and more today are juggling the responsibilities of family and work.   Here are some guidelines to follow. Know the difference between a cold […]...

    Sixth Grade Parent and Student Night Information

    The Mead staff would like to thank you for attending our Sixth Grade Parent and Student Night.  We were excited with our turn-out as more than 500 parents and students were in attendance.  As we shared yesterday evening, the Mead staff has committed itself to ensuring your child’s success in the following critical areas of […]...

    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, […]...

    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 […]...