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

    847-357-6000

    Principal: David Szwed
    Assistant Principal: Ed Garza

  • Calendar

    August 21, 2017
    • First Day of School - 7th Grade Students Only

      August 21, 2017

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    August 22, 2017
    August 24, 2017
    • Cross Country Practice

      August 24, 2017 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • Girls Basketball Informational Meeting

      August 24, 2017 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm

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    August 25, 2017
    August 28, 2017
    • Cross Country Practice

      August 28, 2017 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm

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    • Girls Basketball Try-outs

      August 28, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
      Mead Gym

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    • Accelerated Math Meeting

      August 28, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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    August 29, 2017
    August 31, 2017
    September 1, 2017
    September 4, 2017
    • Labor Day - schools and district offices closed

      September 4, 2017

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    September 5, 2017
    September 6, 2017
    • Jr. High Curriculum Night

      September 6, 2017 @ 6:00 am - 8:30 am
      At all junior high schools

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    September 7, 2017
    • Home Cross Country Meet: Ike vs. Mead

      September 7, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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    September 8, 2017
    September 11, 2017
    • Home Cross Country Meet: Keller vs. Mead

      September 11, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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    September 12, 2017
    • Cross Country Meet at Frost

      September 12, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
      Robert Frost Junior High School, 320 W Wise Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60193, USA

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    September 14, 2017
    • Home Cross Country Meet: Addams & LP vs. Mead

      September 14, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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    September 15, 2017
    • Cross Country Practice

      September 15, 2017 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm

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    September 18, 2017
    • Cross Country Practice

      September 18, 2017 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm

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    September 19, 2017
    • Cross Country Meet at Ike

      September 19, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
      Dwight D. Eisenhower Junior High School, 800 Hassell Rd, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169, USA

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    September 20, 2017
    • Half-day Inservice Day - no school in the afternoon and no school all day for early childhood

      September 20, 2017

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  • Latest News

    First Day of School: Aug. 21 for 7th Grade; Aug. 22 for 7th & 8th Grade

    The first full day of school on Monday, August 21, 2017, is for 7th grade students ONLY.  This day is designated for seventh grade students to help them get acclimated and comfortable with Mead Junior High (yes, lockers included).  Please note that 7th grade students should not bring school supplies to school on August 21.  […]... Read more

    Mead Pick-up and Drop-off Procedures

    Safety for our students and staff is a top priority.  As a reminder, traffic needs to enter the Mead parking lot from Biesterfield and exit out to Gibson. Our parking lot is CLOSED for student drop off during arrival 7:15-7:35 and for student pick up during dismissal 2:00-2:20 p.m.  Please be careful where you park and drop […]... Read more

    Solar Eclipse- Monday Aug. 21

    District 54 is aware that the first day of school for most of our students, Monday – August 21, is the day of the solar eclipse. During a total solar eclipse the moon lines up with the sun, blocking the sun from view. Our community is not on the path of totality (the closest area […]... Read more

    Accelerated Math Parent Meeting- Monday Aug. 28

    Parents of students enrolled in the accelerated math programs offered at Mead are invited to an informational meeting on Monday, August 28 at Mead Junior High. The meeting will address course expectations, requirements, and the eighth grade/high school placement process. The times for the meetings are specific to the individual course and will run as […]... Read more

    First Days of School- August 21 and 22

    The first full day of school on Monday, August 21, 2017, is for 7th grade students ONLY.  This day is designated for seventh grade students to help them get acclimated and comfortable with Mead Junior High (yes, lockers included).  Please note that 7th grade students should not bring school supplies to school on August 21.  […]... Read more

    School Information Day- August 10

    School Information Day will be held on Thursday, August 10 from 9 AM -11 AM and again from 5:30 PM until 7:30 PM at Mead Junior High School. We hope that you will be able to attend, but if you cannot, schedules can be picked up during office hours beginning on August 15. Parents must […]... Read more

    Mead Block Party- Aug. 10

    Please join us on August 10th from 4:30– 6 PM for the second annual block party event. This is an event to bring the Mead community together to celebrate the start to a successful school year. Music, games, and food will be available. Please be sure to stop by, if even for a little bit. […]... Read more