Education

Good financial news for M-S

The school board got some good news on Monday night as they met amidst a construction site in the Mahomet-Seymour High School commons.

Chief School Business Official Trent Nuxoll reported that the district had, for the first time in several years, finished the fiscal year in the black. 


Renovations still on schedule at MSHS

Summer renovation is still on schedule at Mahomet-Seymour High School, despite some additional work required to the building’s roof, officials say.

At a special meeting on Tuesday night, the school board hired Champaign-based TSI to complete $42,000 in repairs meant to prevent future roof leaks.


M-S seeking new superintendent

The search is underway for a new superintendent for the Mahomet-Seymour school district.

Current superintendent Rick Johnston, who’s been on the job since 2012, announced this month that he plans to retire at the end of the 2016-2017 school year.


Hard work rewarded at awards night

Mahomet-Seymour High School held its senior awards night, presented by the Mahomet-Seymour Education Foundation, last Wednesday.


Six honored at Breakfast of Champions

Six Mahomet-Seymour High School students were honored at the Breakfast of Champions last week—not for academic or athletic excellence, but for their positive attitudes and willingness to help others.


ATLAS program expanding focus

A program that helps young adults with special needs is looking to expand its focus next year.

At their Monday night meeting, the Mahomet-Seymour school board heard a presentation from Director of Special Education Christine Northrup and Licia Lukach and Chris Baker, leaders of the ATLAS program.


Pep rally theme for Bulldog Bash

The Bulldog Bash is only a week away, and organizers are excited about some big-ticket auction items that will be up for bid at the annual event.

The Bash is a fundraiser for the Mahomet-Seymour Education Foundation, which supports students and teachers in Mahomet-Seymour schools with a variety of initiatives. 


MSHS students' drones ready to fly

As the name implies, Bulldog Pride Night—an annual event at Mahomet-Seymour High School—allows students to show off what they’ve learned over the course of the year.


School board seeking new member

The newest member of the Mahomet-Seymour school board has resigned, setting off a search for his replacement.

Mahomet resident Jeff Ingrum joined the board in November 2015. He was appointed to serve out the term of former president Terry Greene.


"Addams Family" comes to life at MSHS

Mahomet-Seymour Drama Club will present their spring musical, “The Addams Family,”  this weekend.

The musical, which opened on Broadway in 2009, is based on the spooky lives of the titular family, which has been immortalized over the years in creator Charles Addams' cartoons as well as on TV and film.


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