State payments still a concern

Although state lawmakers have made promises of fully funding public schools, Mahomet-Seymour administrators say that hasn’t quite been the case.

Hall hired as new superintendent

For many in the area, Mahomet-Seymour’s new superintendent is a familiar face.

On Monday, the school board voted to hire Lindsey Hall, the former Mahomet-Seymour Junior High principal who now heads up District 709 in Morton, Illinois. Hall was hired as assistant principal and athletic director at MSJH in 1994, and took on the role of principal in 1997. 

Timeline for Sangamon sale

Sangamon School could find a buyer as early as this winter, Superintendent Rick Johnston told the school board at Monday night’s meeting.

High-tech boost to P.E. classes

A high-tech purchase is motivating students at Mahomet-Seymour schools to get moving.

Bright spots in schools budget

The Mahomet-Seymour school board got some glimmers of good news about the 2016-17 budget this week amid the usual worries about state funding.

“This is the best financial picture we’ve had in the past five years,” Superintendent Rick Johnston told the school board at a budget hearing held on Monday night.

Open house to show off MSHS renovations

The Mahomet-Seymour School District will hold an open house Sunday, September 25, from 2-3:30 p.m. to celebrate the renovation of the school’s library, commons area and auditorium. 

The project was designed by BLDD Architects and the work completed this summer by contractors Broeren Russo.

Program at MSJH aimed at healthy lifestyles

An after-school program coming to Mahomet-Seymour Junior High this semester is aimed at providing hands-on learning about a healthy lifestyle.

It's Dawg Walk time of year again...

For the Mahomet Citizen

With the start of school in Mahomet comes another annual tradition: the Dawg Walk.

The Mahomet-Seymour PTO sponsors the annual fundraiser to help elementary schools and for PTO activities including reading incentive programs, Lincoln Trail’s popular HANDS around the World program and more.

Students check out MSHS remodel

As soon as students walked through the doors of Mahomet-Seymour High School on Monday morning, it was clear something was different.

The entryway—formerly filled with dark brick—was brighter, and at the top of the steps up ahead they could see that the newly remodeled library now opened into the commons area.

Countdown to the school bell

With only a week left before the first day of classes, the Mahomet-Seymour school board got an update on summer renovation projects at their Monday night meeting. The board also toured Mahomet-Seymour High School, where work was still underway.

At MSHS, crews are “working around the clock to get things done,” Superintendent Rick Johnston said.


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