Education

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.


Celebrate Art set for April 24

The Mahomet-Seymour Education Foundation will host the annual “Celebrate Art” student exhibition on Sunday April 24, from 1-4 p.m. in the Mahomet-Seymour High School commons.


Date set for Bulldog Bash

Spring is coming, and so is the Mahomet-Seymour Education Foundation’s annual Bulldog Bash fundraiser.

This year’s event will kick off at 6 p.m. on May 13. It’ll be held “under the tent” again this year on the Denby property just west of town on U.S. 150.


M-S to begin leasing bus fleet

On Monday night, the Mahomet-Seymour school board signed off on a plan to begin leasing school buses rather than purchasing them outright.

It’s been in the works since 2012, when district leaders identified leasing as a cost-saving measure during their long-range planning process.


Science Olympiad tops at Regional

Mahomet-Seymour varsity Science Olympiad team won the high school division at Saturday’s regional tournament at Parkland College, beating out 10 other varsity teams. The varsity team moves on to the state competition at the University of Illinois on April 16.

The junior varsity team placed third within the JV teams.
 
Individual awards were won in almost every event:


Board signs off on renovation plans

School board members okayed plans for summer renovations of Mahomet-Seymour High School on Monday night—plans that had a lot of input from staff and students.


Library gets a "test-drive"

The Mahomet-Seymour High School library is scheduled to get a remodel this summer—but students and staff are already getting a chance to “test-drive” its new look.

Staff from BLDD Architects roughed out some possible changes to the room last week, setting up temporary walls and bringing in different types of furniture.


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