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UIC student and CMHS alum shares love of engineering with girls as member of Society of Women Engineers

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UIC Electrical and Computer Engineering student and CMHS alumnus ('13) Stephanie Sagun (right) is excited to introduce engineering to female elementary students during the "Mom, Me, and SWE" event on Nov. 12 at University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Balmoral Elementary Home

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

Save the Date!


Friday, December 2nd will be Balmoral's Family Fun Night from 5:30-7:30 P.M. Bring the family for a fun filled night of games and fitness. Please return the forms by Tuesday, November 29th! Hope to see you there!

Posted on: December 1, 2016

Balmoral's Holiday Shop

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The Holiday Shop is a wonderful opportunity to experience the joy of giving by selecting gifts to purchase for family and friends. The Holiday Shop will be open before school from 8:35 - 9:00 A.M. Gifts range in price from $1.50 to $12.00. Please send you...Read on...

Posted on: November 22, 2016

December 8th - 1:15 P.M. Early Dismissal


Thursday December 8th is a 1:15 P.M. Early Dismissal. Breakfast will not be served on this day.

Posted on: December 2, 2016

Winter Parties


On Wednesday, December 21st, classrooms will have their Winter Parties. A letter with the party time and other information will be sent home with your scholar. Please contact your scholar's teacher if you have any questions.Read on...

Posted on: November 28, 2016

It's Chilly Out There

weather.jpg The scholars go outside daily for PEP. The cold weather is now officially upon us and it gets quite windy outside on the playground. Please remember to dress for the weather; hats, gloves, scarves, and a warm coat! If your scholar is missing any items, pl...Read on...
Posted on: November 30, 2016

PTO Smencils Sale

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The PTO will be selling Smencils during lunch and PEP on the first and third Fridays of every month. Smencils are scented pencils made 100% from recycled newspaper. They are $1 each. Please send money or a check, payable to Balmoral PTO, with your scholar...Read on...

Posted on: November 6, 2016

The Votes Are In!


On Tuesday, November 15th, our new district motto was announced at The Board of Education Meeting and Balmoral's entry won! The new Crete-Monee School District Motto is "Unity Starts With U, Uplifting-Unstoppable-United." Thank you for casting y...Read on...


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Posted on: November 29, 2016

Come to the Winter Wonderfest

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The Leadership Seminar at Crete-Monee High School will host a Winter Wonderfest on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 1:00-3:00 PM. There will be a story center, arts and crafts, a photobooth, prizes, and Santa Claus will be making an appearance! Please join us for an...Read on...

Winter Wonderfest Flyer
Posted on: November 21, 2016

Homework Lab is Now Open!


Crete-Monee High School students should take advantage of the after-school homework lab, now open! Homework lab takes place in the Media Center Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 2:50-3:50. Activity busing is available for students who choose to sta...Read on...

Posted on: November 18, 2016

Excel Edge SAT Class for Juniors


Crete-Monee High School will be offering the opportunity for juniors to take an SAT preparation class beginning in February. CMHS is partnering with Excell Edge, a leading test-preparation company, to offer SAT 1600, a test preparation class designed to h...Read on...

SAT 1600 Class Registration Form
Posted on: November 8, 2016

Evening at the Pops Holiday Dinner and Concert

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Join us at Crete-Monee High School for the "Evening at the Pops" Dinner and Concert., Saturday, December 10, 2016, featuring performances from the Crete-Monee Middle School and Crete-Monee High School bands. Dinner is by paid reservatio...Read on...

Reservation Form
Posted on: November 1, 2016

Order Your Yearbook Now!

2012-yearbook-flyer1_thumb.jpg Order today to get pre-order pricing on the 2016-2017 Crete-Monee High School Yearbook! Order your 188 page, full-color and hard-cover yearbook today! Our CMHS yearbook is a great way to collect memories of the school year. It will include individual sch...Read on... Order Your Yearbook Here!


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Posted on: November 28, 2016

The Wicked Witch of the Old West

Our Drama Club has been hard at work preparing for their fall production. Come out and see them perform a hilarious spoof of The Wizard of Oz. Performances will be on December 14th and 15th at 2:45 and 6:00. We hope to see you there!

Posted on: November 10, 2016

Crete-Monee Middle School Winter Holiday Concert


The Crete-Monee Middle School Winter Holiday Concert will be Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at 7:00 PM at the Middle School. The concert will feature the Crete-Monee Middle School Jazz Band, Limitless Choir and 6th Grade Intermediate Band. Enjoy a night of ...Read on...

Posted on: November 7, 2016

'Evening at the Pops' Dinner and Holiday Concert

Join us at Crete-Monee High School for the “Evening at the Pops” dinner and holiday concert
Saturday, December 10, 2016 featuring performances by the Crete-Monee High School Bands and Crete-Monee Middle School Band.

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Posted on: November 15, 2016

CMMS Book Fair Raffle Winners



Gregory Hardimon – Ms. Tedeschi  Advisory

Ciara Mayes – Ms. Shouse Advisory

Tyler Stuckey – Ms. Souffrant Advisory

Arthur McFadden – Ms. Gardner’s Advisory

Ashlin Porpora – Mr. Birmingham&am...

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Coretta Scott King Home

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

PTO Holiday Shop

Students may purchase items when they visit with their classrooms or they may bring money to shop on their own on Wednesday. Please look for information about when your child's class will be visiting the Holiday Shop in classroom newsletters.Read on...
Posted on: September 27, 2016

CSK Safari for the Leader of the Pack


Teachers choose students for Leader of the Pack awards monthly. Students who are recognized for displaying the learner profile will be given a certificate and treated to a special breakfast with Mr. Mane.

Crete Elementary Home

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Posted on: November 16, 2016

Cookie Day


Our PTO cookie day is scheduled for Friday, December 9th.  All cookie orders will be due on Friday, December 2nd.

Posted on: November 28, 2016

Early Dismissal

Just a reminder that Thursday, December 8th will be a 1:15 PM dismissal.

Posted on: November 28, 2016

Just A Reminder

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So please remember to have your children dress for the colder weather. Students must have coats to go outside. It's also a good idea to keep a hat and gloves in your child's backpack so they are prepared when going outside on these colder days.Read on...

Posted on: November 28, 2016

Cocoa and Cookies with Santa

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On Friday, December 16th Holland Company will be at Crete Elementary to share hot cocoa and cookies with all of the students in the afternoon.  This is a great event to meet some of their staff and kick off the Guys and Gals READ program that wil...Read on...

Posted on: November 28, 2016

Winter Break

Winter break will begin on Thursday, December 22nd. Students will return from winter break on Thursday, January 5th.

District News Home

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Posted on: November 17, 2016

SAT® Exam to replace PARCC Assessment

The SAT® exam to replace the PARCC Assessment for Illinois high school students during the 2016-17 school year. What do you think?

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Early Learning Center Home

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Posted on: November 13, 2016

12/5 PTO Meeting

There will be a PTO meeting on December 5th at 6:00 PM. All meetings are held at the ELC in the parent room.

Posted on: November 29, 2016

12/6 Picture Re-take Day

Tuesday, December 6th is Picture Re-take Day. If you need picture re-takes or your child had not started school yet when pictures were taken, now is your chance to take them.

Posted on: November 29, 2016

12/8: No School- Breakfast with Santa


Thursday, December 8th is our monthly Family Day Event. There is no mandatory school attendance on this day. Children and families will be served breakfast while children have the opportunity to sit on Santa's lap and take a picture with him.Read on...

Posted on: November 29, 2016

12/15 Family Night

Join us Thursday, December 15th for Family Night at the ELC at 6:30 PM. Children and families are invited to come and do holiday crafts and activities!

Posted on: November 29, 2016

12/16 Winter Sing Program

Winter Sing takes place at the ELC during the regular school day (9:30 AM/ 1:00 PM). Children will be on stage in the multi-purpose room. Each class will perform two songs with their buddy class and two songs with the whole school.&n...Read on...

Posted on: November 29, 2016

12/20 Santa Visit


Your child will have the opportunity to sit on Santa's lap at school on December 20th. If you wish for your child NOT to visit with Santa, please notify your child's teacher.

Posted on: November 29, 2016

12/21 Classroom Parties

Classroom Winter parties will be on Wednesday, December 21st at 9:30 AM/ 1:00 PM. Contact your child's teacher if you need more information or are interested in helping out.

Monee Education Center Home

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

CAAEL Volleyball dates have been set....

MEC hosts Camelot of Chicago on 12/9/16.  This is a home game.

MEC faces Joseph Academy on 12-16-16.  This is an away game.
Posted on: November 17, 2016

Angel Tree / Soldier Box

Operation Shoebox embraces a practical mission of providing hands-on support for our troops deployed overseas and returning home. It is the mission of Operation Shoebox to meet the needs of every hero with dignity and appreciation. The Monee Education C...Read on...

Posted on: November 28, 2016

Winter Break 12-22-16 through 1-4-17

We will be closed on Thursday, December 22, 2016 through Wednesday, January 4, 2017. School will resume on Thursday, January 5, 2017.

Monee Elementary Home

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Posted on: November 17, 2016

Holiday Shop

The Monee PTO will have the school holiday store open from Monday, December 5th thru Friday, December 9th for students to purchase low cost gifts. More information will be sent home!

Posted on: November 29, 2016

Early Dismissal

There will be a 1:15 pm dismissal on December 8th.

Posted on: December 2, 2016

R.A.L and Responsibility Goals

R.A.L and responsibility goals are due on Friday, December 9th!

Posted on: December 2, 2016


Show your Monee Mustang pride and wear Monee gear or blue and gold on Friday, December 16th! Wear your Spirit necklaces, too! Awards will be distributed for R.A.L, responsibility, and perfect attendance!

Posted on: November 29, 2016

Winter Festival Music Revue

Monee Elementary will have a Winter Festival Music Revue on Friday, December 16th starting at 6:30. This event will be held in the auditorium at Crete Monee High School. Please click additional information to find out more about the Winter Music Revue!

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

Winter Parties

PTO Winter Parties will take place on Wednesday, December 21st at 2:15-3:15 pm.

Posted on: November 17, 2016

Monee Mustang Orientation

The Monee Ambassadors held a Monee Mustang Orientation to welcome students that entered later in the school year. The Ambassadors also taught the students the PBIS expectations. Click below to see pictures of the Monee Mustang Orientation.

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Talala Elementary Home

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

Winter Weather Has Arrived!

Winter weather has arrived! Please be sure that your child is bringing their coat to school each day for outside recess. The students continue to go outside for recess and need to be dressed warmly with hats, gloves, and winter attire. Thank you!

Posted on: December 2, 2016

Early Dismissal on December 8th

Thursday, December 8th will be a 1:15 Early Dismissal. Lunch and breakfast will still be served to students. Contact our school office with any questions.

Posted on: November 22, 2016

Talala's Winter Festival Music Revue!

With the return of music to our school district, we are pleased to announce Talala's Winter Festival Music Revue!  The event will be held on Wednesday, December 7th at 6:00 PM in the auditorium at CMHS.  Please see the attached flyer for...Read on...

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