Activities


Band

Director: J. Neavor
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Director: P. Mainieri
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Directors: P. Mainieri and J. Neavor
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Director: J. Neavor
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Director: J. Neavor

The Morton Band website is a great tool to access more information regarding our band's schedule and accomplishments.

To see a complete list of our Marching Band Leaders, please click below.

Directors: J. Neavor and B. Hornsby
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Madrigal and Ceremonial Brass Ensembles

Director: P. Mainieri

Clubs

Led by: Mr. Kirk Edwards

ACE is an acronym for A Commitment to Excellence. ACE awards are given at the end of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd quarters and an ACE banquet is held each spring for the seniors that qualify as ACE winners.

ACE is led by Mr. Edwards. If you would like more information please contact him at [email protected]​​​​​​​.

Chess Club is for anyone interested in developing their chess skills or just wanting to learn the game.  We meet weekly after school from September through February.

Circle of Friends is a group of students at Morton High School who want to support, encourage and befriend the students with disabilities.

If you are a high school student and are looking for something meaningful and fun to do during your time at MHS, talk to Mrs. Levitt or Mr. Lemke. about joining Circle of Friends.

Led by: Mrs. Rebmann

Drama club includes all students who participate in the fall play, act as madrigal servers, march in the parade as "big heads" and costumed characters, participate in the spring musical, and those who help the community and the grade schools by acting, teaching acting, and assisting with make-up at concerts.

Led by: Student Athletes

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes meets every Tuesday morning before school at 7:07am in Bertha Frank Lobby.  The meetings generally consist of an ice-breaker activity and a student-led devotion.  All students are welcome to attend.  It's never too late to come for the first time!

Led by: Mr. Jay Mahannah

Interact is a service club for Morton High School students.  The club is sponsored by the Rotary International Club of Morton and supervised by Mr. Mahannah.  Interact's name is a combination of International and Action and service is focused on both the local community and the international community.  Every Interact club project, great or small, has a lasting impact on society worldwide. 

Led by: Lisa Schock

Morton High School Key Club is a service leadership organization for high school students, operating under school regulations and drawing its membership from the student body.  Key Club is a unique organization because its joint sponsorship by the Morton Kiwanis club, which composed of the leading business and professional people of the community and school district.

Laws & Order Club

Led by: Mrs. B. Katz

Laws & Order club is a group of students who enjoy getting together to debate current issues and to role-play such activities as trials and UN gatherings. Every year, the Club changes its focus based on the interests of the current group of kids.

Led by: Joel Zehr & Joe Zeller

The team competes annually in the ICTM regional competition at the end of February and the state competition at the beginning of May. The competitions consist of a variety of events including: individual tests, two-person and eight-person team events, calculator team, relay teams and oral presenters.

Led by: Mrs. MacKenzie Love

The Morton Chapter of the National Honor Society requires that students must have maintained a cumulative grade average over a minimum of three semesters in order to be considered for membership in the Chapter.  The average required, as set by the Honors Review Committee, is a 93-grade average or a 35.000 weighted average.

Office Helpers

Led by: Mrs. L. Schafer

Scholastic Bowl

Led by: Mr. Don Sturm, Head Coach & Mr. Ben Zoss, Assist. Coach

Speech Team

Led by: Mr. Anthony Feleccia
Led by: Mrs. Holmgren, Mr. Dunn, Mr. Young, & Mr. Zeller

The Academic Challenge is a competitive series of tests created and administered by Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering and offered to high school students in Illinois and Missouri. The tests are now offered by more than 50 community colleges and universities and are designed to present a challenge to the brightest students.

Yearbook Staff

Led by: Mrs. D. Fountain & Mrs. K. Kolls

Senior Class

Led by: Mrs. Lisa Barra, Mrs. Deidra Ripka & Mrs. Holly Riggins

Junior Class

Led by Ms. Rachel Adams, Mrs. Erin Kemp, and Ms. Amanda Wilfinger.

Sophomore Class

Led by: Mr. C. Ingwersen, Mr. Bob Hornsby, and Mr. Jake Tierney

Orchestra

Director: D. Getz
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Director: D. Getz
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Director: D. Getz
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Director: D. Getz
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Student Council

Led by: Mrs. A. Wilfinger & Mrs. D. Fountain

The Student Council oversees a number of activities throughout the school year and is required to meet various qualifications both by the school and district.