Morton District 709 Providing an education to last a life time.

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School Office

Phone: 1.309.266.7182

Fax: 1.309.263.2168

Absence: 1.309.263.0611



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5:30 PM    BOYS V - Wrestling @ Morton, IVC & Streator
5:30 PM    BOYS S - Basketball @ Dunlap High School
7:00 PM    BOYS V - Basketball @ Dunlap High School Jacksonville Tourney

5:00 PM    BOYS V - Wrestling @ United Township High School    
8:00 PM    BOYS V - Basketball @ Jacksonville High School Tourney

10:00 AM    GIRLS V - Basketball Vs. Morton Thanksgiving Tourney
11:30 AM    BOYS F - Basketball @ Bloomington Central Catholic BCC Fresh Tourney    
6:30 PM    BOYS V - Basketball Vs. Chatham Glenwood @ Jacksonville High School Tourney

8:30 AM    BOYS F-SO - Wrestling @. East Peoria High School F-S Invite    
9:00 AM    BOYS V - Basketball Vs. Pleasant Plains @ Jacksonville High School Tourney
9:00 AM    BOYS F - Basketball @ Bloomington Central Catholic BCC Fresh. Tourney
10:00 AM    GIRLS V - Basketball Vs. Morton Thanksgiving Tourney
5:00 PM    BOYS V - Basketball Vs. Macomb HS @Jacksonville High School Tourney


Key Club

The deadline for Key Club membership is Tuesday, November 21st! Please turn in your t-shirt order form and dues to Mrs. Schock or any officer by then!




Hey Everyone! There is a new group at MHS called EMPOWER! To find out more visit the google classroom group at SUPKTUX.


PAK Students of the week!!

Ellie Sinclair
Morgan McFarlane
Jacob Lamprecht
Emma Stubbs
Tina Garcia
Chloe Boyer

Thank you for making MHS a kind place! :)


If you are planning on participating in MHS Track & Field this spring it is very important to attend a short meeting on Wednesday, November 29th. The meeting will be offered at 7:30AM and 3:10PM in the Health Rm.

Make sure to make one of those times!    

Questions? See Coach Rudin


Madrigal Tickets

Are on sale in the high school Main Office. $22 for a ticket



Show nights are:
Friday, December 1st - 6:30
Saturday, December 2nd - 6:30

  Sunday, December 3rd - 5:00


Illinois Central College Health Career Exploration Fair

Thursday, December 7th / 5:30-8:30pm / Peoria Campus / 5407 N. University Street/ FREE


Chess Club!

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. We belong to the Central Illinois Chess League. We compete against other schools in our division as well as several larger tournaments. We host the Morton Invitational Chess Tournament in November. Our goal is to play in the State Chess Tournament in February. This is a great opportunity for any chess player.



Please sign up in the counseling office if you would like to see a representative from:

Midwest Tech. Institute on November 27
ICC on November 29th
Savannah College of Art & Design on November 30th
Olivet on December 12th.
Attention Early College - MHS Students!
Check your spring semester schedule.  If you are signed up for one of the following classes, you are taking a dual credit class next semester:
  • Expository Writing - Honors (Eng 110)
  • ICC PSY 110 (Zero Hour, taught by ICC instructor, ICC credit only)
  • Intro to Astronomy - Honors (PHYSC 114)
  • Economics 1 (ECON 111)
  • Advanced Speech (COMM 110)
If you wish to take the class for credit at ICC, you must register with ICC.  ICC registration will take place on Friday, November 17 in Bertha during your 5S.  Here's what you will do:
  1. Go to your 5S for attendance.
  2. Grab your iPad.
    • Know your MyICC App login information. 
    • (Contact ICC Help Desk at 694-5457 for troubleshooting.)
  3. Go to Bertha for registration.
You also should know:
  • You can take the class for MHS credit only.  
    • If you do not want dual credit, please email Mrs. Kienitz. 
  • You may qualify for a PELL grant to help with the cost of tuition.  
  • Payment plans are available.  The first payment is due 11/30/17.
  • If you miss registration, it is your responsibility to see your counselor for registration options.


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Attention Spring Semester Early College

MHS Students and Parents

Please note these important dates for your Spring Semester Early College (dual credit) classes:

  • ASAP: Complete the 2018-2019 FAFSA.
  • November 17th during 5S: Lisa White from ICC will be here to register you for your Spring Semester dual credit classes.  Meeting will be held in Bertha during your 5S.
    • Bring your iPad
    • Know how to log into the MyICC app
  • December 12th - Tuition payment due or first installment of payment plan due (payment plan information:
  • January 9th - Last possible day to register for a spring dual credit class 
  • January 11th - ICC course will be dropped for non-payment
Helpful Resources:

2018 Yearbooks

If you have NOT ordered your 2018 yearbook, you can still order it for $50.00. On January 1, 2018, the cost will be $70.00.

Not sure if yours has been ordered? Check the MHS Website! (students)


    Principal Michael Gourley email
Asst. Principal Kirk Edwards email
Asst. Principal Deidre Ripka email
Athletic Director Scott Jones email

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