MHS to hold Parent/Teacher/Student Conferences


MENDOTA - Mendota High School has scheduled fall Parent/Teacher/Student Conferences for Oct. 24 and 25. The purpose of Parent/Teacher/Student Conferences is to improve the connection between home and school. Online information through Parent Connect is available for grades, attendance and discipline however, no electronic communication can replace the effectiveness of a face-to-face meeting. 

The MHS staff looks forward to meeting with parents and students to discuss student performance. Parents may come to the gym foyer to pick up their student’s report card either Wednesday, Oct. 24 from 4-7 p.m. or Thursday, Oct. 25 from 4-7 p.m.

Faculty and administration will be available to discuss your student’s academic progress. MHS uses an open house format so families can stop by the high school anytime during those hours. Teachers will be seated with their co-teachers or alphabetically around the gym and cafeteria. Parents are encouraged to bring their student to the conferences.

Additional information will be available both evenings of conferences:

Wednesday, Oct. 24: Community Health Partnership of Illinois outreach table and representative, FAFSA Completion support (in English) in Media Center.

Thursday, Oct. 25: FAFSA Completion Assistance (English and Spanish) in Media Center, Illinois Student Assistance Commission Corp Representative in Media Center, Northern Illinois University free application event and information, Area Career Center, IVCC Dual Credit and Career/Tech information, IVCC admissions/general information, IVCC Hispanic Leadership Team, United States Marine Corp recruiter, Illinois Army National Guard recruiter, and the MHS Booster Club.

A meeting of the Bilingual Parent Advisory Council (BPAC) will take place at 7 p.m. on Oct. 25 in the Media Center. IVCC representatives and the IVCC Student Hispanic Leadership Team will provide a brief presentation on college and career opportunities in Spanish. Refreshments will be provided.

For more information, please contact the MHS principal’s office at (815) 539-7446.


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