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Registration... Coming Soon

June 13, 2018

  Morris Community High School will once again be hosting Online Registration for our 2018-19 school year.  This will be the only opportunity to register your student for school; walk-ins and paper registration will not be . . . read more

Senior Portraits

Senior photos will be taken June 25 through 27th in the MCHS Auditorium.  Students need to have appointments scheduled in order to have a photo session, and also to appear in the yearbook.  Contact Prestige Portraits . . . read more

Sports Physical Clinic

May 30, 2018

  Morris Hospital will be offering sport's physicals to Morris Community High School Sophomore, Junior and Senior athletes June 7th from 8-12 in the MCHS Nurse's office.  The cost is $20.  Checks are . . . read more

Commencement Ceremony

Graduates and families,  We are tentatively set-up for an outdoor graduation ceremonyat this time, but will make the change to indoors if the weather forces the change.  Class of 2018 Graduates should be lined up in the . . . read more

2017-2018 Honors Day Assembly

On Thursday, May 10, 2018, Morris Community High School conducted the Honors Day Assembly program. Below is a list of the scholarships that were given, as well as the presenter and recipient names.     . . . read more

Class Elections

Voting Below       Class of 2019 https://docs.google.com/forms/ d/e/1FAIpQLSd0iqhVEsu4I3EqMDk4 VQTYSs6hQ1Azlpga7BBWEycL4gAujw /viewform   Class of 2020 . . . read more

Dine to Donate!

Please see attached voucher to donate to the MCHS Spring Musical Program CLICK HERE FOR VOUCHER         read more

2018 Morris Community High School Theatre Camp

Once Upon a Time: Fairy Tale Fun   Who: Children in 1st through 8th grades When: June 18-22 Time: 12 P.M.-3 P.M. Daily Where: Morris Community High School Auditorium 1000 Union St. Morris Cost: $65.00 . . . read more

Strala Yoga Event

Please refer to the information provided regarding the Strala Yoga Event happening at MCHS on May 15th, 2018.  The class will be taught by MCHS Alumn, Tara Stiles, in the Main Gym at 4:00p.m.  All participants . . . read more

Promfest Thanks!

A special thanks to some wonderful sponsors for their donations!   read more

5th-8th Grade Summer Endurance Camp

April 3, 2018

Please refer to the information below on how to sign up for the summer endurance camp!   PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR CAMP APPLICATION       read more

Volleyball Camp

April 3, 2018

Attention volleyball players!!  Our summer camps are quickly approaching.  High School camp will run the end of May until end of June.  Dates are listed on the form.  Junior High Camp runs June 18th-21st and is . . . read more

School Safety Information

Parents, please aware of new safety procedures happening in and around campus.  Our main goal is to keep our students and staff as safe as we possibly can.  The links containing the articles below can help you to better understand . . . read more

Schedule Reminders

February 11, 2018

Parents and students, please be aware of a couple schedule changes in the week ahead:  There will be no student attendance this Friday, February 16th due to a teacher institute day.  There is also no student attendance Monday, . . . read more

MCHS Maintenance Position Available

MAINTENANCE POSITION Morris Community High School is accepting applications for one full-time maintenance department position with a focus on athletic field and grounds maintenance. Hours will be 7:00 a.m. to  . . . read more

Illinois 5 Essentials Survey

January 15, 2018

Parents, the Illinois 5 Essentials Survey is now available!  Please take a few moments to participate in the survey, so that we can all be a part of the school improvement process.  The survey only takes a few minutes and responses . . . read more

Schedule Reminders

January 11, 2018

Parents and students, please be aware of next week's schedule changes:  There is no school Monday, January 15th due to Martin Luther King's birthday.  Also, Wednesday, January 17th is a late arrival day.  First period . . . read more

2018 Winter Pom Clinic

January 7, 2018

  MCHS Winter Pom Clinic 2018   The Redskin Pom Squad is currently putting together our 27th annual Pom Clinic! This is a great opportunity for your child to work with some of the most talented dancers in . . . read more

MCHS Bands Pancake Breakfast

January 7, 2018

Morris Community High School Bands First Annual Pancake Breakfast and Draw Down Come and join the Morris Community High School Band for a Pancake and Sausage breakfast, and take a chance at winning the $300 top prize while . . . read more

Welcome Back!

January 4, 2018

As we move into our second semester, students should prepare for a full day of classes upon their return Tuesday, January 9th where they will report directly to their homerooms.  Students will receive their second semester schedules in . . . read more

Exam Schedule

December 3, 2017

Exam Schedule   Exam Schedule for December 20-22nd, 2017: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 1st Hour Exam    9:00-10:40am 2nd Hour Exam/Lunch    (A1) Lunch    10:40-11:25am  . . . read more

Illinois 5 Essentials Survey Update

November 13, 2017

Due to an unexpected delay, the Illinois 5Essentials Survey will be available after the Thanksgiving holiday.  We apologize for the inconvenience if you've tried to access is, and we will definitely update as things move along . . . read more

Cyber Safety Presentation

November 2, 2017

Liz Repking with Cyber Safety Consulting will provide a free parent presentation this Thursday, November 9, at 6:00pm in the MCHS Auditorium.  Morris parents are invited to learn about the dangers that teens face every day in their . . . read more

Superintendent Candidate Meet and Greet

November 2, 2017

Attention MCHS Parents:   If you would like to meet the top two candidates being considered for the Morris Community High School Superintendent's position, you are cordially invited to attend a "meet and greet" . . . read more

Save the Date! MCHS Barnes & Noble Bookfair

November 1, 2017

Save the Date for the Morris Community High School Barnes & Noble Bookfair!  Various MCHS organizations such as NHS, Speech Team, Delta Phi, and Choir are joining up with Barnes & Noble at their Joliet location for this amazing . . . read more

Cookie Walk

October 31, 2017

COOKIE WALK Saturday, December 9th 9:00-11:00 am Morris HS Band Room 1000 Union Street, Morris (turn west at tennis courts to back parking lot) $8 per pound Other goodies, too!! Questions? Call Brock Feece at . . . read more

State Bound!

October 29, 2017

Redskins Varsity Football is state bound as they head to NIU this Friday, November 24th, to face Rochester in the finals.  Kick-off is at 7:00p.m. at  NIU Huskie Stadium in DeKalb.  Tickets can be purchased in the . . . read more

Football Playoffs Week 1

October 22, 2017

Morris will host Kewanee this Saturday, October 28th for the first round of playoffs.  Gates will open at 1:00p.m. and kick off is 2:00p.m.  Reserved ticket holders will have the opportunity to purchase their tickets starting . . . read more

Parent Teacher Conferences

October 13, 2017

Parents, if you've missed the chance to sign up for conferences this evening there's still time to see your child's teachers.  Walk-ins are welcome from 1:30-4:00p.m. today.  If you scheduled conferences for the evening . . . read more

Picture Retakes

September 27, 2017

Underclass retakes will be Monday, October 2nd.  Students who have already had photos taken should bring their pictures with them to retakes as an exchange order for the new photos.  Students who missed picture day altogether . . . read more

Homecoming Court Voting

September 25, 2017

Click the link below to cast final votes for homecoming court!   VOTING HERE read more

Senior Scholarship Opportunity

September 20, 2017

A simple game of Rock, Paper, Scissors has never meant so much.  Seniors, sign up in the main office for this scholarship opportunity!  DUE TO WEATHER, THE GAME HAS BEEN POSTPONED.  It will take place October 21st, at . . . read more

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

September 17, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for the MCHS Fall Play The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.   Show dates and times are October 20th and 21st at 7:00p.m., and Sunday, October 22nd at 2:00p.m.  All tickets are $5 each, and can be purchased in . . . read more

PSAT Info

September 12, 2017

Attention Parents and Juniors:  The PSAT/NMSQT will be given to all in-house MCHS juniors free of charge on the morning of Wednesday, October 11th.  In order to save time on test day, students will need to complete the . . . read more

Lunch Menu

August 22, 2017

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO ACCESS APRIL LUNCH MENU read more

Spirit Wear

August 22, 2017

Jostens, the company that supplies us with yearbooks, class rings, and graduation materials, is now offering spirit wear!  And they're bringing it to you at a discount.  Visit our very own school spirit wear store at . . . read more

Parent Open House

August 17, 2017

Parents, please join us for an Open House night Monday, August 21st!  This evening is designed to help you get acquainted with your student's teachers and better understand the expectations in their classes this semester.  You . . . read more

School Picture Info

August 16, 2017

Attention freshman, sophomore, and junior parents: School portraits will take place throughout the day on Wednesday, August 23 in the MCHS Auditorium. Forms were handed out in students' English classes. Please have students bring . . . read more

MealTime

August 14, 2017

Parents, please click the link below to access our MealTime instructions.  Please direct any questions regarding your student's lunch account to Lisa Vaksdal, Food Services Director, at 815-941-5302 or lvaksdal@morrishs.org. . . . read more

Yearbook Info

August 14, 2017

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE A 2017-18 YEARBOOK read more

Online Registration Now Open

July 18, 2017

Parents, registration is now open for the 2017-2018 school year!  Please refer to the instructions mailed home to register your student(s).  Online registration will be open through August 4, 2017.  Please make every effort to . . . read more

Registration FAQ and Troubleshooting

July 17, 2017

  Feeling insecure about using the internet to register your student?  If you’re not as savvy as you’d like to be in such a technologically advanced world, that’s ok!  We’ve got some tools to . . . read more

The 2016-17 Chief Yearbook is in!

July 17, 2017

Students have two opportunities to pick up their 2016-2017 yearbook. Parents can pick up students' books on Wednesday only. There are still a few books left to purchase, $85 each, but they will sell fast! Any questions, email Mrs. . . . read more

Physical Clinic

July 10, 2017

  Please click HERE to access information about the Health Department Physicals Clinic! read more

Senior Portraits

July 10, 2017

Missed senior pictures?  There's still time!  Retakes will be August 7th and 8th in the high school auditorium.  Please contact Prestige Lifetouch at 1-800-736-4775 to make an appointment. read more

Welcome Class of 2021!

July 10, 2017

Welcome freshmen and parents of freshmen!  By now you should've received a letter regarding Freshmen Orientation which will take place on Thursday, August 10, 2017 from 10:00a.m. to 3:00p.m.  This program is hosted by our . . . read more

Save the date for online registration!

June 5, 2017

MCHS will once again be hosting online registration for our 2017-18 school year.  This will be the only opportunity to register your student for school; walk-ins and paper registration will not be accepted.  Steps for . . . read more

Exam Schedule

May 21, 2017

Exam Schedule for May 23rd through 25th, 2017: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1st Hour Exam    9:00-10:40am 2nd Hour Exam/Lunch    (A1) Lunch    10:40-11:25am    (A2) 2nd Hour Exam  . . . read more

Graduation

Due to weather, our commencement ceremony will be indoors tonight, in the Main Gym.  Doors will open at 6:00pm to ticket holders, with all non-ticket holders able to enter at 6:45pm.   read more

Student Leader Award

May 16, 2017

On May 17, 2017 Morris Community High School awarded our first-ever Ronald Reagan Student Leader Award to graduating senior Megan Davy in recognition her exceptional leadership and character.  When asked, Principal Kelly Hussey and NHS . . . read more

Organizational Awards Program at MCHS

On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, classes at Morris Community High School recognized the department and organization award winners.  Each department selected a senior student based on their leadership throughout the year.  . . . read more

Class Elections

May 3, 2017

Please vote below for  Class Elections: Class of 2020 Ballot:  http://tinyurl.com/mchs2020 Class of 2019  Ballot:  http://tinyurl.com/mchssoph Class of 2018 Ballot:  . . . read more

MCHS Rotary Teacher of the Year

April 26, 2017

Congratulations to Mr. John Wodziak for being selected as the MCHS Rotary Teacher of the Year.  Pictured here with the other Morris area schools winners and the Rotary Club President Dianne Breslar (far left) (l to r = Mr. . . . read more

Student Council Voting

April 26, 2017

Voting will take place Thursday, April 27 8 A.M. - 2:15 P.M. 2017-2018 Ballot: tinyurl.com/execboardmchs < http://tinyurl.com/execboardmchs >   Link for speeches;  https://youtu.be/V-46zO9COyk read more

Freshmen Football Meeting

April 17, 2017

    Please click HERE for information on the upcoming Freshmen Football Meeting read more

Volleyball Camp Information

April 10, 2017

  The MCHS Volleyball program will be hosting their summer camp for incoming freshman and returning players various days throughout end of May and June.  The Junior High Camp will be held the week of June 19th-22nd for 5th-6th at . . . read more

Prom 2017

April 2, 2017

  Morris Community High School's prom,  Moonlight Masquerade , will be held on Saturday, May 6th at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.  Promfest will follow at Enchanted Castle in Lombard.  Prom Walk will be held . . . read more

MCHS Proudly Presents Big the Musical

February 23, 2017

Big the Musical, based on the 1988 film starring Tom Hanks, takes us on a magical journey of boy Josh Baskin and his wish to become a grown up.  After an encounter with a mysterious carnival fortune teller, Zoltar, Josh wakes the next . . . read more

Zapping the SAT

February 21, 2017

    Attention Juniors :  Illinois public high school juniors will be taking the SAT Test on April 5, 2017.  Are you prepared?  ZAPS Test-Prep Seminar can help!  Doorway to College -- Zapping the . . . read more

Blood Drive

February 6, 2017

  Attention students: Student Council will be hosting a blood drive on Tuesday, February 14th. Every donor will receive a $5 Subway gift card. You may sign up to give blood in the main office.  The drive will be held in the . . . read more

Schedule Reminders

February 6, 2017

  Parents and students, please be aware of some schedule changes in the weeks ahead.  Wednesday, February 8th, will be an early dismissal day; students will be released at 2:00p.m.  There will be no student attendance . . . read more

Summer Internship Opportunities

January 19, 2017

  The Grundy Economic Development Council (GEDC) and GAVC are excited to announce the 2017 Grundy County Summer Internship Program!  Through this program, over 50 internships will be available to our high school juniors and . . . read more

Save the Date! Pom Clinic

January 2, 2017

  SAVE THE DATE for our 26th annual pom clinic! The clinic is February 11 and the performance is February 17. More info to come!   read more

Schedule Reminders

January 2, 2017

  Parents and students, please be aware of scheduling reminders in the upcoming weeks:  Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 will be the first day of student attendance following winter break.  Class will begin at 7:40a.m with . . . read more

School Closing & Adjusted Exam Schedule

December 12, 2016

  Parents and students, please be aware of the change in our exam schedule due to school closing Monday, December 19, 2016.  Exams periods 1-3 will take place Tuesday, December 20th, and exams periods 4-7 will take place . . . read more

Cancellation

    Due to weather conditions, the band concert scheduled for today has been canceled.   read more

Madrigal Dinner

November 29, 2016

    The Madrigal Dinner is December 2 and 3 this year in the MCHS Cafeteria! Seating begins at 6:00pm, and the show itself will start at 6:30pm. Tickets are available in the main office for $15 each. Come out and . . . read more

Illinois 5Essentials Survey 2017

REMINDER:  This is your opportunity to give feedback on how your child's school is doing.  Take the Illinois 5Essential Parent Survey today at  https://survey.5-essentials.org/Illinois/survey/parent/login/   read more

Senior Ads

November 15, 2016

              Dear Senior Parents/Guardians,   Your student's senior year is off to a dynamic start, and I hope you embrace these last few months of his . . . read more

Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program

September 19, 2016

The principal, Mr. Kelly Hussey, of Morris Community High School, announced today that Ethan Frobish, Kacie Parks, and Alexander Vermillion have been named Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.  A Letter of . . . read more

A Note From Our Community Foundation

Endowing education on our children Published: Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 5:30 a.m. CDT Back-to-school time – yeah! For my family, that means marching band – parades, high school football, . . . read more

Asbestos Notification

  Please be advised that the asbestos abatement project at MCHS is scheduled to be conducted from May 13th, 2016 to May 20th, 2016.  The project will involve the removal of asbestos in the boy's restroom in the lower . . . read more

Student Drop Off Zones

April 21, 2016

  Attention students.  Due to safety concerns and our need to maintain school days free of injury or harm to anyone on our campus, please remind your parents that pulling onto our campus through any drive other than the . . . read more

Former NFL Player Returns Home

March 2, 2016

  Morris Community High School graduate Ed Brady, Class of 1980, was recently honored by the National Football League (NFL) during the celebration of the 50th Super Bowl game.  This honor came in the form of a commemorative . . . read more

Rec Center Information

by Amber Sharp

Rec Center 815-941-5358 Email: reccentermorrisil@yahoo.com   Like us on Facebook District 101 Rec Center       Office Hours  Monday - Thursday 6:30pm to 8:30pm . . . read more

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