The MCMS and MCHS Booster Clubs are hosting a community 5K Color-A-Thon on Saturday, May 16th at 9:00 a.m.  The color run will raise funds to enhance and expand our athletics programs.  Come and enjoy a fun, colorful day with family and friends.  The event will end with a Color Blast After Party-Music, Prizes and loads of COLOR!! Registration cost is $30.00 (register as a team get 25% discount) this includes a t-shirt and color pack. (Shirts are guaranteed if you register by 4/25).  For registration:  Under the side bar "Quick Links" click on Color Run Registration.

School Milk Bid Information
Notice is hereby given that the Marengo-Union Elementary Consolidated School District No. 165 will receive quotes for the following goods or services: MILK, until 12:00, Noon on Friday, April 24, 2015, at which time they will be publicly opened and read in the District Office, located at 816 E. Grant Highway, Marengo, IL 60152.  
Quotes must be sealed and marked “District No. 165 MILK QUOTES”, on the outside of the envelope.  The Board of Education reserves the right to reject any and all bids or to waive any irregularities it should deem to be in the best interest of the School District.
Specifications are available in the District Office at 816 E. Grant Highway, Marengo, IL 60152.  
Phone # (815) 568-8323 or you may print out a PDF file located on the bottom of this page.

Accommodations for Students and Guests Unable to Climb Stairs   

The District office is located at 816 E. Grant Highway on the 2nd floor. Students and guests unable to climb stairs may call the District office at 815-568-8323 and we will be happy to set up a time to meet with you in a location of the school that best fits your needs.

Keep Your Students Information Updated

If you are withdrawing your child at any time during the school year, you must fill out the necessary paperwork releasing your child from our school district, the Notice of Student Withdrawal Form can be found as a PDF file below, please bring the form filled out the the school.  MCMS 815-568-5720, Grant Intermediate 815-568-8323, Locust 815-568-7632. Please continue to notify the school(s) of any changes being made to phone numbers and addresses as they occur.

Registration Fees for 2014-2015  K-8 - $175.00

Lunch for 2014-2015

Lunch - $2.50 Reduced Lunch - $ .40
Breakfast - $1.50 Reduced Breakfast - $ .30
Milk - $ .45

The U.S.. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department.  (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at the USDA office, or call (866)632-9992 to request the form.  You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form.  Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S.. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W.., Washington, D.C.. 20250-9410, by fax (202)690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800)877-8339; or (800)845-6136 (Spanish).

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

211 Emergency Services

McHenry County has many services available to its residents. By calling the phone number 211, residents can access information about: emergency shelter, food pantries, day care, availability of rent or utility assistance, elder care, mental health services, employment services, health resources, education/vocational training, disability resources, drub/alcohol rehab, domestic abuse, disaster recovery and more. Limited translation services are available. If someone needs emergency assistance, they should call 911 or the McHenry County Crisis line at 1-800-892-8900. The 211 line is new to McHenry County and information will continue to be added.

Mission Statement

District #165's mission is to form a community partnership dedicated to providing a solid educational foundation that enables students to become confident, self-sufficient and productive citizens. Students shall have the academic and technological opportunities to achieve their full potential in a nurturing environment.

Vision Statement:  Educating Today for Tomorrow's World

Belief Statement:
• Through technology and innovation all students can be an asset to the community
• Decision making is best through collaborative communication
• In a safe, stable learning environment that treats students fairly and with integrity
• All students should strive to achieve personal success in a nurturing learning environment
• Parental support and involvement is necessary for student achievement and life-long knowledge
• In stable financial practices and continued good stewardship of the communities resources


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