Mercer County Golden Eagles


  • The first Junior High dance will be next Friday, September 26th, from 7 to 9PM in the JH cafeteria. Check the JH news page for more info.
  • The Regular School Board Meeting for October has been changed to Monday, October 6th, at 6pm at the District Office.
  • Golf Meet Added - The Mercer County Boys Golf Team will play @ Galesburg high school on Tuesday, September 23 4:00 pm start.

April 2015 School Board Elections

Anyone interested in running for School Board in the April 2015 election should contact the County Clerk's office. All petitions and paperwork are now handled at that office (309) 582-7021. For any information about School Board election procedures please visit the Illinois Association of School Boards website.

The Illinois State Board of Elections has established two critical deadlines:

  • The first day that candidates can lawfully circulate nominating petitions for signatures is September 23, 2014
  • The period for filing nominating papers runs from December 15 throughDecember 22, 2014


Tutoring at the High School

Starting Tuesday, September 16th, the High School will be offering tutoring every Tuesday from after school until 4:00pm.  Transportation will be provided to drop-off points in the district. Click the link Below for more information.

Tutoring Letter


Homecoming Week 2014

Homecoming Parade - Thursday, October 2nd at 6:00 with pep rally following in Central Park

Homecoming Game - Friday, October 3rd vs. Annawan-Wethersfield Titans

Homeoming Dance - Saturday, October 4th, from 8-11pm

For the full Homecoming Week schedule and dress up days, etc., click on the link below.

Homecoming Week 2014


Homecoming 2014 T-Shirts

MCHS Student Council is selling GRAY t-shirts for the community. Please fill out the bottom of the form below and return to Mrs. Degelman or to your school office by 3:00 pm on Friday, September 19th.  The cost for shirts will be $10*.  Shirts will be delivered by October 1st.  Email Mrs. Degelman if you have any questions (adegelman@mercerschools.org). 

Homecoming T-Shirt 2014


WRMJ Radio
Home of the Golden Eagles

Listen to Mercer County FOOTBALL this season LIVE, online.  To listen live online, go here:
Click on the 'Listen' button at 6:15pm Central Time Friday night.
Please help promote Golden Eagles sports broadcasts by forwarding this e-mail to everyone who might be interested in listening to the games.

Seaton Park and Recreation for Kids Safety

The Seaton Park and Recreation for Kids Safety is hosting the Down and Dirty Zombie Obstacle Fun Run at 5:00pm in the Seaton park on October 11th, 2014 and the 5th Annual Harvest Hop “Spooky Sprint” 5K Walk/ Run after the Zombie Obstacle fun. The Children’s Fun Run will be at 5:45pm and adults at 6pm in Seaton, Illinois. Costumes are encouraged, but not mandatory.  Shirts are included with registration. Packet Pick up is from 3:30-5:00pm. Contact Cyndee Stockham at (309) 337-8828.

Click the links below for registration flyers and complete descriptions.

Down and Dirty Zombie Obstacle Fun Run

Spooky Sprint 5K Walk/ Run


Preschool Recognition

              Regional Superintendent Jodi Scott was notified by the Illinois State Board of Education that the Apollo Elementary and New Boston Elementary preschool programs have achieved Gold Circle of Quality recognition through ExceleRate Illinois, the state’s new quality rating and improvement system for early learning and development programs.  The standards of ExceleRate Illinois place a high priority on instructional excellence, family services, staff qualifications, professional development, and program administration.  Evidence for the award is obtained through monitoring visits.


Registration Packets

Registration Packet - Informational

Registration Packet - Forms

Registration Packet - New Student Forms

MC Bus Registration Form

Johannes Bus Registration Form

Johannes Kindergarten Form


School Phone Notification System

In our effort to improve communication between parents and school, we have implemented a new phone notification service proveded by SchoolReach, a company specializing in school-to-parent communications. Please click on the following link for more information on how the new system works. Please note - the notification phone calls will have a caller ID number of 855-955-8500.

SchoolReach Telephone Broadcast Service


District Information Links

Bullying Prevention

Common Core Standards

Community Forum Handout

Hall of Fame 2014

Hall of Fame Nomination Form

Health Insurance News 2013

Math Curriculum Update

Sales Tax Presentation

State of the District Report- February 8th, 2013