Marengo Community Middle School

816 E. Grant Hwy.
Marengo, Illinois  60152
Phone: (815) 568-5720 Fax: (815) 568-7572

Welcome to
Marengo Community Middle School


Middle School regular school hours are:

        * Classes start promptly at 7:35 A.M.,
the school day ends at 2:20 P.M. 

Middle School Office :  6:30 A.M.-3:30 P.M.



For all extracurricular sports at MCMS, a current physical needs to be turned into the Health Office prior to tryouts for any team. The physical is good for the school year and can cover all sports the child would like to participate in. Please contact the Health Office for any questions.  PARENT INFORMATION MANDATORY MEETING FOR BOYS BASKETBALL AND CHEERLEADING WILL BE ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2015

Notes From the Health Office

Please note the following grades will need physicals, dentals and/or eye exam:

  • Kindergarteners need physicals, dental and eye exams
  • 2nd graders need dental exams
  • 6th grade needs physical, dental and immunizations

If your child will need medication orders for next year (including over the counter medications like Tylenol), please obtain these orders from your Dr. as well. Thank you for turning in the needed Dr.’s notes and Health Forms this year!         


Please Mark Your Calendar


  2 - 7th Grade to Volo Bog

 5 - Picture Retake Day

 5 - Booster Club Affy Tapples Sale Begins

 9 - 8th Grade Survivor Day

11 - Settlers' Days Parade at 2:00 P.M. - Watch for District 165 float

12 - No School- Columbus Day

14 - End of 1st Quarter

16 - 8th Grade to Health Fair 9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

16 - Affy Tapples Sale Ends

21 - "Monster Book Fair" begins

22 - Mandatory Sports Meeting (Boys Basketball & Cheerleading)

23 - Report cards go home

26 - Fall Fundraiser pick-up at Locust 3:30-5:30 P.M.

27 - cePTA at 6:00 P.M./Board of Ed at 7:00 P.M.

28 - No School - Teacher Institute Day

29 - No School-Parent/Teacher Conferences 1:00-8:00 P.M. and "Monster Book Fair"

29 - Affy Tapples pick-up 1:00-8:00 P.M.

30 - No School-Parent/Teacher Conferences 8:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M.

30 - Last Day of "Monster Book Fair" 8:00 A.M.-Noon


Lunch for 2015-2016

Lunch - $2.55 Reduced Lunch - $ .40 (lunch includes a milk)
Breakfast - $1.50 Reduced Breakfast - $ .30
Milk - $ .45 (purchased as an extra milk regardless of lunch status)

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, 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

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.

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.

If you are in need of the lunch application on paper you must notify your child's school to have one sent home with your child.

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