Mercer County Golden Eagles


  • The MCHS Musical students will be selling pork chop sandwiches for lunch at Mercer Market on Saturday, August 30th from approximately 11am-1pm.
  • Go to Mcjh PE-Sport and Like the page to get up to date info on what is going on at Mercer County Jr High Sports and Physical Education.
  • Go to MerCo DC and Like the page to get up to date info on the 8th grade DC Trip.
  • MCHS Art students will be participating in....Art In the Park Emerging Artists Exhibition-Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at Standish Park Arboretum in Downtown Galesburg, IL.

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


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 5th.  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


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.


Subs Needed

Certified Teacher Substitutes needed. Please call the district office at (309) 582-2238 with questions.

Substitute Paraprofessionals (Teachers' Aides) needed as soon as possible. Paraprofessionals are required to have a paraprofessional certificate from the State of Illinois. You may apply online at www.isbe.net. Click the link below to take you directly to the site.

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Licensure will cost $125. At least 60 college credit hours are required. With less credit hours, a certification test must be taken with a fee of $65. Please call the Regional Office of Education in Monmouth at (309) 734-6822 with questions.


Registration Packets

Registration Packet - Informational

Registration Packet - Forms

Registration Packet - New Student Forms

MC Bus Registration Form

Johannes Bus Registration Form

Johannes Kindergarten Form


Registration Requirements

State law requires parents of students entering Pre-K for the first time, Kindergarten, 6th and 9th grades to present evidence of a physical examination and required immunizations of their children upon registering these students for the year.  Updated immunizations are also required for Kindergarten and Ninth grade.  There is also a dental examination requirement for incoming Kindergarten, Second, and Sixth grades.  Upon entering Kindergarten for the first time, another requirement is a vision exam.  Registration in those grades will not be permitted if these records are not presented at the time the child is registered for school.   

More immunization information is available on our Health Info page.


Physical Forms

Click Here for the Illinois Physical Form

Click Here for the Illinois Dental Form


Sport Physical Form

Click here for sport physical form


Registration Fees 2014-2015

High School (9-12)          
Registration                                          $80.00
Drivers Ed                                           $100.00
Parking Fee                                         $20.00
PE Uniform (payable to PE Teachers) $13.00

Course fees vary with individual schedules.

Jr. High
Registration                                         $57.00
calculator                                            $12.00
PE Uniform (payable to PE Teachers) $13.00

Registration                                         $57.00

Elementary (K-4)            
Registration                                         $55.00
Semester of milk                                 $30.00

Sport Participation/ per sport      $25.00 ($50 cap on multiple sports) 


Meal Prices for 2014-2015 are as follows:

  • Lunch (High School) $2.50
  • Lunch (K-8) $2.25
  • Breakfast (K-12) $1.40
  • Adult Lunch $3.05
  • Adult Breakfast $1.90
  • Milk $.40
  • Semester Milk $30

Public Announcment- Federal and State Meal Programs



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