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Marengo District and Curriculum

Both elementary districts and the high school district use the comprehensive K-12 Illinois Learning Standards for their curriculum. The curriculum consists of a series of learning objectives in each subject at each grade level. The schools value their students as individuals who each have their own needs and interests but who all can succeed. Diversity is valued and students are taught to respect each other’s differences in order to prepare them for success after graduation in our increasingly diverse global community. Students are taught to value the opinions of others and to work well within groups.

We currently cover the following Marengo-area school districts: Riley Community Consolidated School District 18, Marengo Community High School District 154, and Marengo-Union Elementary School District 165.

Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Marengo District Curriculum

Communication skills are also essential. Students are taught strong critical thinking and critical reading skills. They read for understanding as well as to build an understanding of authorial intent. They come up with their own theses and gather evidence to support these, which is presented in oral presentations and written analytical essays. Students read a variety of different kinds of texts and write about them in a variety of different mediums and formats so that they will be strong, thoughtful communicators.

In science classes, students learn to test their observations and their ideas with methodical analysis and scientific reasoning. They begin with observing and studying the world around them and progress to more complicated concepts such as engineering and physics. The development of scientific literacy is a major goal of the curriculum. The skills, techniques, and knowledge students learn are intended to prepare them for success after graduation, whether they directly enter the workforce or pursue post-secondary education.

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  • Youth Outreach - One extracurricular group that welcomes all students is Youth Outreach. This group works to develop their leadership, academic, and community-oriented goals. During the year, students attend College Fairs, Leadership Institutes, and other events.
  • Multicultural Club - Students who are interested in culture, language, and learning more about other places in the world can join the Multicultural Club at MHS. The group holds events throughout the year to familiarize all students with other cultures and also take opportunities to learn more about cultures they are unfamiliar with.
  • Marengo Area Schools Education Foundation - One way that parents and the community support the schools is through the Marengo Area Schools Education Foundation (MASEF). The group is a local, non-profit organization that organizes events and raise money which is used to support learning initiatives, scholarships, and educational resources.

Marengo Tutors Can Help Your Student Succeed

SchoolTutoring Academy works with young learners and students, all the way up through high school. We offer Pre-K and Kindergarten Tutoring as well as Elementary School Tutoring to build a strong learning foundation early on. We also offer comprehensive tutoring across all school subjects.

Chalk Talk: Rolling Applications

Rolling applications are a type of college application. “Rolling” refers to the deadline, which keeps “rolling on.” Essentially, Rolling applications don’t have a set deadline. They open at a certain point, usually very early, maybe even over the summer, and they end at a certain time, usually quite late, maybe as late as March. During that period, students are free to apply whenever they like. The biggest benefit of Rolling applications is the quick response time, which is often two to three weeks. The reason they are able to do this, is because with Rolling applications, colleges read as soon as they receive the application. With other application types, colleges tend to wait until the deadline to make decisions, and then get swamped with applications.