Class of 2024


In order to comply with Illinois School Code, Section 27-8, it is mandatory that all freshman students, students new to high school and transfer students, who were not previously examined for ninth grade, have a PHYSICAL EXAMINATION along with verification of the minimum immunizations on file before starting school.  Physical exams must be completed on the Certificate of Child Health Examination Form.


Please remember to complete and sign the health history portion, which will be verified by your healthcare provider.  The required immunizations are as follows:

(3) DPT (Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus)
(1) Tdap (Physician identified as such, regardless of the interval since last DTap, DT or TD.)
(3) Polio
(2) Measles
(2) Rubella
(2) Mumps
(3) Hepatitis B
(2) Varicella
(2) Meningitis (MCV4)

For Freshman:  Requires one dose on or after 11th birthday.


New! State of IL Proof of School Dental Exam:  By May 15th of their freshman year, students in grade 9 are required to have a dental exam on file.  School dental examinations must have been completed within 18 months prior to the May 15th deadline.  Requirement began with the freshman class of 2023.  Dental Exam Waiver Form can also be downloaded.


Religious Exemption:  Requires the filing of a signed statement detailing objections to physical exam, health screenings, and/or immunizations on religious grounds. This statement must be signed by the health care provider responsible for performing the child’s health exam. The signature indicates that they have provided the parents with information about the benefits of immunization and health risks of communicable disease.

Certificate of Religious Exemption Form


Noncompliance of a current physical and immunizations will delay high school entrance.  There will be no exceptions.  The completed form MUST be returned to the Health Office or dropped in the main office before JULY 1stWe encourage you to make an appointment immediately.


District 207 discourages taking any medications at school.  However, if a student must take medication, including over-the-counter products such as Tylenol, an Authorization and Permission of Medication Form must be completed and on file in the Health Office.


If you have any questions regarding the physical examination and immunization requirements, please call the Health office at 847-692-8199 or email me at [email protected]


Freshman Registration Kick-Off Presentation Materials

Thank you for joining us at the Incoming Freshman Registration Kick-Off Night on Tuesday, December 3, 2019.  If you were unable to join us below are links to the materials that were distributed that evening.  If you have any questions, feel free to give our offices a call.


Course Selection Guide


Placement Guidelines

Incoming Freshman Registration Kick-Off Night

We are excited to invite you to our Incoming Freshman Registration Kick-Off Night on Tuesday, December 3, 2019.  At this event, you and your student will receive details about the registration process, the course placement process, and information on the wide variety of elective course offerings for freshmen.  Our elective teachers will be available in their classrooms so you can explore courses that your students may wish to take.  Additionally, all of our Department Chairs will be present to talk about course options and answer placement questions.  Lastly, there will be sessions on Summer School and a session for Special Education students.


In order to accommodate all of our incoming freshmen, please follow the itinerary based on your current school:


GROUP 1 – Students from Emerson, St. Paul of the Cross, and Pennoyer

6:00 – 6:20 pm  – General Sessions for All:  Welcome and Overview in the Auditorium

6:20 – 6:45 pm  – Electives Presentations:  CTE, Fine Arts, World Languages

6:45 – 8:00 pm  – Electives Open House and Special Sessions


GROUP 2 – Students from Lincoln, Mary Seat of Wisdom, and other schools

7:15 – 7:35 pm  – General Sessions for All:  Welcome and Overview in the Auditorium

7:35 – 8:00 pm  – Electives Presentations: CTE, Fine Arts, World Languages

8:00 – 9:15 pm  – Electives Open House and Special Sessions


Please arrive at the Maine South Auditorium a few minutes before your scheduled start time.  We are looking forward to meeting the members of the Class of 2024!


Go Hawks!

Freshman Orientation Events

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