Upcoming Events

October 8th
School Improvement Meeting - 9:40 am Late Start
7:40 AM - 9:40 AM

October 8th
Parent University - S.O.S 101
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

October 13th
No School - Columbus Day, Legal School Holiday
(All day)

October 18th
Homecoming Dance
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

October 22nd
School Improvement Meeting - 9:40 am Late Start
7:40 AM - 9:40 AM

November 1st
Grant Gala
6:00 PM - 11:59 PM

November 6th
Parent-Teacher Conferences
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

November 7th
Parent-Teacher Conferences
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Office Hours

Regular Office Hours

Monday - Friday

7:00 AM - 4:10 PM


October Student of the Month ~ Aubry Grimm

The Grant Community High School October Student of the Month is senior Aubry Grimm, daughter of Robert Grimm and Michelle Grimm of Lake Villa.


Aubry's academic achievements include induction into National Honor Society during her...

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Bulldogs at Sea – Homecoming 2014

Ahoy there, Mates!  Grant Bulldogs are heading out to sea for Homecoming 2014.  Homecoming Week 2014 kicks off on Tuesday, October 14th and promises to be an amazing time for students, alumni, and faculty alike.  Senior class members will paint...

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Grant Gala

The Grant Community High School Foundation is hosting the Twentieth Annual Gala Dinner Dance on Saturday, November 1, 2014.  The Gala, which combines a live auction, silent auction, dinner and dance, is an evening dedicated to supporting the Foundation.


Since its founding in 1985, the Foundation (formerly...

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Parent University Event Coming Soon

Parent University was established two years ago by Grant Community High School and its Teaching and Learning Committee. The focus of Parent University is to offer events to provide helpful information explicitly to parents. Our next event will be S.O.S 101--or Supporting Our Students on the evening of Wednesday, October 8th. S.O.S. 101 is an evening of informational sessions for parents only...

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Alumni Hall of Fame Inductees

The Grant Community High School District 124 Alumni Hall of Fame was established in January, 2013.  The Alumni Hall of Fame is designed to honor exemplary graduates of Grant Community High School who have achieved distinction, outstanding accomplishment or...

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PSAT/NMSQT Test in October for Juniors

On Wednesday, October 15, 2014, Grant Community High School will provide an opportunity for junior students to take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.  The College Board indicates that the PSAT/NMSQT:


·        measures the reading, math, and writing skills needed for...

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Seniors: Graduation Orders Information

Seniors - Herff Jones will be here to take orders for caps and gowns, graduation announcements and senior products including rings on Friday, October 3rd during lunch periods in the Senior Cafeteria. No money is needed to order your cap and gown. Complete information packets are available in the Main Office. For more information visit: Or call Herff Jones at 815-756-...

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Sophomores: Family Ring Night

Attention Sophomores: Order your Class Ring during Family Ring Night on Thursday, October 2nd, from 5 to 7 pm, in the Main Lobby, or during lunch periods on Friday, October 3rd in the Commons. Extra Class Ring Brochures are available in the Main Office. For questions, contact Herff Jones at 815-756-4743, or visit them online at

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Pasta Anyone?

Your Grant Cheerleaders will be hosting their annual Spaghetti Dinner on Friday, October 3rd, from 4‐8 p.m. in the Grant High School Commons.  A traditional spaghetti dinner event will benefit the organization at the kickoff of its exciting season. The evening’s menu will include spaghetti, meatballs, and garlic bread.  Soft drinks, water, and desserts will be sold.  ...
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Festival of Stars Brings Harmony to Grant

Grant High School’s 10th annual Festival of Stars will be held on Saturday, October 25 at Grant. This star-studded concert sponsored by The Barbershop Harmony Society will be the culmination of a unique, one day program offering musical enrichment and education for over 100 male and female students. Loren Shevitz will direct the boys in rehearsals throughout the day. The young ladies...

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Term/Quarter 2 BTW Classes

Any student who passed classroom and still needs behind the wheel class must have a driving permit and have an updated BTW “options” card on file with the Driver Education department. The next session will start mid/end of October. Make sure your BTW card is on file NOW. Contact Mr. Kibitlewski with questions at (847) 973-3745 or or in room 210...

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GCHS Youth Dance Clinic

It’s time to dance! The GCHS Dance Teams will be hosting their annual Youth Dance Camp on October 12th in the Field House from 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. Any young girls or boys who are interested in learning fun dance routines and valuable dance technique should come join the fun! In addition to having fun with all of the instructors, the GCHS dancers, participants also take...

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Choir Students Selected for Millikin University Vocal Festival

Eight choir students were selected to participate in the Millikin University Vocal Festival on September 21 and 22. The students were chosen through a highly selective application process. The students were Faith Berwick, Danny Black, Brooke Buchtenkirch, Gavin Diehl, Jarod Fox, Amy Juarez, Ashlyn Maifield, and Blake Torrey. The students traveled to Decatur, Illinois with Ms. Koske for two...

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Dance Team & Cheerleaders Perform at U of I

The Varsity Dance Team and Cheerleaders will be performing at the University of Illinois vs. Purdue Football game this Saturday, October 4. The game is at 11:00am and will be televised! Cheer on the Bulldogs as we go on the road to this first annual half time spectacular!

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Military Information - Student Directory

As part of the No Child Left Behind federal legislation, schools are required to release directory information for all students as requested by military recruiters. Student Directory Information includes the student’s name, address, and phone number. Parents have the right to request that this information not be disclosed without written consent. If a parent wishes not to disclose...

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Construction Has Begun!

After several years of planning, the Board of Education of Grant Community High School approved improvements to our baseball and softball fields earlier this year and construction has finally begun! 


We began in late July with demolition at the varsity baseball field.  We are building new dugouts, improving the warning track, adding safety netting and...

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