Crete-Monee High School
Crete-Monee High School
Location
1515 W. Exchange Street
Crete, IL 60417

Crete, Illinois, USA
Coordinates 41°26′30″N 87°38′59″W / 41.4418°N 87.6496°W / 41.4418; -87.6496Coordinates: 41°26′30″N 87°38′59″W / 41.4418°N 87.6496°W / 41.4418; -87.6496
Information
Type Public high school
Established 1948
Principal Brian E. Riegler[1]
Grades 9–12
Number of students 1436
Color(s) Blue and Gold         
Athletics conference Southland Athletic Conference
Mascot Warriors
Newspaper The Informer [2]
Website

Crete-Monee High School is a secondary education facility located in Crete, Illinois, for teenagers in ninth through twelfth grade. Its current building was completed in 2007 at a cost of $60 million.[3] The old building, built in 1954, currently houses the Crete-Monee Sixth Grade Center on its main floor; the second story and bottom floor are no longer in use. Known colloquially as Crete, the school made headlines in 2002 when two girls were chosen as the year's Cutest Couple.[4]

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Athletics

The school hosts one of the longest running cross country invitationals in the state; the Crete-Monee Pow-Wow.[5] At one time, it was the nation's largest cross country invitational.[5]

In his senior season in 2011, Crete-Monee soccer forward Carlos Posada set a new IHSA career scoring record, finishing the season with 177 goals over four years. Posada broke the previous record of 159 goals set by Brother Rice's Billy Savarino.

Sports Offered

Fall Winter Spring
Football Boys Basketball Baseball
Boys Cross Country Girls Basketball Softball
Boys Soccer Girls Bowling Boys Tennis
Girls Cross Country Wrestling Boys Track
Girls Swimming Girls Track
Girls Tennis
Girls Volleyball
Golf

Notable alumni

References

  1. ^ "Schools". CM201u.org. 2009-06-29. http://www.cm201u.org/index.aspx?NID=100. Retrieved 2009-06-29. 
  2. ^ Groups and Activities, CM201u.org. Accessed August 13, 2008.
  3. ^ Triebold, Carol; Phyllis Monks. "Crete's Higher Education: A New High School is Built". CM201u.org. http://www.cm201u.org/index.asp?NID=1169. Retrieved 2008-11-12. 
  4. ^ Associated Press (2002-12-16). "Lesbian student couple signals school change". CM201u.org. http://archives.cnn.com/2002/EDUCATION/12/16/gay.students.ap/. Retrieved 2008-11-12. [dead link]
  5. ^ a b c Clark, Mike (15 September 2009). "Crete-Monee Warriors - Warrior mentality: To be the best". Chicago Sun-Times. http://yourseason.suntimes.com/schooloftheweek/1773317,091509-crete-monee-spotlight.article. Retrieved 21 September 2009. 
  6. ^ "Tywan Mitchell". stats & biographical information. databasefootball.com. http://www.databasefootball.com/players/playerpage.htm?ilkid=MITCHTYW01. Retrieved 21 September 2009. 

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