On April 19th, 2017 at a special School Board Meeting, the Marcola School Board tentatively and unanimously approved the Mustang as the new Mascot for Marcola School District, including the High, Middle and Elementary Schools.
The appointed Mascot Committee worked very hard to provide information and collect input from students, community and staff via flyers, web page, Facebook, meetings and one to one conversations. The results of the surveys and meetings allowed the committee to define our top 10 attributes for a mascot and the top ten “gender neutral” mascots that best fit the attributes.
Although, the results of the survey clearly defined the top 3 choices, the Mustang was the most popular with the students and second most popular with the community. When Combining the results from students and community the Mustangs were the top choice.
The School Board formally approved the Mustang Mascot at their May 8, 2017 regular board meeting. Over the Summer, the mascot committee has been busy working with Partnered Solutions on the design of our new logos. The Mohawk High School Gym Floor now has a big M in the middle with the name Mohawk on one end and the name Mustangs on the other. We are in the process of getting a new banner and name on the gym wall.