Marengo Community High School District 154

110 Franks Road Marengo, IL 60152

Phone 815-568-6511   Fax 815-568-6510


The Administration and Board of Education are proud to welcome and introduce new staff members who will be joining MCHS for the 2017-2018 school year.

Michelle Bartula and Michael Fauth will be joining the Social Studies Department. Michelle is not new to MCHS, however, as she student taught here under the direction of Mr. Bob Fecarotta. Ms. Bartula received her BA from Illinois State University and will be teaching Psychology, Sociology and Global Studies. Mr. Fauth most recently taught at Monmouth High School and will be teaching AP US History and Global Studies. He earned his BS from ISU, and has an MA in Education Teaching and Leadership from St. Xavier and an MS in Educational Leadership from Western Illinois University.

Kristi Durlak taught math for three years at Round Lake High School and will be teaching Algebra and Geometry at MCHS. She received her BS in Mathematics from Rockford College, where she also played softball.

Paul Forsythe joins MCHS as its Head Football Coach and PE teacher. Mr. Forsythe was the Head Football Coach and Offensive Coordinator at Minooka Community High School since 2012, and prior to that was assistant football coach and PE teacher at Minooka since 2002. He received his MA in Teaching from Olivet Nazarene University and his BS in Exercise Physiology from Aurora University.

Julie Urbanek joins our Special Education Department as a new English instructor. She received her BS from Northern Illinois University and has prior teaching experience at the Winnebago School District and Naperville Central High School.