Phone: 224-765-2148


Degrees and Certifications:

Master's in Literacy Instruction, expected Northeastern Illinois University Bachelor of Arts in English Loyola University Chicago Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education Loyola University Chicago ESL certification IB level 2 accreditation for Middle Years Programme

Melissa Cyrwus

Girl-Up Co-Sponsor

Yearbook Assistant Sponsor

Ms. Cyrwus joined the HPHS family in the 2016-2017 school year, working in both the English and Social Studies departments. A summa cum laude graduate of Loyola University, Cyrwus obtained a Bachelor's degree in English as well as a Bachelor's Degree in Secondary Education with a minor in English as a Second Language. She is certified to teach grades 6-12, IB Middle Years Programme, and EL. Ms. Cyrwus is currently enrolled in a Master's program at Northeastern Illinois Univeristy to be a Literacy Interventionist and Reading Specialist, with an expected graduation date in May 2020.



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