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MHS Announcements – March 2, 2017

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To view previous announcements visit this link, MHS Announcements, and look at the Latest Announcements section. Select the MHS Announcement date you would like to view.

Spring MHS Parent / Teacher Walk-in Conferences
March 6 – 4:00 – 7:15 pm
March 8 – 4:00 – 7:15 pm
March 9 – 1:45 – 3:45 pm (2-Hour Early Dismissal)

  • An MCC representative will be in Student Services for informational and college application assistance TODAY until 3:00 pm.
  • S.O.A.P. will be playing trivia tonight at 2702 Surrey Court. Come join us! 7:30-9:00.
  • Seniors – Senior Scholarship Packets are due March 3 by 4:00 pm to Student Services. Late packets will not be accepted.
  • New Scholarships – see Scholarships section below (March & May)
  • Muscatine Parks and Recreation Job Fair – The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a seasonal job fair on Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 10 am to 12 noon at the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course. The job fair is for those interested in positions relating to Park Maintenance, Aquatic Center, Municipal Golf Course Maintenance, Club House, Soccer Complex, Kent Stein, Marina Boat Dock, Greenwood Cemetery, Office work, and Program Instructors and Aids. Seasonal employment applications will be available to at the job fair. You can also download a seasonal employment application, at http://www.muscatineiowa.gov/DocumentCenter/Home/View/857 or one may be picked up in the Human Resources Department on the first floor of City Hall, 215 Sycamore Street, Muscatine. Please bring your completed seasonal employment application with you or complete on at the job fair. If you have any questions, please call the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department at 563-263-0241.
  • REMINDER – Boys’ Track Parent Meeting – There will be a parent meeting for boy’s track at 6:00 PM in the Cafeteria on Thursday, March 2. If you have questions, please contact Coach Rusch at mark.rusch@mcsdonline.org
  • REMINDER – Girls’ Basketball – Our banquet will be held Thursday, March 2 at 6:00 pm in the Commons.  All players and parents are welcome to attend!
  • REMINDER – Boys’ Tennis – There will be a boys tennis meeting on Thursday, March 2 at 3:35 pm in Room 21-030. The meeting will last 20 minutes. If you cannot make the meeting, please stop in Room 21-030 and talk to Coach Goedken.
  • Talent Show – MHS Key Club and UNICEF Club will be hosting a Talent Show on Thursday, March 9th from 8:30-10:30 am in the auditorium. Tickets need to be purchased in advance and will be sold outside of Student Services during lunch March 6th-8th for $5 each. Proceeds from the show will be donated to the United Nations Children’s Fund and March of Dimes. Students who attend the show will be excused from class.
  • Spring Wrestling Club – Beginning Wednesday, March 1st, there will be open mat every day after school 3:45-4:45 pm except March 6, 8, 9 because of conferences.  Beginning Monday, March 20th, there will be open mat every Monday night 6:00-7:30pm on the following 10 dates: March 20, 27, April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22.
  • Muscatine Cheer Program is holding their 2017 fall tryouts on Sunday, April 2nd for all current 8th – 11th graders. Packets can be picked up at the Attendance Office starting March 2nd. There will be tryout clinics on March 14th, 16th, 21st, & 23rd. Tryout practices will be held on March 28th & 30th. For more information or questions, please email Coach Sink at muskiecheercoach@gmail.com.
  • Key Club – the 
  • next Key Club meeting is THIS Friday at 7:30 am in the Library Cafe (spread the word about the change in location). See you there!
  • FFA District competition will take place at MHS on Saturday, March 4th starting at 8:30 a.m.
  • Model UN – Meeting on Thursday at 12:25 pm in Ms. Hansen’s room (11-024). Students planning to attend the UNI conference in April should attend. Committee topics will be assigned at the meeting.
  • Muskie Supporters – CAPE (Carnival After Prom Extravaganza) – It’s not too late to VOLUNTEER or DONATE to CAPE – April 23, 2017 2017 CAPE VOLUNTEERS / DONATIONS
    CAPE is a free, safe & fun after prom event for juniors and seniors.

  • Western Illinois University has a Discover Western Quad Cities event coming up on Saturday, March 4 at 9 a.m. and you and your family are invited! The day will include: An academic fair to explore the Majors offered, Admission presentation, Speak to advisors, faculty and current students in the different programs, Tour of our state-of-the-art campus. You can sign up for the event here: Discover Western-QC REGISTER NOW! If you would like to schedule and individual appointment please call us at (309)762-1495 or email at
    WIU-QC@wiu.edu.
  • Girls’ Soccer Meeting – There will be a pre-season meeting for all girls who plan to come out for soccer on Sunday, March 5th at 5:30 pm in the Commons.
  • The Muscatine High School Baseball program now has an online store available for you to purchase all of your Muskie Baseball apparel. The store has apparel for men, women, and youth. Items will ship directly to your home. You can purchase merchandise now at https://muskiesbaseball2017.itemorder.com/
  • Attention Seniors – If you missed the senior scholarship meeting please stop in Student Services to pick up the packet. The Final deadline for these scholarships is Friday, March 3rd at 4:00 pm.
  • Muskie Bands still have Koeze nuts and chocolate items available!  Get yours before the product is all gone!  To purchase please call 563 299 6045 or see any band student.

** Silver Cord Opportunities **

  • Madison Elementary – Read with Someone You Love – Friday, March 3rd from 2-3 pm. We are looking for volunteers to read with students during the Read with Someone you Love event.  If interested, please contact Stacy Emrich at stacy.emrich@mcsdonline.org
  • McKinley Carnival – We need students to help run the school carnival games at McKinley School on Saturday, April 1st from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. We would need students to check in at the front office at 10:45 am. Please contact Joelle McConnaha by text at 563-260-7122 OR email at joelle.mcconnaha@mcsdonline.org.

** Upcoming Events **  MHS Calendar Link

** Important Dates **

  • March 4 – District FFA – MHS – 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 pm
  • March 6 – Parent / Teacher Walk-in Conferences 4:00 – 7:15 p.m.
  • March 8 – Parent / Teacher Walk-in Conferences 4:00 – 7 :15 p.m.
  • March 9 – Talent Show – Auditorium – 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
  • March 9 – 2-Hour Early Dismissal @ 1:30 p.m.
  • March 9  – Parent / Teacher Walk-in Conference 1:45 – 3:45 p.m.
  • March 10 – No School – Conference Comp. Day
  • March 13-17 – No School – Spring Break
  • March 22 – Visiting Author
  • March 23 – Visiting Author
  • April 22 – Prom
  • April 23 – CAPE – 12-4 a.m.
  • April 27 – MHS Drama – Thoroughly Modern Millie (tickets on sale mid-March)
  • April 28 – MHS Drama – Thoroughly Modern Millie (tickets on sale mid-March)
  • April 29 – MHS Drama – Thoroughly Modern Millie (tickets on sale mid-March)
  • May 6 – Race for the Schools – MHS   https://secure.getmeregistered.com/RaceForTheSchools

** Scholarships **

For a list of scholarships available at this time, please click on the ‘Scholarships’ link below.  Scholarships are listed by the month of their due date. 

Scholarships

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