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MHS Announcements 9/29/2014

MHS Announcements

September 29, 2014

Go Muskies!

 

  1. Check out our web site for Homecoming week information! http://www.muscatine.k12.ia.us/mhs/

Girls Basketball: Open gym this week is only on Monday (7:00-8:30pm). We will not have open gym on Thursday due to Homecoming activities.

 

  1. Model UN: Meeting at 7:15am in Ms. Hansen’s room on Tuesday, September 30th. Papers are due by 7:15am tomorrow morning.
  2. Softball Informational Meeting:  Any girls interested in playing softball this spring should plan on attending an informational meeting in the Commons on Wednesday, October 1 at 5:00
  3. Students – You will no longer receive a note to report to your Enrichment for next week.  You will be receiving an email from your grade level counselor telling you which enrichment to attend.  You will get this email if you are new to enrichment or if your enrichment class has changed.  Students who remain in enrichment will not be notified.  If you have any questions of where you should report please log into PowerSchool and check your schedule on Monday mornings.
  4. Attention Seniors: Senior March Forms will be available starting Monday, September 22nd out of Room 205A. Cost is $5 and all forms are due by Wednesday, October 1st. Remember you must be a 4th year student with at least 16 credit hours to participate. Please see Mrs. Bobay with questions
  5. Paul Mitchell Cosmetology School in Davenport is offering a Homecoming Special. $20 for updo’s which includes make up application. You must call and make reservations to receive the special 563-323-4700. 4020 Brady Street right next to Toy’s R Us.
  6. Scholarship Information can be found at the end of the announcements in their own section. If you have any questions, please contact Student Services.
  7. Juniors and Seniors – Washington University in St Louis will have Admission Counselors available at the West Des Moines Marriott on Sunday, October 26, 2014. If you have questions, contact Wash U at 800-638-0700.
  8. Any students interested in joining the MHS Teen Library Committee are encouraged to sign-up in the library or email Mrs. Keltner: keltner@mcsdonline.org. The TLC will meet twice a month during lunch enrichment and will have the opportunity to give suggestions on library books and activities, participate in book clubs and the Iowa High School Battle of the Books, volunteer at local libraries to earn silver cord hours, etc. Our first meeting with Tuesday, October 7th — bring your lunch and a favorite book to the library at 12:15pm!!
  9. Homecoming Tickets will be on sale until Friday, October 3rd. They are $10 a piece and will be sold before school starting at 7:45am and after school till 3:45pm out of room 205A. They all will also be sold during lunch everyday.
  10. Senior Pictures and a senior saying is due November 14th. This information has been sent to students and parents.
  11. Interested in earning Silver Cord hours?  The Colorado Fall Festival is looking for volunteers to help with games and activities for families on Friday, Oct. 10 from 4:40-8:30 PM.  If interested in volunteering, please email Heather Noll at noll@mcsdonline.org or text 563.260.8251 (please leave a name and number where you can be reached).
  12. Class of 2015, If you are a student athlete who plans or has the potential to participate in athletics in college at the Division 1, Division 2, or NAIA level, please make an appointment to meet with Mr. Welsch in the next few weeks to make sure that you meet the NCAA Clearinghouse requirements.  It is important to note that some of these requirements differ from MHS graduation requirements and must be met in order to participate in athletics at the Division 1, Division 2 and NAIA levels.
  13. Blood Drive – Key Club will hold a Blood Drive on November 10. We will send more information when it becomes available.
  14. HOMECOMING GUEST LETTER Homecoming guest letters are available in the Assistant Principals office.  Anyone inviting a high school guest or graduated guest (under 21)  from out of town must have a guest letter signed and approved.
  15. Football Parents – If you would like to be added to the Football Emails please contact Tia at tmcgriff@machlink.com
  16. Please remember that Muscatine High School sport schedules can be found at http://www.muscatine.k12.ia.us/mhs/calendar  Our website offers the most current updates and driving directions for all MHS athletic events! Be sure to check it out! Good luck to all the teams competing during the fall season!
  17. October 14 – 9(G)/10/Varsity Volleyball Dav. North has been rescheduled to October 13 @ Dav. North (date change due to Dav. North’s request). The 9th grade game will begin at 4:30, with the sophomore and varsity games to follow.

 

 

From Jostens:

November 18 – Seniors report to auditorium 10:10 on November 18 for Graduation information.

November 25 – Jostens will be here to take orders in the commons hallway during lunch.

 

**Scholarship Information

Senior Scholarships

  • Horatio Alger Association Scholarship:  Application is available at horatioalger.org/scholarships. Deadline is October 25, 2014
    • Awards range from $7000-$22,000
    • Plan on attending college in the Fall of 2015
    • Demonstrate Financial Need
    • Be involved in school and community
    • 0 GPA minimum
    • US Citizen
  • University of Iowa Presidential Scholarship is now available at http://admissions.uiowa.edu/finances/scholarships-first-year-students. Deadline is December 12, 2014.
    • 30 ACT (or a combined SAT critical reading and math score of 1330
    • 80 GPA on a 4.00 scale
    • Other criteria are on the application
  • **Other Iowa, ISU, and UNI scholarships are available on the websites of each individual institution.
  • Washington University in St Louis:  Students interested in applying for the Danforth Scholarship (full or partial tuition) please see Ms. Anderson before October 10th, 2014
  • Notre Dame University: Students interested in applying for the Hesburgh-Yusko Scholars Program ($25,000 per year for 4 years) please see Ms. Anderson before October 10th, 2014
  • Voice of Democracy: The Veterans of Foreign Wars offers the Voice of Democracy contest to graduation seniors annually (up to $30,000). For rules and application procedures visit vfw.org/VOD. Deadline is November 1, 2014 

Junior Scholarships

 

Please note the following dates for Football:

Friday, October 3 – Homecoming Game

Friday, October 17 – Senior Night

 

 

Faculty

 

  • McGrory sends out a Muskie Update each Friday. Please email Jeanne Petersen the information you would like to publish by Thursday at noon each week. We like to spread the news on what our Muskies are up to! Parents and students really like to hear what is going on! Thank you in advance!
  • If you want something posted in the announcements such as your activity/athletic information, where your group is meeting, updates on sports and activities, please email me the day before if possible or before 9:00am the day of.

If you are sending information on students missing class for a sports event or field trip, be sure to email the attendance center and myself. Thank you.


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