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MHS Announcements – December 14, 2016

Go Muskies!

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.

The Muskie Library will have extended hours for finals week!
Sunday, December 18, 4-7 pm
Monday, December 19, 8:30am – 7:00pm
Tuesday, December 20, 7:30am – 7:00pm

Students are encouraged to come use the extra study time to prepare for semester tests or final projects – FREE snacks (brain food) will be served from 5:00-7:00pm every night. And pizza will be available for $1/slice on Sunday. Good Luck, Muskie Nation!

  • Bowls of Hunger – Student Council will be raising money for hunger relief by selling soup, bread, and dessert for $5 in the MHS Commons Friday, December 16th during the Varsity Girls Basketball Game.  Come out to show your support!
  • Nominate MHS Staff of the Quarter.  Nominations due Dec. 21, 2016    MHS Staff of the Quarter Criteria      MHS Staff of the Quarter Nomination Form
  • Students of Active Prayer (SOAP) will have their Christmas party Thursday from 7:30-9:00 pm at 1229 Northwood Lane.  We’ll be doing a white elephant gift exchange; for more information, see one of the leaders.  Bring a treat to share.  See you there!
  • All Kinds of People (AKOP) – There will be an AKOP meeting Wednesday 12/14 from 3:45 pm – ? in Mrs. Walker’s room (130 in the science hall). It will be a quick meeting touching base before the break. Look forward to seeing many smiling faces there!
  • The library will be closed Monday, December 19th from 7:30am-8:30am. Extended library hours for finals will resume at 8:30am.
  • The Muskie Bands are teaming up with Hy-Vee Food Store, 2400 Second Avenue, for the easiest fundraiser ever! For every purchase made at the Muscatine Hy-Vee Food Store Monday, December 12 through Wednesday, December 14 that is accompanied with the attached slip, Hy-Vee will donate 7% of your total sale to the Muskie Bands! This is a great time to stock up on groceries for holiday cooking and baking needs. If you don’t have time to shop, please consider purchasing a Hy-Vee gift card to use later. Purchases include:
    • Hy-Vee gift cards (or any gift cards)
    • Starbucks
    • Purchases at the Hy-Vee gas station
    • Pharmacy purchases
    • Deli/Restaurant purchases
    • Items purchased at the service counter (postage stamps for your holiday cards and dry cleaning)
    • And of course – groceries!

Please help us spread the word by sharing the attached slip on your social media sites, with neighbors, friends, relatives, co-workers, etc. The more people that present the attached slips (attachment below) during the designated three days, the more money raised to support Muskie Bands! Hyvee / MHS Bands Shop-n-Share

  • The Muskie Band’s annual nut fundraiser is underway! Order cashews, mixed nuts, puddles, and chocolate dipped cherries, toffee almonds, malted milk balls, and other sweet treats now – they make great holiday gifts or a treat for yourself!For a flyer with pictures and prices, or to make a purchase, call 299-8082, email jstogdill@machlink.com, or talk to any of the MHS band students. Walk-ins are welcome at the band’s “nut house” at 1600 Plaza Place. Hours are every Tues. evening from 6-7:30 pm and Sat. morning from 10 am till noon until Dec. 20, so buy now before we run out!

** Silver Cord Opportunities **

  • The Y Youth Sports is looking for volunteers for basketball and soccer seasons. Depending on your interests you’d be able to be a coach, referee, or scorekeeper. Typical volunteer days are Saturday mornings during each six-week season. Volunteers must have an interest in sports or working with kids. If you’re interested or have questions, contact Brandon VanZandt at 263-9996 or bvanzandt@muscatiney.org

** Upcoming Events **  MHS Calendar Link

** Important Dates **

  • 1st Semester Final Dates:
    Dec. 19 – Finals for 1st, 3rd, 5th-hour classes
    Dec. 20 – Finals for 2nd, 4th, 6th-hour classes
    Dec. 21 – Finals for 7th-hour class and make-ups (2-Hour Early Dismissal)
  • Dec. 21 – 2-Hour Early Dismissal
  • Dec. 22 – Jan. 2 – No School – Winter Break
  • Jan 3 – Classes Resume – First day of 2nd semester

** 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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