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MHS Announcements – January 23, 2020

** Daily News & Information **

Go Muskies! 

MHS Winter Activities have begun! Visit the MHS Official Activities Site to see what’s happening and when and for Schedules, Rosters, Directions, Etc.!

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 ** Daily News & Information **

  • THIS FRIDAY!! MHS Cake Auction will be Friday, January 24th – 6pm.  Theme is BOARD GAMES.
    2020 Cake Auction InfoBoys’ and Girls’ Basketball doubleheader vs. Clinton
    Boys’ Freshman: 6pm (VanHecke)
    Boys’ Soph: 4:30pm
    Boys’ Varsity: 7:30pm
    Girls’ Fresh/Soph: 4:30pm (VanHecke)
    Girls’ Varsity: 6pm
    Live/Silent Auctions & 50/50 raffle
    Food, Cake & Ice Cream starting at 5pm
    Donated cakes, please register via email at muskieboosterclub@gmail.com

    Donated cakes should be delivered to Muscatine High School – Attendance Office between 12-4pm on Jan. 24th (enter through the MHS Main Entrance
  • TOMORROW MORNING! The committee for the We Are One campaign to raise money for our stadium improvements at MHS is holding a press conference on Friday, January 24th at 7:30 am in the VanHecke Center. We’ll be presenting the plan for the community stadium, including fundraising, and we will have representatives from a wide range of student activities present and part of the event.  From 7:15-7:30am, guests will also be able to walk through the VanHecke Center Weight Room.  All are welcome to attend!  Parking will be available in the parking lot behind MHS. Visitors will need to enter MHS using the Cedar St. entrance and enter the Cedar Street parking lot and continue to the parking lot behind MHS.
  • New Club @ MHS: Turning Point
    Are you interested in the current political climate of America? Do you believe in free markets and free speech? Come check out the New Turning Point club and chapter and get involved today!

    First Meeting: January 30th during Muskie Time 
    Location: 13-005
    Sign-up under Mr. Kitzmann in Adaptive Scheduler
    Contact Dylan Metzger @ dm107831@mcsdonline.org with any questions
  • Senior Survivor Bingo Night Fundraiser on Monday, Feb. 10 @ 6:30pm in the MHS Commons.
    Bingo Night – Senior Survivor
  • New Silver Cord Opportunity: See Silver Cord section below.
  • Boys’ Track Meeting: There will be a boys’ track meeting on Wednesday, January 29 during Muskie Time in Coach Rusch’s room (21-022). Anyone planning on or is thinking about running boy’s track this spring should attend. Please sign up on adaptive scheduler under “Quiet Study Hall- Rusch – Boys Track Meeting”. If you have any questions or cannot attend the meeting please contact Coach Rusch (mark.rusch@mcsdonline.org)
  • FFA Meeting will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 28th during Muskie Time. Sign up for an Ag Teachers Muskie Time.
  • Cake Auction – Student Challenge: An anonymous donor is challenging students to raise money to buy a cake auction cake.  They will match the student donation up to $500! Donations can be dropped off with Mrs. Stoltzfus by end of day on Jan. 24 in rm 11-002. Cake will be shared with student section.  Let’s raise some money!!  Student Bought Cake
  • Sign up now for Boys’ Tennis: Are you planning on playing Boys Tennis this year? Use the link below to give Coach Sichterman info that will help him plan for this coming season
    https://forms.gle/yFTJeM8DwNUrfA6T8
    When we set a date for a Player info mtg, it will be promoted at school.
  • Girls’ Soccer Information Mtg: Use this link to get signed up for Girls’ Soccer this year: https://forms.gle/s28VRppMeBKZN75M8
    All girls planning on playing should sign up.  Plan on attending the Girls’ Soccer mtg on Tues Jan. 28 during Muskie Time to meet Coach Espinoza. The meeting will be in the HS Commons. 
  • TONIGHT! MJYEP HyVee Market Grille Fundraiser this Thursday 1/23/20 from 4pm-9pm.
    MJYEP Hyvee Fundraiser Info
  • Winter Thaw Dance will be held on Saturday, Feb. 15 from 8-10pm in the MHS Cafeteria. Tickets will be sold at the door for $5. Current MHS Student ID is required. Proceeds from the dance will go to Dance Marathon. (If you don’t have a current Student ID, please go to Student Services to pick yours up!) Winter Thaw
  • Seniors!!!!  The Community Foundation of Greater Muscatine scholarship portal is open. Don’t miss this great opportunity for scholarship monies!  2020 Muscatine High School Local Scholarship Portal Information
  • Football Interest Meeting: Friday, January 24th during Muskie Time there will be a meeting for all 9th, 10th, and 11th graders interested in playing football this coming fall. The meeting will take place in the Van Hecke Center. Please see Coach Mueller if you have any questions.
  • Girls’ Golf: Any girls interested in playing golf this spring please contact Mr. Windham by email, john.windham@mcsonline.org or stop by Room 23-007 in the Business/Foreign Language wing.
  • 2020-21 MHS Curriculum Guide: 2020-21 MHS Curriculum Guidebook   MHS Guidance staff will be meeting with grade level classes starting on Tuesday, January 21.  One-to-one meetings with students regarding their next year classes/schedule will begin the following week.
  • It’s not too late to order your MHS Yearbook! Cost is $56 and can be ordered at the Attendance Office or online at Jostens. Deadline is February 24, 2020.
  • Seniors – MCC Foundation Scholarships: The application portal for MCC Foundation scholarships for the 2020/2021 academic year is now open or Seniors Interested in attending Muscatine Community College. Deadline for applications is March 1, 2020. Students can apply by going to: www.eicc.edu/scholarships
  • Road Closed Behind MHS Starting Monday, January 13, 2020: In preparation for the construction of the storm shelter addition, the section of road behind MHS adjacent to the football stadium and the grassy area by Carver Pool to the new handicapped parking will be CLOSED.  This includes the sidewalk west of the grassy area. The handicap parking lot can be accessed from the Cedar Street drive.
  • Muscatine Race for the Schools will be on Saturday, May 2, 2020 taking place at Muscatine High School. Muskie Mile Timed Run – 8AM, 5K Run/Jog/Walk – 8:30AM. Race information is available at www.muscatineracefortheschools.org, Muscatine Race for the Schools Registration Info or you can pick up a form at the MHS Attendance Center or any Muscatine school building.
  • LOST & FOUND: If you’ve lost an item, please check at the Attendance Center!
  • Students entering the building prior to 7:45am should enter through the Swim entrance located across from the Bonnie Street parking lot.  The Swim entrance is open at 6:30am.
    The Main, Muskie M, and Handicap parking entrances open at 7:45am.
  • Parents and Guardians: Our school utilizes the School Messenger system to deliver text messages, straight to your mobile phone with important information about events, school closings, safety alerts and more.*  You can participate in this free service* just by sending a text message of “Y” or “Yes” to our school’s short code number, 67587.  See flyer for more information.   SMS Text Opt-In Flyer.pdf
  • Silver Cord Form- Google Form: The Silver Cord Form is now a google form that you submit online.  Silver Cord Form link
  • Breakfast starts at 7:30am and runs until 8:15am and is available in the Cafeteria and Library Cafe.
  • Athletic Forms:  Parent Permission Form    Concussion Form     Physical Form
  • Driver Ed information can be obtained from the Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency (MBAEA) website – https://www.mbaea.org/en/student_programs/driver_education/

** Silver Cord Opportunities/Volunteer Opportunities **

  • Hershey Manor is looking for some chore help. This can range from clearing snow off and around their vehicle to dusting or simply just want some company. If interested, please Misty Wetzel at 563-263-8304.  Hershey Manor is a public housing facility for the elderly of Muscatine. This is non-assisted living for them and many are looking for some chore help.
  • Madison Elementary is looking for volunteers on Friday, March 6th from 4-7:30 for the Madison elementary spring carnival? Sign up using this link: https://forms.gle/jFUmk5SkpUBAw7Nf7
  • The MCSD Food & Nutrition Dept. is looking for MHS students to help students at elementary schools with breakfast cards & getting through the serving lines any time from 7-8am during the 2019-2020 school year. If you are interested in helping out & earning silver cord hours starting Friday 8/23, please contact Alisha Eggers at 563-263-7223 or alisha.eggers@mcsdonline.org

** Fundraisers **

** 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

** Keep informed on what is going on at MHS! **

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Curriculum Guide: 2019-20 Curriculum Guide

 

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