MHS Announcements – January 24, 2018

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  • Dav. North basketball games on Thursday, January 25 will be as follows:
    • 9th Boys (4:15)
    • 10th Boys (5:45)
    • JV Girls (7:15)
  • Environmental Club will be meeting Wednesday, January 24, at 12:30 in room 12-005.
  • Bowls of Hunger – January 26 during the Girls’/Boy’s basketball doubleheader vs. Dav North.
    • 5:30 to 8:00 pm (or until soup is gone) in MHS Commons
    • $5 for 2 bowls of soup, bread, and a dessert
    • All proceeds from this Student Council led event will be donated to MCSA.
  • Yearbook Orders: The last day for yearbook orders is February 12th. Order yours today at the Attendance Center – $56.
  • Poetry Club will meet Thursday this week after school in Mrs. Walker’s room 21-024. Bring a poem you love or one you’ve written to share! We’ll have snacks!
  • New Scholarships Added: See Scholarships section below. (2-Feb)
  • Hope Blooms: You can support daffodil sales, support Gems of Hope, and raise money for a scholarship program for high school seniors from Muscatine. Orders due by January 31, 2018.   Hope Blooms Info & Order Form
  • Girls’ Track Parent and Athlete Meeting: Feb. 6 5:30-6:30 in the MHS Commons.
  • Girls’ Track – Parents & Athletes HyVee Dietician: Feb. 8 @ 5 pm. Samples Available!
  • Student fee statements have been mailed. If you have questions or want to make a payment over the phone, please contact Wendi Schmelzer at 263-7223.
  • Student/Staff of the Quarter recognition has been rescheduled for January 26th in the Commons.
  • Carnival After Prom Extravaganza (CAPE) 2018 is looking for adult volunteers & committee chairs.  The CAPE Committee is in need of adult volunteers to help during the CAPE event which follows prom on April 21, 2018, at MHS (12 am – 4 am).  If you are interested, please contact Amy Fortenbacher at
  • 2018 Humane Society Apple Fundraiser: Orders will be taken until Feb. 5, 2018.  Apple Order form
  • St. Ambrose University Teacher Education Open House
    For interested high school students and parents. Saturday, February 17, 2018, from 8:30-1:30 at St. Ambrose University Rogalski Center Ballroom. For more information and the itinerary:
    Cost is $10 per person (continental breakfast, lunch, and handouts provided)
    To register, contact St. Ambrose University School of Education 563-333-6116 or
  • Mississippi Valley Blues Festival Poster & T-Shirt Contest for Quad-Cities Area High School Students: Entries due Jan. 30, 2018. Prizes will be awarded. Contact Ellie Sweet at or at 563-570-7346 for more information
    Mississippi Valley Blues Festival Poster & T-Shirt Contest Info
  • MHS Cake Auction: Feb, 2 @ 6 pm – Dreaming of Summer Fun theme Cake Auction Information
    Cakes should be delivered to MHS by 4 pm.





** Fundraisers**

Muskies School Store: Do you want Muskie Spirit Wear/Accessories or to give as a gift. A portion of sales comes back to MHS! Visit Muscatine High School Muskies Custom Apparel

** Important Dates **

  • Jan 26: Bowls of Hunger Soup Fundraiser- MHS Commons – Girls/Boys BB Dbl Hdr vs. Dav. North
  • Feb. 2: MHS Cake Auction – Dreaming of Summer Fun theme
  • Feb 12: Yearbook Orders: The last day for yearbook orders is February 12th. Order yours today at the Attendance Center – $56
  • Feb. 19: NO SCHOOL (President’s Day)
  • April 2:  Six Flags Senior GradNite Information (Full Payment/Permission Slips Due)  Senior GradNite at Six Flags
  • April 21: MHS Prom @ Merrill Hotel
  • April 22: Carnival After Prom Extravaganza (CAPE) 12-4 am @ MHS

** Silver Cord Opportunities **

  • Juntos is in the process of organizing a Juntos series at the high school. We are looking for two students interested in earning Silver Cord or volunteer hours to provide child care for the following dates: February 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and March 1st from 5:30 – 8:00 pm.
    A meal will be provided. Students who are interested can email Jennifer Zamora at
  • MCSD Food Service is looking for students who would be willing to volunteer at various elementary buildings to get the students through the breakfast line. Times would be 7:40-8:05 daily. Please email Alisha Eggers at if you are interested in volunteering.

** College Visits **

Interested in scheduling a college visit? Stop in the Student Services Office and see Ms. Milani.  College Visits

** 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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