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MHS Announcements – July 27, 2016

Go Muskies!

  • Recycle the Dress Homecoming 2016 – Young ladies going to prom in Muscatine County can stop by and check out Recycle the Dress Homecoming 2016 onSaturday, August 27, 2016. This event will be held at the Muscatine Recycling Center and Transfer Station, 1000 S. Houser St. Muscatine, Iowa. This event is an opportunity to get a homecoming dress at no cost and is a first come, first serve event. Doors open at 9:00 am and the event ends at noon.  Recycle the Dress is in the 5th year for prom and the 3rd year for homecoming. All dresses are gentle worn and have been donated by generous members of our community. Over 700 young ladies have received dresses from this event. Recycling and being green is the in thing to do! Stop by and see what we have to offer in dresses, shoes, and jewelry. For more information about this event, please contact Laura Liegois at 563-263-9689 or lliegois@muscatineiowa.gov  (Muscatine’s Homecoming Game is Sept. 29, Homecoming Dance is Sat., Oct. 1, 2016)
  • Laptop pickup this week:  July 26, 27, & 28 from 8:30 – 11 AM and 1 – 3:30 PM in the Library.Parking is limited due to RAGBRAI parking.  Short term parking in front of MHS curbside (laptop pick up) or diagonal parking in front of MHS.
  • New Muskie Day for ALL incoming 9th Grade Students will be on Monday, August 22, 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM.  This a day for 9th-grade students only to meet your teachers, go through your schedules — without the other 1100 students.  You will also be able to meet the new MHS Principal, Mr. Jared Smith, and Asst. Principal, Mr. Mark Groteluschen. (Buses will be running on this day.)
  • There will be No Parking at Muscatine High School in the Bonnie Drive or Cedar Street the week of July 25 through Saturday, July 30th through 2 PM due to RAGBRAI-sponsored parking.  Students attending practices will need to find alternative short-term parking. Short-term, up to 4 hours, curb side parking and diagonal parking in front of MHS. VEHICLES WILL BE TOWED IF THEY ARE NOT REGISTERED FOR RAGBRAI PARKING.Note: Students attending ALC and Staff working on Friday and next week should use curb side or diagonal parking in front of MHS.RAGBRAI parking at MHS & Mulberry Elementary is a Muskie Boosters Fundraiser and a portion of the parking fees go back to the Muskie Boosters. Thank you for your cooperation!
  •  2016 Muscatine RAGBRAI Maps are available by texting “BIKE” to 563-263-860
  • Back-to-School Night – August 17th, 5-7 PM –  Take time to walk your class schedule (available on PowerSchool), visit with staff and friends you haven’t seen throughout the summer, and meet the new MHS Principal, Jared Smith, and new Asst. Principal, Mark Groteluschen.

  • Fall Sports Kick-off  – August 18th, 5 – 9 PM – MHS student-athletes, marching band members, pom pon, and cheer members will be recognized during the night.  Don’t miss the Muskies Boosters Cookout starting at 5 PM (pork chop sandwiches, hotdogs, and hamburgers, chips and drink on sale). Football scrimmage will begin around 7 PM.  Purchase your Muskie spirit wear as well.  Hope to see you there – Admission is free!
  • Online Student Registration began on July 11, 2016, at 5 PM.  Go to powerschool.muscatineschools.org (no “www” in front of the URL). and sign into your PowerSchool account that was created last summer. Forgot your username and password? No worries!  You can recover them at the PowerSchool login page.

  • East Campus Registration Reminder – Reminder to all parents that are registering their students for the East Campus program. East Campus is a part of Muscatine high school and all students registering for East Campus in the fall will need to register as a Muscatine high school student.
  • Muscatine High School Bands and Band Boosters will present their fifth annual  drum corps competition, ”Percussion on the Pearl,” on Friday night, August 5, at 7 p.m., at the MHS stadium. Drum corps (brass and percussion players ages 15-25) from Wisconsin, Louisiana, California, Texas, and Iowa will compete, with the goal to make it into the lineup of competitors in the World Championship held in Indianapolis.The Muskie Marching Band will preview their fall show, “Swan Lake,” before the corps begin competition.Tickets are $10 general admission and are available from MHS band students, at Hy-Vee customer service on Second Ave., ordering at www.muskiebands.org, or mailing the attached order form. Tickets will also be available at the gate. For more information, go to www.muskiebands.org, call Janet Clark at 563-299-0019, or leave a message at 563-447-1647.   Percussion on the Pearl Flier    Percussion on the Pearl Ticket Order Form

  • Muskie Stadium Seats for Sale by Muskie Booster Club –  see attachment for more information!  Muskie Stadium Seat Information
  • The Cedar Street entrance to MHS is now OPEN and is the only entrance and exit to MHS!  The Houser St. and Bonnie Dr. entrances will be closed until further notice.
  • CAPE Committee Members Needed!  Parents – If you are interested in being a Cape Committee Chair or Co-Chair, please email Ginger Chatfield at ginger.chatfield@mcsdonline.org  In order to keep CAPE available to our students, the CAPE Chair and Co-Chair positions are very important! These positions manage the various elements of CAPE. (Food, Decorations, Games, Budget, Prizes, Security, Volunteers to name a few.)
  • Yearbooks can be picked up at the Attendance Center throughout the summer.   If you did not order a yearbook but would like one, extra copies are for sale at the Attendance Center on a first come first serve basis for $56.00
  • 2016 Muskie Football Camp – Aug 2-4, 2016. Camps for Grade 5-8 and 9-12. Sign up today!  2016 Muskie Football Camp Info & Registration Form 
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