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MHS Announcements – March 2, 2020

** Daily News & Information **

Home of the Muskies! 

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

 Activities / Athletic Website

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2020-21 MHS Curriculum Guide: 2020-21 MHS Curriculum Guidebook

 ** Daily News & Information **

  • MHS Senior Survivor, hosted by Student Council, is this week, March 2nd-6th. During this week, five co-ed teams compete in true survivor fashion for a pot of fundraised money for their chosen charity. Community members are welcome to visit and watch survivors compete on three out of the five days during their community challenges. Here are the details for Senior Survivor Community Challenges for the week of March 2nd:
    • Tuesday, March 3rd: Dance and Food Challenge! 6-7pm, MHS Gym, $3 entrance.
      Extra donations equals extra points for your favorite team or charity!
    • Wednesday, March 4th: Pool Challenge! 6-7pm, MHS Pool, $3 entrance.
      Bring signs for your favorite team! The team/charity with the most signs gets bonus points.
    • Thursday, March 5th: Mental Challenge! 6-7pm, MHS Commons, $3 entrance.
      Wear your team’s color for extra points towards your favorite team/charity!

Senior Survivor Teams:
Carson Harder and Natalie Lingle – Yellow
Takpor Tiah and Abigail Foulk – Blue
Benson Storr and Morgan Pelton – Purple
Cedric Castillo and Rylee Blake – Red
Thad Swailes and Tamara Garrido – Black

  • TONIGHT! MHS Spring Choir Concert will take place on Monday, March 2nd starting at 7pm in the MHS Auditorium.
  • Muscatine Japan Youth Exchange Program is hosting a Brew Night & Bake Sale on Tuesday, March 3rd from 5-9pm at the Missipi Brew, 107 Iowa Ave, Muscatine.
    MJYEO Missipi Brew & Bake Sale Info
  • TOMORROW! Attention Seniors: Jostens will be delivering orders at MHS on Tuesday, March 3rd during lunch outside the Student Services office. Please note that your order must be paid in full prior to picking up your items.  Cash or Money orders are the only forms of payments accepted on March 3rd at MHS.  If you would like to pay by credit card please call 1-800-JOSTENS (567-8367).
  • Talent Show — MHS Key Club will be hosting a Talent Show on Thursday, March 12th from 8:30-10:30am in the auditorium. Tickets need to be purchased in advance and will be sold outside of Student Services before school, after school, and during lunch on March 9th-11th for $5 each. Proceeds from the show will be donated to Diversity Services Center of Iowa.  Students with more than 1 failing grade and/or students on the Tier 3 attendance list will not be allowed to purchase tickets – grades/attendance data will be pulled on March 9th at 8:00am.  Students who attend the show will be excused from class.
  • Boys’ Track Parent Meeting: There will be a meeting for parents of boys’ track team members on Tuesday, March 3 at 6:00 PM in Coach Rusch’s room (21-022). If you have questions, please contact Coach Rusch (mark.rusch@mcsdonline.org).
  • State Wrestling T-shirts – Extras for Sale: $12/each. Contact Coach Kane in room 12-015 or at joseph.kane@mcsdonline.org
  • 2020 Muskie Soccer Parent and Player Meeting Information:  Muskie Soccer Parent/Player Meeting.pdf
  • Buy your Muskie Track Gear!! Our online store is now open. Use the following link to access the online store: https://www.bsnteamsports.com/shop/MUTRK20
    The online shop will be open until March 5.
  • MHS Prom Guest Registration Form: If your student is planning on inviting a guest to the MHS Prom and or CAPE (see requirements), the attached form will need to be completed and returned to Mrs. Chatfield in the Assistant Principal’s Office (Room 12-001) by end of day on March 10, 2020.  2020 MHS Prom Guest Form.pdf
    Forms are also available in the Assistant Principal’s Office.
     
    RequirementsAny student from another school, or a previous graduate under the age of 21, attending as a GUEST will need to complete this form. Current students must be a JUNIOR or a SENIOR in good standing.  This form must be returned to the MHS Assistant Principals’ office (needs to be faxed or scanned by the guest’s school–see bottom of page) by the end of the day on March 10, 2020.  NO FORMS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER March 10, 2020.
  • MHS Prom will be on April 18 from 8-11pm at The Merrill Hotel. Tickets are $20 each and will be on sale from March 23-April 3 in front of Student Services. Theme is Enchanted Forest.  Prom 2020 Info
  • FREE PROM dresses, suits/clothing, and shoes are displayed across from the Attendance Center.  There is a great selection to choose from! See Mrs. Borde if you have any questions!
  • Carnival After Prom Extravaganza (C.A.P.E.) is looking for volunteers and seeking donations to help make this year’s C.A.P.E. a success. This will take place on April 18 starting at 11:30PM until April 19 3:30AM.  Please read the letter for more details. 2020 CAPE Parent Letter
  • MGSA & Muskies Pitching Clinics will be held on March 7 & 14 from 11:30am-1:30pm.
    Cost is $25 with proceeds going to the MHS Softball program.  See flyer for more details.
    MGSA & Muskies Pitching Clinics
  • Check Lost & Found at the Attendance Center if you have lost an item such as glasses, coat, hat, gloves/mittens, keys, jewelry, etc.
  • Trinity College-Health Care Exploration Camp – July 27-30:  Trinity College is holding a summer camp for those interested in pursuing a career in healthcare (must be sixteen years old or older). To apply is free, but there is a $30 fee if selected to fill one of the 20 spots. There are also scholarships available. Students can apply now through April 1st at , with those selected being contacted in early May. If you have questions, please contact Anna Masengarb at Anna.Masengarb@unitypoint.org    Trinity College: Health Care Exploration Camp Info
  • Young Women in Leadership Conference at UNI on March 4, 2020. See attachment for more info if interested in attending.
    Young Women in Leadership Conference-March 4,2020.pdf
  • Juniors: Interested in pursuing a career in Business? 2020 Tippie Gateway Summer Program University of Iowa Opportunity: The Tippie Gateway Program is a six-day residential program for students interested in studying business at Iowa – in the hopes that you will share this information with your students.Tippie Gateway Program Info   Tippie Program Info     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0nswvYPj-bo
  • FFA Important Event Dates:
    March 14: Districts at L & M
    March 26: FFA Banquet
  • 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 **

  • Grant Elementary is needing student volunteers to help with their annual carnival!  We are looking for volunteers to help with games, activities, and food on March 6 from 4:30-7:00 pm. Please contact Leslie Bennett at Grant Elementary if you are able to help out!  563-263-7005.
  • 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

** Spring Sports Information **

  • Girls’ Track: There is still time to sign up for girl’s track and field.  Get in shape.  Get faster for all your sports and have fun with your teammates!  Contact Coach Roberts, Coach Flowers, Coach Stoltzfus or Coach Roos.
  • 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.
  • Athletic Forms: Parent Permission Form    Concussion Form     Physical Form

** 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
  • 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
    Note: The scholarships listed are in addition to scholarships available in the Community Foundation scholarships.
  • Seniors!!!! The local scholarship through the Community Foundation of Greater Muscatine portal is open!  Don’t lose out on great scholarship opportunities! For those of you who missed Mrs. Hawkin’s presentations last week, here is the presentation link 2020 Muscatine High School Local Scholarship Information. You can pick up a copy of your transcript in Student Services. Deadline to apply is Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 11:59pm.

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