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MHS Announcements – May 6, 2019

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2018-19 2nd Semester Finals Schedule:  2018-19 2nd Semester Finals Schedule

MHS Graduation: May 26 @ 2pm in the MHS Gymnasium (No Ticket Required)

** Daily News & Information **

  • Model UN: We will have a meeting for all members on Thursday, May 9th during Enrichment in Ms. Hansen’s room. We’ll be preparing for our annual car wash fundraiser.
  • Muskie Baseball Varsity T-shirts are for sale until Thursday, May 9th. Cost is $11.25 and $.50 per letter for a name on the back.
    Please contact Gabe Mulder to place your order.
    Baseball T-shirt (Front)  Baseball T-shirt (Back)
  • The Muscatine High School Dance Team will be selling Love Your Melon cuffed beanies with our Muskie logo on them. The hats will not only help us to raise money for our team, but they will raise money for the efforts of Love Your Melon. Love Your Melon is an apparel brand dedicated to giving a hat to every child battling cancer and supporting the fight against pediatric cancer. Attached is an order form for the beanies that contains pricing, payment and distribution. If you have any questions, please feel free to email Alison Failor at muskiepomcoach@gmail.comMuskie Pom Squad Love Your Melon Order Form
  • YOGA this week:
    Monday: 5th, 6th, 7th
    Wednesday: Muskie, 5th, 6th, 7th
    Friday: Muskie
  • The Boy’s Track Banquet will be held Tuesday, May 14 at 6:00 PM in the MHS Commons. We will have a potluck-style banquet. Bring your own table setting- (Water and cups will be
    provided)
    Freshman – Salad or Side Dish
    Sophomore – Main Dish
    Junior- Salad or Side Dish
    Seniors – Dessert
    If there are any questions, please contact Coach Rusch at mark.rusch@mcsdonline.org
  • Thank you to all the CAPE volunteers, businesses & individuals who donated time, money or prizes to make 2019 CAPE a huge success! Over 90 prizes were given out, great food was
    provided, and fun games & activities for all to enjoy! Winner of the CAPE car donated by Kriegers of Muscatine was Jorden Downing. Congratulations Jorden!
  • Student Council Applications: This is a reminder that if you plan to apply for next year’s Student Council, applications are due to Mrs. Walsh’s room or mailbox by the end of the day, this Wednesday, May 8th. If the door is closed, please slide packets under the door. Remember, this deadline also includes teacher reference sheets! Extra packets are located in attendance until Tuesday morning. All individuals must apply, even if you were a member previously.
  • Brandon Kreitz from the Army ROTC program @ Iowa will be visiting in our building on May 6 starting @ 10:00 – 1:00, as long as he has students to talk to. If any student is interested in speaking with Brandon, please sign up in Student Services and the time that they are available.
  • SENIORS: Senior obligations are posted outside of Student Services. They must be paid before cap and gown pick up to be able to participate in the graduation ceremony.
  • SENIORS: All library books and materials are due on Wednesday, May 22nd. 2019. If you need to keep a book longer for a class assignment, please contact Mrs. Keltner. Also, a reminder that all library fines need to be taken care of before graduation.
  • FRESHMAN-JUNIORS: All library books and materials are due on Wednesday, May 29th, 2019.
    If you need to keep a book longer for a class assignment, please contact Mrs. Keltner.
  • FFA Plant Sale (held in the MHS Greenhouse)  FFA Plant Sale Info
    May 9-10
    May 16-17
    All above times are  7:30 am to 6 pm
  • EXTENDED UNTIL MAY 8th! PENNY WARS! for victims of flooding in Iowa, Monday, Apr. 29 – Friday, May 3 before and after school and during lunch. Donate your extra pennies to your class jug to add points to your class; put dollars or other change in other classes to subtract points from their total. The team with the winning points gets free ice cream on Friday, May 10th. Please consider the flood victims in Iowa and donate what you can to the cause!
  • Summer Employment Opportunity: Corn Detasseling – Must be at least 14 years old by June 18, 2019. Workers will need to attend a safety meeting June 18th from 5:45-8:00 pm at MCC. Applications are available in the Student Services Office.
  • New Silver Cord Opportunity: See Silver Cord section below.
  • Girls’ Softball: High School Softball grades 8 – 12 starts Monday, May 6 from 4:30 – 7:30pm at Kent Stein #4. If we have inclement weather we will be in the VanHecke Center.
  • Muskie Softball Store is open thru May 31st. Show your support of Muskie Softball! https://stores.inksoft.com/phelpsusa_mhs_softball_booster
  • Student-Athlete College Commitment Ceremony: MHS will be hosting a ceremonial recognition Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 12:15 pm in MHS Auditorium to acknowledge all senior athletes who will continue playing at the next level. Documentation should be to the Activities Office by 3pm on Friday, May 11th to be included in the ceremony.College Commit Ceremony Criteria
  • MHS Bell Schedules (Daily, Late State, Early Release):  2018 -19 Daily Bell Schedules
  • 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 **

  • Muscatine 2nd Saturday is a non-profit organization under the Community Foundation of Greater Muscatine, and we are looking for volunteers. Volunteers would help with anything from setting up or tearing down barricades, to supervising family friendly activities – for example, simple rock decorating, sidewalk chalk drawing, & some light sport activities at times (all materials are provided). We will also be partnering with Special Olympics, Big Brothers Big Sisters for their “Over the Edge” fundraiser, as well as other local charities and businesses. Officially, Second Saturday is a once a month arts and music street fest to be held on 2nd Street from Cedar to Iowa and on Iowa from Mississippi Drive to 3rd Street the second Saturday of every month from May to October. Interested volunteers may fill out the form at https://muscatinesecondsaturday.com/volunteer/
  • Wesley United Methodist Church is hosting a carnival at Franklin Elementary on Friday, May 10th from 4:00-6:00 pm. Volunteers are needed to help run games. Contact Sonia Baker at soniabaker@wesleyonline.org if you are interested in helping out.
  • The Muscatine Art Center is hosting an Ice Cream Social on Sunday, June 30th from 1-5pm. Volunteers are needed to help run games, work in the art studio and help with various crafts and activities. For more information contact Katy Loos @ 563-263-8282.
  • Muscatine County Extension Day Camp Volunteers Needed: will assist a group of 3 – 5 youth during various day camps. May assist the instructor with setting up the camp or putting supplies away, plus other duties as needed with camps. Orientation will be held in late May of 2019 and at that time the volunteers will have the opportunity to pick which days camps that they would like to assist at throughout the summer. Please contact Dana at 563-263-5701 or dana@iastate.edu if you are interested.
  • The Race for the Schools is in need of volunteers on May 4, 2019. We would love to have some high school students who would like some silver cord hours. To volunteer, sign up at: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b084faaa62aa2fd0-saturday
  • Stepping Stones Learning Center LLC is in need of volunteers to help with their carnival on May 23rd.  from 9:00am to Noon.  Time slots are available if you can not work the full time. They also are looking for students to come read with their kids during the day. Contact Jacob Martin 563-264-1871 or email sslcmusca1dmin@gmail.com to sign up or for more information.
  • Muscatine Heart Study located in the old Muscatine Hotel is looking for students to earn silver cord hours by helping them with their office work.  Hours are flexible as they are open 10am-8pm Monday-Thursday. Contact 264-3886 for more information or to set up a time to work.
  • Meals on Wheels Volunteers Needed: Deliver Meals for Seniors Saturdays & holidays. Meals are picked up at Trinity. It takes about an hour to deliver a route. A route consists of delivering 8- 10 meals. Training is provided by riding along with current volunteers to learn route. A valid driver’s license (or a licensed driver to transport you) is required. Please contact Shannon Abel at Senior Resources today at (563) 263-7292 if interested.
  • Food Service is looking for MHS students to help other students with breakfast cards & getting through the serving lines at elementary schools. Especially, Jefferson, McKinley, Franklin & Madison! Please contact Alisha Eggers at 563-263-7223 or alisha.eggers@mcsdonline.org

** Summer Camps **

  • 2019 Muscatine Summer Wrestling Camp will be held on August 1-2 from 8am-12pm both days in the MHS wrestling room for grades 2-8. All abilities welcome and the cost is $50 before July 15 or $65 after July 15. 2019
    Muscatine Summer Wrestling Camp
  • 2019 Muskie Volleyball Open Gym Schedule/Camp: 2019 Muskie Volleyball Open Gym Schedule
  • 2019 Muscatine Girls’ 5th-8th Grade Basketball Camp – June 26-28, 9am-12pm @ VanHecke Center. Cost is $50.  5th-8th Grade Girls’ Basketball Camp Info
  • 2019 Muscatine Girls’ Mini-Muskies Grade Basketball Camp (Grades 1-4) – July 10-12, 8am-10am @ VanHecke Center. Cost is $35. Mini-Muskies (Grades 1-4) Girls’ Basketball Camp Info
  • St. Ambrose Summer Camps. From engineering to piano, high schoolers can find something great to get them excited about learning! Find out more or register by going to www.sau.edu/summer!
    • PIANO CAMP: June 24-28, grades 9-12
      Students will participate in daily lessons, group seminar, theory/composition class, piano ensemble call, and supervised practices. On the last day, campers will present a concert.  Cost: $225 – Time: 5 days
    • ENGINEERING BOOT CAMP: June 26-28, grades 9-12
      Students will complete hands-on projects to develop skills in team working, problem solving, and communication.
      Cost: $200 – Time: 3 days, 2 overnights
    • FASCINATING HUMAN BODY CAMP: June 26-27, grades 11-12
      Students will explore the marvels of human body anatomy using cadavers.
      Cost: $75 Time: 2 days, 1 overnight

** 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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Student Handbook:  MCSD Student Handbk
Curriculum Guide: 2019-20 Curriculum Guide

 

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