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MHS Announcements – September 11, 2015

MHS Announcements

September 11, 2015

Go Muskies!

 

  • Back to School Dance:  Back to School Dance sponsored by Student Council will be held on September 11th from 9-11pm. It has a Glow theme and students are encouraged to dress in white and neon colors. There will be glow stick bracelets to purchase for 50¢. Dance tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door with your Student ID.
  • Recycle the Dress – Homecoming 2015: All young ladies attending homecoming in Muscatine County are invited to attend the Recycle the Dress – Homecoming 2015 event. This year is the second year for the homecoming event. Dresses and accessories have been donated and are ready for you to pick out. It is a no cost event, if the dress fits, it is yours! First come, first serve at this event on Saturday, September 12, 2015, at the Muscatine Recycling Center and Transfer Station at 1000 S. Houser St. from 9:00 am – Noon.  For more information, please contact Laura Liegois at 563.263.9689 or lliegois@muscatineiowa.gov
  • Coming soon: Peer tutoring! Free math tutoring on a drop-in basis over the lunch hour. If you have questions, contact peertutoring@mcsdonline.org or your math teacher.  If you would like to be a tutor, pick up an application form from your math teacher. A tutor orientation and training will take place before tutoring begins.
  • Homecoming Dance Guest Forms can be picked up in the Asst. Principal’s Office. They need to be completed and returned to Mrs. Chatfield (Asst. Principal’s Office) by end of day on Wed., Oct. 7th.  No forms will be accepted after Wed. Oct. 7th.
  • Seniors and Parents of Seniors: – An email has been sent regarding Senior Pictures and Baby Ads for the yearbook.  Please be aware of the following: Baby pictures/ads are due October 2 and everything needs to be turned in at the same time (refer to the instructions in the letter that you received). Senior pictures are due November 13 and need to be uploaded to the yearbook website (refer to the instructions in the letter you received). If you have any questions, please feel free contact to Katie Brown at katie.brown@mcsdonline.org   
  • Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors:  The Iowa Communications Network (ICN) is sponsoring an opportunity for students with powerful voices to share their perspectives on technology and broadband. The Statewide Youth Broadband Advisory Council (SYBAC) complements state efforts to gain input from various stakeholders that are passionate about broadband, technology, and apps that require robust broadband to provide the required high-speed Internet. The SYBAC will be made up of twelve (12) young leaders from across Iowa.

    The council’s goal is to gather useful information on what high school students feel could impact high-speed Internet in their schools and in their communities. Students will identify effective strategies to improve broadband connectivity and community environments, which could assist in advocacy efforts for rural Internet connectivity.

    Ric Lumbard, ICN Executive Director says, “This initiative allows high school students to help steer the broadband and technology conversations. Our goal is to hear from the next generation.”

    Students enrolled in 10th – 12th grades from public and nonpublic schools in Iowa may apply for membership. Meetings will take place monthly, beginning in October 2015 through May 2016, via video conference, teleconference, and/or in-person. Council members also will communicate via e-mail.

    ICN is the executive agency sponsor with support from Iowa Department of Education and Iowa Economic Development Authority.

    Students interested should visit ICN’s website at
    https://icn.iowa.gov/benefiting-iowans/sybac or the Broadband Matters’ website at https://broadbandmatters.com/sybac. Applications can be submitted between August 24 – September 14.  Any student interested should see Mr. Nienhaus.
  • TIME CHANGESophomores: There will be a Class Ring Meeting for all 10th Grade Students on Tuesday, September 15 in the Auditorium at 10:00am.

** Silver Cord Opportunities **

  • Colorado PTO needs volunteers for their Fall Festival on Friday, Oct. 2.  Volunteers will need to arrive at 4:40 and stay until 8:30 PM.  If interested, please contact Heather Noll at heather.noll@mcsdonline.org or text 563.260.8251.  Please leave a name and number where you can be reached.

** Upcoming Events **

  • Back to School Dance – Friday, Sept. 11., 9-11 p.m.
  • Homecoming Dance – Saturday, Oct. 10th
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