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MHS Announcements – September 17, 2015

MHS Announcements

September 17, 2015

Go Muskies!

  • CROSS COUNTRY MEET CHANGES FOR TODAY:  With the chance of additional storms coming in this evening, we are going to combine the 9/10 and JV races at the Rich Engel Classic.  This will give us some additional time in case of a delay.  In addition, we are going to have varsity run first.  Please see updated schedule below.  We will go with this new schedule even if the weather clears.  We want parents, athletes, and coaches to know when they can expect to be running.
    Updated Schedule – Rich Engel 9/17/15
    4:00 pm – Junior High Girls Race
    4:20 pm – Junior High Boys Race
    4:40 pm – Varsity Girls Race
    5:05 pm – Varsity Boys Race
    5:25 pm – 9/10/JV Girls Race
    5:50 pm – 9/10/JV Boys Race
    6:30 pm – Awards Ceremony
  • The Mighty Muskie Marching Band will travel to two competitions this Saturday, Sept. 19.
    The band will perform at the Ft. Madison Classic (2001 Avenue B) at 2:20 pm; at 9:15 pm, they will perform at the Mt. Pleasant Marching Invitational (500 East Mapleleaf Drive). The public is invited to attend both competitions.  Tickets are $5 adults/$3 students, under 5 free.
  • GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) will have their first meeting of the year Wednesday, September 23, after school in room 229. See Mrs. Kramer or Mr. Falkena if you have any questions.
  • Sophomores:  Jostens will be at MHS on Tuesday, Sept. 22nd at lunch outside the Student Services office for Class Ring orders.
  • Key Club: We will meet on Friday, September 18 at 7:30am in the Auditorium. If you are still interested in joining, please attend! Please remember to bring your t-shirt money ($10).
    See you there!
  • Girls Basketball: We will have open gym on Thursday, September 17 at 5:30pm on the main court. If you need a fall open gym schedule, see Ms. Hansen.
  • Anime Club Meeting: Wednesday, Sept. 16 after school in Room 11-028 (Mrs. Wilford).  (Anime is a Japanese hand-drawn art form.)
  • The Muscatine Attendance Office phone number is 563-263-6616. Please use this number when calling in for a student absence, early release, etc.
  • The MHS activities department is excited to offer a pep bus on Friday, Sept. 19 to the Varsity football game in Clinton, IA.  Departure time is 5:15PM.  Cost is $10 for bus ride and ticket. Sign up forms and other details are available at the Attendance Office or by selecting the ‘PEP BUS link’. PEP BUS permission form
  • Art Club will hold their first meeting of the school year THIS THURSDAY, September 17th.  We will meet after school in room 106. All are welcome!  Join us!  See Mrs. Alvidrez or Mr. Slattery if you have questions.
  • Exploring College Options – A unique program featuring five of the country’s leading universities: Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Stanford, and University of Pennsylvania.  At each event, representation from the five school will offer brief side presentations about their institutions and answer your questions about the sometimes-mystifying world of college admissions. You will learn about what distinguishes one fine university from another, what competitive colleges look for in the selection process, and what you can do to enhance your college application. The event will take place on Oct. 1, 2015 7:30-9:30 PM at the DoubleTree Cedar Rapids Convention Center. Register at www.exploringcollegeoptions.org Contact Info: 202-687-3600.  There may be parking fees at some event locations.
  • SOAP (Students of Active Prayer) will meet this Thursday at 2797 180th Street.  Join us at 7:30 PM for prayer, fun and food! (This is a non-denominational group.)
  • Now here: Peer Tutoring! Free math tutoring on a drop-in basis over the lunch hour. For a tutor schedule, check with your math teacher. Tutoring will be held in Mr. Lopez’s room, AA40. Students who attend tutoring will be entered into a bi-monthly prize raffle. If you have questions, contact peertutoring@mcsdonline.org or your math teacher.

** Silver Cord Opportunities **

  • The Muscatine Sister Cities group needs some help with the collection of Purington bricks at the City Yard for use in construction of the brick walk across the International Friendship Park at the corner of 8th and Cedar that we have been working on all this year. If you are available to help after school, please call or text Linda Meloy at 299.5262.
  • 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 **

  • Seniors – Baby Pictures/Ads due Oct. 2nd
  • Homecoming Dance Guest Forms due Oct. 7th
  • Homecoming Dance – Saturday, Oct. 10th
  • Seniors- Senior Pictures for yearbook due Nov. 13th
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