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MHS Announcements – Tuesday, April 14, 2015

MHS Announcements

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Go Muskies!

  • Volleyball Open Gym – Starting Monday April 20th and every Monday through May 25th, there will be Volleyball Open Gym at the high school from 5-6:30 PM.  This is open for any interested volleyball players grades 9 through 12 at MHS.  If you have questions, please contact Coach Martin.
  • MHS Girls Soccer vs. Ft. Madison originally scheduled for Thurs., May 7 has been changed to Fri., May 8th. The varsity game will start at 5:00 p.m. at the Muscatine Soccer Complex (the JV game has been cancelled).
  • Key Club: We will meet on Wednesday, April 15th at 7:15am in Ms. Hansen’s Room 133.
  • Volunteer / Silver Cord Opportunity has been posted – see below.
  • The Deadline for the MCC Connections Scholarship application is Wednesday, April 15th.  Students can either complete a paper connections scholarship application in guidance and deliver it to the MCC Representatives in the Guidance office on April 15th or complete the application online at: http://web2.eicc.edu/forms/connections-application.php
  • The 2015-16 Student Council applications are now available. If you are interested in applying or have questions please see Mrs. Bobay in Room 205A. The packet is due by April 24.
  • Parents, plan to support the Muskies by becoming a Muskie Booster Board member. Meet new people, have fun and show your Muskie spirit! Visit www.muskiebooster.com to learn more, see pictures of past events, and see the MHS activities supported by the Muskie Boosters. Let us know if you would like to be part of the Muskie Boosters as a Board Member.   Contact Dena Bates at batesdc5@gmail.com ph# 563-299-1235 or Aaron Eversmeyer at saeversmeyer@machlink.com ph# 563-299-7349.   Your help makes a huge difference!  Thank you!
  • The JV Girls Golf meet for Tuesday, April 14th has been cancelled.
  • Girls’ Basketball: Open gyms this week are on Monday (4/13) and Thursday (4/16) from 5:30-7:00pm in the main gym. 
  • The Muskie Pom Squad will be holding auditions for their 2015-16 team on Saturday, April 18. Audition packets are available at the Attendance Office. If you have any questions please contact muskiepomcoach@gmail.com
  • Muscatine FFA Plant Sale – Starts April 30th. Please see attached for more information. FFA Plant Sale
  • Summer Job Opportunities
    Juniors & Seniors:  Senior Resources in Muscatine is looking for a summer intern. Senior Resources does home repair & renovation for elderly persons who are not capable of doing it themselves. The summer intern will be working under the guidance of a skilled trades person. No experience is needed. Previous wood shop or construction experience is helpful. Must have good attendance and be able to follow direction.   This is a paid position, 25 hours per week during the summer months. Hours are 8AM-1PM (MondayFriday). Senior Resources is located on Mulberry Ave in Muscatine. Anyone interested in applying please contact Todd Poci at Senior Resources.
  • MHS Drama Department presents The Addams Family – A New Musical!  Don’t miss this very entertaining show.  Thursday, April 23 and Friday, 24 at 7 pm, and two shows on Saturday, April 253 pm and 7:30 pm (Yes! We are adding a Saturday matinee performance this year!)  All performances in the MHS Auditorium.  Ticket prices:  $8 adults, $6 students K-12 and $6 Senior (60+)
    Get your RESERVED seats in advance!Complete the ticket order form to reserve seats!   (General Admission tickets will also be available at the door, day of show)
    Check out www.muskiedrama.wordpress.com for the order form and more information! ADDAMSTicketOrderForm    
  • SAVE THE DATE: Perfect Attendance Breakfast – May 7th , 9:00 AM in the Commons
  • SAVE THE DATE: Academic Awards Assembly – May 7th , 10:10 AM in the MHS Gymnasium 
  • SAVE THE DATE: MHS Prom, Sat., May 2, 9-12 pm.  Theme: The Great Gatsby (Roaring 20’s)
  • SAVE THE DATE: MAY 19th Seniors Last Day
  • SAVE THE DATE: Senior Awards Night – Tentative Date: May 20, 7 pm in the MHS Auditorium
  • SAVE THE DATE: MHS Graduation, May 24, 2015 @ 2 PM in the MHS Gymnasium
  • SAVE THE DATE: May 29th – 9-11 Grade Students Last Day
  • Please remember that Muscatine High School sport schedules can be found at http://www.muscatine.k12.ia.us/mhs/calendar Our web calendar of events (linked to Google Maps) offers the most current updates and driving directions for all MHS athletic events! Be sure to check it out! Good luck to all the teams competing during the winter season!

** Volunteer / Silver Cord Hours **

Central Middle School is looking for adult & student volunteers to help out with the following middle school track meets at MHS from 3:45pm – 7 pm.
Tuesday, April 14
Thursday, April 16
Tuesday, April 28
Your time is greatly appreciated!  If you can help out, please contact Kathy Watson at kathy.watson@mcsdonline.org.

Washington Elementary is looking for approximately 30 volunteers to help out with their Spring Carnival on Friday, April 24th from 5-8pm.  Volunteers will receive a free meal and silver cord hours for helping.  This is a great opportunity for leadership groups like NHS and Muskie Football groups who need community service hours.  Please contact Deb Ortiz by email if interested at debbie.ortiz@mcsdonline.org

 

 ** Scholarship Information **

  • Quad Cities Illini Club Scholarship – $500 scholarship is available to a student from the Quad City area who begins at the University of Illinois in Fall of 2015. The 2015 scholarship is open to any graduating senior or community college student who will be attending the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the Fall of 2015.  All applicants will be evaluated on the basis of need, community service, academic success, an message and other criteria. Due date is May 15, 2015.   Quad Cities Illini Club Scholarship  University of Illinois Alumni Application
  • First District American Legion Glenwood Long Scholarship: $1,000 scholarship is available to a graduating senior who is a member, son, daughter, grandchild, brother, or sister to an American Legion or Auxiliary member.  The application is available in MHS Student Services. Due date is May 1, 2015.
  • Leo H. Grether Memorial Scholarship: IHSMA is offering a $2,500 scholarship to students enrolling in college as a vocal music education major.  Other criteria apply.  See application and other information in MHS Student services.  Due date is April 15, 2015.
  • Children’s Cancer Connection: Scholarship values range from $500-$5,000. Applicant must be directly affected by childhood cancer and must plan to attend a 2 or 4 year university.  Application and other information are available in MHS Student Services.  Due date is May 29, 2015.
  •  Nursing Schools Almanac Scholarship:  Nursing Schools Almanac is proud to announce our inaugural Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. We will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates:

    Competition eligibility: This scholarship competition is open to all US high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs.
    Applicants must be in good academic standing and on track to graduate from high school at the conclusion of the 2014-15 academic year. Only one application entry is accepted per student.

    Important dates:
    June 30, 2015: Submission deadline for scholarship applications is 11:59pm PT.
    July 2015: Scholarship committee will meet to review all applications received.
    August 2015: Winner will be notified and $1,000 scholarship will be awarded.
    Visit nursingschoolsalmanac.com to apply​

  • KWQC Broadcast Scholarship: (2) $1,000 scholarship awards are available to students who are accepted to a college and planning to enroll in broadcasting classes. Students must also reside in the KWQC viewing area.  Applications are available in MHS Student Services with a postmark due date of May 8, 2015.
  • ASHRAE Scholarship: ​ASHRAE scholarships are designed to encourage and assist heating, ventilating, air-conditioning and refrigeration education through the granting of a scholarship at the undergraduate level. The program also serves the public interest in aiding in the education of men and women to become qualified to practice as engineers or technicians in the HVAC and/or refrigeration field.
    ASHRAE Scholarships are available to students enrolled in any school provided the curriculum in which the student is enrolled is accredited by an agency recognized by ASHRAE and the student is pursuing a course of study which has traditionally been a preparatory curriculum for the profession of HVAC and/or refrigeration.
    Basic criteria on which all scholarships are granted are as follows:
    Prior academic performance – A minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
    Recommendations from instructors and references.
    Character, involvement in other activities and leadership ability.
    Potential service to the HVAC and/or refrigeration profession, and involvement in ASHRAE chapter or student branch activities.
    Applications shall be postmarked no later than April 15, 2015. The following data must be submitted:
    Completed and signed application form.
    A letter of recommendation from Professor or Faculty Advisor.
    Two or more additional letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with applicant’s character, accomplishments and likelihood of success in the HVAC and/or refrigeration industry.
    Applicants will be notified of the Selection Committee’s decision by April 24, 2015. The winner will be invited to attend the Chapter’s monthly meeting on April 30, 2015 to accept the scholarship.
    Return application to:
    Mississippi Valley Chapter of ASHRAE
    Attn: Justin Clegg
    1701 River Drive, Suite 200
    Moline, IL 61265
    A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematicsA passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare
  • The Catholic Daughters Scholarship is available in the Student Service Office.  Deadline is April 17, 2015.
  • Golf Scholarship opportunity:
  • The Bright Scholars Award — please see attached document for more information. The Bright Scholars of Iowa
  • Edward Bitzer–American Legion Unit 27 Scholarship: $500 scholarship.  Application is available in MHS Student Services.  Due date is 4/15/2015.
  • Iowa Section PGA–Charlie Burkart Scholarship: $4,000 scholarship ($1,000 per year for 4 years). Application is available in MHS Student Services.  Due Date is 6/12/2015.
  • ACACIA Leadership Scholarship for University of Iowa: Up to $2,000 scholarship available to any male high school graduate entering University of Iowa. Should show excellence in academics, extra curricular activities, and community involvement. Application is available in MHS Student Services. Due Date is 4/30/2015.
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