MHS Announcements – August 25, 2017

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  • Environmental Club will be meeting today during lunch in room 12-005 (Mrs. Baillie’s room). Please join us!!
  • Pep Rally TODAY at the start of 5th Period. Students are to report directly to the GYM at the end of Lunch/Enrichment (12:48 pm). When the assembly is over, students are to report to their 5th-hour class.
  • New Scholarship: See Scholarship section below.
  • ACT Exam Preparation Course:
    4 Saturdays (1:00-4:00)- September 23, September 30, October 7, October 14
    $99 at BHC Outreach Center 301 Avenue of the Cities-East Moline
  • SAT Exam Preparation Course:
    4 Saturdays (1:00-4:00)- October 28, November 4, November 11, November 18
    $199 at BHC Outreach Center 301 Avenue of the Cities-East Moline
  • SAT Test Dates and Deadlines:
    Test Date: 10/7 Deadline: 9/8
    Test Date: 11/4 Deadline: 10/5
    Test Date: 12/2 Deadline: 11/2
  • Seniors interested in ENGINEERING:
    Iowa State University- Senior Visitation Day – Friday, September 15
    Register by September 6 (parent/guardian or adult chaperone required)
    Register online: No cost
  • Anyone interested in PHYSICAL THERAPY:
    St. Ambrose Physical Therapy Open House – Saturday, September 16, 8:50-1:30
    Register online:
    Cost: $10 (lunch and handouts provided)
  • Want to visit Grand View University in Des Moines, Iowa?
    Grand View University Autumn Visit Day – Saturday, September 23, 8:30-11:00
    RSVP by Wednesday, September 20 at
  • Want to visit Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa?
    Morningside Senior Visit Days:
    September 22, October 6, October 27, November 10, December 1
    Iowa’s Largest College and Career Fair
    Golden Circle College and Career Fair- 130 Colleges, 16 Career Clusters, and Breakout Sessions
    Sunday, September 24, 12:30-3:00, Iowa Center for Higher Education, 2500 Fluer Drive, Des Moines
  • Homecoming T-shirts available to order/purchase – Deadline to order is August 30th. Order forms are available at the Attendance Center.  Homecoming T-shirt Order Form
  • Muscatine High School invites you to join us in celebrating a Hollywood themed homecoming this year! In order to raise Muskie spirit, the MHS Student Council would like to offer an opportunity to order homecoming t-shirts. The football game is a Gold Out this year to raise awareness for childhood cancers. We hope to see you Friday, September 15th in your gold shirts supporting our Muskies! 
  • Junior Bowling League at the RoseBowl in Muscatine. RoseBowl will be having an intro “Bowling Party” on Monday, September 11th at 6 pm. The RoseBowl will provide free pop and pizza to the bowlers. It will be the kick off to sign up bowlers for the Junior Bowling League that starts on September 18th. The price is $7 per person every Monday and runs for 30 weeks.  Teams will be formed once the number of participants is known. You can bowl on the same team with friends if you wish – it is meant to fun!
  • Informational Baseball Meeting: There will be a brief informational meeting on Wednesday, August 30 at noon in the auditorium for anyone (grades 9-12) interested in playing Muskie Baseball for the 2017-18 school year. Information regarding academics and off-season expectations will be discussed.
  • The Bonnie & Houser Gates will be open from 5 am to 9:30 am then open again at 3:00 pm to 11 pm.
  • Recycle The (Homecoming) Dress:
    Saturday, Sept. 2nd
    10 AM to 2 PM
    The Hanger (located across from Jimmy Johns in the Muscatine Mall)
    Hosted by Linda’s Linens AND The Hanger
    Dressing rooms available
    Limit 1 free dress per student
    Note: Linda’s Linens (129 E. 2nd Street) and The Hanger (1903 Park Ave – Muscatine Mall) will be accepting donated, clean great condition, short Homecoming dresses up until Homecoming date.
  • Linda’s Linens will be having a Style Show during September “Second Saturday” (Sept.9) from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. at 129 E. 2nd Street  (next to Flower Gallery).  She will have Free, Consigned and New Dresses on display (limited amount of free dresses on style show).
  • Fall Play Auditions! The MHS Drama Department will present Twelve Angry Jurors on November 3 & 4.  Auditions will be held on Tuesday, August 29 from 3:45 to 5:45 and Wednesday, August 30th from 3:45 to 5:15 in the auditorium.  Show and audition requirements/information available on the drama website: or via this google doc:
    Questions?  Contact Mrs. Mauck
  • rSchoolToday: In an effort to more effectively and efficiently communicate, Muscatine High School will be utilizing a new activities scheduler program entitled rSchoolToday Athletic Scheduler. The program will provide better access to schedules, locations/directions to events, rosters, and changes to the afore-mentioned items.  Below is the link to our site — which is a work-in-progress site at this time. Please feel free to explore the site (the Notify Me tab on the right will allow you to be immediately notified of any changes made to MHS events. Our plan is to eventually list all events at Muscatine High School onto rSchoolToday.  rSchoolToday
  • School/ID Pictures: If you missed the first picture day, LifeTouch will be at MHS on Sept. 5 from 7 am – 11 am in the  MHS Commons. ALL students, 9th-12th grade, need to have their picture taken for the yearbook, regardless if you purchase them or not.  Remaining picture date is October 2.
    Life Touch Order Form
  • MHS Bell Schedules: Attached are the Regular, Early Out, and Late Bell Schedules.
    2017-18 MHS Bell Schedules
  • MHS Golf Outing: The event is Sunday, September 24th at 9:00 am, Muscatine Municipal Golf Course.   Anyone interested in playing can call Tanya Howard at 414-336-1193 or Dave Crawley, Pro @ Muni, 563-263-4735.  MHS Golf Outing Registration Form
  • “High School 101” presentation from the MHS Open House Parent meeting on Aug. 23.   “High-School-101”.pdf
  •  Parents of Class of 2021 (incoming 9th Grade): Please complete and return your Dental Screening Form  Dental Screening Form to the Attendance Office.
  • Parents of Class of 2018 Students: Please read this important information regarding up-to-date immunizations.
    12th Grade Immunization Requirement      Back-to-school Walk-in Immunization Clinic
  • Driver Ed information can be obtained from the Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency (MBAEA) website –

Important Dates:

  • Sept. 4: Labor Day – No School
  • Sept. 5: LifeTouch Pictures 7 am – 11 am – MHS Commons  Life Touch Order Form
    ALL students, 9th-12th grade, need to have their picture taken for the yearbook, regardless if you purchase them or not.  Remaining picture date is October 2.
    Life Touch Order Form

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