MHS Announcements – December 15, 2016

Go Muskies!

To view previous announcements visit this link, MHS Announcements, and look at the Latest Announcements section. Select the MHS Announcement date you would like to view.

The Muskie Library will have extended hours for finals week!
Sunday, December 18, 4-7 pm
Monday, December 19, 8:30am – 7:00pm
Tuesday, December 20, 7:30am – 7:00pm

Students are encouraged to come use the extra study time to prepare for semester tests or final projects – FREE snacks (brain food) will be served from 5:00-7:00pm every night. And pizza will be available for $1/slice on Sunday. Good Luck, Muskie Nation!

  • Key Club – Our next meeting is TOMORROW Friday, December 16th at 7:30am in the Library Cafe. We will be having a holiday party & candy exchange (bring wrapped candy if you want to participate).
  • Student Council will be opening its doors to new members in February. If you are interested in being on Student Council, you’re invited to observe meetings the week of January 2nd and 9th. Stay tuned for applications!
  • New Silver Cord Opportunity – see Silver Cord section below.
  • Bowls of Hunger – Student Council will be raising money for hunger relief by selling soup, bread, and dessert for $5 in the MHS Commons Friday, December 16th during the Varsity Girls Basketball Game.  Come out to show your support!
  • Nominate MHS Staff of the Quarter.  Nominations due Dec. 21, 2016    MHS Staff of the Quarter Criteria      MHS Staff of the Quarter Nomination Form
  • Students of Active Prayer (SOAP) will have their Christmas party Thursday from 7:30-9:00 pm at 1229 Northwood Lane.  We’ll be doing a white elephant gift exchange; for more information, see one of the leaders.  Bring a treat to share.  See you there!
  • The Muskie Band’s annual nut fundraiser is underway! Order cashews, mixed nuts, puddles, and chocolate dipped cherries, toffee almonds, malted milk balls, and other sweet treats now – they make great holiday gifts or a treat for yourself!For a flyer with pictures and prices, or to make a purchase, call 299-8082, email, or talk to any of the MHS band students. Walk-ins are welcome at the band’s “nut house” at 1600 Plaza Place. Hours are every Tues. evening from 6-7:30 pm and Sat. morning from 10 am till noon until Dec. 20, so buy now before we run out!

** Silver Cord Opportunities **

  • Grant Elementary is looking for volunteers to help at the Grant Carnival on Friday, February 24. The carnival is from 5:00-7:00pm. Volunteers need to arrive at Grant at 4:30pm for instructions. We need 20-25 volunteers. Please contact Jaimie Caffery, Grant principal at: if you are interested.
  • The Y Youth Sports is looking for volunteers for basketball and soccer seasons. Depending on your interests you’d be able to be a coach, referee, or scorekeeper. Typical volunteer days are Saturday mornings during each six-week season. Volunteers must have an interest in sports or to work with kids. If you’re interested or have questions, contact Brandon VanZandt at 263-9996 or

** Upcoming Events **  MHS Calendar Link

** Important Dates **

  • Dec. 16 – Bowls of Hunger – MHS Commons during Varsity Girls Basketball Game
  • 1st Semester Final Dates:
    Dec. 19 – Finals for 1st, 3rd, 5th-hour classes
    Dec. 20 – Finals for 2nd, 4th, 6th-hour classes
    Dec. 21 – Finals for 7th-hour class and make-ups (2-Hour Early Dismissal)
  • Dec. 21 – 2-Hour Early Dismissal
  • Dec. 22 – Jan. 2 – No School – Winter Break
  • Jan 3 – Classes Resume – First day of 2nd semester

** 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.


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