MHS Announcements – December 2, 2016

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  • Mr. Armstrong’s freshmen classes will begin their swimming unit Monday, December 5th.  Please bring swim attire and a towel.
  • Cafeteria Notice – Students must have their Student ID card or cash with them starting December 12 to eat lunch. No Exceptions. Please stop by the Attendance Center if you need to pick up your Student ID or a replacement.
  • ICAN Tip of the Week – December 1, 2016 – Interpersonal Skills/Soft Skills   Interpersonal/Soft Skills
  • New Silver Cord Opportunity – See Silver Cord section below.
  • Boys’ Soccer Open Gym – Dec. 4, Dec. 11, Dec. 18, 2-4 pm, MHS Gym.
  • MHS Choirs will have its Winter Concert on Monday, December 12th at 7:30 pm in the MHS Auditorium. Admission will be $4/adult, $2/student. Family $10. All passes accepted.
  • Countdown to the holidays with delicious German chocolate calendars! Calendars are only $4 and can be purchased in room 202, from a German Club member, or Mrs. Borde in the Main Office. Starting December 1, open one window each day until the holidays and enjoy a tasty German chocolate. 
  • Girls’ Soccer Open Gym – This Sunday at 4PM girls soccer will begin its open gym sessions at the high school, bring soccer gear to practice indoors. Open gym likely will last until 5:30 pm
  • Auditions for the MHS spring musical, “Thoroughly Modern Millie”, will be held on December 6th and December 7th. Audition times will be available from 4 pm to 6:30 both days (sign up for a time on the board outside the choir room beginning November 21st.) Millie is set in 1922 and has 6 leading roles and 10 featured roles, a large ensemble and 2 numbers that feature tap dancers. Audition packets with all information needed are available to download from google drive at the following link:
    Contact Mrs. Mauck: with questions.
  • 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 **

  • 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 working with kids. If you’re interested or have questions, contact Brandon VanZandt at 263-9996 or
  • Salvation Army is in need of bell ringers during their Red Kettle Campaign. Bell ringing begins on Nov. 18 through Dec. 24. Inside and outside sites are available. If interested or for more information, please contact Sissy at 563-263-8272.

** Upcoming Events **  MHS Calendar Link

** Important Dates **

  • Dec. 4 – NHS Induction Ceremony – Auditorium – 2:00 pm (Reschedule Date)
  • Dec. 6 – Spring Musical Auditions – Auditorium – 4:00 – 6:30 pm
  • Dec. 7 – Spring Musical Auditions – Auditorium – 4:00 – 6:30 pm
  • Dec. 10 – MHS Bands – Winter Concert – Auditorium – 3:00 pm
  • Dec. 12 – MHS Choirs – Winter Concert – Auditorium – 7:30 pm
  • 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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