MHS Announcements – January 26, 2018

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  • New Scholarship Added: See Scholarships section below. (March 2017)
  • Junior and Seniors Interested in Engineering or Physics: Western Illinois University- Quad Cities School of Engineering is offering Engineer Fridays. During this day, there will be an admission presentation, a campus tour, Lunch with Dr. Pratt (Director of the School of Engineering), a tour of their state-of-the-art Engineering Labs, and demonstrations from Engineering professors. Students will leave the day knowing more about WIU-QC, their School of Engineering, and they will get a FREE t-shirt. The Fridays available are February 2nd and February 16th. Let Ms. Milani know at if you are interested in attending one of these Fridays
  • New Silver Cord Opportunity: See Silver Cord section below.
  • TONIGHT! Bowls of Hunger – January 26 during the Girls’/Boy’s basketball doubleheader vs. Dav North
    • 5:30 to 8:00 pm (or until soup is gone) in MHS Commons
    • $5 for 2 bowls of soup, bread, and a dessert
    • All proceeds from this Student Council led event will be donated to MCSA.
  • Juniors: Please read your emails regarding ACT Prep sessions which start next week. There will also ACT Prep sessions on Feb. 18 & 25th from 2:00 -5:30 pm. The ACT test will be given on Feb. 27.
  • Yearbook Orders: The last day for yearbook orders is February 12th. Order yours today at the Attendance Center – $56.
  • Poetry Club will meet Thursday this week after school in Mrs. Walker’s room 21-024. Bring a poem you love or one you’ve written to share! We’ll have snacks!
  • New Scholarships Added: See Scholarships section below. (2-Feb)
  • Hope Blooms: You can support daffodil sales, support Gems of Hope, and raise money for a scholarship program for high school seniors from Muscatine. Orders due by January 31, 2018.   Hope Blooms Info & Order Form
  • Girls’ Track Parent and Athlete Meeting: Feb. 6 5:30-6:30 in the MHS Commons.
  • Girls’ Track – Parents & Athletes HyVee Dietician: Feb. 8 @ 5 pm. Samples Available!
  • Student fee statements have been mailed. If you have questions or want to make a payment over the phone, please contact Wendi Schmelzer at 263-7223.
  • Carnival After Prom Extravaganza (CAPE) 2018 is looking for adult volunteers to help during the CAPE event which follows prom on April 21, 2018, at MHS (12 am – 4 am).  If you are interested, please contact Amy Fortenbacher at
  • 2018 Humane Society Apple Fundraiser: Orders will be taken until Feb. 5, 2018.  Apple Order form
  • St. Ambrose University Teacher Education Open House
    For interested high school students and parents. Saturday, February 17, 2018, from 8:30-1:30 at St. Ambrose University Rogalski Center Ballroom. For more information and the itinerary:
    Cost is $10 per person (continental breakfast, lunch, and handouts provided)
    To register, contact St. Ambrose University School of Education 563-333-6116 or
  • Mississippi Valley Blues Festival Poster & T-Shirt Contest for Quad-Cities Area High School Students: Entries due Jan. 30, 2018. Prizes will be awarded. Contact Ellie Sweet at or at 563-570-7346 for more information
    Mississippi Valley Blues Festival Poster & T-Shirt Contest Info
  • MHS Cake Auction: Feb, 2 @ 6 pm – Dreaming of Summer Fun theme Cake Auction Information
    Cakes should be delivered to MHS by 4 pm.





** Fundraisers**

Muskies School Store: Do you want Muskie Spirit Wear/Accessories or to give as a gift. A portion of sales comes back to MHS! Visit Muscatine High School Muskies Custom Apparel

** Important Dates **

  • Jan 26: Bowls of Hunger Soup Fundraiser- MHS Commons – Girls/Boys BB Dbl Hdr vs. Dav. North
  • Feb. 2: MHS Cake Auction – Dreaming of Summer Fun theme
  • Feb 12: Yearbook Orders: The last day for yearbook orders is February 12th. Order yours today at the Attendance Center – $56
  • Feb. 19: NO SCHOOL (President’s Day)
  • Feb 27: Juniors – ACT Test @ Musco
  • April 2:  Six Flags Senior GradNite Information (Full Payment/Permission Slips Due)  Senior GradNite at Six Flags
  • April 21: MHS Prom @ Merrill Hotel
  • April 22: Carnival After Prom Extravaganza (CAPE) 12-4 am @ MHS

** Silver Cord Opportunities **

  • Volunteer Camp Counselors Needed at ISU Extension & Outreach: Volunteers will assist a group of 3 – 5 youth during various day camps. May assist the instructor with setting up the camp or putting supplies away based on the type of camp. Orientation will be held in early March of 2018 and at that time the volunteers will have the opportunity to pick with days camps that they would like to assist at throughout spring break and summer. If you are interested, please contact Dana Yerrington by March 1 at
  • Juntos is in the process of organizing a Juntos series at the high school. We are looking for two students interested in earning Silver Cord or volunteer hours to provide child care for the following dates: February 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and March 1st from 5:30 – 8:00 pm.
    A meal will be provided. Students who are interested can email Jennifer Zamora at
  • MCSD Food Service is looking for students who would be willing to volunteer at various elementary buildings to get the students through the breakfast line. Times would be 7:40-8:05 daily. Please email Alisha Eggers at if you are interested in volunteering.

** College Visits **

Interested in scheduling a college visit? Stop in the Student Services Office and see Ms. Milani.  College Visits

** 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.  Scholarships

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