MHS Announcements – January 3, 2018

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  • Mock Trial will meet today at 3:30 pm in Room 12-018.
  • Winter conditioning will continue on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays for girls’ track,
    only 40 days until official practice begins.
  • Braking Traffik presentations will be held on January 12, 2nd period or 3rd period.  If interested in attending, please stop at the Attendance Center for a permission slip to attend either the 2nd period or 3rd-hour presentation.  Braking Traffik Presentation Information
    Questions, please contact Kjirstin Osland at
  • Black Hawk College Health Career Pathway Program for 9th-12th graders:
    Spend two Saturday mornings getting hands-on experience and interacting with BHC health sciences instructors and investigating the challenges and rewards of the following careers: Medical assisting; CNA (certified nursing assistant); Surgical technician; RN (registered nurse); EMT (emergency medical technician); and Physical therapy assistant.
    Dates and times: 2 Saturdays- January 27 and February 3 from 8:30 am-12:30 pm
    Location: Health Sciences Center Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Campus.  Fee: $99
    Registration form can be picked up in Student Services Office (online registration is NOT an option)  Deadlines: Registration ends Wednesday, January 24
  • New Silver Cord Opportunities: See Silver Cord Section below.
  • Winter Thaw Dance: January 20th from 9-11 pm in the Cafeteria. $5 at the door.
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA): Welcome back! We will meet on Jan. 3 upstairs in the study hall room (22-001). There will be plenty of pizza, so bring a friend!
  • Model UN: Paper Night for Chicago is this Sunday, January 7th from 3:00-5:00 pm in Ms. Hansen’s room (11-024). Position papers are due on Monday, January 8th.
  • MHS Varsity Basketball will be playing at the Wells Fargo Advisors Shootout at the US Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids on January 13th: Tickets are $10, 6 and under free. Tickets are good for the entire event. Tickets on sale through Friday, Jan. 5 in the AD Office-rm 11-005 or contact Mike Morgan at
    Wells Fargo Advisors Shootout Event Schedule.pdf
  • Senior Survivor Packets due Jan. 5: Outwit, Outplay, Outlast! Senior Survivor 2018 begins Monday, February 26th! Any male or female seniors wishing to participate should pick up a sign-up packet in the Attendance Office. Packets need to be completed and submitted to Mrs. Walsh (room 12-008, old room 140) by Friday, Jan. 5th at 3:30 pm.
  • Grade Level Meetings will take place in the Auditorium on Friday, January 5th. We will call down the next group when finished with the previous group so times may vary a little.
    9th Grade: 9:00 am
    10th Grade:9:30 am
    11th Grade: 10:00 am
    12th Grade: 10:30 am
  • Yearbook Orders: The last day for yearbook orders is February 12th. Order yours today at the Attendance Center – $56.
  • Muscatine Youth Baseball Little League: Muscatine Youth Baseball Little League Inf
  • Girls’ High School Soccer Open Gym: Open gyms will start again January 7th and every Sunday after until March 4th which will be the last open gym.
  • Boys’ High School Soccer Open Gyms are on Sundays from 2-4 pm in the main gym. There will be NO open gym on December 24, possibly the 31st. Open gyms will start again January 7th and every Sunday after until soccer practice begins in March.
  • 2018 Drake University Department of Physics and Astronomy Physics Prize: Students wishing to take this test please email Ms. Milani at
    Must register by 1:00 pm on Friday, February 2, 2018.
  • Driver Ed information can be obtained from the Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency (MBAEA) website –

** Fundraisers**

** Important Dates **

  • Jan. 20: Winter Thaw Dance – MHS Cafeteria, 9-11 pm.
  • Jan 26: Bowls of Hunger Soup Fundraiser- MHS Commons – Girls/Boys BB Dbl Hdr vs. Dav. North
  • Feb 12: Yearbook Orders: The last day for yearbook orders is February 12th.
    Order yours today at the Attendance Center – $56.
  • April 2:  Six Flags Senior GradNite Information (Full Payment/Permission Slips Due)  Senior GradNite at Six Flags

** Silver Cord Opportunities **

  • River City Show Choir Showcase: Volunteers are needed to help with the River City Show Choir Showcase, on Friday evening, January 12 and all day Saturday, January 13.  You can work all day or just one shift.  We need help in concessions, security and a couple other areas. If you need Silver Cord hours, or hours for NHS or Key Club just contact us and we can schedule you in. If you are interested contact Gail Ryan, 563-299-8760 (text or call) or email
  • 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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