MHS Announcements – March 22, 2017

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.

Senior Survivor Challenge Schedule sponsored by Student Council – Students and the Community are invited to attend! Admission is $3.
Wednesday, March 22nd at 6:30 pm – MHS Gym: Contraption Challenge
Thursday, March 23rd at 6:00 pm – MHS Cafeteria: Food Challenge

  • The library will be closed on Thursday, March 23 from 8:30-10:00 am for our visiting author presentation. Thank you!
  • Part-Time Employee Job Fair – The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department along with the Muscatine Community Y is hosting a job fair on Friday, March 24, 2017 from 11:55 am to 12:45 pm outside Student Services at Muscatine High School. The job fair is for all those interested in positions relating to Aquatics, Office work, and Program Instructors and Aids. Employment applications for Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department and Muscatine Community Y will be available to at the job fair. Please plan to complete your application at the job fair. If you have any questions, please call the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department at 563-263- 0241.
  • Pasta Dinner and Show – Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the Stan Howe Commons at Muscatine High School – 2705 Cedar Street. This is your last chance to see the show choir perform their shows this year. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and we will start serving at 6:30 p.m. The awards ceremony will follow the shows. Tickets are $10. Orders are due Wednesday, March 22, 2017. See order form for details. Pasta Dinner and Show Order Form
  • New Scholarship Added – See Scholarship section below (April 2017)
  • AP Exam Reminder – The deadline for ordering AP exams is the end of the day Wednesday, March 22nd. Exams must be ordered and paid for by this date. Exams can be ordered with Ms. Ford or Mrs. Meeker in the Student Services Office.
  • Muskie Strength T-shirts – Orders due March 28 to Nicole Calvert. See order form for details. Muskie Strength T-shirt Order Form
  • Swing Dance this Saturday night, March 25 from 6:30 to 10:00 pm. Put on your dancing shoes and come to the MHS Commons to enjoy some music by the middle school jazz bands, the high school jazz band and jazz ensemble, and the River City 6! There will also be fancy desserts for sale. Admission is $6.
  • Key Club – The next Key Club meeting is THIS Friday at 7:30 am in the Auditorium. Extra donuts if you bring a friend who wants to join!
  • FCA – We will meet on Wednesday over the lunch hour in room 228. There will be pizza!
  • MCC Presidential Scholarship application due date extended to April 1, 2017. See Scholarships section below.
  • Muscatine Cheer Program – Remaining tryout clinic will be held on March 23rd. Tryout practices will be held on March 28th & 30th. For more information or questions, please email Coach Sink at
  • Muscatine Cheer Program is holding their 2017 fall tryouts on Sunday, April 2nd for all current 8th – 11th graders. Packets can be picked up at the Attendance Office.
  • CAPE (Carnival After Prom Extravaganza) is in need of VOLUNTEERS to help out on April 23, 2017.  CAPE is a free, safe & fun after prom event for juniors and seniors.
  • ATTENTION JUNIOR & SENIOR GIRLS – Win a PROM MAKEOVER sponsored by FIVE local businesses! All Muscatine High School Junior and Senior Girl students are eligible to enter. Visit for contest information. Hurry, contest ends March 29! The prize package includes:
    • Dental makeover (Clove Dental)
    • Massage (Therapeutic Body Shoppe)
    • Hair cut/color/styling, manicure, & makeup (Salon Incognito)
    • Corsage (Miller’s Florist)
    • Professional photographs (Genevieve’s Photography)
  • Free Prom Dresses! Grandma’s Lost Button located at 209 W 2nd St. in Muscatine
    (ph. 563-263-2629 ) is sponsoring the Free Prom Dress program. Juniors and Seniors looking for a prom dress/shoes are invited to visit Grandma’s Lost Button every Friday from 6-8 pm and Sat. from 10 am- 12 pm until prom.
  • Prom Dress Donations – Have unwanted prom dresses? Grandma’s Lost Button located at 209 W 2nd St. in Muscatine (ph. 563-263-2629) will take in used Prom Dresses for the Free Prom Dress Program. Donations can be dropped during normal store hours
    Tues-Friday 10 am – 5 pm.
  • Prom Tuxedo Rental & Alterations – Grandma’s Lost Button located at 209 W 2nd St. in Muscatine (563) 263-2629.
    Facebook page:
  • Prom Dresses and Tuxedo Rental – Linda’s Linens & Bridal Boutique located downtown Muscatine at 129 E 2nd Street (next door to The Flower Gallery) have New Prom dresses at reasonable prices and The Flower Gallery rents out Tuxes. The store also takes in Prom Dresses and other Formal Dresses for consignment if they are clean and in mint condition. Spring Break is just around the corner, so stop in and try on!! Hours are: Noon-5:30 pm M-F and Sat 10 am-2 pm and by appointment (ph. 515-480-5604 for other times and Sunday. Facebook page is Linda’s Linens & Bridal Boutique
  • MHS Soccer Apparel – The Muskie Soccer Boosters has an online store available for you to purchase all of your Muskie Soccer apparel. All items will be delivered to the players at practice unless otherwise noted. Order deadline is April 1st. Remember to place your personalized information on the payment screen. You can purchase merchandise now at
  • Muskie Bands still have Koeze nuts and chocolate items available!  Get yours before the product is all gone!  To purchase please call 563 299 6045 or see any band student.

** Silver Cord Opportunities **

  • McKinley Carnival – We need students to help run the school carnival games at McKinley School on Saturday, April 1st from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. We would need students to check in at the front office at 10:45 am. Please contact Joelle McConnaha by text at 563-260-7122 OR email at

** Upcoming Events **  MHS Calendar Link

** Important Dates **

  • March 22 – Visiting Author
  • March 23 – Visiting Author
  • April 22 – Prom
  • April 23 – CAPE – 12-4 a.m.
  • April 27 – MHS Drama – Thoroughly Modern Millie (tickets on sale mid-March)
  • April 28 – MHS Drama – Thoroughly Modern Millie (tickets on sale mid-March)
  • April 29 – MHS Drama – Thoroughly Modern Millie (tickets on sale mid-March)
  • May 6 – Race for the Schools – MHS

** 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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