MHS Announcements – May 2, 2019

Go Muskies!

MHS Activity/Athletic Schedules, Rosters, Directions, Etc.
Activities / Athletic Website

2018-19 2nd Semester Finals Schedule:  2018-19 2nd Semester Finals Schedule

Prom: May 4 @ Merrill Hotel 8-11pm
CAPE: May 4 starting at 11:30pm @ MHS until May 5 @3:30am (FREE but ticket is needed for entry. Release Forms & CAPE tickets available in Commons Hallway during lunch)
AFTER CAPE BREAKFAST: May 5 @ Calvary Church from 3:30-5AM  A FREE breakfast for any student that was at CAPE.
MHS Graduation: May 26 @ 2pm in the MHS Gymnasium (No Ticket Required)

** Daily News & Information **

    Juniors & Seniors: CAPE Release Forms & Tickets are available until May 3rd in the Gym/Commons Hallway during lunch. CAPE Release forms are also available at the Attendance Center. CAPE is a FREE, FUN event but the release form must be signed by a parent/guardian and returned for the FREE CAPE ticket to be issued. CAPE ticket is required for entry.
    CAPE will be held at MHS starting on May 4 @ 11:30pm until 3:30am on May 5th
  • PROM is this Saturday, May 4th @ Merrill Hotel 8-11pm. Students, please watch for an email regarding updates on parking and which entry to use at The Merrill. Have Fun and Be Safe!!
  • It’s not too late to find a PROM dress or suit — and they’re FREE! New items just added! Check out the racks across from the Attendance Center. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Borde.
  • AFTER CAPE BREAKFAST: May 5 @ Calvary Church from 3:30-5AM A FREE breakfast for any student that attended CAPE.
  • Summer Employment Opportunity: Corn Detasseling – Must be at least 14 years old by June 18, 2019. Workers will need to attend a safety meeting June 18th from 5:45-8:00 pm at MCC. Applications are available in the Student Services Office.
  • New Silver Cord Opportunity: See Silver Cord section below.
  • Girls’ Softball: High School Softball grades 8 – 12 starts Monday, May 6 from 4:30 – 7:30pm at Kent Stein #4. If we have inclement weather we will be in the VanHecke Center.
  • Muskie Softball Store is open thru May 31st. Show your support of Muskie Softball!
  • SENIORS: Senior obligations are posted outside of Student Services. They must be paid before cap and gown pick up to be able to participate in the graduation ceremony.
  • SENIORS: All library books and materials are due on Wednesday, May 22nd. 2019. If you need to keep a book longer for a class assignment, please contact Mrs. Keltner. Also, a reminder that all library fines need to be taken care of before graduation.
  • FRESHMAN-JUNIORS: All library books and materials are due on Wednesday, May 29th, 2019.
    If you need to keep a book longer for a class assignment, please contact Mrs. Keltner.
  • FFA Plant Sale (held in the MHS Greenhouse)  FFA Plant Sale Info
    May 2-3
    May 9-10
    May 16-17
    All above times are  7:30 am to 6 pm
    Saturday, May 4th:  8am to 10 am
  • Muscatine Race for the Schools – Saturday May 4th. Don’t forget about the MUSKIE Challenge – Run the Muskie Mile at 8:00am AND the 5K at 8:30am and get a special award!! When you register just mark “Both” for your race choice. You just pay the 5K price and you will get one shirt. Race for the Schools is on May 4, 2019. 5K Run/Job/Walk & the Muskie Mile Timed Run. Proceeds benefit MCSD Physical Education and Wellness Programs.  Race for the Schools Info & Registration Form
  • Sophomore Football Meeting: There will be a football meeting for next years Sophomores on Thursday, May 2nd during Muskie Time in the weightroom. See Coach Truitt if you have any questions.
  • PENNY WARS! for victims of flooding in Iowa, Monday, Apr. 29 – Friday, May 3 before and after school and during lunch. Donate your extra pennies to your class jug to add points to your class; put dollars or other change in other classes to subtract points from their total. The team with the winning points gets free ice cream on Friday, May 10th. Please consider the flood victims in Iowa and donate what you can to the cause!
  • MHSLGBTQ/ GSA will meet Thursday, May 2, during Muskie time in Room 12-005. Bring a friend to talk about next years goals!
  • Mark Your Calendar – Culver’s Scoops of Thanks Day – May 2, 2019. Help Support Muscatine FFA. As part of Culver’s Scoop of Thanks Day, you will receive a scoop of Fresh Frozen Custard in exchange for $1 donation to Muscatine FFA.
  • Student Council Applications: Interested in making a difference in your school and community? Join MHS Student Council! The 2019/2020 StuCo application packets are now available at the attendance office for pickup. Completed applications are due to Mrs. Walsh by Wednesday, May 8th at 3:30pm. All students must go through the application process, regardless of whether you were on Student Council previously. Please speak with Mrs. Walsh if you have questions.
  • Brandon Kreitz from the Army ROTC program @ Iowa will be visiting in our building on May 6 starting @ 10:00 – 1:00, as long as he has students to talk to. If any student is interested in speaking with Brandon, please sign up in Student Services and the time that they are available.
  • Student-Athlete College Commitment Ceremony: MHS will be hosting a ceremonial recognition Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 12:15 pm in MHS Auditorium to acknowledge all senior athletes who will continue playing at the next level. Documentation should be to the Activities Office by 3pm on Friday, May 11th to be included in the ceremony.College Commit Ceremony Criteria
  • MHS AP Drawing Exhibit – “Artmaking – Conceptual & Systematic” until May 4th
    First Light Corridor at Sunrise Gallery, 114 E 2nd St, Historic Downtown Muscatine
    MHS AP Drawing Exhibit Info
  • MHS Bell Schedules (Daily, Late State, Early Release):  2018 -19 Daily Bell Schedules
  • Driver Ed information can be obtained from the Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency (MBAEA) website –

** Silver Cord Opportunities **

  • Muscatine 2nd Saturday is a non-profit organization under the Community Foundation of Greater Muscatine, and we are looking for volunteers. Volunteers would help with anything from setting up or tearing down barricades, to supervising family friendly activities – for example, simple rock decorating, sidewalk chalk drawing, & some light sport activities at times (all materials are provided). We will also be partnering with Special Olympics, Big Brothers Big Sisters for their “Over the Edge” fundraiser, as well as other local charities and businesses. Officially, Second Saturday is a once a month arts and music street fest to be held on 2nd Street from Cedar to Iowa and on Iowa from Mississippi Drive to 3rd Street the second Saturday of every month from May to October. Interested volunteers may fill out the form at
  • Wesley United Methodist Church is hosting a carnival at Franklin Elementary on Friday, May 10th from 4:00-6:00 pm. Volunteers are needed to help run games. Contact Sonia Baker at if you are interested in helping out.
  • The Muscatine Art Center is hosting an Ice Cream Social on Sunday, June 30th from 1-5pm. Volunteers are needed to help run games, work in the art studio and help with various crafts and activities. For more information contact Katy Loos @ 563-263-8282.
  • Muscatine County Extension Day Camp Volunteers Needed: 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, plus other duties as needed with camps. Orientation will be held in late May of 2019 and at that time the volunteers will have the opportunity to pick which days camps that they would like to assist at throughout the summer. Please contact Dana at 563-263-5701 or if you are interested.
  • The Race for the Schools is in need of volunteers on May 4, 2019. We would love to have some high school students who would like some silver cord hours. To volunteer, sign up at:
  • Stepping Stones Learning Center LLC is in need of volunteers to help with their carnival on May 23rd.  from 9:00am to Noon.  Time slots are available if you can not work the full time. They also are looking for students to come read with their kids during the day. Contact Jacob Martin 563-264-1871 or email to sign up or for more information.
  • Muscatine Heart Study located in the old Muscatine Hotel is looking for students to earn silver cord hours by helping them with their office work.  Hours are flexible as they are open 10am-8pm Monday-Thursday. Contact 264-3886 for more information or to set up a time to work.
  • Meals on Wheels Volunteers Needed: Deliver Meals for Seniors Saturdays & holidays. Meals are picked up at Trinity. It takes about an hour to deliver a route. A route consists of delivering 8- 10 meals. Training is provided by riding along with current volunteers to learn route. A valid driver’s license (or a licensed driver to transport you) is required. Please contact Shannon Abel at Senior Resources today at (563) 263-7292 if interested.
  • Food Service is looking for MHS students to help other students with breakfast cards & getting through the serving lines at elementary schools. Especially, Jefferson, McKinley, Franklin & Madison! Please contact Alisha Eggers at 563-263-7223 or

** Summer Camps **

  • 2019 Muscatine Summer Wrestling Camp will be held on August 1-2 from 8am-12pm both days in the MHS wrestling room for grades 2-8. All abilities welcome and the cost is $50 before July 15 or $65 after July 15. 2019
    Muscatine Summer Wrestling Camp
  • 2019 Muskie Volleyball Open Gym Schedule/Camp: 2019 Muskie Volleyball Open Gym Schedule
  • 2019 Muscatine Girls’ 5th-8th Grade Basketball Camp – June 26-28, 9am-12pm @ VanHecke Center. Cost is $50.  5th-8th Grade Girls’ Basketball Camp Info
  • 2019 Muscatine Girls’ Mini-Muskies Grade Basketball Camp (Grades 1-4) – July 10-12, 8am-10am @ VanHecke Center. Cost is $35. Mini-Muskies (Grades 1-4) Girls’ Basketball Camp Info
  • St. Ambrose Summer Camps. From engineering to piano, high schoolers can find something great to get them excited about learning! Find out more or register by going to!
    • PIANO CAMP: June 24-28, grades 9-12
      Students will participate in daily lessons, group seminar, theory/composition class, piano ensemble call, and supervised practices. On the last day, campers will present a concert.  Cost: $225 – Time: 5 days
    • ENGINEERING BOOT CAMP: June 26-28, grades 9-12
      Students will complete hands-on projects to develop skills in team working, problem solving, and communication.
      Cost: $200 – Time: 3 days, 2 overnights
    • FASCINATING HUMAN BODY CAMP: June 26-27, grades 11-12
      Students will explore the marvels of human body anatomy using cadavers.
      Cost: $75 Time: 2 days, 1 overnight

** Fundraisers **

** 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

** Keep informed on what is going on at MHS! **

Activities/Athletics: RSchool Today
Announcements: MHS News
Facebook: MHS Facebook Page
Twitter: @Muscatine HS
Instagram: @Muscatine HS
Snapchat: Muscatine HS
Student Handbook:  MCSD Student Handbk
Curriculum Guide: 2019-20 Curriculum Guide


Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Stay informed Click here to sign up for email updates from MCSD, or subscribe to our RSS feed.
If you are having trouble accessing any portion of this website or its content please contact this number for assistance - 563-263-7223.