MHS Announcements – May 31, 2019

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** Daily News & Information **

  • Finals Schedule June 3-5:  Finals Schedule
  • Students last day is June 5. Early out at 1:30pm.
  • Attendance During Finals Week: Attendance is required for all students for the remainder of the school year. Students need to attend, even if their finals or projects are completed.
  • Yearbooks for sale at the Attendance Center — only 10 left! Cost is $56.
  • Library Cafe and Commons seating will be closed starting June 3rd for the rest of the school year. Seating will be available in the Cafeteria and outside picnic table area.
  • New Silver Cord Opportunity: See Silver Cord section below.
  • Students taking AP Chemistry next year,  if you have not picked up your summer assignment, please stop in Mrs. Pautz’s room 12-006 this week or next week.
  • Seniors: Final Transcript forms are available at the Attendance Center or in Student Services.
  • Seniors: If you didn’t pick up your envelope with final grades, diploma and other important information after graduation, you can pick it up in Student Services.
  • FRESHMAN-JUNIORS: All library books and materials are should be turned in as soon as possible. Fines will be assessed for unreturned materials – and the fines will show up when parents register students for classes in the fall.
  • If you are taking AP Human Geography next year, pick up your summer assignment in Ms. Hansen’s room (11-024).
  • 2019 Muskie Football Camp – August 6-8th @ the Muscatine High School Turf Field
    2019 Muskie Football Flyer
    5-8th grade: 8:00 – 10:30am
    9-12th grade: 5:00-8:00pm
    Registration link:
  • Cheer Tryouts: Anyone interested in trying out for Cheer next year, please stop in the AD Office or the Attendance Center to pick up a tryout packet.
  • Students taking Human Anatomy and Physiology or AP Environmental Science during the 2019-2020 school year need to stop by Room 12-004 in the Science wing and see or email Mr. Johnson before the end of the school year.
  • MHS Boy’s Soccer will be participating in Buffalo Wild Wings “Home Team Advantage” fundraising program through June 20th. All you need to do is simply mention “TEAM M” to your server and 10% of your bill will go the MHS Boys’ Soccer program. This applies for take out orders as well!  BWW Home Team Advantage Flyer
  • Boys’ Cross Country: If you missed the meeting last week, please see Coach Foxen in rm 11-033.
  • MHS Summer School June 10-June 28. To Register, call 563-263-6141 x 1120. See attachment for class offerings. MHS Summer School Class Offerings
  • Orientation for 2019/2020 Concurrent Students at MHS
    • If you requested to take a concurrent college class offered at MHS, please plan to attend an orientation. Orientation sessions will be held during the day of Wednesday, May 29th. Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend.
    • Orientations will be held in the MHS Commons at 8:30am, 10:00am, 4:00pm and 5:00pm.
      In order to complete the registration for this class you must have an active college application on file with Muscatine Community College, one of Eastern Iowa Community Colleges.
    • A list of concurrent classes can be found on page 8 of the Curriculum Guide Book  2019-20 Curriculum Guide Book
  • MuscaBus offers free route bus rides to students K-12, including graduating seniors, for the summer. This goes from June 5 to August 22. Our service runs 6:30am to 5:00pm M-F and 8:30 to 4:00 on Saturday.
  • Summer Food Service Program:  Summer Food Service Information
  • Teen Driving Study at the University of Iowa for males who are 15 or 16 years old. Participants will be paid up to $225 for their time and effort. Teen Driving Study Info
  • Seniors who took college classes in high school and are requesting your Muscatine/Eastern Iowa Community College transcript get sent to another institution.
    Go to:
    Transcripts are ordered online through our transcript ordering center; National Student Clearinghouse. When ordering:

    • You will need to know your student college ID#.
      If you do not know your ID#, please email MCC rep Anabelia at or call her at 563-288-6035.
    • If you are currently in a concurrent class, make sure to select to have your transcript sent “after grades are posted”
    • Lastly, to complete the ordering process you will need a debit or credit card.
  • 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.
  • Muskie Softball Store is open thru May 31st. Show your support of Muskie Softball!
  • 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 **

  • Need silver cord hours over the summer? Summer STEAM camp at Jefferson elementary is looking for MHS students to help out in our classes. The focus of camp is math, art, science and fitness. You can choose the days and pick AM or PM time slots between June 17 and July 26. To sign up to volunteer just go to the link below. Online sign up for summer STEAM camp   If you have questions, contact Becky Eserhaut at
  • Madison Elementary is having a field day on Monday, June 3, 2019 from 12:30 to 2:30. The link is below is for the sign up genius students can use to sign up to volunteer.  Students volunteering need to be at Madison at 12:15 to get directions for the station they are helping with. Questions? Contact Becky Eserhaut at
  • The 13, 14, 15 year old HNI city league team is looking a for a coach. They are looking for someone to coach them through their last four games. Their season will end on 6/14. If you are interested in helping out please call 263-0449 to speak with Ronnie Swailes.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.

** 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 **

  • The Muscatine High School Dance Team will be selling Love Your Melon cuffed beanies with our Muskie logo on them. The hats will not only help us to raise money for our team, but they will raise money for the efforts of Love Your Melon. Love Your Melon is an apparel brand dedicated to giving a hat to every child battling cancer and supporting the fight against pediatric cancer. Attached is an order form for the beanies that contains pricing, payment and distribution. If you have any questions, please feel free to email Alison Failor at muskiepomcoach@gmail.comMuskie Pom Squad Love Your Melon Order Form
  • Muskie Softball Store is open thru May 31st. Show your support of Muskie Softball!
  • Muskie Store is Open! The district has partnered with Phelps Custom Apparel to offer our staff, families, and community Muskie Apparel! This online store does not close meaning that it remains open for all of your Muskie clothing needs throughout the year.
    Go to: and check it out!
  • Muskies School Store – Jostens: Do you want Muskie Spirit Wear/Accessories or to give as a gift. A portion of sales comes back to MHS! $10 discount coupons available! Contact Doreen at for discount.
    Visit Muscatine High School Muskies Custom Apparel

** 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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Student Handbook:  MCSD Student Handbk
Curriculum Guide: 2019-20 Curriculum Guide


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