MHS Announcements – Monday, May 26, 2015

MHS Announcements

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Go Muskies!

  • Tuesday, May 26 – MHS Girls Golf Regional Meet has been rescheduled for Wednesday, May 27. The meet will be held at P.V. Golf Course in Iowa City with a 9:30 a.m. start.
  • AP Statistics students for next year: Please stop by Mrs. Hirschfeld’s room AA38 to pick up a summer assignment this week.
  • AP Physics students for next year: Please see Mrs. Joslyn (Room 132) Wednesday – Friday of this week for summer homework.
  • AP Language students for next year: There will be a meeting in Mrs. France’s room (21-026) on Wednesday and Thursday after finals for students going into AP Language.  Please attend one of the meetings to receive your summer homework.
  • Girls Cross Country – There will be a Cross Country Meeting for Girls interested in running the upcoming 2015 season from 6:00-6:30 ThursdayMay 28 in the cafeteria.  Parents are encouraged to attend. Please see Coach Armstrong if you are unable to attend.
  • The Muskie Library will again have extended hours for finals week! During finals week (Tuesday 05/26 – Thursday 05/28) the library will be open from 7:30am – 7:00pm. Students are encouraged to come use the extra study time to prepare for semester tests or final projects – snacks (brain food) will be served from 5:00-7:00pm. Good Luck, Muskie Nation!
  • There will be a meeting on May 26th Tuesday at 3:30PM in Mr. Foxen’s room 11-033 (new wing) for all those interested in Boys XC. Summer schedules and much more will be discussed. Please see  or e-mail Mr. Foxen if you can not attend.
  • Any students in a Social Studies AP class for next year should attend a meeting on Wednesday, May 27, in the auditorium @ 2:45 to receive summer information. Teachers will be available at this meeting. 
  • Students – please make certain that PE lockers are emptied by 10:30 A.M. on Friday, May 29.  Any items left after this time will be donated to Goodwill.
  • Food Service will not be serving lunch on Friday, May 29.
  • 2015-2016 AP Biology students need to meet with Ms. Jaycox Tuesday, May 26, either during enrichment at 12:00 or after school at 3:35 ​​to receive summer homework. Please contact Ms. Jaycox if you cannot attend at
  • May 26 – MHS JV Softball vs. Iowa City City High at Muscatine has been postponed (rescheduled date TBA).
  • Muscatine High School Bands and  Band Boosters present their fourth annual Drum Corps competition, ”Percussion on the Pearl,” on Sunday night, July 12, at 6 p.m., at the MHS stadium. Eight drum corps – from Wisconsin, Texas, New Jersey, Michigan, Tennessee, and Iowa – will compete, with the goal to make it into the lineup of competitors in the World Championship held in Indianapolis in early August. We are very proud to announce that two MHS band members, Luke LeBeau and Teddy VanWinkle, are members of the Colt Cadets who are headquartered in Dubuque, Iowa.  Tickets range from $20-25 and will be available at the gate. For more information, go to or call Janet Clark at 563-299-0019.
  • 2015 Muskie Boys Golf information is available at the Attendance Office for those that were unable to attend the sign-up meeting. If you have any questions, please contact Coach Randleman at or at 563-263-9960.
  • Great River Tennis Summer Tennis Clinics. Please view the attached flier for more information.
  • Summer Tennis Clinics
  • Are you interested in an inter-cultural experience, but can’t travel abroad?  Language and Friendship is looking for host families THIS SUMMER for students from France and Spain.  They will be here for a month, and just want to experience American life and practice their English.  If you are interested, see Mrs. Paulsen in Room 201 as soon as possible.
  • Summer Job Opportunities;
    Production Worker positions open at Heinz – please view the attached flier for more information.
    Heinz High School-ProductionWorker-2015 Flier  

    Summer Lifeguards – If interested in being a lifeguard, Geneva Country Club is hiring.  Please stop in and pick up an application.

    Attention students!  If you are interested in earning some money this summer, please stop by the counselor’s office to pick up information about detasseling.
  • SAVE THE DATE: May 29th – 9-11 Grade Students Last Day (Early Out @ 1:24PM)
  • Please remember that Muscatine High School sport schedules can be found at Our web calendar of events (linked to Google Maps) offers the most current updates and driving directions for all MHS athletic events! Be sure to check it out! Good luck to all the teams competing during the spring season!

** Volunteer / Silver Cord Hours **

College 4 Kids – If you love hands-on classes and would like to help younger children, this is the opportunity for you!  College 4 Kids is in need of volunteers June 15-June 26 at West Middle School from 8:00AM-12:00 Noon.  Please contact Laurie Schroeder @ 263-0411 or Deadline to apply is May 22, 2015.

CROSSROADS is in need of volunteers to help with the games at the 2nd annual CROSSROADS Carnival.  It will be held on Saturday, August 22, 2015 from 11am-4pm. You can stay for the whole day, or work in half day shifts.  Shifts are 10:45-1:30 and 1:15-4.  Lunch will be provided for volunteers that stay for the whole day.  Please contact Shannon Walsh @ or at 563.263.3545 x. 101 if interested.  Please view the attached flyer for more information.

Carnival 2015

United Way is working on keeping the summer free lunch program, but we need your help.  We are needing volunteers to help us deliver and serve meals during the summer.  You can help 2 times or 10 times this summer.  We just want your help. Please view the attached flyer for more information. 

summer food service call for volunteers

2nd Annual Pack the Bus Event.   We are looking for groups to have a booth and have kid activities or if you are interested in just helping us, let me know. Please view ‘Pack the Bus Sign Up” link and attached flyer for more information. 
pack the bus poster 2015

** Scholarship Information **

  • Children’s Cancer Connection: Scholarship values range from $500-$5,000. Applicant must be directly affected by childhood cancer and must plan to attend a 2 or 4 year university.  Application and other information are available in MHS Student Services.  Due date is May 29, 2015.
  •  Nursing Schools Almanac Scholarship:  Nursing Schools Almanac is proud to announce our inaugural Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. We will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates:

    Competition eligibility: This scholarship competition is open to all US high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs.
    Applicants must be in good academic standing and on track to graduate from high school at the conclusion of the 2014-15 academic year. Only one application entry is accepted per student.

    Important dates:
    June 30, 2015: Submission deadline for scholarship applications is 11:59pm PT.
    July 2015: Scholarship committee will meet to review all applications received.
    August 2015: Winner will be notified and $1,000 scholarship will be awarded.
    Visit to apply​

  • The Bright Scholars Award — please see attached document for more information. The Bright Scholars of Iowa
  • Iowa Section PGA–Charlie Burkart Scholarship: $4,000 scholarship ($1,000 per year for 4 years). Application is available in MHS Student Services.  Due Date is 6/12/2015.


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