MHS Announcements – November 15, 2018

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Adaptive Scheduler Informational Video

MHS Canvases for Sale: We are in the process of updating canvas pictures that are displayed throughout Muscatine High School. Certain canvases are available for purchase based on Administration approval for $65. If you are interested in a specific canvas, please contact Doreen Borde in the Principal’s office by email at or by calling 263-6141 ext. 1116. It would be helpful if you could provide a snapshot of the canvas and name(s) of subject on the canvas, as well as, where the canvas is displayed (Commons/Gym area, Auditorium, Ag, Science, etc.).  You will be notified if the canvas you are requesting is available and when to pick up.

Wrestling Team Store is now open and will close on November 18th.  Orders will be delivered to Coach Kane at MHS on Dec. 6th.
Team Store link:

** Daily News & Information **

  • STORE CLOSES ON NOV. 18th! Wrestling Team Store is now open and will close on November 18th. Orders will be delivered to Coach Kane at MHS on Dec. 6th.
    Team Store link:
  • Girls’ Locker Rooms will be locked during Muskie Time.
  • New Scholarship Added: See Scholarship section below (Dec. 2018)
  • MHS Winter Sports Kick-off will take place on Friday, Nov. 16th. Concessions will be available for purchase starting at 5:30pm in the MHS Commons. Introductions will begin at 7pm in the MHS Gym. 2018 Muskie Winter Kick-Off InfoYoga 5th period for staff & students, will take place today in the Weight Room.; after school room 22-007.
  • Seniors/Senior Parents: Senior Photos for the yearbook are due by November 16th.
  • Student-Athlete College Commitment Ceremony: We 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.  College Commit Ceremony Criteria
  • On Friday, November 16th the counselors will facilitate a follow-up discussion session on the topic of suicide during Muskie Time in the Commons for students who wish to attend. Students can sign-up for the session through adaptive scheduler under Student Services.
  • Mr. Muscatine tickets are now on sale in front of Student Services. They are being sold before school from 7:30-8:10 and after school from 3:30-4:00 every day this week or until they sell out. They are $5 each. In order to attend Mr. Muscatine this year, you must be in good academic standing. This means that any student with two or more F’s as of Friday, November 9th, will be ineligible to attend.
  • Can Drive: For the next week, Student Council will be collecting cans for our annual Can Drive outside of Student Services. Bring your cans in before school on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from now until November 19th. For every 5 cans or $3 donation, you will get a raffle ticket to place in your basket of choice. There is no limit on the number of raffle tickets you can get! Raffle winners will be drawn at Mr. Muscatine on November 21st.
  • GirlsCode++ Camp will be held on November 17 from 9am-3pm. This is a one day event to teach girls about programming, taught by women in technology and engineering fields. Girls will learn HTML and CSS or JavaScript to build their own website while learning about careers in computer science. This event is ideal for 8-12th graders. $50 fee includes a light breakfast, lunch, and t-shirt. To register: Scholarships available, contact
    Girls Code++ Camp Info
  • Seniors – FAFSA Completion: You can stop by Ms. Beran’s office in Student Services or email at to schedule a time to meet. Even if you are undecided on a college, you can still complete the FAFSA. Don’t wait until last minute!
  • Student Parking Tags: In order to park on school grounds at MHS, it is required that you purchase and display a parking tag. Parking tags may be purchased at the Attendance Office after presenting a completed “MHS Vehicle Registration” form. The cost is $25.00.  Failure to purchase and display a parking tag will result in a $5 fine for each offense.
  • 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 –

** Fundraisers**

  • RAINBOW for GIRLS is collecting pop tabs for Shriner Hospitals, who have helped more than
    1.3 million sick children. We will also be collecting spare change and donations, that will be given to Camp Courageous to continue serving children of all ages with disabilities. Pop tabs and donations can be brought to Heather D. in room 11-002, Scot Gehret room 11-009 or given to Brandi Howard.
  • Muskies School Store: 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

** Silver Cord Opportunities **

  • The Salvation Army/Red Kettle Campaign is looking for volunteers to ring bells this holiday season at various businesses. Bell ringing starts on Friday, Nov. 15 and end on Monday, Dec. 24. For information on signing up to ring bells or for more ways to help call 563-263-8272. (Silver Cord hours are available!)
  • 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

** 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! **

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