MHS Announcements – November 23, 2016

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  • Happy Thanksgiving – Have a long relaxing weekend!
  • Schedule for week of Nov. 21:
    November 23 – 2-Hour Early Out
    November 24 – Happy Thanksgiving! – NO SCHOOL
    November 25 – NO SCHOOL – Non-Contract Day
  • MHS Bands will have it’s Winter Concert on Saturday, December 10th at 3 pm in the MHS Auditorium. Admission will be $4/adult, $2/student. Family $10. All passes accepted.
  • FFA Members – REMINDER – Fruit order forms are due back on November 28th.
  • Winter Conditioning  – To all athletes looking to keep conditioned for spring sports.  Winter conditioning will begin Mon. Nov. 28. We will meet after school 3:40 in the gym foyer by the cafeteria. Please bring workout attire to run outside. If you have questions please see Coach Foxen.
  • Countdown to the holidays with delicious German chocolate calendars! Starting December 1, open one window each day until the holidays and enjoy a tasty German chocolate. Calendars are only $4 and can be purchased in room 202, or from a German Club member.
  • MODEL UN – Any juniors or seniors interested in the New York trip can pick up information as well. Forms are available in Ms. Hansen’s room.
  • Auditions for the MHS spring musical, “Thoroughly Modern Millie”, will be held on December 6th and December 7th. Audition times will be available from 4 pm to 6:30 both days (sign up for a time on the board outside the choir room beginning November 21st.) Millie is set in 1922 and has 6 leading roles and 10 featured roles, a large ensemble and 2 numbers that feature tap dancers. Audition packets with all information needed are available to download from google drive at the following link:
    Contact Mrs. Mauck: with questions.
  • Muscatine High School has several students interested in starting a Fencing club. We are looking for at least one adult to lead a new Fencing club at the high school. If you are interested and available to lead this new club, please contact Activities Director Andrew Werling at
  • Parents – The Carnival After Prom Extravaganza (CAPE) Committee are in need of someone to chair the Large Prizes Committee and someone to chair the Games Committee. (The Large Prize committee gets to shop! and the Games Committee get to plan and imagine fun games to be played!) If interested, please contact Mark & Amy Fortenbacher at
  • The Muskie Band’s annual nut fundraiser is underway! Order cashews, mixed nuts, puddles, and chocolate dipped cherries, toffee almonds, malted milk balls, and other sweet treats now – they make great holiday gifts or a treat for yourself!For a flyer with pictures and prices, or to make a purchase, call 299-8082, email, or talk to any of the MHS band students. Walk-ins are welcome at the band’s “nut house” at 1600 Plaza Place. Hours are every Tues. evening from 6-7:30 pm and Sat. morning from 10 am till noon until Dec. 20, so buy now before we run out!

** Silver Cord Opportunities **

  • Salvation Army is in need of bell ringers during their Red Kettle Campaign. Bell ringing begins on Nov. 18 through Dec. 24. Inside and outside sites are available. If interested or for more information, please contact Sissy at 563-263-8272.

** Upcoming Events **  MHS Calendar Link

** Important Dates **

  • Nov. 23 – 2-Hour Early Dismissal
  • Nov. 24 – Happy Thanksgiving! – No School
  • Nov. 25 – No School  (Non-Contract Day)
  • Dec. 4 – NHS Induction Ceremony – Auditorium – 2:00 pm (Reschedule Date)
  • Dec. 6 – Spring Musical Auditions – Auditorium – 4:00 – 6:30 pm
  • Dec. 7 – Spring Musical Auditions – Auditorium – 4:00 – 6:30 pm
  • Dec. 10 – MHS Bands – Winter Concert – Auditorium – 3:00 pm
  • 1st Semester Final Dates:
    Dec. 19 – Finals for 1st, 3rd, 5th-hour classes
    Dec. 20 – Finals for 2nd, 4th, 6th-hour classes
    Dec. 21 – Finals for 7th-hour class and make-ups (2-Hour Early Dismissal)
  • Dec. 21 – 2-Hour Early Dismissal
  • Dec. 22 – Jan. 2 – No School – Winter Break
  • Jan 3 – Classes Resume – First day of 2nd semester

** 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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