MHS Announcements – October 12, 2018

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MHS Activity/Athletic Schedules, Rosters, Directions, Etc.
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Adaptive Scheduler Informational Video

Parent Teacher Conferences (Walk-in)
Mon., Oct. 22nd, 4:00-7:15pm
Wed., Oct., 24th, 4:00-7:15pm
Thurs., Oct. 25th, 1:45-3:45pm
Friday, Oct. 26th – NO SCHOOL (Conf. Comp Day)
Mon., Oct. 29th – NO SCHOOL (Teacher In-Service)

** Daily News & Information **

  • Chuck VanHecke MHS PE Building Dedication and Open House on Saturday, October 13 – 2:00-4:00pm. Public is invited!
  • The Fall Bash Dance is next Saturday, Oct. 20th from 9-11pm. The cost is $5 at the door. Please have your student IDs on you at the dance… and wear NEON!
  • Elite Sports apparel orders can be picked up in the Athletics Office – see Mrs. Meineke.
  • New Scholarship Added: See Scholarship section below. (January 2019)
  • LifeTouch Picture Retake day is scheduled for October 17th, 7-11am in the Gym/Commons hallway. This is for staff and students that have not had their picture taken and for picture retakes.
  • 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.
  • Anyone who purchased a yearbook last year also gets a 16 page supplement which includes the musical, spring sports, summer sports, prom, and graduation.  These will be passed out in the upper level of the new wing during Muskie Time on Monday, October 15th. We will make an announcement after the first few minutes of Muskie Time to come pick them up.
    (This will only apply to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.)
  • K-Pop Dance Club meets on Fridays from 3:30-4:30 in the Commons K-Pop Dance Club
    (except Oct. 26, and Nov. 23)
  • REMINDER – Seniors: Baby Ads for the yearbook are due October 19th.
  • MHS Today Publication: Please read this edition of MHS Today
  • LifeTouch Photo Orders (from Aug. and Sept. photo dates) can be picked up in front of the principal’s office.
  • Student IDs (from Aug. and Sept. photo dates) can be picked up in Student Services.
  • Seniors: Create your FSA ID for your FAFSA:
    The FAFSA form is available – create your FSA ID.
  • Seniors: FAFSA Completion Night
    Date & Time: Thursday, October 18th 4:00pm-6:00pm
    Muscatine Community College, Gaekle Hall, 2nd floor, Room 211 (computer lab)
    No appointments needed – It’s walk-in.
  • Seniors: FAFSA Completion Night FAFSA Checklist
    Date & Time: Tuesday, October 30th 3:30pm-7:30pm
    Location: Student Services
    To schedule an appointment, visit/call the Student Services Office @ 263-6141 ext. 1119 or email or
    Appointments will be 30 minutes long starting at 3:30pm.
  • The 2019-2020 FAFSA is available. For those interested in attending Iowa or Iowa State the filing deadline for priority consideration is December 1, 2018. If interested in attending the University of Northern Iowa the application should be submitted by January 15, 2019.  For questions and FAFSA assistance contact Jennifer Zamora via email at
  • Seniors: Senior Photos for the yearbook are due by November 16th.
  • Career Exploring Programs for this Fall:
    John Deere Program      John Deere Application     Genesis Career Program
  • The Yearbook staff have several extra yearbooks from the previous years: 2012-2013, 2013-2014 & 2015-2016. We will sell them for $20. Please contact Ms. Brown at if interested.
  • 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**

  • The Muscatine-Japan Youth Exchange Program is selling wreaths/holiday decorations as a fundraiser now through October 24th. Attached are pictures of items we are selling. If you are interested in supporting this non-profit organization or would like to know more about our organization, please Heather Clark at
    MJYEP Wreath Fundraiser
  • 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 Y is looking for volunteers for their basketball and soccer youth sports programs. Depending on your knowledge, volunteers can coach, referee or run scoreboard. Contact Brandon VanZandt 563-263-9996 or email at
  • 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

2018-19 Curriculum Guide:   2018-19 Curriculum Guide

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