MHS Announcements – October 14, 2016

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  • Parent/Teacher Walk-in Conferences
    Monday, Oct. 24 – 4:00 – 7:15 PM
    Wednesday, Oct. 26 – 4:00 – 7:15 PM
    Thursday, Oct. 27 – 1:45 – 3:45 PM (2-Hour Early Out)

    New this year at Parent Teacher Conferences – A complimentary meal for parents will be served in the MHS Cafeteria on Monday, Oct. 24th from 4:00 – 7:15 PM (or until food is gone). Taco Bar by Guadalajara and Pizza by Salvatore’s Ristorante. Aiming for Academic Success through Parental Engagement. See flyer for more details. Parent Teacher Meal Flyer – Oct. 24

  • Oct. 28 – NO SCHOOL – Conference Comp Day
  • Starting November 1st, there will be NO loans or charging of meals. Students who do not have money in their account or cash in hand will be offered a peanut butter sandwich and a glass of orange juice.
  • Winter Sports Participants – The first practice for winter sports will be starting the 2nd or 3rd week of November. You have to have all your forms in to participate. Stop by the Activities Office room 162 or email to inquire about the forms you need.
  • Overdue Library Books – Students, please renew or return overdue library books as soon as possible.
  • Muscatine Youth Girls Basketball Trivia Night, Oct. 29   MYGBB Event Flyer
  • Classes of 2019 & 2020 – Make sure to respond to the ASPIRE Test Lunch Options survey sent out by Ms. Anderson & Mr. Welsch as soon as possible. If you DO NOT respond to this survey, a school sack lunch will be ordered for you and your account will be charged. Free and Reduced purchases ARE allowed. Class of 2020 test date is Oct. 25. Class of 2019 test date is Oct. 26.
  • Boys’ and Girls’ Bowling Informational Meeting – Friday, Oct. 21st at from 3:30 – 4:00 PM in the Commons. If you are interested in the MHS bowling program, please attend this meeting!
  • The MHS Cheer Program will be holding cheerleading tryouts for winter basketball & wrestling cheer. Practices will be 10/24 from 5-7 pm in the girls’ side upper gym and 10/27 from 5-7 pm in the commons. Tryouts will be October 29th from 9 am to 12 pm in the MHS Gym. Tryout packets will be available at the attendance office on October 10th. Any girls and boys, with a cheer, dance, and/or tumbling background, in any grade, are encouraged to tryout! If you have questions, please contact Coach Sink at
  • Introducing FAFSA Ready Iowa – You know how important the FAFSA form is for your seniors. So do we. And we know that not everyone can come to an ICAN office for help. So today we introduce FAFSA Ready Iowa.  FAFSA Ready Iowa Info
  • Fall Wrestling Club will have Open Mat workouts in wrestling room on Sundays from 5-6 pm and Tuesdays from 7-8pm.
  • The University of Iowa is holding a Learn to Row Clinic on October 16th from 12-3pm at the P. Sue Beckwith Boathouse on the UIowa campus. Here is the link for further details –
  • Young American Creative Patriotic Art Awards – Students must be in grades 9-12. Deadline to submit entries to local VFW Auxiliary is March 31, 2017. Please see attachments for Rules and Contest Application. American Creative Patriotic Art Awards Contest Application   Young American Creative Patriotic Art Awards Rules
  • VFW Voice of Democracy Essay Competition – 2016-17 Theme – “My Responsibility To America”. Student entry Deadline: Nov. 1, 2016.
    VFW Voice of Democracy Essay Competition

** Silver Cord Opportunities **

  • Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department has an opportunity for several students to receive Silver Cord hours by volunteering to help at the Fall Festival on Saturday, October 22 from 12:30-3:30 p.m. at the Muscatine Mall. Please contact Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department at 563-263-0241 or at
  • 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.
  • Jefferson Elementary is looking for volunteers for their Build It Family Night with the Bettendorf Family Museum on Wednesday, October 19th from 5-7pm. Students would volunteer at a station to build with legos, kinex, or another material. Please contact Stephanie Zillig at if interested.

** Upcoming Events **  MHS Calendar Link

** Important Dates **

  • Oct. 19 – College Application Assistance – Student Services Conf. Room during Enrichment
  • Oct. 24 – Parent/Teacher Walk-in Conferences – 4:00 – 7:15 pm
  • Oct. 25 – Class of 2020 – ASPIRE Testing
  • Oct. 26 – Class of 2019 – ASPIRE Testing
  • Oct. 26 – Parent/Teacher Walk-in Conferences – 4:00 – 7:15 pm
  • Oct. 27 – Parent/Teacher Walk-in Conferences – 1:45 – 3:45 pm
  • Oct. 27 – 2-Hour Early Out (1:24 pm Dismissal)
  • Oct. 28 – NO SCHOOL – Conference Comp Day
  • Oct. 28 – UNI Business Day – 8:00 am to 1:30 pm  UNI Business Day Info
  • Oct. 29 – Winter Cheerleading Tryouts – MHS Gym – 9 am – 12 pm
  • Nov. 18 – Sr. Yearbook Pictures   Sr. Yearbook Pictures Info

** 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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