MHS Announcements – October 26, 2017

Go Muskies!

rSchoolToday (MHS Activity/Athletic Schedules, Rosters, Directions, Etc.): Activities / Athletic Website

Muskies School Store:  Would you like to purchase Muskie Spirit Wear/Accessories or to give as a gift?
Visit SCHOOLSTORE.JOSTENS.COM and search for your school or use school number: dn138
Use promo code TNU6X2AU at checkout for a $10 discount. Expires 11-24-17.  For an even larger discount, please contact Mrs. Borde at or stop in rm 11-001.  There is a limited quantity of larger discounts.

MHS Parent/Teacher Walk-in Conferences
Thursday, Oct. 26 – 1:45 – 3:45 pm (2-Hour Early Out)
Friday, Oct. 27 – NO SCHOOL – Teacher Conference Comp Day
Monday, Oct. 30 – NO SCHOOL – Teacher Inservice

MHS Drama Department presents 12 Angry Jurors – November 3rd & 4th: 12 strangers must work together to decide his fate. Is he guilty or not? Join us on November 3rd & 4th as the MHS Drama Department presents 12 Angry Jurors. Shows start at 7 pm in the Auditorium at MHS. Tickets are $6 and are available at the door day of show. Box Office will open at 6:15 pm. Activity passes are accepted!

  • Good Luck to Moriah Morter & Tyler Olson at the State Cross Country Meet this weekend!
  • Good Luck at Regionals to Girls’ Swimming and Diving teams!
    Regional Diving: Dav. Central High School, Thursday, October 26; 5:00 pm
    Regional Swimming: Dav. Central High School, Saturday, October 28, noon

  • Congratulations to our All-State Musicians!

    Seery Awbrey – Soprano I
    Leah Shield – Soprano I
    McKenzie Lofgren – Soprano I
    Madison Bebber – Alto I
    Elizabeth Shield – Alto I
    Njeri Mungara – Alto II
    Joshua Lary – Tenor II
    Ezekiel Ellis – Bass I
    Drake Rudolph – Bass I
    Lauren Kundel* – String Bass
    *Four-year All-State Musician
    Jack Eichelberger – String Bass

    Brissa Echevarria – String Bass
    Isabelle Hartman – String Bass
    Odysseus Orr – Trumpet
    Brian Prussman – Baritone
    Ethan Sherer – Trombone
  • Do you play the piano?  Would you like to be in a jazz band? See Mr. Heid in rm 13.021A or email at if you are interested.
  • K-POP Club meets from 3:30 to 4:30 pm every Thursday starting November 2nd in Room 11-023. See you there!   K-Pop Club
  • Students who received a National Honor Society nomination form are reminded that they are due to Mrs. Hawkins in Student Services (rm 14-007L) by the end of the school day TODAY, October 26th.
  • Boys’ and Girls’ Bowling Meeting: We will be having our informational meeting for boys and girls bowling on Tuesday, Oct. 31st at 3:45 pm in the Commons.
  • Girls’ Golf Sign-up: For those interested in signing up for Girls’ Golf, please stop into Student Services and see Mr. Welsch by Thursday, Oct.26.  You will also be providing information on shirt sizes so those can be ordered and ready for the spring season.  
  • Girls’ Basketball: There are three remaining open gyms before the season begins: 10/26, 10/30, and 11/2. All open gyms run from 5:45-7:15 pm in the main gym. Our parent meeting is on Monday, October 30th beginning at 7:30 pm in the Commons at MHS. We will review expectations for the season and hand out schedules for the Freshman, JV, and Varsity levels. The first official day of practice is Monday, November 6th from 3:45-6:15 pm in the main gym at MHS. Boys’ Cross Country Equipment Return: Please come after school on Wed., Nov. 1st to hand in all XC gear. We will be right outside the wrestling room on the girls’ locker room side of the gym. Please contact Mr. Foxen with any questions.
  • MCC Manufacturing Month Open House will be held on Thursday, October 26, 2017, from
    4 to 6 p.m. at the Muscatine Community College Muscatine Industrial Technology Center,
    152 Colorado St, Muscatine, IA. The Open House is designed for future students, families and community members interested in earning degrees in Welding or Engineering Technology. 
    MCC Manufacturing Month Open House Information
  • Free Wellness Screening at MCSA, Sat. Nov. 11, 10:30 am-12:30 pm  Free Wellness Checkup Info
  • Pick-up Your Lifetouch Pictures/Proofs Today!  Lifetouch pictures and proofs are in Student Services to be picked up before school, in between classes and during the lunch hour. Note: Proofs are available for all students that did not order pictures.  Order information is on the proof sheet.
  • Girls’ State Swimming & Diving E-Tickets are on Sale for the 2017 IGHSAU State Swimming & Diving Meet.  GoFan IGHSAU website
  • No SOAP this week. Have a wonderful long weekend!
  • 2017 Football Banquet: The 2017 Football Banquet will be Sunday, November 5th at 6 pm in the Auditorium. There will desserts and refreshments in the Cafeteria following the ceremony. All players in grades 9-12 are expected to attend and dress nicely.
  • Girls’ Cross Country Awards Banquet: The Girl’s Cross Country Awards banquet and potluck will be Thursday, November 2 in the Commons beginning at 6:07 PM. Coach Armstrong
  • Boys’ Basketball Sign-up: Any students interested in playing basketball need to stop by room 11-014 (Mr. McDonald’s room) and sign-up. Tryouts will begin on Monday, November 13th.
  • Wrestling Sign-up: Any students interested in Wrestling need to stop by room 12-015 (Coach Kane’s room) and sign up. Go Muskies!
  • The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards will grant two Iowa honorees $1,000, a medallion, and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C.
    The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards is looking for Iowa’s top youth volunteers of the year. Students in grade 5-12 are invited to apply if they have made meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service within the past 12 months. The application is available at and
    Due: November 7, 2017
  • Freezin’ for a Reason! Saturday, October 28, 2017, West Lake Park Beach
    For more information or to register, please visit or call 515-986-5520.
  • Interested in helping others? Interested in travel? Not doing anything for Spring Break 2018?  See Ms. Mohapp about an alternate spring break trip to Ecuador! Deadline is March 15, 2018.
  • Driver Ed information can be obtained from the Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency (MBAEA) website –

** Important Dates **

  • Oct. 26: Parent/Teacher Walk-in Conferences, 1:45 – 3:45 PM (2-Hour Early Out)
  • Oct. 27: NO SCHOOL – Teacher Conference Comp Day
  • Oct. 30: NO SCHOOL – Teacher Inservice
  • Nov. 2: Canball, MHS Gym, 4 pm
  • Nov. 3: MHS Drama Department presents 12 Angry Jurors, MHS Auditorium, 7 pm
  • Nov. 4: MHS Drama Department presents 12 Angry Jurors, MHS Auditorium, 7 pm
  • Nov. 17: Senior Pictures Due – Uploaded to Yearbook Website  Senior Picture Form
  • April 2:  Six Flags Senior GradNite Information (Full Payment/Permission Slips Due)  Senior GradNite at Six Flags

** Silver Cord Opportunities **

  • MCSD Food Service is looking for students who would be willing to volunteer at various elementary buildings to get the students through the breakfast line. Times would be 7:40-8:05 daily. Please email Alisha Eggers at if you are interested in volunteering.

** College Visits **

Interested in scheduling a college visit? Stop in the Student Services Office and see Ms. Milani.  College Visits

** 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

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