MHS Announcements – September 1, 2017

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  • Join The Write On Club! There will be an organizational meeting on Thursday, Sept. 7th during the 1st half of Enrichment in rm 23-013 . Refresh your skills or learn how to write in Cursive and share favorite sayings or your own creatively written creations.
  • Interested in Mock Trial or finding out more about Mock Trial? There will be an organizational meeting on Wed., Sept. 6th during Enrichment in rm 22-004 .
  • The yearbook staff has several extra yearbooks from the following school years:  2012-2013, 2013-2014, and 2015-2016. If you would like to purchase a copy, we are selling these for $20 (originally $56) What a deal! Please contact Katie Brown at if you are interested in buying one.
  • Model UN: Students interested in participating in our Des Moines Conference should attend the sign-up meeting on Tuesday, September 5th in Ms. Hansen’s room (11-024 in the new wing). Meetings will be held at 7:45 am, 12:25 pm, and 3:30 pm. Choose a time that works for you.
  • Girls’ Basketball: If you are interested in playing girls’ basketball this year, we will have an informational meeting on Wednesday, September 6th from 7:30-8:00 am in the Commons.  Fall open gym schedules will be available.
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA): We will have our kickoff meeting on Wednesday, September 6th from 12:00-12:45 pm in Ms. Hansen’s room (11-024 in the new wing).
    There will be pizza!
  • We are excited to announce this year that all AP tests will be of no charge to parents!  That’s right – AP tests will be taken at no charge to the student’s parents. Additionally, it will be expected that all students taking an AP class will take the AP Test.
  • Muskie Baseball Open Field will begin next week (September 5th) and will occur every Tuesday from 6-7:30 pm and Saturday from 9:00 – 10:30 am. If there is inclement weather, please follow and for info on open field.
  • NO SCHOOL – Monday, Sept. 4 – Labor Day
  • Recycle The Dress – Sept. 2:  Recycle the Dress Event Flyer
  • Picture Day – Sept. 5th: If you missed the first picture day or would like picture retakes, LifeTouch will be at MHS on Sept. 5 from 7 am – 11 am in the  MHS Commons. ALL students, 9th-12th grade, need to have their picture taken for the yearbook, regardless if you purchase them or not.  Remaining picture date is October 2.  Life Touch Order Form
  • Interested in the Speech and Debate Team!  Do you enjoy: Competitive Acting? Speaking? Arguing?  There will be a Parent/Coach meeting on Sept. 11th at 6 pm in the Library.
  • Juniors: If you would like to visit the MCC College Fair on Sept. 14 from 9:30-11:30 am please complete the MCC College Fair Google Form that Mr. Welsch emailed on Aug. 30th. Deadline to sign up is Sept. 6th.  If you have any questions contact: Mr. Welsch- 11th Grade Counselor at OR Ms. Milani- College and Career Counselor at  There will be close to 40 colleges and post-secondary options.
  • Students interested in being a Peer Tutor during the school day, please fill out the attached form to be contacted by either Mrs. Hawkins or Mrs. Hirschfeld. We appreciate your willingness to help!
  • New Scholarship Added: See Scholarships section – Dec. 2017.
  • Lifetouch Picture Pick Up: If you had your picture taken on Aug 11, stop in Student Services before school, study hall, or after school to pick up your pictures/proof sheet.
  • Seniors – Homecoming Court Nominations: Don’t forget to nominate five female and five male candidates to represent MHS on the homecoming court and vote for class flower, colors, and motto. Voting ends Friday, Sept. 1st at 4 pm.
  • Homecoming T-shirts: Student Council ordered 250 shirts (in an array of sizes) to be sold at the high school prior to the homecoming game. If you have not pre-ordered, you may purchase a shirt for $10.00 during lunch outside of Student Services starting Sept. 6th.
  • Homecoming Dance Tickets: Tickets for the Homecoming Dance, Night at the Oscars, will go on sale Sept. 6th during lunch outside of student services. Tickets are $10.00 per person.
  • Homecoming Dance Guest Forms: Any MHS student wanting to bring a non-MHS student to the Homecoming Dance will need to pick up a Guest Form in the AP office (room 12-001); completed forms must be faxed back to Mrs. Chatfield by September 16, 2017. You will not be allowed to purchase tickets for your out-of-town guest until the guest form has been completed.
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) will meet NEXT Wednesday, September 6th, at noon (not today!). We will see you in a week for fellowship and pizza!
  • Students Of Active Prayer (SOAP) will have their first meeting this Thursday night from 7:30-9:00 at 2702 Surrey Court. We play games, talk about our faith and the Bible, pray, eat, and have fun together. All interested students are welcome!
  • Boys’ Tennis Sign Up: Stop in Coach Goedken’s Room 21-030 anytime to sign up. We want to get an idea of who is coming out for tennis and to make sure you have the paperwork turned in. We have Winter tennis lesson information and information about the Spring season.
  • Drama Club will hold its first meeting of the year on Tuesday, September 5th in the Auditorium from 3:30 – 5 pm.
  • Fall Wrestling Club on Sundays 2-3 pm and Mondays 6-7 pm. Talk to Coach Kane (Rm 12-015) for more information.
  • Linda’s Linens will be having a Style Show during September “Second Saturday” (Sept.9) from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. at 129 E. 2nd Street  (next to Flower Gallery).  She will have Free, Consigned and New Dresses on display (limited amount of free dresses on style show).
  • MHS Golf Outing: The event is Sunday, September 24th at 9:00 am, Muscatine Municipal Golf Course.   Anyone interested in playing can call Tanya Howard at 414-336-1193 or Dave Crawley, Pro @ Muni, 563-263-4735.  MHS Golf Outing Registration Form
  •  Driver Ed information can be obtained from the Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency (MBAEA) website –

** Important Dates **

  • Sept. 4: Labor Day – No School
  • Sept. 5: LifeTouch Pictures 7 am – 11 am – MHS Commons  Life Touch Order Form
    ALL students, 9th-12th grade, need to have their picture taken for the yearbook, regardless if you purchase them or not.  Remaining picture date is October 2.
    Life Touch Order Form
  • Sept. 11-15: Homecoming Week
  • Sept. 11 – Powder Puff Game – Junior vs. Senior Girls – MHS Stadium – 7 pm
  • Sept. 14: Homecoming Parade – 6 pm
  • Sept. 14: Homecoming King & Queen Coronation – MHS Gym – 7:30 pm
  • Sept. 15: Senior March to The RiverView Center
  • Sept. 16: Homecoming Dance – MHS Gym – 9 pm – 12 am
  • Sept. 24: MHS Golf Outing – Muscatine Municipal Golf Course – 9 am MHS Golf Outing Registration Form

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