MHS Announcements – September 12, 2019

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** Daily News & Information **

  • Today’s Cross Country meet at Noelridge Park in Cedar Rapids has been cancelled due to the weather forecast. Practice for boys and girls will be at the normal time today.
  • Homecoming T-shirts Are In!  If you ordered a Homecoming t-shirt, you can pick it up at the Attendance Center.
  • Pep Assembly:  Friday, Sept. 13 @ 2:45pm in the MHS gym.   9/13/19 Bell Schedule
  • MHS CAR SMASH after the Pep Assembly on Friday, Sept. 13. Car Smash will take place across from the stadium. $1 for one hit, $2 for 3 hits. 40% of the proceeds will go to the 4Oceans Project.
  • PIE A TEACHER FUNDRAISER: Donate money into a teachers bucket and get a chance to win a FREE Homecoming Ticket! The teacher with the most $ gets pied on Friday at the Pep Assembly. Donate before/after school & Muskie Time in front of Student Services next to Homecoming ticket sales.  40% of the proceeds will go to the 4Oceans Project.
  • Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest: Entries due March 31, 2020.  See attachment for details. Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest Info
  • VFW Scout of the Year Program: Entries due March 1, 2020. Annually, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States awards three individual who are: Eagle Scouts, Girl Scout Gold Award recipients, Venture Summit Award recipients and/or Sea Scout Quartermasters who have risen above their peers in exemplifying the qualities of that rank.  See attachment for program details.
    Scout of the Year Program Info
  • Voice of Democracy Program: 2019-2020 Theme “What Makes America Great”.  Student Entry Deadline: October 31, 2019. Patriotic Audio Essay Competition Grand Prize: $30,000 Award. See attachment for details.  Voice of Democracy Program Info
  • Girls’ Basketball: No open gym on Thursday due to Homecoming activities.
  • Boys’ Basketball: Any boy grades 9-12 interested in playing basketball this winter please contact Coach Windham, or Room 23-007 in the Business/Foreign Language wing.
  • Need a dress, shirt/pants or shoes for Homecoming?  There is a clothes rack across from the Attendance Center for you to check out.  All items are FREE — see Mrs. Borde in the principal’s office with any questions.
  • There is a new club this year called Poetry Out Loud. It is a club/contest in which students will study, memorize and recite poetry in a competitive environment with a chance to move on to state and national competitions. Any student who likes poetry and/or theater, and thinks Poetry Out Loud sounds like fun–Join the club by contacting your English teacher or Mr. Gehret in room 11-009 for more information.
  • Seniors and Parents/Guardians of Seniors: Baby Ads for the yearbook need to be submitted to Ms. Brown by turning in the form, payment, and picture at the Attendance Center, mailed to the school (Attn: Katie Brown), or dropped off in Ms. Brown’s room (21-035). This form will be mailed home, linked in this email, and has been emailed to all seniors.
  • Senior Photos are due November 15th and need to be uploaded to the yearbook website directly. Please refer to the Senior Photos link/form for instructions. This form will be mailed home, linked in this email, and has been emailed to all seniors.
  • Silver Cord Form- Google Form: The Silver Cord Form is now a google form that you submit online.  Silver Cord Form link
  • Breakfast starts at 7:30am and runs until 8:15am and is available in the Cafeteria.
    Breakfast Pizza, Breakfast Sandwiches, Muffins, Fruit, Muffins, Cookies, Cheese Sticks, PBJs, Breakfast Bars, Chips, Propel, flavored “slushies”, Water
  • Athletic Forms:  Parent Permission Form    Concussion Form     Physical Form
  • The Muscatine Dance Team are selling Muskie M’s to be painted on driveways!
    New “M’s” are $30 and Touch Ups are $25! Contact a pom girl or Coach Ali Failor at
  • Driver Ed information can be obtained from the Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency (MBAEA) website –

** Homecoming Information **

  • Homecoming Week is September 9th-13th Our theme this year is “Disney.”
    • Thursday:  Toy Story Day (Dress as favorite Toy Story character —
      Have announcement sometime in the day that Andy’s Coming!
    • Friday Theme Day- Halloweentown High
      (Dress in spooky attire paired with your favorite Muskie Pride!)
  • Homecoming Community Events:
    • Thursday, Sept. 12th: Homecoming Parade @ 6pm – Mulberry Street
    • Thursday, Sept. 12th: Homecoming Coronation @ approx. 7:15pm- MHS Gym
    • Friday, Sept. 13th: Homecoming Football Game @ 6pm
  • Homecoming Dance: Saturday, Sept. 14th, MHS Gym, 8pm-11pm.

** Silver Cord Opportunities/Volunteer Opportunities **

  • The MCSD Food & Nutrition Dept is looking for MHS students to help students at elementary schools with breakfast cards & getting through the serving lines any time from 7-8am during the 2019-2020 school year. If you are interested in helping out & earning silver cord hours starting Friday 8/23, please contact Alisha Eggers at 563-263-7223 or

** Fundraisers **

** 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

** Keep informed on what is going on at MHS! **

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Student Handbook:  MCSD Student Handbk
Curriculum Guide: 2019-20 Curriculum Guide


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