MHS Announcements – September 4, 2018

Go Muskies!     

MHS Activity/Athletic Schedules, Rosters, Directions, Etc.
Activities / Athletic Website

** Daily News & Information **

  • Parking Info at Brady St. Stadium for Soph/Varsity Football Game on Thursday, Sept. 6th
    • NE lot will be closed to spectators and away team should be dropped off at South Gate.
    • Parking will be allowed in the west and south lots.
    • The west lot entrance will be closed following the game—vehicles must exit through the south lot or at 36th and Brady.
  • YOGA: There will be yoga meeting tomorrow morning, Sept. 5th, for all interested students from 7:45-8:10am in the upper balcony left gym (as you enter the gym from the hallway.) Ms. Phelps, our yoga instructor, will let you know what yoga is all about, the benefits, and walk you through what a yoga session will be.
  • Key Club: Are you interested in joining Key Club? First meeting of the year is Friday, September 7th in the library cafe at 7:30 am. Key Club Flyer
  • Student IDs: Student IDs with Aug. 10 pictures are in. You can pick them up in Student Services before school, passing & lunch time and after school until 3:45pm. Remember, if you paid for an activity pass, this is included in your Student ID.
  • LifeTouch Pictures from Aug. 10 are in! Students with the last name starting with A-D and E-G are being distributed today in front of Student Services! Proofs are available for all that had their picture taken on Aug, 10th.
  • Seniors: Jostens Graduation meeting tomorrow during Muskie Time. An announcement will be made and Muskie Time teachers with 12th grade students will escort their students to the Auditorium.
  • The All Kinds of People Club, previously known as Gay-Straight Alliance, will meet briefly in 12-005, Mrs, Kramer’s room, Thursday September 7 at 3:35 pm. The purpose is to decide when we will regularly meet, and how we might recruit new members. AKOP is a group for LGBTQ students and their allies and friends. See Mrs. Kramer for more information.
  • LAST DAY TO ORDER! Muscatine varsity football apparel is now available to order! Support the team and show your Muskie spirit!
    Orders/payment can also be given to Mrs. Borde in the Principal’s Office until Sept. 4.
  • Short sleeve t-shirt/$13
  • Long sleeve t-shirt/$17
  • Crewneck/$23
  • Hoodie/$28
    Add $0.50 per letter for a name on the back and $3 for products size XXL+
  • Contact: Vada Fridley, to place your order. Payment (cash or checks) should be given to Vada Fridley for all orders. You can find her before school in the Cafeteria or during B Lunch in the Library.
    Please make all checks payable to Berlin’s.
  • LAST DAY TO ORDER! Homecoming Shirts are now in!  They can be ordered on our online store at:
    Remember, shirt orders must be completed by next Tuesday, September 4th!  
    They will be delivered to the school by September 19th. If you would like to order, but can only pay in cash, please contact Mrs. Meineke in the Athletic office.   Homecoming T-shirt
    Join K-POP Dance Club – First meeting Friday, Sept. 7th in rm 11-023.
     KPOP Flyer
  • Juniors: A Google form, College Fair at MCC, was sent to all juniors to attend the MCC Career Fair on Sept. 13 from 10:30-11:30am. If interested, please submit the completed the electronic form by Sept. 5. Transportation will not be provided. Please visit Student Services if you need transportation.
  • New Scholarships Added: See Scholarship section below.
  • Parks and Recreation is looking for a few positions to fill this fall that could be great opportunities for both teachers and high school students. The program we need immediate help with is Little Muskies Football, a program for children ages 4-7. The program is introductory and is not a tackle football program. Classes would take place from 5:30 – 6:30 pm on Mondays and Tuesdays beginning September 17 through October 9. We are in need of an instructor and a program aide for this class.
    Other programs through the fall and winter that need both instructors and aides include volleyball, basketball, soccer, and tee-ball.
    Instructors start at $12.00/hour while Program Aides (minimum age 14) start at $7.50/hour. These positions are great for a first job, a little something extra to keep busy, or getting more involved in the community. An extra perk for teachers is that hours worked in Parks and Recreation can contribute to IPERS!   
    Fall-Winter Job Flyer
  • Summer is newly over and summer attire is somewhat a thing of the past. Please remember that at school a dress code applies. The policy is explained in the student handbook. Just a reminder that if you are wearing unacceptable school attire, it will be addressed.
  • As we are adjusting to a new lunch schedule, just a reminder that there are only three areas that are allowed for lunch. Those are the cafeteria, Commons and library/Cafe’. Once you have selected an area for the day, you are expected to stay in that area for the remainder of the lunch period.
  • 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.
  • McDonalds is hiring!
  • TEXT keyword Apply04761 to 36453 or
  • Grab an application inside the restaurant today!
    • Flexible scheduling, shifts as little as 3 hours to meet your needs
    • Fun, fast-paced, team-oriented work environment
    • Competitive starting pay
    • Uniforms provided
    • Meal Discounts
    • Management opportunities
    • Medical, Dental, Vision and 401(k) benefits
    • Family members of our McDonald’s Team Members can also earn their High School Diplomas at no cost through McDonald’s!Your Muscatine McDonald’s is Hiring Exceptional Team Members!
      We proudly offer:
      How to apply:
      As a THANK YOU for your business, mention that your saw us in the newsletter on your next McDonald’s visit and enjoy free cookies with the purchase of any Extra Value Meal! One per order and this offer expires Sept. 4, 2-18! GOOOO MUSKIES!
  • MHS Bell Schedules (Daily, Late State, Early Release):  2018 -19 Daily Bell Schedules
  • Wrestling Fall Open Mat Schedule:
    Mondays 6:00-7:00 PM (evenings)
    Tuesdays 6:00-7:00 AM (mornings)
    Weds & Thurs 4:00-5:00 PM (after school) 
  • MHS Homecoming game is on Sept. 21st.  Homecoming Dance is on Sept. 22nd starting at 9 pm in the MHS Gym.
  • Activity Punch Cards for the general public can be purchased at the Attendance Center or at any sporting or concert event.  10 punches for $40 and can be shared among family or friends!  Get yours today and save money!
  • Driver Ed information can be obtained from the Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency (MBAEA) website –

** Fundraisers**

** Silver Cord Opportunities **

  • 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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