MHS Announcements – September 9, 2019

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** Daily News & Information **

  • Students: Homecoming ballots were emailed to all students by Student Council Advisor Rachel Fallon, please check your email and vote for homecoming king and queen.
    Voting closes Wednesday @ 4pm.
  • Visiting Supreme Court Justice: Iowa’s Chief Justice, Mark Cady, will be visiting with students on Wednesday, September 11 during 3rd and 4th periods (9:45-10:45am) in the Auditorium.
    If you would like to attend, please email Ms. Hansen ( 
  • Girls’ Basketball: There will be open gym on Monday night from 5:30-7:00pm in the main gym. No open gym on Thursday due to Homecoming activities.
  • Model UN: For those planning to attend the Des Moines conference, we will have a meeting at 8:00am on Tuesday, September 10 in Ms. Hansen’s room (11-024). 
  • 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.
  • TONIGHT! Monday, Sept. 9th: Junior Girls vs Senior Girls Powder Puff Game: Sept. 9th, 7PM at the MHS Stadium. Entry fee is $5. Proceeds go to the World Wildlife Fund.
  • Today is the last day to turn in Guest Homecoming forms to the Asst. Principal’s office.
  •  Sept 11: 2-hr Early Dismissal @ 1:30pm
  • 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.
  • American Sign Language Club will meet on Sept. 10 during Muskie Time in the Library. Contact Eliza Gordon at with any questions.
    Sign Language Club Info
  • 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.
  • FFA Meeting during Muskie Time on Tuesday, Sept. 10 in the Ag Room. Every Ag Student is welcome!
  • 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.
  • Muskies Against Violence will be meeting Wednesday, September 11th in the Commons Area during Muskie Time. If you would like to make positive change please come to this meeting and see what it’s all about!”
  • On Tuesday, September 10, the Iowa Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Muscatine, Iowa. The proceeding will take place in the Muscatine High School auditorium, 2705 Cedar Street. The oral arguments are open to the public and will begin at 7 p.m.
  • DUE TODAY! Seniors: Senior March forms are available at the Attendance Center for pick up! The march will take place around 11:30am on Friday, September 13th. Food from Subway is provided. Cost is $5 and permission slips must be turned in by Monday, September 9, 2018 at 3:30pm. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Walsh at Hope to see you there!
  • 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 or Library Cafeteria.
    Cafeteria – Breakfast Pizza, Breakfast Sandwiches, Muffins, Fruit, etc.
    Library Cafe – 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.”
    • Monday: Monster University Day (Wear your favorite University/College apparel)
      (Remember this is also Picture Day.)
    • Tuesday: Inside Out Day 
      • Seniors: Yellow (Happiness)
      • Juniors: Blue (Sadness)
      • Sophomore: Anger (Red)
      • Freshman: Disgust (Green)
      • Teachers: Fear (Purple)
    • Wednesday: Disney Duo Day (Dress as a famous Disney Hero & Sidekick/ Pair of Disney Characters)
    • 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:
    • Monday, Sept. 9th: Junior Girls vs Senior Girls Powder Puff Game: Sept. 9th, 7PM at the MHS Stadium. Entry fee is $5. Proceeds go to the World Wildlife Fund.
    • 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.
  • Homecoming Dance Guest Forms: If you plan to bring a non-MHS guest to the Homecoming Dance on Sept. 14, please stop by the Assistant Principal’s office (Room 12-001) and pick up a permission form.  Homecoming Guest Permission Forms are due on or before Monday, September 9th. Guests must be approved before a ticket can be purchased.

** 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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Curriculum Guide: 2019-20 Curriculum Guide


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