MHS Announcements – Wednesday, May 27, 2015

MHS Announcements

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Go Muskies!

  • Boy track and field athletes: Please hand in your uniforms this Thursday, 5-28, at 2:30PM in the boy’s locker room. If you are not available at this time, please find Coach Foxen anytime in the morning on Friday 5-29 in Room 11-033 to hand in your uniform.
  • Boys Basketball Players:  Current 9-11th grade players interested in playing boys basketball next year, there will be a very brief, but mandatory boys basketball meeting tomorrowThursday, in room AA14 at 11:50.  It is important that all attend.  
  • May 29th – 9-11 Grade Students Last Day (Early Out @ 1:24PM)
  • AP Statistics students for next year: Please stop by Mrs. Hirschfeld’s room AA38 to pick up a summer assignment this week.
  • AP Physics students for next year: Please see Mrs. Joslyn (Room 132) Wednesday – Friday of this week for summer homework.
  • AP Language students for next year: There will be a meeting in Mrs. France’s room (21-026) on Wednesday and Thursday after finals for students going into AP Language.  Please attend one of the meetings to receive your summer homework.
  • Girls Cross Country – There will be a Cross Country Meeting for Girls interested in running the upcoming 2015 season from 6:00-6:30 ThursdayMay 28 in the cafeteria.  Parents are encouraged to attend. Please see Coach Armstrong if you are unable to attend.
  • The Muskie Library will again have extended hours for finals week! During finals week (Tuesday 05/26 – Thursday 05/28) the library will be open from 7:30am – 7:00pm. Students are encouraged to come use the extra study time to prepare for semester tests or final projects – snacks (brain food) will be served from 5:00-7:00pm. Good Luck, Muskie Nation!
  • Any students in a Social Studies AP class for next year should attend a meeting on Wednesday, May 27, in the auditorium @ 2:45 to receive summer information. Teachers will be available at this meeting. 
  • Students – please make certain that PE lockers are emptied by 10:30 A.M. on Friday, May 29.  Any items left after this time will be donated to Goodwill.
  • Food Service will not be serving lunch on Friday, May 29.
  • Muscatine High School Bands and  Band Boosters present their fourth annual Drum Corps competition, ”Percussion on the Pearl,” on Sunday night, July 12, at 6 p.m., at the MHS stadium. Eight drum corps – from Wisconsin, Texas, New Jersey, Michigan, Tennessee, and Iowa – will compete, with the goal to make it into the lineup of competitors in the World Championship held in Indianapolis in early August. We are very proud to announce that two MHS band members, Luke LeBeau and Teddy VanWinkle, are members of the Colt Cadets who are headquartered in Dubuque, Iowa.  Tickets range from $20-25 and will be available at the gate. For more information, go to or call Janet Clark at 563-299-0019.
  • Great River Tennis Summer Tennis Clinics. Please view the attached flier for more information.  Summer Tennis Clinics
  • Summer Job Opportunities;
    Arby’s has open positions for daytime and nighttime shifts. Please stop by the store sometime other than lunch (11-1) or dinner (5-7) and a Manager will be available to speak with you.  For questions, please feel free to contact the store at (563) 262-4009. Please view the flyer for more information.  High School Hiring Flyer
    Production Worker positions open at Heinz – please view the attached flier for more information.
    Heinz High School-ProductionWorker-2015 Flier  

    Summer Lifeguards – If interested in being a lifeguard, Geneva Country Club is hiring.  Please stop in and pick up an application.
  • Please remember that Muscatine High School sport schedules can be found at Our web calendar of events (linked to Google Maps) offers the most current updates and driving directions for all MHS athletic events! Be sure to check it out! Good luck to all the teams competing during the spring season!

** Volunteer / Silver Cord Hours **

College 4 Kids – If you love hands-on classes and would like to help younger children, this is the opportunity for you!  College 4 Kids is in need of volunteers June 15-June 26 at West Middle School from 8:00AM-12:00 Noon.  Please contact Laurie Schroeder @ 263-0411 or Deadline to apply is May 22, 2015.

CROSSROADS is in need of volunteers to help with the games at the 2nd annual CROSSROADS Carnival.  It will be held on Saturday, August 22, 2015 from 11am-4pm. You can stay for the whole day, or work in half day shifts.  Shifts are 10:45-1:30 and 1:15-4.  Lunch will be provided for volunteers that stay for the whole day.  Please contact Shannon Walsh @ or at 563.263.3545 x. 101 if interested.  Please view the attached flyer for more information.

Carnival 2015

United Way is working on keeping the summer free lunch program, but we need your help.  We are needing volunteers to help us deliver and serve meals during the summer.  You can help 2 times or 10 times this summer.  We just want your help. Please view the attached flyer for more information. 

summer food service call for volunteers

2nd Annual Pack the Bus Event.   We are looking for groups to have a booth and have kid activities or if you are interested in just helping us, let me know. Please view ‘Pack the Bus Sign Up” link and attached flyer for more information. 
pack the bus poster 2015

** Scholarship Information **

  • Children’s Cancer Connection: Scholarship values range from $500-$5,000. Applicant must be directly affected by childhood cancer and must plan to attend a 2 or 4 year university.  Application and other information are available in MHS Student Services.  Due date is May 29, 2015.
  •  Nursing Schools Almanac Scholarship:  Nursing Schools Almanac is proud to announce our inaugural Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. We will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates:

    Competition eligibility: This scholarship competition is open to all US high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs.
    Applicants must be in good academic standing and on track to graduate from high school at the conclusion of the 2014-15 academic year. Only one application entry is accepted per student.

    Important dates:
    June 30, 2015: Submission deadline for scholarship applications is 11:59pm PT.
    July 2015: Scholarship committee will meet to review all applications received.
    August 2015: Winner will be notified and $1,000 scholarship will be awarded.
    Visit to apply​

  • The Bright Scholars Award — please see attached document for more information. The Bright Scholars of Iowa
  • Iowa Section PGA–Charlie Burkart Scholarship: $4,000 scholarship ($1,000 per year for 4 years). Application is available in MHS Student Services.  Due Date is 6/12/2015.


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