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Wednesday Announcements (5/28)

Announcements    

May 28, 2014

Finals – May 28 – periods 4, 6 and 7

Finals make up day – Thursday May 29

(Students are not required to attend this day unless they have a final)

All fees need to be paid, sports equipment turned in, registration and payment or fee waivers need to be turned   in this week or you will have to register next year as a new student. If you have questions about what you owe, check with Kim K. in the main office.

Murphysboro Soccer will be doing summer training each Tuesday evening starting June 3rd from 6 pm – 8 pm at General John A Logan School. All prospective freshman and sophomore soccer players are welcome to attend. For more information, check out Murphysboro Soccer on Facebook.

The sophomore class will be selling hot dogs, drinks and treats during lunches during exams. Come celebrate the beginning of summer and support the fund for prom!

If you rented PE Uniforms and you still have them in your locker, please turn them in to Mrs. Stewart in room D9.

Free physicals will be given for all next year sophomore-senior athletes on Tuesday, June 3rd at 5:15 at the High School.

Final report cards will be available for pick up 12:00 on Thursday (5/29). They will not be mailed.

 

Thursday Announcements (5/22)

Announcements    

May 22, 2014

Finals – May 27 - periods 1, 2 and 3

May 28 – periods 4, 6 and 7

Finals make up day/last day of school May 29

 

If you are interested in taking summer rebound courses, please see your guidance counselor as soon as possible.

All Betas going on the Six Flags trip need to turn in money and permission slips ASAP. See Ms. G. if you have any questions

Free physicals will be given for all next year sophomore-senior athletes on Tuesday, June 3rd at 5:15 at the High School.

Final report cards will be available for pick up 12:00 on Thursday (5/29). They will not be mailed.

If you have any fees, sports equipment or books that you have not turned in…please do so as soon as possible. Your schedules will not be created if you have outstanding issues.

If you have not turned in your blue registration form and payment or waiver, please do so this week. Your schedule will not be created until your registration is complete.


Wednesday Announcements (5/21)

Announcements    

May 21, 2014

Finals – May 27 and 28 (Schedule to be announced)

Finals make up day/last day of school May 29

 

If you are interested in taking summer rebound courses, please see your guidance counselor as soon as possible.

All Betas going on the Six Flags trip need to turn in money and permission slips ASAP. See Ms. G. if you have any questions

Free physicals will be given for all next year sophomore-senior athletes on Tuesday, June 3rd at 5:15 at the High School.

The last Key Club meeting for this year is Wednesday (5/21) at 8:00 in the auditorium.

Final report cards will be available for pick up 12:00 on Thursday (5/29) They will not be mailed.

If you have any fees, sports equipment or books that you have not turned in…please do so as soon as possible. Your schedules will not be created if you have outstanding issues.

If you have not turned in your blue registration form and payment or waiver, please do so this week. Your schedule will not be created until your registration is complete.

 

Tuesday Announcements (5/21)

Announcements    

May 21, 2014

Finals – May 27 and 28 (Schedule to be announced)

Finals make up day/last day of school May 29

 

Final report cards will be available for pick up 12:00 on Thursday (5/29)

If you have any fees, sports equipment or books that you have not turned in…please do so as soon as possible. Your schedules will not be created if you have outstanding issues.

If you have not turned in your blue registration form and payment or waiver, please do so this week. Your schedule will not be created until your registration is complete.

 

Monday Announcements (5/20)

Announcements    

May 20, 2014

Finals – May 27 and 28 (Schedule to be announced)

Finals make up day/last day of school May 29

 

Final report cards will be available for pick up 12:00 on Thursday (5/29)

The Spring Sports Awards date is tomorrow at 7:00 p.m. with the MABA cook-out for athletes and families beginning at 5:30 p.m. before the awards.

If you have any fees, sports equipment or books that you have not turned in…please do so as soon as possible. Your schedules will not be created if you have outstanding issues.

If you have not turned in your blue registration form and payment or waiver, please do so this week. Your schedule will not be created until your registration is complete.

Friday Announcements (5/16)

Announcements    

May 16, 2014

Graduation Practice – Friday May 16th – 8:30 am

Graduation – Saturday May 17th at 8:00 pm

 

The Spring Sports Awards date has been changed to Tuesday, May 20th. Start time will now be 7:00 p.m. with the MABA cook-out for athletes and families beginning at 5:30 p.m. before the awards.

If you have any fees, or sports equipment or books that you have not turned in…Please do so as soon as possible. Your schedules will not be created if you have outstanding issues.

If you have not turned in your blue registration form and payment or waiver, please do so this week. Your schedule will not be created until your registration is complete.

 

Thursday Announcements (5/14)

Announcements    

May 15, 2014

Graduation Practice – Friday May 16th – 8:30 am

Graduation – Saturday May 17th at 8:00 pm

 

Key Club reminder that the May 30th Holiday World trip $20 fee, which will be returned on trip day if you have 50 hours, must be brought to the Key Club Office TODAY. Also don't forget calendar ads and pictures.

The Spring Sports Awards date has been changed to this coming Tuesday, May 20th. Start time will now be 7:00 p.m. with the MABA cook-out for athletes and families beginning at 5:30 p.m. before the awards.

Attention Sophomores - The Sophomore class has a fun opportunity to make $600 this weekend. There is a Horse Shoot Competition this weekend at the DuQuoin Fairgrounds at the indoor arena. It is Saturday from 10 AM to 5 PM and Sunday 10 AM to 1 PM. They are looking for 10 kids to be "runners" during the competition. Runners would replace some balloons after each ride. If we can get 10 of you to participate, it would be easy for everyone. If you are available to do this, please see Mrs. O’Leary as soon as possible.

If you have any fees, or sports equipment or books that you have not turned in…Please do so as soon as possible. Seniors you will not receive your diploma if you have anything outstanding. Freshman, Sophomore and Juniors, your schedules will not be created and held if you have outstanding issues.

If you have not turned in your blue registration form and payment or waiver, please do so this week. Your schedule will not be created until your registration is complete.

 

Wednesday Announcements (5/14)

Announcements    

May 14, 2014

Graduation Practice – Friday May 16th – 8:30 am

Graduation – Saturday May 17th at 8:00 pm

 

The Spring Sports Awards date has been changed to this coming Tuesday, May 20th. Start time will now be 7:00 p.m. with the MABA cook-out for athletes and families beginning at 5:30 p.m. before the awards.

Attention Sophomores - The Sophomore class has a fun opportunity to make $600 this weekend.

There is a Horse Shoot Competition this weekend at the DuQuoin Fairgrounds at the indoor arena. It is Saturday from 10 AM to 5 PM and Sunday 10 AM to 1 PM. They are looking for 10 kids to be "runners" during the competition. Runners would replace some balloons after each ride. If we can get 10 of you to participate, it would be easy for everyone. If you are available to do this, please see Mrs. O’Leary as soon as possible.

Congratulations to the Devil Dollar grand prize winner, Senior, Daniel Garcia. Please see Mrs. Geis for your reward.

If you have any fees, or sports equipment or books that you have not turned in…Please do so as soon as possible. Seniors you will not receive your diploma if you have anything outstanding. Freshman, Sophomore and Juniors, your schedules will not be created and held if you have outstanding issues.

Spring Sports Awards will be on Tuesday, May 27th at 6:00 p.m. in the auditorium. All spring athletes, families and fans are invited to attend. Senior Athletes, if you participated in any sport this year you are eligible to receive a Senior Award. Please contact the athletic office if you will be in attendance.

Key Club reminder that the May 30th Holiday World trip $20 fee, which will be returned on trip day if you have 50 hours, must be brought to the Key Club Office by Thursday May 15th. Also don't forget calendar ads and pictures.

If you have not turned in your blue registration form and payment or waiver, please do so this week. Your schedule will not be created until your registration is complete.

 

Tuesday Announcements (5/13)

Announcements    

May 13, 2014

Graduation Practice – Friday May 16th – 8:30 am

Graduation – Saturday May 17th at 8:00 pm

 

Congratulations to the Devil Dollar grand prize winner, Senior, Daniel Garcia. Please see Mrs. Geis for your reward.

If you have any fees, or sports equipment or books that you have not turned in…Please do so as soon as possible. Seniors you will not receive your diploma if you have anything outstanding. Freshman, Sophomore and Juniors, your schedules will not be created and held if you have outstanding issues.

Spring Sports Awards will be on Tuesday, May 27th at 6:00 p.m. in the auditorium. All spring athletes, families and fans are invited to attend. Senior Athletes, if you participated in any sport this year you are eligible to receive a Senior Award. Please contact the athletic office if you will be in attendance.

Key Club reminder that the May 30th Holiday World trip $20 fee, which will be returned on trip day if you have 50 hours, must be brought to the Key Club Office by Thursday May 15th. Also don't forget calendar ads and pictures.

If you have not turned in your blue registration form and payment or waiver, please do so this week. Your schedule will not be created until your registration is complete.

 

Monday Announcements (5/12)

Announcements    

May 12, 2014

Senior Exams – May 13th and 14th

Graduation – Saturday May 17th at 8:00 pm

 

Spring Sports Awards will be on Tuesday, May 27th at 6:00 p.m. in the auditorium. All spring athletes, families and fans are invited to attend. Senior Athletes, if you participated in any sport this year you are eligible to receive a Senior Award. Please contact the athletic office if you will be in attendance.

Key Club reminder that the May 30th Holiday World trip $20 fee, which will be returned on trip day if you have 50 hours, must be brought to the Key Club Office by Thursday May 15th. Also don't forget calendar ads and pictures.

Seniors – Graduation caps and gown are available for pickup in the Guidance Office for $27.00. Make checks payable to Balfour.

If you have not turned in you registration and payment or waiver, please do so this week. Your schedule will not be created until your registration is complete.

Friday Announcements (5/8)

Announcements    

May 9, 2014

Senior Exams – May 13th and 14th

Graduation – Saturday May 17th at 8:00 pm

 

Seniorfest permission slips are due by the end of the day TODAY.

Graduation sign orders are due TODAY. Please turn your orders in to Mrs. O’Leary.

Betas – this is the last day to sign up for the trip to Six Flags. Money is not due until Wed., May 21st, but Ms. G. will be ordering the tickets after school on Friday since the prices go up Saturday. Permission slips and more information can be found on the Beta Board or by talking to Ms. G.

Key Club reminder that the May 30th Holiday World trip $20 fee, which will be returned on trip day if you have 50 hours, must be brought to the Key Club Office by Thursday May 15th. Also don't forget calendar ads and pictures.

Seniors – Graduation caps and gown are available for pickup in the Guidance Office for $27.00. Make checks payable to Balfour.

Senior Athletes: If you participated in a fall, winter or spring sport this year, you are eligible for a Senior Athlete Award. These will be given at the Spring Sports Awards which will be sometime the last week of May. If you are planning to attend and would like to receive your award, please contact the Athletic Department.

If you have not turned in you registration and payment or waiver, please do so this week. Your schedule will not be created until your registration is complete.
 

Thursday Announcements (5/8)

Announcements    

May 8, 2014

Senior Exams – May 13th and 14th

Graduation – Saturday May 17th at 8:00 pm

 

Any boys or girls interested in running Cross Country next year, please meet in the cafeteria today during ELP.

Seniors – Graduation caps and gown are available for pickup in the Guidance Office for $27.00. Make checks payable to Balfour.

There will be practice for the Senior Choir and Baccalaureate during ELP in the band room today.

Seniorfest permission slips are due by the end of the day on Friday (5/9).

Senior Athletes: If you participated in a fall, winter or spring sport this year, you are eligible for a Senior Athlete Award. These will be given at the Spring Sports Awards which will be sometime the last week of May. If you are planning to attend and would like to receive your award, please contact the Athletic Department.

Graduation sign orders are due tomorrow (5/9). Please turn your orders in to Mrs. O’Leary.

If you have not turned in you registration and payment or waiver, please do so this week. Your schedule will not be created until your registration is complete.

 

Wednesday Announcements (5/7)

Announcements    

May 7, 2014

Senior Exams – May 13th and 14th

Graduation – Saturday May 17th at 8:00 pm

 

Any boys or girls interested in running Cross Country next year, please meet in the cafeteria tomorrow, May 8th during ELP.

Key Club meeting tonight at 8:00 in the auditorium. The agenda will include Senior stoles plus sign ups for Bleyers and Holiday World.

There is a Red Devils Against Cancer meeting tomorrow (5/8) at 8:00 in Mrs. Elwell’s room. It is very important that everyone attend.

Seniors – Graduation caps and gown are available for pickup in the Guidance Office for $27.00. Make checks payable to Balfour.

There will be practice for the Senior Choi and Baccalaureate during ELP in the band room on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Please turn in senior t-shirt order forms and money to Mrs. Elwell by the end of school TOSAY. Seniorfest permission slips are due by the end of the day on Friday (5/9).

Senior Athletes: If you participated in a fall, winter or spring sport this year, you are eligible for a Senior Athlete Award. These will be given at the Spring Sports Awards which will be sometime the last week of May. If you are planning to attend and would like to receive your award, please contact the Athletic Department.

Attention all Betas: Please check the Beta Board by Ms. Goode's room to sign up for Bleyer's Fishing Day and vote for our end-of-the-year activities! See you TODAY after school in the Library for our last meeting of the year!

We'll be taking Graduation sign orders until May 9th. Please get your orders in to Mrs. O’Leary as soon as possible.

If you have not turned in you registration and payment or waiver, please do so this week. Your schedule will not be created until your registration is complete.

 

Monday Announcements (5/5)

Announcements    

May 5, 2014

Senior Exams – May 13th and 14th

Graduation – Saturday May 17th at 8:00 pm

 

Senior Athletes: If you participated in a fall, winter or spring sport this year, you are eligible for a Senior Athlete Award. These will be given at the Spring Sports Awards which will be sometime the last week of May. If you are planning to attend and would like to receive your award, please contact the Athletic Department.

Attention all Betas: Please check the Beta Board by Ms. Goode's room to sign up for Bleyer's Fishing Day and vote for our end-of-the-year activities! See you Wednesday, May 7, after school in the Library for our last meeting of the year!

There will be an important Multicultural Club Meeting on Tuesday, May 6 at 8am in Room B19. We will discuss helping a village in Tanzania(Tan-zan-NEE-yah) put in a new well and also plan an activity for recruitment and a Summer send-off

There will be an FBLA meeting Tuesday May 6th before school in Mr. Berry's Room. The meeting will start promptly at 8.

We'll be taking Graduation sign orders until May 9th. Please get your orders in to Mrs. O’Leary as soon as possible.

Key Club meeting Wednesday night at 8:00 in the Auditorium. Please make every effort to make Cody's last meeting.

Please bring in your registration forms for next year as soon as possible. Your schedule for next year will not be made for next year until we receive these forms.

 

Friday Announcements (5/2)

Announcements    

May 2, 2014

Senior Exams – May 13th and 14th

Graduation – Saturday May 17th at 8:00 pm

 

There will be an important Multicultural Club Meeting on Tuesday, May 6 at 8am in Room B19. We will discuss helping a village in Tanzania(Tan-zan-NEE-yah) put in a new well and also plan an activity for recruitment and a Summer send-off

Juniors – permission slips for the Touch of Nature field trip must be turned no later than tomorrow. Please give them to Mrs. Geis or the main office. This will be a great field trip! You don’t want to miss the zip line.

There will be an FBLA meeting Tuesday May 6th before school in Mr. Berry's Room. The meeting will start promptly at 8.

We'll be taking Graduation sign orders until May 9th. Please get your orders in to Mrs. O’Leary as soon as possible.

Key Club meeting Wednesday night at 8:00 in the Auditorium. Please make every effort to make Cody's last meeting.

Please bring in your registration forms for next year as soon as possible. Your schedule for next year will not be made for next year until we receive these forms.

 

Thursday Announcements (5/1)

Announcements    

May 1, 2014

 

Juniors – permission slips for the Touch of Nature field trip must be turned no later than tomorrow. Please give them to Mrs. Geis or the main office. This will be a great field trip! You don’t want to miss the zip line.

There will be an FBLA meeting Tuesday May 6th before school in Mr. Berry's Room. The meeting will start promptly at 8.

We'll be taking Graduation sign orders until May 9th. Please get your orders in to Mrs. O’Leary as soon as possible.

Key Club meeting Wednesday night at 8:00 in the Auditorium. Please make every effort to make Cody's last meeting.

Key Club Seniors: Remember that the Kiwanis Key Club Scholarship applications are due to Mr. Hall TODAY.

Please bring in your registration forms for next year as soon as possible. Your schedule for next year will not be made for next year until we receive these forms.

 

Wednesday Announcements (4/30)

Announcements    

April 30, 2014

 

There will be an FBLA meeting Tuesday May 6th before school in Mr. Berry's Room. The meeting will start promptly at 8.

We'll be taking Graduation sign orders until May 9th. Please get your orders in to Mrs. O’Leary as soon as possible.

Key Club meeting Wednesday night at 8:00 in the Auditorium. Please make every effort to make Cody's last meeting.

Freshman! Today is the last day to sell Whiffle Boy's Pizza coupons!

Key Club Seniors: Remember that the Kiwanis Key Club Scholarship applications are due to Mr. Hall by May   1st. Forms can be picked up in the Key Club office.

Please bring in your registration forms for next year as soon as possible. Your schedule for next year will not be made for next year until we receive these forms.
  

Tuesday Announcements (4/29)

Announcements    

April 29, 2014

 

Seniors who wish to sing in the senior choir during graduation will meet in the auditorium during ELP to practice starting today. Check in with your ELP teacher before reporting to the auditorium.

Key Club meeting Wednesday night at 8:00 in the Auditorium. Please make every effort to make Cody's last meeting.

Freshman! Only 2 days left to sell Whiffle Boy's Pizza coupons!

Key Club Seniors: Remember that the Kiwanis Key Club Scholarship applications are due to Mr. Hall by May  1st. Forms can be picked up in the Key Club office.

Please bring in your registration forms for next year as soon as possible. Your schedule for next year will not be made for next year until we receive these forms.

 

Monday Announcements (4/28)

Announcements    

April 28, 2014

 

Key Club Seniors: Remember that the Kiwanis Key Club Scholarship applications are due to Mr. Hall by May 1st. Forms can be picked up in the Key Club office.

Due to the limited participation in our fundraiser, the freshman students will continue to sell Whiffle Boy's Pizza coupons until the end of April. Go to B16 to turn in money and get coupons and info.

Please bring in your registration forms for next year as soon as possible. Your schedule for next year will not be made for next year until we receive these forms.

 

Thursday Announcements (4/24)

Announcements    

April 24, 2014

 

Key Club Seniors: Remember that the Kiwanis Key Club Scholarship applications are due to Mr. Hall by May 1st. Forms can be picked up in the Key Club office.

Team Pictures: Softball players need to be released from class at 3:00 today for team pictures. JV/V Baseball players need to be released from class at 2:45 tomorrow (4/25) for team pictures. Players should dress and report to their field as quickly as possible.

There will be a planning meeting for the Baccalaureate ceremony Friday Morning at 8:00am in the Library. Contact Mr. Boudet if you cannot attend.

Key Club: We still need more help with Friday and Saturday's Pencil Days. Please check the Key Club office for those and other sign ups.

The Guidance office and the library will be closed all week.

The Library will be closed all week, including lunch hours. The copy machine in the Library will also be unavailable all week.

Seniors: The sophomore class is selling Senior Yard Signs. The sign is 18 x 24, has your name and “Class of 2014 MHS Graduate” printed on it. They are $20 each. Orders must be turned in to Mrs. O’Leary by Friday (4/25). Make checks payable to MHS.

Due to the limited participation in our fundraiser, the freshman students will continue to sell Whiffle Boy's Pizza coupons until the end of April. Go to B16 to turn in money and get coupons and info.

The Leah Reed Scholarship is a $2000 scholarship for any senior that has participated in band and choir for one or more years while in high school. Interested applicants should see Mr. Moreland or Ms. Herring. Please turn them in to the same no later than April 25th.

Seniors: Any senior that has received a scholarship, please bring in the letter for verification. We want to invite you to celebrate your successes at the Seniors Awards Night. May 8th at 7 p.m. See your counselor with questions.

Please bring in your registration forms for next year as soon as possible. Your schedule for next year will not be made for next year until we receive these forms.

 

Wednesday Announcements (4/23)

Announcements    

April 23, 2014

 

TODAY is the last day to purchase Prom tickets. You must have a signed permission slip, which are in the main office, before you can buy your tickets.

Key Club Seniors: Remember that the Kiwanis Key Club Scholarship applications are due to Mr. Hall by May 1st. Forms can be picked up in the Key Club office.

Team Pictures: Softball players need to be released from class at 3:00 this Thursday, 4/24 for team pictures. JV/V Baseball players need to be released from class at 2:45 this Friday, 4/25 for team pictures. Players should dress and report to their field as quickly as possible.

There will be a planning meeting for the Baccalaureate ceremony on Friday Morning at 8:00am in the Library. Contact Mr. Boudet if you cannot attend.

Key Club: We still need more help with Friday and Saturday's Pencil Days. Please check the Key Club office for those and other sign ups.

The Guidance office will be closed all week.

The Library will be closed all week, including lunch hours. The copy machine in the Library will also be unavailable all week.

Seniors: The sophomore class is selling Senior Yard Signs. The sign is 18 x 24, has your name and “Class of 2014 MHS Graduate” printed on it. They are $20 each. Orders must be turned in to Mrs. Varvel in Guidance by Friday (4/25). Make checks payable to MHS.

Due to the limited participation in our fundraiser, the freshman students will continue to sell Whiffle Boy's Pizza coupons until the end of April. Go to B16 to turn in money and get coupons and info.

The Leah Reed Scholarship is a $2000 scholarship for any senior that has participated in band and choir for one or more years while in high school. Interested applicants should see Mr. Moreland or Ms. Herring. Please turn them in to the same no later than April 25th.

Seniors: Any senior that has received a scholarship, please bring in the letter for verification. We want to invite you to celebrate your successes at the Seniors Awards Night. May 8th at 7 p.m. See your counselor with questions.

Please bring in your registration forms for next year as soon as possible. Your schedule for next year will not be made for next year until we receive these forms.

 

Tuesday Announcements (4/22)

Announcements    

April 22, 2014

 

The Library will be closed all week, including lunch hours. The copy machine in the Library will also be unavailable all week.

Seniors: The sophomore class is selling Senior Yard Signs. The sign is 18 x 24, has your name and “Class of 2014 MHS Graduate” printed on it. They are $20 each. Orders must be turned in to Mrs. Varvel in Guidance by Friday (4/25). Make checks payable to MHS.

Due to the limited participation in our fundraiser, the freshman students will continue to sell Whiffle Boy's Pizza coupons until the end of April. Go to B16 to turn in money and get coupons and info.

Don’t forget that all Juniors will be taking the PSAE tomorrow and Thursday, April 23rd and 24th.

The Leah Reed Scholarship is a $2000 scholarship for any senior that has participated in band and choir for one or more years while in high school. Interested applicants should see Mr. Moreland or Ms. Herring. Please turn them in to the same no later than April 25th.

Sophomores and Juniors: If you are interested in taking classes at JALC in the Fall, Vicky Turl will be in the library April 22nd. This is a way to take college classes for FREE for fall semester. Contact your counselor if you have more questions. Also, don’t forget to sign up for free classes.

Seniors: Any senior that has received a scholarship, please bring in the letter for verification. We want to invite you to celebrate your successes at the Seniors Awards Night. May 8th at 7 p.m. See your counselor with questions.

Don’t forget to buy your prom tickets before or after school from Ms. Hunziker in the guidance office. Please pick up a permission slip in the main office and have it signed before purchasing your ticket. Tomorrow is the last day to purchase tickets

Please bring in your registration forms for next year as soon as possible. Your schedule for next year will not be made for next year until we receive these forms.
  

Thursday Announcements (4/17)

Announcements    

April 16, 2014

 

Congratulations to our Foreign Language Department and Multicultural Club for winning 1st place for their t-shirt design at SIU’s Multicultural Day!

Seniors: The sophomore class is selling Senior Yard Signs. The sign is 18 x 24, has your name and “Class of 2014 MHS Graduate” printed on it. They are $20 each. Orders must be turned in to Mrs. Varvel in Guidance by Friday (4/25). Make checks payable to MHS.

Due to the limited participation in our fundraiser, the freshman students will continue to sell Whiffle Boy's Pizza coupons until the end of April. Go to B16 to turn in money and get coupons and info.

Don’t forget that all Juniors will be taking the PSAE next Wednesday and Thursday, April 23rd and 24th.

NHS pictures will be taken on April 22nd. Please be in the library at 8:00 am.

The Leah Reed Scholarship is a $2000 scholarship for any senior that has participated in band and choir for one or more years while in high school. Interested applicants should see Mr. Moreland or Ms. Herring. Please turn them in to the same no later than April 25th.

Sophomores and Juniors: If you are interested in taking classes at JALC in the Fall, Vicky Turl will be in the library April 22nd. This is a way to take college classes for FREE for fall semester. Contact your counselor if you have more questions. Also, don’t forget to sign up for free classes.

Seniors: Any senior that has received a scholarship, please bring in the letter for verification. We want to invite you to celebrate your successes at the Seniors Awards Night. May 8th at 7 p.m. See your counselor with questions.

Don’t forget to buy your prom tickets before or after school from Ms. Hunziker in the guidance office. Please pick up a permission slip in the main office and have it signed before purchasing your ticket. Last day to purchase tickets is April 23rd.

Please bring in your registration forms for next year as soon as possible. Your schedule for next year will not be made for next year until we receive these forms.

 

Wednesday Announcements (4/16)

Announcements    

April 16, 2014

 

Don’t forget that all Juniors will be taking the PSAE next Wednesday and Thursday, April 23rd and 24th.

Key Club: There will be an important meeting tonight night in the auditorium. This will be the only time to sign up for Special Olympics shifts and we will be doing Bleyers Fishing Day shifts as well as Easter Egg Hunt.

NHS pictures will be taken on April 22nd. Please be in the library at 8:00 am.

The Leah Reed Scholarship is a $2000 scholarship for any senior that has participated in band and choir for one or more years while in high school. Interested applicants should see Mr. Moreland or Ms. Herring. Please turn them in to the same no later than April 25th.

Sophomores: Don’t forget the parent and student meeting tonight at 6:00 in the cafeteria to plan fundraisers for prom.

Sophomores and Juniors: If you are interested in taking classes at JALC in the Fall, Vicky Turl will be in the library April 22nd. This is a way to take college classes for FREE for fall semester. Contact your counselor if you have more questions. Also, don’t forget to sign up for free classes.

Seniors: Any senior that has received a scholarship, please bring in the letter for verification. We want to invite you to celebrate your successes at the Seniors Awards Night. May 8th at 7 p.m. See your counselor with questions.

Freshman! The deadline for the freshman class fundraiser has been extended until Thursday April 17th. Please see Mr. Martin in room B16 to find out more about the fundraiser and to turn in money!

Don’t forget to buy your prom tickets before or after school from Ms. Hunziker in the guidance office. Last day to purchase tickets is April 23rd.

Please bring in your registration forms for next year. We must have these no later than April 17th. Your schedule for next year will not be made for next year until we receive these forms.


Tuesday Announcements (4/15)

Announcements    

April 15, 2014

 

Key Club: There will be an important meeting Wednesday night in the auditorium. This will be the only time to sign up for Special Olympics shifts and we will be doing Bleyers Fishing Day shifts as well as Easter Egg Hunt.

NHS pictures will be taken on April 22nd. Please be in the library at 8:00 am.

The Leah Reed Scholarship is a $2000 scholarship for any senior that has participated in band and choir for one or more years while in high school. Interested applicants should see Mr. Moreland or Ms. Herring after Wednesday next week for the application.

Got Talent? Talent show auditions are today and tomorrow after school in the auditorium

Sophomores: There will be a meeting for parents and students to help with fundraising ideas for Prom and SeniorFest. We pay for next years' Prom! We encourage all sophomores and their parents to attend: tomorrow at 6:00 in the cafeteria.

Sophomores and Juniors: If you are interested in taking classes at JALC in the Fall, Vicky Turl will be in the library April 22nd. This is a way to take college classes for FREE for fall semester. Contact your counselor if you have more questions.

Seniors: Any senior that has received a scholarship, please bring in the letter for verification. We want to invite you to celebrate your successes at the Seniors Awards Night. May 8th at 7 p.m. See your counselor with questions.

Sophomores and Juniors: Don't forget to sign up for Free summer classes at JALC The JALC Summer Honors Program offers free classes for those interested and fit the criteria. Sign up in the Guidance office.

Freshman! The deadline for the freshman class fundraiser has been extended until Thursday April 17th. Please see Mr. Martin in room B16 to find out more about the fundraiser and to turn in money!

Don’t forget to buy your prom tickets before or after school from Ms. Hunziker in the guidance office. Last day to purchase tickets is April 23rd.

Please bring in your registration forms for next year. These must be returned before your schedule is made for next year. We must have these no later than April 17th. Your schedule for next year will not be made for next year until we receive these forms.

 

Monday Announcements (4/14)

Announcements    

April 14, 2014

 

NHS pictures will be taken on April 2th. Please be in the library at 8:00 am.

The Leah Reed Scholarship is a $2000 scholarship for any senior that has participated in band and choir for one or more years while in high school. Interested applicants should see Mr. Moreland or Ms. Herring after Wednesday next week for the application.

Got Talent? Talent show auditions are 4/15 and 16 after school in the auditorium

Sophomores: There will be a meeting for parents and students to help with fundraising ideas for Prom and SeniorFest. We pay for next years' Prom! We encourage all sophomores and their parents to attend: April 16th at 6:00 in the cafeteria.

Sophomores and Juniors: If you are interested in taking classes at JALC in the Fall, Vicky Turl will be in the library April 22nd. This is a way to take college classes for FREE for fall semester. Contact your counselor if you have more questions.

Seniors: Any senior that has received a scholarship, please bring in the letter for verification. We want to invite you to celebrate your successes at the Seniors Awards Night. May 8th at 7 p.m. See your counselor with questions.

Sophomores and Juniors: Don't forget to sign up for Free summer classes at JALC The JALC Summer Honors Program offers free classes for those interested and fit the criteria. Sign up in the Guidance office.

Freshman! The deadline for the freshman class fundraiser has been extended until Thursday April 17th. Please see Mr. Martin in room B16 to find out more about the fundraiser and to turn in money!

Don’t forget to buy your prom tickets before or after school from Ms. Hunziker in the guidance office. Last day to purchase tickets is April 23rd.

Please bring in your registration forms for next year. These must be returned before your schedule is made for next year. We must have these no later than April 17th.

 

Friday Announcements (4/11)

Announcements    

April 11, 2014

 

The Leah Reed Scholarship is a $2000 scholarship for any senior that has participated in band and choir for one or more years while in high school. Interested applicants should see Mr. Moreland or Ms. Herring after Wednesday next week for the application.

Sophomores: There will be a meeting for parents and students to help with fundraising ideas for Prom and SeniorFest. We pay for next years' Prom! We encourage all sophomores and their parents to attend: April 16th at 6:00 in the cafeteria.

Sophomores and Juniors: If you are interested in taking classes at JALC in the Fall, Vicky Turl will be in the library April 22nd. This is a way to take college classes for FREE for fall semester. Contact your counselor if you have more questions.

Seniors: Any senior that has received a scholarship, please bring in the letter for verification. We want to invite you to celebrate your successes at the Seniors Awards Night. May 8th at 7 p.m. See your counselor with questions.

Got Talent? Talent show auditions are 4/15 and 16 after school in the auditorium.

Sophomores and Juniors: Don't forget to sign up for Free summer classes at JALC The JALC Summer Honors Program offers free classes for those interested and fit the criteria. Sign up in the Guidance office.

Key Club: Anyone who is planning to go to Key Leader needs to get registration in to Mr. Hall TODAY!! Also, please get all orange and grapefruit money in.

Attention all Betas: Please check the Beta Board by Ms. Goode's room for signups for Spring Carnival at the General and Bleyer's Fishing Day. Also, please vote for our end-of-the-year activities so we can decide before our next meeting, May 7.

Freshman! The deadline for the freshman class fundraiser has been extended until Thursday April 17th. Please see Mr. Martin in room B16 to find out more about the fundraiser and to turn in money!

Don’t forget to buy your prom tickets before or after school from Ms. Hunziker in the guidance office. Last day to purchase tickets is April 23rd.

Please bring in your registration forms for next year. These must be returned before your schedule is made for next year. We must have these no later than April 17th.

 

Thursday Announcements (4/10)

Announcements    

April 10, 2014

 

Sophomores: There will be a meeting for parents and students to help with fundraising ideas for Prom and SeniorFest. We pay for next years' Prom! We encourage all sophomores and their parents to attend: April 16th at 6:00 in the cafeteria.

Sophomores and Juniors: If you are interested in taking classes at JALC in the Fall, Vicky Turl will be in the library April 22nd. This is a way to take college classes for FREE for fall semester. Contact your counselor if you have more questions.

Seniors: Any senior that has received a scholarship, please bring in the letter for verification. We want to invite you to celebrate your successes at the Seniors Awards Night. May 8th at 7 p.m. See your counselor with questions.

There is a National Honor Society meeting Friday at 8:00 am in Ms. Morris’ room. We will be taking pictures so make sure you are there.

The list of students chosen for Honors English 11 is posted by the main library door in the cafeteria. Thank you to everyone who applied, and congratulations to everyone who made it.

If you are a Senior and not sure if you have any exam exemptions left from the PSAE rewards from your Junior year, please see Mrs. Geis. She has the master list.

Got Talent? Talent show auditions are 4/15 and 16 after school in the auditorium.

Key Club: Anyone who is planning to go to Key Leader needs to get registration in to Mr. Hall this week. Also    please get all orange and grapefruit money in.

Attention all Betas: Please check the Beta Board by Ms. Goode's room for signups for Spring Carnival at the General and Bleyer's Fishing Day. Also, please vote for our end-of-the-year activities so we can decide before our next meeting, May 7.

Freshman! The deadline for the freshman class fundraiser has been extended until Thursday April 17th. Please see Mr. Martin in room B16 to find out more about the fundraiser and to turn in money!

Don’t forget to buy your prom tickets before or after school from Ms. Hunziker in the guidance office. Last day to purchase tickets is April 23rd.

Please bring in your registration forms for next year. These must be returned before your schedule is made for next year. We must have these no later than April 17th.

 

Wednesday Announcements (4/9)

Announcements    

April 9, 2014

 

There is a National Honor Society meeting Friday at 8:00 am in Ms. Morris’ room. We will be taking pictures so make sure you are there.

The list of students chosen for Honors English 11 is posted by the main library door in the cafeteria. Thank you to everyone who applied, and congratulations to everyone who made it.

If you are a Senior and not sure if you have any exam exemptions left from the PSAE rewards from your Junior year, please see Mrs. Geis. She has the master list.

There is a Seniorfest meeting Wednesday (4/9) at 5:00 pm in the auditorium. We need as many parents as possible to come out.

Got Talent? Talent show auditions are 4/15 and 16 after school in the auditorium.

Key Club: Anyone who is planning to go to Key Leader needs to get registration in to Mr. Hall this week. Also    please get all orange and grapefruit money in.

Attention all Betas: Please check the Beta Board by Ms. Goode's room for signups for Spring Carnival at the General and Bleyer's Fishing Day. Also, please vote for our end-of-the-year activities so we can decide before our next meeting, May 7.

Freshman! The deadline for the freshman class fundraiser has been extended until Thursday April 17th. Please see Mr. Martin in room B16 to find out more about the fundraiser and to turn in money!

Don’t forget to buy your prom tickets before or after school from Ms. Hunziker in the guidance office. Last day to purchase tickets is April 23rd.

Please bring in your registration forms for next year. These must be returned before your schedule is made for next year. We must have these no later than April 17th.

 

Announcements (4/8)

Announcements    

April 8, 2014

 

Seniorfest meeting is Wednesday (4/9) at 5:00 in the auditorium.

Got Talent? Talent show auditions are 4/15 and 16 after school in the auditorium.

Key Club: Anyone who is planning to go to Key Leader needs to get registration in to Mr. Hall this week. Also    please get all orange and grapefruit money in.

Don’t forget to buy your honors banquet tickets TODAY. Orders for food must be turned in tomorrow.  Tickets are for sale in the main office from Ms. Kim. Each honoree receives a free ticket and additional tickets are $9.00 each.

Attention all Betas: Please check the Beta Board by Ms. Goode's room for signups for Spring Carnival at the General and Bleyer's Fishing Day. Also, please vote for our end-of-the-year activities so we can decide before our next meeting, May 7.

Freshman! The deadline for the freshman class fundraiser has been extended until Thursday April 17th. Please see Mr. Martin in room B16 to find out more about the fundraiser and to turn in money!

Don’t forget to buy your prom tickets before or after school from Ms. Hunziker in the guidance office.

Please bring in your registration forms for next year. These must be returned before your schedule is made for next year. We must have these no later than April 17th.
  

Monday Announcements (4/7)

Announcements    

April 7, 2014

 

Key Club: Anyone who is planning to go to Key Leader needs to get registration in to Mr. Hall this week. Also    please get all orange and grapefruit money in.

We would like to wish Niel Vana good luck at state WYSE competition ontomorrow (4/8). Make us proud!

This year’s Honors Banquet is April 10th. Tickets are for sale in the main office from Ms. Kim. Each honoree receives a free ticket and additional tickets are $9.00 each.

Upward bound will be in the cafeteria during all lunch periods on Wednesday (4/9 and 4/23)

Attention all Betas: Please check the Beta Board by Ms. Goode's room for signups for Spring Carnival at the General and Bleyer's Fishing Day. Also, please vote for our end-of-the-year activities so we can decide before our next meeting, May 7.

Be sure to purchase a pizza coupon from one of the freshman and freshman, don’t forget to pick up your coupons from Mr. Martin’s room B16.

Don’t forget to buy your prom tickets before or after school from Ms. Hunziker in the guidance office.

SENIORS planning to attend John A Logan College in the fall: New Student Orientation will be Wednesday April 30- THIS IS MANDATORY for all new students, please sign up in guidance by Friday, April 4th with your social security number.

Please bring in your registration forms for next year. These must be returned before your schedule is made for next year.

JALC Summer Honor’s Institute program is designed for current sophomores and juniors. It provides free college classes over the summer for students who want to start their college education early and free. Sign-ups will begin in April. Be sure to check with your counselor for any questions you may have.

 

Friday Announcements (4/4)

Announcements    

April 4, 2014

 

There will be a meeting for anyone wanting to help plan baccalaureate or participate in senior choir today during ELP in the auditorium.

Attention all Betas: Please check the Beta Board by Ms. Goode's room for signups for Spring Carnival at the General and Bleyer's Fishing Day. Also, please vote for our end-of-the-year activities so we can decide before our next meeting, May 7.

Be sure to purchase a pizza coupon from one of the freshman and freshman, don’t forget to pick up your coupons from Mr. Martin’s room B16.

Don’t forget to order your "Strike Out Cancer" shirt for the game on April 15, 2014 against Benton. We are selling t shirts for $10. All profits will benefit Relay for Life of Murphysboro. If you would like to order a shirt you can pick up a form in Mrs. Elwell’s room or in the front office. All orders are due Friday April 4, 2014.

Don’t forget to buy your prom tickets before or after school from Ms. Hunziker in the guidance office.

This year’s Honors Banquet is April 10th. Tickets are for sale in the office. Each honoree receives a free tickets and additional tickets are $9.00 each.

SENIORS planning to attend John A Logan College in the fall: New Student Orientation will be Wednesday April 30- THIS IS MANDATORY for all new students, please sign up in guidance by Friday, April 4th with your social security number.

Please bring in your registration forms for next year. These must be returned before your schedule is made for next year.

JALC Summer Honor’s Institute program is designed for current sophomores and juniors. It provides free college classes over the summer for students who want to start their college education early and free. Sign-ups will begin in April. Be sure to check with your counselor for any questions you may have.

 

Thursday Announcements (4/3)

Announcements    

April 3, 2014

 

There will be a meeting today during ELP in the auditorium for any Seniors willing to help with the Baccalaureate. Contact Mr. Boudet if you are unable to attend.

Be sure to purchase a pizza coupon from one of the freshman and freshman, don’t forget to pick up your coupons from Mr. Martin’s room B16.

The Red Devils Against Cancer is hosting a "Strike Out Cancer" on April 15, 2014 at the home softball/baseball games against Benton. We are selling t shirts for $10. All profits will benefit Relay for Life of Murphysboro. If you would like to order a shirt you can pick up a form in Mrs. Elwell’s room or in the front office. All orders are due Friday April 4, 2014.

There is a Key Club meeting in the Auditorium tonight at 8:00. Please be there as we begin plans for end of year activities such as Special Olympics and Bleyers Fishing Day.

Don’t forget to buy your prom tickets before or after school from Ms. Hunziker in the guidance office.

This year’s Honors Banquet is April 10th. Tickets are for sale in the office. Each honoree receives a free tickets and additional tickets are $9.00 each.

SENIORS planning to attend John A Logan College in the fall: New Student Orientation will be Wednesday April 30- THIS IS MANDATORY for all new students, please sign up in guidance by Friday, April 4th with your social security number.

Please bring in your registration forms for next year. These must be returned before your schedule is made for next year.

JALC Summer Honor’s Institute program is designed for current sophomores and juniors. It provides free college classes over the summer for students who want to start their college education early and free. Sign-ups will begin in April. Be sure to check with your counselor for any questions you may have.

 

Wednesday Announcements (4/2)

Announcements    

April 2, 2014

 

Congratulations to MHS History Club students Katie Cozart, Kaytlyn Bizzell, Veronica Parrone and Amy Buhman for a fine showing at the 2014 SIU Regional History Fair!  Katie Cozart qualified for State Competition!  

Congratulations to MHS Youth and Government for successfully shepherding their Bill through the 65th Annual Youth Legislature and obtaining the Youth Governor's signature during Youth and Government weekend at the state capital March 14-16.  

Congratulations to Daniel Bower and Kierra Nolan on finishing in the Top 10 of the Illinois Top Prep Times Meet this weekend in Bloomington. This meet is also known as the indoor state championships. Daniel

The Red Devils Against Cancer is hosting a "Strike Out Cancer" on April 15, 2014 at the home softball/baseball games against Benton. We are selling t shirts for $10. All profits will benefit Relay for Life of Murphysboro. If you would like to order a shirt you can pick up a form in Mrs. Elwell’s room or in the front office. All orders are due Friday April 4, 2014.

There is a Key Club meeting in the Auditorium Wednesday night at 8:00. Please be there as we begin plans for end of year activities such as Special Olympics and Bleyers Fishing Day.

There will be a meeting on Thursday, April 3rd During ELP in the auditorium for any Seniors willing to help with the Baccalaureate. Contact Mr. Boudet if you are unable to attend.

The Honors Banquet is April 10th. Tickets are for sale in the office. Each honoree receives a free tickets and additional tickets are $9.00 each.

SENIORS planning to attend John A Logan College in the fall: New Student Orientation will be Wednesday April 30- THIS IS MANDATORY for all new students, please sign up in guidance by Friday, April 4th with your social security number.

Freshman students don’t forget to sell at least 3 Whiffle Boy’s coupons in order to make our first fundraiser a        success! See Mr. Martin in room B16 when you have money to turn in and pick up your coupons.

Prom tickets are on sale before and after school in the guidance office. Tickets are $25. All fees must be paid and all books and uniforms turned in before you may purchase your tickets.

Please bring in your registration forms for next year. These must be returned before your schedule is made for next year.

JALC Summer Honor’s Institute program is designed for current sophomores and juniors. It provides free college classes over the summer for students who want to start their college education early and free. Sign-ups will begin in April. Be sure to check with your counselor for any questions you may have.

 

Tuesday Announcements (4/1)

Announcements    

April 1, 2014

 

Congratulations to Daniel Bower and Kierra Nolan on finishing in the Top 10 of the Illinois Top Prep Times Meet this weekend in Bloomington. This meet is also known as the indoor state championships. Daniel finished 5th in the pole vault and Kierra finished 7th in the high jump. Steve Eldridge qualified for the meet but did not jump (due to soreness in leg). This a great accomplishment! Congratulations to all 3 athletes!

Congratulations to David Watkins for receiving 1st Place All Around in the Missouri men’s state gymnastics meet this past weekend. We are proud of you!

There is a Key Club meeting in the Auditorium Wednesday night at 8:00. Please be there as we begin plans for end of year activities such as Special Olympics and Bleyers Fishing Day.

There will be a meeting on Thursday, April 3rd During ELP in the auditorium for any Seniors willing to help with the Baccalaureate. Contact Mr. Boudet if you are unable to attend.

The Honors Banquet is April 10th. Tickets are for sale in the office. Each honoree receives a free tickets and additional tickets are $9.00 each.

SENIORS planning to attend John A Logan College in the fall: New Student Orientation will be Wednesday April 30- THIS IS MANDATORY for all new students, please sign up in guidance by Friday, April 4th with your social security number.

The Red Devils Against Cancer is hosting a "Strike Out Cancer" on April 15, 2014 at the home softball/baseball games against Benton. We are selling t shirts for $10. All profits will benefit Relay for Life of Murphysboro. If you would like to order a shirt you can pick up a form in Mrs. Elwell’s room or in the front office. All orders are due Friday April 4, 2014.

Freshman students don’t forget to sell at least 3 Whiffle Boy’s coupons in order to make our first fundraiser a        success! See Mr. Martin in room B16 when you have money to turn in and pick up your coupons.

Prom tickets are on sale before and after school in the guidance office. Tickets are $25. All fees must be paid and all books and uniforms turned in before you may purchase your tickets.

Please bring in your registration forms for next year. These must be returned before your schedule is made for next year.

JALC Summer Honor’s Institute program is designed for current sophomores and juniors. It provides free college classes over the summer for students who want to start their college education early and free. Sign-ups will begin in April. Be sure to check with your counselor for any questions you may have.

 

Monday Announcements (3/31)

Announcements    

March 31, 2014

 

Freshman students don’t forget to sell at least 3 Whiffle Boy’s coupons in order to make our first fundraiser a        success! See Mr. Martin in room B16 when you have money to turn in and pick up your coupons.

Prom tickets go on sale TODAY. Tickets are $25.  You may purchase them before and after school in Ms. Hunziker’s office (Guidance). All fees must be paid and all books and uniforms turned in before you may purchase your tickets.

Please bring in your registration forms for next year. These must be returned before your schedule is made for next year.

JALC Summer Honor’s Institute program is designed for current sophomores and juniors. It provides free college classes over the summer for students who want to start their college education early and free. Sign-ups will begin in April. Be sure to check with your counselor for any questions you may have.

Students the last day to send off order forms for yearbooks is TODAY. Order's sent after this date cannot be guaranteed. Order forms available in office or Mr. Berry's Room. Not sure if you ordered check the list posted around the school or at the Office.

Students interested in summer employment: Full time summer positions are available through the Youth Conservation Corps at Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge. Information & applications are available in the Guidance Office. Applications are due April 15th.

Murphysboro Schools is hiring summer student help!

If you will have your driver’s license by the end of the school year you may be eligible to work for the school district this summer. We are looking for students to help in many areas, including technology, construction, maintenance, and secretarial. We pay $8.25 an hour and we will work with your summer schedule to provide you valuable work experience. If interested, complete the online application using your district Google account at http://goo.gl/7uyrIx by April 11th. Interviews will be held after the applications are received.

 

Friday Announcement

Announcements    

March 28, 2014

 

Freshman students don’t forget to sell at least 3 Whiffle Boy’s coupons in order to make our first fundraiser a        success! See Mr. Martin in room B16 when you have money to turn in and pick up your coupons.

Prom tickets go on sale Monday (3/31). You may purchase them before and after school in Ms. Hunziker’s office (Guidance). All fees must be paid and all books and uniforms turned in before you can purchase your tickets.

Junior and Senior boys basketball players. Please turn in your uniforms to Coach Murphy. You will not be allowed to purchase prom tickets until your uniforms are received.

Students, if you haven't turned in your course registration forms to pick your next year classes, please turn it in to your counselor no later than tomorrow. If you need another form they are available in the counseling office. 

Please bring in your registration forms for next year. These must be returned before your schedule is made for next year.

JALC Summer Honor’s Institute program is designed for current sophomores and juniors. It provides free college classes over the summer for students who want to start their college education early and free. Sign-ups will begin in April. Be sure to check with your counselor for any questions you may have.

Students the last day to send off order forms for yearbooks is March 31. Order's sent after this date cannot be guaranteed. Order forms available in office or Mr. Berry's Room. Not sure if you ordered check the list posted around the school or at the Office.

For all Incoming Sophomores, juniors, and Seniors who would like to test for Honors English or AP: the test will at 7:15 a.m., April 1st in the MHS Library. See an English teacher for details.

Students interested in summer employment: Full time summer positions are available through the Youth Conservation Corps at Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge. Information & applications are available in the Guidance Office. Applications are due April 15th.

Murphysboro Schools is hiring summer student help!

If you will have your driver’s license by the end of the school year you may be eligible to work for the school district this summer. We are looking for students to help in many areas, including technology, construction, maintenance, and secretarial. We pay $8.25 an hour and we will work with your summer schedule to provide you valuable work experience. If interested, complete the online application using your district Google account at http://goo.gl/7uyrIx by April 11th. Interviews will be held after the applications are received.

 

Thursday Announcements (3/27)

Announcements    

March 27, 2014

 

Congratulations to our 2014 Envirothon Teams which consisted of :Meghan O’Leary, Justin Stilley, Miranda Bodeker, Cleda Grammer, Eric Finders, Aaron Meier, Hunter Neef, Cole McNitt, Briann Bean and Dalton Grammer. The following team members will be going on to State: Colin Wisinski, James Cross, Tara O’Leary, Jesse Stilley and Clay Rendleman. We are very proud of all of you!

Prom tickets go on sale Monday (3/31). You may purchase them before and after school in Ms. Hunziker’s office (Guidance). All fees must be paid and all books and uniforms turned in before you can purchase your tickets.

Students, if you haven't turned in your course registration forms to pick your next year classes, please turn it in to your counselor no later than tomorrow. If you need another form they are available in the counseling office. 

AP students – remember that your $14 test fee is due today (3/27).

Balfour will be here today (3/27) during all lunch hours to deliver graduation announcements. Be sure to pick them up.

Please bring in your registration forms for next year. These must be returned before your schedule is made for next year.

JALC Summer Honor’s Institute program is designed for current sophomores and juniors. It provides free college classes over the summer for students who want to start their college education early and free. Sign-ups will begin in April. Be sure to check with your counselor for any questions you may have.

Students the last day to send off order forms for yearbooks is March 31. Order's sent after this date cannot be guaranteed. Order forms available in office or Mr. Berry's Room. Not sure if you ordered check the list posted around the school or at the Office.

For all Incoming Sophomores, juniors, and Seniors who would like to test for Honors English or AP: the test will at 7:15 a.m., April 1st in the MHS Library. See an English teacher for details.

Students interested in summer employment: Full time summer positions are available through the Youth Conservation Corps at Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge. Information & applications are available in the Guidance Office. Applications are due April 15th.

Murphysboro Schools is hiring summer student help!

If you will have your driver’s license by the end of the school year you may be eligible to work for the school district this summer. We are looking for students to help in many areas, including technology, construction, maintenance, and secretarial. We pay $8.25 an hour and we will work with your summer schedule to provide you valuable work experience. If interested, complete the online application using your district Google account at http://goo.gl/7uyrIx by April 11th. Interviews will be held after the applications are received.

 

Wednesday announcements (3/26)

Announcements    

March 26, 2014

 

Students, if you haven't turned in your course registration forms to pick your next year classes, please turn it in to your counselor by Friday, March 28th. If you need another form they are available in the counseling office. 

AP students – remember that your $14 test fee is due tomorrow (3/27)

Balfour will be here tomorrow (3/27) during all lunch hours to deliver graduation announcements. Be sure to pick them up.

Please bring in your registration forms for next year. These must be returned before your schedule is made for next year.

JALC Summer Honor’s Institute program is designed for current sophomores and juniors. It provides free college classes over the summer for students who want to start their college education early and free. Sign-ups will begin in April. Be sure to check with your counselor for any questions you may have.

Students the last day to send off order forms for yearbooks is March 31. Order's sent after this date cannot be guaranteed. Order forms available in office or Mr. Berry's Room. Not sure if you ordered check the list posted around the school or at the Office.

For all Incoming Sophomores, juniors, and Seniors who would like to test for Honors English or AP: the test will at 7:15 a.m., April 1st in the MHS Library. See an English teacher for details.

Students interested in summer employment: Full time summer positions are available through the Youth Conservation Corps at Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge. Information & applications are available in the Guidance Office. Applications are due April 15th.

Murphysboro Schools is hiring summer student help!

If you will have your driver’s license by the end of the school year you may be eligible to work for the school district this summer. We are looking for students to help in many areas, including technology, construction, maintenance, and secretarial. We pay $8.25 an hour and we will work with your summer schedule to provide you valuable work experience. If interested, complete the online application using your district Google account at http://goo.gl/7uyrIx by April 11th. Interviews will be held after the applications are received.

 

Tuesday Announcements (3/25)

Announcements    

March 25, 2014

 

Students, if you haven't turned in your course registration forms to pick your next year classes, please turn it in to your counselor by Friday, March 28th. If you need another form they are available in the counseling office. 

Multicultural Club meeting at 8:00 in B19 on Tuesday (3/24). Mr. Berry will be there to take our picture.

There will be a meeting on Tuesday, March 25, during ELP in the library for any Seniors wanting to help with the Baccalaureate. Please contact Mr. Boudet if you cannot attend.

JALC Summer Honor’s Institute program is designed for current sophomores and juniors. It provides free college classes over the summer for students who want to start their college education early and free. Sign-ups will begin in April. Be sure to check with your counselor for any questions you may have.

AP students – remember that your $14 test fee is due by Thursday (3/27)

Students the last day to send off order forms for yearbooks is March 31. Order's sent after this date cannot be guaranteed. Order forms available in office or Mr. Berry's Room. Not sure if you ordered check the list posted around the school or at the Office.

For all Incoming Sophomores, juniors, and Seniors who would like to test for Honors English or AP: the test will at 7:15 a.m., April 1st in the MHS Library. See an English teacher for details.

Students interested in summer employment: Full time summer positions are available through the Youth Conservation Corps at Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge. Information & applications are available in the Guidance Office. Applications are due April 15th.

Murphysboro Schools is hiring summer student help!

If you will have your driver’s license by the end of the school year you may be eligible to work for the school district this summer. We are looking for students to help in many areas, including technology, construction, maintenance, and secretarial. We pay $8.25 an hour and we will work with your summer schedule to provide you valuable work experience. If interested, complete the online application using your district Google account at http://goo.gl/7uyrIx by April 11th. Interviews will be held after the applications are received.

Balfour will be here on Thursday (3/27) during all lunch hours to deliver graduation announcements. Be sure to pick them up.

Students don’t forget: The class of 2016 earns money for Prom by just by making their regular household purchases. But instead of paying with cash or credit, they use gift cards from America’s favorite and most trusted retailers. If you need a form please see Mrs. Varvel, Mrs. O'Leary or Mrs. Kilpatrick. Any student can participate!

Monday Announcements (3/24)

Announcements    

March 24, 2014

 

Multicultural Club meeting at 8:00 in B19 on Tuesday (3/24). Mr. Berry will be there to take our picture.

There will be a meeting on Tuesday, March 25, during ELP in the library for any Seniors wanting to help with the Baccalaureate. Please contact Mr. Boudet if you cannot attend.

There is a meeting for all Envirothon team members at 8am tomorrow (3/25) in Mrs. O’Leary’s room.

Students the last day to send off order forms for yearbooks is March 31. Order's sent after this date cannot be guaranteed. Order forms available in office or Mr. Berry's Room. Not sure if you ordered check the list posted around the school or at the Office.

For all Incoming Sophomores, juniors, and Seniors who would like to test for Honors English or AP: the test will at 7:15 a.m., April 1st in the MHS Library. See an English teacher for details.

Students interested in summer employment: Full time summer positions are available through the Youth Conservation Corps at Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge. Information & applications are available in the Guidance Office. Applications are due April 15th.

Murphysboro Schools is hiring summer student help!

If you will have your driver’s license by the end of the school year you may be eligible to work for the school district this summer. We are looking for students to help in many areas, including technology, construction, maintenance, and secretarial. We pay $8.25 an hour and we will work with your summer schedule to provide you valuable work experience. If interested, complete the online application using your district Google account at http://goo.gl/7uyrIx by April 11th. Interviews will be held after the applications are received.

Balfour will be here on Thursday (3/27) during all lunch hours to deliver graduation announcements. Be sure to pick them up.

Students don’t forget: The class of 2016 earns money for Prom by just by making their regular household purchases. But instead of paying with cash or credit, they use gift cards from America’s favorite and most trusted retailers. If you need a form please see Mrs. Varvel, Mrs. O'Leary or Mrs. Kilpatrick. Any student can participate!

 

Friday Announcements (3/21)

Announcements    

March 21, 2014

 

Seniors – don’t forget the MHS General Scholarship is due TODAY.

There is a meeting of the MHS History Club today after school in Mr. Browns room (B-14) right after school.

Seniors – MHS General

There will be a meeting on Tuesday, March 25, during ELP in the library for any Seniors wanting to help with the Baccalaureate. Please contact Mr. Boudet if you cannot attend.

There will be a meeting on Monday, March 24th at 7:00 p.m. for anyone who is interested in trying out for Dazzlers or Cheer for the upcoming school year. Parents are encouraged to attend the meeting. Tryouts will be on Tues, April 1 and Friday, April 4.

There is a meeting for all Envirothon team members at 8am on Tuesday (3/25) in Mrs. O’Leary’s room.

Students the last day to send off order forms for yearbooks is March 31. Order's sent after this date cannot be guaranteed. Order forms available in office or Mr. Berry's Room. Not sure if you ordered check the list posted around the school or at the Office.

For all Incoming Sophomores, juniors, and Seniors who would like to test for Honors English or AP: the test will at 7:15 a.m., April 1st in the MHS Library. See an English teacher for details.

Students interested in summer employment: Full time summer positions are available through the Youth Conservation Corps at Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge. Information & applications are available in the Guidance Office. Applications are due April 15th.

Murphysboro Schools is hiring summer student help!

If you will have your driver’s license by the end of the school year you may be eligible to work for the school district this summer. We are looking for students to help in many areas, including technology, construction, maintenance, and secretarial. We pay $8.25 an hour and we will work with your summer schedule to provide you valuable work experience. If interested, complete the online application using your district Google account at http://goo.gl/7uyrIx by April 11th. Interviews will be held after the applications are received.                      

Students the last day to send off order forms for yearbooks is March 31. Order's sent after this date cannot be guaranteed. Order forms available in office or Mr. Berry's Room. Not sure if you ordered check the list posted around the school or at the Office.

Balfour will be here on Thursday (3/27) during all lunch hours to deliver graduation announcements. Be sure to pick them up.

Students don’t forget: The class of 2016 earns money for Prom by just by making their regular household purchases. But instead of paying with cash or credit, they use gift cards from America’s favorite and most trusted retailers. If you need a form please see Mrs. Varvel, Mrs. O'Leary or Mrs. Kilpatrick. Any student can participate!

 

Thursday Announcements (3/20)

Announcements    

March 20, 2014

 

Bass Team pictures will be taken Friday (3/21) in Mr. Berry’s room at 8am. Be sure to wear your shirts.

There is a meeting for all Envirothon team members at 8am on Tuesday (3/25) in Mrs. O’Leary’s room.

For all Incoming Sophomores, juniors, and Seniors who would like to test for Honors English or AP: the test will at 7:15 a.m., April 1st in the MHS Library. See an English teacher for details.

Students interested in summer employment: Full time summer positions are available through the Youth Conservation Corps at Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge. Information & applications are available in the Guidance Office. Applications are due April 15th.

Murphysboro Schools is hiring summer student help!

If you will have your driver’s license by the end of the school year you may be eligible to work for the school district this summer. We are looking for students to help in many areas, including technology, construction, maintenance, and secretarial. We pay $8.25 an hour and we will work with your summer schedule to provide you valuable work experience. If interested, complete the online application using your district Google account at http://goo.gl/7uyrIx by April 11th. Interviews will be held after the applications are received.                      

Students the last day to send off order forms for yearbooks is March 31. Order's sent after this date cannot be guaranteed. Order forms available in office or Mr. Berry's Room. Not sure if you ordered check the list posted around the school or at the Office.

Balfour will be here on Thursday (3/27) during all lunch hours to deliver graduation announcements. Be sure to pick them up.

There will be a meeting on Monday, March 24th at 7:00 p.m. for anyone who is interested in trying out for Dazzlers or Cheer for the upcoming school year. Parents are encouraged to attend the meeting. Tryouts will be on Tues, April 1 and Friday, April 4.

Students don’t forget: The class of 2016 earns money for Prom by just by making their regular household purchases. But instead of paying with cash or credit, they use gift cards from America’s favorite and most trusted retailers. If you need a form please see Mrs. Varvel, Mrs. O'Leary or Mrs. Kilpatrick. Any student can participate!

 

Wednesday Announcements (3/19)

Announcements    

March 19, 2014

 

Bass Team pictures will be taken Friday (3/21) in Mr. Berry’s room at 8am. Be sure to wear your shirts.

There is a meeting for all Envirothon team members at 8am on Tuesday (3/25) in Mrs. O’Leary’s room.

For all Incoming Sophomores, juniors, and Seniors who would like to test for Honors English or AP: the test will be in the morning, 7:15 a.m., April 1st in the MHS Library. See an English teacher for details.

Students interested in summer employment: Full time summer positions are available through the Youth Conservation Corps at Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge. Information & applications are available in the Guidance Office. Applications are due April 15th.

Murphysboro Schools is hiring summer student help!

If you will have your driver’s license by the end of the school year you may be eligible to work for the school district this summer. We are looking for students to help in many areas, including technology, construction, maintenance, and secretarial. We pay $8.25 an hour and we will work with your summer schedule to provide you valuable work experience. If interested, complete the online application at http://goo.gl/7uyrIx by April 11th. Interviews will be held after the applications are received.

There is a very important Key Club meeting at 8:00 tonight in the auditorium.

Students the last day to send off order forms for yearbooks is March 31. Order's sent after this date cannot be guaranteed. Order forms available in office or Mr. Berry's Room. Not sure if you ordered check the list posted around the school or at the Office.

Balfour will be here on Thursday (3/27) during all lunch hours to deliver graduation announcements. Be sure to pick them up.

There will be a meeting on Monday, March 24th at 7:00 p.m. for anyone who is interested in trying out for Dazzlers or Cheer for the upcoming school year. Parents are encouraged to attend the meeting. Tryouts will be on Tues, April 1 and Friday, April 4.

Upward bound will be in the cafeteria during lunch TODAY (3/19).

The Southern Illinois Regional College Exposition will be March 20th at SIU. There will be over 70 organizations in attendance, including universities, military branches, and technical schools. Any junior interested in gathering information about college should sign up in the Guidance office today.

Beta Club is have a blood drive is tomorrow (3/20). Please sign up to donate. Applications for new Beta members is due Wednesday (3/19). Induction is Sunday (3/23) and is mandatory for all Beta members.

Students don’t forget: The class of 2016 earns money for Prom by just by making their regular household purchases. But instead of paying with cash or credit, they use gift cards from America’s favorite and most trusted retailers. If you need a form please see Mrs. Varvel, Mrs. O'Leary or Mrs. Kilpatrick. Any student can participate!

 

Tuesday Announcements (3/18)

Announcements    

March 18, 2014

 

Congratulations to Niel Vana who won first place at the WYSE sectional competition at SIU this past week!! Niel will advance to state competition at U of I in Champagne. Way to go Neil Vana!!!!!!!

There is a Student Council meeting today right after school in the library. These meeting are short and sweet and will not interfere with other after school activities. Please make it a point to be there. These meetings are every Tuesday.

Key Club: Very important meeting Wednesday night at 8:00 in the Auditorium. Also don't forget any additional orange orders, Tuesdaynight's Election shift at the Courthouse and Banquet/Lock-in Registration that must be in Wednesday.

Students the last day to send off order forms for yearbooks is March 31. Order's sent after this date cannot be guaranteed. Order forms available in office or Mr. Berry's Room. Not sure if you ordered check the list posted around the school or at the Office.

Balfour will be here on Thursday (3/27) during all lunch hours to deliver graduation announcements. Be sure to pick them up.

There will be a meeting on Monday, March 24th at 7:00 p.m. for anyone who is interested in trying out for Dazzlers or Cheer for the upcoming school year. Parents are encouraged to attend the meeting. Tryouts will be on Tues, April 1 and Friday, April 4.

Upward bound will be in the cafeteria during lunch on Wednesday (3/19).

The Southern Illinois Regional College Exposition will be March 20th at SIU. There will be over 70 organizations in attendance, including universities, military branches, and technical schools. Any Junior interested in gathering information about college should sign up in the Guidance office today.

Beta Club is have a blood drive on Thursday (3/20). Please sign up to donate. Applications for new Beta members is due Wednesday (3/19). Induction is Sunday (3/23) and is mandatory for all Beta members.

Students don’t forget: The class of 2016 earns money for Prom by just by making their regular household purchases. But instead of paying with cash or credit, they use gift cards from America’s favorite and most trusted retailers. If you need a form please see Mrs. Varvel, Mrs. O'Leary or Mrs. Kilpatrick. Any student can participate!

 

Friday Announcements (3/7)

Announcements    

March 7, 2014

 

Attention Seniors: Senior Ad Submissions for the yearbook are due to Mr. Berry TODAY (3/7). The order forms are in the main office.

If you are participating in Envirothon, please see Mrs. O'Leary ASAP for information.

The last day to sign up for Girl’s track is today (3/7)

We are on a 2:30 dismissal schedule with no ELP. At 2:30 we will enjoy theFaculty vs. Seniors basketball game!!! Come watch the faculty dunk on the seniors!

Medal Pride applications are available in the office. They are due today. (3/7)

Upward bound will be in the cafeteria during lunch on Wednesday (3/19).

The Southern Illinois Regional College Exposition will be March 20th at SIU. There will be over 70 organizations in attendance, including universities, military branches, and technical schools. Any Junior interested in gathering information about college should sign up in the Guidance office today.

Beta Club is have a blood drive on Thursday (3/20). Please sign up to donate. Applications for new Beta members is due Wednesday (3/19). Induction is Sunday (3/23) and is mandatory for all Beta members.

Attention all National Honor Society Seniors: You need to see Ms. Morris in A79 to get an example of a senior bio for Induction. Your senior bios need to be emailed to Mr. White by the end of the day today.

Students don’t forget: The class of 2016 earns money for Prom by just by making their regular household purchases. But instead of paying with cash or credit, they use gift cards from America’s favorite and most trusted retailers. If you need a form please see Mrs. Varvel, Mrs. O'Leary or Mrs. Kilpatrick. Any student can participate!

Don’t forget to bring in your pennies and loose change and help your class win the Penny Wars. The containers are in the main office.

 

Thursday Announcements (3/5)

Announcements    

March 6, 2014

 

There is a wrestling meeting to turn equipment today (3/6) immediately after school in Mr. Baker’s room (B15)

Attention Seniors: The deadline for Senior Ad Submission for the yearbook is this Friday (3/7). Order forms available in Mr. Berry's Room (Room C21).

If you are participating in Envirothon, please see Mrs. O'Leary ASAP for information.

The last day to sign up for Girl’s track is Friday (3/7)

On Friday, March 7th we will be on a 2:30 dismissal schedule with no ELP. At 2:30 we will enjoy the Faculty    vs. Seniors basketball game!!! Come watch the faculty dunk on the seniors!

Any senior interested in playing in the game must sign up no later than Friday morning; the sign-up sheet is located outside Ms. Goode’s room, A53. We only have a limited number of spots, so act soon.

Medal Pride applications are available in the office. They are due by Friday.

Upward bound will be in the cafeteria during lunch on Wednesday (3/19).

The Southern Illinois Regional College Exposition will be March 20th at SIU. There will be over 70 organizations in attendance, including universities, military branches, and technical schools. Any Junior interested in gathering information about college should sign up in the Guidance office today.

Key Club: Congratulations on a sweep this past weekend of First Place trophies in the 4 major award categories out of over 200 clubs in Illinois and Eastern Iowa, now advancing in all four to International competition this summer in Anaheim, California. Also to Dylan Miley who was retired as Lt. Governor and to Josh Cowley who was installed as Lt. Governor.   Also, please get all Orange and Grapefruit orders turned in.

Beta Club is have a blood drive on Thursday (3/20). Please sign up to donate. Applications for new Beta members is due Wednesday (3/19). Induction is Sunday (3/23) and is mandatory for all Beta members.

Attention all National Honor Society Seniors: You need to see Ms. Morris in A79 to get an example of a senior bio for Induction. Your senior bios need to be emailed to Mr. White by the end of the day today.

Students don’t forget: The class of 2016 earns money for Prom by just by making their regular household purchases. But instead of paying with cash or credit, they use gift cards from America’s favorite and most trusted retailers. If you need a form please see Mrs. Varvel, Mrs. O'Leary or Mrs. Kilpatrick. Any student can participate!

Don’t forget to bring in your pennies and loose change and help your class win the Penny Wars. The containers are in the main office.

 

Monday Announcements (3/3)

Announcements    

March 3, 2014

 

Softball try outs are Monday (3/3) after school.

Math Field Day is tomorrow at SIU - C. We will be leaving the front of the building by 8:15 in the morning Remember you must have signed permission slip in order to go!

Red Devil Baseball try-outs will begin Tuesday March 4th at General John A. Logan Attendance Center at 5:00 pm. Make sure you have a physical on file with the office. Also, be sure to check with Mrs. Kilpatrick in the office to be sure you do not have any unpaid fees, like say basketball shoes…or any other fees or uniforms.

There will be a wrestling meeting on Tuesday (3/4) in Mr. Baker’s room (B15) to turn in equipment and resent information. This is a mandatory meeting. Bring ALL equipment with you. If you have any questions, see Coach Baker.

Winter Sports Awards will be on Wednesday, March 5 at 6:00 p.m. in the gym. All winter athletes, parents and fans are invited to attend.

Attention all National Honor Society Seniors: You need to see Ms. Morris in A79 to get an example of a senior bio for Induction. Your senior bios need to be emailed to Mr. White no later than Friday, March 7th.

Students Don’t forget: The class of 2016 earns money for Prom by just by making their regular household purchases. But instead of paying with cash or credit, they use gift cards from America’s favorite and most trusted retailers. If you need a form please see Mrs. Varvel, Mrs. O'Leary or Mrs. Kilpatrick. Any student can participate!

There will be a mandatory bass club meeting Tuesday (3/4) after school. Bring uniforms shirts. We will be taking yearbook picture.

Don’t forget to bring in your pennies and loose change and help your class win the Penny Wars. The containers are in the main office.

 

Friday Announcements (2/28)

Announcements    

February 28, 2014

 

Softball try outs are Monday (3/3) after school.

Winter Sports Awards will be on Wednesday, March 5 at 6:00 p.m. in the gym. All winter athletes, parents and fans are invited to attend.

MHS Youth and Government will meet today after school in Mr. Brown’s room (B14).

Attention all National Honor Society Seniors: You need to see Ms. Morris in A79 to get an example of a senior bio for Induction. Your senior bios need to be emailed to Mr. White no later than Friday, March 7th.

Red Devil Baseball try-outs will begin Tuesday March 4th at General John A. Logan Attendance Center at 5:00 pm. Make sure you have a physical on file with the office. Also, be sure to check with Mrs. Kilpatrick in the office to be sure you do not have any unpaid fees, like say basketball shoes…or any other fees or uniforms.

There will be a wrestling meeting on Tuesday (3/4) in Mr. Baker’s room (B15) to turn in equipment and resent information. This is a mandatory meeting. Bring ALL equipment with you. If you have any questions, see Coach Baker.

Students Don’t forget: The class of 2016 earns money for Prom by just by making their regular household purchases. But instead of paying with cash or credit, they use gift cards from America’s favorite and most trusted retailers. If you need a form please see Mrs. Varvel, Mrs. O'Leary or Mrs. Kilpatrick. Any student can participate!

There will be a mandatory bass club meeting Tuesday (3/4) after school. Bring uniforms shirts. We will be taking yearbook picture.

Don’t forget to bring in your pennies and loose change and help your class win the Penny Wars. The containers are in the main office.

 

Thursday Announcements (2/27)

Announcements    

February 27, 2014

 

MHS Youth and Government will meet Friday (2/28) after school in Mr. Brown’s room (B14).

Seniors- the Illinois Student Assistance Commission informed us that MAP grants will be suspended on February 28th, 2014. It is imperative to complete your financial aid forms before Friday if you want to receive MAP funding for the 2014-2015 academic year. If you qualify, MAP grants are money for college you don't have to pay back!

Katie & Jonetta will be in the guidance today during ELP to help you with your Financial Aid applications.

Attention all National Honor Society Seniors: You need to see Ms. Morris in A79 to get an example of a senior bio for Induction. Your senior bios need to be emailed to Mr. White no later than Friday, March 7th.

There is a prom decorating meeting tonight at 6:00 in room A50.

Red Devil Baseball try-outs will begin Tuesday March 4th at General John A. Logan Attendance Center at 5:00 pm. Make sure you have a physical on file with the office. Also, be sure to check with Mrs. Kilpatrick in the office to be sure you do not have any unpaid fees, like say basketball shoes…or any other fees or uniforms.

Wrestling Team – There will be a meeting on Tuesday, (3/4) in Mr. Baker’s room (B15) to turn in equipment and resent information. This is a mandatory meeting. Bring ALL equipment with you. If you have any questions, see Coach Baker.

There will be a mandatory bass club meeting Tuesday (3/4) after school. Bring uniforms shirts- we will be taking yearbook picture.

Don’t forget to bring in your pennies and loose change and help your class win the Penny Wars. If the containers are not in the cafeteria, stop by Ms. Good’s room (A53) and drop it off.

 

Wednesday Announcements (2/26)

Announcements    

February 26, 2014

 

There is a prom decorating meeting tomorrow (2/27) at 6:00 in room A50.

Red Devil Baseball try-outs will begin Tuesday March 4th at General John A. Logan Attendance Center at 5:00 pm. Make sure you have a physical on file with the office. Also, be sure to check with Mrs. Kilpatrick in the office to be sure you do not have any unpaid fees, like say basketball shoes…or any other fees or uniforms.

Wrestling Team – There will be a meeting on Tuesday, (3/4) in Mr. Baker’s room (B15) to turn in equipment and resent information. This is a mandatory meeting. Bring ALL equipment with you. If you have any questions, see Coach Baker.

There will be a mandatory bass club meeting Tuesday (3/4) after school. Bring uniforms shirts- we will be taking yearbook picture.

There will be a Key Club meeting tonight at 8:00 in the Auditorium. We will also have a scrapbook shift    immediately following the meeting for anyone, especially artists who can stay for a while.

Don’t forget to bring in your pennies and loose change and help your class win the Penny Wars. Class containers are available during all lunches.

 

Tuesday announcements (2/25)

Announcements    

February 25, 2014

 

There will be a Key Club meeting this Wednesday night at 8:00 in the Auditorium. We will also have a scrapbook shift immediately following the meeting for anyone, especially artists who can stay for a while.

FCA will meet Wednesday at 7:45 in Room B23. Come and join us.

Student Council members – Don’t forget there is a meeting today after school. All members are required to attend. Meetings are short and rarely interfere with any other after school activities so be sure to attend.

Devils Dazzlers – please bring $30 and stop by Mr. Novara’s office to pick up your picture disc of the IHSA State Competiton.

Attention Driver Education Students: The Driver Education field trip will be on Wednesday, Feb. 26th. Students need to be in the cafeteria by 7:30 am to complete the necessary paperwork. Buses will leave before 8 am. Please be on time!

Don’t forget to bring in your pennies and loose change and help your class win the Penny Wars. Class containers are available during all lunches.

If you are interested in signing up for the Faculty vs students basketball game, please sign up outside Ms. Goode’s door (A53)

There is a prom decorating meeting on Thursday (2/27) at 6:00 in room A50.
 

Monday Announcements (2/24)

Announcements    

February 24, 2014

 

Devils Dazzlers – please bring $30 and stop by Mr. Novara’s office to pick up your picture disc of the IHSA State Competiton.

Don’t forget to pick up your order forms for Script cards. It’s very simple…order gift cards for all the places you shop…receive your cards….spend them like cash…class of 2016 makes money for prom!

Attention Driver Education Students: The Driver Education field trip will be on Wednesday, Feb. 26th. Students need to be in the cafeteria by 7:30 am to complete the necessary paperwork. Buses will leave before 8 am. Please be on time!

Don’t forget to bring in your pennies and loose change and help your class win the Penny Wars. Class containers are available during all lunches.

If you are interested in signing up for the Faculty vs students basketball game, please sign up outside Ms. Goode’s door (A53)

There is a prom decorating meeting on Thursday (2/27) at 6:00 in room A50.

 

Friday Announcements (2/20)

Announcements    

February 21, 2014

 

Don’t forget to pick up your order forms for Script cards. It’s very simple…order gift cards for all the places you shop…receive your cards….spend them like cash…class of 2016 makes money for prom!

Attention Driver Education Students: The Driver Education field trip will be on Wednesday, Feb. 26th. Students need to be in the cafeteria by 7:30 am to complete the necessary paperwork. Buses will leave before 8 am. Please be on time!

Don’t forget to bring in your pennies and loose change and help your class win the Penny Wars. Class containers are available during all lunches. The winning class will have money donated to their prom or seniorfest account and….the winning class reps will get to put a pie in the faces of the losing class reps during halftime of the Faculty vs. Seniors basketball game. Money goes to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, so show the world that Red Devils Care!

The National Honor Society Dodgeball Tournament is this Saturday (2/22). Team members need to be her at 3:30.

There is a prom decorating meeting on Thursday (2/27) at 6:00 in room A50.


Thursday Announcements (2/20)

Announcements    

February 20, 2014

 

Don’t forget to bring in your pennies and loose change and help your class win the Penny Wars. Class containers are available during all lunches. The winning class will have money donated to their prom or seniorfest account and….the winning class reps will get to put a pie in the faces of the losing class reps during halftime of the Faculty vs. Seniors basketball game. Money goes to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, so show the world that Red Devils Care!

The National Honor Society Dodgeball Tournament is this Saturday (2/22). Team members need to be her at 3:30.

Katie & Jonetta will be in the guidance office today from 9-11am to help you with your Financial Aid applications. Please see Ms. Hunziker for an appointment. 

Key Club: Please don't forget to push Orange and Grapefruit sales. We have some major expenses coming up and need your support. Also check for the many scrapbook shifts in the next couple weeks. We can use artists, gluers, colorers and more.

There is a prom decorating meeting on Thursday (2/27) at 6:00 in room A50.

If you would like to order a green Murphy Pride St. Patrick’s day t-shirt, call the office and we will be happy to get you an order form.

Fall and Winter Athletes: if you did not pick up your free shirt from Mrs. Korando on Friday, please go by the athletic department this week and get yours.

If you are interested in participating in the Envirothon competition in March please see Mrs. O'Leary before tomorrow (2/21).

 

Wednesday Announcements (2/19)

Announcements    

February 19, 2014

 

Congratulations to Drew Hopkins and Steven Bastien for earning their way to the IHSA State Wrestling Meet starting Thursday. Good luck to both of you. We are very proud!

Katie & Jonetta will be in the guidance office tomorrow (2/20) from 9-11am to help you with your Financial Aid applications. Please see Ms. Hunziker for an appointment. 

Key Club: Please don't forget to push Orange and Grapefruit sales. We have some major expenses coming up and need your support. Also check for the many scrapbook shifts in the next couple weeks. We can use artists, gluers, colorers and more. We also need a couple more for tonight's concession stand at 5:30.

There is a prom decorating meeting on Thursday (2/20) at 6:00 in room A50.

If you would like to order a green Murphy Pride St. Patrick’s day t-shirt, call the office and we will be happy to get you an order form.

Fall and Winter Athletes: if you did not pick up your free shirt from Mrs. Korando on Friday, please go by the athletic department this week and get yours.

There is a Beta Club today after school in the Library.

FCA meeting this at 7:45 in room B23. Start off Hump Day the right way. We will be taking our yearbook picture today.

If you are interested in participating in the Envirothon competition in March please see Mrs. O'Leary before Friday (2/21).

Olympic Update: (as of 2/18/14 – afternoon)   Netherlands = 20; United States = 20 (YEA!!!); Russia = 19; Norway = 18; Canada = 17

 

Tuesday Announcements (2/18)

Announcements    

February 18, 2014

 

There is a Beta Club meeting on Wednesday (2/19) in the Library after school.

FCA meets every Wednesday morning at 7:45. Start off Hump Day the right way. We will be taking our yearbook picture on Wednesday (2/19).

If you are interested in participating in the Envirothon competition in March please see Mrs. O'Leary before Friday (2/21).

Juniors: Please pick up St. Patrick's Day t-shirt order forms in the front office. This fundraiser will help with prom.

 

Friday Announcements (2/13)

Announcements    

February 14, 2014

Happy Valentine’s Day

 

Don’t forget to come out tonight and support our Lady Red Devils tonight at 7:00 as they battle Carterville for the Regional Championship.

If you are interested in participating in the Envirothon competition in March please see Mrs. O'Leary before Friday (2/21).

Attention Senior Students: The deadline for Senior Advertisements to be placed in the yearbook is coming up. If your parent is interested and needs an order form they are available in Mr. Berry's Room (Room C21). The deadline is March 7th. Orders will not be accepted after this date.

The Class of 2016 Script program class fundraiser deadline has been extended. Please turn your forms in today to Mrs. Varvel in the guidance office or Mrs. O'Leary in room A84.

Juniors: Please pick up St. Patrick's Day t-shirt order forms in the front office. This fundraiser will help with prom.

Olympic update: Medal standings are as follows: Norway = 13, Netherlands = 12, United States = 12, Russia = 11; Germany = 10   GO USA!!!!

 

Thursday Announcements (2/13)

Announcements    

February 13, 2014

 

Congratulations to Amy Buhman and Niel Vana on receiving 1st place at the WYSE competition yesterday!

SENIORS: Katie & Jonetta will be in the guidance today from 9-11am to help you with your Financial Aid applications.

If you are interested in participating in the Envirothon competition in March please see Mrs. O'Leary before Friday (2/21).

There is a prom meeting tonight (2/13) for all Juniors and parents at 6:00 in room A50.

Attention Senior Students: The deadline for Senior Advertisements to be placed in the yearbook is coming up. If your parent is interested and needs an order form they are available in Mr. Berry's Room (Room C21). The deadline is March 7th. Orders will not be accepted after this date.

The Class of 2016 Script program class fundraiser deadline has been extended. Please turn in your forms this      Friday to Mrs. Varvel in the guidance office or Mrs. O'Leary in room A84.

Juniors: Please pick up St. Patrick's Day t-shirt order forms in the front office. This fundraiser will help with prom.

Olympic update: Medal standings are as follows: Norway = 12, Canada = 10, Netherlands = 10, United States = 9, Russia = 7   GO USA!!!!

 

Wednesday (2/12)

Announcements    

February 12, 2014

 

Be sure to come out tonight and support our Lady Red Devils in their regional game against Johnston City. The game begins at 7:00. Let’s pack the house!

Attention Senior Students: The deadline for Senior Advertisements to be placed in the yearbook is coming up. If your parent is interested and needs an order form they are available in Mr. Berry's Room (Room C21). The deadline is March 7th. Orders will not be accepted after this date.

The Class of 2016 Script program class fundraiser deadline has been extended. Please turn in your forms this      Friday to Mrs. Varvel in the guidance office or Mrs. O'Leary in room A84. Also, Valentine cookies are being sold in the cafeteria during all lunch hours today for $1 each. Cookies will be handed out during 7th period on Friday.

WYSE team remember competition is rescheduled for Wednesday, February 12. You must have your permission slip turned in to go.

Juniors: Please pick up St. Patrick's Day t-shirt order forms in the front office. This fundraiser will help with prom.

Key Club meeting tonight at 8:00 in the auditorium.

DID YOU KNOW…As of Tuesday morning, the count for medals at the 2014 Olympics are as follows:

Norway = 10; Canada = 9; Netherlands = 7; United States and Russia are tied at 6; GO USA!

  
Tuesday Announcements (2/11)

Announcements    

February 11, 2014

 

The Class of 2016 Script program class fundraiser deadline has been extended. Please turn in your forms this      Friday to Mrs. Varvel in the guidance office or Mrs. O'Leary in room A84. Also, Valentine cookies are being sold in the cafeteria during all lunch hours for $1 each.

WYSE team remember competition is rescheduled for this Wednesday February 12. You must have your permission slip turned in order to go. William Lynch please see Mrs. Ehlers as soon as possible.

Juniors: Please pick up St. Patrick's Day t-shirt order forms in the front office. This fundraiser will help with prom.

Key Club meeting this Wednesday night at 8:00 in the auditorium.

 

Wednesday Announcements (2/5)

Announcements    

February 5, 2014

 

Key Club: Regular meeting will be Wednesday night at 8:00 in the auditorium. Convention registration is due no later than that night. 2014-15 Class Directors will be elected and the banquet/lock-in will be discussed.

SENIORS: Financial Aid Night is Wednesday, February 5th at 6pm in the library- see your counselor if you aren't sure what to bring.

Class of 2016 don't forget about your fundraising for your Prom! We have two fundraisers going on:

Script Program to purchase gift cards – orders are due Feb. 7th & Valentine sugar cookies sale. Cookies will be sold for 1$ during lunch on Feb. 4th, 5th & 6th and will be delivered to your Valentine the following week. Please see Mrs. Varvel or Mrs. O'Leary if you have any questions.

Queen of Jokers pageant will be Saturday (2/15) immediately following the basketball game. All pictures must be approved by Miss Ward no later than Monday, February 3rd.

 

Tuesday Announcements (2/4)

Announcements    

February 4, 2014

 

SENIORS: Financial Aid Night is Wednesday, February 5th at 6pm in the library- see your counselor if you aren't sure what to bring.

Class of 2016 don't forget about your fundraising for your Prom! We have two fundraisers going on:

Script Program to purchase gift cards – orders are due Feb. 7th & Valentine sugar cookies sale. Cookies will be sold for 1$ during lunch on Feb. 4th, 5th & 6th and will be delivered to your Valentine the following week. Please see Mrs. Varvel or Mrs. O'Leary if you have any questions.

Queen of Jokers pageant will be Saturday (2/15) immediately following the basketball game. All pictures must be approved by Miss Ward no later than Monday, February 3rd.

 

Friday Announcements (1/31)

Announcements    

January 31, 2014

 

Today is the last day to order your “Moustache Out” t-shirts.

SENIORS: Financial Aid Night is Wednesday, February 5th at 6pm in the library- see your counselor if you aren't sure what to bring. 

Class of 2016 don't forget about your fundraising for your Prom! We have two fundraisers going on:

Script Program to purchase gift cards – orders are due Feb. 7th & Valentine sugar cookies sale. Cookies will be sold for 1$ during lunch on Feb. 4th, 5th & 6th and will be delivered to your Valentine the following week. Please see Mrs. Varvel or Mrs. O'Leary if you have any questions.

Wyse team - Please see Mrs. Ehlers today after school in room A75 to pick up information

Queen of Jokers pageant will be Saturday (2/15) immediately following the basketball game. All pictures must be approved by Miss Ward no later than Monday, February 3rd.

 

Thursday Announcements

Announcements    

January 30, 2014

 

The Sophomore class is selling gift cards until February 7th as a fundraiser. Gifts cards are bought at face value and the class earns money by purchasing them at a discount. They have gift cards for over 200 stores,
including iTunes, Dick's Sporting Goods, Circle K (GAS!!!), Aero, AMC Theaters, Subway, ULTA, Wal-Mart, Xbox Live, Journeys, and lots more. If you shop at these places regularly, consider purchasing a gift card through the class and use it instead of cash or your debit card. It doesn't cost you anything extra and the Class of 2016 benefits.

FBLA is doing a “mustache out” night at the game on Friday (2/7). T-shirts are for sale for $10 and the forms   are in the office. Order forms are due to Mr. Berry by January 31st.

Queen of Jokers pageant will be Saturday (2/15) immediately following the basketball game. All pictures must be approved by Miss Ward no later than Monday, February 3rd.

 

Wednesday Announcements (1/29)

Announcements    

January 29, 2014

 

SENIORS: Katie & Jonetta will be in the guidance tomorrow from 9-11am to help you with your Financial Aid applications.

There will be a bass club meeting Wednesday morning at 8 am in A-84

The Sophomore class will be selling gift cards until February 7 as a fundraiser. Gifts cards are bought at face value and the class earns money by purchasing them at a discount. They have gift cards for over 200 stores,
including iTunes, Dick's Sporting Goods, Circle K (GAS!!!), Aero, AMC Theaters, Subway, ULTA, Wal-Mart, Xbox Live, Journeys, and lots more. If you shop at these places regularly, consider purchasing a gift card through the class and use it instead of cash or your debit card. It doesn't cost you anything extra and the Class of 2016 benefits.

FBLA is doing a “mustache out” night at the game on Friday (2/7). T-shirts are for sale for $10 and the forms   are in the office. Order forms are due to Mr. Berry by January 31st.

Queen of Jokers pageant will be Saturday (2/15) immediately following the basketball game. All pictures must be approved by Miss Ward no later than Monday, February 3rd.

 

Tuesday Announcements (1/28

Announcements    

January 28, 2014

 

There will be a bass club meeting Wednesday morning at 8 am in a-84

Mrs. Milton would like to thank Mr. Boudet and his class for fixing the shelf ends for the Library at MMS. You did a wonderful job making them and also installing them. I am very proud of high school students that want to come back to the Middle School and help.

The Sophomore class will be selling gift cards until February 7 as a fundraiser. Gifts cards are bought at face value and the class earns money by purchasing them at a discount. They have gift cards for over 200 stores,
including iTunes, Dick's Sporting Goods, Circle K (GAS!!!), Aero, AMC Theaters, Subway, ULTA, Wal-Mart, Xbox Live, Journeys, and lots more. If you shop at these places regularly, consider purchasing a gift card through the class and use it instead of cash or your debit card. It doesn't cost you anything extra and the Class of 2016 benefits.

FBLA is doing a “mustache out” night at the game on Friday (2/7). T-shirts are for sale for $10 and the forms   are in the office. Order forms are due to Mr. Berry by January 31st.

Juniors:

1. Pick up 17th Street BBQ fundraiser forms in the front office. Money and orders need to be turned in    on Monday, January 27th.

2. Queen of Jokers pageant will be Saturday (2/15) immediately following the basketball game. All pictures must be approved by Miss Ward no later than Monday, February 3rd.

 

Friday Announcements (1/24)

Announcements    

January 24, 2014

 

Congratulations to the newly elected 2014-15 Key Club officers who will take office in May. President: Jakob Guetersloh, 1st Vice-President: Michael Satterlee, 2nd Vice President: Ethan Cook, Secretary: Molly Groninger, Treasurer: Treslin Lynn and Statistical Secretary: Kaitlin McRoberts.

A special thank you to Key Club and Mr. Hall for the wonderful things you did this week. It was a treat for all of us!

FBLA is doing a “mustache out” night at the game on Friday (2/7). T-shirts are for sale for $10 and the forms   are in the office. Order forms are due to Mr. Berry by January 31st.

Juniors: 1. Class Prom Dress sale will be in the cafeteria tomorrow (1/25) from 9:00 – 3:00.

2. Pick up 17th Street BBQ fundraiser forms in the front office. Money and orders need to be turned in     on Monday, January 27th.

3. Queen of Jokers pageant will be Saturday (2/15) immediately following the basketball game. All pictures must be approved by Miss Ward no later than Monday, February 3rd.

Thursday Announcements (1/23)

Announcements    

January 23, 2014

 

FBLA is doing a “mustache out” night at the game on Friday (2/7). T-shirts are for sale for $10 and the forms  are in the office. Order forms are due to Mr. Berry by January 31st.

SENIORS: Katie & Jonetta will be in the guidance office today (11/23) from 9-11am to help you with your Financial Aid applications. 

Selfies must be turned in to Mr. Berry (room C21) today.

Junior Class Prom Dress sale will be in the cafeteria Saturday (1/25) from 9:00 – 3:00.

Students, do not forget to order your copy of the 2013-2014 yearbook. All orders must be submitted to Smart-Pay no later than March 28 to guarantee your copy of the book. A list of current orders are placed around the building check to see if you’re on it. If you need ordering information see Mr. Berry in Room C21.

 

Wednesday Announcements (1/22)

Announcements    

January 22, 2014

 

Are you ready to ‘come on down’? The Price is Right will take place on January 24th at 2:30 in the gym. If you are interested in playing or have questions, please see Mrs. Geis during lunch next week.

Key Club meeting is tonight (1/22) at 8:00. New officers will be elected.

Selfies must be turned in to Mr. Berry (room C21) tomorrow.

Junior Class Prom Dress sale will be in the cafeteria Saturday (1/25) from 9:00 – 3:00.

Students, do not forget to order your copy of the 2013-2014 yearbook. All orders must be submitted to Smart-Pay no later than March 28 to guarantee your copy of the book. A list of current orders are placed around the building check to see if you’re on it. If you need ordering information see Mr. Berry in Room C21.

 

Tuesday Announcements (1/21)

Announcements    

January 21, 2014

 

Teachers and Staff this week is Key Club's Teacher Appreciation Week. Watch for special treats in the main office each day including breakfast on Wednesday and lunch on Thursday.

Are you ready to ‘come on down’? The Price is Right will take place on January 24th at 2:30 in the gym. If you are interested in playing or have questions, please see Mrs. Geis during lunch next week.

Key Club meeting is Wednesday night (1/22) at 8:00. New officers will be elected.

Don’t forget to turn in your unedited selfies to Mr. Berry (room C21) by Thursday.

Junior Class Prom Dress sale will be in the cafeteria Saturday (1/25) from 9:00 – 3:00.

Students, do not forget to order your copy of the 2013-2014 yearbook. All orders must be submitted to Smart-Pay no later than March 28 to guarantee your copy of the book. A list of current orders are placed around the building check to see if you’re on it. If you need ordering information see Mr. Berry in Room C21.

 

Friday Announcements (1/17)

Announcements    

January 17, 2014

 

Are you ready to ‘come on down’? The Price is Right will take place on January 24th at 2:30 in the gym. If you are interested in playing or have questions, please see Mrs. Geis during lunch next week.

Key Club – If you missed Wednesday’s meeting, stop by the Key Club Office for important information about several activities including convention. 2014-15 officers will be elected at the next meeting on Wednesday, January 22nd.

Students, do not forget to order your copy of the 2013-2014 yearbook. Time is going to run out before you know it. All orders must be submitted to Smart-Pay no later than March 28 to guarantee your copy of the book. A list of current orders are placed around the building check to see if you’re on it. If you need ordering information see Mr. Berry in Room C21.

WYSE nominees: Today is the last day to test before school in Mrs. Morris’ room and after school in Mrs. Ehler’s room. You have to test in at least 2 areas to be on the team.

The yearbook staff is looking for people to contribute to this years’ yearbook. If you have unedited selfie you would like to see placed in the yearbook, please see Mr. Berry in room C21 as soon as possible. The deadline for pictures is January 25.

Don’t forget to bring in your old prom dresses to sell and make plans to shop for a dress If you want to buy a dress…just come ready to shop on January 25th. See Tiffany Ward, Rachael Hunziker or Tammy Mikulay for more information.

The MHS Beta Club Trivia Night will take place on Saturday, January 25th at the 17th St. Warehouse. Flyers and sign-ups are now available on the NEW Beta Board located by the emergency exit outside Ms. Goode's room.

 

Thursday Announcements (1/16/14)

Announcements    

January 16, 2014

 

Students, do not forget to order your copy of the 2013-2014 yearbook. Time is going to run out before you know it. All orders must be submitted to Smart-Pay no later than March 28 to guarantee your copy of the book. A list of current orders are placed around the building check to see if you’re on it. If you need ordering information see Mr. Berry in Room C21.

Don’t forget to come out tonight at 7:30 and cheer our Lady Red Devils on to another win

There is a National Honor Society meeting today (1/16) at 8:00 am in the library.

WYSE nominees: do not forget testing is every day this week before school in Mrs. Morris’ room and after school in Mrs. Ehler’s room. You have to test in at least 2 areas to be on the team.

The yearbook staff is looking for people to contribute to this years’ yearbook. If you have unedited selfie you would like to see placed in the yearbook, please see Mr. Berry in room C21 as soon as possible. The deadline for pictures is January 25.

There is a Junior class parent/student meeting tonight (1/16) at 6:00 in room A50. Please try to attend.

Are you looking for your Prom dress and shoes yet or do you have some to get rid of? We have an answer for you…The Class of 2015 is hosting a prom/shoe sale on January 25th. If you have things to sell…the fee is $5.00 per dress and $2.00 for shoes. If you want to buy a dress…just come ready to shop. See Tiffany Ward, Rachael Hunziker or Tammy Mikulay for more information.

The MHS Beta Club Trivia Night will take place on Saturday, January 25th at the 17th St. Warehouse. Flyers and sign-ups are now available on the NEW Beta Board located by the emergency exit outside Ms. Goode's room.

 

Wednesday Announcements (1/15)

Announcements    

January 15, 2014

 

There is a National Honor Society meeting Thursday (1/16) at 8:00 am in the library.

WYSE nominees: do not forget testing is every day this week before school in Mrs. Morris’ room and after school in Mrs. Ehler’s room. You have to test in at least 2 areas to be on the team.

There is a track meeting today (1/15) at 3:15 in the cafeteria for all team mates not playing a winter sport. Practice will begin January 21st.

The yearbook staff is looking for people to contribute to this years’ yearbook. If you have unedited selfie you would like to see placed in the yearbook, please see Mr. Berry in room C21 as soon as possible. The deadline for pictures is January 25.

There is a Junior class parent/student meeting Thursday (1/16) at 6:00 in room A50. Please try to attend.

Are you looking for your Prom dress and shoes yet or do you have some to get rid of? We have an answer for you…The Class of 2015 is hosting a prom/shoe sale on January 25th. If you have things to sell…the fee is $5.00 per dress and $2.00 for shoes. If you want to buy a dress…just come ready to shop. See Tiffany Ward, Rachael Hunziker or Tammy Mikulay for more information.

There will be a Key Club meeting tonight (1/15) at 8:00 in the auditorium. If you missed Thursday morning’s meeting, please check in the Key Club office for some important information and sign-ups.

The January meeting of the Beta Club has been rescheduled for today (1/15) after school in the library. This will be a VERY important, but brief meeting, so please make every effort to attend.

The MHS Beta Club Trivia Night will take place on Saturday, January 25th at the 17th St. Warehouse. Flyers and sign-ups are now available on the NEW Beta Board located by the emergency exit outside Ms. Goode's room.

 

Tuesday Announcements (1/14)

Announcements    

January 14, 2014

 

There is a National Honor Society meeting Thursday (1/16) at 8:00 am in the library.

WYSE nominees: do not forget testing is every day this week before school in Mrs. Morris’ room and after school in Mrs. Ehler’s room. You have to test in at least 2 areas to be on the team.

There is a track meeting Wednesday (1/15) at 3:15 in the cafeteria for all team mates not playing a winter sport. Practice will begin January 21st.

The yearbook staff is looking for people to contribute to this years’ yearbook. If you have unedited selfie you would like to see placed in the yearbook, please see Mr. Berry in room C21 as soon as possible. The deadline for pictures is January 25.

There is a Junior class parent/student meeting Thursday (1/16) at 6:00 in room A50. Please try to attend.

Are you looking for your Prom dress and shoes yet or do you have some to get rid of? We have an answer for you…The Class of 2015 is hosting a prom/shoe sale on January 25th. If you have things to sell…the fee is $5.00 per dress and $2.00 for shoes. If you want to buy a dress…just come ready to shop. See Tiffany Ward, Rachael Hunziker or Tammy Mikulay for more information.

There will be a Key Club meeting Wednesday night (1/15) at 8:00 in the auditorium. If you missed Thursday morning’s meeting, please check in the Key Club office for some important information and sign-ups.

The January meeting of the Beta Club has been rescheduled for Wednesday, January 15 after school in the    library. This will be a VERY important, but brief meeting, so please make every effort to attend.

The MHS Beta Club Trivia Night will take place on Saturday, January 25th at the 17th St. Warehouse. Flyers and sign-ups are now available on the NEW Beta Board located by the emergency exit outside Ms. Goode's room.
 

Monday Announcements (1/13)

Announcements    

January 13, 2014


There is a track meeting Wednesday (1/15) at 3:15 in the cafeteria for all team mates not playing a winter sport. Practice will begin January 21st.

The yearbook staff is looking for people to contribute to this years’ yearbook. If you have unedited selfie you would like to see placed in the yearbook, please see Mr. Berry in room C21 as soon as possible. The deadline for pictures is January 25.

There is a Junior class parent/student meeting Thursday (1/16) at 6:00 in room A50. Please try to attend.

Are you looking for your Prom dress and shoes yet or do you have some to get rid of? We have an answer for you…The Class of 2015 is hosting a prom/shoe sale on January 25th. If you have things to sell…the fee is $5.00 per dress and $2.00 for shoes. If you want to buy a dress…just come ready to shop. See Tiffany Ward, Rachael Hunziker or Tammy Mikulay for more information.

There will be a Key Club meeting Wednesday night (1/15) at 8:00 in the auditorium. If you missed Thursday morning’s meeting, please check in the Key Club office for some important information and sign-ups.

The January meeting of the Beta Club has been rescheduled for Wednesday, January 15 after school in the    library. This will be a VERY important, but brief meeting, so please make every effort to attend.

The MHS Beta Club Trivia Night will take place on Saturday, January 25th at the 17th St. Warehouse. Flyers and sign-ups are now available on the NEW Beta Board located by the emergency exit outside Ms. Goode's room.
 

Friday Announcements (1/10)

Announcements    

January 10, 2014


There will be a Key Club meeting Wednesday night (1/15) at 8:00 in the auditorium. If you missed Thursday morning’s meeting, please check in the Key Club office for some important information and sign-ups.

Teachers - Please release all wrestlers at 1:45 today.

The January meeting of the Beta Club has been rescheduled for Wednesday, January 15 after school in the    library. This will be a VERY important, but brief meeting, so please make every effort to attend.

The MHS Beta Club Trivia Night will take place on Saturday, January 25th at the 17th St. Warehouse. Flyers and sign-ups are now available on the NEW Beta Board located by the emergency exit outside Ms. Goode's room.


Friday Announcements (12/20)

We hope you have a very Merry Christmas and a safe New Year!  We will see you back on January 6th.

 

Thursday Announcements (12/19)

Announcements    

December 19, 2013

Finals Continue Today * Friday is Exam Make-Up Day

Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

 

The MHS Beta Club would like to thank everyone who participated in the Holiday Decorating Contest this year!!! The winning door belongs to Mrs. Goetting in B18! (They made their own books about holiday traditions. Check it out if you get a chance!) Student winners include Veronika Parrone', Leanne Gibson, Chelsey Stanton, Sarah Sauerhage, and Jordan Holton. If you had a winning stocking, please see Ms. Goode sometime Thursday to pick up your gift card. Happy Holidays from the MHS Beta Club!

Junior class parent and student meeting for prom Thursday January 9th at 6 pm in room A50.

Key Club – The last meeting of 2013 is Wednesday night at 8:00 in the auditorium. There are several important items on the agenda but the meeting should be over by 8:30. Also, all members who can are asked to come to the toy/coat/food drive shifts after school today. There is still a lot to do and we need your help.

Beta Club members – The date for trivia night is 1/25. Please see Ms. Goode on Wednesday to pick up fliers and tickets to sell and to sign up to distribute to local businesses for donations. The next meeting is January 8th.

Baseball open gym will begin on Sunday January 5 beginning at 3:00 in the high school gym. That means be there by 2:50.

This week only- the titanium necklaces being sold by the sophomore class are on sale 2 for $15.

See Mrs. O'Leary for details and colors available.
 

Wednesday Announcements (12/18)

Announcements    

December 18, 2013

Finals Begin Today

 

The grade that won the Tardy Party for 2nd quarter is the...... Juniors! There were only 55 tardies for 2nd quarter. Congratulations Junior class!!! The tardy party will take place when we return from Winter Break.

Key Club – The last meeting of 2013 is Wednesday night at 8:00 in the auditorium. There are several important items on the agenda but the meeting should be over by 8:30. Also, all members who can are asked to come to the toy/coat/food drive shifts after school today. There is still a lot to do and we need your help.

Beta Club members – The date for trivia night is 1/25. Please see Ms. Goode on Wednesday to pick up fliers and tickets to sell and to sign up to distribute to local businesses for donations. The next meeting is January 8th.

Baseball open gym will begin on Sunday January 5 beginning at 3:00 in the high school gym. That means be there by 2:50.

This week only- the titanium necklaces being sold by the sophomore class are on sale 2 for $15.

See Mrs. O'Leary for details and colors available.

Medal Pride applications are available in the front office. They must be turned in TODAY. See Mrs. Geis if you have any questions.

Choices will be having another game here in January. If you missed the last order for t-shirts and sweatshirts and would like to order one, pick up an order form in the main office.   Orders are due Thursday (12/19). You can give your order forms and payment to Kim K. in the office or drop them off at the Choices classroom.

 

Tuesday Announcements (12/17)

Announcements    

December 17, 2013

Finals are Wednesday and Thursday * Make up exams are Friday

 

Baseball open gym will begin on Sunday January 5 beginning at 3:00 in the high school gym. That means be there by 2:50.

This week only- the titanium necklaces being sold by the sophomore class are on sale 2 for $15.

See Mrs. O'Leary for details and colors available.

Medal Pride applications are available in the front office. They must be turned in by Thursday, December 19th, by 3:30. See Mrs. Geis if you have any questions.

Choices will be having another game here in January, If you missed the last order for t-shirts and sweatshirts and would like to order one, pick up an order form in the main office.   Orders are due Thursday (12/19). You can give your order forms and payment to Kim K. in the office or drop them off at the Choices classroom.

 

Monday Announcements (12/16)

Announcements    

December 16, 2013

Finals are Wednesday and Thursday * Make up exams are Friday

 

Medal Pride applications are available in the front office. They must be turned in by Thursday, December 19th, by 3:30. See Mrs. Geis if you have any questions.

Choices is placing another order for t-shirts and sweatshirts. If you missed the last order and would like to order one, pick up an order form in the main office.   Orders are due Thursday (12/19). You can give your order forms and payment to Kim K. in the office or drop them off at the Choices classroom.

 
Friday Announcements (12/13)

Announcements    

December 13, 2013


Don’t forget to get your tickets for Madrigal. They are on sale in the office for $25.00. This is a great performance by our Chorus. Dinner will also be served. It is this Saturday (12/14) at 5:30 pm at MHS.

Medal Pride applications are available in the front office. They must be turned in by Thursday, December 19th, by 3:30. See Mrs. Geis if you have any questions.

Choices is placeing another order for t-shirts and sweatshirts. If you missed the last order and would like to order one, pick up an order form in the main office.   Orders are due Thursday (12/19). You can give your order forms and payment to Kim K. in the office or drop them off at the Choices classroom.

 

Thursday Announcements (12/12)

Announcements    

December 12, 2013

 

Don’t forget to get your tickets for Madrigal. They are on sale in the office for $25.00. This is a great show put on by our Chorus. Dinner will also be served. It is this Saturday (12/14) at 5:30 pm at MHS.

Medal Pride applications are available in the front office. They must be turned in by Thursday, December 19th, by 3:30. See Mrs. Geis if you have any questions.

Choices is going to place another order for t-shirts and sweatshirts. If you missed the last order and would like to order one, pick up an order form in the main office.   Orders are due Thursday (12/19). You can give your order forms and payment to Kim K. in the office or drop them off at the Choices classroom.

Key Club: Don’t forget to come help at 3:30 and 6:00 today and all day Saturday. Any trucks would be appreciated.

Any Beta member interested in participating in the Angel Tree service project needs to see Ms. Goode ASAP. Gifts need to be returned no later than next Friday (12/13).

Friday (12/13) will be “Ugly Christmas sweater” day. Teachers and students, start search for that perfect ugly sweater.

 

Friday Announcements (12/6)

Announcements    

December 6, 2013

 

On behalf of the MHS FBLA chapter we want to say thank you to all the students who donated to the March of Dimes No-Shave November competition. The following students need to see Mr. Berry to recieve their gift card from our random drawing for making donations: Tabby Lee, Cleda Grammer, & Kaylee Ramsey. Thanks again to all the students who donated we raised $150 to donate to the March of Dimes.

Don’t forget to check out what our D-Wing has been up to. They will be displaying projects they have been working on Tuesday (12/10) during all lunch hours…be sure to check them out.

Any Beta member interested in participating in the Angel Tree service project needs to see Ms. Goode ASAP. Gifts need to be returned no later than next Friday (12/13).

All Senior Betas who missed yesterday’s meeting need to check in with Ms. Goode for an update on your service points.

Friday (12/13) will be “Ugly Christmas sweater” day. Teachers and students, start search for that perfect ugly sweater.

Don’t forget to bring in canned goods in for the food drive. Mr. Hall has over 600 families that need baskets this Christmas. The deadline is Tuesday (12/10).

The MHS Music Department will perform its Holiday Concert Sunday (12/8) at 4:00 pm in the MMS Auditorium. The concert will feature the MHS Chorus, MHS Concert Band, the MHS Madrigal singers and the MHS JAZZ Band. Admission is free. Please come out and support the music department.

 

Thursday Announcements (12/5)

Announcements    

December 5, 2013

 

Don’t forget to check out what our D-Wing has been up to. They will be displaying projects they have been working on Tuesday (12/10) during all lunch hours…be sure to check them out.

There will be no salad bar again today.

Katie & Jonetta from ISAC will be here today (11/5) from 8:30-11:00 to help seniors with college applications & scholarships. Please make an appointment with Ms. Hunziker.

There is a Softball meeting today (12/5) in the cafeteria during ELP. Please report to your ELP for attendance and then proceed to the library.

Don’t forget to bring in canned goods in for the food drive. Mr. Hall has over 600 families that need baskets this Christmas.

The MHS Music Department will perform its Holiday Concert Sunday (12/8) at 4:00 pm in the MMS Auditorium. The concert will feature the MHS Chorus, MHS Concert Band, the MHS Madrigal singers and the MHS JAZZ Band. Admission is free. Please come out and support the music department.

 

Daily Announcemements (12/4)

Announcements    

December 4, 2013

 

There will be no salad bar tomorrow due to change in food delivery schedule this week.

There is a Softball meeting Thursday (12/5) in the cafeteria during ELP. Please report to your ELP for attendance and then proceed to the library.

There is a National Honor Society meeting Thursday in Room A79 at 8:00 am.

There will be a very important Key Club meeting Wednesday night (12/4), at 8:00. We really need all members to attend. Also don't forget to pick up greenery after school to or after the meeting tonight.

Don’t forget to bring in canned goods in for the food drive. Mr. Hall has over 600 families that need baskets this Christmas.

The MHS Music Department will perform its Holiday Concert Sunday (12/8) at 4:00 pm in the MMS Auditorium. The concert will feature the MHS Chorus, MHS Concert Band, the MHS Madrigal singers and the MHS JAZZ Band. Admission is free. Please come out and support the music department.

There is a Beta Club meeting today after school in the Library. We will also be “Decking the Halls” at this time

 

Monday Announcements (12/2)

Announcements  

December 2, 2013

 

There is a MHS History Club meeting today after school to in Mr. Brown’s room

There will be a very important Key Club meeting Wednesday night (12/4),at 8:00. We really need all members to attend. Also don't forget to get greenery money turned in as soon as possible.

All students – don’t forget to bring in canned goods in for the food drive.

 

Tuesday Announcements (11/26)

Announcements  

November 26, 2013  

Happy Thanksgiving!

 

Congratulations to Kendra Bachmann and Rachael Jacobs…our November Students of the month.

There is no Plato before or after school today.

Key Club – The next greenery pick up is Wednesday morning (11/27) at 10:00

All students – don’t forget to bring in canned goods in for the Thanksgiving food drive.

Tomorrow, (11/26) we will be on a 2:30 dismissal schedule. At 2:30 we will enjoy the Faculty vs. Seniors volleyball game!!! Come watch the faculty serve it to the seniors!

REMEMBER TO VOTE FOR THE BEST AND WORST BEARD!

 

Monday Announcements (11/25)

Announcements  

November 25, 2013  

Thanksgiving break begins Wednesday, November 27th – No school Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Happy Thanksgiving!

 

Key Club members: Tomorrow is the last day to get 3 hours credit for November for canned food brought to your 1st Period class. Remember we do not accept cans in the Key Club office during the drive.

All students – don’t forget to bring in canned goods in for the Thanksgiving food drive.

Any boys or girls interested in Track and Field need to attend a meeting in the cafeteria TODAY, during ELP.

Tomorrow, (11/26) we will be on a 2:30 dismissal schedule. At 2:30 we will enjoy the Faculty vs. Seniors volleyball game!!! Come watch the faculty serve it to the seniors!

Any senior interested in playing in the game must sign up no later TODAY. The sign-up sheet is located outside Ms. Goode’s room, A53. We only have a limited number of spots, so act soon. You must have a current physical on file. Seniors on the court without prior approval will forfeit the chance to play in the faculty vs. Seniors basketball game in the spring. Also, don’t forget to sign up window painting on Thursday. The sign-up sheet is outside Ms. Goode’s room.

REMEMBER TO VOTE FOR THE BEST AND WORST BEARD!

 

Friday Announcements (11/22)

Announcements  

November 22, 2013  

Thanksgiving break begins Wednesday, November 27th – No school Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Happy Thanksgiving!

 

Key Club: The greenery is in. It can picked up today after school and at 6:00 pm and Saturday at 1:00 pm at the football field. Please try to pick up your order or have a friend pick it up for you.

Any boys or girls interested in Track and Field need to attend a meeting in the cafeteria on Monday, (11/25) during ELP.

On Tuesday, (11/26) we will be on a 2:30 dismissal schedule. At 2:30 we will enjoy the Faculty vs. Seniors volleyball game!!! Come watch the faculty serve it to the seniors!

Any senior interested in playing in the game must sign up no later than Monday (11/25); the sign-up sheet is located outside Ms. Goode’s room, A53. We only have a limited number of spots, so act soon. You must have a current physical on file. Seniors on the court without prior approval will forfeit the chance to play in the faculty vs. Seniors basketball game in the spring. Also, don’t forget to sign up window painting on Thursday. The sign-up sheet is outside Ms. Goode’s room.

Students and teachers: The annual Key Club Canned Food Drive begins this week. Key Club needs lots of help gathering food for what we are certain will be over 500 food boxes for families in the area. Classes are asked to participate with free breakfast and cash prizes offered to the top contributing classes. We desperately need to your help to make Christmas better for so many.

REMEMBER TO VOTE FOR THE BEST AND WORST BEARD!

 

Thursday Announcements (11/21)

Announcements  

November 21, 2013  

Thanksgiving break begins Wednesday, November 27th – No school Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Happy Thanksgiving!

 

Any boys or girls interested in Track and Field need to attend a meeting in the cafeteria on Monday, (11/25) during ELP.

On Tuesday, (11/26) we will be on a 2:30 dismissal schedule. At 2:30 we will enjoy the Faculty vs. Seniors volleyball game!!! Come watch the faculty serve it to the seniors!

Any senior interested in playing in the game must sign up no later than Monday (11/25); the sign-up sheet is located outside Ms. Goode’s room, A53. We only have a limited number of spots, so act soon. You must have a current physical on file. Seniors on the court without prior approval will forfeit the chance to play in the faculty vs. Seniors basketball game in the spring. Also, don’t forget to sign up window painting on Thursday. The sign-up sheet is outside Ms. Goode’s room.

There is a Junior Class parent and student meeting on tonight (11/21) in room A50 at 6:30. We will be discussing prom and fundraising so be sure to come.

Students and teachers: The annual Key Club Canned Food Drive begins this week. Key Club needs lots of help gathering food for what we are certain will be over 500 food boxes for families in the area. Classes are asked to participate with free breakfast and cash prizes offered to the top contributing classes. We desperately need to your help to make Christmas better for so many.

REMEMBER TO VOTE FOR THE BEST AND WORST BEARD!

 

Wednesday Announcements (11/20)

Announcements  

November 20, 2013  

Thursday, November 21 – Parent Teacher Conferences – Call to schedule an appointment

 

Any boys or girls interested in Track and Field need to attend a meeting in the cafeteria on Monday, (11/25) during ELP.

On Tuesday, (11/26) we will be on a 2:30 dismissal schedule. At 2:30 we will enjoy the Faculty vs. Seniors volleyball game!!! Come watch the faculty serve it to the seniors!

Any senior interested in playing in the game must sign up no later than Monday (11/25); the sign-up sheet is located outside Ms. Goode’s room, A53. We only have a limited number of spots, so act soon. You must have a current physical on file. Seniors on the court without prior approval will forfeit the chance to play in the faculty vs. Seniors basketball game in the spring. Also, don’t forget to sign up window painting on Thursday. The sign-up sheet is outside Ms. Goode’s room.

There will be a Key Club meeting in the Auditorium tonight at 8:00. Please make every effort to attend.

There is a Junior Class parent and student meeting on Thursday (11/21) in room A50 at 6:30. We will be discussing prom and fundraising so be sure to come.

Students and teachers: The annual Key Club Canned Food Drive begins this week. Key Club needs lots of help gathering food for what we are certain will be over 500 food boxes for families in the area. Classes are asked to participate with free breakfast and cash prizes offered to the top contributing classes. We desperately need to your help to make Christmas better for so many.

No Shave November boxes will in the Teacher’s rooms and the office this week. Don’t forget to vote!

 

Tuesday Announcements (11/19)

Announcements  

November 19, 2013  

Thursday, November 21 – Parent Teacher Conferences – Call to schedule an appointment

 

There will be a Key Club meeting in the Auditorium Wednesday night at 8:00. Please make every effort to    attend.

There is a Junior Class parent and student meeting on Thursday (11/21) in room A50 at 6:30. We will be discussing prom and fundraising so be sure to come.

Students and teachers: The annual Key Club Canned Food Drive begins this week. Key Club needs lots of help gathering food for what we are certain will be over 500 food boxes for families in the area. Classes are asked to participate with free breakfast and cash prizes offered to the top contributing classes. We desperately need to your help to make Christmas better for so many.

No Shave November boxes will in the Teacher’s rooms and the office this week. Don’t forget to vote!

 

Monday Announcements (11/28)

Announcements  

November 18, 2013  

Thursday, November 21 – Parent Teacher Conferences – Call to schedule an appointment

 

There is a Junior Class parent and student meeting on Thursday (11/21) in room A50 at 6:30. We will be discussing prom and fundraising so be sure to come.

Sophomores, turn your Cardinals calendar order form and money into Mrs. O’Leary or Mrs. Varvel TODAY.

Don’t forget to vote for the best and worst beards on Tuesdays and Thursdays during all lunch hours.
 

Friday Announcements (11/15)

Announcements  

November 15, 2013  

Progress Reports will be sent home with your student today

 

If anyone is interested in joining the cheer team, come to the Athletic Office today by 3:30 and talk to Mrs. Korando.

John A Logan College is hosting a college fair Thursday November 14th from 6pm-7:30pm. Two full semester in-district tuition waivers to JALC will be given as door prizes. Please see your counselor for more information.

Anyone that has signed up to play in the dodge ball tournament, please remember you need to pay to play. Today is the last day to sign up. We need more teams. Come join us for a few hours of fun.

Sophomores, remember to sell your Cardinals Calendars this weekend. Bring your fundraiser form and checks made out to MHS on Monday (11/18) and turn them in to Mrs. O’Leary or Mrs. Varvel.

Don’t forget to vote for the best and worst beards on Tuesdays and Thursdays during all lunch hours.

 

Thursday Announcements (11/14)

Announcements  

November 14, 2013  

 

Key Club: Please don't forget tonight's Jackson County Farm Bureau Dinner shifts at the Middle School. Also any outstanding greenery orders need to be turned into Mr. Hall tomorrow morning.

John A Logan College is hosting a college fair Thursday November 14th from 6pm-7:30pm. Two full semester in-district tuition waivers to JALC will be given as door prizes. Please see your counselor for more information.

Anyone that has signed up to play in the dodge ball tournament, please remember you need to pay to play. Today is the last day to sign up. We need more teams. Come join us for a few hours of fun.

The Sophomore class is selling Cardinal Calendars to earn money for their prom next year. If you would like to order a calendar, see one of the Sophomores or contact the office. They are $15 each. All money and orders are due Monday (11/18).

Winter Meet the Teams is tomorrow. Team pictures will begin at 3:30, free chili supper at 5:00 pm (donations accepted) and team introductions at 6:00 in the gym.

Students, don’t forget to make your donation to the March of Dimes during all lunches on Tuesdays and Thursdays for the FBLA No-Shave November Competition for best and Worst Beard. There are multiple teachers participating and the more times you donate the better chance you will have to win one of multiple gift cards. Mr. Estes has issued a personal challenge to the school…if we raise over $1000 (that's only $1.50 per student) for the March of Dimes, he will shave his head bald, and he means bald.

SENIORS- Katie Foley & Jonetta Clark from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission will be in the school counselor's office today from 8:30-11:30 to help with college applications and scholarships.

Registration is now open for the Students involved with Technology Conference. The conference is scheduled for February22.

 

Wednesday Announcements (11/13)

Announcements

November 13, 2013

 

The Sophomore class is selling Cardinal Calendars to earn money for their prom next year. If you would like to order a calendar, see one of the Sophomores or contact the office. They are $15 each. All money and orders are due Monday (11/18).

Winter Meet the Teams is this Friday, (11/15). The boosters will host a chili supper at 5:00 pm. Donations will be accepted. Team introductions begin at 6:00. Everyone is welcome.

Students, don’t forget to make your donation to the March of Dimes during all lunches on Tuesdays and Thursdays for the FBLA No-Shave November Competition for best and Worst Beard. There are multiple teachers participating and the more times you donate the better chance you will have to win one of multiple gift cards. Mr. Estes has issued a personal challenge to the school…if we raise over $1000 (that's only $1.50 per student) for the March of Dimes, he will shave his head bald, and he means bald.

SENIORS- Katie Foley & Jonetta Clark from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission are available in the school counselor's office on Thursdays from 8:30-11:30 to help with college applications and scholarships. See Ms. Hunziker for an appointment

Don’t forget to sign up for the FCA dodge ball tournament during all lunch hours. It is 6 person teams with 1 alternate. The tournament is Saturday (11/16) at 5 pm in the gym. The cost is $30 per team.

Registration is now open for the Students involved with Technology Conference. The conference is scheduled for February22.

 

Tuesday Announcements (11/12)

Announcements

November 12, 2013

 

Winter Meet the Teams is scheduled for Friday, Nov 15. The boosters will host a chili supper at 5:00 pm. Donations accepted. Team introductions begin at 6:00. Everyone is welcome.

Students, don’t forget to make your donation to the March of Dimes during all lunches on Tuesdays and Thursdays for the FBLA No-Shave November Competition for best and Worst Beard. There are multiple teachers participating and the more times you donate the better chance you will have to win one of multiple gift cards. Mr. Estes has issued a personal challenge to the school…if we raise over $1000 (that's only $1.50 per student) for the March of Dimes, he will shave his head bald, and he means bald.

SENIORS- Katie Foley & Jonetta Clark from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission are available in the school counselor's office on Thursdays from 8:30-11:30 to help with college applications and scholarships. See Ms. Hunziker for an appointment

Sophomores – Cardinal Calendar money and orders are due November 18th. SELL THEM CALENDARS!!!

Don’t forget to sign up for the FCA dodge ball tournament during all lunch hours. It is 6 person teams with 1 alternate. The tournament is Saturday (11/16) at 5 pm in
the gym. The cost is $30 per team.

Registration is now open for the Students involved with Technology Conference. The conference is scheduled for February22.

 

Friday Announcements (11/8)

Announcements

November 8, 2013

 

Winter Meet the Teams is scheduled for Friday, Nov 15. The boosters will host a chili supper at 5:00 pm. Donations accepted. Team introductions begin at 6:00. Everyone is welcome.

Students, don’t forget to make your donation to the March of Dimes during all lunches on Tuesdays and Thursdays for the FBLA No-Shave November Competition for best and Worst Beard. There are multiple teachers participating and the more times you donate the better chance you will have to win one of multiple gift cards. Mr. Estes has issued a personal challenge to the school…if we raise over $1000 (that's only $1.50 per student) for the March of Dimes, he will shave his head bald, and he means bald.

If you took the Assett test on Wednesday, October 30th, please stop in the guidance office to pick up your scores.

Students planning to take the ACT on December 14th: the deadline to register is this today. Please see your counselor if you need help or have questions.

SENIORS- Katie Foley & Jonetta Clark from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission are available in the school counselor's office on Thursdays from 8:30-11:30 to help with college applications and scholarships. See Ms. Hunziker for an appointment

Sophomores – Cardinal Calendar money and orders are due November 18th. SELL THEM CALENDARS!!!

Don’t forget to sign up for the FCA dodge ball tournament during all lunch hours. It is 6 person teams with 1 alternate. The tournament is Saturday (11/16) at 5 pm in the gym. The cost is $30 per team.

Registration is now open for the Students involved with Technology Conference. The conference is scheduled for February22.

 

Thursday Announcements (11/7)

Announcements

November 6, 2013

 

Winter Meet the Teams is scheduled for Friday, Nov 15. The boosters will host a chili supper at 5:00 pm. Donations accepted. Team introductions begin at 6:00. Everyone is welcome.

Students, don’t forget to make your donation to the March of Dimes during all lunches on Tuesdays and Thursdays for the FBLA No-Shave November Competition for best and Worst Beard. There are multiple teachers participating and the more times you donate the better chance you will have to win one of multiple gift cards. Mr. Estes has issued a personal challenge to the school…if we raise over $1000 (that's only $1.50 per student) for the March of Dimes, he will shave his head bald, and he means bald.

There will be a meeting for any boys who are interested in playing basketball this Friday morning at 8:15 in room A22.                    

If you took the Assett test on Wednesday, October 30th, please stop in the guidance office to pick up your scores.

Students planning to take the ACT on December 14th: the deadline to register is this Friday, November 8th.Please see your counselor if you need help or have questions.

SENIORS- Katie Foley & Jonetta Clark from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission are available in the school counselor's office on Thursdays from 8:30-11:30 to help with college applications and scholarships. See Ms. Hunziker for an appointment

Sophomores – Cardinal Calendar money and orders are due November 18th. SELL THEM CALENDARS!!!

The MHS Fall Sports Awards Ceremony will be held tomorrow night at 6:00 pm, (11/7) in the high school auditorium. The ceremony will begin at 6pm. All athletes, coaches, parents and fans are invited to attend at no charge. There will only be reserved seating for the Teams. Refreshments will be served after the ceremony. Contact the MHS Athletic Department for more information.

There will be a meeting for any student who is interested in going out for wrestling today (11/7) after school in room B-15 (Coach Baker’s room). See Coach Baker with any questions.

Don’t forget to sign up for the FCA dodge ball tournament during all lunch hours. It is 6 person teams with 1 alternate. The tournament is Saturday (11/16) at 5 pm in the gym. The cost is $30 per team.

Registration is now open for the Students involved with Technology Conference. The conference is scheduled for February22.

 

Wednesday Announcements (11/6)

Announcements

November 6, 2013

Friday, November 8th – Noon Dismissal ** Monday, November 11th – No School (Be sure to thank a veteran for serving our country.

 

If you took the Assett test on Wednesday, October 30th, please stop in the guidance office to pick up your scores.

Students planning to take the ACT on December 14th: the deadline to register is this Friday, November 8th.Please see your counselor if you need help or have questions.

SENIORS- Katie Foley & Jonetta Clark from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission are available in the school counselor's office on Thursdays from 8:30-11:30 to help with college applications and scholarships. See Ms. Hunziker for an appointment

Sophomores – Cardinal Calendar money and orders are due November 18th. SELL THEM CALENDARS!!!

The MHS Fall Sports Awards Ceremony will be held tomorrow night at 6:00 pm, (11/7) in the high school auditorium. The ceremony will begin at 6pm. All athletes, coaches, parents and fans are invited to attend at no charge. There will only be reserved seating for the Teams. Refreshments will be served after the ceremony. Contact the MHS Athletic Department for more information.

There will be a meeting for any student who is interested in going out for wrestling on Thursday (11/7) after school in room B-15 (Coach Baker’s room). See Coach Baker with any questions.

Key Club meeting tonight (11/6) at 8:00 in the auditorium

There is a beta Club meeting today (11/6) after school in the cafeteria.

Upward Bound will be here today (11/6) during all lunch hours.

Don’t forget to sign up for the FCA dodge ball tournament during all lunch hours. It is 6 person teams with 1 alternate. The tournament is Saturday (11/16) at 5 pm in the gym. The cost is $30 per team.

Registration is now open for the Students involved with Technology Conference. The conference is scheduled for February22.

 

Tuesday Announcements (11/5)

Announcements

November 5, 2013

 

There will be a meeting for any student who is interested in going out for wrestling on Thursday (11/7) after school in room B-15 (Coach Baker’s room). See coach baker with any questions.

Key Club meeting Wednesday night (11/6) at 8:00 in the auditorium

There is a beta Club meeting Wednesday (11/6) after school in the cafeteria.

Upward Bound will be here on Wednesday (11/6) during all lunch hours.

Don’t forget to sign up for the FCA dodge ball tournament during all lunch hours. It is 6 person teams with 1 alternate. The tournament is Saturday (1/16) at 5 pm in the gym. The cost is $30 per team.

Registration is now open for the Students involved with Technology Conference. The conference is scheduled for February22.

Girls’ basketball tryouts begin today and go through Wednesday from 3:30 – 5:30 in the gym. We hope to see you there!

Don’t forget to come and celebrate the autumn equinox tomorrow during all three lunches.  

 

Monday Announcements (11/4)

Announcements

November 4, 2013

 

There is a beta Club meeting Wednesday (11/6) after school in the cafeteria.

Upward Bound will be here on Wednesday (11/6) during all lunch hours.

Girls’ basketball tryouts begin today and go through Wednesday from 3:30 – 5:30 in the gym. We hope to see you there!

Don’t forget to come and celebrate the autumn equinox tomorrow during all three lunches.  Be sure to bring a dollar or two with you…good times

 

Friday Announcements (11/1)

Announcements

November 1, 2013

 

There will be a Multicultural Club meeting on Saturday, November 2, from 12noon 'til 2pm as well as the regular Monday afternoon meeting from 3:20pm to 4pm.

Upward Bound will be here on Wednesday (11/6) during all lunch hours.

Girls’ basketball tryouts will be Monday (11/4) through Wednesday (11/6) from 3:30 – 5:30 in the gym. We hope to see you there!

Celebrate the autumnal equinox! On Tuesday, November 5, during all three lunches, the Multicultural Club will be presenting "FALL FESTIVITIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD" in the MHS cafeteria by the trophy

case. For one dollar, you can decorate your very own sugar skull or pumpkin, get your face painted, learn to dance the "cumbia(KOOM-BEE-YAH)," try your hand at Japanese Origami, and taste a delicious seasonal pastry(either a German "stollen" or a Mexican pan dulce (PAWN DOOL-SAY). Two dollars will get you all of the above plus a beautiful yarn sculpture.

Wrestling open gym will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school in the weight room. See Coach Baker if you have any questions.

Any sophomore that hasn’t picked up a cardinal calendar fundraiser or the titanium necklace fundraiser needs to see Mrs. O’Leary before or after school ASAP. Your future prom plans depend on it!

Are you needing help in Math? Mr. Hall will be here tutoring on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 7:30 – 11:00. He will be in the Key Club office (up on the stage)

Any senior student (male or female) wanting to apply to the DAR Good Citizen scholarship, please see Mrs. Varvel or Mr. Goot. The scholarship deadline is November 1st.

 

Thursday Announcements (10/31)

Announcements

October 30, 2013

 

Girls’ basketball tryouts will be Monday (11/4) through Wednesday (11/6) from 3:30 – 5:30 in the auditorium. We hope to see you there!

There will be a short but very important meeting for anyone wishing to try out for the Red Devil baseball team in the spring. The meeting will be today @ 3:30 in room A22. If you are not going to be able to attend you should contact Coach Brasel.

We want to honor our soldiers who are serving or who have served in the military. If you have a friend or a family member serving, we would love to have a picture of them to display on our bulletin board. Please get them to Kim K by tomorrow (11/1).

Celebrate the autumnal equinox! On Tuesday, November 5, during all three lunches, the Multicultural Club will be presenting "FALL FESTIVITIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD" in the MHS cafeteria by the trophy case. For one dollar, you can decorate your very own sugar skull or pumpkin, get your face painted, learn to dance the "cumbia(KOOM-BEE-YAH)," try your hand at Japanese Origami, and taste a delicious seasonal pastry(either a German "stollen" or a Mexican pan dulce (PAWN DOOL-SAY). Two dollars will get you all of the above plus a beautiful yarn sculpture.                   

Wrestling conditioning will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school in the weight room. See Coach Baker if you have any questions.

Any sophomore that hasn’t picked up a cardinal calendar fundraiser or the titanium necklace fundraiser needs to see Mrs. O’Leary before or after school ASAP. Your future prom plans depend on it!

SENIORS- Have you applied to college yet? If not, come to guidance and get help. Katie Foley & Jonetta Clark from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission will be in the Guidance office all day tomorrow, Tuesday October 29 to help with college applications. Make an appointment with Ms. Hunziker

Are you needing help in Math? Mr. Hall will be here tutoring on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from

7:30 – 11:00. He will be in the Key Club office (up on the stage)

Any senior student (male or female) wanting to apply to the DAR Good Citizen scholarship, please see Mrs. Varvel or Mr. Goot. The scholarships deadline is November 1st.

Balfour will be here tomorrow (11/1) to deliver class rings. Full payment is due at that time.

Did you know…Bobbing for apples is thought to have originated from the roman harvest festival that honors Pamona, the goddess of fruit trees.


Wednesday Announcements (10/30)

Announcements

October 30, 2013

 

Wrestling conditioning will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school in the weight room. See Coach Baker if you have any questions.

There will be a short but very important meeting for anyone wishing to try out for the Red Devil baseball team in the spring. The meeting will be Thursday, 10/31/13 @ 3:30 in room A22. If you are not going to be able to attend you should contact Coach Brasel.

Any sophomore that hasn’t picked up a cardinal calendar fundraiser or the titanium necklace fundraiser needs to see Mrs. O’Leary before or after school ASAP. Your future prom plans depend on it!

We want to honor our soldiers who are serving or who have served in the military. If you have a friend or a family member serving, we would love to have a picture of them to display on our bulletin board. Please get them to Kim K by Thursday (10/31).

SENIORS- Have you applied to college yet? If not, come to guidance and get help. Katie Foley & Jonetta Clark from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission will be in the Guidance office all day tomorrow, Tuesday October 29 to help with college applications. Make an appointment with Ms. Hunziker

Are you needing help in Math? Mr. Hall will be here tutoring on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from

7:30 – 11:00. He will be in the Key Club office (up on the stage)

Any senior student (male or female) wanting to apply to the DAR Good Citizen scholarship, please see Mrs. Varvel or Mr. Goot. The scholarships deadline is November 1st.

Balfour will be here Friday (11/1) to deliver class rings. Full payment is due at that time.

Did you know…The ancient Celts thought that spirits and ghosts roamed the countryside on Halloween night. They began wearing masks and costumes to avoid being recognized as human.

 

Tuesday Announcements (10/29)

Announcements

October 29, 2013

 

 Wrestling conditioning will begin today (10/29). Meet after school in the weight room. Conditioning will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school. See Coach Baker if you have any questions.

There will be a short but very important meeting for anyone wishing to try out for the Red Devil baseball team in the spring. The meeting will be Thursday, 10/31/13 @ 3:30 in room A22. If you are not going to be able to attend you should contact Coach Brasel.

Mandatory Bass Team meeting today after school at 3:30 in A-84.

There is a Student Council meeting today after school in the Library.

Any sophomore that hasn’t picked up a cardinal calendar fundraiser or the titanium necklace fundraiser needs to see Mrs. O’Leary before or after school ASAP. Your future prom plans depend on it!

We want to honor our soldier who are serving or who have served in the military. If you have a friend or a family member serving, we would love to have a picture of them to display on our bulletin board. Please get them to Kim K by Thursday (10/31).

FCA meeting tomorrow morning at 745 in Mr's Elwell's room, B23

SENIORS- Have you applied to college yet? If not, come to guidance and get help. Katie Foley & Jonetta Clark from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission will be in the Guidance office all day tomorrow, Tuesday October 29 to help with college applications. Make an appointment with Ms. Hunziker

Are you needing help in Math? Mr. Hall will be here tutoring on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from

7:30 – 11:00. He will be in the Key Club office (up on the stage)

Any senior student (male or female) wanting to apply to the DAR Good Citizen scholarship, please see Mrs. Varvel or Mr. Goot. The scholarships deadline is November 1st.

Balfour will be here Friday (11/1) to deliver class rings. Full payment is due at that time.

Did you know…Halloween was brought to North America by immigrants from Europe who would celebrate the harvest around a bonfire, share ghost stories and sing and dance.

  
Monday Announcements (10/28)

Announcements

October 28, 2013

 

 SENIORS- Have you applied to college yet? If not, come to guidance and get help. Katie Foley & Jonetta Clark from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission will be in the Guidance office all day tomorrow, Tuesday October 29 to help with college applications. Make an appointment with Ms. Hunziker

Mandatory Bass Team meeting after school at 3:30 tomorrow (10/29) in A-84.

There is a Student Council meeting tomorrow (10/29) after school in the Library.

Are you needing help in Math? Mr. Hall will be here tutoring on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from

7:30 – 11:00. He will be in the Key Club office (up on the stage)

Any senior student (male or female) wanting to apply to the DAR Good Citizen scholarship, please see Mrs. Varvel or Mr. Goot. The scholarships deadline is November 1st.

Balfour will be here Friday (11/1) to deliver class rings. Full payment is due at that time.

Did you know…Snickers is the #1 selling candy bar given out at Halloween. It is the #1 candy bar in the world with over 3 billion sold last year.

 

Friday Announcements (10/25)

Announcements

October 25, 2013

 

Those signed up for the ACT tomorrow, remember to print your admission ticket and bring a photo ID to the High School by 8:00 am. Also, anyone who signed up for the Assett test needs to have their social security number with them for JALC. Bring it with you to the auditorium Wednesday (10/30) morning by 8:30 am. See your school counselor if you have any questions.

Any sophomore that hasn't picked up a Cardinal calendar fundraiser or the titanium necklace fundraiser needs to see Mrs. O'Leary before or after school ASAP. Your future Prom plans depend on it.

Mandatory Bass Team meeting after school at 3:30 on Tues Oct 29th in A-84.

There is a Student Council meeting Tuesday (10/29) after school in the Library.

Are you needing help in Math? Mr. Hall will be here tutoring on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from

7:30 – 11:00. He will be in the Key Club office (up on the stage)

Any senior student (male or female) wanting to apply to the DAR Good Citizen scholarship, please see Mrs. Varvel or Mr. Goot. The scholarships deadline is November 1st.

Balfour will be here Friday (11/1) to deliver class rings. Full payment is due at that time.

 

Thursday Announcements (10/24)

Announcements

October 24, 2013

 

Are you needing help in Math? Mr. Hall will be here tutoring on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 7:30 – 11:00. He will be in the Key Club office (up on the stage)

Any senior student (male or female) wanting to apply to the DAR Good Citizen scholarship, please see Mrs. Varvel or Mr. Goot. The scholarships deadline is November 1st.

The first Tardy Party of the year is tomorrow (10/25), during 7th hour. The class with the fewest number of tardies (with 71 total) is the Senior class. All Seniors with 3 or fewer tardies are allowed to attend the event.

Students are to report to 7th hour for attendance and then report to the cafeteria. 7th hour teachers will have a list of students who CANNOT attend and should stay in their regular class. Congrats Seniors!!

There is a mandatory meeting for those interested in trying out for girls’ basketball at 8:15 tomorrow (10/25) in room C28. See Coach Marston if you have any questions.

Balfour will be here Friday (11/1) to deliver class rings. Full payment is due at that time.
 

Wednesday Announcements (10/23)

Announcements

October 23, 2013

 

There is a mandatory NHS meeting this Thursday, October 24th, in Ms. Morris' room (A79) at 8:00 am. Raffle tickets are due.

Any senior student (male or female) wanting to apply to the DAR Good Citizen scholarship, please see Mrs. Varvel or Mr. Goot. The scholarships deadline is November the 1st.

The first Tardy Party of the year is this Friday, October 25th, during 7th hour. The class with the fewest number of tardies (with 71 total) is the Senior class. All Seniors with 3 or fewer tardies are allowed to attend the event.

Students are to report to 7th hour for attendance and then report to the cafeteria. 7th hour teachers will have a list of students who CANNOT attend and should stay in their regular class. Congrats Seniors!!

There is a mandatory meeting for those interested in trying out for girls’ basketball at 8:15 am, Friday (10/25) in room C28. See Coach Marston if you have any questions.

There is a Key Club meeting Wednesday night at 8:00 in the Auditorium. Greenery orders are due Friday, October 25th.

Balfour will be here Friday (11/1) to deliver class rings. Full payment is due at that time.

The yearbook staff is looking for students who would like to assist in taking pictures for the yearbook this year.

If you are interested, there will be a meeting Tuesday October 22 starting at 8 in Mr. Berry's Room. It is Room C21.

 

Tuesday Announcements (10/22)

Announcements

October 22, 2013

 

There is a mandatory NHS meeting this Thursday, October 24th, in Ms. Morris' room (A79) at 8:00 am. Raffle tickets are due.

Any senior student (male or female) wanting to apply to the DAR Good Citizen scholarship, please see Mrs. Varvel or Mr. Goot. The scholarships deadline is November the 1st.

Congratulations to Kody Rendleman! Kody shot 76-75 at the IHSA 2A Boys State Golf Tournament this weekend at Weibring Golf Course in Normal, IL. This score was good enough for a 7th place individual finish. The top ten finishers are considered the IHSA All-State Team. Thus, making Kody a member of the IHSA Class 2A All-State Team (a first in Murphysboro High School History)!

The first Tardy Party of the year is this Friday, October 25th, during 7th hour. The class with the fewest number of tardies (with 71 total) is the Senior class. All Seniors with 3 or fewer tardies are allowed to attend the event. Students are to report to 7th hour for attendance and then report to the cafeteria. 7th hour teachers will have a list of students who CANNOT attend and should stay in their regular class. Congrats Seniors!!

Congratulations to members of the MHS Crimson Express. The band performed in Effingham, IL this past weekend receiving best music, best percussion, 3rd place color guard, and 2nd place in class 4A.

There is a mandatory meeting for those interested in trying out for girls’ basketball at 8:15 am, Friday (10/25) in room C28. See Coach Marston if you have any questions.

FCA meeting Wednesday at 7:45 in B-23.   Come and help plan the Dodgeball Tourneyment.

There will be a bass team meeting Wednesday before school at 8 am in Mrs. O'Leary’s room. If you ordered shirts or jackets, please bring the money.

There is a Key Club meeting Wednesday night at 8:00 in the Auditorium. Greenery orders are due Friday, October 25th.

Balfour will be here Friday (11/1) to deliver class rings. Full payment is due at that time.

The yearbook staff is looking for students who would like to assist in taking pictures for the yearbook this year. If you are interested, there will be a meeting Tuesday October 22 starting at 8 in Mr. Berry's Room. It is Room C21.

Students if you would like a yearbook from last year, there are only 5 books left. They are $55 each, please see Mr. Berry if you would like one. They will be distributed on a first come first serve basis.

 

Monday Announcements (10/21)

Announcements

October 21, 2013

 

There is a mandatory meeting for those interested in trying out for girls’ basketball at 8:15 am, Friday (10/25) in room C28. See Coach Marston if you have any questions.

FCA meeting Wednesday at 7:45 in B-23. Come and help plan the Dodgeball Tourneyment.

There will be a bass team meeting Wednesday before school at 8 am in Mrs. O'Leary’s room. If you ordered shirts or jackets, please bring the money.

There is a Key Club meeting Wednesday night at 8:00 in the Auditorium. Greenery orders are due Friday,October 25th.

Balfour will be here Friday (11/1) to deliver class rings. Full payment is due at that time.

The yearbook staff is looking for students who would like to assist in taking pictures for the yearbook this year.

If you are interested, there will be a meeting Tuesday October 22 starting at 8 in Mr. Berry's Room. It is Room C21.

Students if you would like a yearbook from last year, there are only 5 books left. They are $55 each, please see Mr. Berry if you would like one. They will be distributed on a first come first serve basis.

 

Friday Announcements (10/18)

Announcements

October 18, 2013

 

There is a Key Club meeting Wednesday night at 8:00 in the Auditorium. Greenery orders are due Friday, October 25th.

Balfour will be here Friday (11/1) to deliver class rings. Full payment is due at that time.

The yearbook staff is looking for students who would like to assist in taking pictures for the yearbook this year. If you are interested, there will be a meeting Tuesday October 22 starting at 8 in Mr. Berry's Room. It is Room C21.

Medal Pride applications MUST be turned in TODAY (10/18). Please see Mrs. Geis if you have any questions.

If you would like to volunteer to dress up and help at the Big Muddy Monster Haunted Hayride, please pick up a form in the office. Turn it in to the main office and we will get it to the person in charge for you.

Students if you would like a yearbook from last year, there are only 5 books left. They are $55 each, please see Mr. Berry if you would like one. They will be distributed on a first come first serve basis.

 

Thursday Announcements (10/17)

Announcements

October 17, 2013

The yearbook staff is looking for students who would like to assist in taking pictures for the yearbook this year. If you are interested, there will be a meeting Tuesday October 22 starting at 8 in Mr. Berry's Room. It is Room C21.

Medal Pride applications are available in the office. Deadline to turn them in is tomorrow, (10/18). Please see Mrs. Geis if you have any questions.

If you would like to volunteer to dress up and help at the Big Muddy Monster Haunted Hayride, please pick up a form in the office. Turn it in to the main office and we will get it to the person in charge for you.

If you are thinking about going to JALC or any other community college, you need to take the ASSETT test on October 30 th. The deadline to sign up in the Guidance/Counseling office is October 15th. The test is FREE and all first time junior college students must have this test on file for admission and placement of classes.

Students if you would like a yearbook from last year, there are only 5 books left. They are $55 each, please see Mr. Berry if you would like one. They will be distributed on a first come first serve basis.

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Wednesday Announcements (10/16)

Announcements

October 16, 2013

 

The Crimson Express competed in Potosi, MO this past weekend receiving best music, best soloist, best drum major, 2nd place in class 3, during prelims, and 6th place overall on finals.

Medal Pride applications are available in the office. Deadline to turn them in is Friday, October 18th. Please see Mrs. Geis if you have any questions

If you would like to volunteer to dress up and help at the Big Muddy Monster Haunted Hayride, please pick up a form in the office. Turn it in to the main office and we will get it to the person in charge for you.

If you are thinking about going to JALC or any other community college, you need to take the ASSETT test on October 30th. The deadline to sign up in the Guidance/Counseling office is October 15th. The test is FREE and all first time junior college students must have this test on file for admission and placement of classes.

Students if you would like a yearbook from last year, there are only 5 books left. They are $55 each, please see Mr. Berry if you would like one. They will be distributed on a first come first serve basis.

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Books Are Fun is set up in the teacher’s lounge. Please have orders and payments to Kim K. by Tuesday (10/22) after school.

 

Tuesday Announcements (10/15)

Announcements

October 15, 2013

 

Medal Pride applications are available in the office. Deadline to turn them in is Friday, October 18th. Please see Mrs. Geis if you have any questions

FCA will meet in room B23 Wednesday, (10/16). We hope to see you there!

If you would like to volunteer to dress up and help at the Big Muddy Monster Haunted Hayride, please pick up a form in the office. Turn it in to the main office and we will get it to the person in charge for you.

If you are thinking about going to JALC or any other community college, you need to take the ASSETT test on October 30th. The deadline to sign up in the Guidance/Counseling office is October 15th. The test is FREE and all first time junior college students must have this test on file for admission and placement of classes.

Students if you would like a yearbook from last year, there are only 5 books left. They are $55 each, please see Mr. Berry if you would like one. They will be distributed on a first come first serve basis.

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Thursday Announcements (10/10)

Announcements

October 10, 2013


If you are thinking about going to JALC or any other community college, you need to take the ASSETT test on October 30th. The deadline to sign up in the Guidance/Counseling office is October 15th. The test is FREE and all first time junior college students must have this test on file for admission and placement of classes.

Students if you would like a yearbook from last year, there are only 5 books left. They are $55 each, please see Mr. Berry if you would like one. They will be distributed on a first come first serve basis.

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Monday Announcements (10/7)

Announcements

October 7, 2013

 

FCA meeting Wed. Morning at 7:45. Remember to meet at the garden at the North end (football field end) of the school.

There is a Key Club meeting in the auditorium on Wednesday (10/9) at 8:00.

If you are thinking about going to JALC or any other community college, you need to take the ASSETT test on October 30th. The deadline to sign up in the Guidance/Counseling office is October 15th. The test is FREE and all first time junior college students must have this test on file for admission and placement of classes.

Upward Bound will be here during all lunch hours on Wednesday, (10/9 and 10/23).

Students if you would like a yearbook from last year, there are 10 extra books. They are $55 each, please see Mr. Berry if you would like one. They will be distributed on a first come first serve basis.

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Teacher Announcements –

 

Friday Announcements (10/4)

Announcements

October 4, 2013

 

Thanks to Mrs. Ellermeyer, Mr. Mucher and student council for making this an awesome homecoming week for all of us!

To all senior powderpuff girls from Coach Shady, Thank you for allowing me to coach you the past 2 years. I had a blast and I could not have asked for a better group. Good Luck to all in whatever you do. Again ,thank you all and GO SENIORS!

Upward Bound will be here during all lunch hours on Wednesday, (10/9 and 10/23)

Students if you would like a yearbook from last year, there are 10 extra books. They are $55 each, please see Mr. Berry if you would like one. They will be distributed on a first come first serve basis.

Sophomores, do you want your Prom to be special? Then let's make some money so it can be If you have any good ideas, run them past Mrs. O'Leary or Mrs.Varvel right away.

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Thursday Announcements (10/3)

Announcements

October 3, 2013

 

Upward Bound will be here during all lunch hours on Wednesday, (10/9 and 10/23)

There is only a couple more days of spirit week. Don’t forget to have some fun, and show some school spirit. Tomorrow is Freaks and Geeks day. Please keep your “dress” within dress code rules.   If you dress up, come to the office and write your name down and you will be put into a drawing for various gift cards.

The Junior class is selling “Homecoming Mums.” The price is only $3.00. Get one for your mom, your girlfriend or yourself. Let’s show our Murphy Pride colors at the homecoming game. Flowers will be sold during all lunch hours. Contact Rachael in guidance for more information.

Students if you would like a yearbook from last year, there are 10 extra books. They are $55 each, please see Mr. Berry if you would like one. They will be distributed on a first come first serve basis.

Today is the last day to purchase Homecoming tickets during all lunch hours

Sophomores, do you want your Prom to be special? Then let's make some money so it can be If you have any good ideas, run them past Mrs. O'Leary or Mrs.Varvel right away.

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Wednesday Announcements (10/2)

Announcements

October 2, 2013

 

There is only a couple more days of spirit week. Don’t forget to have some fun, show some school spirit and dress for the occasion. Thursday you can deck out in Duck Dynasty, Friday is Freaks and Geeks day. Please keep your “dress” within dress code rules.   If you dress up, come to the office and write your name down and you will be put into a drawing for various gift cards.

The Junior class is selling “Homecoming Mums.” The price is only $3.00. Get one for your mom, your girlfriend or yourself. Let’s show our Murphy Pride colors at the homecoming game. Flowers will be sold during all lunch hours. Contact Rachael in guidance for more information.

Students if you would like a yearbook from last year, there are 10 extra books. They are $55 each, please see Mr. Berry if you would like one. They will be distributed on a first come first serve basis.

Don’t forget to purchase your homecoming tickets during all lunch hours

Sophomores, do you want your Prom to be special? Then let's make some money so it can be If you have any good ideas, run them past Mrs. O'Leary or Mrs.Varvel right away.

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Tuesday Announcements 10/1)

Announcements

October 1, 2013

 

"Congratulations to members of the MHS Band. The Band received best music, best visual, best percussion, best general effect, First place in Class 2A and Grand Champion at McKendree University this past weekend."

FCA will meet Wednesday morning at 7:50 in Room B23. We would love to see there!

This is Spirit week. We hope you will participate in each days’ activities. Tomorrow wear your class colors, Duck Dynasty Thursday, Freaks and Geeks Friday. Please keep your “dress” within dress code rules.   If you dress up, come to the office and write your name down and you will be put into a drawing for various gift cards.

The Junior class is selling “Homecoming Mums.” The price is only $3.00. Get one for your mom, your girlfriend or yourself. Parents…get one for yourself and let’s show our Murphy Pride colors at the homecoming game. Flowers will be sold during all lunch hours. Contact Rachael in guidance for more information.

Students if you would like a yearbook from last year, there are 10 extra books. They are $55 each, please see Mr. Berry if you would like one. They will be distributed on a first come first serve basis.

Don’t forget to purchase your homecoming tickets during all lunch hours

Sophomores, do you want your Prom to be special? Then let's make some money so it can be. We are currently selling Class of 2016 decals. 35 should be sold by October so we can start another fundraiser. If you have any good ideas, run them past Mrs. O'Leary or Mrs.Varvel right away.

If you cannot make the Beta Club meeting on October 2nd for any legitimate reason, you must let an officer know (5) days prior to the meeting or points will be deducted.

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Friday Announcements (9/27)

Announcements

September 27, 2013

 

Picture retake day is Friday, September 27th. Be sure to pick up an order packet in the office. I.D.’s will be given at this time also.

Any Key Club member who missed Wednesday's meeting needs to stop by the Key Club office before school to pick up several pieces of very important information.

The Junior class is selling “Homecoming Mums.” The price is only $3.00. Get one for your mom, your girlfriend or yourself. Parents…get one for yourself and let’s show our Murphy Pride colors at the homecoming game. Flowers will be sold during all lunch hours. Contact Rachael in guidance for more information.

There is a Red Devils Against Cancer Meeting Friday morning at 8am in B23.

Students if you would like a yearbook from last year, there are 10 extra books. They are $55 each, please see Mr. Berry if you would like one. They will be distributed on a first come first serve basis.

The MHS Youth and Government organization will meet at 3:30 this Friday (9/27) in Mr. Brown's Room B-14

Homecoming picture packets are available in the office.

Next week is Spirit week. We hope you will participate in each days’ activities. Dress up days are as follows:

America Monday, Tye Dye Tuesday, Class Color Wednesday, Duck Dynasty Thursday, Freaks and Geeks Friday. Please keep your “dress” within dress code rules.  If you dress up, go to the office and write your name down and you will be put into a drawing for various gift cards.

Homecoming tickets are on sale during lunch for $10 each. If you are bringing a guest from another school, permission slips must be filled out and turned in by next Wednesday (10/1). All fees and fines must be paid before you purchase a ticket. Homecoming t-shirts are now on sale and order forms can be found in the office, with tickets at lunch, or in Mrs. Ellermeyer or Mr. Mucher’s rooms.

Sophomores, do you want your Prom to be special? Then let's make some money so it can be. We are currently selling Class of 2016 decals. 35 should be sold by October so we can start another fundraiser. If you have any good ideas, run them past Mrs. O'Leary or Mrs.Varvel right away.

Attention all Beta members: Sign-ups for paint the town and the trophy case are in Ms. Goode’s room. Also, if you cannot make the meeting on October 2nd for any legitimate reason, you must let an officer know (5) days prior to the meeting or points will be deducted.

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Thursday Announcements (9/26)

Announcements

September 26, 2013

 

The Junior class is selling “Homecoming Carnations.” The price is only $3.00. Get one for your mom, your girlfriend or yourself. Parents…get one for yourself and let’s show our Murphy Pride colors at the homecoming game. Flowers will be sold during all lunch hours. Contact Rachael in guidance for more information.

There is a Red Devils Against Cancer Meeting Friday morning at 8am in B23.

Students if you would like a yearbook from last year, there are 10 extra books. They are $55 each, please see Mr. Berry if you would like one. They will be distributed on a first come first serve basis.

The MHS Youth and Government organization will meet at 3:30 this Friday (9/27) in Mr. Brown's Room B-14

Homecoming picture packets are available in the office.

Next week is Spirit week. We hope you will participate in each days’ activities. Dress up days are as follows:

America Monday, Tye Dye Tuesday, Class Color Wednesday, Duck Dynasty Thursday, Freaks and Geeks Friday. Please keep your “dress” within dress code rules.   If you dress up, go to the office and write your name down and you will be put into a drawing for various gift cards.

Picture retake day is Friday, September 27th. Be sure to pick up an order packet in the office. I.D.’s will be given at this time also.

Homecoming tickets are on sale during lunch for $10 each. If you are bringing a guest from another school, permission slips must be filled out and turned in by next Wednesday (10/1). All fees and fines must be paid before you purchase a ticket. Homecoming t-shirts are now on sale and order forms can be found in the office, with tickets at lunch, or in Mrs. Ellermeyer or Mr. Mucher’s rooms.

Sophomores, do you want your Prom to be special? Then let's make some money so it can be. We are currently selling Class of 2016 decals. 35 should be sold by October so we can start another fundraiser. If you have any good ideas, run them past Mrs. O'Leary or Mrs.Varvel right away.

Attention all Beta members: Sign-ups for paint the town and the trophy case are in Ms. Goode’s room. Also, if you cannot make the meeting on October 2nd for any legitimate reason, you must let an officer know (5) days prior to the meeting or points will be deducted.

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Teacher Announcements

 

Wednesday Announcements (9/25)

Announcements

September 25, 2013

 

Juniors - TODAY is the deadline to sign up in the counseling office for PSAT. Also, if you sold Fazolis tickets please turn your money & extra tickets in to Rachael in the Counseling office no later than this Friday (9/27).  

Congratulations to members of the MHS band. The Crimson Express competed in Edwardsville, IL this past weekend and received best music, best visual, and 1st place in class 1 A.

The MHS Youth and Government organization will meet at 3:30 this Friday (9/27) in Mr. Brown's Room B-14

Homecoming picture packets are available in the office.

Key Club meeting tonight at 8:00 in the Auditorium. Greenery sales will begin at this meeting.

Next week is Spirit week. We hope you will participate in each days’ activities. Dress up days are as follows:

America Monday, Tye Dye Tuesday, Class Color Wednesday, Duck Dynasty Thursday, Freaks and Geeks Friday. Please keep your “dress” within dress code rules.   If you dress up, go to the office and write your name down and you will be put into a drawing for various gift cards.

Picture retake day is Friday, September 27th. Be sure to pick up an order packet in the office. I.D.’s will be given at this time also.

Homecoming tickets are on sale during lunch for $10 each. If you are bringing a guest from another school, permission slips must be filled out and turned in by next Wednesday (10/1). All fees and fines must be paid before you purchase a ticket. Homecoming t-shirts are now on sale and order forms can be found in the office, with tickets at lunch, or in Mrs. Ellermeyer or Mr. Mucher’s rooms.

Sophomores, do you want your Prom to be special? Then let's make some money so it can be. We are currently selling Class of 2016 decals. 35 should be sold by October so we can start another fundraiser. If you have any good ideas, run them past Mrs. O'Leary or Mrs.Varvel right away.

Attention all Beta members: Sign-ups for paint the town and the trophy case are in Ms. Goode’s room. Also, if you cannot make the meeting on October 2nd for any legitimate reason, you must let an officer know (5) days prior to the meeting or points will be deducted.

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Tuesday Announcements (9/24)

Announcements

September 24, 2013

 

Upward Bound will be in the cafeteria during all lunches on Wednesday, (9/25).

The MHS Youth and Government organization will meet at 3:30 this Friday in Mr. Brown's Room B-14

Homecoming picture packets are available in the office.

FCA will meet in room B23 at 7:50 tomorrow (9/25). Come check us out.

Key Club meeting tomorrow night at 8:00 in the Auditorium. Greenery sales will begin at this meeting.

Next week is Spirit week. We hope you will participate in each days’ activities. Dress up days are as follows:

America Monday, Tye Dye Tuesday, Class Color Wednesday, Duck Dynasty Thursday, Freaks and Geeks Friday. Please keep your “dress” within dress code rules.  

Picture retake day is Friday, September 27th. Be sure to pick up an order packet in the office. I.D.’s will be given at this time also.

Homecoming tickets will go on sale tomorrow at lunch for $10 each. If you are bringing a guest from another school, permission slips must be filled out and turned in by next Wednesday (10/1). Homecoming t-shirts are now on sale and order forms can be found in the office, with tickets at lunch, or in Mrs. Ellermeyer or Mr. Mucher’s rooms.

Sophomores, do you want your Prom to be special? Then let's make some money so it can be. We are currently selling Class of 2016 decals. 35 should be sold by October so we can start another fundraiser. If you have any good ideas, run them past Mrs. O'Leary or Mrs.Varvel right away.

Attention all Beta members: Sign-ups for paint the town and the trophy case are in Ms. Goode’s room. Also, if you cannot make the meeting on October 2nd for any legitimate reason, you must let an officer know (5) days prior to the meeting or points will be deducted.

To All Interested Juniors: Come sign up in the school counseling office for the PSAT. This optional test can help you prepare for the SAT, and automatically enters you into scholarship and recognition programs. The cost is $14, test is October 16th. This is worth your time and money! Talk to your school counselor for more information. Deadline to sign up and pay is Wednesday, September 25th.

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Monday Announcements (9/23)

Announcements

September 23, 2013

 

FCA will meet in room B23 at 7:50 on Wednesday (9/25). Come check us out.

Key Club meeting Wednesday night at 8:00 in the Auditorium. Greenery sales will begin at this meeting

Be sure to pick up Homecoming permission slips in the office or from Mrs. Ellermeyer or Mr. Mucher. Tickets are $10 each and will be sold during all lunch hours beginning on Monday, September 23rd until Thursday October 3rd. A permission slip must be turned in when you purchase your ticket. All fees and fines must be paid before you are able to purchase a ticket.

Sophomores, do you want your Prom to be special? Then let's make some money so it can be. We are currently selling Class of 2016 decals. 35 should be sold by October so we can start another fundraiser. If you have any good ideas, run them past Mrs. O'Leary or Mrs.Varvel right away.

Attention all Beta members: Sign-ups for paint the town and the trophy case are in Ms. Goode’s room. Also, if you cannot make the meeting on October 2nd for any legitimate reason, you must let an officer know (5) days prior to the meeting or points will be deducted.

To All Interested Juniors: Come sign up in the school counseling office for the PSAT. This optional test can help you prepare for the SAT, and automatically enters you into scholarship and recognition programs. The cost is $14, test is October 16th. This is worth your time and money! Talk to your school counselor for more information. Deadline to sign up and pay is Wednesday, September 25th.

Picture retake day is Friday, September 27th. Be sure to pick up an order packet in the office. I.D.’s will be given at this time also.

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Teacher Announcements

 

Friday Announcements (9/20)

Announcements

September 20, 2013

 

Be sure to pick up Homecoming permission slips in the office or from Mrs. Ellermeyer or Mr. Mucher. Tickets are $10 each and will be sold during all lunch hours beginning on Monday, September 23rd until Thursday October 3rd. A permission slip must be turned in when you purchase your ticket. All fees and fines must be paid before you are able to purchase a ticket.

Sophomores, do you want your Prom to be special? Then let's make some money so it can be. We are currently selling Class of 2016 decals and have only sold 2 since we spoke to you about them! 35 should be sold by October, so we can start another fundraiser. If you have any good ideas, run them past Mrs. O'Leary or Mrs.Varvel right away.

The Library will be closed today for walkins. Teachers may still bring in your classes if scheduled.

Attention all Beta members: Sign-ups for paint the town and the trophy case are in Ms. Goode’s room. Also, if you cannot make the meeting on October 2nd for any legitimate reason, you must let an officer know (5) days prior to the meeting or points will be deducted. There is a mandatory meeting Thursday, September 6th after school in the library. All members must attend.

To All Interested Juniors: Come sign up in the school counseling office for the PSAT. This optional test can help you prepare for the SAT, and automatically enters you into scholarship and recognition programs. The cost is $14, test is October 16th. This is worth your time and money! Talk to your school counselor for more information.

Picture retake day is Friday, September 27th. I.D.’s will be given at this time also.

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Teacher Announcements

 

Thursday Announcements (9/19)

Announcements

September 19, 2013

 

Attention all Beta members: Sign-ups for paint the town and the trophy case are in Ms. Goode’s room. Also, if you cannot make the meeting on October 2nd for any legitimate reason, you must let an officer know (5) days prior to the meeting or points will be deducted.

To All Interested Juniors: Come sign up in the school counseling office for the PSAT. This optional test can help you prepare for the SAT, and automatically enters you into scholarship and recognition programs. The cost is $14, test is October 16th. This is worth your time and money! Talk to your school counselor for more information.

The first meeting of the library club is tomorrow, September 20th at 8:00 a.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Picture retake day is Friday, September 27th. I.D.’s will be given at this time also.

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Teacher Announcements

 

Wednesday Announcements (9/18)

Announcements

September 18, 2013

Parent Teacher Conferences Thursday (9/19)

 

There is a Student Council meeting today after school in the library. Please do your best to be there because we are working on homecoming.

Beta members – Sign-ups for paint the town and to decorate the trophy case are in Ms. Goode’s room. Don’t forget to sign up.

Key Club: Regular meeting is tonight (9/18) at 8:00 in the Auditorium. Dues must be paid by Friday, September 20th or arrangements made with Mr. Hall for late payment or your name will be removed from the club roster.

Any Beta Member interested in the fall leadership summit in Concord, North Carolina needs to contact Aaliyah Locke or Rebecca Shields TODAY (9/18).

To All Interested Juniors: Come sign up in the school counseling office for the PSAT. This optional test can help you prepare for the SAT, and automatically enters you into scholarship and recognition programs. The cost is $14, test is October 16th. This is worth your time and money! Talk to your school counselor for more information.

There is a list posted outside of Ms. Morris' room of all juniors and seniors who qualify for membership in National Honor Society. Our first meeting is at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19th in room A79,

Senior Powderpuff practice will be Wednesday and Thursday from 4:30-5:45 at MMS. You must have a current physical on file, code of conduct and a permission slip to practice.

The first meeting of the library club will be Friday, September 20th at 8:00a.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Picture retake day is Friday, September 27th. I.D.’s will be given at this time also.

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Tuesday Announcements (9/17)

Announcements

September 17, 2013

Parent Teacher Conferences Thursday (9/19)

 

To All Interested Juniors: Come sign up in the school counseling office for the PSAT. This optional test can help you prepare for the SAT, and automatically enters you into scholarship and recognition programs. The cost is $14, test is October 16th. This is worth your time and money! Talk to your school counselor for more information.

FCA meets every Wednesday morning at 7:45 in B23. Everyone is welcome to come and join us.

There is a list posted outside of Ms. Morris' room of all juniors and seniors who qualify for membership in National Honor Society. Our first meeting is at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19th in room A79,

Senior Powderpuff practice will be Tuesday-Thursday from 4:30-5:45 at MMS. You must have a current physical on file, code of conduct and a permission slip to practice.

Key Club: Regular meeting is Wednesday (9/18) at 8:00 in the Auditorium. Dues must be paid by Friday, September 20th or arrangements made with Mr. Hall for late payment or your name will be removed from the club roster.

Any Beta Member interested in the fall leadership summit in Concord, North Carolina needs to contact Aaliyah Locke or Rebecca Shields by Wednesday (9/18).

The first meeting of the library club will be Friday, September 20th at 8:00a.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Picture retake day is Friday, September 27th. I.D.’s will be given at this time also.

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Monday Announcements (9/16)

Announcements

September 16, 2013

Parent Teacher Conferences Thursday (9/19)

 

There will be a multicultural club meeting on Tuesday (9/18) at 8:00 am in Mr. Goot’s room (B19). Come join us!

FCA meets every Wednesday morning at 7:45 in B23. Everyone is welcome to come and join us.

There is a list posted outside of Ms. Morris' room of all juniors and seniors who qualify for membership in National Honor Society. Our first meeting is at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19th in room A79,

There will be Senior Powderpuff practice on Sunday (9/15) at 12:30 at the middle school field. We will also practice Mon-Thurs 4:30-5:45 at MMS. You must have a current physical on file, code of conduct and a permission slip to practice.

Key Club: Regular meeting is Wednesday (9/18) at 8:00 in the Auditorium. Dues must be paid by Friday, September 20th or arrangements made with Mr. Hall for late payment or your name will be removed from the club roster.

Any Beta Member interested in the fall leadership summit in Concord, North Carolina needs to contact Aaliyah Locke or Rebecca Shields by Wednesday (9/18).

The first meeting of the library club will be Friday, September 20th at 8:00a.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Picture retake day is Friday, September 27th. I.D.’s will be given at this time also.

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Friday Announcements (9/13)

Announcements

September 13, 2013

2:30 dismissal Friday (9/13) ** Parent Teacher Conferences Thursday (9/19)

Progress Reports go home today

 

There will be a multicultural club meeting on Tuesday (9/18) at 8:00 am in Mr. Goot’s room (B19). Come join us!

There is a list posted outside of Ms. Morris' room of all juniors and seniors who qualify for membership in National Honor Society. Our first meeting is at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19th in room A79,

The first meeting of the library club will be Friday, September 20th at 8:00a.m, Everyone is welcome to attend.

Key Club: Regular meeting is Wednesday (9/18) at 8:00 in the Auditorium. Dues must be paid by Friday, September 20th or arrangements made with Mr. Hall for late payment or your name will be removed from the club roster.

Applications and $100 payment for MHS Youth and Government membership must be turned in today (9/13).

Senior Powderpuff forms are due TODAY (9/13). You must have a current physical on file along with a code of conduct form and permission slip.

Any Beta Member interested in the fall leadership summit in Concord, North Carolina needs to contact Aaliyah Locke or Rebecca Shields by Wednesday (9/18).

Senior Powderpuff practice will begin on Sunday Sept. 15 at 12:30 meet at the middle school field. We will also practice Mon-Thurs 4:30-5:45 at MMS. You must have a current physical on file, code of conduct and a permission slip to practice.

Juniors will be selling tickets for a Fazoli's dinner held here at MHS Wednesday October 2nd from 5:00 - 6:15 before the powderpuff game. Tickets are $9.00 and include Pasta, Salad, Dessert, and a drink. Carry out ifs avaliable. You can purchase tickets from Ms. Hunziker in the Guidance office.

Junior parents - we are in need of desserts for the Fazoli's dinner. If you are willing to bring a dessert, please contact Ms. Ward at tward@mhs.org.

Juniors we are in need of some volunteers to help sell tickets for our Fazoli's dinner. Please contact Ms. Ward or Ms. Hunziker.

Picture retake day is Friday, September 27th. I.D.’s will be given at this time also.

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Wednesday Announcements (9/11)

Announcements

September 11, 2013

2:30 dismissal Friday (9/13) ** Parent Teacher Conferences Thursday (9/12)

 

There will be a Bass Club Meeting this Thursday (9/12) at 8am in Mrs. O’Leary’s room (A 84)

Senior Powderpuff practice will begin on Sunday Sept. 15 at 12:30 meet at the middle school field. We will also practice Mon-Thurs 4:30-5:45 at MMS. You must have a current physical on file, code of conduct and a permission slip to practice.

Please pick up your yearbooks after school in Mr. Berry’s room

Seniors – Don’t forget to pick up a Student of the month application in the main office. Monthly winners will receive a check and the top two students for the year will receive a $2000 scholarship. Don’t miss this chance.

Please turn applications in by Friday (9/13)

Junior powderpuff - we are still in need of a design for the shirt. Please submit all designs to Ms. Ward in the AE office no later than Thursday September 12th.

Juniors will be selling tickets for a Fazoli's dinner held here at MHS Wednesday October 2nd from 5:00 - 6:15 before the powderpuff game. Tickets are $9.00 and include Pasta, Salad, Dessert, and a drink. Carry out ifs avaliable. You can purchase tickets from Ms. Hunziker in the Guidance office.

Junior parents - we are in need of desserts for the Fazoli's dinner. If you are willing to bring a dessert, please contact Ms. Ward at tward@mhs.org.

Juniors we are in need of some volunteers to help sell tickets for our Fazoli's dinner. Please contact Ms. Ward or Ms. Hunziker.

Key Club: Anyone who is planning to join this year and missed Wednesday night’s meeting needs to stop by the Key Club Office in the auditorium before school to check the agenda and many sign-ups for the next two weeks.

MHS Youth and Government is taking applications for membership now through Friday, September 13th. The first payment of $100.00 is due at that time also. The program is a mock legislature culminating with two days of session in the Illinois State Capital. It is open to all grade levels. See Mr. Brown if interested.

Senior Powderpuff forms are due no later than Sept 13. You must have a current physical on file along with a code of conduct form and permission slip.

Picture retake day is Friday, September 27th. I.D.’s will be given at this time also.

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Tuesday Announcement (9/10)

Announcements

September 10, 2013

 

There will be a Bass Club Meeting this Thursday (9/12) at 8am in Mrs.O’Leary’s room (A 84)

Please pick up your yearbooks after school in Mr. Berry’s room

Seniors – pick up a “Student of the month “application in the main office. Please return them to the main office by Wednesday (9/11)

Junior powderpuff - we are still in
need of a design for the shirt. Please submit all designs to Ms. Ward in the AE office no later than Friday September 13th.

Juniors will be selling tickets for a Fazoli's dinner held here at MHS Wednesday October 2nd from 5:00 - 6:15 before the powderpuff game. Tickets are $9.00 and include Pasta, Salad, Dessert, and a drink. Carry out ifs avaliable. You can purchase tickets from Ms. Hunziker in the Guidance office.

Junior parents - we are in need of desserts for the Fazoli's dinner. If you are willing to bring a dessert, please contact Ms. Ward at tward@mhs.org.

Juniors we are in need of some volunteers to help sell tickets for our Fazoli's dinner. Please contact Ms. Ward or Ms. Hunziker.

Key Club: Anyone who is planning to join this year and missed Wednesday night’s meeting needs to stop by the Key Club Office in the auditorium before school to check the agenda and many sign-ups for the next two weeks.

MHS Youth and Government is taking applications for membership now through Friday, September 13th. The first payment of $100.00 is due at that time also. The program is a mock legislature culminating with two days of session in the Illinois State Capital. It is open to all grade levels. See Mr. Brown if interested.

Senior Powderpuff forms are due no later than Sept 13. You must have a current physical on file along with a code of conduct form and permission slip.

Picture retake day is Friday, September 27th. I.D.’s will be given at this time also.

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Monday Announcements (9/9)

Announcements

September 9, 2013

 

Please pick up your yearbooks today after school in Mr. Berry’s room

The Multicultural Club has a meeting tomorrow (Tuesday) at 8am in Room B19.

Seniors – pick up a “Student of the month “application in the main office. Please return them to the main office by Wednesday (9/11)

Junior powderpuff practice tonight at 6:00 at Longfellow Park.

Junior powderpuff - we are still in need of a design for the shirt. Please submit all designs to Ms. Ward in the AE office no later than Friday September 13th.

Juniors will be selling tickets for a Fazoli's dinner held here at MHS Wednesday October 2nd from 5:00 - 6:15 before the powderpuff game. Tickets are $9.00 and include Pasta, Salad, Dessert, and a drink. Carry out ifs avaliable. You can purchase tickets from Ms. Hunziker in the Guidance office.

Junior parents - we are in need of desserts for the Fazoli's dinner. If you are willing to bring a dessert, please contact Ms. Ward at tward@mhs.org.

Juniors we are in need of some volunteers to help sell tickets for our Fazoli's dinner. Please contact Ms. Ward or Ms. Hunziker.

Key Club: Anyone who is planning to join this year and missed Wednesday night’s meeting needs to stop by the Key Club Office in the auditorium before school to check the agenda and many sign-ups for the next two weeks.

MHS Youth and Government is taking applications for membership now through Friday, September 13th. The first payment of $100.00 is due at that time also. The program is a mock legislature culminating with two days of session in the Illinois State Capital. It is open to all grade levels. See Mr. Brown if interested.

Senior Powderpuff forms are due no later than Sept 13. You must have a current physical on file along with a code of conduct form and permission slip.

Picture retake day is Friday, September 27th. I.D.’s will be given at this time also.

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Friday Announcements (9/6)

Announcements

September 6, 2013

 

MHS History Club will meet after school Monday, (9/9) in Room B 14 (Mr. Brown’s room). New members are welcome. If you like history, come and check it out. We have fun!!!

MHS Youth and Government is taking applications for membership now through Friday, September 13th. The first payment of $100.00 is due at that time also. The program is a mock legislature culminating with two days of session in the Illinois State Capital. It is open to all grade levels. See Mr. Brown if interested.

Senior Powderpuff shirt designs need to be submitted to Mrs. Elwell no later than 3:30 TODAY.

Senior Powderpuff forms are due no later than Sept 13. You must have a current physical on file along with a code of conduct form and permission slip.

Seniors – pick up a “Student of the month “application in the main office. Please return them to the main office by Monday (9/9)

Seniors: This is the last day to turn in paperwork for the wonderful opportunity to do an internship at the Chamber and Friends of Murphysboro office. They have 2 positions available. If you are interested, please pick up the internship paperwork from Rachael Hunziker in the Guidance/Counseling office TODAY. You must turn it in by the end of the day today (9/6).

Picture retake day is Friday, September 27th. I.D.’s will be given at this time also.

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Thursday Announcements (9/5)

Announcements

September 5, 2013

 

Senior Powderpuff shirt designs need to be submitted to Mrs. Elwell no later than 3:30 Friday Sept 6.

Senior Powderpuff forms are due no later than Sept 13. You must have a current physical on file along with a code of conduct form and permission slip.

Any senior boy interested in being a powderpuff cheerleader needs to see Mrs. Elwell afterschool in B23 for a permission slip. First 7 to turn in a signed slip will be chosen. There will be 6 cheerleaders with 1 alternate.

Congrats to the Murphysboro Volleyball team on winning the bronze division at the SIRR Conference tourney. Kierra Nolan was selected to the ALL-TOURNEY team for the first time in her career. Way to go ladies.   Reminder that practice in September will get out at 5:30.

Seniors – pick up a “Student of the month “application in the main office. Please return them to the main office by Friday (9/6)

Seniors: Those of you that are wanting an internship, the Chamber and Friends of Murphysboro have 2 positions available. If you are interested, please get the internship paperwork from Rachael Hunziker in the

Guidance/Counseling office. You must turn it in by Tuesday, 9/3.

Balfour will be here today, (9/5) to take orders for class rings and letter jackets.

Picture retake day is Friday, September 27th. I.D.’s will be given at this time also.

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Tuesday Announcements (9/3)

Announcements

September 3, 2013

 

There will be a very important Key Club meeting tomorrow night ((9/4) at 8:00 in the auditorium. The agenda will include all the Apple Festival sign-ups including the Special Friends Day field trip at the carnival. Please don’t forget the $15 dues if you haven’t paid yet.

Seniors – pick up a “Student of the month “application in the main office. Please return them to the main office by Friday (9/6)

The Athletic Department is looking for three students who are interested in technology and would like to learn and operate the website video equipment for home football games. If you are interested, come by the Athletic Department. If you are interested, please come by and talk to Mr. Novara or Mrs. Korando.

Seniors: Those of you that are wanting an internship, the Chamber and Friends of Murphysboro have 2 positions available. If you are interested, please get the internship paperwork from Rachael Hunziker in the

Guidance/Counseling office. You must turn it in by Tuesday, 9/3.

Attention all Beta Club Members: We will have our first meeting of the year tomorrow, (9/4) after school in the library. Officers will be elected and attendance will be taken. Other topics will include service points, Homecoming, and the fall blood drive. Freshmen who have a 3.25 GPA or higher at the end of this semester will be invited to join MHS Beta Club in the spring.

Any Beta member who is interested in becoming an officer should talk to Ms. Goode in room A53 BEFORE the 9/4 meeting.

Balfour will be here Thursday, (9/5) to take orders for class rings and letter jackets.

Picture retake day is Friday, September 27th. I.D.’s will be given at this time also.

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Teacher Announcements

Books are fun are set up in the teacher’s lounge. Be sure to check out the great deals. Please have orders and payment into Kim K. by Tuesday morning (9/17).

If you would like to donate $20 to the flower fund, please drop off your money to Kim K.
  

Friday Announcements (8/30)

Announcements

August 30, 2013

 

Don’t forget to come out and support your Murphysboro Red Devil in their football home opener TONIGHT against Carbondale!

Seniors – pick up a “Student of the month “application in the main office. Please return them to the main office by next Friday (9/6)

The Athletic Department is looking for three students who are interested in technology and would like to learn and operate the website video equipment for home football games. If you are interested, come by the

Athletic Department. Also, we need 4 – 5 volunteers to sell popcorn at the game on Friday night. Volunteers will receive a free t-shirt and a pass to get into the rest of the fall events free. If you are interested, please come by and talk to Mr. Novara or Mrs. Korando.

Seniors: Those of you that are wanting an internship, the Chamber and Friends of Murphysboro have 2 positions available. If you are interested, please get the internship paperwork from Rachael Hunziker in the

Guidance/Counseling office. You must turn it in by Tuesday, 9/3.

Congratulations to the following students for making the MHS Scholar Bowl team. Grant Berger, Alex Bryant, Bradley Evans, Kim Kjellberg, William Lynch, Sophie McCormick, Chloe Parr, Chandler Patterson, David Szoke, and Tristan Yokom made Junior-Varsity; Kaytlynn Bizzell, Amy Buhman, Hettie Kjellberg, Bjorn Kosik, Mason Parrone, Veronika Parrone, Tyler Travelstead, and Colin Wisinski made the Varsity team. Our first practice will be Tuesday after school. Varsity will meet in Ms. Goode's room, and J-V will meet in the Library. Please bring your permission slips with you to practice! (9/3)

Attention all Beta Club Members: We will have our first meeting of the year on Wednesday, 9/4 after school in the library. Officers will be elected and attendance will be taken. Other topics will include service points, Homecoming, and the fall blood drive. Freshmen who have a 3.25 GPA or higher at the end of this semester will be invited to join MHS Beta Club in the spring.

Any Beta member who is interested in becoming an officer should talk to Ms. Goode in room A53 BEFORE the 9/4 meeting.

Balfour will be here Thursday, (9/5) to take orders for class rings and letter jackets.

Picture retake day is Friday, September 27th. I.D.’s will be given at this time also.

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Books are fun are set up in the teacher’s lounge. Be sure to check out the great deals. Please have orders and payment into Kim K. by Tuesday morning (9/17).

 

Thursday Announcements (8/29)

Announcements

August 29, 2013

 

Don’t forget to come out and support your Murphysboro Red Devil in their football home opener on Friday night against Carbondale!

Congratulations to the following students for making the MHS Scholar Bowl team. Grant Berger, Alex Bryant, Bradley Evans, Kim Kjellberg, William Lynch, Sophie McCormick, Chloe Parr, Chandler Patterson, David Szoke, and Tristan Yokom made Junior-Varsity; Kaytlynn Bizzell, Amy Buhman, Hettie Kjellberg, Bjorn Kosik, Mason Parrone, Veronika Parrone, Tyler Travelstead, and Colin Wisinski made the Varsity team. Our first practice will be Tuesday after school. Varsity will meet in Ms. Goode's room, and J-V will meet in the Library. Please bring your permission slips with you to practice! (9/3)

The Athletic Department is looking for three students who are interested in technology and would like to learn and operate the website video equipment for home football games. If you are interested, come by the Athletic Department. Also, we need 4 – 5 volunteers to sell popcorn at the game on Friday night. Volunteers will receive a free t-shirt and a pass to get into the rest of the fall events free. If you are interested, please come by and talk to Mr. Novara or Mrs. Korando.

Seniors: Those of you that are wanting an internship, the Chamber and Friends of Murphysboro have 2 positions available. If you are interested, please get the internship paperwork from Rachael Hunziker in theGuidance/Counseling office. You must turn it in by Tuesday, 9/3.

Attention all Beta Club Members: We will have our first meeting of the year on Wednesday, 9/4 after school in the library. Officers will be elected and attendance will be taken. Other topics will include service points, Homecoming, and the fall blood drive. Freshmen who have a 3.25 GPA or higher at the end of this semester will be invited to join MHS Beta Club in the spring.

Any Beta member who is interested in becoming an officer should talk to Ms. Goode in room A53 BEFORE the 9/4 meeting.

Balfour will be here Thursday, (9/5) to take orders for class rings and letter jackets.

Picture retake day is Friday, September 27th. I.D.’s will be given at this time also.

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Tuesday Announcements (8/27)

Announcements

August 27, 2013

Seniors: Those of you that are wanting an internship, the Chamber and Friends of Murphysboro have 2 positions available. If you are interested, please get the internship paperwork from Rachael Hunziker in the Guidance/Counseling office. You must turn it in by Tuesday, 9/3.

There will be an FBLA meeting Thursday (8/29) morning at 7:45 in Room C21 for anyone interested in joining. This will be our first meeting of the year.

There will be tryouts for MHS Scholar Bowl today (8/27) after school in the library. Please see Ms. Goode if you cannot make tryouts for any reason, but are still interested in joining the team.

FCA will meet Wednesday morning at 7:45 in room B 23. Everyone is welcome. Come and join us.

Key Club meeting will meet Wednesday night (8/28) at 8:00 in the auditorium. New members will be installed. Pizza party for new members will be installed. Pizza party for new members at Mr. Hall’s house after the meeting. $15 dues

Balfour will be here Thursday, August 29th to distribute information on class rings and letter jackets. They will be back to take orders on Thursday, Sept. 5th during all lunch hours.

Sophomores: If you are interested in buying a Class of 2016 window decal, please come to Mrs. Varvel or Mrs. O’Leary’s rooms. The cost is $12.

The Crimson Corner Store across from the gym is now open during lunch. We have school supplies and some snacks for sale. After school we also will sell candy and chips at the front entrance.

Picture retake day is Friday, September 27th. I.D.’s will be given at this time also.

Any boys or girls interested in running cross country this fall need to see Mr. Ellermeyer in room B16A as soon as possible.

Attention all Beta Club Members: We will have our first meeting of the year on Wednesday, 9/4 after school in the library. Officers will be elected and attendance will be taken. Other topics will include service points, Homecoming, and the fall blood drive. Freshmen who have a 3.25 GPA or higher at the end of this semester will be invited to join MHS Beta Club in the spring.

Any Beta member who is interested in becoming an officer should talk to Ms. Goode in room A53 BEFORE the 9/4 meeting.

If you are interested in a sports/media career, contact the guidance/counseling office for a wonderful opportunity.

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Again this year, Mrs. Trimble’s class will be selling chips, candy and candy bars on the cart behind Kim’s desk. All profits go to help our students attend Community Instruction outings throughout the year. Stop by on your conference hour for a little treat. Thank you for your support!

Mrs. Stewart’s class will be picking up recycling on Monday, Wednesday and Friday about 9:00. Please place your bins outside your classroom. Thanks.

 

Monday Announcements (8/26)

Announcements

August 26, 2013

 

Sophomores: If you are interested in buying a Class of 2016 window decal, please come to Mrs. Varvel or Mrs. O’Leary’s rooms. The cost is $12.

If you are interested in a sports/media career, contact the guidance/counseling office for a wonderful opportunity.

There will be a Bass Club meeting Tuesday 8/27 at 8 am in room A84. Anyone interested is invited to come for information

There will be tryouts for MHS Scholar Bowl on Tuesday, 8/27 after school in the library. Please see Ms. Goode if you cannot make tryouts for any reason, but are still interested in joining the team.

Key Club meeting will meet Wednesday night at 8:00 in the auditorium. New members will be installed. Pizza party for new members will be installed. Pizza party for new members at Mr. Hall’s house after the meeting. $15 dues

Balfour will be here Thursday, August 29th to distribute information on class rings and letter jackets. They will be back to take orders on Thursday, Sept. 5th during all lunch hours.

The Crimson Corner Store across from the gym is now open during lunch. We have school supplies and some snacks for sale. After school we also will sell candy and chips at the front entrance.

Picture retake day is Friday, September 27th. I.D.’s will be given at this time also.

Any boys or girls interested in running cross country this fall need to see Mr. Ellermeyer in room B16A as soon as possible.

Attention all Beta Club Members: We will have our first meeting of the year on Wednesday, 9/4 after school in the library. Officers will be elected and attendance will be taken. Other topics will include service points, Homecoming, and the fall blood drive. Freshmen who have a 3.25 GPA or higher at the end of this semester will be invited to join MHS Beta Club in the spring.

Any Beta member who is interested in becoming an officer should talk to Ms. Goode in room A53 BEFORE the 9/4 meeting.

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Again this year, Mrs. Trimble’s class will be selling chips, candy and candy bars on the cart behind Kim’s desk. All profits go to help our students attend Community Instruction outings throughout the year. Stop by on your conference hour for a little treat. Thank you for your support!

Mrs. Stewart’s class will be picking up recycling on Monday, Wednesday and Friday about 9:00. Please place your bins outside your classroom. Thanks.

  
Thursday Announcements (8/23)

Announcements

August 23, 2013

 

The library will be closed today during lunch.          

There will be a Bass Club meeting Tuesday 8/27 at 8 am in room A84. Anyone interested is invited to come for information.

The Crimson Corner Store across from the gym is now open during lunch. We have school supplies and some snacks for sale. After school we also will sell candy and chips at the front entrance.

There will be tryouts for MHS Scholar Bowl on Tuesday, 8/27 after school in the library. Please see Ms. Goode if you cannot make tryouts for any reason, but are still interested in joining the team.

Any Beta member who is interested in becoming an officer should talk to Ms. Goode in room A53 BEFORE the 9/4 meeting.

Any boys or girls interested in running cross country this fall need to see Mr. Ellermeyer in room B16A as soon as possible.

Balfour will be here Thursday, August 29th to distribute information on class rings and letter jackets. They will be back to take orders on Thursday, Sept. 5th during all lunch hours.

Attention all Beta Club Members: We will have our first meeting of the year on Wednesday, 9/4 after school in the library. Officers will be elected and attendance will be taken. Other topics will include service points, Homecoming, and the fall blood drive. Freshmen who have a 3.25 GPA or higher at the end of this semester will be invited to join MHS Beta Club in the spring.

Any Beta member who is interested in becoming an officer should talk to Ms. Goode in room A53 BEFORE the 9/4 meeting.

Picture retake day is Friday, September 27th. I.D.’s will be given at this time also.

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Again this year, Mrs. Trimble’s class will be selling chips, candy and candy bars on the cart behind Kim’s desk. All profits go to help our students attend Community Instruction outings throughout the year. Stop by on your conference hour for a little treat. Thank you for your support!

 

Wednesday Announcements (8/21)

Announcements

August 21, 2013

           

There will be tryouts for MHS ScholarBowl on Tuesday, 8/27 after school in the library. Please see Ms. Goode if you cannot make tryouts for any reason, but are still interested in joining the team.

Attention all Beta Club Members: We will have our first meeting of the year on Wednesday, 9/4 after school in the library. Officers will be elected and attendance will be taken. Other topics will include service points, Homecoming, and the fall blood drive. Freshmen who have a 3.25 GPA or higher at the end of this semester will be invited to join MHS Beta Club in the spring.

Any Beta member who is interested in becoming an officer should talk to Ms. Goode in room A53 BEFORE the 9/4 meeting.

There is an important Student Council meeting Wednesday, (8/21) after school in the library for all returning and new members. If you are interested in joining Student Council be sure to come to the meeting!

Any boys or girls interested in running cross country this fall need to see Mr. Ellermeyer in room B16A as soon as possible.

FCA will meet Wednesday, 8/21 at 7:45 in room B-23. Start the year off right and join us!!

The first Key Club meeting for returning members is Wednesday, 8/21. You may nominate new member prospects at that meeting or in the Key Club Office before school.

All Juniors and parents – There will be a Junior class meeting on Thursday, August 22nd at 6:00 pm in room A50. This is a very important meeting as we will be discussing fundraising opportunities for Prom. We hope many of you will be able to attend. This will be a very busy year for us and we thank you in advance for all your help!

Balfour will be here Thursday, August 29th to distribute information on class rings and letter jackets. They will be back to take orders on Thursday, Sept. 5th during all lunch hours.

Picture retake day is Friday, September 27th. I.D.’s will be given at this time also.

 

Tuesday Announcements 8/20

Announcements

August 20, 2013

           

There is an important Student Council meeting Wednesday, (8/21) after school in the library for all returning and new members. If you are interested in joining Student Council be sure to come to the meeting!

Any boys or girls interested in running cross country this fall need to see Mr. Ellermeyer in room B16A as soon as possible.

FCA will meet Wednesday, 8/21 at 7:45 in room B-23. Start the year off right and join us!!

The first Key Club meeting for returning members is Wednesday, 8/21. You may nominate new member prospects at that meeting or in the Key Club Office before school.

All Juniors and parents – There will be a Junior class meeting on Thursday, August 22nd at 6:00 pm in room A50. This is a very important meeting as we will be discussing fundraising opportunities for Prom. We hope many of you will be able to attend. This will be a very busy year for us and we thank you in advance for all your help!

Balfour will be here Thursday, August 29th to distribute information on class rings and letter jackets. They will be back to take orders on Thursday, Sept. 5th during all lunch hours.

Picture retake day is Friday, September 27th. I.D.’s will be given at this time also.

 

Monday Announcements (8/19)

Announcements

August 19, 2013

           

Any boys or girls interested in running cross country this fall need to see Mr. Ellermeyer in room B16A as soon as possible.

FCA will meet Wednesday, 8/21 at 7:45 in room B-23. Start the year off right and join us!!

The first Key Club meeting for returning members is Wednesday, 8/21. You may nominate new member prospects at that meeting or in the Key Club Office before school.

All Juniors and parents – There will be a Junior class meeting on Thursday, August 22nd at 6:00 pm in room A50. This is a very important meeting as we will be discussing fundraising opportunities for Prom. We hope many of you will be able to attend. This will be a very busy year for us and we thank you in advance for all your help!

Balfour will be here Thursday, August 29th to distribute information on class rings and letter jackets. They will be back to take orders on Thursday, Sept. 5th during all lunch hours.

Picture retake day is Friday, September 27th. I.D.’s will be given at this time also.

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October 20

There will be a Junior class meeting today (10/20) during ELP.

There is a girls’ basketball meeting tomorrow (10/21) during ELP in the Cafeteria for anyone interested in trying out.

All Betas need to check the Beta Board!  We really need people to work both lunches getting sign-ups for the Blood Drive.  Other opportunities are also available, so check the board to find out!

The Fall Blood Drive will be on Thursday, October 30!  Everyone 16 and older is eligible to donate.  Sign up during lunch or see Ms. Goode for more information.  

The first National Honor Society meeting will be on Thursday (10/23) at 8:00 am in room A-70.  Check to see if you’re on the list outside Ms. Morris’ room.  If your name is on the list, please attend. 

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October 17

There will be a Junior class meeting Monday (10/20) during ELP.

If you took the Asset last week, please pick up your scores from your guidance counselor.

There is a History Club meeting today at 3:15 in the library.

There is a girls’ basketball meeting Tuesday (10/21) during ELP in the Cafeteria for anyone interested in trying out.

Medal Pride Card applications are in the front office. They MUST be turned in no later than FRIDAY (10/17) at 3:30. The forms show you what you need to have for attendance and behavior and also what you can earn. See Mrs. Geis if you have any questions.

All Betas need to check the Beta Board!  We really need people to work both lunches getting sign-ups for the Blood Drive.  Other opportunities are also available, so check the board to find out!

The Fall Blood Drive will be on Thursday, October 30!  Everyone 16 and older is eligible to donate.  Sign up during lunch or see Ms. Goode for more information.  

Betas, don't forget to register for the Fall Leadership Seminar.  Registration is due TODAY and is only available to the first ten.  More information can be found on the Beta Board or by talking to Ms. G.

The first National Honor Society meeting will be on Thursday (10/23) at 8:00 am in room A-70.  Check to see if you’re on the list outside Ms. Morris’ room.  If your name is on the list, please attend. 

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October 15

Students – you are not allowed to wear hats, bandanas, hoods, or any other type of headgear in the school.  You will be assigned a 30 minute detention each time you are seen wearing any form of headgear.

The History Club meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday (10/16) at 3:15 in the library.

Tonight there is a Key Club Meeting at 8:00 in the Auditorium. The agenda will include Trick or Treat for UNICEF.

There is a girls’ basketball meeting Tuesday (10/21) during ELP in the Cafeteria for anyone interested in trying out.

Medal Pride Card applications are in the front office. They MUST be turned in no later than FRIDAY (10/17)  at 3:30. The forms show you what you need to have for attendance and behavior and also what you can earn. See Mrs. Geis if you have any questions.

All Betas need to check the Beta Board!  We really need people to work both lunches getting sign-ups for the Blood Drive.  Other opportunities are also available, so check the board to find out!

The Fall Blood Drive will be on Thursday, October 30!  Everyone 16 and older is eligible to donate.  Sign up during lunch or see Ms. Goode for more information.  

Betas, don't forget to register for the Fall Leadership Seminar.  Registration is due THIS FRIDAY, (10/17) and is only available to the first ten.  More information can be found on the Beta Board or by talking to Ms. G.

The first National Honor Society meeting will be on Thursday (10/23) at 8:00 am in room A-70.  Check to see if you’re on the list outside Ms. Morris’ room.  If your name is on the list, please attend. 

Super fan t-shirt orders must be turned in today to Mrs. Geis.  Order forms are available in the front office. 

 
October 8

Don’t forget there is no school Friday (10/9) or Monday (10/13).

We are now selling Super Fan shirts!!! Show your Murphy Pride by purchasing a shirt and support your school!!! Order forms are available in the front office. Turn in all orders to Mrs. Geis.

Students:  If you have an assignment to complete during lunch, you must get a pass from Mr. White in the morning BEFORE school starts.  Passes will not be written during lunch.  

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October 7

There will be an FCA meeting on Wed. Morning at 7:45 in Room B-24. Everyone is welcome.

We are now selling Super Fan shirts!!! Show your Murphy Pride by purchasing a shirt and support your school!!! Order forms are available in the front office. Turn in all orders to Mrs. Geis.

Students:  If you have an assignment to complete during lunch, you must get a pass from Mr. White in the morning BEFORE school starts.  Passes will not be written during lunch.  

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October 6

Beginning Monday, October 6 the library will be closed to students who have lunch. Teachers and their classes are being disrupted by the noise and behavior of the lunch crowd. If you have an assignment you would like to work on during lunch, you may get a pass from me before school, and you will be required to sign in on the log sheet at the circulation desk. Passes will be limited to a manageable number, and students not being quiet and productive will be told to leave and will not receive passes in the future.      

If you couldn’t make it to Wednesday night’s meeting but are planning to be in the club, it is very important that you stop by the Key Club office this morning.

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October 3

If you couldn’t make it to Wednesday night’s meeting but are planning to be in the club, it is very important that you stop by the Key Club office no later than Monday morning.

Students.  The library is not being kept clean. Do not leave candy wrappers, sucker sticks, empty bottles and trash behind. Tidy your area and push your chair in when class is over.  Also, please remember that during lunch classes are trying to work. It is a privilege to be in the library during lunch. If classes continue to be disrupted, the library will have to be closed to students who have lunch. Finally, the side doors are not to be used to exit after class. Everyone must use the cafeteria door so those in hallway do not get hurt. We want the library to be a welcoming and productive place for everyone, so please respect these requests. 

Juniors & Seniors interested in taking a JALC dual enrollment course this spring need to sign up in Guidance for the ASSET.  This test is required prior to enrollment of college classes. Test date is next Thursday October 8th.  Sign up sheet will be on Ms. Hunziker's desk

Seniors, if you haven't applied to college yet, please make an appointment with your counselor, or with Emily Phipps.  Emily is from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission & is here every Thursday.

We are looking for student volunteers to work the night of the 1st annual MHS Distinguished Alumni Banquet on Saturday, October 4. For students in Government, please note these hours can go towards your Citizenship Portfolio for Community Service hours. Please see Mrs. Geis if you are interested.

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October 2

Students.  The library is not being kept clean. Do not leave candy wrappers, sucker sticks, empty bottles and trash behind. Tidy your area and push your chair in when class is over.  Also, please remember that during lunch classes are trying to work. It is a privilege to be in the library during lunch. If classes continue to be disrupted, the library will have to be closed to students who have lunch. Finally, the side doors are not to be used to exit after class. Everyone must use the cafeteria door so those in hallway do not get hurt. We want the library to be a welcoming and productive place for everyone, so please respect these requests. 

Juniors & Seniors interested in taking a JALC dual enrollment course this spring need to sign up in Guidance for the ASSET.  This test is required prior to enrollment of college classes. Test date is next Thursday October 8th.  Sign up sheet will be on Ms. Hunziker's desk

Seniors, if you haven't applied to college yet, please make an appointment with your counselor, or with Emily Phipps.  Emily is from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission & is here every Thursday.

We are looking for student volunteers to work the night of the 1st annual MHS Distinguished Alumni Banquet on Saturday, October 4. For students in Government, please note these hours can go towards your Citizenship Portfolio for Community Service hours. Please see Mrs. Geis if you are interested.

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September 29

There is a Multicultural Club meeting Tuesday morning (9/30) at 8:00 in room B19.

Come out and meet with FCA Wednesday morning (10/1) at 8:  in room B24.

There is a Key Club meeting next Wednesday night (10/1) at 8:00 in the Auditorium. All members should try to attend.

We are looking for student volunteers to work the night of the 1st annual MHS Distinguished Alumni Banquet on Saturday, October 4. For students in Government, please note these hours can go towards your Citizenship Portfolio for Community Service hours. Please see Mrs. Geis if you are interested.

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September 26

Congratulations to the Senior Class.  The seniors had the most students wearing their class color.  The reps will be throwing a pie in the faces of the sophomore representatives.

Attention Sophomores and Juniors – TODAY is the last day to sign up and pay for the PSAT.  The sign-up sheet is available in the Guidance Office.

Don’t forget the tailgate hosted by Murphy Wall Bank today beginning about 4:30.  Hot dogs and drinks (soda/water) will be served.  Everyone is welcome!

There is a Key Club meeting next Wednesday night (10/1) at 8:00 in the Auditorium. All members should try to attend.

We are looking for student volunteers to work the night of the 1st annual MHS Distinguished Alumni Banquet on Saturday, October 4. For students in Government, please note these hours can go towards your Citizenship Portfolio for Community Service hours. Please see Mrs. Geis if you are interested.

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September 25

There is a Key Club meeting next Wednesday night (10/1) at 8:00 in the Auditorium. All members should try to attend.

MABA is looking for students or parents to help in the spirit booth and with 50-50 for Friday night football game if interested be at game 630 pm or call Annette Miner at 521-4016, remember students can earn free stuff.

Football jerseys for sale Friday night, come early to get your favorite players number. Can't wait need your jersey now call or text Annette Miner 521-4016.

We are looking for student volunteers to work the night of the 1st annual MHS Distinguished Alumni Banquet on Saturday, October 4. For students in Government, please note these hours can go towards your Citizenship Portfolio for Community Service hours. Please see Mrs. Geis if you are interested.

Attention Sophomore and Juniors – The last day to sign up and pay for the PSAT is Friday (9/26).  The sign-up sheet is available in the Guidance Office.

Today (9/25) is the last day to purchase homecoming tickets.  Be sure to get them during lunch hours. All fees and fines must be paid to purchase a ticket.  Picture packets are available in the office.

Picture retakes are Friday, (9/26).  Be sure to pick up your picture packets in the main office.

Don’t forget the tailgate hosted by Murphy Wall Bank this Friday (9/26) beginning about 4:30.  Hot dogs and drinks (soda/water) will be served.  Everyone is welcome!

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September 24

We are looking for student volunteers to work the night of the 1st annual MHS Distinguished Alumni Banquet on Saturday, October 4. For students in Government, please note these hours can go towards your Citizenship Portfolio for Community Service hours. Please see Mrs. Geis if you are interested.

The MHS History Club will meet tomorrow (9/24) after school in Mr. Martin's room.  

Attention Sophomore and Juniors – The last day to sign up and pay for the PSAT is Friday (9/26).  The sign-up sheet is available in the Guidance Office.

Homecoming tickets will be sold during lunch until Thursday (9/25).  Tickets are $7 with $2 from each ticket going towards the cure for maternal neo-natal tetanus.  All fees and fines must be paid to purchase a ticket.  Picture packets are available in the office.

Picture retakes are Friday, (9/26).  Be sure to pick up your picture packets in the main office.

Don’t forget the tailgate hosted by Murphy Wall Bank this Friday (9/26) beginning about 4:30.  Hot dogs and drinks (soda/water) will be served.  Everyone is welcome!

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September 23

MHS Youth and Government will meet this Tuesday in room B-14 at 3:15

The MHS History Club will meet this Wednesday after school in Mr. Martin's room.  

There is a Junior Powder Puff meeting today in the library during ELP.

Attention Sophomore and Juniors – The last day to sign up and pay for the PSAT is this Friday (9/26).  The sign-up sheet is available in the Guidance Office.

Homecoming tickets will be sold during lunch until next Thursday (9/25).  Tickets are $7 with $2 from each ticket going towards the cure for maternal neo-natal tetanus.  All fees and fines must be paid to purchase a ticket. 

"See You at The Pole" will be tomorrow (9/24) at 7:15 am in front of the school. Come join thousands of others all across America praying for our country and schools.

Picture retakes are Friday, (9/26).  Be sure to pick up your picture packets in the main office.

Don’t forget the tailgate hosted by Murphy Wall Bank this Friday (9/26) beginning about 4:30.  Hot dogs and drinks (soda/water) will be served.  Everyone is welcome!

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September 22

Congratulations to members of the Crimson Express.  The band competed in Edwardsville, IL this past weekend and received 1st place in Class 1A, best visual and best percussion.

There is an FBLA meeting tomorrow (9/23) morning at 7:45 in Ms. Scott’s classroom (C21).

Homecoming tickets will be sold during lunch until next Thursday (9/25).  Tickets are $7 with $2 from each ticket going towards the cure for maternal neo-natal tetanus.  All fees and fines must be paid to purchase a ticket. 

"See You at The Pole" will be Wednesday (9/24) at 7:15 am in front of the school. Come join thousands of others all across America praying for our country and schools.

 Picture retakes are Friday, (9/26).  Be sure to pick up your picture packets in the main office.

Make plans now to attend the tailgate on Friday (9/26) beginning about 4:30, hosted by Murphy Wall Bank.  The cookers will be fired up and they will be serving hot dogs and drinks (soda/water).  Everyone is welcome!

MHS Counseling is on REMIND! Join via SMS, text 206-408-2641 with this message: @mrshicka.  We will send you updates regarding college visits, scholarships & other important dates/deadlines. 

 


September 19

Homecoming tickets will be sold during lunch until next Thursday (9/25).  Tickets are $7 with $2 from each ticket going towards the cure for maternal neo-natal tetanus.  All fees and fines must be paid to purchase a ticket. 

 "See You at The Pole" will be next Wednesday (9/24) at 7:15 am in front of the school. Come join thousands of others all across America praying for our country and schools.  

Students- Don’t forget to check out homelogic. You can login with the same username and password that you use when you login to the computers in the district.  Sign in and take a look at HomeLogic.  It is a great place to check your grades and keep up with homework in each of your classes.

Picture retakes are September 26.  Be sure to pick up your picture packets in the main office.

We are looking for student volunteers to work the night of the 1st annual MHS Distinguished Alumni Banquet on Saturday, October 4. For students in Government, please note these hours can go towards your Citizenship Portfolio for Community Service hours. Please see Mrs. Geis if you are interested.

Make plans now to attend the tailgate on Friday (9/26) beginning about 4:30, hosted by Murphy Wall Bank.  The cookers will be fired up and they will be serving hot dogs and drinks (soda/water).  Everyone is welcome!

MHS Counseling is on REMIND! Join via SMS, text 206-408-2641 with this message: @mrshicka.  We will send you updates regarding college visits, scholarships & other important dates/deadlines.  

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September 18

 "See You At The Pole" will be next Wednesday (9/24) at 7:15 am in front of the school. Come join thousands of others all across America praying for our country and schools.  

Students- You now have a HomeLogic account.  You can login with the same username and password that you use when you login to the computers in the district.  Sign in and take a look at HomeLogic.  It is a great place to check your grades and keep up with homework in each of your classes.

Picture retakes are September 26.  Be sure to pick up your picture packets in the main office.

We are looking for student volunteers to work the night of the 1st annual MHS Distinguished Alumni Banquet on Saturday, October 4. For students in Government, please note these hours can go towards your Citizenship Portfolio for Community Service hours. Please see Mrs. Geis if you are interested.

Make plans now to attend the tailgate on Friday (9/26) beginning about 4:30, hosted by Murphy Wall Bank.  The cookers will be fired up and they will be serving hot dogs and drinks (soda/water).  Everyone is welcome! 

MHS Counseling is on REMIND! Join via SMS, text 206-408-2641 with this message: @mrshicka.  We will send you updates regarding college visits, scholarships & other important dates/deadlines. 

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September 17

There is a Key Club meeting tonight (9/17) at 8:00 in the auditorium. Dues should be paid by this time or arrangements made with Mr. Hall for late payment.

 "See You At The Pole" will be held next Wednesday (9/24) at 7:15 am in front of the school. Come join thousands of others all across America praying for our country and schools.  

Students- You now have a HomeLogic account.  You can login with the same username and password that you use when you login to the computers in the district.  Sign in and take a look at HomeLogic.  It is a great place to check your grades and keep up with homework in each of your classes.

Picture retakes are September 26.  Be sure to pick up your picture packets in the main office.

We are looking for student volunteers to work the night of the 1st annual MHS Distinguished Alumni Banquet on Saturday, October 4. For students in Government, please note these hours can go towards your Citizenship Portfolio for Community Service hours. Please see Mrs. Geis if you are interested

MHS Counseling is on REMIND! Join via SMS, text 206-408-2641 with this message: @mrshicka.  We will send you updates regarding college visits, scholarships & other important dates/deadlines. 

Make plans now to attend the tailgate on Friday (9/26) beginning about 4:30, hosted by Murphy Wall Bank.  The cookers will be fired up and they will be serving hot dogs and drinks (soda/water).  Everyone is welcome!

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September 16

Picture retakes are September 26.  Be sure to pick up your picture packets in the main office.

MHS Counseling is on REMIND! Join via SMS, text 206-408-2641 with this message: @mrshicka.  We will send you updates regarding college visits, scholarships & other important dates/deadlines. 

Murphy Wall Bank will be hosting a tailgate on Friday (9/26) beginning about 4:30. The cookers will be fired up and they will be serving hot dogs and drinks (soda/water).  Everyone is welcome!

There is a Key Club meeting Wednesday night at 8:00 in the auditorium. Dues should be paid by this time or arrangements made with Mr. Hall for late payment.

FCA meets every Wednesday at 8:00 in room B24.  Come join us.

There is a Senior Fest meeting at 5:30 in room C28 on Tuesday (9/16).

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September 15

Key Club meeting Wednesday night at 8:00 in the auditorium. Dues should be paid by this time or arrangements made with Mr. Hall for late payment.

FCA meets on Wednesday (9/16) at 8:00 in room B24.  Come join us.

There is a Multicultural Club meeting Tuesday (9/15) at 8:00 in B-19.  All are invited.

There is a Senior Fest meeting at 5:30 in room C28 on Tuesday (9/16).

Today is the last day to turn in Student of the Month applications.  Don't forget that this gives you the chance at a $2000 scholarship.

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 September 12

Don’t forget to take your canned goods to the game tonight.  Let’s bring home the bragging rights as being the only visiting school to ever win “sack out hunger.” 

All Student Council Members should meet at the middle school at 11:00 Saturday morning.  Please wear red and yellow or anything MHS related.  It is important that everyone brings their OWN candy.

There is a Senior Fest meeting in room C28 on Tuesday (9/16).

Key Club members: Please don't forget the many projects we have going this week. Lots of people are depending on you. There are a few openings if you want to check the sign-ups in the Key Club Office.

Be sure to pick up Student of the Month applications in the office.  Time is running out.  They must be turned today.

Progress reports will be sent home Friday (9/12).  

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September 11

Junior girls - please see Mrs. O'Leary about the name on the back of your shirt.  The names are in all caps.  This must be done today (Thursday)

Juniors - your money and order form for powder puff must to be turned
in to Mrs. O'Leary no later than noon today (9/11)

Key Club members: Please don't forget the many projects we have going this week. Lots of people are depending on you. There are a few openings if you want to check the sign-ups in the Key Club Office.

Be sure to pick up Student of the Month applications in the office.  Time is running out.  They must be turned in by Friday.

Bring in your canned goods so we can not only beat Carterville at football, but we can bring home bragging rights as being the only visiting school to ever win “sack out hunger.” 

Progress reports will be sent home Friday (9/12). 

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September 10

Be sure to pick up Student of the Month applications in the office.  Time is running out.  They must be turned in by Friday.

Today is the last day to order shirts for the "gold out" volleyball game to raise awareness for childhood cancer - only $10 with the proceeds going to "Friends of Kids with Cancer" Organization. We would like to see everyone at the game Sept 18 against Herrin supporting this great cause and our MHS volleyball team. There will also be a gift card drive along with a toy drive that will have a box that will be at the high school to drop in any toy donations (toys must be new and in original package). The team is also selling raffle tickets for a gold volleyball. Winner will be drawn at the game.  Please consider ordering a shirt, donating a toy, buying raffle tickets, and attending the game!

There is a Beta meeting tomorrow (9/10) after school in the library.

Bring in your canned goods so we can not only beat Carterville at football, but we can bring home bragging rights as being the only visiting school to ever win “sack out hunger.” 

MHS History Club will meet today (9/10) in Mr. Brown's room (B-14) from 3:15-4:00.

Balfour will be here today (9/10) during lunch hours.  Orders for graduation products should be placed at that time.  Please don’t forget to bring your completed order form along with a down payment!

Progress reports will be sent home Friday (9/12). 

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September 9

Are you up to a little friendly competition with Carterville this Friday?  Here’s how it works…WSIL is running the “Sack hunger” competition.  They will donate $500 to the Murphysboro Food Pantry in the name of the school that wins with the most cans collected.  Cash donations may also be made and will be counted as canned goods.  The winner will be announced at the game.  If we win, we will be the 1st EVER visiting team to beat the home team!  If you are not going to the game Friday, bring your cans to the main office and we will be sure to get them there.  Can we beat Carterville?  Go Devils!!!

MHS Youth and Government will meet today (9/9) in Mr. Browns room (B-14) from 3:15-4:00.

 Tonight is "Camp Night" at the home volleyball game. Girls who attended volleyball camp or the summer workout this summer can wear their camp shirt and get in free.  First game starts about 5:30. Varsity will start about 7:00.

There will be Junior class powder puff practice tonight (9/9) at 6:00 pm at Longfellow Park.  You must have a permission slip and back page of handbook signed and turned in and a current physical on file before you can practice. 

FCA will meet Wednesday morning at 7:45 in room B24. Everyone is welcome.

MHS History Club will meet tomorrow (9/10) in Mr. Brown's room (B-14) from 3:15-4:00.

Balfour will be back tomorrow (9/10) during lunch hours.  Orders for graduation products should be placed at that time.  Please don’t forget to bring your completed order form along with a down payment!

There is a Beta meeting tomorrow (9/10) after school in the library.

Progress reports will be sent home Friday (9/12). 

Seniors – don’t forget to turn in your Student of the month applications by Friday (9/12)