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August 2014

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September 5

Seniors – Come to the main office today after school to vote on powder puff shirt design.

MHS Youth and Government will meet Tuesday (9/9) of Sept. in Mr. Browns room (B-14) from 3:15-4:00. 

MHS History Club will meet Wednesday the 10th of Sept. in Mr. Brown's room (B-14) from 3:15-4:00. 

Progress reports will be sent home with your student on Friday (9/12). 
Don’t forget the Junior/Senior dress sale tonight (9/5) from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm and tomorrow (9/6) from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. 

Don’t forget that Meghan O’Leary will be here to tell you how you can become a lifeguard today (9/5) during ELP in the auditorium.   You should only attend if you are interested in working as a life guard. 

Carruthers PTO will be working on the landscaping tomorrow (9/6) morning at 8:30.  Any Beta interested in earning service points can bring a shovel (if you have one) and come to the front of

Carruthers.  They will reschedule if it is pouring rain.

There will be Junior class powder puff practice on Tuesday (9/9) at 6:00 pm at Longfellow Park.  You must have a permission slip and pack page of handbook signed and turned in and a current physical on file before you can practice.

Student of the month applications are available for Seniors in the main office.  Applications must be turned in by Friday (9/12)

Balfour will be back on Wednesday (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 next Wednesday (9/10) after school in the library.

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September 4

Don’t forget that Meghan O’Leary will be here to tell you how you can become a lifeguard on Friday (9/5) during ELP in the auditorium.   You should only attend if you are interested in working as a life guard.

Student of the month applications are available for Seniors in the main office.  Applications must be turned in by Friday (9/12)

Balfour will be back on Wednesday (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!

 JV Scholar Bowl team will meet in the library on Friday (9/5) at 8:15.

Seniors - powder puff shirt design needed by Friday, (9/5).  Please turn it in to Ms. Ward.

Don’t forget to bring in your dresses, shoes and accessories for the Junior/Senior dress sale.

There is a Beta meeting next Wednesday (9/10) after school in the library.

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September 3

There is a Junior class meeting in the Auditorium today (9/3) during ELP.

There is a Key Club meeting tonight (9/3) at 8:00 in the auditorium.  $16 dues need to be turned in.  Apple Festival sign-ups will be on the agenda.

MHS is proud to announce the following students have made the Varsity Scholar Bowl team:

Adreauna Bell, Zach Berger, Alex Bryant, James Cross, Bradley Evans, Sammie Jo Johnson

Hettie Kjellberg, William Lynch, Mariah McDaniel, Mallory McLafferty, Mason Parrone'

Alicia Reynolds, Michael Satterlee, Rachel Satterwhite, David Szoke, and Colin Wisinski

Looking forward to another winning season!

Balfour will be here during ELP today (9/3) with information for Seniors about graduation announcements/supplies. They will be during lunch that same day for underclassman to order class rings and letterman jackets.

Attention all Beta Club Members: We will have our first meeting of the year today (9/3) 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.  

 

We have a few extra yearbooks for sale.  The price is $55.00. They will be sold on a first come first serve basis so make plans quickly to get one.  You may purchase them from Ms. Scott in room C21.

Seniors - powder puff shirt design needed by Friday, (9/5).  Please turn it in to Ms. Ward.

Don’t forget to bring in your dresses, shoes and accessories for the Junior/Senior dress sale.

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September 2

Seniors – Powder puff practice is tonight (9/2) at 6:00 at Riverside Park.  Be sure to bring your permission slip, physical and proof of insurance.

Attention all Beta Club Members: We will have our first meeting of the year on Wednesday, 9/3 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.  (9/3)

Any Beta member who is interested in becoming an officer should talk to Ms. Goode in room A53 BEFORE the 9/3 meeting.

We have a few extra yearbooks for sale.  The price is $55.00. They will be sold on a first come first serve basis so make plans quickly to get one.  You may purchase them from Ms. Scott's in room C21.

Balfour will be here during ELP on tomorrow (9/3) with information for Seniors about graduation announcements/supplies. They will be during lunch that same day for underclassman to order class rings and letterman jackets.

Seniors - powder puff shirt design needed by Friday, (9/5).  Please turn it in to Ms. Ward.

Don’t forget to bring in your dresses, shoes and accessories for the Junior/Senior dress sale.

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August 28

Balfour will be here Wednesday (9/3) with information about graduation announcements/supplies for Seniors during ELP and will be taking orders for class rings and letterman jackets during lunch for underclassmen.

Seniors - powder puff shirt design needed by Friday, (9/5).  Please turn it in to Ms. Ward.

Would you like to earn some free Red Devils spirit wear?  MABA is looking for some responsible students to work in the spirit booth at home games.  You will be rewarded with free spirit wear.  If interested, come to the office and we will give you the name and number of who to contact.

The Junior and Senior class is sponsoring a dress and accessory sale on Friday, September 5th from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. and Saturday, September 6th from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  You can sell your dresses for a small fee of $5.00 and shoes for $2.00.  You set the price and receive the money from the sale.  We are also accepting vendors to set up tables and sell or show things like flowers, jewelry, limo’s photographs, etc.  Contact Mrs. O’leary for more information.

Don’t forget about the Saluki game tonight.  Tickets are free for all Murphysboro High School students, just show your student ID and pick your ticket up at the tent near the gate. 

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August 27

Seniors - Balfour will be here Wednesday (9/3) with information about graduation announcements/supplies during ELP.

There is a Key Club meeting tonight at 8:00 in the auditorium which will include new member induction and a pizza party for new members afterwards.  Freshmen are reminded to be there by 7:50 to elect their class director.

The MHS History Club will meet today from 3:15 to 4:00 Mr. Brown’s room (B14).  All are invited.

There will be tryouts for MHS Scholar Bowl today after school in the library.  All grade levels are encouraged to participate.  Please see Ms. Goode or Mr. Lunz if you cannot make tryouts for any reason, but are still interested in joining the team.

Seniors - powder puff shirt design needed by Friday, (9/5).  Please turn it in to Ms. Ward.

Powder Puff permission slips are on the counter in the main office.  These must be turned in by Friday (9/12).  You must have a physical on file to practice.

Seniors will meet in the library on Friday during ELP. 

Would you like to earn some free Red Devils spirit wear?  MABA is looking for some responsible students to work in the spirit booth at home games.  You will be rewarded with free spirit wear.  If interested, come to the office and we will give you the name and number of who to contact.

The Junior and Senior class is sponsoring a dress and accessory sale on Friday, September 5th from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. and Saturday, September 6th from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  You can sell your dresses for a small fee of $5.00 and shoes for $2.00.  You set the price and receive the money from the sale.  We are also accepting vendors to set up tables and sell or show things like flowers, jewelry, limo’s photographs, etc.  Contact Mrs. O’leary for more information.

Don’t forget to pick up your yearbooks in room C21 before and after school or during lunch A

Don’t forget to make plans to attend the Saluki game on Thursday (8/28).  The tickets are free for all Murphysboro High School students.  You must have your student ID and pick your ticket up at the tent near the gate.

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August 25

The first meeting for FBLA will be tomorrow (8/26) at 7:45 in Ms. Scott’s room (C21)

There is a freshman meeting today during ELP in the auditorium.  Sophomores will meet on Tuesday, Juniors on Wednesday and Seniors on Friday.  All meetings will be held in the library. 

Many students are having trouble with locker jams.  The only way to fix this is to make sure that nothing is blocking the upper and lower latches on the left side of your locker.  If  ANYTHING is near or past that…your locker will jam.

Would you like to earn some free Red Devils spirit wear?  MABA is looking for some responsible students to work in the spirit booth at home games.  You will be rewarded with free spirit wear.  If interested, come to the office and we will give you the name and number of who to contact.

The Junior class is sponsoring a dress and accessory sale on Friday, September 5th from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. and Saturday, September 6th from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  You can see your dresses for a small fee of $5.00 and shoes for $2.00.  You set the price and receive the money from the sale.  We are also accepting vendors to set up tables and sell or show things like flowers, jewelry, limo’s photographs, etc.  Contact Mrs. O’leary for more information.

There is a Key Club meeting Wednesday night at 8:00 in the auditorium which will include new member induction and a pizza part for new members afterwards.  Freshmen are reminded to be there by 7:50 to elect their class director.

The MHS chapter of the Illinois YMCA Youth and Government will meet tomorrow (8/26) from 3:15 to 3:45 in Mr. Brown’s room (B14).  All are invited.

The MHS History Club will meet Wednesday (8/27) from 3:15 to 4:00 in room Mr. Brown’s room (B14).  All are invited.

There will be tryouts for MHS Scholar Bowl Wednesday (8/27) after school in the library.  All grade levels are encouraged to participate.  Please see Ms. Goode or Mr. Lunz if you cannot make tryouts for any reason, but are still interested in joining the team.

The yearbooks are in!  You may pick them up in Mrs. Scott’s room (C21) before or after school or during lunch A.  Also, be sure to pick up an order form in the office for this years’ yearbook.

Don’t forget to make plans to attend the Saluki game on Thursday (8/28).  Don’t forget the tickets are free for all Murphysboro High School students.  You must have your student ID and pick your ticket up at the tent near the gate. 

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August 22

 

The MHS chapter of the Illinois YMCA Youth and Government will meet on Tuesday (8/26) from 3:15 to 3:45 in Mr. Brown’s room (B14).  All are invited.

The MHS History Club will meet on Wednesday (8/27) from 3:15 to 4:00 in room Mr. Brown’s room (B14).  All are invited.

There will be tryouts for MHS Scholar Bowl Wednesday (8/27) after school in the library.  All grade levels are encouraged to participate.  Please see Ms. Goode or Mr. Lunz if you cannot make tryouts for any reason, but are still interested in joining the team.

The yearbooks are in!  You may pick them up in Mrs. Scott’s room (C21) before or after school or during lunch A.  Also, be sure to pick up an order form in the office for this years’ yearbook.

Are you ready for some football?  August 28th is Murphysboro High School night at the Saluki

Stadium.  All high school students get a free ticket for this game.  You may purchase tickets at Old National Bank for $6.18 or at the tent near the gate on game day.  You must show your school ID at the tent before getting a ticket.


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August 21

The MHS chapter of the Illinois YMCA Youth and Government will meet on Tuesday August 26th from 3:15 to 3:45 in room B-14 (Mr. Brown).  All are invited.  

 
The MHS History Club will meet on Wednesday August 27 from 3:15 to 4:00 in room B-14 (Mr. Brown).  All are invited!  

There will be tryouts for MHS Scholar Bowl Wednesday, August 27th after school in the library. All grade levels are encouraged to participate.  Please see Ms. Goode or Mr. Lunz if you cannot make tryouts for any reason, but are still interested in joining the team. 

The first meeting of the Zoology club will be today after school in Mr. Mucher's room B5. This is a brand new club so please attend if you are interested and we will decide on a permanent time for all future weekly meetings.

Yearbooks are in!  You may pick them up in Mrs. Scott's room (C21) before or after school or during lunch A.  Also, be sure to pick up an order in the office for this years'  yearbook.

Students: The library will be open full-time starting next Thursday (8/21). That is when you can start checking out books.  You may place holds on books in the system after Labor Day.  

Are you ready for some football?  August 28th is Murphysboro High School night at the Saluki Stadium. All high school students get a free ticket for this game.  Adults and other children may purchase tickets in advance at the SIU box office or Old National Bank for $6.18.  Adult tickets will be sold at the gate for $10 and Children's tickets (ages 18 and under) will still be $6.18. Make plans now to  support the Salukis.  You must stop at the tent near the gate and show your school ID before getting a ticket.

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August 20

There will be tryouts for MHS Scholar Bowl Wednesday, August 27th after school in the library. All grade levels are encouraged to participate.  Please see Ms. Goode or Mr. Lunz if you cannot make tryouts for any reason, but are still interested in joining the team. 

The first meeting of the Zoology club will be today after school in Mr. Mucher's room B5. This is a brand new club so please attend if you are interested and we will decide on a permanent time for all future weekly meetings.

Yearbooks are in!  You may pick them up in Mrs. Scott's room (C21) before or after school or during lunch A.  Also, be sure to pick up an order in the office for this years'  yearbook.

Students: The library will be open full-time starting next Thursday (8/21). That is when you can start checking out books.  You may place holds on books in the system after Labor Day.  

Are you ready for some football?  August 28th is Murphysboro High School night at the Saluki Stadium. All high school students get a free ticket for this game.  Adults and other children may purchase tickets in advance at the SIU box office or Old National Bank for $6.18.  Adult tickets will be sold at the gate for $10 and Children's tickets (ages 18 and under) will still be $6.18. Make plans now to  support the Salukis.  You must stop at the tent near the gate and show your school ID before getting a ticket.

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August 19

FCA will meet tomorrow morning at 7:45 in room B24.  Come out and start the year off right.

There is an important Student Council meeting immediately after school in the library tomorrow (8/19)

There is a key club meeting for returning members only tomorrow night at 8:00 in the auditorium.  The new member invitation list will be finalized at this meeting.

Recycling will be picked up on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  Please be sure your recycling bin is outside your door so that your class is not disturbed.

Yearbook order forms are available in the main office.  Be sure to pick one up.

Please empty all gum, food and trash off of your tray, into the trash can before placing your tray in the window.

If you are eating outside, do not take a plastic tray.  Be sure to get a throw away plate.

Anyone interested in running Cross Country this fall needs to see Mr. Ellermeyer, Mrs, Brasel or as soon as possible.

Students: The library will be open full-time starting next Thursday (8/21). That is when you can start checking out books.  You may place holds on books in the system after Labor Day.  

Are you ready for some football?  August 28th is Murphysboro High School night at the Saluki Stadium. All high school students get a free ticket for this game.  Adults and other children may purchase tickets in advance at the SIU box office or Old National Bank for $6.18.  Adult tickets will be sold at the gate for $10 and Children's tickets (ages 18 and under) will still be $6.18. Make plans now to  support the Salukis.  You must stop at the tent near the gate and show your school ID before getting a ticket.

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August 18

FCA will meet Wednesday morning at 7:45 in room B24.  Come out and start the year off right.

Are you ready for some football?  August 28th is Murphysboro High School night at the Saluki Stadium.  All high school students get a free ticket for this game.  Adults and other children may purchase tickets in advance at the SIU box office or Old National Bank for $6.18.  Adult tickets will be sold at the gate for $10 and Children's tickets (ages 18 and under) will still be $6.18. Make plans now to  support the Salukis.

Seniors - Balfour will be here on Wednesday (9/3) during ELP.  You will be able to purchase senior apparel at that time.

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August 15, 2014

Anyone interested in running Cross Country this fall needs to see Mr. Ellermeyer, Mrs, Brasel or as soon as possible.

Key Club - Any current members who have new member nominations should get them to Mr. Hall by Tuesday morning (8/19).  Also, any student who wishes to join should stop by the Key Club office backstage in the auditorium before school.

Students: The library will be open full-time starting next Thursday (8/21). That is when you can start checking out books.  You may place holds on books in the system after Labor Day.  

Are you ready for some football?  August 28th is Murphysboro High School night at the Saluki Stadium.  All high school students get a free ticket for this game.  Adults and other children may purchase tickets in advance at the SIU box office or Old National Bank for $6.18.  Adult tickets will be sold at the gate for $10 and Children's tickets (ages 18 and under) will still be $6.18. Make plans now to  support the Salukis.

Seniors - Balfour will be here on Wednesday (9/3) during ELP.  You will be able to purchase senior apparel at that time.

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August 14, 2014 - 

Anyone interested in running Cross Country this fall needs to see Mr. Ellermeyer, Mrs, Brasel or as soon as possible.

Key Club - Any current members who have new member nominations should get them to Mr. Hall by Tuesday morning (8/19).  Also, any student who wishes to join should stop by the Key Club office backstage in the auditorium before school.

Are you ready for some football?  August 28th is Murphysboro High School night at the Saluki Stadium.  All high school students get a free ticket for this game.  Adults and other children may purchase tickets in advance at the SIU box office or Old National Bank for $6.18.  Adult tickets will be sold at the gate for $10 and Children's tickets (ages 18 and under) will still be $6.18. Make plans now to  support the Salukis.

Seniors - Balfour will be here on Wednesday (9/3) during ELP.  You will be able to purchase senior apparel at that time.

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September 2014

over 3 years ago

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)

October 2014

over 3 years ago

October 30

Girl’s basketball tryouts will begin Monday (11/3) at 3:30 in the gym.

Students – don’t forget Friday there will be a costume contest with winners announced at the pep rally.  Signs are posted around the building with the rules and you can also ask your ELP teacher for the rules too.  Let’s have fun, but be appropriate!

Just a reminder to the sophomore class to keep fundraising.  Fundraiser forms are to be turned in to Ms. Kunz by November 4th.

The Class of 2015 is selling MHS koozies for $5.00.  See Ms. Ward, Tammy Mikulay or Melba Ziebler for purchase.

Fall Sports Awards will be on Wednesday, Nov 12 at 6:00 p.m. in the auditorium.  All fall athletes, families and fans are invited to attend free of charge.  

Winter Meet the Teams will be on Friday, November 14.  Presentations of teams will begin at 6:00 in the gym.

Any junior interested in paint the town for play offs see Mrs. O'Leary.

Our first game in the Regional Playoffs will be Saturday (11/1) at 1:00 pm.  Tickets are $5.00 for students and adults and will go on sale at 11:00 am on Saturday at the Herrin field.

Seniors – Don’t forget to sign out in the orange binder on the counter if you have a gold card and are leaving for lunch.

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October 29

Girl’s basketball tryouts will begin Monday (11/3) at 3:30 in the gym.

Students – don’t forget Friday there will be a costume contest with winners announced at the pep rally.  Signs are posted around the building with the rules and you can also ask your ELP teacher for the rules too.  Let’s have fun, but be appropriate!

The Class of 2015 are selling MHS koozies for $5.00.  See Ms. Ward, Tammy Mikulay or Melba Ziebler for purchase.

History Club and Youth and Government will meet today after school in the library.

Any junior interested in paint the town for play offs see Mrs. O'Leary

There is a Key Club meeting tonight (10/29). The agenda will include sign-ups for Friday's Trick or Treat for UNICEF. Also, greenery orders should be turned in at this time.

Our first game in the Regional Playoffs will be Saturday (11/1) at 1:00 pm.  Tickets are $5.00 for students and adults and will go on sale at 11:00 am on Saturday at the Herrin field.

All Blood Drive applications must be turned in today (10/29).  We may accept sign-ups on Thursday at the Blood Drive, however, they will be on a work-in basis ONLY.  Also, please remember to bring a PHOTO ID if you plan to give blood.  The office can no longer print pictures.  Thank you for helping to save lives!  

Seniors – if you have a gold card and are leaving for lunch, please out in the orange binder on the counter in the office.

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October 28

Students, don't forget about tonight's Regional college fair at John A Logan College from 6:00-7:30pm. Two full tuition waivers are given away as door prizes.

Any junior interested in paint the town for play offs see Mrs. O'Leary

The Murphysboro High School "Crimson Express" completed their 25th Anniversary Competition season at Pinckneyville this past Saturday.   The Band received Best Percussion, Best Soloist and 1st Place in Class AA.  The Band received 1st place in their class in every competition entered this season.  Great job!

There is a Key Club meeting Wednesday night (10/29). The agenda will include sign-ups for Friday's Trick or Treat for UNICEF. Also, greenery orders should be turned in at this time.

Our first game in the Regional Playoffs will be Saturday (11/1) at 1:00 pm.  Tickets are $5.00 for students and adults and will go on sale at 11:00 am on Saturday at the Herrin field.

Don’t forget the Fall Blood Drive Thursday (10/30).  Every one 16 and older is eligible to donate.  Sign up during lunch or see Ms. Goode for more information.  

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October 27

Official Red Devils Playoffs shirt orders must be turned in today.

Key Club: Please do your best and remember that all members must sell something. Also don't forget shifts for the Haunted Hayride Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.

Are you the son or daughter of an Illinois Electric Cooperative member receiving electric service from the cooperative?  Are you the son or daughter of an Illinois Electric Cooperative employee?  If you answered YES to either of those questions, then we have a scholarship for you.  See your counselor for more information.  Deadline:  Dec. 31st"

The Elks Lodge will be awarding two different scholarships; The Most Valuable Student (Deadline: Dec. 5th) and the Elks Legacy (Deadline: Jan. 30th).  See your counselor for more information.

Don’t forget the Fall Blood Drive Thursday (10/30).  Every one 16 and older is eligible to donate.  Sign up during lunch or see Ms. Goode for more information.  

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October 24

Key Club: There is only one more week to sell Christmas Greenery. Please do your best and remember that all members must sell something. Also don't forget shifts for the Haunted Hayride Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.

Are you the son or daughter of an Illinois Electric Cooperative member receiving electric service from the cooperative?  Are you the son or daughter of an Illinois Electric Cooperative employee?  If you answered YES to either of those questions, then we have a scholarship for you.  See your counselor for more information.  Deadline:  Dec. 31st"

The Elks Lodge will be awarding two different scholarships; The Most Valuable Student (Deadline: Dec. 5th) and the Elks Legacy (Deadline: Jan. 30th).  See your counselor for more information.

Student Council has some Homecoming shirts available for the discounted price of $7 per shirt.  They are available in Mr. Mucher’s room ((B5).

Don't forget to order the "Official Red Devils Playoffs" shirts.  Orders must be turned in no later than 10/29.  Order forms are available in the main office.  Be a part of the "Sea of Red" at our first playoff game in nearly 2 decades!

Don’t forget the Fall Blood Drive Thursday (10/30).  Every one 16 and older is eligible to donate.  Sign up during lunch or see Ms. Goode for more information.  

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October 23

Key Club: There is only one more week to sell Christmas Greenery. Please do your best and remember that all members must sell something. Also don't forget shifts for the Haunted Hayride Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.

Are you the son or daughter of an Illinois Electric Cooperative member receiving electric service from the cooperative?  Are you the son or daughter of an Illinois Electric Cooperative employee?  If you answered YES to either of those questions, then we have a scholarship for you.  See your counselor for more information.  Deadline:  Dec. 31st"

The Elks Lodge will be awarding two different scholarships; The Most Valuable Student (Deadline: Dec. 5th) and the Elks Legacy (Deadline: Jan. 30th).  See your counselor for more information.

Report cards will be sent home Friday (10/24)

Student Council has some Homecoming shirts available for the discounted price of $7 per shirt.  They are available in Mr. Mucher’s room ((B5).

Don't forget to order the "Official Red Devils Playoffs" shirts.  These will only be available for a limited time.  Order forms are available in the main office.  Be a part of the "Sea of Red" at our first playoff game in nearly 2 decades!

Don’t forget the Fall Blood Drive Thursday (10/30).  Every one 16 and older is eligible to donate.  Sign up during lunch or see Ms. Goode for more information.  

The first National Honor Society meeting is tomorrow (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 22

Report cards will be sent home Friday (10/24)

There will be a Youth and Government and a History Club meeting in the library after school today (10/22)

Student Council has some Homecoming shirts available for the discounted price of $7 per shirt.  They are available in Mr. Mucher’s room ((B5).

ATTENTION Red Devils Football Fans: Don't forget to order the "Official Red Devils Playoffs" shirts.  These will only be available for a limited time....see the athletic department for details or download the order form on the MHS Football website (www.mhs.org).  Be part of the "Sea of Red" at our first playoff game in nearly 2 decades!

Don’t forget the Fall Blood Drive Thursday (10/30)  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 is tomorrow  (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. 

November 2014

over 3 years ago

December 9

Don’t forget to come out tonight and cheer on our lady red devils as they battle Herrin at 7:15.

MABA is needing help with home basketball games in the spirit booth and 50/50. Any parent or student wanting to help can contact Annette Miner at 521-4016.

Attention all Betas:  Please check with Ms. Goode ASAP to sign up for an Angel Tree gift.  They are due before Finals, so don't delay! Sign-ups are also available for other activities, so talk to Ms. G. TODAY!

Key Club: Last meeting of 2014 is tomorrow night at 8:00 in the Auditorium. The agenda will include the final Toy/Coat/Food Drive plans and the club Christmas Party. Please be at the meeting if at all possible. Also check shifts for the Christmas drive all week long. We need as many as possible to make this work.

Any boys interested in running track and field need to meet in the cafeteria during ELP, Wednesday (12/10)

All volleyball players please turn in your uniforms tonight (12/9) during the JV Girls' basketball game starting at 6:30.

There is a Seniorfest meeting Thursday (12/11) at 6pm in room C28.

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December 8

Attention all Betas:  Please check with Ms. Goode ASAP to sign up for an Angel Tree gift.  They are due before Finals, so don't delay! Sign-ups are also available for other activities, so talk to Ms. G. TODAY!

Key Club: Last meeting of 2014 is this Wednesday night at 8:00 in the Auditorium. The agenda will include the final Toy/Coat/Food Drive plans and the club Christmas Party. Please be at the meeting if at all possible. Also check shifts for the Christmas drive all week long. We need as many as possible to make this work.

Any boy interested in running track and field needs to meet in the cafeteria during ELP, Wednesday (12/10)

All volleyball players please turn in your uniforms tomorrow (12/9) during the JV Girls' basketball game starting at 6:30.

There is a Seniorfest meeting Thursday (12/11) at 6pm in room C28.

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December 5

There is open gym for all softball players on Saturday from 3 pm – 5 pm.

All volleyball players please turn in your uniforms on Tuesday (12/9) during the JV Girls' basketball game starting at 6:30.

Remember that the canned food drive ends this Friday.  Please do all you can to help Key Club help local families and at the same time possibly win cash for yourself and food for your class.

There is a Seniorfest meeting Thursday (12/11) at 6pm in room C28.

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December 4

Don’t forget to come out and root on our Lady Red Devils at Trico tonight at 7:30. 

There is open gym for all softball players on Saturday from 3 pm – 5 pm.

All volleyball players please turn in your uniforms on Tuesday (12/9) during the JV Girls' basketball game starting at 6:30.

Zoology Club members –  We will have a speaker coming in to talk about research on Aquatic Furbearers at 3:30 today in Mr. Mucher’s room (B5).  All Zoology club members should be there, and anyone else who is interested in hearing a little about these interesting animals is invited to attend.

There is no girl’s track meeting today.  It will be next Thursday during ELP.

Remember that the canned food drive ends this Friday.  Please do all you can to help Key Club help local families and at the same time possibly win cash for yourself and food for your class.

There is a Seniorfest meeting Thursday (12/11) at 6pm in room C28.

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December 3

Zoology Club members – please see Mr. Mucher as soon as possible.  We will have a speaker coming in to talk about research on Aquatic Furbearers this Thursday (12/4) at 3:30 in Mr. Mucher’s room (b5).  All Zoology club members should be there, and anyone else who is interested in hearing a little about these interesting animals is invited to attend.

All volleyball players please turn in your uniforms on Tuesday (12/9) during the JV Girls' basketball game starting at 6:30.

There will be a girl’s track meeting on Thursday (12/4) in the cafeteria during ELP.  Please check in with your ELP first.

Remember that the canned food drive ends this Friday.  Please do all you can to help Key Club help local families and at the same time possibly win cash for yourself and food for your class.

Key club members, don’t forget the meeting tomorrow night at 8:00. 

There is a Seniorfest meeting Thursday (12/11) at 6pm in room C28.

Lifetouch will be here on Thursday (12/4) at 7:30 a.m. in the Library to take pictures of all staff for the yearbook.  They will also take pictures for any students that did not have their pictures taken on regular picture day or makeup day.

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December 2

There is a Seniorfest meeting Thursday December 4th at 6pm in room C28.

Lifetouch will be here on Thursday, December 4 at 7:30 a.m. in the Library to take pictures of all staff for the yearbook.  They will also take pictures for any students that did not have their pictures taken on regular picture day or makeup day.

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November 25

 Students: Key Club is asking for your help as we prepare for the Christmas season and the delivery of large food boxes to over 500 families in town. The annual MHS Canned Food Drive is in progress. Please consider bringing cans to your First Period class or to whichever class you prefer. Key Club members: cans are to go to a classroom and not the Key Club Office during this time.

Key Club members: If you have not picked up your greenery yet, please make arrangements to do so today immediately after school.

We will be on a 2:30 assembly schedule today.  At 2:30 we will enjoy the Faculty vs. Seniors volleyball game!!!  Come watch the faculty serve it to the seniors!

Donate to the American Cancer Society by voting for the best look beard.  Jars are located in the main office.

Have a happy and safe Thanksgiving!!!

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November 24

Students: Key Club is asking for your help as we prepare for the Christmas season and the delivery of large food boxes to over 500 families in town. The annual MHS Canned Food Drive is in progress. Please consider bringing cans to your First Period class or to whichever class you prefer. Key Club members: cans are to go to a classroom and not the Key Club Office during this time.

Key Club members: If you have not picked up your greenery yet, please make arrangements to do so today immediately after school.

Any senior interested in playing in the game must sign up by the end of B lunch on Monday (11/24); 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.  The sign-up sheet is outside Ms. Goode’s room.

On Tuesday, (11/25) we will be on a 2:30 assembly schedule.  At 2:30 we will enjoy the Faculty vs. Seniors volleyball game!!!  Come watch the faculty serve it to the seniors!

Beta members, please sign up now to Deck the Halls.  We will be decorating the hallway for Deck the Halls next Monday and Tuesday after school.  Sign up on the Beta Board by Ms. Goode’s room

Faculty and students – “Deck the Halls” is here again!  This year’s theme is “Christmas at the Cinema”.  Talk to your ELP teacher for more information and to participate.

Donate to the American Cancer Society by voting for the best look beard.  Jars are located in the main office.

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November 21

Key Club: You may pick up greenery orders at the football field today after school until 4 Pm or Saturday from 1-2 PM or Sunday from 2:30-3:30 PM. Please get these orders this weekend.

Any senior interested in playing in the game must sign up by the end of B lunch on Monday (11/24); 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.  The sign-up sheet is outside Ms. Goode’s room.

On Tuesday, (11/25) we will be on a 2:30 assembly schedule.  At 2:30 we will enjoy the Faculty vs. Seniors volleyball game!!!  Come watch the faculty serve it to the seniors!

Beta members, please sign up now to Deck the Halls.  We will be decorating the hallway for Deck the Halls next Monday and Tuesday after school.  Sign up on the Beta Board by Ms. Goode’s room

Faculty and students – “Deck the Halls” is here again!  This year’s theme is “Christmas at the Cinema”.  Talk to your ELP teacher for more information and to participate.

Balfour will be here today (11/21) during ELP.  Please be sure to be measured for your cap and gown and place your order.  Information is available in the guidance office.  Letterman jackets and class rings will also be available.  Full payment must be paid.

Donate to the American Cancer Society by voting for the best look beard.  Jars are located in the main office.

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November 20

Zoology club meetings have been changed to Friday mornings at 8am in room B-5.

Any senior interested in playing in the game must sign up by the end of B lunch on Monday (11/24); 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.  The sign-up sheet is outside Ms. Goode’s room.

On Tuesday, (11/25) we will be on a 2:30 assembly schedule.  At 2:30 we will enjoy the Faculty vs. Seniors volleyball game!!!  Come watch the faculty serve it to the seniors!

Betta members, please sign up now to Deck the Halls.  We will be decorating the hallway for Deck the Halls next Monday and Tuesday after school.  Sign up on the Beta Board by Ms. Goode’s room

Faculty and students – “Deck the Halls” is here again!  This year’s theme is “Christmas at the Cinema”.  Talk to your ELP teacher for more information and to participate.

Balfour will be here tomorrow (11/21) during ELP.  Please be sure to be measured for your cap and gown and place your order.  Information is available in the guidance office.  Letterman jackets and class rings will also be available.  Full payment must be paid.

Donate to the American Cancer Society by voting for the best look beard.  Jars are located in the main office.

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November 19

Congratulations to our Lady Red Devils on a huge win last night against Steelville at the DuQuoin Tournament.  Our next game is Thursday night in DuQuoin at 7:00.  Come out and cheer on our ladies!

On Tuesday, (11/25) we will be on a 2:30 assembly 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 by the end of B lunch on Monday (11/24); 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.  The sign-up sheet is outside Ms. Goode’s room.

Betta members, please sign up now to Deck the Halls.  We will be decorating the hallway for Deck the Halls next Monday and Tuesday after school.  Sign up on the Beta Board by Ms. Goode’s room

Faculty and students – “Deck the Halls” is here again!  This year’s theme is “Christmas at the Cinema”.  Talk to your ELP teacher for more information and to participate.

Are you interested in a Saluki winter baseball hitting clinic or a track & field pole vault and throw clinic?  See the information on the counter in the main office.

Balfour will be here on Friday, November 21 during ELP.  Please be sure to be measured for your cap and gown and place your order.  Information is available in the guidance office.  Letterman jackets and class rings will also be available.  Full payment must be paid.

There will be a senior fest meeting tonight (11/19) at 6 pm in room C28.​

Key Club Meeting tonight (11/19) at 8:00 in the Auditorium. We do have a few additional greenery items ordered. Check with Mr. Hall to see what is available.

Donate to the American Cancer Society by voting for the best look beard.  Jars are located in the main office.

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November 18

Sergeant Henry from the Illinois National Guard will be here on Thursday, November 20 during ELP in room B19 to speak to any interested junior or senior.

Balfour will be here on Friday, November 21 during ELP.  Please be sure to be measured for your cap and gown and place your order.  Information is available in the guidance office.

There is a computer club meeting today after school in Room B19.

Key Club: Today's Scrapbook shift has been canceled. https://ssl.gstatic.com/ui/v1/icons/mail/images/cleardot.gif

There will be a short but important meeting for anyone wishing to try out for the Red Devil baseball team. The meeting will be today (11/18) @ 3:30 in room A22.  If you cannot make the meeting for whatever reason please contact either Coach Brasel or Coach Winters.

There will be a senior fest meeting tomorrow night (11/19) at 6 pm in room C28.​

Key Club Meeting tomorrow night (11/19) at 8:00 in the Auditorium. We do have a few additional greenery items ordered. Check with Mr. Hall to see what is available.

Donate to the American Cancer Society by voting for the best look beard.  Jars are located in the main office.

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November 17

Junior class calendar and candle fundraisers are due TODAY.  Turn in order sheets and money to Mrs. O’Leary.  Please return order forms even if you did not sell.

Key Club: Tuesday's Scrapbook shift has been canceled. https://ssl.gstatic.com/ui/v1/icons/mail/images/cleardot.gif

Sergeant Henry with Illinois National Guard will be here today during ELP in room B19 to speak to all interested juniors and seniors.

There will be a short but important meeting with anyone wishing to try out for the Red Devil baseball team. The meeting will be Tuesday (11/18) @ 3:30 in room A22.  If you cannot make the meeting for whatever reason please contact either Coach Brasel or Coach Winters.

There will be a senior fest meeting Wednesday November 19th at 6pm in room C28.​

Key Club Meeting Wednesday night at 8:00 in the Auditorium. We do have a few additional greenery items ordered. Check with Mr. Hall to see what is available.

Donate to the American Cancer Society by voting for the best look beard.  Jars are located in the main office.

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November 13

Tuesday, November 18, 2014, here will be a short but important meeting with anyone wishing to try out for the Red Devil baseball team. The meeting will be @ 3:30 in room (I don't know the room number but it is the one behind the ticket booth) If you cannot make the meeting for whatever reason please contact either Coach Brasel or Coach Winters.

Seniors: if you haven't applied to college yet, make an appointment in guidance today! A rep from SIUC will be here, as well as Emily from ISAC to help you with your college applications.  

Cross Country athletes, please see coach Ellermeyer to vote for awards.

Friday (11/14) is the last day for Junior Powder Puff to order pictures and sign coach’s gift.

Junior class calendar and candle fundraisers are due Monday (11/17).  Turn in order sheets and money to Mrs. O’Leary.  Please return order forms even if you did not sell.

Sign up during lunch for the annual FCA Dodgeball Tournament being held Saturday (11/15) at 1:30.

Don’t forget to vote for the best beard in the office.

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November 13

Seniors: if you haven't applied to college yet, make an appointment in guidance today! A rep from SIUC will be here, as well as Emily from ISAC to help you with your college applications.  

Cross Country athletes, please see coach Ellermeyer to vote for awards.

Friday (11/14) is the last day for Junior Powder Puff to order pictures and sign coach’s gift.

Junior class calendar and candle fundraisers are due Monday (11/17).  Turn in order sheets and money to Mrs. O’Leary.  Please return order forms even if you did not sell.

Sign up during lunch for the annual FCA Dodgeball Tournament being held Saturday (11/15) at 1:30.

Don’t forget to vote for the best beard in the office.

Winter Meet the Teams will be on Friday, November 14.  Presentations of teams will begin at 6:00 in the gym.

 

 


November 12

Special thanks to Mr. Goot and the Multicultural Club for allowing us to experience activities and food from around the world.  With your help, $101.00 was earned to help provide clean drinking water to a village in Africa.

Sign up during lunch for the annual FCA Dodgeball Tournament being held Saturday (11/15) at 1:30.

Don’t forget to vote for the best beard in the office.

Students taking the December ACT; the deadline to register is Friday (11/8)

Fall Sports Awards is tonight at 6:00 p.m. in the auditorium.  All fall athletes, families and fans are invited to attend free of charge.  The boosters will host an informal dinner for all the fall athletes and their families at 5:00 prior to the awards in the cafeteria, also free of charge.  

Winter Meet the Teams will be on Friday, November 14.  Presentations of teams will begin at 6:00 in the gym.

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November 7

Junior and Senior boys basketball tryouts will begin Monday (11/10) from 10:00 am – noon.  Freshman and Sophmore boys will begin tryouts on Monday (11/10) from 6:00 – 7:30 pm.

Any club doing the tag day this weekend, the sign-up is in the office.  We really need people to work.  We have a lot of ground to cover.

Now that there has been some growth, students can vote for their favorite beard or the best-looking.  The jars are in the main office.

Don’t forget to join in the fun activities from around the world tomorrow during both lunch periods.  Cost is $1. Also, there is a mandatory Multicultural Club meeting after school today in room B19.

Juniors & Seniors interested in taking a class at John A Logan this spring: please sign up in guidance to schedule your class. 

Students taking the December ACT; the deadline to register is Friday (11/8)

If you have any pictures of yourself dressed up last Friday, please see Mrs. Geis. She wants to decorate a display case with all of the great costumes!

Any student interested in submitting original writing for the John A. Logan Writing Contest and going to the conference, needs to see Ms. Morris in A79 as soon as possible.

Fall Sports Awards will be on Wednesday, Nov 12 at 6:00 p.m. in the auditorium.  All fall athletes, families and fans are invited to attend free of charge.  The boosters will host an informal dinner for all the fall athletes and their families at 5:00 prior to the awards in the cafeteria, also free of charge.  

Winter Meet the Teams will be on Friday, November 14.  Presentations of teams will begin at 6:00 in the gym.

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November 6

Junior and Senior boys basketball tryouts will begin Monday (11/10) from 10:00 am – noon.  Freshman and Sophmore boys will begin tryouts on Monday (11/10) from 6:00 – 7:30 pm.

Multicultural Club will be hosting fun activities from around the world tomorrow during both lunch periods.  Cost is $1 which will cover face painting, origami, and cookies from around the world.  Proceeds will go to provide clean water for a village in Tanzania(Tan-zah-kneé-yah), Africa. Also, there is a mandatory Multicultural Club meeting after school today in room B19.

Veteran Hollywood actor and musician Les Lannom will play the bagpipes in the cafeteria tomorrow morning before school to kickoff the Multicultural Club's Fall Festivities.

Juniors & Seniors interested in taking a class at John A Logan this spring: please sign up in guidance to schedule your class. 

Students taking the December ACT; the deadline to register is Friday (11/8)

All Junior Powder Puff girls: please see Mrs. O'Leary as soon as possible.  Also, if you are interested in purchasing a Jr's Powderpuff Team picture-see Mrs. O'Leary.

If you have any pictures of yourself dressed up last Friday, please see Mrs. Geis. She wants to decorate a display case with all of the great costumes!

Any student interested in submitting original writing for the John A. Logan Writing Contest and going to the conference, needs to see Ms. Morris in A79 as soon as possible.

Fall Sports Awards will be on Wednesday, Nov 12 at 6:00 p.m. in the auditorium.  All fall athletes, families and fans are invited to attend free of charge.  

Winter Meet the Teams will be on Friday, November 14.  Presentations of teams will begin at 6:00 in the gym

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November 5

Key Club meeting tomorrow night at 8:00 in the auditorium.  All greenery orders are due at tonight

Juniors & Seniors interested in taking a class at John A Logan this spring: please sign up in guidance to schedule your class.  The JALC advisors will be here 5th, 6th & 7th period Wednesday, November 5th.

Students taking the December ACT; the deadline to register is Friday (11/8)

There is a wrestling meeting today after school in the cafeteria.

Upward Bound will be here today during both lunch hours today.

All Junior Powder Puff girls: please see Mrs. O'Leary as soon as possible.  Also, if you are interested in purchasing a Jr's Powderpuff Team picture-see Mrs. O'Leary.

Multicultural Club will be hosting some fun activities from around the world during both lunch periods.  Cost is $1 which will cover face painting, origami, and cookies from around the world.  Also, there is a mandatory multicultural club meeting after school tomorrow in room B19.

If you have any pictures of yourself dressed up last Friday, please see Mrs. Geis. She wants to decorate a display case with all of the great costumes!

Attention NHS members:  There is a very important NHS meeting in A79 at 8am on Thursday, November 6th.  Please make every effort to attend.

Any student interested in submitting original writing for the John A. Logan Writing Contest and going to the conference, needs to see Ms. Morris in A79 as soon as possible.

Juniors – Calendar and Candle fund raisers are due November 17th.   Sell Sell Sell

The Class of 2015 is selling MHS koozies for $5.00.  See Ms. Ward or Tammy Mikulay to purchase.

Fall Sports Awards will be on Wednesday, Nov 12 at 6:00 p.m. in the auditorium.  All fall athletes, families and fans are invited to attend free of charge.  

Winter Meet the Teams will be on Friday, November 14.  Presentations of teams will begin at 6:00 in the gym.

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November 2

Juniors & Seniors interested in taking a class at John A Logan this spring: please sign up in guidance to schedule your class.  The JALC advisors will be here 5th, 6th & 7th period Wednesday, November 5th.

Sophomores – please turn your fund raiser orders in to Ms. Kunz Today.

There is a wrestling meeting Thursday (11/6) after school in the cafeteria.

Upward Bound will be here on Wednesday, November 5 during both lunch hours

Choices t shirt orders are due tomorrow.

All Junior Powder Puff girls: please see Mrs. O'Leary as soon as possible.  Also, if you are interested in purchasing a Jr's Powderpuff Team picture-see Mrs. O'Leary.

Multicultural Club will be hosting some fun activities from around the world during both lunch periods.  Cost is $1 which will cover face painting, origami, and cookies from around the world.

If you have any pictures of yourself dressed up last Friday, please see Mrs. Geis. She wants to decorate a display case with all of the great costumes!

Attention NHS members:  There is a very important NHS meeting in A79 at 8am on Thursday, November 6th.  Please make every effort to attend.

Any student interested in submitting original writing for the John A. Logan Writing Contest and going to the conference, needs to see Ms. Morris in A79 as soon as possible.

Juniors – Calendar and Candle fund raisers are due November 17th.   Sell Sell Sell

Just a reminder to the sophomore class to keep fundraising.  Fundraiser forms are to be turned in to Ms. Kunz by November 4th.

The Class of 2015 is selling MHS koozies for $5.00.  See Ms. Ward or Tammy Mikulay to purchase.

Fall Sports Awards will be on Wednesday, Nov 12 at 6:00 p.m. in the auditorium.  All fall athletes, families and fans are invited to attend free of charge.  

Winter Meet the Teams will be on Friday, November 14.  Presentations of teams will begin at 6:00 in the gym.

December 2014

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December 17

Students, please do not go visiting other schools when you leave here early after finishing your finals.   Also, we will not call your classroom for you to be dismissed when you finish your finals early.  These arrangements must be pre-arranged.

If you have not ordered a yearbook, please do so.  You can go to www.smart-pay.com or call

1-800-853-1337.

Girls basketball shirt order forms are on the front counter in the main office.  Orders and payment must be turned in to Kim Kilpatrick today.

Key Club:  We really need added help with the Community Christmas Dinner delivery to shut-ins. If you can help at all for about an hour late that morning, please see Jakob Guetersloh or Michael Satterlee.

Be sure to pick up information on the annual Students Involved with Technology (SIT) Conference on the counter in the main office.

The sign up sheet for Medal Pride cards for 3rd quarter is in the front office.  They will in in the office until December 18th.

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December 16

If you have not ordered a yearbook, please do so.  You can go to www.smart-pay.com or call 1-800-853-1337.

Girls basketball shirt order forms are on the front counter in the main office.  Orders and payment must be turned in to Kim Kilpatrick today.

Key Club: If you are available today and/or tomorrow after school, please come and help deliver the remaining food baskets and toys.

The annual Students Involved with Technology (SIT) Conference will be held on Saturday February 21st, 2015 at Carbondale Middle School. The conference includes hands-on activities, competitions, keynote speaker, snack, lunch, t-shirt, many different technology sessions to attend and lots of chances to win great prizes! Pick up information on the counter in the main office.

The sign up sheet for Medal Pride cards for 3rd quarter is in the front office.  They will in in the office until December 18th.

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December 15

Key Club: Don't forget the very important Christmas drives beginning this weekend. If you missed Wednesday night's meeting, please stop by the Key Club office to check the very busy schedule.

Seniors, please check your email. Mrs. Hickam sent you a link and information about the MHS general scholarship application.  Please see Mrs. Hickam if you did not get the email. 

Girls basketball shirt order forms are on the front counter in the main office.  Orders and payment must be turned in to Kim Kilpatrick by December 16th.

The sign up sheet for Medal Pride cards for 3rd quarter is in the front office.  They will in in the office until December 18th.

Attention all Betas:  Please check with Ms. Goode ASAP to sign up for an Angel Tree gift.  They are due before Finals, so don't delay! Sign-ups are also available for other activities, so talk to Ms. G. TODAY!


December 12

The Multicultural Club is proud to present special live music during both lunches today.

Seniors, please check your email. Mrs. Hickam sent you a link and information about the MHS general scholarship application.  Please see Mrs. Hickam if you did not get the email. 

Girls basketball shirt order forms are on the front counter in the main office.  Orders and payment must be turned in to Kim Kilpatrick by December 16th.

The sign up sheet for Medal Pride cards for 3rd quarter is in the front office.  They will in in the office until December 18th.

Attention all Betas:  Please check with Ms. Goode ASAP to sign up for an Angel Tree gift.  They are due before Finals, so don't delay! Sign-ups are also available for other activities, so talk to Ms. G. TODAY!

MABA is needing help with home basketball games in the spirit booth and 50/50. Any parent or student wanting to help can contact Annette Miner at 521-4016. 


December 11

There is a girl’s track meeting today during ELP in the cafeteria.

Girls basketball shirt order forms are on the front counter in the main office.  Orders and payment must be turned in to Kim Kilpatrick by December 16th.

There is a Seniorfest meeting tonight at 6 pm in room C28.

Senior Fall Athletes:  Please stop by the athletic department and pick up your sweatshirt from the boosters if you haven't already done so.

MABA is needing help with home basketball games in the spirit booth and 50/50. Any parent or student wanting to help can contact Annette Miner at 521-4016.

Attention all Betas:  Please check with Ms. Goode ASAP to sign up for an Angel Tree gift.  They are due before Finals, so don't delay! Sign-ups are also available for other activities, so talk to Ms. G. TODAY!

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December 9

Don’t forget to come out tonight and cheer on our lady red devils as they battle Herrin at 7:15.

MABA is needing help with home basketball games in the spirit booth and 50/50. Any parent or student wanting to help can contact Annette Miner at 521-4016.

Attention all Betas:  Please check with Ms. Goode ASAP to sign up for an Angel Tree gift.  They are due before Finals, so don't delay! Sign-ups are also available for other activities, so talk to Ms. G. TODAY!

Key Club: Last meeting of 2014 is tomorrow night at 8:00 in the Auditorium. The agenda will include the final Toy/Coat/Food Drive plans and the club Christmas Party. Please be at the meeting if at all possible. Also check shifts for the Christmas drive all week long. We need as many as possible to make this work.

Any boys interested in running track and field need to meet in the cafeteria during ELP, Wednesday (12/10)

All volleyball players please turn in your uniforms tonight (12/9) during the JV Girls' basketball game starting at 6:30.

There is a Seniorfest meeting Thursday (12/11) at 6pm in room C28.

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December 8

Attention all Betas:  Please check with Ms. Goode ASAP to sign up for an Angel Tree gift.  They are due before Finals, so don't delay! Sign-ups are also available for other activities, so talk to Ms. G. TODAY!

Key Club: Last meeting of 2014 is this Wednesday night at 8:00 in the Auditorium. The agenda will include the final Toy/Coat/Food Drive plans and the club Christmas Party. Please be at the meeting if at all possible. Also check shifts for the Christmas drive all week long. We need as many as possible to make this work.

Any boy interested in running track and field needs to meet in the cafeteria during ELP, Wednesday (12/10)

All volleyball players please turn in your uniforms tomorrow (12/9) during the JV Girls' basketball game starting at 6:30.

There is a Seniorfest meeting Thursday (12/11) at 6pm in room C28.

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December 5

There is open gym for all softball players on Saturday from 3 pm – 5 pm.

All volleyball players please turn in your uniforms on Tuesday (12/9) during the JV Girls' basketball game starting at 6:30.

Remember that the canned food drive ends this Friday.  Please do all you can to help Key Club help local families and at the same time possibly win cash for yourself and food for your class.

There is a Seniorfest meeting Thursday (12/11) at 6pm in room C28.

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December 4

Don’t forget to come out and root on our Lady Red Devils at Trico tonight at 7:30. 

There is open gym for all softball players on Saturday from 3 pm – 5 pm.

All volleyball players please turn in your uniforms on Tuesday (12/9) during the JV Girls' basketball game starting at 6:30.

Zoology Club members –  We will have a speaker coming in to talk about research on Aquatic Furbearers at 3:30 today in Mr. Mucher’s room (B5).  All Zoology club members should be there, and anyone else who is interested in hearing a little about these interesting animals is invited to attend.

There is no girl’s track meeting today.  It will be next Thursday during ELP.

Remember that the canned food drive ends this Friday.  Please do all you can to help Key Club help local families and at the same time possibly win cash for yourself and food for your class.

There is a Seniorfest meeting Thursday (12/11) at 6pm in room C28.

December 4

Zoology Club members – please see Mr. Mucher as soon as possible.

Congratulations to our cheerleaders who placed 3rd at Edwardsville competition on Sunday.

There will be a girl’s track meeting on Thursday (12/4) in the cafeteria during ELP.  Please check in with your ELP first.

Remember that the canned food drive ends this Friday.  Please do all you can to help Key Club help local families and at the same time possibly win cash for yourself and food for your class.

Key club members, don’t forget the meeting tomorrow night at 8:00. 

There is a Seniorfest meeting Thursday December 11th at 6pm in room C28.

Lifetouch will be here on Thursday, (12/4 at 7:30 a.m. in the Library to take pictures of all staff for the yearbook.  They will also take pictures for any students that did not have their pictures taken on regular picture day or makeup day.

January 2015

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January 30

Multicultural Club will have a work party today in B19 from 3:30pm to 5pm to finish and install the February bulletin board.

Attention all Betas:  We need workers for this Saturday's Trivia Night fundraiser.  Please see the Beta board to sign up.  Betas can also earn service points by recruiting a team.  Talk to Ms. Goode for more information.

Speaking of Trivia Night, do you have a team?  17th Street Warehouse is the place to be this Saturday night for the Annual Beta Club Trivia Night.  There will also be giveaways and a silent auction.  Prove that you've got what it takes...ALL STUDENTS get in for HALF PRICE! 

FBLA will start selling "crush" sodas during both lunches for $1.00.  They will be sold February 2 - 12 and delivered during ELP on the 13th.

SENIORS:  MHS is hosting a financial aid night on February 3 at 6:00.  Parents and students that need to complete the FAFSA are encouraged to attend.  Stop in the Guidance Office for more information

Students- if you are interested in applying for Health Occupations class next year, please attend an informational meeting on Wednesday February 4th during ELP.  You MUST get a pass from the guidance office to attend. 

Seniors, please check in the Guidance Office with Ms. Mikulay to be sure you name is spelled correctly for your diploma. 

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January 29

Students- if you are interested in applying for Health Occupations class next year, please attend an informational meeting on Wednesday February 4th during ELP.  You MUST get a pass from the guidance office to attend. 

Softball players - there is batting practice today after school.  There is also open gym on Saturday from 2 – 4.

Multicultural Club will have a work party in B19 this Friday from 3:30pm to 5pm to finish and install the February bulletin board.

Attention all Betas:  We need workers for this Saturday's Trivia Night fundraiser.  Please see the Beta board to sign up.  Betas can also earn service points by recruiting a team.  Talk to Ms. Goode for more information.

Speaking of Trivia Night, do you have a team?  17th Street Warehouse is the place to be this Saturday night for the Annual Beta Club Trivia Night.  There will also be giveaways and a silent auction.  Prove that you've got what it takes...ALL STUDENTS get in for HALF PRICE! 

Students interested in enrolling in the Honors Section of Algebra 2 for next year will be required to take a placement exam.  This exam will be given next Friday, January 30th, in Math Room A76, at 7:15 A.M.  There will be NO LATE ADMITTANCE.  Please talk to your math teacher if you have any questions.

SENIORS:  MHS is hosting a financial aid night on February 3 at 6:00.  Parents and students that need to complete the FAFSA are encouraged to attend.  Stop in the Guidance Office for more information.

Seniors, please check in the Guidance Office with Ms. Mikulay to be sure you name is spelled correctly for your diploma. 

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January 28

Multicultural Club will have a work party in B19 this Friday from 3:30pm to 5pm to finish and install the February bulletin board.

Attention all Fall and Winter Athletes:  The Athletic Dept will be in the cafeteria during lunch today to pass out t-shirts to all athletes.  Please remember to pick yours up.

Progress reports will go home on Friday (1/20).

Students interested in enrolling in the Honors Section of Algebra 2 for next year will be required to take a placement exam.  This exam will be given next Friday, January 30th, in Math Room A76, at 7:15 A.M.  There will be NO LATE ADMITTANCE.  Please talk to your math teacher if you have any questions.

The first planning meeting for Prom has been set for Tuesday, February 10, at 6:00 in Mrs. O’Leary’s room (A84). We'll discuss theme, decorations, DJ, etc.  Juniors-please attend and/or send a parent!

SENIORS:  MHS is hosting a financial aid night on February 3 at 6:00.  Parents and students that need to complete the FAFSA are encouraged to attend.  Stop in the Guidance Office for more information.

Seniors, please check in the Guidance Office with Ms. Mikulay to be sure you name is spelled correctly for your diploma.

If you would like to put a senior ad in the yearbook, you can pick up an order form on the front counter in the main office.  If you have not ordered a yearbook and would like to do so, talk to Ms. Scott.

Seniors: Check your email for important information about financial aid, scholarship, and yearbook ad information.  If you did not receive an email, please see Mrs. Hickam. 

Freshman – Don’t forget to sell your Wiffle Boy's cards.  All money is to be turned into Mrs. O’Dell no later than January 30th.

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January 27

Attention all Fall and Winter Athletes:  The Athletic Dept will be in the cafeteria during lunch today and tomorrow to pass out tshirts to all athletes.  Please remember to pick yours up.

Progress reports will go home on Friday (1/20).

There is a work party to install and work on the bulletin board after school on Friday (1/30) in room B-19.

Students interested in enrolling in the Honors Section of Algebra 2 for next year will be required to take a placement exam.  This exam will be given next Friday, January 30th, in Math Room A76, at 7:15 A.M.  There will be NO LATE ADMITTANCE.  Please talk to your math teacher if you have any questions.

Colin Wisinski, Chloe Parr, Jacob Huggins Emily Finke and William Lynch need to see Mrs. Ehlers as soon as possible.  Also, practice tests for WYSE team are available in room A75.

All Red Devils Against Cancer Members Please see Mrs. Elwell before Lunch today.

The first planning meeting for Prom has been set for Tuesday, February 10, at 6:00 in Mrs. O’Leary’s room (A84). We'll discuss theme, decorations, DJ, etc.  Juniors-please attend and/or send a parent!

SENIORS:  MHS is hosting a financial aid night on February 3 at 6:00.  Parents and students that need to complete the FAFSA are encouraged to attend.  Stop in the Guidance Office for more information.

Seniors, please check in the Guidance Office with Ms. Mikulay to be sure you name is spelled correctly for your diploma.

If you would like to put a senior ad in the yearbook, you can pick up an order form on the front counter in the main office.  If you have not ordered a yearbook and would like to do so, talk to Ms. Scott.

Seniors: Check your email for important information about financial aid, scholarship, and yearbook ad information.  If you did not receive an email, please see Mrs. Hickam. 

Freshman – Don’t forget to sell your Wiffle Boy's cards.  All money is to be turned into Mrs. O’Dell no later than January 30th.

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January 23

The first planning meeting for Prom has been set for Tuesday, February 10, at 6:00 in the cafeteria. We'll discuss theme, decorations, DJ, etc.  Juniors-please attend and/or send a parent!

The Guidance Office will be closed on Friday, January 23.

SENIORS:  MHS is hosting a financial aid night on February 3 at 6:00.  Parents and students that need to complete the FAFSA are encouraged to attend.  Stop in the Guidance Office for more information.

Seniors, please check in the Guidance Office with Ms. Mikulay to be sure you name is spelled correctly for your diploma.

If you would like to put a senior ad in the yearbook, you can pick up an order form on the front counter in the main office.  If you have not ordered a yearbook and would like to do so, talk to Ms. Scott.

Students taking online classes at JALC this spring: classes start today! If you need help logging in to your class, please see your counselor ASAP

Seniors: Check your email for important information about financial aid, scholarship, and yearbook ad information.  If you did not receive an email, please see Mrs. Hickam. 

Are you interested in owning your own business?  Do you want to become a CEO?  If you answered yes to either of those questions and are a current Junior, see Mrs. Hickam or Mr. Lunz in the Guidance office for information about a NEW Business class being offered at MHS.  

Freshman – Don’t forget to sell your Wiffle Boy's cards.  All money is to be turned into Mrs. O’Dell no later than January 30th.

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January 22

Marion Memorial Health Scholarship--$1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior that is planning a career in human health care.  Deadline is March 6, 2015

SIU Credit Union Scholarship--$1,000 scholarship to a student of an SIU Credit Union Member in good standing.  Deadline is March 31, 2015

South East Illinois Area Health Education scholarship--Available to a senior with an interest in a career in the health care field.  Deadline is March 13, 2015

Illinois Elks Association--Scholarship for Physical & Occupational Therapy Two Year Program.  Deadline is March 13, 2015

Seniors, please check in the Guidance Office with Ms. Mikulay to be sure you name is spelled correctly for your diploma. 

If you would like to put a senior ad in the yearbook, you can pick up an order form on the front counter in the main office.  If you have not ordered a yearbook and would like to do so, talk to Ms. Scott.

Students taking online classes at JALC this spring: classes start today! If you need help logging in to your class, please see your counselor ASAP

Seniors: Check your email for important information about financial aid, scholarship, and yearbook ad information.  If you did not receive an email, please see Mrs. Hickam. 

Are you interested in owning your own business?  Do you want to become a CEO?  If you answered yes to either of those questions and are a current Junior, see Mrs. Hickam or Mr. Lunz in the Guidance office for information about a NEW Business class being offered at MHS.  

Freshman – Don’t forget to sell your Wiffle Boy's cards.  All money is to be turned into Mrs. O’Dell no later than January 30th.

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January 21

If you would like to put a senior ad in the yearbook, you can pick up an order form on the front counter in the main office.  If you have not ordered a yearbook and would like to do so, talk to Ms. Scott.

Congratulations to our Dazzlers who took 1st place in the IDTA competition at Marion this past weekend and 2nd place in the IHSA category.

Students taking online classes at JALC this spring: classes start today! If you need help logging in to your class, please see your counselor ASAP

Seniors: Check your email for important information about financial aid, scholarship, and yearbook ad information.  If you did not receive an email, please see Mrs. Hickam. 

There is a Key Club meeting Wednesday night at 8:00 in the auditorium.  The agenda will include election of next year’s officers.

Are you interested in owning your own business?  Do you want to become a CEO?  If you answered yes to either of those questions and are a current Junior, see Mrs. Hickam or Mr. Lunz in the Guidance office for information about a NEW Business class being offered at MHS.  

Freshman – Don’t forget to sell your Wiffle Boy's cards.  All money is to be turned into Mrs. O’Dell no later than January 30th.

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January 16

Any Junior interested in serving on the Prom Committee needs to sign up in Mrs. O'Leary's room.  Deadline is today!

There is a Multicultural Club work party for the bulletin board today from 3:30 – 4:30 in the cafeteria.

WYSE nominees – today is the last day to take tests in Mrs. Ehlers room.  Remember you have to take a minimum of 2 tests to be on the team. 

Today is the last day to get your Devil Bots apparel ordered during both lunches.

Seniors – Please check with Ms. Mikulay in the Guidance office today that your name is printed and spelled correct for your diploma. 

The Guidance Department is looking for students interested in tutoring middle school students.  Please see Ms. Mikulay in the Guidance office if you are interested.

Are you interested in owning your own business?  Do you want to become a CEO?  If you answered yes to either of those questions and are a current Junior, see Mrs. Hickam or Mr. Lunz in the Guidance office for information about a NEW Business class being offered at MHS.  

Attention Students interested in the John A Logan College Writing Contest:  Don't forget that the deadline to turn in any submission for the writing contest is January 20th.  See Ms. Morris if you have any questions

All Betas need to check the Beta Board for important information!  

Freshman – Don’t forget to sell your Wiffle Boy's cards.  All money is to be turned into Mrs. O’Dell no later than January 30th.

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January 15

Are you interested in owning your own business?  Do you want to become a CEO?  If you answered yes to either of those questions and are a current Junior, see Mrs. Hickam or Mr. Lunz in the Guidance office for information about a NEW Business class being offered at MHS.  

Congratulations to the Red Devils Wrestling Team. The 2 victories over Benton and Pinckneyville leave the Devils atop the SIRR Conference with an unblemished and perfect mark of 6-0!

Congratulations to the Red Devils JV & Varsity Boys Basketball Teams on big wins in the Jackson County Battler over Trico. The boys travel to Benton Friday night and invite you to come along!

The History Club and Youth and Government will meet in the library after school tomorrow (1/15)

Attn Senior Athletes:  If you would like to be a senior representative at the 2015 Hall of Fame Banquet on Jan 31, please see Mrs. Korando in the Athletic Dept by this Friday.

Seniors – Please check with Ms. Mikulay in the Guidance office that your name is printed and spelled correct for your diploma.  Please do so by Friday (1/16).

There is a Multicultural Club work party for the bulletin board on Friday (1/16) from 3:30 – 4:30 in the cafeteria.

WYSE nominees please do not forget to test this week after school in Mrs. Ehlers room or before school in Ms. Morris room.  Remember you have to take a minimum of 2 tests to be on the team.  Good luck!!

Don’t forget to get your Devil Bots apparel.  It will be for sale during both lunches through Friday, January 16th.

Attention Students interested in the John A Logan College Writing Contest:  Don't forget that the deadline to turn in any submission for the writing contest is January 20th.  See Ms. Morris if you have any questions

All Betas need to check the Beta Board for important information!  

Freshman – Don’t forget to sell your Wiffle Boy's cards.  All money is to be turned into Mrs. O’Dell no later than January 30th.

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January 14

Any CTE student interested in joining Skills USA please attend a meeting Thursday, 1/15 at 8:00 am in Room D1.

Attn Senior Athletes:  If you would like to be a senior representative at the 2015 Hall of Fame Banquet on Jan 31, please see Mrs. Korando in the Athletic Dept by this Friday.

Any Junior interested in being on the Prom Committe, please sign up on the sign-up sheet on Mrs. O'Leary's door (A-84)

Seniors – Please check with Ms. Mikulay in the Guidance office that your name is printed and spelled correct for your diploma.  Please do so by Friday (1/16).

Key Club – Concessions and scrapbook for tonight have been canceled. 

Today after school at 3:30 in room B-5, the Zoology Club will have their next guest speaker come and talk to us about research at SIU regarding white-tail deer. Zoology Club members are expected to attend, and all students are invited to this presentation.

WYSE nominees please do not forget to test this week after school in Mrs. Ehlers room or before school in Ms. Morris room.  Remember you have to take a minimum of 2 tests to be on the team.  Good luck!!

Don’t forget to get your Devil Bots apparel.  It will be for sale during both lunches through Friday, January 16th.

Attention Students interested in the John A Logan College Writing Contest:  Don't forget that the deadline to turn in any submission for the writing contest is January 20th.  See Ms. Morris if you have any questions

All Betas need to check the Beta Board for important information!  

Freshman – Don’t forget to sell your Wiffle Boy's cards.  All money is to be turned into Mrs. O’Dell no later than January 30th.

The 2015 SIT Conference is February 21, 2015 at five locations: Normal, DeKalb, Carbondale, Buffalo Grove and Downers Grove.  You can go online to find registration information.

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January 13

Key Club – Concessions and scrapbook for Wednesday night have been canceled. 

On Wednesday January 14 after school at 3:30 in room B-5 (Mr. Mucher's room) the Zoology Club will have their next guest speaker come and talk to us about research at SIU regarding white-tail deer. Zoology Club members are expected to attend, and all students are invited to this presentation

Don’t forget to get your Devil Bots apparel.  It will be for sale during both lunches through Friday, January 16th.

Attention Students interested in the John A Logan College Writing Contest:  Don't forget that the deadline to turn in any submission for the writing contest is January 20th.  See Ms. Morris if you have any questions

All Betas need to check the Beta Board for important information!  

Freshman – Don’t forget to sell your Wiffle Boy's cards.  All money is to be turned into Mrs. O’Dell no later than January 30th.

The 2015 SIT Conference is February 21, 2015 at five locations: Normal, DeKalb, Carbondale, Buffalo Grove and Downers Grove.  You can go online to find registration information.

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January 12

Sergeant Henry with the Illinois National Guard will be here today during ELP.  Only juniors or seniors interested in joining the National Guard should attend.  Please report to your ELP for attendance first.

There is a Beta Club fundraising committee meeting today after school in Ms. Goode’s room.  To join a Beta committee, please check the Beta Board.

On Wednesday January 14 after school at 3:30 in room B-5 (Mr. Mucher's room) the Zoology Club will have their next guest speaker come and talk to us about research at SIU regarding white-tail deer. Zoology Club members are expected to attend, and all students are invited to this presentation

Don’t forget to get your Devil Bots apparel.  It will be for sale during both lunches through Friday, January 16th.

Attention Students interested in the John A Logan College Writing Contest:  Don't forget that the deadline to turn in any submission for the writing contest is January 20th.  See Ms. Morris if you have any questions

All Betas need to check the Beta Board for important information!  

MHS Beta Club is hosting a TRIVIA NIGHT at the 17th Street Warehouse on Saturday, Jan. 31.  Talk to a Beta or Ms. Goode for more info.

Freshman – Don’t forget to sell your Wiffle Boy's cards.  All money is to be turned into Mrs. O’Dell no later than January 30th.

The 2015 SIT Conference is February 21, 2015 at five locations: Normal, DeKalb, Carbondale, Buffalo Grove and Downers Grove.  You can go online to find registration information.

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January 9

Auditions for the all school musical will be next week in the MMS auditorium. This year's musical is Beauty and the Beast. See Ms. Herring in the auditorium before school for more information. Auditions are open to all MHS students. Sign up and audition materials are in the auditorium. 

All Betas need to check the Beta Board for important information!  

MHS Beta Club is hosting a TRIVIA NIGHT at the 17th Street Warehouse on Saturday, Jan. 31.  Talk to a Beta or Ms. Goode for more info.

On Wednesday January 14 after school at 3:30 in room B-5 (Mr. Mucher's room) the Zoology Club will have their next guest speaker come and talk to us about research at SIU regarding white-tail deer. Zoology Club members are expected to attend, and all students are invited to this presentation

Attn: Students interested in the John A Logan College Writing Contest:  Don't forget that the deadline to turn in any submission for the writing contest is January 20th.  See Ms. Morris if you have any questions

Sergeant Henry with the Illinois National Guard will be here on Monday, January 12 during ELP.  Any interested junior or senior interested in joining the National Guard should attend.

Help support the robotics team.  Devil Bots apparel will be for sale during both lunches through Friday, January 16th.

The 2015 SIT Conference is February 21, 2015 at five locations: Normal, DeKalb, Carbondale, Buffalo Grove and Downers Grove.  You can go online to find registration information.

Freshman – Don’t forget to sell your Wiffle Boy's cards.  All money is to be turned into Mrs. O’Dell no later than January 30th.

If you applied for a Medal Pride card, check with Mrs. Geis to see if you earned one.  Seniors who earned “off campus” lunch last quarter, your cards are only good for the rest of this week if you did not earn a new one.  You must check with Mrs. Geis to see about your new card.

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January 8

All Betas need to check the Beta Board for important information!  

MHS Beta Club is hosting a TRIVIA NIGHT at the 17th Street Warehouse on Saturday, Jan. 31.  Talk to a Beta or Ms. Goode for more info. 

Help support the robotics team.  Devil Bots apparel will be for sale during both lunches through Friday, January 16th.

The 2015 SIT Conference is February 21 at five locations: Normal, DeKalb, Carbondale, Buffalo Grove and Downers Grove.  You can go online to find registration information.

Freshman – Don’t forget to sell your Wiffle Boy's cards.  All money is to be turned into Ms. Kunz no later than January 30th.

If you applied for a Medal Pride card, check with Mrs. Geis to see if you earned one.  Seniors who earned “off campus” lunch last quarter, your cards are only good for the rest of this week if you did not earn a new one.  You must check with Mrs. Geis to see about your new card.

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 January 6

Freshman – Don’t forget to sell your Wiffle Boy's cards.  All money is to be turned into Ms. Kunz no later than January 30th.

There is a Key Club meeting Wednesday night at 8:00 in the auditorium.

Congratulation to our Lady Red Devils on their win against Carbondale and on taking the championship at the Fairfield tournament, making us 14 - 1.  Come out tomorrow night and help cheer them on to a win over undefeated Benton, in Benton.  The next home game is Thursday against Pinckneyville.

Just a reminder that Baseball open gym begins tomorrow January 6th at GJAL @ 4:15.

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May 4

Caps and gowns will be delivered on Tuesday, May 5 during ELP.  $27.00 is due at that time.  Make checks payable to Balfour.

If you are receiving an award or scholarship from the college you plan to attend and would like to be recognized at the Senior Awards Night, please bring the information to the Guidance Office no later than Monday, May 4th.
Upward Bound will be here Wednesday, May 6th

The deadline to turn in your artwork for the Snapchat Geofilter Contest is Friday, May 8th.  Remember it must be representative of Murphysboro High School.  If you have any questions, see Mrs. Ellermeyer or Mr. Mucher.

There will be a SeniorFest meeting on Monday, May 4th at 6:30 in room C28.  We need LOTS of senior parents to help with this event!!

SeniorFest permission slips are available in the front office.  They are due on Friday, May 8th.

Students, summer registration for Rebound is open-- if you failed a class & need to repeat it, please see your counselor as soon as possible.  

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May 1

Caps and gowns will be delivered on Tuesday, May 5 during ELP.  $27.00 is due at that time.  Make checks payable to Balfour.

If you are receiving an award or scholarship from the college you plan to attend and would like to be recognized at the Senior Awards Night, please bring the information to the Guidance Office no later than Monday, May 4th.

Upward Bound will be here Wednesday, May 6th

The deadline to turn in your artwork for the Snapchat Geofilter Contest is Friday, May 8th.  Remember it must be representative of Murphysboro High School.  If you have any questions, see Mrs. Ellermeyer or Mr. Mucher.

There will be a SeniorFest meeting on Monday, May 4th at 6:30 in room C28.  We need LOTS of senior parents to help with this event!!

SeniorFest permission slips are available in the front office.  They are due on Friday, May 8th.

We are in need of a t-shirt design for SeniorFest shirts.  Please submit to Ms. Ward no later than Friday, May 1.

Students, summer registration for Rebound is open-- if you failed a class & need to repeat it, please see your counselor as soon as possible.  

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April 30

If you are receiving an award or scholarship from the college you plan to attend and would like to be recognized at the Senior Awards Night, please bring the information to the Guidance Office no later than Monday, May 4th.

There is only three days left to bring in your canned goods for “March for hunger”.  Please take them to your ELP.  We will provide cupcakes to the ELP class that brings in the most canned goods between now and this Friday. 

The deadline to turn in your artwork for the Snapchat Geofilter Contest is Friday, May 8th.  Remember it must be representative of Murphysboro High School.  If you have any questions, see Mrs. Ellermeyer or Mr. Mucher.

There will be a SeniorFest meeting on Monday, May 4th at 6:30 in room C28.  We need LOTS of senior parents to help with this event!!

SeniorFest permission slips are available in the front office.  They are due on Friday, May 8th.

We are in need of a t-shirt design for SeniorFest shirts.  Please submit to Ms. Ward no later than Friday, May 1.

Attention all Betas:  The times have changed for this Friday's General John A. Logan Spring Carnival!  If you signed up to work, please check the Beta Board for the new times and SIGN UP AGAIN.  The list will be sent out today, so please take care of this ASAP.  See Ms. Goode if you have any questions.

Students, summer registration for Rebound is open-- if you failed a class & need to repeat it, please see your counselor as soon as possible.  

Senior Choir will meet in the auditorium today and every day except May 5th during ELP. Please check in with your ELP teacher for attendance before reporting to the auditorium.  

The Student Council is hosting an art contest for a snapchat geofilter.  Artwork should portray a day at Murphysboro High School and must be original and non copyrighted.  Submit all drawings to Mr. Mucher or Mrs. Ellermeyer.

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April 29

There is only three days left to bring in your canned goods for “March for hunger”.  Please take them to your ELP.  We will provide cupcakes to the ELP class that brings in the most canned goods between now and this Friday. 

Congratulations to your 2015 Prom Court Jakob Guetersloh, Austin Helfrich, Adam Mikulay, Dylan Miley

David Watkins, Kerry Flanigan, Tori Gill, Hannah Godwin, Loren McLaughlin and Alexandria Tourville.

There will be a SeniorFest meeting on Monday, May 4th at 6:30 in room C28.  We need LOTS of senior parents to help with this event!!

SeniorFest permission slips are available in the front office.  They are due on Friday, May 8th.

We are in need of a t-shirt design for SeniorFest shirts.  Please submit to Ms. Ward no later than Friday, May 1.

Attention all Betas:  The times have changed for this Friday's General John A. Logan Spring Carnival!  If you signed up to work, please check the Beta Board for the new times and SIGN UP AGAIN.  The list will be sent out Thursday, so please take care of this ASAP.  See Ms. Goode if you have any questions.

There is a key club meeting tonight at 8 in the Auditorium. Please be sure to attend. Also it is very important that you get your reservations in for next Monday's dinner ASAP.

Students, summer registration for Rebound is open-- if you failed a class & need to repeat it, please see your counselor as soon as possible.  

Senior Choir will meet in the auditorium today and every day except May 5th during ELP. Please check in with your ELP teacher for attendance before reporting to the auditorium.  

The Student Council is hosting an art contest for a snapchat geofilter.  Artwork should portray a day at Murphysboro High School and must be original and non copyrighted.  Submit all drawings to Mr. Mucher or Mrs. Ellermeyer.

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April 28

Attention all Betas:  The times have changed for this Friday's General John A. Logan Spring Carnival!  If you signed up to work, please check the Beta Board for the new times and SIGN UP AGAIN.  The list will be sent out Thursday, so please take care of this ASAP.  See Ms. Goode if you have any questions.

Congratulations to your 2015 Prom Court Jakob Guetersloh, Austin Helfrich, Adam Mikulay, Dylan Miley, David Watkins, Kerry Flanigan, Tori Gill, Hannah Godwin, Loren McLaughlin and Lexie ourville.

There is a key club meeting Wednesday night at 8 in the Auditorium. Please be sure to attend. Also it is very important that you get your reservations in for next Monday's dinner ASAP.

Students, summer registration for Rebound is open-- if you failed a class & need to repeat it, please see your counselor as soon as possible.  

Anyone interested in playing football next Fall should attend a meeting today during ELP  in the Cafeteria.

SeniorFest permission slips are available in the front office.  They are due on Friday, May 8th.

We are in need of a t-shirt design for SeniorFest shirts.  Please submit to Ms. Ward no later than Friday, May 1.

Senior Choir will meet in the auditorium today and every day except May 5th during ELP. Please check in with your ELP teacher for attendance before reporting to the auditorium.  

The Student Council is hosting an art contest for a snapchat geofilter.  Artwork should portray a day at Murphysboro High School and must be original and non copyrighted.  Submit all drawings to Mr. Mucher or Mrs. Ellermeyer.

Don’t forget to bring in canned goods for “walk for hunger”.  Please take them to your ELP.  We will provide cupcakes to the ELP class that brings in the most canned goods between now and this Thursday. 

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April 27

There is a key club  meeting Wednesday night at 8 in the Auditorium. Please be sure to attend. Also it is very important that you get your reservations in for next Monday's dinner ASAP.

Students, summer registration for Rebound is open-- if you failed a class & need to repeat it, please see your counselor as soon as possible.  

SeniorFest permission slips are available in the front office.  They are due on Friday, May 8th.

We are in need of a t-shirt design for SeniorFest shirts.  Please submit to Ms. Ward no later than Friday, May 1.

Conference Champ Wrestling shirts are ready and can be picked up in the athletic office.  

Senior Choir will meet in the auditorium today and everyday except May 5th during ELP. Please check in with your ELP teacher for attendance before reporting to the auditorium.  

Check out the Beta Board to sign up to work the General's Spring Festival on May 1st.  New spots have been added.  Talk to Ms. Goode for more information.  

Attention Freshmen: PARCC testing will resume tomorrow in the library.  Be sure to check the PARCC roster to see when you will be testing.  If you have any questions see Mr. Lunz.

The Student Council is hosting an art contest on MHS snapchat geofilter.  Artwork should portray a day at Murphysboro High School and must be original and non copyrighted.  Submit all drawings to Mr. Mucher or Mrs. Ellermeyer.

Don’t forget to bring in canned goods for “walk for hunger”.  Please take them to your ELP.  We will provide cupcakes to the ELP class that brings in the most canned goods between now and next Thursday.  Please help.  This food is being donated to our Senior class to distribute as they see fit.  It will stay here in our own town to help our own people in need.  Sgt. Moss of the U.S. Army is asking for any groups/clubs or the entire Senior class if possible to March down main street with our soldiers to collect canned goods from the business.  For more information talk to Kim in the office or Alex Summers. 

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April 24

Check out the Beta Board to sign up to work the General's Spring Festival on May 1st.  New spots have been added.  Talk to Ms. Goode for more information.  

Attention Freshmen: PARCC testing will resume on Tuesday April 28th in the library.  Be sure to check the PARCC roster to see when you will be testing.  If you have any questions see Mr. Lunz.

The Student Council is hosting an art contest on MHS snapchat geofilter.  Artwork should portray a day at Murphysboro High School and must be original and non copyrighted.  Submit all drawings to Mr. Mucher or Mrs. Ellermeyer.

Don’t forget to bring in canned goods for “walk for hunger”.  Please take them to your ELP.  We will provide cupcakes to the ELP class that brings in the most canned goods between now and next Thursday.  Please help.  This food is being donated to our Senior class to distribute as they see fit.  It will stay here in our own town to help our own people in need.  Sgt. Moss of the U.S. Army is asking for any groups/clubs or the entire Senior class if possible to March down main street with our soldiers to collect canned goods from the business.  For more information talk to Kim in the office or Alex Summers.

The MABA Draw Down Dance is April 25th at 17th street Warehouse door opens at 7pm. The tickets are $50.00 this gets 2 in the door and 1 entry to the drawing for $2500.00. We will give away $2500.00 that night. This is MABA's big fund raiser, we need your support, so we can support our athletic teams. Need a ticket or more information contact Annette Miner at 521-4016.

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April 23

Check out the Beta Board to sign up to work the General's Spring Festival on May 1st.  New spots have been added.  Talk to Ms. Goode for more information.  

Attention Freshmen: PARCC testing will resume on Tuesday April 28th in the library.  Be sure to check the PARCC roster to see when you will be testing.  If you have any questions see Mr. Lunz.

The senior choir and those participating in baccalaureate will meet in the auditorium during ELP today. 

The Student Council is hosting an art contest on MHS snapchat geofilter.  Artwork should portray a day at Murphysboro High School and must be original and non copyrighted.  Submit all drawings to Mr. Mucher or Mrs. Ellermeyer.

Don’t forget to bring in canned goods for “walk for hunger”.  We will provide cupcakes to the ELP class that brings in the most canned goods between now and next Thursday.  Please help.  This food is being donated to our Senior class to distribute as they see fit.  It will stay here in our own town to help our own people in need.

The MABA Draw Down Dance is April 25th at 17th street Warehouse door opens at 7pm. The tickets are $50.00 this gets 2 in the door and 1 entry to the drawing for $2500.00. We will give away $2500.00 that night. This is MABA's big fund raiser, we need your support, so we can support our athletic teams. Need a ticket or more information contact Annette Miner at 521-4016.

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April 22

The senior choir and those participating in baccalaureate will meet in the auditorium during ELP Thursday. 

The Student Council is hosting an art contest on MHS snapchat geofilter.  Artwork must be original and non copyrighted.  Submit all drawings to Mr. Mucher or Mrs. Ellermeyer.

On May 1st, the March for Hunger will be taking place in Murphysboro.  It will be a walk down 16th Street, ending at MHS.  Food will be collected along the way.  If you know of a business owner or a church that would  be willing to let us set up a box to collect food, please let a student council member know.  There will be a box in the office to place your cans.  Please help!

This year your Student Council President and Vice President will be voted on by all of you, the student body.  Please start looking at posters and flyers and decide who you want in charge.  Their duties will consist of homecoming ideas, school activities and representation of Murphysboro High School in the community as well as in the Southern Illinois region of Student Councils.

The honors banquet is tonight at 6:00.  Tickets are available in the Guidance Office.

Paul Brinker will be taking random photos at prom and during coronation. These will be available for $15 each if ordered and paid on or before Friday April 22nd, and $20 on the night of prom. See Mrs O'Leary to order.

The MABA Draw Down Dance is April 25th at 17th street Warehouse door opens at 7pm. The tickets are $50.00 this gets 2 in the door and 1 entry to the drawing for $2500.00. We will give away $2500.00 that night. This is MABA's big fund raiser, we need your support, so we can support our athletic teams. Need a ticket or more information contact Annette Miner at 521-4016.

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April 22

The Student Council is hosting an art contest on MHS snapchat geofilter.  Artwork must be original and non copyrighted.  Submit all drawings to Mr. Mucher or Mrs. Ellermeyer.

On May 1st, the March for Hunger will be taking place in Murphysboro.  It will be a walk down 16th Street, ending at MHS.  Food will be collected along the way.  If you know of a business owner or a church that would  be willing to let us set up a box to collect food, please let a student council member know.  There will be a box in the office to place your cans.  Please help!

There will be a short but important Key Club meeting tomorrow morning at 8:15 in the auditorium. Please make every effort to attend.

The MABA Draw Down Dance is April 25th at 17th street Warehouse door opens at 7pm. The tickets are $50.00 this gets 2 in the door and 1 entry to the drawing for $2500.00. We will give away $2500.00 that night. This is MABA's big fund raiser, we need your support, so we can support our athletic teams. Need a ticket or more information contact Annette Miner at 521-4016.

This year your Student Council President and Vice President will be voted on by all of you, the student body.  Please start looking at posters and flyers and decide who you want in charge.  Their duties will consist of homecoming ideas, school activities and representation of Murphysboro High School in the community as well as in the Southern Illinois region of Student Councils.

The honors banquet is tomorrow night at 6:00.  Tickets are available in the Guidance Office.

Paul Brinker will be taking random photos at prom and during coronation. These will be available for $15 each if ordered and paid on or before Friday April 22nd, and $20 on the night of prom. See Mrs O'Leary to order.

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April 15

Check out the Beta Board to sign up to work the General's Spring Festival on May 1st.  New spots have just been added.  Talk to Ms. Goode for more information. 

This is the last week you can order a 2014-2015 yearbook.  Orders will shut down on Friday at 3:30. If you haven't ordered please go to www.smart-pay.com.  Select Murphysboro High School and follow the ordering instructions.

There is a Key Club meeting tonight at 8:00 in the auditorium. Please bring remaining orange and grapefruit money.

The honors banquet is Wednesday, April 22 at 6:00.  Tickets are available in the Guidance Office.

Prom tickets are on sale for $25.00 and will be sold before and after school and during B lunch until Friday.  No late sales will be accepted.   All fees must be paid in order to purchase a ticket. Everyone must turn in a permission slip when purchasing.  You may pick up a permission slip today in the main office.

We will be on a 2:30 schedule on Friday 4/17 as we will be entertained by some of our own students at our annual talent show.

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April 14

This is the last week you can order a 2014-2015 yearbook.  Orders will shut down on Friday at 3:30. If you haven't ordered please go to www.smart-pay.com.  Select Murphysboro High School and follow the ordering instructions.

Key Club meeting tomorrow night at 8 in the auditorium. Please bring remaining orange and grapefruit money.

The honors banquet is Wednesday, April 22 at 6:00.  Tickets are available in the Guidance Office.

Prom tickets are on sale for $25.00 and will be sold before and after school and during B lunch until Friday.  No late sales will be accepted.   All fees must be paid in order to purchase a ticket. Everyone must turn in a permission slip when purchasing.  You may pick up a permission slip today in the main office.

We will be on a 2:30 schedule on Friday 4/17 as we will be entertained by some of our own students at our annual talent show.

Art Club will meet again on tomorrow, April 15, after school to discuss our new club.  Please join us as we have lots of room for activities.

Are you interested in summer work?  Youth Conservation Corps has opportunities at Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge in Marion.  Pick up information on the counter in the main office if interested.

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April 13

The honors banquet is Wednesday, April 22 at 6:00.  Tickets are available in the Guidance Office.

Prom tickets will go on sale Monday for $25.00 and will be sold before and after school and during B lunch until Friday.  No late sales will be accepted.   All fees must be paid in order to purchase a ticket. Everyone must turn in a permission slip when purchasing.  You may pick up a permission slip today in the main office.

Art Club will meet again on Wednesday, April 15, after school to discuss our new club.  Please join us as we have lots of room for activities.

Are you interested in summer work?  Youth Conservation Corps has opportunities at Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge in Marion.  Pick up information on the counter in the main office if interested.

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April 10

Honors banquet is Wednesday, April 22 at 6:00.  Tickets are available in the Guidance Office.

Are you interested in summer work?  Youth Conservation Corps has opportunities at Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge in Marion.  Pick up information on the counter in the main office if interested.

Winter Senior Athletes:  Please stop by the athletic department and pick up you sign from the street poles.

Progress reports will go home today.

Any student Council member who would like to announce their candidacy for president or vice president should see Mrs. Ellermeyer or Mr. Mucher.

We will be on a 2:30 dismissal schedule with no ELP today.  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 this morning; the sign-up sheet is located outside Ms. Goode’s room, A53.  We only have a limited number of spots, so act soon.  

Seniors planning to major in education: the MEA scholarship is available in the guidance office.  Applications are due today!

Today is your last day to get your reserved seat tickets for “Beauty and the Beast”.  Tickets are selling fast. Ticket prices are $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for children.

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April 9

Progress reports will go home on Friday (4/10).

Any student Council member who would like to announce their candidacy for president or vice president should see Mrs. Ellermeyer or Mr. Mucher.

On Friday, April 10th 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!

Seniors planning to major in education: the MEA scholarship is available in the guidance office.  Applications are due April 10th

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.  

Don’t forget your tickets for “Beauty and the Beast”.  Tickets are selling fast. Ticket prices are $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for children.  On Sunday there is tea and cookies with Belle and other characters.  Come by or call the office for more details.

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April 8

On Friday, April 10th 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.  

Seniors – Balfour will be here 4/9 before school to deliver graduation announcements, etc.    Caps and gowns will be delivered at a later date.

Come join us for a newly revived Art Club.    Our first meeting is on Thursday, April 9 at 8 am in the Art classroom, C-16.  We will be brain storming our ideas and looking at what direction we would like to see the Art Club go. All interested students are welcome to join.  See Mrs. Patterson if you have any questions.

Don’t forget your tickets for “Beauty and the Beast”.  Tickets are selling fast. Ticket prices are $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for children.  On Sunday there is tea and cookies with Belle and other characters.  Come by or call the office for more details.

Seniors planning to major in education: the MEA scholarship is available in the guidance office.  Applications are due April 10th

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April 2

There is a meeting for all Seniors today during ELP in the auditorium.

Seniors:  Only the new medal pride cards for 4th quarter will be accepted for off campus lunch for the remainder of the year.  If you still need to check to see if you qualified for one or you need to get, or turn in a permission slip, please see Mrs. Geis today.

Come join us for a newly revived Art Club.    Our first meeting on Thursday, April 9 at 8 am in the Art classroom, C-16.  We will be brain storming our ideas and looking at what direction we would like to see the Art Club go. All interested students are welcome to join.  See Mrs. Patterson if you have any questions.

Due to various circumstances, MORP has been cancelled this year.  If you purchased a ticket, please see Bradley Evans for a refund.

We are in need of chaperones for Seniorfest.  We also need donations of 2 liter soda and ice cream toppings.  Please contact Tammy Mikulay for more information.

Don’t forget your tickets for “Beauty and the Beast”.  Tickets are selling fast. Ticket prices are $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for children.  On Sunday there is tea and cookies with Belle and other characters.  Come by or call the office for more details.

Seniors planning to major in education: the MEA scholarship is available in the guidance office.  Applications are due April 10th

Today is the deadline to put in your application for summer work with the district.

Seniors planning to attend John A Logan College next year need to sign up for orientation in the guidance office. Orientation is on April 23rd & is required for all new students. The deadline to sign up is Tuesday March 31st.

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April 1

Just a reminder as the weather gets nice and warm…short shorts and tank tops are not permitted.  If you do wear them, your teacher will send you to the office and you will be sent home to change.

There is a Key Club meeting tonight at 8:00 in the auditorium.  Agenda will include the Easter egg hunt and Special Olympics.  Please try to attend.  Also, please get all orange and grapefruit orders picked up today after school or at 6:00. We do have extra fruit available to sell.

Seniors:  Only the new medal pride cards for 4th quarter will be accepted for off campus lunch for the remainder of the year.  If you still need to check to see if you qualified for one or you need to get, or turn in a permission slip, please see Mrs. Geis today.

Any student who did not get their picture taken with Lifetouch will be called down to Ms. Scott's classroom during ELP starting today.  

Come join us for a newly revived Art Club.    Our first meeting on Thursday, April 9 at 8 am in the Art classroom, C-16.  We will be brain storming our ideas and looking at what direction we would like to see the Art Club go. All interested students are welcome to join.  See Mrs. Patterson if you have any questions.

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

Due to various circumstances, MORP has been cancelled this year.  If you purchased a ticket, please see Bradley Evans for a refund.

We are in need of chaperones for Seniorfest.  We also need donations of 2 liter soda and ice cream toppings.  Please contact Tammy Mikulay for more information.

Tickets for this year’s musical, “Beauty and the Beast” are for sale in the main office.  All seats are numbered this year (reserved seating).  Ticket prices are $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for children.  On Sunday there is tea and cookies with Belle and other characters.  Come by or call the office for more details.

Seniors planning to major in education: the MEA scholarship is available in the guidance office.  Applications are due April 10th

Tomorrow (4/2) is the deadline to put in your application for summer work with the district.

Seniors planning to attend John A Logan College next year need to sign up for orientation in the guidance office. Orientation is on April 23rd & is required for all new students. The deadline to sign up is Tuesday March 31st.

Would you like to get out of your 4th period and get a pizza party for your class?  Bring in your spare change and support Key Club in their effort to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus in third world countries.  For every $1.80 that your class raises, you will save a mother and all of her future children from this fatal disease.  The 4th hour class that raises the most money will receive a pizza party on Friday, April 10th.  Please help!

February 2015

over 3 years ago

February 27

Applications are due today for any student who received an invitation to join the Beta Club.  The deadline for your dues has been extended to next Friday, March 6.   See Ms. Goode for more info.

Today is the last day to serve any detentions that were missed during the snow week last week.  If they are not served, they will turn into a day of indoor suspension.

Key Club: If you missed this week's meeting, please stop and get an agenda in the Key Club Office. We especially need help with scrapbook shifts the next two weeks. Also remember that orange and grapefruit orders are due next Wednesday.

Attention all National Honor Society Members:  There will be a mandatory meeting for all members on Thursday, March 5 in Ms. Morris' room (A79) at 8:00 am.  It is very important that you attend.

Beta Induction will take place this Sunday, March 1 at 3:00 in the MHS Auditorium.  We will also have our yearbook picture taken, so please dress business casual.  If you have a valid reason to miss it, you must let Ms. Goode know by Friday, since attendance is required for all Betas.  

It's time for the Class Penny Wars!  Donate your loose change during lunch to help your class win money for your Prom/SeniorFest account.  Also, the winning class reps will get to put a pie in the face of the losing class reps during halftime at the Faculty vs. Seniors basketball game next Friday, March 6.  All proceeds will be donated to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  See a Beta member for more info.  

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February 26

Tomorrow is the last day to serve any detentions that were missed during the snow week last week.  If they are not served, they will turn into a day of indoor suspension.

Beta Induction will take place this Sunday, March 1 at 3:00 in the MHS Auditorium.  We will also have our yearbook picture taken, so please dress business casual.  If you have a valid reason to miss it, you must let Ms. Goode know by Friday, since attendance is required for all Betas.  

It's time for the Class Penny Wars!  Donate your loose change during lunch to help your class win money for your Prom/SeniorFest account.  Also, the winning class reps will get to put a pie in the face of the losing class reps during halftime at the Faculty vs. Seniors basketball game next Friday, March 6.  All proceeds will be donated to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  See a Beta member for more info.  

Applications are due this Friday for any student who received an invitation to join the Beta Club.  Because of the recent cancellations, the deadline for your dues has been extended to next Friday, March 6; however, the applications still need to be turned in to Ms. Goode by this Friday.  See her for more info.

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February 25

Congratulations to Jessica Stein for receiving three FBLA Business Achievement Awards: The Future Award, Business Award, and the CSA Community Award for 50 Hours of Community Service.

Congratulations to Agnes Vigardt for receiving the FBLA Business Achievement Future Award.

Softball tryouts will begin today at 3:30 in the gym.  You must have a current physical on file to tryout.

There is a Key Club Meeting tonight at 8:00 in the Auditorium.

Beta Induction will take place this Sunday, March 1 at 3:00 in the MHS Auditorium.  We will also have our yearbook picture taken, so please dress business casual.  If you have a valid reason to miss it, you must let Ms. Goode know by Friday, since attendance is required for all Betas.  

It's time for the Class Penny Wars!  Donate your loose change during lunch to help your class win money for your Prom/SeniorFest account.  Also, the winning class reps will get to put a pie in the face of the losing class reps during halftime at the Faculty vs. Seniors basketball game next Friday, March 6.  All proceeds will be donated to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  See a Beta member for more info.  

Applications are due this Friday for any student who received an invitation to join the Beta Club.  Because of the recent cancellations, the deadline for your dues has been extended to next Friday, March 6; however, the applications still need to be turned in to Ms. Goode by this Friday.  See her for more info.

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February 23

The Murphysboro Devil Bots competed very well last weekend at the Southern Illinois Skyrise Tournament. The team ranked 1st, 2nd, 4th, 6th, and 17th, won the tournament, and received two tournament finalist. The total team won the tournament Sportsmanship Award by displaying Murphy Pride while also shutting out Carbondale during the tournament finals. Wish the team luck this week as they head to Missouri to face tough competition for a State Championship on Saturday.

Softball tryouts will begin tomorrow at 3:30 in the gym.  You must have a current physical on file to tryout.

Please release the wrestling team at 1:45 today.

Those who are interest in joining FBLA can come to the meeting tomorrow morning at 7:45.

It's time for the Class Penny Wars!  Donate your loose change during lunch to help your class win money for your Prom/SeniorFest account.  Also, the winning class reps will get to put a pie in the face of the losing class reps during halftime at the Faculty vs. Seniors basketball game next Friday, March 6.  All proceeds will be donated to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  See a Beta member for more info.  

Applications are due THIS FRIDAY for any student who received an invitation to join the Beta Club.  Because of the recent cancellations, the deadline for your dues has been extended to next Friday, March 6; however, the applications still need to be turned in to Ms. Goode by THIS FRIDAY.  See her for more info.

Beta Induction will take place this Sunday, March 1 at 3:00 in the MHS Auditorium.  We will also have our yearbook picture taken, so please dress business casual.  If you have a valid reason to miss it, you must let Ms. Goode know by Friday, since attendance is required for all Betas.  

There is a Key Club Meeting Wednesday night at 8:00 in the Auditorium.

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February 17

Any girls interested in trying out for softball should meet in the cafeteria during ELP on Thursday (2/19).  Report to your ELP for attendance and then go to the cafeteria.

Attention National Honor Society Members:  There is a very important meeting this Thursday, (2/19) at 8:00 am in Ms. Morris' room (A79).  Everyone must attend.  We will be discussing our induction ceremony that will take place on February 23rd.

The National Honor Society Induction Ceremony will be held on Monday, February 23rd at 6:00 pm in the auditorium.  All faculty and staff is invited.  NHS members need to arrive at 5:00 pm.

There is a Key Club Meeting Wednesday night at 8:00 in the Auditorium.

If you are interested in a chance to play Minute To Win It on February 20th at 2:30 in the gym, please sign up with Mrs. Geis OR there are sign up sheets outside of the front office and outside of Mrs. Geis' room (A62). The winning grade will win an afternoon movie at the Liberty Theater at a later date. Show the school what your class is made of! 

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February 13

Attention National Honor Society Members:  There is a very important meeting on Thursday, February 19th at 8:00 am in Ms. Morris' room (A79).  Everyone must attend.  We will be discussing our induction ceremony that will take place on February 23rd.

The National Honor Society Induction Ceremony will be held on Monday, February 23rd at 6:00 pm in the auditorium.  All faculty and staff is invited.  NHS members need to arrive at 5:00 pm.

If you are interested in a chance to play Minute To Win It on February 20th at 2:30 in the gym, please sign up with Mrs. Geis OR there are sign up sheets outside of the front office and outside of Mrs. Geis' room (A62). The winning grade will win an afternoon movie at the Liberty Theater at a later date. Show the school what your class is made of! 

Please be sure to turn in your course request form to the counseling office if you haven't done so.  

Seniors- Make sure to check our website regularly for new scholarships.  See your counselor if you have questions.

If anyone is interested in competing in the HS Business Skills at John A Logan, please see Ms. Scott.

Any Beta member interested in going to the Illinois State Convention needs to talk to Ms. Goode as soon as possible.  Deposits are due today.  (2/13)  Also, sign-ups are on the Beta Board for Induction and Pennies for Patients.  See Ms. G for more information.

If you forgot to turn in your course request form, please get them in to the counseling office ASAP.  

Key Club: A reminder that registration for District Convention and Leadership Conference is due today (2/13).

For anyone who is interested in trying out for next year’s cheer or dance teams, there  will be an informational meeting held on Tuesday, Feb 24th at 7:00 in the MHS cafeteria.  Parents are encouraged to attend.  

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February 12

If anyone is interested in competing in the HS Business Skills at John A Logan, please see Ms. Scott.

Permission slips and payment for the fan bus to Harrisburg on Saturday must be turned into the office by the end of the day today.  Seats are limited to 40 so get yours in early.

If you want a chef salad for lunch today, be sure to sign up on the sheet outside the exit door as you get your breakfast.

All Zoology clubs members need to attend the Friday meeting at 8am in room B5 because the group yearbook picture will be taken at that time.

Any Beta member interested in going to the Illinois State Convention needs to talk to Ms. Goode as soon as possible.  Deposits are due tomorrow.  (2/13)  Also, sign-ups are on the Beta Board for Induction and Pennies for Patients.  See Ms. G for more information.

 If you forgot to turn in your course request form, please get them in to the counseling office ASAP.  

Key Club: A reminder that registration for District Convention and Leadership Conference is due tomorrow (2/13).

Today is your last chance to order your Crush sodas during both lunch hours. They will be delivered on Friday Feb 13th. 

For anyone who is interested in trying out for next year’s cheer or dance teams, there  will be an informational meeting held on Tuesday, Feb 24th at 7:00 in the MHS cafeteria.  Parents are encouraged to attend.  

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February 11

All Zoology clubs members need to attend the Friday meeting at 8am in room B5 because the group yearbook picture will be taken at that time.

Key Club: the club yearbook picture will be taken today during ELP. Details will be announced that day.

Seniors, there will be a planning meeting this Thursday, Feb. 12 at 8:00 am for anyone interested in helping with the Baccalaureate. The meeting will be held in Mr. Boudet's room C-23.

Any Beta member interested in going to the Illinois State Conventoin needs to talk to Ms. Goode as soon as possible.  Deposits are due no later than THIS Friday, Feb. 13.  Also, sign-ups are on the Beta Board for Induction and Pennies for Patients.  See Ms. G for more information.

Key Club: A reminder that registration for District Convention and Leadership Conference is due on Friday, Feb. 13th.

Don’t forget to order your Crush sodas during both lunch hours. They will be delivered on Friday Feb 13th. 

If you forgot to turn in your course request form, please get them in to the counseling office ASAP.  

For anyone who is interested in trying out for next year’s cheer or dance teams, there  will be an informational meeting held on Tuesday, Feb 24th at 7:00 in the MHS cafeteria.  Parents are encouraged to attend.  

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February 10

Today is the last day to buy your valentine cookies during lunch!!

If you forgot to turn in your course request form, please get them in to the counseling office ASAP.  

Key Club: the club yearbook picture will be taken Wednesday during ELP. Details will be announced that day.

If you want a chef salad for lunch, please sign up with the cooks in the morning so they are able to make the correct amount of salads. 

There will be a Junior Class Prom Committee meeting tonight at 6:00pm in Mrs. O'Leary's room A-84.

Seniors: If you are interested in participating in senior choir during graduation, please give Mr. White your song ideas. 

Seniors, there will be a planning meeting this Thursday, Feb. 12 at 8:00 am for anyone interested in helping with the Baccalaureate. The meeting will be held in Mr. Boudet's room C-23.

Key Club: A reminder that registration for District Convention and Leadership Conference is due on Friday, Feb. 13th.

Don’t forget to order your Crush sodas during both lunch hours. They will be delivered on Friday Feb 13th. 

For anyone who is interested in trying out for next year’s cheer or dance teams, there  will be an informational meeting held on Tuesday, Feb 24th at 7:00 in the MHS cafeteria.  Parents are encouraged to attend.  

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 February 9

There will be a Junior Class Prom Committee meeting tomorrow at 6:00pm in Mrs. O'Leary's room A-84.

 Seniors: If you are interested in participating in senior choir during graduation, please give Mr. White your song ideas. 

 Seniors, there will be a planning meeting on Thursday, Feb. 12 at 8:00 am for anyone interested in helping with the Baccalaureate. The meeting will be held in Mr. Boudet's room C-23.

 Key Club: A reminder that registration for District Convention and Leadership Conference is due on Friday, Feb. 13th.

 Don’t forget to order your Valentine Sugar cookies and Crush sodas during both lunch hours. Both will be delivered on Friday Feb 13th. 

 For anyone who is interested in trying out for next year’s cheer or dance teams, there  will be an informational meeting held on Tuesday, Feb 24th at 7:00 in the MHS cafeteria.  Parents are encouraged to attend.  

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February 6

Students, the deadline to turn in next year's course request form is today! Please bring them to the counseling office.

Please turn in Red Devils Against Cancer shirt orders today to Mrs. Elwell.

Don’t forget to order your Valentine Sugar cookies and Crush sodas during both lunch hours. Both will be delivered on Friday Feb 13th. 

There will be a Junior Class Prom Committee meeting Tues Feb 10th at 6:00pm in Mrs. O'Leary's room A-84.

Seniors, there will be a planning meeting on Thursday, Feb. 12 at 8:00 am for anyone interested in helping with the Baccalaureate. The meeting will be held in Mr. Boudet's room C-23.

For anyone who is interested in trying out for next year’s cheer or dance teams, there will be an informational meeting held on Tuesday, Feb 24th at 7:00 in the MHS cafeteria.  Parents are encouraged to attend

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February 5

Seniors, there will be a planning meeting on Thursday, Feb. 12 at 8:00 am for anyone interested in helping with the Baccalaureate. The meeting will be held in Mr. Boudet's room C-23.

For anyone who is interested in trying out for next year’s cheer or dance teams, there  will be an informational meeting held on Tuesday, Feb 24th at 7:00 in the MHS cafeteria.  Parents are encouraged to attend.  

Come out tonight for our Lady Red Devils Senior night and cheer them on to a win against Benton.

Red Devils Against Cancer is hosting a Pink Out on Feb. 13, 2015 at the home basketball game against West Frankfort. We are selling Pink Out shirts. Pick up an order form from Mrs. Elwell or in the front office. Orders and money are due tomorrow by 4:00pm to Mrs. Elwell.  All profits benefit the American Cancer Society.  There will also be basket raffles and a t shirt quilt the night of the game.

There will be a Junior Class Prom Committee meeting Tues Feb 10th at 6:00pm in Mrs. O'Leary's room A-84.

The Juniors will be selling Valentine Sugar cookies with 3 choices of icing color during lunches. Cookies will be delivered on Friday Feb 13th. Cookies are $1.00 each.  Juniors- sign up on Mrs. O'Leary's door for Valentine cookies sales during lunches.

FBLA is selling "crush" sodas during both lunches for $1.00.  They will be sold February 2 - 12 and delivered during ELP on the 13th.

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February 4

There will be a Junior Class Prom Committee meeting Tues Feb 10th at 6:00pm in Mrs. O'Leary's room A-84.

The Juniors will be selling Valentine Sugar cookies with 3 choices of icing color during lunches. Cookies will be delivered on Friday Feb 13th. Cookies are $1.00 each.  Juniors- sign up on Mrs. O'Leary's door for Valentine cookies sales during lunches.

Red Devils Against Cancer is hosting a Pink Out on Feb. 13, 2015 at the home basketball game against West Frankfort. We are selling Pink Out shirts. Pick up an order form from Mrs. Elwell or in the front office. Orders and money are due Friday by 4:00pm to Mrs. Elwell.  All profits benefit the American Cancer Society.  There will also be basket raffles and a t shirt quilt the night of the game.

Students- if you are interested in applying for Health Occupations class next year, please attend an informational meeting today during ELP.  You MUST get a pass from the guidance office to attend. 

Attention all Betas!  Our next meeting will take place today after school in the library.  Be there to find out important information about Pennies for Patients, New Member Induction, and the Illinois Convention.

Key Club meeting tonight at 8:00 in the Auditorium. Agenda will include District Convention, Banquet/Lock-in, election of Class Directors plus oranges and grapefruit.

FBLA is selling "crush" sodas during both lunches for $1

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February 3

SENIORS:  Don’t forget the financial aid night tonight at 6:00.  Parents and students that need to complete the FAFSA are encouraged to attend.  Stop in the Guidance Office for more information.

Students- if you are interested in applying for Health Occupations class next year, please attend an informational meeting tomorrow (2/4) during ELP.  You MUST get a pass from the guidance office to attend.

Attention all Betas!  Our next meeting will take place tomorrow (2/4) after school in the library.  Be there to find out important information about Pennies for Patients, New Member Induction, and the Illinois Convention.

Key Club meeting tomorrow night at 8:00 in the Auditorium. Agenda will include District Convention, Banquet/Lock-in plus oranges and grapefruit.

FBLA is selling "crush" sodas during both lunches for $1.00.  They will be sold February 2 - 12 and delivered during ELP on the 13th.

March 2015

over 3 years ago

March 31

There is a Key Club meeting tomorrow night at 8:00 in the auditorium.  Agenda will include the Easter egg hunt and Special Olympics.  Please try to attend.

Seniors:  Only the new medal pride cards for 4th quarter will be accepted for off campus lunch for the remainder of the year.  If you still need to check to see if you qualified for one or you need to get, or turn in a permission slip, please see Mrs. Geis today.

Any student who did not get their picture taken with Lifetouch will be called down to Ms. Scott's classroom during ELP starting tomorrow.  

Come join us for a newly revived Art Club.    Our first meeting on Thursday, April 9 at 8 am in the Art classroom, C-16.  We will be brain storming our ideas and looking at what direction we would like to see the Art Club go. All interested students are welcome to join.  See Mrs. Patterson if you have any questions.

Tickets for this year’s musical, “Beauty and the Beast” are for sale in the main office.  All seats are numbered this year (reserved seating).  Ticket prices are $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for children.  On Sunday there is tea and cookies with Belle and other characters.  Come by or call the office for more details.

Seniors planning to major in education: the MEA scholarship is available in the guidance office.  Applications are due April 10th

The response to the applications for summer has been outstanding!  If you would like to work as a student worker for the school district this summer, please complete your application before 4:00 PM on Thursday April 2, 2015.  The following link should take you to the application form.  http://goo.gl/fjJczH.  Only those wishing to work hard this summer need apply.  Interviews will be held after the applications are received.  Get your application in as soon as possible.  You may pick up the web address in the main office.

Seniors planning to attend John A Logan College next year need to sign up for orientation in the guidance office. Orientation is on April 23rd & is required for all new students. The deadline to sign up is Tuesday March 31st.

The Library is closed for PARCC today

Would you like to get out of your 4th period and get a pizza party for your class?  Bring in your spare change and support Key Club in their effort to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus in third world countries.  For every $1.80 that your class raises, you will save a mother and all of her future children from this fatal disease.  The 4th hour class that raises the most money will receive a pizza party on Friday, April 10th.  Please help!

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March 27


Seniors:  today is the last day to turn in Sr. ads for the yearbook.

Honors 10 roster is posted outside Ms. Patterson's room. Please see Ms. Patterson if you would like a make-up opportunity.

Key Club: Don't forget reservations for this weekend's banquet and lock-in. Also we ordered extra oranges and grapefruit so please get in any extra orders that didn't get turned in and try to sell more.

Tickets for this year’s musical, “Beauty and the Beast” are for sale in the main office.  All seats are numbered this year (reserved seating).  Ticket prices are $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for children.  On Sunday there is tea and cookies with Belle and other characters.  Come by or call the office for more details.

Seniors planning to major in education: the MEA scholarship is available in the guidance office.  Applications are due April 10th

The response to the applications for summer has been outstanding!  If you would like to work as a student worker for the school district this summer, please complete your application before 4:00 PM on Thursday April 2, 2015.  The following link should take you to the application form.  http://goo.gl/fjJczH.  Only those wishing to work hard this summer need apply.  Interviews will be held after the applications are received.  Get your application in as soon as possible.  You may pick up the web address in the main office.

Seniors planning to attend John A Logan College next year need to sign up for orientation in the guidance office. Orientation is on April 23rd & is required for all new students. The deadline to sign up is Tuesday March 31st.

The Library is closed for PARCC  3/30, 3/31

There is a Seniorfest meeting on Monday, 3/30 at 6:30 in Ms. Ward’s room (C28)

Would you like to get out of your 4th period and get a pizza party for your class?  Bring in your spare change and support Key Club in their effort to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus in third world countries.  For every $1.80 that your class raises, you will save a mother and all of her future children from this fatal disease.  The 4th hour class that raises the most money will receive a pizza party on Friday, April 10th.  Please help!

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March 26

Tickets for this year’s musical, “Beauty and the Beast” are for sale in the main office.  All seats are numbered this year (reserved seating).  Ticket prices are $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for children.  On Sunday there is tea and cookies with Belle and other characters.  Come by or call the office for more details.

Seniors planning to major in education: the MEA scholarship is available in the guidance office.  Applications are due April 10th

Talent show tryouts are today in the library after school.

Seniors, there will be a meeting for any seniors interested in helping with the Baccalaureate during ELP today, in the auditorium.

Today the Zoology Club will have a guest speaker in to talk about "What you can find out from scat"- that means poop. The presentation will begin right after school at 3:30 in Mr. Mucher's room B5.

The district is once again hiring high school students to assist us as we prepare the schools for next school year.  The following link should take you to the application form.  http://goo.gl/fjJczH.  Only those wishing to work hard this summer need apply.  Interviews will be held after the applications are received.  Get your application in as soon as possible.  You may pick up the web address in the main office.

Seniors planning to attend John A Logan College next year need to sign up for orientation in the guidance office. Orientation is on April 23rd & is required for all new students. The deadline to sign up is Tuesday March 31st.

The Library is closed for PARCC 3/24, 3/25, 3/26, 3/30, 3/31

There is a Seniorfest meeting on Monday, 3/30 at 6:30 in Ms. Ward’s room (C28)

Key Club: Don't forget reservations for this weekend's banquet and lock-in. Also we ordered extra oranges and grapefruit so please get in any extra orders that didn't get turned in and try to sell more.

Would you like to get out of your 4th period and get a pizza party for your class?  Bring in your spare change and support Key Club in their effort to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus in third world countries.  For every $1.80 that your class raises, you will save a mother and all of her future children from this fatal disease.  The 4th hour class that raises the most money will receive a pizza party on Friday, April 10th.  Please help!

MORP tickets will be on sale this week during both lunches for $2.00.

Seniors:  If you or your parents are wanting to put an ad in the yearbook, the deadline has been extended 
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March 25

Talent show tryouts are today and tomorrow in the library after school.

Seniors, there will be a meeting for any seniors interested in helping with the Baccalaureate during ELP tomorrow, March 25, in the auditorium.

Thursday the Zoology Club will have the rescheduled guest speaker in to talk about "What you can find out from scat"- that means poop. The presentation will begin right after school at 3:30 in Mr. Mucher's room B5.

The district is once again hiring high school students to assist us as we prepare the schools for next school year.  The following link should take you to the application form.  http://goo.gl/fjJczH.  Only those wishing to work hard this summer need apply.  Interviews will be held after the applications are received.  Get your application in as soon as possible.  You may pick up the web address in the main office.

Seniors planning to attend John A Logan College next year need to sign up for orientation in the guidance office. Orientation is on April 23rd & is required for all new students. The deadline to sign up is Tuesday March 31st.

The Library is closed for PARCC 3/24, 3/25, 3/26, 3/30, 3/31

There is a Seniorfest meeting on Monday, 3/30 at 6:30 in Ms. Ward’s room (C28)

Key Club: Don't forget reservations for this weekend's banquet and lock-in. Also we ordered extra oranges and grapefruit so please get in any extra orders that didn't get turned in and try to sell more.

Would you like to get out of your 4th period and get a pizza party for your class?  Bring in your spare change and support Key Club in their effort to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus in third world countries.  For every $1.80 that your class raises, you will save a mother and all of her future children from this fatal disease.  The 4th hour class that raises the most money will receive a pizza party on Friday, April 10th.  Please help!

MORP tickets will be on sale this week during both lunches for $2.00.

Seniors:  If you or your parents are wanting to put an ad in the yearbook, the deadline has been extended until Friday, March 27. Please see Ms. Scott for a form or you can pick one up in the office.

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March 24

The district is once again hiring high school students to assist us as we prepare the schools for next school year.  The following link should take you to the application form.  http://goo.gl/fjJczH.  Only those wishing to work hard this summer need apply.  Interviews will be held after the applications are received.  Get your application in as soon as possible.  You may pick up the web address in the main office.

Winter Athletes:  The Winter Sports Awards are tonight at 7.00 in the gym.  All athletes, families and fans are invited to attend.

There is a Seniorfest meeting on Monday, 3/30 at 6:30 in Ms. Ward’s room (C28)

Seniors, there will be a meeting for any seniors interested in helping with the Baccalaureate during ELP on Wednesday. March 25, in the auditorium.

Attention all students going on the JALC Writing Contest field trip:  Meet Ms. Morris outside the school tomorrow morning at 8:30 to board the bus.  You will need money for lunch.

Key Club: Don't forget reservations for this weekend's banquet and lock-in. Also we ordered extra oranges and grapefruit so please get in any extra orders that didn't get turned in and try to sell more.

Would you like to get out of your 4th period and get a pizza party for your class?  Bring in your spare change and support Key Club in their effort to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus in third world countries.  For every $1.80 that your class raises, you will save a mother and all of her future children from this fatal disease.  The 4th hour class that raises the most money will receive a pizza party on Friday, April 10th.  Please help!

Talent show tryouts will be Wednesday and Thursday in the library after school.

MORP tickets will be on sale this week during both lunches for $2.00.

Don’t forget to sign up for the blood drive during both lunch periods this week.  We need your help.

Seniors:  If you or your parents are wanting to put an ad in the yearbook, the deadline has been extended until Friday, March 27. Please see Ms. Scott for a form or you can pick one up in the office.

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 March 23

 Would you like to get out of your 4th period and get a pizza party for your class?  Bring in your spare change and support Key Club in their effort to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus in third world countries.  For every $1.80 that your class raises, you will save a mother and all of her future children from this fatal disease.  The 4th hour class that raises the most money will receive a pizza party on Friday, April 10th.  Please help!

All freshmen will be taking the PARCC test in the library, beginning on Tuesday, March 24th.  Check the rosters outside the main office to see which days you will be testing.  If you have any questions see Mr. Lunz.

Talent show tryouts will be Wednesday and Thursday in the library after school.

MORP tickets will be on sale this week during both lunches for $2.00.

Winter Athletes:  The Winter Sports Awards will be next Tuesday, 3/24 at 7.00 in the gym.  All athletes, families and fans are invited to attend.

Don’t forget to sign up for the blood drive during both lunch periods this week.  We need your help.

Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors interested in taking classes at John A Logan College this summer, or next year: Sign up in the counseling office to take the ASSET.  This is a placement test required for students taking college classes.  The ASSET will be given at MHS on Wednesday March 24th. 

Seniors:  If you or your parents are wanting to put an ad in the yearbook, the deadline has been extended until Friday, March 27. Please see Ms. Scott for a form or you can pick one up in the office.

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March 20

Would you like to get out of your 4th period and get a pizza party for your class?  Bring in your spare change and support Key Club in their effort to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus in third world countries.  For every $1.80 that your class raises, you will save a mother and all of her future children from this fatal disease.  The 4th hour class that raises the most money will receive a pizza party on Friday, April 10th.  Please help!

There is a Bass Club meeting tomorrow after school in the library

Seniors planning to attend John A Logan College next year need to meet in room B24 today during ELP.  Please go to your ELP for attendance first. 

All freshmen will be taking the PARCC test in the library, beginning on Tuesday, March 24th.  Check the rosters outside the main office to see which days you will be testing.  If you have any questions see Mr. Lunz.

Talent show tryouts will be next Wednesday and Thursday in the library after school.

MORP tickets will be on sale this week during both lunches for $2.00.

Sophomores, please turn in all fundraiser orders to Mrs. Kunz today.

Today is the last day to apply for a medal pride card for 4th quarter.  See Mrs. Geis with any questions. 

Winter Athletes:  The Winter Sports Awards will be next Tuesday, 3/24 at 7.00 in the gym.  All athletes, families and fans are invited to attend.

Don’t forget to sign up for the blood drive during both lunch periods this week.  We need your help.

Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors interested in taking classes at John A Logan College this summer, or next year: Sign up in the counseling office to take the ASSET.  This is a placement test required for students taking college classes.  The ASSET will be given at MHS on Wednesday March 24th. 

Seniors:  If you or your parents are wanting to put an ad in the yearbook, the deadline has been extended until Friday, March 27. Please see Ms. Scott for a form or you can pick one up in the office.

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March 19

 Seniors planning to attend John A Logan College next year need to meet in room B24 today during ELP.  Please go to your ELP for attendance first. 

All freshmen will be taking the PARCC test in the library, beginning on Tuesday, March 24th.  Check the rosters outside the main office to see which days you will be testing.  If you have any questions see Mr. Lunz.

Seniors, there will be a meeting on Friday, March 20, at 8:00am in Mr. Boudet's room for anyone interested in helping with the Baccalaureate. 

Talent show tryouts will be next Wednesday and Thursday in the library after school.

MORP tickets will be on sale this week during both lunches for $2.00.

Sophomores, please turn in all fundraiser orders to Mrs. Kunz today.

Students, you have until Friday to apply for a medal pride card for 4th quarter.  See Mrs. Geis with any questions. 

Winter Athletes:  The Winter Sports Awards will be next Tuesday, 3/24 at 7.00 in the gym.  All athletes, families and fans are invited to attend.

Don’t forget to sign up for the blood drive during both lunch periods this week.  We need your help.

Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors interested in taking classes at John A Logan College this summer, or next year: Sign up in the counseling office to take the ASSET.  This is a placement test required for students taking college classes.  The ASSET will be given at MHS on Wednesday March 24th. 

Seniors:  If you or your parents are wanting to put an ad in the yearbook, the deadline has been extended until Friday, March 27. Please see Ms. Scott for a form or you can pick one up in the office.

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March 18

All freshmen will be taking the PARCC test in the library, beginning on Tuesday, March 24th.  Check the rosters outside the main office to see which days you will be testing.  If you have any questions see Mr. Lunz.

A representative from Millikin University will be here today during ELP.  Any interested junior or senior should get a pass from the guidance office to attend.

Seniors, there will be a meeting on Friday, March 20, at 8:00am in Mr. Boudet's room for anyone interested in helping with the Baccalaureate. 

There is a Key Club meeting tonight at 8:00 in the auditorium.  Please get all orange and grapefruit orders in by tomorrow if at all possible.

Sophomores, please turn in all fundraiser orders to Mrs. Kunz today.

There is a Beta club meeting today after school in the library.  Please see an officer if you are unable to attend.  Freshman, if you have not yet paid your dues, please get them in to Ms. Goode as soon as possible.

Students, you have until Friday to apply for a medal pride card for 4th quarter.  See Mrs. Geis with any questions. 

Winter Athletes:  The Winter Sports Awards will be next Tuesday, 3/24 at 7.00 in the gym.  All athletes, families and fans are invited to attend.

Don’t forget to sign up for the blood drive during both lunch periods this week.  We need your help.

Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors interested in taking classes at John A Logan College this summer, or next year: Sign up in the counseling office to take the ASSET.  This is a placement test required for students taking college classes.  The ASSET will be given at MHS on Wednesday March 24th. 

Seniors:  If you or your parents are wanting to put an ad in the yearbook, the deadline has been extended until Friday, March 27. Please see Ms. Scott for a form or you can pick one up in the office.

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March 17

Don’t forget to sign up for the blood drive during both lunch periods this week.  We need your help.

Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors interested in taking classes at John A Logan College this summer, or next year: Sign up in the counseling office to take the ASSET.  This is a placement test required for students taking college classes.  The ASSET will be given at MHS on Wednesday March 24th. 

Seniors:  If you or your parents are wanting to put an ad in the yearbook, the deadline has been extended until Friday, March 27. Please see Ms. Scott for a form or you can pick one up in the office.

Students, you have until Friday to apply for a medal pride card for 4th quarter.  See Mrs. Geis with any questions. 

There is a Key Club meeting Wednesday night at 8:00 in the auditorium.  Please get all orange and grapefruit orders in by tomorrow if at all possible.

Congratulations to Key Club for being awarded first place trophies in all four major categories at the Illinois Eastern Iowa District Convention in the Chicago area this past weekend.  This is out of about 200 clubs in the district.

Sophomores, please turn in all fundraiser order to Mrs. Kunz no later than tomorrow.

Multicultural Club members, please meet in Mr. Goot’s room after school to take down the bulletin board.  Also, there is a meeting at 8:00 tomorrow morning.

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March 9 - 15

Have a wonderful spring break.  We will see you back on March 16th!

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March 4

Talent show auditions will be today and tomorrow after school in the library.

There is a Beta meeting today after school in the library.

Key Club:  Please turn in orange and grapefruit orders to Mr. Hall first thing this morning.  There is a meeting tonight at 8 in the Auditorium.

Attention NHS Members:  There is a very important meeting tomorrow at 8:00 am in Ms. Morris' room.  All members should attend.

Tomorrow the Zoology Club will have a guest speaker in to talk about "What you can find out from scat"- that means poop. The presentation will begin right after school at 3:30 in Mr. Mucher's room B5.

The deadline to pay your Beta Club dues is Friday, March 6.   See Ms. Goode for more info.

Seniors:  If you or your parents are wanting to put an ad in the yearbook, the deadline has been extended until Friday, March 27. Please see Ms. Scott for a form or you can pick one up in the office.

We will once again be hiring student workers for various positions this summer.  Talk with your parents if you are interested.  More information will be available after March 17th.

On Friday, March 6th 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 sign-up sheet is in the front office.  Last day to sign up is Friday, March 6th.  See Mrs. Geis with any questions.  

Sophomores – All fundraising orders and money must be turned in to Ms. Kunz no later than Friday.

Don’t forget to donate your loose change during lunch to help your class win money for your Prom/SeniorFest account.  Also, the winning class reps will get to put a pie in the face of the losing class reps during halftime at the Faculty vs. Seniors basketball game next Friday, March 6.  All proceeds will be donated to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  See a Beta member for more info.  

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March 3

Attention NHS Members:  There is a very important meeting this Thursday, March 5th at 8:00 am in Ms. Morris' room.  All members should attend.

Seniors:  If you or your parents are wanting to put an ad in the yearbook, the deadline has been extended until Friday, March 27. Please see Ms. Scott for a form or you can pick one up in the office.

On Friday, March 6th 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. 

The Murphysboro Devil Bots Competed very well at the Missouri Championship this past weekend. During the tournament the team won the Design Award Qualifying them for the VEX World Championship. One of the robots also went undefeated during the qualifying rounds only losing to the number four ranked team in the world by less than 10 points in the semi finals. The team also won the build award. 

Medal Pride sign-up sheet is in the front office.  Last day to sign up is Friday, March 6th.  See Mrs. Geis with any questions.  Devil Dollar winners for the month of February are: Austin Helfrich, Blake Jackson, Maycie Boedeker, Dusty Epperheimer.  See Mrs. Geis for your prize.

Sophomores – All fundraising orders and money must be turned in to Ms. Kunz no later than Friday.

Talent show auditions will be Wednesday and Thursday after school in the library.

There is a Beta meeting Wednesday, March 4th after school in the library.

On Thursday the Zoology Club will have a guest speaker in to talk about "What you can find out from scat"- that means poop. The presentation will begin right after school at 3:30 in Mr. Mucher's room B5.

Lifeguard classes are being offered at the life center during spring break.  Call the Life Center to sign up. 

Are you interested in the weather?  The National Weather Service will conduct a weather spotter training session in the Library at Murphysboro High School on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 beginning at 6 pm.  The training is open to anyone who is interested.

The deadline to pay your Beta Club dues is Friday, March 6.   See Ms. Goode for more info.

Key Club: orange and grapefruit orders are due Wednesday, also, there is a meeting Wednesday night at 8 in the Auditorium.

Don’t forget to donate your loose change during lunch to help your class win money for your Prom/SeniorFest account.  Also, the winning class reps will get to put a pie in the face of the losing class reps during halftime at the Faculty vs. Seniors basketball game next Friday, March 6.  All proceeds will be donated to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  See a Beta member for more info.  

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March 2

On Thursday the Zoology Club will have a guest speaker in to talk about "What you can find out from scat"- that means poop. The presentation will begin right after school at 3:30 in Mr. Mucher's room B5.

Lifeguard classes are being offered at the life center during spring break.  Call the Life Center to sign up. 

Are you interested in the weather?  The National Weather Service will conduct a weather spotter training session in the Library at Murphysboro High School on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 beginning at 6 pm.  The training is open to anyone who is interested.

The deadline to pay your Beta Club dues is Friday, March 6.   See Ms. Goode for more info.

Key Club: orange and grapefruit orders are due next Wednesday.

Attention all National Honor Society Members:  There will be a mandatory meeting for all members on Thursday, March 5 in Ms. Morris' room (A79) at 8:00 am.  It is very important that you attend.

Don’t forget to donate your loose change during lunch to help your class win money for your Prom/SeniorFest account.  Also, the winning class reps will get to put a pie in the face of the losing class reps during halftime at the Faculty vs. Seniors basketball game next Friday, March 6.  All proceeds will be donated to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  See a Beta member for more info.  

May 2015

over 3 years ago

May 27

Thank you so much to all students and staff who helped collect lids for the daycare plastic bench. All together, we collected 127 lbs!! It will take 400 lbs to make the bench, but we put a HUGE dent in it!!

When I gave Abby the last pile and told her that we were done collecting for the year, she said that we collected more than anyone else she was receiving lids from. She told me to tell you all, "Thank you, 

There is a meeting for all summer workers today from 3:30 – 4:30 in the Health room.

Anyone going on the Key Club and Beta Club 6 Flags trip next Monday should be at the high school by 8:15 AM. We plan to return by 9 PM.

Students who are taking Honors English 11 next year need to see Mr. White this week to pick up their summer assignments.  

Teachers, you can begin returning textbooks anytime you are ready.  Thanks!

Incoming Honors 10 English students should pick up summer assignment before or after school this week in Ms. Patterson's room.

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May 20

Next year MHS will have a Gay/Straight Alliance, or GSA club.  Anyone who is interested please come to an informational meeting in Ms. Morris' room (A79) after school on Tuesday, May 26th. There will positive vibes and food.

Juniors- If you are interested in doing an internship in an office setting next year but don't have a placement, please see your counselor ASAP. 

Any boys or girls interested in running cross country need to meet in Mr. Ellermeyer's room (B16A) during ELP today.

Free sports physicals will be this evening, beginning at 5:00 p.m. here at MHS.  Physicals are for next years’ Sophmores, Juniors and Seniors.

Attention all Betas:  the Key Club has graciously invited us to go to Six Flags with them on Monday, June first.  Mr. Hall needs the ticket money by Thursday (5/21), so see him for more information

Last Key Club meeting of the school year will be tonight at 8 in the Auditorium. Money for the 6 Flags trip will be due at that time.

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May 15

Free sports physicals will be next Wednesday, May 20th, at 5:00 p.m. here at MHS.  Physicals are for next years’ Sophmores, Juniors and Seniors.

Attention all Betas:  the Key Club has graciously invited us to go to Six Flags with them on Monday, June first.  Mr. Hall needs the ticket money by next Thursday, so see him for more information

Last Key Club meeting of the school year will be next Wednesday night at 8 in the Auditorium. Money for the 6 Flags trip will be due at that time.

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May 14

Free sports physicals will be next Wednesday, May 20th, at 5:00 p.m. here at MHS.  Physicals are for next years’ Sophmores, Juniors and Seniors.

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May 12

Next years’ cheerleaders need to see Mrs. Korando in the athletic office today for Relay for Life information.

Key Club:  Today is the deadline to register for International Convention.  Also, those members going to Bleyers tomorrow should meet in the auditorium at 8 AM.

Attention all Betas:  Check out the Beta Board for end of the year information and to see if you're signed up to volunteer at Bleyer's lake next week.  Talk to Ms. Goode for more information

Students, summer registration for Rebound is open-- if you failed a class & need to repeat it, please see your counselor as soon as possible.  

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May 11

Attention all Betas:  Check out the Beta Board for end of the year information and to see if you're signed up to volunteer at Bleyer's lake next week.  Talk to Ms. Goode for more information

Students, summer registration for Rebound is open-- if you failed a class & need to repeat it, please see your counselor as soon as possible.  

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May 8

Attention all Betas:  Check out the Beta Board for end of the year information and to see if you're signed up to volunteer at Bleyer's lake next week.  Talk to Ms. Goode for more information

Today is our end of the year PBIS activity.  There will be a bungee run, inflatable joust, life size Jenga, whiffle ball, kick ball, open gym for basketball, movie in the library, a sidewalk chalk drawing contest and snacks.

See Ms. Mikulay in Guidance if you did not pick up your cap and gown. 

Today is the deadline to turn in your artwork for the Snapchat Geofilter.  Remember it must be representative of Murphysboro High School.  If you have any questions, see Mrs. Ellermeyer or Mr. Mucher.

Seniorfest permission slips must be turned in no later than today

Students, summer registration for Rebound is open-- if you failed a class & need to repeat it, please see your counselor as soon as possible.  

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May 7

Tomorrow is our end of the year PBIS activity.  There will be a bungee run, inflatable joust, life size Jenga, whiffle ball, kick ball, open gym for basketball, movie in the library, a sidewalk chalk drawing contest and snacks.

See Ms. Mikulay in Guidance if you did not pick up your cap and gown. 

Tomorrow is the deadline to turn in your artwork for the Snapchat Geofilter Contest is Friday, May 8th.  Remember it must be representative of Murphysboro High School.  If you have any questions, see Mrs. Ellermeyer or Mr. Mucher.

Seniorfest permission slips must be turned in no later than tomorrow.

Students, summer registration for Rebound is open-- if you failed a class & need to repeat it, please see your counselor as soon as possible.  

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May 6

The afternoon of May 8th will be our end of the year PBIS activity.  There will be a bungee run, inflatable joust, life size Jenga, whiffle ball, kick ball, open gym for basketball, movie in the library, a sidewalk chalk drawing contest and snacks.

Seniors, there will be Senior Choir and Baccalaureate practice every day during ELP.  The Baccalaureate will be held on Sat. May 16, same day as graduation, at 2:00 pm in the High School Auditorium.

Key Club meeting tonight at 8 in the auditorium. This will be the first meeting for the new board.

See Ms. Mikulay in Guidance if you did not pick up your cap and gown. 

Upward Bound will be here today during both lunches

The deadline to turn in your artwork for the Snapchat Geofilter Contest is Friday, May 8th.  Remember it must be representative of Murphysboro High School.  If you have any questions, see Mrs. Ellermeyer or Mr. Mucher.

SeniorFest permission slips are available in the front office.  They are due on Friday, May 8th.

Students, summer registration for Rebound is open-- if you failed a class & need to repeat it, please see your counselor as soon as possible.