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August 2014

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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