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March 2015

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.  

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