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November 2014

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.

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