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October 2014

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. 

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