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January 2016

1/29/2016

Wyse team:  the following students need to stop by Mrs. Ehlers room to pick up permission slips and information as soon as possible:  Colin Wisinski, Williams Lynch, Sydney Cook, CJ Schroeder, Max Hoem, Chloe Parr, David Szoke, Kevin Cronin, Melissa Brady, Alex Bryant, Mitch Ward, Jared Lawrence, Daisy Watkins, Chelsea Fletcher, Ada McCarroll, Matt Grode, Hunter Compton.

Senior Athletes, please stop by the athletic office if you are interested in volunteering your time at the 2016 Hall of Fame Banquet on 2/6/16.

If you are interested in doing yearbook next year, please see Ms. Scott to sign up.

Applications for the CEO program are available in the counseling office.  Please see your counselor if you have questions.   If you missed your class meeting during ELP this week, please see your counselor.

All ceramic projects from first semester have been fired and are ready to be picked up.  Please get them before Friday this week so we have room for storing this semester's projects.  

Red Devils against Cancer club is hosting a Pink Out on Feb 13. Order forms for t-shirts can be picked up in the front office or from Mrs. Elwell. Orders are due Feb 5 to Mrs. Elwell.

Sophomores & Juniors: Are you interested in seeing state government in action? If so, please see your counselor about the Youth to Springfield/Youth to Washington program. Deadline to apply is March 1st. 

Seniors: Don't forget to check the MHS website for scholarships. New scholarships are posted a few times a week, so check back often. 

Have you ever dreamed about being a News Anchor or a Cameraman?  Talk to Ms. Scott or Mr. Nichols to learn more about signing up to become a vital member of the Murphysboro High School Channel One News Team.  We will have our first informal meeting Tuesday February 2nd during ELP in Ms. Scott's room, C21.

Senior yard sign orders and payments of $20 are due to Mrs. O’leary or Mrs. Elwell by February 3rd

Don’t forget to make plans to come to the MHS Computer Club gaming tournament this Saturday, January 30, from 10:00am to 2:00pm in the Library and Cafeteria; Admission/registration is only $2.00 per person. A slice of pizza and a cold bottle of water is $1.50...Proceeds go to the Joe Madel Scholarship Fund. Stay tuned for more details... 

Don’t forget to bring in your $30 lab fee for all of Mrs. Elwell’s classes and Art/Ceramic classes.  Please bring fees to the main office and not to your teacher.

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1/28/2016

Congratulations to the following students for placement on the WYSE team!!  Please stop by Mrs. Ehlers room A75 to pick up a permission slip and sample tests.  Sydney Cook, CJ Schroeder, William Lynch, Max Hoem, Chloe Parr, David Szoke, Kevin Cronin, Melissa Brady, Alex Bryant, Mitch Ward, Jared Lawrence, Colin Wisinski, Daisy Watkins, Chelsea Fletcher.  Alternates are Ada McCarroll, Matt Grode, and Hunter Compton.

Key Club members – we are having our group picture taken today in the auditorium during ELP.  Please report to your class and they go to the auditorium.

MHS Senior Mock Primary Election Results:  The winners of the MHS Senior Mock Primary Election yesterday were:

Marco Rubio with 33% of the Republican vote. Donald Trump was 2nd with 30%.  Bernie Sanders with 72% of the Democratic vote.

Senior Athletes, please stop by the athletic office if you are interested in volunteering your time at the 2016 Hall of Fame Banquet on 2/6/16.

If you are interested in doing yearbook next year, please see Ms. Scott to sign up.

Don’t miss out on getting some MHS Spirit wear.  The last day to purchase is February 5th.

All ceramic projects from first semester have been fired and are ready to be picked up.  Please get them before Friday this week so we have room for storing this semester's projects.  

Red Devils against Cancer club is hosting a Pink Out on Feb 13. Order forms for t-shirts can be picked up in the front office or from Mrs. Elwell. Orders are due Feb 5 to Mrs. Elwell.

Seniors - Balfour will be here today(1/28) for your last chance to order graduation announcements and cap and gowns. 

Sophomores & Juniors: Are you interested in seeing state government in action? If so, please see your counselor about the Youth to Springfield/Youth to Washington program. Deadline to apply is March 1st. 

Seniors: Don't forget to check the MHS website for scholarships. New scholarships are posted a few times a week, so check back often. 

Have you ever dreamed about being a News Anchor or a Cameraman?  Talk to Ms. Scott or Mr. Nichols to learn more about signing up to become a vital member of the Murphysboro High School Channel One News Team.  We will have our first informal meeting Tuesday February 2nd during ELP in Ms. Scott's room, C21.

Senior yard sign orders and payments of $20 are due to Mrs. O’leary or Mrs. Elwell by February 3rd

Don’t forget to make plans to come to the MHS Computer Club gaming tournament this Saturday, January 30, from 10:00am to 2:00pm in the Library and Cafeteria; Admission/registration is only $2.00 per person. A slice of pizza and a cold bottle of water is $1.50...Proceeds go to the Joe Madel Scholarship Fund. Stay tuned for more details... 

Don’t forget to bring in your $30 lab fee for all of Mrs. Elwell’s classes and Art/Ceramic classes.  Please bring fees to the main office and not to your teacher.

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1/27/2016

Senior Athletes, please stop by the athletic office if you are interested in volunteering your time at the 2016 Hall of Fame Banquet on 2/6/16.

If you are interested in doing yearbook next year, please see Ms. Scott to sign up.

Don’t miss out on getting some MHS Spirit wear.  The last day to purchase is February 5th.

All ceramic projects from first semester have been fired and are ready to be picked up.  Please get them before Friday this week so we have room for storing this semester's projects.  

Red Devils against Cancer club is hosting a Pink Out on Feb 13. Order forms for t-shirts can be picked up in the front office or from Mrs. Elwell. Orders are due Feb 5 to Mrs. Elwell.

Seniors - Balfour will be here Thursday (1/28) for your last chance to order graduation announcements and cap and gowns. 

Sophomores & Juniors: Are you interested in seeing state government in action? If so, please see your counselor about the Youth to Springfield/Youth to Washington program. Deadline to apply is March 1st. 

Seniors: Don't forget to check the MHS website for scholarships. New scholarships are posted a few times a week, so check back often. 

All freshmen should report to the auditorium today during ELP, after checking in with your teacher. (1/27). 

Key Club will meet Wednesday night at 8 in the auditorium. The agenda will include election of officers. If any members can help Saturday morning at 10, we would like to try to move the rest of our supplies out of the toy drive building. Please contact Mr. Hall if you can help.

Have you ever dreamed about being a News Anchor or a Cameraman?  Talk to Ms. Scott or Mr. Nichols to learn more about signing up to become a vital member of the Murphysboro High School Channel One News Team.  We will have our first informal meeting Tuesday February 2nd during ELP in Ms. Scott's room, C21.

Senior yard sign orders and payments of $20 are due to Mrs. O’leary or Mrs. Elwell by February 3rd

Don’t forget to make plans to come to the MHS Computer Club gaming tournament this Saturday, January 30, from 10:00am to 2:00pm in the Library and Cafeteria; Admission/registration is only $2.00 per person. A slice of pizza and a cold bottle of water is $1.50...Proceeds go to the Joe Madel Scholarship Fund. Stay tuned for more details... 

Don’t forget to bring in your $30 lab fee for all of Mrs. Elwell’s classes and Art/Ceramic classes.  Please bring fees to the main office and not to your teacher.

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1/26/2016

Seniors - Balfour will be here Thursday (1/28) for your last chance to order graduation announcements and cap and gowns. 

Sophomores & Juniors: Are you interested in seeing state government in action? If so, please see your counselor about the Youth to Springfield/Youth to Washington program. Deadline to apply is March 1st. 

Seniors: Don't forget to check the MHS website for scholarships. New scholarships are posted a few times a week, so check back often. 

All sophomores should report to the auditorium after attendance in ELP today (1/26). 

All freshmen should report to the auditorium after attendance in ELP on Wednesday (1/27). 

Key Club will meet Wednesday night at 8 in the auditorium. The agenda will include election of officers. If any members can help Saturday morning at 10, we would like to try to move the rest of our supplies out of the toy drive building. Please contact Mr. Hall if you can help.

Have you ever dreamed about being a News Anchor or a Cameraman?  Talk to Ms. Scott or Mr. Nichols to learn more about signing up to become a vital member of the Murphysboro High School Channel One News Team.  We will have our first informal meeting Tuesday February 2nd during ELP in Ms. Scott's room, C21.

Senior yard sign orders and payments of $20 are due to Mrs. O’leary or Mrs. Elwell by February 3rd

Don’t forget to make plans to come to the MHS Computer Club gaming tournament this Saturday, January 30, from 10:00am to 2:00pm in the Library and Cafeteria; Admission/registration is only $2.00 per person. A slice of pizza and a cold bottle of water is $1.50...Proceeds go to the Joe Madel Scholarship Fund. Stay tuned for more details... 

Don’t forget to bring in your $30 lab fee for all of Mrs. Elwell’s classes and Art/Ceramic classes.  Please bring fees to the main office and not to your teacher.

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1/25/2016

Monday (1/25), Army sergeant Saenz will be here during both lunch periods. 

Seniors - Balfour will be here Thursday (1/28) for your last chance to order graduation announcements and cap and gowns. 

Sophomores & Juniors: Are you interested in seeing state government in action? If so, please see your counselor about the Youth to Springfield/Youth to Washington program. Deadline to apply is March 1st. 

Seniors: Don't forget to check the MHS website for scholarships. New scholarships are posted a few times a week, so check back often. 

All juniors should report to the auditorium after attendance in ELP on Monday (1/25). 

All sophomores should report to the auditorium after attendance in ELP on Tuesday (1/26). 

All freshmen should report to the auditorium after attendance in ELP on Wednesday (1/27). 

Key Club will meet Wednesday night at 8 in the auditorium. The agenda will include election of officers. If any members can help Saturday morning at 10, we would like to try to move the rest of our supplies out of the toy drive building. Please contact Mr. Hall if you can help.

Have you ever dreamed about being a News Anchor or a Cameraman?  Talk to Ms. Scott or Mr. Nichols to learn more about signing up to become a vital member of the Murphysboro High School Channel One News Team.  We will have our first informal meeting Tuesday February 2nd during ELP in Ms. Scott's room, C21.

There is a mandatory Girl’s track practice today.   We will meet in the cafeteria at 3:30…be dressed and ready.  You must have a current physical on file.  If you have any questions, talk to Mrs. Brasel.

Senior yard sign orders and payments of $20 are due to Mrs. O’leary or Mrs. Elwell by February 3rd

Don’t forget to make plans to come to the MHS Computer Club gaming tournament on Saturday, January 30, from 10:00am to 2:00pm in the Library and Cafeteria; Admission/registration is only $2.00 per person. A slice of pizza and a cold bottle of water is $1.50...Proceeds go to the Joe Madel Scholarship Fund. Stay tuned for more details... 

Don’t forget to bring in your $30 lab fee for all of Mrs. Elwell’s classes and Art/Ceramic classes.  Please bring fees to the main office and not to your teacher.

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1/23/2016

Sophomores & Juniors: Are you interested in seeing state government in action? If so, please see your counselor about the Youth to Springfield/Youth to Washington program. Deadline to apply is March 1st. 

Seniors: Don't forget to check the MHS website for scholarships. New scholarships are posted a few times a week, so check back often. 

All juniors should report to the auditorium after attendance in ELP on Monday (1/25). 

All sophomores should report to the auditorium after attendance in ELP on Tuesday (1/26). 

All freshmen should report to the auditorium after attendance in ELP on Wednesday (1/27). 

Key Club will meet Wednesday night at 8 in the auditorium. The agenda will include election of officers. If any members can help Saturday morning at 10, we would like to try to move the rest of our supplies out of the toy drive building. Please contact Mr. Hall if you can help.

Have you ever dreamed about being a News Anchor or a Cameraman?  Talk to Ms. Scott or Mr. Nichols to learn more about signing up to become a vital member of the Murphysboro High School Channel One News Team.  We will have our first informal meeting Tuesday February 2nd during ELP in Ms. Scott's room, C21.

Girls mandatory track practice begin Monday (1/25).   We will meet in the cafeteria at 3:30…be dressed and ready.  You must have a current physical on file.  If you have any questions, talk to Mrs. Brasel.

WYSE testing will be extended to include this entire week.  Morning testing will be in Library at 7:30 am and evening testing will be at 3:20 pm in Mrs. Ehlers room. 

Senior yard sign orders and payments of $20 are due to Mrs. O’leary or Mrs. Elwell by February 3rd

Don’t forget to make plans to come to the MHS Computer Club gaming tournament on Saturday, January 31, from 10:00am to 2:00pm in the Library and Cafeteria; Admission/registration is only $2.00 per person. A slice of pizza and a cold bottle of water is $1.50...Proceeds go to the Joe Madel Scholarship Fund. Stay tuned for more details... 

Don’t forget to bring in your $30 lab fee for all of Mrs. Elwell’s classes and Art/Ceramic classes.  Please bring fees to the main office and not to your teacher.

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1/20/2016

Girls mandatory track practice begin Monday (1/25).   We will meet in the cafeteria at 3:30…be dressed and ready.  You must have a current physical on file.  If you have any questions, talk to Mrs. Brasel.

WYSE testing will be extended to include this entire week.  Morning testing will be in Library at 7:30 am and evening testing will be at 3:20 pm in Mrs. Ehlers room. 

The Senior Class is selling personalized yard signs for your graduate! The sign is approximately 18x24 and is single-sided print. Your student's name (limit 14 characters) will appear at the top, along with Class of 2016. Cost is $20 each. We only have 22, so act fast! Submit your name, exactly as you want it to appear on the sign, to Ms. O'Leary or Mrs. Elwell along with your payment, by February 3. 

The Athletic Boosters (MABA) is hosting a fun night of Glo Bingo! Yes, it's bingo, but in a fun atmosphere! Blacklights, Glow in the Dark Daubbers, Music playing the whole time, and all-around great fun! Held at Murphysboro American Legion on Saturday, January 30, 7pm. $20 in advance, $25 at the door. A table will be reserved with the purchase of six or more tickets. Find the event on Facebook. Call or text Kristi Miller at 924-5535 for tickets. Must be 18 or older to play and attend. 

Don’t forget to make plans to come to the MHS Computer Club gaming tournament on Saturday, January 31, from 10:00am to 2:00pm in the Library and Cafeteria; Admission/registration is only $2.00 per person. A slice of pizza and a cold bottle of water is $1.50...Proceeds go to the Joe Madel Scholarship Fund. Stay tuned for more details... 

Don’t forget to bring in your $30 lab fee for all of Mrs. Elwell’s classes and Art/Ceramic classes.  Please bring fees to the main office and not to your teacher.

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1/19/2016

MHS Computer Club is presenting a gaming tournament on Saturday, January 31, from 10:00am to 2:00pm. in the Library and Cafeteria; Admission/registration is only $2.00 per person. A slice of pizza and a cold bottle of water is $1.50...Proceeds go to the Joe Madel Scholarship Fund. Stay tuned for more details... 

Faculty and Staff: This is Key Club teacher appreciation week.  Today there will be cake in the main office. Wednesday we will provide a full breakfast and Thursday will be lunch with a wide variety of items. Key Club hopes you will enjoy the week.

Don’t forget to bring in your $30 lab fee for all of Mrs. Elwell’s classes and Art/Ceramic classes.  Please bring fees to the main office and not to your teacher.

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1/15/2016

Faculty and Staff: Next week is Key Club's Teacher Appreciation Week. Tuesday there will be cake in the main office. Wednesday we will provide a full breakfast and Thursday will be lunch with a wide variety of items. Key Club hopes you will enjoy the week.

Students enrolled in spring classes at JALC- if you want help logging in to your class, stop in the counseling office to get a pass for ELP today. We will be in the computer lab to help you get set up

Key Club: 2016-17 Officer Petitions are available in the Key Club Office and need to be completed this week

Don’t forget to bring in your $30 lab fee for all of Mrs. Elwell’s classes and Art/Ceramic classes.  Please bring fees to the main office and not to your teacher.

Jackson CEO is hosting a dodgeball tournament at Murphysboro Middle School tomorrow (1/16).  Entry fee is $8 in advance and $10 at the door.  Concessions will be available.  If you have any questions talk to someone who has CEO.

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1/14/2016

Girls softball has open gym tonight from 6:30 – 8:00

Interested in winning a free 30 minute flight at the SIU airport? Come to B25 during ELP on Thursday and Friday to hear more about the airport.  Thursday, Gary Shafer, Airport manager will speak.  Friday, Zac Fager, on Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting.

Students enrolled in spring classes at JALC- if you want help logging in to your class, stop in the counseling office to get a pass for ELP today. We will be in the computer lab to help you get set up

Key Club: 2016-17 Officer Petitions are available in the Key Club Office and need to be completed this week

A Balfour representative will be here today (1/14) during both lunch hours.  Orders and payment for Graduation Announcements and Senior Accessories should be placed on this day.

Don’t forget to bring in your $30 lab fee for all of Mrs. Elwell’s classes and Art/Ceramic classes.  Please bring fees to the main office and not to your teacher.

Jackson CEO is hosting a dodgeball tournament at Murphysboro Middle School on January 16th.  Entry fee is $8 in advance and $10 at the door.  Concessions will be available.  If you have any questions talk to someone who has CEO.

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1/12/2016

There will be a junior prom committee meeting my Ms. Bottje’s room (B15) today (1/12) during ELP.  Please check in with your ELP teacher and then go to the meeting.

A Balfour representative will be here Thursday (1/14).  Orders and payment for Graduation Announcements and Senior Accessories should be placed on this day.

Don’t forget to bring in your $30 lab fee for all of Mrs. Elwell’s classes and Art/Ceramic classes.  Please bring fees to the main office and not to your teacher.

Jackson CEO is hosting a dodgeball tournament at Murphysboro Middle School on January 16th.  Entry fee is $8 in advance and $10 at the door.  Concessions will be available.  If you have any questions talk to someone who has CEO.

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1/11/2016

Any Beta who is interested in going to the State Convention needs to sign up on the Beta Board BEFORE the Jan. 20 meeting.  Talk to Ms. Goode for more information.

A Balfour representative will be here Thursday, January 14th. Orders and payment for Graduation Announcements and Senior Accessories should be placed on this day.

There is open gym for softball on Saturday from 2:00pm-3:30pm.

There is a $30 lab fee due for all of Mrs. Elwell’s classes and Art/Ceramic classes.  Please bring fees to the main office and not to your teacher.

Jackson CEO is hosting a dodgeball tournament at Murphysboro Middle School on January 16th.  Entry fee is $8 in advance and $10 at the door.  Concessions will be available.  If you have any questions talk to someone who has CEO.

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1/8/2016

There is open gym for softball on Saturday from 2:00pm-3:30pm.

Key Club: If you missed Wednesday night's meeting, please stop by the Key Club Office. Also, 2016-17 Officer Petitions can be picked up in the Key Club Office. Elections will be at the next meeting, January 20th.

There is a $30 lab fee due for all of Mrs. Elwell’s classes and Art/Ceramic classes.  Please bring fees to the main office and not to your teacher.

Jackson CEO is hosting a dodgeball tournament at Murphysboro Middle School on January 16th.  Entry fee is $8 in advance and $10 at the door.  Concessions will be available.  You may register at jacksonceo.org/dodgeball-tournament/.  If you have any questions talk to someone who has CEO.

GJAL is asking MMS and MHS parents to donate their old or unused Legos blocks/sets to GJAL?  These Legos/sets of Legos will be used during indoor recess and used for Lego building challenges.  Donations can be dropped off at GJAL. 

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1/7/2016

Student Council meetings have now been moved to Tuesday mornings at 7:45 in the Driver’s Ed room.  New members are welcome.

There is open gym for softball on Saturday from 2:00 pm-3:30 pm.

Art Club will meet today (1/7) after school in the Art Room.  New members are always welcome.

Anyone interested in joining RED DEVILS AGAINST CANCER, there will be an informational meeting Friday morning 1/8 at 8 am in B24.

There is a $30 lab fee due for all of Mrs. Elwell’s classes and Art/Ceramic classes.

Jackson CEO is hosting a dodgeball tournament at Murphysboro Middle School on January 16th.  Entry fee is $8 in advance and $10 at the door.  Concessions will be available.  You may register at jacksonceo.org/dodgeball-tournament/.  If you have any questions talk to someone who has CEO.

GJAL is asking MMS and MHS parents to donate their old or unused Legos blocks/sets to GJAL?  These Legos/sets of Legos will be used during indoor recess and used for Lego building challenges.  Donations can be dropped off at GJAL.

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1/6/2016

Anyone interested in joining RED DEVILS AGAINST CANCER, there will be an informational meeting Friday morning 1/8 at 8am in B24.

There is a girl’s track meeting today during ELP in the cafeteria.  Please check in with your ELP teacher and then report to the cafeteria.

The first Student Council meeting of the new semester will be tomorrow (1/6) at 7:45 am in the Driver’s Ed room.  Any new members are welcome to join.  Some important information will be put out at that time.  If you want a say in how your spring semester is run…please join now.

There will be a Key Club Wednesday night at 8 in the auditorium.

If you are a Senior or Junior that qualified for off campus lunch you CANNOT leave for lunch until you have your new card. See Mrs. Geis with any questions.

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1/5/2016

There is a girl’s track meeting today during ELP in the cafeteria.  Please check in with your ELP teacher and then report to the cafeteria.

The first Student Council meeting of the new semester will be tomorrow (1/6) at 7:45 am in the Driver’s Ed room.  Any new members are welcome to join.  Some important information will be put out at that time.  If you want a say in how your spring semester is run…please join now.

There will be a Key Club Wednesday night at 8 in the auditorium.

If you are a Senior or Junior that qualified for off campus lunch you CANNOT leave for lunch until you have your new card. See Mrs. Geis with any questions.

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