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September 2015

9/30/2015

Key Club: We just got a request to help with next Tuesday's Community Day Out at Longfellow Park from 4:30-7. Anyone who can help should check in the Key Cub Office. We also still need help with Kiwanis Peanut Days this Saturday morning.

There are yearbooks for sale in Ms. Scott's classroom.  First come, first serve ($58).

Homecoming ticket sales will be on sale until Thursday during both lunches.  The price is $8.00.  All fees and fines must be paid before you may purchase a ticket.  Tickets will not be sold at the door.

The Class of 2018 is having a fundraiser at McAlister's this Thursday night from 5-8 pm. Come out and support your classmates.  Sophomores that signed up to work the McAlister's night, there is a mandatory meeting in Mrs.O'Dell's room today during ELP. 

All Junior and Senior Powder Puff cheerleaders meet in the auditorium today during ELP.  Check in with your ELP teacher first.

For those interested in being SkillsUSA please attend the first informational meeting Thursday at 8 a.m.

There is an Art Club meeting Thursday from 3:15 till 4:00 in the Art room.  New members are still welcome to join.  Come to this meeting to sign up.

Tomorrow is throw back Thursday and Friday is Super Fan Friday. 

There is a list posted outside of Ms. Morris' room (A79) of students who qualify for NHS.  Juniors need to pick up a packet from Mr. White and fill it out prior to the first meeting on Thursday, October 1st at 8:00 AM in Ms. Mo's room.  

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9/29/2015

After school Plato is cancelled today.

The Class of 2018 is having a fundraiser night at McAlister's this Thursday night from 5-8 pm. Come out and support your classmates.  Sophomores that signed up to work the McAlister's night, there is a mandatory meeting in Mrs.O'Dell's room today during ELP. 

All Senior boy cheerleaders need to meet in the grass outside of the gym today during ELP.

All Junior and Senior Powder Puff cheerleaders meet in the auditorium tomorrow during ELP.  Check in with your ELP teacher first.

Seniors interested in JALC should get a pass for ELP today (Tuesday).  There will be a presentation on admissions, financial aid, & scholarships.

Seniors: Advisors from John A Logan College & SIU Carbondale will be available during 5th, 6th & 7th periods on Wednesday to help with your college applications.  Make sure to get a pass from Ms. Mikulay

There will be an important History Club meeting today after school in Mr. Martin's (B16) room. We will be shopping for Halloween decorations.

For those interested in being SkillsUSA please attend the first informational meeting Thursday at 8 a.m.

There is an Art Club meeting on Thursday from 3:15 till 4:00 in the Art room.  New members are still welcome to join.  Come to this meeting to sign up.

Tomorrow is Class color Wednesday (seniors – Red, Juniors – Yellow, Sophomore – Blue,  Freshman – Green, Thursday is throw back Thursday and Friday is Super Fan Friday. 

There is a list posted outside of Ms. Morris' room (A79) of students who qualify for NHS.  Juniors need to pick up a packet from Mr. White and fill it out prior to the first meeting on Thursday, October 1st at 8:00 AM in Ms. Mo's room.  

Homecoming ticket sales will be on sale until Thursday during both lunches.  The price is $8.00.  All fees and fines must be paid before you may purchase a ticket.  Tickets will not be sold at the door.

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9/28/2015

Beginning this week, Art Club will be meeting on Thursdays from 3:15 till 4:00.  New members are still welcome to join.  Come to the meeting on Thursday October 1st in the art room to sign up.

This week is spirit week in honor of  Homecoming shirts, no costumes), Twin Tuesday, Class color Wednesday (seniors – Red, Juniors – Yellow, Sophomore – Blue,  Freshman – Green), throw back Thursday and Super Fan Friday.  Let’s have some fun with this.

There is a list posted outside of Ms. Morris' room (A79) of students who qualify for NHS.  Juniors need to pick up a packet from Mr. White and fill it out prior to the first meeting on Thursday, October 1st at 8:00 AM in Ms. Mo's room.  

Homecoming ticket sales will be on sale until next Thursday during both lunches.  The price is $8.00.  All fees and fines must be paid before you may purchase a ticket.  Tickets will not be sold at the door.

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9/25/2015

There is a list posted outside of Ms. Morris' room (A79) of students who qualify for NHS.  Juniors need to pick up a packet from Mr. White and fill it out prior to the first meeting on Thursday, October 1st at 8:00 AM in Ms. Mo's room.  

Attention all Beta members.  We have been asked to decorate Kroger’s window with homecoming theme.  There is a sign up on Ms. Goode’s board outside her room.  The shifts are from 6pm – 8pm on Monday and Tuesday next week.  We need 6 people per shift.

Key Club – Today is the very last day to either pay dues or make arrangements with Mr. Hall for late payment.  The Roster will be finalized then.

Make-up picture day is today beginning at 7:30, in the Library.  Faculty/staff need to have their picture taken at this time for the yearbook.

Homecoming ticket sales will be on sale until next Thursday during both lunches.  The price is $8.00.  All fees and fines must be paid before you may purchase a ticket.  Tickets will not be sold at the door.

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9/24/2015

Make-up picture day is Friday, September 25 from 7:30. Faculty/staff need to have their picture taken at this time for the yearbook.

Homecoming ticket sales will be on sale beginning Thursday ((9/24) thru next Thursday during both lunches.  The price is $8.00.  All fees and fines must be paid before you may purchase a ticket.  Tickets will not be sold at the door.

Make-up picture day is Friday, September 25 from 7:30. Faculty/staff need to have their picture taken at this time for the yearbook.

Don’t forget that there is a noon dismissal on Friday.

Any Sophomore interested in the HOBY State Leadership program, please see Ms. Hargraves for more information.

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9/23/2015

Students: Conduct in the library before school and during lunch is unacceptable.  It is too loud. The library is NOT an extension of the cafeteria. Students who continue to behave inappropriately will lose library privileges. Also, only student workers are to be behind the circulation desk.

Don’t forget that there is a noon dismissal on Friday.

There is a Key Club meeting tonight at 8 in the Auditorium. The agenda will include the BBQ Championship and Fall Leadership Rally. Remember that dues must be paid this week if you are staying in the club.

Any Sophomore interested in the HOBY State Leadership program, please see Ms. Hargraves for more information.

Make-up picture day is Friday, September 25 from 7:30. Faculty/staff need to have their picture taken at this time for the yearbook.

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9/21/2015

Tuesday during ELP, there will be a meeting for any Junior or Senior boys who are interested in being a Powder Puff cheerleader.

There is a Key Club meeting Wednesday night at 8 in the Auditorium. The agenda will include the BBQ Championship and Fall Leadership Rally. Remember that dues must be paid this week if you are staying in the club.

Make-up picture day is Friday, September 25 from 7:30. Faculty/staff need to have their picture taken at this time for the yearbook.

See You At The Pole" is Wednesday morning (9/23) at 7:00 am at the flagpole in front of the High School.  Come join us as we pray for our schools and community. FCA meeting following in B25 with breakfast and special guest speaker.  Everyone is welcome.

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9/18/2015

Juniors - Money for shirts and permission slips need to be turned in to Ms. Bottje TODAY (9/18)

There is a meeting for those interested in Wrestling in the cafeteria today (9/18) after school.

Don’t forget to bring your canned good to the game tonight and help us “Sack hunger.”  Let’s beat Massac County at this also.  If may bring them in before the game, just drop them off in the main office.

See You At The Pole" is Wednesday morning (9/23) at 7:00 am at the flagpole in front of the High School.  Come join us as we pray for our schools and community. FCA meeting following in B25 with breakfast and special guest speaker.  Everyone is welcome.

Key Club: please don't forget the many sign-ups for the rest of the week. We need everyone showing up for all your shifts. Also remember that next week is the deadline to pay dues if you are joining the club.

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9/17/2015

All Sophomores need to go to the auditorium today during ELP.

There is a meeting for those interested in Wrestling in the cafeteria, Friday (9/18) after school.

Key Club: please don't forget the many sign-ups for the rest of the week. We need everyone showing up for all your shifts. Also remember that next week is the deadline to pay dues if you are joining the club.

Juniors - Money for shirts and permission slips need to be turned in to Ms. Bottje by this Friday (9/18)

Don’t forget to bring your canned good to the game and help us “Sack hunger.”  Let’s beat Massac County at this also.  If may bring them in before the game, just drop them off in the main office.

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9/16/2015

Key Club: please don't forget the many sign-ups for the rest of the week. We need everyone showing up for all your shifts. Also remember that next week is the deadline to pay dues if you are joining the club.

There is an FCA meeting Wednesday morning (9/16) at 7:45 in B25.  Everyone is welcome.

MHS Youth and Government will meet today after school in Mr. Brown's room (B-14)  

Upward Bound will be here today during both lunches (9/16)

All lab fees and other fines and fees must be paid before you can purchase homecoming tickets.  These may be paid in the main office.

Juniors - Money for shirts and permission slips need to be turned in to Ms. Bottje by this Friday (9/18)

This Friday, we will be the WSIL News Channel 3 "Sack Hunger" football game of the week.  Everyone attending the game is encouraged to bring a sack of non-perishable food items to donate to the Murphysboro Food Pantry.  We will be competing against the Massac County fans to see which school can contribute the most.  The school raising the most items for their pantry will also receive a $500 gift card from Black Diamond Harley Davidson to purchase more supplies. Please bring items and encourage anyone coming to the game to also participate. 

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9/15/2015

All lab fees and other fines and fees must be paid before you can purchase homecoming tickets.  These may be paid in the main office.

This Friday, we will be the WSIL News Channel 3 "Sack Hunger" football game of the week.  Everyone attending the game is encouraged to bring a sack of non-perishable food items to donate to the Murphysboro Food Pantry.  We will be competing against the Massac County fans to see which school can contribute the most.  The school raising the most items for their pantry will also receive a $500 gift card from Black Diamond Harley Davidson to purchase more supplies. Please bring items and encourage anyone coming to the game to also participate. 

Senior Powder Puff order forms and money are due TODAY (9/15).https://ssl.gstatic.com/ui/v1/icons/mail/images/cleardot.gif

There will be a very important History Club meeting today (9/15). We will be working on our fundraiser. If you want to be involved in the History Club, you REALLY need to be there. Meet in B16 after school on Tuesday.

We are calling on the "RED DEVIL NATION" to come support your volleyball team as they welcome #1 ranked Massac County to memorial gymnasium tonight - Coach Layne

There is an FCA meeting Wednesday (9/16) morning at 7:45 in B25.  Everyone is welcome.

MHS Youth and Government will meet after school on Wednesday in Mr. Brown's room (B-14)  

Upward Bound will be here during both lunches on Wednesday, (9/16)

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 9/14/2015

Art Club will meet today after school till four pm.  Please join us as we paint bottles for Halloween decorations.  

There will be a very important History Club meeting on Tuesday, September 15. We will be working on our fundraiser. If you want to be involved in the History Club, you REALLY need to be there. Meet in B16 after school on Tuesday.

Upward Bound will be here during both lunches on Wednesday, (9/16)

Senior Powder Puff order forms and money are due 9/15.https://ssl.gstatic.com/ui/v1/icons/mail/images/cleardot.gif

All students - please pick up your pictures in the office that were taken at registration.

Picture retakes will be September 25th.

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9/11/2015

Upward Bound will be here during both lunches on Wednesday, (9/16)

Senior Powder Puff order forms and money are due 9/15.https://ssl.gstatic.com/ui/v1/icons/mail/images/cleardot.gif

All students - please pick up your pictures in the office that were taken at registration.

Picture retakes will be September 25th.

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9/10/2015

Sophomores: Balfour will be here today (9/10) during ELP to provide information for ordering class rings.  Balfour will be back on Thursday, September 17 during lunch hours to take orders.https://ssl.gstatic.com/ui/v1/icons/mail/images/cleardot.gif

All students - please pick up your pictures in the office that were taken at registration.

Picture retakes will be September 25th.

Student of the month applications for Seniors are available in the main office.  These must be filled out and turned in to the office no later than Friday, September 12th.  The selected students receive an award of $50 for that month.  Two students will then receive scholarships of $2000.00 on Awards night.     

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9/9/2015

There is a very important Key Club meeting tonight at 8 in the Auditorium. This is one of the most important meetings of the year as it will include all the Apple Festival sign-ups.  Also remember that dues need to be paid in the next 2 weeks

Senior girls – if you are interested in playing powder puff, see the bulletin board outside Mrs. O’Leary’s room (A84)

Student of the month applications for Seniors are available in the main office.  These must be filled out and turned in to the office no later than Friday, September 12th.  The selected students receive an award of $50 for that month.  Two students will then receive scholarships of $2000.00 on Awards night.     

PBIS shirt order forms are in the front office.  Order a shirt and show your Murphy PRIDE.  Orders must be turned no later than tomorrow (9/10).

Sophomores: Balfour will be here tomorrow, (9/10) during ELP to provide information for ordering class rings.  Balfour will be back on Thursday, September 17 during lunch hours to take orders.https://ssl.gstatic.com/ui/v1/icons/mail/images/cleardot.gif

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 9/3/2015

MHS is proud to announce that the following students have made the Varsity Scholar Bowl team: Grant Berger, Zach Berger, Alex Bryant, James Cross, Bradley Evans, Cole Fletcher, WIlliam Lynch, Sophie McCormick, Karum Qasem, Chloe Parr, Michael Satterlee, David Szoke, Connor Tincher, Colin Wisinski, and Tristan Yokom.  Our first practice will be this Friday after school in Ms. Goode's room.  If you are a junior or senior and missed try-outs, come to our first practice and talk to Ms. Goode.  We're looking forward to another winning season!!!  

The MHS Beta Club has elected our new officers for this school year.  Please congratulate President David Szoke, Vice President Colin Wisinski, and Secretary Caitlyn Clutts.  If you missed the September meeting, talk to an officer to find out what you missed.

Any Senior girl interested in participating in powder puff this year: there will be a meeting on Tues. Sept 8th at 5 pm here at the high school. Remember-in order to practice and participate, you MUST have a physical on file.

Student of the month applications for Seniors are available in the main office.  These must be filled out and turned in to the office no later than September 4th.   

PBIS shirt order forms are in the front office.  Order a shirt and show your Murphy PRIDE.

Don’t forget that there is $30 lab fee for all “D wing” classes, is due Wednesday (9/2)

Sophomores: Balfour will be here on Thursday, September 10 during ELP to provide information for ordering class rings.  Balfour will be back on Thursday, September 17 during lunch hours to take orders.https://ssl.gstatic.com/ui/v1/icons/mail/images/cleardot.gif

 




9/2/2015

Any Senior girl interested in participating in powder puff this year: there will be a meeting on Tues. Sept 8th at 5 pm here at the high school. Remember-in order to practice and participate, you MUST have a physical on file.

MHS Beta club will meet after school today (9/2) in the library.  Anyone interested in running for an office must talk to Ms. Goode before the meeting.

Key Club meeting tonight at 8:00 in the Auditorium. Please bring dues and completed Member Information Sheet.

Student of the month applications for Seniors are available in the main office.  These must be filled out and turned in to the office no later than September 4th.   

Don’t forget that there is $30 lab fee for all “D wing” classes, is due Wednesday (9/2)

Sophomores: Balfour will be here on Thursday, September 10 during ELP to provide information for ordering class rings.  Balfour will be back on Thursday, September 17 during lunch hours to take orders.

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