Archive for February, 2009

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

Wednesday, February 25, 2009 STUDENT BULLETIN

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

The MHS Book Club will have photos taken on Thursday right after school in the AUD. Please be there promptly.

 

Gamer Club: meet in the Aud after school on Thursday for yearbook pictures.

 

All Kaleidoscript members who want to be involved with the literature section need to come to B209 Thursday after school.

 

SPORTS

All freshman and sophomore boys interested in trying out for the sophomore and freshman baseball teams on Monday March 2nd must have a current physical on file. Tryouts will start on Monday, March 2nd please see Coach Dillie or Coach Lindauer for specific times.

 

Any girl interested in soccer needs to report for the first day of practice Mar. 2nd at 3:30 in the Coolidge gym. Be prepared to go outside if weather permits. Remember, you need to have a sports physical and parent permission form on file in the athletic office.

 

MISC.

Students can buy tickets to not dress for PE this Thursday. Tickets are $1 and will be sold before and after school in C wing. Sorry students in the swimming unit may not purchase tickets. All kids who buy tickets have to participate in the class, you just don't have to dress. All money raised goes to United Way Student Campaign. Let's go MOLINE.

 

Attention all students who are cast in the Spring Musical, "Beauty and the Beast": There will be a full cast meeting in the choir room on Monday, March 2 at 6:00 p.m.  We will distribute rehearsal schedules and begin measurements for costumes.  All are required to attend and most will remain after the meeting to begin the first rehearsal. There will NOT be a read-thru for this production. We will start immediately with rehearsals. Be there promptly at 6:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 STUDENT BULLETIN

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

To all current Natural Helpers and all students going on the Natural Helpers retreat: We will have yearbook pictures in the AUD after school. Please be there at 3:05.

 

Attn Link Leaders! Be sure to report to the AUD as soon as possible after school today for our Link Crew yearbook photo. See you there!

 

The MHS Book Club will have photos taken on Thursday right after school in the AUD. Please be there promptly.

 

There is a French Club meeting today after school in J327. Come celebrate Mardi Gras!

 

Today is the Drama Club meeting. Join us in B214 after school. See you there!

 

The deadline to sign up for the Bass Fishing team has been extended. See coach Albrecht or Coach Prybil by this afternoon if interested.

 

Don’t forget…auditions for the Key Club Variety Show are tomorrow after school in the Auditorium.

 

SPORTS

All girls planning on going out for track must see Mr. Bohnsack by 3:05 p.m. today to sign up for sweats and to receive practice information.

 

All freshman and sophomore boys interested in trying out for the sophomore and freshman baseball teams on Monday March 2nd must have a current physical on file. Tryouts will start on Monday, March 2nd please see Coach Dillie or Coach Lindauer for specific times.

 

MISC.

Buy your Sadie’s tickets today and avoid the line! Tickets will not be available at the door. You may purchase your tickets before school during lunch and after school. Remember, you must have your school ID to purchase tickets and get into the dance.

 

Students can buy tickets to not dress for PE this Thursday.Tickets are $1 and will be sold before and after school in C wing. Sorry students in the swimming unit may not purchase tickets. All kids who buy tickets have to participate in the class, you just don't have to dress. All money raised goes to United Way Student Campaign. Let's go MOLINE.

 

Congratulations to members of Encore! for their performance at the IHSA State Competition last weekend. Their comedic performance in the round "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Abriged" placed in the top 10 of the entire state!
-If you are interested in seeing the performance in the round, come to this Friday night's "Dessert Theatre." Encore! is hosting a night of 4 student directed 15 minute one-act plays. 5 dollars gets you a ticket in the door plus your choice of delicious desserts. Plus, they will perform their Regional Championship production at the end of the evening! Come one, come all!

 

On Saturday the Varsity Academic Team won 4 of 5 matches to finish the Masonic Regional as consolation champion. Their only loss was to eventual site champion Quincy. Congratulations to the Maroons who played very well, winning themselves medals and the program a $200 check from the Masons. Our thanks to teachers in J-2 west for the use of their rooms. The team now prepares for IHSA regionals next month.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, February 23, 2009

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

Monday, February 23, 2009 STUDENT BULLETIN

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

There is a one-day extension of the Poetry/Short-story contest. You have until 3:00 today to turn your entries into B209. Thanks to the many participants and winners!

 

NHS will have yearbook photos will be taken today right after school in the AUD. Please be there promptly.

 

Link Leaders: The Link Crew yearbook photo will be taken Tuesday after school in the AUD. Please report there right after school Tuesday. Be sure to wear your Link Crew shirt!

 

There is a French Club meeting tomorrow after school in J327. Come celebrate Mardi Gras!

 

Tomorrow is the Drama Club meeting. Join us every Tuesday right after school in room B214. See you there!

 

Auditions for the Key Club Variety Show are Wednesday after school in the Auditorium. If you would like to participate, please pick up a form in J307.

 

SPORTS

There is a mandatory sign-up meeting for anyone interested in boys’ tennis today at 3:15 in the cafeteria.

 

All wrestlers need to meet in the wrestling room immediately after school today.

 

MISC.

Buy your Sadie’s tickets today and avoid the line! Tickets will not be available at the door. You may purchase your tickets before school during lunch and after school. Remember, you must have your school ID to purchase tickets and get into the dance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, February 20, 2009

Friday, February 20th, 2009

Friday, February 20, 2009 STUDENT BULLETIN

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

The yearbook will be taking pictures for the “organizations” section of the yearbook next week. Any student involved in a club should check the areas by the drinking fountains to see when your club photo will be taken.

 

NHS will have yearbook photos taken on Monday right after school in the AUD. Please be there promptly.

 

Link Leaders: The Link Crew yearbook photo will be taken Tuesday after school in the AUD. Please report there right after school Tuesday. Be sure to wear your Link Crew shirt!

 

There is a one-day extension of the Poetry/Short-story contest. You have until Monday at 3:00 to turn your entries into B209. Thanks to the many participants and winners!

 

 

Circa 21 Dinner Theatre Playhouse is holding auditions for parts in two of their upcoming productions. All auditions will be held at Circa 21 in Rock Island. Have a theatrical resumé, a recent photo, and a 16 bar musical selection.

PETER PAN
Open Call auditions Feb. 21 & 22 at 9:00 am.  (Particularly seeking taller athletic males for Pirates and Indians).

JUNIE B. JONES & A LITTLE MONKEY BUSINESS
Open Call auditions Saturday, March 7th at 9:00 am.  (Particularly seeking an African American female to play the role of "That Grace.")

If you have any questions, see Mrs. Griesenbeck in room B214 ASAP.

 

 

Auditions for the Key Club Variety Show will be held Feb. 25th after school in the Auditorium. If you would like to participate, please pick up a form in J307. The show will be March 4th.

 

COUNSELING CENTER

The following scholarships have arrived: (see Mrs. Dykema if interested)

1)       Alcoa African American Leadership Scholarship – due Apr. 24

2)       Society of American Military Engineers (engineering) – due Apr. 1

3)       Paul Peterson Memorial Scholarship (Computer Science) – due Mar. 24

4)       Rock Island County Farm Bureau (farm bureau member) application online (www.ricofarmbureau.org) – due Mar. 27

5)       Student View Scholarship Program - application survey online (www.student-view.com) – due Apr. 19

6)       Northern Illinois High School Journalism Scholarship (journalism education) – due Mar. 13

7)       Quad Citians Affirming Diversity/Marshall Parks Memorial Scholarship (interest in serving or working for GLBTQ community) – due May 4

8)       Moline Education Association (for a dependant of an MEA member) – due Apr. 3

9)       DeVry University (various) – no due date given

 

SPORTS

There will be a mandatory sign-up meeting for anyone interested in boys’ tennis on Monday at 3:15 in the cafeteria.

 

All wrestlers need to meet in the wrestling room immediately after school on Monday.

 

Any girl interested in soccer needs to report to the first day of practice March 2nd at 3:30 at the Coolidge gym. Be prepared to practice outdoors depending on the weather. If you are going out for soccer, you must have a current physical and a parent permission form on file in the Athletic Office. If you have any questions, see Coach Sanchez.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 STUDENT BULLETIN

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Any student interested in being on the bass team needs to come to a short meeting right after school in E305. If you can’t make this meeting you need to see Coach Albrecht or Coach Prybil by the end of the day today. This will be the very last day to sign up as a member for this year.

 

There’s a Drama Club meeting today! Join us right after school in room B214. See you there!

 

The MHS Book Club will meet tomorrow to discuss M is for Magic. Come to the Media Center during your lunch period and enjoy pizza and good conversation. Hope to see you there!

 

Attention Art Club members: Remember to bring CD’s to create our playlist. Our meeting is Wednesday after school in E114.

 

This weekend the performance in the round competitors won 3rd place in sectionals. They have also won the honor of competing at this weekend’s state competition in Bellville, IL. 

 

COUNSELING CENTER

The following scholarships arrived last week: (see Mrs. Dykema if interested)

1)       Quad City Area Labor Management Council (essay dealing with labor/management) – due Mar. 25

2)       Center for Belgian Culture (essay on heritage) – due Apr. 17

3)       Moline Kiwanis Club – due Apr. 6

4)       Tri-County Food Service Association (for students majoring in Family & Consumer Sciences) – due Mar 1

5)       Moline High School PTSA Scholarship – due Apr. 1

 

MISC.

Please remember: Any junior in a Lit & Lang class who plans to take a dual credit class next year needs to go to B226 today after school to enroll in Black Hawk College online.

 

Congratulations to the winners of the Lincoln penny contest in the library!  The 1st place winner is Scott Bowser and 2nd place goes to J.P. Harlow. Come to the media center to claim your prize. Thank to all who participated.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Thursday, February 12, 2009 STUDENT BULLETIN

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Attention Drama Club members: Remember that your fund-raising forms are due on Tuesday, February 17th. Bring them with you when you come to the Drama Club meeting after school. In the mean time, sell, sell, sell! See you on Tuesday.

 

COUNSELING CENTER

The following scholarships arrived this week: (see Mrs. Dykema if interested)

1)       Quad City Area Labor Management Council (essay dealing with labor/management) – due Mar. 25

2)       Center for Belgian Culture (essay on heritage) – due Apr. 17

3)       Moline Kiwanis Club – due Apr. 6

4)       Tri-County Food Service Association (for students majoring in Family & Consumer Sciences) – due Mar 1

5)       Moline High School PTSA Scholarship – due Apr. 1

 

MISC.

Today is the last day to enter the library’s penny jar guessing contest and this is our last trivia question – What play was Abraham Lincoln watching when he was assassinated?

A) The Recruiting Officer   B) The Beaux Strategem   C) Our American Cousin   D) Macbeth

 

Thank you, Mr. Lincoln for a fun 200th birthday week! – You have the rest of today to enter the penny contest and the big gift winner will be announced on Tuesday. The answer to the final trivia question: C. Our American Cousin, a musical comedy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2009 STUDENT BULLETIN

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Three students in second year German scored over 90 percent on the national tests given in January. Congratulations to these top achievers! Out of 130 students taking the test in Illinois, all three of our students were in the top 10. They will all receive national certificates of recognition later in the spring.  

 

MISC.

Put on your stove pipe thinking hat. Here’s today’s Lincoln trivia question – What legislation , signed by Lincoln in 1862, made millions of acres of government land available to any male over 21 who could pay a small processing fee?

A) Western Expansion Act     B) Reconstruction Act      C) Dominion Lands Act    D) Homestead Act

 

Contest entries are accumulating like pennies in a jar so stop in the library to add your estimate. There’s only one day left to enter. And by the way, today’s trivia answer is D- Homestead Act, under which you could get 160 acres of land for $18.

 

 

Don’t forget to buy your Sadie’s tickets at the bookstore. They’re $10 each. If you’re bringing a guest from another school, you must fill out the guest form ahead of time.

 

We had a student who has lost a gold ring shaped like a butterfly the other day. She is offering a reward if found. Stop in to the main office to get more information if you have found this ring.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

Tuesday, February 10, 2009 STUDENT BULLETIN

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

There will be a brief Line O’ Type meting after school today in B201. All staff members should come, including freshmen who filled out applications. Hope to see you there!

 

Don’t forget to send your sweetie or your friends Valentine’s suckers. They are .50 cents each and can be purchased before school and during lunch in the cafeteria.

 

The Drama Club meeting is today. Join us in B214 in Mrs. Griesenbeck’s room right after school.

 

MISC.

It’s Honest Abe trivia time – Abraham Lincoln was the first U.S. President from what political party?

A. Democratic Party       B. Republican Party       C. Federalist Party         D. Whig Party

 

Remember to come to the library to “Guess the Lincoln Pennies” and win big!  (The answer to today’s trivia question is B. Republican Party.)

 

Sadie Hawkins tickets are on sale for $10 each at the bookstore. The dance is Saturday, February 28th. Formal dress is required (meaning collared shirts or a button-up and tie with slacks for the guys and a tasteful skirt or dress for the girls). No tennis shoes, jeans or t-shirts will be allowed. Don’t forget to get a guest form from the bookstore if your date is from another school.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, February 6, 2009

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

Friday, February 6, 2009 STUDENT BULLETIN

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Valentine’s Day is coming! Key Club is selling suckers to help you celebrate. Buy your sweetie a sucker and have it delivered to them in class (on Friday). Suckers are .50 cents each and can be purchased before and after school in the cafeteria.

 

COUNSELING CENTER

The following scholarships have arrived: (see Mrs. Dykema if interested)

1)       Quad City Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (pursuing study in the area of Family & Consumer Sciences) – due Mar. 12

2)       Colona PTA (for a graduate of Colona Grade School) – due May 1

3)       Skip-A-Long Virgie Wells Scholarship (Skip-A-Long alumnus) – due May 8

4)       University of Iowa (theater arts) – due Feb. 25

5)       St. Patrick Society (relative of a St. Patrick Society member) – due Feb. 26

 

SPORTS

J.V. wrestlers need to meet in the wrestling room after school today for a brief meeting.

 

Softball open gym for freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. this Saturday in the west gym.

 

All girls out for track (who are not currently in a sport) must be at practice Monday. We’ll meet in E301 at 3:20. Be ready to practice at that time. Bring clothes you can wear outside in case weather allows us to run outdoors.

 

MISC.

Beauty and the Beast auditions will be held next Monday and Tuesday (February 9, 10) in the Choir Room.  Everyone interested in auditioning is to prepare a song of their choosing to be sung from memory. Bring a copy of the song for the pianist (no tapes, CD's, or unaccompanied auditions please) and bring a simple resume of yourself. This resume should be simple and inform us about yourself (your performing experience, your musical background, your dance background, and any special skills you might have).   Excerpts of the script will be on reserve in the Library for your perusal. The open round of auditions will be singing and reading only. Recalls will include some dancing/choreography. Recalls will be on Thursday, February 12th starting at 7:00 p.m. Stop by the Choir Room (C-125) and sign up for a specific audition time ASAP. Rehearsals will start March 2nd and will usually be held on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings. If you have further questions, see Mr. May in the choir room.  

 

Tickets are now on sale in the bookstore for Sadie Hawkins. The dance is Saturday, Feb. 28th. Tickets are $10.00 per students. Formal dress is required. Examples of formal for the guys; collared shirt with a tie and slacks. Examples of formal for the girls; mid-calf or “just above the knee” dress or a skirt and a nice blouse. Attire that will not be allowed; tennis shoes, jeans, non-collared shirts, grunge-wear, etc. If you plan on bringing a guest from another school, make sure to fill out the guest form from the bookstore. Avoid the lines and buy those tickets early!!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, February 5, 2009

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

Thursday, February 5, 2009 STUDENT BULLETIN

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

To all Authentic Voices members: Come to our meeting on Friday, February 6th either period 2 or 3 in the gymnastics room by the West gym. Discover for yourself how yoga can help you be healthier and less stressed! Sign up with Mrs. Olson ahead of time for the period you’d like to attend.

 

This is a reminder to French Club members: We meet after school in J327 today. Please come join us!

 

COUNSELING CENTER

The following scholarships have arrived: (see Mrs. Dykema if interested)

1)       Quad City Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (pursuing study in the area of Family & Consumer Sciences) – due Mar. 12

2)       Colona PTA (for a graduate of Colona Grade School) – due May 1

3)       Skip-A-Long Virgie Wells Scholarship (Skip-A-Long alumnus) – due May 8

4)       University of Iowa (theater arts) – due Feb. 25

5)       St. Patrick Society (relative of a St. Patrick Society member) – due Feb. 26

 

SPORTS

Softball open gym for freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. this Saturday in the west gym.

 

MISC.

Beauty and the Beast auditions will be held next Monday and Tuesday (February 9, 10) in the Choir Room.  Everyone interested in auditioning is to prepare a song of their choosing to be sung from memory. Bring a copy of the song for the pianist (no tapes, CD's, or unaccompanied auditions please) and bring a simple resume of yourself. This resume should be simple and inform us about yourself (your performing experience, your musical background, your dance background, and any special skills you might have).   Excerpts of the script will be on reserve in the Library for your perusal. The open round of auditions will be singing and reading only. Recalls will include some dancing/choreography. Recalls will be on Thursday, February 12th starting at 7:00 p.m. Stop by the Choir Room (C-125) and sign up for a specific audition time ASAP. Rehearsals will start March 2nd and will usually be held on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings. If you have further questions, see Mr. May in the choir room.  

 

Tickets are now on sale in the bookstore for Sadie Hawkins. The dance is Saturday, Feb. 28th. Tickets are $10.00 per students. Formal dress is required. Examples of formal for the guys; collared shirt with a tie and slacks. Examples of formal for the girls; mid-calf or “just above the knee” dress or a skirt and a nice blouse. Attire that will not be allowed; tennis shoes, jeans, non-collared shirts, grunge-wear, etc. If you plan on bringing a guest from another school, make sure to fill out the guest form from the bookstore. Avoid the lines and buy those tickets early!!!!