Archive for March, 2009

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Wednesday, April 1, 2009 STUDENT BULLETIN

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Attention Art Club members! There will be an Art Club meeting after school in E114. We will be learning about silk screening. Hope to see you there!

 

Link Crew applications for the 09-10 school year are due NO LATER than 3:05 p.m. TODAY!  Even last year’s crew must reapply if interested. No late applications will be accepted!

 

Congratulations to all 2009 NHS inductees! Lists are posted in the showcase by the “M” and outside the counseling center.

 

Counseling Center

Are you interested in your community? Would you like to volunteer to learn about community issues or about how can you play a role in making a difference? If you said yes to any of these, you should see Mrs. Dexter in the counseling center.

 

Would you like to learn more about engineering?  St. Ambrose University invites those who are interested in exploring engineering careers to an open house. It will be April 7th (over Spring Break) at the Rogalski Center from 5:30-8:00 p.m. See Mrs. Dexter if you’d like more information.

 

Want a job? If so, the Rock Island Aquatics Swim Club will need to hire life guards. Mrs. Dexter has info on this opportunity as well.

 

SPORTS

There is a mandatory meeting for all wrestlers on Thursday after school in the wrestling room. If you are a wrestler, you need to be there.

 

MISC.

John Deere is accepting intern applications. There will be a question and answer session about the internship and application process on Thursday, period 3 in room A 152. See Mr. Carlough for information.

 

One of our students was recently diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Disease and is currently undergoing chemotherapy. In order to offset medical expenses, family and friends are coordinating a fundraising event. On Saturday, May 9th, beginning at 1:00 p.m., there will be a bake sale, silent auction, music, raffle prizes, and a taco bar at the Moline VFW. Please make an attempt to show your support in this benefit to help a fellow student If you’d like more information, a flyer has been posted on the bulletin board near the main entrance.

 

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

Thursday, March 26, 2009 STUDENT BULLETIN

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

There will be a Key Club meeting today after school in J307. Students should bring ideas for the American Cancer Society fundraiser. 

 

All Kaleidoscript members must report this week and next for typing assignments. See Mrs. Derouin today.

 

Attn sophomores and juniors: Link Crew applications are available in B115, B208, and in the counseling center. Applications are due NO LATER than April 1, so get them in now!

 

MISC.

Looking for something to do this weekend? Then come on down to the MHS Auditorium for a night filled with amusement. Student directed One-Act performances are this Saturday, March 28th at 7:30 p.m. Admission is only $5 for adults and students. This year’s One-Act plays include “Life Inside a Hershey Bar”, directed by Caleb Randol, “Dinner With the McGuffins”, directed by Cassie Goodpaster, “Check, Please”, directed by Hillary Pieper, and “Drugs Are Bad”, directed by Jessica Graham. So come support your fellow peers as these seniors debut their directing skills and the actors put on some hilarious productions.

Monday, March 23, 2009

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

Monday, March 23, 2009 STUDENT BULLETIN

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

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

 

Any drama club member interested in ordering a T-shirt or sweats needs to get his or her order form and money in to Mrs. Griesenbeck by Tuesday, March 24th. Late orders will not be accepted. Don't have an order form? Drop by Mrs. G's room and pick one up.

 

Authentic Voices: Tuesday is the very last chance to sign up for Friday’s conference at the Butterworth Center. See Mrs. Olson by 3 p.m. on Tuesday if you would still like to sign up.

 

SPORTS

There will be an informational meeting Tuesday, March 24th for anyone interested in trying out for cheerleading. We’ll meet at 7:00 p.m. in the west gym.

 

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Monday, March 16th, 2009

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 STUDENT BULLETIN

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Gamer Club will meet after school today in the cafeteria.

 

To all Authentic Voices members: We still have several openings for the conferences. Please see Mrs. Olson to sign up.

 

Don’t get pinched today for now wearing green! Buy a green necklace or bracelet for $1 each. You may buy these green items during lunch by the pop machines outside the cafeteria. Help Authentic Voices pinch domestic violence.

 

The MHS Book Club will meet today to discuss Bad Monkeys. Come to the Media Center during your lunch period.

 

There’s a Drama Club meeting today! Join us in room B214, Mrs. Griesenbeck’s room, right after school. Drama Club fundraiser items made finally made it in as well. Make sure you come to today’s meeting to pick up your items.

 

All Natural Helpers are invited to Sam’s Hideaway at Highland Park Bowl on Wed. from 5:30-7:30. A $3.00 donation for pizza would be appreciated.

 

All Sophomores & Juniors: Link Crew applications are now available in B115, B208, and in the counseling center. Optional informational meetings will be held in B131 today and Thursday during your lunch or at 3:05.

 

SPORTS

There is a brief meeting in the wrestling room for any wrestler who is interested in attending the team camp this summer. It will be brief so please try and attend. 

 

COUNSELING CENTER

Quad Citians Affirming Diversity will have a meeting on Sunday, March 22nd at 6:30 p.m. at the QCAD Center located at 1608 2nd Ave, Rock Island to plan and prepare for the upcoming Day of Silence.

 

Some colleges have announced their summer high school programs and more are coming in each day. Students interested in participating in a summer college experience should see Mrs. Sanders in the counseling center for application information.

 

Monday, March 16, 2009

Friday, March 13th, 2009

Monday, March 16, 2009 STUDENT BULLETIN

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

To all Authentic Voices members: We still have openings for the conferences. Please see Mrs. Olson to sign up.

 

Don’t get pinched on Saint Patrick’s Day! Buy a green necklace or bracelet for $1 each. You may buy these green items before school tomorrow by the “M” and in the Aud lobby and again during lunch today and tomorrow by the pop machines outside the cafeteria. Help Authentic Voices pinch domestic violence.

 

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with some green ice cream. Crime Stoppers will be selling Whitey’s mint chocolate chip ice cream today and tomorrow to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. The cost is only $1 per heaping scoop of minty chocolaty heaven. Don’t forget to bring an extra dollar!

 

The MHS Book Club will be meeting tomorrow to discuss Bad Monkeys. Come to the Media Center during your lunch period. Hope to see you there!

 

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

 

All Sophomores & Juniors: Applications for 2009-2010 Link Crew will be available starting today in rooms B115, B208, and in the counseling center. Optional informational meetings will be held in B131 tomorrow at 7:45 a.m., during your lunch, or at 3:05 the same day. If you cannot make the Tuesday meeting, you may attend March 19th during your lunch or at 3:05. Applications are due back to B115, B208, or the counseling center no later than Apr. 1.

 

 

Friday, March 13, 2009

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

Friday, March 13, 2009 STUDENT BULLETIN

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

This is a reminder to Natural Helpers NOT going on the retreat this year: Join the new tradition of meeting us when we return from the retreat on Sunday. Be in the visitor’s parking lot in the front of the school by 1:30 p.m.

 

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with some green ice cream. Crime Stoppers will be selling Whitey’s mint chocolate chip ice cream on Monday, the 16th and Tuesday the 17th to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. The cost is only $1 per heaping scoop of minty chocolaty heaven. Don’t forget to bring an extra dollar!

 

Attn all Authentic Voices members: Please don’t forget to sign up to work at the fundraiser on Monday and Tuesday. Also, registration for the conference is due next Tuesday. See. Mrs. Olson if you have questions.

 

All Sophomores & Juniors: Applications for 2009-2010 Link Crew will be available starting Monday in rooms B115, B208, and in the counseling center. Optional informational meetings will be held in B131 March 17th at 7:45 a.m., during your lunch, or at 3:05 the same day. If you cannot make the Mar. 17th meeting, you may attend March 19th during your lunch or at 3:05. Applications are due back to B115, B208, or the counseling center no later than Apr. 1.

 

COUNSELING CENTER

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

1)       Stan Woods Scholarship (essay) – due Apr. 21

2)       Moline High School Class of ’59 Scholarship (essay) – due Apr. 15

3)       Quad Cities Illini Club (incoming freshman at University of Illinois at Champaign) – application online (www.qcillini.com) – due Apr. 15

4)       African American Scholarships (various scholarships & websites) – various due dates

5)       AES Engineers (essay) application online (www.aesengineers.com) – due Oct. 6, 2009

6)       Trinity Regional Health System (healthcare career) – due Mar. 27

7)       QC Chapter of the Links (African American heritage/essay) – due May 8

8)       Traub-Dicker Rainbow Scholarship – due Apr. 15

9)       Ameren Illinois Minority Scholarship (engineering discipline) application online (www.ameren.com) – due Apr. 10

10)   Doric Lodge Masonic Scholarship (attending an Illinois College or Vocational school)

 

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 STUDENT BULLETIN

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

The Varsity Academic Team beat Quincy last night and advanced to the sectional. In their IHSA regional, the Maroons prevailed in a closely fought final. With the match still in doubt on the last of 30 toss-up questions, Suharsh Sivikumar rang in with the correct math answer, sealing the deal for Moline. Congratulations also go to Jessamyn Lockhard, Ryan Lundeen, James Martin, Luke Padula, and Ellen Tagtmeier who all
contributed to victories over Geneseo and Quincy. The team travels to Dunlap Saturday to play 3 matches against other regional champions. Go Team!

 

Attention all Natural Helpers NOT going on the retreat this year: We want to start a new tradition! We’re asking all of you to meet us when we return from the retreat on Sunday. Be in the visitors parking lot in the front of the school by 1:30 p.m. See Mr. Mahieu or Ms. Grimm for more information.

 

This is a reminder to all National Honor Society candidates that your complete application is due to Mrs. Ryser in the counseling center by 3:15 today.

 

Attention all drama club students who sold fund-raiser items: Your items will be delivered to Room B131 on Thursday March 12th. Please pick up your items after school tomorrow. Items that are not picked up will be moved to Mrs. Griesenbeck's room, B214. Please make arrangements to transport your items on this day.

 

The Bass Fishing team is selling limited edition t-shirts for $10 & sweatshirts for $20. Buy yours in the bookstore before they sell out!

 

COUNSELING CENTER

The Rural Health Careers Camp is being offered for those students who have ambition to go into the health field. Mrs. Dexter has more information if you are interested.

 

SPORTS

There is no football open gym tonight. If you have any questions, see Coach Ryser.

 

MISC.

Seniors: you may pick up your graduation invitations in the Auditorium lobby until 3:30 p.m. today. If you do not pick them up from here, you will have to go to the company to get them. Please make every effort to stop down to the AUD lobby today.

 

Students who want to go to 7th period sounds this Friday need to buy a sticker in the bookstore for $2.00. Stickers need to be purchased by Thursday after school and shown to your 7th period teacher before class on Friday. All money raised goes to United Way.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

Tuesday, March 10, 2009 STUDENT BULLETIN

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Attention all Natural Helpers NOT going on the retreat this year: We want to start a new tradition! We’re asking all of you to meet us when we return from the retreat on Sunday. Be in the visitors parking lot in the front of the school by 1:30 p.m. See Mr. Mahieu or Ms. Grimm for more information.

 

Good luck to the Academic team as they try to win two matches in the IHSA regional. The Maroons are hosting the tournament tonight on 2nd floor J-wing. Round 1 matches start at 5:30 p.m., and Moline will play its first match at around 6:30 p.m. All scholastic bowl fans are encouraged to attend. 

 

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

 

This is a reminder to all National Honor Society candidates that your complete application is due to Mrs. Ryser in the counseling center by 3:15 on Wednesday.

 

Attn all seniors: The yearbook is offering a final chance to purchase a senior ad for this year’s M. This is a fun way for parents and friends to commemorate this special time. The deadline in Mar. 20 and the forms are available on the MHS website or in the publication’s office. Don’t miss out on this final opportunity.

 

COUNSELING CENTER

Anyone interested in nursing? Genesis is offering nursing summer camp. See Mrs. Dexter in the counseling center for details.

 

The Rural Health Careers Camp is being offered for those students who have ambition to go into the health field. Mrs. Dexter has more information if you are interested.

 

MISC.

Seniors: you may pick up your graduation invitations in the Auditorium lobby tomorrow from 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. If you do not pick them up from here, you will have to go to the company to get them. Please make every effort to stop down to the AUD lobby during the specified times tomorrow.

Monday, March 9, 2009

Monday, March 9th, 2009

Monday, March 9, 2009 STUDENT BULLETIN

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

On Saturday the Varsity Academic Team took third place out of 32 teams at the Homewood-Flossmoor Invitational. Their 4-1 record for the day raised their season record to 55-18. On Tuesday night the Maroons will try to win two matches in the IHSA regional they host here on 2nd floor J-wing. Round 1 matches start at 5:30 p.m., and Moline will play its first match at around 6:30 p.m.  All scholastic bowl fans are encouraged to attend. 

 

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

 

Attn all seniors: The yearbook is offering a final chance to purchase a senior ad for this year’s M. This is a fun way for parents and friends to commemorate this special time. The deadline in Mar. 20 and the forms are available on the MHS website or in the publication’s office. Don’t miss out on this final opportunity.

 

COUNSELING CENTER

Anyone interested in nursing? Genesis is offering nursing summer camp. See Mrs. Dexter in the counseling center for details.

 

SPORTS

All girls going out for track must be at Wharton today. See Mr. Bohnsack with any questions.

 

MISC.

Attention Seniors!
The list of seniors receiving Science Departmental Honors has been posted outside rooms E105 and E301. Please review the list and report any errors to Mrs. Fitzpatrick.

 

Departmental honors for Family & Consumer Sciences are posted outside C120. Please check the list. If you think you should have honors and are not listed, see Mrs. Gross.

 

The list of department honors for the Business & Technology department is now posted outside room B314. Please check the list and if your name is not included and you feel it should be, please contact Mr. Ehlers or any business teacher. Remember to also check for the correct spelling of your name.

 

Foreign Language honors are posted as well. Check the list outside J324. If you have questions see Mrs. Meier in room J323.

 

The final sign-up for Dad’s Club softball will be tonight near the display cases by the main doors of the building. Sign-ups will be from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Again, this is the final sign-up. Don’t miss your chance!

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

Tuesday, March 3, 2009 STUDENT BULLETIN

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Gamer Club will meet today after school in the cafeteria.

 

Today is the Drama Club meeting. We’ll meet in room B214, Mrs. Griesenbeck’s room, right after school. See you there!

 

Please come to Art Club Wednesday after school. We will be working on comics. Bring some cd’s for your listening pleasure as well. Thanks!

 

Members of Kaleidoscript will meet after school on Wednesday in room B209. We will continue contest evaluation.

 

All juniors and seniors who qualify to apply for National Honor Society have been notified that they must attend an application meeting on Wednesday, March 4th during period 2. If you think you have a 3.45 or above cumulative G.P.A. and did not receive a note about the meeting, see Mrs. Ryser in the Counseling Center on Tuesday.

 

COUNSELING CENTER

Some colleges have announced their summer high school programs, and more are coming in each day. Students interested in participating in a summer college experience should see Mrs. Sanders in the counseling center for application information.

 

SPORTS

JV softball tryouts will be held after school today from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and Varsity tryouts will be from 5:00-7:00 p.m. in the West Gym.

 

There is very brief fresh/soph boys’ tennis meeting in the cafeteria today after school. The meeting will only last a few minutes.

 

We will be holding mandatory boys’ tennis practices outside starting Wednesday at 3:30.

 

MISC.

Chicago Shakespeare Theatre will be presenting "A Midsummer Night's Dream" here at Moline High School on March 12th during periods 6 and 7. You can buy tickets for only 10 dollars from your English teacher! This is an awesome opportunity to see a comedic show that you won't want to miss!

 

This is a reminder to students to check the Mathematics Departmental Honors lists. They have been posted in math rooms. Please alert Mr. Weller if you find any discrepancies.

 

Social Studies Department Honors are posted outside E217 & E219. Please check the list and let Mr. Ehlers know if a correction or change is needed.

 

This is a final reminder to juniors of the upcoming ZAPS Seminar. This is a 5 hour seminar designed to familiarize students with the ACT. The seminar will be offered Wed. and Thurs. this week from 3:30 – 6:00 p.m. and/or 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. in room B152. The cost is $79.00. You may bring payment to the main office or take it with you the day of the seminar. If you have questions, see Ms. Hughes in the main office or refer to the mailer sent to you from ZAPS.

 

The Intramural basketball tournament starts tonight at Wharton. The schedule is posted outside J112. Games start at 6:05 p.m.