Archive for October, 2009

Friday, October 30, 2009

Friday, October 30th, 2009

SPORTS

There is a meeting after school today in the wrestling room for any student interested in joining the wrestling team. This includes anyone who would like to be a manager as well. The meeting will be brief but it is important you attend if you are planning on wrestling. If you can not attend please see coach Ealy, as important papers will be handed out.

 

There will be a short informational meeting on Monday, November 2nd at 3:30 in the gymnastics room for anyone interested in trying out for the winter season JV cheerleading squad.

 

COUNSELING CENTER

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

1)       Knox College (Western Illinois high schools’ achievers scholarship) application online (www.knox.edu/scholarships)– no due date given

2)       Indiana State University (Networks Scholarship/career in financial services) – due Dec. 1

3)       Lawrence University (various) – no due date given

4)       Marist College (computer science or information technology & systems) – due Feb. 15

5)       American Musical & Dramatic Academy (auditions) – application online (www.AMDA.edu) – due Feb. 1

6)       Bates College – application online (www.NFIB.com/YEA) – due Dec. 31

7)       National Co-Op Scholarship Program – application online (www.co-op.edu) – due Feb. 15

 

MISC

On the Saturday October 31st performance of Lend Me a Tenor, a two dollar discount will be given to anyone in a Halloween costume. This discount only applies to tickets sold at the door on Saturday.

 

This is a reminder to bring cans for the Student Hunger Drive. Our numbers are way down this year. We have a lot of catching up to do! You may also contribute to this cause by purchasing a t-shirt for only $8 at the bookstore. Thanks to all who have helped!

 

There’s a Physical Comedy (Clown Troupe) workshop at the Davenport Parks & Recreation office on Monday, November 2nd at 7:00 p.m. A former clown instructor for Ringling Bros. will head up the meeting and lecture. The contribution is only $5 for non-members. If you have additional questions, see Mrs. Griesenbeck.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

STUDENT BULLETIN – Wednesday, October 28, 2009

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Hey Art Club!  Don't forget the Halloween party today after school. Learn the tricks of scary makeup techniques and don't forget the treats.

 

Kaleidoscript will meet tomorrow after school.

 

Latinos Unidos will meet Thursday after school in J322 to make sugar skulls.

 

Key Club will have a meeting Thursday after school in the Cafeteria. We will be organizing loading days.

 

SPORTS

If you plan on participating in a winter sport you must have a parent permission slip, current physical, and athletic ticket. You must have these things before you try out. Stop by the athletic office if you have any questions.

 

Girls basketball open gym will be at 3:15 in the East gym today. Also, there will be a mandatory meeting on Thursday at 3:15 in the east gym for all girls interested in playing this season. Open gym will follow the meeting. Refer any questions to Coach Ford, Coach Voss, or Coach Ritchie.

 

There will be a meeting Friday after school for any student interested in joining the wrestling team. This includes anyone who would like to be a manager as well. The meeting will be brief but it is important you attend if you are planning on wrestling. If you can not attend please see coach Ealy, as important papers will be handed out.

 

COUNSELING CENTER

Any students interested in raising money for Share Joys and participating in the Donut eating contest must come to a brief meeting in the counseling center right after school.

 

MISC

Buy your tickets now to the hilarious Broadway comedy "Lend Me a Tenor." Scream with laughter as you watch this story of mistaken identity, sex, lies, booze, and ... opera? Hmmm... Tickets are $6.00 for students and $8.00 for adults, and can be purchased at the MHS bookstore or at the door.

 

On the Saturday October 31st performance, a two dollar discount will be given to anyone in a Halloween costume. Come see the play, then go straight to your favorite Halloween party without the inconvenience of changing clothes. This discount only applies to tickets sold at the door on the October 31st performance.

 

Congratulations to the Seniors who won Powder Puff and the Sophomores who won the fresh-soph tug o' war. The Jr. and Sr. super-fans got out and did a tug also. Juniors pulled away with the victory on that one.

Students: we really don't have the number of cans that we have in past years, so please bring them into 1st period or to the bins by the main office. We still have Food Drive t-shirts that we are selling for $8 in the bookstore. Everyone who has one and wears it on Friday will get a special treat at lunch.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

STUDENT BULLETIN – Tuesday, October 27, 2009

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Authentic Voices will meet today either 3rd or 5th period in E204.

 

Attn all Kaleidoscript members: We need you in B209 after school today to read fear poems. We will select the winner at Wednesday’s meeting.

 

Today is the Drama Club meeting. We’ll see you after school in B214. Everyone is welcome!

 

Upward Bound will meet after school today.

 

Hey Art Club!  Don't forget the Halloween party Wednesday after school. Learn the tricks of scary makeup techniques and don't forget the treats.

 

Any junior or senior Natural Helper interested in becoming a Teen Leader should stop by J138 to pick up an application. Applications are due back Wednesday, Nov. 4th at 3:05.

 

 

COUNSELING CENTER

Any students interested in raising money for Share Joys and participating in the Donut eating contest must come to a brief meeting in the counseling center at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 28th.

 

MISC

Buy your tickets now to the hilarious Broadway comedy "Lend Me a Tenor." Scream with laughter as you watch this story of mistaken identity, sex, lies, booze, and ... opera? Hmmm... Tickets are $6.00 for students and $8.00 for adults, and can be purchased at the MHS bookstore or at the door.

 

On the Saturday October 31st performance, a two dollar discount will be given to anyone in a Halloween costume. Come see the play, then go straight to your favorite Halloween party without the inconvenience of changing clothes. This discount only applies to tickets sold at the door on the October 31st performance.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Monday, October 26th, 2009

STUDENT BULLETIN – Monday, October 26, 2009

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Young Life will meet tonight outside the Browning Field ticket office at 6:15 p.m. We will attend the Powder Puff football game.

 

Attn all Kaleidoscript members: We need you in B209 after school today and tomorrow to read fear poems. We will select the winner at Wednesday’s meeting.

 

Any junior or senior Natural Helper interested in becoming a Teen Leader should stop by B131 today at lunch, or J138 any other time to pick up an application. Applications are due back Wednesday, Nov. 4th at 3:05.

 

The drama club meeting is back! Join us Tuesday right after school in B214.  We've missed you, so don't be late! See you there!

 

Upward Bound will meet after school tomorrow.

 

COUNSELING CENTER

Want to learn about law enforcement, computer information processing, computer operation & equipment repair, or warehouse distribution? If so, come to a career open house. It will be held tonight at Black Hawk College. See Mrs. Dexter for more details.

 

SPORTS

There will be a brief meeting immediately after school today in E301 for all boys considering swimming this winter.

 

MISC

Buy your tickets now to the hilarious Broadway comedy "Lend Me a Tenor." Scream with laughter as you watch this story of mistaken identity, sex, lies, booze, and ... opera? Hmmm... Tickets are $6.00 for students and $8.00 for adults, and can be purchased at the MHS bookstore or at the door.

 

The Powder Puff game is tonight at 6:30 at Wharton Field House. It costs $3 or 5 cans to attend. Let's pack the house to watch the Jr and Sr girls battle it out on the field. We still need freshmen girls to do the tug o' war against the sophomores at half time. If you are interested, please show up to the game.

 

Congratulations to the winners of the Teen Read Week candy corn contest!

1st place – Gabriela Carrillo

2nd place – Chad Hickson

Come to the Media Center to claim your prize!

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

STUDENT BULLETIN – Wednesday, October 21, 2009

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Authentic Voices: Today is the last opportunity to sign up for Saturday’s performance of “Dracula Returns”. See Mrs. Olson or Mrs. Dexter in the counseling office.

 

Attention all Kaleidoscript members: Use the extra hour after school today to judge the Fear poetry competition. Meet in B209 at 2:30 to help determine the winners!

 

COUNSELING CENTER

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

1)       P.E.O STAR Scholarship (senior girl with 3.0+ gpa) – due Nov. 13

2)       Indian Hills Community College Scholarship – application online (www.indianhills.edu/100) – due Jan. 28

3)       Abbott and Fenner Business Solutions – application online (www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm) – due June 19

 

Information about the following opportunities is available from Mrs. Ryser in the counseling center:

1)       Explorers Program at Deere & Company for students interested in IT.

2)       Luther College Integrated Arts Visit Day 10/31

3)       Lewis University Aviation Career Conference 11/21

4)       Cottey College all girls school visit 10/29

 

Attn all students interested in being on donut eating teams to raise money for Share Joys: There is a mandatory (5 min.) meeting after school in the counseling center on Wed., Oct. 28th.

 

MISC

The Faculty Talent Show will be Thursday during 7th period. Buy your tickets at the bookstore for $3 and have your 7th period teacher sign your ticket. Come see your teachers dance, act, sing, and just act crazy for the Student Food Drive!

 

The deadline to sign up for intramural Dodgeball has been extended to Monday, October 26th. The tournament will be held the 28th, therefore, there are no games tonight.

 

 

 

October 20, 2009

Monday, October 19th, 2009

STUDENT BULLETIN – Tuesday, October 20, 2009

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

The MHS Book Club will be meeting today during lunch in the Media Center. We will be discussing Nineteen Minutes. See you then!

 

The Varsity Academic Team will have a brief meeting today in J-333 from 3:05 to 3:15.  No practice on Thursday.  

 

Upward Bound will meet today after school.

 

The following sections of the Yearbook staff will meet in B206 today after school: student life, senior, junior, sophomore, freshman, and athletics.

 

The regular Drama Club meeting is cancelled this week due to “Lend Me a Tenor” rehearsal. We will resume on 10/27.

 

Going to haunted houses and visiting grave yards is not nearly as scary as entering Kaleidoscript’s fall poetry contest. You can win cash prizes by submitting poetry by Tuesday to room B209. In your poetry, tell us what you fear. Enter at your own risk.

 

All students: Today and tomorrow you will be able to buy tickets to purchase baked goods from our "Souper-Heroes" to raise money for the hunger drive. Buy your tickets during lunch or after school. You may get them before school tomorrow as well. You must have tickets, money will not be accepted for the goods.

 

SPORTS

Any girl's tennis players who are interested in individual pictures can pick up an order form from coach Jones and should be at the tennis courts today at 3:15.

 

MISC

The Faculty Talent Show will be Thursday during 7th period. Buy your tickets at the bookstore for $3 and have your 7th period teacher sign your ticket. Come see your teachers dance, act, sing, and just act crazy for the Student Food Drive!

 

Teacher’s: There will be a “jean’s day” on Wednesday, Oct. 21st. The cost is $3 or 5 cans to be turned into the main office.

 

 

 

 

Monday, October 19, 2009

Monday, October 19th, 2009

STUDENT BULLETIN – Monday, October 19, 2009

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

It’s not too late to join the chess team. Anyone interested in learning more about chess, improving your game, and competing against other schools should come to practice today in room J207 at 3:10. Talk to Mr. Thompson in J207 if you have any questions.

 

Young Life will meet tonight at Riverside Life Center from 8:08 – 9:08 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Riverside it at 41st St and 24th Ave.

 

Upward Bound will meet tomorrow after school.

 

The following sections of the Yearbook staff will meet in B206 on Tuesday after school: student life, senior, junior, sophomore, freshman, and athletics. See you Tuesday.

 

The regular Drama Club meeting is cancelled this week due to “Lend Me a Tenor” rehearsal. We will resume on 10/27.

 

Going to haunted houses and visiting grave yards is not nearly as scary as entering Kaleidoscript’s fall poetry contest. You can win cash prizes by submitting poetry by Tuesday to room B209. In your poetry, tell us what you fear. Enter at your own risk.

 

All students: On Tuesday and Wednesday this week you will be able to buy tickets before and after school, as well as during lunch, to purchase baked goods from our "Souper-Heroes" to raise money for the hunger drive. This will be similar to the "Elves" during Share Joys in that the "Souper-Heroes" will not be able to take money…tickets only!

 

Authentic Voices members: Are you interested in witnessing the return of Dracula? Come to the Ballet Quad Cities’ performance of “Dracula Returns” on Saturday, October 24th at 2 p.m. at the Capital Theater in Davenport. See Mrs. Olson in the counseling center for details.

 

COUNSELING CENTER

Americas Few: Those who answer the calling will find out if they have what it takes. Marine’s ROTC Scholarship is available. Sgt. Gibbs will be here on Tuesday at 8:45 for interviews. You must have at least a 22 on the ACT to qualify for an interview. See Mr. Woods if you have any questions.

 

SPORTS

Any girl's tennis players who are interested in individual pictures can pick up an order form from coach Jones and should be at the tennis courts Tuesday at 3:15.

 

MISC

Teen Read Week is being celebrated in the Media Center today through Thursday. Come on in and browse our new books. Take a guess on how many candy corn are in the jar for your chance at a prize!

 

The first intramural event will be our annual Hunger Drive Dodgeball Tournament! Get your team packet outside J112. Sign up Deadline is tomorrow. All intramural events will be played on Wednesday Nights at the Coolidge Gym. See Mr. Prybil for more details.

 

The Faculty Talent Show will be Thursday during 7th period. Buy your tickets at the bookstore for $3 and have your 7th period teacher sign your ticket. Come see your teachers dance, act, sing, and just act crazy for the Student Food Drive!

 

Teacher’s: There will be a “jean’s day” on Wednesday, Oct. 21st. The cost is $3 or 5 cans to be turned into the main office.

 

If you have symptoms of the flu such as fever, cough or sore throat, please do not come to school. If you have a fever, do not return to school until you have been fever free for 24 hours without medication.

 

 

 

Monday, October 19, 2009

Friday, October 16th, 2009

STUDENT BULLETIN – Monday, October 19, 2009

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

It’s not too late to join the chess team. Anyone interested in learning more about chess, improving your game, and competing against other schools should come to practice today in room J207 at 3:10. Talk to Mr. Thompson in J207 if you have any questions.

 

Young Life will meet tonight at Riverside Life Center from 8:08 – 9:08 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Riverside it at 41st St and 24th Ave.

 

Upward Bound will meet tomorrow after school.

 

The following sections of the Yearbook staff will meet in B206 on Tuesday after school: student life, senior, junior, sophomore, freshman, and athletics. See you Tuesday.

 

The regular Drama Club meeting is cancelled this week due to “Lend Me a Tenor” rehearsal. We will resume on 10/27.

 

Going to haunted houses and visiting grave yards is not nearly as scary as entering Kaleidoscript’s fall poetry contest. You can win cash prizes by submitting poetry by Tuesday to room B209. In your poetry, tell us what you fear. Enter at your own risk.

 

All students: On Tuesday and Wednesday this week you will be able to buy tickets before and after school, as well as during lunch, to purchase baked goods from our "Souper-Heroes" to raise money for the hunger drive. This will be similar to the "Elves" during Share Joys in that the "Souper-Heroes" will not be able to take money…tickets only!

 

Authentic Voices members: Are you interested in witnessing the return of Dracula? Come to the Ballet Quad Cities’ performance of “Dracula Returns” on Saturday, October 24th at 2 p.m. at the Capital Theater in Davenport. See Mrs. Olson in the counseling center for details.

 

COUNSELING CENTER

Americas Few: Those who answer the calling will find out if they have what it takes. Marine’s ROTC Scholarship is available. Sgt. Gibbs will be here on Tuesday at 8:45 for interviews. You must have at least a 22 on the ACT to qualify for an interview. See Mr. Woods if you have any questions.

 

MISC

Teen Read Week is being celebrated in the Media Center today through Thursday. Come on in and browse our new books. Take a guess on how many candy corn are in the jar for your chance at a prize!

 

The first intramural event will be our annual Hunger Drive Dodgeball Tournament! Get your team packet outside J112. Sign up Deadline is tomorrow. All intramural events will be played on Wednesday Nights at the Coolidge Gym. See Mr. Prybil for more details.

 

The Faculty Talent Show will be Thursday during 7th period. Buy your tickets at the bookstore for $3 and have your 7th period teacher sign your ticket. Come see your teachers dance, act, sing, and just act crazy for the Student Food Drive!

 

Teacher’s: There will be a “jean’s day” on Wednesday, Oct. 21st. The cost is $3 or 5 cans to be turned into the main office.

 

If you have symptoms of the flu such as fever, cough or sore throat, please do not come to school. If you have a fever, do not return to school until you have been fever free for 24 hours without medication.

 

 

 

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

STUDENT BULLETIN – Thursday, October 15, 2009

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

P.E. No Dress Day will be this Friday. If you want to participate in P.E. without dressing...buy a sticker for $1 at lunch today. All proceeds benefit the Student Hunger Drive.

There will be a Key Club meeting after school today in the cafeteria.

 

The Bass Fishing Team will meet in E301 after school today.

 

Going to haunted houses and visiting grave yards is not nearly as scary as entering Kaleidoscript’s Fall Poetry Contest. You can win cash prizes by submitting poetry to room B209 by October 20th. In your poetry, tells us what you fear. Enter at your own risk.

 

COUNSELING CENTER

Seniors: Don’t forget to turn in your forms for orientation at Black Hawk College. The deadline is today, without exception. Please give them to Mrs. Dexter in the counseling center.

 

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

1)       Kyle John Memorial Soccer Scholarship – due Nov. 1 for boys and Apr. 1 for girls

2)       Big Sun Organization (student athlete) application online (www.bigsunathletics.com) – due June 24

3)       Young Epidemiology Scholars (research project) application online (www.collegebaord.com/yes) – due Feb. 1

4)       KFC Colonel’s Scholars Program (online application available from Dec. 1 through Feb. 10 at www.kfcscholars.org)

5)       US Bank – application online (www.usbank.com/studentloans) – due Mar. 31

6)       Gates Millenium Scholars Program (minority/nomination) application online (www.gmsp.org) – due Jan. 11

7)       Beta Sigma Psi Lutheran Alumni (Lutheran freshman male at University of Illinois/Champaign) – due Feb. 1

 

 

MISC

Intramurals Anyone?  Starting next week- Moline Intramurals will start up. The first event will be our annual Hunger Drive Dodgeball Tournament! Get your team packet outside J112 starting this Friday. Sign up Deadline is Tuesday October 20! All intramural events will be played on Wednesday Nights at the Coolidge Gym. See Mr. Prybil for more details.

 

 

 

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Friday, October 9th, 2009

STUDENT BULLETIN – Tuesday, October 13, 2009

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Upward Bound will meet today after school.

 

Drama Club: the regular Tuesday Drama Club meeting is cancelled this week and next- due to “Lend Me a Tenor” rehearsal. Regular meetings will resume Oct. 27th.

 

Latinos Unidos: This Thursday after school we will be meeting in J322 to make crafts for the Day of the Dead. We will work until 4:00 p.m. See you Thursday. Adios!

 

Attention Spanish Club members! Come to J326 after school on Thursday! We will learn about some Day of the Dead traditions and make sugar skulls. Hasta luego!

 

COUNSELING CENTER

This is a reminder to seniors: You must return permission forms to attend the November 25th orientation for Black Hawk College. The forms have to be returned by October 15th. Please bring them to Mrs. Dexter in the counseling center. There will be NO EXCEPTIONS made to the due date!

 

MISC.

Good news for those students who have not yet purchased a yearbook! You may still get a yearbook for $45 through October 16th – so hurry to the bookstore to save!

 

Class ring distribution is tomorrow in the AUD lobby during lunch.