Archive for October, 2010

Friday, October 29, 2010

Friday, October 29th, 2010

STUDENT BULLETIN   Friday, October 29, 2010

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Get spooky at the library! Hear Gothic Horror readings today during lunch.

 

Auditions for the winter play, Picnic, are next Thursday and Friday, November 4th and 5th, in B214, Mrs. Griesenbeck's room. Stop by as soon as you can and sign up for an audition appointment time slot and pick up an audition packet.  If you've never heard of Picnic and want to know more about the play, please join us on Wednesday November 3rd right after school in Room E204. We'll watch the classic movie and have snacks. See you then.

 

National Honor Society Members:  There will be a brief Share Joys kick off meeting for members planning on participating in Share Joys events on Wednesday, November 3rd at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium lobby. 

 

COUNSELING CENTER

The Illinois PTA is offering senior students pursuing a degree in education a scholarship opportunity.  Two scholarships will be awarded in the amounts of $2500 and $1500.  For more information, visit the counseling website or see Mr. Bodeen.

 

The US Bank Internet Scholarship Program is available to all graduating senior students.  The Scholarship is worth $1000.  For more information visit the counselor webpage or see Mr. Bodeen.

 

MISC.

Intramural Basketball sign-up forms are outside J112 and at the book store. Sign up today!

 

Any MHS students who would like to raise money for Share Joys and be part of the Donut Eating Contest must attend a 5 minute meeting on Tuesday, November 2nd at 3:00 p.m. in the counseling center or see Mrs. Ryser in the counseling center before Tuesday.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

STUDENT BULLETIN   Thursday, October 28, 2010

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

There will be a Line O’ Type meeting after school today at 3:00 in Mrs. Blackall’s room (B201). All editors and reporters should plan to attend, as well as anyone who is interested in writing for the Line O’ Type.

 

There is a Key Club meeting today after school in the cafeteria. The Loading Day participants and responsibilities will be discussed. 

 

All Natural Helper Students and adults: There is an important meeting today at 3:05 in Mr. Mahieu’s room (J138). Please show up, as this is very important!

 

All Varsity Academic Team players should meet at 8:00 a.m. on Friday morning in J-333 to get information about travel to Orion on Saturday. See Mr. Pitz if you cannot be there.

 

Get spooky at the library! Hear Gothic Horror readings Friday during lunch.

 

 

SPORTS

If you are planning on playing girls’ soccer in the spring, please attend a brief meeting right after school today in the cafeteria.

 

The Regional Volleyball game tonight is not a regular season game. Students and staff will have to pay $4.00 to attend.

 

MISC.

The sign-up for this Friday’s Blood Drive will continue during lunches today. You must be 16 years old to give blood and you must have a photo ID. Also, remember it is important to eat a good breakfast before you donate.

 

Intramural Basketball sign-up forms are outside J112 and at the book store. Sign up today!

 

All students and staff are invited to a very special event here at MHS. You may already know that the Fall Play, The Taste of Sunrise, opens tonight at 7:30 in the AUD. The author of the play, Susan Zeder, will be honoring us by attending this opening show. If you can, we encourage you to attend this unique and rare experience! She will also host questions after the show is over. Join us! Tickets are only $8 for adults and $6 for students.

Monday, October 25, 2010

Monday, October 25th, 2010

STUDENT BULLETIN  Monday, October 25, 2010

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

The chess team will practice today after school at 3:10 in J-207. Any student can participate and it is not too late to join.

 

Student Congress will meet tonight at 6:30 p.m. in room D125.

 

Hola Spanish Club members! Come to make crafts for Day of the Dead on Tuesday, October 26 after school in J326. Hasta la vista!

 

There is a Drama Club meeting tomorrow right after school in room B214. Hope you can make it!

 

If you ordered a drama club T-shirt and have not paid and/or picked up your shirt, please take care of this TODAY! Mrs. Griesenbeck will hold the shirts until Wednesday. After that they will be put up for general sale.

 

Tickets are on sale for this weekend's Fall Play, The Taste of Sunrise. Come support your fellow peers in MHS Theatre! You may buy tickets at the bookstore for $8/adults and $6/students.

 

COUNSELING CENTER

Clinton/Scott and Muscatine Colleges are now offering incoming students scholarship opportunities for next year. The deadline is April 1, 2011 and there is no set criteria. Visit the counseling website to download an application, or see Mr. Bodeen in the counseling center.

 

Any student interested in attending either Monmouth College or the University of Notre Dame should visit the counseling website or see Mr. Bodeen regarding new scholarship opportunities.

 

The second semester Driver's Education date has changed again.  Students born on or before January 1, 1996 are now eligible to take second semester Driver's Education. Please bring a note from your parents giving you permission to take the class and see your counselor right away if interested.

 

Students who are interested in careers in law or computer science should attend a meeting at the Deere and Company Administrative Center on Tuesday, October 26th at 7:00 p.m.  For more information, see Mrs. Ryser in the counseling center.

 

SPORTS

All cross country athletes need to attend a brief meeting today immediately after school in room E111. See Coach Taylor if you cannot attend.

 

MISC.

If you didn’t get a Homecoming shirt but would still like one, you may buy one at the bookstore. They are on sale at a discounted price of $7.

 

Tomorrow night is the night to fill the 1000+ empty bowls created and donated by students, staff and community members for the “Empty Bowl Project”. You and your families are invited to the MHS cafeteria tomorrow night from 5-8:00 p.m. to get your fill of soup from area restaurants. The suggested donation is $10 for adults, $5 for students, or only $15 for families. Each person gets a hand-made bowl with their admission plus a soup dinner. Help our district raise money to fight hunger and raise money for the student hunger drive by attending this event!

 

This Friday MHS will be hosting a Blood Drive with Mississippi Regional Blood Center. If you wish to donate, you must be at least 16 years old. Student Congress will be hosting the sign-up on Tuesday and Wednesday during lunch. Permission slips will be available then.

 

If you didn’t get a Powder Puff shirt, but would like one, put your name on a list in the main office. If there is enough interest, we may be able to generate another order.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

STUDENT BULLETIN  Wednesday, October 20, 2010

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Tickets are on sale for next weekend's Fall Play, The Taste of Sunrise. Come support your fellow peers in MHS Theatre! You may buy tickets at the bookstore for $8/adults and $6/students.

 

COUNSELING CENTER

Want something to put on your resume for college? Try volunteering. See Mrs. Dexter in the counseling office.

 

SPORTS

You can help support the MHS Bass fishing team in their quest for the State Championship. The team is in partnership with Stones Apple Orchard taking orders for fresh-picked red and golden delicious apples. Orders will be taken throughout the next week then the apples will be delivered to you. If you need an order form, see Coach Albrecht in B322.

 

MISC.

Everyone is invited to attend the Powder Puff Game tonight at 6:30 p.m. at Browning Field. Come see who will win between the Jr. and Sr. girls in flag football. Also cheer on the 9th or 10th grade girls in a tug o' war at half time. Admission is $3 or 5 cans and all proceeds go to the Hunger Drive. The student activity card will not be accepted for admission.

 

There will be a 50/50 raffle to support the Hunger Drive at the volleyball game on Thursday so buy a ticket and possibly win some cash!

 

This is the last week to turn in Home Run Derby forms to Mr. Thompson or Mr. Larson. Pick up forms outside J112.

 

Black Hawk College is offering a Lifeguarding Class as well as a Water Safety Instructor Course. The courses run from Dec. 1 through Dec. 15th at Black Hawk College. The cost is $150. If you’d like more information, see the flyers on the bulletin board by the main entrance (by the “M”).

Monday, October 18, 2010

Monday, October 18th, 2010

STUDENT BULLETIN Monday, October 18, 2010

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

A reminder to Student Congress of the meeting tonight at 6:30 in the cafeteria.

Any student who would like to be on the chess team this year should attend practice today in J207 at 3:10.

Don’t forget the Link Leader Leadership Academy group will meet in B131 at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 19th.

The MHS Book Club will be having it’s meeting tomorrow during your lunch in the Media Center. See you then!

There is a Drama Club meeting tomorrow after school in B214. See you there!

There is an Upward Bound study session Tuesday after school.

Moline High School's Fall Play is coming soon. Make your plans now to see it the last week of October! The Taste of Sunrise is a compelling story about a young deaf boy who figures out just where he belongs.  Tickets may be purchased at the bookstore for $8/Adults and $6/students.   

COUNSELING CENTER

The following scholarships are available: (see Mr. Bodeen in the counseling center if interested)

1)      Sophomore, junior or senior student interested in history, political science, Government and debate could win a $1500 scholarship to spend a week in Washington DC this summer. 

2)      The Foundation for Community Banking is offering up to $4000 for senior students pursuing further education. Students must answer an essay regarding the following topic, "How does a community bank help a community to grow?" 

3)      Paul Mitchell Beauty School is offering three $2,500 scholarships for the 2011-2012 school year. To be eligible for the scholarship, the student must have a letter of recommendation from their guidance counselor, as well as submit their application for enrollment at Paul Mitchell the School Normal. 

SPORTS

You can help support the MHS Bass fishing team in their quest for the State Championship. The team is doing an exciting fundraiser that will be beneficial to both the team and to all of you. We’re in partnership with Stones Apple Orchard, and the team is taking orders for fresh-picked red and golden delicious apples. Orders will be taken throughout the next week, and then the apples will be freshly picked from the trees and delivered to you. These are the same apples that you would buy at all Quad Cities Hy-Vee stores, and the bass team is selling them at a very fair price of 60 cents per pound. And remember, all proceeds will go to help fund the Moline Bass Team. Contact coach Albrecht in B-322 with questions or to pick up an apple order form from the Athletic Office.

MISC.

Attention all students: if you want your 1st hour class to win a breakfast bring cans...cans....cans to your first hour class! The class with the most pounds collected will win breakfast pizza for the whole class!

Powder Puff t-shirts will be handed out on today after school and Tuesday before school in B131. Please make sure you have paid for your shirt. Also remember in order to play the Powder Puff game you MUST have turned in a permission form.

Everyone is invited to attend the Powder Puff Game this Wed. at 6:30 p.m. at Browning Field. Come see who will win between the Jr. and Sr. girls in flag football. Also cheer on the 9th or 10th grade girls in a tug o' war at half time. Admission is $3 or 5 cans and all proceeds go to the Hunger Drive. The student activity card will not be accepted for admission.

There will be a 50/50 raffle to support the Hunger Drive at the volleyball game on Thursday so buy a ticket and possibly win some cash!

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

STUDENT BULLETIN -  Thursday, October 14, 2010

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

The first payment for the Illinois High School Theatre Fest is due this week. Participants, if you have not done so already, please bring your $75.00 to Mrs. Griesenbeck in Room B214. Checks should be made payable to Moline High School. If we do not receive your payment by October 18th, your spot will be given to someone on the waiting list.

 

The drama club t-shirts are in! If you have already paid, you may pick up your shirt in B214, Mrs. Griesenbeck's room.  If you haven't paid yet, please bring your $10.00 to Mrs. Griesenbeck ASAP and pick up your shirt at the same time.

 

Crime Stoppers will meet after school today in B152 immediately after school.

 

Attention Yearbook Staff: The sophomore, junior, and athletic sections need to attend a brief meeting after school today in B206. Do not miss this meeting.

 

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

 

Latinos Unidos: Come today after school to J322 to finish the banner for the parade. Adios!

 

Debate Team is cancelled for today. See you next week.

 

COUNSELING CENTER

Farmer’s feed the World! Want a career in agriculture? See Mr. Woods about the November 12th career fair at the John Deere Pavilion.

 

The birth date for second semester Driver Ed. has changed again. If you were born on or before December 1st, 1995 and would like to take the class, bring a note with parent permission and see your counselor right away. Spaces will be filled on a first come first served basis.

 

The Community of the Great River Bend is now offering a variety of scholarships to Moline senior Students. Please visit the counseling website for the specific scholarships, or stop by and see Mr. Bodeen for more information.  Deadline for these scholarships is February 17, 2011.

 

The Iowa/Illinois Autoshow is now offering two scholarships available to Moline High School students. Criteria may be found on the Moline counseling website and the deadline is January 4, 2011.

 

MISC.

Comedy Sportz tickets for Friday are on sale for $3.00 at the bookstore.

 

Students, Faculty and Staff are invited to a Homecoming Concert of the Orchestras and Jazz Band tonight at 7:00 p.m. in the Moline High School “Memorial” Auditorium. The hour long concert will feature music of the Baroque to Big Band. Tickets are available at the door.

 

Attention all students: if you want your 1st hour class to win a breakfast bring cans...cans....cans to your first hour class! The class with the most pounds collected will win breakfast pizza for the whole class!

 

Any girl wanting to ride on the girls track & field float needs to see Mr. Bohnsack or Paige Key before the end of school on Friday. Also, please sell and get Booster Bash tickets turned in.

 

Any girl or boy tennis player wishing to ride on the homecoming float should wear a Moline tennis shirt and meet in the student parking lot at 1:30.

 

Freshman float building is taking place off 4th Ave., near 52nd St. and the Fright Factory. Let’s show those upperclassmen who has the most spirit! Join us for float building any time after 4:00 p.m. today.

 

Hey Sophomores!  Don't forget about float building tonight.  We are building at the Christian Friendliness Center on 41st street and 12th avenue in Moline. Float building starts at 5 o'clock, come on out and support your fellow classmates!

 

Attn. all Juniors:  Homecoming float building will continue tonight from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.  Location for junior float building is the same as last year:  outside D-wing by the baseball fields.  We need as many Juniors as possible to help finish the float!  If you would like to walk with the class float in the parade, please see Ms. Gustafson, Rm. D125 or Ms. Lagomarcino, Rm. C101. 

 

Senior float building will take place again tonight at Heritage Landscape (4500 49th Ave) from 6-10:00 p.m. All seniors are welcome!

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

STUDENT BULLETIN -  Wednesday, October 13, 2010

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

The first payment for the Illinois High School Theatre Fest is due this week. Participants, if you have not done so already, please bring your $75.00 to Mrs. Griesenbeck in Room B214. Checks should be made payable to Moline High School. If we do not receive your payment by October 18th, your spot will be given to someone on the waiting list.

 

Crime Stoppers will meet after school on Thursday, October 14th in B152 immediately after school.

 

Attention Yearbook Staff: The sophomore, junior, and athletic sections need to attend a brief meeting after school on Thursday in B206. Do not miss this meeting.

 

The Key Club meeting will be after school on Thursday in the cafeteria.

 

Authentic Voices is meeting in the small West Gym today during periods 3 and 6. If you are a 11th or 12th grader. come period 3. If you are a 9th or 10th grader, please come p. 6. There is a lot to talk about—homecoming, boys, and more. Also, we will be working after school today and Thursday in E111, Mr. Taylor’s room, to make parade posters. Hope you make the meeting, after school art session or both! See you there!  

 

COUNSELING CENTER

The birth date for second semester Driver Ed. has changed again. If you were born on or before December 1st, 1995 and would like to take the class, bring a note with parent permission and see your counselor right away. Spaces will be filled on a first come first served basis.

 

SPORTS

Attn all freshmen volleyball players: This is a reminder of the mandatory team meeting today after school in Coach Bibens’ room (B157). Don’t forget your jerseys and bags!

 

All athletes need to get Booster Bash tickets turned in to coaches A.S.A.P.

 

MISC.

Attention all students: if you want your 1st hour class to win a breakfast bring cans...cans....cans to your first hour class! The class with the most pounds collected will win breakfast pizza for the whole class!

 

Any girl wanting to ride on the girls track & field float needs to see Mr. Bohnsack or Paige Key before the end of school on Friday. Also, please sell and get Booster Bash tickets turned in.

 

Get your homecoming tickets today at the bookstore. Thursday they will go up to $20 and there will be a $5 late fee for guest permission slips.  REMEMBER:  you must have an ID or guest slip for each ticket sold.

 

The Freshman float location has changed from Power Plus to 223 52nd St. (off 4th near the Fright Factory). Let’s show those upperclassmen who has the most spirit! Join us for float building any time after 4:00 p.m. today.

 

Attention all Juniors: Floatbuilding will continue tonight from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Location for Junior floatbuilding is the same as last year: outside D-wing by the baseball fields. We need as many Juniors as possible to help out tonight!

 

Senior float building will take place again tonight at Heritage Landscape (4500 49th Ave) from 6-10:00 p.m. All seniors are welcome!

 

Theme week continues during homecoming week! Tomorrow is favorite team wear. We hope to see a lot of participation!!!!

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

STUDENT BULLETIN -  Tuesday, October 12, 2010

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

The first payment for the Illinois High School Theatre Fest is due this week. Participants, if you have not done so already, please bring your $75.00 to Mrs. Griesenbeck in Room B214. Checks should be made payable to Moline High School. If we do not receive your payment by October 18th, your spot will be given to someone on the waiting list.

There is a Drama Club meeting after school today in room B214. Hope you can make it!

There is an Upward Bound study session today after school. See you there!

COUNSELING CENTER

The birth date for second semester Driver Ed. has changed again. If you were born on or before December 1st, 1995 and would like to take the class, bring a note with parent permission and see your counselor right away. Spaces will be filled on a first come first served basis.

SPORTS

Attn all athletes: Please turn your Booster Bash tickets in to your coaches A.S.A.P. Be sure to talk to your coach if you need an extended deadline.

MISC.

Homecoming tickets are on sale at the bookstore. The cost is $15 for each ticket until October Wednesday. The price will go up to $20 on Thursday and will be $25 at the door. *Remember, you must have an ID to purchase your tickets - one ID per ticket unless you have a guest permission slip.

Freshmen, let's show those upperclassmen who has the most spirit! Join us for float building any time after 4:00 p.m. today. Let's win first place!

Attention all Juniors: Floatbuilding will continue tonight from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Location for Junior floatbuilding is the same as last year: outside D-wing by the baseball fields. We need as many Juniors as possible to help out tonight!

Senior float building will take place again tonight at Heritage Landscape (4500 49th Ave) from 6-10:00 p.m. All seniors are welcome!

Theme week continues during homecoming week! Tomorrow is class color day. Seniors wear black, juniors wear yellow, sophomores wear purple, and freshmen wear blue. On Thursday, it’s “dress in your favorite team wear” theme! We hope to see a lot of participation!!!!

There’s a Home-Run Derby on Oct. 20th. See Mr. Thompson in D131 or Mr. Larson in J212 for details.

Friday, October 8, 2010

Friday, October 8th, 2010

STUDENT BULLETIN -  Friday, October 8, 2010

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

The Gamers Club will have a brief meeting in room J231 after school today.

 

COUNSELING CENTER

Students interested in the following opportunities should see Mrs. Ryser in the counseling center:

1) Women in Engineering, Mathematics and Science Program at the University of   Wisconsin--Platteville

            2) Washington University Admissions Information Sessions

 

There will be a college night at the St. Ambrose University Rogalski Center. You can meet representatives from more than 90 colleges, universities, and technical schools. This event will take place on Monday, October 11th from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m.

 

 

SPORTS

There will be a brief boys’ tennis meeting today immediately afterschool in coach Jones' room, J208A. Booster Bash tickets also need to be turned into coach Jones by today.

 

 

MISC.

Homecoming tickets are on sale at the bookstore. The cost is $15 for each ticket until October 13th. The price will go up to $20 on the 14th and will be $25 at the door. *Remember, you must have an ID to purchase your tickets - one ID per ticket unless you have a guest permission slip.

 

Attention Sophomores! Please stop by J208 anytime today to find out the float building time on Sunday. Hope to see you Sunday to begin building our float!

 

Juniors: Homecoming float building will be held this Sunday and Monday from 3-8:00 p.m. The location for the junior float building is the same as last year – outside D-wing by the baseball fields. We need as many juniors as possible to help with float building this Sunday and Monday!

 

Senior float building will start Monday, October 11th at Heritage Landscape (4500 49th Ave) from 6-10:00 p.m. All seniors are welcome.

 

There’s a Home-Run Derby on Oct. 20th. See Mr. Thompson in D131 or Mr. Larson in J212 for details.

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

STUDENT BULLETIN -  Thursday, October 7, 2010

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

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COUNSELING CENTER

This is a reminder to all NHS members on the Teacher Appreciation committee: On the morning of Friday, October 8th, you are to bring your items for the luncheon to the counseling center.

 

Students interested in the following opportunities should see Mrs. Ryser in the counseling center:

1) Women in Engineering, Mathematics and Science Program at the University of   Wisconsin--Platteville

            2) Washington University Admissions Information Sessions

 

There will be a college night at the St. Ambrose University Rogalski Center. You can meet representatives from more than 90 colleges, universities, and technical schools. This event will take place on Monday, October 11th from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m.

 

 

SPORTS

Come support the Girls Tennis team today after school for senior night when they play Rocky and also on Saturday when they play at RIHS for the conference tournament starting at 8:30 a.m.

 

There will be a brief boys’ tennis meeting Friday immediately afterschool in coach Jones' room, J208A. Booster Bash tickets also need to be turned into coach Jones by Friday.

 

 

MISC.

P.E. No Dress Passes will be sold at the bookstore today & before school on Friday. Students who buy this pass pay only $1.00 and don’t have to dress for P.E. on Friday Oct. 8th. Students MUST participate in P.E. but DO NOT have to dress. Support the Student Hunger Drive and purchase a P.E. No Dress.

 

Homecoming tickets are now on sale at the bookstore. The cost is $15 for each ticket until October 13th. The price will go up to $20 on the 14th and will be $25 at the door. *Remember, you must have an ID to purchase your tickets - one ID per ticket unless you have a guest permission slip.

 

Attention Sophomores! Please stop by J208 anytime today or Friday to find out the float building time on Sunday. Hope to see you Sunday to begin building our float!

 

There are a number of you who have not served detentions for sweeps and classroom issues. You have until this Saturday to get these detentions served or you will not be allowed into Homecoming. We have opportunities the rest of the week for you to serve detentions. The cafeteria will have staff on hand to help you serve your time after school. If you have multiple detentions, we have a long detention time this Saturday. That will be your last chance to serve.