Archive for November, 2011

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

STUDENT BULLETIN  Thursday, December 1, 2011

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Monday is the Latinos Unidos Christmas party in J322. Please stop by Mr. Castro’s room to sign up if you are planning to attend. Adios!

 

MISC

Stop by the library for coffee, hot chocolate and donut holes all day. This is also your chance to pay off your fines with all money being donated to Share Joys!

 

Tickets for the NHS talent show on Friday, Dec. 2nd during 7th period are on sale in the bookstore. Tickets are $3 each. Remember to have your 7th period teacher sign your ticket.

 

Burgers on the Patio! Today and Tomorrow Student Congress will be grilling fresh 1/4 lb burgers during all lunches for Share Joys. Burgers are 12 tickets each.

 

See the the cities of Pompeii, Florence, Venice and Rome!  There will be another short information meeting after school on Thursday, December 1st for anyone interested in going to Italy.  Meeting will be after school in E-208.  See Mrs. Shelton if you have any questions.  Also a parent information night is scheduled for Wednesday, December 7th in E-208 at 6:00pm.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Monday, November 28th, 2011

STUDENT BULLETIN  Tuesday, November 29, 2011

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Upward Bound will have a study session today after school. Hope you can make it!

 

Today's drama club meeting is all improv. Meet in the Aud Lobby (NOT E204) for improv practice until 4:00.

 

Authentic Voices members: Relax, reduce stress, exercise! Come to a yoga lesson tomorrow given by Abby from Indigo, either period 2 or 3 in the step aerobics room by the west gym.

 

The cast of "Harvey" needs one more actor! If you are interested in auditioning for the part of Dr. Sanderson, the dashingly handsome psychiatrist, please meet Wednesday at 2:30 in Room B214. We'll give you a script for a cold read, then announce the cast right away. Questions? See Mrs. Griesenbeck in room B214.

 

COUNSELING CENTER

Meet the man who helps make and train Navy Seals! Sign up for the presentation with Mr. Woods in the Counseling Center.

 

MISC

Stop by the library this week for coffee, hot chocolate and donut holes all day, all week! This is also your chance to pay off your fines and all money goes to Share Joys!

 

Share Joys Shoppers are needed! Any student interested in helping needy families shop for Share Joys clothing this Sunday at Southpark Sears from 7-11 a.m., should sign up today after school with Mrs. Blackall in B201.

Monday, November 28, 2011

Monday, November 28th, 2011

STUDENT BULLETIN  Monday, November 28, 2011

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Upward Bound will have a study session tomorrow after school. Hope you can make it!

 

Drama Club will meet in E204 tomorrow. See you then!

 

COUNSELING CENTER

Three different scholarships are now available to graduating senior students from the Illinois American Veterans. Applicants must be the child or grandchild of a Veteran of the USA. Students may view the requirements and download an application off of the counseling website. The due date for these scholarships is March 1, 2012.

 

SPORTS

All remaining 2011 bass team shirts and sweatshirts have just been slashed in price. All long and short sleeve bass t-shirts are now on sale for an unbelievable $4 each! Get em while they last in the bookstore. Also, Coach Albrecht is now taking pre-orders for 2012 bass team shirts and sweatshirts. 2012 bass team apparel will be grey and maroon in color and have another really cool design! Contact coach Albrecht now for pre-order information and you'll get them before Christmas. And as always, thanks for supporting the #1 bass team in the state of Illinois!

 

MISC

Share Joys! Stop by the library this week for coffee, hot chocolate and donut holes all day, all week! Here is your chance to pay off your fines and all money goes to Share Joys!

 

Thank you MHS for making the Donut Eating Contest a success!  We raised a total of $14,368.07.  Sgt. Doug Gross, an MHS alumni with his group raised $1,229.00.  Top Banana or most funds raised went to the team of Abby Ryser, Rachel McGuire, Kendall Carson, and Raksha Madhaven with a total of $951.00.  The 2011 Donut King is Jonathan Sancen and the Donut Queen is Erica Lopez.  Thanks to Donut Delight and everyone involved.

Buy your Share Joys tickets to purchase raffle tickets from Share Joys elves for the student and staff raffles!  Prize lists are hanging in the hallway outside the main office.  Whitey's ice cream, Share Joys t-shirts, burgers on the patio, and many other opportunities are coming up this week.  Get those tickets today!

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

STUDENT BULLETIN  Wednesday, November 23, 2011

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

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COUNSELING CENTER

Three different scholarships are now available to graduating senior students from the Illinois American Veterans. Applicants must be the child or grandchild of a Veteran of the USA. Students may view the requirements and download an application off of the counseling website. The due date for these scholarships is March 1, 2012.

 

“Field House Frenzy” t-shirts will on sale next Monday, November 28th. The cost is $15. See Ben Nelson, Megan Wilson or Emma Bowman if you’d like to get one.

 

SPORTS

All remaining 2011 bass team shirts and sweatshirts have just been slashed in price. All long and short sleeve bass t-shirts are now on sale for an unbelievable $4 each! Get em while they last in the bookstore. Also, Coach Albrecht is now taking pre-orders for 2012 bass team shirts and sweatshirts. 2012 bass team apparel will be grey and maroon in color and have another really cool design! Contact coach Albrecht now for pre-order information and you'll get them before Christmas. And as always, thanks for supporting the #1 bass team in the state of Illinois!

 

MISC

Students and staff--Buy your Share Joys tickets today. On Monday, elves will be selling baked goods and raffle tickets. Students can win a Toshiba Netbook or MP3 player.  Staff can win a Kobi ereader or a 40 inch flat screen T.V.!  There are over 60 prizes that staff and students can win. Be ready on Monday with your Share Joys tickets!

 

Share Joys! Stop by the library next week for coffee, hot chocolate and donut holes all day all week! Purchase a poinsettia for 12 tickets. Here is your chance to pay off your fines and all money goes to Share Joys! See the window contest at the library and vote for your favorite!

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

STUDENT BULLETIN  Tuesday, November 22, 2011

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Drama Club: Anyone interested in being a part of the Improv Room this year MUST be at the drama club meeting today after school. We only get 4 practices to prepare, so attendance is mandatory for everyone planning on acting in the room. We will meet in the Aud. lobby instead of in room E204. Don't miss this practice.

COUNSELING CENTER

The Quad City Engineering and Science Council is accepting applications for its 2012 college scholarship awards from area high school students. The due date for this scholarship is January 27, 2012 and applications may be downloaded off the Counseling Website.

 

“Field House Frenzy” t-shirts will on sale next Monday, November 28th. The cost is $15. See Ben Nelson, Megan Wilson or Emma Bowman if you’d like to get one.

 

SPORTS

Any boy or girl soccer players interested in off-season weight training should report to the Coolidge weight room at 3:30.

 

MISC

Attention cast and crew of Charlotte's Web--please report to the auditorium immediately after school for a brief meeting. It is important that the entire cast and crew comes to the auditorium immediately after school. We'll begin the brief meeting by 3:05.

 

Come see the brawl with baked goods!  The 19th annual Donut Eating Contest is tomorrow, Wed. Nov. 23rd in the East Gym at 7:00 a.m.  Who will be the next Donut King and Queen!  Don't miss this spectacle.

Students and staff--Buy your Share Joys tickets today. On Monday, elves will be selling baked goods and raffle tickets. Students can win a Toshiba Netbook or MP3 player.  Staff can win a Kobi ereader or a 40 inch flat screen T.V.!  There are over 60 prizes that staff and students can win. Be ready on Monday with your Share Joys tickets!

Monday, November 21, 2011

Monday, November 21st, 2011

STUDENT BULLETIN  Monday, November 21, 2011

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Latinos Unidos: Stop by J322 today for a brief meeting to set up a winter activity. Hasta Pronto!

 

Members of Encore are reminded of the team meeting today after school in B208.

 

There is a mandatory meeting for all intramural basketball team captains in Mr. Larson’s room, J212, after school today.

 

Student Congress will meet tonight at 6:30 in the cafeteria.

 

Drama Club will meet tomorrow in E204 after school. See you then!

 

SPORTS

Boys swim practice starts today after school at 4:30, not 3:30.  Please make sure you have a current physical on file and a signed parent permit form before you practice.

 

MISC

Have you ever wanted to see the Colosseum in person? Taste pizza in Italy? Mrs. Shelton is heading back to Italy and wants to take you along. Come find out about the Italy trip scheduled for June 2013. The first informational meeting will be Tuesday after school until 3:20 in room E-208.

 

Share Joys is just around the corner. Get your tickets at the bookstore and avoid long lines later!

 

Congratulations to Bryce Ritchie, winner of the $25 gift card drawing for “liking” MHS Intramurals on facebook. Keep checking our status for announcements and more contests!

Friday, November 18, 2011

Friday, November 18th, 2011

STUDENT BULLETIN  Friday, November 18, 2011

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Latinos Unidos: Stop by J322 on Monday for a brief meeting to set up a winter activity. Hasta Pronto!

 

COUNSELING CENTER

How would you like up to $180,000 for college? All students: freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors are invited to speak to Mr. Woods in the Counseling office about this opportunity.

 

SPORTS

Boys swim practice will start Monday after school at 4:30, not 3:30.  Please make sure you have a current physical on file and a signed parent permit form before you practice.

 

MISC

Have you ever wanted to see the Colosseum in person?  Taste pizza in Italy?  Mrs. Shelton is heading back to Italy and wants to take you along.  Come find out about the Italy trip scheduled for June 2013. The first informational meeting will be Tuesday after school until 3:20 in room E-208.

 

Share Joys is just around the corner. Get your tickets at the bookstore and avoid long lines later!

 

MHS students! Key Club would like to congratulate you in all of your efforts from this year's Student Hunger Drive. Our school was able to collect over 36,000 pounds of food for our local food bank. This means we have provided families in our area with over $65,000 worth of meals!  Great jobs students.

 

Also, congrats goes out to Mr. Castro's first period class. They are the winners of the 1st Period Cans Competition and they will receive a free breakfast from the MHS Key Club! Way to go class, you averaged 16 pounds of food per person! 

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

STUDENT BULLETIN  Thursday, November 17, 2011

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Crime Stoppers will have a meeting after school today in room B131. See you there!

 

COUNSELING CENTER

How would you like up to $180,000 for college? All students: freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors are invited to speak to Mr. Woods in the Counseling office about this opportunity.

 

MISC

Share Joys is just around the corner. Get your tickets at the bookstore and avoid long lines later!

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

STUDENT BULLETIN  Wednesday, November 16, 2011

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Authentic Voices will meet today either period 5 or 6 in E204.

 

There is an elf meeting at 3:00 today in room B131 for all NHS members who wish to be elves this year. Don't forget your raffle prizes!

 

Attn all National Honor Society artists: Your submissions for the Share Joys t-shirt design are due by 3:00 today to Mr. Carlough.

 

Crime Stoppers will have a meeting after school tomorrow in room B131. See you there!

 

COUNSELING CENTER

Stop outside the cafeteria and learn more about the ROTC at Western Illinois University. Go Army!

 

How would you like up to $180,000 for college? All students: freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors are invited to speak to Mr. Woods in the Counseling office about this opportunity.

 

SPORTS

All girls on the swimming & diving team need to return your warm-ups and parkas by the end of this week or you will be billed.

 

MISC

Donut Eaters: Your pledge sheets are due next Monday, Nov. 21st to Mrs. Ryser in the counseling center! Let's all work to raise money for the kids! We are still short three teams. 

 

Students are reminded that backpacks are not to be carried through the halls during the school day. They are to be placed in your lockers after you get to school in the morning.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

STUDENT BULLETIN  Tuesday, November 15, 2011

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

The MHS Book Club will be meeting today during your lunch in E204. See you there!

 

Key Club will meet today after school in the cafeteria.

 

Drama Club meets today after school in E204. See you then!

 

Upward Bound has a study session after school. Hope you can make it!

 

There is a sign-up meeting today for all students interested in joining the Robotics Team. Meet in room B128 at 3:30.

 

There will be a Kaleidoscript meeting both today and Thursday this week in Mrs. MacLennan's room, B215. Anyone interested in creative writing, artwork, musical composition, magazine layout and design is encouraged to attend. 

 

Authentic Voices will meet tomorrow either period 5 or 6 in E204.

 

There will be an elf meeting Wednesday, November 16th at 3:00 in room B131 for all NHS members who wish to be elves this year. Don't forget your raffle prizes!

 

Attn all National Honor Society artists: Your submissions for the Share Joys t-shirt design are due in by 3:00 on Wednesday to Mr. Carlough.

 

COUNSELING CENTER

Stop outside the cafeteria and learn more about the ROTC at Western Illinois University. Go Army!

 

SPORTS

All girls on the swimming & diving team need to return your warm-ups and parkas by the end of this week or you will be billed.

 

Attention all Bass Team members: Coach Albrecht will hold a mandatory meeting this Wednesday and Thursday morning before school from 7:50-8:05 a.m. You will be discussing pre-orders for the 2012 MHS Bass Team shirts and sweatshirts as well as other important items. If you cannot attend either meeting, see coach Albrecht in advance in room B322.

 

MISC

Donut Eaters: Your pledge sheets are due next Monday, Nov. 21st to Mrs. Ryser in the counseling center! Let's all work to raise money for the kids! We are still short three teams. 

 

Students are reminded that backpacks are not to be carried through the halls during the school day. They are to be placed in your lockers after you get to school in the morning.