MHS Announcements – May 29, 2021

Muscatine Community School District (MCSD) Announcements with Muskie Logo
Muscatine Community School District (MCSD) Announcements

** Daily News & Information ** Home of the Muskies!

We are continuing to follow CDC and public health COVID-19 guidelines. Wearing a face covering will now be at the discretion of students and their families.

MHS Attendance Office: 563-263-6616 x1133 or [email protected]

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  • Silver Cord Opportunity / Employment Opportunity: MCSA Fireworks Tent Volunteer OpportunitiesMCSA is preparing for our 5th Annual Fireworks Tent Fundraiser, and we have a few exciting opportunities available. Each year, a crew of incredible volunteers assists with this fundraiser to ensure it is successful. We are looking for more enthusiastic volunteers to join us this year! Here are the details of how you can make an impact:
    • When: June 17th – July 5th, shifts are 8am-11am, 11am-2pm, 2pm-5pm, and 5pm-8pm. Groups can also volunteer to take a day from 8am-8pm
    • Where: Parking lot at the 2400 2nd Avenue Hy-Vee in Muscatine.
    • What: Volunteers can help with a variety of tasks from greeting customers, stocking products, checking inventory, passing out city code flyers, and more. No age minimum, parents are welcome to bring children if they would like.   Volunteer at the Tent       Work at the Tent
    • How can you be involved? Those who would like to sign up to volunteer can email Jenny at [email protected], call Jenny at 563-264-3278, or submit an interest form at https://www.mcsaiowa.org/fireworks
    • Employment opportunities are available as well! Day Leads are contracted with MCSA and are compensated $12/hour with potential bonuses. This is a unique short-term employment opportunity and is perfect for those with summer availability. Please see the attached flyers for more information on how to apply or visit https://www.mcsaiowa.org/fireworks. The only requirements are that Tent Leads are 18+ and have a positive attitude!
  • AEA Driver Education / MHS – June 1 to 19. Online Class,  Mon-Thurs 7:00-10:00 a.m.
    Driving lessons take place after class and Fri & Sat mornings.
  • August 4 – Student ID Picture Day, MHS Gym 7AM-6PM. Reminders and information will be sent out closer to the date.
  • Summer Meal Information: MCSD Summer Meal Information
  • Silver Cord Opportunity: From June 28th-July 15th, MCSD will be offering summer school for grades K-6 at McKinley.  From 8am-12pm will be academic classes and from 12-3pm will be enrichment activities similar to College For Kids.  You can earn up to 40 hours of Silver Cord hours.  You can choose to volunteer the whole summer school, half, and if you want to do mornings or afternoon only.  If interested or have questions please contact Mr. Kulland in Student Services. 

** Athletic/Activities Information **

  • Muscatine Summer Youth Volleyball Camp for students entering grades 5th-8th grade – August 12th & 13th from 3:30-5pm at the MHS VanHecke Center.  Cost: $40 per camper.  Please contact Coach Russell with any questions at [email protected]  Registration forms are due July 16th to guarantee a t-shirt. Walk-ins will be accepted however t-shirt is not guaranteed. Muscatine Youth Volleyball Camp Info & Registration Form
  • Open mat wrestling workouts available to all MHS students beginning April 1 in the wrestling room from 4-5 pm.
  • Visit MHS Official Activities Site for updates to schedules, rosters & directions.
  • Follow @MuskieAD on Twitter for MHS activities & athletic updates and information.
  • Athletic Forms: Parent Permission Form    Concussion Form     Physical Form

** Forms **

  • Online Transcript Request Form:  Muscatine High School Transcript Request Form
  • Silver Cord Form:  Students recording hours of volunteer service during their years at MHS will be awarded a Silver Cord to wear at graduation. In order for volunteer hours to count towards a Silver Cord, students must complete the online form to verify. Silver Cord Form
  • Vehicle Registration Form/Parking Tags: If you are a new driver to MHS and do not have an MHS Parking Tag, you will need to pick up & complete a Vehicle Registration Form. Vehicle Registration Form  Students that have a parking tag from last year will continue to use that parking tag. If you no longer have the parking tag, please stop in the Student Services office.
  • DOT Minor School License Form: DOT Minor School License Form Forms are available in the MHS Main Office – Rm-11-001. (You must have completed Driver’s Ed in order to submit this form.)  Instructions: Please complete Sections 1 and 3. (Leave Section 2 blank) and return to the Main Office. 

** Fundraisers **

  • Muskie Store is Open! The district has partnered with Phelps Custom Apparel to offer our staff, families, and community Muskie Apparel! This online store does not close meaning that it remains open for all of your Muskie clothing needs throughout the year.
    Go to: Phelps Muskie Store and check it out!
  • Jostens Muskie School Store:  Do you want Muskie Spirit Wear/Accessories or to give as a gift?
    Visit 
    Jostens Muskie School Store
    SAVE10 – $10.00 off all products, minimum purchase of $75
    SSOFF10 – 10% off all products

** Job Opportunities **

  • Muscatine Waffle & Pancake House: If you are 16 or older, we are hiring for the Summer. Drop by and fill out an application at 303 E. 2nd Street.
  • The Chore Program at Senior Resources of Muscatine is looking for young adults 16 years of age or older to work or volunteer their time as independent chore contractors providing lawn care this summer for seniors living in Muscatine. This can be a paid or a volunteer position. If anyone is interested you can contact John Bryant at 563-263-7292 or e-mail to [email protected]
  • Summer Conservation Jobs with Muscatine County Conservation Board.  Must be 18 and have a valid driver license.  Summer Conservation Worker Info   Muscatine Co. Employment Application

** Scholarships **

  • Seniors: The 2021-2022 MCC Foundation Scholarship Deadline has been Extended! The new deadline is July 30, 2021. Apply at www.eicc.edu/scholarships  Click on “Apply Online for Muscatine Community College”.  New applications can be submitted AND draft applications that were not completed by the March 1 deadline, can be finished and submitted.   New applications can be submitted AND draft applications that were not completed by the March 1 deadline, can be finished and submitted.
  • Please visit Scholarships for a list of available scholarships. (newest scholarships are listed at the end of the document)

** Silver Cord Opportunities/Volunteer Opportunities **

  • From June 28th-July 15th, MCSD will be offering summer school for grades K-6 at McKinley.  From 8am-12pm will be academic classes and from 12-3pm will be enrichment activities similar to College For Kids.  You can earn up to 40 hours of Silver Cord hours.  You can choose to volunteer the whole summer school, half, and if you want to do mornings or afternoon only.  If interested or have questions please contact Mr. Kulland in Student Services. 
  • Silver Cord Program:  Students recording hours of volunteer service during their years at MHS will be awarded a Silver Cord to wear at graduation. In order for volunteer hours to count towards a Silver Cord, students must complete the online form to verify. Silver Cord Form
    Service qualifies for Silver Cord recognition if:

    • The student is not paid for the service
    • The student does not receive credit for the service.
    • The service is not for the purpose of fundraising for a group/activity/team that the student participates in.
      *140 hours are required for students in the Class of 2021, 2022 and 2023.
      *160 hours are required for students graduating in the Class of 2024.

** Yearbook Information **

  • Yearbook Pickup Information: If you purchased a MHS yearbook, a drive-thru pick-up will take place in early August on two separate dates in the Industrial Tech/AG/Greenhouse parking lot located across from the VanHecke Center.  When you drive up, please have your full first & last name and grade written in large letters on a piece of paper to show to the yearbook staff distributing the yearbooks – this allows for the line to move quickly. Once a printing and shipping date is confirmed by the printing plant, more details with exact dates and times will follow in a District-Wide Communication and this Google Doc will be updated. Yearbook Distribution // Pickup
  • Did you or someone you know attend Muscatine High School during the 2012 through 2015 school years? If so, this is your chance to purchase a yearbook that reflects those school years and memories! Each yearbook is $20 until sold out. All proceeds go back into the Yearbook Club to purchase new equipment and expand the program for students. To purchase, call the Activities Office at Muscatine High School at (563) 263-6141 and ask for Mindy. 

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Student Handbook: MCSD Student Handbk
Curriculum Guide: 2020-21 Curriculum Guide

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