Dress-Up Days* ~ come one, come all, and join in the fun!
- Monday, October 5th - Pajamas (9th, 10th and 11th grades)/ Togas (Seniors only) – NO slippers
- Tuesday, October 6th - Basic or Denim on Denim
- Wednesday, October 7th - Dress Like a Teacher Day
- Thursday, October 8th - Class Color Day: 9th grade = White, 10th grade = Red, 11th grade = Black and 12th grade = Class color which was voted on by the class
- Friday, October 9th - Redhawk Pride Day
*Students are still expected to follow handbook guidelines that dress and appearance must not present health and safety problems and shall not be disruptive or distracting.
NEW THIS YEAR ~ Homecoming Parade
Marshall High School is excited to announce we will be having a Homecoming Parade in downtown Marshall on October 9th at 4:30pm before the football game. For this inaugural parade, all Marshall High School Clubs, Activities, and Fall Sports Teams are invited to be part of the parade, along with the 2015 Homecoming Court and invited dignitaries. We invite all community members to come out to Michigan Avenue to show your Redhawk pride and join in on the Homecoming spirit!
The POWDERPUFF GAMES will take place on Monday, October 5th at the MHS football field with Game 1 between the Freshmen and the Sophomores starting at 5pm, Game 2 between the Juniors and Seniors at 5:35 pm, followed by the winner of game 1 vs. winner of game 2 at 6:10pm. The cost to get in is $5.00 ($3.00 goes to United Way and $2.00 goes to our Student Council). All students, faculty and community members are invited to these games.
HOMECOMING DANCE TICKETS will be sold Monday, September 28th through Thursday, October 8th during both lunches. Tickets are $8.00 each with $1.00 from each ticket being donated to the Links program. Homecoming attendance is also a class event now. The class with the most tickets purchased will win 1st place in the event! So, support the cheer team, Links program, and your class by purchasing a ticket and attending the first dance of the year!
If your student wishes to bring a guest to the MHS Homecoming Dance (Saturday, Oct. 10th) and that student is NOT a student at Marshall High School, your student and their guest must have an MHS student guest application completed and turned into the office no later than Tuesday, October 6th by 3:00pm. Absolutely no application will be accepted after this date, please plan accordingly.
Throughout homecoming week, each class will collect money TO DONATE TO UNITED WAY. A donation of $5.00 will be collected at the gate of the Powderpuff football games on Monday, October 5th, with $3.00 going to United Way. There will also be a collection for United Way during our Friday Unity Assembly; points will be awarded on Friday, October 9th after all monies collected have been counted. Friday’s assembly is a double point event. Also, throughout the week, money jugs will be located outside the main office, each of the classes will be collecting any spare change and dollar bills they have and dropping it in their respective jug – all money collected in the jugs will be donated to the United Way.
Students will collect and DONATE NON-PERISHABLE FOOD ITEMS TO THE MARSHALL AREA COMMUNITY SERVICES (MACS)during homecoming. The following items are especially point worthy: spaghetti sauce, ramen noodles, crackers, pudding, jello cups, juice boxes, snack cracker packs, peanut butter, jelly/jam, hamburger helper, Kleenex, and toilet paper.
On, Friday, October 9th, the Marshall Redhawks will play the Jackson Northwest Mounties at 7:00pm, come on out to see the class banners that will be hanging on the fence to the football bleachers and to cheer our team on to victory!
Please note that the main office will close for lunch between A and B lunches. If you need immediate assistance during that time frame, please visit the Guidance Office.
Robotics has begun again for the 2015-2016 school year. Meetings are held on Tuesday’s from 2:30-5:00pm and on Thursdays from 6:00-8:30pm in room #133. Any students that are interested can come to a meeting to see what we're all about.
Each of the seminar teachers have handed out the 2015-16 yearbook receipts; if your student ordered a yearbook but didn’t get a receipt have them stop by and see Mrs. Mathis in room #203.
Our National Honors Society is again proud to sponsor Blood Drives
for the American Red Cross this upcoming school year – the first one is scheduled for Wednesday, September 30th, 2015
. All donors will be asked to sign up with either Mrs. Caro or Mrs. Tobias. A student must be 16 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds. For more information on donating blood, visit:http://www.redcrossblood.org/students/donating-101
. For our 16 year old students interested in donating: A parent will need to review the Student's Guide to Blood Donation
and sign the parent/guardian consent form for the student to be able to donate blood. The consent form will be available from either Mrs. Caro or Mrs. Tobias and you must bring the completed form the day of the blood drive in order to donate blood.
The Marshall High School Redhawk Theatre presents Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol”! Come one, come all to the auditions that will be held on Wednesday, September 30th from 6:30pm-8:00pm and Friday, October 2nd from 2:30-4:00pm. Rehearsals will begin on October 26th and show dates will be December 11th, 12th and 13th. Watch for more information.
In support of October Cancer Awareness Month and the Marshall Jr. Football Cheerleaders Pink Game, Rollo’s Pizza will be donating 10% of all proceeds for orders purchased on our PINK Football Game Dates, of October 3rd and October 7th to Kari Jolink, one of our own Marshall Teachers! Great idea for supper for the 3rd and 7th of October! If you want to make an extra donation, please make checks payable to Marshall Cheerleading with a note on the Memo line, Cancer Awareness Donation. Thank you!
Cyber Cafe, our afterschool tutoring and academic support program, will start October 5th, and will be available to students Monday – Thursdays from 2:30 – 5:00pm. We will have snacks available to students and bus transportation to Albion will be available at about 5:15 daily. On days of staff meetings, Mr. Culliver will start Cyber Cafe in an alternate site until the staff meeting is over, and then it will move to the Library.
MHS will be offering the PSAT to all juniors on October 14th, all juniors must register with the guidance office no later than Monday, October 5th, and the cost to take this voluntary 2-hour exam is $18.00. Seats are limited so it will be first come, first serve.
Our first Early Release day is scheduled for Tuesday, October 6th; students will be released at 12:00 noon.
On Tuesday, Oct. 13th there will be a Sophomore class meeting regarding Class Rings during Seminar. Parents/guardians of 10th grade students will have a meeting in the Library on Thursday, Oct. 22nd from 4-7pm to order class rings. Herff Jones will be at MHS during both lunches on Friday, October 23rd to take orders for the class rings.
On Thursday, October 15th the seniors will have a class meeting for Graduation Announcements & Caps and Gowns during Seminar. Herff Jones will be at MHS during both lunches on Friday, October 23rd to take orders for both the class rings and graduation announcements.
Mark your calendars now: Parent/Guardian Teacher Conferences will be held at MHS from 3:00 to 4:30 pm and 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Wednesday, October 28th and from 5:30 to 8:00 pm on Thursday, October 29th
. Our teachers look forward to talking with you about your child’s progress. No appointment is necessary; all teachers are located in the Cafeteria – arena-style. Each day will be a full day of school with a regular schedule. If you should have questions about your student’s report card, please call your child’s counselor at 269-781-1321