The following dates are the Early Release Days the remainder of this school year, all dates are on TUESDAY’S and students are released at 12:00Noon on each of these days:
March 10th, and April 28th
As a reminder -- STUDENT PICK UP / DROP OFF SPOTS at the high school is at the north entrance (off of Marshall Ave.) only. The south entrance (off of North Drive) is for busses only. We ask parents to honor these locations in order to keep arrivals and departures orderly and keep our students safe.
Attention Parents of Seniors: Grad Bash information has been sent out. Permission slips and money can be turned into the basket on Mrs. Stepp's desk or mailed back. Your student will be given a receipt upon payment, please ask them for it. Any questions please contact Sabrina Tobias or Julie Tobias.
On Thursday, Feb.26th at 6:30pm we will be having our New Freshmen scheduling Orientation night for parents of students who are now attending the 8th Grade atMarshall Middle School, Albion or Marlee Schools and are interested in attending Marshall High School. Topics to be discussed will include: Freshman Scheduling, Graduation Requirements, Course Offerings, Athletics, Student Activities, and General Information about Marshall High School. Visit with the various departmental teachers in the lobby of the Auditorium. Students are welcome to attend with their parents and/or guardians to meet our staff!
Marshall High School students are invited to participate in Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids Sake at Marshall Lanes Friday on February 27. Regan Patterson is the team captain. Each bowler will raise 60 dollars in pledges and then celebrate the bowling event with free bowling, contests, and prizes. Support your local Big Brothers Big Sisters. See Regan Patterson or Mrs. Stepp is you are interested in being on the Marshall team.
ACT and Work Keys TEST: It is MANDATORY for all juniors to take the ACT tests, which is scheduled for March 3rd & 4th. All juniors are asked to bring a pencil and a calculator and to report directly to the south cafeteria no later than 7:30am both mornings.
· On Tuesday, March 3rd the JUNIORS ONLY will be permitted to leave and go home when they are done with the test, as long as they have a note to go home. Any students that are staying will be given a chance to eat lunch and then return to 5th period.
· On Wednesday, March 4th students will be required to stay at MHS, they will be dismissed to A lunch or their 4th period class.
Scheduling for the 2015-2016 school year will be starting soon! In March, students will be selecting courses online for next year. Students (and their parents) should consider their options carefully and select classes that they want and can “live with” for the entire school year. Basics to keep in mind are:
Select 6 courses based on your EDP, aptitude/interests and graduation requirements
List 3 or 4 alternate courses.
Parent signatures are required.
CACC opportunities are available ONLY for juniors and seniors and must be signed by Mrs. Coddens.
The “Course Offerings Booklet” has been updated on the web. This booklet can be accessed by going to the Marshall High School web page, then clicking on the COURSE OFFERINGS BOOK on the left hand side (pdf file
), or by clicking here.
This spring the PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES are scheduled as follows: Wednesday, March 18th from 3:00 to 4:30pm and 6:00 to 8:00pm and on Thursday, March 19thfrom 5:30 to 8:00pm. Both days are FULL days of school.
The last Blood Drive
of the year is scheduled for Friday, March 20th
and will be held in the Auditorium lobby. All donors will be asked to sign up in the Media Center or with a representative in your seminar. 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 in the Media Center and you must bring the completed form the day of the blood drive in order to donate blood.
Graduation announcements will be delivered to the seniors on Friday, March 20th during the lunch periods in the lobby of the Auditorium. If you ordered announcements you should receive them before Spring Break. If not, please contact Mrs. Stepp at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at 269-781-1252, ext 4500, or
if you did miss the chance to order graduation announcements and still would like to place an order please call 888-826-8613
, Matt Carlson of Herff Jones will be happy to help you out with a late order.
Seniors, start thinking now of what skits, acts, and performances you may want to do for Class Night ‘15, which will be on Friday, May 22nd, 2015. Get your friends together; then discuss your ideas with your Class Night Advisors, Mrs. Stepp or Mr. Mead. Auditions will start immediately after spring break. If any senior wants to be a part of the backstage and/or technical crew (a very important part of Class Night) talk to Mrs. Stepp now, you MUST be trained to work backstage.
THE MHSAA SUMMER DEAD PERIOD is scheduled beginning June 28 through July 4, 2015. The dead period means there will be no practice, conditioning or weight training conducted on the school premises or sponsored by the school at other facilities.
SENIOR SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE:
DON'T FORGET TO LOOK OVER THE RED SCHOLARSHIP BOOK FOR UPCOMING SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES
· Attention Seniors - $2000 "No Essay" college scholarship. Scholarships don't get any easier than this. Simply go to www.colleges.niche to register. You may go back each month to try again.
1st - Kathy Petrich Music Scholarship, application located in the guidance office
1st - Blanche Barr Trone Scholarship, application located in the guidance office
1st - All Marshall Community Foundation Scholarships
2nd - McCurdy Memorial Foundation and Emily Scofield Charitable Trust, application located in the guidance office
5th - KCC Foundation Scholarships - http://www.kellogg.edu/about/foundation/student-scholarship/kcc-foundation/
6th - Anita Clark Mathematics Scholarship, application located in the guidance office
6th - Eaton Corporation Scholarship, application located in the guidance office
13th - Marshall Teachers Association Scholarship
27th - Marshall Community Credit Union - http://www.marshallcommunitycu.com/accounts/youth-students/scholarships.html
27th - Bronson Battle Creek Volunteers Memorial Fund Scholarship, applications located in the guidance office
31st – Health Service League of Albion Scholarship, application located in the guidance office
31st – Myrtle Irene Phillips Teaching Scholarship, application located in the guidance office
1st - Calhoun Counselors Association, application located in the guidance office
11th - Perfectly Pink Memorial Scholarship - Paige Autumn McMillon, application located in the guidance office
15th - C & C Landfill, application located in the guidance office
1st - AAA Michigan's School Safety Patrol, application located in the guidance office
1st - Baker College - pick up "request for information" card on bulletin board by four corners or the guidance office filing cabinet
1st - Colleges Sports Recruiting Scholarship - www.collegessportsscholarships
***Stop by the guidance office for more detailed information on specific scholarships and applications***
OTHER MHS LINKS:
Be sure to check out the Counselor’s page for College visits, testing information, scholarship resources, and links to various college & scholarship related resources. Just click here see what the counseling office has to offer!
Parents of seniors
–book mark the senior web page
to stay up-to-date on “all things seniors” throughout this school year.
You can find all staff members
on our website by clicking here
; you can find your student(s) teacher by the subject they teach or a complete staff directory alphabetically, both email addresses and phone extensions are listed with the staff member.
To get a full athletic schedule for Marshall High School click here. Please watch the athletic page for any cancellations or updates to their schedule.
MHS EMERGENCY DRILL INFORMATION
According to State of Michigan’s Public Act 12 of 2014 our school must provide a list of the school building’s scheduled drill days and must post them on our website. Here is the schedule for the MHS Emergency Drills for the 2014-15 school year (schedule is subject to change due to the weather):
o Thursday, September 4th – Fire Drill
o Wednesday, September 10th – Fire Drill
o Thursday, September 18th – Fire Drill
o Thursday, September 25th – Lock Down Drill
o Wednesday, October 15th – Fire Drill
o During the Week of February 9th – Lock Down Drill
o During the Week of March 9th – Tornado Drill
o During the Week of March 23rd – Fire Drill
o During the Week of March 23rd – Tornado Drill
o During the Week of May 11th – Fire Drill