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.
For safety reasons, please follow these guidelines when dropping off or picking up students at MHS:
· Please use our Marshall Ave. entrance to drop off or pick up students
· Please do NOT use the Madison St. entrance to drop off or pick up students. The Madison St. entrance is used for bus drop off and pick up and staff entrance.
· And as always, please be alert to pedestrian traffic when picking up or dropping off.
UPCOMING DAYS OFF:
Thanksgiving Break is scheduled for Wednesday, November 25th – Friday, Nov. 27th, 2015 – no school for students & staff
Our next Early Release day is Tuesday, December 8th, students will be dismissed at 12:00Noon
Winter Break is scheduled for Monday, December 21st – Sunday, January 3rd, 2016 – no school for students & staff, school resumes on Monday, January 4th, 2016
Attendance Reminders: When a student arrives late or leaves the school day early, all students/parents must sign in or sign out in the main office on the IPad that is located on the front office desk. If a student fails to do so, their absence will be an unexcused absence.
· 18 Year old status: this is a privilege, not an automatic event and is something a student must apply for (from the main office). If a student has poor attendance or poor discipline records it will be denied. Once granted, a student still must follow all rules & procedures of calling or presenting a written note by Noon the following day of an absence, if this privilege is abused then the status will be revoked.
· Excused Absences include: (per our Handbook on page 41) Illness (please provide a doctor’s note if absent more than 5 days – or anytime your child visits a medical facility), Death in the immediate family, School sponsored activities, a yellow pass to leave school after a confirmation phone call or a written note to the school, Conference with a counselor or administrator, and approved family vacations (forms available in the office).
· Unexcused Absences (per our Handbook on page 42): are those absences not covered by the excused absence list. When a student has received two (2) unexcused absences, the parent will be notified. Any unexcused absences may result in detentions, in-house suspension, progression out-of-school suspension and/or expulsion.
The FFA Holiday Citrus Sales have started, please contact an FFA member or Mrs. Quinn if you would like a case of Red Grapefruit ($25.00 per case), Navel Oranges ($30.00 per case) or Tangelos ($25.00 per case). Orders will be due to Mrs. Quinn no later than November 23rd and all orders will be delivered by December 7th or 8th.
The Marshall High School Auditorium for Performing Arts will be presenting nationally-renowned Three Men and a Tenor on Friday, November 20, at 7pm. This vocal quartet has appeared all over the USA and Europe, including on their own PBS presentation and with Jay Leno! Tickets for this family-friendly concert range from $10.00-$30.00, and can be purchased online by clicking here or through the Auditorium's Facebook page at www.facebook.com/MHSAPA
Friday November 20th, Paper & i is having a shopping night to benefit the Disney Trip. 10% of all purchases will be donated to the Band and Orchestra Disney trip. A drawing for door prizes will be held. Each person who purchases will get a FREE prize in their bag. Start working on those scrapbooks, Christmas cards, etc. and also help out the band and orchestra kids get to Disney! They have Marshall High School paper and also some for the band! Come downtown Friday November 20th from 4:00 to 6:00. Also let them know when you come in that you are there to help with the Disney Trip.
Health Reproductive Forum assemblies have been scheduled for the following dates; these are required for each of the classes: please watch your mail for a letter detailing more information as the dates gets closer for your students assembly.
· On Tuesday, Nov. 24th during Seminar for all sophomores
· On Thursday, December 10th during Seminar for all seniors
· Juniors have not been scheduled yet
Our 2nd Blood Drive
of the year is scheduled for Friday, December 11th, 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: Aparent 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 Redhawk Theatre Co. is proud to present Charles Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol” on Friday, December 11th and Saturday, December 12th at 7pm and on Sunday, December 13th there will be a matinee performance at2:30pm with FREE Cookies with Santa beginning at 1:30pm. What could be more charming this holiday season than traveling back in time to Victorian England where we will meet Scrooge, the covetous old sinner, who learns a lesson in giving and kindness?
Ready for some Holiday Music? On Monday, December 14th at 7:00pm come to the MHS Performing Arts Center to hear some fabulous holiday music performed by the MHS Band’s and the MHS Orchestra’s, and on Tuesday, December 15th at 7:00pm come listen as the MHS Choirs dazzle us with their selections of holiday songs.
Exciting News! The Albion-Marshall Dial-A-Ride Connector is teaming up with Marshall Public Schools to give parents/guardians more opportunities to be involved with school events. The Connector will operate within the City limits of Marshall and Albion; they will pick you up and drop you off at your door. Bus reservations must be made 24 hours in advance of the school event and must be made by the person who is to be picked up. To make your reservations, call 517-654-3000 or 269-781-3975; please note that MHS is NOT able to make any reservations. For tokens, please contact the Marshall High School office at 269-781-1252 - option #0, or the Middle School at 269-781-1251, or the Albion School office at 5107-629-9166.
Marshall High School is pleased to announce their partnership with VNN. This union creates a venue for students, parents, and community members to view and interact with athletic schedules and rosters. This new site will also provide athletic highlights including score reporting, pictures of our athletes in action, as well as occasional commentary from our coaches. Please take a moment to follow www.gomarshallredhawks.com , log on for football, volleyball and soccer playoff information!
Cyber Cafe has started, 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 CC in an alternate site until the staff meeting is over, and then it will move to the LMC. At this time the location is still to be determined, but it will be posted.
After School Busing to Albion – there are 3 regular routes to Albion thatdepart at 2:40 (the same 3 routes that bring students over to MHS in the morning). Then students can catch a bus from MHS at 3:15 in the south parking lot to Albion Community School (no neighborhood drop offs). Our last scheduled bus to Albion leaves MHS at 5:30 from the student parking lot. That bus will do a handful of neighborhood drop-offs, not just at the school on Watson Street. ** The drops will not be house to house, but should get each student to within a couple of blocks of their home.**
SENIOR SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 2015-16 - updated 10/19/15
- Listed in parent email blasts
- Shared via REMIND
- Posted within senior classrooms. guidance office, and four corners
- Updated bi-weekly
Stop by the guidance office for more detailed information on specific scholarships and applications.
DON'T FORGET TO LOOK OVER THE RED SCHOLARSHIP BOOK FOR UPCOMING SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES (Given to students in September)
A must see website for all your needs
Attention Seniors - $2000 "No Essay" college scholarship. Scholarships don't get any easier than this. Simply go to colleges.niche to register. You may go back each month to try again. colleges.niche
· 15th - University of Dayton - See Mrs. Robson in Guidance Office
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. This has been updated for the 2015-16 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.