The following dates are the Early Release Days the remainder of this school year, all dates are onTUESDAY’S and students are released at 12:00Noon on each of these days:
November 4th, December 9th, February 3rd, March 10th, and April 28th
IT’S TIME TO VOTE!!!!
MHS staff and students are committed to keeping teens safe on the road. They are asking everyone 14 and older to go to www.celebratemydrive.com once a day, until Oct. 24 (you could set a reminder in your calendar – I did mine J) and vote for Marshall High School!
It’s easy! Just click on “MAKE YOUR SAFE DDRIVING COMMITMENT
”, fill in YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS
, YOUR BIRTHDATE
, click on the down arrow
for the I AM
and select one of the options (student, parent, community member ,etc
), click on NEXT
, fill in the information for our school: MARSHALL HIGH SCHOOL, MARSHALL, MIGHIGAN
, then click on NEXT
. Our school (MHS) will pop up, put a dot next to MHS
, click on NEXT
. Answer the 2 questions and then click on the final “MAKE YOUR SAFE DRIVING COMMITMENT”.
That’s all there is to it! If you have more than one email address you can register with each of them and vote with each email address J
. The more safe driving commitments our community makes, the better our chance to win a $100,000 grant and a private concert by The Band Perry.
Marshall High School has initiated a new process to notify parents/guardians that their student was absent from school. We will continue this notification process for the remainder of the school year.
If your student is absent from school at least one hour of the school day, our call system will notify you via the phone number that you provided that is in PowerSchool. The system will only notify you of unexcused absences.
To avoid such calls, please remember to notify the attendance office at 269-781-1337
if your student will be absent from school. If you wish to change the phone number receiving these calls, please call 269-781-1337,
The MHS Orchestra and Chamber Ensemble will be presenting their first concert on Monday, October 20th at 7 pm. The concert will take place in the high school auditorium. Please join us!
Parent Teacher Conferences will be held from 3:00 to 4:30pm and 6:00 to 8:00pm on Wednesday, October 22nd and from 5:30 to 8:00pm on Thursday, October 23rd. 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 781-1321.
On October 23rd, at 7:00 p.m., the MHS Choir Department will present the annual Pops Concert in the MHS Auditorium. This is a FREE concert and doors will open at 6:30 p.m. You will be enthralled with the sounds of today's pop music sung by the Redhawk Chorale, Bel Canto, and Marshall Singers. The choir music choices include Michael Jackson's "Man in the Mirror", Imagine Dragon's "Radioactive", Taylor Swift's "Safe and Sound", and Carly Jepson's "Call Me Maybe" among others! Also, there will be several featured soloists on the concert. You will be astounded and amazed at the talent we have to share! Come and relax while we share the music of yesterday and today!
Senior parents, on Thursday, Oct. 16th, the seniors had class meeting regarding caps and gowns and graduation announcements, please ask your senior about the packet they received. On Thursday, October 30th Herff Jones will be located in the Auditorium lobby to take all orders for the graduation announcements and their cap and gowns for graduation. A $75.00 deposit is required with their order for announcements. The cap and gown is paid for from their class treasurer.
Kellogg Community College Night will be on Monday, November 3rd at McCamly Plaza Hotel in Battle Creek from 6:30-8:00pm. If you are undecided about colleges, this would be a great time to visit with representatives from a number of area colleges in Michigan. This presentation is open to all students as well as parents/guardians.
The guidance Office is requesting that all college applications be turned in for processing no later than Friday, November 7th. Please have your son/daughter see their counselor with any questions.
The fall play will be Moon Over Buffalo. The play shows the backstage shenanigans that ensue when husband and wife team George and Charlotte Hays find out that Frank Capra is coming to see their matinee performance and to offer them roles in his upcoming film. Hilarity ensues with mistaken identities, switched performance titles, and romantic indiscretions. Join us for the laughter at 8:00pm onFriday and Saturday, November 7th and 8th, or 3:00pm on Sunday, November 9th.
If you are interested in seeing what the Clay Target Club is all about, come to the meeting during seminar on November 13th. For more information check us out on Facebook at Marshall Clay Target Club.
NURSE’S NOTES by Kim Muggio, RN, Marshall School Nurse
Have you and your family gotten your flu shots yet? The Centers for Disease Control recommends that everyone over 6 months of age should get a seasonal flu shot this year. Seasonal flu vaccine is available at your physician’s office, the Health Department, and at several clinics scheduled throughout the community. Mrs. Muggio will be offering flu shots at the High School during conferences for students, families and staff from 3:00 until 4:30 pm on Wednesday, October 22, 2013. Cost is $31 per Flu shot; $34 for FluMist (2-49 years); $45 per High Dose Flu, if available, for 65+ years; $15 for students eligible for the VFC program. No cost for Medicaid, bring a copy of the front and back sides of your current card with you.
The Health Department will bill most private insurances and Medicare supplemental insurances if you know these insurances cover vaccines. You will need to bring copies of both sides of your insurance card for billing purposes. Flu shots will also be available during the following times and at the following places:
v On, October 27th from 4:00 - 5:45 @ Gordon
v On October 29th from 4:00 - 5:45 @ Hughes
v On November 3rd from 4:00 - 5:45 @ Walters
v On November 5th from 3:15 - 5:00 @ MMS
To help combat the spread of the flu virus:
· Wash hands frequently, remind your children to do the same
· Cover your nose and mouth when coughing and sneezing
· Keep hands away from your face
· Keep your children home when they are sick, especially when they have a temperature over 100°.
· To help the District monitor flu activity, please let us know what symptoms your child is experiencing when you call in to excuse them from school.
1st - Saginaw Valley State University, www.svsu.edu/financialaid
2nd - Lawrence Technological University, www.ltu.edu/apply
1st - Kathy Petrich Music Scholarship
1st - Backer College - pick up "request for information" card on bulletin board by four corners or guidance office filing cabinet
***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!
Parent 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