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Daily Announcements - MHS

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Today is Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Auditions for one-acts are tomorrow, March 28, from 4:30-6:30 in the auditorium. See Lea Wilson or Colleen Westburg if you have questions.

A reminder to all Band/Chamber Choir students, please report to Choir at the beginning of A-1 on TUESDAY.

MHS students will be dismissed from B1 on Wednesday, March 29th to take part in an assembly by Guest Speaker, Tim Ryan. The assembly will be held in the Auditorium and students will be dismissed in two separate groups. The first group will report to the Auditorium from 8:15-9:05 then return to class. The second group will be in class from 8:15 until 9:05 then be dismissed to the auditorium for the assembly from 9:10-10:00. Second hour will begin at approximately 10:05am. Teachers with B1 class have been informed of the schedule.

Sages Final 4 boys basketball shirt orders are being taken through Friday, March 31. Order forms are on the table in front of the office. Samples of the shirts are hanging in the office windows. Return your order form and money to Coach Roy.

Mr. Wildman will be hosting another College Basics workshop during homeroom on Wednesday, March 29th in the Media Center. This workshop will cover basic terminology, types of majors/minors, typical test scores and other information related to higher education. Students of all grade levels are invited to attend.

Interact Club has a meeting for all members Tuesday during homeroom in the Auditorium.

Jazz band will rehearse today during homeroom. Thanks!

There will be a meeting for FCA leaders only on Friday in Mr. Welter’s room.

Anyone interested in a #WyattStrong t-shirt ($25) or sweatshirt($35) can pay and sign up in the office. All profits will go to the family.

A Wyatt Burroughs Fundraiser/Benefit is being held on Friday, April 7th on the Square in Monticello LIVE on the air with WYXY 99.1! Enter for a chance to take home 4 Garth Brooks tickets. We will also be hosting various raffles as well as a bake sale! Come out and support Wyatt on his long road to recovery! There is no purchase necessary. Come out and join us for a good cause. For more information, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Posters with information can be found on display in the front window of the MHS office.

The Spanish Club is going on a field trip on April 4th (a B day). We will be heading to a latin dance class and lunch at Dos Reales. Cost to each student is $5 and your own lunch. See Sra. Walk asap to sign up. If a large number of students sign up, attendance will be based on participation this year.

Seniors should stop by the office to pick up poster board for the Memory Wall at Promenade asap. Completed and decorated boards should be turned back into the office by April 18th in order to be on the Memory Wall at Promenade.

Bass Fishing team needs to meet in Coach Kunde’s room at 7:45 am Tuesday morning.

AP Chemistry Study Session on Wednesday at 7:30am in Mrs. Allen’s Room.

The next Color Guard workshop will be on March 30 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Color Guard Try-outs will be on April 5th from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Seniors who are applying for the Heartland Bank Scholarship are reminded your application must be received at the Heartland Bank by Saturday, April 1.

Senior boys who will be attending UIUC are encouraged to apply for the Balanced Man Scholarship at The deadline is May 1st.

Students who will be enrolled in a health professions program at Parkland next fall should stop by the Guidance office for information regarding a scholarship opportunity.

Piatt County Golden Eagles basketball team will take on Kirby employees on Thursday, April 6th at 7:00 in Moore Gym. MHS students are encouraged to root on the Eagles by wearing Sages GOLD.

STAGE SHOW AUDITIONS will be this week. Stage Show is a talent show for all band and choir students. We are looking for singing, dancing, comedy skits, etc. Be creative! Larger groups are welcome to sign up for an audition time and bring in a video of their audition, if that is easier. Seniors who would like to serve on the committee must be at all audition times in order to participate. Please sign up for an audition time outside of the band room.

Build it and they will come!!! Nick’s Park is being rebuilt and we need your help! We are organizing a fun-filled high school volunteer effort to give back to the park that has given us so many memories. Please sign up to participate! The dates will be April 18-21. There will be chances to volunteer during the school day in addition to after school. Sign up in the Guidance office. Contact Noah Wright or Mrs. Malone for more details.

To all sophomores and juniors: Need a job this summer and interested in learning construction related skills? Education for Employment System #330 is accepting applications for their annual Summer Construction Education Program, which will run from June 5th- June 30th, in Champaign.
You will be participating in the construction of a Habitat for Humanity home, as well as visiting local trade unions. Upon completion of the program, you will earn a $500 stipend, an OSHA safety certificate, and 1 high school credit. For more information, stop by the Guidance Office.

Looking for a summer job? The 4-H Memorial Camp is looking for 3 kitchen and maintenance workers. The pay is $8.25 per hour with both morning and afternoon shifts available. For application information, please take a yellow flyer from the table in front of the office.

Action Inflatables is hiring! We are a local inflatable company that does many events around the Champaign-Urbana area! We pay $11 per hour and have flexible hours throughout the summer! Our duties include loading trucks, setting up the inflatables, supervising children playing on them and then after the event we roll them up and go back to our warehouse. Our warehouse is located in White Heath! Our work is majority Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays throughout the summer and into fall. Grab a friend and call/text or e-mail us today! We would love to meet you and explain more about what we do! 217-202-3139 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it We look forward to hearing from you!!

Teachers make a difference in the lives of thousands of students and parents every day. Interstate Studio wants to know about a special teacher who has changed your life or the lives of others. Faculty, staff, administration, parents, and students are encouraged to submit a nomination by going to and clicking on the Teacher of the Year Contest tab. There are two divisions including a grand prize of a $300.00 classroom grant and plaque and a $200.00 classroom grant and plaque. Nominations are due no later than April 5-7 p.m.

Students are reminded they are only allowed to park in the designated MHS student parking areas. This means NO parking on the north side of William Street or in any faculty parking areas. Students who drive to school also need to make sure to have a parking tag. Any questions, please see Mr. Reedy or Mr. Turner.

Note from the Media Center: PLEASE remember to check-out books with staff, OR write your name, book name, and its barcode on a slip of paper for us to enter. We are currently missing several newer books. If you have a book from the library, please check with us that it is checked out to you. Thank You!!

Seniors who will be majoring in engineering are encouraged to apply for the $1500 Illinois Society of Professional Engineers Scholarship. Stop by the Guidance Office for application details.

Detention will be held today with Mr. Moore in his classroom from 3:15 until 3:45pm. Do not be late!

Happy birthday today to Mr. Townsend and Abbey Leischner.

Everyone have a good day!

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