Thursday, February 23, 2017
The Mehlville Debate Team competed again nearly 40 other schools this weekend at the Marquette Tournament. The public forum debate team of Ajla Mujkic and Ajla Babic finished third out of almost 90 teams. Erica Rawizza finished fourth out of almost 70 debaters in Lincoln-Douglas. Ajla Mujkic also made it into the finals in Congressional debate.
*Attention AP Students:
AP Exam Commitment forms with payment are due Friday, March 3, 2017. Please turn in payment to Ms. Nikolaisen.
Cadet, Office Aide, Independent Study and My Path applications are now available in the Counseling Center.
Don't miss out on reserving your copy of the yearbook! If you want to check your order status, there is a list of paid orders in the lobby in front of the main office. Only books ordered by the last day of February will be guaranteed orders. Order today online at www.jostensyearbooks.com
Special Olympics will be held May 4th (B Day). If you would like to participate in this event, please stop by the Athletic Office. You can pick up an application to be a Buddy, Timer or have a booth in the Olympic Village. If you want to earn 4 A+ hours, you will need to be a Buddy. In order to participate in the Village, you must be in a group of 4 people who are all members of the same club or sport team. Feel free to stop by the Athletic Office if you have any questions.
REMINDER ~ Spring Sport Tryouts will begin February 27th (Water Polo begins February 20th). All forms and athletic fee must be turned in to the Athletic Office "prior" to attending the tryouts. If you participated in another sport this school year, you will still need to pick up a new "participation card" for the sport you wish to try out for. Feel free to stop by the Athletic Office with any questions regarding tryouts.
Are you interested in joining the yearbook staff for next year? Do you want to control what goes into the yearbook and learn more about photography and graphic design? The yearbook staff is now accepting new staffers, if you want to join put Yearbook Workshop class (0300) on your schedule for next year and get an application from Mrs. Stout in Room 106. Applications are due by schedule conference day, Feb. 23.
Attention Spring Dual Credit Students: Be aware that spring course registration is now open on both the SLU-1818 and UMSL-ACP websites. MBU and MSU registrations will be available in your classrooms. If you have any questions, check with your dual credit teachers or Mrs. Neighbors regarding signing up for your courses. Pay attention to all deadlines. If you are interested in applying for a Spring Dual Credit Scholarship, applications are available in the Counseling Center.
The cat is out of the bag: our Spring Break 2018 destination is Scotland & Ireland! If you'd like to enroll for this trip, please come by room 339 for more information.
Cornerstone will meet on Wednesday mornings in the Auditorium lobby at 6:45 am. Both students and staff are welcome to join.
Stop by the Java Jungle Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays outside of gym A before 7:05am and get a coffee, hot tea or hot chocolate to start your day!
Seniors should start bringing your acceptance letters to Mrs. Genthon in the Counseling office for the Wall of Acceptance. If you have received any awards or scholarships, please bring that letter in as well for Senior Night.
The Mehlville-Oakville Foundation Scholarship application is now available in the Counseling Center. Application deadline is March 15, 2017.
Now Hiring – The Pavilion at Lemay is looking for Lifeguards (training is available for those who are not certified) and Laborers. For more information, please email Brett Olson at email@example.com or call 314-615-8877. Flyer is posted in Counseling office for more information.
Westport Car Wash located at 3417 Lemay Ferry Road, 63125 is looking to hire 1 or 2 people for afternoon and weekend hours. If you are interested, please call 314-894-7200 to apply.
Grace Hill Settlement Water Head Start has volunteer opportunities for students during the school year and summer. Students would be helping with children ages 4-7 with play, reading, playground supervision and light chores. Preschool hours 8:30-noon
Grace Hill Head Start
St. Louis, MO 63107
For more information, contact Jose Marks 314-584-6900 ext 6888
Dates to Remember:
Feb 23rd – Parent Teacher Conferences at MHS
Feb 23rd – Early Dismissal @ 11:25 am
Feb 28th – All District Strings Concert – 7:00 pm
Mar 1st – International Trip Meeting – 6:00 pm
Mar 1st – Football Boosters Meeting - 6:30 pm
Mar 6th – Mothers Club Meeting – 6:00 pm
Mar 7th – BOE Talking Session – Washington Middle -
Mar 8th – Fathers Club Meeting – 7:00 pm
Mar 9th – BOE Meeting – 6:30 pm
Mar 10th – NO SCHOOL
UPCOMING COLLEGE VISITS:
February 27 – SEMO and Monmouth College
March 7 – Lincoln College
March 9 – Missouri Western University and University of Iowa
March 14 – Fontbonne University
March 14 – Saint Louis University
March 28 – Missouri State University & Webster University
April 3 – SIU-Carbondale
April 6 – Maryville University
- Parent Notes: Please remember that outside lunches, flowers, balloons and other items are not allowed to be delivered to MHS for students by you or others. Thank you in advance for your cooperation!
- Absences: If your student is absent from school, please call the attendance line to report their absence at 314-467-6020. Please state and spell your name, your student's name, their grade level, and the date(s) they are absent. Thank you.
- Early Dismissals: Parents, if your student has an early dismissal, please remember to call the attendance office ahead of time so that your student will be able to leave on time as needed.
- School Closings Due to Inclement Weather: The School Reach phone obtained through the district internet site at www.mehlvilleschooldistrict.com in an alert box at the top of the page. Additionally, you may tune in to TV channel 5, channel 4, channel 2 and 1120 or 20 AM Radio.
*The Character Plus word for February is Honesty – To be trustworthy and sincere no matter what the outcome may be
Please check MHS website calendar for upcoming events at www.mhs.mehlvilleschooldistrict.com.