First Two Weeks Bell Schedule - We want our students to feel welcome at MSHS and that starts by providing time to engage in activities that can support their success. We will provide time to become familiar with all seven teachers, adjust to their advisory classroom, and participate in several activities to build an understanding of our school climate and culture. Our goal is to end the two weeks with all Wildcats knowing our theme for the year, how they can be their best self as a student and community member, and know their resources while they are here. This process will ensure consistent communication in three ways using our new Student Handbook, engage with teachers on behavior and academic expectations, and meet with administrators to share in our Wildcat Spirit.
New Weekly Schedule for 2022-2023 - We have changed our block schedules on Thursday and Friday slightly for the upcoming year. We have reduced the amount of advisory time to add back some instructional minutes on Thursday, and added a designated time for our very popular Wildcat TV in our Friday schedule. In addition, students and families can expect to see a redesign of our advisory program with more consistent High School and Beyond content delivery, as well as more built-in intervention time through check and connect. Lastly, our Friday 7th period schedule has been altered to allow for one lunch at the end of the academic day. All our Wildcats are more than welcome to stay and eat and socialize until the normal school end time of 12:29 pm. However, those students who drive or have transportation and would like to be released early on these Fridays (at the end of the academic day, and the start of lunch) may be signed out for the year by submitting THIS FORM. We will be evaluating this model three weeks into the year to ensure it is working for our fantastic food services team. We will communicate any changes that may occur after that time.
Campus Map - Please familiarize yourself with our Drop Off/ Pick Up Locations
Athletics - Fall Sports registration is now open. Please make sure you have an updated physical and have completed the registration process.
ASB - ASB is working hard to welcome Wildcats back to school and is super excited for this year. Please stay up to date on @mshsasb Instagram & the MSHS ASB website for all information about sports, clubs & events going on at school.
Parking Permits - Permits application process is now open for 11th and 12th grade students.
Lockers - There are no general lockers in our building.
PE Lockers will be assigned by semester
Athletic lockers will be assigned seasonally
Communication at MSHS - We are thrilled to welcome Jeanette Meeks to MSHS as our Communication Liaison and Main Office Administrative Assistant.
Schoology/ Skyward: Reminder to students and families that our teachers and staff use Schoology so please look here for assignments and feedback. Communication will be updated weekly for grading in both Schoology and Skyward. We recommend you check both platforms to receive all information regarding your student.
Stay Connected: Click here for the best ways to receive school information.
MSHS Website:This is the best place to find current information about our school.
Schedule Corrections - Please know we build your schedule from your course requests and class offerings are balanced based on these requests. Schedules will be released on Friday, 8/26 and students have the first 5 days of school to request changes (August 30th through September 6th).
Before submitting a schedule correction request, please consider that classes are full and flexibility is limited. Please see the list of priority reasons to request a schedule change
Seniors missing graduation requirements
Students scheduled in a class that they have already completed
Students enrolled in too many or too few classes
Students who have a health condition that prevents them from taking a class
Students misplaced in a sequential course such as a math or world language
Students who have not met prerequisites for a class
Teacher change requests are NOT accepted
To submit a schedule correction request, visit our Counseling Website beginning August 30th. We have added to our counseling department, so please review the counselor list below:
Mr. Dempsey (A-Cl)
Ms. McKone (Co-G)
Mr. Crane (H-La)
Ms. Thomas (Le-Pa)
Mrs. Maimon (Pe-Sm)
Ms. Westerman (Sn-Z)
Ms. Zachau, New College & Career Counselor (Caseload: Running Start, Two Rivers, Distance Learning, Parent Partnership)
Food Service Information - On August 11, the Food Service Portal is ready to submit money for student accounts. Free and Reduced Lunch Applications will be available on the district website on August 15..
Covid Protocols - The district received new guidelines from the Department of Health in early August and will review the information to ensure we are meeting the state's expectations for health and safety requirements. When we receive the official district guidelines those will be sent to all families and posted on our school website. Please continue to stay home if you are feeling ill and be cautious of hand washing and sharing items that can spread germs. If you have questions, we are happy to partner with you. Our Health Room staff will continue their great work to share the expectations and support you with any health-related concerns.