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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Announcements and Misc. Info

Many students seem to be confused about how the process of signing up to visit with a college representative here at Melrose HS works. If you are a junior or a senior you may sign up in the guidance office before 8:15 a.m. on the day the college rep plans to visit. The rep comes to Melrose HS to visit, you aren't signing up to go to the college to visit. This is a great way to learn more about the campus before you make an appointment with the college to visit on-campus. The sign up sheets are located on the bulletin board right inside the guidance office.

If you want to visit the college campus you need to pick up a college visit form from Cheryl in the office a few days before you go to the campus. If you need help setting up your appointment at the college, see me and I can help you set it up.

If you are a parent of a senior, we are having our senior information meeting today during 6th hour. As mentioned in a previous post, the seniors will be receiving information on graduation, college applications, financial aid, scholarships and other miscellaneous info. Please talk with your senior about the information from the meeting today.


The Morning Bulletin
Thursday, September 30, 2010

Menu: meatballs, mashed potatoes, gravy, steamed carrots, grapes, corn dog and potatoes.

If you are falling behind in a class or just don’t understand a certain subject then join us in Homework Help, after school in room 206 on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 3:00 to 4:30 starting October 4th. You will receive help from your peers who have taken some of the same classes. You need to have a homework help form signed by your parents before you come. If you need a form or have any questions please stop by HS room 206 and ask Ms. Moundson.

Needed lifeguards for open swim on Wednesday evenings, 7-8:30 p.m., Oct. 13 through December 15. Paid position, please see Stacey if you are interested.

Seniors – your senior information forms for the yearbook are due . Please return forms to the office. If you do not have a form stop the office and pick one up.

Students purchase your parking permits in the office. Cost is $40.00. You must have a permit on your car by October 1st.

Early Out on Friday – school is dismissed at 12:30.

All NHS members will meet on Friday, October 1 at 7:40 a.m. in Mr. Rink’s room (410).

Congratulations Katlyn Mueller – she was selected a Commended Student in the 2011 National Merit Scholarship Program.

If you want to be a TA, you must sign up by the end of this week (Oct. 1st).

If you are a lifeguard and are interested in lifeguarding over the lunch hour (12:15-1:00) please see Stacey in the Community Education Office. This will be a paid position.

The preschool program is looking for some student helpers during 5,6 and 7th hour. If you would like to assist in this program, please see Stacey in the Community Ed. Office.

Fastpitch softball clinic at NDSU Sunday, Oct. 10th from 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. includes a pitching clinic and all skills clinic. Contact Birch for a brochure. Ext.3226

Meeting for seniors regarding college applications, financial aid, scholarships, etc. will be held today in the auditorium during 6th hour.

Ms. Dusha’s blog – http://mahscounselor.blogspot.com.

Homecoming royalty – pictures are in the office on the window – order forms are on the window sill by the poster. Please check the poster and order your pictures by Friday.

High School Students if you would like to go to the Apperts Food Show and have a chance for input on the menu, please sign up on sheets in the high school cafeteria. Thanks, Renee

The weight room will be open in the fall on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:00 – 4:00

The following colleges/universities will be coming to Melrose High on the following dates:
October 1 – Bemidji State
October 5 – Ridgewater College at 10:15 – Quiet Room
October 26 – Alexandria Tech
November 8 – Minnesota Morris
Sign up in the counselor’s office.

Seniors – turn in senior pictures (color) by November 5th.

Activities This Week
Thursday
Senior meeting 6th hour in the auditorium
Tennis at BBE at 4:15
7/8 Tennis at home vs. BBE at 4:15
C-squad football at home vs. BBE at 4:30
7/8 Tennis at home vs. BBE
7/8 volleyball at Minnewaska at 4:30
Swim/Dive at Sauk Centre at 6:00
Volleyball at Albany at 6:00
Friday
Early Dismissal at 12:30
Football vs. Cathedral at St. Cloud State at 7:00
Saturday
Conference Tennis Tourney at Foley at 9:00

Thursday, September 23, 2010

That's a Job??

I will likely be blogging quite often about jobs that are either in high demand or rarely heard of (or both) as I think it is so important to "think outside the box" when it comes to picking a career field. I really enjoy reading about new opportunities in the career world and hope it helps you find a path that maybe you never thought of or is something you would like to pursue. I came across this article today on MSN Careers that talks about jobs that a lot of us have probably never even heard about.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Daily Announcements

Well I am officially back and sorting through everything in my office and on my desk. I have appreciated the many "welcome back" comments from students - it's been fun to be back and I came back during Homecoming week - how great is that?!

Once a week I will post the announcements from school here so you as parents can see what is going on at school.

Also, next week I will be meeting with the entire Senior class to discuss transcripts, college applications, applying for scholarships and financial aid as well as answer any questions they may have. Please be sure to talk with your senior about this meeting and ask him/her to see the information I pass out to them at the meeting.

The Morning Bulletin

Tuesday, September 21, 2010


Menu: Hamburger gravy, mashed potatoes, corn, peaches, brownie, chicken patty and potatoes.


Homecoming royalty – pictures are in the office on the window – order forms are on the window sill by the poster. Please check the poster and order your pictures by the end of next week.


Black Out! Come support the Melrose Volleyball team tonight at home vs. SaukCentre at 7:30. Wear black to the game. Royalty will be introduced.


National FFA Convention information available from Ms.Clifford in room 312.


Student picture day is today – pick up picture information in the high school and middle school offices. All students must have their pictures taken (including seniors) for your records, activity tickets Renaissance cards,etc.


Homecoming Information


Tuesday

Picture Day in the auditorium

Cosmic Ray Day – wear your coolest pair of sunglasses

Volleyball vs. Sauk Centre at 6:00

Wednesday

Seniors – Black, Junior – Camo, Sophomores – Neon, Freshmen– Blue, Staff – Red

Thursday

Alien Day – dress in all green or go out in the craziest alien outfit

Melrose vs. Milaca Swim meet at 6:00

Friday

Spirit Day

Pepfest 12:50 – 1:35 in elementary gym

Homecoming parade – excused at 1:35 – buses are at door #2

Parade will start at 2:00 from the Jaycee Park

Football game at 7:00 vs. Milaca

Homecoming Dance will follow the game – Cost s $3.00


Sign up in Cheryl’s office if you want your group, team,etc. in the homecoming parade.


High School Students if you would like to go to the Apperts Food Show and have a chance for input on the menu, please sign upon sheets in the high school cafeteria. Thanks, Renee


The weight room will be open in the fall on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:00 – 4:00


Senior class picture will be taken on Wednesday, September29 at 9:00 on the hill by the white schoolhouse.


The following colleges/universities will be coming to Melrose High on the following dates:

September 28 – St. Johns/St. Bens

October 1 – Bemidji State

October 5 – Ridgewater College at 10:15 – Quiet Room

October 26 – Alexandria Tech

November 8 – Minnesota Morris

Sign up in the counselor’s office.


Students purchase your parking permits in the office. Cost is $40.00. You must have a permit on your car by October 1st.


Seniors – turn in senior pictures (color) by November 5th.


Activities This Week

Tuesday

Swim/Dive at Albany at 4:00

7/8 VB at Sauk Centre at 4:00

7/8 Football at Albany at 4:15

7/8 Tennis at BBE at 4:15

Tennis at Mora at 4:30

Junior High Swim/Dive at Albany at 4:00

Volleyball at home vs. Sauk Centre at 6:00

Wednesday

Thursday

7/8 Tennis at home vs. Sauk Centre at 4:00

7/8 VB at LP/GE at 4:15

Tennis at NL/S at 4:30

9th FB at NL/S at 5:00

Swim/Dive at home vs. Milaca at 6:00

VB at Milaca at 6:00

Friday

Football at home vs. Milaca

Saturday

JV VB at Pierz at 9:00

JH Swim/Dive at Sauk Centre at 10:00