student announcements - Mauston School District



September 15, 2014

Homecoming is next week but now is the time to start getting ready! Many activities are planned so make sure you are listening to announcements and checking out the posters in the main hallway for details.

Along with that, it is now time to let you know who are your 2014 Homecoming Court members!


Reghan Wohlrab

Kevin Kustief


Jessica Patton

Tim Casey


Teresa Madison

Adam Hagan


Danielle Barnhart

Kaylee Short

Makala Teske

Roshani Patel

Brittney Lubinski

Pat Cauley

Owen Finucan

Barron Marshall

Daniel Casey

Nicholas DiCosola

Congrats to all of you! Also, there will be voting for the King and Queen at all lunches today and tomorrow.

Any student bringing a guest to the Homecoming dance must have a form signed by administration.

Please see the front office for details.

Mauston FFA Chapter is holding its first meeting of 2014-15 on Monday, September 15th in the High

School Auditorium starting at 3:30. All new and old members are encourage to attend. Food and refreshments will follow the meeting.

$1000 Kohl Excellence Scholarship —

Seniors will be evaluated on their leadership, citizenship, school and community involvement and academic achievement. Applications are available from Mrs.

Mead and are due by Wed. October 22 .

Global Scholars - First meeting to plan the "Let's Go Fly A Kite" Service project is Monday, September

15th after school in Ms. Casey's room, A214. Two possible times - after school from3:30 to 3:45 or after practice 6:15 to 6:30. If you want to be part of the project but cannot make it at one of those times - drop in and pick up the information.

Applications for the Juneau County Peace Scholarship are available in the counseling office.

—Seniors design and execute a peacemaking project in their community. Awards range from $200-$1000 per project. The interest sheet must be filed by Friday, November 7 , but students have until April to complete their project. The informational meeting is Tuesday, November 11.

If you have a book checked out from Hatch Public Library and have lost it, please see Mrs. Bauer in the LMC to claim it.

P.S.A.T. Testing will be held at Mauston High School on Wednesday, October 15 for any sophomores or juniors who are four-year college bound, interested in getting feedback on critical academic skills, and have good test taking skills. Cost is $14, payable to MHS. See your counselor or Mrs. Mead in the counseling office for further information.

There will be a FACT meeting on Monday, September 15 th in Mr. Johnson’s old lab (D101). The State

FACT coordinator will be here to present FACT 101. Come check it out, and sign up for your FREE Tshirt in the meantime. Snacks will be provided.

Juniors: The Counseling Office will be taking a bus of juniors to the Wisconsin Education Fair in

LaCrosse on Thursday, October 2.

Juniors are invited to listen to career speakers and then attend the education fair where over 100 colleges will be represented. Trip is limited to forty juniors. Field trip forms are available from Mrs. Mead and are due by Tuesday, September 30, along with the $3.00 transportation fee.

Attention Seniors: There are 2 fund raising opportunities coming up. The dates are Sept 23rd, and Sept

25th at the High School concession stand during the volleyball games on those dates. Seniors are needed from 5:30 pm until at least 8:30 pm or when the count is done. You may work the entire shift, or just half of it. Interested? See Mrs. Whyte to sign up. Three seniors are needed each night. If no seniors sign up, the proceeds will go to Toys for Joy.

Are you interested in traveling to the sunny island of Puerto Rico in June 2015? Have you or will you have completed at least two levels of Spanish 2 by the end of second semester? Excelente. Then you are eligible to enroll in the trip. For more information about traveling to Puerto Rico, pick up an informational handout from the display case across from the LMC. Enrollment date has been extended to Oct. 15

Classroom Driver Education Opportunity: Fall classes of the "Big T" Driving School begin onSaturday,

September 20. Information packets are available in the counseling office or call 547-8040 for further information.

Senior College Planning Night - Wednesday, September 17 at 6:00 p.m. in the MHS Auditorium.

Seniors and their parents are invited to attend a brief, but important meeting covering: the college application process, deadlines, entrance tests, and other important senior year topics including financial aid and scholarships.

Junior College Planning Night - Wednesday, September 17 at 6:00 p.m. in the MHS Band Room.

Juniors and their parents are invited to attend a brief, but important meeting covering: junior timelines, college visits, pathways to post-secondary, and much more!

The following Career Guest Speakers are presenting at MHS:

Tues, September 23 - 9:45 a.m. - Topic - Early Childhood Education

Tues, September 30 - 9:45 a.m. - Topic - Real Estate Broker

Tues, September 30 - 1:30 p.m. - Topic - Music Technology

Wed, October 1 - 1:30 p.m. - Public Relations - Humane Society

Wed, October 8 - 1:30 p.m. - Topic - Emergency Medicine

Thurs, October 9 - 9:45 a.m. - Topic - Performing Arts

Wed, October 15 - 1:30 p.m. - Topic - Business Administration

Thurs, October 30 - 9:45 a.m. - Topic - Law and Government

These Career presentations last 30-45 minutes. See Mrs. Mead in the counseling office for further information. Open to individual students with interests in the particular career path or teachers may bring their entire class to listen to the presentation.

College Visits

*UW-LaCrosse - Tuesday, September 16 at 9:30 a.m. - in counseling office

Employment Opportunities:

Retail clerk at Carr Valley Cheese - Mauston

Lifeguard at Mauston Schools Pool

Lifeguard at Great Wolf Lodge

Lifeguard at Wilderness Resort

Food Service positions at Moosejaw

Mt. Olympus - Openings for Lifeguards, ride attendants, reservations, housekeepers

Applications may be picked up in the counseling office.