Rougher Roundup Parent Edition

3 Houses - 1 Rougher Family (February 2021 Edition)

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Note from the Principal

Dear Rougher families,

2021 is underway and we are excited for all that lies ahead. The staff at MHS is here to help students in any way possible and it seems that life is throwing the kitchen sink at our students these days. We are aware of the many challenges they face at school, at home, at work and around town. Sometimes, that special teacher, counselor or other staff member is the one person a student feels comfortable with and will work hard to succeed just for them or confide a troubling situation with them. We want to be here for the students and we want our students here so we can serve them. Attendance is an early indicator of successes or struggles later in life. In a time when absences may seem to be easy and unimportant to some, I want to stress the need for our students to attend school daily, if they are able to do so.

The importance of attending school regularly, whether in person or virtually, cannot be over emphasized. State law requires students to be in regular attendance at school and charges parents with assuring such attendance by students until graduation or age eighteen (18). MHS will work in conjunction with parents to know the whereabouts of each student, both for assurance of a quality education and for the safety of each student. Absences in excess of 9 days per semester will result in parent notification by the House office. Excessive absences generally have a negative impact on the academic success of our students.

MHS staff wants to see our students in our halls and classrooms and I want all parents and guardians to know how much we enjoy interacting with your amazing teenagers. They are missed when they are not here so please let us know if we can be of any assistance in ensuring your student's daily attendance.

Have a wonderful day and remember that it is always a great day to be a Rougher!

Mickey Replogle

Muskogee High School Principal

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The house that has the most feedback in our culture survey will win 250 house points!

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Click here for the link for the student survey.

Seniors Order Your Senior Ads for the Yearbook Now!

Have some great photos you want to showcase for your special senior? Place your order here. Please note that if you place a full page ad, you may have to complete the form multiple times in order to upload all of the photos. The deadline is March 5th. Students may pay for their ads in the MHS Bank before the deadline.

Full Page with up to 20 photos-$100

Half Page with up to 10 photos-$50

Quarter Page with up to 5 photos-$25

Business Card Size with up to 3 photos-$15

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MHS Important Dates

February Athletic Schedule


2/1 - 9th Boys vs. B.A. Gold @ 6:00

2/2 - J.V. Girls vs. Bixby @ 4:00

2/2 - Varsity Girls vs. Bixby @ 6:30

2/2 - Varsity Boys vs. Bixby @ 8:00

2/5 - J.V. Girls vs. Sapulpa @ 4:00

2/5 - J.V. Boys vs. Sapulpa @ 5:00

2/5 - Varsity Girls vs. Sapulpa @ 6:30

2/5 - Varsity Boys vs. Sapulpa @ 8:00


2/12 - J.V. Girls vs. Jenks @ 4:00

2/12 - J.V. Boys vs. Jenks @ 5:00

2/12 - Varsity Girls vs. Jenks @ 6:30 (Senior Night)

2/12 - Varsity Boys vs. Jenks @ 8:00 (Senior Night)


2/9 - Wrestling vs. Tahlequah @ 7:00

Special Events

Week of 2/1- School Counselor Week! Celebrate your counselors this week and thank them for all they do

2/2-Chick-Fil-A Leader Lab after school

2/4 ICTC presentations to English classrooms

2/8-2/9 ICTC Interviews (Applications are in your student's house office

2/8-FFA State Degree Check

2/9-Superintendent's Advisory Council

2/11-All Sophomores will take the Pre-ACT (Sophomores will check google classroom for testing location. Non Sophomores with classes in E building 1-3 should check lists posted on google classroom and on signs posted on campus the day of the exam.)

2/13-Oklahoma Ethics Bowl

2/17-Singing Sergeants Choir Concert

2/19-AEP Meet and Greet

2/23-2/27-Muskogee County Livestock Show

2/27-OSSAA District Vocal and Ensemble Contest

2/28-Regional Livestock Show

2/27-Winterguard competition at Pryor

2/25, 26, 27 High School Musical Bright Star Performances

College Corner

The next ACT is APRIL 17. STUDENTS MUST REGISTER BY MARCH 12. Register here.

Have a student interested in an internship in Diesel and Heavy Equipment? Check out the details here.

If you haven't ordered your cap and gown, see Taylor Banks.

Interested in Getting Involved?

If your student is wanting to get involved, but just doesn't know how, check out our newly updated student life pages here.
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Make a Difference! JOIN PTSA

Hello Muskogee High School Parents:

The Muskogee High School - Parent Teacher Student Association is up and going for the 2020-2021 school year. We hope that you plan to renew this year and engage in our fundraising efforts that enable us to continue to support the students, teachers/staff and parents of Muskogee High School.

Click the photo of our brochure to see a brochure with a snapshot of our 2020-2021 school year membership announcements, meeting dates, organizational goals, student/teacher support and outreach, as well as updates about purchasing MPS logo rougher wear.

A solid plan is in place to support Muskogee High School students, parents and educators. Modifications to the plan have been considered with the addition of new administration/staff, school student/teacher safety and the ability to keep our activities simple, fun and effective.

Please don’t hesitate to reach out to any one of the PTSA officers listed if you have questions.

If you have already renewed your membership to the Muskogee High School PTSA for the upcoming school year – THANK YOU for your continued support!


The MHS PTSA will continue the sale of MPS logo goods and spirit wear at a booth inside Hattie’s House on South Main Street. This includes the replenishment of the logo R.O.U.G.H.E.R. t-shirt and an addition of a new matching face buff, as well as many other clothing items, blankets, collapsible coolers etc. Go take a look…proceeds from the sale of these goods go towards the PTSA programs/activities that help support the school!

Questions, comments, to serve on a committee or assist with an upcoming project, please reach out to Kristy Newell, MHS PTSA President at (918)348-8010 or email

Keep in touch with MHS PTSA - LIKE & SHARE our Facebook page or FOLLOW our Instagram, here are the links:



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In an effort get more of our Rougher All Stars out there, we have revitalized our instagram presence. Please follow us @the_rougher_life. If you capture some great Rougher moments, tag us in them so we can share.

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Muskogee High School

Muskogee High School exhibits an environment in perfect unison with Muskogee Public Schools’ mission. The Muskogee Way; Every Heart, Every Mind, Every Day! Where educators, students, parents, and the community work collaboratively to achieve the highest academic standards. MHS strives to provide a multi-faceted culture where all stakeholders are physically and emotionally safe, allowing them to achieve their maximum potential and where student success is geared to the needs of an ever-evolving global society in which they live. Through these efforts, we work continuously to create a premier learning community for the 21st century and beyond.