This Week at MHS

Here's what is happening the week of April 5th - 9th!

Dear MHS Parents and Students,

We hope that everyone had a lovely four day weekend! What a great opportunity to enjoy the sunshine and outdoors!


Rising Seniors - SAVE THE DATE - Senior Pictures will be held in the MHS Library May 26th and 27th. More information will be coming to you from McEachern Photography, the new photo company for MHS.


TSSAA has revised some of the COVID policies and temperatures will no longer be taken at sporting events. Masks are still required for entry and to be worn if you are not able to social distance from individuals outside your family circle. Thank you for helping us to meet the TSSAA expectations.


We remind everyone that all students are expected to wear a face covering when social distancing cannot occur. We appreciate your support in caring for the health and well being of our school community.

Pellissippi Dual Enrollment Reminder!

Students planning to take dual enrollment classes on the Pellissippi Blount campus in the fall are reminded that registration opens Monday, April 5th. You should have received instructions from Mrs. Burchfield. If you have not yet received those instructions, please see her in office 241 or the Ed Harmon room to pick up your instructions. It is crucial that you register on Monday, April 5th to ensure a seat in the class you desire to take. After registering, print a copy of your Pellissippi Student Detailed Schedule and give to Mrs. Burchfield in office 241.

INFORMATION ABOUT PROM

MHS Prom 2021, “Some Enchanted Evening,” will take place at Hunter Valley Farm in Knoxville on Friday, April 23 from 7:00pm-11:00pm.
  • At this time, no outside guests will be permitted to attend.
  • April 23rd will also be Senior Seminar and My Real Life day for all Seniors. Any senior attending Prom - whether a digital or traditional student - will be expected to be in attendance for the Senior Seminar at MHS from 8:25-2pm on Friday, April 23rd.


Tickets will go on sale to seniors at 6:00 AM on Wednesday, April 7th through the website “myschooldance.com.”

Juniors will be able to begin purchasing tickets on Sunday, April 11th, and all ticket sales will conclude on Saturday, April 17th.


Directions for purchasing tickets will be sent through the callout/email system.

Monday, April 5th - NO SCHOOL

1pm Swim Meet vs. Bearden at Green Meadows

5:30pm Softball vs. Alcoa at JSE

6pm Baseball vs. Farragut HS at CGIS

6pm Red JV @ Farragut HS

Tuesday, April 6th - B Day

  • all traditional students in class at MHS
  • all digital students engaged in digital lessons at home
  • hybrid students report for their class or engage digitally


4:30pm Tennis vs. Lenior City at MHS

5:30pm Softball @ William Blount

6pm Black JV baseball team @ Alcoa

7pm Varsity soccer vs. Karns at JSE

Wednesday, April 7th - A Day

  • all traditional students in class at MHS
  • all digital students engaged in digital lessons at home
  • hybrid students report for their class or engage digitally


Herff Jones at MHS during lunches to hand out Graduation Supplies

6pm Red JV team vs. Bearden @ CGIS

6pm Baseball @ Bearden HS

Thursday, April 8th - B Day

  • all traditional students in class at MHS
  • all digital students engaged in digital lessons at home
  • hybrid students report for their class or engage digitally


Blount Discount Pharmacy Baseball Tourney

Varsity Soccer Smoky Mountain Cup Tourney

5:45pm Softball @ Bearden

6pm Black JV Baseball team @ Hardin Valley

Friday, April 9th - A Day


  • all traditional students in class at MHS
  • all digital students engaged in digital lessons at home
  • hybrid students report for their class or engage digitally


Blount Discount Pharmacy Baseball Tourney

Varsity Soccer Smoky Mountain Cup Tourney

Softball @ Gibbs Tournament

4:30pm Tennis @ Hardin Valley

Saturday. April 10th

Annual Starlight Gala by MCS Foundation


Blount Discount Pharmacy Baseball Tourney

Varsity Soccer Smoky Mountain Cup Tourney

Softball @ Gibbs Tournament

Track Maryville Invite at CGIS

1pm Red JV Baseball team @CAK

Important Senior Dates!

Important Dates for Seniors this Semester are listed below. Although no one can predict the status of the pandemic for May, we are currently planning to continue the traditions that seniors have experienced in past years.


Friday, May 7

  • Exam day 1


Monday, May 10

  • Exam day 2


Tuesday, May 11

  • Last day for Seniors. Laptops collected today.
  • Senior assembly
  • Fire and Ice


Wednesday, May 12

  • No school for seniors
  • Senior banquet


Thursday, May 13

  • Grad practice/Cap and gown distribution
  • Baccalaureate


Friday, May 14

  • Practice at 8:30am
  • Graduation at 7:30pm


At this time, all seniors will receive six tickets for the graduation ceremony. Every senior is guaranteed six tickets. Should restrictions be lifted by the Health Department or Governor Lee, we will adjust the number of tickets to meet any new guidelines and inform families as soon as possible. All individuals school age (K) and older are required to have a ticket for graduation.

Course request verifications for the 2021-22 school year will be emailed to parents of rising 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students by April 6, 2021. Students can make necessary adjustments to their elective requests via the process referenced in the email. All changes requests are due by April 12, 2021.


MHS school counselors have created a virtual appointment request for our students. If your child would like to meet with his/her school counselor, please direct them to this link https://mhs.maryville-schools.org/parents-students/guidance or encourage them to drop by guidance in person. The best part of our day is meeting with students and we can't wait to become better acquainted with your son or daughter.


MHS Guidance will be hosting a field trip to both the Harding Valley and Blount County campuses of Pellissippi State Community College on Wednesday, April 7th. Juniors and Seniors who are interested in attending Pellissippi after high school can sign up for this opportunity. There is NO COST to attend, and lunch will be provided. Students will be responsible for any makeup work. If your child is interested in attending, please encourage them to sign up in the guidance office and to submit the required parent permission form. We are limited to 40 students, so this trip is first come, first served.

The THEC/TSAC outreach announces the launch of two webinars beginning Monday, April 5 for student and parents.


After the FAFSA: Finalizing your Financial Aid is a webinar for high school senior families presented every Monday. This webinar focuses on the review of financial aid offers; what to do if selected for FAFSA verification; and HOPE Scholarship and other state aid eligibility.

Financial Aid 101 is a webinar for high school juniors/underclassmen families presented every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. This webinar will walk families through the college/scholarship/financial aid process, so they’ll be ready for the senior year of high school.


We are excited to begin PRESS ON small groups with our students in the month of April! It's a crazy world out there with Covid complications, college and career decisions, school and athletic pressures, relationships, jobs, homework and more. The MHS Counseling Team wants to help students "PRESS ON" through what can be a stressful and overwhelming time in life. We will be offering the opportunity for students to sign up for 4-week, counselor led small groups addressing common needs like stress management, future planning, anxiety, and other regularly requested supports. PRESS ON groups will meet in the month of April with the opportunity to participate before school from 7:45-8:15 or after school from 3:30-4:00 for a total of four weekly sessions. We encourage you to discuss this opportunity with your child if you feel this group may be a good fit for his/her needs. Students can access more information and register for the group via the MHS School Counseling Canvas page.



Upcoming scholarships of interest:


Carr/Flowers/Gallagher Scholarship (4/16/21), Foothills Striders Scholarship Program (4/21/21). For additional details and other scholarship information, consult the MHS School Counseling Canvas page.

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