MSHS Trojan News

January 30, 2019

Academic Achievements Recognized

On January 18, MSHS held an assembly to honor several academic achievements.

Perfect 36 on ACT: Andrea Jacks & John Yordy
National Merit Commended: Andrea Jacks & Carlie Smith

National Merit Semifinalists: Sean Cameron, Caleb Kirk, Tucker Medlin, & John Yordy

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Students honored (L to R): John Yordy, Caleb Kirk, Carlie Smith, Andrea Jacks, Tucker Medlin, and Clay Tyler. Not pictured: Sean Cameron and Lilly Jobe.

Clay Tyler named MSHS Student of the Year

Clay will move on to compete against 17 other Shoals area schools' nominees for the designation of Shoals area Student of the Year. He will be honored at an April 25 banquet at the Marriott Shoals Conference Center in Florence. Clay is pictured below with his parents, Ron and Cassie Tyler, along with MSHS Principal Chad Holden.
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Muscle Shoals Career Academy Honored by Governor

On January 18, the Muscle Shoals Career Academy received an official commendation from Governor Kay Ivey for becoming the first career technical center in the state to achieve AdvancED STEM Certification. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. MSHS congratulations MSCA on this outstanding accomplishment.

Pictured below: AdvancED Vice President Dr. Jeff Wooten, MSCA technology teacher Tiffany Stonecipher, MSCA Director/Principal Caryn Hairell, AdvancED Regional Director Dr. Andre Harrison, MSCA engineering teacher Teresa Burden, and Superintendent Dr. Brian Lindsey

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Black History Program, February 4

Muscle Shoals High School will present its annual Black History Program on Monday night, February 4th at 7:00 p.m. in the MSHS Auditorium. The community is invited to attend.
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Pre-Registration began MONDAY (1/28) with juniors. Parents can check the course guide online for information.

Seniors--The application for most NWSCC scholarships is online at Links to other NWSCC scholarships are also on that page.

Seniors--Make sure to get your cap and gown order placed. The price increases February 15th. Also, balances need to be paid by March 8th.

Juniors--Applications for Governor's School (June 16-28) are in the guidance office.

Sophomores-- There will be a sophomore parent meeting on February 4th at 6 PM in the library.

Upcoming Dates of Interest

February 7: Progress Reports

February 16: Miss Trojan Beauty Pageant

February 17: Coronation of Mr. and Miss Muscle Shoals High School

February 18: President's Day (school closed)

Area Basketball Tournament News


The Lady Trojans will host the Area Basketball Tournament on February 5 and February 8 next week. As the #1 seed, we get a bye in Round 1 as Columbia takes on Athens.

Tuesday, February 5 at MSHS

7:00 PM #2 Athens vs. #3 Columbia

Friday, February 8 at MSHS

7:00 PM #1 MSHS vs. Winner of Athens/Columbia for the Area Championship


For the boys, it came down to a coin toss to seed the tournament. Unfortunately, we lost the coin flip so our Varsity Boys are the #2 seed in the Area Tournament and Columbia of Huntsville will host.

Thursday, February 7 at Columbia

7:00 PM #2 Muscle Shoals vs. #3 Athens

Saturday, February 9 at Columbia

7:00 PM #1 Columbia vs. Winner of MSHS/Athens for the Area Championship

Congratulations to Junior Sara Puckett for earning her way into the 1,000 Point Club!

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Wellness Tip from our Child Nutrition Program

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Our daily PA announcements are always available to you at the following school website link:

Apps to Watch Out for in 2019 from Common Sense Media

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Dr. Chad Holden, Principal

Common Sense Media Certified Educator