MSHS Trojan News

January 3, 2018

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Classes resume Monday, January 7th!

On Monday, students across Muscle Shoals City Schools will return to classes after the winter/holiday break. MSHS students will report directly to homeroom to receive their fall report card and spring class schedule. Any student who has an outstanding debt from the fall semester will not receive a report card until those debts are paid. The MSHS office will be open Friday, January 4th for any student or parent wishing to take care of balances owed. This includes non-resident students who may need to pay their spring tuition.


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Colbert County Basketball Tournament Starts Monday, January 7th

The Colbert County Basketball tournament begins Monday, January 7. Sheffield will be this year's host. Below is a list of the games our teams will be competing in, and we hope you will come out and support the Trojans!

Varsity Boys all games at Sheffield Rec Center

1st Round vs. Cherokee, Tuesday, January 8 at 7:30 pm

Winner plays Deshler/Colbert Heights, Friday, January 11 at 7:30pm

Winner plays in Championship Saturday, January 12 at 7:30pm

Varsity Girls all games at Sheffield Rec Center

1st Round vs. Colbert County, Monday, January 7 at 3pm

Winner plays Colbert Heights, Thursday, January 10 at 6pm

Winner plays in Championship Saturday, January 12 at 6pm

JV Boys

1st Round vs. Cherokee, Tuesday, January 8 at 5pm (at SJHS Gym)

Winner plays Sheffield, Thursday, January 10 at 4:30 pm (at Rec Center)

Winner plays in Championship Saturday, January 12 at 4:30 pm (at Rec Center)

MSHS selected as a Common Sense Certified School

Click on the above article to learn more about the recognition MSHS received. Thanks to TimesDaily's Lisa Rickman for highlighting this achievement.

From the article: "It's the theory that the world is changing fast and kids tend to know what parents don't. Adults have to keep up with the trends we're seeing in technology, the good and bad," Principal Chad Holden said.

Biology teacher Holly Brooks said, "Our job is to help (students and parents) combat these issues by giving them the tools to do it. Opening up the conversation is a great place to start."

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We appreciate our partnership with our neighbor, Dairy Queen. DQ and her parent company, Fourteen Foods, is providing you with three amazing coupons to start the New Year! Expire 3/19

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A senior class photo will be taken on January 16 at 9:45 a.m., followed by a senior class meeting with guidance counselors. This will be the next-to-last group meeting seniors will have with counselors before graduation! Also for seniors, continue to check your school email as counselors continue to send very important information regarding scholarship and college opportunities.

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School Board approves 2019-2020 School Calendar

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JANUARY 14, 2019 at 6pm in the MSHS Auditorium

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Spring Semester Information (School Calendar Attached)

January 7: School re-opens/classes resume

January 21: MLK, Jr. holiday (school closed)

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)

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

Mental Health Information from Common Sense Media

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Join the Principal's Remind Text Messaging List
For Parents: Text @parentmshs to 81010

For Students: Text @msstudent1 to 81010

Dr. Chad Holden, Principal

Common Sense Media Certified Educator