Rougher Roundup Parent Edition
3 Houses - 1 Rougher Family (October 2020 Edition)
Note from the Principal
Dear Rougher families,
It is a great day to be a Rougher. I am so pleased with what I get to witness each day at MHS. Students and staff are really starting to settle into the routine of school again. We are so proud of our students and their efforts to make adjustments in the new ways of doing school, while tackling many unforeseen challenges. Wearing masks, social distancing and hand sanitizer are part of everyday life for our students. Though we continue to deal with positive cases of Covid-19, the determination of staff to make school as safe and normal as possible is to be applauded.
We are quite pleased at the academic progress inside our classrooms. Teachers are setting high expectations for students, just as they would in any other year. We’ve heard our students comment on how much they appreciate the standards that are being set in class. One student recently told another “If it was easy, we wouldn’t be learning anything.” Such a wise statement from a teenager.
Please help your students prepare for the upcoming Virtual Week that will take place October 12-14. Teachers will be available to assist students during this time of distance learning, though some staff will also be participating in professional development. I am confident that, through practice, we will see improvement in this aspect of school, just as we have seen elsewhere this year.
Thank you for your continued patience and support as MHS strives to create a positive learning environment for all students.
Muskogee High School Principal
Keeping Tradition Alive
See You At the Pole
Muskogee High School students join students across the nation in prayer for the country and our schools.
Teens for Christ Keep the Tradition
Muskogee High School TFC organized a prayer before school on September 22, 2020.
Teens for Christ Leadership
TFC Leadership stay late to keep praying for our school leadership and families' safety and health in this unique year.
See You At the Pole
Teens for Christ Keep the Tradition
Superintendent's Advisory Council Application Open Now
Student Elections Happening Soon
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!
Note that in the attached brochure is the next member meeting date that has been set for Tuesday, November 17th 2020 beginning at 4:30pm. The format will be Google Meets virtual platform, this will make it very convenient for all members to join in through their phone, computer, chromebook, tablet etc. Details about how to join this virtual meeting will be sent out at a later time closer to the meeting date.
ROUGHER STORE UPDATES!
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 email@example.com.
Keep in touch with MHS PTSA - LIKE & SHARE our Facebook page or FOLLOW our Instagram, here are the links:
Notice that your student needs to work on applying for college and FAFSA? Encourage them to join our Leadership Lunch this month with Taylor Banks.
Next Week Is College Application week and we are celebrating with college spirit week. Dress up days are
Monday-Wear your favorite college gear.
Tuesday-Wear your favorite Disney attire.
Wednesday-Wear an outfit representing your dream job.
Thursday-Wear your favorite super hero outfit.
Friday-On Friday's we wear green!
Seniors next week for you is college app week. We want you to start applying to the schools you are interested in attending. If you need an application fee waiver please email or go by and see Ms. Banks.
FAFSA Opens today. Next Tuesday Ms Banks & Mr Mabe will be at Arrowheadmall in the food court from 5:00-6:30 if you or your parents need help filling out FAFSA. They will also be assisting 8th-10th students who need to sign up for Ok Promise
Tuesday, Oct. 6th, 11:30am
Leadership Classroom during all three lunches
HOUSE COMPETITION ALERT
The House with the highest percentage of parents and teachers joining PTSA will get 100 House points toward the ROAD Royalty cup! House Reverentia has won the opportunity to be the DJ of the cafeteria the first full week in October with the highest attendance rate. As of right now, House Tempus is leading the hunt for the ROAD Royalty Cup, but don't count Invictus House and House Reverentia out. The next opportunity to earn points is during College Spirit Week, so dress up! Every day, each house will be able to earn points for dress up days. There will also be a competition for the house with the most seniors to complete FAFSA and then the most seniors to complete a college application.
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Don't Miss a Moment
Important Dates at MHS
October 1- Cross Country Meet
October 1- Softball (Senior Night) 5-6 p.m.
October 1- Volleyball @ Skiatook 6 p.m.
October 1-9th grade Football vs Sapulpa
October 2-Football @ Sand Springs
October 4-FFA showing at the Tulsa State Fair
October 5-ACT Registration Deadline
October 5-JV Football vs Sand Springs
October 5-Wear college shirt day for house points
October 6-Leadership Lunch A215 (FAFSA)
October 6-FAFSA Night at the Mall for parents 5:00-6:30
October 6- Wear your favorite disney attire for house points
October 6 Chick-Fil-A Leader Lab 3:30-6:30
October 6-Volleyball vs Owasso 6:30
October 7-Wear an outfit reflecting your career path for House Points
October 8-Volleyball vs Claremore 6 p.m.
October 8-9th Football vs Sand Springs
October 8-Dress like your favorite superhero for house points
October 9- Football vs Bartlesville (Senior Night)
October 10-Band Competition in Beggs
October 12-Football vs Putnam City (Little Roughers Night)
October 12-Virtual day (Parents use this day to meet with teachers virtually.) (House with the most parent contacts win 200 points)
October 13-14-Virtual days and professional development with the first and last hour times available for student and parent communication.
October 15-16- Fall Break
October 19-JV Football vs Broken Arrow
October 20-Choir Clinic 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.
October 22-23 Duncan Pig Sale
October 23-Football vs. Bixby (Hall of Fame)
October 26-Wear house colors for house points
October 26-JV Football @ Bixby
October 27-Wear gear to represent your favorite team for house points
October 27-Yukon Band Competition
October 28-Wear clothes representing a role in the family for house points. (See flyer above)
October 29-Wear pj's and dress comfy for house points
October 29-FFA Coronation @ 5:30
Pie Auction @ 6:30
October 29-9th Football vs Booker T. Washington
October 30-Wear Rougher Gear for house points
October 30-Football vs. Bixby (Homecoming)
October 30-Lunch and 5th-7th Homecoming Tailgate Alley
THE HOUSE WITH THE HIGHEST PERCENTAGE OF PARTICIPATION in College Spirit Week and Homecoming WINS 500 POINTS!!!!!!
Student Life Highlights
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.