Muscle Shoals High
November 18, 2019
Trojans continue their march through AHSAA Football Playoffs
The Trojans (12-0) took down Albertville at home in Round 1 of the AHSAA playoffs on November 8. The Trojans led Albertville 33-0 at halftime and with a final score of 61-20. To read more, click here.
In Round 2, the Trojans traveled to Gardendale on November 15 and came away with a thrilling 30-27 victory secured by a field goal in the last seconds of the game. To read more, click here.
Online Ticket Link: https://gofan.co/app/events/75252
Playoffs (weeks 1-4) are November 8, 15, 22, and 29. The Super 7 Championships will be held December 4-6 in Auburn.
Photos below by Mark Almond with email@example.com
Choral Department says "Save the Date"
November 18 (7:00PM) - iMpulse Show Choir Presents Disney Spectacular
December 9 (7:00PM) - Muscle Shoals Chorus and Drama Department presents Miracle on 34th Street:The Play
March 9 (7:00PM) - Muscle Shoals Chorus presents Newsies: The Concert Series
May 1-2 (7:00PM) - May 3 (2:00PM): High School Musical
Senior portrait make-ups will be December 11th during the school day. Mrs. Vaughn will send out a schedule and personally notify each senior.
What to Bring: Check (made out to Joseph Romans) or cash for $35 for the sitting fee.
Make up pictures for grades 9-11 will be on December 11th during school.
MSCS will be closed for Thanksgiving the entire week of Nov. 25-29
photos from our annual Veterans Day program
DAR Award Nominees (Pictured Above)
The three nominees were nominated by the faculty at MSHS before the Senior Class voted for the DAR Good Citizen Award winner. This year's winner was Mr. Will Conner.
313th US Army Reserve Jazz Ensemble (Pictured Below)
eSports interest meeting is November 20
If you want to learn more about the Alabama High School Athletic Association's efforts to endorse eSports in our state, visit the AHSAA website.
There will be an INTEREST MEETING on Wednesday, November 20 after school. Please make plans to attend.
AHSAA North Super Regional Cheer Competition RESULTS
Congratulations to our cheerleaders!
It's okay for students to struggle. In fact, we should encourage it.
Struggle may be painful for the heart, but it’s essential for our brains. “Neuroscientists have found that mistakes are helpful for brain growth and connectivity,” writes Jo Boaler, “and if we are not struggling, we are not learning.”
To read more, click here.
Tips for Sharing Information Responsibly on Social Media
2. Be Respectful.
3. Block & Report.
4. Check the Domain.
5. Fact Check.
6. Pay Attention.
Post and share positive messages and statuses that are helpful, not hateful or harmful. Keep your comments respectful and combat negativity with positivity. Report harmful, inappropriate comments and block users that continue to share it. Look at the domain name or URL of the story. Is it a reputable site? Beware of names like "usatoday.com.co" which mimic real news organizations like usatoday.com. In you're unsure if the story is true, look it up on a fact-checking site like snopes.com or do a Google search to see if any reputable organizations are reporting on it. Is the story sensational? Are there spelling errors? Do they use extra punctuations???!!! (Like so) If you answered yes to any or all of the above questions, the article is most likely not from a credible source.
MSHS Cross Country UPDATE
We wish all of our seniors the best: Taylor Burkhart, Stella Haase, Bailey Thompson, and Leon Houssine. Coach Schafer says, "We will miss you and I pray for the best for you as you make decisions about your future. Keep running!"
The Cross Country team also recognized the following award winners:
Outstanding Runners/Leadership - Mary Anna Trimble, Zach Granger
Outstanding Leadership and Sportsmanship - Bailey Thompson
Outstanding Sportsmanship - Jakob Robertson
Outstanding Effort for the team - Natalie McCabe, Harper Branscome
We also gave four "great attitude and service for the team" medals for those who demonstrated a great attitude and dropped their times significantly: Lucas Gautreaux, Davis Wood, Meagan Jurgess and Bailey Thompson.
Surgeon Shocked After Doing Double Lung Transplant on Teen Vaper: 'Evil I Haven't Faced Before'
Dr. Hassan Nemeh, the surgeon who led the team that performed the first double lung transplant on a vaping patient in the United States, said that the damage to the previously healthy teen’s organs was unparalleled.
“What I saw in his lungs is like nothing I’ve seen before, and I’ve been doing lung transplants for 20 years,” Nemeh, the Surgical Director of Thoracic Organ Transplant at Henry Ford Hospital, said at a press conference Tuesday, according to the New York Times.
“This is an evil I haven’t faced before,” he added.
Click here to read more.
“This is a preventable tragedy,” Nemeh said.
Dates to Remember from Guidance Office
Seniors will be meeting on Nov. 19 to receive information about caps and gowns. Please let the counselors know if you or someone you know needs help finding graduation clothes.
Seniors--there will be a FAFSA help session on Thursday, Nov. 21, at NWSCC from 4:00 - 6:30 in Building 127, Room 113.
Student of the Year Information IS HERE!!
DEADLINE TO APPLY IS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6. Applications may be turned in to Mrs. Wagnon in the main office or Mrs. Veal in the guidance office.
Applications will be reviewed in December. The school's selection committee will hold interviews in January to choose our nominee. That MSHS Student of the Year will be nominated to the Shoals Scholar Dollars committee by January 31.
The Student of the Year program is sponsored by Shoals Scholar Dollars. The program is designed to recognize outstanding students from each Shoals area high school. All students in grades 9-12 are eligible. All local school nominees will be honored at an April 23 banquet at the Marriott Shoals Conference Center, and the Shoals Area Student of the Year will be named.
For a list of past MSHS nominees, click here.
1st Semester Exam Schedule
Tuesday, December 17
1st Block Exam - 8:00 until 9:15
2nd Block Exam - 9:30 until 10:45
Wednesday, December 18
3rd Block Exam - 8:00 until 9:15
4th Block Exam - 9:30 until 10:45
Monday, December 16 is the last day attendance will be recorded. Students may check-out of school WITH A PARENT NOTE. On Tuesday & Wednesday, students report only to the blocks of time where an exam is to be taken.