Muscle Shoals High

July 1, 2019

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Upcoming Dates of Interest

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CLASS SCHEDULES TO BE DISTRIBUTED

Location: MSHS Office

Wednesday, July 24
9:00 a.m. - - SENIORS

10:00 a.m. - - JUNIORS


Thursday, July 25

9:00 a.m. - - SOPHOMORES


**NOTE**

Freshmen will receive their class schedules at Orientation on Tuesday, July 30.

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ORIENTATION

For Freshmen and New Students (Regardless of Grade Level)
Tuesday, July 30

8:00 a.m. until approximately 11:30 a.m.

Charles R. Stratford / MSHS Auditorium

PARKING SALE

Tuesday, July 30
1:00 p.m. SENIORS

1:30 p.m. JUNIORS

2:00 p.m. SOPHOMORES / FRESHMEN


Students MUST BE 16 YEARS OF AGE AND A LICENSED DRIVER in order to purchase a parking space. Students who will turn 16 years of age and obtain their license AFTER JULY 30 will purchase their parking space in the MSHS office as that occurs.

Before students arrive to buy parking on July 30, they need to have this Google form filled out: https://forms.gle/zHbK2KdxC9yVNdht9. If they do not have the Google form completed before they arrive, they will have to fill it out on-site and this will slow their process of selecting a parking space.

Also, students may pay the $15 parking fee on-site by cash, check, credit, or debit. To speed up their process, students may NOW pay ONLINE before they arrive by going to https://muscleshoalscityal.csiepay.com/Views/Payment/Pay.aspx. BE SURE TO PRINT AND BRING YOUR RECEIPT TO SHOW THAT PAYMENT HAS ALREADY BEEN MADE. YOU MAY ALSO SHOW AN ELECTRONIC COPY OF THE RECEIPT ON YOUR PHONE.

SENIOR CLASS MEETING + PARENTS INVITED!

Tuesday, July 30 at 1:30 p.m.

The meeting will begin immediately following the Senior Parking Sale.

Location: MSHS-Stratford Auditorium


Main Topic: COLLEGE!!!!! The Guidance Counselors will be going over lots of information pertaining to college and scholarships.


Email Mrs. Garrett at rmgarrett@mscs.k12.al.us or Mrs. Nelson at rnelson@mscs.k12.al.us if you have questions.

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STUDENTS REPORT TO CLASS - - FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL

Thursday, August 1

School Start/End Time: 8:07 a.m. until 3:15 p.m.


On August 1st and 2nd, students will report to Homeroom before being dismissed to 1st block.


Normal Bell Schedule

1st Block 8:07 - 9:44

2nd Block 9:50 - 11:26

3rd Block 11:32 - 1:32 (includes lunch)

4th Block 1:38 - 3:15

Freshman & New Student Orientation

Tuesday, July 30th, 8:30am

1900 Avalon Avenue

Muscle Shoals, AL

Location: MSHS-Stratford Auditorium

All rising 9th graders, new students (regardless of grade), and their parents are invited to the annual Freshman and New Student Orientation on Tuesday, July 30 starting at 8:30 a.m. The program normally runs no later than 11:30 a.m. At orientation, students and parents will participate in general information sessions with administrators and guidance counselors, meet homeroom teachers, receive class schedules, have the opportunity to purchase lockers, learn more about clubs/organizations, and enjoy a guided tour of the facilities.

Join Parent Advisory for $25 and Get $18 Platinum Car Wash In Return!

Click here to learn how.


Muscle Shoals High School is proud to partner with Long-Lewis Auto Group and the Long-Lewis Tunnel Car Wash (Muscle Shoals and Florence locations) for this unique fundraiser.

Car wash cards can be purchased online. The cards come pre-loaded with the type of car wash you purchase. You will be able to use your card during normal business hours at the Long-Lewis Tunnel Car Wash!


Join Parent Advisory Council for $25 and you will receive an $18 Platinum Wash card in return as a "thank you."

Use MSCS e-pay system to pay fees

Rising Junior Sara Puckett Named TimesDaily's Overall Female Athlete of the Year

MSHS congratulates basketball player Sara Puckett on being named TimesDaily's overall female Athlete of the Year at a June 9th banquet in Florence.


Other Trojan athletes who were honored at the banquet for their individual sports accomplishments include...

-Jackson Bratton (football)

-Mark Sears (basketball)

-Anna Margret Hays (golf)

-Hunter Battles (golf)

-Kaylie Wright (track & field)


We are proud of all of these athletes and the contributions they made to an overall successful year for Trojan athletics in 2018-2019!

Muscle Shoals High School will have these test kits on hand in 2019-2020 to test vapes (e-cigs) and other suspect items such as edibles (i.e. gummies) in order to keep our school safe and drug free.


The Kits

  • Accurately identify multiple DRUGS OF ABUSE including Amphetamines, Cocaine, Marijuana and Opiates.

  • Reduce manual handling and eliminate exposure to hazardous chemicals or other dangerous materials.

  • Have a shelf life of 2 years +.

  • Detect drug content in Edibles.


Students found to possess, use, or distribute vapes or other products containing non-nicotine or nicotine based juice/substance will be subject to the MSCS Board Tobacco Policy.


Students found to possess, use, or distribute vapes or other products containing more than non-nicotine or nicotine based juice/substance as determined by the test kits will be subject to the MSCS Board Drug Policy.

MSHS Announcements

2019 Marching Band Competitions



September 28, 2019 – Russellville Contest

October 5, 2019 – Trussville Contest

October 12, 2019 – Fall Break (OPEN)

October 19, 2019 – Tennessee Valley Invitational (at MSHS)

October 26, 2019 – Florence Contest

November 2, 2019 – Alabama State Marching Championship

2019 Cross Country Schedule

2019 Football Schedule

2019 Volleyball Schedule

Navigate the Muscle Shoals Trojans website to find junior varsity schedules for each sport.

MSHS honored by AHSAA for sportsmanship

By Todd Thompson

MONTGOMERY – Muscle Shoals High School was one of 99 Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) member schools have been announced as AHSAA Sportsmanship Schools for the 2018-19 school year. The schools, recognized for being ejection free and receiving no more than one non-sportsmanship school fine for the just completed school year, will be honored at the AHSAA Sportsmanship Luncheon during the 2019 AHSAA Summer Conference and All-Star Sports Week.


The 12th annual luncheon will be held at noon on Friday, July 19, at the Montgomery Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center.


Among the schools to be recognized are Hubbertville High School and the Alabama School for the Blind, both of which have been ejection and fine-free ten out of 12 years. Alabama School for Math and Science has reached that goal nine times, while four high schools, Alabama School for the Deaf, Booker T. Washington Magnet High School, Calhoun High School and Colbert Heights High School have accomplished the feat eight times in that time span.
Nine other schools being recognized this year have had seven years without an ejection: A.L. Johnson High School, Athens Bible High School, Hackleburg High School, Indian Springs High School, Keith High School, Lexington High School, Marion County High School, Mars Hill Bible High School and W.S. Neal High School.


Thirteen high schools earned the Sportsmanship Banner for the sixth time in 2018-19, and thirteen other schools for the fifth time. Overall, 376 of the AHSAA’s 416 high schools (90.4%) have combined to earn the Sportsmanship Award recognition 1,195 times since 2008.

“We are extremely pleased to recognize 99 high schools for this noted accomplishment,” said AHSAA Executive Director Steve Savarese. “Our total fines were down 4.1% in 2018-19 over the previous year, and we thank all our schools for their commitment to teaching good sportsmanship and upholding the regulations and by-laws created by our member schools.”

Dr. Chad Holden, Principal

Common Sense Media Certified Educator