Principals Message

Thanksgiving Edition


With the temperatures dropping well below freezing it is a good time to discuss with your student how to prepare for an emergency in the cold. If they are riding a bus or driving to school it is important to be dressed for the weather. We are seeing students wearing attire for every type of weather, from tropical to polar. Please help your student make sure they are prepared incase they are outside without heat. As a fellow parent of a teen I know the struggle is real!

MSMCS Information

If you have not made your spring advising appointment do so immediately!

Advising appointments will start November 28th. Go to the MSC advising page and schedule an appointment online with their advisor. Students will need to identify themselves as a “Middle College Student” when making their appointment. Advisors will have access to students remaining graduation and APS requirements.

Everyone is invited to the Friendsgiving feast. We will have food, swag to giveaway, and above all else a great time!

MSMCS staff will serve a pancake, sausage, & yogurt breakfast for Finals Dec. 13 & 14. Don't take your finals on an empty tummy!

Book returns will be Dec 15, 16 & 19 from 8:30 am - 2:00 pm in the MSMCS English portable

Book Checkout is Jan 10, 11 & 12 from 8:30 am - 2:00 pm in the MSMCS English portable


College & Careers Class Semester 2

During Quarter 3, MSMCS juniors will be scheduled into a college and career exploration seminar designed to support the development of postsecondary education and career goals, personal finance, and life skills.

Outcomes of this course will include the creation of resumes, personal essays for use with scholarship, employment and college applications, clearer ideas about college and career fit, practice with admission applications, and the ability to articulate strategies for good financial decision-making. Students will attend this class two days per week.

Advisors will work with students to schedule college courses around this seminar.


Families be mindful of the senior deadlines.

The deadline to order your Cap, Gown, Tassel & Stole is December 31st. This is the deadline to get it delivered on time!

If you have not joined or have any questions about deadlines check in the Class of 2023 Google Classroom class code 27oayyr

About 1/3 of the seniors have not scheduled to meet with Mrs. Piatt to discuss post secondary plans. Please schedule a meeting with her ASAP!


Friendsgiving potluck will be held Nov 22, 10:30 - 1:00. MSMCS will provide the turkey for the meal, students and staff will provide other dishes by alpha groups. If you have a favorite dish please feel free to bring it!

A - C Main dish (Stuffing or Casserole)

D - H Salad, Vegetable or Side dish

I - M Mashed Potatoes & Gravy

N - R Dessert or Pie

S - T Cranberry Sauce, Whipped Topping, Appetizer

U - Z Rolls, Drinks & Butter

Please see the flyer for more information.

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Mat-Su College

There will be no college classes held Nov 23rd.

The last day of college Instruction is Dec 9th and college finals will be held Dec 12th to 17th. College grades will be posted by Dec 22nd, please check your grades for accuracy.

MSC will be adding a PE class for the Spring 2023 semester. if you are in need of a PE credit or want to add an additional class please keep this in mind!

Important Winter Dates

22-Nov Friendsgiving Potluck MSMCS Portables

23-Nov MSC Thanksgiving Observance No College Classes

28-Nov Academic Advising Begins

12-17-Dec College Finals Week MSC Classroom

13 & 14-Dec Finals Breakfast

15,16 & 19-Dec Book Returns 8:30–2:00 MSMCS Portables

20-21-Dec MSMCS Finals MSMCS Portables

31-Dec Graduation Order Due

9-Jan High School Classes Begin

10,11&12-Jan Book Checkout 8:30–2:00 MSMCS Portables

16-Jan No School

17-Jan College Classes Begin