Presentation at Muskego High School on Thursday April 11 can help parents prevent and intervene when drugs are the issue, but are we ready to hear some hard truths?
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Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Face to face with local businesses, students hone interviewing skills to prepare for the "real deal" in the future
Thirty two of the Muskego Area Chamber of Commerce businesses conducted mock interviews with nearly 90 seniors in the Muskego High School School-to-Work program on March 26th. This endeavor provided students with valuable skills and insight. The mock interviews helped to provide the necessary tools for their future success as well as provided students with an opportunity to practice for an interview and receive real life feedback. The following are actual quotes from students that participated in the mock interviews: “I think that the mock interview was a great tool to prepare us for the world of business.” –D.S. “Having this interview has helped me prepare for the future when I apply for jobs in a professional setting.” –P.P. “I feel as …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Former science and astronomy teacher Jerry Stueber passed away earlier this year, and an observatory at Muskego High School, which was unknown to many, will get new life and a new name to honor him.
The nature of science is discovery, and it was an irony that the passing of a former Muskego High School science teacher on February 4 would lead to a rediscovery of an otherwise unknown and rare asset at the school. Jerry Stueber was a teacher at MHS beginning in 1957, and in the midst of the "space race" and his own passion for studying the heavens, he orchestrated the construction of an observatory, complete with a pull-back roof and high power telescope. Stueber's astronomy students used the facility, as well as other students, staff and an astronomy club that formed as a result. The decline in interest has left the observatory idle, and apparently forgotten, until now. "I have to admit, I worked inside the school for four years, and…
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Muskego students and parents take a swing at each other during the annual dodgeball tournament, relieving a little tension and having a lot of fun doing it.
Proving that you're never too young or too old to take out your frustrations with winter, hundreds packed the Salentine Gym at Muskego High School to take part in the 7th Annual Dodgeball Tournament Friday night. The event is sponsored by the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), a student business organization, and has grown in popularity over the years. Teams from middle school through adults take the courts to hurl balls back and forth with hopes of grasping the crown of dodgeball champion. This year more than 100 teams participated, donning creative uniforms to exhibit team pride and unity. The event has raised more than $10,000 in previous years, with proceeds benefiting the programs FBLA sponsors, including education and …
Monday, March 11, 2013
Find the date, times, location and rules for this year's Muskego High School prom being held in late April.
Prom season is around the corner. Here's some information you need to know about Muskego's prom: Ticket sales begin April 15 and end April 19. Tickets will be sold in the cafeteria during all lunches. No tickets will be sold at the door. Everyone attending the dance must show a photo I.D. when checking in. Muskego High School students who plan on bringing someone to prom who is not a currrent Musekgo student must present evidence that their guest understands and agrees to abide by all Muskego High School rules and regulations by signing and returning the Muskego High School Dance Guest Pass. Guest passes must be returned for administrative approval to the high school Administrative Office by April 9 before tickets may be purchased. Guests …
Friday, March 8, 2013
International Dessert Night was a display of the many flavors of the world, and was aimed to tempt families into trying a taste of culture abroad
Desserts were on the menu, and they came from far and wide at the AFS (American Field Service) International Dessert Night at Muskego High School Thursday evening. However, amid the sweets on the table was a message of encouragement for families who are considering hosting a student, or perhaps allowing their child to venture around the world to study in a foreign country themself. Fernanda Balthazor, who was once an AFS student herself, explained the possibilities amidst the pastries, which came from Italy, Germany, Greece, Mexico and many other countries. Muskego High students currently in the program from other countries include Sumire Terai from Tokyo, Japan, Soren Alrutz from Germany, and Thomas Lescoute from France.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Check out what scholarships are available for Muskego students moving on to higher education.
Muskego High School does a great job of updating their website with scholarship information for their students. Check out what deadlines are coming up!
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
AFS is sponsoring International Dessert Night - bring your sweet tooth!
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Muskego High School was put on lockdown Tuesday, but have a suspect in custody and say there is no threat to any students or staff
Muskego Police have confirmed that the suspect who was the center of a school lockdown at Muskego High School earlier on Tuesday is a current student who is now in protective custody. Muskego High School had been put on lockdown after police received a "credible threat" of violence, according to Patch's media partners, WISN 12 News. According to Capt. John La Tour, the tip came from a parent concerned for their student's whereabouts and welfare, and that at no time were students in the school in danger. The student was located at 6:12 p.m. and a weapon was recovered, according to La Tour. The school was locked down for up to an hour for what was determined to be a "credible threat of a situation that could become violent" although the …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Two athlete from Muskego High School made it through last week's sectionals.
Two Muskego High School wrestlers qualified for the WIAA Individual State Wrestling Tournament, beginning Thursday at the Kohl Center in Madison. Muskego junior Austin Quartullo (42-2) meets Bradley Prentice of Pulaski (35-7) at 113 pounds. Junior Connor Price (42-5) meets Nick Knoebel of Hamilton (35-4) at 152 pounds. Preliminaries begin at 3 p.m. Thursday and finals are at 6 p.m. Saturday. The entire event will be streamed online at FoxSportsWisconsin.com.