Parent News

  • Trap Team Mass and Parent Meeting Oct. 4

    Posted September 23, 2015

    The Hilltoppers Trap Team will have a Team Mass in the Three Holy Companions Chapel on Sunday, Oct. 4, at 10 a.m. There will be a brief parent meeting in the Humphrey Gymnasium following Mass. Oct. 4 is the deadline for all Marquette High returning and new athletes to sign up for the trap team. All paperwork must be submitted after the parent meeting. Grade school athletes from last year's team are also welcome to attend and turn in their paperwork. For questions, contact Coach Kent at

  • Used Book Sale Reimbursement Information Available Oct. 6

    Posted September 25, 2015

    All students who sold books during the Used Book Sale, will receive their book-sale proceeds credited to their MUHS account. This credit will be applied to fees assessed during the year—sports fees, AP exam costs, graduation expenses, etc. Amounts in excess of fees for the year can roll over to be a credit against tuition the following year. Senior students with a credit balance will be issued a check in June after graduation. Graduates and transfer students selling books in July 2015 will receive checks in early October. For questions please contact Used Book Sale Chairs at

  • Resiliency Expert to Present Oct. 6 to Students and Parents

    Posted August 31, 2015

    Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg, a resiliency expert and dynamic national speaker, will speak to students during a school assembly on Tuesday, Oct. 6. Parents will have the opportunity to hear Dr. Ginsberg speak at 7 p.m. that evening at Divine Savior Holy Angels High School. The presentation is open to the public and all are invited to attend. Dr. Ginsburg has authored several books, including his most recent work Raising Kids to Thrive: Balancing Love With Expectations and Protection With Trust. This event is sponsored by MUHS Parent Network Association, in collaboration with DSHA and REDgen (building Resilience, Educating families, Determined to make a difference for healthier Generations). For questions, contact Mr. Nathanial Gillon at Dr. Ginsburg Presentation Oct. 6.pdf

  • Drop Off Rummage Sale Items Oct. 8 & 9 on Wis. Ave.

    Posted September 25, 2015

    For more than 20 years, Marquette University High School parents have put on one of the best neighborhood rummage sales on the west side of Milwaukee. From 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, gently used clothing, electronics, sports equipment, furniture and household items will be sold to the families in Merrill Park and surrounding neighborhoods.

    Those interested in donating to the sale can drop off items or help with sorting and set up: 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, and 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9 (no school). Pull up to the curb on Wisconsin Avenue and students will unload your vehicle. (No drop offs at the Henke Center entrance.)

  • Readak Reading & Study Skills Program Registration

    Posted September 25, 2015

    Between Oct. 17 - Nov. 19, Marquette High will again host a special reading and study skills program for students conducted by Readak Educational Services. The program focuses on efficient reading and comprehension and provides study skills work to supplement Marquette High. On Tuesday, Oct. 13, Marquette High’s Readak instructor will be available to parents at a special information session at 6:30 p.m. in room 127 to provide an overview of the program and answer any questions you may have regarding the course and your son’s participation. For questions, please contact Ms. Fran Maloney, assistant principal for academics, at 414-933-7220, Ext. 3031.

  • Parent Network Agreement Form Due

    Posted September 25, 2015

    Parent Network is a parent-run, school supported organization with an on-going program designed to increase communication among parents, offer opportunities to explore a variety of parenting issues, and provide support in confronting unhealthy attitudes and practices regarding adolescent alcohol and drug use. Families received an email this summer with information about the Parent Network. To become an active member of Parent Network, complete the Parent Network Agreement Form and return it to the school Counseling office. Mr. Nathaniel Gillon serves as the liaison between Marquette High and the Parent Network. Questions may be directed to him at or 414-933-7220, Ext. 3037.

  • No Classes Oct. 9 for All Students

    Posted September 25, 2015

    Classes will not be held at MUHS on Friday, Oct. 9 (Faculty Professional Day). The school building and offices will remain open. Students should check with their respective coaches or teachers regarding specific practices and activity schedules that day.

  • Quarter Exam Schedule - Oct. 13-16

    Posted September 25, 2015

    Quarter Exams will be held Oct. 13 - 16 during regular class periods. Please note: Thursday, Oct. 15 is not a late start. Classes begin at 8 a.m.

    • Tuesday, Oct. 13 - Math, Theology, Fine Arts
    • Thursday, Oct. 15 - Social Studies, English - 8 a.m. start time
    • Friday, Oct. 16 - Science, World Languages
  • Mothers Guild Meets Oct. 13 at Ambassador Inn

    Posted September 25, 2015

    The October Mothers Guild meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13. Due to construction at MUHS, the meeting will be held off site at the Ambassador Inn - Marquette Room, 2301 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. Prior to the meeting, the Rosary will be said at 9 a.m. All mothers are encouraged to attend if their schedules permit. For information on Mothers Guild and its activities, go to: Mothers Guild. Off-street parking is available east of the building on 23rd Street, as well as at the Ambassador Hotel across Wisconsin Avenue.

  • No Classes Oct. 14 for Freshmen and Seniors

    Posted September 25, 2015

    There will be no classes Wednesday, Oct. 14, for all Freshmen and Seniors due to PSAT testing. Testing for Sophomores and Juniors will begin at 8 a.m. and end at 11 a.m. Students should check with their respective coaches or teachers regarding specific practice and activity schedules that day. The building remains open regular hours.

  • Walk for Catholic Education Oct. 17

    Posted August 31, 2015

    Join your fellow Marquette Hilltoppers, alumni, family and friends at the Soles for Catholic Education Walk on Saturday, Oct. 17, at Mount Mary University, 2900 N. Menomonee Parkway (just south of Burleigh Street). The 2-mile walk begins at 10 a.m. Preceding the walk, the Marquette High Fathers Club will host a breakfast. It will be open from 8:45 a.m. until the start of the walk. Walk registration is $10 per person. This is an opportunity to gather together with people from across the Archdiocese of Milwaukee to celebrate and support Catholic schools. Money raised by the individual schools stays with the school. All pledge dollars collected by the MUHS team will benefit the Micah Fund (student financial aid). Everyone in the Marquette High Community is encouraged to participate in the walk. If that is not possible, pledges can be made online to the MUHS team. To pledge go to: Soles for Catholic Education.

  • Jr. Hilltoppers Wrestling Club Fall Clinic Oct. 18

    Posted October 1, 2015

    The Jr. Hilltoppers Wrestling Club is hosting a free clinic from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 18, in the Marquette High Wrestling Room. The clinic will include demonstrations by MUHS wrestlers and technique taught by MUHS wrestlers and coaches. The clinic is open to all students in grades K - 8 and is a great opportunity to learn about the sport of wrestling. No experience necessary. For more information contact: Tom Dineen at, Judy Poston at or Mike Duehring,

  • ACT/SAT Testing for Seniors and Juniors

    Posted September 28, 2015

    Seniors are reminded to get their testing completed by December 2015 or earlier depending on their college application deadlines. Juniors can start taking ACT and/or SAT later this fall or next semester. MUHS recommends that all juniors take at least one ACT and/or SAT by June 2016. Any student with financial need can see Mrs. Cleary about the possibility of using a fee waiver for the test. Students with documented disabilities can request accommodations for ACT and/or SAT; please contact Mrs. Cleary this fall for testing accommodations for next semester. For questions, contact Mrs. Cleary at

  • Students Visit UW-Milwaukee Engineering & Sciences Programs Oct. 19

    Posted September 25, 2015

    The Engineering and Applied Sciences Homeroom is sponsoring a visit to the UW-Milwaukee campus on Monday, Oct. 19, to learn about their programs in engineering and sciences. Students will be guided by Sergei Andrew '15 on a tour of the labs of Dr. Deylang Qu. Dr. Qu is the Johnson Controls' endowed professor in energy storage research at the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Students received a permission slip with additional details via their MUHS email. While regular classes are not held this day, the time frame for this outing will span the normal school day. The permission slip is due by the end of the school day on Tuesday, Oct. 13. Please encourage your son to consider attending this event.

  • No Classes Oct. 19 for All Students

    Posted September 25, 2015

    Classes will not be held Monday, Oct. 19 (Grading Day). The school building and offices will remain open. Students should check with their respective coaches or teachers regarding specific practice and activity schedules that day.

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    Posted October 1, 2015

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    Did you know that on October 1, 1908 the Model T was first offered to the public, or that on October 14, 1947 Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier in an X-14 or that on October 28, 1965 the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, MO opened? From trivia to scholarly articles, eLibrary Science provides you with the best in math, psychology, science, and technology resources.

    Description: eLibrary Science is a full-text database of articles taken from leading magazines and journals.

    Access: Available as part of the ProQuest suite of databases. Access this database from the MUHS Database button under the Mathematics and Science subject tab or by database name in the A to Z list. This database is password protected once you leave campus.

    Special Features: Special features include a “today in science history” calendar, biographical sketches, transcripts from popular science shows and podcasts, experiments, authoritative web links, video clips, and math and science interactives. Print, listen to or email yourself a document. Both MLA and APA citations are available from the “Citation” tab.

  • Quarter Grades Available in PowerSchool Oct. 20

    Posted September 25, 2015

    First Quarter grades will be available in PowerSchool after 8 a.m. on Oct. 20. To access a student's attendance and grade information, go to: If you need help accessing the site, or have misplaced your username or password, call 414-933-7220 between 7:30 a.m and 4 p.m.

  • Senior Follies Performances Oct. 23-25

    Posted September 25, 2015

    This year’s Senior Follies production - Hero of a Thousand Follies - will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Friday - Sunday, Oct. 23 - 25, in the O’Rourke Performing Arts Hall. More than 40 members of the MUHS Class of 2016 will deliver their unique contribution to this theatrical tradition. Tickets are $8/general admission and can be purchased at the door or online after Oct. 15 at Showtix4u.

  • MUHS Open House Sunday, Oct. 25

    Posted September 25, 2015

    Marquette University High School, the premier all-boys Catholic, Jesuit high school in Wisconsin, will host an Open House from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25. (An optional Mass will be held at 9 a.m. in the O'Rourke Performing Arts Hall.) All families interested in learning more about MUHS are encouraged to attend. The event is free and open to the public. Entrance to the school and parking is located at 3306 W. Michigan St. Registration is required. Go to: Open House Registration

  • Topper Auction 2016 Seeks Volunteers

    Posted September 25, 2015

    Mark your calendars now! Gather with friends of MUHS for Topper Auction 2016 on Saturday, April 16. This annual fundraiser, supporting the MUHS mission, begins with a celebratory Mass and continues with a silent auction, enticing raffles, enjoyable dinner, and spirited live auction. For more information about this and past auctions, visit the auction webpage. Watch for Topper Auction 2016 details as they become available. To sign up for a committee or to learn more about specific volunteer opportunities, please contact Gina Tegge at 414-933-7220, ext. 3075 or

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Student Calendar


PSAT Review

Location: O'Rourke Performing Arts Hall
9:38 AM - 10:13 AM

Movie Night

Location: Doerr Lab
3:20 PM - 5:00 PM

Quarter Exams

Forensics Meeting

Location: Room 127
9:38 AM - 10:13 AM

Sophomore Retreat Meeting

Location: Campus Ministry
9:38 AM - 10:13 AM

WI Math Contest

Location: B&G
9:38 AM - 10:13 AM