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  • Summer EXPLORE! - Summer Programs for Boys Grades 5-9

    Posted March 25, 2014

    Marquette High introduces Summer EXPLORE! - summer camps designed to provide learning and social opportunities for boys from all schools entering grades 5 - 9. Programs are offered in Fine Arts, Computer Science, History, Science, German, Forensics and Athletics. Summer EXPLORE! programs are taught by current faculty, moderators and coaches with the same excellence that is the hallmark of a Marquette High education. This is an ideal time for your student to make new friends, meet teachers and coaches, and experience the Marquette High community. Click here to learn more: Summer EXPLORE! For questions, contact Mrs. JoAnn Cekanor at cekanor@muhs.edu or 414-933-7220.

  • Youth Summer Sports Camps at MUHS

    Posted March 26, 2014

    Marquette High offers a variety of sports and performance camps for all boys in Grades 3-9 as well as current student athletes. Programs are taught by MUHS coaches and fitness staff. Camps include football, soccer, volleyball, basketball, wrestling and performance/fitness. Camp details and registration forms are available on the school website: Sports Camps

  • Seniors & Parents College Reminders

    Posted April 22, 2014

    The College Counseling Office sent parents of seniors a mailing asking parents and their sons to report college choices and scholarship information. The cover letter explains how MUHS uses this information. Please return the completed forms by Friday, May 2. For questions, contact Mrs. Annette Cleary or Mrs. Gail Sahagún, 414-933-7220. Some additional information for seniors and parents:

  • Juniors & Parents College Reminders

    Posted March 27, 2014

    The College Counseling Office has put together a list of reminders for juniors and their parents regarding the college search process. Naviance provides many resources to help students and their families navigate this process including college and career exploration. For questions, contact Mrs. Annette Cleary, clearya@muhs.edu, or Ms. Gail Sahagun, sahagun@muhs.edu or call 414-933-7220. Important reminders:

  • April is Alcohol Awareness Month

    Posted March 27, 2014

    April is Alcohol Awareness month. The Wisconsin Departments of Transportation and Health Services along with various organizations across the state are sponsoring the ad campaign "Parents who Host Lose the Most. Don't Be a Party to Teenage Drinking." With prom season just around the corner, Marquette High and DSHA are joining area high schools to promote this campaign.

  • Mothers Guild Spring Fashion Show & Luncheon April 30

    Posted March 25, 2014

    The Mothers Guild Spring Fashion Show and Luncheon will be held 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, at the Women's Club of Wisconsin, 813 E. Kilbourn Avenue, Milwaukee. Fashions are presented by Faye's. Tickets are $40 per person and can be purchased online through April 23. All MUHS Mothers are welcome, including incoming freshman moms and alumni moms. Click here for more information.

  • Summer Advanced Computer Applications Course Accepting Students

    Posted March 19, 2014

    Marquette High is planning on offering the Advanced Computer Applications course this summer, contingent upon enough student interest. If you wish to enroll your son in the Advanced Computer Applications course this summer, you must return the registration form along with the course fees as soon as possible. Up to 25 students will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. If you have questions, please contact Fr. Mark Carr, S.J., assistant principal for academics, at carr@muhs.edu, or Phyllis Logan, registrar, at logan@muhs.edu, or call 414-933-7220.

  • Robotics Team Wins Regional; Heads to National Championship

    Posted March 25, 2014

    The FIRST Robotics Team 1732, whose members hail from Marquette University High School and Divine Savior Holy Angels, was named Wisconsin Regional Champion and is now headed to the 2014 FRC Championship in St. Louis, Mo., April 23-26, 2014.

  • Fine Arts Night - May 1

    Posted March 26, 2014

    Fine Arts Night will be held 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. Thursday, May 1, in the Yontz Fine Arts Center and the O'Rourke Performing Arts Hall. The gallery where student art will be on display willl be open the entire evening. The Chorus will perform at 6:30 p.m. and the Jazz Band at 7:30 p.m. The student Improv group also will be featured at 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. in the Blackbox Improv Theater (room G-14). The entire Marquette High community as well as the public are invited to attend.The event is free.

  • Mothers Guild Spring Mass - May 13

    Posted March 26, 2014

    The annual Mothers Guild Spring Mass and Reception will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 13, in the Three Holy Companions Chapel. Special recognition wll be given to incoming freshman mothers and outgoing senior mothers. There is no charge to attend this event. Click here for more information and to register.

  • Summer Enrichment Opportunities for Soph, Jr. & Sr

    Posted March 26, 2014

    Students and parents looking for summer enrichment opportunities are encouraged to use the “enrichment program” list under “college research” and the colleges tab in Naviance. These summer programs primarily include classes and academic/career specific exposure. Sophomores, juniors and seniors have all been trained on using the internet-based program. If you have forgotten your password, please contact Mrs. Sullivan, sullivank@muhs.edu, Ms. Sahagun, sahagun@muhs.edu or Mrs. Cleary, clearya@muhs.edu.

  • Spring Sports Important Dates & Information

    Posted January 29, 2014

    The following spring sports will begin their seasons on the following dates. Students should listen to daily announcements for the most up-to-the-minute information. Questions can be sent to Athletic Director Bob Herman, herman@muhs.edu. Click on the news item for detailed information.

    • Track & Field – started March 10 (no cut)
    • Lacrosse –started March 17
    • Tennis – March 31 (try outs; informational meeting was March 19)
    • Golf – March 31 (try outs; parent/player meeting was Feb. 25)
    • Summer Baseball – May 15 (try outs; pre-season sign up deadline May 8)
  • What books have been keeping us up at night?

    Posted April 22, 2014

    In honor of National Library Week, we asked members of our MUHS community to let us know what books have been keeping them up at night. Click on this link to our Pinterest Board and check the responses!

  • Tax Deduction for Private School Tuition

    Posted March 27, 2014

    This is a reminder to parents that the tax deduction for private school tuition that was passed by the state legislature last summer goes into effect now (tax year 2014). Parents with a child in a private school will be able to receive a tax deduction for private school tuition when filing taxes in 2015. Under the program, parents statewide will be able to deduct up to $10,000 per high school student and up to $4,000 per student in grades K-8. For parents with a high school senior in 2013-14, tuition checks written prior to January 1, 2014, unfortunately, will not be eligible for the deduction.

  • Students Named to 1st Semester Honor Roll

    Posted January 15, 2014

    The following students were named to the MUHS 2013-14 Semester 1 Honor Roll. To earn first honors a student must achieve a grade point average between 3.6 and 4.1. To earn second honors a student must achieve a grade point average between 3.2 and 3.59.

  • Bridge & Road Work West of MUHS Under Way

    Posted February 10, 2014

    Bridge work on West Wisconsin Avenue and road work along Highway 41 between Miller Park and State Street has begun and will impact travel through the summer months. See attachment for details provided by the Department of Transportation. Please be aware of changes in traffic patterns and evening closures if you use these routes for travel to and from school.

  • Literary Magazine Signatures Earns Superior Rating

    Posted February 10, 2014

    The MUHS Literary Magazine Signatures has been selected to receive the rank of "Superior - Nominated for Highest Award" in the 2013 National Council of Teachers of English program that recognizes excellence in student literary magazines. Congratulations to student editors Jordan Sylvester, Kieran Fendt, Hasaan Munim, Nick Reit, the Signatures homeroom, all contributors to the magazine, and English teacher Ms. Ginnie Schauble, who is the faculty moderator. This year 373 schools from throughout the U.S. submitted their magazines to be judged. Only six high schools from Wisconsin received awards. MUHS was the only high school in southeastern Wisconsin to be honored. 2013 Signatures

  • What is more practical, as a faith-filled, justice-oriented parent, than to teach my child to pray?

    Posted November 21, 2013

    An online resource that provides inspiration, thought and connection is The Ignatian Solidarity Network. The ISN is a national social justice network inspired by the spirituality of St. Ignatius of Loyola. Founded in 2004, it is a a lay-led organization working in partnership with Jesuit universities, high schools, and parishes, along with many other Catholic institutions and social justice partners. Father Frank Majka, S.J., mission associate at Marquette High, introduces ISN to the Marquette Community through the following writing: What is more practical, as a faith-filled, justice-oriented parent, than to teach my child to pray?

  • Daily Announcements Available Online

    Posted August 26, 2013

    The daily announcements to students are being recorded each day and posted on the school's website. Files will be available by 1 p.m. each day. To access them go to: www.muhs.edu; and click on the Parents portal link. Find the Daily Announcements link in the left navigator bar.

  • Free Online Library Resource for Test Prep

    Posted February 26, 2013

    Learning Express Library is a comprehensive online resource available for free to students and parents through the Doerr Library’s Research Portal on the MUHS website - Learning Express Library. This invaluable resource is designed to help students to prepare for and succeed on everything from advance placement tests to ACT and SAT tests and beyond to grad school entrance exams.

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