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  • MUHS wins Top Choice Award

    Posted August 30, 2015

    Marquette High has been named the top private education provider of Greater Milwaukee in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s inaugural Top Choice Awards. Readers and members of the community voted online, many write ins, to give MUHS the win. The Top Choice Awards recognize the best of the Milwaukee area in 50 different categories ranging from dining and entertainment to home and professional services.See page 19 for the MUHS listing. We are Marquette!

  • Webster Club Season Opening Meeting Aug. 31

    Posted August 28, 2015

    The Webster Club will begin the fall Debate season on Monday, Aug. 31 with an opening meeting for all students interested in participating in Debate and Forensics this school year. The meeting will be held from 3:15 p.m. - 5 p.m. in Room 106. If students miss the team meeting on Monday and would still like to participate in the Webster Club, they are welcome to attend practices on Monday and Wednesday from 3:15 p.m. - 5 p.m. and Thursday from 3:40 p.m. - 5 p.m. Students should pay attention to the daily announcements and their MUHS email account for more information relating to the Webster Club. For further questions, please contact Director of Debate Matt Cekanor (mcekanor@gmail.com) or Director of Forensics Amy Geyser (geyser@muhs.edu).

  • Senior College Update Night - Sept. 1

    Posted August 24, 2015

    The College Update Night will be held from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, in the O'Rourke Performing Arts Hall. All seniors and parents are strongly encouraged to attend. Learn about the who, what, when, where and how the college and scholarship application processes work at MUHS. You'll hear about electronic transcripts, Naviance, new MUHS application deadline dates, standardized testing, essay writing, financial aid, and more. For questions, contact the College Counseling office - Mrs. Cleary, clearya@muhs.edu, Ms. Sahagun, sahagun@muhs.edu or Mrs. Sullivan, sullivank@muhs.edu.

  • All-Sports Program Seeks Advertisers

    Posted August 6, 2015

    The Athletic Department is seeking advertisers for its fall and winter All-Sports Programs, which feature Marquette High's varsity, junior varsity and freshman sports teams. The programs includes articles of review/preview, photos, rosters, and schedules. They are distributed, free of charge, at home athletic events. To become an advertiser, click here for information: 2015-2016 Sports Program Advertisers.pdf. The submission deadline is Aug. 28. Contact Jon Parsons, parsons@muhs.edu, with questions.

  • Parking and Foot Traffic Reminders

    Posted August 14, 2015

    As we begin the new school year, we ask that parents be aware of the following information in order for the Marquette High community to maintain a safe environment on school property and in the neighborhood. The current vertical expansion will continue through Aug. 2016 and will affect vehicular and foot traffic.

  • Start Dates and Try-out Schedule for Sports Teams Fall 2015

    Posted July 16, 2015

    Freshman Fall Sports Start Dates:

    • Football – Monday, Aug. 3, 3:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (No tryouts, no-cut sport)
    • Cross Country – Monday, Aug. 17, 9:30 a.m. (No tryouts, no-cut sport)
    • Soccer – Monday, Aug. 17, 10 a.m. - Noon (Tryouts)
    • Volleyball – Monday, Aug. 24 (Tryouts)
      • Last Name A-M 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. / N-Z 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

    Sophomore, Junior and Senior Fall Sports Start Dates:

    • Football – Monday, Aug. 3, 2 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (No tryouts, no-cut sport)
    • Cross Country – Monday, Aug. 17, 9:30 a.m. (No tryouts, no-cut sport)
    • Soccer – Monday, Aug. 17, 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Tryouts)
    • Volleyball – Monday, Aug. 24, JV 5:30 - 8 p.m. / Varsity 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. (Tryouts)
  • Blue & Gold Club Fall Registration Due Aug. 19

    Posted August 6, 2015

    Students who are not participating in a fall sport and who would like to utilize the Noack Strength & Fitness Center for strength training this fall should register for Blue & Gold Club by Aug. 19. Click here for more information and registration form: 2015 Blue & Gold Club Registration - Fall alt.pdf. Questions regarding Blue & Gold Club, Strength & Conditioning, and the Freshman Fitness Program can be directed to Coach Duehring, director of fitness, at duehring@muhs.edu.

  • School Supply Suggestions for New Students

    Posted July 21, 2015

    Marquette High does not provide a school supply list prior to the start of school. Individual teachers will let students know at orientation or on the first day of classes what supplies are required or recommended for their courses. Parents who want to get a jumpstart on getting school supplies for their sons can use the following general list: loose leaf paper, printer paper, spiral notebooks, file folders, three-ring binders, pens, pencils, a sturdy backpack, a pencil case, a flash drive and a calculator (TI-84 for all courses except Calculus; TI-89 for AB and BC Calculus). All textbooks should be purchased prior to the start of school. MUHS Book List 2015-16 v5 REV 8-7-15.pdf

  • Counseling Services Available to Assist Parents Seeking Student Accommodations

    Posted August 6, 2015

    Marquette High's policy regarding special accommodations for students and the process to acquire them can be found on the Counseling Services webpage under Special Services. Links are provided for the documentation necessary to make a special accommodations request or to alert the school to special needs (medical, physical or learning) for your son. This information was emailed to all parents at the end of June. For assistance, contact Mr. Karasch, director of counseling, karasch@muhs.edu. Mr. Karasch and his staff also will be available during Registration.

  • Playground Build Volunteers Needed Sept 12

    Posted August 4, 2015

    Marquette University High School in collaboration with the Merrill Park Neighborhood Association is building a KABOOM! at Merrill Park (North 35th & Clybourn Streets) Saturday, Sept. 12, from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. by 200 volunteers. Volunteers are needed.For information and to sign up, click here: KABOOM! Volunteers

  • Freshman Parent Night Sept. 2

    Posted August 6, 2015

    Freshman Parent Night will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2. This annual and popular event allows parents to hear President Warren Sazama, S.J., and Principal Jeff Monday speak, as well as offer parents the chance to follow their son’s schedule, meet the teachers and learn about course requirements. An abbreviated school schedule allows for 10-minute classes and the opportunity to navigate the school building. Parents will also receive their son's PowerSchool Parent Access information at this meeting. Parking is available in the student parking lot and on side streets.

  • Book Clubs @ MUHS

    Posted August 26, 2015

    Read! Just for the Fun of It!

    A study by the National Literacy Trust has shown a correlation between reading for pleasure and educational and personal development. According to the study, reading for pleasure is positively linked to:

    *better comprehension

    *improved writing

    *an increased vocabulary

    *greater self-confidence

    *a growth in general knowledge

    *a greater insight into human nature

    *and a positive reading attitude

    (Reading for Pleasure: A Research Overview by Christina Clark and Kate Rumbold)

    If you needed an excuse to read for fun, there it is! And if you want a reason to read for fun, the Doerr Library has two ongoing programs you should be aware of:

  • Labor Day - Monday, Sept. 7

    Posted July 30, 2015

    There will be no classes for all students Monday, Sept. 7, because of the Labor Day holiday. The school building will be open from Noon - 9 p.m. Students should check with their respective coaches and teachers regarding any specific practice or activity schedules on that day.

  • Parent Night for Soph., Jr., Srs. - Sept. 9

    Posted August 6, 2015

    Parent Night for Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9. This annual and popular event allows parents to hear President Warren Sazama, S.J., and Principal Jeff Monday speak, as well as offer parents the chance to follow their son’s schedule, meet the teachers and learn about course requirements. An abbreviated school schedule allows for 8-minute classes and the opportunity to navigate the school building. Parking is available in the student parking lot and side streets.

  • Welcome Back Dance Sept. 12

    Posted August 6, 2015

    The annual Welcome Back Dance will be held from 7 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, in the MUHS Humphrey Gymnasium. Doors open at 7 p.m. and will close at 7:45 p.m. Students will be allowed to leave the dance starting at 10 p.m. The dance ends at 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 per person and will be sold at the door. Dress is casual. The dance is open to all MUHS students and girls from any high school may attend. Students need not have a date to attend. All students must present a student ID to enter the dance.

  • Engineering and Applied Sciences Homeroom Seeks Presenters

    Posted August 6, 2015

    The Engineering and Applied Sciences Homeroom invites professionals in the fields of engineering and applied sciences to speak about their careers to students during one or more homeroom periods. A goal of this homeroom is to help students become more aware of the demands and rewards associated with careers in these fields and how these careers serve the common good. Homeroom meets from 9:38 a.m. until 10:13 a.m. If you or someone you know would enjoy sharing career experiences with our students, please contact Science Teacher and Homeroom Moderator Mr. David Vogt at vogt@muhs.edu.

  • Hilltopper Sports Participation Fees

    Posted August 6, 2015

    Information about the 2015-2016 sports participation fees can be found here: 2015-2016 Sports Participation Fees. Only students who make teams will be required to pay the fee. Bills are sent from the Business Office and payments will be made to the same. For questions, contact Athletic Director Bob Herman, herman@muhs.edu.

  • Student/Parent Directory Distribution at Registration

    Posted August 6, 2015

    The 2015-16 Student/Parent Directory (paper copy) will be distributed at Registration on Aug. 21. Parents are asked to remind their sons to pick up a copy for their family if they (boys) are coming to registration on their own.

  • Mother/Son Mass & Brunch Sept. 20

    Posted August 6, 2015

    The annual Mother/Son Mass and Brunch will be held Sunday, Sept. 20, beginning with Mass at 9 a.m. in the O'Rourke Performing Arts Hall, with Celebrant Rev. Warren Sazama, S.J. Brunch will follow in the Cannon Commons. A freewill offering for brunch is $10 per person. For questions, contact Cinty Thota at cindythota@hotmail.com or Rachel English at tosaenglish@yahoo.com.

  • Annual Father/Son Golf Outing Sept. 27

    Posted August 11, 2015

    The annual Father/Son Golf Outing will be held Sunday, Sept. 27, at the Silver Spring Country Club, Menomonee Falls. Activities begin at 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 12 p.m. Reservations must be received before Thursday, Sept. 17.

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Student Calendar

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Advisor Meetings

9:38 AM - 10:13 AM
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Junior Service Orientation

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

Safety Assembly

9:38 AM - 10:13 AM

Sophomore Retreat Meeting

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

Location: No Classes - Offices Closed
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Junior Class Assembly

9:38 AM - 10:13 AM