Easter Break will be held April 13 - April 23, with classes resuming on Monday, April 24. Please note that the building will be closed with no access on Good Friday, Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday. Students should check with their coaches and moderators regarding activity schedules during the break. The following are the administrative offices and building hours:
Hilltopper Robotics Team 1732 is on a roll! It has won two FIRST Robotics Regional Tournaments (St. Louis, Mo., March 10-12, and Milwaukee, March 24-26) to qualify twice for the 2017 FIRST World Championships. Team 1732 was named the captain of the #1 alliance for the final rounds in both tournaments. The team heads back to St. Louis April 26-29 for the World Championship. Watch the action from St. Louis.
The Flambeau yearbook staff invites MUHS staff, students and parents to submit photos for the yearbook. If you have a great shot from a MUHS school, club, sports, religious or community event, we want to see it! Go here http://www.replayit.com/ and enter the school name and upload. Email email@example.com with any questions.
Registration is open for Marquette High's Summer EXPLORE! Programs - summer camps designed to provide learning and social opportunities for boys from all schools entering grades 5 - 9. Classes are offered in Computer Science, History, Science, German Language, Visual Arts, Music, Multi-discipline (Academics/Arts/Athletics) and Sports. The Forensics Day Camps are open to boys and girls entering grades 6 - 9. Summer EXPLORE! 2017
Marquette High offers a variety of sports and performance camps for all boys in Grades 4-9 as well as current student athletes. Programs are taught by MUHS coaches and fitness staff. Camps include football, soccer and performance/fitness. Camp details and registration forms are available on the school website: Sport Camps
Prom will be held Saturday, May 6, at the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee. The Table Reservation Form is due Tuesday, April 25. The Dance Guest Permission Form and payment is due Tuesday, May 2. Parents or students with questions should contact Mrs. Stacy Kodra, faculty advisor, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Mr. Casey Kowalewski, dean of students, at email@example.com. Event Details and Forms:
Members of the sophomore and junior classes will be inducted into the Jesuit High School Honor Society on Tuesday, April 25, at 7 p.m. in the Three Holy Companions Chapel. Applications are currently being reviewed and new inductees will be notified the week of April 10. Questions should be directed to Mrs. Victoria Temple Bonesho at firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 1 is National Candidate Reply date across the country. All seniors hoping to attend college in fall 2017 should notify their college of choice and make appropriate deposits (typically enrollment and housing) before May 1st. The College Counseling Office will be sending a mailing home asking seniors to report college decisions and scholarship information. Please return the completed forms by Monday, May 1. For more information, contact Mrs. Annette Cleary or Mrs. Gail Sahagún, 414-933-7220. Some additional information for seniors and parents:
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. If you have forgotten your password, please contact Mrs. Sullivan, email@example.com, Ms. Sahagun, firstname.lastname@example.org or Mrs. Cleary, email@example.com.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Ms. Gail Sahagun, email@example.com or call 414-933-7220. Important reminders:
Fine Arts Night will be held 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, at Marquette University High School. The gallery where student art will be on display will be open the entire evening. The Chorus and Jazz Labs 1, 2, 3 & 4 will perform. The student Improv group also will be featured. The entire Marquette High community as well as the public are invited to attend. The event is free.
MUHS will have a booth at BizExpo compliments of BizTimes Media owner, Dan Meyer '79. BizExpo, including three main stage events, 18 seminars and more than 100 vendors, is scheduled for May 24 at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino. MORE INFO
Alumnus Michael Maher '00 received his third Grammy for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album in 2016 as a member of the band Snarky Puppy. He credits MUHS Band Director Randy Skowronski as a major influencer in his music life. Go to WauwatosaNow Story.
Alumnus Matthew Von Rueden '07 and Teacher Marie Mansfield are featured in a Catholic Herald story about the Pro-life March in Washington, D.C., and MUHS's Hilltopper Defending Life group. Read article.
Congratulations to those students who were named to the MUHS 2016-17 Semester 1 Honor Roll. Honor Roll
At a recent neighborhood meeting hosted by MUHS, concerns were expressed by area homeowners regarding MUHS students rolling through stop signs and exceeding speed limits on streets near the high school. Stop signs at 34th and Clybourn and 39th and Michigan are specific problem intersections, as well as excessive speed on Michigan Street between 35nd and 39th Streets. Please remind your sons to obey all traffic laws for their safety and the safety of our community. Neighbors and our security guards will report offenders (by license plate number or car description) to Security Director Dubis and Mr. Taylor for follow up. Thank you for helping us keep your sons safe.
Science Teacher Joe Meyer answered the Pope's call to care for God's creation by founding the Laudato Si' Project, which promotes environmental appreciation and care within the Catholic community. The Catholic Herald published a feature story on the program. Go to Catholic Herald Story.
Seniors are reminded to get their testing completed by December 2016 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 2017. 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.
Senior Jack Bekos made MUHS proud as a competitor on the Teen Jeopardy Championship in November. Local CBS affiliate produced a segment on Jack's watch party and interviewed Jack and two teachers, Mrs. Bonesho and Mrs. Morrell. Watch interview.
Parents are asked to remind their sons that they must park in the school's student parking lots rather than on the side streets when off-street space is available. Licensed student drivers who drive a car to school must register their cars and have a valid student parking sticker on the vehicle(s) they drive to school. Contact Dean of Students Casey Kowalewski, firstname.lastname@example.org, with any questions.