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The course selection process will begin soon for freshmen, sophomores and juniors. Principal Jeff Monday and Asst. Principal for Academics Fran Maloney invite parents/guardians to attend an optional coffee conversation 7:40 a.m. - 8:40 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 16, or Wednesday, Feb. 21, in Room 127 to discuss MUHS academics. Parents who would like to participate in one of these conversations should register online. Questions? Contact Katie Hess at hess@muhs.edu.

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Beginning Feb. 15, students will be able to log in to their PowerSchool accounts, complete their course selection and print a copy of the completed selections. Since this is a collaborative conversation between students, parents, teachers and advisors, a parent must sign the printout. Students will turn in the signed printout to their advisors during a special advising session on Monday, Feb. 26. Students and parents are reminded to select courses carefully, balancing commitments inside and outside of school. More information is available on the website under Academic Courses.

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The new Federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act includes a provision that allows parents to use state 529 savings accounts for K-12 tuition. Wisconsin has a 529 Savings account called EdVest, which allows individuals to put pre-tax money aside for college expenses. Due to the new federal law, K-12 school tuition can be covered as well. Information about this change, including an extensive FAQ section, can be found at http://529k12facts.org/.

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Parents with a child in a private school are able to receive a tax deduction for private school tuition. Parents statewide are able to deduct up to $4,000 per student in grades K-8, and up to $10,000 per high school student. As you prepare your Wisconsin income tax returns be sure to take advantage of this opportunity and complete "Schedule PS, Private School Tuition." For more information, visit Wisconsin Council of Independent and Religious Schools (WCRIS).

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The MUHS Noack Strength & Fitness Center is offering two winter camps (Performance and Speed & Agility) for sixth, seventh and eighth-grade boys. Camps meet every Sunday evening in March and will be led by Marquette High's Michael Duehring, 2013 NSCA High School Strength Coach of the Year. Camp details and online registration are available on the MUHS website, under Athletics/Sport Camps - Youth: Performance and Speed Camps

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Marquette High offers a variety of sports and performance camps for all boys in grades 3 - 9 as well as current Marquette High student athletes. Programs are taught by MUHS coaches and fitness staff. Camps include basketball, football, hockey, soccer, volleyball, wrestling and performance. Camp details and online registration are available on the MUHS website under Athletics. If you have any questions, contact Angela Balistrieri.

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MUHS students of all grades are welcome on the 2018 Civil War Adventure, which will head out West through Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana and South Dakota. This trip is for any student who is interested in United States, Military, Native American and African American history. Lodging will include historical buildings/sites and college dorms. Travel will be by van. Trip dates are May 28 - June 6; cost is $975.00 per student. Financial aid available. Interested students should contact Social Studies Teacher Mr. Chris Lese, lese@muhs.edu, for an itinerary and more information.

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All students who drive to school are strongly encouraged to park their cars in one of the two student parking lots rather than the street when space is available. If students do park on the street, they must be aware of the winter parking regulations that went into effect Dec. 1. Signs are posted that restrict parking on some streets during winter months. Click here for detailed information: City of Milwaukee Parking Regulations. If students have any questions they can speak to a guard at the Security Desk. Students will be ticketed by the City of Milwaukee if they are in violation.

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On Sept. 5 the Attorney General announced the repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in the coming months. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Jesuit Order have long supported DACA youth (or Dreamers), believing that DACA is a way to carry out Catholic social teaching to protect the life and dignity of all people, particularly the most vulnerable.

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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, kowalewski@muhs.edu, with any questions.


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