Student Life

Back-to-School Information

Back-to-School Information

Information to prepare for the 2023-2024 school year will be posted here for your convenience. Additional resources will be added as they become available.

2023-2024 School Calendar

Daily Schedule 2023-2024 (PDF 7-31-23) - calendar subject to change

School Calendars

Student Schedules

Student schedules can be accessed in Skyward, the school's new student information system. To access your son's schedule, please review the following instructions:

Login instructions for students
Login instructions for parents/guardians

School Supplies

Generally, students will need a supply of blue and/or black pens, pencils, highlighters, loose leaf paper, and a supply of index cards, as well as notebooks and folders for each class. Students will receive information from their teachers during the first few days of class regarding specific supplies needed for their courses.

Expectations for Student Devices

Every family is expected to provide a working device to their son, every day for school. Chromebooks are available for checkout if something goes wrong with your student's device, but they will not be available at the start of the school year. The school expects all student devices to be in good working order on day one. Please take time before the start of school to ensure this. If you have any questions about the type of device to purchase, please go to this page on our website that shares detailed information on requirements. If you have additional questions about device specifications, email

Summer Reading

Summer reading is required for English department full-year and semester-long courses. Reading to be completed by the first day of school.

Incoming Freshmen:

  • In the Wild Light by Jeff Zentner

Rising Sophomores:

  • Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer

Rising Juniors:

  • Expository Writing: The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
  • Perspectives in Science Fiction: Ubik by Philip K. Dick (Mr. Waliszewski's class)
  • Perspectives in Science Fiction: The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick (Mr. Prosser's class)
  • Vice & Virtue in Literature: The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
  • World Literature: The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka, Stanley Corngold

Rising Seniors:

  • AP English Literature and Composition: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation translated by Seamus Heaney
  • Advanced Writing Seminar: The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell
  • Myth and Culture: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  • The Plays of William Shakespeare: Oedipus Rex by Sophocles
  • Literature of Great Britain: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
  • Literature & Social Justice: Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

Purchasing Textbooks

information regarding purchasing textbooks can be found below or on the Bookstore webpage. Students should have all their books by the first day of school.

View the 2023-2024 textbook list

eCampus Online Bookstore
If you did not find a textbook at the Used Book Sale, new and used textbooks may be purchased through eCampus, Marquette High's online bookstore vendor. eCampus resources:

Admissions Book Program
If you have been previously notified by the Admissions Department that you are a part of the Admissions Book Program, do not attend the Mothers Guild Used Book Sale or purchase books from another source. More information will be provided to you regarding your book pickup process.

Food Service Online Payment System

We are committed to providing a nutritious dining program that is designed to fuel our students with a variety of wholesome and great-tasting options. Our unique partnership with Quest Food features scratch-made food, menu variety, responsibly-sourced ingredients and a localized approach to meet dining needs. If you have any questions throughout the year, please do not hesitate to reach out to Ryan Peterson, Food Service Director, at or Rebecca Cohen, Quest District Manager, at For more information, visit:

  • Back-to-School Packet - Program Details
  • Meal plan options for 2023-2024
  • RevTrak – Online Payment System
    This online payment service will allow families to monitor their son's lunchtime purchases, track what their son has been eating for the past 30 days, make deposits directly into their meal accounts, and have an email reminder sent when an account balance gets low. This cashless system keeps the lunch lines moving. To activate these features, an online parent account is needed. Instructions with student user ID and a verification code will be emailed to families.

MUHS Student Parking Information

Every car parked in the school lot must have a current MUHS sticker affixed to the inside lower left corner of the driver's windshield. Your son will receive this school year's parking sticker on Registration Day. Please place the sticker on the car your son intends to bring to school. This is a "static cling" permit, peel and stick to the inside windshield. No students will be allowed in the faculty parking lot. If you need more than one sticker, your son may come to the main office during the school day and ask for one.

Noack Strength and Fitness Programs

Information regarding these fitness programs will be provided to students in the coming weeks.

  • Freshmen Fitness Program
    All freshmen will receive information and an orientation to the fitness requirement during the beginning of the school year. The Freshman Fitness Program is a requirement for graduation, much like service and retreats.
  • Hilltopper Strength & Conditioning
    Registration for the fall session of Blue & Gold, Hilltopper Sports Performance Academy, and Powerlifting is open through Aug. 16. Workouts will begin the first week of school. Both in-season and off-season student-athletes are encouraged to register for the fall session.

Bell Schedule

  • Class transition time is 6 minutes.
  • Homerooms will meet three times per week to provide student activities and socialization during the day.
  • Dedicated Advising time will be provided to address the socio-emotional well being of students.
  • Late start will be offered on Thursdays with a Liturgy period for worship and faith formation.