Mooresville Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to MHS teacher, Mrs. Sharon Eickhoff, on being selected as Mooresville Teacher of the Year! Pictured: MHS Assistant Principal Mrs. Jennifer Perkins, MHS Principal Dr. Brian Disney, Mrs. Sharon Eickhoff, Superintendent Dr. David Marcotte, Director of Curriculum Mrs. Holly Frye, and MHS Assistant Principal Wes Upton.

 
 
 
 
Mrs. Perkins Honored

The Indiana Association of School Principals has named MHS Assistant Principal Jennifer Perkins the District 9 Assistant Principal of the Year. A statewide winner from among the 12 districts will be named at the IASP fall conference.

 

Class of 2018 Yearbook and Graduation Photo Information

Parents and the Members of the Class of 2018, please click here for information about Mooresville High School 2018 Yearbook and Graduation Photos.

 
May 12 MHS & PHMS Exercise

Local law enforcement members conducted an exercise at Mooresville High School and Paul Hadley Middle School this morning in which officers and a police canine searched the school building and parking lot area. Students remained in their classrooms throughout the activity. This exercise was a planned event.  We appreciate our ongoing partnership with local law enforcement to keep those in our school campuses safe.

 
Immunization Requirements

It is time to be thinking about immunizations for your 11th grader for the next school year.  It is a requirement for all students entering the 12th grade to have a second Meningococcal Vaccine before the first day of school.  All Students going into the 12th grade must have this immunization before the first day of school in AugustClick here to view the 2017-18 Immunization Requirement Chart.

 

Semester 2 Quarter 4 Exam Schedule

Monday, May 22 - Period 5

Tuesday, May 23 - Periods 2, 4, & 6

Wednesday, May 24 - Periods 1, 3, & 7

 

Read the Latest Edition of the MHS Pioneer News 

Click here to read the latest edition of the Pioneer News.  This issue contains:

* Indiana Principal Leadership Institute

* Important Immunization information for the Class of 2018

* Mid-State Conference Championships this spring

* Quarter 4 Exam Schedule 

* Prom Court

* Top 20 Graduates

* Scholarship Award Winners

 
April Teachers and Support Staff of the Month

BRANDON LEWIN – AKA Captain Math; This teacher deserves to be teacher of the month because he is always pushing and challenging us with those tough math problems. He cares about his students and works hard to help us succeed.

JENNY CHAIN – This teacher is deserving of teacher of the month because she always makes sure we know everything and always answers our questions. She does group work with the whole class and it really helps. She is very sefless in a very selfish society. We appreciate her.

JEFF FRANKLIN – I'm happy to have this teacher and nominate him for teacher of the month here at Mooresville High School because he makes learning enjoyable and makes his lessons interesting. I really like his form of teaching and especially the way he puts energy into them. He cares about his students and brings enthusiasm to the classroom daily.

BARB GODDARD – This teacher is deserving of teacher of the month honors because she is always helpful. She knows information to help me be more productive at MHS. And if she doesn't know the answer, she knows where to find it. She also shows concern for all staff members. Most importantly, the students feel the same way.

LAURA WARTHEN – This person has made the ISTEP process a breeze. Not only does she quickly help teachers and students, but she does it while being tremendously friendly and kind. We have truly appreciated her efforts over the last few months.

 

MHS Student Receives Best of Show at Tri Kappa Art Fair  

Paul Freer received the Best of Show award for all high school students who were entered into the Tri Kappa Art Show at the Mooresville Public Library. Other Best of Show winners from Mooresville include North Madison student, Kaylin Bunch, winner of the elementary Division and Allie Tudor, winner of the middle school division.

 

Families of MHS Juniors

As you may know, there is an additional vaccination requirement for students as they enter 12th grade. Students are required to have an MCV4 (Meningococcal) and MenB (Meningococcal B) vaccination. You can see a full list of immunization requirements and state code information on our website

 

To help get all students vaccinated in time, the Franciscan Health Vaccination Clinic will be at Mooresville High School on Friday, May 5, to assist with vaccinations, including FREE vaccinations for those with Medicaid. If you do not have insurance, there is no cost for the vaccine; however, there is an administration fee of $10 per vaccine. The clinic can also accept Anthem, Aetna, Cigna, and United Health Care insurance plans.  Learn more from our clinic flier.

 

Please complete the  Patient Consent Form and the Patient Eligibility Form and (if applicable) bring your insurance coverage information.  Juniors are allowed to bring the completed paperwork and applicable insurance information to school and receive the vaccination without a parent/guardian in attendance from 2-3p.m., or they may come to the clinic with a parent/guardian (enter MHS Door #1) from 3-6p.m. 

 

If you plan to have your child vaccinated, PLEASE REGISTER (317) 528-6374 so we can ensure we bring enough vaccines. If you have questions, want to know what vaccines your child may need, or if they qualify, please call (317) 528-6374 or email alyson.hartzell@franciscanalliance.org or Marinita.Mikits@franciscanalliance.org

 

If your child already has the required vaccines or as soon as your child receives these vaccines, please send a copy of the new immunization record to MHS.

 

Thank you for your attention to this matter. 

 

MHS Top 20 for the Class of 2017

Congratulations go to (in alphabetical order):

Evan Cox, Aaron Culver, Taylor DeFelice, Nicole DeSotel, Garrett Fehrman, Allison Freund, Hannah George, Nathaniel Holt, Makayla Hughes, Trinity Jackson, Daphne Jeffers, Karli Jordan, Daniel Kubischta, Renee Majeski, Chamnce McCoy, Savannah Morris, Tyra Partlow, Savannah Phipps, Katherine Price, Madison Roberts, and James Small.

 
Important Dates:

Monday, May 15 - MHS Athletic Physical Night

Wednesday, May 17 - MHS Choir Awards - Auditorium and Cafeteria - 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 18 - Orchestra Simply Strings Concert - Auditorium - 7:00 p.m.

Monday, May 22 - Cap and Gown Delivery - Glass Hallway - 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Monday, May 22 - Orchestra Awards - Auditorium - 6:00 p.m.

Monday, May 22-Wednesday, May 24 - Semester 2 Exams

Wednesday, May 24 - Senior Picnic & Last Student Day

Thursday, June 1 - Spring Sports Awards Night and Senior Awards Night

Friday, June 2 - Senior Breakfast & Graduation Practice (8:00 a.m.)

Saturday, June 3 - Graduation - MHS South Gym - 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, June 10 - Relay for Life

 

Mid-State Conference Champions

Congratulations go to the MHS English Academic Team of (from left) Morgan Kerberg, Delaney Coronado, and Natalie Richardson. They recently won their Mid-State competition!

 

 

Seniors and Parents Commencement Slide Show Submission Information

With commencement in just a few months, it is now time for us to build the content for the commencement slide show. We would like to have as many seniors as possible featured in the show. Please click here for information on submitting photos.

 

FFA Members Honored

Several Mooresville FFA members placed well in the district Proficiency Awards this past week. The Proficiency Award application is a 15-page document students submit detailing their Supervised Agriculture Experience. Students who place first in our District advance to the State competition. The following Mooresville students were awarded:

Ryann Hartung, 1st Place – Vegetable Production

Abbi Mendenhall, 2nd Place – Goat Production

Austin Neitzel, 2nd Place – Diversified Agriculture Production

Tiffani Miller, 2nd Place – Equine Science

Samantha Trusty, 2nd Place – Sheep Production

Lexi Aichinger, 2nd Place – Beef Production

FFA members are now shifting their focus to prepare for FFA Leadership contests that will occur on March 4. Seventeen Mooresville students will be competing in 13 different contests this year.

 

2017 Rising Stars of Indiana

The Indiana Association of School Principals (IASP) is proud to present the 2017 Rising Stars of Indiana. Up to four students in the 11th grade from each Indiana high school are being recognized based on their academic achievement.

The Class of 2018 is surely promised success with these scholars. Please join IASP in congratulating these students on all they have already achieved, as well as offering support and encouragement as they continue their accomplishments and expand their knowledge, growth and leadership skills well into the future.

The four Rising Star students recognized from MHS are Kate Disney, Jacob Allen, Teehan Raymond, and Garrett Sanders.

 

Click here to view the 2017-18 Curriculum Guide and additional scheduling information!

 

2-Hour Delay Schedules

Click here to view the 2-hour delay schedule for MHS.

Click here to view the 2-hour delay schedule for Area 31.

 

 

2017 Wagon Trails Yearbook Senior Advertisement

Dear Parents and Guardians:

Congratulations! After twelve years and much hard work, your senior is about to graduate from Mooresville High School. As a special offer to all seniors, the Wagon Trails Yearbook will once again give parents and guardians the opportunity to purchase senior ads. Every ad will be printed in color and with the desired message.

You may choose to purchase a 1/8th of a page ad that will include two photos – or – you may purchase a 1/4th of a page ad to include three photos. Please note: these photos have NO connection to the Senior Slideshow at Graduation, and photos will NOT be returned. Place everything in an envelope and turn your check, money order, or cash in to Mrs. Clark in Room A113. Also note: digital photos will be accepted via e-mail; however, ads will NOT be created until payment is received. Click here for order form.

 

National Honor Society Inductees

Mooresville High School is extremely proud of the students who were inducted into the National Honor Society on December 5, 2016. This year, 86 students earned the privilege of being selected for this achievement. The inductees must uphold the four pillars of the National Honor Society: Character, Scholarship, Service, and Leadership. Advisers Mrs. Nicki Manion and Ms. Sharon Eickhoff look forward to working with these outstanding students.

 

 

 

Two Mooresville Principals Honored for Work

Two Mooresville principals received regional Principal of the Year Awards at the Indiana Association of School Principal awards banquet. Mooresville High School principal Dr. Brian Disney and Dr. Jacob Allen, principal for Paul Hadley Middle School, both won their respective awards from the state's ninth district. Click here to read full article.

 

 

 

Wagon Trails Revue 2016

Congratulations to the yearbook staff and all participants for their outstanding performance at Wagon Trails Revue!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Congratulations to the Yearbook, Newspaper, and Broadcast Students

Congrats to the Yearbook, Newspaper, and Broadcast Students who attended the Journalism 360 National Convention last week. They represented MHS extremely well. Our own yearbook, Wagon Trails, was a big winner winning several awards. They took home:

1st: Sports Threads

2nd: Theme

2nd: People/Album Spreads

3rd: People/Album Spreads

3rd: Student Life Spreads

Thanks to Mrs. Clark and Mr. Marine for their great leadership.

 

 

 

Congratulations to the MHS Competitive Cheerleaders

Congratulations to Coach Tutterrow and the team for placing 5th at Saturday's State Finals! They had an awesome performance and moved up from 7th place going into the finals.

 

FAFSA Opening Date

The 2017-2018 FAFSA opened on October 1! In addition to giving students an additional three months to file, the 2017-2018 FAFSA requires 2015 tax information only – removing the need for applicants to rush to file their taxes to meet the March 10 FAFSA deadline. Please encourage your seniors to file early! Remember that resources are available on the FAFSA website in their Financial Aid Tool Kit.

 

MHS Announces National Merit Commended Scholar

Congratulations to Ally Freund on scoring in the top 5% of all juniors on last year's PSAT!  Check out the full press release. Pictured with Ally are her parents, Todd and Dawn, Superintendent Dr. David Marcotte, MHS Principal Dr. Brian Disney, Assistant Principal Jennifer Perkins, Assistant Principal Wes Upton, and Guidance Director Chrissy Owens.

 

 

 

 

 

 
MHS 2016-17 Grade Bucket Explanation

Each semester has 5 grade buckets this year.

  • Q1 – classroom grade for quarter 1
  • SM1 – cumulative classroom grades for all 1st semester (86% of semester grade)
  • QE1 – Quarter 1 Exam Grade
  • SE1 – Cumulative Grade for Quarter 1 and Quarter 2 Exams (14% of semester grade)
  • S1 – 1st Semester Grade (Grade that is included on a student’s transcript)

  

  

MHS School Office Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

New Student Enrollment:  PLEASE complete the correct online application below for your situation and then contact your child's school to make an appointment to bring required paperwork and/or set up a student schedule. 

  • If you already have students at Mooresville Schools and need to add a new student to your household, please log into Skyward and complete the "new enrollment" tab. 
  • If you are considering an out-of-district enrollment, click here for information and an application. 

Completing an online application is not a guarantee of enrollment. Please be sure to follow up with your school to complete an accepted enrollment. 

 

Dismissal Time Change: To accommodate lunch changes at MHS/PHMS, all school dismissal times will change slightly for the 2016-17 school year. MHS and PHMS will dismiss at 2:40p.m. So buses have enough time to complete middle and high school routes, elementary schools will each dismiss 5 minutes later this fall.  

 

MHS/PHMS Drop-Off and Pick-Up Procedures: The Indiana Street entrance is "Entrance Only" from 7:00-8:00 and "Exit Only" from 2:30-3:00 each day.  See the detailed drop-off/pick-up procedures here. 

 

See the 2016-17 Student Handook for school policies. 

 

Skyward Help Videos for Parents

Students and parents are able to track student progress on Skyward, our student information system.  60-second videos are available to assist parents in using Skyward.  Find the helpful Skyward videos for parents here.

 

Upton Named MHS Assistant Principal

At the July school board meeting, Wes Upton was recommended by administration and approved by the board to be the new Assistant Principal at Mooresville HS.  Learn more

 

Mossbrucker Returning at MHS Director of Athletics

A familiar face will return to the sidelines of Mooresville athletic events this fall. Mike Mossbrucker, who served as Mooresville Director of Athletics from 1998-2011, was recommended by administrators and approved by the board to return to the Director of Athletics position for the Pioneers.  Learn more

 

Find a Printable 2016-2017 School Year Calendar here. 

 

MHS Principal Dr. Brian Disney Recognized by Peers

MHS Principal Dr. Brian Disney was one of 12 high school principals nominated for the Indiana Principal of the Year. Awards will be given in November by the Indiana Principals Association. Dr. Disney credits the faculty, staff,  and students for the great things happening at MHS.

 

MHS Assistant Principal Jennifer Perkins Honored

MHS Assistant Principal Jennifer Perkins was named 2016 High School Division Central-West District Administrator of the Year School by the Indiana Association of Student Councils . Perkins was nominated by MHS Student Council students and faculty.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Texting & Social Media 101 for Parents

Read our Texting and Social Media 101 for Parents handout to learn some of the latest trends and help you begin a

conversation with your child about the importance of cyber safety. 

 

 

 

 

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