Click on the Poetry link to see some creative writing. Join NewsWriting after school on Tuesday or Thursday to write articles. Here are some announcements:
There is a change with the Pride Point Card collection for second semester. Mrs. Koser will be collecting Pride Point Cards at lunch on TUESDAYS this semester. Bring your cards to lunch on Tuesdays to redeem your points.
Congratualtions to the FBLA!!!! The MFHS FBLA chapter competed at the Regional Competition at Oak Creek HS on Saturday. There were 800 competitors from 28 high schools. The Falls had our strongest finish ever with 67 students qualifying for the State competition in April. We were awarded 1st place overall as a school! In addition, Saurabh Jain was elected to the State Executive Board as the Region 7 Vice President. We are so proud of you. Take a moment to congratulate these students!!!
Attention all students: Show off your style by wearing a tie every Tuesday! FBLA is sponsoring new “Tie Tuesdays”. Men, wear a tie, or Ladies, wear a scarf on Tuesdays. A business teacher or Mr. Anderson will give you a Pride Point Stamp for wearing your tie or scarf.
Applications for the Community Memorial Hospital Summer Healthcare Career Academy are now available on line. All applications are due to Ms. Meyer in Student Services by Friday, March 8.
Attention Juniors and Seniors - UW Waukesha has the following upcoming events
Campus Preview Dates - this Friday, Sat. March 9th, Thursday April 11th and Fri. May 3rd
Financial Aid nights at UW Waukesha will be held on next Monday Feb. 11 and Monday March 11th at 6:30 p.m. For more information contact Enrollment Services at 262-521-5040.
This Thursday Sgt. Bastida will be from The Marines to discuss Career Opportunities. If interested, please sign up in Student Services.
Upcoming college rep visits:
TOMORROW UW Milwaukee 2nd hour
Wed March 6th UW Platteville 2nd Hour
Sign up in Naviance.
Attention all Students! As a reminder the Menomonee Falls High School Schedule Change Policy is as follows. Schedule changes will only be allowed if they meet one or more of the following criteria:
1. A course originally selected has been canceled
2. Failure of a required or prerequisite course
3. Adding a course needed to graduate on time
4. Adding a course required for college admission
5. Accommodating a medical condition
6. To balance the difficulty of the class schedule over the school year or to balance class sizes
7. To provide an academic intervention or support.
In order to submit a schedule change request, your request must meet one of these listed criteria. Schedule changes cannot be made to request specific instructors or specific hours of a class. This policy is printed in the Menomonee Falls High School Course Guide.
Next book club meeting will be TOMORROW after school in room 207. The book is Lone Wolf by Jodi Picoult. More information about MFHS Book Club can be found on our SchoolFusion Page.
Interested in showing off your math skills? Thursday the math club will be participating in a meet at Wisconsin Lutheran High School. See Mr. Ulrich in room 253 if you are interested in participating. And remember it's okay to like math.
Chinese Club is Celebrating Chinese New Year on February 8 after school in the Library. The food will be delicious, the games and entertainment will be hilarious and the desserts will be sweet – all in order to bring you a prosperous New Year. All are welcome! The cost is $8.00. Pay Mrs. Wanta in room 239by TOMORROW. More information to come!
This week is spirit week AND a chance to expand your HORIZONS! Celebrate the Lunar New year and possibly win some Lucky Money for your Activity Club. Spend $1 on a Red Envelope (Or TWO, or THREE) and increase your Club’s chances to win funding for a project or charity! Red Envelopes will be available during the Lunch periods all week, so celebrate NEW HORIZONS by showing some spirit for your favorite activity club!!!
This week German National Honor society will be holding a peanut butter drive to benefit Hunger Task Force. All second hour classes will compete to win a homemade breakfast consisting of pancakes, bacon, eggs and more. The class bringing in the most peanut butter (averaged by number of people in the class) will win. Hunger Task Force provides food free of charge to food banks in Milwaukee and Waukesha County. They are short over 100,000 jars of peanut butter!!! Please help yourself by helping others and bring your peanut butter in this week,
Valentine's Day is coming!!!! Buy a flower for that special someone - friend, teacher, secretary now through Friday. Flowers are available to purchase in the cafeteria during lunch hours all this week. Carnations will be delivered on Valentine's Day during 2nd hour. One long-stem carnation costs $1.50 - you can buy three carnations for $4. Every 3 flowers purchased earns you a raffle ticket for a chance to win a dozen cookies. There will be 3 cookie winners! All flower proceeds go to Children's Hospital!!!.
Turnabout is Saturday! Tickets are on sale at lunch, $15 per person. You must turn in your permission slip when you purchase your ticket. Last day to purchase tickets is Wednesday.
Congratulations to the Varsity Girls Bowling team. Last Thursday they defeated Muskego Girls to become the Division 1 Champions.
They will head to State on March 1st, 2nd and 3rd being held in Wausau, WI. Time for another State Championship!
Good Luck Girls.
The Menomonee Falls/Hamilton/Germantown boys swimming and diving team competed in their Conference Championship Meet on Saturday. The team had a great meet, swimming a lot of personal and season bests. The Varsity finished in 6th place in the Varsity Championship and the Junior Varsity team finished 4th in their Championship Meet.
Top scorers were: John Seiler, Cal Weber, Sam Neale, and Siddhant Jain.
Top Junior Varsity scorers for the Falls were: Nate Bomm, Dylan Volden, Anthony Burzinski, Jack Wheelock, and Kaleb Becker.
Good Luck next week Saturday at the WIAA Sectional Championships.
All headphone orders must be in by Friday. Order blanks are outside the Athletic Office.
Any athlete that plans to sign a Letter of Intent for Collegiate Sports on Wednesday should sign up by noon TOMORROW in the Athletic Office. The ceremony will be Wednesday at 3:30 in the Cafeteria.
Scholarship Opportunity in the Athletic Office for any student that has received a Varsity Letter in at least one sport. Application forms are finally available in the Athletic Office.
COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT
Boys and Girls interested in playing rugby this spring, there will be an informational meeting next TODAYat 3:30pm in the cafeteria. An overview of the sport, schedule, and costs will be addressed. If you are unable to attend the meeting, please contact the CE&Rec Department at 262-255-8460.