Please purchase your Senior Bash ticket for $40 beginning on Jan 30, 2015. If you are interested in a half price ticket please ask one of the Senior parents for more details.
- Senior Bash will be held at Shenanigans in Rockwall. This will be an all-night Senior event starting at 12:00am and ending at 6:00am.
- There will also be a Senior Bash Pancake Fundraiser at Applebee's on Feb 21, 2015 from 8-10am and tickets can be purchased at the door for $10.00/person.
- Please support our Senior Bash Bake sale Feb 13, 2015 during all lunches.
- Valentine’s Week: Love grams will be sold during main hall before school and during lunches.
The Boys Varsity Soccer team played last night against the Forney Jackrabbits. Mesquite came away with the victory 5-1. Goals were scored by Richie Rich, Eddie Sanchez, Brandon Avalos, Hernesto Mendoza, and Manual Avila. Christian Aleman had 3 assist with the other two assist coming from Eddie Sanchez and Luis Flores. Overall it was a great team win for your Skeeters! Next game is Friday night here at Hanby Stadium at 7. Please come show your support.
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We are proud of all of the students for a job well done at the BPA Regional Leadership Conference in Frisco on Saturday! Here are the results, please congratulate these students!
State Qualifiers (23 students) will advance to the State Leadership Conference in Dallas on March 4-7:
Brandon Smiley - Fundamentals of Web Design - 1st - State Qualifier
Kevin Sanchez - Advanced Spreadsheet - 1st - State Qualifier
Gabriel Turner - Fundamentals of Web Design - 2nd - State Qualifier
Phu Thai - Advanced Office Systems & Procedures - 2nd - State Qualifier
Evin George - Prepared Speech - 2nd - State Qualifier
Heath McClure - Extemporaneous Speech - 2nd - State Qualifier
Bradley Thomas - Fundamental Desktop Publishing - 2nd - State Qualifier
Anthony Robles - Advanced Accounting - 3rd - State Qualifier
Cameron McClure - Extemporaneous Speech - 3rd - State Alternate
Marc Hinojosa - Fundamental Spreadsheet - 4th - State Qualifier
Elric Sharber - Advanced Accounting - 4th - State Qualifier
Alexis Perez - Database Applications - 4th - State Qualifier
Ana Loera - Keyboarding Production - 4th - State Qualifier
Isaac Garcia - Computer Security - 4th - State Qualifier
Camill Dearman - Fundamental Spreadsheet - 5th - State Alternate
Vanessa Torres - Advanced Accounting - 5th - State Alternate
Chris Hinojosa - Computer Security - 5th - State Alternate
Dalton Owens - Prepared Speech - 6th - State Alternate
Owen Osagiede - Presentation Management Individual - 6th - State Alternate
Asher George, Cerin Tomson, Phu Thai, Evin George, Merari Chavez, Julian Gonzalez, Dele Faulkner - Parliamentary Procedures - 1st - State Qualifier
Jose Quinones, Juan Rodriguez - Web Site Design Team - 2nd - State Qualifier
Alexis Perez, Ana Loera, Kevin Sanchez, Bradley Thomas - Administrative Support Team - 2nd - State Qualifier
Matthew Stell, Andrea Sotelo, David Jasso - Broadcast News Production Team - 2nd - State Qualifier
Cameron McClure, Eugene Brown, Isaiah George, Hanna Varughese, Jordan Gonzalez, Khang Thai - Parliamentary Procedures -3rd - State Alternate
Angel Jimenez, Anthony Robles, Emma Pirnar, Leah Gulley - Financial Analyst Team - 6th - State Alternate
KEOM, Mesquite Schools Radio, is currently accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year. They’re looking for students with great speaking, theatrical, and writing skills. It’s a very “hands-on” class. Not only will you learn vocal techniques, but actively use the equipment as well. If you’re interested in TV, this program is a very close relation and many skills are interchangeable.
KEOM’s radio program has opened many college and professional doors for KEOM students in TV and radio broadcast, journalism, communications, and public relations. You don’t need to have an interest in these fields. It’s a great class if you’re looking for a confidence builder!
Schedule your audition today! Send an email to email@example.com or call 972-882-7560.
Yearbooks are still on sale. Hurry, last day for book guarantee order is January 26. If you want your book personalized the deadline for that is February 27. If you need a payment plan see Mrs. Liske in K6 to order your book today.
Do you need money for college? If so, have you checked out the scholarship area located outside the Counseling Center? New information about scholarship opportunities is updated regularly. Stop by to see what opportunities exist for you!
If you are interested in applying for the Mesquite ISD Local Application, please turn in typed and completed apps to the Counselor Center by January 31st to be considered for local scholarships.
The deadline for applying for college/university scholarships is fast approaching. Don't forget to check with your college admissions office to find out specific deadlines.
If you write poetry, draw, paint, sculpture, write short stories, write songs, or take pictures the Swarm Press is looking for your authentic work to publish in their literary magazine the SIDEBAR. Please submit your authentic work, or a picture of it, to room K6.
ATTENTION ALL MESQUITE ISD FILMMAKERS!
Show off your movie-making skills at this year's Mesquite ISD Film Festival! Compete against other high school students in Mesquite ISD.
There are no categories, so all genres and styles of films are welcome to enter. Entries will be chosen based on overall storytelling. All individuals entering the competition will receive an official Mesquite ISD Film Festival poster.
Entries will be due no later than April 17, 2015.
12 finalists will be chosen and notified on May 4, 2015. The finalists will be posted to the Mesquite ISD YouTube Channel to be voted on for the Viewer’s Choice Award.
To enter, ask Mr. Coursey in Room K1 for more details!
Have you been accepted to college yet? If so, bring your letter to the counselors office for your picture to be posted on the acceptance wall located outside of the cafeteria. Don't forget to bring your smile!
Attention ALL Students--your Skeeter Counseling Center is attempting to become tech-savvy. We have created a new weebly. Please check it out at www.mhsskeetercoun.weebly.com
Like us on INSTAGRAM at: MHSskeetercoun
Follow us on TWITTER @mhsskeetercoun
The library has extended hours. It will be open after school until 5:00 on WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY so that students can work on homework and school projects.
Reminder from the SRO’s about Jaywalking
1. When crossing the roadway and there is a crosswalk provided, you have to cross in the cross walk when the sign indicates to walk. THIS MEANS YOU CANNOT CROSS IN THE MIDDLE OF BELTLINE.
2. If there is a crosswalk provided and the sign indicates do not walk, DO NOT walk into the crosswalk.
3. If there is no crosswalk provided, go to the nearest intersection and cross from one corner to the next corner only when there are no vehicles approaching on the road.
Pay Attention and Be Safe
How to send your tip to the Mesquite High School Text A Tip Hotline:
1. Text to 214-695-9489 plus your message. You will always remain anonymous.
2. Tips that lead to the arrest of suspects, as well as the recovery of stolen property and drugs are eligible for cash rewards of up to $100, which are paid to tipsters on an anonymous basis.
Help keep MHS safe one text at a time!
Bring Your Own Device Program
- MHS students may now access MISD WiFi on their personal electronic devices - cell phones, tablets, and so on. Click this link, here to learn more about the Bring Your Own Device program at MHS and to review the requirements for participating in this program.