Announcements

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
DAY A

Congratulations to the Mustang PRIDE winners for next week:
Burrito from Pancheros: Skyler Dempsey
YourPie Pizza: Jasia Sibok
Prizes: ​Sam Farber, Roston Kaiko, Kaity McDonald, Katelyn Danielson and Natalie Gansemer
Parking: ​Tyler Freiburger, Jaida Dittmer and Matthew ONeill
​Staff winner is: Jessica Rosado

Attention Seniors: Jostens will be here October 6th & 7th. They will be here before school in the main office hallway between the business office and counseling office. They will also be here during 5th hour in both the cafeteria & poolside. Joining them is the yearbook team for yearbook signatures and office staff who will need you to check that your name is accurate for graduation. Please make sure you mark these days on your calendar.

For tonight’s football game vs Cedar Rapids Kennedy: In order to buy a ticket at the gate or use your activities pass, you must pick up an admission bracelet in the activities office. ‘A’ DAY: We will offer bracelets to seniors starting at 8:30am, juniors at 11:00 and sophomores at 1:30. You will need your permanent student ID (not a temporary) to get an admission bracelet. Any leftover admission bracelets will be offered to all grades and staff starting today at 2:20. Your bracelet must be worn on the wrist to purchase a ticket. All students attending the game will be required to wear a mask and sit/stand on the bleachers with social distancing of 6 feet apart. If you do not follow these guidelines, you will be asked to leave.

De-Stress kits are available to students from the Carnegie-Stout Public Library. Register on the library’s website to reserve yours. The kits include fidget toys, self-care tricks, snacks and more. They will be available for pick up Oct 16-18 but you must register for it.

Attention all Mustangs interested in getting involved this year in helping Hempstead, Dubuque, and beyond! Interact Club (the Jr Club to Rotary International) is a Service Club open to everyone! Come see what we are all about at our first meeting on: Sept. 30th (Hybrid A) or Oct. 1st (Hybrid B) during A or D study in the Auditorium. If you are all Online we will be Zooming the Oct. 1st 12:10-12:40 pm meeting (call or email to get the link). We have Covid conscious service ideas to share. Come hear what we are all about! Questions? Contact the Counseling Office for Ms. Nemmers or Ms. Fellenzer.

Attention current Seniors who were eligible to apply for the Dubuque Area Youth Leadership Council (or DAYLC) last year, prior to our school closing. The DAYLC committee has re-opened the application portal to apply. This year will be different from the past, due to Covid. This year, there is a virtual character and leadership day with the University of Dubuque on October 27th, via Zoom (this is not an all-day event). Additional events are in the planning phase. There will be a National (Virtual) Conference. There is a $10 application fee and the application deadline is Monday, September 28th . If you applied last year, you can change your application or do nothing additional. Please stop by the Counseling Office or email Ms. Nemmers for a link to apply or if you have questions. We are proud of you, ‘Stangs!

Attention Juniors and Seniors!!! Concerned about getting your college visits in this year? Worry no more! Check out the Hempstead Counseling website at hempsteadcounseling.weebly.com to find information regarding virtual college visits. There will be links to Zoom visits, virtual tours and much, much more. In fact, UW Platteville already has a Zoom invitation listed on the website. Information will be continually added as we receive more information so check the website frequently!Stop by the Counseling Office for more information.

JUNIORS: If you are interested in taking the PSAT/NMSQT on Wednesday, Oct. 14th, you may register to take the test and pay your fee in the business office. The cost to take the test is $17.00. At this time, you will receive the Student Bulletin with important information, tips for test preparation, NMSC scholarship programs and a practice test. The registration deadline is Tuesday, October 6th. Please sign up early as additional planning will be required to provide social distancing during testing. Due to the need for safety precautions and distancing this year, late registration will not be permitted. If you plan to test, you must sign up by the deadline of October 6th.

There is a Scouts BSA girl Troop interest meeting on September 28th at 7pm at the UAW Local 94 Hall at 3450 Central Ave. Bring your parents/guardians with to find out more about scouts including the possibility of starting an all-female Troop. For more info check out scoutsiowa.org or contact Sarah.Brimeyer@scouting.org.

There are still lots of 2020 Yearbooks ready for pick up in the Business Office.

Mustang Events for week of September 21-September 26 2020

FRIDAY –September 25 2020
Football vs. Cedar Rapids Kennedy 5pm @ Dalzell Field

SATURDAY – September 26 2020
Sophomore Volleyball @ Iowa City West Tournament 9am