Showing posts from January, 2013

2-Hour Delay for Friday, February 22, 2013 - Schedule Attached


Super Bowl Predictions

by Daniel Skora             Around this time each year, many families and friends come together to watch the United States’s most watched sporting event: the Super Bowl.             This year, the Baltimore Ravens are playing against the San Francisco 49ers. If the 49ers win, they will tie the Pittsburgh for having the most Super Bowl victories. The Ravens have only won one Super Bowl.             “The 49ers are going to get eaten by the Ravens,” sophomore Gage Knauss said. This is also the first time the two head coaches meeting in the Super Bowl will be brothers. Jim and John Harbaugh will battle it out to see who wins.             “A Harbaugh will win,” math teacher Jennifer Vaughan said.   On Super Bowl Sunday, commercial airtime is the most expensive. The commercials often become popular on social media websites for weeks after the Super Bowl.   “It’s been a year full of crazy outcomes, but ultimately the Ravens will be victorious,” senior Mac Norton said. Some pe

New Principal, New Teacher, New Position, OH MY!

by Cassidy Kelley    After nine years of being the associate principal at MHS, Mr. Tim VanWanzeele has taken over for the school’s second semester as the interim principal.    Previously the associate principal, Mr. Van has taken over Mr. Chuck Muston’s job until the end of this school year. He assumes all the responsibilities of his earlier position but deals less with discipline. That commission is now mainly Mr. Adam Allen’s, who also handles drug testing, supervision, attendance and various other responsibilities assigned by Mr. Van.

Ivy Tech and Vincennes University to Offer New Dual Credit and AP Courses Next Year

  Ivy Tech Dual Credit: ·          Introduction to Psychology ·          U.S. Government ·          Introduction to Sociology ·          College Algebra Vincennes University Dual Credit: ·          Earth Science ·          English Composition 101 ·          English Composition 102 ·          Intro to AV Production ·          Introduction to Business ·          Web Design ·          Consumer Behavior ·          Intro to Computer Concepts ·          Communications and Networking    In addition, MHS will offer several experience-based courses which will earn students high school credits as well as certification through Ivy Tech, including: ·          Project Lead the Way Introduction to Engineering Design ·          Cadet Teaching ·          Project Lead the Way Principles of Engineering ·          Computers in Design & Production    Some of these courses will be offered each year while others may be offered on alternate years dep

Major Changes at MHS Coming Next Year

  Success Period Bumps Schedule Down To Six Classes By Paige Baker   According to a news release: “The Mooresville High School Administration and Guidance Department have created a number of new courses to benefit MHS students and will be implementing a new schedule system for 2013-2014 for students to maximize those and other course offerings.”    Counselors will begin to meet with students in the next few months to plan and schedule their “educational path” for the upcoming year in addition to the high school years that remain. While planning, students will be introduced to a new variety of classes, further extending the high school credit.

Western Day Best Dressed


Hat Day Best Dressed

Junior Abigail Faucett and senior Zac Newkirk

NFL Playoffs Update

Sunday, January 20 NFC Conference Championship San Francisco 49ers 28       Atlantic Falcons 24 AFC Conference Championship Baltimore Ravens 28          New England Patriots 13 Tune in Sunday, February 3 on CBS at 6:30 p.m. to watch the Super Bowl XLVII hosted by New Orleans, LA at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome against the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers.

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Winter Homecoming Schedule

Thursday, January 24 Mooresville Pioneers boys freshman VS Whiteland Warriors at home at 5 p.m. Mooresville Pioneers JV girls VS Whiteland Warriors at home at 6 p.m. Mooresville Pioneers JV boys VS Whiteland Warriors at home at 7:30 p.m.   Friday, January 25 Souper Supper in the MHS cafeteria at 5 p.m. lasting till 7 p.m. Mooresville Pioneers Varsity girls VS Whiteland Warriors at home at 6 p.m. Mooresville Pioneers Varsity boys VS Whiteland Warriors at home at 7:30 p.m. King and Queen Court will be held during halftime of the boys’ varsity game. Winter Homecoming theme: Whiteout Whiteland

Spirit Award Criteria

Class with the most points win! How to earn points: 1.       win best dressed contest 2.       win points at field day 3.       Twitter contests Best Dressed Contest    The best dressed contests will be held in front of the library each day at 7:45 a.m. Top two best dressed winners win: 1.       points for their class 2.       ticket to the winter homecoming game 3.       enter drawling to pie a teacher in face Pep Rally Points: 1.       win a game 2.       win a yelling contest 3.       other random points Twitter/Facebook Contests: 1.       daily picture contests 2.       best comment 3.       tweeting numbers 4.       vote for a teacher to get a pie to the face Follow @TheVilleAtheti to stay updated on contests! @MrsSelby110 is judge for all spirit points Scoreboard will be posted on twitter.

Winter Homecoming 2013 Spirit Week

January 22 – January 25 Tuesday, January 22 Hat Day Wednesday, January 23 Western Day Thursday, January 24 Tacky Day (mis-match/inside out/backwards)   Friday, January 25 Blue and Gold Best Dressed Contest each morning 7:45 in front of library.           

Financial Aid Night

            A Financial Aid Night will be held on this Thursday, January 17 at 6:30 p.m. for seniors and their parents. This will be a chance for seniors and parents to explore the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. There will be a representative from ISM College Planning to review the FAFSA and the differences in available financial aid. Please enter door 1.

Winter Guard Community Night Tonight

by Daniel Skora             The Mooresville Winter Guard is hosting a Community Night in the north gym on Tuesday, January 15. It starts at 7:45 p.m., but make sure to arrive early in order to get a seat. They will be performing “Your Canvas Within” as they start this year’s IHSCGA competition season.

Jan. 14 Playoff Update

NFL Playoff Updates   America is getting even closer to Super Bowl XLVII hosted by New Orleans, LA at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.         Saturday, January 12    AFC Divisional Round     Baltimore Ravens 38    Denver Broncos 35    NFC Divisional Round    Green Bay Packers 31 San Francisco 45      Sunday, January 13    AFC Divisional Round    Houston Texans            New England Patriots    NFC Divisional Round    Seattle Seahawks 28     Atlantic Falcons 30    Tune in Sunday, January 20 at 3 p.m. to watch the San Francisco 49ers take on the Atlantic Falcons on Fox. Also at 6:30 p.m. on CBS watch the Baltimore Ravens play New England Patriots to see who will play the winner of the NFC game.   Scores for the next games will be updated Tuesday, January 22.

Spring Play Auditions Next Week

   Spring Play auditions are Tuesday and Wednesday Jan 15 th and 16 th from 2:45-4:30 in the auditorium. If you are auditioning for an acting part you must attend both days. If you are interested in stage crew you only need to attend Tuesday for the first 15 minutes. The full length play this year is “Play On” a comedy in 3 acts. Anyone attending MHS can audition, you do not have to be in Drama Club or have taken any theatre classes. For more information see Mrs. Kassen in Room 122.

NFL Playoff Updates

NFL playoffs for Super Bowl XLVII hosted by New Orleans, LA at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome started January 5 and the Pulse is here to keep the MHS community updated!       Saturday, January 5    AFC Wild-Card Round    Houston Texans 19       Cincinnati Bengals 13    NFC Wild Car Round    Green bay Packers 24    Minnesota Vikings 10      Sunday, January 6    AFC Wild-Card Round    Baltimore Ravens 24     Indianapolis Colts 9    NFC Wild Car Round    Seattle Seahawks 24      Washington Redskins 14    Tune in Saturday, January 12 at 4:30 p.m. to watch the Denver Broncos take on the Baltimore Ravens at home on CBS. Also at 8 p.m. on Fox, San Francisco 49ers will play the Green Bay Packers at home.    On Sunday, January 13 at 1 p.m. to see the Atlantic Falcons play at home against the Seattle Seahawks. Sunday afternoon at 4:30p.m. on CBS to watch the Houston Texans versus New England Patriots.     Scores for the next games will be updated Monday, January 2

Prestige Portraits coming to MHS Wednesday

   Seniors, if you have not yet had your pictures taken by Prestige Portraits, the deadline is February 1. If you can’t make it to one of the locations, Prestige will be coming to Mooresville High School on Wednesday, January 16 to take photos. There will be no charge if you have your photo taken at the school.  To schedule an appointment with a Prestige Portrait studio, visit

Club Photo Day Schedule - Wed. January 16

Club picture day will be Wednesday, Jan 16. All club members must get passes from club sponsors to get into a club picture. Classes do not need passes. Students in each club should leave class at the time below and should return to class within 20 minutes. First Period 7:50    Verbalessence 7:55    Robotics 8:00    Insomniac 8:05      Elite 8:15    Math Academic Team 8:20    SADD Second Period 8:40    Drama Club 8:45    Key Club 9:00    NHS 9:15    Champions of Character Leadership Council    Third Period 9:45    Broadcast 9:50     Science Academic Team 10:00 English Academic Team Fourth Period 10:45   FCA 10:50   JSA 11:00    Spanish Club   11:05    Fine Arts Academic Team     Fifth Period 12:00    Best Buddies 12:00    Expanded Arts Club 12:05    GSA 12:05    Literary Club 12:10    Social Studies Academic Team 12:15    Yearbook Sixth Period 12:55   Pulse 1:00     Sensations 1:30     Jazz Ensemble Seventh P

Souper Supper

            Student Council will be selling tickets for the Souper Supper starting Jan. 9. The Souper Supper will be hosted on Friday, Jan. 25 in the Mooresville High School’s cafeteria before the Winter Homecoming game starting at 5 p.m. lasting till 7 p.m. Tickets for students and adults will be five dollars, and children under five are free. All the profit raised will be donated towards Riley Hospital for Children. Come help MHS Student Council raise money for a great cause and even enjoy soup along with deserts!

ECA Boot Camp Begins at MHS

by Abby Ellinghausen   The sophomore English teachers started ECA boot camp with their classes today. Students were split up into companies within their classrooms, or platoons. Each company was ordered to make their own flag to represent themselves. They will work within these companies in order to learn the skills needed to prepare themselves for the upcoming English 10 ECA.   

Welcome Back MHS!

On Tuesday January 6, report to Homeroom Upon Arrival