October 2020 Newsletter
Upcoming Important Dates:
October 1 - Picture Retakes starting at 12:00 p.m.
October 29 - Early Release 11:30 a.m.
October 30 - No School





Referendum Video
The Marinette School District needs to operate in a more efficient manner due to our annual
funding decreasing, while costs are increasing. Like other rural districts in our state, we're dealing with ongoing budget challenges. Declining student enrollment is one of the major challenges. Projections indicate this trend will slowly continue.
What do we propose? Check out the short video here or the red YouTube video icon above.
PLEASE VOTE NOVEMBER 3, 2020 
How to Vote: Remember, every vote counts! 
If you need more information on how to vote, please visit this easy-to-use website. Myvote.wi.gov
Remember: There are two important aspects of voting. Registering to vote, and then casting a ballot.  
Your vote is important! For more information, visit:  Referendum 2020 
MHS Cheerleaders Stretching During Practice
Download our App!
Marinette School District has a personalized and unique app for smartphones and tablets. The free app is available for download in the Apple App Store and Google Play by searching for "Marinette Schools". It is compatible with all iPhone, iPad and Android devices. Use the QR code by clicking here which will bring you to our website to download MSD's app quickly to your device or the links below for Apple and Android.

Within the app, users can view the latest district news and photos, find staff contact information, access food service menus, Skyward and other important online tools. The MSD app offers various calendars for district events and athletics and the ability to add events to your device calendar or share calendars with others. Users also will be offered automatic push notifications to alert users to event and calendar changes.

Click here for more information on MSD app
Yearbook Information
Back to school means many things, but one that’s often forgotten is buying a yearbook. Now is the time to buy with yearbooks at the lowest price of the year at $50! They’ll be at this price until October 30th, but don’t wait.
Visit jostensyearbooks.com today to purchase this year’s copy of the Whipurnette!
This year, we are only doing online ordering. If this is an issue or if you have any other questions, please email the yearbook staff at yearbook@marinette.k12.wi.us and let’s us know how we can help.
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Senior Photo Information

Senior photos, senior quotes, and senior reenactment pictures are due on October 30th! These items can be sent to yearbook@marinette.k12.wi.us

Please click below:
MHS students participating in purple and white day.
MHS Band And Cheerleaders
MHS Marching Band
MHS Marching Band
MHS Band and Cheerleaders
The Band played and Cheerleaders marched for the Cottages Tuesday, 9/22! An impromptu socially distanced performance by our very own Marinette High School Marching Marines and Cheerleaders! We marched from MHS down Cleveland. Mrs. Maguire and Mrs. Oskey couldn't be more proud of the students. Special thanks to the Marinette Police Department for escorting us safely! 

Message From the Principal
Welcome back MHS Families!

Wow! What a crazy last seven months we’ve had! I can’t tell you how thrilled we are to have our students back in the building again! It’s definitely not the same but we will take any sense of normalcy we can get. Students have done an awesome job these past couple weeks following all of our safety practices - physical distancing, face coverings, lunch room protocol, sanitizing - and we appreciate their level of maturity and cooperation in keeping things safe.

We certainly do miss all of our at-home students and look forward to the day when we can all be back in the building together. Please remind our at-home learners that they are still able to participate in all MHS sports, clubs, and activities by contacting the coach, advisor, or Mr. Furton. They should also continue to read their school email for daily announcements and important class information.

During this 2020-21 school year, we will be focusing on building positive relationships and engaging students through the integration of employability skills in our classes and around the building. We have infused our Marine Way Attributes with four important employability skills so that students can see the connection between them and how this will help them prepare for being college and career ready when they graduate from MHS:

RESPECT (Interpersonal Skills): Collaborate as a member of a team or work independently to contribute to a goal
INTEGRITY (Communication): Perform tasks successfully by exchanging information effectively with others in multiple formats
RESPONSIBILITY (Work Habits): Think logically and creatively, solve problems, and make sound, responsible decisions
EXCELLENCE (Critical Thinking): Display responsible and professional behavior and act appropriately

We realize parents have been faced with the difficult decision of choosing between blended or at-home learning for their children. Your decision was your personal choice based on what was best for your family at the time. As we move through the semester, please contact us with any questions or concerns you may have. We will do our best to answer your questions and come up with solutions in the best interest of your child. 

Looking forward to a great year!

Justine Braatz


Please click on the Peach Jar link where you will find all the latest and greatest flyers from Marinette School District.

2020-21 Master Calendar

Click here for the 2020-21 Marinette School District master calendar.
The Board of Education is committed to providing an equal educational opportunity for all students in the District. The Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of any characteristic protected under State or Federal law including, but not limited to, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, or physical, mental, emotional, or learning disability in any of its student program and activities.
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