Mt. Zion High School Daily Announcements

    Friday, February 23rd, 2024



    High School Announcements:

    Congratulations to Grace Dunham, the February Senior of the Month for Mt. Zion High School. 

    Grace’s activities during High School include : Tennis, Key Club, Tribe, SADD Board Member, FCA, Board Games Club, Intramural Basketball, Asian American Student Association, Illuminate Youth Group

    Honors during High School: High Honor Roll

    Grace plans on attending Richland Community College following graduation. She is undecided on what she will study.

    Grace is the child of Mark and Gail Dunham.

    Outstanding job Grace!


    Color Guard will be holding an open gym on Monday February 26th 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm for anyone interested in joining Color Guard for the 2024-2025 school year.  You will meet in the Band Room.  Wear athletic clothes and tennis shoes.  Equipment will be supplied for you.  If you have any questions, see Mr. Ward in the Band Room.


    This week is FFA week; the dress up days are, 

    Friday- blue and gold day

    FFA will also host a food drive that will start Monday the 19th to Friday the 23rd, so bring in your canned goods into your second hour class. The second hour with the most cans gets Casey's donuts one morning. 


    Reminder:  NHS Applications are Due by 3:00 pm Friday 2/23.  No late applications are accepted. Applications MUST be given directly to Mrs. McQuality in a clearly labeled manila envelope with ALL required materials.  


    Seniors, we need your opinion!  Please check your email for a survey from Mrs. Windhorst regarding Project Grad activities.  Thank you!!


    The YMCA is looking for Summer Day Camp Counselors. If interested, please pick up a flyer outside the Guidance Office.


    Counselor Announcements:

    Seniors, make sure you check your email from Miss Kieffer to learn more about an opportunity to hear about our area's Pre-Apprenticeship Program. If you are interested in a career in Construction and/or various Building Trades, you should be attending this informational meeting that is taking place this Friday, February 23rd during 3rd hour. The Pre-Apprenticeship Program is FREE, offers a stipend while in the program, and prepares you to successfully transition to a Department of Labor registered apprenticeship in the trades. A sign up sheet to attend is outside the Guidance Office


    Students, the Hiring Fair hosted by the Decatur Park District was rescheduled to this Friday, February 23rd from 3 to 6 pm. This will take place at the DISC. This is a great opportunity with a ton of positions available! If you do not have a job set up for yourself for the summer just yet, I would highly encourage you to attend this event!


    Southeast Missouri University (SEMO) is hosting a Future Teacher Day on April 12th.  Juniors, be sure to check your email from Mrs. Kasey for complete details about this visit opportunity.


    Athletic Announcements:



    Today’s Events:

    Boys Varsity Track Home @4:00PM

    Boys Varsity Track Home @4:45PM

    Boys Varsity Basketball Away @6:00PM


    Saturday’s Events:

    Boys-Girls JV/Varsity Track Home @9:00AM

    Girls Varsity Track Home @9:00AM

    Boys Varsity Track Home @9:00AM

    Boys Varsity Track Away @10:00AM


    Lunch Menu:

    Lasagna Roll Ups, Bread Stick, Peas, Mixed Fruit, Milk

    Specialty Bar: Breakfast


    Activity Period:2/28/24 

    Seniors-Auditorium (All Period)

    NHS Executive Board-RM 104


    Today’s Birthdays:

    Daniel Mcalpine


    Saturday’s Birthdays:

    Kolbi Allen

    Courtenay Harris

    Azrielle Lauper-Cook


    Sunday’s Birthdays:

    Connor Austin

    Reegan Berry

    Noah Leichty