New Physical Education Facility at Moline High School
The Moline-Coal Valley Board of Education has approved a plan for a new multi-purpose physical education facility at Moline High School. The $14 million physical education facility will feature a six-lane track, four multi-use courts, improved locker rooms and a new weight room. Funding for new weight room equipment is included in the project cost.
The facility design will be open concept and multi-use, allowing for improved physical education opportunities for PE students. It will also include recreational space for a variety of health and wellness activities.
With student safety as a top priority, the new facility will create a safer physical education space for Moline High School students. The need for additional physical education space at the high school is great. The three gymnasiums are in constant use. Often PE classes and sports practices are held outside or indoors in hallways, or where space allows. Moline’s weight room and locker rooms are in need of updating, and limited space has caused overcrowding.
The next step will be for the District to select an architect and construction manager for the project and establish a timeline. A rendering of the facility will be created during the design phase. The target date for having students using the completed facility is December 2020.
The new multi-purpose physical education facility will be funded through bond repayment over eight years. With bond funding, Moline residents will not see tax increases related to the new facility.
A committee is also being established to seek a cooperative partnership to build a new swimming pool. The committee will include representatives from the Board of Education and the Moline community, and will discuss ideas and funding options for a new swimming pool. The current pool was built in the 1950’s.
Moline High School National Honor Society Induction Ceremony
The annual Harold P. Griffith Chapter Moline High School National Honor Society induction will take place on Thursday, April 18, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. in the new Bartlett Performing Arts Center at Moline High School.
One hundred (100) senior members will receive $125 scholarships. The Harold P. Griffith Chapter Moline High School National Honor Society is the only chapter in the country where all of its senior members are awarded scholarships. In addition, one Moline High School Senior National Honor Society Member will receive the sixth annual Harold P. Griffith Scholar Award. This award is for $1,000 and is renewable, for a total award of four years ($4,000 total).
One hundred and one (101) first year juniors and eight (8) first year seniors will be inducted during the ceremony as well.
This is the 30th year that the MHS National Honor Society Foundation has awarded scholarships. Harold P. Griffith began the trust for the MHS National Honor Society Foundation. The Griffith family manages the trust and annually donates the funds for the scholarships, as well as receiving donations from those in the community.
During the induction ceremony, NHS student officers will give speeches on Character, Scholarship, Leadership and Service. There will also be a musical performance by the NHS members. After the induction, students and their families are invited to a reception in the cafeteria. It is always an enjoyable evening. This induction program is open to the public.
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Moline High School Hall of Honor Committee Now Accepting Nominations
The Moline High School Hall of Honor recognizes graduates who have achieved distinction in a profession, public, and/or community services, and has had a positive influence on the lives of others. The MHS Hall of Honor Committee is now accepting nominations for this year's class of inductees. Nominees must have graduated from Moline High School at least ten years before being nominated. All previous nominations are still on file and will be considered, in addition with any new nominees, for this year’s selection of inductees.
Nomination forms are available online at the District website www.molineschools under "District”, “Hall of Honor Nomination Form" or at the office of the principal, at Moline High School.
*Nomination forms can be returned to Moline High School by mail (postmarked no later than August 1, 2019): Attn: Hall of Honor Committee c/o Dr. William J. Burrus Moline High School 3600 Avenue of the Cities Moline, Illinois 61265
*Alternatively, forms may also be dropped off at Moline High School in the main office no later than August 1, 2019.
*Nomination forms are accepted throughout the year but for the purpose of consideration for this year’s class of inductees, the nomination must be submitted by August 1, 2019.
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2017-2018 News Releases
MHS Graduate Receives Good Citizen Scholarship Award
for District, State and North Central Division 06/12/18
MHS Students Earn Army ROTC Scholarships 05/10/18
MHS Students Recognized in National Merit Scholarship Program 04/30/18
MHS Students Inducted into National Honor Society (recap & list of inductees) 04/27/18
Preschool Screenings Offered 04/24/18
MHS National Honor Society Induction Ceremony 04/11/18
Logan students celebrate heritage with their own Olympics Ceremony 02/06/18
MHS Students Named as Illinois State Scholars 01/26/18
MCV Board Approves Sanders as Moline High School Principal 01/23/18
Signing Exact English Lessons - Spring Session 01/09/18
Moline Optimists Support Jefferson 11/16/17
MHS Kicks Off Annual Share Joys Campaign 11/16/17
Moline-Coal Valley Schools to Honor Veterans 11/8/17
Matthew DeBaene Receives Doctoral Degree 11/3/17
Principal/PE Teacher Dance Battle to Benefit Student Hunger Drive 10/30/17
Powder Puff Game to Benefit Student Hunger Drive 10/27/17
Recognition of 1967 Undefeated MHS Football Team during Saturday's Playoff Game 10/25/17
MHS Helps Fight Hunger with Empty Bowls Project 10/23/17
MHS Seniors Named as Commended Students in National Merit Scholarship Program 10/19/17
Signing Exact English Lessons 08/29/17
New School Start/Release Time for Middle School Students 08/16/17
MHS Annual Student Art Show 05/12/17
MHS Newspaper Celebrates 100 Years of Publication 05/04/17
Preschool Screenings Offered 04/20/17
Kindergarten Pre-registration 04/18/17
MHS National Honor Society Induction Ceremony 04/17/17
Moline-Coal Valley Seeks Input at Public Forums 04/07/17
Saneha Borisuth Named 2017 Coca-Cola Scholar 03/23/17
Moline Administrator Named Principal of the Year 02/16/17
Moline Schools to Hold 14th Annual Sport Stacking Competition 03/10/17
Moline Board of Education Candidates Forum 02/07/17
MHS Students Named as Illinois State Scholars 01/19/17
MHS Student Selected for Senate Page Program 01/13/17
Signing Exact English Lessons to be Offered 01/03/17
Optimists to present shoes and coats to Jefferson students 12/08/16
MHS Kicks Off Annual Share Joys Campaign 11/15/16
Coall Valley Schools to Honor Veterans 11/08/16 (Click on the link to read a complete list of schools and their activities: https://goo.gl/PTpn56)
Puckering Up for Hunger 10/25/16
Moline High School Helps Fight Hunger with Empty Bowls Project 10/19/16
Moline High Student Attends Congress of Future Medical Leaders 10/18/16
Basketball Players Swish Together to Benefit Special Olympics 10/12/16
Jefferson Early Childhood Center Receives Gold Rating 09/27/16
Students Recognized in National Merit Scholarship Program 09/26/16
Board Extends Superintendent's Contract 09/13/16
Fifth & Ninth Grade Students to Receive Chromebooks through LEAD Moline 08/09/16
MCV Appoints New Board Member 08/03/16
District Seeking Applicants for Board of Education Vacancy 07/05/16
Shiv Puri Selected as Finalist in National Essay Contest 05/19/16
Jennifer Cook Gregory Named Davidson Award Winner 05/18/16
Rosenthal Named Athletic Director of the Year 05/04/16
Donation Provides New Equipment For Science Labs in Support of Physics First 04/27/16
Saneha Borisuth Honored with Governor's Volunteer Service Award 04/18/16
MCV to Host Free "Edcamp" Event for Teachers 04/13/16