Join our College Counseling team for this mandatory junior-class meeting Thursday, February 18, at 4 p.m. Juniors are required to attend and should fill out THIS form; parents are welcome and should register HERE.
Join us Wednesday, January 20, 7-7:45 p.m., for this important webinar about new admission policies. Because of the pandemic, colleges have radically adjusted their standardized test policies; over 95% of selective colleges do not require scores currently. But it’s not that simple. All Upper School families are encouraged to attend and learn more.
MUS and Hutchison will continue to host optional, on-site COVID-19 testing opportunities for asymptomatic students. The cost is $30 per test for students. The next testing date is Wednesday, January 13, in Hutchison Goodlett Gym Lobby from 1-5 p.m.
Headmaster Pete Sanders has announced that Mrs. Analice Sowell is the new Ruth McCaughan Morrison Chair of Science. A member of the school’s science faculty since 2007, Sowell chairs the department and teaches Chemistry and Materials Science.
MUS students have earned their fourth-consecutive Ducks Unlimited Varsity National Championship. The MUS Ducks Unlimited Club is the most successful high school fundraising chapter in the country, raising more than $380,000 since it was founded in 2015. Chapter donations go to DU’s waterfowl and wetlands conservation mission.
Students took Advanced Placement exams on 22 subjects in the spring, and 65 received recognition from the College Board for their high achievement. Seven Owls earned the top honor of National AP Scholar.
The Hyde Library Student Advisory Board is sponsoring a Reading Challenge for the second semester. Start reading books over Winter Break; if your homeroom wins the competition, every member will get a prize, and you can win in the individual category, too!
Students will have an additional day of Holiday Break! Monday, January 4, will be a holiday so we can provide our teachers a day on campus for professional development and to make final preparations for second semester. Students’ first day of class will be Tuesday, January 5.