A member of Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) pitches the program to eighth grade students. The AFJROTC stand was located in the small gym with several students walking around the school handing out flyers to students and parents providing information about the program.
An incoming freshman browses different Mustang merchandise at a stand run by parents who volunteer at the school store. The stand sold shirts, sweatshirts and other products that are currently sold at the School Store.
Ali Hart, senior, represents the cheerleading program at Curriculum Night. She helped prospective students sign up for the cheerleading contact list. “It is important for people to come to Curriculum Night so more people hear about our tryouts and want to join the team,” Hart said.
Tejas Saravanan, junior, represents Future Health Professionals (HOSA) at Curriculum Night. “If people are interested in the medical field, HOSA is a great way to show [their] excitement and lead the future generation,” Saravanan said.
Incoming freshmen and parent learn about the Foreign Language department at Curriculum Night.Curriculum Night is an opportunity for incoming freshmen learn about different programs and clubs, meet teachers and talk to student leaders within MHS.
A group of prospective freshmen talk to Scott Szevery, social studies teacher, about history courses at Curriculum Night. Szevery teaches Honors US History and AP US History. Szevery has attended Curriculum Night for the past 20 years. “It's important for teachers to represent Marquette at this event to show incoming students that we are a warm, welcoming school with an abundance of opportunities, both academically and in terms of sports & clubs,” Szevery said.
After looking at the trophies and awards, an incoming freshman expresses interest in the music department by signing up for the contact list. Several other clubs and activities displayed trophies at their stand, including Speech and Debate, Volleyball and Swimming.
Speaking to several students, Laurie Schultz, language arts teacher, provides information about the different courses. “I think Curriculum Night is important for incoming students because MHS has a lot of great classes, programs and activities to offer,” Schultz said. “It is really nice to put a face to some of the things students are interested in.”