Maquoketa Middle School
Daily Announcement
January 16th
“A” Day


Yearbook forms are in the office and in Mrs. Ferguson’s room. Yearbook order are due by March 23rd and are $17.50.

Each year, the MS-ISAC hosts the Kids Safe Online Poster Contest for K-12 students nationwide. This contest has students submit pieces of artwork that are covering topics on being safe online, good online security practices, and how to be a good digital citizen. The winners of the contest are made into our cybersecurity awareness posters and calendars that are distributed nationwide for October as National Cyber Security Awareness Month.

The contest runs until January 26, 2018 and we are accepting submissions until that time. Below are links to the contest guide and registration form that go over how to enter the contest and how to make your submissions. Each entry must have a registration form accompanying it so that we can keep track of winners!

Forms for this are also available in the office or from Mrs. Wold. A great opportunity for techy artists!

2018 Optimist Essay contest! This is for all aspiring writers grades 6-8. The topic is: “Can Society Function Without Respect?” Contest deadline is Friday, Jan 19th. Entry forms can be picked up in the office, from your friendly Literacy teacher or Mrs. Wold. What’s in it for you? PRIZES!!!
Local: 1st = $100 & 2nd = $50
District prize is a $2500 scholarship
The top essay’s go on to Nationals, how exciting!


A. Chinese Taco
B. Chicken Nuggets
C. Bologna Sub

Steamed Carrots
Pineapple Coleslaw
Sugar Cookies
Fruits & Vegetables


Volunteers Needed for School Pantry Program

To help battle hunger the middle school is planning to start a school pantry program. The mission of the program is to help solve child hunger by providing nutritious food to children and their families in convenient, familiar and safe locations. We would like 3-4 volunteers to help stock food, and to be ambassadors to our families in need. If you are interested please contact the school counselor, Catherine Fuchs, at 563-652-4956 or at


Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship

1/16 BBB – DeWitt – 7(H) 8(A) – dismiss 2:50 – start 4:00
1/18 BBB – Beckman – 7(A) 8(H) – dismiss 2:40 – start 4:15
1/22 BBB – Anamosa – 7(H) 8(A) – start 4:15
1/29 BBB – Beckman – 7(H) 8(A) – start 4:15