We will begin collecting pet food for our annual HOMECOMING PET FOOD DRIVE on Thursday, September 25th and collect until Friday, October 3rd. Please drop your items off in Mrs. Ferguson’s room (RM.37) anytime before or after school. For each time you donate you will get your name in the bucket for a drawing for cool “Cardinal” items. As always the main prize will be a football signed by the Maquoketa Cardinal football team!!!!
Maquoketa Middle School
Tuesday, October 7 will be Pack the Stands for the Maquoketa Volleyball Teams. Freshman games start at 5:00 followed by Sophomore and Junior Varsity games at 6. Varsity will begin at approximately 7:30. There will be a serving competition right before the varsity game for anyone interested. Come support Cardinal Volleyball.
HOMECOMING CROWNS for sale on Friday before school and during lunch. We have crowns for Princes and Princesses – $3 each. This is a fundraiser for MS Guard who purchased new flags and poles. Thank you for your support.
Homecoming Dress Up Days
Thursday – 80’s Day
Friday – CARDINAL Spirit Day!!!
*No face paint, hair color, masks or hats!!
Student Council will be selling beads in the cafeteria Friday, October 3rd for .50 each and tattoos for $1.00 each.
Yearbook forms are now in the office and in Mrs. Ferguson’s room. One exciting change taking place this year is that the Yearbook will be in CO LO R!! Yearbooks must be preordered and cost is $17.50. Order forms and payment must be turned into the office by February 19th, 2015.
There will be a shuttle bus to take football players to the high school on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays at 3:30 on regular school days. They are not to walk over to HS.
We have collected 12 pairs of glasses in our lost and found in the office. If your child has lost a pair in the last year, please have them check in the office.
Please note that letters have been sent out to the 7th grade students that have not turned in their proof of having received the Tdap shot. Last day to attend school is October 15th.
THIS YEAR’S 7th GRADERS DOCUMENTATION OF THE Tdap VACCINE ON THE CERTIFICATE OF IMMUNIZATION WILL NEED TO BE PROVIDED TO THE MIDDLE SCHOOL NURSE PRIOR TO THE BEGINNING OF SCHOOL THIS YEAR OR ENROLLMENT CAN BE DENIED ACCORDING TO THE IOWA LAW.
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FORMS AVAILABLE IN THE OFFICE:
10/4 7th+8th Grade Band and Color Guard at Anamosa Pumpkinfest Parade
10/7 VB- Solon – 7(A) 8(H) – dismiss 2:35 – start 4:15
10/8 12:30 Dismissal
P/T Conferences – 1-6
10/9 12:30 Dismissal
P/T Conferences – 1-8
10/10 No School
10/13 VB – Anamosa – 7(H) 8(A) – dismiss 2:55 – start 4:15
10/14 VB – Mt. Vernon – 7(H) 8(A) – dismiss 2:45 – start 4:15
FB – Marion – 7(H) 8(A) – dismiss 2:35 – start 4:15
10/15 Picture Retakes
10/16 Open Band Rehearsal – start 7:00
10/21 FB – Mt. Vernon – 7(A) 8(H) – dismiss 2:40 – start 4:15