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10/9/13

Maquoketa Middle School    

Daily Announcements
October 9th
“B” Day
STUDENTS:
Do you have what it takes to be a DJ? Our first school dance will be November 1st from 3:30-5:30 and Mrs. Ferguson is looking for 4 students or small groups of students to DJ. Each DJ/group will be given 30 minutes of “Airtime” to show us what you’ve got. Voting will take place at the end of the night and the winner for “BEST DJ” will be announced the following Monday. There will be prizes for first place. If you are interested in being a DJ for our first school dance please see Mrs. Ferguson no later than Wednesday, October 18th for requirements. 
The winners of Gift Certificates from the library are:  Allison Furne, Brittanie Davis, Andrew Miller, Rachel Bormann, Alanna Arnold and Hannah Gilson.
Check out the book fair in the Middle School Library this week. It is open during the school day and during Parent-Teacher Conferences on Thursday. There are many great books at great prices. Also, you can check out Scholastic online bookfair at: http://scholastic.com/fair for more great resources for all ages.
Be a Part of the YMCA Swim Team!!
Sign up at the Y starting October 1st thru November 1st.  Practice starts November 4th at 3:45 p.m until 5:15 p.m.  A swim clinic will be held October 28th-31st from 4-5 p.m. if you wanted to try competitive swimming out for a minimal fee.

Any questions , please call Kaitlin Luett at the YMCA for more information.
PARENTS:

THE IOWA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH, IMMUNIZATION PROGRAM HAS MADE A CHANGE TO THE IOWA ADMINISTRATIVE CODE TO REQUIRE A TdAP VACCINATION FOR ALL ADOLESCENTS ENROLLED IN SECONDARY SCHOOL.  IT WILL BE EFFECTIVE BEGINNING WITH THE 2013-14 SCHOOL YEAR. THE NEW LANGUAGE IS INTENDED TO REQUIRE ADOLESCENTS ENTERING 7TH GRADE (APPROXIMATELY 13 YEARS OF AGE) TO HAVE ONE DOSE OF THE Tdap VACCINE.
DOCUMENTATION OF THE Tdap VACCINE ON THE CERTIFICATE OF IMMUNIZATION WILL NEED TO BE PROVIDED TO THE MIDDLE SCHOOL NURSE PRIOR TO OCTOBER 15, 2013 OR ENROLLMENT CAN BE DENIED ACCORDING TO THE IOWA LAW.

GIVE KIDS A SMILE DENTAL PROGRAM
BETHANY  FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IS OFFERING FREE DENTAL CARE THROUGH THE GIVE KIDS A SMILE DENTAL PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN WHO CANNOT AFFORD TO GET DENTAL CARE  ON THEIR OWN. TO PROVIDE THIS CARE, OUR DENTAL BUS WILL COME TO YOUR CHILD’S SCHOOL. ALL SERVICE INDIVIDUALS ARE LICENSED DENTAL PROFESSIONALS.
IF INTERESTED GO TO THE SCHOOL WEB SITE TO COPY APPLICATIONS FORMS. FORMS ARE DUE TO THE SCHOOL NURSE BY OCTOBER 8, 2013 AND THE BUS WILL BE AT SCHOOL ON OCTOBER 23, 2013.
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UPCOMING EVENTS:
10/9     School Pictures
10/10   Early Dismissal 12:30
            Parent/Teacher Conferences – 1:00 – 8:00
10/11   No School
10/15   FB – Anamosa – 7A 8H – dismiss 2:50 – start 4:15
                VB – Mt. Vernon – 7H 8A – dismiss 2:45 – start 4:15 Please note change of date
10/22   FB – Solon – 7H 8A – dismiss 2:25 – start 4:15