Maquoketa Middle School
Pay your Middle School library fines on Monday, November 24 and Tuesday, November 25.
Enter to win “Lunch in the Library” on Monday, December 15.
Drawing will be on Monday, December 1st for 12 students to have Lunch on Monday, December 15 and listen to the “Tales of Winter” during C lunch shift.
The Mock Trial team has been invited to speak on the HS Cardinal Countdown this Friday. They will be leaving MS at 12:50 – 1:45 (or sooner).
Rachel Vorbeck, Emily Hendriksen, Emily VanZummeren, and Addie Craig will speak. for the Mock Trial Competition.
The team finished 20th at State and scored ahead of teams that beat us at Regional and State. That’s amazing for a 1st year team. So Proud of them!!!
Congrats to the students and Coach Wold
Calling all DJ’s……We want YOU, our Middle School students to DJ our dance! Please come and see Mrs. Ferguson if you are interested in being one of three DJ’s. You will need to get together a playlist of songs totaling 30 minutes of music to be approved (no inappropriate content or language). The dance will be held on December 5th from 3:30-5:30 in the cafeteria.
There will be a Middle School dance on December 5th in the cafeteria. Cost is $3.00 to get in and we will have cookies/bars, etc. for sale during the dance. Come support your student DJ’s and make your vote count for the best DJ at the end of the dance. See Mrs. Ferguson if you have questions.
Mrs. Ferguson is beginning to take auditions for the Talent Show. So, if you have a special talent that you would like to share please come and see me to schedule your time now! Talent Show will be held on December 19th.
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 pre-ordered and cost is $17.50. Order forms and payment must be turned into the office by February 19th, 2015.
Middle School Staff and Parents: I am looking for chaperone’s for the Middle School dance that will be held on December 5th from 3:30-5:30. If you would be willing to chaperone all or part of the time please contact Mrs. Ferguson.
Bring out those UGLY SWEATERS!! There will be an Ugly Sweater Contest held on December 19th. Prizes will be given for the UGLIEST sweater in 6th , 7th and 8th grades and the UGLIEST sweater for a staff member. Names will be announced during the Talent Show.
If your child is involved in sports or fine arts, please get in the habit of going to the WaMac Conference website to check on upcoming events. Tom Gruenwald, 7-12 activities director, update this site regularly. This site also give the addresses of the opponents school. Bookmark it and check it. Website is: wamacconference.org. We also have User Guides for anyone interested.
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.
FORMS AVAILABLE IN THE OFFICE:
YMCA Swim Team
11/24 GBB – Beckman – 7(H) 8(A) – dismiss 2:40 – start 4:15
11/25 Wrestling @ Home – start 4:15
11/26 No School – Staff Development
11/27&28 No School – Thanksgiving
12/1 GBB – Mt. Vernon – 7(A) 8(H) – dismiss 2:35 – start 4:15
12/2 GBB – Northeast – 7 (H) 8(A) – dismiss 3:00 – start 4:00
Wrestling- Western Dubuque – dismiss 2:50 – start 4:15
12/4 GBB – W. Delaware – 7(A) 8(H) – dismiss 2:25 – start 4:15
12/8 GBB – DeWitt – 7(A) 8(H) – dismiss 3:00 – start 4:00
Wrestling – Northeast – dismiss 2:35 – start 4:00
12/9 Wrestling – Home – start 4:15
12/11 GBB – Solon – 7(H) 8(A) – dismiss 2:25 – start 4:15
Wrestling – North Scott – dismiss 2:40 – start 4:00
12/13 First Lego League (FLL) Regional competition – Putnam Museum
12/15 GBB- Marion – 7(H) 8(A) – dismiss 2:35 – start 4:15
12/16 Band Concert – Onward – 7:00
12/22-1/2 No School – Winter Break