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1/16/14

Maquoketa Middle School    
Daily Announcements
January 16th
“A” Day
STUDENTS:
The Knights of Columbus will be hosting their free throw contest on January 18 from 10-12 at the high school.  All girls and boys ages between 10 and 14 are welcome to come.  Entry forms are in the office.
ISU Extension is offering a basic babysitting course on Friday, February 14th and an advanced babysitting course on Monday, February 17th.  This if for 5th and 6th graders.
Battle of the Bridges is fast approaching. The competition is set for Friday, Jan. 31st in the afternoon. The Middle School can take up to 8 teams with 4 people on a team. The first 8 teams to sign up with their money will be going to this competition. This opportunity is open to 6 – 8 grade students. There is a cost of $10 per person ($6 for registration & $4 for school bridge building supplies). Please see Mrs. Wold AS SOON AS POSSIBLE if you are interested. I need the names of your members and team name for registration. I will be registering all teams by Thursday, Jan. 16th. Once your team is registered with me, you will set up a time to learn and build a bridge.
Writing YOUR Song with David G Smith Saturday, February 15, 2014, 9:00-11:00 am
Come to The Maquoketa Art Experience for an opportunity to meet and create your own song!
Topics covered will be the ABC’s of song structure. How is a song put together? What’s a hook? What comes first, the lyrics or the music? And related topics. Each participant will begin a song lyric with or without music. I will guide you through the song start process. Bottom line: let’s have some fun! Cost: Donation Only. This workshop is intended for ages 13 through 25 year olds. Contact the Maquoketa Art experience to register for this class: www.maquoketa-art.org or call: 563-652-9925.
David G. Smith, musician and song writer who has successfully published his own music and currently has CDs and songs in the public domain: Angels Whisper, One House, Non-Fiction.

Student Council is  selling Yearbooks.  Cost is $15.00.  Forms are in the office and must be turned in by February 15th, 2014 .

PARENTS:

THIS YEAR’S 6TH 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 NEXT YEAR OR ENROLLMENT CAN BE DENIED ACCORDING TO THE IOWA LAW.

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FORMS AVAILABLE IN THE OFFICE:
Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest
Iowa State University Extension Babysitting Course
Yearbook Order Forms
UPCOMING EVENTS:
1/16       BBB- Anamosa- 7A 8H – dismiss 2:55 – start 4:15
1/20       No School – In Service
1/21       BBB- DeWitt- 7H 8A – dismiss 3:05 – start 4:00
1/23       BBB – Beckman – 7A 8H – dismiss 2:55 – start 4:15
1/27       BBB – Anamosa – 7H 8A – dismiss 2:55 – start 4:15
1/28       Regional Spelling Bee – after school in LMC
1/31       Battles of the Bridges – dismiss 10:30