Maquoketa Middle School
Daily Announcement
February 20th
“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.

Applications for the Optimist Oratorical Contest are now available in the office or see Mrs. Wold. This year’s contest topic is “Where Are My Roots of Optimism?” Final registration is March 3rd. Contest date is March 8th at 3:45pm, location is the YMCA.
Prizes awarded:

1st place = $100
2nd place = $50
District winners receive $2500 scholarship

Dodgeball Tournament is set up for Feb 23rd and forms for teams are available in Mr. Fuss’s room.

Dancing with the Cards will be on Saturday, March 3rd, at 7:00 pm at the High School. Come enjoy a fun-filled evening of competition and entertainment! This year’s competitors include:

Mackenzi McCutcheon & Jason Hosch

Brittney Tebbe & Michelle Lanham

Leslie Connolly & Brendan Schott

Chloe Swanson & Jim Thines

Madilyn Lemke & Brent Pauls

Zac Gavin & Emily Wallace

MacKenzie Said & James Doepke

Raquel Aizcorbe Burguete & Sarah Rodriguez

Also, there will be performances by the Tempo Dancers and the YMCA Tappers!

Admission will be $5. Tickets for voting for your favorite duo will be $1/each or $5/10 tickets.

Proceeds from the event go to the Maquoketa Athletic Boosters to help support all Middle School and High School athletic programs.

Any 8th grader interested in cheer should attend an information meeting on Monday, February 19th from 1-3 at the high school. Please wear clothes that are easy to move in and sneakers. Contact Coach April Edwards at the high school if you have any questions.


A. Soft Shell Taco
B. Mini Corn Dogs
C. Italian Sub

Chili Lime Corn
Animal Crackers



2/20 BBB – Northeast – 7(H) 8(A) – start 4:15
2/22 8th Grade Parent Night @ High School
BBB – DeWitt – 7(A) 8(H) – start 4:00
2/23 End of 2nd Trimester/4th 6 weeks
2/28 Spring Pictures AM
3/7 12:30 Early Out – P/T Conferences 1:00-6:00
3/8 12:30 Early Out – P/T Conferences 1:00-8:00
3/9 No School
3/12 No School – Professional Learning
3/30-4/2 No School – Spring Break
4/3 No School – Professional Learning
4/13 End of 5th 6 weeks