Maquoketa Middle School
Daily Announcement
March 14th
“B” Day


Yearbook forms are in the office and in Mrs. Ferguson’s room. Yearbook order are due by March 23rd and are $17.50.

Middle School students interested in discovering what liberal arts education is like? Simpson College will be running a summer camp for middle schoolers for the third year in a row. This week long camp is for students who are inquisitive, imaginative, and enjoy reading and thinking. All “major” classes will be run by full time college professors.

For more information contact Simpson College at or contact Professor Nicholas W. Proctor at

Boys & Girls track: There will be optional practices on the following dates: March 12, 14, & 15 from 7:00 to 7:45.

There will be an informational meeting for those girls who are interested in track on Friday, March 16th at 7:50 am in the gym. If you ride a bus, just come in when the bus arrives. You will need a physical (these are good for 1 year) and a concussion form signed before you can practice. If you miss the meeting or have questions, please see Mrs. Cavanagh or Ms. Furlong.

Maquoketa Cardinals Baseball Spring Pitching/Hitting Clinic. There will be an indoor pitching/hitting clinic for boys in grades 3-8. Dates are March 13, 15, 20, 22, and 27 at the West gum at Maquoketa High school. Cost is $40.00. Registration forms are in the office.

DID YOU KNOW? The Middle School collects Boxtops! All money goes toward physical education equipment for all students. We will be holding a BOXTOP Blitz. For every 10 boxtops brought in, your name will go into a drawing for various prizes. Please turn boxtops in to Mrs. Cavanagh or Mr. Marshall by Friday, March 16th. We will draw that afternoon. Thanks in advance for your support!
Tryouts for the 2018-2019 Dance Team Competition season will be held on Saturday, March 17th beginning at 9:00 am. A parent permission form must be signed before acceptance to tryouts. A student/parent informational meeting will be held on Monday, March 12th at 6:00 pm at the High School. For more information please check out the Dance Team Facebook page, ‘Maquoketa HS Dance Team’ , or e-mail Coach Claus at


A. California Lasagna and Garlic Breadstick
B. BBQ Pork Sliders
C. Taco Salad

BBQ Beans



3/13 MS Variety Show – 7:00
3/19 Boys Track Starts
3/22 Girls Track Starts
3/30-4/2 No School – Spring Break
4/3 No School – Professional Learning
4/7 NEIBA Solo/Ensemble Festival @ MMS
4/9 B&G track @ Northeast – start 4:00
4/13 End of 5th 6 weeks
4/16 Boys track @ Home – start 4:00
Girls track @ Camanche – start 4:00
4/20 Boys track @ Northeast – start 4:00
4/21 Eastern Iowa MS Jazz Festival
4/23 Girls track @ Monticello – start 4:00
4/24 Girls track @ Home – start 4:00
Boys track @ Camanche – start 4:00