Maquoketa Middle School
Daily Announcement
March 8th
“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 5, 7, 8, 12, 14, & 15 from 7:00 to 7:45.

The book fair has arrived!! The LMC will host a book fair preview day Friday, March 2, and you can begin shopping during school and conference hours Monday, March 5- Thursday March 8.
OR you can shop online now with the link

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!


A. Spaghetti with Meat Sauce
B. Crispy Chicken
C. Ham and Turkey Sub

Gelatin Dessert


The book fair has arrived! Shop online now!
Due to snow days, the book fair will run during school and conference hours through Wednesday, March 14


3/8 12:30 Early Out – P/T Conferences 1:00-8:00
3/8 NEIBA Large Group Festival (All Band Students) – Eleanor Roosevelt Middle School, Dubuque
Dismiss at 8:45 a.m.
3/9 No School
3/12 No School – Professional Learning
3/13 MS Variety Show – 7:00
3/30-4/2 No School – Spring Break
4/3 No School – Professional Learning
4/7 NEIBA Solo/Ensemble Festival @ MMS
4/13 End of 5th 6 weeks
4/21 Eastern Iowa MS Jazz Festival