Maquoketa Middle School
Daily Announcement
March 16th
“A” Day


Friday, March 17th is Leprechaun Day! Everyone is invited to dress in as much GREEN as you can. NO FACE PAINT OR HAIR COLOR will be allowed.

There are 3 weeks left to order your 2016-2017 Yearbook! Yearbooks are in color and are $17.50 each. Don’t miss out, pick up an order form from Mrs. Ferguson or in the office today!

Any 7th or 8th graders interested in taking Contemporary Novels as an exploratory 6th term need to come see Mrs. Good in Room 36. You must have 3rd hour exploratory to be able to join.

Attention All Potential Middle School Track Participants:
There will be optional pre-season track workouts on the following dates from 7-7:30 in the mornings at the middle school.

March 16th
March 21st
March 22nd
March 23rd

Conditioning and staying in shape from previous sports seasons will be a focus, along with hurdles, discus, and shot put techniques and practice. This is open for any athlete, boys or girls.

The boys first official track practice will be March 27th at 3:30. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Miller.

The Maquoketa High School Baseball Coaching Staff will sponsor an indoor
pitching/hitting clinic for boys in grades 3-8. Details for this clinic include:
Dates: March 13, 16, 20, 23, 27
Location: Maquoketa High School Gymnasium (West Gym)
Times: There will be three sessions per evening. Each session will last about
60 minutes. Session times are at 5:30, 6:30, and 7:30. We will try to
limit each session to 20 participants due to space and safety.
Cost: $​40 Checks can be made out to Maquoketa Baseball (All proceeds will go
towards the High School Baseball Program.


6th Grade Parents; The Iowa Department of Public Health has made changes to the Iowa Immunization law for the start of the 2017/2018 school year. This changes requires that all students entering 7th grade have both a Meningococcal vaccine and Tdap (Tetnus, Diptheria, Pertusis/whooping cough) booster before school starts this fall. Vaccine Clinic consent forms will be accepted until 3-17-17. Drop completed forms off in the Nurse’s office.

Yearbook Order Forms
Soccer Registration Forms

3/24 No School – Inservice
3/27 Boys track practice starts
3/31 End of 5th 6 wks
4/11 Girls & Boys track at home – start 4:00
4/13 Girls & Boys track @ Northeast – start 4:00
4/14-4/17 No School Spring Break
4/18 No School – Inservice
4/21 Girls & Boys track @ Northeast – start 4:00
4/24 Girls track @ Monticello – start 4:00
4/25 Boys track @ home – start 4:00
Girls track @ Camanche – start 4:00
4/27 Boys track @ Monticello – start 4:00
5/2 Girls & Boys track @ Tipton – start 4:00
5/4 MS Band Concert @ Middle School – start 7:00
5/5 Girls WaMaC track @ Dyersville – start 4:15
Boys WaMaC track @ W Delaware – start 4:15
5/8 Girls track @ DeWitt – start 4:00
5/11 MS Choir Spring Concert @ Middle School – start 7:00