Maquoketa Middle School
Maquoketa Dance Team tryouts for the 14/15 school year will be Friday, May 16th in the dance room. There will be two practices prior to tryout. Only need to attend one, but can attend both for extra practice. Practices will be in the dance room on Tuesday, May 13th from 3:30-5:00 and Thursday, May 15th 5-7pm.
Any current 8th grade girl interested in playing volleyball next fall should attend a informational meeting on Tuesday, May 6th at 7:45 AM in the gym.
The first practice for those 8th grader boys who have signed up to play Freshmen Baseball this season is Wednesday, May 7th from 5-6:30 at the High School field (Rain or Shine).
Any 6th – 8th grade girl is invited to attend BLING! on every Monday at 3:30 – 4:30 in the LMC. BLING is being sponsored by Girl Scouts. Stop in to find out what it is all about.
The 8th Grade is looking for Parent Volunteers for the end of the year all day field trip. If you are interested in coming with us – please email firstname.lastname@example.org
State Fair is offering a Spelling Bee competition for 1st – 6th graders. 6th grade students interested in this opportunity can pick up a Registration form and rules in the office. All participants must be registered by Friday, June 1st.
Central College Middle School Percussion Camp – Aug. 4 – 6, 2014 – This camp is for beginning percussionists interested in learning more about the world of percussion. Attendees will explore, perform, and develop their skills and techniques on mallet percussion (marimba, xylophone, vibes), concert percussion (snare drum, cymbals, tambourine, timpani, etc), world hand drums (congas, djembes), and Caribbean steel drums. Camp cost includes t-shirt, housing, meals and activities. If you are interested, see Mrs. Wold or Mr. Kahn for more details.
Building and Designing Simple Machines: How do you build a simple machine out of LEGO® bricks? This mini-camp we will explore and test the function of different LEGO® technic components and discover how those components can work together to create all kinds of simple machines. Campers will create a Spider that crawls on 8 legs and modify our Dragster for maximum speed. Campers will explore the creative process of model design and at the completion of the camp, each camper will have the opportunity to present his or her own design idea or design enhancements to family, neighbors and friends. Come build with us.
Date/Time: June 30th- July 2 nd, 2014 from 1 to 3 each day. Cost: $60 Grades: 4 to 8
There will be an 8th grade Graduation Dance for all Maquoketa Middle School 8th graders on Wednesday, May 28th from 5:30-7:30. The dance will be held in the Middle School cafeteria. There is no charge for the dance and snacks and drinks will be provided. Students must follow the following dress code: capri pants, dress shorts/pants, sundresses. No strapless or spaghetti straps. This dance is not school sponsored so if you have questions please contact either Andrea Dostal ( email@example.com) or Shauna Ferguson (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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.
FORMS AVAILABLE IN THE OFFICE:
Miles Threshers Days Talent Show
5/6 B & G Track @ Tipton Invite – dismiss 2:30 – start 4:00
5/8 Girls Track @ Monticello – dismiss 2:40 – start 4:00 – rescheduled from 4/28
5/9 Girls WaMac Invite @ W Dubuque – dismiss 2:45 – start 4:15
Boys WaMac Invite – home – start 4:15
5/12 Girls DeWitt Invite – dismiss 3:05 – start 4:00
5/15 Girls Maquoketa Invite – home – start 4:00 – rescheduled from 4/29
5/20 Band Concert @ Ohnward – start 7:00 – Note Change
5/22 Chorus Concert @ Ohnward – start 7:00 – Note Change
5/26 Memorial Day – No School
5/30 Last Day of School – dismiss @ 1:30