Maquoketa Middle School
Mrs. Ferguson has 10 extra yearbooks to sell. They are $15.00 each. Please see me in room 37 if interested. First come first serve!
Wednesday, May 28: 6th Grade Field Trip
6th grade students will leave at 10:00 A.M. to go the River Museum in Dubuque for a 4-D movie. Next, students will travel to Skate Country for lunch and skating. Students will bring a sack lunch to eat and may choose to bring some spending money for concessions/games at Skate Country. We will return around 2:50 P.M.
Seventh grade will travel to Davenport to the IMAX/STEM Museum and then to the Maquoketa Bowling Alley on Tuesday, May 27th for their end of the year field trip. Permission slips and $7 are due to homeroom teachers by Wednesday, May 21st.
Seventh grade will be going the Maquoketa Dam on Thursday for a Science trip.
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 email@example.com
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 ( firstname.lastname@example.org) or Shauna Ferguson (email@example.com).
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:
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
5/27 7th Grade Field Trip
8th Grade Shoot Rockets off at Fairgrounds
5/28 6th Grade Field Trip
8th grade dance 5:30-7:30 in cafeteria
5/29 8th Grade Field Trip
7th Grade Field Trip to the dam
5/30 Last Day of School – dismiss @ 1:30
8th Grade Graduation – 9:45