The Maquoketa Bowling teams placed fourth place in the state bowling tournament held on Monday at Cadillac Lanes in Waterloo.  Caden Stephany lead the boys team and placed 7th. Ashley Wells lead the ladies with an 11th place finish.


Kenzi McCutcheon, Abi Casel, Jallene Nacpil, Lizzie Newell, Katelyn Flagel and Perry Barnes, please see Mrs. Horner today regarding HOSA items.


STUDENTS: Breakfast that is served IN the cafeteria needs to be EATEN IN the cafeteria, NOT taken to the classroom.


CAGE: Thanks to the students that participated and helped with the conference contest last night.

If you would like to see your ballots, you can stop in Miss Althoff’s GST today, or after school.


BUMP, SET, SPIKE! Have fun and support your local Philanthropy Board members (Chloe Swanson, Leslie Connolly, Brianna Banowetz and Sidney Michel) by participating in a charity volleyball tournament! This event will be held on March 9, beginning at 10:30 AM at the Easton Valley (Miles) Elementary School. Registration forms available in the front office until February 28. Open to all high school students and teachers!


Dancing with the Cards will be on Saturday, March 3rd , at 7:00 pm at the High School. Come enjoy a fun-filled evening of competition and entertainment! This year’s competitors include:

Mackenzi McCutcheon & Jason Hosch Brittney Tebbe & Michelle Lanham

Leslie Connolly & Brendan Schott Chloe Swanson & Jim Thines

Madilyn Lemke & Brent Pauls Zac Gavin & Emily Wallace

MacKenzie Said & James Doepke

Also, there will be performances by the Tempo Dancers and the YMCA Tappers!

Admission will be $5. Tickets for voting for your favorite duo will be $1/each or $5/10 tickets.

Proceeds from the event go to the Maquoketa Athletic Boosters to help support all Middle School and High School athletic programs.


There will be an informational meeting for girls and boys tennis on Thursday, February 22 at 3:30 in the cafeteria. Please see Mrs. Raker if you are unable to attend this meeting and you would like to join tennis this spring.


Student Senate is sponsoring cancer awareness week Feb. 20-23. Please wear these colors this week to bring awareness to the following types of cancer:

Tuesday, February 20 — teal and white (cervical cancer and lung cancer)

Wednesday, February 21 — orange (Leukemia and kidney cancer)

Thursday, February 22 — green (Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma and liver cancer)

Friday, February 23 — purple (pancreatic cancer)


Iowa Central Community College will be here on Monday, Feb 26 at 1:00 in the counseling office.  A sign up sheet is in the counseling office.


Sign up to be on a team for Dance Marathon this year! The big event is on April 7th at the Maquoketa High School from 5:00pm to 12am. There are 8 Honored Kids this year from all over eastern Iowa – some of the Honored Kids have parents that work in the High School! Cost is $20 to be on the team this year – this pays for your shirt, dinner, cost to get in, and glow gear for Power ½ Hour. There will be tables set up in the cafeteria on Thursday and Friday to learn about the 8 Honored Kids and to sign up for a team – make sure to bring your money to turn in when you sign up!