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10/19 MS Announcements

Maquoketa Middle School
Daily Announcements
October 19th
“A” Day


Yearbook forms are now available in the office. Yearbooks are now printed in color! They are $17.50 and need to be pre-ordered. Pick up your form today!

Mrs. Kramer’s 6th grade guidance class will meet in the FCS room 107 during 2nd block.

Reminder that all PE class will being going swimming until October 30. To make this unit successful, students are required to bring with them a school appropriate swimsuit and a towel. A bag would also be beneficial to put wet clothes each day to take home to dry/wash. If your child does not have swim attire available, please contact your teacher to work out an agreement for this unit. This is a partnership through the school and YMCA so if you are a member or see a member of the YMCA please express your gratitude to them for opening their facility to the middle school physical education department. Any questions please contact Mrs. Cavanagh or Mr. Marshall.

Ohnward Fine Arts Center is hosting a Kids Only Variety Show: We are looking for acts from kids up to 18 years of age. Acts should be between 3 to 5 minutes in length and can consist of individuals or groups of any age. Performers/acts do not need to be from Jackson County. We are looking for a true variety of acts which could include singers, dancers, musicians, comedy acts/skits, magic acts, jugglers, kazoo players…whatever your special talent may be.

Auditions are not necessary. Just contact Richard Hall, executive director at the Ohnward Fine Arts Center. He can be contacted by email at, or by calling 563-652-9815.

Kids will get together Saturday morning at 10 AM to rehearse your act. Show time will be 3 PM. Come share your talent and help brighten the holidays for other area residents! Parents will be asked to fill out a permission slip on the morning of the show.

Dismissal times for Teams:


A. Mexi Tots with Dinner Roll
B. Pizza Hut
C. Crispy Chicken Salad with Roasted Flatbread


Monster Fright 5-k Run/Walk

Friday October 26th at 7pm in Delmar, Iowa

Hosted by the Delmar Development Team

Proceeds go towards the Delmar Splash pad and other park renovations

Visit Delmar Development on Facebook for more info as we have other fun family things happening the afternoon of the race/walk. Come dressed up in your favorite Halloween costumes – prizes will be awarded for top 3 costumes

Print legibly and complete the entire form. More than one entry form may be mailed together with the appropriate fees.

$15 per person or $10 per person in groups of 10 or more

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Monster Fright 5-k Run/Walk Registration Form

First name: _________________________________ ____Last name:________ ________________________________

▢ Male ▢ Female Age on race day: ________________________________________________

Email: ________________________________________________ Phone: ____________________________________

Street address: ____________________________________________________________________________________

City: _____________________________________________ State: _____________________ Zip: ________________

Waiver of release In consideration of acceptance of the entry, I intending to be legally bound, hereby, for myself, my heirs, executors and administrators waive, release and forever discharge any and all rights and claims for damages which I may have or which may hereafter accrue against the officials of the Monster Fright 5-k and Delmar Development, The city of Delmar and any other sponsors or contributors for any and all accidents or injuries incurred at this event or while traveling to and from this event. I further certify that my level of training and fitness is adequate to complete in the event I have entered. I also agree that all entry forms are non-refundable.

▢ By checking this box, I agree to the waiver above

Signature (parent/guardian if under 18): _______________________________________________________________

Date: ____________________________________

Send completed forms to: Chris Budde – P.O. Box 33 – Delmar, IA 52037

Maquoketa Athletic Boosters Basketball Tournament Fundraiser

Girls: November 3rd

Boys: November 10th & 11th

Middle School Donation Request

The Maquoketa Athletic Boosters need your help! The money raised at these two tournaments will help the Booster Club supply all uniforms and other necessary equipment for each and every sport in grades 7-12. In addition to working a shift at one of these tournaments, we are requesting donations from every member of each athletic team in the Middle School & High School. These donations will be used at all 3 tournament dates, where we will host approximately 90 teams.

We are requesting that each of the Middle School Athletes donate Two – 8 packs of (Blue or Red) 20 ounce bottles of Gatorade or PowerAde. All beverage donations should be dropped off in the Middle School office on or before Tuesday, October 30th.

If you would rather Bake: We are accepting donations of Scotch-a-Roos & Puppy Chow at the High School on November 2nd between 3:30-5:30

Scotch-a-Roos: Please make two 9X13 pan cut into 12 pieces each and individually wrapped.

Puppy Chow: Please make 24 sandwich bags filled with 1½ Cups in each bag.

If you have any questions, please contact me at 563-349-8786.

Thank you for your support!

Colleen Schwenker

Vice President

Maquoketa Athletic Boosters

Upcoming Events:
10/19 All Band Students – National Anthem @ FB Game – report 6:45 pm
10/23 WR & GBB Sports Pictures
10/24 P/T Conferences 1-6 – dismiss @ 12:30
10/25 P/T Conferences 1-8 – dismiss @ 12:30
10/26 No School
10/29 No School – PD
10/30 WR – W. Del. – start 4:15

Middle School Building Schedule

  • Bus Drop-off Begins: 7:50 a.m.
  • Breakfast Starts: 7:50 a.m.
  • Class Start Time: 8:15 a.m.
  • Class End Time: 3:20 p.m.
  • Bus Pick-up Begins: 3:20 p.m.
  • Walkers Released: 3:20 p.m.

Middle School Building Schedule

  • Bus Drop-off Begins: 7:50 a.m.
  • Breakfast Starts: 7:50 a.m.
  • Class Start Time: 8:15 a.m.
  • Class End Time: 3:20 p.m.
  • Bus Pick-up Begins: 3:20 p.m.
  • Walkers Released: 3:20 p.m.