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Announcements Oct. 1 – 5

The MACnificent Cafe announces new flavors and new items for fall!! Try our new Latte and Frappe flavors: Cake Batter, New York Cheesecake, and Pumpkin Spice. Pair them with our new cake in a cup! Chocolate Chip cookie, caramel cake, blueberry muffin, or cinnamon coffee cake! Yum! All for a Dollar!


A local agency has winter coats to distribute to those in need.  Email Mrs. Horner or Mrs. Taylor with the size you need.


SCHOOL PICTURES ARE IN! Please stop in the office to pick them up. Some of you who may not have ordered may still have a ‘proof’ copy to pick up, so please be sure to check!


C.A.G.E. monthly meeting is Friday, October 5th at 7:30 am in Mrs. Krum’s room (214). Seniors have snacks. We will be discussing the fall play and committees to help make the show a success. If you can’t make it, please talk to Mrs. Krum (214) or Miss Althoff (206).


CAGE has volleyball concession stand on Tuesday, October 2nd at 4:30. Sign up outside of Mrs. Krum’s door. Money raised helps with New York trip.


CAGE Rehearsals This Week: If you can’t make it, you HAVE to tell Mrs. Krum or Miss Althoff.

Monday, Oct 1st- Act 1, Scene 2 @ 4-6

Tuesday, Oct 2nd- Concession at 4:30

Wednesday, Oct 3rd- Work on posters and tickets and costumes after school

Thursday, Oct. 4th- Act 1, Scene 2 @ 4-6

Friday, Oct. 5th- No rehearsal


Football Skills Challenge (formly Punt Pass and Kick) hosted by the Maquoketa Kiwanis is Thursday, Oct 4th.  Registration forms available in the office.


Support the Athletic Booster Club with “The First Ever Cardinal Pie in the Face Fundraiser”.  Pies will be thrown at the start of the Homecoming Varsity Football game. Tickets are $1.00 each or 15 for $10.00.  Faces include Mr. Gruenwald, Mr. Vervaecke, Senator Tod Bowman, Ms. Lanham, Mrs. Orris, Bob Gavin, Coach Doepke, Coach Hartman, Mr. Mangler and Superintendent Mr. Hoover.  Top 3 faces will get pied at the game. Tickets will be sold at home games or during during lunch this week.


If you want professional pictures done at the Homecoming dance, the picture order forms for Siebe Studio are in the office. Please bring your payments the night of the dance.


Out-of-town guest forms for the Homecoming dance are due by Tuesday, October 2 to Mrs. Raker or Ms. Lansing.


All students (grades 9-12) will be able to vote for Homecoming King and Queen during lunch on Tuesday, October 2.


Judging for Homecoming dress up days will be on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday this week at 10:15 in the cafeteria/commons. Only students who are participating in the dress up day will be able to attend the judging.


Homecoming shirts are in. These can be picked up in room 110 after school today. Please do not stop in before 3:20.


Congratulations to the 2018 Homecoming Court Candidates:

Abram Becker

Thaddeus Clark

Nicholas Ehlinger

Zachary Gavin

Bryce Hansen

Quentyn Huebbe

Kane Kopp

Macklin Shanahan


Brianna Banowetz

Brie Bennis

Karysa Carson

Hannah Gilson

Sidney Michel

Tori Miller

Ellen Oetken

Camden Roeder


Mt. Mercy University will be in the Counseling Office on Tues Oct 2 9:45.  A signup sheet is in the Counseling Office.


Capri Cosmetology will be here on Thursday, Oct 11 at 9:45 in the Counseling Office.  A signup sheet is in the Counseling Office.

Maquoketa Schools Homecoming 2018

“Under the Sea: Hooked on Getting a Victory!”

Monday 10/1

Dress up: Career Day

         5:00 PM Sophomore Volleyball Tournament at Easton Valley-Miles

Tuesday 10/2

          Dress up: Fishing Day

  Homecoming Olympics (Final Round) during GST

          3:45 PM Downtown Window Judging

          4:00 PM Cross Country at Hart Ridge Golf Course

          5:00 PM Freshman Volleyball vs. Mount Vernon at Home

          6:00 PM Sophomore and JV Volleyball vs. Mount Vernon at Home

          7:30 PM Varsity Volleyball vs. Mount Vernon at Home

Wednesday 10/3

          Dress up: Way Back Wednesday

Thursday 10/4

Dress up: Class Color Day (9th – Yellow, 10th – Blue, 11th – White, 12th – Black, Staff – Gray, Community – Purple)

4:45 PM Cross Country at Central DeWitt High School

        7:00 PM Punt, Pass, & Kick at Goodenow Field

Friday 10/5

Dress up: Spirit Day

12:30 PM Coronation

1:00 PM Pep Rally

 2:00 PM Homecoming Parade (Grand Marshal: Dennis Miller)

         5:00 PM Freshman Football vs. Center Point-Urbana at Home

 7:15 PM Varsity Football vs. Center Point-Urbana at Home

Saturday 10/6

State Marching Band at Kingston Stadium

9:00 AM Volleyball: Varsity Invitational at Durant High School

8:00 PM Pictures by Siebe Studio at the High School

        9:00 PM-12:00 AM Homecoming Dance


Congratulations to the following MHS students who competed in the East Area Special Olympics Bowling Competition held Friday, September 28th in Davenport:

3rd place winners: Amelia Booher, Randy Johnson, and Sam Walsh

2nd place winners: Irene DeMoss, Pearl Nienkark, Morryah Green, and Dakota Jordan

1st place winners and qualifying for state competition in Cedar Rapids on Saturday, November 17: Briar Walsh, Fernando Garcia, and Davis Waterman


Student Senate would like to thank all students, staff, parents, friends, and booster club members who attended the homecoming activities on Saturday. In spite of the weather it was a fun evening.

FFA news.

This Week


Beef Extravaganza Practices Monday, wednesday 7:30am and GST

Livestock Judging- Monday & Wednesday GST friday 7:30am

Nationals-  If you are signed up and did not make the meeting see Ms. Miller in AG ROOM


Upcoming events

Oct 9th Kirkwood Livestock -Sign Up in AG ROOM & Get to some pratices

Oct 23-26th – National FFA Convention  – Sign Up deadline is Oct 3rd.

Nov 6th –  Greenhand Fire up-  FOR ALL AG ED I and Freshmen, Sign up in Mr. Lansing ROOM.


TODAY IS the start of FFA Fruit Sales.  This year all Proceeds go towards the AG LEARNING CENTER.  If you would like to sell fruit see Mr. Lansing TODAY and Tomorrow. IF everyone sells a little, we will make our goal, if everyone tries to sell, we will surpass our goal.     

High School Building Schedule

  • Bus Drop-off Begins: 7:55 a.m.
  • Breakfast Starts: 8:00 a.m.
  • Class Start Time: 8:15 a.m. (first bell)
  • Class End Time: 3:20 p.m.
  • Bus Pick-up Begins: 3:25 p.m.
  • Walkers Released: 3:20 p.m.

High School Building Schedule

  • Bus Drop-off Begins: 7:55 a.m.
  • Breakfast Starts: 8:00 a.m.
  • Class Start Time: 8:15 a.m. (first bell)
  • Class End Time: 3:20 p.m.
  • Bus Pick-up Begins: 3:25 p.m.
  • Walkers Released: 3:20 p.m.