Posts by Sharon Ernst

UPDATED INFORMATION 5/9/18 (9:26 a.m.)

This morning information was received about a possible device in a locker. Not knowing if this was related to the threat Monday, or a new one, the high school was immediately evacuated. The locker mentioned was checked and the rest of the high school was also searched. At this time law enforcement has given the…

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Information for our high school families

Another threat of a bomb in a locker at the high school was reported this morning at 8:15 a.m. All high school staff and students have been evacuated to the bus barn and all students and staff are safe. Law enforcement is at the high school investigating at this time. More information will be released…

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Information for our Families

The Maquoketa Community School District administration, with the help of the Maquoketa Police Department, has completed their investigation into the bomb hoax incident that occurred after school yesterday. A confession has been received and the student will be facing disciplinary action. A huge thank you to administration and local authorities for helping to keep our…

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Updated Information For Our Families

A bomb dog has completed the sweep of the high school and everything is deemed to be safe. School will be held as usual tomorrow (5/8/2018). Police presence will be increased in and near the schools until further notice. We want to thank our Maquoketa Police force along with the Marion Police Department for their…

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Important message for our MCSD families

A report of graffiti in a bathroom at the High School was reported to administration at 3:30 p.m. Upon further investigation it was confirmed that the graffiti mentioned a bomb in a specific locker. Local authorities were called immediately and came to investigate further. Classes had already been released for the day, but the High…

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