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Registration Information

Classes begin August 23, 2018 and we’re looking forward to another great year!  2018-19 registration for all attendance centers will be on Monday, August 6, 2018 from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.- Grades K-12 at Maquoketa High School. High School is located at 600 Washington St., Maquoketa. ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL BE AVAILABLE JULY 25–AUGUST 6,…

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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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Conditions for Learning Survey

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Dear parent, guardian, or other legally responsible adult: We are excited to announce that the Iowa Department of Education has included Conditions for Learning as part of the plan under the new federal education law, Every Student Succeeds Act.  All Iowa public school districts will use the Conditions for Learning Survey (Survey) to improve safety,…

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Drive 4 UR School Event Coming to MHS

Did you know you can help raise as much as $6,000 for the Maquoketa High School Baseball and Softball Programs by taking a simple test-drive? Brad Deery Ford and Maquoketa High School Baseball and Softball Programs are working together on April 27, 2018 for Ford’s Drive 4 UR School event. At this important event, members…

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Joyce Ostert Receives the Impact Award

Joyce Ostert Receiving her Impact Award

Joyce Ostert received the Maquoketa Community School District’s IMPACT Award this afternoon. The IMPACT Award is given to a deserving staff member who has made an impact in the lives of students and colleagues. Joyce has worked for the district for over 40 years and wears many hats at Briggs Elementary.  Joyce is seen here…

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