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Daily Announcements 12/8

Maquoketa Middle School 

Daily Announcements

Thursday, December 8

“B” Day


7th Period/Excel :8th grade Band Members (if available) please go to the band room!

The next card event will be on Wednesday, Dec. 21. The options that students can choose from are basketball, movie (Year without Santa Claus), and bingo. Students will need to sign up in their nest by Friday,December 16.   Bingo will cost 5 cards for each bingo card and will be charged at the event. If you are going to sign up for basketball you will need to get a sign up sheet from Mr. Billups in room 20.  Your team’s signup sheet must be turned in by Monday December 19.

Maquoketa Softball Player Meeting for any girl 8-12th grade interested in playing softball this year will be on Sunday, December 18th @ 3:30pm in the high school cafeteria. Expect the meeting to last approximately 90 minutes.

Coach Jack Foley will have a pre-season meeting Monday, Dec. 12th from 3:40 pm-4:15pm in the Middle School Gym for 7th & 8th grade boys interested in playing Basketball.

The first practice will be Wednesday, January 4th from 6:45am – 7:45am at the Middle School. Players will need to have turned their physical and concussion forms to Mrs. Flenker in the office.

More information regarding the basketball season and schedule will be provided at the meeting.

If unable to attend please email Coach Foley at:

The Community Service Squad is taking donations for Toys for Tots until FRIDAY!!! Bring your new, unwrapped toy donations (ages 6 months-12 years old) to Room 12.

PBIS Event Planning Squad is planning activities for our December 21st event.  We are in need of Prizes/Gifts for students to win.  If you have any items you would like to donate please drop them off in the middle school office by Monday, December 19th.  Item examples: Gatorade, chips, candy bars, gift cards, body care sets, fun toys, games, water bottles,  trading cards etc. Thank you for your support! -PBIS Event Squad

Anyone who has a talent they want to share?

Can you sing?  Can you dance?  Can you play an instrument?

If you are interested in performing in the 2022 MMS Talent Show, talk to Mr. Fuss or one of the Actor’s Guild squad members.

12 Days of Cheer!

TODAY: Peppermint Candy Day, Wear festive red and white.

TOMORROW: Flannel Friday, Wear your favorite flannel.


Monday, December 12: Winter is Coming, Dress in snowflakes or blue & white.

Tuesday, December 13: Warm Winter Vacation, Wear summer beach gear with holiday hats or headbands.

Wednesday, December 14: Mad about Plaid, Wear your favorite plaid.

Thursday, December 15: Holiday Cheer, It’s a green and red explosion! Wear as much green and red as you can.

Friday, December 16: Winter Spirit, Wear your favorite holiday pajamas.


Monday, December 19: Don’t be a Grinch: Wear green or a Grinch shirt.

Tuesday, December 20: Bling in the Holidays, Wear festive bling, tinsel, or sparkles.

Wednesday, December 21: Festive Sweaters, Wear a festive holiday sweater.


Leader in Me Focus: What do you do when you can’t sleep at night?


Today’s Events: DISMISSALS FOR TODAY- Delwood/Andrew Students dismiss at 3:10

Thursday, December 8

GBB HOME vs Bellevue7th 4:15, 8th 5:30 @ MS Gym

Upcoming Events: Maquoketa Events Calendar

Monday, December 12

Wrestling Meet @ West Liberty MS Dismiss at 2:20

GBB @ Camanche 7th 4:15, 8th 5:30 Dismiss at 2:30

Tuesday, December 13

Winter Band Concert @ the Middle School 7pm (report to the band room by 6:15pm)

Thursday, December 15

GBB HOME vs Monticello7th 4:15, 8th 5:30 @ MS Gym

*Coaches will gather uniforms after the final game*

Friday, March 31

Yearbook Orders Due (Online Only)

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.