If anyone is interested in getting a DVD of the hypnotist assembly, please contact Mrs. Raker. The cost is $1.
Students in Mrs. Spalding’s classes who have not returned their text book need to do so today. If you do not return your book you will be billed for it.
Students in Mr. Bowman’s 1st semester, 1B American National Government class need to return their text book to the office ASAP. If you do not return your book you will be billed for it.
Today’s Events 6:00 Wrestling Double Dual vs. Solon, W Delaware @ Maquoketa
Boys basketball banquet is Monday at 6:30. This year it will be a dessert potluck.”
The madness has begun! NCAA’s March Madness starts soon and Student Senate is having a bracket challenge. The top 5 bracketoligists will receive prizes. Brackets will be available in the office starting on Monday after DST. They must be filled out and turned in to Ms. Urbain, Travis Regan or Jason Schuster by 3:30 on Wednesday, March 16. So if you know it all or even if you don’t, fill one out and be a part of the MADNESS!!
“Dancing with the Cards” sponsored by the Maquoketa Athletic Booster Club will be held Saturday, March 12 at 6:30 pm in the Gym. Doors open at 5:30 pm
The following students have items to pick up in the library: Nick Schmidt, Lacie Heiserman, Carlie Stanton, and Nick Musel.
SADD meeting today during DST in the HOSA room!
Weight room will be open on Friday from 3:45 – 5:45.
A reminder to girls’ tennis players. You must have a physical at school by Monday in order to practice. All players need to meet at the tennis courts Monday at 3:45. Dress warm.
Josh and Jason Schuster see Mr. Bruns today during DST to complete Iowa Degree changes.
FFA District contestants need to be at the Ag Building by 6:50 AM Saturday to leave for contest.
Beef Extrav will meet today during DST and MONDAY NIGHT – last full practice before we bring the money home!!
Tuesday, March 15 join Mrs. Pfab in the library for MHS Book Club Poetry Reading at 3:45 p.m. Share a favorite poem or an original poem that you wrote.
Attention Maquoketa Students: Auditions for Maquoketa’s Got Talent will be EXTENDED and if you would still like to audition, Mrs. Krum will be holding auditions at 6:00 until 8:30 PM tonight in Room 300. Come on in and audition! We need you!
The high school vocal department’s musical this year is “Beauty and the Beast”. We will be selling t-shirts and sweatshirts for our production, which features the logo from Beauty and the Beast. If you are interested please pick up a form from Mr. Hagen. Deadline is this Friday, March 11th.
Any French II or III student interested in going to France next summer. There will be a meeting March 17th at 6pm for you and your parents in order to discuss this upcoming trip. Please see Mademoiselle if you have any questions.
Today’s Lunch: sub sandwich, tator rounds, peas and carrots and the alternate is chicken salad sandwich.
Congratulations to Kaleb Marshall for receiving 1st place and Kara McMahon for receiving 3rd place in welding competition and Alyssa Current for receiving 1st in job interview, all will be advancing to Districts.
Congratulations to Alyssa Current, Kaleb Marshal and Kara McMahon for advancing to District FFA Contest.
Congratulations to YMCA swim team members Louis Keitel, Matt Keitel, Garrett Pettyjohn, Casey Nelson and Alysia Horcher for qualifying for state at sectionals on Saturday!
The prom theme chosen by the junior class is: “Big City, Bright Lights.”
FCCLA and The jackson County sheriff’s office would like to thank everyone who donated for the purchase of a new K-9. $319.86 was raised. Your donations are appreciated!
Biology students remember to get the permission slip signed for Thursday (A day) or Friday (B day).
Model UN – Positions papers by the end of the day please – I have to send them into UNI.
Attention Employment Readiness: Kathy Kunde, Maquoketa State Bank, will be presenting today, Wed., and Thurs. of this week. Attendance is mandatory. Please let me know if I need to contact your employers regarding arrival time this week.
HEY!! Listen!! Do you wanna play some ball, basketball that is. Then sign up for Student Senate’s first ever 6-on-6 Basketball Tournament on Tuesday, March 8th. All you need is three boys and three girls from the same grade, and it’s free!!! Sign-up forms are in the office and are due Wednesday, March 2nd to Ms. Urbain. So if you wanna play like they did back in the day SIGN-UP TODAY!! It will be a blast from the past!!!!
Attention Seniors! Senior Survivor entry forms are due to Ms. Urbain in Room 109 by the end of the day today.
Sophomore Boys Basketball uniform turn-in will be Friday at 3:45 PM in Room 203.
Any FFA member planning to go to the Rodeo this Saturday night see Mr. Bruns today!!!!
FFA Ag Issues will meet tomorrow during DST and FFA Beef Extravaganza should meet with Mr. Bruns to set up practice times!
It’s FFA WEEK – did you know that the egg recall last summer resulted in 550 million eggs being recalled – and this amounted to just two days consumption of eggs! Americans eat 225 million eggs a day!
The boys’ tennis team will be meeting on Thursday, February 24, at 3:40 in the commons area. Please bring a pencil.
Any girls interested in going out for tennis this spring need to meet in Ms. Urbain’s room after school on Wednesday.
club hOpe members – you will be getting a letter today regarding events this weekend. Mrs. Orris needs help with these – please make sure to pick them up in the office after 12pm today.
The Africa Trip meeting had to be rescheduled due to no school yesterday – it will be rescheduled in March. Please listen to announcements for this info OR join the Facebook club hOpe Maquoketa High School page for updates.
If you have not turned in your application for club hOpe and you would still like to join – Mrs. Orris will be collecting these tomorrow from the office – please get them turned in by Wed at 4pm.
Boys track will start on Monday Feb. 28th at 3:45 in the main gym. Sign up on Wednesday Feb. 23rd after school in the cafeteria. Optional practices the rest of the week.
Student athletes from all seasons are needed to help with the Maquoketa Athletic Boosters with the basketball tournament this weekend. Each individual is asked to work 2-3 games at the score table. Games are Friday and Saturday at the high school and middle school. The sign up sheet is posted on the board in Room 127. See Mrs. Taylor if you have any questions.
Sam Byrd, Sierra Rauch and Neil Lichter–You are meeting after school today in the library.
club hOpe members – we have a concession stand for the Boys District Game on Thursday – please get signed up to work this on the club hOpe bulletin board.
Please sign up to work the concession stand on Feb 27th for club hOpe – we need you to sign up to bring items and work. This is our big fundraiser for the year – please make sure you are helping at this.
Western Illinois University will be here Wednesday, Feb. 23 at 1:05 in the Guidance Office. Sign up sheet is in the Guidance Office.
Today’s Lunch: sloppy joe’s, bun, tator tots, corn and the alternate is chicken salad on croissant.
Today’s Events: BPA State Conference @ Cedar Rapids
2A District Final District Northeast/Cascade – home 7:00
Congratulations to the 2010 Homecoming King and Queen: Luke Kutsch and Lacie Heiserman.
Thank you to all of the staff and students who helped make the homecoming events on Sunday a success.
Volleyball shirts are in! See Mrs. Taylor in Room 127 blocks 2&3 or the Commons area during DST.
Any Senior interested in riding on the Sr. Float for Homecoming please sign up in guidance by Wednesday.
SADD Meeting Wednesday during DST (1:05). We will be choosing T-Shirts etc. Please meet in the HOSA room (old wrestling room). Any questions see Mrs. Honey
There will be a meeting for all FCCLA members tomorrow morning at 7:45 a.m. in Mrs. Spalding’s room. Please bring you $20 dues if you have not paid this school year. New members are welcome. Homecoming and the district meeting will be discussed.
FFA mum builders meet today during DST to finish ribbons and bows for homecoming mums.
FFA dairy teams practice DST today and tomorrow morning at 7:30.
Any freshman wanting to ride on the freshman float please sign up in guidance by Wednesday.
All-State auditioners need to stop the vocal room today to see group assignments, and to sign up for rehearsal times this week.
Spanish and French Club members: Please remember that we are meeting today during DST in room #111 to decorate our window. Come see Senora if you need a pass.
There will be a BPA officer meeting Tuesday morning at 8:00 in Mr. Peterson’s room.
Those wishing to join BPA this year can get their dues of $25.00 paid to Mr. Peterson ASAP.
Africa Night is tonight. “Art for Africa” silent auction starts at 6:30pm with the presentation about the trip to Kenya at 7pm in the New Gym at the high school. We hope to see you there.
ATTN STAFF and STUDENTS: Homecoming week has arrived. Dress up days for tomorrow – Secret Agent/Spy Day. Show your school spirit and get involved in Homecoming! If you would like to be judged today report to the cafeteria at the beginning of 2nd block.
Coe College will be here tomorrow at 11:00. Sign up in the Guidance Office to visit with this college representative.
Today’s Lunch: hamburger, bun, french fries, green beans and the alternate is cheese sandwich.
Today’s Event: Freshman Football-Home-Vinton Shellsburg 5:30 HS Practice Field
Club hOpe Community Presentation 7:00
Cottey College- a two-year private college for women in Nevada MO (an hour south of Kansas City) is hosting a “See for Yourself” weekend for HS Junior and Senior women on October 15, 16, 17. The Iowa PEO women’s sorority is sponsoring a FREE charter bus trip to attend this weekend. While there is a $30 registration fee to attend the college, the Iowa PEO will reimburse girls who attend the weekend. Cottey Offers an AA degree with an 11:1 faculty ratio and facilities, curriculum opportunities and a low cost not offered in most private or state colleges. See Mrs. Honey if interested or contact Pam Crawford for more information.
Students taking the ACT on Saturday, Sept. 11 need to be here between 7:30 -7:45 a.m. Make sure you have a form of ID, Admission ticket, writing utensils and appropriate calculator. Good Luck.
CAGE members please see Brett Tracy for membership forms and get them completed ASAP. Also please see Lacie Heiserman about CAGE dues.
CAGE members we will be working on the CAGE window this afternoon after school. Please attend if possible.
Abby Skladzien see Coach Schawl today please.
Just a reminder that the first Spanish and French Club meeting of the year is tomorrow morning. 7:15am in room #111. Please bring your $5.00 dues with you.
Spain Trip meeting tonight at 6pm for all new interested students. Fund Raising meeting for all students and parents involved in the Spain trip is to follow at 7pm in the cafeteria. See you there!
All dance team members and cheerleaders need to stop in Coach Edwards’ room to pick up their locker numbers and lock combinations before the end of the day.
Make sure to get signed up to bring a bake good or water or work Africa Night if you are a member of club hOpe – sign up is on the bulletin board in the cafeteria.
Africa Night is Monday Sept 13th. “Art for Africa” silent auction starts at 6:30pm with the presentation about the trip to Kenya at 7pm in the New Gym at the high school. We hope to see you there.
Run through for Africa Night is Monday at 7:15am in the new gym – if you went on the trip you need to be there for this meeting.
Alissa Root, Tiffany Vozenilek, Laura Osterhaus and Ashley Quinlan – you talk on Cardinal Count Down tomorrow. Meet in the nurses office at 1pm and check your email tonight.
Today is the Day – did you order your homecoming mum for next Friday – get the order in TODAY – Mums will be delivered next Friday morning in the commons
FFA officers remember today’s meeting!
Any FCCLA member or potential member who would like to help with the homecoming window report to Mrs. Spalding’s room today after school.
Any 9th grader who did not do their hand print for the homecoming wall and you want your hand print included; stop in Mrs. Schnoor’s room during DST or after school TODAY.
ATTN STAFF and STUDENTS: Let’s have everyone involved in Homecoming! Please check out the display case in the 100 hallway regarding events and ideas for dress-up days.
There will be a brief meeting in room 127 today at the beginning of DST for any junior who wants to ride the junior float.
Coe College will be here on Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 11:00. Sign up in the Guidance Office to visit with this college representative.
Today’s Lunch: grilled cheese sandwich, shoestring potatoes, mixed vegetables, and the alternate is tuna salad sandwich.
Today’s Event: Freshman Volleyball – home – Monticello 4:30
Cross Country @ Northeast 4:45