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Daily Bulletin


October 20, 2017 (Day B)


Today’s Lunch Menu: Cold Ham, Turkey, & Cheese Sandwich on Whole Grain Bun, Carrots, Celery, Applesauce

Breakfast Monday: Cereal or Toast

Lunch Monday: Popcorn Chicken, Green Beans, Carrots, Peaches, Bread



· Friday

· Varsity Football @ Nodaway Valley HS 7:00pm

· Saturday

· All State Band and Chorus Auditions @ Indianola HS



Derek Kleve on Saturday  



There is a JH boys’ basketball signup sheet in the office on the counter.   Please sign up by today if you are interested in playing this year.



Cross country team members, please turn in your uniforms to Coach VanScoy after school on Monday, October 23, in the HS gym.  This will give you time to get them washed up so that you can turn them in clean.


There will be a YCC meeting on Wednesday, October 25, in Mr. Foell's room starting after school and until 5:00.  If you have questions, contact


The MStM junior class will once again be selling "Boo To You" Halloween grams.  Please pick up an order form in the office and return it by Friday, October 27th, with $2.00 per gram.   "Boo To You" grams will be delivered on Tuesday, October 31st.    Thank you for supporting this junior class prom fundraiser.


The student council is planning a volunteer day this spring.  If you are looking for help with any projects, please email Mr. Hansen at


Student Council wants to hear from you!  Please respond to the survey at the link that was sent to your school email address with any suggestions to make our school even better!


Picture retakes are scheduled for Thursday, November 2nd, from 8:25-9:30 a.m. in the commons.  There are order forms available in the office if you would like to order a package.


The latest shipment of PopSockets has arrived!  Order yours in person or online at the Blue Devils Web Store for $10!  See Mrs. Grafft, Mr. Olson, or Mrs. Clark for details.


Devil's Brew will be open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30-8:15 a.m. in Room 221.  Coffee or tea is $1. 



There will be a basketball cheer meeting today during seminar in Mrs. Franey’s room (Room 122 in elementary).


Any student who is interested in attending the UNI Business Day on October 27, see Mrs. Butcher or Mrs. Sherwood.  This is an opportunity to visit UNI and explore careers at the business school.  


Junior Class Members: Please bring in 1 or 2 6-packs of original Hershey chocolate bars by Friday, October 27th, for the Halloween grams fundraiser.  You may deliver these to Mrs. Franey or the high school office.


Junior Class members: We will be assembling "Boo To You" Halloween grams on October 30th.  Please email Mrs. Franey or stop in her room if you are interested in helping out. 


Juniors and Seniors:  Sign up for 2nd semester DMACC online classes.  Applications and class selections are available in the guidance office.


Mr. Hansen will have ACT math review sessions for sophomores through seniors every Friday morning in his room from 7:45-8:15. 



Juniors and Seniors - The following colleges and universities will have representatives here to speak to students. Please sign up in the guidance office if you would like speak with them.


Waldorf University - October 26 @ 9:00



Visit the ACT website for more information.


Test Date                Registration Deadline     Late Fee Required

December 9, 2017    November 3, 2017              November 4-17, 2017

February 10, 2018    January 12, 2018                January 13-19, 2018

April 14, 2018          March 9, 2018                    March 10-23, 2018

June 9, 2018            May 4, 2018                      May 5-18, 2018

July 14, 2018           June 15, 2018                    June 16-22, 2018



Congratulations to the boys cross country team for their 5th place finish out of 25 teams at the state qualifying meet at Mt. Ayr yesterday.  Congratulations to Josh Tibbits for qualifying for the state meet with his 11th place finish!  He will be running at the state meet at Ft. Dodge on Saturday, October 28th.


Congratulations to the entire team of girls and boys for their awesome season!


Congratulations to the following girls who were chosen to be this year’s wrestling cheerleaders: Daytona Ameigh, Kaitlin Christensen, Shelby McCasland, Emma Neiderheiser, Cassie Rose, Allison Schaver, Halle Slifka, and Shelby Wiegert.



Due to the weather forecast for Saturday, the Mat Club Hog Roast and Bags Tournament has been moved to Saturday, October 28th.  Time:  3pm–8pm.


The MStM Food Pantry is open to all Martensdale-St. Marys community families.  The food pantry is located at the school and is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-6:00, or as needed.  Please contact Kathy Higgins or call 641-764-2466 with questions.


"Every can counts!" Please remember to keep bringing your cans, plastic, and glass recyclables to the blue dumpster beside the shed in the school parking lot to help support Post Prom!