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Daily Bulletin


October 16, 2018 (Day A)


Today’s Lunch Menu: Fish Sticks, Baked Beans, Cole Slaw, Applesauce

Breakfast Tomorrow: French Toast & Sausage

Lunch Tomorrow: Chicken Drummies, Green Beans, Broccoli, Peaches, Bread



  • JH Football vs. East Union @ Blue Devil Stadium 4:00pm
  • Varsity Volleyball Regional vs. I-35 @ Interstate 35 HS 7:00pm



Lake Meadows



8th grade chorus girls sectional will meet with Mrs. Clark in the music room during Power Hour today.

7th grade chorus girls sectional will meet with Mrs. Clark in the music room during Power Hour on Wednesday, October 17.


The junior high quiz bowl session will be held today during the first half of Block 4 in Ms. Kaven’s room.



Art Club is cancelled for today.  Art club members need to meet with Mrs. Twaddell during Power Hour.


There will be a NaNoWriMo meeting in Mrs. Gladson’s room during Power Hour this Wednesday.  Anyone interested in participating in National Novel Writing Month should attend!


Junior high and JV cross country runners need to have their uniforms turned in to Ms. Benson by Monday, October 22nd.  Please turn them in before or after school, not during the school day.


The MSTM Junior Class is taking orders for “Boo To You!” Hershey bar Halloween grams to be delivered on Wednesday, October 31st, at the end of the school day.  “Boo To You!” grams cost $2.00 each and orders must be returned to school by Friday, October 26th, at noon.  Order forms can be picked up in the office.  Thank you for supporting this Junior Class prom fundraiser!


Picture retake day has been scheduled for Friday, October 26th.  They will be taking the elementary pictures first, starting at the beginning of the school day, followed by the junior/senior high.  Students will need to bring in their picture packets to return to the photographer that day.


Trick-O-Treat!  Let’s warm some feet!  FCCLA is collecting socks as a part of #SOCKTOBER.  You can drop off new socks in Mrs. Gladson’s room (221) or the high school office throughout the month of October.


Looking for morning and evening kennel help at All Creatures Small Animal Hospital, located in Indianola. This person needs to be an independent worker and able to have transportation for before and after school hours; usually 1-2 morning shifts per week, and 3-4 evening shifts per week from 5-7 p.m. Must be willing to handle pets, administer food/ water, medications and be willing to clean dirty messes. Please stop in and fill out an application today if you are interested.



There will be a junior class meeting today during Power Hour in the elementary gym.  Please bring prom theme ideas with you so that we can vote on a theme during the meeting.


Junior class members, please bring in 12 full size Hershey chocolate bars for our “Boo To You” Halloween grams prom fundraiser.


The high school academic bowl session will be held today during the second half of Block 4 in Ms. Kaven’s room.


There will be a wrestling cheer meeting today at 3:00 in the wrestling room.


HS chorus tenors & basses sectional will meet with Mrs. Clark in the music room during Power Hour on Thursday, October 18.


HS chorus alto sectional will meet with Mrs. Clark in the music room during Power Hour on Friday, October 19.


Any 9th-12th grade student who is interested in trying out for basketball cheerleading should sign up in the high school office by Friday, October 19th.  Practices will be held October 23-25 at 6:45 AM.  Tryouts will be held Thursday, October 25th after school.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Franey.


Join us for a fun-filled learning experience at Simpson’s Startup Storm on November 16 from 8:30-1:00. Meet and learn tips from successful entrepreneurs and compete for prizes.  We are looking for teams of two to five students each. Use your creative and communication skills to develop marketable products.  Sign up teams in person or by email with Mrs. Butcher by Friday, October 19.


Junior and Seniors:  It is time to sign up for online DMACC classes for Spring 2019.  If you are interested, please go to the guidance office for registration paperwork and a list of available classes.  The deadline for this is November 20th.



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

Grand View University – October 16 @ 1:30

Mercy College – October 18 @ 11:30

Kirkwood Community College – October 18 @ 1:45

Briar Cliff University – October 31 @ 1:00



Visit the ACT website for more information.

Test Date                Registration Deadline         Late Fee Required

December 8, 2018    November 2, 2018                 November 3-19, 2018

February 9, 2019      January 11, 2019                   January 12-18, 2019

April 13, 2019          March 8, 2019                        March 9-25, 2019

June 8, 2019            May 3, 2019                          May 4-20, 2019

July 13, 2019           June 14, 2019                       June 15-24, 2019