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MV ISASP Information – Great News!
The Iowa Department of Education recently released updates to our new online school accountability reporting system called the Iowa School Performance Profiles. As a parent, you can locate this information at iaschoolperformance.gov. This website shows how a school is performing on multiple measures, which is called their “profile.” This profile meets federal and state requirements…Read More
As most of you are aware, I have submitted my letter of resignation to our Board of Directors that will be effective June 30th of this year. It is with mixed emotions that this letter was submitted. I am truly grateful for the opportunity that I have had to be a part of our District…Read More
Maquoketa Valley Community Members:
As most of you are aware, I will be retiring at the end of this schoolyear. Our Board has partnered with the North Linn Board of Directors inour Superintendent Search because it makes fiscal sense to continue thissharing arrangement. As a part of this process, we would trulyappreciate your input to help guide our Directors…Read More
Iowa High School and National Federation of State High School Athletic Associations
Memo Enclosed below is a memo from Tom Keating, Iowa’s newly hired Executive Director of the Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA), in conjunction with Karissa Niehoff, Executive Director of the National Federation of State High School Associations. This memo is a reminder from these Executive Directors of what appropriate adult behavior should be at…Read More
Maquoketa Valley Shoebox Program
What is the MV Shoebox Program? Gently used or new athletic shoes for our Wildcat athletes to use during their athletic season. It gives students the opportunity to try a sport and return at the end of the season if they are in condition so another athlete can use them the following year. Shoes will…Read More
Life Connections Partnership
Maquoketa Valley Community School District is excited to announce a new partnership with Life Connections, a Mental Health & Behavioral Health Service Agency. Life Connections will provide a Licensed Therapist who will be based out of our district three days per week. Any student may be seen for therapy, during school hours, through either their…Read More
Each and every year, the beginning of a new school year brings new enthusiasm to our students and staff. It also seems to always coincide with a number of changes throughout our district. Obviously, this year is no exception! First and foremost, we have had some changes in our personnel. With the retirements of…Read More
Congratulations, Nurse Mary!
100 Great Iowa Nurses – Mary Ries By Catrina Bruns (Dyersville Commercial) When Mary Ries was 5 years old, she knew she wanted to be a nurse. Today she has the pleasure to serve children of the same age, as a nurse in the Maquoketa Valley School District. Ries was recently named a 2019 honoree…Read More
All-State Speech Nominations
The Maquoketa Valley Large Group Contest Speech Team received four All-State nominations today! The events nominated include the ensemble acting, “Emergency Protocol,” the ensemble acting, “Who Doth Inhabit the Primary Position,” the readers theatre, “How to Kiss a Girl,” and the group improvisation team of Deutmeyer, McDowell, Wilson, and Wilson. The ensembles and the readers…Read More
What is the PPEL?
What is a Physical Plan and Equipment Levy? A top priority for our Board of Directors is to continue our renovation efforts at all of our District facilities. For quite some time, discussions have centered around two specific needs of our renovation project. The first concern is the immediate need to increase security of our…Read More