Maq Valley News

Revenue Purpose Statement

January 27, 2016

What is a Revenue Purpose Statement? On April 5th of this year, Maquoketa Valley Schools will bring to our patrons mandated ballot issue regarding the allowed uses of the 1-cent sales tax in the State of Iowa that is dedicated to all of our Iowa schools. Provided below is information regarding Maquoketa Valley’s Revenue Purpose…

Go Wildcats!

November 10, 2015

Time and again, I catch myself using the excuse “this is such a busy time of the year” when trying to justify something I had intended to do but didn’t follow through.  Face it: it is ALWAYS a busy time of year so when it comes to prioritizing, it is not about finding time but…

Parent/Patron Department of Education Survey Link

October 26, 2015

Once every 5 years the Iowa Department of Education asks that our parents and patrons complete a perception survey for the district. Maquoketa Valley is requesting that parents and patrons complete the survey one time at the following link,  Computers will also be available at our upcoming Parent Teacher conferences scheduled for October 29th…

Authentic Intellectual Work

September 23, 2015

What is AIW? AIW stands for Authentic Intellectual Work and provides a structure for teachers to analyze student assignments and assessments, student work, and, eventually, instruction. Teachers collaborate to provide feedback on the academic challenge and value beyond school of the student tasks. The groups also analyze student tasks to see if students are given…

State K-12 Funding

January 26, 2015

Maquoketa Valley Schools, as well as all other Iowa schools, is again facing another year in which funding proposals at the state level make it nearly impossible to deliver the high quality education that we all expect for our children. Continue reading to learn more about projected State funding for K12 schools.

Teacher Leadership and Compensation Plan

January 9, 2015

Maquoketa Valley Schools recently learned that the Department of Education accepted the recommendation from the Commission on Educator Leadership and Compensation to approve Maquoketa Valley Community Schools Teacher Leadership and Compensation Plan for the 2015 – 2016 school year.  The grant that we will receive is our effort to tap into the expertise of top…

Middle School Handbook

August 6, 2014

Middle School Handbook

New Website Design

July 3, 2014

Welcome to the new MVCSD website! We are excited to develop another avenue of communication for our students, families, staff, alumni and community. Please check back throughout the school year for updated pages and information!