Maq Valley News

Letter from Doug Tuetken 6/23

June 23, 2020

Maquoketa Valley Parents, This will be my final update for the 19 – 20 school year.  As we continue down our path to a normal routine, I wanted to provide one last update of how the relaxing of restrictions has affected our district as we modify and then offer a portion of our activities for…

Letter from Doug Tuetken 6/1

June 1, 2020

Maquoketa Valley Parents, As we make progress to return to some type of normalcy, I wanted to provide an update of how the easing of restrictions has impacted graduation, Dollars for Scholars, summer sports, prom, summer food service program, elementary summer school,  Return to Learn and our 2020 – 2021 school calendar. Graduation – After…

Letter from Doug Tuetken 5/19

May 19, 2020

Maquoketa Valley Parents, I wanted to provide a  quick update on a couple of items as it pertains to graduation, Dollars for Scholars, prom, food service program, summer school and our district’s Return to Learn plan. Graduation – After collaborating with Delaware County Public Health, weather permitting, graduation will be an outdoors ceremony to be…

Letter from Doug Tuetken 5/12

May 12, 2020

Maquoketa Valley Parents, As our abnormal school year begins to wind down, I wanted to reach out to provide an update on a couple of items as well as let you know what we are working on as we prepare for the eventual return of our students for this fall. On May 26th and May…

Letter from Doug Tuetken 4/27

April 27, 2020

Maquoketa Valley Parents, In my update to you last week, I stated that I would reach out to share some of our next steps going forward after we have had time to process the cancellation of school by the Governor.  I know that you are fully aware of this, but for my own piece of…

Letter from Doug Tuetken 4/17

April 17, 2020

Maquoketa Valley Parents, As your aware of by the time you receive this update, the Governor has determined that Iowa schools will remain closed for the remainder of the school year.  In my update to you earlier in the week, I stated that I would reach out to share some of our next steps going…

Letter from Doug Tuetken 4/14

April 14, 2020

Maquoketa Valley Parents, I truly hope that all of you are healthy and well. I wanted to reach out to provide you with a brief update.  As you are fully aware, after receiving guidance from the Iowa Department of Education, our Area Education Association, and with our Administrative Team and Board of Directors, our district…

Letter from Doug Tuetken 4/6

April 6, 2020

Dear Maquoketa Valley Parents, I hope this message finds all of you healthy and well. I think we can all agree that the last several weeks may of been some of the most difficult that we have ever endured as a school community. Yet despite our circumstances, I am heartened by all of our efforts…

Letter from Doug Tuetken 3/30

March 30, 2020

Maquoketa Valley Parents: Please know that I understand and feel the frustration you’re experiencing with our current shut down.  As much as we want your children to be at school learning, socializing and growing, I think we all understand the importance of social distancing so we hopefully limit the spread of this virus to our…

Letter from Doug Tuetken 3/23

March 23, 2020

Student Online Resources and Parent Information Maquoketa Valley Parents: Engagement Activities: The above document contains links to health information, mental health information and engagement activities for our elementary and secondary students.  It also has additional links from Keystone AEA.  Also know you are more than welcome to reach out to any of our instructors…