Maq Valley News

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…

MV ISASP Information – Great News!

February 17, 2020

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  This website shows how a school is performing on multiple measures, which is called their “profile.” This profile meets federal and state requirements…

Superintendent Search

February 4, 2020

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…

Maquoketa Valley Community Members:

December 20, 2019

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…

Iowa High School and National Federation of State High School Athletic Associations

November 11, 2019

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…

Maquoketa Valley Shoebox Program

October 7, 2019

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…