CMS Announcements ~ Wednesday, December 4, 2018

Today is a Gold Day

Thursday will be a Purple Day


The Muscatine Community YMCA will be hosting a Middle School Movie Night on Friday, Dec. 7th 6-9pm.  The event is free and open to all 6th-8th graders.  After the movie a recreation activity will be played! The movie will be “The Goonies”, we are going retro this month! For more information contact Amy Hessel at the Y,  263-9996!


8th grade football players-Strength & Conditioning will be held at the Muscatine High School weight room has started. Pick up an informational packet outside the attendance office.


Winterguard – Are you interested in trying out Color Guard?  Well here is your chance if you have watched the marching bands halftime show and thought that tossing and spinning the flags and other equipment looked fun, then this is a great time to try it out.  Winterguard will meet on Thursday afternoons from 4 – 5 pm during the months of November and December in First Baptist Church’s gym – 3003 Mulberry Ave.  Whether you can make it to every session or just a couple we would love for you to join us on November 29th, December 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th. Winterguard is open to anyone in grades 6th – 12th from beginners to those who already are part of the Color Guard team.  If you have any questions please contact Carolyn Hurlbut at


Laney Berry, Debbie Dunsmore, and Pam Joslyn, recipients of the Catherine Miller Explorer Award, would like to share their 2018 travel experiences provided by the Stanley Foundation. The three Muscatine teachers are excited to present their travel adventures, including their understanding and appreciation for other cultures. They will be at the Musser Public Library Room 301 on the following dates.

Debbie Dunsmore: December 12 @ 1:00 PM (Australia and New Zealand)

Laney Berry: January 14 @ 6:00 PM (Belize and Guatemala)


To view the lunch menu, please follow this link.


Wednesday’s Lunch:


  • Popcorn Chicken
  • Wheat Bread Butter
  • Green Beans
  • Oranges
  • Little Caesars Cheese Pizza
  • Little Caesars Sausage Pizza
  • Little Caesars Pepperoni Pizza



Thursday’s  Lunch:


  • Mandarin Orange Chicken with Rice
  • Pizza Cheese Quesadilla
  • Salsa
  • Peas & Carrots
  • Grapes






Any questions with the lifetouch pictures feel free to contact them at 866-955-8342.


We have a few extra yearbooks from last year if anyone is interested.  They are $10.


From the Athletic Department~ In order for your 7th/8th grade student to participate in a sport, 3 forms will need to be turned in to the Central Middle School Athletic Department/Attendance Office:

1) Central Middle School Athletic Form ~ signed by parent/guardian and student athlete, good for the school year participating

2) Concussion Form ~ signed by parent/guardian and student athlete, good for the school year participating

3) Iowa Athletic Pre-Participation Physical Examination form ~ signed my medical licensed professional and parent/guardian, good for 13 months from the date of physical.  These can be found online on the Central Middle School site under Activities & Athletics or can be picked up at CMS.


If your student is going to be absent please contact:

Muscatine Community School District Attendance



Telephone: 563-263-7223

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