CMS Daily Announcements ~ Monday, May 1 ~ Green Day

7th and 8th Grade Girls and Boys Track will be dismissed at 2:20 for 2:30 departure to Bettendorf High School.


Congratulations to Taylor Stogdill, Andrew Kundel, Alianiz Rivera, Brooke Banter, Laura Comstock, Karena Jenson, and Spencer Reichert on a fine performance at the Five Seasons Honorband held in Cedar Rapids over the weekend!


There will be jazz rehearsal tomorrow but not Thursday of this week.


Cancer awareness bracelets will be sold during the morning program for $2 May 8 through May 19.


Any 8th grade girl interested in playing high school softball need to sign up with Ms. Carey in room 204.  Tryouts will begin Monday, May 8th from 4:00 – 6:00 at Kent Stein park.  You will need your own ride to and from tryouts.  Tryouts will take place on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday starting May 8th.  For more information, see Ms. Carey.


Are you interested in joining MHS Student Council? Student council packets for incoming freshmen can be picked up in the main office. Packets need to be completed and returned to the main office by Friday, May 12th at 3:30pm. If selected, you will be chosen for an interview; a time and location will be emailed to you at a later date.


Buy One Get One free book fair in the library until Friday May 5th.  


Leftover Band Chocolate is available for purchase for $5.00 a box.


Students – Lost & Found Coat Rack is nearly full. Please search through it, and find your missing hoodie or coat. All items on the rack at the end of the year will be donated to Muscatine charities. Thank you.


Library books on hold:

Billy Osborne

Erica Delano

Mason Qualis

Michael Cawiezell

Redmond Bauer

Alexandria Sturms

Gavin Munson

Abigail Jones



The CMS Science Department is hosting a blood drive on May 4th from 3-7 PM.  The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center provides blood products to hospitals all around our region, including our hospital in Muscatine.  If you would like to donate to help save lives, please contact Kelly Beale ( to set up an appointment time.  The drive will be taking place in the mobile bus, which will be parked between Central and Jefferson.  If we meet our goal of 21 donations, we can earn a $250 grant for our Science Department.  Please consider helping out our department and our community.


The fifth annual Muscatine Community School District Race for the Schools – 5K and Muskie Mile fun run will be held on Saturday, May 6th at the Muscatine High School. All students and staff are encouraged to participate. This year, students will receive a 50% discount if they list their school on the registration form. **Special awards will be presented to the business and MCSD School with the greatest participation. Parents, students and staff are encouraged to form a team to represent their school. Adults can list the school they represent on the same line as students, but only the students will receive the discounted fee.**

Registration forms are available outside of 212 or you can print a registration form by visiting the Muscatine Running Club website at: and clicking on the calendar tab. Please join us and support our schools. All proceeds benefit Muscatine Schools Physical Education and Wellness Programs !!!!


CMS Band web site:


Eastern Iowa Community Colleges are embarking on our fourth year of expanded summer camps for K-12 students.

These  full-day and half-day camps provide opportunities for creation AND recreation with a variety of topics.  Camps will be hosted at several locations throughout our three-county service area and are designed to connect kids to new STEM skills and new friends.

Here’s a quick look:

  • Outdoor wilderness
  • Robotics
  • Career exploration
  • College readiness
  • Culinary and cooking
  • Drones
  • Computer coding and video game development
  • Stop-action move making
  • YouTube TV studio
  • Basic animal care
  • First Car Smarts
  • Zombies!


All information is provided on the link at including full camp descriptions and registration.

8th Grade Graduation will be on May 26. The ceremony will take place from 10:30-11:30ish. Following the ceremony, students and parents can take pictures outside the steps and in the grass off 9th Street. After that, lunch will be served from 12:21-12:46 if they want it; otherwise, there will be a celebration for them in the gym until 1:25.


If you would like to donate to the Muskie Locker they are in need of the following:


Snack crackers


Granola Bars

Mac & cheese



Canned goods





Body wash

Body spray




Hair brush

Bobby pins

Hair gel


School supplies




3 ring binders

Trapper keeper






Shoes (boy/girl)


Spring Jackets

Old winter coats

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