CMS Daily Announcements ~ Tuesday, May 9 ~ Green Day

Attention 8th graders-if you have any pictures to add to the 8th grade slideshow, email them to Ms. Alons or Mrs. Mrosko by Wednesday.


Congratulations to the CMS Rock Orchestra students who received 1st place at Music in the Parks this weekend at Six Flags in Chicago.  Way to go!


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


Attention 6th and 7th graders,

A new creative arts club is forming over the summer for students to collaborate with their friends by creating music, writing, drawing, etc. The club will start at the beginning of NEXT school year and meet on Saturdays at Musser Library. Details and sign-up forms are in the office. Sign up sheets are due May 19th.


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.


There will be a seventh grade band sectional today during MTSS/SSR for those not being pulled out by other teachers.


Jazz Band Rehearsals at 7:30 in the morning on Tuesday and Thursday of this week.


Spring Fling 2017 -The Middle School Formal-will take place on Friday,May 12th from 8-10pm at Muscatine High School.$5 Admission at the door and formal attire is recommended. This dance is sponsored by MHS Student Council.


Congratulations to the 8th graders for winning the April Box Tops Challenge.  Way to go, 8th Graders!


Please come out and join the Muscatine High School baseball program this Friday, May 12th at 5pm for the 3rd Annual Muskie Baseball Hit-A-Thon.  All players in the program will be introduced and then they will participate in a homerun derby contest. Fans will also have the opportunity to dunk our new Athletic Director Mike Morgan as well as the Muskies Head Football Coach Jake Mueller. There will also be 35 raffle items ranging from autographed baseball, pictures, and a certificate that will give one lucky winner a burrito for a year from Mami’s Authentic.  Food will be provided by Hy-Vee grill. Admission is FREE.


This year was the largest Girl’s State Track Meet ever in the history of the Iowa State Middle School Meet, with 1100 girls participating! In all, we took 5 girls to state.  


Mykenah Potoff, 7th grade:

  • 200 – 16th in State
  • 400 – 22nd in State

Katherine Hernandez, 7th grade:

  • Long Jump – 21st in State
  • 100 – 20th in State
  • 100 Hurdles – 15th in State

Elsy Barahona, 8th grade:

  • 200 – 23rd in State
  • 400 – 20th in State

Nya Lenhard, 8th grade:

  • Shot – 22nd in State
  • 100 – 28th in State
  • 200 – 18th in State

Maddi Rice, 8th grade:

  • Shot – 24th in State
  • Discus – 17th in State


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:

Robert Carver

Madison Sherer

Riley Honts



Central Middle School Spring Concert

Thursday, May 11

6:30 PM – Students need to arrive by 6:15PM

CMS Auditorium

  1. Please dress up and look your best. This is a performance and we want to look and sound our best. Please, no jeans, t-shirts, sweatshirts, or sweatpants.
  2. Show choir will wear jeans, tennis shoes, and their red show choir t-shirts.

If you must leave early from the entire performance, please meet your student outside the building.

Thank you!


Future MHS Parents – MHS Booster Club is looking for a few energetic & committed parents to join us for the 2017/2018 school year! Did you know that the MHS Booster Club represents and supports over 65 high school clubs, activities, and sports? We hold a meeting once a month at the high school & also help with concessions and other great school sponsored activities. It’s a great way to connect, meet new parents & get involved! If interested in learning more you can contact MHS Booster parents; Carol Reynolds or Joni Kerr We’re inviting potential new members to our May 10th meeting at 6:30 pm in the Muscatine High School Commons. Come see what we’re about!


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.

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