Announcements Thought of the day:

Lunch: McRibb/bun, augratin potatoes,
green beans, BBQ sauce, grapes
Tues: Maidrite/bun
Thought of the day:
“Every individual is a marvel of
unknown and unrealized possibilities.”
College visits: none scheduled
Happy Birthday none today
Day 50
Oct 27, 2014
Seminar: 11/3 – Spanish Club
11/7 – Seniors – Jostens presentation
11/10 – STAND;
8th Gr Anderson-Kaftan to rm 125 for
JREC presentation with Mr. Ahouse
11/14 – FFA; MS St Council
11/17 – Jr Class to rm 125
11/21 – Art Club;
8th Gr Kerner-Wink to rm 125 for JREC
presentation with Mr. Ahouse
Give a warm Eagle welcome back to Elizabeth Block who returns to Midland today!
SEMINAR: HS Student Council to Kaftan / NHS to rm 125 RE Vet’s Day
Levi, Alex, Kyrstian, Alexis, Jacob, Alex, Halie, and Aubrie to library to meet with Mrs. Reilly
FFA night meeting 6:30
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED @ WYO LIBRARY Halloween Party TODAY. The library is looking for volunteers to help with children's
games between 5:30 and 7:00. Contact Nikki Rushford at the library if you can help. 488-3975 or [email protected]
Tuesday – FFA leaves for National Convention at 7AM – don’t be late!
STUDENT REMINDERS about some expectations:
 During your lunch period, students are to remain in the cafeteria unless you have permission to leave.
 If you are requested to attend by a teacher for RTI, you are expected to attend. If you don't, it will be considered the same as
skipping a class and disciplinary measures will be taken. Take advantage of the RTI time to get assistance with your courses.
NURSE NOTES: We are seeing a lot of kids with headaches, stomach aches and fevers. Nurse Gent reminds you to follow
these steps: 1) WASH YOUR HANDS 2) Bathe at least every other day 3) Keep hands AWAY from your face 4)
Avoid dehydration 5) Get enough SLEEP! (8-10 hrs per night is needed for growing bodies).
PINK PENNY WAR: The Midland cheerleaders are sponsoring a Pink Penny War, with funds going to Breast Cancer Research.
Leaders as of 10/22 are: 6th graders +34, 7th -75, 11th -65, 9th -101, 10 -238, 8 -253, 12 -569 Total raised as of 11AM 10/22 is $24.03
Congrats to JV FB team on their win at Lansing on Friday!
HS music student’s cookie dough/cheesecake fundraiser: Orders MUST be turned in on Monday, November 3rd in the
morning to Mrs. Wright. Checks need to be made out to Midland Music Boosters. You must turn in all money and orders.
Please double check your orders to make sure they are correct! If you get done fundraising before the 3rd, bring your order in
this week! See Mrs. Wright with any questions!
Found: cell phone, claim by identifying at office.
Any veteran, past or present, or family member may have their photo and info placed into a slide show for the Midland HS
Veteran’s Day Ceremony. Please send a photo, the veteran’s name, branch of service, years of service and hometown to Mr.
Ahouse at MHS. This is a new slide presentation so we need the photo again if you’d previously sent it. Vets Day Program is
Tues, Nov 11 at 2:30PM in the gym, it is open to the public. Please come join us honor our veterans.
- Golddusters HS dance team –, for more info see Ms Kaftan
- HS Wrestlers – Informational meeting will take place after football season is completed.
- HS Girls basketball – meeting with Coach Becker during seminar on Friday in cafeteria
- HS Boys basketball - Coach Hartman will hold a meeting after football season is completed
- HS Winter sports cheerleading – still looking for basketball cheerleaders! Come on girls, who has school spirit?
Oct 28 – Parent-Teacher Conferences 4-8PM in cafeteria come when it works for you! (VB game in gym) Pick up report cards.
- Midland hosts Regional Volleyball 7PM – Eagles face winner of Central City/CVC – no local passes honored, all pay
- FFA leaves for national convention – see Miss C for details
Oct 30 – 1:00 Dismissal – PM schedule
- 6th-9th Gr to gym for Financial Literacy Planning Presentation 8:15-9:30
- 6th Choir Clinic @ Cedar Rapids 9:05 performance see Ms. Freeman for details
- Financial Literacy Planning Presentation for grades 6-9 8:30AM put on by National Theatre for Children - Cash
Course: Learning about Earning and it is sponsored by the Iowa Insurance Division.
- Parent-Teacher Conferences 1:30-8PM in gym, pick up report cards – come at whatever time works in your schedule
Oct 31 – NO SCHOOL – Happy Halloween!
- Regional Volleyball Semi-Finals @ Bellevue Marquette 7PM
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Nov 1 – Jones Co 4-H Volleyball tourney here – be sure to take home or lock up all valuables!
- Deadline to order senior class photo from Stacie Miller – email [email protected] to do so.
Nov 2 – Daylight savings time ends – roll clocks back 1 hour before going to bed Saturday night
Nov 4 – Spanish Food Night 6:30 cafeteria for students/staff – bring dish to share
Nov 5 – 1:00 Dismissal for inservice – AM schedule
-Midland hosts Class 1A Regional Volleyball Championship Game 7PM – no local passes honored, all must pay
Great silver service hours for HS students:
 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED @ OJ LIBRARY: Any high school students or staff/adults interested in volunteering for the Halloween
Party on Friday, October 31 from 4-6. They would need to show up to the library around 3:00-3:30 pm to get ready. Costumes would be
great! If interested contact Marta Petermann 826-2450 or [email protected]
Student Debts
Check PowerSchool to see if YOU have any outstanding fees or ask at office, get those taken care of soon!
These bills don’t go away, they follow you until graduation so take care of them ASAP.
Guidance Info
I HAVE A PLAN IOWA: Log in to your account, contact Mr. Ahouse if you forgot your username &/or password
Nov 1 - 2015 Distinguished Young Women of Iowa Scholarship Program - All senior girls are eligible and encouraged to
participate. For information, see Mr. Ahouse.
Nov 4 - All Middle/High School Students: Are you a student who is making a difference through volunteering? If so, you can
apply for a 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Award and you could win a $1000 cash prize and a trip to Washington,
D.C., next May. Go to to access the online application.
Jan 9 – Keep Iowa Beautiful Scholarship - - $1,000 scholarships to Iowa HS
seniors enrolling in Iowa college, major relating to community, sociology or environmental sciences