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A caring community that nurtures individuals to become productive lifelong learners.

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Provide a safe and progressive learning environment to enhance student growth.

Daily Bulletin


November 22, 2017 (Day B)


Today’s Lunch Menu: Orange Chicken, Rice, Mixed Vegetables, Broccoli, Peaches

Breakfast Monday: Cereal or Toast

Lunch Monday: Popcorn Chicken, Baked Beans, Green Beans, Peaches, Bread



· Wednesday

· 1:00 Dismissal

· Thursday

· Happy Thanksgiving!

· No School

· Friday

· No School



Today: Zander Mortale and Adam Reynolds

Friday: Elliott Haupts

Sunday: Rylee Becker, Cole Harrison, and Cassie Rose



If you find laptop charger #4122, please turn it in at the office.


The yearbook staff will be selling the 2018 yearbooks at the November 27th home basketball games from 6-8 p.m.  Yearbooks are $40.   


Don’t miss out on hockey night!  MStM’s high school chorus will be performing at the Iowa Wild game on Sunday, December 10th, at 5:00 p.m.  Discounted tickets are available to purchase for $16 each.  Orders are due by Wednesday, November 29th.  Pick up an order form in the office and return it with a check payable to the Iowa Wild.  Please see Mrs. Clark for more information.


There will be a wrestling soup supper on Thursday, November 30th, from 4:30-5:45 in the cafeteria.  It is a free will donation soup supper.  There will also be a raffle for 2 chances at a half hog.  Raffle tickets are $5.00 each and the drawing will be held on December 7th.


We are bringing back a throwback wrestling sweatshirt!  See the design on the office window.  Crewneck sweatshirts are $20 and hooded sweatshirts are $25.  Order forms can be picked up in the office or you can order online.  Money is due at the time of the order and they will arrive by Christmas.  All orders are due no later than Friday, December 1, at noon.


The No Notes Needed creativity club will have its first official kick-off meeting on Friday, December 1, during seminar in the elementary gym.  Activities include music and art.  It is open to all students in grades 7-12.



The following volleyball players need to turn in their jersey to Coach Vogel immediately: Kaitlin Christensen, Myranda Jackson, Zoey Minor, Aspen Parkhurst, and Caitlyn Pote.


Students interested in competing in speech events (IHSSA) should attend a brief, informational meeting in Mrs. Grafft's room during seminar on Tuesday, November 28th.  Bring a notebook and a pencil with you.


There will be a junior class meeting on Tuesday, November 28th, during seminar in the high school gym.


Seniors:  The yearbook awards forms are due back to Conner Boehler or Ms. Kaven by December 1st.  The activities list forms are due back to Stefani Cataldo, Alisha Reynolds, or Ms. Kaven by December 15th.  Your senior photos and baby photos for the yearbook are due into the staff by the end of first semester.   


Mr. Hansen will have ACT math review sessions for sophomores through seniors every Friday morning in his room from 7:45-8:15. 



Visit the ACT website for more information.


Test Date                Registration Deadline     Late Fee Required

February 10, 2018    January 12, 2018                January 13-19, 2018

April 14, 2018          March 9, 2018                    March 10-23, 2018

June 9, 2018            May 4, 2018                       May 5-18, 2018

July 14, 2018           June 15, 2018                    June 16-22, 2018



The MStM Food Pantry is open to all Martensdale-St. Marys community families.  The food pantry is located at the school and is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-6:00, or as needed.  Please contact Kathy Higgins or call 641-764-2466 with questions.


"Every can counts!" Please remember to keep bringing your cans, plastic, and glass recyclables to the blue dumpster beside the shed in the school parking lot to help support Post Prom!


The student council is planning a community day this spring.  If you are looking for help with any projects, please email Mr. Hansen at