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Daily Bulletin


February 19, 2018 (Day B)


Today’s Lunch Menu: Goulash, Lettuce, Broccoli, Pineapple, Bread Sticks

Breakfast Tomorrow: Sausage Gravy & Biscuit

Lunch Tomorrow: Chicken, Carrots, Corn, Mixed Fruit



The Finer Things Calligraphy Club will be meeting in Mrs. Grafft’s room on Tuesday, February 20th, during seminar. Please bring your calligraphy pens with you.  Stop by and see Mrs. Grafft or Miss Safley with any questions.

The Rosa Parks Symposium students will meet in Mrs. Grafft’s room during seminar on Wednesday, February 21st.

The NCSA informational meeting will be held on Monday, February 26th, at 6:00 p.m. in the Media Center. Any 8th-12th grade student who is interested in participating in collegiate athletics is encouraged to attend, along with their parents.  The meeting will include information regarding preparing for college.  Please visit to get started on your free NCSA profile.  See Mr. Seeman with any questions.

Bring your pop sockets and wear your cowboy boots for Fashion Friday photos on February 23rd!  The photos will be taken during seminar in the commons.

Criminology Club will meet on Friday, March 2nd, during seminar in Mr. Metcalf’s room with special guest Officer Hank Herman from the Des Moines Police Department.  Please come ready to have a good time, learn about the investigation process, and ask questions.



Kate Puderbaugh – please see Ms. Kaven today during seminar.

Any high school student in TAG who is taking the ACT this spring should sign up with Ms. Kaven for at least one practice session this month.  Other TAG students interested in getting a baseline score should also sign up.

The Academic Bowl students will have one last meeting on Wednesday, February 21, second half of Block 2.  Awards will be given at this time, so attendance is required.



Junior Class Members: If you would like to help with the Daddy/Daughter Dance on Friday, March 2nd, from 6:30-8:00, please let Mrs. Franey know.

Sophomores, Juniors and your parents: The guidance office sent out an email about the upcoming Career & College Planning & Financial Aid Night.  This will be held Wednesday, February 21, at 6:00 p.m. for college planning and 7:00 p.m. for financial aid in the Media Center.  Please plan to attend to answer questions about your future after high school.

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



Juniors and Seniors – The following colleges and universities will have representatives here to speak with students. Please sign up in the guidance office if you would like speak with them.

Indian Hills Community College – February 19 @ 9:30

Iowa Central Community College – February 22 @ 10:00

Mercy College of Health Sciences – March 21 @ 10:00

Buena Vista University – March 21 @ 1:00

Northwest Missouri State University – March 28 @ 9:30



Visit the ACT website for more information.

Test Date               Registration Deadline        Late Fee Required

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



Congratulations to Logan Schumacher for placing 1st at the State High School Wrestling Tournament!  He is the Class 1A 182 lb. state champion!  Congratulations to Cole Cassady for placing 3rd and Josh Tibbits for placing 5th and to Cael Cassady for being a state qualifier!  Martensdale-St. Marys tied for 6th place as a team in Class 1A.  Congratulations to all the wrestlers and coaches on a great season!

The Blue Devil girls’ basketball team fell to Panorama on Friday night in regional play.  They finish the season 18-6. Great season, players and coaches!



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.

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!