News, Events, and Announcements
Nic Schaedig took first place in public speaking at an iJAG competition in Des Moines a couple months ago. Because she won the competition, Nic got an all expense paid six day trip to Washington DC and she was the first student from Mid City to ever receive this opportunity! Nic was joined on this trip by others in the iJAG program. While in DC she met Chuck Grassley, who is an iowa Senator and President Pre-Tem, visited the WWII Memorial, White House, and Capital Building.
The Fall Art Exhibit entitled “Verbal” was a big success! Mid City has a large number of talented art students and Ms. Lewis displays their work throughout the school and in the community at large. For example, several students had work on display recently at the Festival of Trees.
Computer Graphics students are not only learning about photo editing but also about running a business! Ms. Lewis has put her digital photography students into groups to make a business plan and implement it by running an Auction featuring photographs they’ve produced. Go Mavericks!
Mid City High School second quarter Conferences are tomorrow, December 4, 2019. We look forward to seeing our students and their families tomorrow night.
Mid City’s Educators Club visited the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) in Cedar Falls to check out the programs offered, participate in a guided tour, and a number of students applied to the college. Go Mavericks!
Congratulations to our October Teacher of the Month and October Student of the Month! Way to go!
Mid City Gear Up students visited Scott Community College to learn about the various degree and certification programs available to them upon graduating from high school! Go Mavericks!
Mid City Art Teacher, Ms. Lewis, escorted two of her Digital Photography students to the Figge Art Museum for the Portfolio Workshop. A once in a lifetime opportunity for Caytlin Wilford and Austin Fuller who showcased their ePortfolios that they created using Google Sites. Way to go Mavericks!
Nic Schaedig represented Mid City iJag at the NSLA (National Student Leadership Academy) on Tuesday October 15th. The students had the opportunity to do an essay on their iJag story and then iJag representatives choose those who would represent their story well at competition. Nic had to tell her personal story and how iJag helped her become who she is today. All 40 students that attended on Tuesday told their personal story and then had to choose between 4 categories to compete in; Public Speaking, Math, PBL Showcase, or Employability Skills. Nic choose Public Speaking and received the highest score, making her come in first place at the competition, receiving a medal. Nic is the first student from Mid City iJag to go to competition and win first place. Nic is now on her way to Washington DC with iJag for the next step in the competition. Please help us in congratulating Nic on her accomplishment and wishing her well on her way to DC in December. Way to go Nic!
Mid City Fall Choir concert was a hit! Awsome job Mavericks!
Students interested in Agriculture visited Muscatine Community College to learn about careers in the Ag/Farming industry. Topics Mid City students learned about included:
- Agribusiness Management
- Farm Management
- Agribusiness Equipment Technician
- Precision Agriculture
- Ag Systems and Technology
- Turf and Landscape Management
The IQCCP College Fair will be held from 5:30-7 pm at Scott Community College’s downtown Davenport campus,101 West Third Street. We will over 40 institutions available for you to visit with. The link provides information for the City of Davenport parking. https://cityofdavenportiowa.com/services/public_works/parking Please note, on-street parking is free after 5 PM.
Once a month Heather Malli, Speech-Language Pathologist from the AEA, visits with the teen moms and their babies to engage in Mommy and Me time which helps children with mobility, social awareness, sights and sounds.
Gear Up program liaison Lindsey Jimenez had Ashley Stagner of Indian Hills Community College present scholarship information to our students. Actor and Iowa native Tom Arnold gives two scholarships each year to incoming students of Indian Hills Community College. Students need to write a 1,000 word essay on a given topic to apply for the scholarship given by Tom Arnold. Go Mavericks!
Reminder to parents and students that Mid City High School Conferences will be this Wednesday, September 25th, from 3:30pm until 6:30pm. We look forward to seeing our Maverick Families!
Good news! The store is still open for purchases for another week! Please visit the website and purchase your Mid City gear before it gets too cold!
Thank you and have a wonderful day!
Mid City’s Open House is this evening from 6:00pm until 7:30pm. We look forward to meeting our new students and welcoming back our previous students!
Hello Maverick families! The first day back to school for students will be Monday, August 26th. Please note the regular schedule and one-hour early out on Wednesdays:
REGISTRATION: August 14th and 15th from 11:00am – 5:00pm
FRESHMAN ORIENTATION: August 15th from 5:00pm – 6:30pm
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We want to welcome our incoming Freshman! Freshman orientation will be August 15th from 5:00pm until 6:30pm.
5:00-5:15 Welcome presentation in the gym.
5:15-6:00 Students will be able to get their schedule, take a tour of the building, and get their student ID’s made.
6:00 Pizza and cookies will be served.
Students and parents can leave when scheduling and ID’s are complete. Our building secretaries Shannon and Karen will be in the office to answer questions parents or students might have.
Gear Up students did two college visits today – they visited Western Illinois University in Moline and St. Ambrose in Davenport.
Mid City was thrilled to have author and actress Dana L. Davis present today! She is so inspiring and gracious!
Congratulations to the 2019 graduating class of Mid City High School!
Mid City is pleased to announce that Alex Koch and Nic Schaedig have been accepted into the competitive Midwest Writing Center’s 2019 Young Emerging Writers (YEW) Summer Internship Program. The YEW Summer Internship Program is for young people in the Quad Cities who are passionate about writing, the MWC offer this selective seven-week program from June 3rd through July 17th, 2019. YEW is for talented graduating and continuing high school students, ages 15-19, interested in creating and publishing works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and/or drama. The ultimate goal of the program is development of intern writing abilities and the production and distribution of a literary journal representing the best work of the participants.
Ms. Lewis is able to inspire her students to create amazing art work. Last night was their annual Art Installation. Amazing!
We value our community partnership with Davenport Public Library! Emily Simpao and Amber Carlson visited classrooms to tell teens about their summer reading program.