Mid City High School Senior Jalen Crawford was awarded the Rotary Club Scholarship in the amount of $2,500 toward the college of his choice. Great job Jalen! We are so proud of you!
News, Events, and Announcements
Mid City High School will have their Graduation Ceremony at St. Ambrose University’s Galvin Fine Arts Center at 7:00pm on May 31st. We are so proud of our 2017 graduating class! Go Mavericks!
Daniel Wadden has set his sights on becoming a John Deere diesel technician. To accomplish this dream, he will apply to Northeast Iowa Community College in Calmar, Iowa for their diesel technician program. Part of this program requires Daniel to complete an internship at a John Deere Dealership. He has requested that P&K Midwest in DeWitt, Iowa be his sponsor. If they agree, they would provide his uniforms and a place for him to do his internship.
Mid City High School held a College and Career Fair for their students and parents. Thank you to all who had a booth set up and took the time to visit with our students, parents and teachers.
Mrs. Blinkinsop was the recipient of the Iowa Association of Alternative Education grant which will fund her Teen Mom classes next year.
Mr. Schlichting’s Speech class had their Job Fair this morning. Students did extensive research on a career they were interested in and then shared information with visitors.
Nate Blumberg successfully made a clamp in his Metals and Materials Processes class. Great job Nate!
Mid City High School students in IYC (Iowa Youth Congress) and the Urban Farm Club participated in the “District of Distinction” showcase on April 13, 2017.
For the upcoming 2017-18 school year all students entering, advancing, or transferring into 12th grade and born after September 15, 1999, will need proof of two doses of meningococcal (A, C W, Y) vaccine; or 1 dose if received when the student was 16 years of age or older. This vaccine must be done before school begins in August and proof brought to the nurse. State is mandating that there will be NO exemptions for lack of immunizations at the 12th grade level for vaccines upon entering school.
There will be no grace/extension period for the implementation of this requirement. Students not meeting this requirement may not begin the school year until this has been met. Please keep in mind that there must be at least an 8 week interval between the two doses.
For more information you may call the Scott County Health Department at 563-326-8618 or visit www.scottcountyiowa.com/health. You may also call the health office with any questions at 563-336-7600.
Incoming 9th Grade Students (Parents/Guardians):
The State of Iowa requires that ALL 9th grade students have a Certificate of Dental Screening form on file in the nurse’s office within 3 months of the start of school (by November). This screening cannot be more than one year old, so schedule your visits now. Your Dentist should have this form in their office however you may also pick one up from the school nurse. Please complete all boxes at the top of the form under STUDENT INFORMATION. Your Dentist can fax this completed form to Mid City High School Attention School Nurse at 563-391-0357 or feel free and call Kristen Swisher, RN (School Nurse) at 563-336-7600 to see if a certificate is on file in her office. You will continue to receive this reminder whether a form has been sent or not. I apologize for the inconvenience.
Mrs. Blinkinsop, school librarian, reached out to United Way to have all of the Teen Mom’s at Mid City High School participate in the grant funded Born Learning workshops. This is the fourth session and United Way volunteers distributed donated items to our Teen Moms that were registered and/or attended. Thank you United Way for being a valuable community partner.
Final Exams will be Thursday, March 16th and Friday, March 17th. Good luck Mavericks!
The Spring Concert at Mid City High School was a huge success! The choir as well as the soloists did a fantastic job!
Third quarter finals will be Thursday, March 16th and Friday, March 17th.
Today was the second Born Learning session brought to our Teen Mom’s thanks to United Way. They learned about child behavior, reading their child’s cues and songs to sing with their babies.
Today was the kick off for our United Way sponsored Born Learning Academy for our Teen Moms. Our moms learned that babies start learning the minute they are born, warm responsive interactions make a difference in school readiness and long term success, and there are plenty of household items we can use to teach our children sounds, shapes and colors.
Mr. Parks, Mid City’s security officer, visited Washington Elementary School to mentor students on living a good life. Mid City staff has a big vision to help all students in our district!
Mid City High School had a packed house for the 1st Honors, 2nd Honors, and Attendance Awards ceremony this morning. Great job Mavericks!!
Mid City Choir teacher had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to spend the day at Circa 21. Mini-classes were held and a delicious lunch was served. Great day had by all!
Natalie Anderson, trained specialist in Reflexology and Reiki, taught the Teen Mom Advisory students about Reiki and how to use the techniques to relax.
On January 31st, Mid City High School students interested in attending the University of Iowa had the opportunity to visit the college campus for a guided tour and lunch.
Mid City graduate is featured in the Quad City Times. She credits iJAG for her success!
We had two visitors during the Teen Mom class today. Natalie did Goal setting with the girls and then they created a Vision Board. Andrea is Natalie’s friend from France and she will be coming back next week to do Meditation and Relaxation techniques.
Mid City students thinking about joining the military after high school were invited to visit the Rock Island Arsenal today.
Congratulations to our January 2017 graduating class! Your hard work had paid off and you are capable of doing great things from this day forward! We are very proud of each and every one of you!!
Students in Mid City’s Davenport Digital Innovator course are featured on KWQC News for creating a ‘walking tour’ app to promote the city of Davenport’s history.
Mid City Mavericks are excited for graduation tonight! 7:00pm at Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University!
Finals for Freshman, Sophomores and Juniors will be this Wednesday, January 11th and Thursday, January 12th. Good Luck Mavericks!!
Last night the Mid City Iowa Youth Congress held an informational meeting with local State elected officials at Mid City High School. In attendance were State Senators Roby Smith and Rita Hart, Senators Elect Jim Lykam and Mark Lofgren and State Representative Phyllis Thede. The members of the Youth Congress presented their bills on School Funding Equalization and Hands Free Cell Phone use while driving. IYC members made quite an impact on the officials and received many compliments on their research and writing of the bills as well as a good deal of support for their proposals.
IYC members present at the meeting were as follows: Ayiana Litt, Jalen Crawford, Chrissy Bein, Morgan Kurtz, Taylor Lance, Jade Arnold, and Maddie Pineo.
Nate Blumberg made this bowl in his Woods class using a lathe. Way to go Nate!!