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Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017

posted Oct 19, 2017, 8:29 AM by Marika Pewe

Reminder that end of 1st quarter is tomorrow.

HS regional cross country meet at Solon starts at 3:00p. Dismiss at 12:50p, bus leaves at 1:00p. Good luck to all our runners. Reminder of the $5 parking fee.

JH Tri-Rivers Conference Band Festival at Easton Valley.

HS Girls basketball sign up sheet is in the office. Practice begins Monday, November 6th.

Pictures tomorrow for anyone who didn't get theirs taken the first time, didn't like the one that they got and all seniors. Seniors remember to dress appropriately - collared shirts and no writing on your shirts.

If you're under 18 you MUST buckle up regardless where you're sitting in a car. Oh, by the way, YOU get the ticket if you're 14 or older, not the driver! About $127.50!

Junior High Movie Night is Friday night. Due to popular demand, we will be showing 2 movies at the same time.
1st Movie Start time: 5:45 pm (gym)
2nd Movie Start time: 6:00 pm (Library)
Bring money for snacks, popcorn, drinks and glowsticks.
Parents and riders - Please arrive by 7:20 pm for pickup

Scholarship Workshop: On October 26th at 6:00 p.m., there will be a scholarship workshop for all juniors, seniors, and parents. We will help you learn how to find free money for any college and post-secondary learning plans you may have. We will discuss scholarships, where to find them and a format that has worked for students in the past. Please bring a resume, questions, and any scholarships that you are currently working on. Watch for the sign-up email.

FFA Bonfire/Meeting this Saturday at 7pm. All 7-12 welcome.
Freshmen bring chips
Sophomores bring pop
Juniors bring sides
Seniors bring desserts
Please email Ashley Vander Heiden if you're going so they have a count for the meat.

Upcoming events:
Fri., Oct. 20th:
End of 1st Quarter
Picture retakes, Senior composite photos and Senior group photo
11:45a - Cafe class meal for community
5:00p - HS football at home vs. Center Point Urbana
7:00p - FFA Bonfire/Meeting
Sat., Oct. 21st:
All-State band and vocal auditions at Washington High School
Sun., Oct. 22nd:
5:30p - HS girls basketball open gym
Mon., Oct. 23rd:
7:00p - HS volleyball regional at Springville
Tues., Oct. 24th:
7:45a - FCCLA meeting in Ms. Bachus' room
3:15p - Sign Language club meeting in Mrs. Petersen's room
Wed., Oct. 25:
12:30p - Early dismissal
Thurs., Oct. 26th:
7:45a - FCCLA meeting in Ms. Bachus' room
3:15p - Art club in Mrs. Balichek's room
6:00p - Scholarship Workshop in HS commons
(Jr's/Sr's/Parents)

Special Education Aide

posted Oct 18, 2017, 6:45 AM by Marika Pewe

Calamus Wheatland employment opportunity:
Special Education Aide in a 1:1 student to aide setting (Elementary).

Interested applicants should contact Mr. Lonnie Luepker, Superintendent,with a cover letter, resume and references.
Information may be submitted via e-mail to lluepker@cal-wheat.net or to PO Box 279, Wheatland, IA 52777.

Please refer to the teachiowa.gov website for information or contact Mr. Lonnie Luepker, Superintendent, at lluepker@cal-wheat.net.
AA/EOE
10/18/2017

Morgan W. and White Cane Safety Day

posted Oct 17, 2017, 6:38 AM by Marika Pewe

Morgan W. participated in White Cane Safety Day on October 12th at Forest Grove Park in Bettendorf.  Morgan was awarded the "Best Cane Technique" with her "blinged" out cane.  Congrats, Morgan!!!

Area Iowa public school students who are blind or visually impaired celebrated White Cane Safety Day by exploring the area with their canes. They went for a walk, enjoyed lunch and participated in a scavenger hunt.

The following link from the Quad City Times has additional pictures from the day.
http://qctimes.com/news/local/photos-white-cane-day-at-forest-grove-park/collection_d00fc01d-7cb1-54e8-859e-1904f95a1e80.html#1

Scholarship Workshop - Parents of Junior/Seniors

posted Oct 16, 2017, 10:38 AM by Marika Pewe

Attn: Parents of Juniors and Seniors,

Scholarship Workshop to be held on October 26th at 6:00 p.m., for all juniors, seniors, and parents in the High School Library Media Center. See the attached flyer and call with any questions you may have.

Monday, Oct. 16, 2017

posted Oct 16, 2017, 7:46 AM by Marika Pewe

JH/HS Band & Vocal Concert tonight at 7pm in Wheatland in the high school gym.

Reminder that the end of the quarter is this Friday, Oct. 20th.

Information on the Sabertooth Wrestling Club is in the office. It is open to K - 8th graders. Registration is tonight (Monday, Oct. 16th) at 6pm at the elementary.

There will be a sign up sheet in the office for girls interested in going out for high school basketball. Reminder that JH girls basketball practice begins Wednesday after school in the HS gym.

Junior High Movie Night is this Friday from 6-7:30!
The movie is Ouija (PG-13), and there is no cost to get in!
Bring money for popcorn, snacks, drinks and glowsticks... please have your rides here at 7:20 to pick you up.

Picture retakes are this Friday. IF you weren't here on the original picture day or do not like your original photo, this is the day for you. Also Senior composite photos and the group photo will be taken. Please dress nicely - guys a collared shirt and now writing on shirts for anyone, please.

New info if you are headed to the XC meet on Thursday at Solon - there will be a $5 fee to park per car.

Scholarship Workshop: On October 26th at 6:00 p.m., there will be a scholarship workshop for all juniors, seniors, and parents. We will help you learn how to find free money for any college and post-secondary learning plans you may have. We will discuss scholarships, where to find them and a format that has worked for students in the past. Please bring a resume, questions, and any scholarships that you are currently working on. Watch for the sign-up email.

Upcoming events:
Tues., Oct. 17th:
7:45a - FCCLA meeting in Ms. Bachus' room
3:15p - Sign Language club meeting in Mrs. Petersen's room
3:30p - Open golf at Wapsi Oaks for spring HS golfers
7:00p - Regional varsity volleyball at home vs. Lone Tree - admission is $6.00 for everyone - (NO passes of any kind are accepted - Preschool and under are free)
Wed., Oct. 18th:
3:30p - Diversity Club meeting
3:30p - JH girls basketball practice begins
Thurs., Oct. 19th:
Spirit Day
JH Tri-Rivers band festival at Easton Valley, Preston
3:00p - XC Regional meet at Solon
Fri., Oct. 20th:
End of 1st Quarter
Picture retakes, Senior composite photos and Senior group photo
11:45a - Cafe class meal for community
5:00p - HS football at home vs. Center Point Urbana
Sat., Oct. 21st:
All-State band and vocal auditions at Washington High School
Sun., Oct. 22nd:
5:30p - HS girls basketball open gym

Friday, Oct. 13, 2017

posted Oct 13, 2017, 8:53 AM by Marika Pewe   [ updated Oct 13, 2017, 8:53 AM ]

Good morning, Warriors!

Congratulations to the boys Varsity cross country TEAM for winning the Tri-Rivers conference meet last night at North Linn. Hunter Rickels (2nd), Chandler Gannon (5th), Hunter Kastantin (11th) were all conference. Ray Venditti, Chase Knoche, Max Hansen & Brett McCartt rounded out the Varsity scoring. JV boys placed 1-6. Nathan Traver won the JV race. Magnus S, Seth B, Jon K, Alec O, & Jacob B were the top JV finishers. Paige H was the top CW finisher for Varsity girls. Janee K ran a season PR in the JV race. Congratulations to all!!

Friday, Oct. 13th: F/S football at CPU at 5pm. Dismiss at 1:30. Suburban leaves at 1:35. Bus leaves at 2:15.
Varsity football bus leaves DeWitt at 3:45pm.

Sunday, Oct. 15th: Girls basketball open gym in the Activity Center @ 5:30.

Monday, Oct. 16th: Reminder of JH/HS band & vocal concert on Monday, Oct. 16th at 7pm. Please join us in listening to our musically talented Warriors.

Friday, Oct 20th: Senior portraits, Senior group photo, and picture re-takes.

Thursday, Oct. 26th: Scholarship Workshop: On October 26th at 6:00 p.m., there will be a scholarship workshop for all juniors, seniors, and parents. We will help you learn how to find free money for any college and post-secondary learning plans you may have. We will discuss scholarships, where to find them and a format that has worked for students in the past. Please bring a resume, questions, and any scholarships that you are currently working on. Watch for the sign-up email

End of 1st quarter is next Friday, Oct. 20th. Please keep in contact with your teachers and/or advisors to make sure you are current on assignments. Continue the great job Warriors!!!


Upcoming events:
Sun., Oct. 14th:
5:30p - Girls basketball open gym in Activity Center
Mon., Oct.16th:
7:00p - JH/HS band and vocal fall concert (HS gym, Wheatland)
Tues., Oct. 17th:
7:45a - FCCLA meeting in Ms. Bachus' room
3:15p - Sign Language club meeting in Mrs. Petersen's room
7:00p - Regional varsity volleyball at home vs. Lone Tree - admission is $6.00 for everyone - (NO passes of any kind are accepted)
Wed., Oct. 18th:
3:30p - Diversity Club meeting
3:30p - JH girls basketball practice begins
Thurs., Oct. 19th:
Spirit Day
JH Tri-Rivers band festival at Easton Valley, Preston
3:00p - XC Regional meet at Solon
Fri., Oct. 20th:
End of 1st Quarter
Picture retakes, Senior composite photos and Senior group photo
11:45a - Cafe class meal for community
5:00p - HS football at home vs. Center Point Urbana

Thursday, October 12, 2017

posted Oct 12, 2017, 8:04 AM by Marika Pewe

Good morning, Warriors!!

Thursday, Oct 12th: HS cross country Tri-Rivers conference meet @ North Linn (Troy Mills) at 4pm. Dismiss at 1:20, bus leaves at 1:30.
Tri-Rivers Volleyball tournament tonight at Lisbon. We will play Lisbon and Cedar Valley Christian. Games start at 5. Bus leaves at 3:35. The top 2 finishers will advance to the finals on Saturday.

Friday, Oct. 13th:
NHS meeting at 7:40 a.m. in Mr. Drowns room.

Reminder of JH/HS band & vocal concert on Monday @ 7pm

Friday, Oct 20th: Senior portraits, Senior group photo, and picture re-takes.

End of 1st quarter is next Friday, Oct. 20th. Please keep in contact with your teachers and/or advisors to make sure you are current on assignments. Continue the great job, Warriors!!!

Upcoming events:
Fri., Oct. 13th:
7:40a - NHS meeting in Mr. Drowns' room
5:00p - F/S & Varsity football at Center Point Urbana
Sat., Oct. 14th:
10:00a - Possible Varsity volleyball at Tri-Rivers Conference volleyball championship matches at Midland, Wyoming
Sun., Oct. 14th:
5:30p - Girls basketball open gym in Activity Center
Mon., Oct.16th:
7:00p - JH/HS band and vocal fall concert (HS gym, Wheatland)
Tues., Oct. 17th:
7:45a - FCCLA meeting in Ms. Bachus' room
3:15p - Sign Language club meeting in Mrs. Petersen's room
7:00p - Regional varsity volleyball at home vs. Lone Tree - admission is $6.00 for everyone - (NO passes of any kind are accepted)
Wed., Oct. 18th:
3:30p - Diversity Club meeting
3:30p - JH girls basketball practice begins
Thurs., Oct. 19th:
Spirit Day
JH Tri-Rivers band festival at Easton Valley, Preston
3:00p - XC Regional meet at Solon
Fri., Oct. 20th:
End of 1st Quarter
Picture retakes, Senior composite photos and Senior group photo
11:45a - Cafe class meal for community
5:00p - HS football at home vs. Center Point Urbana

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

posted Oct 10, 2017, 7:00 AM by Marika Pewe

Reminder of the 12:30p early dismissal tomorrow for staff professional development.

Senior Night and Spirit Night at the volleyball matches tonight. F/S, JV and Varsity volleyball at home vs Lisbon. Seniors fall athletes and parents recognized between the JV and Varsity match at 7:00pm.
Athletic Booster concession stand workers are: Joe & Tammy Sedgwick, Tim VonMuenster, Carolyn Bretschneider, Joyce Sands

Musical shirt order deadline has been extended to Wednesday, Oct. 11th. Money is due at time of order. Please see Mrs. McCartt to place your order.

Hat Day tomorrow at the JH/HS building: Pay $1 (no big bills please) at the door and wear your school appropriate hat all day.

Sign language club meeting today at 3:30.

8th grade football at West Delaware. Suburban leaves at 1:20p, bus leaves DeWitt at 2:00p.

Open golf at Wapsi Oaks for spring golfers at 3:30p.

JH/HS band and vocal concert Monday, Oct. 16 at 7:00pm. Please join us in listening to our musically talented Warriors.


Upcoming events:
Wed., Oct. 11th:
12:30p - Early dismissal
Thurs., Oct. 12th:
7:45 - HS Student Council - all group meeting
4:00p - HS Cross Country Tri-Rivers Conference meet at North Linn, Troy Mills
TBD - time and place Tri-Rivers Conference volleyball divisional qualifier
Fri., Oct. 13th:
7:40a - NHS meeting in Mr. Drowns' room
5:00p - F/S & Varsity football at Center Point Urbana
Sat., Oct. 14th:
10:00a - Possible Varsity volleyball at Tri-Rivers Conference volleyball championship matches at Midland, Wyoming
Sun., Oct. 14th:
5:30p - Girls basketball open gym in Activity Center
Mon., Oct.16th:
7:00p - JH/HS band and vocal fall concert (HS gym, Wheatland)
Tues., Oct. 17th:
7:45a - FCCLA meeting in Ms. Bachus' room
3:15p - Sign Language meeting in Mrs. Petersen's room
7:00p - Regional varsity volleyball at home vs. Lone Tree - admission is $6.00 for everyone - (NO passes of any kind are accepted)

Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017

posted Oct 4, 2017, 1:09 PM by Marika Pewe

Friday, October 20th will be picture retake day and also Senior group and individual photos.

Once Upon a Mattress shirts are available to order now! Shirts will have a picture, in white ink, similar to the design on the poster located on the music room door. You can choose between a purple or blue shirt. T-shirts are $12, hooded sweatshirts are $22 (add $2 for XXL). Order and payment deadline is this Sunday, Oct. 8th. See or email Mrs. McCartt to place your order!

Diversity Club meeting at 3:30p today.

All FFA members who are not in an Ag class this semester and who are selling fruit need to stop out and see Mr. Ewers sometime today.

Thank you for supporting the bake sale last night at the volleyball game. The St. Council raised $163 to be donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

Upcoming events:
Thurs. Oct. 5th:
4:00p - JH volleyball at Midland, Oxford Junction
4:15p - JH/HS XC at Grace Lutheran Camp, DeWitt
5:15p - F/S, JV, V volleyball at Easton Valley, Miles
Fri., Oct. 6th:
7:40a - NHS meeting
5:00p - F/S and Var football at home (DeWitt) vs. Maquoketa
Sat., Oct. 7th:
Activity Center closed for a youth volleyball tourney
Sun., Oct. 8th:
5:30p - Girls basketball open gym in Activity Center
Mon., Oct. 9th:
7:45a - HS Student Council Executive meeting
6:00p - School Board policy review - elementary
7:00p - School Board meeting - elementary
Tues., Oct. 10th:
3:30p - Sign Language club meeting
3:30p - Golf at Wapsi Oaks for potential spring players
4:15p - 8th grade football at West Deleware
5:15p - F/S,JV,Var volleyball at home vs. Lisbon; Senior Night with senior/parent recognition before start of Varsity match; Spirit Night; Athletic Booster concession stand workers are: Joe & Tammy Sedgwick, Tim VonMuenster, Carolyn Bretschneider, Joyce Sands
Wed., Oct. 11th:
12:30p - Early dismissal
Thurs., Oct. 12th:
7:45 - HS Student Council - all group meeting
4:00p - HS XC Tri-Rivers Conference meet at North Linn, Troy Mills
TBD - time and place Tri-Rivers Conference divisional qualifier
Fri., Oct. 13th:
5:00p - F/S & Varsity football at Center Point Urbana
Sat., Oct. 14th:
10:00a - Possible Var volleyball at TRC championship
Sun., Oct. 14th:
5:30p - Girls basketball open gym in Activity Center

Veterans Day - In search of a speaker for the program

posted Oct 3, 2017, 5:42 AM by Marika Pewe   [ updated Oct 3, 2017, 6:31 AM ]

Looking for suggestions...
Our Veterans Day program will be held on Friday, November 10th at 10:00am. We are in need of a guest speaker for the event. If you have any suggestions, please contact Marika at the high school - 563-374-1292.
Thank you.

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