CLARION-GOLDFIELD DOWS MIDDLE SCHOOL.  Today is Friday, November 17, 2017.  Day 60.

 

Hex 2, Tri 1 ends today, November 17.  New exploratory lists are posted.

 

Bingo Mania today. REMEMBER TO WEAR YOUR HOMEBASE HAT.  Mrs. Smith’s homebase will report

to Mrs. TerHark’s room today.

 

Lindaman’s Llama’s and Hauptsteen’s Hawkodiles will have popcorn today during homebase today

for your victories at Sporcle yesterday.

 

There are a lot of nice clothes in my office that have been turned in.  If you have lost something stop in today.

 

This is a reminder that lunch will switch for 7th/8th grade will switch on Monday.  Early-Mr. Smith, Mrs. Ulven, & Mr. Vorrie.

 

Sign up for library recess time before noon.  The sign up sheets are posted on the library doors. Thanks!

 

7th/8th football players UNI-DOME trip is today to watch 2A State Football Championship game with Mr. Jackson.  Leave time is 12:30. Bring a sack lunch.  Your game ticket is paid for by the state.  Get a homework sheet from the office and check with your teachers ahead of time so work is completed before you leave.  These students will be going on the trip: PRESTON GARDNER, CALE KIRSTEIN, MACK SEABA, TRISTAN FLETCHER, KALEB KING, DYLAN LUHMANN, PORTER CHASE, NEVAN FOSS, ETHAN TRAUB, TREVOR GOLTZ, OWEN TEW, ELI TOOMSEN, REID HUNTLEY, LANDEN OLSON, COADY OLSON, TYSON BERNING, JACOB MOORE, GARRETT SEABA, ELIC FJETLAND, DANIEL CHAVEZ, CAEL CHASEARMANDO GARCIA, THANE JACKSON, CONNOR STATE, LUIS DELACRUZ, LINDEN JOHNSON, JAXON CARPENTER, NASH LIENEMANN, JOE BRADBURN, KEGAN POHLMAN.

 

Clarion Goldfield Dows Basketball Fan Gear is now available.  Information sheets are in the middle school office or by clicking on this link. https://cgdbasketballfans.itemorder.com/sale

 

Get caught up or stay caught up with your school work!! Please use the link below to let us know you are coming!!

This program is offered on Monday and Wednesday.  Students need to sign up in advance. Monday it will run until 4:15pm instead of 5pm.

6th -  Mrs. Swanson's room (Mrs. Ellis)

7th/8th -  Mrs. Fitzgerald’s room (Mrs. Coldiron)

Middle School Student Sign-up

 

CGD Sports Boosters are selling CGD jackets and tumblers.  Order forms may be picked up in the office. 

Any questions please contact one of the following:  Abby Kirstein 515-851-0042, Dee Huntley 515-368-1169, or Melissa Toomsen 515-332-6050.  Time is running out, order’s need to be placed by 12/8/17 if you want items by Christmas.

 

Peer Helper

Sign Ups are available:

We will need 4-6 students to sign up and help at the Jingle Jam at the Clarion Library on Saturday, December 2. You will be helping young children pick out presents for their parents and siblings and wrapping gifts, etc. Time: 8:45 AM to 11 AM.

 

December 7 —Ride the school bus and go Christmas caroling. Sing songs to the senior citizens of Clarion… Meet at circle drive at 5:45 PM. Return at approximately 8 PM

 

Concession Sales: Need 2 students (one must be good at math) willing to make popcorn during their recess time and then to sell food, popcorn and pop at games.

Dates available are:

November 20

November 27

November 28

November 30

December 4

 

Chorus

Middle school select choir auditions will continue on Monday, Nov. 20 from 7:30-8:15 a.m.  So far, we have had 20 students show up for auditions.

Middle school select choir rehearsals will meet on Mondays and Thursdays from 7:3-8:15 a.m. from mid-November through early May.  Please make sure you have visited with your parents about this, and you have secured your transportation.  This group performs at the March and May middle school concerts.  Mr. Ackerman

 

Band

FRIDAY BAND LESSONS: November 17  *Check your assigned time @ cgdmsband.weebly.com.

*Come a few minutes early to put your instrument together and get your lesson materials in order.

Paige German ... Emma Fishburn ...Abigail Dorn...Owen Tew...Armando Garcia...Rebecca Dean...

Nevan Foss...Keegan Pohlman...Owen Coldiron...Tristan Koppenhaver...Thomas Klaver...Kaleb King...

Eli Toomsen...Jackson Beisel...Mack Seaba...Carson Harle...McKayla Johnson...Erick Perez...

Rigo Bobadilla...Jordyn Roosa...Aidan Harrington...Daniel Chavez...Alex Greving...Caleb Curry.

 

6TH Grade Announcements

 

7TH/8TH Grade Announcements

 

Sports

MS wrestling pictures will be taken Monday, Jan. 20 after school at the HS.

 

Weight lifting is on Tuesday and Thursday mornings @ 6:45 AM.

 

                                                7th Girls Basketball                    8th Girls Basketball

                                                (Mr. Dahlke Coach)                   (Mr. Vorrie Coach)

Friday 11/17/17                        ELEM                                       MPR

 

Monday 11/20/17                     Game @ Algona                     @ Home vs Algona

Tuesday 11/21/17                    Pictures                                    Pictures

11/22/17-11/24/17                   Thanksgiving break                  Thanksgiving break

 

Monday, 11/27/17                    @ Home vs Clear Lake           Game @ Clear Lake  

Tuesday, 11/28/17                   Goldfield                                  MPR

Wednesday, 11/29/17              Morning 6:45-8am                    Morning 6:45-8am

Thursday, 11/30/17                  @ South Hamilton                   @ South Hamilton

Friday, 12/1/17                         Morning 6:45-8am                    MPR

 

Monday, 12/4/17                      Game @ IFA                            @ Home vs IFA

Tuesday, 12/5/17                     Morning 6:45-8am                    MPR

 

                                                7th Boys Basketball                   8th Boys Basketball

                                                (Mr. Holmes-Coach)                  (Mr. O’Brien Coach)

Friday 11/17/17                        Morning 6:45-8am                    Goldfield

 

Monday 11/20/17                     Goldfield                                  MPR

Tuesday 11/21/17                    Pictures                                    Pictures

11/22/17-11/24/17                   Thanksgiving break                  Thanksgiving break

 

Monday, 11/27/17                    Goldfield                                  MPR

Tuesday, 11/28/17                   ELEM                                       Morning 6:45-8am

Wednesday, 11/29/17              Morning 6:45-8am                    Morning 6:45-8am

Thursday, 11/30/17                  @ Home vs Clear Lake           Game @ Clear Lake

Friday, 12/1/17                         Goldfield                                  ELEM  

 

Monday, 12/4/17                      Goldfield                                  MPR

Tuesday, 12/5/17                     ELEM                                       ELEM (MS Concert-shared and shortened practice)

 

Wrestling

Tuesday, 11/28/17                   @ Home vs Eagle Grove, Webster City, and Algona

Friday, 12/8/17                         @ Boone

 

Wrestlers, ride bus 3 to the high school.  If you have exploratory at the high school last period, report to wrestling practice from that class.  Shuttle bus for Dows and Goldfield will arrive around 6 p.m. at the high school, after picking up shuttle riders from the middle school.

 

Middle School Upcoming Events

Friday, 11/17/17                       End of Hex 2, Tri 1

Friday, 11/17/17                       BINGO

Friday, 11/17/17                       7th/8th Football Players to the UNI-DOME-leave @ 12:30.

Monday, 11/20/17                    Hex 3 begins

Monday, 11/20/17                    8th grade to I.C.C.C

Monday, 11/20/17                    MS wrestling pictures

Tuesday, 11/21/17                   MS basketball pictures

Tuesday, 11/21/17                   Thanksgiving Minute to Win It

Wednesday, 11/22/17              1:30 Early Out

Thursday, 11/23/17                  Thanksgiving-No School

Friday, 11/24/17                       No School

Wednesday, 11/29/17              1:30 Early Out

 

Saturday, 12/2/17                    Jingle Jam

Tuesday, 12/5/17                     MS Music Concert at 7 p.m.

Wednesday, 12/6/17                1:30 Early Out

Thursday, 12/7/17                    Peer Helper Christmas Caroling

 

The Mobile Food Bank will be at the Memorial Hall in Eagle Grove on the following dates this school year.  Anyone can access this program.  It will be held from 4:30pm – 6:00pm each date. January 2, 2018, April 3, 2018, July 3, 2018.

-GOLDFIELD DOWS MIDDLE SCHOOL.  Today is Thursday, November 16, 2017.  Day 59.

 

Bingo Mania tomorrow. REMEMBER TO WEAR YOUR HOMEBASE HAT.

 

Hex 2, Tri 1 ends Friday, November 17.  New exploratory lists are posted.

 

This is a reminder that lunch will switch for 7th/8th grade will switch on Monday.  Early-Mr. Smith, Mrs. Ulven, & Mr. Vorrie.

 

A trip has been planned to go to the UNI-DOME on Friday, Nov.17 to watch 2A State Football Championship game with Mr. Jackson.  Leave time is 12:30. Bring a sack lunch.  Your game ticket is paid for by the state.  Get a homework sheet from the office and check with your teachers ahead of time so work is completed before you leave.  These students will be going on the trip: PRESTON GARDNER, ERICK PEREZ, CALE KIRSTEIN, MACK SEABA, TRISTAN FLETCHER, KALEB KING, DYLAN LUHMANN, PORTER CHASE, NEVAN FOSS, ETHAN TRAUB, TREVOR GOLTZ, JORDAN CASTILLO, OWEN TEW, ELI TOOMSEN, REID HUNTLEY, LANDEN OLSON, COADY OLSON, TYSON BERNING, JACOB MOORE, GARRETT SEABA, ELIC FJETLAND, DANIEL CHAVEZ, CAEL CHASEARMANDO GARCIA, THANE JACKSON, CONNOR STATE, LUIS DELACRUZ, LINDEN JOHNSON, JAXON CARPENTER, NASH LIENEMANN, JOE BRADBURN.

 

NASA Guest with Mr. O’Brien and the 7th grade students this afternoon @ 1:00.  Revised schedule with 7/8th blocks in the PM

 

7th grade boys’ basketball will dismiss at 2:30 p.m.  Go to Mr. Holmes’ classroom to get your jersey and load the bus.  No high school exploratory.

 

Clarion Goldfield Dows Basketball Fan Gear is now available.  Information sheets are in the middle school office or by clicking on this link. https://cgdbasketballfans.itemorder.com/sale

 

Get caught up or stay caught up with your school work!! Please use the link below to let us know you are coming!!

This program is offered on Monday and Wednesday.  Students need to sign up in advance. Monday it will run until 4:15pm instead of 5pm.

6th -  Mrs. Swanson's room (Mrs. Ellis)

7th/8th -  Mrs. Fitzgerald’s room (Mrs. Coldiron)

Middle School Student Sign-up

 

CGD Sports Boosters are selling CGD jackets and tumblers.  Order forms may be picked up in the office. 

Any questions please contact one of the following:  Abby Kirstein 515-851-0042, Dee Huntley 515-368-1169, or Melissa Toomsen 515-332-6050.  Time is running out, order’s need to be placed by 12/8/17 if you want items by Christmas.

 

Peer Helper

Sign Ups are available:

We will need 4-6 students to sign up and help at the Jingle Jam at the Clarion Library on Saturday, December 2. You will be helping young children pick out presents for their parents and siblings and wrapping gifts, etc. Time: 8:45 AM to 11 AM.

 

December 7 —Ride the school bus and go Christmas caroling. Sing songs to the senior citizens of Clarion… Meet at circle drive at 5:45 PM. Return at approximately 8 PM

 

Concession Sales: Need 2 students (one must be good at math) willing to make popcorn during their recess time and then to sell food, popcorn and pop at games.

Dates available are:

November 16

November 20

November 27

November 28

November 30

December 4

 

Chorus

Middle school select choir rehearsals will meet on Mondays and Thursdays from 7:3-8:15 a.m. from mid-November through early May.  Please make sure you have visited with your parents about this, and you have secured your transportation.  This group performs at the March and May middle school concerts.  Mr. Ackerman

 

Band

THURSDAY BAND LESSONS: November 16th  *Check your assigned time @ cgdmsband.weebly.com.

Sydney Friesleben...Lucas Parcel...Landen Kakacek...Calvin Schluttenhofer...Ishmael Perez...Wyatt DeCoster...

Elizabeth Hodson...Liam Snyder...Diego Gonzales...Caden Hankins...Kersin DeLaTorre...Keira Vinsand...

Giselle Madrigales...Yvonne Arroyo.

 

6TH Grade Announcements

6th grade PE report to the MPR today.

 

7TH/8TH Grade Announcements

 

Sports

MS wrestling pictures will be taken Monday, Jan. 20 after school at the HS.

 

Weight lifting is on Tuesday and Thursday mornings @ 6:45 AM.

 

                                                7th Girls Basketball                    8th Girls Basketball

                                                (Mr. Dahlke Coach)                   (Mr. Vorrie Coach)

Thursday 11/16/17                   Goldfield                                  MPR

Friday 11/17/17                        ELEM                                       MPR

 

Monday 11/20/17                     Game @ Algona                     @ Home vs Algona

Tuesday 11/21/17                    Pictures                                    Pictures

11/22/17-11/24/17                   Thanksgiving break                  Thanksgiving break

 

Monday, 11/27/17                    @ Home vs Clear Lake           Game @ Clear Lake  

Tuesday, 11/28/17                   Goldfield                                  MPR

Wednesday, 11/29/17              Morning 6:45-8am                    Morning 6:45-8am

Thursday, 11/30/17                  @ South Hamilton                   @ South Hamilton

Friday, 12/1/17                         Morning 6:45-8am                    MPR

 

Monday, 12/4/17                      Game @ IFA                            @ Home vs IFA

Tuesday, 12/5/17                     Morning 6:45-8am                    MPR

 

                                                7th Boys Basketball                   8th Boys Basketball

                                                (Mr. Holmes-Coach)                  (Mr. O’Brien Coach)

Thursday 11/16/17                   Game @ Algona                      @ Home vs Algona

                                                -Dismiss @ 2:30-

                                                No HS Exploratory

Friday 11/17/17                        Morning 6:45-8am                    Goldfield

 

Monday 11/20/17                     Goldfield                                  MPR

Tuesday 11/21/17                    Pictures                                    Pictures

11/22/17-11/24/17                   Thanksgiving break                  Thanksgiving break

 

Monday, 11/27/17                    Goldfield                                  MPR

Tuesday, 11/28/17                   ELEM                                       Morning 6:45-8am

Wednesday, 11/29/17              Morning 6:45-8am                    Morning 6:45-8am

Thursday, 11/30/17                  @ Home vs Clear Lake           Game @ Clear Lake

Friday, 12/1/17                         Goldfield                                  ELEM  

 

Monday, 12/4/17                      Goldfield                                  MPR

Tuesday, 12/5/17                     ELEM                                       ELEM (MS Concert-shared and shortened practice)

 

Wrestling

Tuesday, 11/28/17                   @ Home vs Eagle Grove, Webster City, and Algona

Friday, 12/8/17                         @ Boone

 

Wrestlers, ride bus 3 to the high school.  If you have exploratory at the high school last period, report to wrestling practice from that class.  Shuttle bus for Dows and Goldfield will arrive around 6 p.m. at the high school, after picking up shuttle riders from the middle school.

 

Middle School Upcoming Events

Thursday, 11/16/17                  Fast Food Day Sporcle

Thursday, 11/16/17                  NASA Guest Speaker for 7th grade @ 1:00

Friday, 11/17/17                       End of Hex 2, Tri 1

Friday, 11/17/17                       BINGO

Friday, 11/17/17                       7th/8th Football Players to the UNI-DOME-leave @ 12:30.

Monday, 11/20/17                    Hex 3 begins

Monday, 11/20/17                    8th grade to I.C.C.C

Monday, 11/20/17                    MS wrestling pictures

Tuesday, 11/21/17                   Thanksgiving Minute to Win It

Wednesday, 11/22/17              1:30 Early Out

Thursday, 11/23/17                  Thanksgiving-No School

Friday, 11/24/17                       No School

Wednesday, 11/29/17              1:30 Early Out

 

Saturday, 12/2/17                    Jingle Jam

Tuesday, 12/5/17                     MS Music Concert at 7 p.m.

Wednesday, 12/6/17                1:30 Early Out

Thursday, 12/7/17                    Peer Helper Christmas Caroling

 

The Mobile Food Bank will be at the Memorial Hall in Eagle Grove on the following dates this school year.  Anyone can access this program.  It will be held from 4:30pm – 6:00pm each date. January 2, 2018, April 3, 2018, July 3, 2018.

-GOLDFIELD DOWS MIDDLE SCHOOL.  Today is Wednesday, November 15, 2017.  Day 58.

1:30 early out.

 

Bingo Mania this Friday. REMEMBER TO WEAR YOUR HOMEBASE HAT.

 

Why Tri will meet at 8:30 in the conference room today.

 

Stay off the grass today.  Rasmussen’s are spraying the football field and area around the baseball diamond.

 

Hex 2, Tri 1 ends Friday, November 17.  New exploratory lists will be posted by the end of the week.

 

Chicks time ladies!! Come to the Methodist Church Wednesday from 1:30-3:30pm for a snack, good company,

and to get your creativity going with our activity!  ~Kelly Kirstein~

 

A trip has been planned to go to the UNI-DOME on Friday, Nov.17 to watch 2A State Football Championship game with Mr. Jackson.  Leave time is 12:30. Bring a sack lunch.  Your game ticket is paid for by the state.  Get a homework sheet from the office and check with your teachers ahead of time so work is completed before you leave. 

These students will be going on the trip: PRESTON GARDNER, ERICK PEREZ, CALE KIRSTEIN, MACK SEABA, TRISTAN FLETCHER, KALEB KING, DYLAN LUHMANN, PORTER CHASE, NEVAN FOSS, ETHAN TRAUB, TREVOR GOLTZ, JORDAN CASTILLO, OWEN TEW, ELI TOOMSEN, REID HUNTLEY, LANDEN OLSON, COADY OLSON, TYSON BERNING, JACOB MOORE, GARRETT SEABA, ELIC FJETLAND, DANIEL CHAVEZ, CAEL CHASE

ARMANDO GARCIA, THANE JACKSON, CONNOR STATE, LUIS DELACRUZ, LINDEN JOHNSON, JAXON CARPENTER.

 

Clarion Goldfield Dows Basketball Fan Gear is now available.  Information sheets are in the middle school office or by clicking on this link. https://cgdbasketballfans.itemorder.com/sale

 

Get caught up or stay caught up with your school work!! Please use the link below to let us know you are coming!!

This program is offered on Monday and Wednesday.  Students need to sign up in advance. Monday it will run until 4:15pm instead of 5pm.

6th -  Mrs. Swanson's room (Mrs. Ellis)

7th/8th -  Mrs. Fitzgerald’s room (Mrs. Coldiron)

Middle School Student Sign-up

 

CGD Sports Boosters are selling CGD jackets and tumblers.  Order forms may be picked up in the office. 

Any questions please contact one of the following:  Abby Kirstein 515-851-0042, Dee Huntley 515-368-1169, or Melissa Toomsen 515-332-6050.  Time is running out, order’s need to be placed by 12/8/17 if you want items by Christmas.

 

Peer Helper

Mrs. Askelsen has sheets, etc. from the haunted house.  See Mrs. Askelsen if they are yours.

Sign Ups are available:

Care Center workers needed on Wednesday, November 15, at 1:30.  Ride to the Care Center. Meet at Mrs. Askelsen’s room so she can check you off. Leave the Care Center at 3 P.M.  You must find own transportation home.

 

We will need 4-6 students to sign up and help at the Jingle Jam at the Clarion Library on Saturday, December 2. You will be helping young children pick out presents for their parents and siblings and wrapping gifts, etc. Time: 8:45 AM to 11 AM.

 

December 7 —Ride the school bus and go Christmas caroling. Sing songs to the senior citizens of Clarion… Meet at circle drive at 5:45 PM. Return at approximately 8 PM

 

Concession Sales: Need 2 students (one must be good at math) willing to make popcorn during their recess time and then to sell food, popcorn and pop at games.

Dates available are:

November 16

November 20

November 27

November 28

November 30

December 4

 

Chorus

On Monday, Nov. 13, Mr. Ackerman had 9 students show up for middle school select choir auditions. Auditions will continue on Thursday, Nov. 16.  Those students who were present on Monday need to attend on Thursday, Nov. 16.  

 

Any 6th, 7th, or 8th grade student who is currently enrolled in chorus may audition for the middle school select choir on on Thursday, Nov. 16 from 7:30-8:15 a.m.  If selected for this group, rehearsals will meet on Mondays and Thursdays from 7:3-8:15 a.m. from mid-November through early May.  Also, 6th graders who are selected for this group are AUTOMATICALLY selected for the 5th/6th grade honor choir which performs at NIACC in late February.  Please make sure you have visited with your parents about this, and you have secured your transportation.  This group performs at the March and May middle school concerts.  Mr. Ackerman

 

Band

WEDNESDAY BAND LESSONS: November 15  *Check your assigned time @ cgdmsband.weebly.com.

*Come a few minutes early to put your instrument together and get your lesson materials in order.

Nick Carpenter...Devin Morales...Delia Swanson...Thane Jackson...Michael Hanekom...Cale Kirstein...

Brynn Smith...Payton DeCoster...Kennedy Trca...Luke Brownell.

 

6TH Grade Announcements

NO LUNCH BUNCH TODAY.

 

7TH/8TH Grade Announcements

 

Sports

Wrestling pictures will be rescheduled.

 

Weight lifting is on Tuesday and Thursday mornings @ 6:45 AM.

 

                                                7th Girls Basketball                    8th Girls Basketball

                                                (Mr. Dahlke Coach)                   (Mr. Vorrie Coach)

Wednesday 11/15/17              

Thursday 11/16/17                   Goldfield                                  MPR

Friday 11/17/17                        ELEM                                       MPR

 

Monday 11/20/17                     Game @ Algona                      @ Home vs Algona

Tuesday 11/21/17                    Pictures                                    Pictures

11/22/17-11/24/17                   Thanksgiving break                  Thanksgiving break

 

Monday, 11/27/17                    @ Home vs Clear Lake           Game @ Clear Lake  

Tuesday, 11/28/17                   Goldfield                                  MPR

Wednesday, 11/29/17              Morning 6:45-8am                    Morning 6:45-8am

Thursday, 11/30/17                  @ South Hamilton                   @ South Hamilton

Friday, 12/1/17                         Morning 6:45-8am                    MPR

 

Monday, 12/4/17                      Game @ IFA                            @ Home vs IFA

Tuesday, 12/5/17                     Morning 6:45-8am                    MPR

 

                                                7th Boys Basketball                   8th Boys Basketball

                                                (Mr. Holmes-Coach)                  (Mr. O’Brien Coach)

Wednesday 11/15/17                

Thursday 11/16/17                   Game @ Algona                      @ Home vs Algona

Friday 11/17/17                        Morning 6:45-8am                    Goldfield

 

Monday 11/20/17                     Goldfield                                  MPR

Tuesday 11/21/17                    Pictures                                    Pictures

11/22/17-11/24/17                   Thanksgiving break                  Thanksgiving break

 

Monday, 11/27/17                    Goldfield                                  MPR

Tuesday, 11/28/17                   @ Home vs IFA                       Game @ IFA

Wednesday, 11/29/17              Morning 6:45-8am                    Morning 6:45-8am

Thursday, 11/30/17                  @ Home vs Clear Lake           Game @ Clear Lake

Friday, 12/1/17                         Goldfield                                  ELEM  

 

Monday, 12/4/17                      Goldfield                                  MPR

Tuesday, 12/5/17                     ELEM                                       ELEM (MS Concert-shared and shortened practice)

 

Wrestling

Tuesday, 11/28/17                   @ Home vs Eagle Grove, Webster City, and Algona

Friday, 12/8/17                         @ Boone

 

Wrestlers, ride bus 3 to the high school.  If you have exploratory at the high school last period, report to wrestling practice from that class.  Shuttle bus for Dows and Goldfield will arrive around 6 p.m. at the high school, after picking up shuttle riders from the middle school.

 

Middle School Upcoming Events

Wednesday, 11/15/17              1:30 Early Out

Thursday, 11/16/17                  Fast Food Day Sporcle

Friday, 11/17/17                       End of Hex 2, Tri 1

Friday, 11/17/17                       BINGO

Friday, 11/17/17                       7th/8th Football Players to the UNI-DOME-leave @ 12:30.

Monday, 11/20/17                    Hex 3 begins

Monday, 11/20/17                    8th grade to I.C.C.C

Tuesday, 11/21/17                   Thanksgiving Minute to Win It

Wednesday, 11/22/17              1:30 Early Out

Thursday, 11/23/17                  Thanksgiving-No School

Friday, 11/24/17                       No School

Wednesday, 11/29/17              1:30 Early Out

 

Saturday, 12/2/17                    Jingle Jam

Tuesday, 12/5/17                     MS Music Concert at 7 p.m.

Wednesday, 12/6/17                1:30 Early Out

Thursday, 12/7/17                    Peer Helper Christmas Caroling

 

The Mobile Food Bank will be at the Memorial Hall in Eagle Grove on the following dates this school year.  Anyone can access this program.  It will be held from 4:30pm – 6:00pm each date. January 2, 2018, April 3, 2018, July 3, 2018.

-GOLDFIELD DOWS MIDDLE SCHOOL.  Today is Tuesday, November 14, 2017.  Day 57.

 

Bingo Mania this Friday. REMEMBER TO WEAR YOUR HOMEBASE HAT.

 

Hex 2, Tri 1 ends Friday, November 17.

 

Thank you to the dance committee, under the leadership of Paige German, for a successful dance and haunted hallway this past Friday night.  You all did an amazing job!  Enough money was raised to send a local veteran on an Honor Flight to Washington D.C.  Thanks to Lindsay and Belva German for helping and working so hard to get things set up.  Also a big thank you to the teachers, para’s, parent’s, and students who helped with the haunted hallway and dance.  Everyone’s help is very much appreciated.

 

Chicks time ladies!! Come to the Methodist Church Wednesday from 1:30-3:30pm for a snack, good company,

and to get your creativity going with our activity!  ~Kelly Kirstein~

 

Sign up sheet outside Mr. Jackson’s door this afternoon for 7th/8th football players.  A trip has been planned to go to the UNI-DOME on Friday, Nov.17 to watch 2A State Football Championship game.  Leave time is 12:30. Bring a sack lunch.  Your game ticket is paid for by the state.  Get a homework sheet from the office and check with your teachers ahead of time so work is completed before you leave.

 

Clarion Goldfield Dows Basketball Fan Gear is now available.  Information sheets are in the middle school office or by clicking on this link. https://cgdbasketballfans.itemorder.com/sale

 

Get caught up or stay caught up with your school work!! Please use the link below to let us know you are coming!!

This program is offered on Monday and Wednesday.  Students need to sign up in advance. Monday it will run until 4:15pm instead of 5pm.

6th -  Mrs. Swanson's room (Mrs. Ellis)

7th/8th -  Mrs. Fitzgerald’s room (Mrs. Coldiron)

Middle School Student Sign-up

 

CGD Sports Boosters are selling CGD jackets and tumblers.  Order forms may be picked up in the office. 

Any questions please contact one of the following:  Abby Kirstein 515-851-0042, Dee Huntley 515-368-1169, or Melissa Toomsen 515-332-6050.  Order’s need to be placed by 12/8/17 if you want items by Christmas.

 

Peer Helper

Sign Ups are available:

We will need 4-6 students to sign up and help at the Jingle Jam at the Clarion Library on Saturday, December 2. You will be helping young children pick out presents for their parents and siblings and wrapping gifts, etc. Time: 8:45 AM to 11 AM.

 

Care Center workers needed on Wednesday, November 15, at 1:30.  Ride to the Care Center. Meet at Mrs. Askelsen’s room so she can check you off. Leave the Care Center at 3 P.M.  You must find own transportation home.

 

December 7 —Ride the school bus and go Christmas caroling. Sing songs to the senior citizens of Clarion… Meet at circle drive at 5:45 PM. Return at approximately 8 PM

 

Concession Sales: Need 2 students (one must be good at math) willing to make popcorn during their recess time and then to sell food, popcorn and pop at games.

Dates available are:

November 16

November 20

November 27

November 28

November 30

December 4

 

Chorus

On Monday, Nov. 13, Mr. Ackerman had 9 students show up for middle school select choir auditions. Auditions will continue on Thursday, Nov. 16.  Those students who were present on Monday need to attend on Thursday, Nov. 16.  

 

Any 6th, 7th, or 8th grade student who is currently enrolled in chorus may audition for the middle school select choir on on Thursday, Nov. 16 from 7:30-8:15 a.m.  If selected for this group, rehearsals will meet on Mondays and Thursdays from 7:3-8:15 a.m. from mid-November through early May.  Also, 6th graders who are selected for this group are AUTOMATICALLY selected for the 5th/6th grade honor choir which performs at NIACC in late February.  Please make sure you have visited with your parents about this, and you have secured your transportation.  This group performs at the March and May middle school concerts.  Mr. Ackerman

 

Band

JAZZ BAND TUESDAY:  NOVEMBER 14.  DISMISS FROM CLASS @ 12:15, EAT LUNCH @ 12:15, PRACTICE FROM 12:30 to 1:00.

 

TUESDAY BAND LESSONS: November 14

*Check your assigned time @ cgdmsband.weebly.com.  *Come a few minutes early to put your instrument together and get your lesson materials in order.  Olyvia Olson...Emily Christensen...Blerta Iafoski...Ariana Iafoski...Makayla Pulido...Lexie Lane...Matea Conlon...Clarissa Hasty...MacKenna Hasty...Garrett Seaba...Nikki Kapka...Cady Senger...Alexis Martin...Ethan Hurt...Melendy Borrayes...Yaneth Perez...Kaylie Dow...Brooke Askelsen...

Jadyn Nelson...Levi Rasmussen...Joe Bradburn...Elic Fjetland...Kaylynn Nelson...Joanna Duran.

 

6TH Grade Announcements

Slime/Gak is not allowed in school.  If it is seen by staff it will be confiscated and not returned!

 

7TH/8TH Grade Announcements

 

Sports

MS WRESTLING PICTURES WILL BE TAKEN TOMORROW AT 1:30 AT THE HIGH SCHOOL.

 

Weight lifting is on Tuesday and Thursday mornings @ 6:45 AM.

 

                                                7th Girls Basketball                    8th Girls Basketball

                                                (Mr. Dahlke Coach)                   (Mr. Vorrie Coach)

Tuesday 11/14/17                    Goldfield                                  MPR

Wednesday 11/15/17              

Thursday 11/16/17                   Goldfield                                  MPR

Friday 11/17/17                        ELEM                                       MPR

 

Monday 11/20/17                     Game @ Algona                      @ Home vs Algona

Tuesday 11/21/17                    Pictures                                    Pictures

11/22/17-11/24/17                   Thanksgiving break                  Thanksgiving break

 

Monday, 11/27/17                    @ Home vs Clear Lake           Game @ Clear Lake  

Tuesday, 11/28/17                   Goldfield                                  MPR

Wednesday, 11/29/17              Morning 6:45-8am                    Morning 6:45-8am

Thursday, 11/30/17                  @ South Hamilton                   @ South Hamilton

Friday, 12/1/17                         Morning 6:45-8am                    MPR

 

Monday, 12/4/17                      Game @ IFA                            @ Home vs IFA

Tuesday, 12/5/17                     Morning 6:45-8am                    MPR

 

                                                7th Boys Basketball                   8th Boys Basketball

                                                (Mr. Holmes-Coach)                  (Mr. O’Brien Coach)

Tuesday 11/14/17                    Morning 6:45-8am                    Elem

Wednesday 11/15/17               Morning 6:45-8am                    Morning 6:45-8am

Thursday 11/16/17                   Game @ Algona                      @ Home vs Algona

Friday 11/17/17                        Morning 6:45-8am                    Goldfield

 

Monday 11/20/17                     Goldfield                                  MPR

Tuesday 11/21/17                    Pictures                                    Pictures

11/22/17-11/24/17                   Thanksgiving break                  Thanksgiving break

 

Monday, 11/27/17                    Goldfield                                  MPR

Tuesday, 11/28/17                   @ Home vs IFA                       Game @ IFA

Wednesday, 11/29/17              Morning 6:45-8am                    Morning 6:45-8am

Thursday, 11/30/17                  @ Home vs Clear Lake           Game @ Clear Lake

Friday, 12/1/17                         Goldfield                                  ELEM  

 

Monday, 12/4/17                      Goldfield                                  MPR

Tuesday, 12/5/17                     ELEM                                       ELEM (MS Concert-shared and shortened practice)

 

Wrestling

Tuesday, 11/28/17                   @ Home vs Eagle Grove, Webster City, and Algona

Friday, 12/8/17                         @ Boone

 

Wrestlers, ride bus 3 to the high school.  If you have exploratory at the high school last period, report to wrestling practice from that class.  Shuttle bus for Dows and Goldfield will arrive around 6 p.m. at the high school, after picking up shuttle riders from the middle school.

 

Middle School Upcoming Events

Wednesday, 11/15/17              1:30 Early Out

Wednesday, 11/15/17              M.S. Wrestling Pics at 1:30 @ H.S.

Thursday, 11/16/17                  Fast Food Day Sporcle

Friday, 11/17/17                       End of Hex 2, Tri 1

Friday, 11/17/17                       BINGO

Friday, 11/17/17                       7th/8th Football Players to the UNI-DOME-leave @ 12:30.

Monday, 11/20/17                    Hex 3 begins

Monday, 11/20/17                    8th grade to I.C.C.C

Tuesday, 11/21/17                   Thanksgiving Minute to Win It

Wednesday, 11/22/17              1:30 Early Out

Thursday, 11/23/17                  Thanksgiving-No School

Friday, 11/24/17                       No School

Wednesday, 11/29/17              1:30 Early Out

 

Saturday, 12/2/17                    Jingle Jam

Tuesday, 12/5/17                     MS Music Concert at 7 p.m.

Wednesday, 12/6/17                1:30 Early Out

Thursday, 12/7/17                    Peer Helper Christmas Caroling

 

The Mobile Food Bank will be at the Memorial Hall in Eagle Grove on the following dates this school year.  Anyone can access this program.  It will be held from 4:30pm – 6:00pm each date. January 2, 2018, April 3, 2018, July 3, 2018.

-GOLDFIELD DOWS MIDDLE SCHOOL.  Today is Monday, November 13, 2017.  Day 56.

 

Hex 2, Tri 1 ends Friday, November 17.

 

Thank you to our peer helpers (and Connor State) for once again making the Dows Veterans Day Program a success! Our small but mighty group went above and beyond what was asked of them! Those who helped included Emma State, Jacob Ingebritson, Nash Lienemann, and Christian Ramos.

 

Sign up sheet outside Mr. Jackson’s door this afternoon for 7th/8th football players.  A trip has been planned to go to the UNI-DOME on Friday, Nov.17 to watch 2A State Football Championship game.  Leave time is 12:30. Bring a sack lunch.  Your game ticket is paid for by the state.  Get a homework sheet from the office and check with your teachers ahead of time so work is completed before you leave.

 

Get caught up or stay caught up with your school work!! Please use the link below to let us know you are coming!!

This program is offered on Monday and Wednesday.  Students need to sign up in advance. Monday it will run until 4:15pm instead of 5pm.

6th -  Mrs. Swanson's room (Mrs. Ellis)

7th/8th -  Mrs. Fitzgerald’s room (Mrs. Coldiron)

Middle School Student Sign-up

 

CGD Sports Boosters are selling CGD jackets and tumblers.  Order forms may be picked up in the office. 

Any questions please contact one of the following:  Abby Kirstein 515-851-0042, Dee Huntley 515-368-1169, or Melissa Toomsen 515-332-6050.  Order’s need to be placed by 12/8/17 if you want items by Christmas.

 

Peer Helper

 

Chorus

On Monday, Nov. 13, Mr. Ackerman had 9 students show up for middle school select choir auditions. Auditions will continue on Thursday, Nov. 16.  Those students who were present on Monday need to attend on Thursday, Nov. 16.  

 

Any 6th, 7th, or 8th grade student who is currently enrolled in chorus may audition for the middle school select choir on Monday, Nov. 13 from 7:30-8:15 a.m.  Auditions will continue on Thursday, Nov. 16 from 7:30-8:15 a.m.  If selected for this group, rehearsals will meet on Mondays and Thursdays from 7:3-8:15 a.m. from mid-November through early May.  Also, 6th graders who are selected for this group are AUTOMATICALLY selected for the 5th/6th grade honor choir which performs at NIACC in late February.  Please make sure you have visited with your parents about this, and you have secured your transportation.  This group performs at the March and May middle school concerts.  Mr. Ackerman

 

Band

MONDAY BAND LESSONS: November 13

*Check your assigned time @ cgdmsband.weebly.com. *Come a few minutes early to put your instrument together and get your lesson materials in order.  Ulices Frias...Alaina Senger...Ady Askelsen...

Austin Bierl...Colin Kirstein...Aidan Cross...Jaydan Sorensen...Avigail Espinoza...Judy Almanza...

Madison Watson...Sawyer Morrical...Aysa Lyons...Ashley Sikyta...Julia Gardner...Ella Tew...

Zoey Waddingham...Joshua Moore...Aubrie Fishburn...Madelynn Schmitt...Ellie Mewes

 

6TH Grade Announcements

Slime/Gak is not allowed in school.  If it is seen by staff it will be confiscated and not returned!

 

7TH/8TH Grade Announcements

 

Sports

Weight lifting is on Tuesday and Thursday mornings @ 6:45 AM.

 

                                                7th Girls Basketball                    8th Girls Basketball

                                                (Mr. Dahlke Coach)                   (Mr. Vorrie Coach)

Monday 11/13/17                     Goldfield                                  MPR

Tuesday 11/14/17                    Goldfield                                  MPR

Wednesday 11/15/17              

Thursday 11/16/17                   Goldfield                                  MPR

Friday 11/17/17                        ELEM                                       MPR

 

Monday 11/20/17                     Game @ Algona                      @ Home vs Algona

Tuesday 11/21/17                    Pictures                                    Pictures

11/22/17-11/24/17                   Thanksgiving break                  Thanksgiving break

 

Monday, 11/27/17                    @ Home vs Clear Lake           Game @ Clear Lake  

Tuesday, 11/28/17                   Goldfield                                  MPR

Wednesday, 11/29/17              Morning 6:45-8am                    Morning 6:45-8am

Thursday, 11/30/17                  @ South Hamilton                   @ South Hamilton

Friday, 12/1/17                         Morning 6:45-8am                    MPR

 

Monday, 12/4/17                      Game @ IFA                            @ Home vs IFA

Tuesday, 12/5/17                     Morning 6:45-8am                    MPR

 

                                                7th Boys Basketball                   8th Boys Basketball

                                                (Mr. Holmes-Coach)                  (Mr. O’Brien Coach)

Monday 11/13/17                     Morning 6:45-8am                    Elem

Tuesday 11/14/17                    Morning 6:45-8am                    Elem

Wednesday 11/15/17               Morning 6:45-8am                    Morning 6:45-8am

Thursday 11/16/17                   Game @ Algona                      @ Home vs Algona

Friday 11/17/17                        Morning 6:45-8am                    Goldfield

 

Monday 11/20/17                     Goldfield                                  MPR

Tuesday 11/21/17                    Pictures                                    Pictures

11/22/17-11/24/17                   Thanksgiving break                  Thanksgiving break

 

Monday, 11/27/17                    Goldfield                                  MPR

Tuesday, 11/28/17                   @ Home vs IFA                       Game @ IFA

Wednesday, 11/29/17              Morning 6:45-8am                    Morning 6:45-8am

Thursday, 11/30/17                  @ Home vs Clear Lake           Game @ Clear Lake

Friday, 12/1/17                         Goldfield                                  ELEM  

 

Monday, 12/4/17                      Goldfield                                  MPR

Tuesday, 12/5/17                     ELEM                                       ELEM (MS Concert-shared and shortened practice)

 

Wrestling

Tuesday, 11/28/17                   @ Home vs Eagle Grove, Webster City, and Algona

Friday, 12/8/17                         @ Boone

 

Wrestlers, ride bus 3 to the high school.  If you have exploratory at the high school last period, report to wrestling practice from that class.  Shuttle bus for Dows and Goldfield will arrive around 6 p.m. at the high school, after picking up shuttle riders from the middle school.

 

Middle School Upcoming Events

Wednesday, 11/15/17              1:30 Early Out

Thursday, 11/16/17                  Fast Food Day Sporcle

Friday, 11/17/17                       BINGO

Friday, 11/17/17                       7th/8th Football Players to the UNI-DOME-leave @ 12:30.

Monday, 11/20/17                    8th grade to I.C.C.C

Tuesday, 11/21/17                   Thanksgiving Minute to Win It

Wednesday, 11/22/17              1:30 Early Out

Thursday, 11/23/17                  Thanksgiving-No School

Friday, 11/24/17                       No School

Wednesday, 11/29/17              1:30 Early Out

Tuesday, 12/5/17                     MS Music Concert at 7 p.m.

 

The Mobile Food Bank will be at the Memorial Hall in Eagle Grove on the following dates this school year.  Anyone can access this program.  It will be held from 4:30pm – 6:00pm each date. January 2, 2018, April 3, 2018, July 3, 2018.

-GOLDFIELD DOWS MIDDLE SCHOOL.  Today is Friday, November 10, 2017.  Day 55.

 

Today is homebase game day.  Mr. Dahlke will push out an app for homebase competition.

 

The Peer Helper’s will be hosting a dance this Friday, November 10th.  Parental help is needed for the following area’s.  Taking money for admission, set up in Horror Hall, actors in Horror Hall.  Admission is to the dance is $3.00. Admission to Haunted Hall is $2.00.  Pizza will be sold for $2.00 per slice, $1.00 for pop.  The proceeds from this dance will go to sponsoring a local veteran on the next Honor Flight.  If you would like to make a contribution to this cause you can contact maskelsen@clargold.org or call the middle school office at 515-532-2412.

 

Sign up in groups of today for the Haunted Hall.  No changing of groups once you are signed up.  The sign up sheet is by Mrs. Askelsen’s office.  Sign up ends at 8pm tonight at the dance.

 

Sign up sheet outside Mr. Jackson’s door this afternoon for 7th/8th football players.  A trip has been planned to go to the UNI-DOME on Friday, Nov.17 to watch 2A State Football Championship game.  Leave time is 12:30. Bring a sack lunch.  Your game ticket is paid for by the state.  Get a homework sheet from the office and check with your teachers ahead of time so work is completed before you leave.

 

Al Exito will meet today in Mrs. Askelsen’s room right after school.

 

CGD Sports Boosters are selling CGD jackets and tumblers.  Order forms may be picked up in the office. 

Any questions please contact one of the following:  Abby Kirstein 515-851-0042, Dee Huntley 515-368-1169, or Melissa Toomsen 515-332-6050.  Order’s need to be placed by 12/8/17 if you want items by Christmas.

 

Get caught up or stay caught up with your school work!! Please use the link below to let us know you are coming!!

This program is offered on Monday and Wednesday.  Students need to sign up in advance. Monday it will run until 4:15pm instead of 5pm.

6th -  Mrs. Swanson's room (Mrs. Ellis)

7th/8th -  Mrs. Fitzgerald’s room (Mrs. Coldiron)

Middle School Student Sign-up

 

Peer Helper

Set up for the horror hall (in the gym) will start right after school today. Makeup for actors will start around 5:00pm for those who need it.  The horror hall will start around 7:30pm, and will keep going till everyone gets through.

 

Still some openings for students who would like to help at the dance. See sign up by Mrs. Askelsen’s office

 

Opening to help with Dows Veterans Day on Saturday

 

Chorus

Any 6th, 7th, or 8th grade student who is currently enrolled in chorus may audition for the middle school select choir on Monday, Nov. 13 from 7:30-8:15 a.m.  Auditions will continue on Thursday, Nov. 16 from 7:30-8:15 a.m.  If selected for this group, rehearsals will meet on Mondays and Thursdays from 7:3-8:15 a.m. from mid-November through early May.  Also, 6th graders who are selected for this group are AUTOMATICALLY selected for the 5th/6th grade honor choir which performs at NIACC in late February.  Please make sure you have visited with your parents about this, and you have secured your transportation.  This group performs at the March and May middle school concerts.  Mr. Ackerman

 

Band

 

6TH Grade Announcements

Slime/Gak is not allowed in school.  If it is seen by staff it will be confiscated and not returned!

 

7TH/8TH Grade Announcements

 

Sports

Weight lifting is on Tuesday and Thursday mornings @ 6:45 AM.

 

                                                7th Girls Basketball                    8th Girls Basketball

                                                (Mr. Dahlke Coach)                   (Mr. Vorrie Coach)

Friday 11/10/17                        MPR                                         Morning 6:45-8am

 

Monday 11/13/17                     Goldfield                                  MPR

Tuesday 11/14/17                    Goldfield                                  MPR

Wednesday 11/15/17               Morning6:45-8am                     Morning 6:45-8am

Thursday 11/16/17                   Goldfield                                  MPR

Friday 11/17/17                        ELEM                                       MPR

 

Monday 11/20/17                     Game @ Algona                      @ Home vs Algona

Tuesday 11/21/17                    Pictures                                    Pictures

11/22/17-11/24/17                   Thanksgiving break                  Thanksgiving break

 

Monday, 11/27/17                    @ Home vs Clear Lake           Game @ Clear Lake  

Tuesday, 11/28/17                   Goldfield                                  MPR

Wednesday, 11/29/17              Morning 6:45-8am                    Morning 6:45-8am

Thursday, 11/30/17                  @ South Hamilton                   @ South Hamilton

Friday, 12/1/17                         Morning 6:45-8am                    MPR

 

Monday, 12/4/17                      Game @ IFA                            @ Home vs IFA

Tuesday, 12/5/17                     Morning 6:45-8am                    MPR

 

                                                7th Boys Basketball                   8th Boys Basketball

                                                (Mr. Holmes-Coach)                  (Mr. O’Brien Coach)

Thursday 11/9/17                     ELEM                                       Goldfield

Friday 11/10/17                        Morning MPR 6:45-8am            Goldfield

 

Monday 11/13/17                     Morning 6:45-8am                    Elem

Tuesday 11/14/17                    Morning 6:45-8am                    Elem

Wednesday 11/15/17               Morning 6:45-8am                    Morning 6:45-8am

Thursday 11/16/17                   Game @ Algona                      @ Home vs Algona

Friday 11/17/17                        Morning 6:45-8am                    Goldfield

 

Monday 11/20/17                     Goldfield                                  MPR

Tuesday 11/21/17                    Pictures                                    Pictures

11/22/17-11/24/17                   Thanksgiving break                  Thanksgiving break

 

Monday, 11/27/17                    Goldfield                                  MPR

Tuesday, 11/28/17                   @ Home vs IFA                       Game @ IFA

Wednesday, 11/29/17              Morning 6:45-8am                    Morning 6:45-8am

Thursday, 11/30/17                  @ Home vs Clear Lake           Game @ Clear Lake

Friday, 12/1/17                         Goldfield                                  ELEM  

 

Monday, 12/4/17                      Goldfield                                  MPR

Tuesday, 12/5/17                     ELEM                                       ELEM (MS Concert-shared and shortened practice)

 

Wrestling

Tuesday, 11/28/17                   @ Home vs

Friday, 12/8/17                         @ Boone

 

Wrestlers, ride bus 3 to the high school.  If you have exploratory at the high school last period, report to wrestling practice from that class.  Shuttle bus for Dows and Goldfield will arrive around 6 p.m. at the high school, after picking up shuttle riders from the middle school.

 

Middle School Upcoming Events

Friday, 11/10/17                       Middle School Dance 7 p.m.–10 p.m.

Saturday, 11/11/17                  Veterans Day Program in Dows

Wednesday, 11/15/17              1:30 Early Out

Thursday, 11/16/17                  Fast Food Day Sporcle

Friday, 11/17/17                       BINGO

Friday, 11/17/17                       7th/8th Football Players to the UNI-DOME-leave @ 12:30.

Monday, 11/20/17                    8th grade to I.C.C.C

Tuesday, 11/21/17                   Thanksgiving Minute to Win It

Wednesday, 11/22/17              1:30 Early Out

Thursday, 11/23/17                  Thanksgiving-No School

Friday, 11/24/17                       No School

Wednesday, 11/29/17              1:30 Early Out

Tuesday, 12/5/17                     MS Music Concert at 7 p.m.