Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The RAMS Mens track team competed at the UNI Dome in the Mississippi Valley Conference Indoor Meet last night. Place winners included:

Ty Kloft and Austin Heiderscheit , 2nd and 3rd place in the 3200 meter run.​   Landon Kraus, Brad Ware, Collin Seymour and Jacob Osterberger 3rd place in the shuttle hurdle relay.  Collin Seymour 2nd place in the 60 meter high hurdles.   Brad Ware, Lee Bonifas, Deangelo Jackson and Ty Kloft 4th place in the 1600 meter medley.   Brad Ware, DeAngelo Jackson, Jacob Osterberger and Collin Seymour 3rd place in the 4x400 meter relay.   DeAngelo Jackson 2nd place in the long jump.  Jameel Kelley 4th place in the shot put.

Great job Rams!

Congratulations to the Dubuque Senior Speech Team on receiving 31 Nominations to IHSSA All-State festival at UNI on March 30th. The team also won the E. Wayne Cooley Sweepstakes Trophy for the most nominations for the fifth straight year. The following students received nominations:

Andrew Bauer Schoer – Public Address
Emma Bibb - Solo Musical Theatre
Caroline Brondyke – Public Address

Hannah Burke – After Dinner Speaking

Isaac Current-Giere – Radio News Announcing

Austin Dean – Expository Address & Improvisational Acting

Chyan Decker – Prose Interpretation & Public Address

Natalie Ervolino – Original Oratory

Kylie Goodman – Review

Mike Grant – Improvisational Acting

Elizabeth Kelsey – Review

Paige Kizer – Expository Address

Kasey Lyons – After Dinner Speaking

Grace Maddux – Literary Program

Josie Martin – Storytelling

Caitlyn McCoy – Storytelling

Sophia Mozena – Prose Interpretation

Byron Nesler Perez - Poetry Interpretation

James Riley – Poetry Interpretation & Prose Interpretation

Connor Ripperger – Solo Musical Theatre

Brittany Smith – Original Oratory

Jessica Tompkins – Expository Address

Emma Tonn – Literary Program

Ally Williams – Acting

Lauren Winter – Prose Interpretation

Danny Zanger – Acting & Improvisational Acting

Katina Zentz – Literary Program

Way to go Rams!

If you had your picture taken at SNOCOMING and have not picked them up. Please stop by the Main Office in BEFORE or AFTER class.

JOB OPENING: Heritage Manor is looking for hard working students for part-time employment as Certified Nursing Assistants or working in the dietary dept. Great pay and flexible hours. Complete an application and drop it off between 8 and 4:30 Mondays through Friday for an ”On the Spot Interview”. More info – stop in guidance.

Cheerleading tryout packets for 2015/16 school year are located outside of the Athletic office, packets must be turned in by March 18th. Any questions please contact Head Cheer Coach Terri Mayberry.

If you have received an invitation to attend the Responsibility Retreat, please return your permission slip. You will not be able to participate without one.

Mr. Kohl’s Marine Biology class is going on an awesome trip to the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago on March 26th. If you have taken Marine Biology this year, be sure to get a permission slip from him today!

Permission slips are due Wednesday, March 18th at the latest, it’s best to be urgent!

Once Mr. Kohl’s Marine students have returned their permission slips in, it will open to Mr. Ernzens Genetics students and the Discovery Club.    If you have any questions see Mr. Kohl in either A130 or B233.

Did you buy your yearbook? Are you sure? Are you absolutely positive?

Make sure you purchased your yearbook by checking online, at the Dubuque Community Schools website.

Go into the online payment portal and log in with your ID number and last name. Your ID number is your log in, and your last name is your password. From there you can check to see if you purchased your yearbook already OR you can buy your yearbook right then and there.

The deadline to be guaranteed that you have ordered a yearbook is MARCH 31!!!!


Attention Senior! Our annual Spring Blood Drive is coming up and will be held Friday, March 27th. If you will be 16 years of age by the time of the Blood Drive, you are eligible to participate. You can sign up for a time and get your permission and information sheets in the STUCO Zone during lunch. Permission sheets must be signed by a parent or guardian and brought back by the mandatory donor meeting during either A or D study on Tuesday March 24th. Remember, every donation saves 3 lives!

Semester Final Exemptions! 9th, 10th and 11th grade students that are planning on exempting from a semester final will need the 4th quadrant stamped on the ID.


March 18th 1:30 Buena Vista University

March 19th 9:15 Iowa

March 23rd 9:15 Iowa Central

                    10:15 Bradley University

March 25th 10:15 Clarke
March 31st 9:15 Upper Iowa