Announcements – December 12, 2022 – Day B/2

Daily Announcements

December 12, 2022 – Day B/2


 Today’s lunch: Corn dog, Green beans, Peaches

Tomoorow’s breakfast: Cereal OR Cinni mini, Fruit

Tomorrow’s lunch: Chicken noodle soup, Carrots, Pears, Grilled cheese sandwich


This weeks birthdays

Max Dickman – 12/11

Kaiyn Petersen – 12/12

MacKenzie Ames – 12/14

Keagan Sasse – 12/14

Dea Black – 12/16

Clara Hanson – 12/16

Ava Kruger – 12/16

  • The following students please stop in the office:

Ilcim Arslan

Elda Bajrami

Anna Dirksen

Josh Hagin

Kimber Hanson

Ava Henricks

Hooria Khan

Ellie Weaver

  • Upcoming Athletic Events
  • Monday, December 12 
  • 4:15 = JH Boys Basketball at Rockwell
  • 4:15 = JH Girls Wrestling at Charles City (dismissed at 2:30, Suburban leaves at 2:40)
  • 6:30pm = JJV Boys Basketball vs Belmond 
  • Tuesday, December 13
  • 4:15 = JH Girls Wrestling at Charles City (dismissed at 2:30, Suburban leaves at 2:40)
  • 4:00 = JV/V Basketball @ Central Springs (JV dismissed at 2:20, leave at 2:30. Varsity leaves at 4:45)
  • 6:00 = Boys Wrestling @ Eagle Grove
  • Thursday, December 15
  • 4:15 = JH boys basketball at Garner – K-8 building (dismissed at 2:50, bus leaves at 3:00)
  • Friday, December 16
  • 4:00 = JV/V Basketball @ Saint Ansgar

(JV dismissed at 2:05, bus leaves at 2:15. Varsity leaves at 4:30) 

  • Saturday, December 17
  • 10:00am = Girls Wrestling @ Fort Dodge

(Bus leaves at 6:15am)

  • 8:30am = Boys Wrestling @ North Linn

(Leave at 6:00am)

  • Upcoming Dates:  

Winter Elem Concert in Rockwell – Tuesday, December 13

  • 5:30 = PreK/K/1st concert
  • 7:00 = 2nd/3rd concert

Winter High School Concert – December 15 at 7:00 pm

Winter Break – December 23 thru Janurary 2

  • The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now open. If you need assistance filing the FAFSA, we will have some opportunities coming up at school, otherwise the Iowa College Access Network (ICAN) provides free virtual appointments. You can schedule a virtual appointment at You can access the FAFSA application at If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Lillquist. 

  • MercyOne has reopened their job shadow opportunities. If you are interested in setting one up, please see Mrs Lillquist. There are a few requirements, including COVID vaccine, Flu Vaccine and at least 16 years of age.

  • Seniors please get your senior pictures to Mr. Burt as soon as possible. If you have any questions please refer to the email Mr. Burt sent out.  Pictures can be emailed to

  • Classification of Absences: All absences will be classified in one of two ways: 

#1 Excused Absence – Parent has notified the school and the school approves. No penalty. All work may be made up. These are limited to: personal illness, professional appointments, school activities, funerals, family vacations, emergency work at home with parents, or personal family issues – which must be shared with the principal or counselor. ● Doctor notes should be turned into the office to excuse the absence ● Oversleeping will not be excused. 

#2 Unexcused Absence/Truancy -Absence for all or part of a day without prior knowledge and permission of either the student’s parent or the principal. Credit for work may be withheld. Students may be required to make up missed time or be issued a detention A letter will be sent home after 5, 10, and 15 absences each quarter Meeting with the principal.

  • If you are looking for a volunteer opportunity, patients in Sheffield and Hampton are seeking volunteer companions through Care Initiatives Hospice. For more information or to request an application, contact Christine Dornbusch at (319) 232-6148 or by email at

  •  Attention Juniors: Next year, as a senior, you are able to enroll in a program AT NIACC. Some of the programs offered include welding, automotive, diesel, building trades, industrial mechanics and maintenance, tool and die, information technology, industrial systems technology, heating and air conditioning technology, etc. Some of these programs fill up quickly, so don’t delay. Please see Mrs. Lillquist for more information or to get your name on the list.

  • Attention Sophomores: Next year, as a junior, you are able to participate in our Rockwell Industrial Academy. If you are interested or would like more information, please see Mrs. Lillquist.

  • After Sport Shuttle Bus Schedule (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri):
  • 5:00pm – Leave Rockwell
  • 5:10pm – Sheffield
  • 5:30pm – Meservey
  • 5:37pm – Thornton
  • 5:45pm – Swaledale
  • 5:52pm – Rockwell

  • If you are interested in a part time job, the Wellness Center is hiring.

  • Just a reminder:  When students are entering or leaving the building, please use the northeast entrance by the office.  Anytime any student enters the building after 8:15am or exits the building before 3:00pm, it is VERY important that you check in or out at the office. 

  • If a student is absent, the parent is asked to notify the office. The school phone system is set up to take messages 

24 hours a day (for calls before and after the office is open). Upon returning to school after being absent from the building, the student is required to check in with the office. 

Before leaving for any reason during the school day, the student is required to check in with the office prior to leaving the building. If the school has not been notified and the student is absent the office will attempt to notify the parents or guardian. Either with an email from JMC or a phone call.  Please call 641-892-4461 or 641-450-5654 to leave a message with Mrs. Shreve – Building Secretary or email to



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