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The Pirate Post
Volume 25
February 16, 2018

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Fri. Feb. 16   NO SCHOOL
    State Wrestling
    Paul's Place Closed
Sat. Feb. 17   All State Large Group Speech @ Ames
    Booster Club 5 on 5 Grades 5-8 Boys Basketball @ HS Gym - 8:30am
Sun. Feb. 18   Booster Club 5 on 5 Grades 5-8 Girls Basketball @ HS Gym - 11:30am
Mon. Feb. 19   NO SCHOOL
    UIC Individual Speech Contest @ Postville
Tues. Feb. 20 (Day 4-Cycle 19)  
Wed. Feb. 21 (Day 5-Cycle 19)  
Thurs. Feb. 22 (Day 6-Cycle 19)  
Fri. Feb. 23 (Day 1-Cycle 20) Pirate Pride Assembly @ Fine Arts Center - 2:30pm
    Paul's Place Open - 8:00-10:30pm
Sat. Feb. 24   District Individual Speech @ Riceville

Lunch Menu

  • Thursday, February 22

    B-Cereal/ Toast

        Berries / Juice

  • Thursday, February 22

    L-Italian Dunkers

        Mixed Greens

        Fresh Broccoli

        Mixed Fruit

  • Friday, February 23


        Grapes / Juice


  • Friday, February 23



        Fresh Carrots / Celery

        Strawberry Cups  

Nothing from Saturday, February 24 to Sunday, February 25.

Nothing from Sunday, February 25 to Monday, February 26.

Nothing from Monday, February 26 to Tuesday, February 27.

News & Announcements

National FFA Week

February 17th - 24th

Postville Community Swimming Pool

The Postville swimming pool is taking applications for Manager, Assistant Manager and Lifeguards - applications are in the High School office or can be picked up at City Hall -  they need to be turned in by Feb 20th

Donate Scrape Steel or Aluminum

The welding class at Postville is in need of scrap stainless steel and aluminum.  Please contact Todd Neal or call the High School Office at 563-864-7651 extension 401 if you have any clean, manageable size pieces that the students could have, or if you have advice on who to contact that may have this to donate.

February is Heart Month

Learn 'Hands Only CPR'

The American Heart Association has found Hands Only CPR to be as effective as conventional CPR for sudden cardiac arrest. Visit the American Heart Association's website at: to watch their Hands Only CPR instructional video. For information to learn locally, please contact Machelle Bulman, RN, Education Coordinator at Veterans Memorial Hospital, 563-568-3411.

Guidance Corner

Please contact Mrs. Mauss or Mrs. Moore for additional information


  • Tues. Feb. 27 - Phone-A-Thon
  • Thurs. March 8 - Phone-A-Thon
  • March 5-15 - HS Iowa Assessment Testing
  • March 26-April 6 -  JH Iowa Assessment Testing
  • Wed. May 2 - Senior Awards Program - Fine Arts Center


  • Thurs. Feb. 22 - Southwest Tech - 10:30am
  • Fri. Feb. 23 - NICC - 2:00pm
  • Tues. March 6 - Western Iowa Tech - Senior Visit Day - 12:00-4:00pm Lunch Provided -(Is currently, or was in the Migrant Education Program)


  • Deadline - March 9 Late Deadline March 23 - Test Date - April 14
  • Deadline - May 4 - Late Deadline - May 18 - Test Date - June 9
  • Deadline - June 15 - Late Deadline - June 22 - Test Date - July 14


Postville Booster Club 15th Annual

5 on 5 Basketball Tournament

Who: 5th - 8th Grade Girls and Boys

When: Boys - Saturday, February 17th - 8:30am

            Girls - Sunday, February 18th - 11:30am

Where: Postville High School Gym

Cost: $75.00 per entry

Volunteers needed for Poverty Simulation

Postville Community School is seeking volunteers to assist with a Poverty Simulation for the Postville Teachers on Monday, February 26, 2018. The situations participants face are real, based on real-life experiences of families of limited income. The Poverty Simulation will be facilitated by the New View Community Action Agency out of Dubuque. They will provide a kit and facilitator. The school would like to have approximately 17-20 Volunteers from within the community.

Volunteers will need to report to the YMCA Community Room at 12:30pm February 26 for orientation. The Simulation will start at 1:15pm and will run until about 3:30pm.

If you are interested in volunteering, contact Jenny Schutte at 563-864-7651 ext. 220