Muskie Virtual Backpack

October 26th 2020 #MuskieStrong

Hello Muskie Families!

MCSD's Virtual Backpack provides Muskie families a quick way to view all events and programs for you in one place! Scroll down for new and past items!

Halloween Themed Events!

Muskie Families make sure you stay connected to everything going on in and around Muscatine!

MCSA Color & Carve

GRADES/AGES: all; DATE: October 15-October 29


Fun for the entire family from our friends with MCSA!

See the flyer for the details.

Gentle Family Dentists Annual Candy Buy Back!

Gentle Family Dentists in Muscatine & West Liberty will be hosting their annual 'Candy Buy Back' event on Monday, November 2nd at their location in Muscatine! Click the flyer for all the 'sweet' details!

Jefferson Elementary Spooky Spirit Week! 10/27-10/30/2020

Jefferson Muskie students & families!

Get ready for a 'spooky' good time this week!

Muscatine Parks & Recreation 'Trunk or Treat!'

Family fun happens on Halloween night with our friends with Muscatine Parks & Recreation!

Make sure to click on the flyer for all the details and bring your family!

Muscatine County Conservation 'Halloween in Motion!"

The Muscatine County Conservation team is getting creative this Halloween! Join them for a fun time this Friday, October 30th!

Click the flyer for all the details!

Eastern Iowa Swimming Federation!

The Eastern Iowa Swimming Federation is proud to offer their swimming training program! Be sure to click on the flyer for all the details!

Muscatine Art Center: October 2020 Programming

The month of October are full of programs for children and adults alike at the Muscatine Art Center! Some past sessions have been recorded and can be viewed online. We are taking precautions for the safety of our patrons, so some classes will be held in-person, and some will be recorded. For more information and to sign up for classes, call Katy at 563-263-8282. See you soon!

Putnam Explorers!

Each month, students in grades 1-4 can join a Putnam educator in exploring a new science or history related topic! Checkout the remaining opportunities on the flyer from the Putnam Museum.

Stay Connected With Us!

Be sure to connect with the Muscatine Community School District on social media!

We're active on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube! #MuskieStrong

Useful Info for Muskie Families!

See below for on-going events or, resources available in Muscatine for our families!

United Way of Muscatine Fall Day of Action!

The United Way of Muscatine needs volunteers for their upcoming 'Fall Day of Action' on November 7th.

This event is similar to our Day of Caring, but geared towards families and is just yard/leaf cleanup for seniors.


If you have any questions, please contact Nichole at our office at 563-263-5963 or nichole@unitedwaymuscatine.org

LENA Start Program

The Musser Public Library is proud to offer the "LENA Start" program to parents and caregivers of children aged 0-3.


FREE classes are starting very soon! Please click the flyer for more information!

Hawki Health & Dental Information

GRADE/AGE: ages-19; DEADLINE to Register: none


Hawki offers free or low-cost health coverage for kids and teens ages -19 for 2020, and now even more children are eligible for health care coverage! Thousands of kids qualify for coverage - do yours?


What does Hawki cover:


  • doctor's visits
  • dental care
  • eyeglasses
  • vaccines/shorts
  • well-child visits
  • inpatient hospital services
  • prescription drugs
  • outpatient hospital services
  • mental health services
  • much more...


Hawki can enroll children to receive full coverage which includes both medical and dental services or there is also a dental-only option available as well! Enrollment is easy, complete an application via phone by calling (855)889-7985 or complete an Iowa Medicaid application at https://dhsservices.iowa.gov/apspssp/ssp.portal.


Hawki Medicaid Form - English

Hawki Medicaid Form - Spanish

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Watch the latest MCSD Regular School Board Meeting!

Click the YouTube video below.
October 12th, 2020 - Muscatine Schools Regular Board Meeting

Flickinger Learning Center After School Program!

Click below to watch our recent feature on the partnership between the MCSD and Flickinger Learning Center. We're proud of this relationship and the ability to serve students in Muscatine together!
Flickinger Learning Center Muscatine After School Program

MCSD Communications

Tony "Tone" Loconsole

Director of Communications & Community Engagement