Digital Backpack

Welcome to the Digital Backpack!

Dubuque is lucky to have a wide variety of events that support the education, health, wellness, quality of life, and enrichment of our students and the entire community. The district's Digital Backpack is a central, paperless way to share non-profit and educational information with families.

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University of Dubuque Baseball Camp

February 2, 2020
Start Time 1-4 p.m.
RSVP By January 30, 2020
Location Veterans Memorial Training Center, University of Dubuque
Event For Grades 2-7
Cost $35/one session; $60/both sessions
Organization University of Dubuque
Contact Paul Wyczawski
Phone (563) 589-3124
View Flyer
Additional Information
Campers will participate in a unique camp focused on baseball fundamentals taught by the Spartan coaching staff and players. Emphasis will be placed on throwing, fielding, and defensive position work. Campers will provide their own gear. More details listed on the camp brochure.

University of Dubuque Baseball Camp

January 26, 2020
Start Time 1-4 p.m.
RSVP By January 23, 2020
Location Veterans Memorial Training Center, University of Dubuque
Event For Grades 2-7
Cost One session $35. Both Sessions $60.
Organization U of Dubuque
Contact Paul Wyczawski
Phone (563) 589-3124
View Flyer
Additional Information
Campers will participate in a unique camp focused on baseball fundamentals taught by the Spartan coaching staff and players. Emphasis will be placed on throwing, fielding, and defensive position work. Campers will provide their own gear. More details listed on the camp brochure.

FDPS: Old Chicago Holiday Giveback

November 29 – December 25, 2019
Location Old Chicago Restaurant
Event For families
Organization Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools
Contact Amy Unmacht
Phone (563) 588-2700
View Flyer
Additional Information
Old Chicago will give 10% of online sales to the Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools through December 25. Use promo code GIVEBACK on your www.oldchicago.com order.

Ice Skating Classes

January 11 – February 29, 2020
Start Time 8:30 a.m.-9:15 a.m.
RSVP By January 10, 2020
Location Mystique Ice Center, 1800 Admiral Sheehy Drive, Dubuque
Event For Grades PreK-8
Cost $80
Organization Dubuque Skating Academy
Contact Tammy Remakel Ryan
Phone (563) 275-6576
View Flyer
Additional Information
Is your child interested in ice skating recreationally, pursuing a future in hockey, or figure skating? If so, then Theisen’s Learn to Skate is the right place to get your child started on ice! Registration is now open for skaters ages 3 and up. Give the gift of ice skating this Christmas.

Scouts BSA Troop 19 Informational Meeting

December 10, 2019
Start Time 7 p.m.
Location St. Joseph the Worker, Martin Hall
Event For Grades 6-12
Organization Scouts BSA Troop 19; Boy Scouts of America
Contact Sarah Brimeyer
Phone (563) 556-4343
View Flyer
Additional Information
Did you know girls can now earn Eagle Scout? Girls 11-17 are invited to come hear more about Scouts BSA at this information meeting with a parent.

Character Education Night with the Dubuque Fighting Saints

January 11, 2020
Start Time 7:05 p.m.
Location Mystique Ice Center, 1800 Admiral Sheehy Drive, Dubuque
Event For All Ages
Cost $10 if you call and mention Two by Two, or regular price is $16
Organization Two by Two Character Development
Contact Chelsea Pell
Phone (563) 513-0059
View Flyer
Additional Information
Join us for a fun family character education night with the Fighting Saints. Get your picture taken with your Two by Two pet and Bernie before the game!

Wendy’s-Midwest One Bank Boys Basketball Classic

January 11 – January 11, 2020
Location Loras College Athletic and Wellness Center
Event For All Ages
Cost Student/Free; Adults: $8; Seniors/$5
Organization AM 1370 KDTH and Loras College
Contact Timothy Lary
Phone (563) 690-0831
View Flyer
Additional Information
Come cheer on your schools boys basketball team at the Wendy's-Midwest One Classic. New this year: FREE STUDENT ADMISSION!! See the flyer link below for the schedule of games and times.

Wendy’s-Midwest One Bank Girls Basketball Classic

December 14 – December 14, 2019
Location Loras College Athletic and Wellness Center
Event For All Ages
Cost Students/Free; Adults/$8; Seniors/$5
Organization AM 1370 KDTH and Loras College
Contact Tim Lary
Phone (563) 690-0831
View Flyer
Additional Information
Great girls high school basketball at the Wendy's-Midwest One Bank Girls Classic (see flyer link for games and times). New this year: ALL STUDENT ADMISSION IS FREE!!! Adults/$8; Seniors/$5.

Film showing: “I am still here”

January 11, 2020
Start Time 10 a.m.
Location Grand Opera House
Event For Parents and Students
Cost Free
Organization Tri-State Coalition Against Human Trafficking and Slavery
Contact Patricia Conlan
Phone (563) 845-1412
Additional Information
This is a film against child trafficking, to raise awareness of issues surrounding the topic.

Web Application Bootcamp

January 25 – March 14, 2020
Start Time 8:30 a.m.
RSVP By March 2, 2020
Location University of Dubuque
Event For Grades 9-12
Cost $450, scholarships are available.
Organization Northeast Iowa Community College
Contact Wendy Knight
Phone (563) 556-5110
View Flyer
Additional Information
Web application bootcamp to provide a skill set employers are looking for. Scholarships are available.