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.


Dubuque Symphony Orchestra Holiday Family Concert

December 1, 2018
Start Time 1 p.m.
Location Five Flags Theater, 405 Main Street, Dubuque
Event For Grades PreK-8
Cost $12/kids 12 and under; $22/adults
Organization Dubuque Symphony Orchestra
Contact Kathleen Hoeper
Phone (563) 557-1677
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Additional Information
The orchestra is joined by Rita Harvey, the Dubuque Chorale Children’s Choir and members of the Heartland Ballet Company in an enchanting combination of familiar holiday favorites and exciting new music.

Junior Achievement Volunteers Needed!

October 31 – December 14, 2018
RSVP By November 5, 2018
Location Washington and Jefferson Middle Schools
Event For Individuals over 18 with experience in the workforce
Cost Free
Organization Junior Achievement of the Heartland
Contact Cassandra Druhl
Phone (309) 277-3916
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Additional Information
Junior Achievement is seeking volunteers to present programs to Washington and Jefferson Middle School students.

F.A.L.L Into Friends (Carver)

November 13 – November 13, 2018
Start Time 6-7:30 p.m.
Location Carver Elementary School Commons Area
Event For Grades K-5
Cost Free
Organization Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois
Contact Megan Tatar
Phone (563) 583-9169
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Additional Information
Girls of all ages are invited to attend our Girl Scout FALL into Friends Harvest. Join us as we do a "pumpkin" STEM experiment, play minute-to-win-it games, and other fun fall activities

Nursing Exploring Program

November 15 – January 9, 2019
Start Time 5 p.m.
RSVP By November 14, 2018
Location Mercy Hospital, 250 Mercy Dr., Dubuque
Event For Grades 9-12
Cost $40
Organization Exploring, Northeast Iowa Council, Boy Scouts of America
Contact Melissa Neuhaus
Phone (563) 556-4343
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Additional Information
Nursing and other health-related professions are among the fastest growing in the country! We would like to invite you to participate in the Nursing Exploring Program to learn more about nursing and other health career opportunities!

Rams Booster Club Fall Auction & Bake Sale

November 16, 2018
Start Time 6 p.m.
Location Happy's Place, 2323 Rockdale Rd.
Event For All ages
Cost Free
Organization Rams Booster Club
Contact Jean Moyer
Phone (563) 451-2409
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Additional Information
The Dubuque Senior Rams Booster Club is hosting its 36th Annual Fall Auction & Bake Sale. Turkey & Dressing and Pork Sandwiches, Bake Sale, 50/50 Raffles, YETI Raffle & RAMS apparel. Silent auction beginning at 6 p.m. with online bidding; Live auction at 7 p.m.

Unicorn Party

November 17, 2018
Start Time 2:00 PM
RSVP By November 16, 2018
Location Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Event For Ages 7 to 11
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie Stout Public Library
Contact Hannah Petersen
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Celebrate the magic of unicorns. Take a photo in our themed booth, create a unicorn button, browse unicorn themed books, munch on unicorn snacks, and more. For ages 7 to 11. If you dress up as a unicorn you will get a special prize. Please register at the Children’s Help Desk or by calling (563)589-4425.

Friday Nighter

September 28 – May 3, 2019
Start Time Fridays between 7-8:30 p.m.
Location Fulton Elementary School Gym
Event For Students in grades 1-5
Cost Free
Organization Arbor Oaks Bible Chapel
Contact Dale Twesten
Phone (563) 581-8534
Additional Information
Kids club with games, song, puppets, lessons, pizza small groups and lots of fun!