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Town of Anita’s ready for its closeup, thanks to students’ winning video

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Tuesday, May 18, 2021
ANITA – A team from CAM High School won a statewide competition by producing a video promoting the town of Anita. The video, called Why Our Town Anita, highlights reasons that make the west-central Iowa town a good place to live and raise a family. The marketing project challenge came from the Clearinghouse for…

DHS Announces Pandemic Food Assistance (P-EBT) Distribution Plan

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Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Cards being sent in multiple mailings that began May 10 (DES MOINES, Iowa) – The Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) and Iowa Department of Education announced today the distribution plan for Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) food assistance benefits for eligible Iowa school children.  The f…

Happy Teachers Appreciation Week! - Charissa S. McAuliff

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Friday, May 7, 2021
Editor’s note: It is National Teacher Appreciation Week. As part of the celebration, we profiled teachers throughout the state. Here’s one: Charissa S. McAuliff, Dubuque Community School District Grade levels taught: Grades 6, 5, 4, 3, K for nine years; English Language Learners (ELL) grades K-5 for 11 yea…

Happy Teachers Appreciation Week! - Elsa Schmidt

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Friday, May 7, 2021
Editor’s note: It is National Teacher Appreciation Week. As part of the celebration, we profiled teachers throughout the state. Here’s one: Elsa Schmidt, Mid-Prairie Community School District Grade level taught: I teach ninth through 12th grade. Subjects taught: I teach agriculture education courses, inc…

Happy Teachers Appreciation Week! - Marjorie Beckman

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Editor’s note: It is National Teacher Appreciation Week. As part of the celebration, we profiled teachers throughout the state. Here’s one: Marjorie Beckman, Mount Pleasant Community School District Grade level taught: I’m a teacher for ninth through 12th grade. Subjects taught: I teach culinary arts a…

Happy Teachers Appreciation Week! - Jenny Rants

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Editor’s note: It is National Teacher Appreciation Week. As part of the celebration, we profiled teachers throughout the state. Here’s one: Jenny Rants, Dallas Center-Grimes Community School District Grade level taught: Special Education K-5 Subjects taught: Special Education School: South Prairie Elem…

Happy Teachers Appreciation Week! - Tami Cottrell

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Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Editor’s note: It is National Teacher Appreciation Week. As part of the celebration, we profiled teachers throughout the state. Here’s one: Tami Cottrell, Clinton Community School District Grade level taught: I teach 10th through 12th grade as well as the concurrent enrollment program. Subjects taught: H…

Meaningful connections pave the path forward

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Friday, April 30, 2021
Students in Josh McCollam’s Project Lead the Way class at Pella Middle School With the end of the school year quickly approaching, it is important to take time to reflect on how it started, celebrate how far we have come and keep the momentum going as we move forward. Just one year ago we were meeti…

Happy Teachers Appreciation Week! - Denise Oakley

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Monday, May 3, 2021
Editor’s note: It is National Teacher Appreciation Week. As part of the celebration, we profiled teachers throughout the state. Here’s one: Denise Oakley, Sioux City Community School District Grade level taught: Currently I am teaching second grade. I have taught kindergarten through sixth grade. Subject…

Opening career doors with good communication skills

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Monday, April 26, 2021
What can help today’s students become more employable in tomorrow’s workforce? According to national expert Danny Rubin, it’s mastering every day, simple communication skills such as emails, phone calls and meetings. Rubin – founder of an eponymous online curriculum resource for business communication skills…

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