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From the ground up, students remodel homes, reshape futures: Part I

Date: 
Monday, May 24, 2021
Great things happen when schools, businesses, and communities join forces to work together on mutual goals for the common good. The Community Build program in Marion is a shining example of the transformative power of just such commitment, energy and action. The project was inspired by the Marion Independent School …

Meal flexibilities for next school year

Date: 
Monday, May 24, 2021
West Liberty The United States Department of Agriculture has extended a number of nationwide child nutrition waivers through the 2021-22 school year. These waivers will allow many of the service models implemented over the past year to continue through next school year, including the distribution of mult…

Some families eligible for discounted broadband service

Date: 
Friday, May 21, 2021
Families whose children participate in the free or reduced-price lunch and breakfast programs at school may qualify for a $50-a-month discount on broadband internet service under a temporary program administered by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). In addition, Pell Grant recipients may be eligible for the d…

All in the family: the Presidential Scholars

Date: 
Thursday, May 20, 2021
Academic success is a family affair for the Niewoehners. With not one, but two daughters designated as U.S. Presidential Scholars in the last recent years, it is clear that this close-knit clan from Hawkeye is doing something right. This month, 17-year-old high school graduate Molly Niewoehner was named as one of Io…

The pathway to academic success

Date: 
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
It’s full steam ahead for college freshman Taylor Marino. Currently, Marino is attending Southeastern Community College and is working toward her lifelong dream of becoming a second-grade teacher. Since her senior year at Notre Dame High School in Burlington, Marino has been taking college credit classes that can be …

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

Date: 
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

Date: 
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

Date: 
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

Date: 
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

Date: 
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…

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