St. Patrick School in Waukon recently purchased a new Augmented Reality Sandbox with a three-dimensional camera and projector that is being incorporated into the school's science and other curriculum. Pictured above, St. Patrick students manipulate the sand to make different landforms that are then contoured by the camera and projector in real time on the overlay display. Submitted photo.
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by Brianne Eilers The St. Patrick Elementary School in Waukon is beginning to incorporate an innovative new learning tool into its curriculum, the Augmented Reality (AR) Sandbox. As the name suggests, this piece of equipment is a sand box with a three-dimensional (3-D) camera that reads the... + continue reading

The Waukon girls track sprint quartet pictured above punched their tickets for a return trip to the Class 3A State Meet in Des Moines in a pair of sprint relays as a foursome by claiming a pair of runner-up finishes together at the Class 3A State Qualifying Meet in Decorah Thursday, May 14. Left to right in the above photos, junior Nicole Behrend, sophomore Regan Wasson, senior Lyvia Bulman and junior Madison Snitker teamed up to earn automatic State Meet qualification with second-place finishes in the 4x200 relay, in a time of 1:48.52, and in the 4x100 relay, with a clocking of 52.69 seconds. Lyvia Bulman, Behrend and Snitker also teamed up with sophomore Lanci Bulman for a fourth-place finish in the 800 meter sprint medley that was also good enough for State Meet qualification based on performance result with a time of 1:54.75. View and find out how to purchase these photos and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link.
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The Waukon girls track season neared completion in very familiar fashion, as for the third consecutive year the Indian track girls have qualified three sprint relay events for the Class 3A field of the Iowa High School State Track Meet. This year, however, those sprint relays will have additional... + continue reading

The four members of the Waukon boys track team 4x800 relay pictured above ran their way to a Class 3A State Qualifying championship at Decorah Thursday, May 14 to earn automatic qualification for the Class 3A field of the State Track Meet. Left to right in the photos above, senior Marshall Lyons led off the championship effort, junior Peyton Hesse and senior Adam Benzing work their hand-off, and senior Landon Sivesind celebrates as he crosses the finish line ahead of runner-up Decorah in a 4x800 championship time of 8:27.08. Later in the meet, Lyons also ran to a runner-up finish in the 800 meter run in a clocking of 2:08.76 to earn his own individual State Meet qualification in that event as well. View and find out how to purchase these photos and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link.
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The Waukon boys track team punched its ticket to extension of the 2015 season by qualifying four events for the Class 3A field of the Iowa High School State Track Meet Thursday, May 14 at the State Qualifying Meet hosted by Decorah. Each of those four events involve return trips by previous... + continue reading

Kee girls track senior Val Meyer powers out this shot put effort for a third-place finish in the event at the Class 1A State Qualifying Meet hosted by Edgewood-Colesburg Thursday, May 14 and qualification for the Class 1A State Meet. Meyer launched the shot 35’11.75” not only for State Meet qualification but also for a new school record that surpassed the previous mark of 35’8” set by 2013 Kee graduate Samantha Galema during her senior track season. Photo courtesy of Kee High School Yearbook. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link.
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The Kee girls track team competed in its final week together this past week, hosting its only home meet of the 2015 season before trying to extend its season as much as possible. The Hawks won that home invitational Monday, May 11, and then had their season brought to a close Thursday, May 14 for... + continue reading

Kee boys track sophomore Danny Brennan crosses the finish line ahead of the rest of the field in the 400 meter dash at the Class 1A State Qualifying Meet hosted by Edgewood-Colesburg Thursday, May 14. Brennan’s 400 meter dash win came in 53.54 seconds for automatic State Meet qualification, and he also added a runner-up finish in the 800 meter run in 2:05.99 to qualify in that event as well. He will now compete among Class 1A’s elite in both events at Drake Stadium in Des Moines later this week. Photo courtesy of Kee High School Yearbook. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link.
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The Kee boys track team was competing for extension of its season at its Class 1A State Qualifying Meet hosted by Edgewood-Colesburg Thursday, May 14. That extension happened for just one of this season’s Hawks, but it happened in two events, as sophomore Danny Brennan ended up as a double... + continue reading

St. Patrick School in Waukon recently purchased a new Augmented Reality Sandbox with a three-dimensional camera and projector that is being incorporated into the school's science and other curriculum. Pictured above, St. Patrick students manipulate the sand to make different landforms that are then contoured by the camera and projector in real time on the overlay display. Submitted photo.

The Waukon girls track sprint quartet pictured above punched their tickets for a return trip to the Class 3A State Meet in Des Moines in a pair of sprint relays as a foursome by claiming a pair of runner-up finishes together at the Class 3A State Qualifying Meet in Decorah Thursday, May 14. Left to right in the above photos, junior Nicole Behrend, sophomore Regan Wasson, senior Lyvia Bulman and junior Madison Snitker teamed up to earn automatic State Meet qualification with second-place finishes in the 4x200 relay, in a time of 1:48.52, and in the 4x100 relay, with a clocking of 52.69 seconds. Lyvia Bulman, Behrend and Snitker also teamed up with sophomore Lanci Bulman for a fourth-place finish in the 800 meter sprint medley that was also good enough for State Meet qualification based on performance result with a time of 1:54.75. View and find out how to purchase these photos and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link.

The four members of the Waukon boys track team 4x800 relay pictured above ran their way to a Class 3A State Qualifying championship at Decorah Thursday, May 14 to earn automatic qualification for the Class 3A field of the State Track Meet. Left to right in the photos above, senior Marshall Lyons led off the championship effort, junior Peyton Hesse and senior Adam Benzing work their hand-off, and senior Landon Sivesind celebrates as he crosses the finish line ahead of runner-up Decorah in a 4x800 championship time of 8:27.08. Later in the meet, Lyons also ran to a runner-up finish in the 800 meter run in a clocking of 2:08.76 to earn his own individual State Meet qualification in that event as well. View and find out how to purchase these photos and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link.

Kee girls track senior Val Meyer powers out this shot put effort for a third-place finish in the event at the Class 1A State Qualifying Meet hosted by Edgewood-Colesburg Thursday, May 14 and qualification for the Class 1A State Meet. Meyer launched the shot 35’11.75” not only for State Meet qualification but also for a new school record that surpassed the previous mark of 35’8” set by 2013 Kee graduate Samantha Galema during her senior track season. Photo courtesy of Kee High School Yearbook. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link.

Kee boys track sophomore Danny Brennan crosses the finish line ahead of the rest of the field in the 400 meter dash at the Class 1A State Qualifying Meet hosted by Edgewood-Colesburg Thursday, May 14. Brennan’s 400 meter dash win came in 53.54 seconds for automatic State Meet qualification, and he also added a runner-up finish in the 800 meter run in 2:05.99 to qualify in that event as well. He will now compete among Class 1A’s elite in both events at Drake Stadium in Des Moines later this week. Photo courtesy of Kee High School Yearbook. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link.

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