Education

Wed
03
Dec

Waukon High School to host Iowa College Access Network Financial Aid Presentation December 16

The Waukon High School Guidance Office is hosting an Iowa College Access Network (ICAN) Financial Aid Presentation for high school seniors and their families. The program will be held Tuesday, December 16 at 6 p.m. in the Waukon High School Library.

This session is designed for senior students and their parents; however, both juniors and seniors could benefit from the information being presented. Some of the topics discussed will include:

Wed
03
Dec

Allamakee County Conservation Board announces Winter Environmental Education schedule

The Allamakee County Conservation Board (ACCB) has announced the schedule for Winter of 2014-2015 public environmental education programs. The programs offered by the Allamakee County Conservation Board are free of charge and open to all ages.

A Winter Carnival will be held at County Home Park Saturday, December 20 from 1-3 p.m. Participants will be able to try snowshoeing on an unguided hike around County Home Park. All equipment will be provided by the Allamakee County Conservation Board on the day of the carnival on a first come, first serve basis. No registration is required.

Wed
26
Nov

NICC sets strategic priority of effective and efficient communication with constituents

At the November 17 Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) Board of Trustees monthly meeting, members received an update on one of the College’s nine FY11-FY15 strategic priorities, “Foster a More Effective and Efficient Communication.”

Wed
26
Nov

Deadline is December 1 for ag field trip grants

Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) is providing teachers the opportunity to immerse their students in the world of agriculture through hands-on experiences. Awarded on a first-received, first-funded basis, accredited Pre-K-12 public, private or charter schools located within the 37-county Heritage Area may apply online for one grant per year with a maximum of $350 awarded per school. Field trips must have an agricultural component. Grant monies are to be used for transportation costs to and from any one of the over 100 SSNHA Partner Sites or farm site located within the Heritage Area. The grant cycle will remain open until all funds are depleted or until December 1 of this year.

Wed
19
Nov

Trick-or-Treat Food Drive results in 1,420 pounds of food

The Waukon High School chapter of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) conducted its annual Trick-or-Treat Food Drive for the Allamakee County Food Shelf October 23. The door-to-door campaign yielded 1,420 pounds of food and $42 in cash donations. Submitted photo.

 
Wed
19
Nov

Eastern Allamakee School Board hears update on school finance

by Susan Cantine-Maxson

 

The Eastern Allamakee Community School District (EACSD) Board of Education met Monday evening, November 17. EACSD Superintendent Dr.  Dale Crozier spent the first hour of the meeting presenting a workshop on Iowa school finance and budget.

Wed
12
Nov

NICC receives Iowa Department of Education Intermediary Grant

For the second year, Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) has received Iowa legislature funding to support the development and implementation of a Regional Work-Based Intermediary Network that prepares high school students for the workforce.

Iowa’s 15 community colleges each received a portion of the $1.45 million in funding, which is managed by the Iowa Department of Education, to develop 15 networks in the state. The main purpose of the intermediary funding is to create a connector for schools and businesses within each community college region in Iowa.

Wed
05
Nov

Waukon High School to perform "Anything Goes" November 6-8


Students performing in the Waukon High School musical "Anything Goes" are pictured above during a recent dress rehearsal. The production will be on the stage of the Waukon High School auditorium this Thursday through Saturday, November 6-8 at 7:30 p.m. each evening. Tickets are available by contacting Brenda Dougherty at 563-568-7997 or at waukonmusical@live.com. Submitted photo.

Waukon High School will be performing the Tony Award-winning musical production "Anything Goes" Thursday, November 6, Friday, November 7 and Saturday, November 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Waukon High School auditorium. This year, the musical is directed by Sarah Schacherer with assistance from Bryce Muenchow.

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