Education

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Apr

2015 Waukon High School Prom royalty

Waukon High School seniors Brock Waters and Samantha Swartz were selected as the 2015 Waukon High School Prom King and Queen at the annual event held Saturday, April 25. Swartz was selected from a Queen court that also involved fellow seniors Katelyn Kolsrud, Allie Schwartz and Jacqueline Welch. Waters was chosen from a King court that included fellow seniors Adam Benzing, Jacob Ronan and Landon Sivesind.
 

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29
Apr

2015 Kee High School Prom royalty

Kee High School seniors Tom Brennan and Malerie Mathis were selected as the 2015 Kee High School Prom King and Queen at the annual event held Saturday, April 25. Mathis was selected from a Queen court that also consisted of fellow seniors Morgan Davis, Winter Manning and Megan Vinson. Brennan was chosen from a King court that also included fellow seniors Keegan Ahouse, Michael Harris and Sam Hisel. Photo courtesy of the Kee High School Yearbook.
 

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29
Apr

Waukon High School and Allamakee Scholarship Fund to present Class of 2015 Awards Program May 12

Waukon High School will be hosting its annual Senior Awards Program for the Class of 2015 Tuesday, May 12 at 7 p.m. at the Waukon High School Auditorium. All students, parents and families, and community members are invited to attend.
Allamakee Scholarship Fund, Inc. and many community groups will present awards that evening to members of this year's Waukon High School graduating class. In addition, honors and achievements by Waukon High School Class of 2015 members will be recognized during the event.
Any organization presenting an award to the graduating students needs to contact Waukon High School Guidance Counselor Amy Wasson at 563-568-3466 by May 6 to confirm program information and inclusion in the program.
 

Wed
29
Apr

Elementary student artwork to be on display at upcoming spring concerts

Under the direction of art instructor Carlyn Wacker, students at East Elementary School in Waukon and Waterville Elementary School will have their artwork on display at the Sixth Annual Art Show being held in conjunction with each school's annual spring concert, according to the following schedule:
• East Elementary Art Show: Monday, May 4 at 6:30 p.m. in the Waukon High School Cafeteria, prior to the East Elementary Spring Concert at 7 p.m. in the Waukon High School Gymnasium.
• Waterville Elementary Art Show: Tuesday, May 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the Waterville Elementary School Gymnasium, prior to the Waterville Elementary Spring Concert at 7 p.m.

Wed
22
Apr

ACSD Board of Directors holds trio of meetings during month of April

by Brianne Eilers

The Allamakee Community School District (ACSD) Board of Directors met for two special meetings earlier in April, as well as this past Monday evening, April 20 for its regular meeting.
 
SPECIAL MEETING MONDAY, APRIL 6
During the April 6 special meeting, there was a public hearing on the proposed budget for the 2015-2016 school year, with no written or oral comments made. During this meeting, the Board also approved the proposed budget for the upcoming school year as presented. The Board also approved several summer projects, including Junior and Senior High School white boards, hall light fixtures at East Elementary School, a vacuum pump system at East Elementary, parking lot crack filling, asphalt repairs, press box electrical work, handicap walkway and partial fence replacement. The Athletic Booster Club will pay $9,000 towards the handicap walkway.

Wed
15
Apr

Waukon High School Drama Department to present "The Double L Dude Ranch" this weekend

The Waukon High School Drama Department's spring production is scheduled to take place Friday and Saturday, April 17 and 18 at the Waukon High School auditorium. This year's production is "The Double L Dude Ranch," written by Margaret Witt. The production will hit the stage at 7:30 p.m. this Friday and Saturday. Tickets will be sold at the door prior to each performance.
 

Wed
15
Apr

“Reality 101” event hosts nearly 200 graduating seniors from area schools


Veterans Memorial Hospital sponsored Reality 101, which was held at the Waukon High School for all area schools April 1. Nearly 200 Kee, Postville, MFL/MarMac and Waukon High School graduating seniors were able to attend. More than 80 individuals and businesses volunteered their time to create a real-life financial scenario for all of these students preparing for graduation. The students were required to visit each of the 30 Reality 101 stations to open a bank account, pay their taxes, purchase an automobile and insurance, pay for daycare, groceries, a home, household supplies, vet expenses, health and life insurance, and still have a balance of $0 to $200 in their checking account.

Nearly 200 graduating seniors from Postville, Kee, MFL/MarMac and Waukon high schools attended “Reality 101” at the Waukon High School Wednesday, April 1. Over 80 individuals and businesses volunteered their time to create a real-life financial scenario for all of these students preparing for graduation.
Each student chose a career and researched monthly income based on average northeast Iowa wages in the classroom setting prior to the activity. The day of Reality 101, the students were provided with a life scenario which may include a spouse, children and possibly even child support situations including the information they provided on their chosen career and college plans.

Wed
08
Apr

Waukon High School FFA competes at District Contest

by Carmen Wille
Chapter Reporter

Wed
08
Apr

KHS Drama Department to present "Every Babysitter's Nightmare" this weekend

The Kee High School Drama Department's spring production is scheduled to take place Saturday and Sunday, April 11 and 12 at the Kee High School gymnasium. This year's production is "Every Babysitter’s Nightmare," a comedy written by Craig Sodaro and published by Eldridge Publishing Co. The production will hit the stage at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 11 and again at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 12. Admission will be paid at the door prior to each performance.

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