- Sixth-graders get ready for big move GOOSE LAKE — By the start of the new school year, Northeast Middle/High School will be ready to welcome the sixth-grade class, which formerly was housed in the elementary school.Middle/High School Principal Alicia Christiansen is excited to welcome t
- Hilgenberg receives $1,000 scholarship
- Education digest 2 graduate from Allen CollegeWATERLOO — Two local students have received degrees from Allen College. The College awarded 141 degrees at its commencement ceremony May 9 at Nazareth Lutheran Church in Cedar Falls.Allen College conferred 17 Associate of
- Ex-GalleyCat ed on raising bookworms NEW YORK — Jason Boog was immersed in publishing for five years as editor of the MediaBistro blog GalleyCat. When he became a dad, he was curious how best to foster a love of books in his newborn daughter.His solution was — what else? — writing a boo
- Clinton students named to spring semester dean's list at Iowa State AMES — More than 7,024 Iowa State University undergraduates have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the 2014 spring semester Dean’s List. Students named to the Dean’s List must have earned a grade-point average of
When your high school closes for good
By the time I arrived in 1999, the school had lost its charter and been absorbed completely into the district. By 2006, it was consolidated with a local middle school, part of the district's focus renewed focus on smaller schools.
Things looking up for law school grads
This might sound weird, but here goes: Now might be a pretty good time to think about law school. For the sixth year running, the employment rate fell, as schools produced a record number of graduates for an industry without the room for them. There was, however, a nugget of good news buried in the data.
Yearbook app awes administrators
FULTON, Ill. — A new technology showcased by Fulton High School students is wowing administrators. “I’ve been in education for 17 years and the students at this school seem more interested and in-tuned to technology and staying on the edge of it,” Fu
- Clinton High teacher picked for AP program CLINTON — A Clinton High School teacher has been selected to participate in a national Advanced Placement program.Fine Arts teacher Joann Winkler was selected to participate in the College Board’s annual AP Reading in Studio Art. Each June, AP teache
- Board trims renovation options MILES – Ron Regenwether, a board member of the Easton Valley Community School District, said that in many ways, the recent merger between Preston and East Central did as much to divide the two communities as unify them.Now, as the district enters its
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