The walls aren’t being torn down and the room’s not being expanded, but the work happening inside the Iowa Falls-Alden High School band room this summer will be an improvement for those who’ve grown accustomed to its now-formerly shabby ambiance.
Students who attend South Hardin schools in person this fall will be required to wear masks, face shields or sit behind a portable Plexiglass desk shield when it is impossible to socially distance from others.
The Iowa Falls and Alden school districts will start the new school year with half the students attending two days a week and the other half attending the other two days. But beyond that, many of the details of the new school year – held amid a global pandemic that’s spreading throughout the…
Chris Barber compares the new Calkins Nature Area Swap Shop to the experience of accumulating tickets at an arcade or a county fair. The more you earn, the better your prize will be.
A committee of volunteers is pushing toward its goal of making a recommendation to the Iowa Falls School Board on the future of its school buildings, but two key questions stick out. Would residents of the school district support a major construction project? And if the answer is yes, how mu…
An 18-year-old student was arrested Friday after allegedly assaulting four staff members at the State Training School for Boys in Eldora.
Iowa Falls elementary school students won’t be the only ones getting free school supplies this year. The Iowa Falls School Board gave its permission Monday for the district to buy supplies for its middle and high school students too.
Iowa Falls School District leaders are preparing for whatever may await students and teachers when school resumes next month, whether that’s in-person instruction with face shields, UV light sanitizers and disinfectant “foot baths,” or remote learning at home. But whatever decision they make…
Parents of students at South Hardin schools will have the chance to weigh in on a plan regarding how to reopen those schools early next month.
The Hardin County community will have to wait a couple more weeks to learn the details about how schools in the area will begin the new academic year amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Students taking driver’s education classes at Iowa Falls-Alden High School next year will get a price break, thanks to sponsorship from two local businesses and a change five years ago that’s built up the district’s driver’s education fund.
The Alden School Board took additional steps toward a renovated playground that will welcome students back to school this fall.