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While both the Hubbard-Radcliffe and Eldora-New Providence school boards had their own smaller issues to handle Monday night in Hubbard, the boards joined on several larger issues Monday during their biannual joint meeting. Two of the biggest issues were the recently released Iowa School Per…

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The Iowa Falls School District will abolish the valedictorian system next year, in favor of an honors program that rewards students who take challenging classes, even if they don’t get perfect grades in those classes.

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Tiger PACK, the Eldora-New Providence after-school and summer child care program, will close at the end of the current school year if nothing changes in the next month. 

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Pineview Elementary first-grader Nico Cisneros flew his Lego spaceship from one end of the room to the other before deciding it was time to take out the wooden block city below.

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The Iowa Falls-Alden High School student center was a menagerie of creativity Monday afternoon. Videos, display boards, musical instruments and quilts told the story of this year’s J-Term, a seven-day outside-the-box class blitz earlier this month.

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The financial situation in the Hubbard-Radcliffe School district, like many small districts in Iowa, has been hurt by many things. Chief among them are declining enrollment and expenses – mainly employee costs in the latter. But, said Superintendent Dr. Adam Zellmer, there is light at the en…

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Iowa Falls-Alden High School Principal Kyle Hutchinson doesn’t hesitate when he’s asked to explain why J-Term (January Term) has been so popular with staff and students.

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The Iowa Falls and Alden school districts are considering a plan that would eliminate the Wednesday early dismissals that have become commonplace, and replace them with nine in-service days when staff would report to work, but students would have the day off.