One hundred and fifty high school band students from eight different North Iowa Cedar League North schools came together to form two honor bands at South Hardin High School.
When the Hubbard-Radcliffe and Eldora-New Providence School Boards met in joint session as South Hardin last month, there was a special request on the table. At Monday’s H-R Board meeting in Radcliffe, that request turned to finances.
The Iowa Falls-Alden fall musical - "Yearbook Reflections" - is set for performances this weekend. The show, which features a cast of 25 students, tells the stories behind a high school's yearbook.
The Iowa Falls School Board will wait to make a decision about a possible addition at the high school until after the district’s buildings can be assessed for immediate needs and long-term viability.
It takes time for a garden to reach its full potential. Even with constant care, gardens often need a couple years to fully produce.
The Iowa Falls School Board will likely have to make some big decisions in the coming years. Enrollment has stagnated, and as the district’s buildings age - the newest is almost 50 years old - there will be questions about whether to renovate or undertake a new construction project.
Stakeholders were disappointed when the $32 million Iowa Valley Community College District bond referendum failed by a mere 62 votes last April. Now they are saying the passage of essentially the same bond proposal Nov. 5 is "critical."
The newest building in the Iowa Falls School District is almost 50 years old. The two oldest date back to the 1930s. With that age come repairs.
A project that would expand Iowa Falls-Alden High School’s band and choir rooms for around $1.6 million may balloon to an even larger project that would encompass new construction of a band room, and expanded shop and a second gym.
Two weeks ago, Alden Elementary students began utilizing the building's newly renovated art room/maker space classroom, a project approved by the Alden School Board that transformed the old home economics classroom into a playground for students to unleash their creativity.
Ellsworth Community College Provost Dr. Martin Reimer blames the continued decline in enrollment at least partially on subpar student housing.