The Iowa Falls School District will not extend the availability of additional sick time for employees who are ill or have to quarantine because of COVID-19. That decision was made by the school board on Monday, but not before a lengthy discussion about whether it was necessary and warranted …
Soon, the question of whether the Iowa Falls School District should raise taxes to fund construction of a new school will be up to the voters to decide. On Monday, the district’s board voted to accept a petition that will put the issue on the ballot for a special election on March 2.
Earlier this year, Green Belt Bank & Trust and Chris and Jessie Weaver issued a challenge to the Iowa Falls-Alden Band Boosters: raise $10,000 in donations every year for five years, and have that money matched each year - $5,000 from the bank and $5,000 from the Weavers. If the boosters…
The Alden School Board may have some tough decisions to make when it starts its budgeting process for the next fiscal year in January.
Chapter 103 of Iowa’s administrative rules on corporal punishment, seclusion and restraint has been under review for some time. The Hubbard-Radcliffe School Board learned at its meeting on Monday in Radcliffe that the rules will kick in on Jan. 20.
It’s been almost 50 years since Iowa Falls saw the construction of a new school building. Next year, voters in the district will be asked to end that streak by approving a tax increase that would raise millions of dollars to replace two 80-plus-year-old buildings with a new elementary school.
When notified of her selection to the Iowa All-State Band, Mikayla Fjeld’s reaction was more subdued than you’d expect.
A dozen little hands touch the wall inside a wooden octagon. The ball bounces twice in the middle and chaos ensues as they slap the bouncing orb back-and-forth at each other, squealing and laughing the entire time.
Certified enrollment is what provides new state money for school districts.
For once, Covid has been credited for a good thing. Financially, at least.
It could have been worse.
Iowa Falls-Alden High School isn’t getting a new gym, but it’s going to look like it did by the time several improvement projects are complete next year.