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These North Scott students were selected and will represent the North Scott orchestras for the SEISTA (South Eastern Iowa String Teachers Association) honor orchestra. more
North Scott School Board members Monday promoted two staffers to two new principals spots, filling administrative early retirement vacancies. more
When I think about what the North School community and school district will look like in the next decade, much of what I imagine is similar to what most people might predict. I see more growth in all aspects of the community. That means more businesses, homes, a higher student enrollment and more facilities for the schools. We will continue to learn about the best teaching practices and instructional methods and will retain the best faculty, staff and administrators that are available. more
Students will continue to increase engagement in work learning opportunities, project experiences and dabble in a wide variety of career options to ensure they are prepared for Day 1 after graduation. more
School board member Mark Pratt anticipates new collaborations and innovations to support some long-standing goals. more
The Eldridge Lions Club has provided continuous support of the HiSET program which is run by volunteers from Eldridge United Methodist Church, in cooperation with Scott Community College. more
North Scott fifth-graders wrapped up the year providing blankets, hygiene kits and personal notes of inspiration to those served by the King’s Harvest Ministries, The Center and Winnie's Place shelters. more
School board chairman and lifetime ag leader Glen Keppy imagined his experiences a decade from now. more
As a school board member, Maxwell intends to plan for steady growth beyond the 3,200 enrolled now. more
School board member and livestock producer Joni Dittmer sees high standards for the next decade of development. more
Central Scott Telephone executive and North Scott School Board member Donn Wilmott looked ahead wearing several hats: A communications CEO, an elected education leader, and father of NS alumni. “I’d hope for a continuing flow of our high school graduates returning to the North Scott community to raise their families, that we maintain schools to be proud of, continue to hire and train a staff that is second to none, working to develop our students every school day, truly instilling the benefits of being lifelong learners.” He also foresees an Eldridge “with more affordable housing, a town square with updated city hall and police department facilities together with the North Scott YMCA."  more
Modern schools need to be built to accommodate more diverse learning styles, yet still let teachers, not just new-fangled design, direct classroom activities. more
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