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The Auxiliary Unit of the Larry M. Gronewold American Legion Post in Donahue has chosen Lauren Wall to attend this year’s Girls State session. Lauren will join girls from all over the state on the campus of Drake University in Des Moines. The weeklong session is a learning-by-doing government experience from local to state levels. more
Every year, the American Legion Auxiliary sends girls that have completed their junior year in high school to Girls State, an inspirational, educational, fun and life-changing experience for young women. The program’s objective is to develop leadership skills, confidence, and action-based understanding of the governmental process.  more
Life is good for Park View resident Peyton Reese. more
North Scott schools’ five-year building plan goes far beyond the YMCA fitness center and a regional agriculture education building that cover the lion’s share of the $19.1 million outline approved May 28 by the school board. more
It was a busy, but productive school year for North Scott Junior High musicians, as many were chosen to showcase their talents in a variety of honor bands over the course of the year. more
The Blue Grass American Legion Post 711 has selected three young men to attend this year’s Boys State, which will be held June 9-14 at Camp Dodge, in Johnston, Iowa. more
The North Scott School Board reached compensation agreements with about 150 teacher aides and other classified staff represented by the SEIU union and a separate group representing childcare employees. more
North Scott school administrators are introducing the concept of high-deductible health care insurance and health savings accounts as alternatives to share more health care costs with employees. more
When North Scott’s three foreign exchange students decided to enhance their educational experience by studying abroad, they couldn’t have picked a better place than Lancer Nation. more
Faculty from Iowa State University’s School of Education will present a workshop on some of the latest research and practices in literacy June 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Muscatine Community School District Administration Building, 2900 Mulberry Ave., Muscatine. more
When Emma Morgan stood in the lobby of Alan Shepard Elementary Friday morning, she had no idea what kind of emotions she was about to experience. more
North Scott sociology students hugged and hoisted 40-pound jugs of water around The Pit Friday, taking periodic breaks on their water walk.  more
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