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Every year hiring the right number of teachers for our schools can be a very difficult challenge. As a district, our goals are to maintain appropriate class sizes at all grade levels while being able to offer a wide range of opportunities for our students, with the end result being they are college and career ready. Our district has been challenged to meet these goals because of under-funding from the state and declining enrollment for the past two years. more
Elsewhere in this issue is a story about a major donation from the family of the late Carolyn Moon, who died in May 2017, to the Figge Museum. The second-floor gallery of the world class museum in downtown Davenport will be named the Carolyn C. Moon Gallery. more
“We are, and will be, Lancer Strong.” more
This summer has been one of many firsts for me: getting a big-girl internship, writing a published newspaper article, becoming a top-notch photographer (OK, maybe not), editing pictures and stories, and working with programs to lay out stories for print. more
Sept. 1, 1993: Kansas Senator Bob Dole (a contender for the Republican presidential nomination) came to Scott County to fire up the troops at a rally held at the Starlite Ballroom, Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, Davenport. more
"Warm wishes for continued success in all endeavors and congratulations on your laudable career as publisher/editor of The NSP ..." more
"Kudos to all North Scott neighbors like Dustin Henningsen and his family, Mayor Schoenthaler and others, and Joni Kuehl-Schneider helping during Tuesday night's storm ... and on Wednesday helping clear my driveway ..." more
"On behalf of the Scott County Library, I would like to thank the Eldridge/North Scott community for the generous support of the 'Rock Our Teachers' World' ..." more
"I had a 'fantabulous' 90th birthday party at Maplewood ..." more
"Eldridge might take a serious look at roundabouts ..." more
"There is only one candidate for governor who will address issues important to Iowans in a manner that serves all citizens' interests – Fred Hubbell ..." more
"Join me in voting for Patti Robinson for Senate ..." more
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