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With just two weeks until the first day of school Aug. 26, school administrators and staff in the Wilton and Durant school districts are frantically preparing for a school year like no other. In … more
Durant parks, especially Feldhahn Park, are going to get some tender love and care thanks to Luke Abels, an incoming Durant senior, who presented plans for his Eagle Scout project to city council … more
After delaying the event, and perhaps the inevitable, as long as possible, Wilton High School has canceled its 2020 prom. At the June 10 school board meeting, high school Principal Marc Snavely said, … more
For the first time in months, the Durant school board convened at the school during its regular meeting June 8, moving the meeting to the cafeteria in order to better adhere to social distancing … more
Wilton High School held a parade for graduating seniors May 31, and the class of 2020 had perfect weather for a parade of cars around Wilton along the annual Founders Day route. Schools have been … more
Durant High School held a parade for graduating seniors May 17, the date that commencement would have been held for the class of 2020. Schools have been closed since mid March due to the COVID-19 … more
DES MOINES – Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Department of Education announced, on April 17, that all school districts and nonpublic schools will be closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 … more
This week, the Wilton and Durant school districts find themselves in the middle of their scheduled spring breaks. Yet amid the current novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, it marks week two of a … more
As the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic spread last week nationwide, including in Iowa, Gov. Kim Reynolds held several press conferences, with perhaps the most significant being Sunday, March 15, … more
Local high school students had a unique experience March 5, as more than 350 Wilton and Durant high school students were able to meet and interact with 34 businesses and organizations from Wilton, … more
Members of the Durant school board have dealt with their fair share of school permit requests in recent years. Typically, in order for students at least 14 1/2 years old with a permit to be granted a … more
Members of the Wilton school board got a much more intricate look at the upcoming Townsend Commons addition coming to the Wilton High School gymnasium during a work session Jan. 22. Mark Moine and … more
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