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Stutting warns that vouchers will doom public schools

Saving the 1-cent sales tax to repair school buildings, killing the proposed voucher program, and pressing for an increase in supplemental state aid school funding are the North Scott School District’s top priorities for the 2019 legislative session. more

Blue Grass Legion selects three for Boys State

The Blue Grass American Legion selected three young men to participate at Hawkeye Boys State, held June 10-15 at Camp Dodge in Johnston. more

Hornbuckle honored by 4-H Foundation

Ethan Hornbuckle of Scott County was awarded the Trans Ova Genetics 4-H Scholarship through the Iowa 4-H Foundation at the recognition ceremony Sunday, June 3, in Ames. The award was presented by Emily Saveraid, Iowa 4-H Foundation executive director. more

Swearing in at North Scott

Terina Bruns was sworn in as district secretary for the North Scott School District Friday, June 8, by longtime district secretary Kristy Looney, while school board president John Maxwell witnesses. more

White Elementary's meal-makers feed the world

Ed White Elementary students pitched in with Kids Against Hunger to pack hundreds of ready made food bags destined for overseas. Classes took turns filling plastic bags with protein meal packed into cartons ready to ship overseas. more

NS schools hire architect for new bus barn

Architects will take the first step on designing a new North Scott School District bus barn far away from the administration complex parking lot and the errant baseballs that often land there. more

History Day winners reach finals

North Scott’s History Day finalists depart this week for national competition in Maryland June 10-14 with four teams of students presenting research all agree already has changed them forever. more

‘It’s been a privilege’ – Shepard principal Sherri Marceau calls it a career

It’s probably a good thing she was wearing sunglasses. They were the perfect accessory to hiding any unexpected tears. more

Dupont Pioneer supports school curriculum

Dupont Pioneer recently awarded the North Scott FFA program a $2,000 grant to support its Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education (CASE) in schools.  more

Personnel decisions top North Scott agenda

North Scott School Board members were scheduled to approve the following personnel changes at the May 29 meeting, which occurred after this week’s holiday deadline.  NSP coverage of the meeting will be in the June 6 print and online editions. more

White welcomes Tinkler’s Little Library

Few of this year’s Ed White Elementary students ever met Judy Tinkler. But they have lots of friends in common. more

Everybody's Special: North Scott's Special Runners carry the torch to Ames

No matter if you were a Special Olympics athlete competing or one of the 10 North Scott students who ran from Eldridge to Ames as part of the Special Runners for Special People relay team, it was a special few days earlier this month. more
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