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Walking out for a cause: NSHS students draw attention to school safety, gun violence

With a bright blue sky overhead, more than 100 North Scott High School students silently filed out of school and walked toward Lancer Stadium Friday morning to participate in a student-organized walkout to draw attention to gun violence and school safety. more

New contract avoids pay losses: NS board and teachers’ union laud negotiations

The North Scott School District and its teachers reached a one-year pay agreement that adds a flat $725 increase for teachers’ educational achievements, but provides no across-the-board percentage wage hike. more

North Scott musicians hit the high notes

High school and junior high students named to area honor bands. more

JOSEPH: Popular Broadway show returns to Lancer Productions stage

Join Lancer Productions as they celebrate the 50th anniversary of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” with this year’s spring musical and dinner theatre. more

Forum focuses on 5th Street: Junior high traffic concerns arise again in McCausland

Memories of North Scott School District’s tumultuous 2011 elections echoed in conversation at the board’s McCausland April 10 forum. But it was school traffic safety that dominated talks among four of seven board members, the full McCausland council and four residents. more

Student walkout Friday: NS students plan to emphasize gun violence; school safety issues

A group of North Scott students has a message to send, and school administrators are giving them the opportunity to do it. more

Erin Burmahl honored by Iowa Urban Tree Council

North Scott Junior High teacher Erin Burmahl, and her partnership with Living Lands and Waters, has been honored as an Outstanding Youth Program by the Iowa Urban Tree Council. more

17 accept school’s retirement offer; Next year’s budget raises tax levy 7.5%, without raising rate

Seventeen North Scott staff and faculty took early retirement offers, leaving the district on track to avoid layoffs by hiring lower-paid replacements. more

High school students plan April 20 walkout

High school students are planning a “respectful” April 20 walkout in support of students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. more

Face to Face with History: North Scott students learn life lessons from member of the Little Rock 9

It was a History Day project dream come true for one North Scott freshman, and an unprecedented opportunity for her classmates to note the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. more

Two-school Charlie: Lancer senior enjoys creative partnership with Davenport Central

Tally Charlie Balsar’s high school career by art projects, theater roles, grade point average and miles per gallon. more

More safety issues arise at Donahue forum; Mayor tells board there is something great about every North Scott community

School safety issues and marketing the district as a whole were the main topics of conversation when the North Scott School Board gathered at Donahue City Hall Monday night. more
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