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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

Shepard kids pack 5,000 meals for Haiti: The Jack Project inspires students

It sounded like a food fight. more

Funded for the Future: Wilton ag program earns $70,000 in grant funding

Durant and Wilton students have a unique opportunity to work between a greenhouse, 30 acres of farmland, a hog barn and sheep barn — all located in Wilton. Both schools are under the direction of Gary Bruns, who began his second round of teaching at Wilton High School this school year. more

Retirements stem pink slips

Alan Shepard Elementary Principal Sherri Marceau and John Glenn Elementary reading specialist Ann Lange are among North Scott schools’ staff who bit on early retirement offers intended to trim payroll. more

Schools give $15K for Y design

Sixteen months after launching research on a North Scott YMCA, the North Scott School Board became the first to pitch in for a $45,000 facility design to be funded equally by the city, the Y and the school district. more

Disabilities confound junior high schoolers: Students struggle with sight, hearing and mobility impairments

Josh Herbst sat in darkness, clueless about how to proceed. more
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