On March 6, the IKM-Manning School Board voted unanimously to close the classroom sections of its school building in Manilla. The building, which turns 100 next year, will continue to be used for junior high sporting events, as a central office and as a bus stop.
Harsh words fly in a packed auditorium.
Fingers point in accusations of bias. Calls for community cooperation are met with bitter dissent. The scene is familiar in rural Iowa as shrinking populations force school districts to make the financial decision to consolidate or close school buildings - often the pride of the small towns in which they reside.
For Vern Henkenius, receiving the Good Shepherd Award at last month’s
Bishop’s Dinner for Catholic Education evoked thoughts of a Bible lesson
that’s been an inspiration to him.
Lounge seating, teleconferencing, a 3-D printer, redesigned classrooms
and a “maker space” will all be available for Carroll High School
students next year due to a one-time STEM grant awarded to the district
at the end of October.
Carroll School Board members had a chance to see the progress of the $3
million construction project at Fairview Elementary for themselves on
The Greene County School Board heard arguments for starting a boys and
girls soccer program beginning in 2017 or 2018 at its monthly meeting
The Carroll High School Foundation, a nonprofit working to enhance K-12 education in the community schools, is planning to provide an assist to a developing science and technology program at the high school, one intended to promote innovative, independent thinking.
As the rotor blades of Jay Petersen’s unmanned drone whizzed to life, all eyes in the cafeteria honed in on the noisy machine.
The number of school-aged children in the Carroll Community School
District has fully recovered from significant back-to-back drops in 2012
and 2013, according to newly released enrollment data.
Area school districts’ enrollment stayed fairly steady, according to
official enrollment numbers submitted to the Iowa Department of
Education on Friday.
As of Oct. 10 there have been 28 deaths as a result of 52 school
shootings in the United States in 2015, according to a tally by the gun
control group Everytown for Gun Safety. While those statistics include
eight suicides and count any time a firearm was discharged at a school,
the issue has once again entered the public consciousness after the Oct.
1 rampage at Oregon’s Umpqua Community College that killed nine people
and injured nine more. Carroll and Glidden-Ralston school administrators
weighed in on what security measures are being taken to protect local
Carroll Community school administrators put teacher Tyler Tassell — the
high school girls varsity basketball coach — on administrative leave
this week, a response to troubles in his family life that led his wife
last week to get a no-contact protective order.
In flexible dance clothing that ranged from tiny red dresses to Christmas-themed sweaters, a passel of dancers waited their turn during Kuemper Catholic High School’s Christmas talent show Tuesday — many of them comfortably doing splits as they sat on the gymnasium floor.
Carroll High School sophomore Colton Carson was having a tough time.
Kim Tiefenthaler introduces himself to some newly hired teachers Monday
night — a courtesy to welcome them to the Carroll Community School
The five-member board that helms the Carroll Community School District
has undergone a dramatic shift in age and gender since the September
2011 vote that killed a proposed multi-million-dollar upgrade of the
Carroll Athletic Field.
Exceptional weather this summer has Carroll Area FFA Test Plot Managers Devin Bueltel and Cory Venner talking about potentially big harvest numbers.
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