A short message from Mr. Jurrens addressing our current school model, process for possible changes, and a plea for help from the community to keep everyone safe. t.ly/6pqD
There will be a brief football banquet for the varsity football players, managers, and coaches on Monday, November 16th at 7:30 p.m. in the new cafeteria. We will supply some individually packaged pizza and a bottle of power ade for those in attendance. Letters and awards will be handed out following the pizza party. Everyone is expected to wear a mask and practice social distancing. The entire event should last approximately 30 minutes. Thank you. Coach Frerichs
Some of the 8th grade students in Mrs. Ward's Spanish class were practicing animal vocabulary with a game of Pato, Pato, Ganso. They may remember those two animals for a long time to come!
UPDATE: The NHHS drama department will be performing "Once Upon a Zoom" today, November 13th & "You're "Virtually" Driving Me Crazy!" tomorrow, November 14th at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. These will be ticketed events. Each cast member is allowed to bring 2 spectators. It will not be open to the public. Tickets must be presented at the door and masks are required throughout the performance. There will be a link shared at a later date to watch a recording of the one-act-plays.
There will be no school on Monday due to professional development.
Here is a livestream link for the 8th grade girls basketball game at Oelwein tonight: https://youtu.be/Nyx1xIx5oVA via @YouTube Tip off 4:15 p.m. Disclaimer: Some of these links we will post may require you to create an account and/or charge a fee.
Morgan Riha, Abigail Holschlag, Cael Leistikow, Erik Heeren, and Mr. Adam performed a brass quintet at the Veteran's Day ceremony yesterday at the courthouse. They performed The Star Spangled Banner, America the Beautiful, and Abigail performed Taps as part of the program.
Winter Meet the Team Night - attendance limited to 2 wristbands per athlete.
Physics students Cael Leistikow, Avery Throndson & Cody Shultz are measuring their verticals in order to determine their hang time. Grace Burrett, Gabe Zweibohmer and Colton Rochford are learning about vectors, which are determined by magnitude and direction. They are not simply rolling or walking around aimlessly around the gym!! :
Here is the video link of the National Honor Society induction ceremony! Congratulations to all who were honored! https://youtu.be/IROcsHlJKFo
introducing the Fall Fitness challenge using Splats in 1st grade Computer Science! Coding + Exercise + STEM= Learning Fun! Parents of students in 1st-4th grade watch for a letter coming home on an optional way to get involved at home! (It works best using the Chrome browser on computers, or the app on mobile devices)
Congratulations to our newly inducted National Honor Society members. Each has demonstrated outstanding character, integrity, service, and leadership to our school and community. A lot of no of the ceremony will be shared shortly.
Special thanks to Reicks View Farms on hosting a virtual farm tour for our class! We had so much fun learning about the pigs and how everything works!
Just a reminder of the two hour early out tomorrow Wednesday, November 11th. Elementary bus students at 1:18, town kids to follow after the bus departures.
Last Friday, Mrs. Feldman's class played happy birthday on guitars to Mrs. Dunagen while Mr. Erlandson's class sang. It was Mrs. Dunagen's birthday yesterday. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4xEc5C7e_c
5th Grade Literacy students had fun reading in the foyer "picnic style" under the guidance of Mrs. Laures and student teacher Mrs. Kloster.
8th grade girls basketball parents, please see that the game @ Oelwein on 11/12 will have limited seating capacity due to having 4 rows of bleachers. Each Player will get 2 wristbands to hand out to a parent/guardian. Thanks, wristbands must be worn prior to entering the building for the contest.
High School Pictures have been placed on hold from Lifetouch at their facility. They should be printed soon and sent to us. Thank you for your patience.
The NHHS drama department will be performing "Once Upon a Zoom" on Friday, November 13th & "You're "Virtually" Driving Me Crazy!" on Saturday, November 14th at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium. These will be ticketed events and not open to the public. Each cast member has the ability to purchase up to 8 tickets for family/friends. Tickets must be presented at the door and masks are required throughout the performance. There will be a link shared at a later date to watch a recording of the one-act-plays.
Middle school and high school students getting a chance to enjoy the library for a little reading and maker space time.