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Implementing the Iowa Core and Meeting Student Needs
Congratulations - Mock TrialMarch 4, 32 high school students competed at the Scott County Regional Mock Trial. They competed in 2 rounds: the plaintiff and the defense. Of the 12 teams there, 4 teams won both rounds and will be advancing to state. 2 of those teams are North Scott teams. They will be competing in Des Moines at the Iowa State High School Mock Trial competition on March 24-26.
Superintendent Articles - School FundingSchool funding in Iowa can be a very hard thing to understand. Many people do not understand how a district could be constructing a building or remodeling while laying-off staff at the same time. It is also hard to understand how a district could be raising class sizes while hiring teacher coaches. These situations and others can happen as a result of the way schools are funded in Iowa.
The best way to think about Iowa’s funding system is to imagine it as a series of buckets in which schools receive and spend their money. School districts receive money in several different buckets. Each bucket can only be spent on items that are in that bucket. Districts are not given the flexibility... ...more
Food BasketsThe North Scott Food Pantry will be distributing Easter Food Baskets on Friday March 27, 2015. The Last Day for sign-up is Friday March 13, 2015. Sign-up this year will take place at the Food Pantry location only. The Food Pantry is located at FAITH LUTHERAN Church. Pantry hours are Tuesdays 5:30pm-7:00pm and Fridays 9:30am-11:00am.
History Day ResultsNorth Scott did an exceptional job last evening sharing their National History Day research and projects for "Leadership & Legacy in History" at St. Ambrose University. There were 244 students at the competition with 126 projects. North Scott took 48 students and 25 projects. They have been researching and refining their work since October and all should be very proud of their accomplishments. We have 38 students advancing to State in Des Moines on May 4 & 5, 2015. Individual Results
Junior AchievementJunior Achievement is a community partner dedicated to giving North Scott students the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future and make smart academic and fiscal choices. Click here to learn more about JA programs and how you can get involved.
School PhysicalsDue to liability issues and student long term safety issues, there will no longer be athletic physicals through the school. Please schedule physicals for your student athletes soon to avoid any problems.
Allergy AwarenessThe North Scott School District is sensitive to the needs of students with allergies and will maintain a “Peanut /Tree nut Conscious” policy at each elementary school. In addition, school office personnel will monitor all birthday treats and classroom snacks before they are forwarded to the classroom. No homemade treats will be distributed to students for birthdays and special occasions.
The Senior Prom at Grand Haven by Fran Riley.
ALICE Training Scripts: Kindergarten-3rd Grade
"The mission of the North Scott Community School District, a unique blend of rural and metropolitan opportunities, is to produce graduates with the capacity to be successful in a changing world, by incorporating abundant resources and offering a broad-based curriculum in a respectful, safe environment."
The North Scott Community School District (NSCSD) provides equal educational and employment opportunities and will not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, ancestry, or actual or potential parental, familial, or marital status. Inquiries concerning application of this statement should be addressed to: Mr. Kelly Rohlf, Equity Coordinator, 308 N Main Street, Donahue, IA 52746 Telephone Number (563)282-9627