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Winter Weather Decisions
November 27, 2018
As a superintendent of schools, there are many tough decisions to make. One of the toughest decisions I have to make is calling school off due to inclement weather. No matter what decision I make, rarely will everyone agree. A weather decision is never taken lightly and a lot of time and effort is...
Auditorium Remodel Completed
September 20, 2018
I would like to thank the community for supporting the North Scott Community School District. We would not be able to improve our excellent educational facilities if it were not for your support. The auditorium remodel is our most recent project to be completed and we are very proud of the...
Class Sizes and Offering
September 10, 2018
Every year hiring the right number of teachers for our schools can be a very difficult challenge. As a district, our goals are to maintain appropriate class sizes at all grade levels while being able to offer a wide range of opportunities for our students, with the end result being they are college...
Welcome Back
August 15, 2018
Welcome to the 2018-19 School Year As summer is coming to a close, I know our students, parents, and staff are getting excited for another school year to begin. I am sure most of you are like me and wonder where the summer went.  We are blessed to live in a community where education is highly...
School Safety
March 5, 2018
School Safety is an Everyday Priority for North Scott   School safety is on everyone’s mind as a result of the most recent attack in Florida. At North Scott, we focus on school safety throughout the school year with a School Safety committee which meets regularly to discuss district and building...
School Funding Can Be Confusing
February 20, 2018
School Funding Can Be Confusing   School 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 struggling to give staff raise and raising class sizes. These situations and others can happen as a...
Flu Season
December 12, 2017
Cold and flu season is upon us, and there has been an increase in the number of illnesses reported throughout the North Scott district. Germs spread easily among children in schools, however, we can all help prevent the spread of germs by following these few simple steps:   Wash hands...
Winter Weather Information for North Scott Community School District
December 11, 2017
As a superintendent of schools, there are many tough decisions to make. One of the toughest decisions I have to make is calling school off due to inclement weather. No matter what decision I make, rarely will everyone agree. A weather decision is never taken lightly and a lot of time and effort is...
Armstrong PTA Walk-a-Thon
October 3, 2017
Last Friday, we held the annual PTA Walk-a-Thon event.  Students walked, raced, and strolled outside in the beautiful weather.  
Allergy Aware Letter
September 26, 2017
Dear Parents: As a reminder, the North Scott Community School District maintains a “Peanut /Tree Nut Conscious” policy at each of the elementary schools. This is an important precaution as exposure to even the smallest amounts of peanut/tree nuts can cause anaphylactic shock in some students with...
North Scott Community Thank You
September 14, 2017
Thank you for supporting the Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL) on September 12, 2017. The passing of PPEL will allow the North Scott Community School District to continue to provide upkeep to each of its buildings, maintain the bus fleet, and provide technology to all students and staff....
The Benefits of the Physical, Plant & Equipment Levy (PPEL)
August 29, 2017
The Benefits of the Physical, Plant & Equipment Levy (PPEL) School funding in Iowa is a very complicated subject. Our different funding sources can only be spent on items that the law allows; we call these silos. Iowa offers very little flexibility in taking money from one silo and moving it to...
Welcome Back
August 1, 2017
Welcome to the 2017-18 School Year!   As summer is coming to a close, I know our students, parents, and staff are getting excited for another school year to begin. I realize time is getting close when I see so many of our student athletes back preparing for the fall season. We are blessed to live...
The 2016-17 School Year
July 18, 2017
Joe Stuttng, Superintendent Reflection As I reflect back on the 2016-2017 school year, I am proud to say that we had another successful year. Even though we have had our challenges, we have had many more accomplishments of which to be proud. During my third year as Superintendent, I have...
2016-17 Pictorial Review
June 15, 2017
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