In The News

November 2017

Bluffs school officials eye pilot project at IWCC -The Daily Nonpareil, November 19, 2017

A.L. senior, student newspaper writer publishers her first bookThe Daily Nonpareil, November 16, 2017

Murillo charts plans after asking for input The Daily Nonpareil, November 12, 2017

One family, four homecoming queensThe Daily Nonpareil, November 5, 2017

C.B. named Iowa’s Outstanding CommunityThe Daily Nonpareil, November 2, 2017

October 2017

Reggie Evans “Why Not Me”The Daily Nonpareil, October 30, 2017

T.J. student reports on Grow CB internshipThe Daily Nonpareil, October 28, 2017

T.J. grad keeps the Dodgers in shape –  The Daily Nonpareil, October 30, 2017

For media production students, it’s Friday Night lights, camera, action
The Daily Nonpareil, October 22, 2017

T.J. falls in 56-55 shootoutThe Daily Nonpareil, October 20, 2017

C.B., L.C. see enrollment fall but positive signs  The Daily Nonpareil, October 18, 2017

Pink Out highlights Breast Cancer awarenessThe Daily Nonpareil, October 16, 2017

Plans for corridor linking T.J. buildings on hold; mayor says city still has plans for easementThe Daily Nonpareil, October 13, 2017

Homeless students getting more support The Daily Nonpareil, October 11, 2017

CBCSD school board approves refinancing bonds to save $1 million-plus The Daily Nonpareil, October 11, 2017

September 2017

Thomas Jefferson Coach Honored As A Top 50 Most Valuable CoachCouncil Bluffs Community School District, September 22, 2017

District Promotes Points of PrideCouncil Bluffs Community School District, September 20, 2017

Baker Receives National AnthemCouncil Bluffs Community School District, September 20, 2017

Photos: Reliving Friday’s MatchupCouncil Bluffs Community School District, September 11, 2017

Jackets power past A.L., take trophy to West EndThe Daily Nonpareil, September 8, 2017

Pack attack works for T.J. Boys in race
The Daily Nonpareil, September 2, 2017

August 2017

Video: Back to school in Council BluffsThe Daily Nonpareil, August 29, 2017

Photos: Council Bluffs Community School District kids go back to schoolThe Daily Nonpareil, August 24, 2017

New Superintendent Vickie Murillo offers welcome back to school for Council Bluffs district staff, familiesThe Daily Nonpareil, August 24, 2017

Thomas Jefferson High School and fieldhouse may finally be joined togetherThe Daily Nonpareil, August 20, 2017

Crescent community leaders encouraged by support for elementary schoolThe Daily Nonpareil, August 14, 2017

Murillo makes first stop on listening tour of C.B. communityThe Daily Nonpareil, August 9, 2017

Elite team reflects strong season citywide The Daily Nonpareil, August 2, 2017

July 2017

Iowa West Foundation awards $4 million in grant and initiative funding Neola Gazette, July 27, 2017

Imagine what summer school could be. Council Bluffs did. Iowa Department of Education, July 25, 2017

City, school board election filing deadlines coming up –  The Daily Nonpareil, July 18, 2017

Urbandale capitalizes on mistakes, ousts A.L.The Daily Nonpareil, July 18, 2017

Google employees help prep Chrome books for studentsThe Daily Nonpareil, July 14, 2017

June 2017

A week of touring for local students to help their careersThe Daily Nonpareil, June 23, 2017

Lucky 13: Council Bluffs named an All-America City for success in early literacyThe Daily Nonpareil, June 17, 2017

National award recognizes Bluffs’ efforts to ‘help families succeed’The Daily Nonpareil, June 17, 2017

Bruckner recognized for efforts to promote early childhood literacyThe Daily Nonpareil, June 16, 2017

Gencyber CampThe Daily Nonpareil, June 15, 2017

VEX Robotics World Championship on CBS (Abraham Lincoln Robotics Team featured) – CBS, June 11, 2017

C.B. schools to welcome its new superintendent in JulyThe Daily Nonpareil, June 11, 2017

Creating change for goodThe Daily Nonpareil, June 11, 2017 

C.B. schools honors 3 employees plus a volunteer for the dedication to districtThe Daily Nonpareil, June 9, 2017

Reception bids farewell to Bruckner’s time as superintendentThe Daily Nonpareil, June 6, 2017

Council Bluffs high schools bid farewell to graduating seniors (Thomas Jefferson) – The Daily Nonpareil, June 6, 2017

Council Bluffs high schools bid farewell to graduating seniors (Abraham Lincoln) – The Daily Nonpareil, June 6, 2017

Public farewell planned for Bruckner’s retirementThe Daily Nonpareil, June 2, 2017

A.L. student accepted into two summer service academy programsThe Daily Nonpareil, June 2, 2017

May 2017

School’s in-house coffee shop gives students a taste of the real worldThe Daily Nonpareil, May 27, 2017

C.B. school district partners with chamber to offer new experiencesThe Daily Nonpareil, May 26, 2017

Council Bluffs students get first-hand broadcasting experience running Wickersham video boardThe Daily Nonpareil, May 21, 2017

Thriving on ‘exhilarating energy’ The Daily Nonpareil, May 21, 2017

Making our world betterThe Daily Nonpareil, May 21, 2017

Models emotional lessons – Milo the Robot helps students with autism work on social skills – The Daily Nonpareil, May 21, 2017

Exploring an equine classroomThe Daily Nonpareil, May 21, 2017

‘I like crossing the kids’ – Rue crossing guard keeps students safe for over 20 yearsThe Daily Nonpareil, May 21, 2017

Three local students to compete at National History Day next monthThe Daily Nonpareil, May 21, 2017

Awards breakfast recognizes work of youth-run literary and arts publicationThe Daily Nonpareil, May 19, 2017

A.L. robotics team takes honors at world competitionThe Daily Nonpareil, May 14, 2017

Council Bluffs recruiting students for transitional kindergarten pilot programThe Daily Nonpareil, May 10, 2017

April 2017

C.B. to expand grant-funded before-, after-school clubs after seeing benefitsThe Daily Nonpareil, April 29, 2017

Council Bluffs again named All-America City finalistThe Daily Nonpareil, April 29, 2017

C.B. schools plans online enrollment system for ’17-’18The Daily Nonpareil, April 26, 2017

From coaching hoops to leading schools, Murillo to build teams as superintendentThe Daily Nonpareil, April 23, 2017

Local educators honored at 10th Excellence in Teaching AwardsThe Daily Nonpareil, April 23, 2017

Council Bluffs AFJROTC program will welcome St. Albert students this fallThe Daily Nonpareil, April 21, 2017

Council Bluffs kindergarten roundup slated for ThursdayThe Daily Nonpareil, April 18, 2017

City’s fifth-graders explore careersThe Daily Nonpareil, April 13, 2017

Board OKs Murillo as next C.B. superintendentThe Daily Nonpareil, April 12, 2017

Iowa high school graduation rates continue to increaseThe Daily Nonpareil, April 12, 2017

C.B. schools announce new superintendent The Daily Nonpareil, April 11, 2017

Council Bluffs a ‘Pacesetter’ for 5th straight yearThe Daily Nonpareil, April 9, 2017

Hands-on LearningThe Daily Nonpareil, April 5, 2017

C.B. district parents invited to attend tonight’s kindergarten info sessionsThe Daily Nonpareil, April 4, 2017

T.J. Hall of Fame alumni class announcedThe Daily Nonpareil, April 2, 2017

March 2017

Picking a preschoolThe Daily Nonpareil, March 31, 2017

Council Bluffs sees decrease in bullying investigationsThe Daily Nonpareil, March 29, 2017

Students get jump-start on college plansThe Daily Nonpareil, March 28, 2017

Grandparents’ Tea at College ViewThe Daily Nonpareil, March 28, 2017

Remembering Grandpa Bill – Foster grandparent’s memory honored with reading corner at Franklin ElementaryThe Daily Nonpareil, March 26, 2017

A Helping HandThe Daily Nonpareil, March 21, 2017

Council Bluffs school board begins search for Bruckner’s replacementThe Daily Nonpareil, March 19, 2017

Abraham Lincoln inducts 3 into school’s hall of fameThe Daily Nonpareil, March 19, 2017

T.J. to host upcoming college, career fairThe Daily Nonpareil, March 19, 2017

Our View: Google and Council Bluffs schools start a promising partnershipThe Daily Nonpareil, March 16, 2017

Public invited to free tour of Council Bluffs special needs classrooms, buildingsThe Daily Nonpareil, March 16, 2017

Culinary students give back at shelterKMTV, March 15, 2017

C.B. school budget will be voted on next monthThe Daily Nonpareil, March 15, 2017

First-year Wilson robotics team kicks into gear, earns spot at national contestThe Daily Nonpareil, March 11, 2017

BLink partners launch third phase of expanding free Wi-Fi in BluffsThe Daily Nonpareil, March 7, 2017

Crescent Elementary given lifelineThe Daily Nonpareil, March 1, 2017

February 2017

Young students turn to IT for fun, possible careerKMTV, February 28, 2017

Council Bluffs teachers beat buzzer with contract extensionThe Daily Nonpareil, February 18, 2017

Council Bluffs school board agenda includes discussion on Crescent ElementaryThe Daily Nonpareil, February 12, 2017

Cyber threats deserve cyber patriots: A.L. club fosters cybersecurity talentThe Daily Nonpareil, February 3, 2017

Two Abraham Lincoln students awarded $25,000 Horatio Alger National ScholarshipThe Daily Nonpareil, February 1, 2017

January 2017

Parents, community express frustration over proposal to close Crescent ElementaryThe Daily Nonpareil, January 31, 2017

Council Bluffs Community School District wants your input on superintendent searchWOWT News, January 31, 2017

Council Bluffs superintendent search continuesKMA Radio, January 30, 2017

Graduation coaches help reduce Council Bluffs schools’ dropout rateThe Daily Nonpareil, January 27, 2017

Council Bluffs school board OKs final phase improvements to Wickersham Complex The Daily Nonpareil, January 25, 2017

School official propose closing Crescent ElementaryThe Daily Nonpareil, January 25, 2017

Reunion attendees celebrate school’s historyThe Daily Nonpareil, January 22, 2017

Weber tops list of Abraham Lincoln’s senior academic achieversThe Daily Nonpareil, January 20, 2017

Mentoring, traveling teaches T.J. sophomore about life, school prideThe Daily Nonpareil, January 20, 2017

St. Clair planning career as Air Force surgeonThe Daily Nonpareil, January 20, 2017

T.J. senior changes life, future through sportsThe Daily Nonpareil, January 20, 2017

Open house will celebrate 88 years of recently closed Walnut Grove school The Daily Nonpareil, January 19, 2017

Council Bluffs seeks public input on new school superintendentThe Daily Nonpareil, January 18, 2017

Cookies build community KETV, January 15, 2017

Two more Council Bluffs schools open student bank branchesThe Daily Nonpareil, January 13, 2017

Council Bluffs School Board OK’s updates to Kirn Middle School The Daily Nonpareil, January 11, 2017

Beyond the average math lesson – Omaha World-Herald, January 11, 2017

Bluffs schools continue to engage girls in boy-dominated computer science classrooms – The Daily Nonpareil, January 6, 2017

December 2016

Thomas Jefferson cheerleaders to travel to London to perform in New Year’s Day paradeThe Daily Nonpareil, December 25, 2016

Area elementary school receives art donation in honor of family’s long history with Council Bluffs The Daily Nonpareil, December 23, 2016

Council Bluffs school board hires firm to search for Bruckner’s successor The Daily Nonpareil, December 21, 2016

Council Bluffs educators fund variety of different classroom projects through grant moneyThe Daily Nonpareil, December 17, 2016

Bluffs computer science teacher earns state awardThe Daily Nonpareil, December 16, 2016

Area elementary students give back through money, donationsThe Daily Nonpareil, December 13, 2016

Hour of CodeThe Daily Nonpareil, December 9, 2016

Making middle school count – KETV, December 6, 2016

November 2016

Passing the Baton: Council Bluffs Superintendent Martha Brucker will retire at end of school yearThe Daily Nonpareil, November 29, 2016

Carter Lake students raise funds for recycling binThe Daily Nonpareil, November 25, 2016

Food for Thought: Crescent Optimist Club hosts food drive at Crescent Elementary, students collect 1,800 pounds of foodThe Daily Nonpareil, November 24, 2016

The GrandpaOmaha World-Herald, November 24, 2016

CB school board holds roundtable discussion – The Daily Nonpareil, November 23, 2016 

Council Bluffs Community School District receives Google grant to help bring virtual reality into the classroom – The Daily Nonpareil, November 19, 2016 

Roosevelt Elementary School’s student council members raise money for Midlands Humane Society – The Daily Nonpareil, November 16, 2016 

Lunch account angel donates money to pay off school debt owed for lunches in Council Bluffs – The Daily Nonpareil, November 8, 2016 

Bed Bags for Our Friends donation campaign gives consistency, comfort to area homeless children – The Daily Nonpareil, November 5, 2016 

Council Bluffs Schools offer preschool program for families: ‘We know we’re making a difference’ – The Daily Nonpareil, November 4, 2016 

Council Bluffs students find voting voices in the classroom as election year sparks political interestThe Daily Nonpareil, November 1, 2016 

October 2016

Lewis & Clark Gets a Buddy Bench – The Daily Nonpareil, October 29, 2016 

Carter Lake Elementary joins hands to promote anti-bullying, launches bullying prevention program – The Daily Nonpareil, October 21, 2016

A.L. students find keys to giving back to community with clubThe Daily Nonpareil, October 20, 2016

Council Bluffs Schools report enrollment numbersThe Daily Nonpareil, October 19, 2016

Abraham Lincoln students place as finalists in student-produced video competition – The Daily Nonpareil, October 16, 2016

Grant to fund IB expansion efforts at Kirn, Wilson – The Daily Nonpareil, October 13, 2016

Bluffs school board votes to expand IB – The Daily Nonpareil, October 12, 2016

September 2016

Access for All: Council Bluffs continues expansion of free Wi-FiThe Des Moines Register, September 9, 2016

One For The Books: Council Bluffs schools get free books from state Book Trust program – The Daily Nonpareil, September 30, 2016

Hoover Elementary kicks off attendance month with community school eventThe Daily Nonpareil, September 3, 2016