Five students from Wilson Middle School qualified to participate in the Southwest Iowa Bandmasters Association (SWIBA) Honor Band November 14th at Lewis Central Middle School. They were selected through an audition process involving over 500 students from all over Southwest Iowa.
Additionally, at the 8th grade level, students who are at the top of their section qualify for the All-Iowa Honor Band. This band is formed with the top students from all of the districts in Iowa. Kegan Wiley was selected for this prestigious honor to be a part of the All-Iowa Band in Des Moines, IA, in May 2015.
From left to right: Maxine Mass, clarinet, Charity McDaniel, flute, Kegan Wiley, trumpet, Hailie Aleksiak, flute, Kaylee Diamond, clarinet.
Don’t miss Thomas Jefferson’s evening of one-act entertainments! Tonight and Saturday night at 7:32 p.m. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students.
Congratulations to Crescent Elementary students, College View students, Wilson 6th graders, and Abraham Lincoln seniors on receiving Perfectly Punctual Attendance awards at this month’s Board of Education meeting! Congratulations students and administrators on a job well done, and keep up the perfect attendance!
Crescent had the Best Average Daily Attendance in September.
College View was perfectly punctual in October with 99.42% daily attendance!
Wilson 6th graders were perfectly punctual in October with 98.79% daily attendance.
Abraham Lincoln seniors were perfectly punctual in October with 98.42% daily attendance.
Congratulations to Eldon Warner and Kevin Roark for being Four-Year All-Staters in the Iowa All-State Music Festival! Eldon is a senior at Thomas Jefferson High School and Kevin is a senior at Abraham Lincoln High School. They were each presented with an engraved star for their accomplishment at this week’s Board of Education meeting. Congratulations students!
On Tuesday, November 11, ten Tucker Center college-credit Public Speaking students competed as part of the Informative Speech competition at Iowa Western Community College. Out of a field of 50 speakers, competing in 6 preliminary rounds of the tournament, Abraham Lincoln senior, Alexis Konfrst, and Thomas Jefferson senior, Payton Werts, advanced to finals, respectively placing 1st & 4th overall. The two earned cash awards and certificates for their achievement. Congratulations, Lexi & Payton!
TC Winners, pictured along with IWCC finalists, are (l to r): Lexi Konfrst, ALHS; Gracie Erdman, Sun Prairie, WI; Marc Riley, CB; Payton Werts, TJHS; Nicole Seizys, Seward, NE
Students from Ms. Kennedy’s class at Abraham Lincoln High School came by the Educational Service Center today to sell Halloween cookies! Thank you, students!
On Wednesday, 10/29, Carter Lake held their Pink-Out Day sponsored by Mr. Andy Ahrenholtz, PE teacher, for Breast Cancer Awareness. Way to go Carter Lake!
ALHS drama department will perform “Antigone” as their fall production this year. “Antigone” was adapted by David Rush from Sophocles’ classic tragedy. The performances will be held on November 6th, 7th, and 8th at 7:00 p.m. in the Abraham Lincoln auditorium. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students.
The 2013-14 Annual Report has been completed! You can find it in the Daily Nonpareil, in the school buildings, and here on our website. You can find it on the right hand side of your page under Quick Links, as well as under the District drop-down tab. One of the highlights from last school year is that the graduation rate has once again increased, for the 8th year in a row!