North Cedar News

One of the benefits of a small school district is that we can immerse ourselves in our community of learners. Get to know the movers and shakers in the North Cedar Community School District! Our News page is chock full of student and staff praise, helpful tips, and information about what’s new in the district.

We Welcome Our New Staff Members

The KCO is proud to introduce the new North Cedar Elementary staff members for the 2017-2018 school year:

  • Stacy Vander Heiden, Kindergarten, Mechanicsville
  • Robert Helgerson, 6th Grade, Lowden
  • Jessica Trumbull, Special Ed., Lowden
  • Stacy Farrington, 3rd Grade, Mechanicsville
  • Allison Boyle, 5th Grade, Mechanicsville

The KCO is also proud to introduce the new North Cedar Junior/Senior High staff members for the 2017-2018 school year! Go Knights!

  • Alexandria Curley, HS Math
  • Megan Kilburg, HS Science
  • Amy Bartunek, HS ELA
  • Holly Hosch, Jr./Sr. High Counselor

Please introduce yourself and welcome the new members of our North Cedar family!

Understanding Standards-Based Grading

Please join us for an informational meeting on Standards-Based Grading on August 29, 2017, in the North Cedar Jr./Sr. High commons area. We will answer questions about which classes will used standards-based grading and what it will look like at North Cedar. Please bring your questions and come ready to learn. The KCO will provide water and snacks during the meeting. 

Teacher Becomes Student At Iowa STEM Teacher Externship Program

Heather Davidson served as a second-year extern in partnership with the State Hygienic Laboratory for six weeks this summer. She rotated through many sections of the lab to learn about the wide variety of programs and services we provide for all 99 counties in Iowa. Heather was one of four science and computer teachers chosen to participate in this program. To learn more about this program and Heather’s experience, please see the State Hygienic Laboratory’s news article.

North Cedar Seeking Alumni Award Nominations

Do you have a high school classmate or know of a family member or neighbor that graduated from North Cedar or one of the predecessor districts who has contributed in a unique way to their community or profession? The alumni awards committee is seeking nominations for the 2017-2018 North Cedar Alumni Awards. Please see our alumni nomination form for award categories and submission instructions. Nominations are due September 15, 2017.

Dedication Of The Bill Bails Track

In order to thank and honor Bill Bails for all he has done for our community, North Cedar recently named their track after him. Please take a moment to watch the video of the dedication of the Bill Bails Track. Congratulations, Bill!


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