Spreading Holiday Cheer, One Show at a Time: Two Students Selected to Perform With Jim McDonough

Kara Hawker

November 22

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It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas. During the holiday season, two students will sing and dance in Jim McDonough’s Holiday Grande 2016, which tours in nine different cities throughout Iowa. McDonough, “Iowa’s Ow...

Exploring and Touring the Manufacturing Industry

JoAnna Voss

October 26

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In celebration of Advanced Manufacturing Day on Oct. 7, 23 industrial tech students toured three local industries: Rockwell Collins, XL Trailers, and Henderson Manufacturing. Students learned about an employer’s expectations in the indus...

A Flood of Emotions: Students Enjoy the Return of Lake Delhi

Christine Boeckenstedt

October 26

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Many peoples’ live changed July 24, 2010, when the Lake Delhi dam burst and left a small stream of water where a river once flowed. For the past six years, residents of the lake have waited eagerly for its return. Senior Devon...

Judging One Place at a Time

Claire Rausch

October 25

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FFA students receive many opportunities to go head to head with other students to judge livestock, plants, or products. At contests, students judge animals and dairy products according to various categories. Students rank the ...

Four Months for a Few Minutes: Musicians Practice Long, Hard Hours for Short All-State Auditions

Andrea Salow

October 21

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A young man steps out from the library. He carries a long, neatly-written sheet of names. As he walks up the steps to the main gym where at least two hundred teens are gathered, a voice yells, “He’s coming!” and the room goes si...

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