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Summer Reading Opportunities for Families

Summer vacation is coming up fast, and along with the promise of fun and sun comes the warning of the dreaded "summer slide."  How do we fight students losing important academic ground during the less structured days of summer?  Easy as ABC!  In order to help keep their brains in shape, experts agree that reading is the best weapon in the fight against the summer slide.  Just 20 minutes of reading a day can help students have a better start to the next school year.  The best part is, there [...]

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Cedar Heights Gets a New Principal (For a Day)!

This year Cedar Heights students has a little extra incentive to sell tickets for the raffle at our Fun Fair.  The prize for the student who sold the most tickets got to be principal for a day.  There was some pretty heavy competition, but at the end of Fun Fair, we had a clear winner:  1st grader Kenny B.!Mr. Ortman took a step down to assistant principal as Mr. B. became principal on Thursday, May 18, and he had a big job ahead of him.  He had to greet students in the morning, introduce [...]

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Young Women on the Move

At the end of April several of our 6th grade girls got the opportunity to attend the Young Women on the Move conference.  This is a fun and interactive conference for middle-school aged girls, with breakout sessions focusing on self-image, career, decision making and fitness.  Our girls even got an oppotunity to meet UNI's TC!

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AMVETS Coloring Contest Winners

Mrs. Beisner's kindergarten class participated in the AMVETS annual coloring contest.   Three of her students received 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place for the AMVETS Post 49 contest.  1st place went to Ryan, she won a $50 gift card.2nd place went to Michael, he won a $30 gift card3rd place went to Marcus, he won a $20 gift card.The gift cards came from AMVETS Post 49.All the students that participated will receive a certificate of appreciation for their participation in the Flag Coloring Contest. Th [...]

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