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Thank you Bill Close!

This is BIG! Bill, retired Peet Jr. High art teacher, introduced his new mega sculpture book at the Sturgis Falls craft fair on Sunday June 26. The book, entitled BIG, is a pictorial celebration and history of the mega sculptures Bill collaboratively directed, designed and built with his students, Peet staff, and the community during his teaching career at Peet. Proceeds from the book will be used to establish the smArt Start Scholarship Fund, providing a scholarship each year through the [...]

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Holmes Students Participate in All-Iowa Eighth Grade State Honor Band

Congratulations to Holmes band students Megan Smith, David Butler, Christopher Sell and Emma Cryer on their acceptance into the 2016 All-Iowa Eighth Grade State Honor Band. More than 250 students competed at the district level for one of the 22 spots from the Northeast district of Iowa. The students performed at the state convention in May, including a premiere piece written in their honor and conducted by the composer.

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