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Friday, June 16, 2017

Dalton and Gabe's Super Readers of Summer Program

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Activities and Extracurriculars District

Thanks to a grant from the Closson and Bunger family, an elementary summer reading program has expanded. Students from North Cedar Elementary School will now be able to join Cedar Heights Elementary students at the "Dalton and Gabe's Super Readers of Summer" program, which kicked off Tuesday June 6th at Cedar Heights Elementary School. Students will also be given a free book, purchased with funds from the grant. The Closson family is hoping to expand the program in the future, to include a [...]

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Talent Show May 26 & 30

Activities and Extracurriculars Cedar Heights Elementary

Cedar Heights’GotTalentTalent Show 1 on Friday, May 26.Talent Show 2 on Tuesday, May 30.What should I do for the talent show?This is a question kids ask themselves, their parents, and their friends every year when it's time for the school talent show. The talent show is the perfect opportunity to strut your stuff in front of all your friends and teachers, and show them just what you’ve got. From the obvious to the original, there are plenty of choices.  If you’ve been taking performa [...]

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Freshman Moving Quickly to Top Finishes for Tiger Track

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School Pride District

By Lily Becker on April 7, 2017Gripping the baton and looking forward at the two people pulling ahead while running at a smooth and steady pace, freshman Mackenzie Michael tries to stay with the leading girls.Michael is a distance runner for the track team. She is one of very few varsity running freshmen after also running varsity cross country at the beginning of the year.She originally got into running around fifth grade while preparing for the school mile.Michael said, “They would hand [...]

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Turn Childhood Craft Into Grown up Accessories

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Activities and Extracurriculars District

By Sabine Martin on April 7, 2017These DIY pins are easy to make and work as great gifts.  Enamel pins in stores go from $10-15 apiece. To enhance and customize your spring style, make these pins at a much cheaper cost.Materials: White or clear Shrinky Dinks (buy at any craft store), Pinbacks, Permanent Markers, Superglue, Scissors. Parchment paperStep 1: Sketch and color your design on the thin plastic sheet. Keep in mind that the shape you make will shrink into 1/3 of what it was before. [...]

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Senior Social

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Activities and Extracurriculars Cedar Falls High School

By Sam Prophet on April 7, 2017All photos by Vanessa KimeOn Sunday, April 2, 13 senior students dressed in complete prom attire from full gowns to bow ties and traveled to Bickford Cottages, a local nursing home. The students spent the time dancing, eating and socializing with the senior citizens.Summer Pieters described the experience as very enjoyable. “It was so fun because we just got to dance and talk to the sweetest people on earth. I really enjoyed listening to some of their stories [...]

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