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Rock the Word Authors Visit Cedar Falls Schools This Week

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Rock the Word Authors Visit Cedar Falls Schools This WeekOn September 14-15 Cedar Falls Schools will host Rock the Word. Rock the Word is an intensive and hands on approach, with five multiple award-winning authors. They work with students to harness their creative voice. The authors share a passion for writing, reading and reaching into any student and elevating their innate storytelling abilities.The authors will visit Peet Junior High and Holmes Junior High with an all-school assembly f [...]

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Friday, September 9, 2016

Golden Age Pass

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The Cedar Falls Community School District reminds residents the offer of lifetime FREE admittance to all home Cedar Falls High School activities (does not include playoffs or state sponsored activities and music, except the musical) for those residentsage 62 or above and retired.Passes can be picked up in the main office at Cedar Falls High School, 1015 Division Street. Office hours are Monday-Friday from7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Please contact Chelsea Steffy at 319-553-2585 with questions.Pass [...]

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Teachers Receive Honors

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Holmes Family and Consumer Sciences instructor, Maxine Barrows, received the Iowa Family Consumer Sciences Educators Lifetime Achievement Award at the state IFCSE conference this summer after completing 45 years teaching Family and Consumer Sciences. In addition, BEST in Iowa teaching awards were presented for service to the FCS profession to Holmes and Peet FCS instructors Megan Droste, Tammy Knox, Maxine Barrows and Brenda Patterson. BEST stands for Belong (Professional Membership, Pr [...]

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ACT Scores Highest Average Achieved

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Cedar Falls' class of 2016 had an average composite score of 24.5, the same as last year. It is the highest average the district has ever achieved.  Dan Conrad, Cedar Falls Community Schools' secondary education director, noted the district maintained its highest-ever average despite a growth in the number of students who took the ACT. "We did have a pretty big increase in the number of students who took the test," he said. "We are also pleased with the increase in the percentage [...]

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