Student Club

Student Club

Congratulations Hansen Elementary

Way to go!

Team Speedsters won the Cedar Falls Regional Championship and were recognized with the Robot Performance Award! Team Speedsters consists of: Henry Wiering, Natalie Olsen, Param Sampat, Pranov Kota, Varun Gulwadi.Team Poseidon was selected as one of the top 9 teams to advance to the State Championship Tournament. Team Poseidon consists of: Brianna DeGroote, Sana Tabei, Sam Smith, Griffin Searfoss, Brady Wyckoff, Lydia Richwine, Mya Miller.Our First Lego League Team; the Brickbots, also wo [...]

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First Lego League Competes

North Cedar's First Lego League team competed on Saturday, December 2nd.  They did so well, they are advancing to the state competition in January.  The Lego League contest consists of 4 components.  Students earn points for each component.The Robot Run is where the team runs their robot through a pre-designed course.Robot Design is when the team shows off their robot and its capabilities one on one with the judge.Project Design is when the team creates a project and presents it to the jud [...]

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2017+food+drive Cedar Falls High School

2017 Student Food Drive

FOOD DRIVE EVENTSOctober 29th – Trunk or Treat in the CFHS south parking lotWinners: #1 The Meat Clevers (Mr. Van Cleve's class)                #2 Angry Birds (Mrs. Griffin's class)                #3 Shrek (Drama Dept)November 6th – Pizza Ranch fundraiser – tips and a % of sales going to the food driveDonation Link: https://cedar-falls.revtrak.net/Donations-9/Food-Drive/***Nonperishable Food can also be dropped off at the high school attendance window or main office.Our Goal:  35,000 meals

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Visit+the+hill Peet Junior High

Visit the Hill

Visit the Hill is an annual advocacy experience for those who assist students in the college admission process at both the postsecondary and secondary levels. Students, from both levels, attend this event as an excellent learning opportunity in how government works.During Visit the Hill, participants are provided the necessary training and information to help lobby for issues critical to the interests of students transitioning from high school to college. After lunch with other attendees a [...]

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Math+counts Peet Junior High

Math Counts

On February 10th, eleven students from Peet went to the Regional MathCounts Competition at Hawkeye.  The Peet Team placed 4th out of over 15 schools and Cory Roth and Alexandra Somodi individually earned spots in the top 10 out of over 100 students.  In the final countdown round, the top ten students compete head to head to decide who will advance to the state competition.  Cory finished second overall and Alexandra finished 6th.  Both, Cory and Alexandra will advance to the State MathCoun [...]

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Coaches+vs+cancer Cedar Falls High School

2017 Coaches vs. Cancer

The Cedar Falls Men’s and Women’s basketball teams, coaches, and Sophomore Leadership are teaming up in a national effort to fight cancer through the American Cancer Society’s Coaches vs Cancer program.Cedar Falls would like to help bring awareness to the fight against cancer by involving players and fans at the  February 4th men’s varsity game and the February 7th women's varsity basketball game.  Fans can support the effort by purchasing a t-shirt and/or by making a pledge for total 3 po [...]

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Know+your+constitution Peet Junior High

Know Your Constitution

Autymn Cantrall, Tori Ward, and Mia Dexter are finalists in The Iowa State Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division “Know Your Constitution” Project.  One hundred finalists were selected from the more than 1,000 students across the State of Iowa who participated in the “Know Your Constitution” Project.  These finalists will be honored at a luncheon held in West Des Moines. From the finalists, five students and their teachers will be chosen by a random drawing to attend the all expense paid [...]

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Red+ribbon+week Peet Junior High

Red Ribbon Week

Theme: Rock the RedActivities:  Monday- Decorate your Tiger Time Door with Rock the Red Be Drug Free themes. Students will hang ribbons on classroom doors.Tuesday- Continue with door decorating, lunch presentation in the gym, "This is your Brain on Drugs"     Wednesday- Rock Star Photo Booth during lunch and before school, students may have their pictures done in the Rock the Red Photo Booth.         Thursday- Red Pride Day- Wear your Tiger Gear and Rock the Red!Friday- Students may bring [...]

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Mileage Club Volunteers Needed

We are looking for Parent volunteers for our Mileage club here at Lincoln.  This program is a walking/running program targeted at schools around America.  The program is enjoyable and motivates children to get moving.  This recess-hour program is simple to run.  Students walk around the track several times a week.  Mile markers are checked every time the child completes a lap.  When recess ends, students return their cards to their personal file (in the classroom).  For each five m [...]

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Interested In Starting Or Continuing A Lego League Team?

The Cedar Falls Schools will hold a training and orientation session for new coaches of FIRST Lego League or FIRST Lego League Jr. teams.  Returning coaches are also welcome to attend.  The session will be held from 8:30-11:00 AM, Saturday morning, September 10 at Cedar Falls High School.  Parents who are considering starting new teams yet this fall should contact Kenton Swartley (kenton.swartley@cfschools.org).

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Free Summer Lunches for Kids & Teens

Holmes JHS, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Cedar Valley, Northeast Iowa Food Bank and Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare are offering free summer lunches to youths and their families.  Kids and their families are enjoying a good lunch and activities this summer at Holmes.  All are welcome, come check it out.  Dates: July 11th- August 11thMonday –ThursdayTimes: 11:45-12:15pm Meal Service12:20-1:00pm Youth ActivitiesWhere: Holmes Jr. High CafeteriaEnter in the back doors next to basketball court. No R [...]

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TIGER PRIDE GARDEN SUMMER WORK DAYS

All Holmes Jr. High students entering 7th, 8th, and 9th grade are welcome! Join us every Tuesday (starting June 7th) from 10:00-11:00 a.m. for gardening activities!  We will meet in the garden! Please remember to…Wear old closed toe shoes (no flip flops) and old clothing And it’s recommended to...Wear sunscreen and bug sprayBring a water bottleFor more information about the garden and weather cancellations go the Holmes Jr. High website under program opportunities. Contact: tigerpridegarde [...]

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