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Food+drive Hansen Elementary

Hansen Food Drive

Hansen Elementary is holding a food drive to benefit the Northeast Iowa Food Bank in the Cedar Valley! Please send any generous donations to school with your child. The class with the highest donations will receive a dance party! Thank you for your generosity!

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Coin Drive

Hansen 6th Grade Ambassadors will lead a school-wide coin drive to collect money in areas affected by both recent hurricanes. Clean out your sofa cushions and your cars for spare change and see how much we can raise together to help others. Thank you for supporting others in a time of need!

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Photo+1 Lincoln Elementary

The Birthday Blessings Have Been Delivered To Kaden's Closet!

Our Birthday Blessings project from Mrs. Becker's 5th grade class made an important delivery to Kaden's Closet in Waterloo this week! Using both donated items and money received from a Project Jack pay it forward grant, the students were able to deliver 50 birthday boxes for foster children. Please enjoy this KWWL feature on their work as well as the pictures of their work. In addition to the academic learning opportunities, this group of students gained valuable experience in helping othe [...]

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Ms. Sullivan's Third Grade Class Supports The Des Moines Police Department

Ms. Sullivans's third grade class made posters for the Des Moines police force to support them during this tragic time.   Ms. Sullivan has a friend on the Des Moines Police force who works the night shift.   She was relived to get a text from him saying that he was ok. The class decided to do a service project for him and his colleagues.  They sent the photo of the class with the posters to him and he was very thankful.

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A Visit To Lincoln 50 Years Later...

Ann Shepperd taught 6th grade at Lincoln Elementary as part of an exchange program during the 1966-1967 school year. From England, she has visited Cedar Falls a handful of times and has always wanted to return to Lincoln. Today, she returned for a tour! She was impressed with our building and shared many memories from her year at Lincoln, including the names of students in her class. Thank you for visiting!

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Lincoln Students Win Fire Safety Poster Contest!

We are proud to share that two Lincoln students won first place for their grade level in the annual fire safety poster contest! Congratulations to Kenadee Paxton and Carly Reiter for their winning design for 3rd and 2nd grades, respectively. Cedar Falls students who entered the contest by creating a design on a Hy Vee paper grocery sack. Each design will be used at Cedar Falls Hy Vee. Thank you to the Cedar Falls Fire Department for sponsoring this annual event to bring awareness of fire s [...]

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Packthebus Cedar Heights Elementary

Pack the Bus

It is that time of the year again Cedar Heights! It is PACK THE BUS time. We are looking to help out cancer patients who will be receiving treatment at The Hope Lodge in Iowa City. This is another way the Cedar Heights Community can come together to help some needy people out. We probably all know of someone who is or has battled this horrible disease. Some items that they are in need of are… 1) paper plates and bowls2) plastic cups / coffee to go cups3) paper towels4) Ziplock bags ( gallo [...]

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Celebrating Farm To School: A Win-Win!

We have had an amazing fall in collaboration with our Farm To School program! The goal of the program is simple and yet the reach has been great. The goal is to provide fresh, locally sourced fruits and vegetables for our students. We know that with opportunities to try foods, our children will be able to make healthy choices. In addition, this opportunity has allowed us to involve all of our students in planting and harvesting vegetables that we were able to enjoy in our classrooms. Last, [...]

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Mrs. Klein's Bucket Fillers!

I was visited today by Mrs. Klein's Kindergarten class. To begin each year, I enjoy visiting each class and for our younger students, reading a book. This is a great opportunity to begin to get to know the students and help them learn about their Principal. To respond, this group each drew me a picture and made them into a book. They have filled my bucket!

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Rock the Word Authors Visit Cedar Falls Schools This Week

Rock the Word Authors Visit Cedar Falls Schools This Week On 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 [...]

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