Education Briefs

St. Edmond to host farewell reception

St. Edmond Catholic School is hosting a farewell reception for Dawn Asay, Patty Groves, Kris Lien, Julie Nation, Bernie Rosch, Erin Rossmanith, Jarrod Roth, Abie Seltz and Jacob Short. The reception will be held on from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday in the St. Edmond Library. The public is ...

CCS Student Art Show is Thursday

Community Christian School will be having their Student Art Show 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at the CCS gym, 2406 9 1/2 Ave S. The come-and-go program will showcase the art work completed this school year by kindergarten through eighth-grade students. Students have studied several ...

FDSH musicians participate in State Large Group

On May 4, students in the Fort Dodge Senior High music department participated in the State Large Group Music Festival held at Fort Dodge Middle School. Seven Senior High large groups performed for judges throughout the day. “The Senior High music department had a tremendous day at ...

Gibb receives four-year scholarship to Bethany

Andrew Gibb, a senior at St. Edmond High School, has been awarded the Luther Scholarship at Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, Minnesota, for the 2019-2020 academic year, according to an announcement from the college. The scholarship, valued at $52,000 over four years, is based on high ...

Noon Rotary announces scholarship recipients

The Fort Dodge Noon Rotary Club has announced its scholarship recipients for the 2019-2020 school year. Rotary is awarding $1,000 tuition to Iowa Central Community College during the freshman year. This year, Noon Rotary awarded eight scholarships. Recipients are: • Suania Al-Hameed-Foy, ...

FDCS Foundation names grant recipients

The Fort Dodge Community Schools Foundation has announced its spring grant recipients. The Foundation Board recently voted to grant $26,363 to the Fort Dodge Community School District for literacy, technology, sensory room equipment, elementary math and more. “Thanks to the support of our ...

Faith-based summer program offered at CCS

Community Christian School and Little Crusaders Daycare in Fort Dodge are offering a faith-based summer program for ages kindergarten and up. The program will be 5:45 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. You do not need to be a Community Christian School student to attend. There ...

Enrollment for 2019-20 school year is open at Community Christian School

Enrollment is open at Community Christian School for the 2019-20 school year for preschool and grades kindergarten through eighth grade. Registrations for the fall are being accepted. CCS provides an educational option in Fort Dodge and the surrounding counties for a Christian education ...

St. Paul Lutheran School will hold Kindergarten Roundup on Thursday

St. Paul Lutheran School will hold Kindergarten Roundup on Thursday, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Parents and prospective kindergarten children may attend. Parents and students are invited to come to the fellowship hall of St. Paul Lutheran Church, 400 S. 13th St., at 5:30 p.m. to begin with a meal ...

Students in the Arts recognizes Duncombe music students

Students in the Arts recently announced Duncombe Elementary School students who have been recognized for excellence in music by their instructor for the winter term. Those students include: Sofia Blanco, Amaryana Cole, Kymber Davies, Gabriella Petersen, and Alexis Gray.

Fort Dodge Choral Society offers music scholarships

The Fort Dodge Choral Society will be awarding $1,000 vocal music scholarships for the 2019-20 school year. Applicants must be college students majoring in vocal music performance or education with a sophomore, junior, or senior status at the beginning of the award year. Students attending ...

St. Ed to host Kindergarten Connection

St. Edmond Catholic School will be hosting Kindergarten Connection on Wednesday, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. This is a rescheduled date due to a weather cancelation. Kindergarten Connection is an opportunity to learn more about what St. Edmond has to offer, with all families invited to attend ...

Kindergarten Round-up set at CCS

Kindergarten Round-up will be held on Feb. 25. from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Community Christian School, 2406 9 1/2 Ave. S. All interested families are invited to participate to learn more about CCS and to sign up their child for kindergarten. Free T-shirts will be available for the class ...

Finnegan named to Wartburg Dean’s List

Katelyn Finnegan, of Otho, was named to the Wartburg College Fall Term Dean’s List. Finnegan is majoring in biochemistry. The college recognized 478 students for the fall term. The list honors students who earned a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above in at least four course credits during the ...

CCS preschool space limited

Community Christian School has limited space available for the 3- and 4-year-old preschool program for the 2019-20 school year. Four-year-old preschool is free due to the Iowa preschool program grant. Scholarships are available for the 3-year-old program if needed. Day care for infant ...

Four FDSH students earn awards at Iowa Central Art Exhibition

Fort Dodge Senior High submitted 10 student works of art in this year’s Iowa Central Community College Triton Prairie Lakes Area High School Art Exhibition. Four FDSH students received awards for their outstanding artwork. Other FDSH students with art entered in the exhibition were: ...

Community Christian pancake breakfast set for Saturday

Community Christian School’s athletic department is hosting its annual All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast on Saturday. Pancakes, sausages, coffee, milk, and juice will be served from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m in the CCS gym, 2406 9 1/2 Ave. S. The Parent Teacher Fellowship at the school will be ...

Fort Dodge residents graduate from DMACC

Nearly 700 students graduated following the fall semester from Des Moines Area Community College’s Ankeny, Boone, Carroll, Newton, Urban and West Des Moines campuses. Those recognized include: Emily Dencklau, Mortuary Science, Fort Dodge; and Beth Vosberg, Liberal Arts, Fort Dodge.

Postal Employees Scholarship offered

The Postal Employees Scholarship Fund is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a qualified high school senior. Applicant must be a credit union member and related to a current or retired US postal employee. Applications and information is available by contacting Mary Harvey at 571-3801 or email ...

Humboldt resident named to Simpson Dean’s List

INDIANOLA — Ryan Courtney, of Humboldt, was named to the 2018 fall semester Dean’s List at Simpson College. Students named to the Dean’s List earned a 3.70-3.99 GPA. He is the son of Kathleen Courtney.