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At St. Paul, students learn through Legos

November 26, 2015 St. Paul Lutheran School students are learning engineering principles with Junior FIRST Lego League. The group of 18 students, in kindergarten through fourth grades, meets every Tuesday after schoo. more »»

FD Middle School TAG students compete in Iowa Quiz Bowl

November 23, 2015 By BRANDON L. SUMMERS Fort Dodge Middle School’s Talented and Gift- ed students have completed the Iowa’s Thinking Quiz Bowl. more »»

FDSH tries flip classroom

November 16, 2015 Fort Dodge Senior High is trying a flip classroom for math. “The basic concept is ... more »»

2 FDSH students launch Rett’s Syndrome Fundraiser

November 8, 2015 Two Fort Dodge Senior High student organizations have started a fundraiser for Rett’s Syndrome research. more »»

St. Edmond has success with STAR assessments

November 2, 2015 St. Edmond Catholic School has adopted STAR assessments this year. more »»

The colors of character

October 26, 2015 Character Counts, especially at Feelhaver Elementary. Students last week celebrated and learned about a different quality each day by wearing different colors. more »»

Spanish via phone

October 19, 2015 At St. Edmond Catholic School, middle school students are learning Spanish with their mobile phones. more »»

St. Edmond fall vocal concert is Oct. 26

October 19, 2015 St. Edmond High School is holding its fall vocal concert at 7 p.m. on Oct. 26 in the St. Edmond auditorium. more »»

Pittner passes Minnesota Bar Exam

October 19, 2015 Ariel Pittner, a May 2015 graduate of the University of Minnesota’s law school, has successfully passed the Minnesota State Bar Exam. Pittner will be admitted to the Minnesota Bar on Oct. 30, in St. more »»

Butler Elementary to reconfigure classrooms

June 1, 2015 Butler Elementary’s classrooms are being reconfigured to better serve its students. “It’s a change from what it’s been for 13 years,” Jerry Brown, Butler principal, said Tuesda. more »»

Jergens named new FDMS assistant principal

June 1, 2015 Valerie Jergens will be Fort Dodge Middle School’s new assistant principal, starting in August. Jergens replaces Ryan Flaherty, who is leaving to join the Prairie Lakes Area Education Association. more »»

Algona HS band completes successful year

May 25, 2015 ALGONA — Algona High School’s music band has completed another successful year. more »»

Kindergarten sign-ups open at FDCS

May 25, 2015 It’s time to sign up for kindergarten at the Fort Dodge Community School District. Early enrollment is the first step toward a successful transition to kindergarten. more »»

FDMS Students earn first in Math Bee

May 25, 2015 SPENCER — Three Fort Dodge Middle School math teams competed in the Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency Regional Math Bee, held April 21 in Spencer. more »»

Marjorie Hubel scholarships

May 25, 2015 The Disabled American Veterans recently awarded 11 $1,000 Marjorie Hubel Scholarships to students who will be attending college in the fal. more »»

15 FDSH students medal at SkillsUSA

May 25, 2015 Fifteen FDSH students earned medal honors in 11 events at the state SkillsUSA competition held on May 1. Twenty-five students represented the school at the event. more »»

Area graduations at a glance

May 11, 2015 Fort Dodge Senior High May 31, 1:30 p.m., Dodger Stadium (FDSH gym, if it rains) Colors: red and black Flower: none Quote: “Remember yesterday, dream about tomorrow, but live today.” -anonymous S. more »»

Estes, guests take stage in Webster City

May 11, 2015 WEBSTER?CITY — The sound of music echoed through Webster City High School on Sunday as Dr. Simon Estes and others performed at the Roots and Wings concert. more »»

Senior High students learn value of service

May 11, 2015 Fort Dodge Senior High’s freshmen and sophomore students spent Wednesday learning the value of giving back to the community. more »»

Cooper Elementary students learn programming skills

May 11, 2015 Cooper Elementary students are learning basic programming skills through the school’s Hour of Code. The series of online lessons via code. more »»

St. Paul concert is set for today

May 11, 2015 St. Paul Lutheran School, 400 S. 13th St., will hold its spring band concert from 7 to 8 p.m. today. Students in fourth through eighth grade will perform. more »»


Moose Lodge breakfast November 29, 2015

The Moose Lodge, 424 First Ave. S., will be serving breakfast from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Sunday. All you can eat off of the menu, cooked to order. $7 adults, $5 children12 and younger. more »

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