ALBURNETT — One teacher and her students at Alburnett High School are gearing up for a year of high-end culinary competitions, but with a leg-up over other schools around the state. LaRae Arment, family and consumer science teacher at Albur [...]continue »
IOWA CITY — The public Tuesday night got its first look at a new high school planned for the Iowa City Community School District.
SVPA Architects Inc. shared its schematic design for continue »
CEDAR RAPIDS — The news is mixed for Iowa's 2014 high-school graduates when it comes to their performance on the ACT.
With an average composite score of 22 on the 36-point college-entrance exam, Iowa students bested their national co [...]continue »
Marching bands across Cedar Rapids have begun summer camp training and rehearsals.
The Jefferson High School Band started its summer practice schedule on Monday with around 165 band students representing 9th through 12th-graders. Thad Driske [...]continue »
Kennedy High School’s class of 2015’s last group project will require a lot of supplies, but not the typical pens, pencils and notebooks.
The 439 soon-to-be seniors will spend their final year fundraising and building a home f [...]continue »
Several area high school graduates are not only receiving their diplomas at the end of the school year. They’ve also managed to make their way into the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center’s (MVRBC) “Gallon Grad” pr [...]continue »
CEDAR RAPIDS — Police arrested an 18-year-old man Wednesday for carrying knives near Kennedy High School.
According to a news release, shortly after 9 a.m. neighbors notified police of a suspicious person in the parking lot of the Oa [...]continue »
Decorah's new Viking Café isn't one of those 24-hour, seven-day-a-week restaurants. The dining establishment serves lunch only, and is open for 90 minutes — from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. — on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
What makes it m [...]continue »
Kennedy High School is Iowa’s best high school for the second year in a row, according to U.S. News and World Report.
The outlet released its 2014 Best High Schools list Monday and rated Kennedy, which landed in 708th place nationally [...]continue »