High school

Traditions and school spirit

STANWOOD — One of the main tasks during the holiday season is decorating a Christmas tree.

Most families get together and put u ... »

University of Iowa artist makes statement espousing free speech

IOWA CITY — About 17 hours after publicly expressing his “sincere apologies” to the black community in Iowa City for what he c ... »

A glimpse outside America

CEDAR RAPIDS — International Round Table was celebrated last month, Xavier’s 17th iteration of the global conference created b ... »

Pink Heals raising funds, hope

TIFFIN — They call it Pink Heals. They raise money and give back to the community.

A pink firetruck goes from city to city, tow ... »

Iowa City-area residents asked to submit mascot ideas for new North Liberty high school

NORTH LIBERTY — Mascots do more than jump around in furry suits; they can unite a merged student body, provide an identity for sports, music ... »

Creative requests

Once upon a time, men asked women to marry them.

Normally they didn’t ask in a very special or significant way. Usually they ju ... »

Learning and selling

STANWOOD — Yearbook ad sales got started on Sept. 12th in the towns of Lowden, Wheatland, Clarence and Tipton.

The North Cedar ... »

Alburnett High School cooks up big plans

ALBURNETT — One teacher and her students at Alburnett High School are gearing up for a year of high-end culinary competitions, but with a le ... »

Iowa City school district gets design for new high school

IOWA CITY — The public Tuesday night got its first look at a new high school planned for the Iowa City Community School District.

SVP ... »

Gap narrows between Iowa students and national peers on ACT

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 ... »

Local band prepares for season, sets goal for new uniforms

Marching bands across Cedar Rapids have begun summer camp training and rehearsals.

The Jefferson High School Band started its summer practice ... »

Seniors to build home, unity

Kennedy High School’s class of 2015’s last group project will require a lot of supplies, but not the typical pens, pencils and notebo ... »

Corridor high school graduates honored for blood donation

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 w ... »

Cedar Rapids police arrest man with knives near Kennedy High School

CEDAR RAPIDS — Police arrested an 18-year-old man Wednesday for carrying knives near Kennedy High School.

According to a news release ... »

Students take charge at Decorah High School’s Viking Cafe

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 ... »

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