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High school helping hands

High school helping hands

Ethan Marshall, Staff Writer

January 7, 2013


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Amy Nihart was extremely nervous waiting on the results of the ninth graders' mock trial Dec. 6. She helped count the ballots, but could not tell her team. Nineteen students from the high school such as junior Abigail Dockum and junior Amy Nihart help out at middle school mock trial as coaches. "...

Selecting the 2013-14 schedule

Myles Glandorf, Staff Writer

January 2, 2013


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Course selections for next school year were due Dec. 12. If students try to change their schedule at the start of next year, that class might not be available. “What people request now is virtually going to be it,” guidance counselor Curt Larkin said. The reason for this is because once the filled...

Madrigal management

Madrigal management

Zoe Wilson, Staff Writer

December 17, 2012


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After many hours of working Joyce Giles saw the reward in working late at Madrigal. Joyce stayed longer then her own daughter senior, Katie Giles, cleaning dishes, taking down decorations and helping pack everything up. For some parents of students in Madrigal, this is the routine. The directors were...

Dragon art project takes off

Dragon art project takes off

Sarah Ross, Feature Editor

December 17, 2012


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Every Thursday Anna Solberg and Paige Grave head to the art room to help create vintage art pieces with other members of the Dragon Art Program. The program just recently started selling the art creations to employees in the school district. The project began as a way to prepare students with special...

Jazz band swings into the winter season

Jazz band swings into the winter season

Austin Busch

December 12, 2012


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The high school jazz program has been off to a strong start this year. The program's increasing numbers lead the directors to add another band to the program, resulting in a total of four bands of 9th-12th grade students. With almost 100 students involved in the program, it is easily the largest in...

Math club at Iowa City High

Austin Busch, Staff Writer

December 12, 2012


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The math club competed on Dec. 1 at the Iowa City High GPML (Great Plains Math League) competition. Austin Busch and Josh Boeschen both qualified for the state competition by getting more than 40 points on the target round.