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Education

  • Swing choir goes to state contest

    The Stanton Swing Choir will travel to Atlantic Mon. Jan. 31 to compete in the Iowa H.S Music Association State Show Choir Contest.
    They will perform at 6:25 p.m in the Atlantic H.S. auditorium and the public is encouraged to come and watch their performance.  There are two schools in our class and then class 3A will perform later.    
    Come early because they close the doors for every performance and will admit no one once a group has begun their performance.  The admission charge is $4 for adults and $3 for students.

  • Columbia College fall dean's list

    COLUMBIA, MO.  - The following students from this area were named to the Columbia College dean’s list for the 2010 Fall Semester.
    Lacy J. Brown from Villisca.
    To be named to the dean’s list a student must have completed 12 semester hours and achieved a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a four point scale.
    Columbia College, a private, nonprofit institution founded in 1851 in Columbia, Mo., educates more than 29,000 students each year and has more than 67,000 alumni worldwide. For more information, visit www.ccis.edu.

  • Grand View University fall dean’s list

    DES MOINES - Recognition for outstanding academic achievement has been given to the following Grand View University students for the 2010 fall semester.
    The students are named to the Dean’s List for earning a grade point average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale while carrying at least 12 hours of classes.
    Grand View University, with an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students, is an independent, liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.  
    Kaitlin Suchting, from Red Oak, 3.76923.

  • Iowa State University winter grads list

    AMES - At Iowa State University’s fall 2010 commencement ceremonies, 1,659 students received degrees. Iowa State awarded 1,289 undergraduate degrees, 257 master’s degrees, and 113 doctor of philosophy degrees.
     Of the students receiving bachelor’s degrees, 230 graduated “With Distinction” (cum laude, magna cum laude or summa cum laude). One student graduated as a member of the Honors Program, and 18 students graduated “With Distinction” and as members of the Honors Program.  

  • $100,000 Google grant to fund technology improvements

    COUNCIL BLUFFS  -  The Google Data Centers Grants Fund of Tides Foundation has announced a $100,000 grant award to Iowa Western Community College.

    The grant will enable Iowa Western to outfit a lab for the Computer Information Technology Department with equipment and network services to enhance the college’s ability to prepare students for careers in Information Technology.

  • Weston, Elliott librarian certified

    The State Library of Iowa has announced that Laura Weston, Elliott Public Library, has completed all requirements for public librarian certification.

  • Stanton High School Honor Roll

    A Honor Roll Qtr 2

  • Villisca High School Honor rolls

    High Honor Roll Qtr 2  

  • Southeast Community College releases Dean’s List for fall quarter

    Southeast Community College in Nebraska has released its Dean’s List for the 2010 Fall Quarter for the Beatrice, Lincoln and Milford campuses. The Fall Quarter ended Dec. 16.

    To be recognized on SCC’s Dean’s List, a student must complete at least six quarter credit hours of the term with a minimum grade-point average of 3.5. Classes with a grade of “P” (Pass) do not count toward the six-hour minimum.

    Following is a list of students from the area. Students are listed in alphabetical order by hometown.

  • Stanton, Villisca consider grade sharing

    MONTGOMERY COUNTY — Stanton and Villisca school officials will meet this week to discuss possible grade sharing or consolidation between the two small Montgomery County schools.

    Following a survey of district patrons, Stanton’s board decided at its meeting last week to pursue some sort of partnership with the Villisca school district, scheduling a meeting for Thursday between the respective board presidents, vice-presidents, and superintendents.