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School board posts, SCC levy on ballot tomorrow

September 11, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR – Six residents in the Fort Madison School District are on the ballot Tuesday as is a 6-cent instructional support levy for the Southeastern Community College. Current Board President Timm [Read More…]

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SCC has 6-cent levy renewal on Sept. 12 ballot

September 8, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF WEST BURLINGTON  – The Sept. 12 school election ballot will include Public Measure B from Southeastern Community College requesting voters to continue a 6-cent instructional equipment levy first passed in 2008. If [Read More…]

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Superintendent releases statement on anti-bullying efforts

August 31, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

(Editor’s Note: FMCSD Superintendent Erin Slater released the following statement today regarding the school’s new anti-bullying efforts. Slater said no additional interviews would be conducted at this time.) Our thoughts and prayers go out to [Read More…]

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ISU extension master gardener training open

August 24, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF DONNELLSON – The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program will hold its core training sessions this fall for individuals interested in becoming Master Gardeners. The Master Gardener program is [Read More…]

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Wondra and Troxel talk momentum, skill sets

August 8, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second of three articles looking at candidates in the Sept. 12 election for the Fort Madison School District Board of Directors. BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Preparing [Read More…]

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School’s facility review paints a dim picture

July 17, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 1

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – A bleak picture of funds available for school district maintenance and rehab is now at the forefront of future discussions with the school board. The school district’s [Read More…]

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School district approves new meal policy

June 20, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – After sending more than $70,000 to collections for past due meal accounts, the Fort Madison School District has implemented a new policy that limits the amounts families [Read More…]

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Kids Committee ramps up new school efforts

June 16, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

The Fort Madison KIDS Committee worked Saturday from Hillview Village putting together mailers on the proposal to build a new $27 million Fort Madison K-3 elementary school with two new High School athletic ball fields [Read More…]

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Lee County Bank gives another $1,000 scholarship

June 14, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

The J. Patrick Koellner Scholarship is given annually by Lee County Bank to a graduating senior from Fort Madison High School and from Holy Trinity Catholic High School. This $1000.00 scholarship is designated for students [Read More…]

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Great Prairie AEA taps three finalists for administrator

June 7, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF BURLINGTON – The Great Prairie Area Education Agency Board of Directors has announced three finalists for the position of the chief administrator. Tim Kuehl, Nathan Wood, and Cindy Yelick were chosen from a field of 17 [Read More…]

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Hemann earns Lee County Bank scholarship

May 29, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

The J. Patrick Koellner Scholarship is given annually by Lee County Bank to a graduating senior from Fort Madison High School and from Holy Trinity Catholic High School.  This $1,000 scholarship is designated for students [Read More…]

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HTC graduates ready for next chapter

May 21, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – If nautical nonsense be somethin’ you wish, Holy Trinity Catholic senior Ben Tinguely wants to talk with you. Tinguely, the 2017 HTC valedictorian, used the cult cartoon [Read More…]

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HTC’s Walker wins state Stockholm award

May 17, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Water Environment Federation (WEF) announced Wednesday that Maggie Walker has been selected as Iowa’s 2017 state winner of the U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize, the nation’s [Read More…]

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More than 40 FMHS seniors still missing volunteer hours

May 16, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – With less than two weeks before graduation ceremonies, approximately 40 seniors at FMHS have yet to meet their community volunteer service hours. At Monday’s regular meeting of [Read More…]

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FMHS announces 2017 Prom Court

April 26, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

The following FMHS seniors have been nominated to this year’s Prom Court. Front row left to right, Queen candidates:  Madison Gilpin, Starr Vega, Chaeli Schneider, Emily Mitchell, Johanna Comeaux, Katelyn Bowen, Allison Bowen Back row [Read More…]

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FMCSD, teachers union exchange offers

April 12, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 1

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR – After a very quick meeting Wednesday afternoon, negotiations were underway between the Fort Madison School District and the Fort Madison Education Association. After reading a brief statement, FMEA Chief [Read More…]

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