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FMHS to celebrate career, technical education efforts

February 9, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – National data shows that students taking career and technical education courses in high school are faring better in earnings and career readiness that those who excel academically, but [Read More…]

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FMCSD board member Gayla Young passes away Monday

December 31, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Fort Madison School District Superintendent Dr. Erin Slater has confirmed this morning that current school board member Gayla Young died this morning at University of Iowa Hospitals [Read More…]

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Zirkel submits resignation from FMMS

July 17, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 1

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – One of the main cogs of the Fort Madison Middle School leadership team has submitted his resignation. Brent Zirkel, the school’s assistant principal who conceptualized the school’s [Read More…]

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Recount doesn’t change school bond issue

April 24, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 1

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – After about eight hours of counting and scanning ballots from the April 3 Fort Madison School District’s bond referendum election, the results stayed the same and the referendum [Read More…]

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Letter to the Editor – Mayor says spend on school district’s future, not past

March 28, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Fort Madison isn’t sitting still, and neither should its educational system.  Activity is in the air, from new subdivisions, to new businesses. There is significant investment in infrastructure, updating and improving our community for a [Read More…]

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Slater’s ISEA nomination tells a bigger story

March 10, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG Sitting at a table Friday night at the Elliott Test Kitchen eating some of Kumar’s fresh-smooshed guacamole with chips, some hors d’oeuvre meatballs, and finger sandwiches with about 60 members of the [Read More…]

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School district’s 2017 efforts focused on defining FMHS graduate

January 7, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Personal growth, defining district graduates, and internal alignment were the main focuses of the Fort Madison School District in 2017. Fort Madison Superintendent and school board president [Read More…]

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FMHS issues statement on phishing attack

May 3, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

The following is a developing story and will be updated as information becomes available. The following announcement is being sent from the Fort Madison School District regarding an email attack from originating from school administration [Read More…]

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