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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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Brian Steffensmeier appointed to FM school board

August 26, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison Community School district appointed Brian Steffensmeier to the board at its regular Monday meeting last week. Steffensmeier was the only candidate to answer questions from the [Read More…]

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School district moving policies to line up with state board

December 19, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Fort Madison’s school board continues to modify its policies to better align with the state school board association. At Monday’s meeting of the Fort Madison School Board [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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FM school district picks up 5-year support levy

March 6, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON –  Weighted down by declining enrollment and reduced state funding, the Fort Madison Community School District will begin participating in an instructional support levy program for the next [Read More…]

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