High school

North Cedar bids farewell to Jeppson

CLARENCE — We started the year writing “If you see the North Cedar principal Dain Jeppson running after students, don’t ... »

North Cedar’s Spicher builds building, relationships

LOWDEN — North Cedar High School gained numerous staff members in 2013, including a new shop teacher.

Steven Spicher has been t ... »

North Cedar’s ‘school mom’

LOWDEN — North Cedar’s high school advisors are meant to be the people who their advisees can come to with any problem.

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One Direction helps fix all ‘little things’

MARION — Imagine never being able to see anything but pitch black.

No more looking at the green buds on the tips of the freshly ... »

Consider peace: A portrayal of Islam

IOWA CITY — Islamophobia is the prejudice against, hatred toward or fear of Muslims or those perceived to be Muslim and it is somethi ... »

Dance for a chance

MANCHESTER — The West Delaware Student Council held its first Dance Marathon on March 20 with students spending nearly five hours par ... »

North Cedar honors high school journalists

STANWOOD — Four North Cedar publication students were inducted into the Quill and Scroll International Honor Society last month.

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Which fork?

STANWOOD — This is the second year “Business Communications” has been offered at North Cedar High School.

The cla ... »

Enjoying a (spring) break

MARION — Spring is approaching. Birds are chirping, snow is melting and spring break is here.

Spring break is a huge time for v ... »

North Cedar excels in music

STANWOOD — North Cedar’s music department has students from choir, band and jazz band that compete in competitions throughout ... »

Marion choirs on the rise

MARION — Two or three years — maybe even last year — if someone had mentioned Marion High School having a show choir, m ... »

Picking Mr. North Cedar

STANWOOD — Earlier this month, the North Cedar After Prom committee hosted its fifth annual Mr. North Cedar Contest, raising $1,100 f ... »

Forging new bonds

IOWA CITY — In the past few months, the news has been splattered with racially charged incidents involving the police, ranging from t ... »

Dying to learn

STANWOOD — At 7:30 a.m. on Dec. 18th North Cedar science teacher Jay Fetzer was murdered in his classroom.

It was up to his eig ... »

Should regents have to live in Iowa?

Halfway through her six-year term on Iowa's Board of Regents, Nicole C. Carroll in November resigned after her family moved to Texas. But according ... »