High school

North Cedar bids farewell to Jeppson

CLARENCE - We started the year writing #x201c;If you see the North Cedar principal Dain Jeppson running after students, don't worry. He is 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 teaching ... »

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.

Advisors stick ... »

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 revivi ... »

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 something Iowa ... »

Dance for a chance

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

North Cedar honors high school journalists

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

Two s ... »

Which fork?

STANWOOD - This is the second year #x201c;Business Communications#x201d; has been offered at North Cedar High School.

The class is des ... »

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 vacation ... »

North Cedar excels in music

STANWOOD - North Cedar's music department has students from choir, band and jazz band that compete in competitions throughout the school yea ... »

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, most would have had no ... »

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 for the ... »

Forging new bonds

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

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 eighth hou ... »

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 ... »