The Stanton School District Board of Directors met at 5:30 PM on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, in the Board Room for a regular session. President Brian Bates called the meeting to order with Directors Travis Taylor, Amy Tibben, Paul Vanderholm, Tom Weis present. Additional attendees were Superintendent David Gute, K-12 Principal Kevin Blunt, Business Manager Shirley Maxwell, and Board Secretary Tammy Boyer. . . .
The Stanton senior and junior classes were treated to a worksite tour last week which was organized by Shawnna Silvius of the Montgomery County Development Corporation and Ann Schlapia from Southwestern Community College. We toured Southwest Iowa Rural Electric Cooperative, FMTC Tech Center, and the FMTC Office/Data Center/Equipment Room in Stanton. We then went to the SWCC campus in Red Oak for lunch and a Business . . .
Meningococcal Vaccine Secondary School Requirement 2019-2020 School Year The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), Bureau of Immunization, has completed the administrative rulemaking process to require meningococcal (A, C W, Y) vaccine for students enrolling in 7 th and 12 th grades. The administrative rule change was effective on January 11, 2017. All students entering into 7th grade and . . .
Stanton Large Group Speech Results The Stanton High School large group speech students traveled to district speech contest at Clarinda High School this Saturday, January 19th. The students performed very well throughout the morning and afternoon. Congratulations to the Stanton speech students, who finished the day with all division 1 ratings. The group mime team of Devin I, Brooklyn A, Will R, and Rylan H received a division 1 rating. . . .
The Senior Government class, taught by Mr. Dave Snyder, has been working hard to prepare for their program to honor veterans. This morning all their hard work came together as the presented the Veterans Day Program. This year their presentation focused on the Korean War, as 3 groups of seniors went out to interview Wayne Donohue, Ron Hart and Dorothy Elarton. Each group sat down with their interviewee and asked them about . . .
Congratulations to the National Honor Society Inductees! Today the NHS Inducted 7 new members from the Junior and Senior classes. Mrs. Susan Peterson, Stanton’s former First Grade teacher was the guest speaker for the kids today. Mrs. Peterson had most of these students in her class. The National Honor Society follows 4 Pillars: Character, Leadership, Scholarship and Service. One comment Mrs. Peterson made today was this, . . .
Mrs. Mainquist took the eighth graders to a Career Day in Creston at the Southwestern Community College Campus today. They learned about multiple careers in the fields of Industrial Maintenance, Technology, Business and Marketing, Auto Repair Tech, and Collision Repair and Finishing. Make sure and discuss with your eighth graders what they learned today and which careers may be of interest to them. Brandon H. was the Champion Nailer . . .
The Red Oak Chapter of FFA includes several Stanton students. They have had many opportunities to explore new adventures. This past summer the kids had many opportunities to participate in Livestock Judging contests, Iowa State Fair Grandstand Usher experiences, showing their livestock at the county and state fairs and most recently they attended the Clay County Fair where the members had the opportunity to meet and hear presentations . . .
TonightIncreasing clouds, with a low around 51. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
MondayPartly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Monday NightIncreasing clouds, with a low around 58. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Calendar Week of September 22 - September 28, 2019View Month