The Stanton School District Board of Directors met at 5:30 PM on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, in the Board Room for a regular session. Vice President Tom Weis called the meeting to order with Directors Travis Taylor, Paul Vanderholm, and Amy Tibben present. Additional attendees were Superintendent David Gute, K-12 Principal Kevin Blunt, Business Manager Shirley Maxwell, and Board Secretary Tammy Boyer. APPROVAL OF . . .
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 . . .
TonightShowers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 70. Calm wind becoming north northeast 5 to 8 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
WednesdayShowers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. High near 75. North northeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Wednesday NightA 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. North northeast wind 3 to 7 mph. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
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