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Stanton Community School District School Board Meeting Agenda, October 14, 2019

Stanton Community School District  School Board Meeting October 15, 2019 - 4:30 P.M. School Board Room 605 Elliot Street Stanton, IA 51573   I. Call to Order II. Roll Call III. Discussion/Action - Approval of the Agenda IV. Public Presenters/Guest and Visitors Addressing . . .

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Entrepreneurship Field Trip

The Entrepreneurship and Introduction to Business classes attended the Mind Your Own Business conference at IWCC on Wednesday, October 9th. Tom Chapman, the keynote speaker, is working to develop the entrepreneurial ecosystem of the Omaha/Council Bluffs area. On top of owning several businesses and speaking around the United States, he helps the Iowa West Foundation, SBDC, and the SW Iowa Alliance groups grow businesses and help . . .

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Junior/Senior Business Worksite Tours

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 . . .

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Meningococcal Vaccine Secondary School Requirement

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 . . .

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Stanton Large Group Speech Students Very Successful!

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. . . .

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Corner Conference Basketball Champions

Congratulations to the Stanton Vikings Corner Conference Champions, with their 66-47 win over the East Mills Wolverines.

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Stanton Government Class Hosts Veterans Day Program!

  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 . . .

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The National Honor Society Welcomes New Members!

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, . . .

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SWCC Career Day!

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 . . .

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FFA Activities

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 . . .

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