The Stanton School District Board of Directors met at 5:30 PM on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in the Board Room for a regular session. President Brian Bates called the meeting to order with Directors Tom Weis and Paul Vanderholm present. Additional attendees were Superintendent David Gute, Business Office Clerk Shirley Maxwell, and Board Secretary Tammy Boyer. APPROVAL OF AGENDA Director Vanderholm made a . . .
Parents/Guardians, On Wednesday, March 20 th , the school board agreed to forgive two weather-related student days. As a result, the last day of school is currently scheduled to be May 31 st . Let’s hope we do not have to make any more adjustments to the calendar. Thank you for your understanding and working with us through this unusually difficult winter. David Gute . . .
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 . . .
TodaySunny, with a high near 76. South southwest wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
TonightClear, with a low around 52. South wind around 10 mph.
SundayMostly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Calendar Week of April 14 - April 20, 2019View Month