The Stanton School District Board of Directors met at 4:30 PM on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, in the Board Room for a regular session. President Brian Bates called the meeting to order with Directors Amy Tibben and Tom Weis present. Additional attendees were Superintendent David Gute, K-12 Principal Kevin Blunt, Business Manager Shirley Maxwell, and Board Secretary Tammy Boyer. APPROVAL OF AGENDA Director . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
TodayA 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
TonightShowers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. South wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
MondayPartly sunny, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.
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