Dubuque Senior Football Game – Friday, Sept. 4

The Prairie football team will travel to Dubuque Senior this Friday, September 4. Dubuque Senior is limiting visitor spectators to 400 for the Soph/ Varsity FB game this Friday September 4th. Two passes will be given to each football player, cheerleader, and all coaches for their families. The remainder of the tickets will go to students beginning with Seniors on a first come first serve basis. All spectators are required to wear a mask. At this time all passes for the game are accounted for and there are no additional seats for the game.

The DUBUQUE SENIOR vs. PRAIRIE varsity football game on Friday, Sept. 4, at 7:15 p.m. will be live streamed. Visit Dubuque Community School District’s official Facebook page or Twitter page shortly prior to kick-off to access the live stream!

Geilenfeld Named Associate Principal at Prairie High School

Geilenfeld Named Associate Principal at Prairie High School

Prairie High School has a new member of its leadership team. Charles “Chuckie” Geilenfeld has been named the new Associate Principal at Prairie High School pending Board approval.

“We are thrilled to have Mr. Geilenfeld join our high school administrative team,” said Prairie High School Principal Karla Thies. “He brings many strengths to the leadership team including his passion for the trades. His voice in building career pathways and his can do attitude will be of great benefit to our students.”

Geilenfeld comes to Prairie High School from Christ the King School in Des Moines where he served as the PK-8 building principal.  Prior to Christ the King School, Geilenfeld taught Industrial Arts for 15 years for the Carlisle, Urbandale and Des Moines school districts. Geilenfeld also served in the United States Air Force-National Guard.

Geilenfeld, a native of Oelwein, earned his Bachelors of Arts degree from the University of Northern Iowa, a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Drake University and his Superintendent’s Licensure from the University of Northern Iowa.

“I am very excited to be a Prairie Hawk and join the team at Prairie High School,” said Geilenfeld. “It is evident on all levels the staff, administration and the community is committed to enhancing learning opportunities for all students. I look forward to getting to know our students, staff and families in the weeks to come and build on the success and tradition that has already been established. I look forward to being a part of this community.”

Workplace Learning Connections – Student Internships

Prairie High School students have the opportunity to gain real-world experience through supervised internships with Workplace Learning Connections. Interns develop employability behaviors that prepare them for the workplace and gain insight that will help them make informed post-secondary choices.   Check out our senior spotlights!

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Visit https://www.kirkwood.edu/site/index.php?p=38531 for more information.

Activities and Outdoor Facilities Restrictions

Activities and Outdoor Facilities Restrictions

Due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in Linn County, Return to Play for Prairie’s off season 7-12 Interscholastic athletics and activities has been delayed. The decision to return will be reevaluated on July 13 with a hope for a possible return on July 20.

Effective July 6, College Community outdoor facilities will open for public use with restrictions. These restrictions and guidelines are in accordance with Linn County Public Health. Please adhere to the following COVID-19 restrictions that are in effect for Summer and Fall 2020 for our outdoor facilities.

Facilities are not open for organized athletic competitions or practices, sanctioned or informal.  The intent of this reopening is for recreational personal/family use or small group recreation.  Group and organization use is still suspended until further notice.

  • No more than 10 people in a gathering
  • 6 feet social distancing
  • Masks are encouraged
  • No unauthorized team practices
  • Do not enter if you have a fever, cough and/or shortness of breath

If you have questions or want to report abuse, please contact Prairie High School Activities office at 319-848-5361 to assist us in following up on cases of abuse or not following posted restrictions. Please provide as much detail as possible and report in a timely manner.  Failure to adhere to restrictions could result in re-closing facilities and or restricting use for violators in the future.

We appreciate your ongoing support and patience as we work to navigate and respond to changing guidance during this pandemic.

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