Congratulations to Constance Schlitter who was recognized at the Martin Luther King “Service Above Self” Luncheon on Monday, January 18 at the Double Tree Hotel. Area high schools Principals nominated one senior student from their school who best exemplifies the values within their respective school, neighborhood, faith, family and work community.
Constance is involved in National Honor Society and has received Academic Honors. She is also involved in many school activities and in her spare time, she volunteers at the American Legion Auxiliary and the Jefferson Monroe Fire Department.
The students were honored and awarded during the luncheon. Each student honored will choose a local, non-profit organization to receive a $100 donation from Downtown Rotary in the honoree’s name.
L-R Assoc. Principal Ryan Fritz, Constance Schlitter and her mom Tiffany
The following video focuses on student safety and security at our 3 oldest elementary buildings and the high school. Short informational videos that highlight individual topics regarding the bond issue and district needs are posted on the district home page.
College Community announces three bond issue informational meetings. Two on January 13 at 6:00 pm and 7:15 pm in the Concert Hall and one on January 20 at 6:30 pm in the high school study hall area.
John Speer will present details of the upcoming bond referendum and answer questions the public may have regarding the February 2, 2016 vote. Tours will be available after each informational meeting.
Informational Meeting Flyer
Congratulations to the following students who signed their National Letters of Intent.
Kate Busswitz – University of Northern Iowa for Volleyball
Tysen VanDraska – University of Iowa for Track & Field
Makenzie Soeken – Upper Iowa University for Volleyball and Track & Field
Seth Rinderknecht – University of Nebraska, Omaha for Soccer
The Fan Stand is Prairie High School’s student entrepreneurship class. We offer several high quality spirit wear items. You can visit our store at the High School room C218 during regular school hours (8-4). You can also visit our Lid’s Sideline Store, http://www.sidelinestores.com . If you have questions please contact Kim Hynek at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On November 30, 22 seniors traveled to Kirkwood Community College with teachers and guidance counselors to have a general tour of the campus as well as explore several of the programs offered. The students were able to learn about applying to Kirkwood, financial aid assistance including scholarships, campus life and also career options. Some of the programs visited included manufacturing, electronics engineering, energy production, nursing and paramedic training in the state of the art training simulation lab, restaurant/hotel management and culinary arts at The Hotel Kirkwood. The goal of this visit was to get students on a college campus and expose them to several programs across career pathways. The team plans to take the juniors in the spring of 2016.
The Prairie boys’ basketball game, originally scheduled for Tuesday, December 1 vs Davenport West at Prairie has been rescheduled to Thursday, December 3. The sophomore game is at 6 pm followed by the varsity at 7:30 pm
Come cheer on the Hawks as they start their season at home!
Congratulations to Prairie High School for once again making the AP Index of the Top 25 schools in Iowa for the number of students who take AP courses and the number who test. Research shows a positive correlation between the number of students who test and success in post-secondary education.
Over the last several years, PHS has expanded its Advanced Placement course offerings from two courses to thirteen, not counting online options for students whose schedules reflect that need. Courses at Prairie High School include the following: AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP World History, AP US History, AP Macroeconomics, AP US Government and Politics, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Statistics, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP German, and AP Spanish.
The award, a plaque that will hang at the high school, was presented at the Belin-Blank’s Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development’s annual ceremony on Sunday, October 11. The Belin Blank Center is a part of the College of Education at The University of Iowa.
C.R. Prairie Hawks will take on the Hempstead Mustangs Tuesday night, November 3 at C.R Prairie for a quest to compete at the State Tournament. $6 General admission, gates will open at 6:15pm, game at 7:00 pm.