What’s Happening

Visiting Author Melissa Sweet

Melissa SweetMelissa Sweet will be visiting our 3rd and 4th graders the week of October 14th!

Melissa has illustrated over 100 books as well as toys, puzzles, and games. She has received numerous awards including two Caldecott honors.

School Supply Drive Thank You

Schools supply drives are a helpful way to make sure all our students get off to a great start in the fall. Thank you to everyone who donated! To see a list of the donors who helped us during this year’s school supply drive, click the Donors button below.

School Supply Drive Thank You

Run for the Schools

Save the date! Our annual Run for the Schools will be held Sunday, October 27, 2019. This family-friendly event includes Half-Mile, Mile, 5K, 10K and Half-Marathon races, with participants ranging in age from 2 to over 70.

What We Do

Your Impact in 2018-2019


icon-smile1,185 kindergarten students to the Iowa Children’s Museum for KinderTales

Fine Arts

icon-books2,249 1st and 2nd graders heard from Bryan Collier during Visiting Author program and 1,118 5th graders learned about constellations through the M.C. Ginsberg Artist in Residence


icon-microscope3,422 1st – 3rd graders experienced Music in the Schools and 1,042 4th graders enjoyed Symphony Goes to School

School of the Wild

icon-trees1,084 6th graders participated in outdoor classroom experiences through School of the Wild

STEM and MakerSpaces

icon-microscope7 MakerSpaces and STEM teams competed across the nation!


icon-drama1,005 8th graders went to Hancher for LiveArts to learn about the performing arts…something they may choose to explore in high school

Our Sponsors

Shine Award Sponsors

…and YOU!

Thank you for contributing to our schools! You should have tremendous pride in our public schools and feel assured that our area children are receiving a top-notch education. Our community is better with these great schools and your gifts help ensure that this legacy continues.

Total Gifts to the District
7/1/2017 – 6/30/2018