Friday, November 20, 2015

JCC Nov. 20, 2015

District Perspective
Superintendent / Activities Director
John Carver  
Office: 563-547-2762

Twitter: johnccarver 
SKYPE: johnccarver

Technology is leveling the playing field. How cool is it that this students can still be with classmates, learning and growing even though she cannot physically be there!  CADET NATION knows no physical boundaries. 

IASB State Conference
This last Wednesday and Thursday, it was my honor to learn and grow with
Howard-Winneshiek School Board members Karlos McClure, Duane Bodermann, Todd Hill, Toni Johnson, and Casey Vobr along with Board Secretary and Business Manager Clint Farlinger at the Iowa Association of School Boards (IASB) state convention in Des Moines.
Board members attended trainings and workshops focused on finance, the workings of public schools and student academic achievement. 

While in Des Moines, Board President Bodermann and I toured Des Moines Public School's Central Campus  Central Campus is DMPS's hub for career and technical classes. Connecting on a joint project with Howard-Winn students has great potential. Additionally Directors Hill, Bodermann, McClure and I toured athletic facilities at Bondurant-Farrar, Dallas Center-Grimes, Waukee, Van Meter and Martensdale-St. Mary's.  

Congratulations to Directors Boderman and McClure upon received IASB Boardsmanship awards. Business Manager Clint Farlinger's "the buckets of school finance" was presented to a packed, standing room only group, and the Howard-Winn / New Hampton digitally sharing of class presentation was very well received. 

55 years of Community Involvement
November 14, 2015 the Howard-Winneshiek Community School District was recognized for 55 years of contributions and service as members of the Cresco Area Chamber of Commerce and Cresco Industrial Development Corporation. The Howard-Winneshiek Community School District values being a part of each and every community, Ridgeway, Chester, Elma, Lime Springs and Cresco as well as rural Howard County.  This is CADET NATION 

National Honor Society Induction
Congratulations to the 35 newest members of the Crestwood High School National Honor Society.  We are very proud of your accomplishments and look to you all to continue to serve and lead! 

Cresco Theater Marquee
A special THANK YOU to all who voted and helped our Theater to win the $2,000.00 first prizes!  

Many in CADET NATION utilize and enjoy the theater. This was a community effort and I know many CADETS participated in bring home the first prize. 

Together, we can make a positive difference.
#2020HowardWinn CADETS FORWARD! 

Learning last week at Howard-Winn looked like.....

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