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  • Ms. Cottrell

    Hello Viking Parents and Guardians,

    We are looking for committed 7th grade parents to volunteer for a role on our PSTO. We definitely need a president ASAP. Our current president has an 8th grader who will be moving on. Our PSTO works to support teacher and staff via fundraisers, chaperoning and/or working school-wide events, etc. If you are interested in learning more about the roles available for PSTO and or what various roles entail, please reach out to our current PSTO president, Sherri Proud at .Check out the highlights from the last day of the 2016-2017 school year!

    8th Grade Awards Show

    7th Grade Awards Show

    Important Dates for August:

    8/14 8:00am-ELL new to district registration, 12:00pm-Students new to district registration

    8/15 8:00-10:00am-7th Grade Registration, 10:30-12:30pm 8th Grade Registration

    8/21 1:30-3:00pm-7th Grade Orientation, 7:00pm Parent Meeting for 7th Grade and New to District

    8/23 Classes resume, Early Dismissal this week.

    Please feel free to email me over the summer with any questions!

    Thank you, Laura Cottrell, Principal 

Northwest News

  • Approved G.O. Bond Language

    On April 25, 2017, the Iowa City Community School District Board of Education approved the language that will appear on the ballot for the District’s General Obligation Bond referendum. This officially begins the process of formalizing the referendum to be voted on by the community on September 12, 2017.

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  • New 7th Grade Immunization Requirements

    Per Iowa law, at the start of the 2017-18 school year there will be two immunizations required for 7th grade entry. These immunizations are Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis/whooping cough) and meningococcal (to prevent meningitis, a bacteria that infects the brain, blood and spinal cord).

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  • Message to the Community

    This weekend, much of the world’s attention was focused on an effort by the federal government to impose restrictions on the ability of immigrants and refugees to come to the United States. From protestors at airports and on the streets to lawyers and judges in courtrooms, there was a swift reaction by many in support of immigrants and refugees.

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