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  • Elizabeth Bruening Parent Teacher Conference Information

    First Trimester Schedule

    Clubs are starting!  Before and after school club opportunities that will be offered this year at Northwest. Clubs will meet virtually at a designated time. Please have students sign up using this link: NWJH Clubs Students will receive the needed links to participate from the club sponsor after they sign up.

    Sponsor Club Day Time
    Mick Weitz Student Council Thursday Morning  
    Mick Weitz Dungeons and Dragons TBD  
    Bill Ahern Chess Wednesdays 8:00
    Taylor Scudder Colors Thursdays 5:00
    Taylor Scudder Black Student Union Tuesdays 5:00
    Brooke Freund Drama Club First Monday of each month 4:30 PM
    Dan Hill Ecology Club 2nd and 4th Monday of each month 4:00
    Ty Luett Lego 1st and 3rd Monday 4:15-5:30
    Ty Luett STEM Wednesdays 4:15-5:30
    Mark Norton Advanced Math Club Tuesdays 4:30-6:00
    Mark Norton Mathcounts 1 Thursdays 4:00-5:30
    Michelle Nourski Yearbook Mon/Wed 4:00
    Angelica Brothers Latino Student Union Wednesdays 7:00
    Dan Hill Rocketry Club / Science Bee Friday (clubs alternate) 4:00

    Elizabeth Bruening, 

    (319) 688-1060

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  • Learning Model Survey

    We continue to evaluate the COVID-19 conditions in our community and specifically within our schools. This includes analyzing our learning models and determining the appropriate model that prioritizes health and safety for our students and staff, while also balancing the educational needs of our students. As we collect data to assist our decision-making process (Johnson County COVID-19 positivity rates, positivity rates within our schools, and guidance from Johnson County Public Health), we would like to hear from you.

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  • District Seeking CEDAC Representatives

    The ICCSD Community Education District-wide Advisory Council (CEDAC) is seeking three new representatives to represent citizens from the following:

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  • Return-to-Learn Update (9/24/20)

    We are looking forward to welcoming our students back into our schools in a hybrid learning model beginning Monday, September 28, 2020. As we shared earlier, we have implemented comprehensive health and safety mitigation techniques to help create a safe learning environment when students return. Expectations reflect guidance and consultation from the CDC, IDPH, and JCPH. One important note, face masks will be required for students and staff while in our schools, on District property, and while riding the bus or in other District vehicles. We will provide a minimum of two cloth face masks for each student; however, students are encouraged to bring their own if they so choose.

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  • Return-to-Learn Update (9/18/20)

    We are regularly monitoring the daily COVID-19 positivity rates in Johnson County. The rates have continued to drop in our community over the last several days with today’s positivity rate at 8.2%. Due to this, we are excited to announce that the District will transition into a hybrid learning model beginning Monday, September 28, 2020.

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  • Return-to-Learn Update (9/16/20)

    We would like to provide information regarding the process we are using to determine movement between learning models (100% off-site, hybrid, 100% on-site). Much like the decision-making process for inclement weather days, our Board of Directors has authorized the Superintendent to make decisions regarding transitions between learning models. To help guide that decision-making process, we have developed a COVID-19 Decision Matrix which was approved by the Board on September 1, 2020. The matrix was developed in collaboration with Johnson County Public Health and Johnson County Emergency Management. It provides data guidelines to determine if a shift in learning models is required for an individual building or the entire District.

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  • Return-to-Learn Update (9/11/20)

    The District has continued to monitor the COVID-19 positivity rates in Johnson County. Based on a fourteen-day positivity rate of 20.4% as of Wednesday, September 9, and support from both Johnson County Public Health and our School Board, the District petitioned the State for permission to continue in a 100% off-site learning model for up to an additional two week period. Permission was granted from the State late yesterday.

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