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CRESCO - The school calendar for 2019-2020 was presented to the public and approved by the Howard-Winneshiek school board on March 18. Superintendent Ted Ihns noted the calendar is similar to the current year.  The state requires students attend classes for 1,080 hours per school year. For next...
CRESCO - Adam Simiele spoke during open forum  of the Howard-Winneshiek board meeting on March 18 about a new rugby team available to students. Although it is not a school-sponsored team, How-Winn students can practice and have games on school property — similar to the Cresco-Area Clay Crushers...
Howard-Winneshiek Counties - Howard-Winneshiek CSD Supt. Ted Ihns gave an update on making up days due to the unusual amount of days missed due to weather. As of Thursday, March 14, the school has missed 13 full days, and there have been several late starts or early dismissals. There were around 80...
Howard-Winneshiek - The Howard-Winneshiek School Board met early to give board members an opportunity to attend a school Christmas program on Dec. 17. Supt. Ted Ihns reported the end of the first semester was to be Dec. 21, with the winter break being Dec. 24-Jan. 2 for students. Teachers were to...
Cresco - That is what Howard-Winneshiek CSD’s Transportation Director Brian Swestka says. The district is finding it difficult to transport students to athletic and fine arts events. There are enough regular full-time bus drivers, the ones who pick up and drop off students each day, although subs...
Cresco - Not much changed after the Sept. 17 Howard-Winneshiek Community School District annual meeting, held before the regular monthly meeting. The big change was switching the meeting night from the second Monday to the third Monday of the month. Business Manager/ Board Secretary Robyn Lane...
CRESCO - Representatives from DLR Group spoke to board members at the Sept. 17 regular meeting of the Howard-Winneshiek Community School District meeting. They gave a short time line on a facility plan. Eric Beran and Andrew Van Leeuwen said a committee of 15-20 individuals would be good. Those...
  CRESCO - Karlos McClure was on the Howard-Winneshiek School Board for seven years, eight months and moved to a different district, so he resigned in May 2017. Now that Casey Vobr has resigned, after moving out of her district, McClure was able to get on the board in his new district! He took the...
  CRESCO - It’s getting to be a broken record at the Howard-Winneshiek School Board meetings but in a good way. For the past several months, students have been recognized for their athletic and scholastic accomplishments.  At the most recent board meeting on May 14, yearbook students gave a...
  CRESCO - Howard-Winneshiek Supt. Ted Ihns told members at the Feb. 12 school board meeting what was taking place in Des Moines in this legislative session. There were some good and bad things coming up the pike. So far, it is just a proposal, but allowable growth for the coming year is likely to...

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