Students in Amanda Goranson’s pre-calculus class at Dubuque Senior High School might have wondered if they would ever use trigonometry in real life. After a recent project created by the math teacher (and with the help of Dubuque photographer and Senior alum Garth Fuerste) they won’t question it any more.
Articles from December 2014
Jack Hostager, a senior at Hempstead High School, was recently named one of two delegates selected to represent the state of Iowa at the 53rd U.S. Senate Youth Program in Washington D.C. Hostager will participate in a week-long government and leadership education program in the nation’s capital and receive a one-time $5,000 college scholarship.
The Dubuque Community School District Health and Wellness Services Office will host a presentation on synthetic drugs tomorrow, Wednesday, Dec. 10, from 6-7:30 p.m. at Washington Middle School. Admission is free and the community is invited to attend.
The 2014 FIRST LEGOLeague (FLL) regional event was held Saturday, December 6, at Roosevelt Middle School in Dubuque. The event is part of a global robotics competition that seeks to introduce students to problem-solving and research skills through robotics competitions on the state, regional and global levels.
In addition to hosting by the Dubuque Community School District, the program was supported by many Dubuque-area businesses who provided mentors and support throughout the season.
Ann Johnson, a second-grade teacher at Sageville Elementary School was one of seven Iowa teachers recently named state finalists for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
Dubuque Senior High School and Hempstead High School will participate in this year’s Iowa College Application Campaign, a statewide program sponsored by the Iowa College Student Aid Commission. It is part of a national effort to encourage high school seniors to start the college application process.
A portable classroom from Kennedy Elementary School will hit the streets tomorrow morning, October 9, when it departs for its new home at Hoover Elementary. The move will begin at 9 a.m. tomorrow and is expected to last approximately two hours.
Tickets for the football games between Hempstead High School and Senior High School on Friday, Sept. 19, will go on sale tomorrow (Friday) morning from 7:30-9 a.m. and then from 1 p.m. through game time at the main ticket booth at Dalzell Field.
The Dubuque Community School District will officially kick-off Green Dot, the district’s new violence prevention program for middle- and high-school students, at a launch festival from 3-5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 19, at the Dubuque Senior High School Tennis Courts.