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Articles from February 2016

District-Wide Update 6

Check out our revamped District-Wide Update!

This month features the Vision to Learn Program providing eyeglasses to students, Washington Middle School’s Mock Presidential Convention, and a Senior High School renovation planning update!

Business After School:
March 15, 16, 17


High school students have endless career opportunities ahead of them – and many leading industries are represented right here in Dubuque.

But, it’s hard to know what possibilities exist without learning more. That’s where Business After School comes in – a FREE three-day event that creates experiential and work-based learning opportunities for students, educators and teachers in the high-demand job sectors of advanced manufacturing, emergency services, engineering, healthcare, auto/diesel, IT/computer science, hospitality, social/interactive and general business.

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District Offering Free Senior Citizen Activities Pass

The Dubuque Community School District is now offering a free activities pass for senior citizens to attend district events at no cost. The pass is valid for district athletic events, plays and musicals. It is not valid for intra-city competitions or IGHSAU/IHSAA tournaments.

The complimentary Senior Citizen Activities Pass can be picked up at the front desk of the Forum, 2300 Chaney Road, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. by any resident of the Dubuque Community School District age 65 and over. To receive a pass, an individual must present a valid photo ID with a home address.

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Two-Hour Delay, Wednesday, Feb. 3

The Dubuque Community School District will operate on a two-hour delay today, Wednesday, Feb. 3, due to icy conditions on secondary and gravel roadways.

All district-run morning pre-school is canceled.


No School, Tuesday, Feb. 2 Due to Inclement Weather

Classes are canceled and schools are closed in the Dubuque Community School District on Tuesday, February 2, due to approaching inclement weather and the Winter Storm Warning advising travel only in an emergency through the remainder of the day.

The following events in the district have also been postponed:

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