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Articles from May 2016

District-Wide Update 10
2015-2016

Watch the latest District-Wide featuring the high school Chemistry Olympics, diversity appreciation activities at Jefferson Middle School, a Lincoln Elementary School student’s fundraising efforts, and Bryant Elementary School’s celebration of its historic window replacement project.

Dubuque Senior Instructor Named Teacher of the Year

The Dubuque Community School District Teacher of the Year was named at the annual Educators’ Recognition Dinner on May 5, hosted by the school district and the Dubuque Education Association.

Louie Fischer, an English teacher at Dubuque Senior High School, was selected for the honor. Fischer has taught at Senior since 2005. Outside the classroom, he is also the coach of Senior’s girls cross country team. “In his English classroom, student engagement is a specialty for Louie,” said one of his nominators. “Louie finds a variety of ways to tie literature and writing into students’ personal lives, thus making the learning relevant for students. Students look forward to attending his class every day.”
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District Receives Financial Reporting Award

The Dubuque Community School District has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) International for having met or exceeded the program’s high standards for financial reporting and accountability. The award is for the district’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ending in 2015.

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