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Articles from August 2016

Preschool Spots Still Available

It is not too late to sign your child up for Iowa’s free four-year-old preschool in a Dubuque Community School District school or at a community partner preschool for the 2016-2017 school year.

To be eligible, students must be Iowa residents and must turn four years old on or before September 15, 2016.

The following district preschool classrooms still have openings: Audubon, Bryant, Fulton, Hoover, Irving, Lincoln, Prescott, Sageville, and Table Mound.

To enroll, visit any of these elementary schools or a community partner preschool. Students may attend preschool at any school and homeschool boundaries do not apply.

Sageville Teacher Honored by President Obama

Ann Johnson PhotoSageville Elementary School Math Teacher Ann Johnson was among 213 mathematics and science teachers honored by President Obama as recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. These awardees represent all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Territories, and the Department of Defense Education Activity schools. Johnson, and the other educators honored, will receive their awards at a ceremony in Washington, DC on September 8.

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Senior Renovation Breaks Ground

A $30 million renovation of Dubuque Senior High School broke ground on August 9, officially kicking off the two-year renovation that will add a new main entrance, administrative offices, student commons, cafeteria, gymnasium and classroom addition to the school.

Check out renderings of the project below: