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Career Exploration Fair for High School Students and Parents, January 6

A Career Exploration Fair for high school students and their parents throughout the Tri-State area will be held from on Tuesday, January 6, from 5-7:30 p.m. in the new gymnasium at Hempstead High School.

Booths will be set up throughout the gymnasium in conjunction with the Hempstead vs. Senior basketball games being held in the school’s Moody Gymnasium. Students and families can visit the fair before the games, between games or at halftime.

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2014 FIRST LEGO League Winners Announced

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.

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Dubuque Community School District Auction, Sept. 18, 2014

The Dubuque Community School District’s annual surplus auction will be held on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, outside the district’s buildings and grounds office at 2300 Chaney Road. The auction, conducted by Hess & Johnston Auction Service, begins at 4 p.m. and is open to the public.

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Dubuque Community School District Prepares for Kindergarten Welcome Events

Preparing for kindergarten is an exciting time for children and parents alike. The help ease the transition, schools in the Dubuque Community School District are holding a series of Kindergarten Welcome Events to help students and families get acquainted with their school and its staff in preparation for the 2014-15 school year.

At the welcome event, attendees will meet the school’s kindergarten teacher, the school principal and other school staff. There will be an overview of the school as well as overview of the registration process. Read More