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2017-2018 Preschool Registration Begins Monday, Feb. 6

Registration for 2017-2018 free four-year-old preschool in the Dubuque Community School District will begin on Monday, Feb. 6. This includes Dubuque’s 13 public schools offering preschool through the Statewide Voluntary Free Preschool Program.

Parents and guardians may register students in person at the selected site, beginning when that site’s office opens on February 6. Proof-of-age, preferably a birth certificate, is required to register a student. A passport or signed immunization record will be accepted if necessary. Initial paperwork can be found online at www.dbqschools.org/preschool.
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ALERT: Two-Hour Delay, Thursday, Jan. 26

The Dubuque Community School District will operate on a two-hour delay, Thursday, Jan. 26, due to icy conditions on roadways and black ice in the northern portions of the district.

All district-run morning pre-school is cancelled.

ALERT: Two-Hour Delay, Thursday, Jan. 19

The Dubuque Community School District will operate on a two-hour delay today, Thursday, Jan. 19, due to dense fog and icy conditions, especially in the southern portions of the district.

All district-run morning pre-school is cancelled.

ALERT: No School Today, Tuesday, Jan. 17

Due to icy conditions, classes are cancelled and schools are closed in the Dubuque Community School District today, Tuesday, Jan. 17.

  • The District Honor Choir rehearsal scheduled for 4 p.m. at Irving Elementary School has been cancelled.

ALL GAMES SCHEDULE FOR TONIGHT WILL BE HELD AS SCHEDULED:

  • Hempstead High School, ninth-grade girls to Cedar Rapids Kennedy
  • Hempstead High School, ninth-grade boys Green vs. Gold
  • Hempstead High School, sophomore and varsity basketball vs. Cedar Rapids Kennedy
  • Dubuque Senior High School, swim vs. Cedar Rapids Kennedy
  • Dubuque Senior High School, sophomore and varsity basketball vs. Cedar Rapids Prairie

January 10 Activity Cancellations

Due to inclement weather, all activities in the Dubuque Community School District are cancelled or postponed for tonight, Tuesday, Jan. 10. This includes the following:

  • All middle school practices are cancelled.
  • The Hempstead High School boys basketball game versus Cedar Rapids Kennedy has been postponed until January 17 at Hempstead.
  • The Hempstead High School girls basketball game versus Cedar Rapids Kennedy has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date. \
  • The Dubuque Senior High School boys basketball game versus Cedar Rapids Prairie has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date.
  • The Dubuque Senior High School girls basketball game versus Cedar Rapids Prairie has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date.
  • The Hempstead High School ninth grade boys basketball game (Green vs. Gold) has been postponed until January 17.