Students in Child Development class hosted three IMS Preschool days at the end of the semester to put into practice what they’ve been learning about in class. Each student invited three & four-year-olds that they know from the community to come for a morning of singing, crafts, stories, and snacks. Students took turns planning the […]
The annual competition, sponsored by the Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra, encourages and rewards talented high school musicians from Southeast Iowa. The 1st place winner earns a scholarship award and the opportunity to perform with the SEISO during the 2014 Winter Concert Series and/or the annual School Tour. Cellist Rachel Gibbons of Burlington won 1st place, clarinetist Anne […]
Recently, resident piano instructor, Susan See, completed a book review for Clavier Companion magazine which will hopefully be published in an issue later this school year. The book, Alice’s Piano, taken from interviews by Melissa Muller and Reinhard Piechocki, touched Susan as few books ever have before. Alice Herz-Sommer is the world’s oldest living Holocaust survivor. In 1943, […]
Several couples came to share about their experiences in parenting with the students in Child Development class on Wednesday. Students were given the opportunity to ask questions about parenting young children and enjoyed hearing some of the joys and struggles that go along with parenthood from these three couples: Jared & Mandi Miller (with son, […]
Students from Karen Van de Walle’s Soil and Conservation class plus other invited students with experience in soil judging went to Lake Hamilton Wednesday for the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) sponsored Soil Judging Contest. The students determine the type of soil and it’s uses for agricultural and developmental uses.