Archive for category: Schools

Despite new duties, Johnson won’t quit working with students
/ Nov 26, 2015 11:00 am

Despite new duties, Johnson won’t quit working with students

Hartington — Any person would think running a school, managing a budget, dealing with school board members for the first time, not to mention being involved with teachers, students and other administrators would be a full-time job. For first-year superintendent A.J. Johnson, however, nothing was going to force him out of his one favorite passtime — being a co-advisor for…

Area students prepare for busy One Act season
/ Oct 29, 2015 11:00 am

Area students prepare for busy One Act season

HARTINGTON —  One Act season is underway at Hartington-Newcastle, Cedar Catholic and Wynot High Schools with eager students ready to showcase their talent in specially selected performances. Audrey Freeman starts her ninth year as the Cedar Catholic One Act sponsor with 40 cast members and 22 crew members. Laura Neuhalfen has helped for the past six years. “With a group…

A great day  for a walk
/ Oct 7, 2015 5:05 am

A great day for a walk

/ Sep 24, 2015 6:52 pm

Cedar County budget holds the line

HARTINGTON — Increased property valuation allowed Cedar County to reduce its tax levy for 2015-16. The 2015 levy went down two cents — from .201153 to .181153. This is the eighth year in a row the County has been able to reduce its mill levy. The County once again has one of the lowest mill levies in the state. The…

/ Sep 24, 2015 10:51 am

ACT scores show local students score above state average

HARTINGTON —  Hartington-Newcastle and Cedar Catholic High School students continue to score well on the annual ACT college entrance exams. Scores from local 2015 graduates were reported during the last few weeks showing  overall composite scores remain well above average. At Hartington-Newcastle, 22 of the 29 graduates took the test. Cedar Catholic reported that 100 percent of their 39 graduating…

/ Sep 23, 2015 6:47 pm

Program designed to help teachers do a better job of teaching

HARTINGTON —  Teachers at Hartington-Newcastle School now have a new resource to help them. High School Principal Corey Uldrich and Elementary Principal Sarah Edwards are implementing a new program as a way of complimenting its continuing education for teachers at the school. Check out the Cedar County News E Edition for the complete story. Just follow this link to get…

HNPS Homecoming
/ Sep 18, 2015 11:00 pm

HNPS Homecoming

HARTINGTON — Hartington Newcastle Public School students and staff celebrated Homecoming with a week full of activities

Hartington-Newcastle Homecoming Royalty
/ Sep 18, 2015 9:19 pm

Hartington-Newcastle Homecoming Royalty

HARTINGTON — Camie Stratman and Devren Sudbeck were crowned as the Homecoming King and Queen at Hartington-Newcastle during coronation ceremonies here Friday afternoon. Check out our photo gallery for more photos.  

/ Sep 16, 2015 8:00 pm

Truck raffle helps bring in funds for school improvements

Hartington — Tim and Dorene Leise won the ninth annual truck raffle announced at half time ceremonies during Cedar Catholic High School’s homecoming game last Friday. The raffle came about nine years ago during conversations about needed building improvements between both community and school administrators and realized they should look forward and plan for the school’s needs. Joani Potts, Director…

Cedar Royalty Crowned
/ Sep 16, 2015 3:00 pm

Cedar Royalty Crowned

HARTINGTON — Bryce Lammers and Carly Becker were crowned as the 2015 Cedar Catholic Homecoming King and Queen during coronation ceremonies last week at the school