Thursday the 4th grade class went on their field trip to Living History Farms. They toured the town & visited the schoolhouse, broomshop, general store, vet clinic, the bank, and more. Then, they went to a nearby park and had lunch and played on the playground. They had a blast!
2 months ago, Stef Ford
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Below is the link for the HS Girls State Track Shirts. The link will close Sunday (5/12) at Midnight https://wheelerstatetrack2024.itemorder.com/shop/home/ Way to Go Girls!!
2 months ago, Erika Van Cleave
Updated Boys State Track Qualifiers: Boys 1A State track qualifiers: High Jump - Cash Emgarten 100m dash - Cash Emgarten 200m dash - Cash Emgarten 4x200 - Alex, Bryce, Jonas, and Cash Alt - Jathen, Eric, Austin, Owen 400 hurdles - Jonas LaCanne Way to go Spartans!!
2 months ago, Stef Ford
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As if it wasn't a busy enough week, 5th grade visited the middle school while 6th was on a field trip so they could learn about their big transition. Huge shout out to Mrs. Van Cleve, Mrs. Jessen, RJ, & the middle school teachers and staff who made us all feel so welcome!
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April AR incentive was to enjoy some delicious Rootbeer floats!
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A few more Earth day clean up pics because there were just too many good ones!
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With a time of 11.44, Cash won the 100 meter dash and automatically qualified for state!
2 months ago, Stef Ford
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Yesterday (5/8) students K-5 did Earth Day activities. K-1 cleaned up our playground areas, 2-3 went to Legion park to clean up, and 4-5 cleaned up at Littlefield. Hard work never looked so good!
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Congratulations to Cash Emgarten, who cleared with a jump of 6-01, which tied a school record! He won the state qualifying meet and will participate at the state in high jump next week.
2 months ago, Stef Ford
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A big congratulations to our April Students of the Month: Thomas (elem), Teagan (ms), & Irelynd (hs)!
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Exira-EHK will participate in the 2024 Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards Showcase, presented by EMC Insurance Companies, in honor of the school's achievements for its April production of Annie JR. Produced by Des Moines Performing Arts as the culmination of a year-long education initiative, the Showcase will be held at the Des Moines Civic Center on Thursday, May 30 at 7:00 p.m. and will recognize a total of 102 schools from across the entire state. Paige Konecne and Ruby VanderWal will represent Exira-EHK by performing in a collaborative inter-school medley led by a guest Broadway music director and choreographer. Exira-EHK will also be recognized with the following awards and honors: Distinguished Scene ~ “It’s the Hard-Knock Life” Tickets to the Showcase, which start at $15, will go on sale on Friday, May 17, 2024 at 10 AM at DMPA.org, the Des Moines Civic Center Ticket Office, and by phone at 515-246-2300. The Awards Showcase will be live-streamed at IowaPBS.org as part of a collaboration with Iowa PBS. Iowa PBS will also broadcast a highlights special of the event later this summer on dates to be announced. Congratulations to all the students involved in this production!!!
2 months ago, Cody Parmley
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Last Friday, Kindergarten took their field trip to the Blank Park Zoo. They participated in their educational program learning about snakes and armadillos. Then they got to explore the zoo and see all the animals. 
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Elementary Families: This is just a reminder that students in Kindergarten through 5th grade will be participating in our Earth Day activities in the community tomorrow, Wednesday, May 8. Please send students to school in clothes appropriate for the forecasted weather (55-60 when we leave the school) and shoes that are good the the current ground conditions (WET). We recommend sending students to school with a pair of shoes they can change into when they return to the school. More information is included in an email just sent to families.
2 months ago, Carrie Bauer
Due to forecasted severe weather tonight (5/6), the HS girls track meet at Tri-Center is canceled.
2 months ago, Erika Van Cleave
Happy School Board Recognition Month! Thank you for all you do for our school: Kevin, Tamie, Jodee, Matt, Terri, Marie, and Craig!
2 months ago, Erika Van Cleave
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Thank you to our cafeteria heroes! We appreciate all that you do for us!
2 months ago, Erika Van Cleave
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The 5th grade class traveled to Ames to visit Reiman Gardens today. We learned about biodiversity, ecosystems, and butterfly life cycles.
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A huge shoutout to our amazing principals who lead with passion, dedication, and endless support. Your tireless efforts shape our school community into the incredible place it is today. Thank you for all you do!
2 months ago, Cody Parmley
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Reminder: Elementary Family STEAM Night today from 4:00-6:00! Come see what all our community has prepared for our families, and grab a hotdog and chips while you are here!
2 months ago, Carrie Bauer
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There will not be any practices today (4/30) after school from little league all the way through high school in all sports. Please get home safe. Thank you
2 months ago, Erika Van Cleave