2018 Raptor

The Raptor – May 2019

THE RAPTOR | Issue 9-10 The Raptor May 2019 A NEWSLETTER FOR THE NORTH FAYETTE VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL COMMUNITY The End Is Near (Sort of) by Staff Staff and students at North Fayette Valley High School are entering the final full month of school, though  the student’s last day will not be until June 5.  Between now and then, there are a number of important events taking place, particularly for graduating seniors. …  [Read More]

The Raptor – April 2019

THE RAPTOR | Issue 9-10 The Raptor April 2019 A NEWSLETTER FOR THE NORTH FAYETTE VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL COMMUNITY What the Heck is a Hackathon? by Staff On April 15 two teachers and fifteen students from NFVHS will travel to Keystone AEA to participate in a “Hackathon” facilitated by students associated with the Iowa BIG North program.  The Iowa BIG North program includes a consortium of schools that includes Osage, New Hampton, Charles City, Ruud-Rockford-Marble Rock, and Turkey Valley.  …  [Read More]

The Raptor – March 2019

THE RAPTOR | Issue 9-10 The Raptor March 2019 A NEWSLETTER FOR THE NORTH FAYETTE VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL COMMUNITY Introducing TigerHawk Hardware by Staff A new enterprise has been started by students at North Fayette Valley High School called TigerHawk Hardware.  This new “business” has been developed as part of the school’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) program and a plan put together by the five teachers in the department through the federal Carl D. …  [Read More]

The Raptor – February 2019

THE RAPTOR | Issue 9-10 The Raptor January 2019 A NEWSLETTER FOR THE NORTH FAYETTE VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL COMMUNITY Changes in Grad Requirements by Staff The Iowa Legislature and Iowa Department of Education has enacted some new changes in graduation requirements that impact all students, and will have a significant impact on those students who have an IEP.  In education jargon, this is being called 4-3-3-3.  …  [Read More]

The Raptor – January 2019

THE RAPTOR | Issue 9-10 The Raptor January 2019 A NEWSLETTER FOR THE NORTH FAYETTE VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL COMMUNITY What Works Best? by Staff John Hattie, Laureate Professor of Education at the University of Melbourne, Australia, is one of the most impactful voices in education today.  Among teachers there is a sometimes pervasive pursuit of what works best to enhance student achievement.  …  [Read More]

The Raptor – December 2018

THE RAPTOR | Issue 9-10 The Raptor December 2018 A NEWSLETTER FOR THE NORTH FAYETTE VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL COMMUNITY Future Ready NFV? by Staff Future Ready Iowa is a statewide initiative to build Iowa’s talent pipeline to meet the needs of business and industry.  It is has strong support from the Governor’s office and is being implemented through a partnership of the Iowa Department of Education, Iowa Workforce Development, Iowa College Aid and Iowa Economic Development.  …  [Read More]

The Raptor – November 2018

THE RAPTOR | Issue 10-4 The Raptor November 2018 A NEWSLETTER FOR THE NORTH FAYETTE VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL COMMUNITY Veterans Day Tradition by Staff When one looks at the program for the annual Veterans Day program at North Fayette Valley High School, they will notice that a program recognizing the Armistice that ended World War I and honors military veterans has been held at this school for 57 years.  …  [Read More]

The Raptor – October 2018

THE RAPTOR | Issue 9-10 The Raptor October 2018 A NEWSLETTER FOR THE NORTH FAYETTE VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL COMMUNITY On The Road To Victory by Staff The theme for Homecoming 2018, On The Road To Victory, takes a trip across America over the course of the week ending smack-dab in the Midwest and the home of the North Fayette Valley TigerHawks! …  [Read More]

The Raptor – August 2018

THE RAPTOR | Issue 9-10 The Raptor August 2018 A NEWSLETTER FOR THE NORTH FAYETTE VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL COMMUNITY On The Road To Victory by Staff The theme for Homecoming 2018, On The Road To Victory, takes a trip across America over the course of the week ending smack-dab in the Midwest and the home of the North Fayette Valley TigerHawks! …  [Read More]