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June 8, 2020 Minutes

NORTH FAYETTE VALLEY COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION    Minutes, Regular Meeting of the North Fayette Valley Community School District Board of Education, Monday, June 8, 2020 in the NFV High School Library, 600 N Pine St, West Union, IA  52175   NFV Board of Education: Julie Ahrens, Stacy Cummings, Emily Koch, Carolyn Roys, Eileen Schlawin & Marc Rue. LaCreasha McNeese was absent.   Others: Superintendent: Duane Willhite, Business Manager: Sue Thoms, Superintendent Secretary:  Susan Winter, Principals:  Todd Wolverton, Micah Gearhart, Travis Elliott, Curriculum Director: Betsy Nefzger, Public: Megan Molseed – media, Tammy Wolverton and others by Zoom   President Cummings called the Regular Meeting of the NFV Board of Education to order at 6:02 p.m. …  [Read More]

North Fayette Valley Individual Speech Results 5-16-2020

The North Fayette Valley Individual Speech team coached by Tracy Nuss, Kari Straube, and Denise Thompson, participated in a virtual state speech competition on Saturday, May 16. The original speech competition, scheduled for March 14, was canceled due to COVID-19, so the speech season was lengthened to give students a chance to perform either in person or virtually. NFV students rose to the occasion, culminating in 14 Division I ratings out of 16 performances.  Cassandra Moss, Literary Program, Division I Cassandra Moss, After Dinner Speaking, Division I Claire Britt, Public Address, Division I Claire Britt, Original Oratory, Division I Ezra Solheim, Storytelling, Division I Joseph Shea, Acting, Division I John Moellers, Improvisational Acting, Division I Mariya Yasinovska, Literary Program, Division I Pauline Clark, Solo Musical Theater, Division I Ryan Crank, Poetry, Division I Ryan Crank, Spontaneous Speaking, Division I Sage Matt, Public Address, Division II Sierra Kemp, Improvisational Acting, Division II Sophia Durnan, Acting, Division I Zander Britt, Storytelling, Division I Zander Britt, After Dinner Speaking, Division I Despite the All State Speech Festival being canceled for the year, performers were still eligible for All State recognition. …  [Read More]

Northeast Iowa Reading Council Writing Contest & the Iowa Reading Association State Writing Contest

North Fayette Valley High School is proud to announce four winners of both the Northeast Iowa Reading Council Writing Contest & the Iowa Reading Association State Writing Contest. Miranda Johansen, Weller Clark, Baylie Shrubb, and Makenna VanSickle were all first place winners for their grade at the Northeast Iowa Reading Council Creative Writing Contest, allowing their entries to move on to state competition. Miranda Johansen was a first place winner in the Iowa Reading Association’s Creative Writing Contest.  …  [Read More]

NFV Contagious Novel Coronavirus Update 4/14/20

North Fayette Valley Community School District Clermont, Elgin, Fayette, Hawkeye, Wadena, West Union Proud to be NFV   Contagious Novel Coronavirus  Stay on Course! 4/14/2020   4/14/2020 Plans for when school is out!   It’s heartbreaking news from Governor Reynolds today, as she informed the state that schools will not be back in session for the rest of this year.  Heartbreaking because the teachers miss their students, and I bet some of the same emotions well up from students for their teachers. …  [Read More]

New North Fayette Valley Superintendent Announced

New North Fayette Valley Superintendent Announced     Three strong superintendent finalists interviewed in the district on Monday, March 2nd.  The formal interviews included a tour, two mixed interview teams, and a presentation and interview with the school board.  All the stakeholders who interviewed the finalists provided the school board feedback about each candidate.  After the board considered the feedback, they moved forward with an offer to Mr. …  [Read More]