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HS Announcements

Daily Announcements: Thursday, March 26, 2020 Thought for the week: Be known for your kindness and grace. If you are looking for something fun to do, Mr. Bentley is baking bread today at 10am, join him online and bake with him. PROM and Post Prom has been moved to May 16th at Echo Valley Event Center. Seniors make sure you mail in 2 billfold size Senior pictures (same pose) into the office by May 1st. …  [Read More]

March 18, 2020 Special Meeting Minutes

NORTH FAYETTE VALLEY COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION  Minutes, Special Meeting of the North Fayette Valley Community School District Board of Education, Wednesday, March 18, 2020 in the NFV High School Cafeteria, 600 N Pine St, West Union, IA  52175   NFV Board of Education:    Julie Ahrens, Stacy Cummings, Emily Koch (electronically), LaCreasha McNeese, Carolyn Roys, Eileen Schlawin & Marc Rue  Others:            Superintendent: Duane Willhite, Business Manager: Sue Thoms; Public: Megan Molseed – media & others electronically. …  [Read More]

Contagious Novel Coronavirus Update 3/16/20

North Fayette Valley Community School District Clermont, Elgin, Fayette, Hawkeye, Wadena, West Union Proud to be NFV   Contagious Novel Coronavirus Update 3/16/20   After that abrupt closing of school last night we have been very busy.  We understand and support Governor Reynolds’ decision. I’ve spent today talking with several key employees to make some plans for this interruption of our school year.  …  [Read More]

March 9, 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, March 9, 2020 in the NFV Middle School Library, 23493 Canoe Road, Elgin, IA  52141   NFV Board of Education:    Julie Ahrens, Stacy Cummings, Emily Koch, LaCreasha McNeese, & Carolyn Roys. Eileen Schlawin & Marc Rue (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, Kris Marcks, Jeff Marcks, Amber Linderbaum, Kali Wenger, Annette Weber, Kirk Jacobsen, Donna Bausch, Sarah Rose, Courtney Bentley, Jess Wegner, & Joe Griffith. …  [Read More]

COVID-19 Planning for NFV

North Fayette Valley Community School District Clermont, Elgin, Fayette, Hawkeye, Wadena, West Union                                                                           Proud to be NFV                       Contagious Novel Coronavirus Planning   With the advancement of the Novel Coronavirus, which is responsible for the COVID-19, schools and other institutions are being directed by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to prepare for the outbreak to reach our area.  To be clear, as of this writing, there are 3 positive cases of COVID-19 in Iowa, These folks were on a cruise ship, no community spread. …  [Read More]

Alliance for Young Artists & Writers Awards Winners

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers. The Alliance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to identify students with exceptional artistic and literary talent and present their remarkable work to the world through the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. The Awards give students opportunities for recognition, exhibition, publication, and scholarships. …  [Read More]

NFV and the Coronavirus Health Concerns

Dear Parent/Guardian:   We understand that the Novel Coronavirus, now known as COVID-19, is causing much anxiety in our community, state and the world. North Fayette Valley Community School District is working closely with Fayette County Public Health and the Iowa Dept. of Public Health (IDPH) to ensure the health and safety of our students and staff.   What is Known The virus causing COVID-19 is a new coronavirus that has not been previously identified, and causes a respiratory illness ranging from a mild cold-like illness to severe respiratory disease. …  [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]

NFVHS District Speech Results

The North Fayette Valley Individual Event Speech team coached by Tracy Nuss, Kari Straube, and Denise Thompson, participated in district competition on Saturday, February 29th at MFL Mar Mac High School. Of the 20 performances, 17 received a Division I rating and will move on to the State Speech Contest at Starmont on March 14th.  The following is a list of individual that participated, their respective events, and the ratings they received:   Baylie Shrubb, Solo Musical Theater, Division II 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 Joseph Shea, Improvisational Acting, Division II John Moellers, Improvisational Acting, Division I Mariya Yasinovska, Acting, Division II Mariya Yasinovska, Literary Program, Division I Pauline Clark, Solo Musical Theater, Division I Pauline Clark, Storytelling, Division I Ryan Crank, Poetry, Division I Ryan Crank, Spontaneous Speaking, Division I Sage Matt, Public Address, Division I Sierra Kemp, Improvisational Acting, Division I Sophia Durnan, Acting, Division I Zander Britt, Storytelling, Division I Zander Britt, After Dinner Speaking, Division I …  [Read More]