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The moment tugged at the hearts, a senior outfielder and the coach he played for.
The season had just ended for the Highland baseball team in New London, a 9-3 loss in the semifinals of the Class …
By Paul D. Bowker |
7/31/20 02:27 PM
The craziness spilled over when Jenna Sands of Highland slammed her second hit of the game toward the Hillcrest Academy outfield.
Two teammates sprinted home with the Huskies’ ninth and …
By Paul Bowker |
7/15/20 04:41 PM
The News Athlete of the Week is Highland Freshman Abbi Stransky.
For the week she had: 4 hits, 4 RBIs, .500 BA.
Hitting: 3 hits, 3 RBIs, 2 runs scored in 13-1 tournament win over …
7/15/20 04:26 PM
At the July 13 Highland School Board meeting, Supt. Ken Crawford mentioned that among ideas being discussed is moving fall sports to spring and spring sports to fall. One reason is that football …
7/15/20 01:22 PM
Tthe Highland Huskies picked up a pair of wins against Lone Tree and Louisa-Muscatine last week to move to a 2-1 record.
Highland 7, Lone Tree 4
It was a close game in the …
6/24/20 02:33 PM
The Highland school board fired a high school teacher after a closed session at its June 8 meeting.
Industrial arts teacher Brian Haymond had his contract terminated in a 6-1 decision, with Kathy …
By Kalen McCain |
6/19/20 03:26 PM
For months, there were doubts that they would get a traditional graduation ceremony, but Saturday, 49 Highland High School seniors gathered on the football field to get their diplomas from school …
When students left school on the afternoon of Friday, March 13, they were looking forward to a week off for spring break. No one knew that it would be the last day of in-person school for the rest of …
As the school year ends, free student lunch programs provided during remote classes are winding down after serving approximately 2,300 meals at Lone Tree, more than 20,000 at Highland and nearly …
By Kalen McCain |
6/11/20 12:24 PM
Highland Varsity Baseball
June 15, 7 p.m at Hillcrest Academy
June 16, 7 p.m. vs. Lone Tree
June 18, 7 p.m. at Louisa-Muscatine
June 22, 7 p.m. vs. Mediapolis
June 23, 7 p.m. at …
6/10/20 01:00 PM
The Highland school board approved a $42,000 contract Monday evening to remove asbestos found in the building during renovations.
The discovery of asbestos ground work on the heating, air …
5/22/20 03:10 PM
While three area schools – Mid-Prairie High School, Hillcrest Academy and Pathway Christian School – opted for mandatory distance learning, the rest of the schools have made distance …
The Highland school board Monday night approved 49 high school seniors for graduation.
How they will receive their diplomas, however, is still up in the air.
“This year’s …
Gov. Kim Reynolds announced this morning that all of the state’s schools will remain closed for the rest of the school year.
Reynolds made the announcement during her Friday morning press …
The Highland school district celebrated World Autism Day on April 2 with a window-decorating contest. Windows throughout Riverside and Ainsworth were decorated with symbols of support for autism …
4/16/20 12:59 PM
Gov. Kim Reynolds suspended state graduation requirements for the class of 2020 late Friday, among 42 other emergency actions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Reynolds’ action suspends laws …
By Kathie Obradovich |
4/14/20 02:59 PM
With Gov. Kim Reynolds’ order last week to extend school closures through the month of April, schools were told they must inform the state whether their distance learning will be voluntary or …
By Jim Johnson and James Jennings |
4/8/20 11:42 AM
Hopes for area students to return to school in mid-April are quickly fading.
Area school superintendents are waiting for a definitive decision by Gov. Kim Reynolds, but they see school closures …
The Highland and Lone Tree school boards passed resolutions giving Superintendent Ken Crawford broad authority to take actions, if necessary without board approval, to implement state or federal …
4/1/20 12:48 PM
Sarah Kauffman hands bags with lunches to a parent in downtown Kalona on March 25. Larry Hershberger logs the information while others wait in line for lunches. Kauffman and Hershberger are bus …