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Supt. Crawford moves to full-time Highland contract

Lone Tree Community School District Superintendent Ken Crawford, who currently serves as superintendent for both Highland and Lone Tree schools, presented his resignation, effective June 30, to the … more

Lone Tree Schools learn to adjust to handle 2020

When we look back over a year, there is always the tendency to state how quickly the year has gone. I do not believe that will be the case for 2020. I think everyone can remember a lot of the … more

Rob Sladek appointed to Lone Tree School Board

Rob Sladek was appointed as the Lone Tree Board of Education’s newest member to fill the vacant seat left when former board member Joe Williams moved out of the district last month. Four … more

Communication and family time key for online learners

Highland and Lone Tree schools have both applied to the state for online learning waivers, which have both been approved. Highland originally moved online on Nov. 17 due to a lack of … more

Lone Tree goes all virtual after Thanksgiving break

In a special meeting on Monday, Nov. 16, the Lone Tree School Board decided to move classes fully online following Thanksgiving break. Middle and high school students will finish this week with … more

Free school lunches “a huge relief” to students, parents and staff

Like many other area schools, the Highland Community School District has extended their participation in the Summer Food Service Program through the end of the school year. The federally-funded … more

Lone Tree Schools promote positivity

Social media. Those two words either make people grimace or smile. Social media is a double-edged sword that is deeply embedded in society today. While many people do not know how every social media … more

Friday Night Lights

Mid-Prairie Football Season record: 4-3 Friday’s game: Mid-Prairie vs. Tipton, Class 2A playoffs When: 7 p.m. Where: Mid-Prairie HS Admission: $6 At stake: A spot in the third … more

Lone Tree provides free student meals

Lone Tree Community School is participating in the Summer Food Service Program during School Year 20-21. Meals will be provided to all enrolled children free of charge.  Acceptance and … more

Knock digging deep for Lions on defense

Lone Tree coaches Lora Sieverding and Sonda Prybil are looking for consistent play as the days count down toward the Iowa Class 1A volleyball tournament. Alyssa Knock, a junior, is delivering for … more

Lions run and run for win

Lone Tree senior running back Alex Viner began to celebrate before he hit the end zone for his third touchdown of the day. A Moravia defender was on the ground 25 yards away after missing a … more

Lone Tree Homecoming

The entire Lone Tree student body, as well as a large part of the community, came out in droves to support the school for its annual homecoming assembly. Notable festivities included a performance … more

Lions fall to powerful ground attack

Blaise Porter’s five rushing touchdowns led New London to a 54-26 victory over Lone Tree this past Friday in the Lions’ home opener. After a scoreless third quarter for both teams, the … more

Lions serve up aces in win over Pekin

Lone Tree is heading into its conference tournament on a strong note. The Lions (5-9) defeated Pekin three games to one in its match this past Thursday in Lone Tree. Ellen Carow, a junior, led … more

Lone Tree Lions Senior Night

Lone Tree’s fall sports and activities students were honored prior to the Lions’ home football game Sept. 18 more

Lone Tree Senior Night

Lone Tree volleyball seniors Josie Mullinnix, Skylar Smith, Lauren Bell and Izzy Fuller were honored on Senior Night when the Lions played Louisa-Muscatine on Sept. 10 at Lone Tree. Click through … more

Lions roll past WACO for win

The Lone Tree Lions spoiled the WACO Warriors’ home opener on Friday, scoring six touchdowns in a 42-6 victory for their first win of the season.  Amid chants of “Let’s go … more

Louisa-Muscatine sweeps Lions on Senior Night

Skyler Smith delivered quickly on Senior Night at Lone Tree. Rising above the net early in the Lions’ match against Louisa-Muscatine this past Thursday night, Smith slammed a shot to the … more

Athlete of the Week

Leah Bontrager is this weeks Athlete of the Week! She is a junior at Hillcrest Academy. Bontrager finished eighth in Hillcrest Early Bird cross country meet on Sept. 1 Time: 22:54.37 Top … more

Lions top Ravens in dramatic marathon

The night began with HIllcrest Academy’s volleyball team winning its first set of the year. Then, the Ravens won a second. Grace Miller, a junior, hugged teammates on her way toward the … more
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