We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

featured
  • 0

The Catholic schools in the Diocese of Sioux City, including Kuemper Catholic Schools, will not be instituting mask mandates at this time, due to the current legal proceedings in Iowa.

  • Updated
  • 0

A federal court ruling on Monday temporarily blocked a new state law that bans mask mandates in schools, which led several large school districts in the state to quickly reimpose the mask requirements for students and staff.

  • 0

STORM LAKE — Buena Vista University and the Carroll Community School District have united in a Strategic Partnership to deepen their commitment to education and the communities they serve.

  • 0

DES MOINES: The Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council is partnering with Kemin Industries for the eighth year of the Iowa STEM Teacher Award. Nominations opened Aug. 22 and will be accepted through Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021.

  • Updated
  • 0

The Carroll Community School District's current “Return to Learn” plan addressing COVID-19 guidelines for the upcoming school year includes optional masks, no contact tracing, continued sanitizing procedures and no social-distancing guidelines.

featured
  • 0

STORM LAKE: Buena Vista University and St. Rose of Lima Catholic School in Denison have entered into a strategic partnership that will benefit both organizations as they work to strengthen the people and communities they serve.

  • 0

Even though Gary Bengtson enjoys working with spreadsheets and crunching numbers, after 32 years working as director of business affairs for Carroll Community School District, he can firmly say that he will miss the people and lighthearted work environment the most.

featured
  • 0

With more than 60 orders received already, Ben Grote and Anthony Ward have high hopes for the future of their Vamose Attachable Gym Bag creation.

featured
  • 0

STORM LAKE: Buena Vista University (BVU) and Opportunity Living, of Lake City, Rockwell City, and Carroll, have become Strategic Partners, opening a variety of educational benefits now available to employees of Opportunity Living.

featured
  • 0

Nancy Davis said she and Doug Sweeney became so perfectly in tune working 33 years together in Carroll Community Schools’ vocal-music department that “after a number of years, I think I could read his mind.”

featured
  • Updated
  • 0

Sophia Polking and Madeline Parrott, sophomores this year from Carroll High School, will compete virtually with their senior-level group performance in the National History Day contest June 13-19 in Washington, D.C. Analia Ayala and Bailey Bowman, sixth-grade students at Carroll Middle Schoo…

featured
  • Updated
  • 0

Eighteen years of rocket launches outside Carroll High School ended on a memorable note on a recent, sunny day.

featured
  • 0

Kuemper Catholic School System President John Steffes on Sunday congratulated the 67 seniors in the high school’s 67th annual commencement, noting that they also overcame an unexpected hurdle: the coronavirus pandemic.

featured
  • 0

The Kuemper Catholic High School music department recently presented awards to outstanding chorus and band seniors and recognized students who participated in Iowa High School Music Association’s Solo and Ensemble Contest.

  • 0

WEST DES MOINES: Kuemper’s Hannah Duncan and Carroll’s Charles Teggatz were recognized by Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg for outstanding academic achievement at the 19th annual Governor’s Scholar Recognition Ceremony in April at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines.

featured
  • 0

Carroll High School’s Concert and Freshman Choirs both received I (superior) ratings for their performances for the Iowa High School Music Association’s State Large Group Contest.

featured
  • 0

Carroll High School honored senior scholarship and award winners at a program Wednesday night, May 12, in the school’s Gene Vincent Auditorium.

featured
  • 0

From Mother Teresa to Dolly Parton, Abraham Lincoln to Genghis Khan, Marie Antoinette to Babe Ruth, a hall of fame spanning ancient times to today came to life when Kuemper Catholic fifth-graders presented their annual Wax Museum on Friday, May 7.

featured
  • 0

The fourth-grade class of Adams Elementary School competed in several events last week at a track and field day. These are the results:

featured
  • 0

The 37th annual Friends of Kuemper Ball on Saturday night was a good first step back toward normalcy and hopefully a much bigger event in the future, Kuemper Catholic School System President John Steffes said.

  • 0

May is School Board Recognition Month, sponsored by the Iowa Association of School Boards to celebrate the contribution of board members to Iowa public education.

featured
  • Updated
  • 0

The fifth-grade class of Carroll Middle School competed in several events Friday morning at their yearly track and field day. These are the results: