Last school year at Kuemper Catholic Grade School, Beth Seidl’s fifth-grade class was awarded a $250 Project Jack Grant, and the class used the funds to recently donate toy stuffed animals to St. Anthony Regional Hospital’s Emergency Room to give to children needing care.
The number of Carroll Community students with active coronavirus infections has increased to 15, with another 164 students in quarantine at home because they might have been exposed, according to data the district published after school on Wednesday. One of the students hasn't attended in-pe…
In order to provide safest possible accommodations for activities this fall, Kuemper Catholic School System will be limiting attendance at events and requiring spectators to wear face coverings.
At least 25 more confirmed coronavirus cases have been reported for Carroll County since Friday, and the county's test positivity rate continues to climb and is at 18.8 percent.
Those who want to attend tonight's Carroll High varsity football game will need to obtain a ticket, which are being distributed to players, managers and coaches of the team, along with band members and cheerleaders.
A student who has attended in-person classes this week at Carroll High School is infected by the new coronavirus, Superintendent Casey Berlau announced today.
Members of the nonprofit Carroll High School Foundation, an organization that promotes education in the preK-12 public school system, early this week distributed 1,000 COVID-19-preventing face shields to students and teachers in the district’s four buildings.
There have been 22 new confirmed coronavirus cases in Carroll County in the past day, and the county's two-week positivity rate is 17.2 percent, according to state data.
A little more than 5 percent of Carroll Community students were absent Tuesday on the first day of school — not including the 20 students who are quarantined at home because they might have been exposed to the new coronavirus.
Carroll County's two-week positivity rate for coronavirus tests has reached 15 percent — the threshold at which school districts can ask to temporarily switch to online learning.
A spike in new coronavirus cases in Carroll County in the past week has propelled the county into the top 5 in the state for its positive test rate — a key metric that guides how schools will operate this fall.
More Carroll parents will be driving their children to and from school this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the Carroll Police Department is asking passerby traffic to be more cautious and avoid those areas during pickup and drop-off times.
COON RAPIDS: Amanda Miller’s enthusiasm for her profession and her new position — principal of Coon Rapids-Bayard Junior-Senior High School — is unmistakable.
The nonprofit Carroll High School Foundation, an organization built to boost the full public school system in Carroll, is donating $30,000 in top-performance COVID-19-prevention shields with a mask wrapping to 200 teachers at all levels in the Carroll Community School District and 800 studen…
Carroll Community School District noted in the past year that there was a need for additional childcare in the area, and it’s helping to fill that need with the brand-new TigerZone program, set to open this week.
Kuemper Century Club’s annual fund drive is underway, raising support for all the school’s extracurricular activities — sports, music, speech, mock trial, plays, musicals and more.
Despite a last-minute recommendation from school administrators to require face coverings at school, the Carroll School Board voted 3-2 Wednesday to “strongly recommend” but not require the coverings when school starts later this month.
Masks won't be required this school year at the Carroll Community School District, according to a draft plan that will be presented at a school board meeting tomorrow night.
The positivity rate of coronavirus tests will be the primary factor in deciding whether Iowa schools will hold in-person classes full or part time, or whether schools will temporarily switch to online learning, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Thursday.
In her 19 years helping feed hundreds of students daily in Kuemper Catholic School System’s food service, including the last 13 years as high school kitchen manager, Sue Murphy could get a good read on students’ favorite dishes.
Because of the need to spread kids out on school buses to help protect against the spread of the new coronavirus, students who live closer to Carroll schools might need to find alternate transportation this year.
When Sue Ruch would walk the halls of Fairview Elementary School and Adams Elementary School in recent years, one little boy would see her and call out, “She taught my dad!”
Gov. Kim Reynolds said schools must provide in-person learning for at least half the instruction time for students this fall, with some exceptions.
DMACC administrators and Carroll community leaders hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on the Carroll Campus today to dedicate and celebrate a new $4.2 million expansion that will start this week.
Beginning her career with front-office hustle and bustle during peak enrollment years and later turning classrooms spick-and-span, Joyce Meiners played big roles for 30 years keeping Catholic schools in Carroll shipshape.
The first of four potential graduation dates for Carroll High School panned out — though it was a bit sweltering — and almost all of this year’s 103 graduates gathered at Carroll Athletic Field Saturday evening to close out the strange end of their time with the Carroll Community School District.
The Carroll Community School district today approved a renewed three-year contract for Dr. Casey Berlau, who just completed his first year as the district’s superintendent this past school year.
Before Carroll school teams got their kicks every season for the last 36 years, Mike McCaffrey already had been long at work, employing his own game plan to provide them top-quality playing surfaces.
More than a month after their originally scheduled graduation ceremony, Kuemper Catholic High School seniors will receive their diplomas this weekend.
Parents of Iowa students are being asked to take a survey related to technology access, the results of which could help bolster access in the area if schools aren’t holding in-person classes in the fall.
For Pam Hutchinson, teaching has always been her passion, and she found a long-lasting home in the Carroll community.
Longtime Carroll High School guidance counselor Kathy Cordes, a self-described lover of science and working with kids, retired at the end of the 2020 school year.
Longtime Carroll High School biology teacher Tim Hughes enjoys a couple of special celebrations every year. There’s his birthday on Oct. 3 — he’ll turn 62 this year — and for the last 17 years on Dec. 20, he’s celebrated his “rebirthday.”
The DMACC Board of Directors has approved an addition/renovation project on the DMACC Carroll Campus. Construction on the 11,700-square-foot renovation to the existing building is expected to begin later this summer.
COON RAPIDS: Everyone has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in one way or another, and that includes this year’s Coon Rapids-Bayard graduates. Main Street Coon Rapids recognized the loss the seniors are experiencing by not getting all the traditional “senior experiences” and decided to …
With warm memory of her open-arms welcome to her own fifth-grade class in Carroll, a young Kim Shields’ dream became to make Carroll Community School District her career home.
Stunned by the coronavirus pandemic forcing the shutdown of school and businesses in the middle of the 36th annual Friends of Kuemper Ball fundraising, the campaign forged forward and still achieving roaring success.
Since a procession across the stage — complete with a handshake, photo op and flip of the tassel — is unlikely to happen for this year’s Carroll High School seniors because of coronavirus-related restrictions, students and administrators have a drive-thru commencement ceremony in the works.
With schools closed because of the coronavirus outbreak, the district Junior/Senior History Day Contest went virtual, and all four Carroll High School entries were selected to advance to State Contest.