Change has been the name of the game since classes resumed for IKM-Manning students. Nearly everything students do has changed, but students are respecting the rules, adhering to the changes, and things are going well.
Carroll Community school board members said Monday they will consider requiring students and staff to wear masks inside school buildings if the number of coronavirus-infected or quarantined students spikes again.
As featured speaker and grand marshal for the Carroll High School homecoming festivities, Tim Hughes, who retired this year after a 38-year science-teaching career in Carroll, had a fun take on real versus not real. Hughes presented his pep talk via a video on the Carroll Athletic Field stad…
Appropriately, at Kuemper Catholic High School’s homecoming pep rally Friday afternoon, Oct. 2, John Steffes touted teamwork, which he said has been the key to a winning school year so far.
The Carroll School Board currently does not have plans to reconsider requiring face coverings in schools, School Board President Karen Friedlein said this week.
Des Moines Area Community College and Microsoft are teaming up to host a free Careers 4 Women in Technology virtual event to help share information and inspiration with young women who are interested in pursuing a career in technology. The event will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct.…
Carroll High School homecoming celebration this week will feature coronation of king and queen, a parade, dress-up days, a jersey auction, varsity football game and more.
Fairview Elementary students were confined to their classrooms for an unspecified amount of time Monday morning because of an argument at a nearby apartment complex that reportedly involved firearms.
School administrators were unable to verify claims that South Central Calhoun football players called their opponents racial slurs in a game last week, the district announced this afternoon.
The Carroll Community schools superintendent asked parents on Tuesday to prepare their children to wear masks at school and to tell teachers that they expect their children to wear them.
Students will not be required to quarantine for 14 days after being in close contact with an infected fellow student if both were wearing face coverings when the potential exposure occurred, according to new guidelines state officials announced today.
A parent of a Southeast Valley High School football player alleges that at least one South Central Calhoun High School player repeatedly called her son the n-word at their game Friday night in Lake City.
The number of Carroll Community students in quarantine because of exposure to someone who is infected with the new coronavirus was 28 as of this morning, down from a high of 187.
Carroll School Board members asked district principals this week to “think outside the box” when it comes to spacing students out to reduce the likelihood of COVID-19 exposure.
As one student experimented with using rocks to hold down sheets of paper on a windy day, several others exclaimed in disgusted delight as a large spider got a little too close.
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.