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Jazz Band Festival at FDSH December 3

November 21, 2016, Fort Dodge, IA- The North Central Iowa Bandmasters Association Jazz Band Festival will be held on Saturday, December 3, at the Fort Dodge Senior High Little Theater. Sixteen bands from throughout central Iowa will participate in the festival: Algona, Charles City, Clear Lake (2), Emmetsburg, Estherville Lincoln...
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Award Winning Children's Author Visits FD Elementary Schools

November 18, 2016, Fort Dodge, IA- Elementary students around the Fort Dodge Community School District enjoyed a visit from award winning children’s author Julia Cook. Cook’s books help children learn about social issues. While at Duncombe Elementary, Cook read several of her books to the fourth graders. First she read...
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FDMS Student Selected to Opus Honor Choir

November 18, 2016, Fort Dodge, IA- Joey Kelley, an eighth grade student from Fort Dodge Middle School, was recently selected to participate in the 31st annual Opus Honor Choir Festival. Over 3,000 students were nominated by their directors for 720 positions in the four Opus Honor Choirs. Selections were made...
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FDCSD Saves Big by Refinancing Sales Tax Bonds

November 15, 2016, Fort Dodge, IA- The Fort Dodge Community School District has refinanced its 2011 and 2012 sales tax bonds that were used to construct Fort Dodge Middle School. Through a bid process, the lowest fixed rate proposal received was from Texas Capital Bank with a rate of 2.12%....
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FDSH Offers New Keyboarding Class Thanks to Local Grants

November 14, 2016, Fort Dodge, IA- Students at Fort Dodge Senior High have a new opportunity thanks to the Catherine Vincent Deardorf Charitable Foundation and the Ann Smeltzer Charitable Trust. Grant funds from these two organizations allowed Matt Drees, FDSH vocal instructor, to purchase 12 new keyboards for the music...
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FDCSD Names November Students and Employees of the Month

November 7, 2016, Fort Dodge, IA- The Fort Dodge Community School District is pleased to announce its students and employees of the month for November. This program recognizes one elementary, one middle school and one high school student, as well as one staff member monthly for their outstanding accomplishments. Tayven...
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Ten FDMS Students Selected to NCIBA Honor Band

October 26, 2016, Fort Dodge, IA- Ten students from the Fort Dodge Middle School were selected as members of the 2016 North Central Iowa Bandmasters Association (NCIBA) Honor Band. The NCIBA Honor Band will perform Saturday, November 12, at 5 p.m. at John Adams Middle School in Mason City. Students...
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