Fort Dodge Community School District

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District Blog: Springing Forward

By: Matt Elsbecker, FDSH Athletic/Activities Director As we transition from winter to spring let’s take a moment and look back on all of the successes of our winter programs and preview a promising spring! In January our A’Cappella group traveled to Onalaska, Wisconsin, and participated in the annual Onalaska Classic...
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Leading the Way in Reading - from The Messenger

By BRANDON L. SUMMERS Teresa DeCoursey and Susan Kane are two of Duncombe Elementary's Title I reading instructors. Their job is to help students in kindergarten through fourth grade improve their literacy skills. "We watch for kids who are struggling and then we assist them in what they need to...
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Duncombe Memories - from The Messenger

By HANS MADSEN Since structural defects forced the closing of Duncombe Elementary School shortly before the start of this school year, the usual sounds in the building are gone. There are no laughing children at recess. No teachers introduce the kindergarten class to one through 10, and intercom announcements don't...
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FDCSD Kindergarten Roundup Registration Taking Place Now

Registration is taking place now at the Fort Dodge Community School District for Kindergarten Roundup. Kindergarten Roundup will take place March 29 – April 1, varying by building. The Roundup schedule is as follows: Date School March 29 Feelhaver March 31 Cooper March 31 Duncombe April 1 Butler Children must...
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FDSH Holds National Honor Society Induction

March 13, 2016, Fort Dodge, IA- Thirty-seven Fort Dodge Senior High students were inducted into the National Honor Society (NHS) on March 13. Students are chosen based on their academics, leadership, activities, work experience and recognition and awards both in and out of school. This year’s NHS inductees included: Hannah...
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FDCSD Names March Students and Employee of the Month

March 14, 2016, Fort Dodge, IA- The Fort Dodge Community School District is pleased to announce its students and employee of the month for March. This program recognizes one elementary, one middle school and one high school student, as well as one staff member monthly for their outstanding accomplishments. Ethan...
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District Blog: School Transformation & Culture Grant Update

Positive Connections to FDMS Education researchers are increasingly pointing to school connectedness as an important factor in reducing the likelihood that adolescents will engage in health-compromising behaviors. A connected school environment is also shown to increase the likelihood of academic success. FDMS has implemented several activities that are geared at...
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FDSH Offers 1st Ever 7th & 8th Grade Dodger Sports Information Night

The Fort Dodge Senior High Athletic Department will host a Dodger Sports Information Night on Monday, March 7th, for current 7th and 8th grade students and their parents. FDSH coaches and student athletes will present information about being a Dodger athlete and living the Dodger Way in the FDMS auditorium...
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Reverse Engineeering - from The Messenger

By BRANDON L. SUMMERS bsummers@messengernews.net Talented and gifted students in the Fort Dodge Community School District are learning engineering skills. One of their tools is the Engineering Box, Rebecka Allen, Cooper Elementary TAG instructor, said. "The James Dyson Foundation puts out some things that teachers can use to do lessons,...
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