Fort Dodge Community School District

News - 2019 Archive

Feelhaver Elementary has Certified Kind Classroom

January 15, 2019, Fort Dodge, IA- A boy named Auggie is inspiring third grade students in Madyson Alstott’s classroom at Feelhaver Elementary to complete acts of kindness. Auggie, the main character in the book “Wonder” by R.J. Palacio, is a boy whose severe facial disfiguration has prevented him from attending...
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High School Helpers Build Own Skills while Helping at Elementary Schools

January 8, 2019, Fort Dodge, IA- Fort Dodge Senior High students are getting hands-on experience to help them determine their futures. The “high school helpers” as they are known, spend time in classrooms at preschools and elementary schools to help them figure out if education is a career they want...
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How to Make Snowmen without Snow - from The Messenger

So how do you make a tall snowman without any snow? You improvise, adapt and overcome and, instead, build it out of marshmallows. At least that's what the prekindergarten students in Linda Fortune's class at Riverside Early Learning Center did during a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math session Wednesday morning....
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FDCSD Names New Duncombe Elementary Principal for 2019-20

January 8, 2019, Fort Dodge, IA- The Fort Dodge Community School District is pleased to announce Ryan Flaherty as the principal at Duncombe Elementary beginning with the 2019 school year. Current principal, Pat Reding, is retiring at the end of this school year. “Mr. Flaherty brings a wealth of knowledge...
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FDMS Students Selected to Karl King Honor Band

January 7, 2019, Fort Dodge, IA- Seven sixth and seventh grade students from Fort Dodge Middle School were selected for the 2019 Karl King Honor Band. The Karl King Honor Band will perform Saturday, January 12, at 5 p.m. in the Saint Edmond gym. The students will spend the day...
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FDCSD to Host Paraeducator Career Fair January 17

January 3, 2019, Fort Dodge, IA- The Fort Dodge Community School District will host a Paraeducator Career Fair from 4:30 – 7 p.m. on Thursday, January 17th, at the Central Administration Building, 104 South 17th Street. Onsite interviews will be held for paraeducators at the high school, middle school, elementary...
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FDCSD Names January Students and Employee of the Month

January 1, 2019, Fort Dodge, IA- The Fort Dodge Community School District is pleased to announce its students and employees of the month for January. This program recognizes one elementary, one middle school and one high school student, as well as one staff member monthly for exceeding expectations. Madi Smith...
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