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Archive

May 16th, 2011

Trojans shut out Tigers

CORALVILLE– The West High Trojans posted their ninth shut-out victory of the season last Tuesday, May 10, as they hosted the Tigers of Cedar Falls High. West took care of the Tigers, 4-0.
“A ‘W’ is a ‘W,’” said Coach Brad Stiles, “especially now.” With the season winding down, his Trojans were looking ahead to upcoming battles (prior to this paper’s publication) against Waterloo East, Cedar Rapids Jefferson and Cedar Rapids Xavier. The Xavier match-up would likely be for the MVC division championship.

CCA track men headed to State

MT. PLEASANT– The Clippers of Clear Creek Amana (CCA) will send three individuals and three relay squads to the 2011 State Co-Ed Meet, to be held May 19-21 at Drake Stadium in Des Moines following their performances in the District Meet held Thursday, May 12, in Mt. Pleasant.

Clipper girls fifth at Districts

MT. PLEASANT– The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) girls’ track and field team will be represented in Des Moines next weekend at the 2011 State Co-Ed Meet. The combined track meet will be held May 19-21 at Drake Stadium.

May 15th

Kent Park beach to open May 28

OXFORD– The F.W. Kent Park Beach will open for the season on Saturday, May 28. Daily hours are 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Park officials remind the public that no lifeguards are provided; swim at your own risk, swim only at the designated beach. No alcohol is allowed on beach. Cans, bottles and food items are not permitted in the beach area.
For further information, contact the Johnson County Conservation Board at 319 645 2315.

JCHT annual Family Day at Turkey Creek May 22

JOHNSON COUNTY– Bring the family and join the fun– rain or shine– at Johnson County Heritage Trust’s (JCHT) Family Day at Turkey Creek, Sunday, May 22, from 1-3 p.m.
Join University of Iowa School of the Wild instructors and the Prairie State Mushroom Club at JCHT’s Turkey Creek Nature Preserve for an afternoon of fun and learning. Activities include birding, using microscopes and binoculars, nature journaling, tracking, identifying mushrooms, trees and prairie plants and answering everyone’s questions about the great outdoors.

March 10th, 2010

Raising the bar

SOLON– The results are in. Solon students did about as well last year on their Iowa Test of Basic Skills and Iowa Tests of Educational Development as they did the year before.
The Solon School Board met with Curriculum Coordinator Colin Williams and Interim Superintendent Darrell Smith on Tuesday to discuss the results at a work session. There, board members brainstormed how to raise scores that, while good, still have room for improvement.

March 9th

Scholarships available to high school seniors

NORTH LIBERTY– South Slope and Swisher Telephone are excited to announce its support for the netINS 2010 College Scholarship Program. The aim of the annual program is to help further higher education opportunities among high school students. South Slope and Swisher Telephone strongly supports the youth of our communities and are eager to support yet another valuable program.

Find your inner artist over spring break

CEDAR RAPIDS– The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art and The Shop Next Door is hosting an art camp for local students. Choose from two identical weeks: March 16-18 or March 23-25. The camp is open for kids ages 6-12 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and ages 13+ from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Call The Shop Next Door at (319) 363-3177 or email Heather at Heather@BrewedAwakeningsCR.com for more information.
The following sessions will be offered:
• Tuesday – Drawing
Make your own sketchbook, learn to draw from a professional artist, and make a custom frame for your favorite drawing.
• Wednesday – Recycled Art

Newcomers group to meet March 18

IOWA CITY– Newcomers Group of the University Club is open to local residents who are new to Johnson County and have been in the area four years or less. The group will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 18, at the home of a member. The topic will cover “Great Escapes in Iowa” and will be of special interest to those yearning to visit some new places.
For information and directions call (319) 545-4080, or go to www.uiowa.edu/~uwc.

CCA Fine Arts Calendar

TIFFIN– Mark your calendar for these upcoming Clear Creek Amana school district Fine Arts events:

Fri., March 12– MS Drama Production, 7 p.m., MS Auditorium, Tiffin;
Sat., March 13– State Individual Speech Contest at CR Prairie;
Sat., March 27– HS Small Group Ensemble/Solos, instrumental and vocal, Solon;
Mon., March 29– All State Speech Festival at UNI;
Tues., March 30– CCE Concert 3rd/4th/5th Vocal, All 5th Bands, 7 p.m., MS Auditorium, Tiffin;
Thurs., April 1– CCA Night of Jazz, 7 p.m., MS Auditorium, Tiffin