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Wear Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Day

The month of October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. To honor that, the middle school student council has planned that on October 21, 2014, they are asking that EVERYONE wear pink to represent breast cancer awareness.


National Farm to School Month

October is Farm to School month. This is a program that schools will be serving food that is locally grown, including the produce from the school garden. In celebration of this month, the middle school is designating Oct. 23rd as Dress like a Farmer Day.


Pumpkin Parade

We will have our annual K-5 costume parade on Friday, October 31, 2014 at 2:10pm. The kindergarten will start the parade through 1st, 2nd, 3rd etc. All of the students will walk through the middle school classes about 2:20pm. Early bus riders will need to be aware of their departure time.

Pumpkin awards will be given out at lunch time earlier that week.

Congratulations to New Student Council Reps

Student Council members have been elected. The 2014-15 Council includes these student representatives:

3 Riley Snell, Grace Stortz, and Reuben Swaztentruber

4 Amelia Dugger, Robby, Michels, and Lani Hubka

5 Ames Arenson, Paige Lange, and Kollin White

6 Brayden Phillips-Novak and Maria Hendrickson

7 Caden Keck and Jordan Sabanish

8 Mason Stortz and Maddison Michels

Fall Fun Day: Get Moving!

Live Healthy Iowa's Fall Fitness Day was Oct. 8. Students from Kindergarten through Eighth Grades participated in Garden Clean-up--harvesting vegetables and clearing spent plants from the garden area for winter. Their work time was followed by a smoothie treat, made from locally made yogurt, our ownberry juice, our own chard, and fruit. The final celebration of the day was Dancing in the gym!

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Fall Parent/Teacher Conferences

Fall Parent/Teacher Conferences are 3:45-6:45pm on Oct. 30 and Nov. 6. There was a pink sheet that was sent home with students last week that explains how to sign up. The Conference website opened on Oct. 1 and remains open until Oct. 21. To sign up for an appointment time, go to If you have questions, call 563-735-5411 or email Lynn.

Remember that you can always access Student Records in the menu above.

Learn about Who Needs A Flu Vaccine.

Flu Vaccine Clinic at School for Students, Public

Winneshiek County Public Health will hold a walk-in flu vaccine clinic at North Winn 2:30 to 6 pm on Oct. 30. Students may receive their flu vaccine at school that day. There is no charge to you if your child has Medicaid or Title 19. Cost is $15 if your child does not have insurance. If your child has insurance, you will pay $30 for the shot or $35 for nasal mist and may submit your receipt to your insurance.

If you would like your child vaccinated at school, please send the form to school along with payment, if needed, by Oct. 28. Checks should be made payable to Winneshiek County Public Health. If you have questions, please contact WCPH at (563) 382-2446.

Here is the form and vaccine information statement for your printing.



Chip Shoppe Orders

Orders have been submitted for Chip Shoppe products. Items ordered will be delivered to North Winn on October 30. That is first day of Fall Parent/Teacher conferences--pick up your students' box that evening!

Profits from the Chip Shoppe orders will help pay for enrichment activities for all North Winn students. If you would like to know more about The Chip Shoppe, go to


Native American Pride


The Native Pride Dancer taught students about the beauty, symbolism, and skill of Native American music, dance, and regalia (drew). The performance included traditional stories, musical styles, and insight into the history of Native American life.

On Sept. 30, North Winn students and staff participated in a Native American Pride assembly. More photos...








Box Tops for Education

Help out North Winneshiek with things you probably already purchase. There are Box Tops for Education on many different packages in every aisle of the grocery store. Check your kitchen cabinets for Box Tops for Education. Help our school make money for field trips and other enrichment activities. The first Box Top mailing for this year is due on Nov. 1.

Please, send your NON-EXPIRED Box Tops to school by Oct. 24.


2014 Yearbooks

The 2014 Yearbooks are in! If you didn't order one and woul like one, we have a few extras on hand. Cost is $15. Contact the office.


If you saw it here and now it is gone, look for it on the News page.

The North Winneshiek Community School District does not discriminate in its education programs or educational activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, socio-economic status, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status. The Affirmative Action Coordinator is Tim Dugger and can be reached at 563-735-5411.

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