NW HS Grads

Congratulations go out to the North Winners who are graduating from Decorah HS and Mabel HS this year.

Four years ago several NW eighth graders took part in a careers unit in their social studies class. Photos were taken of the students in that class, holding signs declaring what their ideal career would be. Take a look at what these 2016 grads were thinking then...


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Eagle Experts

Guidance Councelor Iverson Scott is in charge of the kiosk at the Hatchery that promotes the Decorah Eagles' nest. His current display includes work from the North Winn preschool class. The link is below.

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Spring Concert

The NW Spring Concert was held on April 12 with students from K-8 participating. Here are two recordings of the Middle School Band:


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I Only Have Eyes for You

NW 4th Grade Science Adventure

See the Slideshow

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Free/Reduced Lunch?

Let the Mabel Food Shelf help stretch your food dollars when kids are home from school. Each eligible family with school students kindergarten through 12th grade during the 2015-2016 school year will receive a family bag, in addition to your normal amounts and the school bags. Families with 3 or more students will receive two family bags.

If your household receives reduced or free lunches you are eligible for the food shelf. Your use of the food shelf is confidential. Location 202 N Oak, 2nd floor Mabel First Lutheran Church. Hours: 5:00-7:00 pm Thursdays except the third Thursday and open the third Saturday of each month 10:00-Noon.

The Food Shelf serves families in Fillmore, Houston, Winneshiek Counties. If you have questions, please call Pastor Mary – 507-493-5587 www.mabelfoodshelf.org.

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Fourth Qtr Newsletter

The school year has ended. Read about the last quarter activities...

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There is still room for more students in the NW Summer Drivers' Ed Class, July 11-22, 2016.


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Grocery Bag Contest

Winners from this year’s Winneshiek County Soil & Water Conservation bag decorating contest will be honored at a breakfast on April 26.

Fourth Grade winners: Jensen Korsness, Fisher Tweten, Katrinda Whalen, and Grace Stortz

Fifth Grade winners: Amelia Dugger, Miaja Quandahl, and Aiden Arneson

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NW Bleacher Bench

A piece of NW history! Dan Sand, carpenter/builder and husband of former NW teacher Carole Sand, is working on a fun project. He is building Entryway Benches from materials recycled from those NW bleachers. The school has replaced the heavy wooden bleachers with much improved, easier to move bleachers. All of the wood is fir and the design would be appropriate with any decor. And the seat is twice as deep as that skinny little bench you sat on for basketball games, wrestling meets, and Homecoming Coronations!

The Entryway Bench is 26" w 25" h 17 3/4" deep--perfect for an adult. The price will be $300 for this size. If you would like to "try one on," call Dan and arrange a visit to his shop. He is willing to customize: longer, smaller, narrower? This bench is two bleacher widths deep, but could be a single. If you need a certain size to fit in your home, he can accommodate your wishes. He has a limited amount of the bleachers, so order soon!

Call Dan at at 563-379-7827.

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Decorah Lunches

Kids Lunch Club is a new community summer program serving up free grab and go lunches for Decorah area kids. Starting Monday June 6, Kids Lunch Club is open weekdays through the summer. Kids in need of lunch can swing on by Monday-Friday between 11:45 am -1:00 pm and pick up a sack lunch packed with a freshly prepared foods, fruits, and veggies.

Adults may volunteer to help with lunch preparation and serving.

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Congrats to 2016 Eighth Grade Grads!

Front Row: Gabe Austin, Ruby Langholz, Paige Aten, Lauryl Laine, Cloey Busch Back Row: Jordan Sabanish, Gavin Puffer, Caden Keck, Ethan Underbakke, Meg Sessions, Cole Kleppe

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Summer swimming lessons at the Decorah swimming pool will be held during the weeks of July 18-28. If you plan to have your child ride the NW bus to swim lessons, you need 2 separate checks. The registration form and check need to be sent directly to Decorah Park and Rec and the bus check needs to be sent to the NW office.

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Des Moines Trip

One of the major field trips of the spring is for 5th and 6th graders to go to Des Moines. Sixth Graders visited the Science Center and Fifth Graders spent the day at Living History Farms.

See the Photos

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April Students of the Month

These students were honored at the May PBIS Assembly: (l to r) Fisher Tweten, Gwen Tollefsrud, Taylor Donlan, Ella Heier, Lane Koch


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.