Fifth and sixth grade students are becoming business entrepreneurs. In teams, they have done market research to learn what local people might want to buy. They wrote business plan proposals so that they could borrow money from the bank for purchasing raw materials. This meant learning how to calculate an interest rate and calculate the sales tax required for each of their products. Duane Tlusty from Viking State bank listened to students business proposal and examined their prototypes. Then he decided if they had done their work carefully enough to merit a bank loan. Students sold their products at the Spring Fling event on April 26, 2018
2018 Bike Rodeo
The Annual NW Bike Rodeo was held on May 1 with 1st and 2nd grade students. The weather cooperated and we had a beautiful day. All was successful! Lee Goedken from the sheriff's department came and helped cover basic road safety and helped out with our intersection station.
We also had a bike trail/passing station and a 'lawn mower' station. Kids also were able to ride around the track a few times. Several parents also helped out making sure each station ran smoothly.
This year at North Winneshiek, students are earning 'C.O.L.T.' tickets for a reward as part of the PBIS program. C.O.L.T. tickets are awarded when students demonstrate caring or on-their-honor behaviors, when they lead responsibly, and for treating others with respect.
2015-16 Middle School Student Council Elected
8th Jordan Sabanish, 6th Alex Areneson, 8th Gavin Puffer, 7th Makenzie Schnitzler, 6th Paige Lange, 7th Kenidi McCabe
Sponsor: Pam Dambek
Participation in Middle School athletics contributes to physical health, mental wellness, and social connections.
Girls' Basketball and Wrestling will be provided by Decorah Middle School. The Boys' Basketball program is at North Winneshiek this year with Matt Amundson as coach.
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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.