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The Kindness chains from Northeast Elementary School classrooms were linked together for the school assembly.
Simple acts and words of kindness were celebrated during an all-school assembly last week at Northeast Elementary School. Earlier this year, students at Northeast were challenged to do kind things and say kind words to others in their classrooms. Northeast faculty member Elizabeth Jensen said the...

Glenwood had two high school jazz bands and one middle school jazz band perform at the Dick Bauman Jazz Festival.
Glenwood hosted the 23rd annual Dick Bauman Jazz Festival on President’s Day. High school and middle school bands from throughout southwest Iowa performed at Glenwood Community High School - in the auditorium and auxiliary gymnasium. Bauman was a music educator and a member of the Iowa Jazz...

Ashlie Salazar
Ashlie Salazar may be Northeast Elementary School’s new principal but she’s not new to Glenwood. The Muscatine-native and current second grade teacher at Titan Hill Elementary in the Council Bluffs Lewis Central School District has called Glenwood home since 2014, when she and her husband relocated...

TeamMates Mentoring CEO DeMoine Adams addresses the crowd at halftime of the Rams’ basketball game Friday.
Despite being disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Glenwood Community School District’s nearly three-year-old TeamMates mentoring program is continuing to grow and serve children across the district. Glenwood TeamMates coordinator Sandra Dollen said 50 students in grades 3-12 are currently...

Sherry Herron
Sherry Herron is stepping down as principal at Northeast Elementary School effective at the end of the month. Herron is in her fifth year as principal. Her last day at Northeast is Dec. 31. Herron declined an interview request but did say in an email that she will “miss the teachers, students and...

Second graders at Northeast Elementary School in Glenwood work on drawings in art class.
Glenwood’s student enrollment is up for the 2021-2022 school year. After losing six students last year, Glenwood’s enrollment, which had to be certified with the state in October, is 1,933.4 students, or up about six students from last year. What that means for Glenwood may not be a financial...

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