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Education

  • Plans Being Finalized For Athletic Complex Upgrade

    As the Glenwood Community School District locks up its financing, the district’s architects are finalizing design plans for the new $3.7 million athletic complex.

    The district’s Board of Directors approved the issuance of general obligation school capital loan agreement at the April school board meeting. With the purchase of the bond by American National Bank, the district’s financing for the overhaul to the 70-year old athletic complex is in place.

  • Second Time Is A Charm For School District PPEL

    Glenwood is building a new football stadium.

    By a 969 to 838 margin in a special election last Tuesday, Glenwood Community School District voters approved a Physical Plant and Equipment levy (PPEL) that will generate $3.7 million for the district for an overhaul to the Glenwood Athletic Complex.

  • School District Voters Pass PPEL

    On Tuesday, voters of the Glenwood Community School District passed a $3.7 million dollar Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL) that will help fund an overhaul of the district's outdoor athletic complex.

    The PPEL passed by a count of 969 (54 percent) to 838 (46 percent).

  • District To Pursue PPEL Vote For Athletic Complex
  • YAC, School Board Discuss Facilities

    No formal proposal has been adopted, but the need for an overhaul of the Glenwood Community School District’s athletic complex is once again being discussed.

  • District Weighing Athletic Complex Funding Options

    Nearly two months after district voters said no to a 10-year Physical Plant and Equipment Levy to fund a $6 million overhaul to the aging Glenwood Athletic Complex, the Glenwood Community School District Board of Directors met last Monday to discuss the future of the site and its much needed upgrades.

  • District, Teachers Union Reach Contract Agreement

    he Glenwood Community School District and the Glenwood Education Association, the union representing the district’s teachers, have agreed to a new contract for the 2017-2018 school year.

  • East Mills Service Learning Day A 'Win-Win'

    Students from East Mills Middle School and High School – 220 of them – got out of the classroom last Wednesday for a valuable day of service learning.

    The students, joined by 35 members of the East Mills teaching staff, maintenance employees, paraprofessionals, City of Malvern employees and park board members – spent the day cleaning and sprucing up the community.

  • District, Teachers’ Union Still Negotiating Contract

    The Glenwood Community School District and representatives from the Glenwood Education Association will continue contract negotiations Thursday on a new teachers’ contract.

    The two sides had met previously on April 5 to exchange initial bargaining proposals for next year’s contracts. The Glenwood Education Association (GEA), representing the teachers, and the Glenwood Board of Education, represented by Lynch-Dallas, a Cedar Rapids-based law firm, met for over three hours in initial negotiations in the high school media center and left without a new contract.

  • School District Officials Disappointed By PPEL Vote

    Glenwood Community School District officials say they are disappointed, but not necessarily surprised voters rejected a 10-year tax levy to fund the nearly $6 million overhaul of Ram Memorial Field and the high school athletic complex in a special election last Tuesday, April 4.