• Glenwood Homecoming Activities

    - Alegent/Creighton Clinic homecoming celebration at 1203 S. Locust St. Games, hot dogs and other treats.

    FRIDAY, SEPT. 20
    - Glenwood Senior Center Homecoming Lunch (open to the public) served from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Roast beef and turkey, baked beans, cole slaw and pies. $8.
    - Glenwood Homecoming Parade, 1:30 p.m., on Town Square.
    - Glenwood Outcasts Tailgate Party, following the parade until 6 p.m., at Keg Creek Brewing Co. Meet the new outcast king and queen. Donations will be accepted to support the annual Outcast Scholarship Fund.

  • Blum, Bahr, Staiert Elected To School Board

    Incumbents Dave Blum and Ann Staiert along with newcomer Michelle Bahr have been elected to serve on the Glenwood School Board.

    Blum, Bahr and Staiert were the top three finishers for three at-large seats in Tuesday's school board election, tallying 283, 281 and 268 votes respectively. Incumbent Henry Clark finished in fourth place with 163 votes.

  • Administrator Resigns After Getting 2nd Ticket For DUS

    A Glenwood Community School District administrator has resigned after being ticketed a second time in 11 days for driving under a suspended license (DUS).

    The resignation of Joseph Giangreco, the district’s director of student services since 2009, was accepted Monday night following a 51-minute, closed-door discussion by the Glenwood Board of Education.

  • Legal Issues For School Administrator

    A Glenwood Community School District administrator was arrested last month on a nearly two-year-old Page County warrant for fifth-degree theft.

  • Early School Board Voting Underway

    Ballots for Glenwood and East Mills school district residents who would like to vote early or absentee in the Sept. 10 board of education elections are available at the Mills County Auditor’s Office in Glenwood. Early voters can cast their ballots Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. until Election Day.

    Mills County Auditor Carol Robertson said the last day absentee ballots will be mailed out is Friday, Sept. 6. Absentee ballot requests can be made by calling the auditor’s office at 527-3146.

  • Feeling At Home

    Genie Wickham and Shane Stephens have something more in common than being first-year principals in the Glenwood Community School District.

    For both Wickham and Stephens, Glenwood is a sort of homecoming.

    Wickham is a 1985 Glenwood Community High School graduate and Stephens, also a 1985 graduate, is a Stanton native who still calls southwest Iowa home after serving as an administrator in Davenport and Perry.

  • Glenwood On Google Map

    Glenwood Community School District is hosting a Google Apps for Education Summit  July 15-16.
    The summit, which is co-sponsored by the school district and the Green Hills Area Education Agency, will bring southwest Iowa educators together to discuss using Google and Google apps in teaching and technology curriculum.

  • Preschool Teacher Wins Lakin Award

    Northeast Elementary preschool teacher Liz Jensen is one of two recipients of the prestigious Charles E. Lakin Outstanding Teacher Award for 2013.

    A surprised Jensen was presented the award Monday afternoon at an all-school assembly in the school gymnasium.

  • School District Budget Approved

    The Glenwood Board of Education formally approved the school district’s 2014 budget at its monthly board meeting last Monday in the Glenwood Community High School Media Center.

  • District Names New West Principal

    Glenwood Superintendent Devin Embray has formally recommended the hiring of Genie Wickham as the new principal at West Elementary School.

    If approved at the April 8 Glenwood Community School District Board of Directors’ meeting, Wickham would take over for Kevin Farmer as West’s new principal on July 1. Farmer announced in February he would be retiring at the end of the current school year.