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UPDATED! Costa Rica in 2017!We have now opened our trip to Costa Rica during Spring Break of 2017. Look at the website www.explorica.com/Shantz-2557 for information. If you sign up by JUNE 30 (date extended from May 28) and use the voucher code - 2017EarlyBird, you will save $200. This trip will visit both the Caribbean and Pacific coasts with white water rafting and zip line tours. E-mail questions to Mr. Shantz. Nine have signed up already! (Image by Mrs. McCutchan)

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Baseball FundraiserMake plans to participate in the 1st Annual Wolverine Baseball Alumni Game to be held on Friday, July 24. Along with a homerun derby, there will also be a barbeque, prize drawings and the Alumni v 2015 Wolverine Squad game. Contact Larry Beaman at 641-745-0358 or James Bond at 641-745-0420 for more information.

State GolfCongratulations to Jackson L, who qualified for the State Golf Tournament.  Jackson finished second overall at the District Tournament at CAM. Jackson shot a 3 over par 35-39-74 to move in a tie for second. This is with a triple bogey on his 9th hole. At the State Tournament, Jackson finished 16th out of 57. He shot 79 on the first day and 78 on the second day of the State Tournament.
Summer MealsCreston Community School District will be participating in the Summer Food Service Program from June 8 through July 9, 2015. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided at the Creston High School as follows: Breakfast--7:30 to 8:30 a.m. and Lunch--11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

State TrackCongratulations to our State Meet qualifiers.  Destiny finished in 5th place in the Girls 3000 Meter Run. Jared C placed 3rd in the Boys 800 Meter Run and 7th in the 1600 Meter Run. KMA Interview with Jared and other KMALand distance runners.

State results here: 

Sidney H, Tanner A, Katy E, Sami H, Keeley S, Riley L, Kenna L, Destiny S, Sadie M, Rachel S, Paige M, Brayten F, Heath D, Shane B, Ryan J, Jared C.

UPDATED!—District ChampionsThe Nodaway Valley girls were crowned district champions at Audubon on May 14! State Qualifiers include Destiny S - 800 meter run, 1500 meter run, 3000 meter run; Katy E - 100 meter hurdles; Kenna L - 400 meter hurdles; 4x100 meter shuttle hurdle (Sadie M, Sidney H, Kenna L, Katy E); 4x100 meter relay (Katy E, Paige M, Sidney H, Kenna L); 4x200 meter relay (Rachel S, Paige M, Sadie M, Sidney H); 4x400 meter relay (Rachel S, Destiny S, Katy E, Kenna L); and the 800 sprint medley (Paige M, Sadie M, Sidney H, Rachel S)​.​ Amazing!

Qualfiers for the boys are 
3200-Shane B; 1600-Jared C; 800-Jared C.; and the 4x800 meter relay (Jared C, Heath D, Ryan J, Tanner A). Awesome!

Three-Peat POI ChampionsNodaway Valley won the Pride of Iowa conference boys competition for the 3rd year in a row shooting our best score of the year at Deer Run in Indianola. We were led by Wes's 38-40-78 which tied for the overall medalist but after a three hole playoff lost to winner Noah S of Central Decatur. Jackson L was 3rd overall carding a 41-41-82, Sam M was 4th overall shooting 42-41-83 and Colton G was 6th overall with a score of 42-42-84. Great Job!
POI Champions—Congratulations to the 2015 Girls Pride of Iowa Track Champions and their coaches. The girls earned their title on Monday, May 4. It was the first POI title for the girls in ten years. Events placing first included Destiny in the 1500 and 3000; Kenna in the 400 Hurdles; the 4x100 of Katy, Paige, Sidney and Kenna; the 4x200 of Rachel, Paige, Sadie and Sidney; and the 4x400 of Rachel, Destiny, Katy and Kenna. Very cool!

Southwest Iowa Standout—Congratulations to Corrine J who was selected as a Southwest Iowa Standout in the Des Moines Register’s 2015 Academic All-State for her achievements in academics, community involvement, and leadership. Corrine was honored at the Governor’s Scholar Award Ceremony at the Iowa Events Center on Sunday. She was selected by Nodaway Valley to represent the school as our highest academic achiever. Mr. Steffens was also honored as Corrine’s selection as one of her most influential teachers.
High School AttendanceClick here to view the new Board-approved high school student attendance policy effective immediately.  Please note: student absences due to a doctor’s appointment must have a doctor’s note and students will not be allowed to leave the building to go home or to their vehicles to retrieve items.  These attendance policy changes also impact eligibility for post-secondary education opportunity/online/academy classes.

After School Study Time at Middle School—As we begin second semester, we are starting a program to help students make up assignments and assessments. We will intervene weekly if a student is failing or scoring 2.0 in a class. Most likely it means a student has missing assignments or assessments. This program will be updated every Monday. We are hoping by intervening early and requiring students to stay after school, students will get caught up, increase learning and will see the importance of meeting deadlines. [ Letter to Parents and Students ]
  Upcoming Events  

Awareity-Letter to Parents & Students

Monday, June 29
Cross Country Camp - June 29-July 3
10:00 MS S/B at Earlham
​1:00 V S v SEW
​6:00 JV/V S at Pleasantville
6:00 JV/V B v SEW
Tuesday, June 30
6:00 JV/V S/B at SWV
​Wednesday, July 1
10:00 MS S/B at SWV, Villisca
Thursday, July 2
10:00 MS S/B at I-35
6:00 V S/B DH v Mt. Ayr
Friday, July 3
4:00 JV/V B v Winterset
Saturday, July 4
Happy 4th of July!

Summer Sports Camps
Cross Country

May Words on Wellness

Prom 2015


The 2014-15 Free and Reduced Lunch Application will be available in July. Click here to read the Parent Letter and Instructions for completing the application.  For more information, call Janell Stender, Food Service Director, at 641-743-6127 Ext. 1026.  All information is strictly confidential.

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