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Written by Brittany Marietta   
Tuesday, 26 July 2011 13:48

Red or blue binder?  Crayons or colored pencils?  Ballpoint or gel pens?  As you begin preparing for the upcoming school year, don’t forget the most important choice – the school itself.  As a parent, you have the freedom and right to choose a school with a philosophy and approach to learning that fits your child.  Where do teachers create educational experiences that suit individual needs?  Where are students motivated to be enthusiastic about learning in an academically rigorous environment?  Where are students part of a supportive learning community that stimulates personal growth, nurtures intellectual curiosity, and encourages critical thinking and innovation?  At Rivermont Collegiate, of course!

Rivermont, located in Bettendorf, is the Quad Cities’ only private, independent, nonsectarian college-prep school for students in preschool through twelfth grade.  At Rivermont, small class sizes, individualized attention, and high academic standards result in students who nourish personal talents while gaining a critical foundation to life and learning.  Rivermont infuses a traditional curriculum with innovative ideas and technology, as well as the freedom to take risks in academics, leadership, athletics, arts, and service.  100% of Rivermont graduates are accepted to four-year colleges and universities and over 90% earn four-year renewable college merit scholarships.

What are you waiting for?  Explore your educational options!  Drop in for Open Tours on Tuesday, August 2nd from 8:30-10:00 a.m. No appointment necessary!  This casual event gives families the opportunity to tour campus and explore our philosophy and programs. 

Rivermont Collegiate is located at 1821 Sunset Drive, directly off 18th Street behind K&K Hardware in Bettendorf.  Visit us online at!

For additional information on Rivermont Collegiate or Tuesday’s Open Tours, contact Cindy Murray at (563) 359-1366 ext. 302 or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .



German Language Classes PDF Print E-mail
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Written by German American Heritage Center   
Tuesday, 26 July 2011 13:24

The German American Heritage Center is offering German Language Classes to be held on twelve consecutive Thursdays beginning September 1 through November 17.


The Level l Beginning Class will be 5:00 - 6:30

The Level ll Advanced Class will be 7:00 - 8:30


The course is $95.00 for non GAHC members and$75.00 for GAHC members plus $20 for the textbook.


Registrations are due by phone at (563)322-8844 or by email at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by August 26.

Grace Allison of Walcott Named to Dean's List at the Savannah College of Art and Design PDF Print E-mail
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Written by readMedia   
Tuesday, 26 July 2011 13:21

SAVANNAH, GA (07/22/2011)(readMedia)-- Grace Allison of Walcott, Iowa (52773), was named to the dean's list at the Savannah College of Art and Design for spring quarter 2011. Full-time undergraduate students who earn a grade point average of 3.5 or above for the quarter receive recognition on the dean's list. Allison is seeking a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Sequential Art.

SCAD: The University for Creative Careers

The Savannah College of Art and Design is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution conferring bachelor's and master's degrees to prepare talented students for professional careers. As the most comprehensive art and design university in the world, SCAD offers more than 40 majors and more than 50 minors at distinctive locations in Savannah and Atlanta, Georgia; in Hong Kong; in Lacoste, France; and online through SCAD eLearning.

SCAD has more than 20,000 alumni and offers an exceptional education and unparalleled career preparation. The diverse student body, consisting of more than 10,000 students, comes from all 50 United States and nearly 100 countries worldwide. Each student is nurtured and motivated by a faculty of more than 700 professors with extraordinary academic credentials and valuable professional experience. These professors emphasize learning through individual attention in an inspiring university environment. SCAD's innovative curriculum is enhanced by advanced, professional-level technology, equipment and learning resources and has garnered acclaim from respected organizations and publications, including 3D World, American Institute of Architects, BusinessWeek, DesignIntelligence, U.S. News & World Report and the Los Angeles Times.

For more information, visit

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Local Students Graduate from Illinois Central College PDF Print E-mail
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Written by readMedia   
Friday, 22 July 2011 22:30

EAST PEORIA, IL (07/20/2011)(readMedia)-- Illinois Central College, East Peoria, congratulates 854 graduates for completing their respective program requirements during the Spring 2011 semester. Graduation ceremonies were held May 14 in the ICC CougarPlex on the East Peoria campus.

Local students and the degree/certificate they received include:

Roger H Steiner Jr, of Davenport, IA -- Certificate

Angela Marie Schmedt, of Coal Valley, IL -- Associate in Arts and Science Degree

Started in 1967, ICC is a comprehensive, public community college that prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor's degree or providesskills and knowledge to enter a career.

Upper Iowa University announces Spring 2011 Dean's List PDF Print E-mail
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Written by readMedia   
Friday, 22 July 2011 22:30

FAYETTE, IA (07/20/2011)(readMedia)-- Upper Iowa University names its 2011 Spring Dean's List. To be honored, the undergraduate must have earned a minimum 3.50 G.P.A. for the semester and be enrolled as a full-time student.

Ty James Grunder, Durant, IA

Michelle Susanne Marsden, Davenport, IA

Randel Lee Hendrickson, Davenport, IA

For more information about Upper Iowa University, go to

About Upper Iowa University

Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, not-for-profit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs and leadership development opportunities to nearly 6,800 students-nationally and internationally-at its Fayette campus and learning centers worldwide. Upper Iowa University is a recognized innovator in offering accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and independent study. For more information, visit

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