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An Opportunity to Learn about the Individualized Education Program (IEP) Process PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Whitney Smith-Bringolf   
Monday, 15 April 2013 15:22
The Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency’s Parent & Educator Connection Program is sponsoring a
workshop to present basic IEP information.

Date: Thursday, May 2, 2013

Time: 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Location: Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency
729 21st Street
Bettendorf, Iowa 52722

There are a limited number of seats available. Minimum of 15 participants required.

A $25 stipend per family is available.

Reserve your seat by April 25, 2013 by contacting:
Kathy Anson, Parent & Educator Facilitator
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 563-242-6454 ext. 6392


4th Grade Community Service Project PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Janine Parr   
Monday, 15 April 2013 15:13
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April 15, 2013

Jordan fourth grade students collected Peanut Butter, Jelly, and Crackers for their Lenten
service project “Peanut Butter & Prayers.” The food was donated to the St. Vincent
DePaul Food Pantry to serve as a healthy snack for children. The Jordan students prayed
each day for all children in our community who go to bed hungry.

Pictured in the photo: Fr. Mike Schaab accepts a donation of peanut butter, jelly, and
crackers from Jordan fourth grade students (from left) Zachary Otten-Thoms, Kaia
Akiona, Brianna Waller, and Casey Magee.

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Written by Janine Parr   
Monday, 15 April 2013 08:13
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Sixteen 6th grade students at Jordan Catholic School were accepted to St. Ambrose University’s Engineering Camp. The school reported a record number of students qualifying for the camp and attributes it to Jordan’s strong S.T.E.M. program.

Pictured (in alphabetical order): Emma Beardsley, Chloe Boyd, Anna Darrow, John Do, Sydney Elliott, Jonathan Fernandez, Julia Fout, Parker Georlett, Lauren Hird, Evan Juarez, Nate Maynard, Aaron Mickelson, Faith Pickslay, Vanessa Reger, Ava Reynolds, Kaitlynn Zonnevylle

Jordan Spring Open House PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Janine Parr   
Monday, 15 April 2013 08:08
On Wednesday April 24th from 4:00 - 6:30 P.M. Jordan Catholic School will hold a Spring Open House. Come see all that Jordan has to offer your family. Take a tour of our school, meet the administrative staff and teachers, view preschool - 8th grade classrooms, science, engineering, and computer labs, library, and fine arts classrooms. You can also learn about Jordan's faith formation, curriculum and enrichment, special education and speech services, and athletic programs.

Jordan Catholic is recognized for its outstanding academic programs, cultural diversity, and safe, friendly, family-oriented atmosphere. Jordan Catholic School is the FIRST choice of families seeking an outstanding core academic program, lab-based science and technology, dynamic middle school enrichment, a comprehensive & secure campus, and inspiring teachers.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln honors local students at All-University Honors Convocation PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Tom Simons   
Monday, 15 April 2013 07:54

LINCOLN, NE (04/12/2013)(readMedia)-- University of Nebraska-Lincoln undergraduate students will be honored in conjunction with UNL's All-University Honors Convocation April 14 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts, including 42 seniors who will be recognized as Chancellor's Scholars, the university's highest undergraduate academic honor.

Students are recognized at Honors Convocation for their cumulative academic achievements (compared with Dean's List, which is for one semester). Honorees include:

➢ Chancellor's Scholars, students who graduated in December or who will receive their degrees in May or August and have maintained 4.0 grade-point averages on all collegiate work at UNL and elsewhere;

➢ Superior Scholars, seniors graduating in the 2012-13 academic year who have been recognized at Honors Convocation each year of their enrollment;

➢ High Scholars, students other than Chancellor's Scholars and Superior Scholars who are in the top 10 percent of their class.

Students from this area who will be honored include:

Bettendorf: Hannah Marjorie Kurth, senior, Superior Scholar, College of Fine and Performing Arts .

Bettendorf: Nathaniel Robert Sullivan, junior, High Scholar, College of Fine and Performing Arts with a 4.0 grade-point average.

Davenport: Samantha Walton Adrales, sophomore, High Scholar, College of Arts and Sciences .

Photographs of 36 of the 42 Chancellor's Scholars (six were unavailable for photographs) can be found at A list of all students recognized at Honors Convocation can be found at

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