Cargill grant lets CL students explore engineering
Wednesday, 27 March 2013 11:14
Clear Lake sixth graders can consider themselves cutting edge scientists.
Thanks to a $21,000 grant from Cargill, Incorporated the students are exploring robotics.
“It’s been a real change from the traditional science class,” said teacher Megan Rasmussen. “We started with a presentation on robotics, looking at gears and how things move, and next week they will be designing a robotic car.”Cargill’s Gateway to
School Board settles on calendar
Wednesday, 27 March 2013 11:13
Parents can plan on weekly early dismissals
The Clear Lake School Board approved a school calendar Monday night which includes a 2 p.m. dismissal each Wednesday during the 2013-14 school year. The early dismissal provides time for state-required teacher in-service time.
Council gives unanimous OK to sidewalk, storm sewer project
Wednesday, 27 March 2013 11:12
Noting it was not an easy decision, four City Council members unanimously adopted a resolution of necessity to proceed with a storm sewer and sidewalk project involving South 20th Street, 1st and 2nd Avenue South.
Four residents of the neighborhood addressed the Council during a public hearing held March 18. The citizens, who all own property in the project area, primarily objected to the city’s plan for five-foot wide sidewalks, rather than constructing four-foot walkways.
Students organize, contribute to blood drive
Wednesday, 27 March 2013 11:10
On Wednesday, March 20, Clear Lake High School held its 16th blood drive in the high school gym. Students from the Human Anatomy and Physiology II class were in charge of the planning, promotion and implementation of the drive. Seventy-four students and teachers were able to donate 59 units through the Life Serve Blood Center of Iowa.
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