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Performing before School Board

Posted June 15, 2016 at 2:51 pm

On May 10 during the Akron-Westfield School Board meeting, National History Day students showed exactly what they’ve been doing since the second quarter of this school year began. This group performance, “Route 66: The Road of Possibilities,” will be competing at the National History Day Finals in the Washington D.C. area next month. From left: Jade Briggs, Daytona Foley, Jack Anderson, Megan Swancutt and Logan Smith. In addition to this group, there will be a group documentary, an individual performance and another group performance from Akron-Westfield competing.

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    A-W fifth graders graduate DARE

    Akron-Westfield conducted a Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) graduation ceremony for fifth graders in February. Plymouth County Sheriff’s Officer Aaron Leusink taught the course. Winning essay winners were (l-r:) Elisabeth Martinsen and Mara Zorr.

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    A-W students ‘Got Caught’

    Teens are the least likely group to buckle up and the most likely group to die in a roadway crash, according to an Iowa State Patrol press release.

    On May 20, Akron-Westfield Grades 7-12 Principal Derek Briggs participated in a new Iowa traffic safety partnership intended to provide teens with positive reinforcement rewards for wearing their seat belts.

    Teen drivers were randomly stopped in the Akron-Westfield school parking

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    A-W fourth graders ready for State Fair

    Akron-Westfield fourth graders stand on their “state” on a United States map on the playground. They represented their state by creating a display and serving foods grown and/or made in that state at the annual A-W State Fair presentation last Thursday.

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