WS needs more substitute teachers

Posted December 7, 2016 at 10:30 pm

By Steve Peterson

Does West Sioux School District have enough substitute teachers?

That question was discussed by school board members and administrators at the Nov. 14 meeting.

“Substitute teachers, I know we have had to do some additional advertising, said WS Board Member Larry Gregg. “Do we have a pool of substitute teachers available?”

“Since we instituted APL (from APL Associates), it is an extensive training,” said WS Superintendent Ryan Kramer. “We feel very motivated to send teachers there. We found out that there were 22 staff members who have not gone through APL. We have five staff attending APL this week.”

“It turned out better than I thought

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    Prosper holds Middle School fun night

    By Steve Peterson

    West Sioux’s Prosper Strengthening Families program offered a Family Fun Night preview of its program Nov. 7 at Hawarden City Life Teen Center.

    The event was open for all Middle School families.

    The full seven-week program will be held on Thursday evenings starting March 16.

    The Strengthening Families Program, for parents and youth ages 10 to 14,

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