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2022-2023 High School Supply List

School begins August 23, 2022. Please take time to gather supplies that your child is asked to bring to school.  We hope your summer is going well!   2022-2023 HS Supply List  

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High School Staff Listing

Administration Contact Names / Website Job Classification Email Address Christensen, Andrew Principal christensena@shencsd.com . . .

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COLT Conference Southwest Iowa

Davis-Rodgers FFA chapter officers participated in Chapter Officer Leadership Training in Atlantic on June 6th.  Student officers from across southwest Iowa received leadership training in advocating for agriculture, officer duties and . . .

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State Horse Evaluation

The Davis-Rodgers FFA Chapter, Shenandoah, traveled to Kirkwood Community College The Iowa Equestrian Center in Cedar Rapids, on June 14th to participate in the State FFA Horse Evaluation Contests.  The contest includes 4 main parts: . . .

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College Planning Presentation

College Planning presentation for Sophomores, Juniors, & their Parents Thursday, March 3 from 5:30 - 6:30 pm in the May Center.  Presented by ICAN, this presentation will highlight how students and parents can prepare for . . .

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Financial Aid Presentation

Financial Aid Presentation for Juniors & their parents (Sophomores & parents are welcome too). Thursday, March 3rd from 6:45 - 7:45 pm. Presented by ICAN, this presentation will cover the financial aid process and what types . . .

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Sullivan Brother Project

This is the 14th year Mr. Kirkholm's class has done a tribute in honor of the 5 Sullivan Brothers who all died during World War 2. The Sullivan brothers George, Francis, Joseph, Madison, and Al from Waterloo, Iowa were all aboard the USS . . .

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Winter X-Games/Homecoming T-shirts

Winter X Games/Homecoming is the week of January 24-28, with coronation occurring that Friday night after the girls basketball game.  If you are interested in a t-shirt, please click on the link below.  All orders need to . . .

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SHS Local Foods Day

SHS Local Foods Day by: Stephanie Langner On Friday December 17 SHS students sampled some new foods at lunch time as part of Local Foods Day. The event was sponsored by a grant through Team Nutrition Iowa . . .

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4th Annual STEAM Day

The Shenandoah Community High School hosted its 4th annual STEAM Day on November 23rd.  In cooperation with the Work Based Learning program, Iowa Western Community College Intermediary Network Coordinator, Natalie Harris, . . .

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Grain Bin Rescue

The Shenandoah Fire Department received a grant for a Grain Bin Rescue Unit from the Iowa Farm Bureau.  The Davis-Rodgers FFA Chapter was privileged to help with the training of the fire department.  On November 9th, 45 . . .

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FFA Members Attend District Conference

Each year Southwest district and Iowa FFA officers plan and facilitate Greenhand Fire Up Conferences for FFA members in the Southwest district. 247 members from 29 chapters attended the SW GFU district on 10-13-2021 and were welcomed in . . .

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Contemporary Affairs Winning Website

Mr. Kirkholm's Contemporary Affairs class just completed their unit on endangered animals. During this class the students were paired up and had to come up with a webpage for a Zoo that centered around 16 endangered animals. The class . . .

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Registration

We are glad to announce that registration has opened for the 21-22 school year. Below are the instructions on how to register.    Current Students . . .

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Morales-Llan Finishes 6th at State in Shotput

Shenandoah Junior, Sara Morales-Llan, finished 6th at the state track and field meet on Thursday.  Sara is pictured with Andy Campbell, throwing coach, Jon Skillern, volunteer track coach, and Ty Ratliff, head track coach.

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Iowa Seal of Biliteracy 2021

Please join me in congratulating Joselyn Dominguez Camacho, who earned the Iowa Seal of Biliteracy for 2021! Seal recipients must demonstrate proficiency in English, as shown on tests like the ISASP/Iowa Assessments, ACT, or AP . . .

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Congrats Boys Tennis

Congratulations to the District Champion Shenandoah Mustangs Tennis team! Reed Finnegan, Andrew Lawrence, Josh Schuster, Eli Schuster, Quentin Slater, and Dylan Gray advanced to Substate team tennis on May 22nd in Pella. Another big . . .

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Shenfest Logo Winners

The Shenandoah Chamber and Industry Association (SCIA) announced a logo design contest for Shenandoah's 150th year celebration during ShenFest in September.  The chosen theme is Generations Past & Future.  High . . .

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Mock Trial 2021

This year, the Shenandoah Mock Trial team competed over Zoom which presented unique challenges not usually encountered in competition. The case was a civil case involving a lightning strike that occured at a concert venue . . .

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BPA State Leadership Conference Results

Vesta Bopp: Interview Skills, 4th place. Aleigh Gomez: Legal Office Procedures, 3rd place - National Qualifier . . .

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Winter X Games Court

Congratulations to our Winter X Games Court Back row, L to R: Nick Dinges, Roman Rivers, Ben Labrum, Bryce McDowell, Quentin Slater, Ethan Williams, Mark Hardy Front row, L to R: Bailey Maher, Opie McFarland, Amelia Mattes, . . .

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Career EdVantage Celebrates One Year Anniversary

On September 24, 2020, Career EdVantage celebrated its one-year anniversary!  The Executive Director, Cara Cool-Trede, sent this video "to commemorate, celebrate, and highlight the future."  This video features . . .

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Shenandoah High School Class of 2020 Commencement

We are honored to virtually present Shenandoah High School Class of 2020 Commencement.  Shenandoah Community School District wishes each graduate success in all their future endeavors!!    

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Shenandoah High School Awards

We are proud to present the Shenandoah High School Awards Night honoring the Class of 2020  

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Graduation 2020

Graduation RE-Schedule 2020

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2020 Mock Trial

  The 2020 Shenandoah High School Mock Trial team consists of 10 students and is taught by Mr. Kirkholm. This year's case was an art theft cold case that involved six paintings that were stolen from an art museum and were missing . . .

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Fight 5 Sullivan Tribute

Fighting 5 Sullivan  Tribute Written By: Julie Stogdill and Amelia Mattes Mr. Kirkholm’s 9th grade American History class finished the Sullivan Unit.  During this History Unit . . .

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January Newsletters 2020!

January 2020 Newsletter   /vimages/shared/vnews/stories/5dd305678b90e/Jan. Newsletter.pdf   /vimages/shared/vnews/stories/5dd305678b90e/Thinking Ahead to College.pdf

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Contemporary Affairs Winning Website

  Mr. Kirkholm’s Contemporary Affairs class just completed their unit on endangered animals.  During this class the students were paired up and had to come up with a webpage for a zoo that centered around 16 endangered . . .

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Construction Technology Producing Sheds

Shenandoah High School's Construction Technology class will be building sheds this semester. If interested in purchasing one, reach out to the High School at 712-246-4727. Price will range from $1500-2000 depending on size and finishes . . .

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Registration & Open House, 2019-2020 School Year HS

Registration for the 2019-2020 school year will be available online starting Monday, July 22.  Walk-in registration assistance will be available Tuesday, July 23 from 10:00am-2:00pm at the High School Cafeteria (this is a change in . . .

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The AP Government Class Mock Trial Team Comes Up A Little Short At Regionals in Mason City to Repeat as State Qualifiers

The Mock Trial team went to Mason City on Thursday March 7th to compete at the regionals of the Iowa State Bar Association Mock Trial Competition.  The team finished in 5th place in a regional where the top 4 teams move on to the State . . .

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Hughes Wins AD Scholarship

Recently, Shenandoah senior Logan Hughes was awarded the Iowa High School Athletic Directors Association scholarship for the Southwest Iowa District.   Earning the IHSADA District Scholarship is an outstanding achievement. To . . .

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HS Teachers Build Choppers

The high school teachers participated in a STEM teambuilder last week during PD. We used the Kagan model for team projects. Each team was made of 5 staff members with very specific roles and limited access to materials and communication that . . .

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Shenandoah Group Speech Results

  The Shenandoah Speech Team took 11 groups to district large group competition on Saturday, January 19th at Clarinda.   Of those groups, 8 will advance to state contest on February 2nd to be held at West Des Moines Valley. . . .

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HS PRIDE Students of the Month

This month's High School PRIDE Students of the Month have been announced.  Senior Jake Stenzel and freshman Jessica Sun were nominated and selected by their peers for the month of November. Stenzel . . .

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SWIBA High School Honor Band Selections

Shenandoah High School had two students selected to the SWIBA High School Honor Band, this past weekend, at auditions held in Atlantic. The Shenandoah High School band will be represented by Quentin Slater on trombone and Eli Schuster . . .

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High School PRIDE Students of the Month

This month's High School PRIDE Students of the Month have been announced.  Senior Mariah Munsinger (right) and sophomore Libby Ehlers (left) were nominated and selected by their peers for the month of November. . . .

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STEMFEST Career Day

On September 5th, the Shenandoah High School was transformed for a STEMFEST Career Day.  The goal of the day was to give students an insight into the exciting career opportunities that use STEM daily.  The day started off with . . .

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The Marigold Effect

The Marigold Effect is a well-known concept within the teaching world; many different places can explain what these bright, oddly-scented flowers have to do with teaching, but the most recent one I've read came from the Cult of . . .

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