Join the Sioux County Oratorio Chorus for its upcoming performance of Beethoven’s Mass in C Major on Saturday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel at Northwestern College.

Sung in Latin, this great work incorporates choir, four professional soloists and chamber orchestra in a dramatic and moving setting of the Roman Catholic liturgy.  Under the baton of Dr. Thomas Holm, professor of music at Northwestern College, SCOC has recently presented such masterworks as Handel’s Messiah, Bach’s St. John Passion, and Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms.

Do not miss this opportunity to hear a grand mass of one classical music’s greatest masters!  Tickets for adults are $8 in advance/$10 at the door and $5 for students.  Tickets can be purchased at Northwestern’s box office or the Dove Bookstore in Orange City, at True Vine or the Dordt music office in Sioux Center, and in Sheldon at Touch of Hope.

western logoThe artwork of two Western Christian High School students has been selected to be in the 25th Annual Youth Art Month Exhibition: The “Art of High School Students” at the Sioux City Art Center, is on display in the Art Center’s Jensen, Everist and Terra Galleries through April 6, 2014.

The artwork of Holly Halma, a senior at Western and Megan Hengeveld, a freshman at Western is among the 95 pieces selected from 410 entries from around Siouxland to be in the exhibition.

Hengeveld received First Place in the ninth grade division on her Op Art drawing and was recognized during a public reception ceremony last weekend at the center. Awards were given to the top three pieces in each grade division as well as the director’s choice. Holly Halma will receive a certificate of participation for having her ceramic ball form bowl included in the exhibition. All participants in the exhibition will receive a one-year student membership in the Sioux City Art Center Association. Students will also be able to keep the professional framing of their two-dimensional artwork thanks to the generosity of Pinnacle Bank of Sioux City.

February 14, 2014 - 1:24 pm - Posted in School News

BOYDEN-HULL COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

High School Boardroom

Monday, February 17, 2014

7:30 PM
I. Call the Meeting to Order
II. Determination of a Quorum
III. Approve the Agenda
IV. Action Item – Update 2014-2015 Calendar
V. Discussion Items
A. Voted PPEL Uses
B. Strategic Plan
VI. Adjourn

February 14, 2014 - 9:46 am - Posted in School News

BOYDEN-HULL COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

High School Boardroom
Monday, February 17, 2014
7:30 PM

I. Call the Meeting to Order
II. Determination of a Quorum
III. Approve the Agenda
IV. Action Item – Update 2014-2015 Calendar
V. Discussion Items
A. Hesla Field Improvements
B. Strategic Plan
VI. Adjourn

February 5, 2014 - 12:23 pm - Posted in Community Calendar, School News

The guest recital of Tracelyn Gesteland and Brandon Hendrickson, who were scheduled to perform on Friday, February 7, at Dordt College, has been cancelled due to illness.

The college will work with the performers to try and reschedule a new date for the concert.

February 3, 2014 - 4:15 pm - Posted in School News

Board of Education Meeting Agenda for February 5th, 2014moc-fv-logo

Regular Meeting – 7:00 am

1) Call to Order

2) Approve or Amend the Agenda
a) Additional Agenda Items

3) New Business
a) Open Session to Discuss Negotiations with
MOC-Floyd Valley Education Association

4) Adjourn

5) Next Regular Meeting: Monday, February 10,
2014 – Superintendent’s Office – 5:00

January 15, 2014 - 10:47 am - Posted in Community Calendar, School News

Dordt logoSIOUX CENTER, IA – Ever wonder what it’s really like to be a Dordt College student? A campus visit is the best way to find out. Campus visits are fun, informative, and a great way for high school students to explore how Dordt can fit into their futures.

Several Campus Visit Day weekends are scheduled for the 2014 spring semester:

  • January 24 (Music Audition Day)
  • January 31
  • February 21
  • February 28
  • March 21
  • March 28
  • April 11
  • April 25

Visitors can stay overnight in the residence halls, enjoy meals in the dining hall, and attend events happening on campus that weekend. Local students are invited to stay overnight stay as well, so they can get a better feel for what it’s like to be part of the Dordt community. Prospective students are encouraged to bring their parents, although on-campus lodging is not provided for parents.

To reserve a visit date, please fill out the online form at www.dordt.edu/admissions/visit at least 10 days prior to the Campus Visit Day selected. If you cannot attend any of these dates, contact the admission’s office at (712) 722-6080 or admissions@dordt.edu to arrange an individual visit that fits into your schedule.

 

Northwesstern logoORANGE CITY, Iowa—High school seniors interested in theatre are invited to Northwestern College Theatre Preview Days on Feb. 14 and 15; activities start at 11 a.m. on Friday and continue through noon on Saturday.

On Friday, participants will visit a theatre class and tour the DeWitt Theatre Arts Center as well as the rest of campus, including the college’s new learning commons and fitness center. They can also ask a panel of current theatre students questions about Northwestern’s theatre program, professors and productions. In the evening, students will attend Northwestern theatre’s performance of “Man of La Mancha,” the musical based on the classic novel “Don Quixote.”

On Saturday morning, students will meet with theatre faculty and have the opportunity to audition or interview for theatre scholarships. Scholarships are available for performance, playwriting, and technical and stage management roles in Northwestern theatre. Awards range from $2,300 to $2,600 annually and are based on candidates’ theatre skill, experience and plans to be actively involved in Northwestern theatre.

Events and meals during the Theatre Preview Days are free; parents are also invited to attend.

For more information or to register for Northwestern’s Theatre Preview Days, visit www.nwciowa.edu/theatre-preview-days or contact Jennifer Sabo, theatre department secretary, at 712-707-7341 or jennifer.sabo@nwciowa.edu. Space is limited.

January 3, 2014 - 11:13 am - Posted in Community Calendar, School News

soupA Soup supper will be at Unity Christian on Friday, Jan. 10.

Serving from 4:45  to 7:00 p.m. Sponsored by the sophomore class. Free-will donation at the door.

January 3, 2014 - 9:26 am - Posted in Community Calendar, School News

western logoOn Thursday, January 9, The Western Christian High School Booster Club is hosting a Jam The Gym night at the Western Christian /LeMars /HMS/Sibley Wrestling Meet that begins at 6PM at Western Christian High School.

Students of all ages can sign up for the opportunity to win gift cards and many other prizes. Free entrance to all students wearing a Wolfpack shirt or sweatshirt.