The Daily News Supports Teachers
When it comes to criticism, it seems somewhat popular these days to target teachers. Some people have a deep dislike for unions and see teachers' organizations jointly as one of the contributors to problems associated with the United States falling behind other nations. Others believe teachers complain too much about salaries. Still others believe it's too difficult to terminate teachers who either inject personal beliefs into lessons or who fail to do a good job.
Excellence with English Language Learners
Each year the Federal Government sets Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives (AMAOs) for English Language Learners of a school district. For the third consecutive year, Iron County School District has met its AMAOs. In fact, for the 2010-2011 school year the English Language Learners exceeded the "Students Attaining English Proficiency" objective by 14.5% which is a dramatic 11.5% jump from just the year before which also exceeded the annual objective. Progress is indeed being made with our language learners.
Choir Director Named Teacher of the Year
Adrianne Tawa loves music and she has been awarded the Iron County School District Teacher of the Year award for her ability to share that love with her Canyon View High School students. Tawa said after 11 years of teaching, she greets school days with excitement. She was very surprised when she attended an opening institute for teachers before the school year began and learned that she had been selected to be Teacher of the Year. She remembered thinking there was a teacher somewhere in the district living a life parallel to hers while
New Principal at Fiddlers Canyon Elementary Highlighted
Iron County students, teachers and administrators begin school
As students throughout the Iron County School District began the new school year Thursday, Mike Moyle began his first year as the principal of Fiddlers Canyon Elementary School. "I've been wanting to do this for a long time," he said.
New School District web site
Welcome to the new school district web site http://irondistrict.org. As technology moves forward, our web site needs to be updated. The new web site is powered by Drupal. This allows for greater flexibility and dynamic content. Please be patient while all of the content is transferred from the old site to the new one.
Back to school night
Back to School Night dates have been scheduled as follows:
- Elementary schools: August 16th
- Middle schools: August 17th
- Parowan High School: August 18th
- Canyon View High School: September 14th
- Cedar High School: September 14th
- Success Academy: August 25th