Monthly Archives: December 2016

Block Kids Building Contest

The National Association of Women in Construction is sponsoring a Block Kids Building Contest for grades K-6 on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Kirkwood. Participation is free but space is limited to 60 children so registration is required. Click on the flyer below for details about the event.



Summit Schools Learning Extensions January 16

Summit Schools is offering a Learning Extensions Camp (aka in-service day camp) on Monday, January 16, 2017 for all students grades K-6th.  This camp takes place at NewBo City Market. Our theme is “Fire & Ice” and includes activities with The Ceramics Center, the University of Iowa’s Arts Share program, The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, and the Cedar Rapids YMCA. Lunch & snacks are included.  Click on the flyer below for more information.




College Community Schools: Delays & Weather Cancellation Information

Click on the link below for detailed information about weather cancellations and delays, including a list of TV and radio stations for College Community Schools.


Prairie Boys Basketball Poster Night Tonight

Join the Prairie varsity Boys Basketball program for poster night Tonight, December 13. Players will be signing posters immediately following their game vs Cedar Falls.  Click on the flyer below for details.


Wrapping for a Cause

The Arc of East Central Iowa is sponsoring Wrapping for a Cause at Lindale Mall Dec. 2-24. Let them take the hassle out of your holiday wrapping.  Click on the flyer below for details.


University of Iowa Study

The Grammar Acquisition Lab at the University of Iowa is conducting a study for children preschool & Kindergarten.  The U of I is studying the effects of teaching children to use complex sentences during science lessons. Click on the flyer for details about this study.


City of Cedar Rapids to Hold Public Meetings about Roundabout Near Point

The City of Cedar Rapids will be sharing information on December 5 & 6 about improvements including at the intersection of Kirkwood Blvd and the district’s south access road at Prairie Point.  The improvements at the intersection include a roundabout and sidewalk additions. Click on flyer below for details.