The Dubuque Community School District will host “Internet Safety for Parents and Community,” presented by a representative from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), on Thursday, Jan. 7, at 6:30 p.m. in the Washington Middle School Auditorium. The event is free and the public is invited to attend.
Articles from December 2015
The Dubuque Community School District will host a “School Speak” event at 8 a.m. on Saturday, December 19, at the district’s administrative offices at 2300 Chaney Road.
The forum, designed to provide additional opportunities for conversation between administrators and community members, will include short presentations on district finances and the district’s teacher leadership initiatives.
The December edition of Digital Fringe, an online gallery of student art in the Dubuque Community School District, is now live!
This gallery is a way to highlight the remarkable products of art education in the district. It’s a digital attempt at bringing the work of our student artists at all levels into your home – because art is created for others to take in.
Welcome to the new Hempstead High School website. The entire site has been redesigned with you in mind — with new navigation to help you find what you are looking for easier and faster.
It will also be a great way for us to better share with you the exciting things that are happening at Hempstead. We’ll will continue adding new information as we start the school year.
So, bookmark our site (www.hempstead.dbqschools.org) and we’ll see you soon!
Check out photos below from the October 3 dedication and open house celebrating the $30 million renovation of Hempstead High School.
The $30 million project, which broke ground in May 2013, includes the addition of a 700-seat auditorium, an auxiliary gym with two courts and seating for 450, additional classroom space for music and technology education, a new kiln room in art, new administrative offices and other mechanical and safety enhancements. The project is well ahead of its anticipated January 2016 completion.
As a $30 million renovation of Hempstead High School comes to a close, the Dubuque Community School District will host an open house and dedication for the addition on Saturday, Oct. 3.
The event will begin with a dedication ceremony at 10 a.m. in the school’s new auditorium, followed by an opportunity for guests to explore the new facilities until noon. The dedication and open house are open to the public and all are invited to attend.
Hempstead High School was recently named recipient of the Iowa Award for Excellence in Recycling (Best School Recycling Program) given by the Iowa Recycling Association. Representatives from Hempstead’s Green Team received the award on July 23 at the association’s annual luncheon. The group was nominated for the award by Bev Wagner, education coordinator for the Dubuque Metropolitan Area Solid Waste Agency, who was also named the state’s Recycler of the Year at the event.