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Schools/Education

The New Hampton Community School District consists of approximately 1,420 students in grades K-12. Our community is committed to expanding educational services so our students are better prepared to succeed in an ever-changing world.

The school district offers an early childhood program for three, four and five year old children. The Learning Center and the Preschool Development programs have been very successful and well received by the parents and community.

The elementary school (PK-5) has an average pupil-teacher ratio of 17-24:1. Pupil/teacher ratios in most classes at the middle school (6-8) and high school (9-12) range from 18-25:1.

St. Joseph Community School

St. Joseph Community School is a regional Catholic K-8 school serving parishes in New Hampton and the surrounding areas. The mission of St. Joseph Community School is to provide systematic training of the child's spiritual, intellectual, social, cultural, and physical development through instruction, discipline, and guidance.

Accredited by the Iowa Department of Education, St. Joseph Community School meets all state requirements and employs highly qualified teachers and staff. With an enrollment of approximately 200, the school adheres to the philosophy of teaching the whole child. To meet these needs, students in grades first through eighth are multi-aged in order to facilitate groupings according to appropriate academic levels, social needs and other factors. In kindergarten through fourth grade the average student/teacher ratio is 16:1. Student/teacher ratio in fifth through eighth grade is 18:1.

Sunrise Preschool is a part of the St. Joseph Community School.  Sunrise offers early childhood education for three, four, and five year old children.  Sunrise is a nondenominational school with a Christian based message that offers a developmentally appropriate curriculum.

New Hampton Alumni

The New Hampton Alumni Association wants you!  The link www.alumninewhampton.com has been set up primarily to function as a tool for you to connect with your classmates.  Please visit the website to update your information if you are a NHHS alumni.

Colleges & Universities

There are seven colleges and universities within 45 miles of New Hampton.

News

Advance Iowa To Offer Succession Planning Webinar

Posted: Mon, February 19, 2018
Advance Iowa To Offer Webinar Series on Succession Planning

Advance Iowa, a comprehensive consulting program for midsized companies, will host a monthly webinar series in 2018 on succession planning, beginning Feb. 22. It's estimated that 85 percent of businesses have no succession plans in place, although a majority of firms will change hands in the next decade as baby boomers retire. "We have found that business owners need information and resources about all aspects of succession planning," said Dan Beenken, director of Advance Iowa, which is based at the University of Northern Iowa. "We've assembled a full schedule of topics that will answer questions, and we plan to provide tools that help small and medium businesses start the succession planning process." Visit www.AdvanceIowa.com for more information on each webinar, find the link to sign up or learn more about succession planning. All webinars are scheduled from noon to 1 p.m.
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Community-Based Preventative Health Screenings

Posted: Mon, February 19, 2018
Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community-based preventative health screenings will be in our community on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at New Hampton Community Center. Ultrasound screenings to Identify risk factors for Cardiovascular disease include; Carotid Artery (plaque buildup-a leading cause of stroke), Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (an enlargement or weak area in the main blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the rest of the body), Peripheral Arterial Disease (hardening of the arteries in the legs), a Heart Rhythm Screening (an EKG to detect Atrial Fibrillation-irregular heartbeat) and an Osteoporosis Risk Assessment for men and women. Being proactive about your health by knowing your risks helps you and your doctor address problems early.

Register online TODAY at www.lifelinescreening.com/communitycircle  and receive your "Community Circle" discount and your Preferred Appointment!
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Business Training Opportunity

Posted: Fri, February 2, 2018
Our Chickasaw County Business Community Sector Board has a goal to increase the skills of our local employees.  One of the ways to accomplish this is by offering local, high quality training.  NICC has developed a great opportunity for customer service, leadership, and team work trainings in Chickasaw County through a Business Sector Board Alliance.  The cost is $175 for two staff to attend five trainings at the Basic Level.  They also have an Executive Level training for $100 more, if you are interested.  In order to move this forward, we need at least eight businesses to commit to this training.  In order to do this the easiest way possible, we are asking those who are interested to fill out the following Chickasaw County Survey by February 9, 2018 by 5:00 pm.  Once they have gathered the results from the survey, NICC will then work with their trainers to get the course offerings scheduled.  They will aim to start in March of 2018.

Our goal is to assist in growing our local human capital and to provide high quality training that will meet our community's needs.  If you have any questions, please contact Megan at nheconomic12@gmail.com or 641-394-2437 or Holly O'Brien at obrienh@nicc.edu or 563-562-3263 ext 144.
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