Cedar Rapids’ Jefferson High School one of 50 R.I.S.E. grant recipients

In anticipation of the release of its new high school theater drama Rise, NBC held a call for submissions for R.I.S.E. grants — Recognizing and Inspiring Student Expression. Out of thousands of applicants, Jefferson High School in Cedar Rapids will be receiving one of the 50 awarded. […]

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UPDATED: Apparent suicide attempt reported at Cedar Rapids high school

Update: The Cedar Rapids Jefferson High School student who was found Friday with a self-inflicted gunshot wound died Saturday afternoon at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, according to news reports. Original post: A student was found with a […]

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Literary lamentations: State budget cuts lead to loss of librarians in Cedar Rapids

Photo by Naomi Hofferber

Photos by Naomi Hofferber The board room at the Cedar Rapids Community School District (CRCSD)’s Educational Leadership and Support Center overflowed into the lobby at the Apr. 25 Board of Education meeting. Students, parents and educators from around the state […]

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