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West High teacher wins national science education grant

An Iowa City West High School science teacher is one of 50 educators nationwide to be awarded an Advocate grant by the Society for Science and the Public. Carolyn Walling will receive $3,000 from the Society’s Advocate program, which attempts to “expand opportunities for underrepresented and low-income students by helping them to develop STEM projects,” […]

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Special Iowa City screening of ‘The Miracle Season’ announced

The Miracle Season, a film recounting how the volleyball team at Iowa City’s West High rebuilt itself following the death of the team’s star player, will have its Iowa premiere with “a Hometown Special Screening” at the Englert Theater on March 18, it was announced on Thursday. […]

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The first trailer released for ‘The Miracle Season,’ a film set at Iowa City’s West High

The first trailer for an upcoming movie based on a remarkable and true story that happened at Iowa City’s West High. ‘The Miracle Season’ tells the school’s girls volleyball team rebuilding itself following the death of the team’s star player, Caroline Found. […]

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Eastern Iowa Refugee Summit this week in Iowa City

The first annual Eastern Iowa Refugee Summit will begin Friday morning and go through Saturday afternoon with a series of discussions and events aimed at celebrating the various cultures refugees and immigrants bring to the area and introducing them to services in the community. […]

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