Calling All Farmers!
Southeast Warren School District is applying for a $25,000 grant
from Monsanto’s America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education
Fund to help pay for Chromebooks and iPads for the students. The
district has been initially nominated by Rick and Dianne Chambers,
but to increase our chances of being awarded the grant, farmers
21 years or older who are actively engaged in farming need to also
nominate our district. Spouses of farmers and part-time farm helpers
21 or older may also submit nominations.
Per the official rules, a farmer is anyone actively engaged in
farming of a minimum 250 acres of corn, soybeans and/or cotton;
or 40 acres of open field vegetables, or 10 acres of tomatoes, peppers
and/or cucumbers grown in a protected culture i.e. glasshouse, nethouse,
Farmers/spouses/farm helpers can nominate the Southeast Warren
District online or by mail. THE DEADLINE IS APRIL 6th, 2014!! The
more farmers that nominate, the larger our score will be which,
in addition to the grant application, helps us. Please visit the
website for additional information and to nominate our district
if you qualify as a farmer. www.americasfarmers.com
and click on the America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education.
The Warren Pride - March 2014 Edition
the current Warren Pride (PDF)
Where you can find the Warren Pride:
- Posted on the school website
- Emailed to all parents who have email addresses
- Emailed to any other interested parties who supply their email
address to the district office.
- Paper copies will be available at each school building and
various businesses around the community.
- Upon request, issues will be mailed to people who do not have
internet access. To request, contact the district office at 641-466-3510
Did you miss an issue? Look
for a back-issue here.
You will need the free Adobe Reader to open the Pride.
The Southeast Warren Dollars for Scholars is presenting a TRIVIA
NIGHT on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at the High School in Liberty Center.
You may reserve a table for up to 8 people at $80 a table. Doors
open at 6:00pm and the trivia will start at 7:00pm.
There will be a 50/50 raffle, a silent auction and door prizes
throughout the evening. There will be water, pop and snacks available
for a small charge. You are welcome to bring your own snacks and
Get your friends, family and co-workers together for a fun filled
All proceeds will go to scholarships for graduating seniors at Southeast
Call Peggy Williams with questions or to reserve a table. 515-681-0986
Southeast Warren Dollars for Scholars - New Website
Southeast Warren Dollars for Scholars will better serve students
and community with the official launch of new website and online
student scholarship application
Southeast Warren Dollars for Scholars® officially launched
a new website on January 16, 2014 through a new software tool provided
by Scholarship America®, Dollars for Scholars’ parent
This new website will allow Southeast Warren Dollars for Scholars
to help students in the community access more scholarships. Through
the website, students will have the ability to create an online
profile, which allows them to apply for and be matched to multiple
scholarships—on both the local and national level—in
just a couple of clicks.
Southeast Warren Dollars for Scholars was able to customize the
website to meet its specific needs; including keeping the local
community updated on chapter news, events and deadlines; providing
information on what’s going on in education on a national
level; and giving students and parents a one-stop-shop for chapter
scholarships, educational resources, opportunities, and events.
Check it out today!
After-Prom 2014 News
Calling all seniors and parents…we are now planning for
the 2014 AFTERPROM! Let's help our seniors hold the best After-Prom
event ever! (More info...)
Infinite Campus Parent Portal
With a brand new School Information System, parent logins from
last year are no longer valid. All parents/guardians may request
a login. Infinite Campus allows parents to view district announcements,
schedules, in-progress grades, attendance, and homework assignments,
depending upon the class and grade level.
To get a login, please contact any of the building secretaries,
or Sue Ellingson at the High School.
If you send an email request, please include what you would
like for a password. There are complexity requirements
for the password. General guidelines are:
- At least 10 characters
- Should include a combination of letters (upper case/lower case),
punctuation, symbols or numbers. It doesn’t have to ALL
of those things, just any combination.
- If you use regular dictionary words, you’ll need to add
numbers, symbols and/or capitalization variations.
For parents, educators and students - an Iowa State
University presentation about bullying and cyber-bullying, including
links to many resources on the topic.
Check out the Warhawk Store. You will find all kinds of garments
and accessories to customize with Warhawk artwork and place your
order direct. There are categories for men, women, kids, accessories
and jerseys, and many designs to select. This is ideal to do some
shopping for your Warhawk student and other SEW fans.
The site is sponsored by our athletic scheduling company, and
12% commission will come back to benefit the school. Your purchase
will support our school with visual advertising AND financial donation.
It’s a win-win. Check it out by going to link below.
Valuable Athletic Information
The Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) and the National
Federation of State High School Association (NFHS) are promoting
FREE informational online courses for coaches, parents and student
here for information about these courses:
- Heat Acclimatization and Heat Illness
- Concussions in Sports
- Safe and Respectful Sports Environment (hazing,bullying, etc.)
- Role of Parents in Sports
Another great source of information is the IHSAA website:
Our school district has many talented students in the arts -
whether it's a Kindergarten student bringing home that picture you
put on your refrigerator, a high school student in a school play,
or possibly a 5th grader just learning to play a musical instrument.
Parents and community members can make a difference for these students.
The Fine Arts Boosters plays a vital role in supporting our fine
If you have a child in K-12 involved in Art, Music, Speech, Debate,
Drama or Band, you are automatically a member of the Fine Arts Boosters.
Please plan on attending a Boosters meeting and help us
discuss some ideas on a fund raiser and a showcase of the talents
of the students involved in the Fine Arts!
Iowa School Alerts
The Southeast Warren School District participates in the Iowa School
Alerts notification system offered by the State of Iowa. Sign up
to receive e-mail notifications directly to your computer or email-enabled
phone when classes are cancelled, delayed, or an early dismissal
is called due to weather or ther factors. (More
a map online of schools that have current alerts - click here.
(Note - you will need to check the School Alerts box on the right
side of the page.)
Excellence in Education Award
Iowans now have a way to thank a teacher for all they do, for going
the extra mile or changing the life of a child. Parents, students
and community members can nominate teachers for the Excellence in
Education Award. This award is sponsored by the ISEA, Iowa Farm
Bureau, WHO Radio, Staples, and Smilemaker. Nominated teachers will
receive a certificate of thanks, and the knowledge that their efforts
are appreciated. Click
here for more information and nomination forms.
Warhawk Youth Sports
The Southeast Warren community now has a website for youth sports,
with information about Little League, youth football, basketball
and wrestling. Check
it out here.
Every 15 Minutes
Life's lessons are best learned through experience. But when the
lessons learned from drinking and driving, the results are tragic.
Wednesday, April 21, 2010, the Southeast Warren Jr-Sr High school
students had the opportunity to learn a real-life lesson without
the tragedy and risk. In cooperation with local law enforcement,
fire departments, rescue teams, this lesson was brought home to
our students with a mock accident resulting from driving under the
The accident was fake, but the emotions were real.
The day's events were videotaped and photographed. These are a
must see for all - a photo gallery is included on our website. The
video will be online soon. (More
Planet Green Recycling Program
Southeast Warren Primary School has signed up for a fundraiser with
Planet Green. To help our school and participate in this fundraiser,
just bring in your empty inkjet cartridges & cell phones to
the Primary School.
Once we have filled up our recycling box we will send it in to Planet
Green for Recycling. Our school will receive up to $7.00 for inkjet
cartridges and up to $40.00 for cell phones. For more information
The Southeast Warren Athletic Boosters are invaluable in their support
for our athletic teams. Please consider becoming a SEW Athletic
Booster Sponsor. Your sponsorship contribution of $25 helps pay
for many things that individual organizations can not. You will
also see your name on all athletic programs as a supportive member.
Every sponsorship helps make a difference to our athletes! Click
here for more information on the SEW Athletic Boosters.
Career Planning Website - ihaveaplan.gov
The Iowa College Student Aid Commission has put together
a website with several resources on one site to help Iowans find
a career plan, student aid and scholarships.
Kuder Career Portfolio
Southeast Warren has teamed up with DMACC to make available
to our student the Kuder Career Portfolio. This is an invaluable
resource to help students plan for their future. (more...)
All visitors to Southeast Warren School buildings are required to
check in at the principal's office. A Visitor pass on a green lanyard
will be issued so that staff members know that your presence has
If you are in the building without a Visitor pass, you may be asked
to return to the office to obtain one. At the end of your visit,
please return the pass to the office.