At North Iowa Community School we are very proud of our outstanding educational programs. Our emphasis on early childhood education has made us a state leader in elementary educational programming. We have some of the finest teachers, and caring support staff, and an innovative/progressive school board. You are invited to be an active partner in education.


  • Spring Concert Info

    Spring Concert Info

    North Iowa Elementary Spring Concert: Tuesday, May 11th * 5:30 p.m.- 6:15 p.m. – Kindergarten – 2nd Grade     6:15 to 6:30 – Intermission  * 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. – 3rd – …[READ MORE]
  • Weekly Activities Updates

    Weekly Activities Updates

    Week of April 12th – April 16th: Monday, April 12th: *HS track practice, 3:42.  *HS Varsity boys/girls and JV boys golf triangular meet at Rice Lake Country Club, Lake Mills, …[READ MORE]
  • Destination DC Fundraiser

    Destination DC Fundraiser

    The 7th grade Destination DC students are preparing for their 8th grade trip next year by selling Puffins. This fundraiser will end on April 20th with delivery on May 6th! …[READ MORE]
  • Kindergarten Roundup

    Kindergarten Roundup

                                                        Important dates for Kindergarten …[READ MORE]
  • Entrepreneurship Class

    Entrepreneurship Class

    Entrepreneurship class has been learning about becoming an entrepreneur. They have created a small business called ‘Custom Woods’ that creates wood signs, bird houses, and other miscellaneous items made from …[READ MORE]
  • COVID Letter from Superintendent Erickson

    COVID Letter from Superintendent Erickson

      March 12, 2021  To all North Iowa Stakeholders,  It has been nearly a year since the first effects of COVID began changing how we operate as a school district. …[READ MORE]
  • Preschool Registration 2021-2022

    Preschool Registration 2021-2022

    Preschool sign-up is now open for the 2021-22 school year at North Iowa! Please complete this form as soon as possible. If you are unsure of your preschool plans for …[READ MORE]
  • In person instruction: 5 days/week

    In person instruction: 5 days/week

    At a regular board meeting on January 20th, the North Iowa School Board approved moving to in person instruction for 5 days per week beginning February 1st.  February 3rd will …[READ MORE]
  • Flexible Learning Day

    Flexible Learning Day

      Link to Flexible Learning Day information and questions A flexible learning day is used to improve learning during a school day that has been cancelled due to inclement weather. …[READ MORE]
  • Remote Learning

    Remote Learning

    When schools in Iowa move to remote learning for any portion the 2020/21 school year, the Iowa Department of Education has determined that remote learning is REQUIRED. This is different …[READ MORE]
  • Return to Learn Health Information

    Return to Learn Health Information

    Dear North Iowa Families,                                                                       I am excited for the opportunity of our students returning to school.  Returning to school will include implementing mitigation measures (social distancing, use of masks when …[READ MORE]
  • Community Closet Requests

    Community Closet Requests

      **UPDATE 03/22/21** The Community Closet is no longer accepting donations.  Please do not leave anything outside the door or in the hallway.  The below listed process can still be …[READ MORE]
  • Suicide Prevention & Resources

    Suicide Prevention & Resources

      North Iowa Community School wants to provide any and all needed assistance to the families we serve.  Please don’t hesitate to reach out – TALK to someone. Open this …[READ MORE]
  • Shop the NICS Shutterfly Storefront

    Shop the NICS Shutterfly Storefront

      When supporters visit our “North Iowa Community School Shutterfly Storefront” to shop and make purchases, “ShareASale” (Shutterfly’s Affiliate Network) will receive a notification and the NICS account will be …[READ MORE]


      BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION The Box Tops for Education program has earned North Iowa School over $8,500.00 since we began participation over 10 years ago. In the past, the …[READ MORE]


    North Iowa School will now be using JMC Alerts.  Those without students currently in school should follow the link to sign up for school alerts. Those with students enrolled in …[READ MORE]

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Top 10 Ways to Raise A Lifelong Reader

The elementary is continuing with Guided Reading for 1st – 5th grades. Students will be reading books that are at their individual reading level. This will increase their reading confidence and success. Students will read in a small group in school and will bring home a Guided Reading book every night and students will read to their parents each evening. Parents are asked to sign the half sheet each night. In addition to the reading, 10 minutes of math facts each night will help make students more successful!!

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