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05/22/2019 - 10:36am
CAL Administrator Steve Lane’s career will come full circle next year. Beginning in the fall, Lane will become the school’s Farm to School advisor, effectively ending his multi-year career as an administrator and superintendent at CAL and throughout Iowa. The melding of agriculture and education is a nod to Lane’s early career as a farmer. For 14 years, Lane worked as a dairy...
05/22/2019 - 10:34am
Hampton-Dumont-CAL’s ProStart culinary team didn’t return to Hampton with the first place National Invitational trophy but the team knows it wasn’t due to the lack of effort. “For what we had planned, they were spot on,” said coach Jane Hoegh. “They felt like they gave it their all.” The team competed in...
05/22/2019 - 10:30am
H-D second graders got bugged on Friday, May 17 as volunteers from the Iowa State Insect Zoo visited Hampton to give a presentation on insect life. Showing off a selection of beetles, mantises, millipedes, and more, the kids got a first-hand look at a variety of bugs and learned that most of them are nothing to be afraid of. "We want all the...
05/22/2019 - 10:26am
The Hampton-Dumont-CAL Class of 2019 may have officially graduated Sunday, but they didn’t leave until they received one last lesson. Acting as this year’s speaker, H-D-CAL High School science and biology teacher Stephanie Maske said she had one last piece of educational information to pass on. She described the various systems in the...
05/15/2019 - 11:51am
A new boutique in Hamp-ton has a commendable mission at its heart. Amanda Simons and Tiffany Stanbrough last Friday celebrated the grand opening of Sunflower and Stardust Boutique at 507 First St. NW in Hampton. The store specializes in clothing, jewelry, bags, accessories and children's clothes. “We’re shopaholics our-selves, so...
05/15/2019 - 11:46am
Students at Hampton-Dumont-CAL High School will soon be able to connect the school to the rest of the world. H-D-CAL last month received equipment to livestream sporting events and fine arts performances to viewers wherever internet can be accessed through the World Wide Streaming Network (WSN). WSN provides the gear and support needed to bring...
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