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Seonwha Girls’ Middle School in Korea

September 08, 2014

On August 22, 2014, Principal Donghyun Nam, of Seonwha Girls' Middle School in Korea, visited Niu Valley Middle School.  He accompanied another visiting school, Sera Junior High School of Japan, and their administrators, teachers and students.  Principal Nam toured the campus and presented a proposal to Principal Sean Tajima to form a sister school partnership. Together in agreement, the two principals signed a Memorandum of Understanding, dated on August 22, 2014.<…

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Noted Composer Brian Balmages Dedicates “Spirit of Aloha” to Niu Valley Middle School Band

July 12, 2014

Having a memorable and professionally inspiring experiences in working with the Niu Valley Middle School Band Ohana, Composer Brian Balmages contemplated on a personal way to thank the students, teachers, and parents of Niu Valley Middle. Baltimore Crab Chips didn't do it. Neither would Chocolate Burgers, which he presented after the last rehearsal in Cedar Rapids. Inspired by our student-musicans response to his work, by their warmth in…

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Annual Notification of Privacy Rights

Know your privacy rights as they apply to 1) student record information; 2) directory information; 3) surveys and other information collection; and 4) military recruitment information.  For more information on your privacy rights, the laws that protect them, and how to exercise your rights, contact your school administrator or visit…Read More

Baton Gifted by Mr. Lloyd Nakahara to Student in Historic Event

Band conductors use a variety of educational strategies to have students meet musical goals. In the case of guest conductors, students need to adjust to a different style of conducting. During a rehearsal in Hawaii, Mr. Nakahara asked students to compare the difference between two starting moves. Students were perplexed,…Read More