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New Inwood Christian 1st and 2nd grade teacher shares thoughts on first month

Posted September 25, 2014 at 3:46 pm

A month into the 2014-2015 school year, new Inwood Christian teacher, Katie Bonnema, has gotten well acquainted with her students and the staff. During the past month, she has found that it’s a close-knit school in a close-knit community.

“It’s going really well. I enjoy the faculty here and the students,” Katie said. “I can see that it’s a close community and the school is close. Everyone is involved.”

Prior to taking her position as the new first and second grade teacher at Inwood Christian School, Katie graduated from Dordt College. There, she majored in elementary education, with arts and coaching endorsements. She decided to pursue a career in teaching because she has a passion for working with children and seeing them become more knowledgeable.

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    Game of thrones

    West Lyon School will be celebrating homecoming week from Monday, Sept. 29, through Friday, Oct. 3.

    Activities will kickoff Monday with “Merica Day” where the students will dress in red, white and blue. That evening, homecoming coronation will be at 7 p.m. at the school.

    This year’s homecoming candidates for king are Chase Grotewold, son of Jeff and Mary Grotewold of Larchwood; Vaughn Moser, son of Jeff and Connie Moser of Larchwood; Dylan Whalen, son of Patrick Whalen and

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    Inwood Community Club gives

    donations to local organizations

    Last month, during the Inwood Community Club meeting, money was awarded to a number of area organizations. In all, $15,500 was disbursed or set aside for new sound equipment, the summer rec program, as well as for next year’s Fourth of July fireworks. Below is a list of the recipients and the dollar amount they received.

    Monies were dispersed as follows:

    Inwood Aquatic Center: $8,000

    Inwood Museum: $1,500

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    Fellowship Village addition takes shape

    Posted September 17, 2014 at 9:00 pm

    Last April, after adequate funding had been secured through the “The Making Privacy a Priority” campaign, Fellowship Village hired a contractor, had a groundbreaking and kicked off construction on a new addition and facility remodel. Since its onset,

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    After-School program to host fundraiser

    Posted September 17, 2014 at 9:00 pm

    On Tuesday, Sept. 23, the Inwood After-School Program will be hosting a fundraiser and sign-up night at the Inwood Community Center. Over the past year, the program has seen a number of changes, and the

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    Fatal accident on Hwy 182 and A34

    Posted September 11, 2014 at 4:05 pm

    According to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department and Iowa State Patrol, on Friday, Aug. 29, at approximately 11:30 p.m., a fatal collision occurred at the intersection of Highway 182 and County Road A34. A 2008 Dodge Charger driven by Jacob Kennet,

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    Two injured in car vs bus accident

    Posted September 4, 2014 at 6:20 pm

    According to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department, on Tuesday, Aug. 26, at approximately 7:48 a.m. the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a car vs bus accident. Inwood Fire, Inwood Rescue, Lyon County deputies, Iowa State

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    Local group supports Days for Girls initiative

    Posted September 4, 2014 at 6:20 pm

    It’s not something the majority of women in the U.S.A. pay much thought to, but for those living in poverty, domestically and abroad, regularly acquiring feminine hygiene products can be a challenge, if not down right

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    Inwood Christian aims to improve playground

    Posted September 4, 2014 at 6:19 pm

    As Inwood Christian School rolls into another school year, they do so with less playground equipment after removing a wooden play structure that has been in place for over three decades. However, they’ve made plans to replace

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    Leadership crucial in the U.S. Army

    Posted August 21, 2014 at 2:17 pm

    As an officer in the U.S. Army, JC Van’t Land is developing strong leadership skills.

    He is the son of Rob and Bonnie Van’t Land from Hull, a 2008 graduate of Boyden-Hull High

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