Vocal HS Teacher with Possible Co-Teaching 7th & 8th Grade
- Emmetsburg High School has both a JV (Black & Gold) and a Varsity (High Voltage) Show Choir group.
- EHS has an outstanding record in Show Choir touting many top placing rankings. Just some of the 2016 Notables include Best Choreography and 2nd place overall at the Dutch Masters Invitational (1st in 2015), Class 2A Iowa Vocal Jazz-2nd Place, Dallas Center-Grimes “Take 2” Invitational-2ndPlace, Saturday Night Jive Invitational-3rd Runner Up.
- Vocal students have most recently traveled to Disney World, New York City and Nashville, TN. Students take pride in the program with approximately 75 musicians participating.
- The program also shares support with a very active and involved booster club that sponsors the annual “Extravaganza”, hosting 30 schools.
The Emmetsburg Community School District is in the heart of Palo Alto County, Northwest Iowa. The community boasts about Five Island Lake that has its southern tip in the city limits and expands north seven miles. The community has a wellness center, golf course, and four large city parks. In addition, Palo Alto County has several outdoor recreational sites. The community can also boast about the hospital, Iowa Lakes Community College, Wild Rose Casino, a Welcome Center and a variety of retail shops. The community is proud of the school’s many academic and extracurricular programs.
Emmetsburg Community School District at a glance…
Students: 758 students, in a School District that includes Emmetsburg, Cylinder and Curlew. Fourteen percent (14.4%) of our students open enrolled into the district from other surrounding communities in the county and from surrounding counties. On the most recent Iowa Youth Survey, 96% of Emmetsburg students responded they perceive our school as a safe place. Eighty eight percent (88%) of High School students are active in activities.
Teaching Staff - 60 teachers, 15.5 average years of experience, 40% with masters degrees, 1:13 student to teacher ratio
Academics - West Elementary - State Wide Voluntary Preschool, C4K pilot school, computer cart per grade
Middle School - Middle School concept with daily Professional Learning Community
High School - 98% graduation rate, ACT Reading scores consistently above state average, one to one laptop program. Because of our great relationship with Iowa Lakes Community College, our seniors average 14 college credits at graduation.
Modern Facilities -
2015 - High School gym remodel
2014 - Addition to the West Elementary building: office, entry, lunchroom, gym, kitchen, newly remodeled library and the addition of two classrooms
2009 - Middle School classrooms, gym, locker rooms
2009 - 620 seat auditorium
2003 - Addition for kindergarten at West Elementary
1994 - High School addition for wrestling room and weight room
Continuously updated sports facilities: all new weight room equipment, High School score boards, indoor batting cage, softball score board, all-weather track, softball and baseball irrigation systems and backstops, football goal posts.
Location/Region: Emmetsburg, IA