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Members of Dallas County Area Retired School Personnel Association (DCARSPA) braved the weather March 7 to celebrate another local success success story: Angelica Cardenas-Diaz. Angelica came to Perry in 1995. After graduating from Perry High, she attended Des Moines Area...
Roxy Schwartz, a member of the Nu Alpha Gamma Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, presented a program on her trip last year to Ecuador at the chapter's March 2 meeting. Schwartz traveled with the help of a Roads Scholarship from...
The Nu Alpha Gamma chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society reached a milestone in January in awarding their 2018-2019 Literacy Grants. With the awarding of $125 to Cathy Lewis, fourth grade teacher at Dexter Elementary in West Central Valley...
Dallas County’s Nu Alpha Gamma Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma recently held their annual silent auction, supporting two $500 education scholarships in memory of Clarice Ross, the longtime Perry educator who died this year at 106. “This is a wonderful...
The four Upsilon State Area Six chapters of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met Oct. 27 at the Spring Valley campus of the Perry Lutheran Homes in Perry for their annual meeting. The 30 attendees represented seven surrounding counties: Adair,...
The members of the Dallas County Area Retired School Personnel Association (DCARSPA) decided this year’s theme would be Celebrating Our Successes, with programs featuring former students. They kicked off the year Oct. 4 with 2000 Perry High School graduate Miriam...
The Upsilon State Organization of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International held its annual state convention June 8-9 at the West Marriott in West DesMoines. Women educators from across the state conducted their meeting under the leadership of state...
In the absence of scholarship applicants, the Nu Alpha Gamma Chapter has decided to  extend the application deadline until April 23 for its two $500 scholarships. The monies are available to any college junior or senior from Dallas County...
Laura McCord, co-president of the Dallas County Area Retired School Personnel Association, welcomed spring with her presentation on container gardening Thursday. McCord has been a Master Gardener since 2015 and regularly helps with displays in the Discovery Garden at the...
Nu Alpha Gamma Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma is pleased to again fund literacy projects in Dallas County. This is the eighth year the chapter has been able to fund projects applied for by the teachers in the county. Checks...