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New Trees at Pekin

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It was a beautiful May 1st day when all of Pekin Elementary took part in planting new evergreen trees near the football field to replace trees cut down in the fall due to disease.  All K-5 classes had an opportunity to help plant trees for an hour each throughout the day.  Trees Forever and Alliant Energy joined together to help finance the matching funds grant secured by school board member, Jennifer Coleman.  Special guests from Trees Forever and Alliant Energy, along with Pekin Superintendent Mr. Whipple, addressed the K-5 students and staff before participating in ceremonial tree planting with selected students. The newly planted trees will quickly be part of the existing wind break, and provide coverage for spectators attending Pekin events.  As students grow, so will the trees they helped plant.  Thanks to Jennifer Coleman, Alliant Energy, and Trees Forever for coordinating this project.

2015-2016 Pekin Continuous Notification of Nondiscrimination Policy Statement

It is the policy of the Pekin Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact the district’s Equity Coordinator: Kim Ledger, PK-5 principal/Curriculum Director,1062 Birch Ave.,Packwood, Iowa 52580,Telephone: 319-695-3707, Email:Kim Ledger