Education

Education

BHS Stadium Improvements

Sep 4, 2014

Major improvements to the athletic facilities at Bettendorf High School have just been completed.

New help is available in the Quad Cities for children with special needs. An organization called The Homestead has opened an autism center, in Davenport.The Homestead CEO Steve Muller says the center on Utica Ridge Road opened in July and now serves about a dozen children. The Homestead already operates several other autism centers in Cedar Rapids and the Des Moines area.

As the new school year starts, students at North Scott High School are learning how to dodge demolition and construction. Work started this month on the next phase of renovations - the administrative offices, media center, and main entry. Director of Operations, John Netwal, says that follows updating of the locker rooms, wrestling rooms, and bathrooms in the 57 year old building.Netwal says this work at the high school is the latest project included in the updated master plan adopted two years ago.

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