Prairie Ridge Class is the Winner of the Ordinary Kids Change the World Challenge
Congratulations to Mrs. Heckart’s class at Prairie Ridge Elementary School who were selected as the winner of the Ordinary Kids Change the World Challenge 2021. The staff at the Penguin Random House, iCivics, and the author Brad Meltzer ...

Sophomore Johnnie Each Receives National Writing Award
We are pleased to announce that Johnnie Each, a Prairie High School Sophomore, won a Silver National Medal Award through the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, a part of The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, for her ...

Grant Wood Recognizes Teachers
Congratulations to Prairie Creek Special Education teacher Katie Johnson and Prairie Hill Elementary Special Education teacher Kristen Heaverlo who were recognized by Grant Wood AEA at this year’s Building Bridges Accessible and Assistive Technology Conference.

Prairie Crest Construction and Renovations to Begin this Summer
Prairie Crest Elementary will see significant changes starting this summer as part of the 10 year facilities plan to address our three oldest elementary schools, Prairie Crest, Prairie Heights and Prairie View. Work at Prairie Crest Elementary, which ...

Prairie Delta Participates in Build Iowa Career Fair
Prairie Delta Participates in Build Iowa Career Fair Students at Prairie Delta participated in the Build Iowa Career Fair on Thursday, April 1, at the Hotel Kirkwood.  Students had the opportunity to meet with 17 employers who presented ...

Volunteering in Our Schools Update
College Community Schools is starting to allow more volunteers in our schools. As of April 5, adults may volunteer once the volunteer process has been completed. Watch the online presentation here outlining Covid-19 mitigation strategies. Complete the acknowledgement form here ...

Congratulations to the 2021 Recipients of the Governor’s Award for Volunteer Service
College Community Schools is pleased to announce that Kelly Kunze has been selected to receive the 2021 Governor’s Individual Award for Volunteer Service. Kelly has been a regular volunteer at Prairie Heights since 2005 by volunteering many hours in classrooms ...


Congratulations to 7th grade students Emma Stahlberg and Aleena Wittenburg who received their National History Day Medals today. The girls were nominated for State Competition for their process paper and performance of “Spy Communication Changing the World.” Virtual ...

All Things Band – Update on our Prairie HS Band Program
Concert Bands On March 3rd and 4th, the PHS Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band A, and Symphonic Band B met in the Concert Hall to record performances to share with their families. These virtual concerts each featured two pieces ...

Prairie Students Compete at Business Professionals of America State Leadership Conference
Prairie High School’s BPA Chapter competed in the annual State Conference in Des Moines in February.   BPA is the leading CTSO (Career Technical Student Organization) for students pursuing careers in finance, marketing, business management, office administration, information technology ...

German National Honor Society Makes Community Impact
  It’s peanut butter jelly time with German National Honor Society. GNHS challenged students at Prairie High School to bring in peanut butter and jelly to help area families. School may look different this year but PB&J is ...

All State Music Selections
On Wednesday, October 21st, high school music students from around Iowa submitted video auditions for the 2020 Iowa All-State Music Ensembles. Because of safety and health concerns, the annual Iowa All-State Music Festival will not be held this ...

Secretary of State Paul Pate Presents Award to Prairie High School
Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate presented the Carrie Chapman Catt Award to Prairie High School today, Wednesday, October 30. The award goes to any school that registered at least 90% of eligible students to vote. Last year ...

Prairie Crest Elementary Construction Update
College Community administrators along with representatives from OPN Architects have been meeting to discuss design and development for renovations and additions to Prairie Crest Elementary School. The October 15 meeting focused on technology, access control and security, and ...

Design and Development Meetings Continue for New 5/6 Building
College Community administrators along with representatives from OPN Architects and Carl A Nelson & Company met today as part of their ongoing Schematic Design meetings for the new Prairie Creek Intermediate School. To date there have been 5 ...

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