Archive - Oct 9, 2012 - News Article
Valley City Public School Administrators are developing a survey for parents, students, staff and possibly the general public to garner input on how the schools operate.
On Monday, schools superintendent Dean Koppelman said administrators would meet Tuesday to discuss the particulars of the survey, which will be opened roughly in the first week of November to coincide with parent-teacher conferences.
The Valley City State University Planetarium is celebrating its 20th birthday this year and only has a few shows left before campus construction puts it into a nine-month hiatus. In the meantime the university is hoping the planetarium can rekindle some old friendships and start some new ones.
â€śFriends of the Planetariumâ€ť donate money to help the planetarium operate. Barnes County Museum Curator Wes Anderson teaches a physics course, â€śPlanetarium Science,â€ť at VCSU and his students put together a new program every year.
Valley City High School drama students arenâ€™t only learning how to act in this yearâ€™s production; theyâ€™re also getting a feel for military life. Students are being taught to march properly and may even wear authentic Korean War uniforms.
Drama director Carol Foth said sheâ€™d like to see if area Korean War veterans would be interested in lending their uniforms and other war memorabilia to the school for students to use as costumes and props in their upcoming MASH production.