2022-2023 West Side Four-Year-Old Preschool Open House & Registration Rescheduled

The previously scheduled Open House on Tuesday, March 8 for four-year-old preschool at West Side Early Childhood Center has been rescheduled for Monday, March 14 from 6:00-7:00 pm. due to the Decorah High School boys’ state basketball game.

District COVID-19 Active Positive Cases

  • Total number of students and staff in isolation (currently positive) for COVID-19: one (1)
  • Current district facilities with known positive cases: Decorah Middle School

DCSD reports COVID-19 data in alignment with the direction of the Iowa Department of Public Health. The full guidance can be found at the link below.

IDPH Information Sharing Guidance for Schools and Local Public Health

DHS Principal Search Stakeholder Survey

The application window for the DHS Principal position is currently open. The District will receive applications from interested applicants through March 20. As applications are collected, the District would like to gather feedback from stakeholders that will help inform the process. 

DHS parents and students are encouraged to use the link below to provide responses to the following question:

What might be the most essential attributes, knowledge, and skills needed to be an effective principal of Decorah High School?

The District will review responses to build key themes. Those key themes will be used to develop interview questions and assessment tools designed to help the interview teams identify the best candidate to serve as the next DHS Principal.

DHS Stakeholder Survey Link