Beginning band 2014-15

Paul Michalski, ICCSD band instructor, recently contacted HSAP to encourage home schooling parents to contact him ( if they have children who will be in 5th grade next year, are residents of the Lemme, Hoover or Longfellow areas and are interested in being in band!  Here is a Band Calendar 14-15 for the school year.  Thank you, Mr. Michalski!

Travel Iowa

If you will be traveling around Iowa this summer, here is a great resource for seeing the sites!  Travel Iowa gives you a calendar of events from around the state, vacation ideas, lodging and dining and a list of attractions.  You can order a free travel guide.  Enjoy learning about your state!  

“I am different, not less.” – Temple Grandin

Discover the wealth of resources available in our community for those with a family member or individuals on the autism spectrum.  Consider attending the Corridor Autism Resource Expo (CARE), Saturday, June 7 11 am – 4 pm at the Cedar Rapids Public Library, 450 5th Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  .   The event is free.  Click […]


Tomorrow’s visit to ICATER will show HSAP parents various programs, apps and devices to help your children achieve their educational goals.  Even though ICATER is focused on students with disabilities, some of the information may be beneficial to parents of reluctant readers and writers as well.  Jim Stachowiak invites all curious parents to attend!   Click here to […]

Summer Reading Programs

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”–Dr. Seuss The local public libraries are gearing up for their summer reading programs for children and teens!  Find out more about Iowa City’s, Coralville’s and North Liberty’s programs.  Longer days = more reading!  

School of the Wild, May 16th 12:30-2:30

Come join us for an afternoon of School of the Wild, Friday, May 16th from 12:30-2:30pm. Meredith will talk about birds, bird banding and we’ll check the mist nets, then up to the wetlands for aquatic animal and plant lessons. Please meet at the Bluestem shelter at 12:20pm so we’re ready to start at 12:30. Parents […]

Hansel and Gretel

Tickets are now on sale for Young Footliters’ production of Hansel and Gretel!  Tickets are available online, by phone at 319.248.9370, and in person at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts box office,1301 5th Street, and Coralville Rec Center, 1506 8th Street.  Performances are Friday, May 9 at 7pm, Saturday, May 10 at 2pm and 7pm, […]