This year’s staff winners of the annual Kiwanis Awards at the 2021 Convocation Day include, from left, second-grade teacher Caroline Newman, special education teacher Beth Grasser, Director of Orchestras Rebe Ellsworth and youth supervisor Debbie Zimmerman. Not pictured, transportation administrative assistant Christine Matic was also a winner.

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Kiwanis awards school staff

The Kiwanis of Lander Circle and Orange City Schools celebrated 32 years of recognizing school staff with the annual Kiwanis Awards at the 2021 Convocation Day held at Orange High School on Aug. 18. Staff members are nominated in the spring each year by their peers. A panel of administrators, association officers and members of the Lander Circle Kiwanis Foundation review the nominations and select a winner in each category.

Complete online forms

Orange City Schools reminds parents to submit their annual school forms and acknowledgements online via the OneView Parent Portal if they have not done so already. To access these forms, visit The district urges parents to submit these online forms as soon as possible. This system allows parents to complete the required student demographic information and submit beginning of the year forms electronically, including the Emergency Medical Authorization form.

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