Congratulations to all the Moline-Coal Valley School District first graders who completed the Grrreat Tiger Tales Reading Challenge this year!  This is the 10th year for the reading program, challenging all of the Moline-Coal Valley first graders to read 10 books in one month. This year, over 400 first-graders met the challenge and were invited… Read More


Congratulations to all the Bettendorf first graders who completed the Booker Bear Reading Challenge!  This year, 292 Bettendorf first graders met the challenge by reading ten books in one month– awesome job first graders!  Students along with their families were treated to a pizza party at the Bettendorf Public Library on Saturday, Feb. 24th where each student was awarded with a certificate… Read More


The snow didn’t stop our little readers from coming out to celebrate their reading efforts for the Scottie Reads Reading Challenge Saturday, Feb. 10th!  This is the 9th year for the Scottie Reads program, challenging all of the North Scott first graders to read 10 books in one month. This year, 193 North Scott first graders completed the… Read More


3… 2… 1!!  Over 900 guests attended the big Noon Year’s Eve event at the Bettendorf Family Museum to celebrate the arrival of the new year on Sunday, Dec. 31.  The grownups get to have their New Year’s Eve fun at night leading up to midnight, so the Bettendorf Family Museum offers kiddos the chance… Read More


Team Ascentra enjoyed a nice weekend for the annual Tug Fest in LeClaire, Iowa. This three-day tradition of festivities includes a Grand Parade and the theme this year was, “This is our House”. Our team put their creativity skills to work, and built a mini house out of wood and shingles, decking it out in… Read More


Congratulations to all the Moline-Coal Valley School District first graders who completed the Grrreat Tiger Tales Reading Challenge this year!  This is the 9th year for the reading program, challenging all of the Moline-Coal Valley first graders to read 10 books in one month. This year, 420 first graders met the challenge and were invited… Read More


Congratulations to all the Pleasant Valley first graders who completed the Booker Bear Reading Challenge on Saturday, March 4! Over 280 of our little readers read 10 books in one month and as a reward, were given certificates of achievement, their very own plush Booker Bear, and were treated to a pizza party at the Bettendorf Library for their reading efforts!… Read More


Congratulations to all the Bettendorf first graders who completed the Booker Bear Reading Challenge this year! Over 289 Bettendorf first graders met the challenge by reading ten books in one month– awesome job first graders! Students along with their families were treated to a pizza party at the Bettendorf Public Library on Saturday, Feb. 25 where each student was awarded with a… Read More


Congratulations to all the North Scott first graders who completed the Scottie Reads Reading Challenge on Saturday, Feb. 11! This is the 8th year for the Scottie Reads Program, challenging all of the North Scott first graders to read 10 books in one month. This year, 201 first graders completed the challenge and were invited along with their… Read More