Bettendorf schools

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The Bettendorf School District will be led by Michelle Morse starting in July.

This morning, the school board announced it will hire Dr. Morse to be superintendent at its next school board meeting.

Morse has worked in public education for more than 25 years, and currently is the Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources for the Newhall School District in Valencia, California.

Bettendorf School District

Bettendorf's Interim School Superintendent hopes to bring stability and a new perspective to the district. 

Bettendorf Students Break Ground On New School

Oct 4, 2018
Natalie Spahn / WVIK News

Hundreds of excited kids released balloons for the groundbreaking of the new Mark Twain Elementary School in Bettendorf. This morning, students, faculty, contractors, and even "Tinker" the therapy dog celebrated the official start of construction.

Screenshot taken from Grant Wood Elementary's website showing kids wearing yellow shirts and jeans / Bettendorf Community School District

The most crowded elementary school in Bettendorf will be expanded first. Last year, the school board decided to reduce the number of students per class at Grant Wood, but the building doesn't have much room to grow.