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SCHOOL and SI'ORTS Norwalk Warriors Page Eight N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, August 1, 2013 Norwalk Baseball Ends a Successful Season Seniors for the Norwalk Warrior Baseball team, left to right: Hayes Breeser, Nathan Balk, Adam Urlis, Barley Scott, Kolby Greenslade, Jake Kaul and Jake Simpson. Left to right, Row 1: Luke Greenslade, Adam Urlis, Hayes Breeser, Jake Simpson, Nathan Balk, Connor Elbert, Sam Acri, Jacob Newman and Neil Hanson. Row 2: Jake Kaul, Austin LaVelle, Alec Tigner, Tyler Schilling, Kolby Greenslade, Chris Comito, Mitch Vroegh, Bailey Scott, Cole Rice and Austin Grant. Photos submitted. Norwalk Schools _-,pen Wednesday, August 21 For 2013-2014 School Year Norwalk Free Medical Clinic Every Thursday 6 - 8 p.m. Patient registration begins at 5:45 p.m. with last patient registration at 7 p.m. Crossroads Church, 2601 Border St., Norwalk 515-287-8580 www.2thecrossroads.com Illness/Minor Injury, Well Child Exams (no vaccines), School/Sports Physicals, Lead Testing, Adult Tetanus Shots, Chiropractic, Patient Assistance, Program Enrollment, Diabetes-Blood Glucose Testing, High Blood Pressure Testing First Come First Served. iim; TeeCUn-s  No Appointments Necessary. No Cost. In-Kind Donations Accepted. / V.l..tRmrnm,hr.m Nt.... The "German iris" can be chewed as a breath fresh- ener, but high doses may be toxic: Wulf to Serve on Educational Commission Iowa Department of Education Interim Director D.T. Magee has announced the 20 Iowans who will serve on a state commission that will play a key role in imple- menting the statewide Teacher Leadership and Com- pensation System, a significant part of the new educa- tion reform law adopted by the Iowa Legislature School districts that pursue state funding for a local teacher leadership system will submit plans to the Commission on Educator Leadership and Compensation. Commis- sion members will evaluate plans and make recommen- dations on approval to the Iowa Department of Educa- tion. Included on the commission is Dr. Dennis Wulf, Su- perintendent of Norwalk Community School District. "This commission is a crucial part of developing the most ambitious teacher leadership structure in the na- tion," Magee said. "To improve student achievement, we must improve the instruction students receive and there's no better way to do this than to empower our teachers to lead the effort. We look forward to continu- ing our work together to provide all children in Iowa a world-.class education." The goal of the Teacher Leadership and Compensa- tion System-.is, to help schools-_rais sttdent achievement by strengthening classroom instruction. The system al- lows effective teachers to pursue leadership opportuni- ties for additional pa attract promising new teachers with competitive starting salaries and more support and fosters greater collaboration for all teachers to learn from each other. The new law creates a four-year process for develop- ing a statewide Teacher Leadership and Compensation System, with the first year designated as a planning year. The Commission on Educator Leadership and Com- pensation represents a cross-section of education stake- holders, including teachers, education associations, par- ents and business leaders. Members were appointed by the Iowa State Education Association, School Adminis- trators of Iowa, the Iowa Association of School Boards, the Area Education Agencies and the Iowa Department of Education. The commission will'meet for the first time August 14. The meeting willbe held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Room B100 of the Grimes State Office Building. Meet- ings are open to the public. J Did You KnoG? I (NAPS)--Making it easy for families to get involved with the community is the Staples for Students--Do Something for Kids in Need national school supply drive. To learn more, see www. staplesforstudents.org. Freddie Marls CreditSmart is a comprehensive financial literacy program to help fam- ilies make wise financial- choices. Learn more at www. freddiemac.com/creditsmart/ curriculum/download.html and (800) 424-5401. =Today's bride is a mindful borrower, with a plan in place to keep their finances on track well atter the wedding," q B said Caryn Kaiser. =Chase Blueprint helps these cus- tomers manage their spend- ing and borrowing, allowing them to set up a simple plan to pay off large purchases that saves them money on interest.  Read more at www.chaseblueprint.com.