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Virtual Backpack

Welcome to the Virtual Backpack for the Sioux City Community School District, an online flyerboard that allows local non-profits to share timely updates with our school community about upcoming events and opportunities. Use the Virtual Backpack menu to view upcoming events by category or school.

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  • Free Tax Filing

    Location
    Center For Siouxland - 715 Douglas St. Sioux City, Iowa 51101
    Audience
    Parents
    Cost
    FREE
    Contact
    Olivia Benjamin

    Information

    If you made $58,000 or less in 2021 you qualify to get your taxes prepared for FREE. Center For Siouxland partners with the United Way of Siouxland to provide Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA). VITA is an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) program which offers free tax preparation to qualifying taxpayers. All volunteers for our program are trained and certified by the IRS. We will be preparing and e-filing taxes for FREE starting February 1, 2022. We will begin scheduling appointments on Monday, January 18, 2022. ALL appointments will be scheduled.

  • Free Tax Filing [Flyer Available in Spanish]

    Location
    Center For Siouxland - 715 Douglas St. Sioux City, Iowa 51101
    Audience
    Parents
    Cost
    FREE
    Contact
    Olivia Benjamin

    Information

    If you made $58,000 or less in 2021 you qualify to get your taxes prepared for FREE. Center For Siouxland partners with the United Way of Siouxland to provide Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA). VITA is an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) program which offers free tax preparation to qualifying taxpayers. All volunteers for our program are trained and certified by the IRS. We will be preparing and e-filing taxes for FREE starting February 1, 2022. We will begin scheduling appointments on Monday, January 18, 2022. ALL appointments will be scheduled.

  • Sanford Center ACT Prep Spring 2022

    Location
    Sanford Community Center, 1700 Geneva Street, Sioux City, IA
    Audience
    High school students (middle school can attend).
    Cost
    $70.00
    RSVP
    February 04, 2022
    Contact
    Gina Moyer

    Information

    Sanford Center ACT Prep classes will begin Tuesday, February 15th, 2022. Seven consecutive classes 6-8 PM at the Sanford Center, 1700 Geneva Street, Sioux City, IA (behind the Pizza Hut off Hamilton Blvd).

  • EHS Dance Team Winter Clinic

    Location
    East High Gym. 3200 S. Cypress
    Audience
    East High Feeder Schools
    Cost
    $30
    RSVP
    February 04, 2022
    Contact
    Celeste Bathurst and Jade Neslon

    Information

    Winter dance clinic held at East High School for pre-k through 8th grade students.
    Kids will learn a clinic routine mini production dance and will be welcomed back that evening to perform in the winter dance show.

  • Westside Little Baseball Registration

    Location
    Westside Little League, Kirk Hanson Park, West 19th St, Sioux City, IA
    Audience
    Boys and Girls ages 4 - 16
    RSVP
    February 28, 2022
    Contact
    Terry Kilberg

    Information

    Registration for Westside League Little League Baseball is now available! View the flyer or check out our website for more information.

  • Westside Softball Registration

    Location
    Westside Connection
    Audience
    6-14 year old girls
    Cost
    $100
    RSVP
    March 25, 2022
    Contact
    Ashley French

    Information

    Registration for Softball 8u-14u will begin 12/17/21. Early Registration will end February 26th. Late Registration will end March 25th
    *Payment plan will be available for players fees. $20 will be due at the time of registration. $20 will be debited from your account on 1/14/22, 1/28/22, 2/11/22 and 2/25/22 to pay the remainder of the fees.

    ***Payment plan is ONLY available for Early registration. If you register after 2/25/22 players’ fees must be paid in full at the time of registration.

    Registration fee will be $100, and we will only conduct online registrations this year. (If you cannot pay online, please contact Softball Advisor Ashley French to make payment arrangements) Fees must be paid up by the deadline.
    *Please register your player for the age they will be as of 12/31/21
    If you have a 6-year-old who wants to play 8u they must be evaluated to see if they are ready to play coach pitch. Contact the Softball Advisor for information.
    You must provide black pants. You have the option to bring your own helmet (preferably white or black) and a bat. We will provide helmets and bats also.
    We will be selling discount cards during the offseason. It is important for players who intend to play softball to participate. (More information to follow)
    All jerseys checked out will need to be washed and returned at the end of the season.

  • SYA Summer Softball Registration (Girls)

    Location
    1001 Riverside Blvd PO Box 115
    Audience
    K-8 Girls
    Cost
    $80
    RSVP
    April 04, 2022
    Contact
    Jessica Sitzmann

    Information

    SYA Summer Softball Registration Form (Girls)

  • Young Artist Competition

    Location
    First Pres. Church - 608 Nebraska Street Sioux City, IA
    Audience
    All ages
    Cost
    $15 for adults - students are FREE
    RSVP
    March 27, 2022
    Contact
    Charity Koehler

    Information

    Musicians grades 6-12 are eligible to participate in this competition for cash prizes. Registration Deadline is March 27, 2022. The preliminary audition round will be April 10, 2022. Both events will be held at First Presbyterian Church, 608 Nebraska St, Sioux City. The applicant must provide their own accompanist and a judges copy of their solo.

    Check out the website for submission details!

  • YMCA Late Winter & Spring Sports 2022 – Program Registrations Open!

    Location
    Norm Waitt Sr. YMCA
    Audience
    Youth ages 3-17
    Contact
    Cailee Conlon-Trudo

    Information

    Registration is open for our winter and spring programs!! Programs Include: Swim Team, Indoor Winter Soccer, Spring Soccer, Spring Flag Football & Esports (Super Smash Bros. on the Nintendo Switch – Spring Midwest Competition)