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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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West High

Events

  • Family Friendly Haunted House

    Location
    First Congregational Church, 4600 Hamilton Blvd.
    Audience
    Elementary students and families.
    Cost
    No cost
    Contact
    Suzanne Johnson

    Information

    Come enjoy a free family event at First Congregational Church! We will have a haunted house full of costumed ghouls, spooky music, and of course candy!

    When: Saturday October 23rd at 5 PM

    Where: First Congregational Church, 4600 Hamilton Blvd.

    Open to all ages.

  • BridgeWhiz – Strengthen Cognitive Skills by Learning Bridge!

    Location
    Online
    Audience
    Grades 4-12
    Cost
    Free
    RSVP
    October 23, 2021
    Organization
    BridgeWhiz
    Contact
    ACBL Educational Foundation 58-1733600

    Information

    As a parent, you’d do anything to give your child a happy, successful life. Now you have a wonderful opportunity to do just that – through the mind-building challenge, great fun, and competitive excitement of contract bridge.
    BridgeWhiz, a FREE online course designed to teach children in grades 4 through 12 the mind-building challenge, great fun, and competitive excitement of contract bridge, a fascinating game whose benefits, intellectual stimulation, and adventure will last a lifetime.
    Learning to play bridge will nurture your child’s team and individual competitive spirit. Build social skills. And enhance deductive reasoning and math abilities.

  • Sanford Center ACT Prep Classes

    Location
    Sanford Center, 1700 Geneva Street (behind Pizza Hut off Hamilton Blvd)
    Audience
    High school students
    Cost
    $70
    RSVP
    October 19, 2021
    Contact
    Fitz Grant, Executive Director

    Information

    Start preparing for the ACT with help from the Sanford Center!

    Classes start on Tuesday, October 26th.

    Fee: $70

  • Darby’s Dancers Sign Up

    Location
    Arena Dance Academy, 4501 Southern Hills Drive, Sioux City
    Audience
    TK-High School students
    Cost
    No cost to participate, donations are accepted
    RSVP
    November 07, 2021
    Contact
    Kayla Kellen

    Information

    Darby’s Dancers provides an opportunity for children with special needs to participate in the performing arts through dance education. Class will be offered at the Arena Dance Academy (main studio) on Sundays at 3:45-4:15pm. Trained instructors and assistants will teach dance fundamentals in a safe, professional, welcoming setting. Students will perform in an annual Winter showcase and Spring Recital. No dance experience necessary. Open to ages 4-18.