North Union Community School District
  • Congratulations to NU 8th grader Reagan Nielsen for winning the Patriot's Pen at the district level and placing 3rd in the state.
  • Mrs. Bruhn's 1st grade class at the Fenton Campus are excited to read their new book, The Gruffalo. Thank you to the Ringsted Evening Out Club for the books.
  • Happy Holidays from the Fenton Campus Preschoolers.
  • Swea City Campus students had a visit from Santa, all the way from the North Pole.
  • Fenton Campus Preschoolers take a break from the bouncy houses to pose for a class picture.
  • Swea City Campus students enjoy their Candlelight Dinner.
  • Swea City Campus students enjoy their Candlelight Dinner.
  • Fenton Campus students and staff enjoyed their time with the bouncy houses before starting winter break.
  • Swea City Campus had a special guest visit their building, Kossuth County Sheriff Deputy and Zoey.
  • Swea City campus students participate in Christmas Mini Courses before break.
  • Swea City Campus students have a visit from Santa Claus. Thank you for spending the day with us.
  • Swea City Campus students have a visit from Santa Claus. Thank you for spending the day with us.


North Kossuth Elementary Receives
2017 Blue Ribbon School Award

North Kossuth Elementary School in the North Kossuth CSD has been designated as an Exemplary Achievement Gap Closing National Blue Ribbon School for 2017 by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. North Kossuth Elementary is one of 342 schools in the nation and one of 5 schools from Iowa to be recognized in 2017. Superintendent Travis Schueller and Principal Julie Runksmeier traveled to Washington DC to receive the award on November 7-8, 2017.

Letter from the US Dept of Education
Letter from the Secretary of Education
Letter from the President

Welcome to North Union Community Schools!

The North Union District is located 35 miles east of the Iowa Great Lakes region. The North Union School District whole grade shares (6-12) with the neighboring North Kossuth School District. The two districts also share all athletic programs. Combined district enrollment is approximately 700 students PK-12. The high school building is located in the town of Armstrong, middle school in Swea City, and an elementary in both Swea City and Fenton.

The North Union School District is a high achieving academic institution with outstanding district and community support. The students enrolled at the North Union High School experience the benefits of a 1:1 Chromebook learning environment. We believe that technology is an effective tool that aids in the successful facilitation of the learning process. We actively engage students in project based and academically challenging experiences on a daily basis. The North Union staff elevate the learning experiences of our students through professional collaboration, innovative thinking, the use of technology, and research-based strategies.





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