PROJECTS

No Boundaries students select projects that they are passionate about and have interest in participating. Working with project partners and local businesses to accomplish the project. Through these projects they are able to achieve varying credits, and exposure to the business world. There are many different projects in varying fields, ranging from Science and Technology to Arts, Public Relations, Marketing, and Design.

Below are projects that are being worked on, in the project pool, and projects that have already been completed.

Past Projects

OPERATION TOOTHPICK

Working with SAFCO to repurpose lumber.
Toothpick

THE REACH OF YOUTH

A project in which the goal is to come up with after school activities for the youth and possibly designing a space afterwards.
Reach of Youth

IRON CHEF OKOBOJI

A project in which students choose new menu items for the Okoboji Store.
Okoboji Store

OPERATION: WHERE ARE THE TEENS?

A project trying to bring more people to the library.
Missing

WELCOME TO WONDERLAB!

A project planning, budgeting, and possibly creating a family oriented interactive space for playing and learning in the Community State Bank.
Wonderlab

PROJECT TED-X OKOBOJI

A project helping launch TED-X in Okoboji.
TEDx Okoboji

BRING ON THE ARTS

A project in which the goal is to bring more people into the Pearson Lakes Art Center.
Pearson Lakes Art Center

Middle School

LEAVING LEGACY 2.0 (MS)

A project working with FEH to create seating options for indoor spaces in the new Okoboji Middle School.
Okoboji

BREAKING BARRIERS (MS)

Increase the equity of participation in the programs of CTE-based classes to focus on subgroups such as Male/Female; minorities; etc.. in grades 9-12.
NoBo Logo

TABLE TALK (MS)

Food Rescue & Educational Videos and Cooking
Table Talk

FOOD DONATIONS/ #WHERESTHEFOOD 2.0 (MS)

A project working on distributing food better in Dickinson County along with getting other stores besides Wal-Mart to donate food routinely.
Food

BOATS & BRANDING (MS)

A project working on fresh PR and marketing along with a 30 second video for the Winter Games.
Boats And Branding

MAKING MUSIC (MS)

The would provide a unique location for Spencer youth to enjoy a fun outside activity. This would become a family oriented location and a draw for those with young children.
Making Music

PIONEERS IN SCIENCE (MS)

Develop a new citizen science project.
Pioneers in Science

GENERATION Z (MS)

A project planning for rooms that are outdated.
Generation Z

TEDX OKOBOJI (MS)

A project helping launch TED-X in Okoboji.
TEDx Okoboji

RIGHT STUFF (MS)

Improve sales, marketing, design merch, provide more products to the customers.
Right Stuff

Active

FCS CLASSROOM REDESIGN

Redesigning the GT-RA FCS Classroom.
FCS Classroom

360 TO SELF-SUFFICIENCY

Working with Upper Des Moines Opportunities to recreate and rebuild their website.
Upper Des Moines Opportunity

PEDIATRIC ROOM- MEDICAL SURGICAL UNIT

A room specifically designed for kids is going to provide family centered care.

HOLE-IN-ONE

A project working on designing and building mini-golf holes for Treasure Village in Milford.

STILL HAVEN'T FOUND WHAT I'M LOOKING FOR

A project that works on creating a website for the NoBo program.
Website

THE HUNT FOR OXBOWS

A project using computer software to search for oxbows in the Little Sioux river.
Oxbows

NOBO HS PR TEAM

This team will be responsible for building our No Boundaries "brand" by telling our stories.
NoBo Logo

SPLISH SPLASH AND SPRAY

A project working on designing a splash pad for the Spencer community to provide a free, family friendly, unique experience.
Splash Pad

LAKE EFFECT

A project working on finding ways to stop the erosion and deterioration of Coralville’s lake.
Lake

REBRAND C.O.

Updating the look of the Central Office of Spencer CSD.
Rebrand CO

MOVE OVER AMAZON

A project designing a webstore for Lakeside Labs and revamping the merchandise.
Lakeside Labs

ROCKET SLIDE IGNITED

Refurbishing and putting the Rocket Slide back into service.
Rocket Slide

Inactive

COLD VIET IN HOT TIMES

A project designing an exhibit about Vietnam for the Heritage Center in Spencer.
Cold Viet Hot Times

"B" ORIGINAL

A project redesigning and creating a more effective workspace in Conference Room B at the Spencer Office Building.
Conference Room B

HISTORY LIVES

A project in which the goal is to get more teens visiting and involved in the Dickinson County Museum.
History Lives

THE GRAND APPLICATION

A project getting more tourists to visit and take pictures of Grand Ave.
Grand Application

DRONE-BASED DELIVERY SERVICE

A project working on setting up a drone delivery system for the Hillcrest in Graettinger.
Drone Delivery System

THE LOFTS AT 315 GRAND

A project working on renovating the upstairs of Community Insurance in Spencer into an Airbnb.
Community Insurance

DISC GOLF ON DRY LAND

A project designing/creating a disc golf course that is more usable than the previous one.
Disc Golf

LRH PEDIATRIC CARE PACKAGES

A project developing care packages for pediatric patients.
LRH

NEW SIGN GOES HERE

A project designing a sign to advertise the Dickinson County Museum.
Museum Sign

SPENCER PARKS - REIMAGINED

A project working on getting people to engage with the parks more and to improve them.
Spencer Parks

3D OR BUST

Researching and designing 3D printed models/products for GLCC to maximize their profit.
3D Design

GRAETTINGER COMMUNITY VISIONING TRAILS PROJECT

A project in which helps the Graettinger Community Visioning Committee build trails around and in Graettinger.
Graettinger Community Visioning

HOT JOBS COOL COMPANIES

A project creating a promotional video about jobs and companies in the region to be used by Get A Lakes Life.

LAKES AREA BIKE SHARE

A project working to pick a bike share system, identify funding, and planning to implement the system.
Bike Share

MAKING MUSIC

Creating musical attractions
Making Music

ON OR OFF?

A collaborative research project with Iowa State University to develop and refine a genetic “On/Off” switch.
On Or Off

PRINTING THE HELP!

A project using Tecton Industries 3D printer to make their processes more efficient.
Tecton

TED-X YOUTH

A project creating a TED-X Youth event.
TEDx Okoboji
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