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Oskaloosa FFA receives FFA: Food For All grant from National FFA Organization to help fight hunger

Oskaloosa FFA Member Geoffrey harvest's leaf lettuce at the Oskaloosa FFA Learning Garden in the summer of 2015.

INDIANAPOLIS 2nd, February 2016/National FFA Organization – The Oskaloosa FFA chapter in Oskaloosa, IA has been awarded $2,500 as part of the FFA: Food For All program. The nationwide program provides grant money to local FFA chapters to support year-long service-learning projects that address local hunger needs. The Oskaloosa FFA plans to help fight hunger […]

Oskaloosa Elementary Taste Testing Kickoff!

Oskaloosa Elementary School held their first-ever produce taste testing event! Program director Julie Miller secured funding for taste-testing through a Team Nutrition grant as well as a grant from the Chef Ann Foundation.

On January 28, 2016, Oskaloosa Elementary School held their first-ever produce taste testing event! Program director Julie Miller secured funding for taste-testing through a Team Nutrition grant as well as a grant from the Chef Ann Foundation. Students taste tested jicama & cherry tomatoes. Once tasted, then the students voted on whether the produce was […]

Oskaloosa Elementary Receives Award

In recognition of the efforts of the students, staff and administration at Oskaloosa Elementary, the HealthierUS School Challenge award was presented by Ann Feilmann, Bureau Chief, Nutrition and Health Services, Iowa Department of Education.

Julie Miller, Food Service Director for the Oskaloosa Community School District accepted the award on behalf of the school.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – In an assembly at the Oskaloosa Elementary School this past week, students took part in an award ceremony to recognize the efforts that are ongoing to live a healthy lifestyle. In recognition of the efforts of the students, staff and administration at Oskaloosa Elementary, the HealthierUS School Challenge award was presented by […]

WPU Celebrates Computer Science Education Week

William Penn University

As students finish their final exams and leave campus for their holiday break, the Applied Computer Science Program at William Penn University is preparing for a special event to celebrate National Computer Science Education Week. On Saturday, December 12, the community is invited to attend and participate a variety of computer science activities at the […]

William Penn University Awarded $298,431 Career Ready Internship Grant from Great Lakes

William Penn University

203 Paid Internships Will Be Exclusively Available for Students with Financial Need Oskaloosa, IA—William Penn University has been awarded a three-year, $298,431 Career Ready Internship Grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. An anticipated 203 new and existing paid internships will be available during the 2015-2018 academic years. “Paid internships benefit students, colleges and […]

WPU Hosts World Food Prize Lecture and Welcomes Keynote Speaker

William Penn University

William Penn University invites all students, staff, faculty, and community members to attend the World Food Prize lecture on Tuesday, October 13, at 11:15 a.m. in the George Daily Auditorium. This year’s speaker is Nora Tobin, Executive Director of Self-Help International. Self-Help International (SHI) works at the grassroots level to improve quality of life and […]

Oskaloosa FFA Competes at the Osceola CDE Day

FFA Agricultural Education

By. Brayden Wald, Oskaloosa FFA Reporter On September 22 the Oskaloosa FFA took a school bus of students to Osceola, Iowa for a CDE(Career Development Event) day. There was a total of 3 teams of Novice Livestock Judging. These teams include Johnathan Veenstra, Tim Degroot, Colten Orndorff, Michael Vanderhyde,,Stephen Terrell, Brayden Wald, and Seth VanderEken. […]

Oskaloosa Teacher Participates In Science Inquiry Workshop

Oskaloosa High School Science Teacher Mauree Haage participated in the

Science Inquiry Workshop Held at UNI for PreK-12 Teachers The earth science and inquiry based IMPACT workshop was held recently at UNI in Cedar Falls as a professional development opportunity for middle and high school teachers from across the state. The workshop is part of a Title IIA Teacher Quality grant program offered by the […]

Oskaloosa School Board Forum – Complete Video

Oskaloosa Community School Administration

Children’s Computer Camp to be held in June at William Penn University

William Penn University

Want to expand your child’s computer literacy beyond playing games, writing stories and browsing the Internet? Want your child to learn how math can be fun and directly related to computer graphics? Children’s Computer Camp at William Penn University will be held Monday, June 22–Friday, June 26 from 1:00–5:00 pm for learners who have completed […]

 

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