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Oskaloosa Elementary Students Participate In Honor Band

Eight OMS sixth grade students under the direction of Michelle Coleman participated in the third annual Southeast Iowa District Elementary Honor Band. The honor band was held on April 22, 2017, at Washington High School in Washington, IA. The honor band, which included full group rehearsals, sectionals, and a team building activity, was led by […]

William Penn University Students Present at Alpha Chi National Convention

(Oskaloosa, IA) — Three members of William Penn University’s Iowa Beta Chapter of Alpha Chi, a national collegiate honor society, attended the national convention in Louisville, Kentucky, April 5–8, where they presented original research papers. Aspiring to the academic life, these students joined nearly 400 others at the annual event. Savanna Hartman (Sr. majoring in […]

OMS Parent Teacher Conference Schedule

Oskaloosa Middle School Parent/Teacher conferences will be held on Thursday, April 6th and Friday, April 7th.  The dates and times for conferences are scheduled as follows: Thursday, April 6th: 1:00 – 4:00 Conferences will be held classrooms. 4:00 – 4:30 teachers will take 30-minute break for dinner and transition to the Commons and Spectator Gym. […]

Digital Communication Program Nominated for Student Crystal Pillar Awards

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – William Penn Digital Communication students received four nominations from The Upper Midwest Chapter through their Student Crystal Pillar competition. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences – Upper Midwest Chapter/Foundation, nominated two video productions. The Student Crystal Pillar competition recognizes excellence in student media productions for college students in Minnesota, North […]

IHCC Announces Graduates From 2016-17 Winter Term

OTTUMWA — Indian Hills Community College has released the names of the students who completed their graduation requirements at the end of the 2016-17 Winter Term. This is a list of students who received an Associate of Arts (AA) degree, Associate of Science (AS) degree, Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree, Diploma, or Certificate from […]

Indian Hill CC Honor Roll For Winter 2016-17

OTTUMWA — Indian Hills Community College has released the names of the 494 students who were on the college’s academic Honor Roll for the 2016-17 Winter Term. To be included on the Honor Roll an IHCC student must be enrolled fulltime and have a grade point average for the term of 3.5 or higher on […]

William Penn University Announces Launch of New Website

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – William Penn University, a private university that offers both liberal arts and professional degrees on undergraduate and graduate levels, recently announced the launch of a newly revamped website. The new website has a clean and uncluttered design, improved functionality, and enhanced visual content focused on the University’s rich Quaker heritage, educational delivery […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Offers Scholarships

MAHASKA COUNTY – Applications for college scholarships from Mahaska Health Partnership are available to high school seniors pursuing a career in a health-related field. The deadline for submitting applications is April 10. Three students chosen by the MHP Board of Trustees will be awarded $500 scholarships. Applicants must be attending North Mahaska, Eddyville-Blakesburg or Oskaloosa […]

Indian Hills Awarded Internship Grant

OTTUMWA — Indian Hills Community College has been awarded a two-year, $103,248 Career Ready Internship Grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates. With the grant, an anticipated 46 new paid internships will be created during the 2017-2018 academic year. “Paid internships benefit students, colleges and employers,” said Richard D. George, Great Lakes President […]

Oskaloosa Junior Chamber Orchestra Festival To Be Hosted At First Presbyterian Church

The Oskaloosa Junior Chamber Orchestra Festival will be held on Monday, February 27 at 7:00 PM at the First Presbyterian Church in Oskaloosa. This is an honor event for students in grades 7 – 9. Thirty students are selected from Oskaloosa, Pella and Ottumwa of which nineteen were from Oskaloosa. Our guest conductor is Dr. […]


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