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Oskaloosa Christian Kinder Kids Pilot Program Declared a Success

The 2015-2016 Kinder Kids celebrated their accomplishments at a special assembly on Friday May 20.

The 2015-2016 academic year has come to a close for area schools, whose teachers and administrators are reflecting upon the many successes of students and staff members. One school which is reporting a definitive success with its piloted Pre-Kindergarten program is Oskaloosa Christian School. The Board of Directors envisioned a kindergarten program which would meet […]

Oskaloosa Christian School is pleased to announce the 2016 Years of Service Award recipients.

Oskaloosa Christian School

Linda Taylor — food service, after-school care, and cleaning — is celebrating 25 years at the school. Dr. Bob Stouffer, Principal, commented, “Linda is a firecracker. She seems to have boundless energy during the day. She contributes mightily to the high-quality school lunches and food for special events at Oskaloosa Christian.” Sherry Groenenboom — 2nd […]

Professional Development Helps Connect Teachers to New Science Standards

Osky News

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – May 2, 2016– A two day professional development workshop for teachers will be offered in Oskaloosa and Eddyville, Iowa by the Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation, Keokuk Co. Farm Bureau, Mahaska Co. Farm Bureau, and Monroe Co. Farm Bureau. The workshop will help teachers apply the newly adopted Next Generation Science […]

Reseeding Pollinator Plot On Earth Day

On Earth Day (Friday April 22nd) members of the Oskaloosa High School Pheasants Forever and FFA Chapters took part in a reseeding of a Pollinator Plot on the Oskaloosa FFA’s School Farm. The plot was put in last spring by students in the Science and Agricultural classes and was funded through a grant by Pheasants […]

Former Board of Trustees Member to Give Commencement Address at William Penn University

William Penn University

Oskaloosa, IA— William Penn University’s 2016 Commencement Ceremony will be held Saturday, May 7 at 10:00 am in the Penn Activity Center (PAC) on the Oskaloosa campus. Doors will open at 8:00 am. This year’s speaker is former Board of Trustees Member, Jim Davis. Jim was born and raised on a farm his maternal grandparents […]

SEIBA Elementary Honor Band‏

Students left to right: Sage Adam, alto saxophone; Mina Kim, trombone; Madeline Steinbron, alto saxophone; Ashlyn McDougall, trombone; Ella Roach, clarinet; Marissa Katko, clarinet; Abby Drost, trumpet; Carter Waddington, percussion.

Eight OMS sixth grade students under the direction of Michelle Dickinson participated in the second annual Southeast Iowa District Elementary Honor Band. The honor band was held on April 23, 2016, at Washington High School in Washington, IA. The honor band, which included full group rehearsals, sectionals, and a team building activity, was led by […]

OHS Students Visit Boston

OHS Students at Harvard University.

At 4:30 in the morning on Friday, April 8th 40 people from Oskaloosa left for their Spring trip to Boston, Massachusetts. 33 students of Oskaloosa High School and 7 adults. Some of the experiences they enjoyed were: Faneuil Hall, Harvard, Fenway Park, Boston Duck Tour, USS Constitution Ship tour, Quincy Market, Bunker Hill Monument, Salem […]

Robots Camp with the Daily Youth Theatre

Daily Youth Theater

OSKALOOSA, IA — Change the world at the Robots after school theatre camp with the George Daily Youth Theatre! Camp starts the week of March 28. “Last year in our Zombies camp, we created this group of characters and this world that also had robots,” explained Andy McGuire, Education Director at the George Daily Auditorium. […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Board of Trustees to Offer Scholarships

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – The Mahaska Health Partnership Board of Trustees is offering scholarships to benefit local graduating high school seniors who are pursuing a career in a health-related field. The MHP Board of Trustees will choose three students who will each be awarded $500 scholarships. Applicants must be graduating seniors from North Mahaska, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont or […]

Read-A-Thon Fundraiser Makes PTO Programs Possible

Oskaloosa Iowa Elementary School

On March 2, 2016 your child will participate in the Oskaloosa Elementary Read-A-Thon Fundraiser, which is the only student-involved fundraiser conducted by the OEPTO during the year. Each class will set aside one hour from their day and read independently or will have “Classroom Guest Readers” reading to them. When we meet our collection goal, […]

   

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