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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. […]

FFA Meets with State Legislators at Iowa FFA Legislative Symposium

On January 31st 6 members and the advisor of the Oskaloosa FFA Chapter went to Des Moines to take part in 2017 Iowa FFA Legislative Symposium. During the event, FFA members listened to speeches by Iowa Sec. of Agriculture Bill Northey, Iowa Farm Bureau President Craig Hill, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, and Iowa Gov. Terry […]

Oskaloosa Agricultural Students Attend Van Wall Partners in Profit

33 Oskaloosa High School students enrolled in Introduction to Agricultural Mechanics students traveled to the Farm Progress Show grounds in Boone on Thursday, Jan. 12th to attend an event put on by Van Wall, John Deere Dealership. On the trip the students learned about different precision farming technologies, marketing and financial decision making in farming, […]

OHS Student Council Participating In Iowans Helping Iowans

The Oskaloosa High School Student Council is participating in this year’s student council state project, Iowans Helping Iowans. This project will benefit The Native Fund. The Native Fund is an organization that provides a means for Iowans to volunteer to help fellow Iowans in times of need when disasters like tornadoes or flooding occur. The […]

OMS Students Explore Potential Careers

Oskaloosa Optimist Club Give Christmas Gift

Vander Linden Releases Information on Legislative Page Program

(DES MOINES) – Rep. Guy Vander Linden (R-Oskaloosa) today released information on the Iowa Legislative Page program. Each year the Iowa House of Representatives and the Iowa Senate employ Iowa high school juniors and seniors to serve as Pages for the legislative session which begins in Monday, January 9, 2017. Duties of the House and […]

Senior Awarded Winter Estate Scholarship

Zachary Milonas, an Oskaloosa resident and senior at William Penn University, has been selected to receive a Winter Estate Scholarship for the 2016–2017 academic year through the Iowa College Foundation. The Winter Estate Scholarship Program is an endowment that was established with the Iowa College Foundation through the estate of Thelma and Carlton Winter. Both […]

OMS Orient/Open House‏

Parents of new students to OMS and 6th Grade parents – please plan to attend the OMS Orientation and Open House, Wednesday August 17th from 5:00 – 7:00PM: 6th graders and all NEW (to our district) 7th and 8th graders, will begin the evening at George Daily with welcoming comments from Mr. Hotek at 5:00. […]


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