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Oskaloosa Middle School Honor Roll – 7th Grade

Oskaloosa Indians

Josephine Adam Rian Allman Angelea Annett Mariana Arellano Karley Armstrong Bryson Ayala Cheyanne Baker Mason Beane Kathryn Beckman Brock Beerbower Seth Bishop Sadie Blommers Trinity Bloodsworth Kayne Boender Cadence Boley Vivian Bolibaugh Holden Braundmeier Maysen Brunt Iestyn Buchanan Zander Bunnell Alricxander Burroughs Michael Cahalan Skylar Carey Tierney Carter Leah Cohrt Deacon Cox Kobie Criss Drake […]

NM Enrollment Trending Upward

NORTH MAHASKA – North Mahaska School’s certified enrollment remains steady with 0.4 percent of an enrollment decline when comparing enrollment from the 2019-2020 to the 2020-2021 school year. Overall, enrollment trends have seen an 8 percent increase over the past five years. Currently, the district’s certified resident enrollment is at 486.78 students. The district currently […]

Knee-High Naturalists “Spider Fun”

Mahaska County Conservation Board

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 10:00 – 11:00 am Environmental Learning Center The Mahaska County Conservation Board invites kids ages 5 and younger to the Knee-High Naturalist program on November 17th titled “Spider Fun” at the Environmental Learning Center. We will meet in the lower level of the ELC from 10:00 – 11:00 am. At this […]

Central College Announces World Food Prize Lecture

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA, IA (10/22/2020) Bram Govaerts, winner of the 2014 World Food Prize, will present Central College’s annual World Food Prize Lecture from 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 27. The free event will be virtual and available via Zoom. The World Food Prize is the foremost international award recognizing individuals who have increased […]

Indian Hills Receives $2 Million US Department of Education Title III Grant

Indian Hills

Indian Hills Community College is a recipient of a highly competitive United States Department of Education Title III Grant. Indian Hills was recently notified that they will receive more than $2 million over the course of the five-year grant. The Department of Education Title III Grant provides funds to improve student success by strengthening institutions. […]

IHCC Announces Earn and Learn Scholarship Opportunity

Indian Hills

-Service and Retail Workers Negatively Affected by COVID-19 are Eligible to Apply- Ottumwa, IA – Indian Hills Community College has received a state Coronavirus Relief Employer Innovation Fund Grant to help individuals in the service and retail industries, who have been negatively affected by COVID-19, retrain for entry level careers in advanced manufacturing. Selected participants […]

McGriff New Business Manager at North Mahaska

by RD Keep NEW SHARON – North Mahaska has a familiar face overseeing the school district’s finances. Sarah McGriff, a former student, was sworn in by school board president Dirk Wilkin Aug. 17. She replaces long-time business manager Cindy Quang, who moved to Nebraska this summer. McGriff is a 2012 graduate of North Mahaska and […]

Central College Plans Class of 2020 Commencement in September

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA, IA (09/03/2020) Central College is planning to recognize its Class of 2020 with an in-person commencement ceremony at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, at Ron and Joyce Schipper Stadium. Commencement scheduled in May was postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The event will be livestreamed and available here beginning at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 27 […]

Central College Adds Two Members to Board of Trustees

PELLA, IA (07/07/2020) Central College has announced changes to its Board of Trustees, including the addition of two new members and the retirement of two others. Mike Van Voorst and Christine Epperly Ieuter were elected as new members, beginning their terms July 1. Karin Peterson and John Schmidt retired as members of the board. Board […]

District Talks Upcoming School Year, Asking For Connectivity Needs

Oskaloosa Community School Administration

An Oskaloosa Community School District Press Release June 8, 2020 Dear Students and Families, The Oskaloosa Community School District wants you to know that decisions at both the district and building levels are made with the health and safety of our staff and learners as a priority. These are challenging times for all of us, […]


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