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Education

  • Local student on UI Dean’s List for fall

    Tracy Jean Mellott (Business administration major) of Red Oak is among 3,700 undergraduate students at the University of Iowa named to the UI Dean’s List for the 2009 fall semester.

  • Students in Piano Festival

    Students participated in State Piano Festival on Feb. 21. From left students and their ratings are Allison Behrens Solo 1, Jasmine Rigby Solo 2, Caitlyn Soden Solo 2, Caitlyn and Shelby Marsden Duet 1, Bevin Griffen Solo 2, Patsy Norris. Allison’s piano teacher is Dr. James Johnson, Bevin’s piano teacher is Rebecca Kia, and all the other student’s piano teacher is Patsy Norris.

  • Preschool registration time

    Kaleidoscope, Head Start, Right Start and WIS Preschools are taking applications for the 2010-2011 school year. Please apply at Webster School, 904 Broad Street, Red Oak. For more information contact Marci Bishop at 712-623-6600 ext 3311. Children need to be four on or by Sept. 15, 2010. Lil’ Tigers Preschool is taking applications for three-year-olds at 1201 Highland Ave. in Red Oak or contact Tammy McFarland at 712-623-2285 for more information.

  • BPW scholarship program

    Business and Professional Women of Iowa Foundation Educational Scholarship Program. Awards are $1,000 each. Recipients will be notified when the decision is made and the awards will be granted in May 2010.

  • Red Oak graduate inducted into Honor Society

    Amanda Lyn Erickson, daughter of Kim Lamb of Red Oak, was inducted into Phi Theta Kappa: The International Honor Society of the two year college, at IWCC on Feb. 22. Amanda is a 2009 graduate of Red Oak High School. She is currently a full time student with a 4.0 GPA.

  • Spring Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Induction

    The Beta Beta Mu Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society of Iowa Western Community College-Clarinda Campus held its spring induction on Feb. 22, on the Clarinda Campus. Sixteen new members were inducted. To become a member of Phi Theta Kappa a student must attain a 3.5 grade point average and have taken at least 12 credit hours of class work towards an associate degree.

  • UNO Fall Dean’s List

    Omaha - More than 2,410 students were named to the Dean’s List at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) for the Fall 2009 semester.

  • Middle school honor choir festival

    Red Oak Middle School students have been selected to represent Red Oak at the Southwest Iowa Choral Directors Middle School Honor Choir Festival to be held March 23 at Treynor High School in Treynor. The students will rehearse all afternoon with students from other SW Iowa middle schools on March 23, under the direction of Barb Sletto (elementary choir) and Tom Sletto (7/8 choir). The students will present a concert, open to the public at 7 p.m.

  • Hunters education

    The Montgomery County Conservation Board is hosting a Hunters Education class. The class will be held at Anderson Conservation Area on March 27 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and March 28 from noon-5 p.m. Bring a sack lunch on Saturday. Students must attend the whole class to receive the certification. Anderson Conservation Area is located at 2059 190th St., northeast of Red Oak 1.5 miles.

  • University of Wyoming

    The University of Wyoming awarded a Bachelor of Science Degree to Laura Ann Shipley of Villisca, at the completion of the 2009 fall semester. She received her degree in Rangeland Ecology and Watershed Management.