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Education

  • BVU Concert Band Presents Winter Concert March 14

    STORM LAKE - The BVU Concert Band under the direction of Jerry Bertrand presented its annual winter concert on March 14 in Schaller Memorial Chapel on the campus of Buena Vista University. 

  • Bryant Blay named Presidential Scholar

    DES MOINES - Bryant Blay of Red Oak has been honored as a Presidential Scholar at AIB College of Business for the 2009 Winter Term. 

  • Nishna Valley Kindergarten Roundup

    Kindergarten Roundup will be held April 9 from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 

  • Nishna Valley Preschool Screening

    Nishna Valley School will be conducting a screening for three-year-old and four-year-old preschool students for the 2010-2011 school year on April 9 between the hours of 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 

  • Scholarship deadline

    The Montgomery County Community Foundation Board, working in partnership with the Red Oak Heritage Foundation announced the deadline for submitting applications for the LaDonna Focht Endowed Scholarship Fund and the Verna “Gwen” Lary Endowed Education Scholarship Fund is March 31. 

  • 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.