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Education

  • Red Oak teacher posts project at DonorsChoose.org

    The online education charity DonorsChoose.org is highlighting a project request for classroom materials submitted by John Gambs, a 10th grade teacher at Red Oak High School in Red Oak. The project is titled “Global Study for a Global World” and it will provide history and geography resources and experiences for 100 students to better prepare them for college and/or college-level work.

    Gambs is among tens of thousands of teachers across the country who are turning to DonorsChoose.org to get the learning materials they and their students need.

  • Fall 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 fall induction on Oct. 22, on the Clarinda Campus.

    Twelve 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.

  • Red Oak Honor Roll

    Red Oak Middle School 1st quarter honor roll

    All A Honor Roll

    6th grade – Breann Berkey, Bailey Bruce, Breanna Craig, Julia Hacker, Angela Mahoney, Maria Pendleton, Murphy Porter, Hannah Shalters, Quinn Sheldon and Alyssa Wilkins. 7th grade – Grace Blomstedt and Kate Walker. 8th grade – Paige Clark, Ellen Fellers and Evan Mellott.

    High Honor Roll

  • Cabbage awarded scholarship

    aduate of Stanton High School, is the recipient of an Indian Hills Community College Foundation General Fund Scholarship.

    Cabbage is the son of Risa Sederburg and Steve Cabbage of Villisca.

    He is enrolled in the Diesel Power Systems Technology program on the Ottumwa campus.

    The Indian Hills Foundation was created with the goal of providing scholarships to help deserving students enhance their lives through college education.

  • Students perform in homecoming concert

    Sadie Quist and Andrew Soden from Red Oak performed in the Buena Vista University concert choir.

    Andrew also performed with the concert band.

    Sadie is a sophomore majoring in communications/performance studies and Andrew is a freshman majoring in computer science at BVU.

  • Buena Vista University dean's list

    Timothy Pafford from Creston was named to the dean’s list from Buena Vista University.

  • Villisca teen selected for Iowa Ambassadors of Music

    Iowa Governor, Chester J. Culver, announced that Villisca’s Marcus Taylor has been selected to represent Iowa by participating in the Iowa Ambassadors of Music July 2010 concert tour. An All-Iowa group of musicians comprising of band and chorus, Marcus was recommended by his high school instrumental music director for his outstanding abilities and superior personal qualities. He is the son of Larry and Georgia Taylor of Villisca.

  • Winners named in farm Bureau Safety Poster Contest

    Montgomery County Farm Bureau hosted a safety poster contest for Stanton third-grade students in Terri Vennerberg’s classroom.

    Using their artistic abilities, the children were asked to create a poster that taught a safety lesson on the farm or at home. It was held in honor of National Farm Safety Week. The class studied safety lessons during this time.

  • Schools especially hard hit as influenza increases in Iowa

    The number of Iowa schools with absences due to influenza-like illness is rising.

    Monday, Oct. 12, 56 schools in 23 counties reported to the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) that at least 10 percent of their enrollment was absent due to illness.

    The average percent absent for the schools reporting was 15 percent of students out due to illness.

  • East Mills Hastings School receives donation

    Mr. Crilly at East Mills Hastings School recently accepted a $367 check from Chat Mobility Marketing Coordinator, Terri Gray. The money represents 2.5% of Chat Mobility customers’ monthly billing.

    Chat customers signed up for Chat’s School Rebate program and chose East Mills Hastings School as their rebate recipient. Chat Mobility is proud to give back to the communities they serve.