• Marcel, Soden participate in BVU Homecoming Concert

    The Buena Vista University concert band and choir under the direction of Jerry Bertrand and Dr. Paula Keeler presented their first concert of the season as part of BVU’s homecoming festivities.

    Alexandra Marcel, a psychology major from Stanton is a member of the concert   choir. Andrew Soden, a  computer science - math major from Red Oak is a member of the concert  choir.

  • Rozann Seela from Seela Science entertains/educates Stanton students

    Students from Stanton Elementary school had special assemblies last week, all about science and fun.

    The event was paid for by FMTC, who, according to Kevin Cabbage, FMTC’s General Manager, wanted to bring something fun yet educational to the school.
    “We wanted kids to see that science is fun and it is all around us every day,” stated Cabbage. “We thought this would be another great way to continue our commitment to education and the students and teachers in our schools.”

  • RO Band places 2nd

    The Red Oak Middle School Band, under the direction of John Hewett, placed 2nd in Class II of the Middle School Division at the 55th Annual Clarinda Band Jamboree on Oct. 2. 
    The band and colorguard performed an arrangement of “Get On Down.”  The band was led in the parade by 8th grade drum major Jared Sherman.  Members of the colorguard include Toni Jackson, Priscilla Milner, Teanna Pafford, and Rylee Palmer.

  • Red Oak Middle School Recycling Project starts

    Red Oak Middle School is participating in Recycle Forward, an innovative program that recycles used technology to raise money for new technology for schools, and is asking community members for help.
    The school is recycling used cell phones, inkjet and laser cartridges, laptops, PDAs, iPods, video games, GPS Systems, DVDs, scientific and graphing calculators, LCD monitors and digital cameras.

  • Carlson, member Central College A Cappella Choir

    PELLA – Alec Carlson, sophomore, exploring, graduate of Nodaway Valley, tenor, member of Chamber Singers of Red Oak is a member of the 2010-11 Central College A Cappella Choir.

  • Local students named to BVU Dean’s List

    STORM LAKE — The following students have been named to Buena Vista University Professional Camp; Online Studies Dean’s List for terms five and six:
    Rebecca Bronner from Villisca, received a perfect 4.0 grade point average for the two terms, Tara McCormick from Villisca, Timothy Pafford from Villisca, received a perfect 4.0 grade point average for the two terms, Lacey Stephens from Stanton.

  • Josh Nix to serve a mission

    Josh Nix, son of Wilson and Dee Nix of Red Oak, has been called to serve two years in the Arizona Tempe Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    Josh is a 2010 Red Oak High School Graduate and is currently a college student at BYU in Provo, Utah.
    Josh will return to BYU upon his return January 2013, and continue his education in the field of Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Computer Engineering.

  • UI students earn degrees after summer session

    The University of Iowa awarded an estimated 700 degrees at the close of the summer session.
    Among the students from the Red Oak area who received degrees at the UI commencement is Jill Patrick, BA, Health and Sports Studies.

  • Central College Red and Blue Vocal Combos

    PELLA – Alec Carlson, sophomore, graduate of Nodaway Valley High School of Red Oak is a member of the 2010-11 Central College Red and Blue Vocal Combos.
    Central College’s Red and Blue Vocal Combos will perform Oct. 6, in the Cox-Snow Recital Hall at 8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Tickets are required and can be obtained at the information booth in the Maytag Student Center by calling 641-628-9000.

  • Middle School student news

    Article by Sadie Uhlenberg, 8th grade

    The 2010-2011 school year is off to a great start at Red Oak Middle School.

    Two hundred and sixty-three enthusiastic sixth, seventh and eighth graders reported for school on August 18th, including four new sixth grade students, ten new seventh grade students, and three new eighth grade students from Iowa, Kansas, and Oklahoma.  Twenty-one veteran teachers and new principal,