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It’s a Dragon thing

Valley Falls sixth-grader Lacey Eisermann

Valley Falls sixth-grader Lacey Eisermann gets a congratulatory high-five from a line of 25 elementary teachers and aides during an academic awards assembly at the school Friday morning. Lacey was among the 43 students cited for receiving an “exemplary” on last year’s state assessment tests. Principal Susan Grey recognized each class and its accomplishments that […]

February 12th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,Schools,The Vindicator,Valley Falls School District | Read More »

Jeff West school board sends $3.6 million bond issue to voters

Jefferson West bond issue

Members of the Jefferson West Board of Education unanimously voted to submit a $3.6 million bond issue to USD 340 voters when they met Sunday night.

January 31st, 2012 | Posted in County News,Featured,Jefferson West School District,Schools | Read More »

A family full of drama

High school theater directors Shawn and Jennifer Morgan-Beuchat.

Shawn and Jennifer are not Shakespearean characters, but their lives revolve around the curtain and the stage that brought them together 10 years ago.

January 30th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,Jefferson County North School District,Jefferson West School District,Schools,The Vindicator | Read More »

USD 340 board gets figures for proposed bond issue

Schools bond issue technology

Submitting a bond issue to voters in the Jefferson West school district is far from being a done deal after hearing comments at the school board meeting Monday night.

January 17th, 2012 | Posted in County News,Jefferson West School District,Schools | Read More »

Some local educators wary of Brownback’s finance formula plan

A plan to overhaul the state’s education finance formula has some local educators wondering if it will benefit rural students.

by Dennis Sharkey A plan to overhaul the state’s education finance formula has some local educators wondering if it will benefit rural students. At a meeting of Keystone Board members last month the topic of Gov. Sam Brownback’s plan was a topic. Early analysis of the plan has some concerned like Keystone Director Dr. Tim […]

January 11th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,Schools,The Independent | Read More »

School finance picture unclear

education

While Valley Falls Superintendent Loren Feldkamp is cautiously optimistic about the governor’s school finance proposal, he wonders if it will be recognizable once the Legislature gets through with it.

December 29th, 2011 | Posted in Featured,Schools,Valley Falls School District | Read More »

Bond committee shores up ideas for 340 election

school construction

It appears the Jefferson West school board is destined to hold a bond issue in April, although the details are still in committee.

December 19th, 2011 | Posted in Jefferson West School District,Schools | Read More »

Rep. Gonzalez pays Jeff West school board a visit

Rep. Ramon Gonzalez Jr., R-Perry, addressed the Jefferson West school board Monday, but shed little light on school finance.

December 15th, 2011 | Posted in County News,Jefferson West School District,Schools | Read More »

Theater plays a role in life of Valley Falls teacher, director

Nola Milligan

Nola Milligan, actress, minister, teacher, and director, happily closed the curtain on her 17th play, “Radium Girls.”

November 28th, 2011 | Posted in Featured,Schools,The Vindicator,Valley Falls School District | Read More »

Butner chosen as new USD 341 board member

Roy Butner

Oskaloosa USD 341 now has seven board members.

November 22nd, 2011 | Posted in County News,Oskaloosa School District,The Independent | Read More »

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