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 […]
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.
Shawn and Jennifer are not Shakespearean characters, but their lives revolve around the curtain and the stage that brought them together 10 years ago.
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.
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 […]
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.
It appears the Jefferson West school board is destined to hold a bond issue in April, although the details are still in committee.
Rep. Ramon Gonzalez Jr., R-Perry, addressed the Jefferson West school board Monday, but shed little light on school finance.
Nola Milligan, actress, minister, teacher, and director, happily closed the curtain on her 17th play, “Radium Girls.”
Oskaloosa USD 341 now has seven board members.