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Hupe award honors PLHS physics teacher

PLHS physics teacher Eryn Norton

Photo and story by Carolyn Kaberline While Perry-Lecompton High School teacher Eryn Norton always knew she wanted to be a teacher, it wasn’t until she met Sheryl Shepherd-Adams, her freshman physical science teacher at Hays High School, that she knew that science was the field for her. “I just loved her class and the experiments […]

July 18th, 2011 | Posted in Featured,Perry School District,Schools | Read More »

PLHS music students perform in music festival in Winter Park, Colo.

by Carolyn Kaberline A late winter snow storm may have delayed the buses, but it didn’t slow the enthusiasm of the 52 PLHS vocal music students and their 11 sponsors who traveled to Winter Park, Colorado, March 30 to April 3 to take part in that city’s 25th Anniversary Ski Music Festival. Although a chance […]

April 27th, 2011 | Posted in Perry School District,Schools | Read More »

Declining enrollment adds to deficit woes at Perry-Lecompton

USD 343 will have less money to operate on next year like every school district, but a declining enrollment will make it even more difficult.

March 2nd, 2011 | Posted in Perry School District,Schools | Read More »

County school districts look at each other for cost sharing ideas

As the county’s six school districts continue to seek ways to tighten their budgets without affecting students, they’re increasing looking to each other for ideas.

February 28th, 2011 | Posted in County News,Jefferson County North School District,Jefferson West School District,Keystone Learning Services,McLouth School District,Oskaloosa School District,Perry School District,Schools,Valley Falls School District | Read More »

Keystone board removes interim from Marshall’s title

The title was removed from Dr. Tim Marshall by the Keystone Board on Monday night at their monthly meeting.

February 1st, 2011 | Posted in County News,Jefferson County North School District,Jefferson West School District,Keystone Learning Services,McLouth School District,Oskaloosa School District,Perry School District,Schools,Valley Falls School District | Read More »

Perry-Lecompton senior class pays tribute to teacher with new sign

Bill Culver looks on as the sign made in memory of his wife, Stephanie, is moved into place. by Carolyn Kaberline Perry-Lecompton Middle School now has a sign of its own thanks to a former teacher, the class of 2011, high school construction classes and too many others to list. The sign, which sits at […]

January 9th, 2011 | Posted in County News,Perry School District,Schools | Read More »

Rumors of expansion surround Delaware Valley

by Dennis Sharkey The last time the principals of the Delaware Valley League met the topic of expansion was on the table. McLouth High School Principal Mike Bogard said last week during a school board meeting that the idea of expansion was an unpopular topic among the principals, and if it were up to them […]

December 30th, 2010 | Posted in County News,Jefferson County North School District,Jefferson West School District,McLouth School District,Oskaloosa School District,Perry School District,Schools,Sports,Valley Falls School District | Read More »

Boys’ basketball: A hardwoods preview

by Dennis Sharkey Only two teams last year had a record over .500 and no team made it to the state tournament. Former KU gaurd Jeff Hawkins will try to revive a Perry-Lecompton team that won only two games last year while other teams like the Jefferson West Tigers expect to make huge leaps forward. […]

December 11th, 2010 | Posted in Featured,Jefferson County North School District,Jefferson West School District,McLouth School District,Oskaloosa School District,Perry School District,Schools,Sports,Valley Falls School District | Read More »

‘Sound of Music’ coming to Perry-Lecompton High School

by Carolyn Kaberline The halls of Perry-Lecompton High School will be filled with the “Sound of Music” as the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical of the same name will be presented this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, November 11 through 13 in the PLHS Theatre. The musical, which is based on a true story, tells of Maria, […]

November 14th, 2010 | Posted in County News,Perry School District,Schools | Read More »

Enrollment continues to fall at Jefferson County school districts

by Dennis Sharkey There were no pleasant surprises this year when area school districts tallied their official head counts. The only superintendent somewhat optimistic about his district’s results was JCN Superintendent Dr. Tim Marshall. His district was only five students down from last year when factoring the funding formula. “I’m not real upset about it,” […]

November 8th, 2010 | Posted in Featured,Jefferson County North School District,Jefferson West School District,McLouth School District,Oskaloosa School District,Perry School District,Schools,Valley Falls School District | Read More »

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