Loren Feldkamp and the 3rd Kansas Light Artillery participated in this generic civil war battlefield scene in Booneville in June. Story and photos by Monty Davis With each deafening shot from the six-pound field gun, Valley Falls Supt. Loren Feldkamp wants his students to not only experience the Civil War, but have an understanding why [...]
The Valley Falls school board is trying to decide if it can effectively operate the school’s next term with one less administrator.
The Valley Falls school board approved coaching contracts for the next school term and purchased athletic equipment with it met in regular session April 11.
The school house is the designated storm shelter for the public who wish to take cover in times of threatening weather conditions in Valley Falls.
Valley Falls Board of Education President Paul Brown opened the meeting Monday night disavowing the false implication that the school board had responded to an advertisement that has been appearing in recent weeks in this newspaper.
The purpose of an assembly at Valley Falls Elementary School Wednesday was to honor the children for their excellent scores the past year on their assessment tests and to signal the start of the another round of tests.
Valley Falls students and their grandparents were told their school was the academically highest district in Jefferson County by elementary principal Susan Grey.
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.
McLouth eighth-grader Callie Rice will make her second trip to the state spelling bee March 5 to represent Jefferson County.
Superintendent Loren Feldkamp said the district could face a $38,000 cut before July 1 and another $200,000 in the next budget starting July 1.