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USD 338 school board sees another list of cuts unveiled

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.

February 7th, 2011 | Posted in 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 »

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 »

Valley Falls school budget aided by at-risks numbers

by Clarke Davis Hard economic times — the reason schools are hard strapped for money — oddly have a few advantages when it comes to budgeting for state money. Valley Falls Superintendent Loren Feldkamp explained to the school board Dec. 13 that one of the “weighting” factors in setting the budget is the number of […]

December 27th, 2010 | Posted in Schools,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 »

Former Chiefs running back Priest Holmes brings ‘Got Milk?’ campaign to Valley Falls

Vanessa Heinen and Mikela Wynkoop check each other’s “Got Milk?” mustaches before the dance team performed for an assembly Nov. 17 at Valley Falls schools. Story and photos by Clarke Davis Former Kansas City Chiefs running back Priest Holmes greeted Valley Falls middle and high school students Nov. 17 at a rally to honor coach […]

November 26th, 2010 | Posted in Featured,Schools,Valley Falls School District | Read More »

Valley Falls school board studies transportation needs

by Clarke Davis The Valley Falls school board will soon receive a report on the district vehicles and begin to lay plans on addressing an aging bus fleet. Superintendent Loren Feldkamp said the district has not bought a school bus for five years and at least three are nearing the 200,000-mile range. A 56-passenger bus […]

November 20th, 2010 | Posted in County News,Schools,Valley Falls School District | 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 »

Valley Falls schools to celebrate state assessment test results

by Clarke Davis A celebration is being planned at Valley Falls Public Schools following release of the state assessment test results last week. The test scores were exemplary across the board and both buildings received building-wide standard of excellence in all subject areas except one. What the party will consist of is still unknown but […]

October 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Schools,Valley Falls School District | Read More »

Jefferson West High School students seek grant for wind turbine

Laura Newberry, Mark Flood, and Noah Livingston look at potential sites for a wind turbine at Jefferson West High School. by Davis Publications Leslie Bruton’s calculus class is taking on a unique project at Jefferson West High School. Students Mark Flood, Noah Livingston, and Laura Newberry have been making phone calls, writing emails, and doing […]

October 9th, 2010 | Posted in Schools,The Vindicator,Valley Falls School District | Read More »

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