Legislators working to wrap session
With the second funnel week of the Iowa Legislature in the books, Rep. Greg Heartsill and Sen. Amy Sinclair will soon begin to focus on budgeting in their respective houses, but both have top priorities for legislation before the end of the session.
Pleasantville students inducted into NHS
The Pleasantville High School National Honor Society held an induction ceremony for its new members Monday, April 1, at the high school event center.
Iowa Teacher of the Year nominations due April 26
Thousands of talented Iowa educators lead and inspire their students, but only one is chosen annually as the state’s top teacher. The deadline to nominate the 2014 Iowa Teacher of the Year is April 26.
KHS Alum earns Golden Apple
Knoxville High School alumnus Josie Harvey Vandermark was presented with the Golden Apple award recently for her work as a teacher in Moravia.
KHS Band preparing for New Orleans trip
In a little over a week, 40 members of the Knoxville High School Band will make its quadrennial excursion down the Mississippi River to New Orleans, La.
Knoxville Dance Team show Saturday
The Knoxville Dance Team will host its annual Spring Show on Saturday, March 16, at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Acts of Kindness: KMS girls reach out to family
An accident that occurred thousands of miles away has impacted the lives of a rural Bussey family and inspired a pair of Knoxville Middle School Talented And Gifted (TAG) students to reach out to an alumnus they have never met.
Senate Education Committee passes Education Reform
Sen. Amy Sinclair reports that the Education Committee passed an education reform bill this afternoon along party lines, 9-6.
KHS to perform "Phantom of the Opera"
The curtain will rise Friday night on the Knoxville High School production of "Phantom of the Opera," a musical that captured the hearts of many of the play's participants when they saw it performed on Broadway last year.
- M-D FFA does well at subdistricts The Melcher-Dallas FFA participated in a sub-district contest on Feb. 19 in Corydon. Results are as follows: • Mady Riebhoff earned Gold in Public Speaking and advanced to district. • Jacob Clark earned Silver in Ag Broadcasting and advanced to dist
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