Pella — Pella and Pella Christian Schools will be delayed two hours on Thursday.
Updated: Pleasantville Board to respond to union's offer
The Pleasantville School Board will meet Tuesday, March 11, at 4 p.m., in an open meeting to present its initial offer to the teachers' union, the Pleasantville Education Association, regarding the next contract. The PEA presented its initial proposal on Tuesday.
Murra to address Knoxville School Board
Cassandra Murra, hired to take over as Knoxville's Superintendent of Schools in June, is scheduled to be at the Monday, March 10, school board meeting to discuss recommendations for a new high school principal.
- Ag in the Classroom event held - See slideshow Fourth graders from throughout Marion County learned about agriculture on today, March 6, at the Marion County Farm Bureau’s Ag in the Classroom event held at the Vermeer Global Pavilion in Pella. Classes from Knoxville, Twin Cedars, Melcher-Dallas, Pella, Pella Christian, and home-schooled students rotated among several learning stations to gain insight into various aspects of agriculture. Heather Bandstra, Lindsey Jansen and Drew Carlson provided animals for the students to see. The Twin Cedars FFA Chapter also assisted the students during the event.
TC FFA receives financial gift
Rhonda Van Rheenen won a contest sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. As a result, the Twin Cedars FFA received a check for $2,500.
Cast, crew preparing for "Beauty and the Beast"
Work continued behind the scenes of the Knoxville High School musical production of "Beauty and the Beast" on Saturday. Cast, crew, parents and supports alike have all come together to prepare for the first high school production inside the Knoxville Performing Arts Center.
Possibility of new uses of East on board's agenda
One of the discussion items on Monday night's Knoxville School Board agenda is the possibility of using East Elementary to provide services to senior citizens.
Central to host Political Science convention
Political Scientists from throughout the state will be coming to Marion County next weekend, as Central College hosts the Iowa Association of Political Scientists' annual convention and program.
Parent-Teacher Conferences Canceled
Knoxville Schools' Parent-Teacher Conferences scheduled for the afternoon of Thursday, Feb. 20, have been canceled.
- Limited bus travel for Knoxville Knoxville school buses will travel where possible Tuesday morning, Feb. 18.
Knoxville residents encouraged to complete survey
The Knoxville School District is seeking input from residents in a survey, open until Feb. 28.
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