Knoxville School Board meets Monday
The Knoxville School Board will meet in regular session Monday night, Aug. 26, at 5:30 p.m., at 309 West Main.
Supreme Court affirms U of I firing
The Iowa Supreme Court has affirmed a Johnson County District Court decision in a wrongful termination suit stemming from the handling of sexual assault allegations at the University of Iowa in 2007.
Knoxville students among DMACC electrical grads
Ten people have successfully completed a seven-week Electrical Maintenance class held on the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Newton Campus.
Pleasantville teachers take safety training
To best serve their students and the community, school staff members need to first take care of themselves, and that includes bringing the right attitude to the classroom, a guest speaker told Pleasantville Schools' staff members this morning.
- Slideshow: New School Staff Members New staff members are welcomed to the Knoxville, Melcher-Dallas, Pleasantville and Twin Cedars School Districts.
21st Century to provide PT services
The Knoxville School Board approved an agreement with 21st Century Rehab to provide physical therapy/sports medicine services to athletes. The move comes after the company previously awarded this work informed the district it was unable to fulfill the obligation.
No races in school board elections
The candidates for the 2013 School Board Election have been named, and there is no competition in any of Marion County's school board races.
Estes to perform in new auditorium
Knoxville Schools Superintendent Randy Flack just announced that internationally acclaimed opera star Simon Estes will perform in Knoxville's new auditorium on Dec. 1.
Board discusses athletics budget deficit
As reported, Knoxville Schools saw a deficit between revenues and expenses in its athletics budget for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013. The district had issues with debt years ago, and are concerned about returning to such a problem.
Slideshow: Board tours auditorium, discusses fees
The new completion date for the Knoxville Performing Arts Center is Aug. 5. At Wednesday's regular school board meeting, board members took another look inside after discussing potential policies and fees associated with the new facility.
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