Posts With Keyword ‘Mark Wittmer’

Van Horn’s Legacy Lies in Lessons Taught, says Former Pella Superintendent

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at 5:58 am

Later this morning, hundreds of people will pay their final respects to a man that played a vital role in elevating not only the quality of athletics at Pella High School, but the quality of the student-athletes that participated in them.

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Marion County PM Sports Page – Mark Wittmer

Posted: Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 at 5:30 pm

Former Pella High School Superintendent Mark Witter joined KNIA/KRLS Sports Director Eric Gotschall on this week’s Marion County PM Sports Page to reflect on the life and legacy of beloved Athletic Director and coach Bill Van Horn; who passed away Sunday at the age of 60.

Remembering Bill Van Horn

Former Superintendent, A.D. at Pella High to be Recognized at Boys State Tournament

Posted: Friday, March 9th, 2012 at 6:01 am

A pair of beloved former Pella High School administrators will be recognized by the Iowa High School Athletic Association during Saturday’s State Boys Basketball Championships.

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Wittmer, Miller Wind Down Careers At Pella Schools

Posted: Sunday, June 26th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The careers of Pella Schools Superintendent Mark Wittmer and Business Manager Jon Miller were celebrated this week as the two near retirement.

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Pella Superintendent Discusses Laptop Program, Conferences and Accolades

Posted: Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Pella Schools have been listed as the number three school district in the country, and Superintendent Mark Wittmer offers his comments on today’s Let’s Talk Pella

Property Tax Increase Likely, Wittmer Says

Posted: Wednesday, April 13th, 2011 at 6:29 am

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Pella Schools Superintendent Mark Wittmer says taxpayers can expect a slight increase in property taxes this year to help with school funding.

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Property Tax Increases The Main Topic On Today’s Let’s Talk Pella

Posted: Tuesday, April 12th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Mark Wittmer, Superintendent of Pella Community Schools says due to zero percent allowable growth budgets in the Legislature and rising special education deficits will likely raise property taxes, but not as much as in some areas.

Market Value Of ICN Pondered As State Looks For Savings

Posted: Friday, March 25th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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As the state continues to search for new sources of revenue, some leaders are wondering about the value of the Iowa Communications Network, or ICN.

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Special Education Deficit Rises Without Federal Funds

Posted: Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Pella Community School Board has begun the process of approving a budget for next year.

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What Happens If State Pulls Preschool Funding?

Posted: Saturday, March 5th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The debate about preschool funding continues to be a topic of interest for many.

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Superintendent Consolidation Not Good For Students, School Board President Says

Posted: Sunday, February 20th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Pella Schools Superintendent Mark Wittmer shared those concerns about restricting the number of Superintendents per county to one.

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Wittmer Unsure About Superintendent Consolidation

Posted: Friday, February 18th, 2011 at 6:27 am

Pella Schools Superintendent Mark Wittmer has concerns about restricting the number of Superintendents per county to one.

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Greg Ebeling Announced As New Pella Superintendent

Posted: Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Pella School Board has announced its selection to replace retiring Superintendent Mark Wittmer.

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Pella High Looks To Change P.E.

Posted: Thursday, November 18th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Faculty at Pella High School are making a push for a change in the physical education curriculum.

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6th Grade Teacher up for Early Retirement in Pella

Posted: Friday, November 12th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Over the past two months, several teachers and administrators in the Pella School District have been granted early retirement.

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Field Trip Waiver Policy in Knoxville and Pella

Posted: Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 at 6:27 am

The Iowa Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of a family who sued the University of Northern Iowa after their child was injured on a field trip saying the waiver they signed was against public policy.

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Search Process for the News Superintendent of Pella Schools is Underway

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 6:27 am

At the Pella School Board meeting on Monday night, the search process officially began for the new Superintendent of Pella Schools.

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Search Firm Chosen To Hire Next Pella Superintendent

Posted: Tuesday, October 12th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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The Pella School Board met in regular session last night and the main topic up for discussion was the consideration of search consultants for the new Superintendent of Pella schools.

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Another Teacher Granted Early Retirement In Pella

Posted: Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at 6:23 am

As KNIA/KRLS News recently reported, Superintendent Mark Wittmer along with several other Pella Community Schools Faculty were granted early retirement.

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Wittmer to Retire After This Year

Posted: Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 at 6:27 am

After 12 years as the Pella Community Schools Superintendent and over 39 years of service over all, Mark Wittmer announced that he will retire at the end of this school year.

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