Posts With Keyword ‘school’

Roof Damaged at Lynville-Sully School

Posted: Sunday, September 26th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Strong storms made their way through Iowa Tuesday, damaging the Lynnville-Sully School. Superintendent Shane Ehresman tells KNIA/KRLS news the storm hit around 1pm and strong winds took off half the roof of the middle school gymnasium where students were eating lunch below.

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School Board Discusses Wellness Policy

Posted: Friday, May 14th, 2010 at 6:28 am

The Knoxville School Board discussed the district’s wellness policy at their meeting Tuesday evening.

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No Knoxville School Board Meeting Tonight

Posted: Monday, December 28th, 2009 at 6:28 am

Due to the winter break, the Knoxville School Board will not be meeting Monday evening.

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Possible Four-Day School Week for Pleasantville

Posted: Thursday, November 26th, 2009 at 6:30 am

Pleasantville schools could have a four-day school week early next year. Superintendent Dave Isgrig tells KNIA/KRLS News the school board voted this week to send an application to the Board of Education, asking to use an ‘innovative calendar’.

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Knoxville School Board Meets Today

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2009 at 6:24 am

The Knoxville School Board is set to appoint a district restructuring committee at their bi-monthly meeting Monday evening at 5 p.m. in the administration building.

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Less School, More Adult Absences From Flu

Posted: Monday, November 9th, 2009 at 6:24 am

As the flu-season continues, hospitals are seeing more adults getting sick while less students are absent from H1N1.

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Flu Absences in Marion County Schools

Posted: Sunday, November 1st, 2009 at 6:22 am

Schools in Marion County continued to see students staying home from the flu earlier this week, but there hasn’t been a second spike in the number of absences.

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Illness-related Absences Near Normal for this Time of Year

Posted: Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 at 6:29 am

The flu and other seasonal illnesses continue to make an impact on attendance at area schools.

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Vilsack Stops in Knoxville, Praises Schools’ Nutrition Program

Posted: Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 at 6:30 am

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U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack was at West Elementary in Knoxville Monday, kicking-off National School Lunch Week and praising Knoxville’s commitment to a balance of good nutrition and exercise.

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Enrollment Up in Knoxville School District

Posted: Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 at 6:28 am

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Knoxville school officials are still waiting for more information from the state on last week’s announced 10% across-the-board cut.

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State Cut Means Over $900,000 Less For Knoxville Schools

Posted: Friday, October 9th, 2009 at 6:30 am

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Iowa Governor Chet Culver ordered a 10-percent across-the-board cut in state spending Thursday, which translates into about $905,000 less in state funding for the Knoxville School District this year.

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Knoxville, Pella Schools See Students Numbers Rise, Look to State

Posted: Sunday, October 4th, 2009 at 6:24 am

Both Knoxville and Pella’s unofficial student enrollment numbers look to be up compared to last year, which means more state funding.

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Knoxville, Pella Student Number Estimates Up From Last Year

Posted: Saturday, October 3rd, 2009 at 6:26 am

Both Knoxville and Pella’s unofficial student enrollment numbers look to be up compared to last year, which means more state funding. Knoxville’s estimated increase of 14 students takes the district to 1,959, while Pella increased 35 students to an unofficial 2,240 students.

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Vandalism Doesn’t Stop Knoxville’s School Spirit

Posted: Sunday, September 20th, 2009 at 6:22 am

The fate of the 2009 Knoxville Homecoming Parade was temporarily put in jeopardy Wednesday

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Student Enrollment Increase Estimated in Knoxville

Posted: Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 at 6:28 am

Knoxville’s certified enrollment numbers are looking to be up 16 students compared to last year.

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Knoxville Schools Strive to Increase Scores

Posted: Saturday, September 12th, 2009 at 6:28 am

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The Iowa Department of Education reports that a record number of Iowa schools are failing to meet the standards of federal No Child Left Behind legislation.

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Smooth Transition Back To School

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2009 at 6:28 am

Area residents and drivers were watchful and respectful of students as they made their way back to school last week in Knoxville and Pella.

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Police: Smooth Transition Back to School

Posted: Sunday, August 30th, 2009 at 6:30 am

Area residents and drivers were watchful and respectful of students as they made their way to school for the first time this year in Knoxville and Pella.

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School Safety Tips

Posted: Friday, August 21st, 2009 at 6:50 am

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Many area schools started classes this week, and drivers need to use caution and drive slowly when students are in the area.

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New Teachers Starting in Area Schools

Posted: Monday, August 10th, 2009 at 6:51 am

Six new teachers are starting in the Knoxville Community School District this school year in 7th and 8th grade math, high school language arts and industrial arts, among other classes.

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