Coloring and painting may not be on standardized tests, but one local teacher says student's art projects aren't just for decorating the refrigerator. CRI stopped by Mrs. Edgren's first grade class to see how she's using something called International Dot Day to encourage kids to make their mark.
William Penn is launching a game this semester aimed at college students and faculty members alike that will allow them to choose whether they’ll be a human or a zombie. Already infected students and faculty members can tag others to turn them into zombies. The game is set to start out with one person who voluntarily gets the infection rolling.
Mid-American Energy will shut off power to a small portion of Oskaloosa on Wednesday, September 19th from 4:00 AM - 8:00 AM. The outage is scheduled for a half block of downtown between High Ave. and Market St., from Brown's Shoe Fit to Smokey Row.
As a part of the "Positive Behavior Interventions and Support" program, or PBIS, Oskaloosa Elementary students earn tickets when teachers see them practicing good behavior skills. For instance, holding a door for a classmate or standing still while in line for lunch.
As a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, the N-A-I-A, William Penn participates in the Association's Champions of Character program. During the year Penn Athletics take part in a variety of community service projects here in Oskaloosa.
The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors addressed several items at the Monday, September 17th meeting including Pathfinders funding, approving a committee for the southeast connector route study, and selling county land to make room for a bigger parking lot at CableVey. Click here for more details about what happened at the meeting.
Music echoes through the Great Hall in the Penn Activity Center as the band completes one of its songs. Pride of Penn, William Penn University’s marching band, is not a well-known university activity because it is relatively new. The band has played at some Penn sporting events for four years, and as an actual marching band for three of those years.