Speaking of examples of Project Based Learning, the Sock Monkeys Robotics Club has done it again. The group from Oskaloosa High will compete in a multi-state robotics competition in Iowa City for the second year in a row.
The Statesmen basketball team is looking to make a run in this year's Midwest Collegiate Conference Basketball Tournament. And why not? The team has recently found its winning touch reeling off three solid wins to close out the regular season.
Another entity in need of structural repair and planning is Mahaska's YMCA. Like county roads, safety is the driving force behind updating the outdated structure. That's why the Mahaska Community Development Group and the Y are joining forces.
Next week Oskaloosa High School will host its first ever Project Based Learning Showcase. Project Based Learning is a teaching approach in which students actively explore real-world problems and challenges.