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.
The 1-to-1 laptop program may be spreading in the Oskaloosa Community School District. Four years ago the school board and the district's administration decided to introduce the program at Oskaloosa High. Now, it could be the middle school's turn.
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.