The Ottumwa Courier


May 1, 2013


Wapello Co. Retired School Personnel Associaton

OTTUMWA: Robert Gregg O’Brien Orman

Fahrney Education Foundation Scholarship

Lindsay Jo Albert, Bridget Allie Anderson, Michael Mark Merrihew Anderson, Andrew Chase Ardueser, Sarah Christine Beadle, Ryan Nathan Biggs, Andrew John Bowler, Alan Nicholas Brady, Jacob D. Bunnell, Jodi Lee Burke, Todd Ervin Burke, Shunyl Kasdyn Busch, Isaac W. Campbell, Bryce Anthony Carnahan, Brianna Lynn Caudill, Evan James Clark, Samantha McClure Claypool, Ethan Christopher Conrad, Chelsea Michelle Cremer, Jason Scott Crosby, Robert James Crosby, Mycaela Carol Crouse, Austin Benjamin David, Nathan Hallie Doggett, Michael Adam Donlin, Nicholas Adam Donlin, Brittany Allison Fish, Erin Nicole Franklin, Hanna Lea Fredrickson, Estefany Garcia, Samantha Morgan Garrett, Anna Christine Graeff, Kelsey Kaye Granneman, Tyler Lawrence Granneman, Chelsea Mae Greiner, Spencer Lee Hammack, Melanie Danelle Hance, Alexander Michael Hardie, Mitchell Jonathon Hardie, Rachel K. Hinebaugh, Torie Lynn Hollingsworth, Kelsey Claire Howard, Jake Allen John Huebener, Karolyn Ruth Ingle, Aaron Miles Keith, Alexandra LeAma Klodt, Courtney Rae Klyn, Emily Christine Kubbe, Joseph Thomas Lane, Kevin Gene Lewis, Jonathan R. Martin, Mackenzie Danielle McCoy, Kaitlin Elaine McElroy, Margaret Mary McGinity, Joshua John Miller, Brooke Marie Mitchell, Taylor Joann Murray, Elizabeth Dawn Nichols, Kyle J. Nicholson, Ashlyn Mae Nordyke, Megan Blair Orman, Nathan Thomas Payne, Emilee Michelle Peters, Patrick Jackman Peters, Nicole Danielle Peyton, Michael James Phippen, Charles John Ray, Samantha M. Robertson, Andrea Kay Rose, Justin Lee Rusch, Hilary Rene Shepherd, Skyler Shae Skinner, Shayla Danae Stater, Jaime Leigh Sterling, Tyler James Stodghill, Sydney Nicole Strunk, Erica R. Swanson, Jacob Donald Swanson, Logan Carl Thorne, Kaley Brianne VanVelsor, Jacqueline Marie Vonderhaar, Katelynn Michelle Wellman, KaLeigh Karr White, Seth T. White, Tivy Padraic Wixom, Tory Shalynn Wolver, Katelyn Marie Zingg

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    OTTUMWA — You can get kids to memorize facts. But teaching them to think can take more time. Educational leaders told the Ottumwa school board that the school year that begins 2014 will shift Evans Middle School students from 45-minute periods to 60-

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  • 0418 OTT Agriculture Day color photo 2 -T -L -M Cardinal students celebrate Ag Day ELDON — Sometimes the best way to learn is to get out of the classroom and come face-to-face with things that you might not see every day. Students at Cardinal Elementary School got that chance Thursday during Ag Day. Every year, the Cardinal FFA and

    April 17, 2014 2 Photos

  • 0418 OTT Joe Tafta color photo -L -T -M Pursuing opportunities

    OTTUMWA — Joe Tafta follows the rules. The Simpson College junior hopes to be a U.S. marshal one day, so he’s careful about what he says and does. But not always. On the afternoon of April 1, Tafta says, he nearly got booted out of Dunn Library for m

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0417 OTT Earth day color photo 1 -T -M Cargill celebrates Earth Day by educating ALBIA — In honor of Earth Day on Tuesday, April 22, employees from Cargill Eddyville and Cargill Pork are visiting with students at Grant Elementary and Lincoln Center in Albia all this week. On Wednesday the Courier caught up with them as they went

    April 16, 2014 3 Photos

  • Carrying bookbags a balancing act OTTUMWA — Permission slips. Notes from teachers. School activity announcements, birthday invitations, report cards and homework to sign. Kids bring home a lot of stuff. But is it done fairly? The school board this week was asked by ranking members of

    April 16, 2014

  • Van Buren to share FFA with Harmony KEOSAUQUA — Van Buren Community School Board approved a recommendation from its administration to share the ag program with Harmony for the 2014-15 school year. The decision means that Van Buren students would travel to Harmony to receive ag instruct

    April 16, 2014

  • Where to play OTTUMWA — The Ottumwa Community School District wants to discuss moving to another athletic conference. Superintendent Davis Eidahl revealed that the district has been contacted by a smaller sports league, which has extended an invitation to join the

    April 15, 2014

  • 0416 OTT Ron Oswalt mug -T School board member resigns

    OTTUMWA — As this week's school board meeting came to a close, the president read a letter from one of the members. Board President Carol Mitchell read that fellow board member Ron Oswalt was announcing his resignation from the Ottumwa Board of Educa

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0410 OTT picture Bracelets -M -T Caring Kids

    OTTUMWA — Five fourth-graders didn't need grownups to show them it feels good to help others. They found out firsthand. "I wanted to do a project with the bracelets I make. And it's better to help people than to just do a random project," Kennedy Hug

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0410 OTT Fairfield business students photo color Fairfield students proving to be future leaders

    FAIRFIELD — At Fairfield High School, students interested in making a career in a business-related field have the chance to join the Fairfield chapter of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), a nonprofit organization that helps prepare them for

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

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