Pella Christian High School is working to add a vocational agriculture program to their curriculum for the 2018-19 school year. The idea was presented during a Pella Christian High Society meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 16, which includes people who have provided financial support to the school; of the 177 in attendance 82% voiced their support for the proposal. PCHS has already begun the legwork get to the program up and running for the next school year. During its first year, the class will either be offered during the fall semester of 2018 or in the spring semester in 2019. A Future Farmers of America, or FFA, program will also be offered with the vocational agriculture class.
Oskaloosa may be the new basketball capitol of Iowa – The William Penn Statesmen Men’s Basketball team started off the preseason ranked number one by some media outlets; they started the season #3 in the coaches’ poll of NAIA Division 1, but just last week laid claim to the #1 spot. Over at Oskaloosa High School, the Indians varsity basketball team laid claim to the #1 spot in class 3A after defeating the former #1 team Norwalk.