This week, the students in Mr. Miller's Consumer Auto course are learning all about engines. In the first photo, Dylynne is installing the camshaft and cylinder head to the motor they disassembled the week before. The students disassembled several engines to learn how the motor works and how to use some basic tools for working on vehicles. In the second photo, Mr. Miller is discussing with Matteo and Brayden the functions of some of the parts of the engine.
This week, Mrs. Scholl's Hospitality & Tourism class worked on dessert plating techniques. Looks delicious, girls!
The Rams Cross Country Team had a big night last night at Tri Center-Neola. Kael Hamann (6th), Ethan Reed (15th) and Hannah O'Connell (12th) medaled at the Varsity level and Joey Koithan (9th) medaled at the Junior High level. Additionally, all Ram runners achieved their Personal Records (PRs)! Hard work is definitely paying off for these student-athletes. Additionally, this morning, the Beef N Brew hosted a pre-meet breakfast for the Rams in preparation for their home meet tomorrow night. Thank you! If you can, come down to Bill Mac Field and watch the Cross Country team on Thursday, September 23rd. The JV and Varsity girls will kick off the meet at 4:30, JV and Varsity boys will follow at 5:15, and Junior High boys and girls will begin at 5:45. See you there!
The 2nd graders in the Anthon center are learning about Johnny Appleseed. Yesterday they went apple picking and then journaled about what they would make with their apples.
Congratulations to Kolby Scott who tied the MVAOCOU High School record for bench press yesterday with a 235 lb. press!
Today Miss. Hermsen's Anatomy students are using microscopes to see the tissues that make up the human body.
Health class on Friday had a healthy snack, apples from the FFA’s trees, and went for a walk around the track.
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Ms. Hogstad's 8th Graders are working on designing an app to meet a user's needs.
Congratulations to the JVR volleyball team for their 2nd place finish Saturday in the Monarch tournament!!! They placed first in the Gold pool by defeating Underwood, Harlan and Carroll. The also defeated Denison in the semi-final match. Way to go RAMS!
MVAOCOU FFA is doing a Feed the Farmer event. Meals will be made for farmers who have signed up and delivered on October 11th. The meal includes pulled pork, chips, baked good, apple, and drink. Fill out this google form to get signed up! https://forms.gle/DME9in47T7mfvyK69
Today the high schoolers and kindergarteners in the PALS program made ice cream together. Keep setting good examples, Rams!
The Ram Cheerleaders and Band put on another spectacular pep rally today in the gym during mentor time. They even played a little trick on their favorite principal!
The US Marines frequently visit the high school to recruit kids during lunch. Students who perform pull ups typically are given prizes like lanyards, water bottles, pencils, etc. Yesterday, some teachers got in on the fun. Mr. Gill and Mr. Brown tied with 23 pull ups each!
Yesterday, kindergarteners learned about force and motion by using different amounts of force to push a tennis ball to the other side of the room to cross the goal line.
Mr. Kahl's 2nd Grade students were introduced to simple circuits by using Makey Makey and an everyday object, Play-Doh, to control their computers and play an online piano.
Yesterday, members of the MVAOCOU FFA Chapter went to the 75th anniversary of the Iowa State Research Farm. Representatives from Iowa State talked to them about various Ag-related topics.
The second graders in Mrs. Handke's room just finished reading Mr. Putter and Tabby Pour the Tea and are imitating what they read today in class with a tea party!
Today, the Intro to Engineering students are getting introduced to sketching. By drawing some simple objects and evaluating their sketches, they will work to improve their skills through practice.
Tune in tonight to hear the Rams take on the Rockets of Ar-We-Va Live at 7:00 pm!