• Senior Awards
    The Postville High School holds an annual Senior Award Night.  Awards are given to seniors for achievements in various departments or groups.  These awards are listed below along with past recipients of the awards.Read More »
  • “Sink or Float” in 8th-grade Technology class
    Recently, the 8th graders in Mrs. Lenth's Technology classes conducted a boat challenge. Mrs. Salinas, our Tech Integrationist, help create the challenge for the students since some of them had prior experience with 3D printing. Their goal was to give students the opportunity to design a product using Tinkercad and the 3D printers. For this …Read More »
  • Students Perform Well At Music Festival
    Seniors Nick Jacobs and Travis Fish, with Freshman Pierce Harbaugh, after their rock solid trumpet trio performance at the 2018 Iowa High School Music Association Solo and Small Ensemble Festival, held at West Central High School, in Maynard. Superior work, on very challenging music! Junior Leah Bean, receiving judge's comment at the 2018 Iowa High …Read More »
  • Students Place At NEIA Art Show
    Seven students from Postville earned eight awards at the NEIA Art Show on April 11. 2nd Place in Mixed Media Category: Drew Plagman 3rd Place in Graphic Design Category: Matt Russell Honorable Mentions:  Aleesa Lavrenko in Painting Category Sapphire Miller in Mixed Media Category Drew Plagman in Colored Drawing Category Kadar Mohamed in Graphic Design …Read More »
  • Sports Teams Receive Awards
    CONGRATS TO ALL PLAYERS AND COACHES The Postville Girls Basketball team received the the Distinguished Academic Award from the Iowa High School Athletic Association. Boys Basketball and Wrestling Cheerleading received the Excellence Award. The Iowa High School Athletic Association has a recognition program for academic achievement by athletic teams and cheerleading squads. They recognize those teams/squads …Read More »
  • Foods Classes Composts Their Food Waste
    Mrs. Rupard's Foods class has started composting their organic leftovers from food labs with the help of WORMS. While the idea of having a tower of worms in your room might sound disgusting to some, Mrs. Rupard and her classes have gotten accustomed to the new "class pets" and enjoy seeing the progress the worms …Read More »
  • JH Students Attend STEAM Event
    Many JH students from Postville attended the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) event held at the Keystone AEA in Elkader, Thursday, March 16th. The STEAM agenda used the code word: STEAM it up. It was a series of makerspace STEAM Challenges for the 7th and 8th graders.   Some of the activities they participated …Read More »
  • Learn About Social Media & Technology
    Mr. Steege's psychology class recently studied social media and technology. They developed the questions and completed the research. View the slideshow to see their findings. They are continuing to dig into the positives and negatives of technology on students.Read More »
  • Students Create a Presentation on Jewish Culture
    Two students created a Google Slide presentation for the upcoming Diversity celebrate during their Home School Assistance class.   Two young ladies worked really hard on creating the presentation on the Jewish culture.  Up until now they had very little experience using the computer for a project such as this.  The presentation will be shown at …Read More »
  • Intro To FCS Students Use RealCare Babies
    Students in the Intro to FCS class had the chance to use RealCare Babies.  They practiced basic care for infants such as rocking, feeding, burping, swaddling, and changing a diaper.Read More »
  • Boys Basketball Awards Announced
    The 2017-18 boys basketball awards winners were announced at the annual basketball awards banquet. [[["Team Awards","2017-18","2016-17","2013-14"],["Most Valuable Player","Owen Jacobson","Owen Jacobson","Riley Brockway"],["Free Throw Award","Harrison Dehning","Nash Reicks","Evan Jacobson"],["Mr. Defense","Nick Jacobs","Aboody Abdullahi","Evan Jacobson"],["Dedication Award","Harrison Dehning","Nash Reicks","Josh Jacobs"],["Craig Martins Award","Nick Jacobs",null,null],["",null,"",""],["Other","2017-18","2016-17","2013-14"],["All Substate Team",null,"","Riley Brockway"],["1,000 Point Scorer","Owen Jacobson",null,null]],[{"row":0,"col":0,"visualRow":0,"visualCol":0,"prop":0,"jtcellstyle":{"background":"rgb(239, 26, 20)","color":"rgb(255, 255, 255)","font-weight":"bold"}},{"row":0,"col":1,"visualRow":0,"visualCol":1,"prop":1,"jtcellstyle":{"background":"rgb(239, 26, 20)","color":"rgb(255, 255, 255)","font-weight":"bold"}},{"row":0,"col":2,"visualRow":0,"visualCol":2,"prop":2,"jtcellstyle":{"background":"rgb(239, 26, 20)","color":"rgb(255, 255, 255)","font-weight":"bold"}},{"row":0,"col":3,"visualRow":0,"visualCol":3,"prop":3,"jtcellstyle":{"background":"rgb(239, …Read More »
  • Multiple Classes Work Together On A Student-Led Project
    Every year the Career and Technical Education (CTE ) classes work together to plan, advertise, and produce an item to sell. This student-led project is part of the requirement for our Perkins grant and it allows students to show their skills in an integrated “real-life” project.  This year, heart-shaped sugar cookies were made in Mrs. …Read More »
  • Sam Jacobs Performs At Tri-State JH Honor Band Festival
    On Saturday, March 3rd, Sam Jacobs represented the Postville Band Department at Tri-State Junior High Honor Band, in Decorah. Sam's hard work in many extra practice sessions leading up to the event really paid off, as he and 100+ other seventh graders joined together for a fantastic day of music-making in the concert band format. …Read More »
  • Technology Class Creates Websites
    In Mrs. Lenth’s 8th grade Technology classes, students learned about evaluating webpages by looking at balance, spacing, accuracy and content. Student used “WIX” website to create their own webpage from scratch to teach others about a topic.  The topics could include a possible career choice, a future college, a favorite hobby or activity.   Here are …Read More »
  • Wrestling Pride – A Career To Be Proud Of
    Uvaldo Camarillo has wrestled for the Postville Pirates for three years.  He has made the most of those three years in accomplishing many feats. Accomplishments All time High School record of 115-23 Medal Winner at State (8th Place 2017-18 - last wrestler to place was Mitch Schultz in 2008, placing 7th) Accumulated over 100 wins …Read More »
  • 9 Students Advance to the State Speech Contest
    Nine students from Postville received a 1 ratings at the District contest on February 24. These students will move on to the State Speech Contest at Starmont on March 10. Students advancing are: Emma Heins (Acting) Jennifer Bernal (Acting) Justin Hileman (Acting) Andrew Hernandez (Prose) Aleesa Lavrenko (Poetry) Veronica Santoyo (Public Address) Wilson Perez (Radio …Read More »
  • Uvaldo Camarillo Qualifies For The State Wrestling Tournament
    Uvaldo Camarillo qualified for state wrestling at 120 lbs by placing as a runner up at the District Tournament on Saturday, February 10 2018.  Uvaldo's state tournament run starts on Thursday night. Class 1A begins at 6:00 p.m. Follow Uvaldo's run at Trackwrestling View Brackets  View Tournament InformationRead More »
  • Speech Students to Perform at All-State Speech Festival
    For the second year in a row, Postville Speech has a group nominated to perform at the All-State Speech Festival in Ames, IA on February 17th! The group earning this nomination consists of Litci Marroquin, Emma Heins, Kelsey Mucia and Brayan Silva for their Short Film entitled "Control". "Control" is one of 16 films in …Read More »
  • Speech Acts Move On To State Contest!!!
    The Postville HS Speech team participated at district contest today at MFL MarMac. Four of our six groups are advancing to State contest in two weeks at Decorah! Groups receiving a "I" rating: Reader's Theatre- Know Your Role (Roberto, Andrew, Sapphire, Veronica, Hilary, Khiaya, Wilson, Estevan & Aleesa) One Act Play-"A Game" (Litci, Emma, Andrew …Read More »
  • Students Do Well At UIC Large Group Speech Contest
    The UIC Large Group Speech Contest was held on Saturday, January 13 at Kee High and three Postville groups received “I” ratings! Congratulations to: One Act Play: A Game (Litci, Kelsey, Andrew, Emma) Reader’s Theatre: Know Your Role (Aleesa, Estevan, Sapphire, Andrew, Marcy, Veronica, Monica, Hilary, Khiaya) Ensemble Acting: Ninja in Blue Jeans (Sapphire and …Read More »