Schools

Holiday activities are bright at area schools

Horace Mann Winter music program from 7 to 8 pm, Tuesday, December 12 at Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville. Leet Center winter program, 6 pm, Thursday, December 14 at the Student Union. Winter break begins at 3:15 pm, Friday, December 15. Jefferson Parents as Teachers Christmas Sale, 1:30

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BOE Nodaway-Holt

The Nodaway-Holt R-VII Board of Education approved a sports co-op and conducted the following business during its regular meeting November 15: The school board approved the co-op agreement with South Holt for junior high and high school football and track for two years with a contingency. They want South Holt to consider a co-op for

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BOE Maryville

The Maryville R-II School Board approved the sale of land and personnel items during the November 15 regular meeting. The school board approved the sale of 1.8 acres located at the corner of First Street and Vine Street for $157,000 to the City of Maryville for the construction of a new public safety facility. The

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BOE Jefferson

The Jefferson C-123 School Board accepted a resignation and conducted the following business during its regular meeting on November 15: The resignation from Nancy Lewis, Title I coordinator, was accepted. Wendy Riley gave the school board an overview of the special education program. She told them how many students she worked with and what they

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BOE South Nodaway

The South Nodaway R-IV Board of Education met in open and closed session November 15 to handle the following school district business: Superintendent Johnnie Silkett announced that the school district scored 100 percent on the annual performance rating for public schools in Missouri. The district has averaged 98.275 percent in the last four years. “This

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BOE North Nodaway

The North Nodaway R-VI Board of Education met in open and closed sessions November 15 to handle the following school district business: The annual performance rating was discussed by the board and Superintendent James Simmelink. The school district scored 78 percent. To remain accredited, the district must score 70 percent or higher. Because of the

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School events for the week of 11/27 to 12/2

Monday • Jefferson V BB – Albany Tourney begins • Nodaway-Holt, North Nodaway V BB – Mound City Tourney begins • Northeast Nodaway, South Nodaway, West Nodaway V BB – PVI begins • South Nodaway PTO Santa Shop opens • St. Gregory’s FFF Advent meeting, 7:50 am • MMS wrestling at Savannah, 4:30 pm •

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DESE releases 2017 APR data for Nodaway County schools

The 2017 Annual Performance Report (APR) data for Missouri public school districts and charter public schools has been released by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education with all Nodaway County schools receiving the Accredited level. The APR combines five performance standards – academic achievement, subgroup achievement, college and career readiness, attendance and graduation

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Longhorns qualify for state in envirothon

South Nodaway students Elizabeth Turpin, Jordan Murphy, Dolores Holtman, Emily Skoglund and Connor LaBryer won second place in the Northwest Missouri regional envirothon competition held this fall, qualifying their team for the state competition April 26, 2018. This year,  science teacher Kortni McCreath took three teams from the school to compete. Envirothon teams consist of

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School events for the week of November 19 to 22

Sunday • West Nodaway FFA breakfast, 8 am • MHS Musical, 3 pm Monday • Horace Mann Scholastic Book Fair • North Nodaway BB/Cheer photos • Northeast Nodaway, St. Gregory’s, West Nodaway 8th DARE movie • South Nodaway 4-6 field trip • Jefferson Homecoming class meetings, 8:15 am • Jefferson DARE graduation, 11 am •

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