Schools

SN adds winter guard flag routines

New to the South Nodaway High School music department is the student-initiated winter guard flag routines. The students are Brooklynn Bennett, Sydney Billings, Jaiden Flora, Dakota Allen, Kaci Billings, Jessica Miller and Layla Miller. Music Instructor Tamra Nally said the girls have picked the music and choreographed the performance. The first performance will be during

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NEN Foundation gives classroom awards

The Northeast Nodaway Foundation announced the NEN recipients of the foundation’s mini grants recently. The teachers are Taylor Blevins, Denise Henggeler, Carrie Coulter, Katlyn Meiners, Kila Henry, Katie Jenkins and Barb Bredlow. The grants are awarded to help teachers purchase items to assist with classroom instruction. The teachers submit applications describing how purchases would impact

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North Nodaway Elementary fundraises for building beautification

The North Nodaway Elementary students, along with the NN PTO, are taking steps to fundraise for repairing, beautifying and landscaping the front of the elementary building in Pickering. A spaghetti lunch will be served by the elementary students from 11 am to 1 pm, Sunday, January 13 at the Hopkins Community Building, Hopkins. The menu

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North Nodaway BOE

The North Nodaway R-VI Board of Education met in open and closed sessions on December 19 to handle the following school district business. In open session, the board approved the agenda, consent agenda and, after discussion, the 2018 fiscal year audit which will be submitted to the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Superintendent

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South Nodaway BOE

The South Nodaway R-IV Board of Education met in open and closed sessions on December 19 to handle the following school district business. The school district will make up a snow day on Friday, January 4. Forms for Superintendent Johnny Silkett’s evaluation were handed to the board. Silkett will be reviewed at the January 2019

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Jefferson BOE

The Jefferson Board of Education met on December 19. Both principals’ reports spoke of attendance and activities in the elementary and high school. Superintendent Tim Jermain reviewed the preliminary 2019-20 calendar, updated the board on the bus grant and weight room project and went over preliminary test results. Vanessa Pappert was nominated for the Belcher

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Maryville BOE

The open meeting of the Maryville R-II board of education on December 19 was held in the district’s administration building conference room followed by closed session. Kim Walker, elementary school assistant principal, and members of SWAT, Spoofhounds Working As a Team, provided a student showcase for the board members. Within the meeting was the approval

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Nodaway-Holt

The Nodaway-Holt School Board of Education met on December 19 to address the following: Superintendent Jeff Blackford gave an update to the district’s financials, which he said were better than anticipated so far this school year. Blackford noted the expenses are approximately $200,000 less than projected so far this fiscal year and all revenue is

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Northeast Nodaway BOE

The school board of Northeast Nodaway met December 20 and addressed the following business: • Evaluations were approved from the Lunchtime Solutions program and Library Media Resources program. • The first reading of the 2019-20 school calendar was accepted. Reports Enrollment noted the November average daily attendance was 96.68 percent. Kenna Florea reported about the

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West Nodaway BOE

The West Nodaway R-I Board of Education met in open and two closed sessions on December 12 to handle the following school district business. In the second closed session of the evening, the board unanimously approved the separation agreement and release between Chuck Fox and the school district. Chuck Fox’s resignation letter was then unanimously

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