Schools

School events for the week of December 10 to 16

Sunday • Jefferson FFA Chiefs game Monday • Maryville No School • West Nodaway NHS Pizza Ranch fundraiser • St. Gregory’s FFF Advent meeting, 7:50 am • West Nodaway Elementary Skating Trip, 10 am • MMS BB at Cameron, 4:30 pm • MHS F/JV/V boys BB vs East Buchanan, 5 pm • MHS JV/V girls

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West Nodaway superintendent addresses low APR scores

By Shannon Nolte, West Nodaway superintendent Let me begin by stating that our main priority and focus at West Nodaway is to improve student achievement while preparing our students to become lifelong leaders in their post-secondary education and careers. The results of the most recent Annual Performance Report (APR) is in no way an acceptable

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BOE Northeast Nodaway

The Northeast Nodaway R-V School Board looked at preliminary drawings of the track and field project and discussed policies allowing homeschool students to play sports during its regular meeting November 16. The school board reviewed layout blueprints of the track and field facility prepared by Landscape Architect Vance Rzepka of VSR Design, Overland Park, along

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BOE West Nodaway

The West Nodaway R-I Board of Education met in open and two closed sessions on November 15 to handle the following school district business: After the second closed session of the evening, the board approved the 2018-19 football cooperative sports agreement with North Nodaway with recommendations to the Cooperative Sports Advisory Committee as noted by

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School events for the week of December 3 to 9

Sunday • St. Gregory’s Holiday Fun Fest, noon • Jefferson 4-H Winter Celebration, 1 pm • Jefferson PAT Christmas Sale, 2 pm • MHS football banquet Monday • MMS B Team BB – Spring Garden Tourney begins • Nodaway-Holt, Platte Valley, West Nodaway JH BB – 275 Tourney • MMS Life Skills to NWMSU, 9:45

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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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