Schools

Children take advantage of NH summer reading

Chloe, Kinley and Logan Wenger take advantage of the five-week Nodaway-Holt summer reading program on June 15. The children’s grandmother brings them to the school library. Chloe, eight, likes to read the Junie B. Jones series. Kinley, six, said she likes to read everything. Logan, three, is holding “Animiximals,” a book written by his mother,

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SN wins safe driving award

South Nodaway High School was one of three high schools in Northwest Missouri to win $500 in the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety’s safe driving contest “It Only Takes One.” Students from SN’s safe driving committee were Jordan Murphy, Cade Henggeler, Haley Nielson, Taylar Freemyer, Emily Skoglund, Tanner Davis and Selicity Thuman. Not pictured: Payton

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Students hands-on during summer school journey

This year, Maryville opened its doors to all elementary students throughout Nodaway County to attend summer school at Eugene Field. Students in Kallyn Carl’s first grade summer school class have been working on engineering skills. On June 5, students discussed wants versus needs and then designed and constructed clubhouses out of building blocks. The class

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Trojans receive new bicycle helmets

Students in Nodaway-Holt’s second grade class received new bicycle helmets from the Holt County Health Department. The department donated the helmets to all second graders in Holt County including South Holt, Mound City and Craig. Sandy Moore, Holt County community health nurse, sent home packets of information about bicycle safety and helmet fitting guidelines. This

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Jefferson students continue ceiling art tradition

Jefferson High School art students completed the annual project of creating art on ceiling tiles. The underclassmen tiles will be placed in art teacher Carla Peery’s room; the senior tiles will grace the hallway ceilings, joining the projects of previous graduates. Participating students were, front: Trinity Gross, Jessica Hutson, Kiersten McCrary, Tylar Roush; middle: Derek

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Jefferson BOE

The Jefferson C-123 School Board approved purchases for the gymnasium during its regular meeting May 18. J& J Painting, Conception Jct., was awarded the $1,440 bid to repaint all of the student lockers a bright blue to match the gym beams. It was approved to add $13,430 worth of concrete around the gymnasium structure as

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Nodaway-Holt BOE

The Nodaway-Holt R-VII School Board met on May 22 to conduct the following business: Superintendent Karma Coleman informed the board that Jeff Holstien donated his time and materials including fertilizer for the school’s acreage. The donated parking lot has been sprayed for weeds and the township will take care of the tubes. Coleman updated the

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Northeast Nodaway

The Northeast Nodaway R-V School Board raised lunch prices during its regular meeting May 18. Lunchtime Solutions will be providing the food service during the 2017-18 school year. They will no longer offer Pizza Hut pizza, but will offer fresh-made pizza instead, which was taste-tested by Maryville students. The upcoming year will also see the

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South Nodaway BOE

South Nodaway The South Nodaway R-IV Board of Education met on May 16 to handle the following school district business: Progress is being made on the Guilford Sports Complex. The building has a roof and the doors are ready to be installed. Student summer employees will work with George Render on completing the inside. The

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Rocket scientists stop rot

West Nodaway fifth graders, Sydney Marriott and Ella Grace, placed first in the West Nodaway fifth grade science fair on April 26. Their project, “Stop Rot,” was an experiment in which they tested different types of preservatives to determine which one would keep apple slices the freshest. The science fair encourages and motivates students to

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