Schools

Preschool students explore safety equipment

Head Start preschool students climbed on local safety vehicles and talked with first responders during their transportation day on April 6. Representatives from Maryville Public Safety, University Police, Nodaway County Sheriff’s Department, Missouri Highway Patrol, MoDOT, Walker Towing, Maryville Fire Department and Nodaway County Ambulance District were in attendance.

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South Nodaway sixth graders create food pantry for students

The sixth grade class at South Nodaway created a school-wide food pantry in time to send home food to families for Easter. Every year, South Nodaway Counselor Nick Wray helps the sixth grade class come up with a service project for the year. In the past, the class has volunteered with the New Nodaway Humane

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South Nodaway FFA members chosen for 89th State FFA Choir

The Missouri FFA Association has selected the following South Nodaway FFA members to the 2017 State FFA Choir: Alyson Jones, Brooklynn Bennett, Katelyn Kramer, Devanna Ostrander, Phelps Hawley, Sydney Harlan, Layla Wolf and Jaiden Flora. These eight were chosen out of 180 individuals for the FFA All State Choir. Students rehearse and perform at the

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Students collect shoes for Orphan Souls

St. Gregory’s School with St. Gregory Barbarigo Church and the Maryville Rotary Club collected shoes as part of the Buckner Shoes for Orphan Souls campaign. The school and church collected 77 pairs of new shoes as part of the student ambassadors’ Lenten service project. Buckner Shoes for Orphan Souls provides new shoes and socks to

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Events for the week of April 17 to 22

Monday • Jefferson, Maryville, Nodaway-Holt, North Nodaway, Northeast Nodaway, South Nodaway, St. Gregory’s, West Nodaway No School • Maryville High V baseball – Pony Express Tourney begins • Maryville High V golf at Fairview, 9 am • Horace Mann Bearcat Choir, 3:15 pm • Maryville High V tennis vs SW Valley, 4 pm • North

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Allen presents biofilm paper at science convention

Nodaway-Holt freshman Dakota Allen spoke and presented her research paper during the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium in Columbia. Individuals who placed in the top six in each category of the Missouri Junior Academy of Science District III competition were invited to speak at the symposium. Allen was the only freshman who qualified and she

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Spoofhounds dissect eyeballs

Maryville sixth graders in Chelli Green’s science class dissected sheep eyeballs in March. The students had been studying light and how the eye uses light to see. Truett Haer holds his eyeball up to examine the different parts. Students were tested on each part of the eyeball and its function. “This is one of my

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Events for the week of April 9 to 15

Sunday • Maryville High Bass Fishing at Bull Shoals Monday • Horace Mann Bearcat Choir, 3:15 pm • Maryville High V soccer at Excelsior Springs, 3:15 pm • West Nodaway Homework Club, 3:15 pm • Maryville High V tennis vs Cameron, 4 pm • Northeast Nodaway, North-West Nodaway, Platte Valley, SHNH JH track at Mound

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North Nodaway BOE

The North Nodaway R-VI Board of Education met in open and closed sessions on March 15. One bid was received on the mowing contract for 2017. Colby Wiederholt, Maryville, will return to mow both of the school grounds as approved by the board. In closed session, the minutes from the previous closed session were approved.

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Jefferson BOE

The Jefferson C-123 school board approved a sports co-op during its regular meeting March 15. The school board approved to co-op junior high sports including football, softball, basketball and track with South Nodaway for the 2017-18 school year. Two salary increase plans were presented to the board for consideration. Option one included a $15 raise

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