Schools

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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Four Trojans join the 40 Book Club

Nodaway-Holt elementary students, Kash Johnson, Clay Hanson, Paige Hanson and Lincoln Nielson, were inducted into the 40 Book Club this spring. The 40 Book Club was created during the school year to encourage students to read a variety of book genres. Participants were required to read and pass a quiz on books in multiple genres

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Maryville BOE

The Maryville R-II School Board approved multiple capital improvement projects during its regular meeting May 17. For the upcoming 2017-18 school year, the technical school trades and building class will not be building a house. Instead, the students will be building a new Maryville School Administration District Office. The office will face the circle drive

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Maryville honors retirees

Maryville School Board member Josh McKim congratulates Kathy Goff and Keitha Nance on their retirement from the district. The district honored all employees leaving the district who had served at least ten years. Those honored were Christine Allenbrand, elementary school nurse; Goff, fifth grade language arts; Bryan Grow, eighth grade social studies; Michelle Grudzinski, technical

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Third graders learn how to quilt at school

Northeast Nodaway’s third graders in Heidi Beatty’s class are learning how to sew and quilt. Beatty began the annual project six years ago when she was teaching at Horace Mann. The class began by reading Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder. In the book, family is highly valued. The students dove

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West Nodaway BOE

The West Nodaway R-I Board of Education met in open and two closed sessions on May 10 to discuss the following school district business: The 2017 senior class was approved for graduation and the eighth grade class was approved for promotion. Superintendent Shannon Nolte presented a plan for curriculum/textbook improvements, which was approved. The plan

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