Schools

BOE Maryville

The Maryville R-II School Board addressed personnel during a special meeting July 5. The Maryville School Board did not accept the resignation of Hannah Erspamer, visually impaired teacher, however, they did accept her resignation as high school assistant volleyball coach. Alex Gallagher was  approved for hire as an elementary school paraprofessional. Andrew Spire Construction, LLC,

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Leeper earns silver at state FCCLA STAR event

Sidney Leeper, Nodaway-Holt sophomore, earned a silver at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) state competition with her STAR project in the junior recycle and redesign category. Leeper designed and made a dress from sheet music and melted crayons.  “Music is important to me; I sing at church,” Leeper explained about her

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BOE North Nodaway

The North Nodaway R-VI Board of Education met in open and closed sessions on June 21 to handle the following school district business: A resolution was passed authorizing and directing the issuance and delivery of $675,000 general obligation bonds, series 2017. Bruce Johnson, LJ Hart and Company, St. Louis, said that North Nodaway received more

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BOE South Nodaway

South Nodaway The South Nodaway R-IV Board of Education met on June 21 to conduct the following school district business: Superintendent Johnnie Silkett went over the 2017-18 budget. The school district will end the 2016-17 year with a 47 percent carryover. The school was able to increase the carryover rate by 16 percent. The 2017-18

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BOE Maryville

The Maryville R-II School Board conducted the following business during its regular meeting June 21: The final balance for all funds in the district budget was $10,020,411 and the final balance for activity accounts was $560,574. Northwest Audio, Maryville, was awarded the $100,305 bid for new surveillance cameras throughout all of the district buildings. Hy-Vee,

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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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