Schools

Northwest’s Owens Library to host 18th annual Brick & Click conference

Northwest Missouri State University’s BD Owens Library continues its focus on supporting student learning by hosting the 18th annual Brick & Click Academic Library Conference on Friday, November 2. The one-day conference draws library professionals from throughout the nation to discuss and explore cutting-edge technologies, practical solutions and peer-reviewed presentations about student engagement, next-gen catalogs, collection

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South Nodaway

The South Nodaway R-IV Board of Education met in open and closed session on October 17 to handle the following school district business. After the closed session, the board approved the use of the Launch online program from the Springfield school district as the SN alternative school. The 2019 senior class trip to Denver, CO,

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Nodaway-Holt board discusses camera systems

Nodaway-Holt Nodaway-Holt R-VII board of education accepted a bid for cameras at its regularly scheduled meeting October 17. The school board voted to accept a $30,708.70 bid from Northwest Audio Visual, Maryville for new security cameras in the district. Also during the meeting, the board heard from Graham Lions Club representative Kurby Kenny about Lions

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Maryville Board makes multiple staffing changes

Maryville Maryville R-II School Board filled vacancies and announced events at its regularly scheduled meeting October 17. Several staffing changes were made by the board of education at the meeting. Resignations were accepted from Youth Development Worker Keston Oltman, effective October 25, and Evening Custodian Alyssa Carmichael, effective November 16. Former Bearcat quarterback Jonathan Baker

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Nodaway-Holt breaks ground

The Nodaway-Holt R-V school district got a start on a long process that will eventually lead to a new high school. Middle school, high school and former students joined administrators and other members of the community at the ground breaking. “We are about to make history as where you are standing will one day be

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Northwest Regents approve RT Wright Farm improvements

The Northwest Missouri State University Regents accepted over $1 million spending of the RT Wright Farm additional projects during the August 30 meeting. The Regents authorized the university to move forward with improvements to the entrance and a road expansion at the farm, not to exceed $1 million, another step in several improvements planned for

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Community turns out for pep rally on square

The Community Pep Rally brought out 11 teams, along with family members and townspeople, August 16 in downtown Maryville. Cheerleaders and their friends hangout around the mats, which were used in the cheer’s performance. They are Cheyenne Downing, Chloe Prather, Alex McMahon, Cheer Manager Madison Merrigan, Molly Meyer, Sabrina Poppa, Emily Randle, Kaitlin Hulette and

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Northwest Regents approve contract with RPDC for 2018-19

Northwest Missouri State University’s Board of Regents renewed the university’s contract with the Northwest Regional Professional Development Center (RPDC) and the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) during its regular meeting on August 3. Northwest’s RPDC, a fixture at the university since 1995, is contracted through DESE and provides professional development and direct

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Nodaway-Holt Elementary adopts Wonders

A new curriculum will be debuted at Nodaway-Holt Elementary, Maitland, this school year. Principal Shawn Emerson said the school will be shifting from the Treasures reading series to the Wonders reading series. The school has been operating under the Treasures system for roughly the last decade, and Emerson said the switch to Wonders is centered

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South Nodaway Budget Message for 2018-19 School Year

By Superintendent Johnnie Silkett Instruction: ​South Nodaway is fully accredited by the state of Missouri. In the 2016-2017 school year we received 100 percent for MSIP 5. (Figures have not been released for 2017-18.) I also want to say that our results go beyond the scores. Our students are both mentally challenged and nurtured to

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