Schools

School events for the week of October 16 to 21

Monday • Horace Mann Picture Makeup Day • NH, WN V VB – Districts begin at Mound City • West Nodaway Project Fit Kickoff, 9 am • Northeast Nodaway JH Pep Rally, 11:30 am • Jefferson 8th DARE, 5th hour • St. Gregory’s Pizza Ranch Fundraiser, 5 to 9 pm • MHS C FB vs

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Trojans perform at Renaissance Festival

Members of the Nodaway-Holt choir sang at the Renaissance Festival, Kansas City, on October 7. They sang “The Coventry Carol” and “Canon of Ring-Around-The-Rosie.” Members pictured are, front: Director Crystel Walsh and Ruel Jeffries; back: Mikala Hankins, Rian Anderson, Chase Sportsman, Thomas Herr, Sidney Leeper and Sarah Noble. Save

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South Nodaway BOE

The South Nodaway R-IV Board of Education met in open session on September 21 to handle the following school district business: The Guilford Sports Complex project is progressing. The fence is being put in and concrete pouring is planned for the dugouts and field house. Once the fence is up, Game Time Athletics, Weston, will

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School events for the week of October 8 to 14

Sunday • Jefferson Renaissance Festival Monday • Horace Mann, Maryville, North Nodaway, West Nodaway No School • St. Gregory’s No Preschool • Jefferson 8th DARE, 4th hour • NWN, Platte Valley XC – 275 Conf at Rock Port, 4:30 pm • MMS 7th VB vs Savannah, 5 pm • MMS 8th VB at Savannah, 5

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Rockets get flexible seating

West Nodaway students in Liz Schieber’s fourth grade class no longer have to use traditional desks and chairs. Schieber was the recipient of a $500 classroom grant funded by the Missouri Retired Teachers Association. She used the funds to purchase alternative seating options for her classroom. Each morning, the 26 students pick the seating of

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Maryville BOE

The Maryville R-II School Board conducted the following business during its regular meeting September 20: The school board approved entering into a three-year agreement with Newton Alliance/Catapult Learning for summer school programing. DESE announced that Algebra I and English II testing scores did not produce year-to-year comparable results, so DESE will not release those scores

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Nodaway-Holt BOE

The Nodaway-Holt R-VII School Board conducted the following business during its regular meeting September 20: Superintendent Jeff Blackford informed the board that the district received a clean audit this year. The only deficiency found was a segregation of duties, which Blackford said is an issue in small schools because small schools do not have the

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North Nodaway BOE

The North Nodaway R-VI Board of Education met in open and closed sessions on September 20 to handle the following school district business: High School/Middle School Principal Tim Conn reported about implementing the Blue Dot System in the Hopkins building. This system has teachers and staff, who are willing to listen or help students with

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Northeast Nodaway BOE

The Northeast Nodaway R-V Board of Education conducted the following business during its regular meeting September 20: Kawasaki donated $3,000 to the school. The money was used to purchase Chromebooks for the classrooms. Abbie Groomer presented the assessment program, ELL program and the homeless program to the board for evaluation. The board approved the board

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Jefferson BOE

The Jefferson C-123 School Board conducted the following business during its regular meeting September 20: Charlea Lewis gave the board members a demonstration of the new 3D printer. High school attendance was 98.9 percent and elementary attendance was 98.69 percent. The board continued to discuss the possibility of becoming the fiscal agent for ACES for

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