Schools

NNL honors 2016-17 Students of the Month

The Nodaway News Leader highlighted elementary to high school students as students of the month for the 2016-17 school year. The students were nominated and selected based on criteria including character, attitude, leadership and example. The nine students chosen throughout the year are being recognized once again for their excellence. Each recently took the time

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Northeast Nodaway graduates nine seniors

Salutatorian Andrew Freemyer gives a rose and a hug to his father, Jared Freemyer, during the NEN graduation ceremony on May 7. All nine of the graduates took the opportunity to thank their loved ones. A special tribute was paid to Caleb Adwell, their classmate who died as a freshman. Roses were presented to Adwell’s

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Nodaway Holt graduates seniors

Nodaway-Holt High School held commencement on May 7. Margaret Fuhrman was named as the class valedictorian. She spoke to her classmates during the ceremony, urging them to follow five “rules for life.” 1: Make an impression so people remember you. 2: Be ambitious and work hard. 3: Be nice and respect each other. 4: Make

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Events for the week of May 7 to 13

Sunday • Maryville High Bass Fishing at Stockton Lake • Nodaway-Holt Graduation, 2 pm • Northeast Nodaway Graduation, 2 pm • West Nodaway Baccalaureate, 6 pm Monday • Maryville High V tennis – Districts begin • North Nodaway PK/K visit and bus ride • South Nodaway K/1st field trip • Nodaway-Holt 5/6 to Omaha Zoo,

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South Nodaway

The South Nodaway R-IV Board of Education met in open and closed sessions on April 18 to handle the following school district business: Returning board members, Rick Holtman and Janet Hilsabeck, and new member Patrick Swinford were sworn in. Macia Kemper was elected president; Janet Hilsabeck, vice-president; Rick Holtman, MSBA representative; Brandy Wolf, board secretary;

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North Nodaway

The North Nodaway R-VI Board of Education met in open and closed sessions on April 18 to take care of the following school district business: An organizational meeting was held to approve the official April 4 election results. New board member Samantha Brown was sworn in via conference phone call. Tony O’Riley and Jason Thompson

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Jefferson BOE

The Jefferson C-123 Board of Education met during its regular meeting April 18 to raise salaries and conduct the following business: Board members voted to raise the salary step increases by $15 and added $200 to the base salary which equaled close to an average of a two-percent raise for employees. Charley Burch was awarded

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Maryville BOE

The Maryville R-II Board of Education met on April 18 to reorganize. Roger Baker, Jason Haer and Sean Wiedmaier were sworn in for another term. Wiedmaier was voted to become president; Josh McKim was voted in as vice president. It was approved to renew the district’s Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance with Randy Arnold

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Northeast Nodaway

The Northeast Nodaway R-V Board of Education met on April 18 to accept bids. Phil McIntyre, Ravenwood, was awarded the bid to pour concrete around the new ag shop addition for $2,825. Arthur White and Associates, Tarkio, was awarded the $4,500 bid to perform an audit. School administration received a verbal agreement that they will

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Events for the week of 4/30 to 5/6

Sunday • Maryville High Bass Fishing at Table Rock • Jefferson Student Council volleyball, 4 pm Monday • Jefferson Algebra I EOC • Nodaway-Holt 5-12 Music Program • Northeast Nodaway 3/4 field trip to Living History Farms, 8 am • South Nodaway Elementary Bump Up Day, 8:30 am • Maryville High V golf – Districts

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