Schools

School events for the week of April 8 to 14

Sunday • Jefferson, MHS, NH, NEN, NN, SN FBLA state leadership begins Monday • MHS Speech & Debate Student Congress • MHS V soccer at Excelsior Springs Tourney • Horace Mann Bearcat Choir, 3:15 pm • MHS V tennis at Cameron, 4 pm • NEN, NWN, PV, SHNH JH track at Mound City, 4 pm

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North Nodaway BOE

The North Nodaway R-VI Board of Education met in open and closed sessions on March 21 to handle the following school district business: In closed session, the board accepted the resignations of English teacher Nina Dewhirst and Librarian James Richmond. New hires, English teachers Elena Bellamy and Gretchen Wehmeyer, were approved for the 2018-19 school

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Nodaway-Holt BOE

The Nodaway-Holt V-II School Board approved a salary increase during its regular meeting on March 21. It was approved to allow teachers to move up on the step salary scale as well as increase the school’s contribution to insurance by $20. This allows the board to continue to provide two insurance floor plans at no

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South Nodaway BOE

The South Nodaway R-IV Board of Education met in open and closed sessions to handle the following school district business: After the closed session, the board moved into its second open session of the meeting to approve contracts for the non-tenured teachers, Zach Dyer, Seth Jenkins, Megan Thacker and Irene Alexander. Also, a contract was

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Maryville BOE

The Maryville R-II School Board approved snow makeup dates during its regular meeting March 21. The following dates were added to the 2017-2018 calendar as snow makeup days: May 18, 21, 22 and 23. Staff will have a work day on May 24. The school board approved the health insurance rates for the upcoming year.

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Jefferson BOE

The Jefferson C-123 School Board approved personnel contracts during its regular meeting on March 21. After discussion in closed session, the non-certified contracts were approved in open session for Sandy Wilmes, Emmy Brown, Stacey Mattson, Katey Fletchall, Angela Edick, Deanna Cozine, Don McCrary, John Barthold, Dan Welch, Dickie Henry and Charlie Bliley. It was approved

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Nodaway-Holt asks to extend levy

By Christina Rice Nodaway-Holt leaders are asking voters to extend the sunset on the current 89.9¢ levy per $100 of assessed valuation at the April 3 election. The funds generated by the tax help the school district pay for repairs, maintenance and improvements. The levy would fund several large repairs including new roofs on both

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School events for the week of March April 2 to 7

Monday • Jefferson, Maryville, Nodaway-Holt, North Nodaway, Northeast Nodaway, South Nodaway, St. Gregory’s, West Nodaway No School • Horace Mann Bearcat Choir, 3:15 pm • MHS V golf at Smithville, 4 pm • MHS F baseball vs East Buchanan, 4:30 pm • MHS V baseball at East Buchanan, 4:30 pm • NN HS baseball at

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West Nodaway BOE

The West Nodaway R-I Board of Education met in open and two closed sessions March 14 to handle the following school district business: Superintendent Shannon Nolte submitted the closed session minutes with five redacted or blacked out paragraphs. When questioned, he said that four of the paragraphs concerned resignations, which did not have to be

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Conservation district announces poster contest winners

The Nodaway County Soil and Water Conservation District announced the fourth grade winners of its annual conservation poster contest. There were first, second and third place winners for each fourth grade class in the county. They are as follows: Eugene Field: Kati Hornickel’s class, Quinn McComb, first; Vince Galapin, second; and Mya Aley, third. Joe

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