Schools

Maryville honors retirees

Maryville School Board member Josh McKim congratulates Kathy Goff and Keitha Nance on their retirement from the district. The district honored all employees leaving the district who had served at least ten years. Those honored were Christine Allenbrand, elementary school nurse; Goff, fifth grade language arts; Bryan Grow, eighth grade social studies; Michelle Grudzinski, technical

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Third graders learn how to quilt at school

Northeast Nodaway’s third graders in Heidi Beatty’s class are learning how to sew and quilt. Beatty began the annual project six years ago when she was teaching at Horace Mann. The class began by reading Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder. In the book, family is highly valued. The students dove

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West Nodaway BOE

The West Nodaway R-I Board of Education met in open and two closed sessions on May 10 to discuss the following school district business: The 2017 senior class was approved for graduation and the eighth grade class was approved for promotion. Superintendent Shannon Nolte presented a plan for curriculum/textbook improvements, which was approved. The plan

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Nodaway-Holt students present Hall of Fame

Nodaway-Holt students spent time studying famous historical people of Missouri and the United States. They presented their research using Power Point presentations and historical costumes to portray their characters. Steven Carlson posed as Alexander Hamilton as Natasha Abrams and Mickey Prettyman listened to his life story. For more information and pictures see the Nodaway News

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Jefferies writes historical paper

Nodaway-Holt sixth grader Ruel Jefferies researched the history of his school. He compiled his findings into a historical document to preserve the school’s history. It began as part of a class assignment for Stacey Calfee’s gifted student program. The students were researching the school’s use of energy, which sparked the interest for Ruel. He spent

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Safety Acres teaches students about dangerous situations

Maryville’s Northwest Technical School formed a partnership with the St. Joseph Safety and Health Council to bring lessons on safety to area elementary students. The two entities began working together to provide safety training to industry workers in the area and grew to incorporate a program for children. The St. Joseph Safety and Health Council

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Events for the week of May 14 to 20

Sunday • Jefferson Graduation, 1 pm • Maryville High Graduation, 2 pm • North Nodaway Graduation, 3 pm • West Nodaway Graduation, 3 pm • South Nodaway Graduation, 4 pm Monday • Maryville High V soccer – Districts begin at home • Maryville Middle 8th Finals • Maryville Middle 8th to Beal Park • Nodaway-Holt

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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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