Weybrew takes second at state, other wrestlers make good showing

Posted February 27, 2015 at 3:34 pm

Six Maryville wrestlers qualified for state this year, the most since 2008 for the program. That says a lot about the success first-year coach Connor Kellerstrass is able to continue after the 40 years the program was led by Joe Drake.

As always, the state tournament was filled with the best of the best in the state at every weight class. 113-pound wrestler Jacob Partridge and 132-pound wrestler Cayden Dunbar were each eliminated after their first two bouts in the double-elimination bracket.

At 126 pounds, Nathaniel Alexander pinned his first opponent, from Orchard Farms, in 1:37 but lost his second bout to a wrester from Seneca. Sustaining an injury against the Seneca wrestler, Alexander wasn’t able to continue and had to

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    NH stimulates students’ minds with science projects

    Michelle Geeting, 7-12 science instructor at Nodaway-Holt, encourages her students to explore the world around them and put their findings on display at the annual science fair held on February 20. The students competed to advance to the Missouri Western State University science fair to be held on March 6.

    Katelynn Brashears, seventh grade, explained her experiment using an iron and a spray wrinkle releaser.

    Events for the week of March 1 – 7


    • West Nodaway 3/4 boys at Tarkio Tournament


    • Horace Mann, Maryville EFE/MMS/MHS/NTS, North Nodaway, South Nodaway, West Nodaway No School, Staff in-service

    • Jefferson Constructing knowledge, understanding eMints, 3:30 pm

    • Jefferson

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    Northwest to sponsor National History Day contest

     National History Day, the world’s leading program for history education, invites students across the country to enter its annual competition.

    The local contest is set for Friday, March 6 on the Northwest Missouri State University campus.

    This year’s theme is “Leadership and Legacy in History,” and students are asked to push back against the idea that history is just made up of facts and dates and instead look at past people and events to gain better perspective

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    Maryville BOE


    The Maryville School Board of Education met February 17 to address the following:

    During closed session, these personnel issues were decided. Resignations from Justin Gabbert, Ron Wilson, Shelby Scarbrough, Maureen Lager, Kathy Ludwig and Amy Skidmore were approved.

    Reassignemnts beginning the 2015-16 year are for Jeanne Adwell from language arts to reading at the eighth grade level and Keitha Nance from student support teacher to Title I reading support

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    South Nodaway BOE

    South Nodaway

    The South Nodaway R-IV Board of Education met on February 18 in open and closed sessions to handle the following school district business:

    Johnnie Silkett, superintendent, informed the board of the completion of demolition of the Guilford building. He presented an expense sheet. Costs for the demolition were: Hausmans Hardscape for fence around site, $3,312; Flora Construction for demolition, $7,300; Leroy Henggeler for hauling, $400; media for advertising, $540; Porter Trash for dumpster, $1,250.91; the Amish

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    Nodaway-Holt BOE


    The Nodaway-Holt R-VII Board of Education met in open and closed session on February 18:

    Three-year bids for the cash renting of 65 acres of farm ground located just west of Graham were opened at the board meeting. Ten acres of the 77 total acres in the parcel is kept for use by ag classes. Of the four bids received, the high bid was Mike Saxton with a bid of $48,945 or $251 per acre per year.

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