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NH Elementary honors Veterans

Posted November 21, 2014 at 3:46 pm

Students at Nodaway-Holt Elementary School, Maitland, started Veterans Day, November 11, with an assembly to share information about the importance of the day and to honor veterans. Activities were planned and presented by Stacey Calfee and some junior high and high school students.

“It’s a Grand Old Flag” was sung by the first graders. They are: Dylan Walker, Jarrett Holmes, Henry Smock, Chase McClain, Keara Erb, Tayen Booher, Keaton Reynolds, Conner Law, Charlea Johnson and Ayden Gilfillan.

    Events for the week of November 24 – 26

    Monday

    • Jefferson Math Games K-2, 3 pm

    • Jefferson JH basketball against Mound City, 6 pm

    • MMS girls basketball against Spring Garden, 5 pm

    • MMS boys basketball at Spring Garden, 5 pm

    • Northeast Nodaway JH basketball at Stanberry, 5:30 pm

    • South Nodaway JH basketball against King

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    Local FFA members receive national American FFA Degrees

     Each year, the National FFA honors FFA members who show the utmost dedication to the organization through their desire to develop their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

    The American FFA Degree is bestowed up on a select group of students in recognition of their years of academic and professional excellence. This year, 3,765 American degrees was awarded at the 2014 National FFA Convention and Expo, October 29 – November 1 in Louisville, KY.

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    Northwest’s Seipel, Baldwin attend STEM education summit

     Beccy Baldwin, director of the Regional Professional Development Center at Northwest Missouri State University, and Sandy Seipel, principal of Northwest’s Horace Mann Laboratory School, attended the 2014 Project Lead the Way Summit in Indianapolis, IN, November 2-5.

    Project Lead the Way (PLTW) is the nation’s leading provider of K-12 science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs. The summit brought together more than 1,500 educators and leaders from corporate, nonprofit and government sectors who work together to help students develop knowledge and skills they need to

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    West Nodaway BOE

    West Nodaway

    The West Nodaway R-I Board of Education met on November 12 to discuss the following business for the school district:

    The 2013-14 audit report for the school district was reviewed by Superintendent Nancy Greeley and the board. The board does an excellent job of looking after the financials Greeley said. One area where the school district needs to improve was segregation of duties, however, because of the size of WN, another secretary cannot be afforded. The

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    Eugene Field second graders make donation to Toys for Tots

     With funds from their annual Pumpkin Market, second grade students from Eugene Field raised over $100 to purchase toys for Nodaway County Toys for Tots.

    “Pumpkin Market is a fundraiser the students do in October as part of our economics unit,” said teacher Jennifer Stoll. “Parents come during the evening and give money for crafts the students created and the money goes to a local charity. This year we used the money to purchase toys for Toys for Tots.”

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    Nodaway-Holt FCCLA chapter attends regional meeting

    On October 22, the Nodaway-Holt Family, Career and Community Leaders of America Chapter went to the Region 1 FCCLA meeting at Northwest Missouri State University.

    At this meeting, the students listened to motivational speaker Rick Minniefield, Sergeant Jeff Kirk and SSgt. Jamie Israel. The students were encouraged to stand up for others getting bullied and learned how to become better leaders. Students participated in activities such as a dance-off and several team-building activities. The students all felt

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