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NEN’s Henggeler attends Space Camp in Alabama

Posted July 3, 2015 at 1:00 pm

 Denise Henggeler, fourth grade instructor at Northeast Nodaway, recently attended Space Camp at the US Space and Rocket Center, NASA’s official Visitor Information Center for Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL.

The educational program promotes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), while training students and adults with hands-on activities and missions based on teamwork, leadership and decision-making.

Henggeler was part of the Space Academy for Educators Program, which is designed for teachers who want to advance education in the STEM fields. Denise experienced astronaut simulators and took a virtual tour into space to save the International Space Station. Trainees followed lesson plans based on NASA content, which is correlated to the National Science Education

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    Jonathan Rogers travels to speech and debate nationals

     Jonathan Rogers, a graduating senior from Maryville High School, spent the week of June 14-20 in Dallas, TX, competing in the National Speech and Debate Tournament.

    Rogers competed in the Heart of America district competition back in March, won first-place in the senate of the student congress division and advanced to the national competition. He researched and outlined speeches for 46 resolutions and bills that would be debated in the National senate division of the tournament. Over 1,800 students throughout

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    Hospital recognized for patient care

     Premier, Inc. has recognized SSM Health St. Francis Hospital – Maryville as a finalist for the QUEST® Award for High-value Healthcare for providing outstanding patient care.

    Only seven hospitals received finalist recognition for achieving top performance in any six of the seven areas measured in Premier’s QUEST collaborative, including cost and efficiency, inpatient and outpatient evidence-based care, mortality, safety, patient experience and appropriate hospital use.

    SSM Health St. Francis was honored during

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    Jefferson

    The Jefferson School Board of Education met June 25 to address the following:

    Superintendent Tim Jermain presented the year attendance rates which were 96.84 percent at the high school and 97.93 percent at elementary.

    The superintendent’s report included an update that the buses passed inspection, review of the completed summer work throughout the building, the need for more tire chips in the playground and the need for a

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    Northeast Nodaway BOE

    Northeast Nodaway

    The Northeast Nodaway School Board of Education met June 24 to address the following:

    Representatives from LJ Hart were present to finalize paperwork on the recently voted bond for $416,000 that will go toward the new addition. It was mentioned that the new bond will increase the school’s existing debt by three years. Superintendent Jeff Mehlenbacher said he plans to get the bid process for parts of the project moving so good progress can be

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    Jefferson attends State FFA Leadership Camp

     Thirteen members from the Jefferson FFA Chapter attended the State FFA Leadership Camp from June 1 – 5.

    The camp, sponsored by the Missouri FFA Association, was held at Camp Rising Sun located within the Lake of the Ozarks State Park. The institute provided leadership training for over 1,200 high school students who are members of FFA across Missouri. The high school students are trained by state FFA officers as well as a

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    An appreciation award given

    The West Nodaway Board of Education presented retiring Superintendent Nancy Greeley a plaque of appreciation for her service to the school district. Shannon Nolte, 2015-16 superintendent, made the presentation.

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