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Boswell challenges students to read

Posted January 23, 2015 at 3:57 pm

 Mary Boswell, Northeast Nodaway Elementary library paraprofessional, has thrown down the gauntlet to get the students reading with the Boswell Challenge.

Dealing with chapter books, the challenge is aimed at first through sixth grade students. They commit to reading a series that will stretch their reading comprehension or Lexile Level. The students have to pass all quizzes which earns them points through the Scholastic Reading Counts program. This is an independent reading challenge outside of the reading required of the students in the classroom. They need to pick a series with enough points that they have to work a little to achieve it, explained Boswell.

Students earning the right to “pie” Boswell by reading a series during

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    Events for the week of January 26 – 31

    Monday

    • Jefferson at North Platte Basketball Tournament through January 31

    • Maryville HS V girls/boys basketball at Cameron Tournament through January 31

    • Nodaway-Holt JV/V basketball at Worth County, 5 pm

    • North Nodaway girls/boys basketball

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    Northeast Nodaway BOE

    Northeast Nodaway

    The Northeast Nodaway School Board of Education met January 14 to address the following:

    After approving the minutes from the December meeting, the board accepted the bills for the month of January.

    Maryville Public Library Director Stephanie Patterson informed the board on the county-wide levy that will be on the ballot in April as well as how the library could support area schools if the levy is passed.

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    West Nodaway BOE

    West Nodaway

    The West Nodaway R-I Board of Education met in regular session on January 14 to handle the following school district business:

    The board approved two motions concerning the upcoming April 7 bond issue. The first was a resolution calling for a special school bond election, which approved the ballot language. The second was the Request for Proposal (RFP) document for professional architectural, engineering, consultant services. Both motions were approved by the board unanimously.

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    Jefferson BOE

    Jefferson

    The Jefferson School Board of Education met January 19 to address the following:

    After approval of the meeting’s agenda, the board approved the consent agenda with the addition of a bill from Something Country. The consent agenda included the minutes from the December meeting, bills for the month of January, substitute teacher list and the budget comparison report.

    Student Body President Jed Galbraith was present to recognize the board

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    West Nodaway swears in new school board member

     West Nodaway R-I Board of Education met on January 6 in special session.

    As part of the business of that session, Billy Koch was sworn in as a new board member to fill the position created by the passing of Ted Finney. The position will be up for re-election on the April 7 ballot.

    The board accepted the resignation of Melinda Thompson, school cook, effective

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    Events for the week of January 19 – 24

    Monday

    • Horace Mann, Jefferson, Maryville EFE/MMS/MHS/NTS, Northeast Nodaway, St. Gregory’s, No School Martin Luther King Day

    • Maryville HS F/JV/V boys basketball against Mid-Buchanan, 5 pm

    • Nodaway-Holt, North Nodaway, South Nodaway, West Nodaway, School is in Session

    Tuesday

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