Northeast Nodaway BOE

Posted January 29, 2016 at 9:39 pm

Northeast Nodaway

The Northeast Nodaway School Board of Education met January 21 to address the following:

After entering into closed session toward the end of the meeting for the purpose of discussing personnel, the board approved the following:

• Retirement/ resignation from Coleen Mullock.

• Hiring of Ken Grove as preK-12 principal for the 2016-17 school year.

• Extension of contract to Jeff Mehlenbacher as superintendent to the 2017-18 school year.

• The minutes from the December meeting and the bills for the month of January were accepted.

Mehlenbacher recognized board members

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    Nodaway-Holt BOE

    Nodaway-Holt

    The Nodaway-Holt School Board of Education discussed the sports cooperative agreement with South Holt at its January 20 meeting.

    The board stayed firm on its proposal to South Holt to make a sports cooperative for junior high and high school boys and girls track but not spring girls softball.

    After the approval of the meeting’s agenda, the board accepted the regular and executive minutes from the December meeting. The

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    Maryville BOE

    Maryville

    The Maryville School Board of Education met January 20 to address the following:

    Engineers from Incite Design Studio were present to give building project updates, saying that both were on the completion schedule. Superintendent Superintendent Becky Albrecht informed the board that the district has been awarded a matching grant from FEMA for a safe room/auxiliary gym. Nearly $150,000 was received immediately toward design costs with the remainder to be given once the building process begins. The board

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    Jefferson students show STEM work in December

     Jefferson Elementary students had the opportunity to show family and friends their work at a STEM symposium held on December 14.

    STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) subjects give students the opportunity to critically think. The symposium allowed the school to show the cooperative and inquiry-based learning that is being done in the classrooms.

    Jefferson is focusing on STEM-based learning because that is where the jobs of the future will be, Barbara Terry,

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    West Nodaway students benefit from PBS

    West Nodaway R-I Elementary School is halfway through the sixth year of the Positive Behavior Support (PBS) system with measurable improvements in student behavior and an increased amount of time spent in the classroom.

    According to Lori Snead, counselor, PBS is not a box program, but a system that can be changed to fit the environment. It is a shift in mind set and must have buy-in from the staff for it to work.

    Behavior is

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    SN FFA members attend conference

    Five South Nodaway FFA members recently attended a conference where over 4,500 first-year FFA members from more than 320 Missouri High Schools had the opportunity to learn about being positive role models, learning to get involved, making sound choices, becoming active team members and making a positive difference in their lives, school and community at the annual Greenhand Motivational Conferences. These conferences presented by the State FFA Officers and sponsored by MFA Incorporated were held January 5-8 throughout Missouri.

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    Events for the week of January 18 to 23

    Monday

    Horace Mann, Jefferson, Maryville, Nodaway-Holt, North Nodaway, Northeast Nodaway, South Nodaway, St. Gregory’s, West Nodaway No School

    Maryville High F/JV/V Boys Basketball vs Mid-Buchanan, 5 pm

    Northeast Nodaway

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    Roadway safety grant helps local docudrama to expand reach

     Maryville High School registrar and guidance secretary and docudrama coordinator Holly Cronk received great news as she came back to school after the new year. A Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety grant she applied for had been received in the amount of $4,550. With help from Dale Reuter, a Missouri Highway Patrol officer, Cronk was able to learn about the grant and apply.

    “The coalition was actually impressed with the reach our docudrama has,” Cronk said about the annual event that has included over 300

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