Nodaway-Holt FCCLA chapter attends regional meeting

Posted November 14, 2014 at 7:55 pm

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 that the presentation was meaningful and encouraging.

    Events for the week of November 17 – 22


    • Jefferson Blood drive, 2-6 pm

    • Jefferson Collaboration Session 2-eMints, 3:30 pm

    • Jefferson, Maryville MMS, South Nodaway, St. Gregory’s basketball at Northeast Nodaway Tourney through November 22

    • Maryville EFE Spoofhound Time

    • Nodaway-Holt JH basketball at South Holt basketball tournament through November 22

    • North Nodaway Elementary

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    St. Gregory’s Alexander advances in international poster contest

    Ashlyn Alexander, a sixth-grade student at St. Gregory’s School in Maryville, has advanced to the next level in the Lions International Peace Poster Contest. Maryville Pride Lions member Pam Dougan, left, presented Alexander with a $50 check and the news her poster will move onto the district competition. They are joined by Betsy Nielson, St. Gregory’s sixth-grade teacher. The annual competition invites students ages 11 to 13 to use art to express their visions of peace. This year’s theme was Peace, Love and Understanding.


    N-H Head Start enjoys fall fun

    What is brown, orange, red, yellow and full of excitement? The Nodaway-Holt Head Start students playing in the leaves. The children had a good time throwing the leaves in the air and covering each other.

    Events for the week of November 10 – 15


    • Jefferson Math games K-2, 3 pm

    • Jefferson Collaboration Tools-eMints, 4 pm

    • Jefferson 4-H meeting, 6 pm

    • Maryville EFE CTA meeting, 3:15 am

    • Maryville EFE CNN 360 Session I & II, 3:45 pm and 4:45 pm

    • Maryville MMS girls/boys basketball against South Harrison, 4:30 pm

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    Northwest to host Family Math Night

     Students in grade levels two through six and their families are invited to a Candyland-themed Family Math Night from 6 to 7 pm, Tuesday, November 11 in the JW Jones Student Union Ballroom on the Northwest Missouri State University campus.

    Stations will engage elementary-aged students and their families in an evening of mathematics fun. Topics will include probability, graphs, symmetry, place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication, polygons and measurement.

    The event, which is free and open to the

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