West Nodaway BOE

Posted September 19, 2014 at 2:42 pm

West Nodaway

The West Nodaway R-I Board of Education met on September 10 to discuss the following:

The board approved a resolution opposing Amendment 3 which will be on the November ballot. The amendment puts teachers employment based on student performance on standardized testing before the Missouri voters. It seeks to end tenure and that decisions around the hiring, promoting, firing and laying off of teachers be determined by at least 51 percent on student performance measures.

A flyer was distributed noting the reasoning behind the opposition is:

• Shifts control for educational decisions away from the local level

• Poorly drafted and deeply flawed proposal

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    Maryville BOE

    Maryville

    The Maryville School Board of Education met September 15 to address the following:

    After approval of the meeting’s agenda and the minutes from the August meeting, the consent agenda, including the monthly bills, substitute teacher list and surplus items, was accepted.

    Superintendent Larry Linthacum briefly reviewed the 2014-15 budget for final approval. The board accepted the budget which includes a $200 increase to the base teacher pay.

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    North Nodaway BOE

    North Nodaway

    The North Nodaway School Board of Education met September 16 to address the following:

    Prior to the meeting, the board members were introduced to the new staff in the district and held a brief meet-and-greet to welcome them to North Nodaway.

    After approval of the meeting’s agenda, with the inclusion of an item, the board approved the minutes from the August board meeting.

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    Events for the week of September 15 – 20

    Monday

    • Jefferson National Officer Visit at South Nodaway for 10th graders, noon

    • Jefferson JH/V girls softball at Worth County, 4:30 pm

    • Maryville HS F/JV football against Bishop LeBlond, 5 pm

    • Nodaway-Holt Elementary mid-quarter

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    Horace Mann continues swim tradition

    Students at Horace Mann Laboratory School continued the tradition of swim classes on August 28 at the Maryville Country Club pool. Fourth, fifth and sixth graders practiced holding their breath and going underwater during Physical Education Instructor Gina McNeese’s “cookie jar” exercise.

    Horace Mann has offered its students swim lessons since at least the 1950s; starting at the Martindale pool, then the Foster Aquatic Center and now renting the Country Club pool for the first week of

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    Nodaway-Holt loses to rival South Holt in two matches

    Macie Bohannon gets a block in game two to keep the Trojans in the game early on against South Holt during the September 8 volleyball game at Oregon. Despite taking a lead in game two the Trojans would lose match two 18-25, also losing match one 16-25 to lose the overall game 0-2.

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    NEN students recognized for PBS

    Northeast Nodaway has received the bronze award from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education for their achievements in implementing Positive Behavior Support in the school. Students involved are: Jansen Hawkins, Ben Boswell, Kayden Sybert, Riley Long, Tessa Privett, Chase Atkins and Lance Runde.

    Northeast Nodaway BOE

    Northeast Nodaway

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

    The board held a public hearing for the tax levy prior to the meeting and voted to set the tax levy at $5.9118 for the 2014-15 school year. The levy is estimated to earn $873,177 for the district.

    An engineer from Ellison-Auxier Architects was present to discuss the building addition and renovation project that

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    MHS senior attends All-State Choir

    Hannah Hall, Maryville High School senior, participated in the Missouri All-State Show Choir at the Missouri Choral Directors Association Conference in July.

     Hannah Hall, Maryville High School senior, was selected to participate in the Missouri All-State Show Choir during the Missouri Choral Directors Association Conference that was held July 22-24 in Jefferson City.

    Hall was sponsored by Nic Vasquez, past vocal director at MHS. She was one of 55 students from 17 different schools

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