Maryville BOE

Posted April 10, 2015 at 2:49 pm


The Maryville School Board of Education met April 2 for a special board meeting to take action on the following staffing recommendations:

• Eliminate a kindergarten position and add a first grade position for the 2015-16 year because of enrollment.

• Eliminate both the special education director position and school psychologist position for the 2015-16 school year and instead have director of student services and assistant director of student services positions.

Resignations effective at the end of the school year were: Brittany Cheney as preschool teacher, Brian Swink as elementary Title I math teacher, Brianne Hunter as fifth grade social studies and Alexis Boeh and Candice Boeh as girls basketball coaches. Technical school

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    North Nodaway BOE

    North Nodaway

    The North Nodaway School Board of Education met March 19 to address the following:

    After approval of the meeting’s agenda, the board accepted the minutes from the February meeting along with the bills for the month of March.

    An audit bid from Arthur White & Associates, Tarkio, was approved in the amount of $13,500 for a three-year contract.


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    Northeast Nodaway BOE

    Northeast Nodaway

    The Northeast Nodaway R-V Board of Education met on March 19 to discuss the school district’s business:

    The board hired Bill Burns for a part-time custodial position with a 6-0-1 vote. Travis Burns abstained.

    The resignations of Emily Barnes, special education; Chaim Jenkins, middle school science; and Seth Jenkins, high school English, were accepted.

    The board unanimously approved to offer

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    Schieber makes an impact at Northwest with near-perfect game

     The former Jefferson Eagle turned Northwest Bearcat softball pitcher, Kendle Schieber, had a huge day March 27 during Northwest’s double-header wins over Lincoln University. The Bearcats won both games, 4-3 and 8-0, respectively.

    Topping her stats for the day was Schieber’s one-hit shutout against Lincoln in game two, striking out 14 consecutive batters before giving up the single hit of the game. The Northwest junior also hit 3-for-3 that day with four RBIs along with a game-one home run.

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    Schools experience dental health

    Area elementary schools received visits from dentists to promote dental health among students recently.

    Dr. Brian Vierthaler of Compass Dental visited St. Gregory’s preschool though second graders to demonstrate proper brushing and flossing of teeth. Preschoolers Ava James, Kayla Pedersen and Drew Parman were the volunteers, as Stefanie Rush assisted Vierthaler.


    MHS junior accepted for West Point’s Summer Leaders seminar

     Lukas Erickson, a junior at Maryville High School, has been selected to be among 1,000 attendees at West Point’s prestigious Summer Leaders Experience (SLE) in June.

    More than 5,000 juniors nationwide applied to SLE, which offers outstanding high school juniors the opportunity to experience life at United States Military Academy at West Point. SLE attendees live in the cadet barracks or dormitories, eat in the cadet

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    St. Gregory’s student qualifies, competes in state geographic bee

     Marcello Brownsberger, seventh grader at St. Gregory’s School, advanced from the school level to compete as a semifinalist at the 2015 Missouri National Geographic State Bee on March 27 at the University of Missouri in Columbia. The bee was sponsored by the National Geographic Society, Google and Plum Creek.

    Marcello is the son of Francesca and William Brownsberger.

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    Events for the week of April 6 – 12


    • Jefferson, Maryville EFE/MMS/MHS/NTS, Nodaway-Holt, North Nodaway, Northeast Nodaway, South Nodaway, St. Gregory’s, West Nodaway No School, Easter Break

    • Maryville HS golf against Smithville, Benton, 4 pm

    • Maryville HS F baseball at Tarkio, 4:30 pm


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    Host Lions, Hy-Vee present 33rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt

     What started as an event for children from the Maryville Host Lions Youth Committee, the annual Easter Egg Hunt is celebrating it’s 33rd year.

    The Host Lions have partnered with Maryville Hy-Vee to bring smiles to hundreds of children and their parents on the Saturday before Easter, during the annual tradition. The event takes place rain or shine.

    The Easter Egg Hunt will be at 10 am, Saturday, April 4 at Donaldson-Westside Park. It’s important to be

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