HM 1st graders find geocaches

Posted May 8, 2015 at 8:28 pm

Learning map skills, longitude and latitude, global navigation and GPS systems, Horace Mann Laboratory School first grade students successfully located geocaches on the Northwest Missouri State University campus.

The first graders are Sunxi Lugo, Taylor McDanel, Allison Day, Nesean Hoilett, Brooklynn Hubbell, Elena Leonard, Owen Wake, Jonah Long, Ellie Parsons, Shawn Mahoney and Cain Bowles. Their teacher, Laura King, had hidden the geocaches to create a fun learning opportunity for the students.


    NH 4th graders receive trees

    The Missouri Department of Conservation gave the Nodaway-Holt fourth grade class White Oak saplings. A part of the class’ curriculum is to identify examples in Missouri where human activity has had a beneficial or harmful effect on other organisms, according to Rita Carroll, elementary principal. The students are excited to have a positive effect on the Missouri ecosystem by planting the trees.

    The students are front: Wyatt Wakely, Blake Bohannon, Trace Barnard; middle: Scott Blanchard, Rylan Murphy,

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    N-H Head Start visits Linville’s farm

    On March 27, the Nodaway-Holt Head Start went to Donna Linville’s farm in Burlington Jct. The children saw many different animals including chickens, turkeys, goats, sheep, cows, llamas, a turken, a pheasant, a peacock, a miniature horse and colt.


    Maryville Public Library receives Golden Milkbone

    Recipient of the Maryville Middle School Golden Milkbone award was the Maryville Public Library. Assistant Director Wilma Henggeler and Executive Board President Dustin Henggeler were present to receive the award on behalf of the library.

    The award is given each month to individuals, organizations or businesses who make a positive impact on the community as well as teachers and students of Maryville Middle School.

    Northeast Nodaway BOE

    Northeast Nodaway

    The Northeast Nodaway School Board of Education met April 16 to address the following:

    Newly elected board members Sheldon Scadden and Katrina McIntyre were sworn in for their three-year terms.

    Kenny Runde was elected board president, Jeff Redden, vice president and Pam Spire, secretary. The following appointments were made: Darrin Adwell, MSBA delegate, and Travis Burns, alternate, McIntyre, CTA liaison, Scadden, park board liaison, Redden, city council liaison,

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    Maryville BOE


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

    During the reorganization meeting, Frank Grispino and Elaine Wilson were sworn into office for another term. Rob Sparks was elected board president and Shane Sims as vice president. Sparks will also serve as MSBA delegate and Sims alternate. Roger Baker was selected as Adult Education and Literacy Board representative, Sean Wiedmaier, TABS committee representative and Wilson, fraud risk committee representative.

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    West Nodaway BOE

    West Nodaway

    The West Nodaway R-I Board of Education met on April 22 to take care of two items of business for the school district:

    The first was to approve the contract between the school district and CTS Group, St. Louis, an energy services company, that will be doing the HVAC upgrade for the elementary. The motion was approved unanimously.

    The second was to authorize Nancy Greeley, superintendent, to advertise

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