Events for the week of November 22 to 25

Posted November 20, 2015 at 4:07 pm


Nodaway-Holt School Play, “Larceny and Old Lace,” old gym, 2 pm

• South Nodaway FCA Dance practice, 2 pm

South Nodaway After Prom Meeting, 6 pm


Jefferson JH/HS Art Club, 3 pm

South Nodaway

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    NN selects October Students of the Month

    North Nodaway Middle and High School teachers are nominating students for the student of the month awards. At the end of the month, all of the teachers choose the four students to be honored for the month.

    October students were Kristin Herndon and Dustin Rowen, high school, and Jamie Wray and Logan Keho, middle school.

    West Nodaway BOE

    West Nodaway

    The West Nodaway R-I Board of Education met in open session and two closed sessions to take care of the following school district business:

    The board approved advertising for the open position of a special education and math resource certified teacher. This was following a discussion of the steps the school district is taking to address the problem of low test scores in math.

    In elementary, the math

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    Jefferson BOE


    The Jefferson School Board of Education met November 17 to address the following:

    After a discussion between the pros and cons of a bond and a lease purchase, the board approved to place the 75¢ bond issue for a $1.535 million new gymnasium project on the April 2016 ballot.

    Staff members Jennifer Coburn and Carla Peery were present to discuss ongoing projects happening in their classes.

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    NEN hosts mini Safety Alley

    The Nodaway County Safety for Kids organization, in conjunction with Northeast Nodaway Parents as Teachers, hosted a mini Safety Alley on November 5 for students to learn more about safety.

    Jamie Busby and her daughter, Bexlie, learned to Stop, Drop and Roll with Lori Harris, an American Red Cross volunteer.


    Jostens names Nodaway-Holt 2015 National Yearbook Program of Excellence

     Jostens, the leading producer of yearbooks and student-created content, recently announced that Nodaway-Holt’s yearbook program has been named a 2015 Jostens’ National Yearbook Program of Excellence. The National Yearbook Program of Excellence recognizes engaging yearbooks that reflect a broad representation of the student body while helping students develop 21st century skills such as communication, collaboration and information and communication technologies literacy.

    The Nodaway-Holt award winning yearbook program is led by Nicole Albertson, Colbie Carden, Maddie Clement, Rachel Farmer, Samantha Keith,

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    Events for the week of November 16 to 21


    Horace Mann Scholastic Book Fair begins

    Jefferson, Maryville Middle, North Nodaway, Northeast Nodaway, South Nodaway, St. Gregory’s JH Basketball – Northeast Nodaway Tourney begins

    Nodaway-Holt, West Nodaway

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    Chamber’s Legislative Coffee set

     The Maryville Chamber of Commerce’s Governmental Affairs committee will again host a legislative coffee featuring Missouri legislators speaking about the upcoming General Assembly session that will begin in January.

    Sen. Dan Hegeman and Rep. Allen Andrews will speak at the event that will be at 7:30 am, Thursday, November 19 at the Dean L Hubbard Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

    A light breakfast will be provided by St. Francis Bread Basket and the event is sponsored by

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    University to mark Veterans Day by laying wreaths at memorials

     For the second consecutive year, Northwest Missouri State University will commemorate Veterans Day by placing wreaths at each of its military markers as a tribute to the men and women who have served our country.

    University leaders will place the wreaths at 11:11 am, Wednesday, November 11.

    Military markers on the Northwest campus consist of the Memorial Bell Tower, the Persian Gulf War Memorial just north of the JW Jones Student Union, the Bell of ’48, the

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    Area students learn about disability history, awareness

     Northwest’s Coordinator and Instructor of Special Education Programs Shantel Farnan has worked with her students for a number of years with curriculum ideas of teaching youth about Missouri’s Disability History and Awareness month during October.

    This year, the class was able to take it a step further and teach the curriculum to students at West Nodaway and Northeast Nodaway.

    “In May 2011, the Missouri State legislature passed House Bill 555 which designated

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