The North Nodaway R-VI Board of Education met in open and closed sessions on October 19 to discuss following business: The board approved the NN senior class trip to Branson. Sixteen of the 18 seniors are planning a four-day trip on May 6-9, 2017. The trip is estimated to cost $9,670.20. The class has raised
The South Nodaway R-IV Board of Education met in regular session on October 19 to take care of the following business: The board discussed the start of a five- and 10-year financial plan. Discussion about the plan will continue throughout the school year with finalization in 2017. The board approved co-oping junior high track with
The Jefferson C-123 School Board met on October 19, amended the school calendar and conducted the following business: The board voted to change the school calendar to allow two consecutive days for extensive electrical work to be completed. School will now be in session on November 11 and there will be no school on November
The Maryville R-II School Board met on October 19 to approve school renovations and conduct the following business: The school board approved renovation plans for Eugene Field’s old cafeteria. The old kitchen space will be utilized as custodial storage for items currently stored in the hallways and will include an office for the head of
The Nodaway-Holt R-VII School Board met on October 18 to hire personnel and finalize design plans. The school board voted on a design for its new digital sign. The sign will be purchased from Roderick Signs, St. Joseph, for $26,685. Superintendent Karma Coleman said she hopes the sign will be finished by the second semester
Sunday • West Nodaway FFA breakfast, 8 am Monday • Nodaway-Holt Elementary fall parties • West Nodaway Book Fair, 8 am to 3:45 pm • North Nodaway Elementary Halloween parties, 2 pm • West Nodaway K-2 Sparky the Fire Dog, 2:05 pm • South Nodaway PreK-6 Halloween parties, 2:15 pm • Horace Mann Bearcat Choir,
Nodaway County Association of Retired School Employees (NCARSE) has their monthly meeting at 9 am, Thursday, November 3 at the senior center.
By Christina Rice The Lettuce Dream foundation harvested its first crop of approximately 200 lettuce plants on October 19. The growing process takes six weeks and each week new seeds are sown ensuring a consistent supply of plants. In addition to lettuce, the foundation grows basil, butterhead lettuce and mini romaine. The plants are grown
By Kathryn Rice “Let’s start the conversation about sexual assault so we can be comfortable discussing it,” is the mantra of Meghann Kosman, Children and Family Center court/victim advocate, and Sarah Kahmann, Maryville Public Safety officer, the founders of Sexual Assault and Violence Education (SAVE). Kosman and Kahmann continually update the SAVE program they give
Area fourth grade students gathered recently at Northwest Missouri State University to partake in hands-on learning about Missouri history. Students listened to several presenters speak about topics ranging from Missouri in the Civil War to how to spin wool.