Schools

Northwest jazz ensembles to perform concert

The jazz ensembles of Northwest Missouri State University’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts will perform a concert Monday, September 26. The concert featuring the Northwest Studio Jazz Ensemble and the Jazz Ensemble begins at 7:30 pm in Charles Johnson Theater at the Olive DeLuce Fine Arts Building. It is free and open to the

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North Nodaway celebrates homecoming in a big way

The entire North Nodaway school turned out to celebrate the Platte Valley Homecoming, September 16. All students, teachers and staff gathered in front of the high school in Hopkins for a large group photo. This was a redo of a photo taken in the early 80s. After the photo, the homecoming parade was held with

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Schools encourage free, reduced price lunches to families

After two school years of students receiving free lunches provided by USDA, the lunch program in area schools has gone back to pre-pandemic status. With lunches costing between $2 to $3, families need to look into the revised free and reduced price policy for school children who might qualify for the program and not pay

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Platte Valley remains undefeated

By Morgan Guyer Platte Valley moved to 3-0 on the season after beating the Nodaway Valley Thunder 52-0 September 9 in Graham. The game started as many do for Platte Valley, with a Carter Luke touchdown. The senior running back ran the ball 17 times for 198 yards, finishing with five touchdowns. His four touchdowns

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Controlled chaos reigns on EFE’s 1st Day of School

Eugene Field Elementary, August 23, saw students and parents walking up to one of three entrances on the first day of school. With buses waiting to unload and cars with drop-offs, the East Second Street in front of EFE was teeming. Teachers, principals and the school resource officer were out welcoming students to a new

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Community Pep Rally to celebrate 2022 Spoofhounds

The Maryville Spoofhound Booster Athletic Club is hosting the 2022 Community Pep Rally at 6 pm, Thursday, August 25 on the Downtown Square. The Community Pep Rally will kick-off the upcoming school year. Spoofhound fans can expect to see their favorite teams and players announced at the rally and everyone is encouraged to come and

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Schools see new staff members

South Nodaway’s new staff members are Taylar Freemyer, junior high, high school math; Peggy Christian, maintenance; Waverley Brown, first grade; Annie Morris, kitchen; and Brooke Hoeppner, sixth grade. Coverage of all the new Nodaway County schools’ staff can be found on Page 3 of the August 18 edition of the NNL.

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WN listens to patrons on school protection officer

By Kathryn Rice The West Nodaway R-I Board of Education held an open forum, July 21, to hear from school district residents on the issue of the school appointing school protection officers (SPO). The board allowed patrons to sign up to speak for three minutes each, one time. Nine people signed up. Most questions were

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