Schools

Maryville

The Maryville R-II School Board of Education handled the following business September 16. Superintendent Dr. Becky Albrecht presented an update on the COVID-19 noting that as of September 10, there were 117 students enrolled in the Spoofhound Academy online education, and 28 being homeschooled; the use of CARES Act funding in the district, and there

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Northeast Nodaway

The NEN school board gathered September 16 to discuss the following items. • Second reading of the 2020-21 board of education goals. • Approved the bus routes. • Authorized the ACES agreement for the year. Reports: DeAnn Redden presented an update with the booster club noting the softball/football senior night was earlier in September with each of the

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North Nodaway

The North Nodaway R-VI Board of Education met in open and closed sessions, September 16, to handle the following school district business. NN is taking steps to cover teachers’ absences at school. The district is now down to three people who will substitute because of COVID-19 fears. Paraprofesssionals and co-teachers have been stepping in to

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South Nodaway

The South Nodaway R-IV Board of Education met in open session, September 16, to handle the following school district business. The district was approved to offer free breakfast and lunches for children ages one to 18 through the end of September. Superintendent Johnnie Silkett has applied to extend the program through December. At the time

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West Nodaway BOE

The West Nodaway Board of Education met in open and closed sessions, September 9, to handle the following school district business. In closed session, the board hired Becca Ridnour as the elementary student council sponsor for the current school year. In open session, the substitute teacher list with two new names was approved. Superintendent Mitch

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Platte Valley battles injuries during Homecoming game loss, 52-6, against SHNH

The Platte Valley Royalty was announced at the beginning of the September 18 Homecoming football game. Homecoming Queen and King representing South Nodaway were seniors, Jessica Miller and Jose Rivera; representing Jefferson were seniors, Trever McQueen and Malia Collins. Jessica is the daughter of Spencer and Jennifer Miller, Barnard. Jose Rivera is the son of

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Northeast Nodaway students start back on August 25

On the first day of school, August 25, Malinda Hicks says goodbye to her son Bentley; Tucker Kneale waits, as Jace Burns has his temperature checked by Elementary Principal Jason McDowell. At Northeast Nodaway, the elementary students are entering directly into the elementary, instead of through the main doors as in years past. A new

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Johnnie Silkett named MoASBO president

South Nodaway R-IV Superintendent Johnnie Silkett is the Missouri Association of School Business Officials (MoASBO) board president for the 2020-2021 school year. Silkett has served on the MoASBO board for the past five years. He has been involved in MSIP-6 development, served on the Commissioner of Education’s Advisory Council and is the MoASBO NW ASBO

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Jefferson holds county’s final 2020 graduation

The final Nodaway County high school held its graduation ceremony, August 1. The Jefferson 2020 class graduated in the high school gym. Eight of the 10 class members wait in the wings for the ceremony to begin. They are Chase Farnan, Zachary Stoll, Ashley Mattson, Dalton Luke, Megan Galbraith, Triston Holtman, Steven Chor and Lacy

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North Nodaway graduates 18 in class of 2020

  The North Nodaway Class of 2020 celebrated graduation, July 26, with friends and family in attendance. The ceremony in the high school gymnasium took place with 14 graduates in attendance and the program was somewhat abbreviated. The graduation ended soon after the classmates gave white roses to their loved ones in appreciation for all

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