Schools

Schools kick off food programs

By Kathryn Rice All Nodaway County schools have implemented a free lunch and breakfast program for the homebound students during the COVID-19 school shutdowns. Information as of March 23: At South Nodaway R-IV, 149 students and children age 18 and under received the meal packages on March 23. The school also sent home Chromebooks, books and, for

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Raymond Zhao advances to the National Spelling Bee

By Kathryn Rice Raymond Zhao, a seventh grader at Maryville Middle School, took first place in the regional spelling bee on March 7. His winning word was “sporadically.” Raymond is the son of Gary Zhao and Cindy Tu, Maryville. The first place win entitles Raymond to participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee which will

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Maryville R-II Office of School Superintendent issues letter to community

Dear Spoofhound Parents, Staff and Community: The safety of our students, staff and community is Maryville R-II’s highest priority. I want to assure you that we are taking this evolving health situation very seriously, keeping close communication with local, state, and federal agencies, as well as health organizations. We are monitoring websites such as the

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Northwest postponing in-person classes until March 23 due to coronavirus

Northwest Missouri State University announced it is postponing the resumption of in-person classes to protect the health and safety of its students and employees from the spread of COVID-19. Northwest President Dr. John Jasinski informed the campus community, through an email, that classes at its Maryville and Northwest-Kansas City locations will resume Monday, March 23. Students

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West Nodaway BOE

The West Nodaway R-I Board of Education met in open and two closed sessions on February 12 to handle the following school district business. In closed session, the board approved the hiring of Valerie Cowden as elementary secretary for the 2020-21 school year at $13.97 per hour. Melissa Cook’s resignation as 2019-20 varsity basketball cheer

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Three Schools Crown Winter Sports Royalty

Northeast Nodaway High School crowned their Homecoming king and queen in a candlelight ceremony on February 13. Senior Mitchell Sherry, son of Martin and Tina Sherry, was crowned king, while Brea Miller, daughter of Carl and Karen Miller and Jackie Olson, was crowned queen. PV Celebrates a Valentine’s Homecoming Seniors Chase Farnan and Ashley Mattson

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Citizen Bank presents funds to West Nodaway School

Connie Hall of Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Burlington Jct., presented check for $2,594.85 to West Nodaway Superintendent Shannon Nolte at the February 12 board of education meeting. The funds were from the bank’s two Rocket debit card programs. Hall discussed the bank’s willingness to work with the school and students. She mentioned projects which

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St. Gregory students tie blankets As part of Catholic Schools Week, kindergarten and second graders at St. Gregory Barbarigo School made 10 blankets to donate to the Department of Family Services in Nodaway County. Tying the fleece pieces together are Raelyn Moore, Anna Jordan, Dinah Lance and Kody Gockel. Raelyn and Kody are second graders

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NTS provides career and technical education

  The Northwest Technical School, located at 1515 South Munn, Maryville, shapes the future with career and technical education offered to high school and adult students. Classes offered include agriculture, automotive technology, building trades technology, business technology, teaching professions, collision repair, culinary arts, health science technology and welding and fabrication. NTS is an A+ approved

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