Schools

Conn steps into WN elementary principal’s position

Tim Conn, Maryville, was selected as the West Nodaway Elementary Principal for the 2021-22 school year. Conn is a graduate of WN in 1998. He has a bachelor’s from Northwest Missouri State University in physical education, a master’s in administration and a specialist as superintendent from William Woods University. He is starting his 17th year

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NN kindergartners start butterfly garden

  This spring, the North Nodaway kindergarten class undertook the task of constructing and planting a butterfly garden at the North Nodaway Elementary School in Pickering. Kindergarten teacher Angie Davison used Project Based Learning to create the activity for her students and planted a butterfly garden. “We had been studying the needs of animals and

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Summer libraries are opening in area schools

Area schools have closed but summer library opportunities are opening up for area students. Northeast Nodaway’s “Reading Island” summer library will be open from 10 to 11:30 am, Tuesdays, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 and July 13. Students must have an adult present. Come and go activities include children’s story time, checkout books, scholastic

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MHS named prestigious MEC Supremacy Champions

Throughout the 2020-21 school year, Maryville High Spoofhounds saw a way to be the best they could be. Because of that attitude and practice, the Spoofhounds were named the Midland Empire Conference Supremacy Champions. There are eight schools in the MEC: Benton, Cameron, Chillicothe, Lafayette, LeBlond, Maryville, Savannah and St. Pius with 19 different competitive

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Skidmore works with Nodaway-Holt school

  At the May 13 Skidmore City Council meeting, Nodaway-Holt Superintendent Jeff Blackford inquired as to Skidmore’s interest in having an electronic sign to inform the community about school events and activities. With the athletic cooperative between NH and West Nodaway, Blackford said more traffic would be traveling between the two schools on Highway 113.

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