Sean Wiedmaier, president of the Maryville R-II School Board, announces that the 2022/23 superintendent vacancy has been filled by Dr. Logan Lightfoot. Dr. Lightfoot is currently the Superintendent for Anselmo-Merna Public School District in Merna, Nebraska. “We are very pleased that Dr. Lightfoot has accepted this position. His vision and dedication to students, staff and
Aubrey Jackson, Lexi Wray and Lily Hayden have made stress balls to sell at $1 each to give a monetary donation to the Noyes Home, St. Joseph. As of November 19, the students had collected $253. The original goal was $200.
Eugene Field Elementary second graders Tanner Conz, Reese James and Hanine Meziani and third grader Collin Mayes delivered cookies November 12 to the Nodaway News Leader staff as part of World Kindness Day. The SWAT team stands for Spoofhounds Working As a Team and has 10 students involved in each grade level at EFE. SWAT works
All 275 Conference Football Honorees Players from the Nodaway Valley and Platte Valley teams were named to the first team. They were: offense, Carter Luke, Platte Valley junior running back and Trevor Weir, Platte Valley junior center; defense, James Herr, Nodaway Valley senior defensive line, Will Cordell, Nodaway Valley senior linebacker, and Luke, defensive back.
The Maryville High School Spoofhound football team celebrates the 10th straight Highway 71 Showdown win, 42-0, against the Savannah Savages, October 15. The Spoofhounds have won 11 straight against Savannah including one playoff win.
Three area high schools, Jefferson, Maryville and North Nodaway, had students selected for the Northwest All-District Choir sponsored by Northwest Missouri Choral Directors Association. The students will perform at 5 pm, Saturday, October 30 at Platte County High School. Maryville High School has seven students in the all-district choir. They are Cassidy Cline, Emily Pearce,
North Nodaway, Nodaway Valley and Platte Valley Cross Country teams competed September 25 at the 275 Conference meet held in Rock Port. Platte Valley’s Andrea Riley took third in conference and fifth overall.
Nodaway Valley Thunder couldn’t stay ahead of the Mound City Panthers September 24. The final score was 58-14.
The Maryville High School Spoofhound Football team rolled over the Cameron Dragons, 52-0, September 24 at the Hound Pound. A Dragon ball carrier is mobbed by the Hound defense. The defense held Cameron to 38 passing yards, 16 rushing yards and 38 receiving yards.
The Maryville schools’ booster club hosted a full evening of team introductions on the southeast corner of the Maryville downtown square August 26 during the annual community pep rally.