Schools

St. Gregory students collect food for The Ministry Center

“Thankful We Can Give!” was the theme for the St. Gregory Barbarigo School canned food drive completed on November 20. Sponsored by the eighth-grade class, there were 1,425 cans of food collected for The Ministry Center. The fourth-grade class collected the most food and won the competition. The eighth-graders are kneeling: Monica Conover, Brooklyn Roderick,

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Area schools cope with COVID-19 to celebrate Veterans Day

Veterans Day, Wednesday, November 11 will look different this year in Nodaway County schools because of COVID-19 restrictions. The following is what schools have submitted about the annual remembrance of what veterans have given to the US. West Nodaway There will be no assembly or visitors allowed. Students and staff are requested to wear red,

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MHS crowns Homecoming royalty

Homecoming was finally celebrated at Maryville High School before the October 30 football game when all the royalty candidates were announced. The king and queen were seniors Henry Swink and Olivia Stiff. Henry is the son of Brian and Jennifer Swink. Olivia is the daughter of Tim and Tina Stiff.

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275 Softball Conference teams announced

The two Nodaway County teams that play softball had players named to the 275 Softball All-Conference teams. On Platte Valley, Malia Collins, senior shortstop; Sydnee Deen, senior first base and pitcher; Jessi Miller, senior pitcher and Paige West, senior centerfield were named. The honorable mentions from PV were Maggie Collins, freshman catcher and Allie Wolf,

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WN, NN, NH, Jeff BOE meetings

West Nodaway The West Nodaway R-I Board of Education was provided the following information and took the following action at the October 14 meeting. Bruce Johnson of LJ Hart and Company, St. Louis, has provided West Nodaway Superintendent Mitch Barnes with information about the current tax levy for the school district for the board of

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Saylor Brown nominated for the Congress of Future Medical Leaders

Saylor Brown, a junior at North Nodaway R-VI, is a delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders on November 21 through 22. The Congress is an honors-only program for high school students who want to become physicians or go into medical research fields. The purpose of this event is to honor, inspire, motivate and

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NTS Building Trades works pocket park shelter

The Northwest Technical School Building Trades class gets hands-on experience while working on the shelter at the pocket park located at Third and Main streets, Maryville. The class worked on framing the building for several days starting on September 29. The next step the class will undertake is the setting of the trusses when those

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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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