Schools

NTS FFA visits with Congressman Graves in Washington

Northwest Technical School FFA Chapter members and advisors recently traveled to Washington, DC, to visit with Congressman Sam Graves. Those who made the trip were Dillon Stiens, Jeremy Lacy, Fritz Lager, Tobin Cordell, Laney Graham, Anna Lager, Josie Auffert, Aide McAtee, Jacob Ginther, Sadie Schafer and Amber Ebrecht.

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West Nodaway BOE

The West Nodaway R-I Board of Education met in open and closed sessions on May 15 to handle the following school district business. In closed session, the following extra duty positions were approved: Brandon Phipps as athletic director, summer conditioning director, assistant varsity football coach; Tayne Fast, assistant athletic director; Selina Talmadge, head varsity volleyball

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North Nodaway BOE

The North Nodaway R-VI Board of Education met in open and closed sessions on May 15 to handle the following school district business. Two buses from Midwest Transit Equipment will be purchased for $162,158. The food safety plan was approved as presented. Superintendent James Simmelink reported a possible propane leak under the sidewalk cement on

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Nodaway-Holt BOE

The Nodaway-Holt school board met May 15 to take action on the following business with a quorum of four members present. Reports Board member Jim Fuhrman gave the MSBA report. Principals Mike Hollingsworth and Shawn Emerson told of the final days of the year’s events at the Graham and Maitland buildings. Superintendent Jeff Blackford also

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Northeast Nodaway BOE

The school board of the Northeast Nodaway School District met May 16 to address the following business items. • Accepted the contract with Lunchtime Solutions for the upcoming year with the adult lunch prices going up to $3.65 from $3.05 and the elementary increased breakfast by 10¢ and lunch by 15¢. • Approved the renewal

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MMS sixth grader qualifies for national math contest again

Maryville Middle School sixth grader Raymond Zhao has qualified for the second year to attend the National Math Contest at Texas A&M in College Springs, TX, on June 15. Raymond placed second overall in the sixth grade state math competition sponsored by Missouri Council Teachers of Mathematics math league. He was 0.75 of a point

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Jefferson BOE

The board of education of Jefferson School met on May 15 to address the following business. Reports were given by teachers, Angie Lane and Jackie Carlson, and principals, Charley Burch and Tim Jermain, who also presented the superintendent’s report. The board approved the purchasing of an eight-gallon carpet extractor for carpet cleaning from Hillyard, Kansas

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Extension starts afterschool 4-H club at Nodaway-Holt

The University of Missouri Extension office in Holt County has worked with Nodaway-Holt Elementary in Maitland to start an after-school 4-H Enrichment Club. Organized by Holt County 4-H Youth Program Associate Kelly Todd, one of the enrichment club’s meetings was on April 23 to explore small animal care. Assisting Todd was Nodaway County 4-H Youth

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South Nodaway BOE

The South Nodaway R-IV Board of Education met in open and closed sessions to handle the following school district business. The first order of business was to reorganize the board after the April 2 election. The non-election results were accepted. Returning board members Debbie Bennett and David Klamm were sworn in. Macia Kemper was selected

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County FFA members bring home awards from state

Missouri FFA is 25,375 members strong – the sixth highest state membership in the nation. Students received recognition for outstanding achievements in agriculture education at the 91st annual Missouri FFA Convention April 25 and 26. From food production to agriculture sales to livestock evaluation and more, FFA students received comprehensive agriculture education and were honored

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