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Northeast Nodaway

The Northeast Nodaway School District presented 18 graduates with their diplomas the afternoon of May 9. Salutatorian Angela Standiford and Valedictorian Anne Schieber gave speeches during the ceremony.  

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Eugene Field librarian shares recycling concepts

Ree Sullivan, librarian at Eugene Field, has participated in the reading series “What Do You Know About Recycling?” As part of that series, students have been creating items made from recyclable materials.  The students only get about 25 minutes to complete their projects with whatever supplies are available that day that the teacher puts out for

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NEN scores in all 23 Science Olympiad regional events

Northeast Nodaway science students placed in 23 events at the regional science olympiad, had 12 first place finishes and a school sixth place finish. The 12 first place finishes moved on to the state competition where the school competed against larger schools. The team placed 14th out of 42 schools. First place finishes, including event

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Maryville Optimists recognize essay winners

With 30 entries, the Maryville Optimist Club recently awarded the top three winners in the Optimist Essay Contest. Using the theme, “Reaching Your Dreams by Using Optimism,” students submitted a 700-800 word essay. The essays were judged by a panel of five judges. Winners included Leanna Roush, first place; Grace Ozanne, second; and Garrett Dumke,

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Missouri Scholars Academy selects Maryville student

Abigail Seipel, a Maryville High School sophomore, has been accepted to participate in the 2021 Missouri Scholars Virtual Academy. Due to COVID-19, the academy activities will be virtual. Seipel, along with 300-plus other students can choose her course preferences from the 26 classes. Due to lack of state and institutional funding, Missouri Scholars Academy must

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FFA members qualify for state contests

The Nodaway Holt Ag Mechanics team qualified for the State FFA Convention Ag Mechanics contest on March 27. The members of the team were: Trent Smock, Isaac Johnson, James Herr, all juniors and Parker Prettyman, freshman. More students’ accomplishments can be found in the printed edition, 4.8.21.

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