The school board of the Maryville School District met March 20 to process the following business items: • Held a student showcase of state wrestlers including Kade Wilmes, Connor Weiss, Keiren Watkins, Drew Spire, Gavin Gray-Walker and Jeff Stooksbury; Madeline Wiedmaier earning state choir distinction; and all-state basketball team members Serena Sundell and Eli Dowis.
The North Nodaway R-VI Board of Education met in open and closed sessions on March 20 to handle the following school district business: In closed session, the board approved 2019-20 employment of Sarah Emery, Katherine Hansen, Kaela Howard, Sami Jackson, Cassie Runde, Tana Wymer, Amanda Wonderly, Kit Meiners, Sam Riley, Gannon Albrecht, Elena Bellamy, Lindsi
Maryville High School will present “Clue On Stage” at 7 pm, Friday and Saturday, March 22 and 23, and 2 pm, Sunday, March 24 at the Lee and Nina Schneider Performing Arts Center at MHS. Cast members include Ethan Dulin as Colonel Mustard, Lauren Liberty as Mabel the Motorist, Mitchell Meyers as Mr. Green, Collin
North Nodaway High School will present the play, “A Purrfect Crime,” at 7 pm, Saturday, March 30 and 2 pm, Sunday, March 31 at the Roxy Theater in Hopkins. Actors in the play are Emily Dew as Annie the daughter, Olivia Parker as Wiggles the cat, MaKayla Cross as Janice the lawyer, Jaiden Hopkins as
The Nodaway News Leader is now accepting submissions of poetry in celebration of National Youth Poetry Month in April. Young people are encouraged to submit poetry for a chance to win Chamber Bucks and the opportunity to be published in the newspaper. All types of poetry will be accepted. There are three age divisions to
The Nodaway-Holt R-VII Board of Education met in open and closed sessions on February 27 to handle the following school district business: In closed session, the board extended contracts for the 2020-21 school year to Elementary Principal Shawn Emerson and High School Principal Mike Hollingsworth. Katelyn Holmes was hired as ag instructor and Blakely Deal
Northwest Technical School’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter was scheduled to attend district competition on February 8 at Northwest Missouri State University. But the competition was cancelled due to weather, so the students placed based on their prejudged scores for all events. FBLA competition provides students who are interested in business the chance to
South Nodaway High School is now part of the Amazon Future Engineer program and will receive funding from Amazon to start offering computer science classes to students during the 2019-20 school year. South Nodaway is one of over 1,000 high schools currently signed up for the national program aimed at making computer science accessible to
The Jefferson board of education met February 25 to handle the school district’s business: • Approved the consent agenda after adding Kenzie Edwards as track coach. • Authorized the purchase of accounting software from Software Unlimited to be done in August or November at a cost of $7,200 setup and an annual fee of $4,570.
The North Nodaway R-VI Board of Education met in open and closed sessions on February 19 to handle the following school district business: Superintendent James Simmelink informed the board the school will be in session until Tuesday, May 28. The district had missed eight days as of February 19, plus has had three late starts