Schools

North Nodaway BOE

The North Nodaway R-VI Board of Education met in open and closed session on January 16 to handle the following school district business. The preliminary 2019-20 school year calender was reviewed. Even with the state change to attendance hours, instead of days, Superintendent James Simmelink went with 170 days of student attendance. This will allow

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Northeast Nodaway BOE

The Northeast Nodaway School Board of Education met on January 16 to address the following. After approval of the minutes from the December BOE meeting and the bills for the month, Interim Superintendent Jason McDowell recognized board members with a certificate of thanks as part of the upcoming School Board Appreciation Week. McDowell thanked the

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Nodaway-Holt BOE

The Nodaway-Holt R-VII Board of Education met in regular session on January 16. Board action from the submitted draft minutes noted the following action: • Rescinded board policies GCPC and GDPC and adopted the GBAC. They amended the BBB, BBBB, DC, DG, DJFA, GB, GBEBC, IC, IGAEB, IGBB, IKE, IKF, IL, JECC, JHD and KB

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Maryville BOE

The Maryville board of education met on January 16 to address the following business items. • Within the consent agenda, which was accepted, was a list of items deemed as surplus and an agreement with Northwest Missouri State University for university students to receive field experience under the supervision of a certified school counselor. •

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Annual appreciation week recognizes school boards

Nodaway-Holt The Nodaway-Holt Board of Education members and their years of service are front: Vice President Kenny Shewey, four; Joni Everhart, one; Jane Hanson, five; Nick Madden, two; back: Jim Fuhrman, five; President Mike Rosenbohm, 21; Joe Day, 12; and Board Secretary Beverly Shifflett. Maryville The Maryville School District board members and their years of

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Students explore texture in art class

The Nodaway-Holt advanced art class is exploring the seven elements of art with different media including, most recently, texture with yarn weaving. Artwork from both the high school and elementary will be on display in the windows of the Nodaway News Leader during the month of February.

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SN adds winter guard flag routines

New to the South Nodaway High School music department is the student-initiated winter guard flag routines. The students are Brooklynn Bennett, Sydney Billings, Jaiden Flora, Dakota Allen, Kaci Billings, Jessica Miller and Layla Wolf. Music Instructor Tamra Nally said the girls have picked the music and choreographed the performance. The first performance will be during

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NEN Foundation gives classroom awards

The Northeast Nodaway Foundation announced the NEN recipients of the foundation’s mini grants recently. The teachers are Taylor Blevins, Denise Henggeler, Carrie Coulter, Katlyn Meiners, Kila Henry, Katie Jenkins and Barb Bredlow. The grants are awarded to help teachers purchase items to assist with classroom instruction. The teachers submit applications describing how purchases would impact

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North Nodaway Elementary fundraises for building beautification

The North Nodaway Elementary students, along with the NN PTO, are taking steps to fundraise for repairing, beautifying and landscaping the front of the elementary building in Pickering. A spaghetti lunch will be served by the elementary students from 11 am to 1 pm, Sunday, January 13 at the Hopkins Community Building, Hopkins. The menu

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North Nodaway BOE

The North Nodaway R-VI Board of Education met in open and closed sessions on December 19 to handle the following school district business. In open session, the board approved the agenda, consent agenda and, after discussion, the 2018 fiscal year audit which will be submitted to the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Superintendent

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