Schools

SN Scholar Bowl team invited to compete in Chicago

With its strong finish at the 275 Conference Scholar Bowl, the Scholar Bowl team from South Nodaway High School proved themselves worthy to play on a national stage. On Friday, April 28, the team will represent their school in a 128-team national competition: National Academic Quiz Tournaments’ Small School National Championship Tournament (SSNCT) at the

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Platte Valley blanks Stewartsville

By Morgan Guyer Platte Valley continued their impressive start to the baseball season following an 8-0 win over Stewartsville in Guilford April 17, as they eye another trip to the Final Four in Springfield. It wasn’t the most dominant of performances from the Platte Valley offense. They struggled to get many hits early on, as

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BOE NEWS

Turn to the Leader for complete coverage of each Nodaway County school board meeting. The North Nodaway R-VI and West Nodaway R-I Boards of Education minutes can be found on Pages 11-12 in this week’s NNL.  

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SN to have new band uniforms

The South Nodaway School District is currently expecting new band uniforms to wear beginning this fall. Band Director Tamra Nally has ordered 55 uniforms in a variety of sizes for SN seventh through 12th graders as suggested by Stanbury Uniforms, Brookfield. The uniforms will be worn at performances at home football games, parades and various

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NEN raise funds for Heart Association

The Northeast Nodaway Elementary students reached their goals in the Kids Heart Challenge by raising over $2,700 to give to the American Heart Association. On March 28, the students who raised enough money to receive a special T-shirt were photographed. They are, front: *Hayzer Florea, *Brynlee Rush, *Quinn Nelson, *Juliette Smith, *James Smith, *Bayne Anderson;

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Pope elected District FBLA President

North Nodaway Junior Morgan Pope has been elected the district FBLA president. She will oversee 26 schools’ FBLA by running district meetings and plan competitions. Pope has served as NN FBLA president and District 1 secretary. She decided to run for the position to enhance her leadership skills. She said FBLA is a great way

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Optimist speech contest sees 7 speak

The Optimist Club of Maryville’s Annual Oratorical Contest had seven youth competing March 2 at the First Christian Church. With the topic, “Discovering the Optimism within Me,” over 30 contestants vied for the top spots. With a memorized delivery of a speech between 4-5 minutes long, all the students excelled. First place was Shuv Goswami, far right;

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Jefferson art students exhibit at AKMA contest

For over 40 years the Albrecht Kemper Museum Art, St. Joseph, has been showcasing the talent of high school artists in Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas. Entry into the Regional High School Exhibition is by invitation only and extends to high schoolers in Northwest Missouri, Northeast Kansas, Kansas City and in the surrounding areas. This

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