The North Nodaway R-VI School District announced Christopher Turpin will be the 2020-2021 school year superintendent of schools. Turpin is currently the K-12 principal of Union Star R-II School District and has been there since August 2009. His other educational job experience includes five years as elementary principal at St. Patrick School in the Kansas
Northeast Nodaway hosted a Thanksgiving lunch November 21 in the gymnasium. There were about 30 community members in attendance. The student council served the meal. For entertainment, preschool class members sang a couple of songs under the direction of Amanda Sutton, PK-12 music teacher.
Maryville High School is launching a new book-gifting program aimed at older readers. Spoofhound Bookshelf will offer free reading books to interested high school students throughout the school year. The project was a result of collaboration between MHS Librarian Kimberly Offutt and student parent Kelley Baldwin. Inspired by similar book-gifting programs for younger readers, Baldwin
The Nodaway-Holt school officials, board members, students, and community celebrated the ribbon cutting and grand opening of the $2.3 million addition to the high school in Graham November 10.
The national Red Ribbon Week’s theme this year is “Send a message. Stay drug free.” Area schools took the opportunity to provide fun activities, including dress-up days, to students urging them to stay drug free. At West Nodaway Elementary October 29, the theme was “I’m too smart to use drugs” and the students dressed up
To help everyone be better prepared for the approaching winter weather, Maryville R-II is sharing the following procedures which will be in place for this school year. NOTIFICATION: Announcements concerning cancellations, early outs, late starts, and/or the use of hard surface bus routes will be made locally through the following: Radio – KNIM 97.1 fm
On October 9, West Nodaway School District announced the receipt of a $10,000 Bayer Fund’s America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education grant. The grant will be used to fund Project Lead the Way STEM curriculum for students in kindergarten through fourth grade. At the presentation were teachers Jennifer McGinness and Shayli Larabee, Bayer representative Craig Stiens,
The South Nodaway R-IV Board of Education met in open and closed sessions on September 18 to handle the following school district business. Laurie Ringgold was hired as a cook for the school district. High School Principal Dustin Skoglund reported there are only four students in the academic lab because of grades. This is lower
The North Nodaway R-VI Board of Education met in open and closed sessions on September 18 to handle the following school district business. Elizabeth Koontz was approved as a substitute teacher. After a presentation by members of the senior class, the board approved the senior class trip to Branson in May of 2020. The 2019-20
The Northeast Nodaway R-V School Board meeting took place on September 19. The report of the health services program noted health screenings are done, preschoolers took epi-pen training, staff received flu shots and parents were able to get flu shots also during parent/teacher conferences. The assessment program report said the school is offering the ACT