Schools

Community Pep Rally to celebrate 2022 Spoofhounds

The Maryville Spoofhound Booster Athletic Club is hosting the 2022 Community Pep Rally at 6 pm, Thursday, August 25 on the Downtown Square. The Community Pep Rally will kick-off the upcoming school year. Spoofhound fans can expect to see their favorite teams and players announced at the rally and everyone is encouraged to come and

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Schools see new staff members

South Nodaway’s new staff members are Taylar Freemyer, junior high, high school math; Peggy Christian, maintenance; Waverley Brown, first grade; Annie Morris, kitchen; and Brooke Hoeppner, sixth grade. Coverage of all the new Nodaway County schools’ staff can be found on Page 3 of the August 18 edition of the NNL.

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WN listens to patrons on school protection officer

By Kathryn Rice The West Nodaway R-I Board of Education held an open forum, July 21, to hear from school district residents on the issue of the school appointing school protection officers (SPO). The board allowed patrons to sign up to speak for three minutes each, one time. Nine people signed up. Most questions were

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WN to consider school protection officers

At the June 8 West Nodaway Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Mitch Barnes gave the board members information and asked them to consider school protection officers. The State of Missouri allows schools to have school protection officers under Title XI Education and Libraries, Chapter 160. The school district may designate one or more elementary or

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Eugene Field Elementary students commemorate Juneteenth

Students at Eugene Field Elementary spent the morning of June 20 drawing “freedom” on the schools sidewalks. Three teachers chose three students from every class to participate. Each student was able to write one letter, adding whatever designs they wanted to it. The day started off with a morning announcement giving background information on the

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Jefferson Elementary holds summer school

Taking advantage of COVID-19 funds for summer school, Jefferson C-123 is undertaking summer sessions from 8:30 to 11:30 am, June 6 to Thursday, June 30. During the first week, the students are studying conservation. June 13 to 16, the theme will be engineering. June 20 to 23, the theme is culinary and June 27 to

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County students to attend Boys, Girls State

Boys State and Girls State has two major changes for attendees in 2022, the two programs will occur simultaneously on Lindenwood University’s campus in St. Charles from Saturday, June 11 to 18. Boys State is sponsored by the Missouri American Legion and Girls State by the Missouri American Legion Auxiliary. See full listing of attendees

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Schools announce summer library hours

Four area schools are having summer library hours for their students. Northeast Nodaway’s summer theme is “Ride the Reading Coaster.” It started at the end of May. Mondays and Thursdays will be June 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23 and 27. Mondays are 1 to 3 pm; Thursdays are 3:30 to 5:30 pm. Children’s story

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Spoofhound Athletics Hall of Fame seeks committee members

Maryville, Missouri, colloquially known as Title Town, will soon be home to its own Spoofhound Athletics Hall of Fame. A coalition led by community members, with backing from the administration of the Maryville R2 School District, has begun laying the foundation for a shrine to Spoofhound athletics. The Hall of Fame will honor teams and

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St. Gregory Barbarigo School declares Sue Seipel day

May 6 was declared Sue Seipel Day at St. Gregory Barbarigo School. The entire school spilled out onto the school’s front lawn to honor Seipel on her retirement after teaching first grade at St. Gregory for 37 years. She has had almost 700 students during those years.    

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