Schools

WN presents ‘Spy School’

The West Nodaway Drama Club will present “Spy School” written by Don Zolodis at 7 pm, Saturday, April 10 in the high school gym. It’s 1961, and ordinary teenager Jane Doe is drafted by the CIA to become a super-secret secret agent. Her mission? Infiltrate an American high school to locate a Russian spy about

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North Nodaway students recognized for reading

Four second graders from North Nodaway win reading awards. They are Braxton Dougherty, Kyle Davison, Kamden Reynolds and Montana Morrow. The students received a positive office referral called, “Caught Being Awesome!” Their teacher noticed that they were working together during reading class in an exemplary way and providing good leadership and modeling to their classmates.

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NEN celebrates Missouri Read-In Day

On March 12, the entire Northeast Nodaway school celebrated Missouri Read-In Day. Approved through legislation and recognized by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Missouri Education Commissioner Margie Vandeven and Missouri State Teachers Association, Read-In Day is the second Friday in March. PTO supplied students preschool through sixth grade with new hardcover books

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MHS presents musical

Maryville High School is presenting Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” at 7 pm, Friday, March 26 and Saturday, March 27, and at 2 pm, Sunday, March 28 located in the Lee and Nina Schneider Performing Arts Center at the high school. Cast members work to remember their lines during dress rehearsals leading up to opening

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CCA hosts annual event

Nodaway County Cattlemen’s Association held their Annual Roundup March 13 at TriMeadows, Conception. At that time, scholarships were awarded to students from Nodaway County schools. The banquet is also the time when money is raised through silent and live auctions. This money is used to finance scholarships and many other activities that the NCCA sponsors

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Jefferson, MHS students named to All-District Choir

                    Area vocal students submitted MP3s of performances for the Northwest Region All-District Choir competition by February 1. The performances were rated by three judges from all over the state for each category. The students were notified by February 11. Jefferson students, Landen Miller and Jenna

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AKMA showcases high school talent from young creators

Despite multiple obstacles and disruptions in arts education, 70 student artists from 16 different high schools entered works of art for the 2021 AKMA Regional High School Art Exhibition at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph. All exhibits will be on display from Saturday, February 27 until Saturday, April 10. Among the exhibits will

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NERDS advance to Missouri Kansas State Championship

The NERDS (Novice Engineers Robotics Design Society) or Team 9960, a robotics club with members from South Nodaway and Northeast Nodaway, was among the winners of the First Tech Challenge Northwest League Championship, March 6, and will participate in the state championship, Saturday, April 24. NERDS members are Nathan Meyer and Colton Swalley, both from NEN,

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Students take part in County Government Day

Students from Northeast Nodaway, North Nodaway and West Nodaway took part in the annual County Government Day, March 10. The NEN sophomore government class including Instructor Jared Freemyer and students Creed Wilcox, Brendon Deardorff, Dylan McIntyre and Boston Adwell listen to Nodaway County Clerk Melinda Patton discuss the duties of the county clerk’s office. The

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Schools celebrate 100 days

St.Gregory Barbarigo School’s kindergarten dove into the 100th day, February 5, with 100th-day hats and wore 100th-day glasses. The students are Chloe Carlson, Antonia Chloupek, Emmaline Dropinski, Chase Nielson, Layton Stoll and Kash Townsend.

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