Schools

Jefferson BOE

The Jefferson school board handled the school’s business during the March 20 meeting: • Amended the 2018-19 calendar to reflect the following as makeup days: May 17, May 20 and May 21, dismissing at 12:30 pm, May 21. • Tabled the non-certified compensation package and certified compensation package. • After a closed session for personnel,

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South Nodaway BOE

The South Nodaway R-IV Board of Education met in open and closed sessions on March 21 to handle the following school district business: After the closed session, the board returned to open session to approve all teachers’ contracts. Megan Thacker and Seth Jenkins were tenured. Carrie Wampler was hired as a part-time reading teacher for

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MHS Speech students advance to state

As the speech and debate season winds down, the students have competed in two national qualifier tournaments, one in debate and the other with individual events. “We made a good showing, but we did not get anyone to the national tournament to be held in the summer in Dallas, TX. It is competitive, but we

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Nodaway-Holt BOE

The Nodaway-Holt Board of Education handled the school’s business for the month on March 20: • Authorized to maintain the athletic co-op with South Holt for football and track during 2019-20. • Approved the annual membership into Missouri Educators United Health Plan with the carrier being Cigna and Forrest T. Jones as the third party

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Northeast Nodaway BOE

The Northeast Nodaway school board met March 21 to address the following business items: Patrons Pam and Paul Stoll along with Linda and Francis Mattson spoke about a possible athletic co-op with Worth County, involving softball and basketball. They noted the co-op would encourage all to participate and be challenged no matter their ability. No

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West Nodaway BOE

The West Nodaway R-I Board of Education met on March 13 in open and two closed sessions to handle the following school district business: Discussion was held on the health insurance coverage for the school district employees. The district belongs to the Missouri Educators United Health Program, which is a selffunded program of approximately 120

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Maryville BOE

The school board of the Maryville School District met March 20 to process the following business items: • Held a student showcase of state wrestlers including Kade Wilmes, Connor Weiss, Keiren Watkins, Drew Spire, Gavin Gray-Walker and Jeff Stooksbury; Madeline Wiedmaier earning state choir distinction; and all-state basketball team members Serena Sundell and Eli Dowis.

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North Nodaway BOE

The North Nodaway R-VI Board of Education met in open and closed sessions on March 20 to handle the following school district business: In closed session, the board approved 2019-20 employment of Sarah Emery, Katherine Hansen, Kaela Howard, Sami Jackson, Cassie Runde, Tana Wymer, Amanda Wonderly, Kit Meiners, Sam Riley, Gannon Albrecht, Elena Bellamy, Lindsi

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‘Clue’ comes to the MHS PAC

Maryville High School will present “Clue On Stage” at 7 pm, Friday and Saturday, March 22 and 23, and 2 pm, Sunday, March 24 at the Lee and Nina Schneider Performing Arts Center at MHS. Cast members include Ethan Dulin as Colonel Mustard, Lauren Liberty as Mabel the Motorist, Mitchell Meyers as Mr. Green, Collin

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North Nodaway students to present ‘A Purrfect Crime’

North Nodaway High School will present the play, “A Purrfect Crime,” at 7 pm, Saturday, March 30 and 2 pm, Sunday, March 31 at the Roxy Theater in Hopkins. Actors in the play are Emily Dew as Annie the daughter, Olivia Parker as Wiggles the cat, MaKayla Cross as Janice the lawyer, Jaiden Hopkins as

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