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Spoofhound Spotlight

  Maryville Middle School creates the Len DeHand Closet By Kate Lydon, Maryville Middle School assistant principal Students learn better and are less likely to struggle in school when their hierarchy of needs are met. However, there are times throughout our lives when each of us may need a helping hand. Someone to either lift

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Nodaway-Holt courtwarming royalty crowned

The 2020 Nodaway-Holt courtwarming royalty was crowned during the January 24 ballgame. The queen was Sarah Noble, daughter of Rob and Kayla Moore, Graham and the king was Will Peter, who is the son of Rex and Vanessa Peter, Graham.

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Chiefs mania reigns in area schools

With the Kansas City Chiefs going to the Super Bowl for the first time in 50 years, area schools joined in the celebration with dress-up days this week. It was crazy socks day on January 28 at Jefferson Elementary. Some of the students rooting for the Chiefs are Eliza Holtman, prekindergarten, Grace Sturm, first grade,

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PV outmaneuvers both Bluejay teams

Platte Valley’s Aubrey Mattson looks on as teammate Claire Galbraith rebounds the ball in the 55-9 win over Northeast Nodaway. NEN players Cassy Redden and Anne Schieber move to hinder Galbraith’s throw. PV player Dalton Luke forces NEN Reed McIntyre to maneuver to the outside to attempt a shot on the hoop in the 70-31

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Filing to close for candidates

The following is a list of the seats that are up in April and the candidates who have filed to date: Jefferson BOE Seat is up: Laura Galbraith, Jeff Farnan, Travis Angle Filed to run: none. Maryville BOE Seat is up: Roger Baker, Jason Haer, Sean Wiedmaier Filed to run: Sean Wiedmaier, Jason Haer, Penni

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Roach retires after 32 years at middle school

Cindy Roach, Maryville Middle School secretary, had expected it to be quiet on her last day, December 20, as she retired after 32 years of service to the Maryville R-II School District. Instead, she was busy with people dropping by, flowers, balloons, cake, punch and a plaque commemorating her journey at MMS. Happy smiles are

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West Nodaway faces Mound City

On December 20, the Mound City Panthers traveled to West Nodaway to take two wins from the Rockets. West Nodaway sophomore, Riley Linville, lines up the basket during the girls game, which saw the Rockets coming up short, 42 – 50.

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St. Gregory’s first-graders gather items for The Source

In cooperation with Marsha Martin’s Ben’s Stockings of Hope project, the first-grade students at St. Gregory School created a Christmas service project that will benefit clients of The Source in Maryville. The students received stuffed animals and Christmas stockings from Martin, who is pictured at right with the class. The class filled the stockings with

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Turpin to take over as NN Superintendent for 2020-2021 school year

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

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School hosts Thanksgiving lunch

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.

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