Schools

#SingingSpoofhounds to offer annual Sweet Sounds concert

It’s been a year like no other, but the #SingingSpoofhounds at Maryville High School have still found a way to make music and promote the arts in northwest Missouri. The MHS Vocal Music Department has announced the annual Sweet Sounds concert will be held at 7 pm, Friday, February 26 and at 7:30 pm, Saturday,

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PV Royalty is crowned at basketball game

During the Platte Valley basketball games February 5, Homecoming royalty was crowned for both schools. For Jefferson, King Trever McQueen, son of Jared and Gretchen McQueen; and Jefferson Queen Malia Collins, daughter of Dan and Mary Collins reigned. South Nodaway’s King Gabe Nothstine, son of Chris and Kate Nothstine; and Queen Agnese De Zolt, whose

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NN selects Courtwarming Royalty

The North Nodaway Mustangs celebrated Courtwarming, January 22. The royalty was introduced and seniors, Andrew Blackford and Jadon Dobbins, were selected as King and Queen. Andrew is the son of Tim and Courtney Blackford, Hopkins. Jadon is the daughter of Jason and Shaundi Dobbins, Hopkins.

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Eugene Field students enjoy snow fun

The Eugene Field fourth graders took advantage of the snow last week to celebrate reaching their December reading goal. Their teachers are Michelle Young, Ron Leader, Victoria Hollar, Joe Suchan, and Tracey Wallace.

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SN board tour new greenhouse

After the board meeting, the South Nodaway BOE toured the new greenhouse located to the west of the school. Board members, Rick Holtman and Pat Swinford, listened as Superintendent Johnnie Silkett explained the benefits of an installed overhead door. Completion of the project is expected by mid-February when FFA and ag classes will be able

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NH, WN selects name, mascot, colors for sports co-op

On January 22, West Nodaway Superintendent Mitch Barnes announced the decisions made by the West Nodaway and Nodaway-Holt sports co-op advisory committee. The co-op team will be known as Nodaway Valley with a mascot of Thunder. The colors are black as primary, kelly green as the secondary with white for accents. Mascot drawings were accepted

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Childhood center to host 2021-22 registration

Registration for 2021-22 preschool at the Maryville Early Childhood Center (MECC) will be 8 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday, February 1 through 5 at Maryville Early Childhood Center, 418 East Second Street. Children need to be at least three years of age before August 1, 2021 and participate in a developmental screening on

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Grants provide virtual travel experience

The Maryville High School Board of Education was treated to a Google Expeditions tour of Madrid and Barcelona, Spain, during the showcase held at the January 20 board meeting. Sandra Wood, MHS Spanish teacher, had applied for and received two grants, $8,000 from the Gladys Rickard Trust, and $15,000 from the Bayer Fund American’s Farmers

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