Schools

Jefferson BOE

Jefferson C-123 voted to approve a general contractor and conduct the following business during its regular meeting on September 21: The school board members voted to approve EL Crawford, St. Joseph, as the general contractor for the gymnasium project. Members discussed adding a second school entrance to use during construction. It was decided to add

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Maryville BOE

Maryville R-II School Board met September 21 to accept bids and conduct the following business: •Maryville’s school board members awarded Secoa, Inc., Champlin, MN, the $91,966 bid for the performing arts center (PAC) acoustical shell. Staff have attended trainings on PAC lighting, rigging and sound systems. •Jeremy Ingraham, Ron Wiederholt and Nick Sherlock built ladder

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Nodaway-Holt BOE

Nodaway-Holt R-VII met September 21 to hire personnel and award the following contracts: •The school board voted to change security companies. When the contract with Central Security Group expires in December, the alarm system security services will be provided by Midwest Digital, Lawson. Upgrades to the alarm system are $1,898. •Roderick Signs, St. Joseph, was

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School Calendar: Events for the week of October 3 to 8

Monday • Jefferson No School • South Nodaway Elementary fundraiser kickoff • St. Gregory’s picture retakes, 10:30 am • West Nodaway Homework Club, 3:15 pm • Maryville High F volleyball at Falls City Tourney, 3:30 pm • Maryville Middle 8th volleyball at Atchison, 3:30 pm • Maryville High V softball at North Platte, 4:30 pm

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Spoofhound Spotlight: Maryville celebrates Homecoming

By Craig Borey, MHS assistant principal This week is jam packed at Maryville High School with exciting Homecoming activities for students and community members. Join us in celebrating a long tradition of school spirit and community involvement. Student dress-up days have gone on throughout the week. Monday’s theme was Christmas, Tuesday was pajamas, and Wednesday,

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Northeast Nodaway BOE

Northeast Nodaway R-V Board of Education met September 15 to approve a land survey and conduct the following business: • Kaw Valley Engineering, Kansas City, recommended a land survey be completed for the new track facility before soil samples are taken. The land survey, costing $8,700, was approved 5-1 with Darrin Adwell voting no. •

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School Calendar: Events for the week of 9/25 to 10/1

Sunday • Jefferson Student Council Grotto Walk Monday • Jefferson FCA Global Student Week of Prayer begins • Leet Center Johnny Appleseed visit, 8 am • Maryville High V golf – Districts at Mozingo, 9 am • North Nodaway PK/K Johnny Appleseed Day, 9:45 am • West Nodaway Homework Club, 3:15 pm • Platte Valley

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West Nodaway BOE

The West Nodaway R-I Board of Education met in open and closed sessions on September 14 to handle the following school district business: Substitute teacher pay will go from $70 to $80 for a 7 1/2 hour day. The board approved spending $5,000 for lighting the steps by the football field. Midwest Road Builders, Platte

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Local teachers nominated for Regional Teacher of the Year

Three Nodaway County educators were nominated for the 2016-2017 Regional Teacher of the Year award. Jamie James teaches 9-12 algebra and geometry at Maryville High School. James earned a degree in accounting from Montreat College, Montreat, NC. He went on to receive his alternative teaching certificate from Northwest Missouri State University and a master’s in

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