Schools

School Calendar: Events for the week of October 17 to 22

Monday • Leet Center Pumpkin Patch field trip • St. Gregory’s 7/8 play in KC, 7:45 am • Northeast Nodaway JH Pep Rally, 11:30 am • West Nodaway Homework Club, 3:15 pm • Maryville High, Nodaway-Holt, West Nodaway V volleyball – districts begin • Maryville High F football at Lafayette, 5 pm • Maryville High

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Faith Families transforms school

By Christina Rice St. Gregory’s has seen a positive impact in the school’s atmosphere since implementing the Falcon Faith Family program, a program designed to build relationships among students in different grades. Administrators and staff wanted to foster healthy student relationships, build community and give students a sense of belonging. Thus began faith families. Each

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DESE announces MAP results

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has released the 2015-16 Missouri Assessment Program results for school districts across the state including those in Nodaway County. The MAP tests are among the measures DESE uses to gauge student progress in Missouri public schools. The 2016 MAP grade-level exams in English language arts and math

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St. Gregory students create cave drawings

St. Gregory students in Betsy Nielson’s sixth grade class are studying ancient civilizations and how scientists learn about these civilizations through cave drawings. On September 27 students created their own cave drawings. Later that day, parents came for a presentation and guessed which drawing their child created. Ella Sheil, daughter of Rob and Meghan Sheil,

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School Calendar: Events for the week of October 10 to 15

Monday • Maryville, West Nodaway No School • Nodaway-Holt Jostens, 10 am • West Nodaway Homework Club, 3:15 pm • Maryville High V soccer at Chillicothe, 4 pm • Maryville Middle 8th volleyball vs Savannah, 5 pm • St. Gregory’s Pizza Ranch fundraiser, 5 pm • Worth Co/NEN JH/JV football vs Stanberry, 5 pm •

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North Nodaway BOE

The North Nodaway R-VI Board of Education met in open and closed sessions on September 21 to take care of the following school district business: Tim Conn, 6-12 principal, has instituted a new policy providing the board with teachers’ reports for each month of the school year. He feels this will improve the board’s knowledge

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Strike up the Band: NH band has high participation

By Kathryn Rice This is the second in a series about high school bands in Nodaway County. Bob Svoboda, Nodaway-Holt band director, credits the size of the marching band to encouragement from Principal Ethan Sickels and past Principal Terry Petersen. “All I ask is, if a kid wants to be in band, they can be

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4-H clubs throughout the county serve, teach values

Northeast Nodaway Bluejays Northeast Nodaway 4-H Club meets at 1 pm, the first Sunday of every month, at the Ravenwood Community Building and serves the Parnell and Ravenwood communities. Dana Auffert and Jamie Busby are co-leaders. This club has been named the  Nodaway County Youth Service to Communities club for five years in a row

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4-H enrollment is coming

Enrollment for the 2016-2017 Missouri 4-H year begins October 1. Families may enroll online at mo.4honline.com, or visit the University of Missouri Extension Office located in the County Administration Building, Maryville.     Based on the child’s age as of December 31, 2016, youth ages 8-18 may enroll in the 4-H program and youth ages

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