Schools

Jefferson moves forward with new gymnasium design

The Jefferson school board reviewed blueprints for the gymnasium building addition during its July 18 meeting. The board will meet with architects and designers in a special meeting later to finalize plans. Once the blueprints are approved, the board will open bids.

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South Nodaway BOE

The South Nodaway R-IV Board of Education met on July 20 to take care of the following school district business: After Bruce Johnson and Neil Branem of LJ Hart Company, St. Louis, spoke to the board regarding refinancing the $925,000 bond for the school, the board approved the issuance and delivery of the principle amount

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Nodaway-Holt

Nodaway Holt R-VIII met July 21 to hire personnel and accept bids. Fall City Mercantile, Fall City, NE, won the bids for bread and milk for the 2016-2017 school year. The school’s cost for milk decreased from 31¢ to 27¢ a carton while the bread price stayed the same. Jessie Prettyman was hired for the

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North Nodaway BOE

The North Nodaway School Board met July 20. Within the business items addressed was finalizing the 2016-2017 middle school-high school student-parent handbook. The board approved one major change in the handbook from last year. Last year, students were required to have a 97 percent attendance rate as well as a B- grade to avoid taking

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BJ girl attends two leadership events this summer

Jocelyn Clayton, Burlington Jct., attended two events at the University of Central Missouri this summer: Missouri Leadership Seminar from June 9 – 12 and Missouri Girls State from June 25 – July 1. Clayton is the daughter of John and Lani Clayton and the granddaughter of Rich and Sheryl Slaten, Clearmont, and Joyce Clayton, Braddyville,

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Maryville BOE

Maryville Maryville R-II met July 19 to conduct business and accept bids. The Maryville school board awarded J’s Concrete Construction, Maryville, the concrete bid not to exceed $20,000 for the building trades house. Assistant Superintendent Steve Klotz gave building project updates. The performing arts center interior is half painted. Seats were installed July 20. The

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Jefferson BOE

Jefferson Jefferson C-123 met July 18 to assess storm damage and handle school business. During a recent storm, the district’s school gym chimney cap poked a hole in the roof above the stage. Water soaked the stage floor and seeped into the basement. Approximately 1/4 of the ceiling tiles were also damaged. Cornerstone Roofing, Maitland,

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West Nodaway BOE

West Nodaway The West Nodaway R-I Board of Education met in open and closed sessions on July 13: In professional development, Roberts Rules of Order were reviewed. The board decided to add the Pledge of Allegiance to the meetings. The board approved the following: • 2015-16 budget and the 2016-17 budget. • Participation as members

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Jefferson BOE

The school board voted to raise the prices of school lunches 5¢ for the 2016-2017 school year, in a six to one vote with Jeff Farnan voting no. The new lunch prices will be $2 for elementary, $2.10 for high school and $2.70 for adults. Currently, the school has more food service expenditures than revenue.

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