Twenty-three Northeast Nodaway seventh- to twelfth-grade students attended band camp August 8-13. They will host a practice performance at noon, Saturday, August 13 at the school. Lunch and games will follow.
The Northeast Nodaway R-V Board of Education met on July 21 to take care of the following school district business: DeAnn Redden was appointed as the secretary to the board. She, along with the superintendent, bookkeeper and president were granted annual access to the school district bank accounts. The hearing to set the tax rate
Emily Mattson, daughter of Stacey and Gary Mattson, received the Gordon Monk Scholarship of $1,000 from the Maryville Pride Lions Club. Mattson, a 2016 Jefferson High School graduate, plans to attend Northwest Missouri State University and major in ag business. At the presentation on July 25, were in front: Mattson; behind her, scholarship committee members,
By Kayley Lager, chapter reporter The Jefferson FFA chapter had a fun-filled summer. We have had lots of members travel throughout the state working on their leadership and career skills. In the middle of June, Vanessa Pappert and Ashley Riley both attended the HYMAX Academy. HYMAX is an acronym for Helping Youth Maximize their Agricultural
Construction nears completion on the approximately 19,000 square foot addition of the Maryville High School’s Performing Arts Center. The center is funded by the $10.25 million bond passed in 2014 and a $558,000 donation by Lee and Nina Schneider. The interior is mostly painted and seats in the auditorium were installed July 20. Despite heavy
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.
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
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
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
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,