Schools

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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Nodaway-Holt installs new security system

Visitors to Nodaway-Holt’s school district will have to be buzzed inside this year. The district installed a video entry system in August. The security program, installed in both school buildings, keeps the outside doors locked at all times. Visitors push a button alerting the secretary to their presence. The secretary then views a live video

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School Calendar: September 19 to 24

Monday • All Public Schools No School • West Nodaway TEAM activity • Maryville High V golf – MEC Tourney at Fairview, 9 am • Jefferson NHS meeting, noon • Maryville High V tennis at LeBlond, 4 pm • Maryville High C/JV football vs Cameron, 5 pm • Maryville High V soccer at Lafayette, 5

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Northeast Nodaway BOE

The Northeast Nodaway Board of Education met on August 18 to set the tax levy and conduct the following business: •Northeast Nodaway’s assessed value increased by $175,250. Board members set the 2016-2017 tax levy at $5.8566 per $100 of assessed value. •The ag enclosure is almost complete. The wiring, drywall and installation are finished. •Heidi

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Maryville BOE

Maryville R-II school board met August 17 to conduct the following business: •The district’s assessed evaluation dropped 1.4 percent. The 2016-2017 tax levy was set at $5.0791 per $100 assessed value, dropping approximately a nickel from last year. •Non-resident tuition was set at $9,800 per student. •St. Gregory’s will pay $450.28 per student for transportation

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North Nodaway BOE

The North Nodaway R-VI Board of Education met in open and closed sessions on August 17 to handle the following business: The tax rate was set at $4.7195 per $100 assessed valuation, with $4.1295 going toward the operating fund and 59¢ toward the debt service fund. The 2016-17 tuition rates were set. The tuition for

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St. Gregory’s hosts second school nutrition program training

St. Gregory’s hosted its second annual school nutrition program employee training at the school. Under current state regulations, all food service personnel must have six hours of continuing education every year. Thirty-four people from 12 schools attended the seminar. The program included knife skills training by Marci Behrens, Northwest Technical School, administrative review preparation by

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Buses gear up for school

North Nodaway personnel surveyed the bus fleet and revved up maintenance before school starts. Drivers brought the buses to Parson’s Tire, Maryville, to be inspected before beginning their bus routes on August 18. Parson’s eight-year veteran mechanic, Travis Foreman, looks under the hood to check belts. Save

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Northeast Nodaway marches through camp

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.

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Northeast Nodaway BOE

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

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