Schools

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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South Nodaway BOE

The South Nodaway R-IV Board of Education met in open and closed sessions on September 21 to handle the following business: The Guilford project will have a groundbreaking at 6:15 pm, Wednesday, October 19 before the scheduled board meeting at 7 pm. The board approved the plans for the building which will house restrooms, concessions,

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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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