Schools

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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Mattson receives scholarship

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,

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Jefferson FFA chronicles a busy summer

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

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Maryville’s performing arts center nears completion

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

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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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