Schools

Jefferson students honor veterans

Members of American Legion Post 464, Conception Jct., are thanked by Jefferson C-123 students on November 17. The school holds an annual lunch and program for the Tri-C community veterans on the Thursday before Thanksgiving. This allows veterans to attend the school’s observance and other Veterans Day celebrations.

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Child development class issues electronic babies

West Nodaway child development students are now experiencing realistic childcare with life-like electronic babies. The school purchased new reality babies that have more features and sensors than previous models. The electronic dolls help students experience the responsibilities that come with caring for infants. Students must feed the baby, diaper and burp it. In some instances,

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NH kindergartners treat families

The Nodaway-Holt kindergarten class presented a Thanksgiving program and meal to their families on November 18. The children helped with the kitchen preparation of the soup, muffins and pumpkin pies. The students also performed several songs and told the assembly what they were thankful for.

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Job shadow student reports the news

Jefferson FFA student Nicholas Stoll poses while Maryville student Kendrick Calfee takes his photo and Nodaway News Leader reporter Christina Rice observes. Calfee job shadowed Rice on November 3. He interviewed students for Issues and Answers, took photos and studied graphic design from NNL advertising designer Brent Johnson. Calfee’s articles and photos will be in

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School Calendar: Events for the week of 11/28 to 12/3

Monday • Jefferson V basketball – Albany Tourney begins • Maryville High V basketball – Savannah Tourney begins • Nodaway-Holt, North Nodaway V basketball – Mound City Tourney begins • Northeast Nodaway, South Nodaway, West Nodaway V basketball – PVI Tourney begins • South Nodaway PTO Santa’s Workshop begins • St. Gregory’s FFF Advent meeting,

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Northeast Nodaway BOE

Northeast Nodaway R-V school board met on November 17 to conduct the following business: Title 1 teacher Linda Primm presented a summary of the Title 1 program and told board members she received a new iPad this year which has benefited her classroom. Agricultural education teacher Philip Doty gave the board an overview of the

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Maryville BOE

Maryville R-II School Board met November 16 to change life insurance providers and conduct the following business: The Maryville school board approved changing voluntary life insurance companies from usable to principal due to billing errors and poor customer service. With the change, employees will have increased coverage, from $100,000  to $150,000, and decreased rates. The

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School Calendar: Events for the week of November 21 to 23

Monday • Jefferson 9th grade practice ACT • Jefferson K-1 Thanksgiving Feast • North Nodaway Picture Day • West Nodaway Jump Rope for Heart • St. Gregory’s Thanksgiving Mass, 8 am • Nodaway-Holt K/1st eye exams, 11:30 am • West Nodaway Homework Club, 3:15 pm • Maryville Middle boys basketball at Spring Garden, 5 pm

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Jefferson BOE

The Jefferson C-123 board met November 15 to discuss insurance and construction updates. The board approved the purchase of cyber security insurance for $750, a decrease from the previous year. High School Principal Charley Burch recognized Ashley Riley who placed sixth and Mallory McConkey who placed 10th at the state cross country competition. Children’s book

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West Nodaway BOE

The West Nodaway R-I Board of Education met in regular and closed sessions on November 9. Roger Johnson, high school principal, Holly Brady, elementary principal, and Shannon Nolte, superintendent, explained a standards-based evaluation system the district is implementing in the elementary and junior high math curriculums. The addition is part of an effort to improve

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