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Monett student honorable mention in Draw Pierce City (04/23/16)
Maddy Lee, a ninth-grade art student at Monett Middle School, received an honorable mention for her rendering of a historical Monett postcard in the student exhibit at the Missouri Art Education Association Spring 2016 Conference in St. Louis.
University of Missouri students planted vitality at the Monett Senior Center (04/23/16)
A collaboration between Barry County Master Gardeners, University of Missouri Alternative Break and the Monett Senior Center resulted in a vibrant improvement in the community. Seven undergraduate students from a variety of majors hopped into a van on April 15 to provide manpower and enthusiasm to an established landscaping plan...
Purdy Middle School names Students of the Month (04/23/16)
Students of the Month at Purdy Middle School have been named for March.
Verona senior accepted to Duke (04/23/16)
Sujeiry Jimenez, a 2016 graduate of Verona High School, was named as a Washington Duke Scholar upon her acceptance to Duke University. Jimenez will receive a scholarship of $70,990 per year which covers all tuition, books, fees, room, board, and a stipend for participation in the Washington Duke Scholar program. She will attend a summer program for this scholarship beginning July 3...
Top Verona grad accepted at Emory University (04/23/16)
Concepcion Lara, a 2016 graduate of Verona High School, has been accepted to Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Lara will be receiving a full scholarship of approximately $61,500 per year which will cover all tuition, books, fees, room, and board. She is involved in varsity cheerleading, FBLA, National Honor Society, FFA, Upward Bound and STEPS...
St. Lawrence students earn honors in art, essay contest (04/19/16)
Fourth-grade students at St. Lawrence won big in the George Washington Carver Art and Essay Contest held April 2 at the GWC National Monument in Diamond. Students wrote about their favorite national park and made a corresponding art piece or diorama depiction...
Elementary Students of the Week named (04/19/16)
Officials at Monett Elementary School have chosen students demonstrating the characteristic of staying safe as Students of the Week for April 11.
Students of the Month (04/16/16)
Trinity Lutheran School in Freistatt recognized the third quarter Students of the Month after a recent chapel service.
Purdy Business students soar at Crowder Contest (04/13/16)
Twenty-two Purdy High School business students competed at the annual Crowder Business Contest, held at the Neosho Crowder Campus on March 30. The Purdy students competed against 25 other schools in a field of more than 550 students. The Purdy delegation brought home Division II team trophies in advanced keyboarding and office procedures...
Crowder 'Shark Tank' a success at Business Day (04/13/16)
Monett takes first, Purdy takes second in new contest Crowder College's High School Business Contest included a new innovation this year wuth the inauguration of the shark tank competition. Nineteen teams competed in the preliminary round with 5 teams advancing to the finals for the opportunity to win cash prizes totaling $600...
Dozen achieve perfect attendance at Trinity Lutheran (04/13/16)
welve students at Trinity Lutheran School in Freistatt achieved perfect attendance for the third quarter.
Monett band advances 12 students to state competition (04/09/16)
The Monett High School band program qualified 12 students to advance to state competition in 14 categories during district auditions on April 2. Students who advance to state follow: Alex Ragsdale: 1 rating (Alto Clarinet) Sarah Thomas: 1 rating (Trombone)...
Springfield Cardinals host Purdy business students (04/09/16)
Faith Lorhan, manager of fan interaction with the Springfield Cardinals recently led a tour of their facilities for a group of Purdy High School business students interested in pursuing careers in sports and entertainment marketing. Students Morgan Schilly, Layne Skiles, Rion Boyd and Kyler Propps and business adviser Kay Wright visited all areas of the Cardinals stadium, from the announcers' booth and the video production room to the suites, indoor training facility, clubhouse and offices. ...
Education briefs (04/09/16)
Andrew Brown, Raigan Ratliff and David Thomas were named to the Southwest Baptist University's Fall 2015 honor roll. To be eligible for the honors list, students must carry at least 12 hours of college work at Southwest Baptist University and earn at least a B. ...
Students of the Week named (03/26/16)
Officials at Monett Elementary School have chosen students demonstrating the characteristic of being safe as Students of the Week for March 21.
Students of the Week named (03/19/16)
Officials at Monett Elementary School have chosen students demonstrating the characteristic of being hard-working as Students of the Week for Feb. 29.
Scott Tech hosts District SkillsUSA contest (03/19/16)
Scott Regional Technology Center hosted the District SkillsUSA contest Feb. 11, for students studying graphic design, auto technology, auto collision, diesel, construction and welding.
Youngsters log multiple miles at school (03/19/16)
Pre-school students Charlotte Owens and Sloane Hohensee were recently recognized for the number of miles they have completed in The Morning Mile, where students keep track of the number of laps they have walked around the gym or track.
Wheaton Homecoming Court named (03/19/16)
Homecoming royalty at Wheaton High School were recently named.
Gasser named Outstanding Elementary School Principal (03/19/16)
Monett Elementary School Principal Susie Gasser has been named the Missouri Association of Elementary School Principals' Outstanding Principal of the Year for the Southwest District. The Missouri Distinguished Principals program honors outstanding elementary and middle-level administrators who ensure that Missouri's children acquire a sound foundation for lifelong learning and achievement. Each year, MAESP honors 12 distinguished principals from around the state...
Students of the Month honored (03/19/16)
Students of the Month for February have been named by Monett High School.
Employee of the Month (03/19/16)
Miriam Holloway has been named the Employee of the Month for February at Monett High School.
Verona schools have a Seussolicious time (03/12/16)
Staffers and students at Verona Elementary celebrated Dr. Seuss Week March 1-4 with a variety of activities. "We had a great time as you can see in my rhyme," said Jeannie Abeln, elementary principal. "We had fun and games with the Cat in the Hat, We got to dress up and act like all THAT! We had a parade and some races to boot, We acted all wacky and wore socks on our foot. ...
Character education medal winners named (03/12/16)
Purdy Elementary Principal Janet Boys has announced character education medal winners for respect in the month of February.
Elementary Students of the Week named (03/12/16)
Officials at Monett Elementary School have chosen students demonstrating the characteristic of being hard-working as Students of the Week for Feb. 29.
Trinity Lutheran School honors February's top readers (03/12/16)
Trinity Lutheran School in Freistatt has recognized outstanding readers for the month of February.
Wheaton Students of the Month named (03/12/16)
Officials at Wheaton High School have announced January Students of the Month.
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