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R-2 Prepares for Bigger Kindergarten, Growing School

During their meeting held Feb. 18, the Pattonsburg Board of Education discussed long-term facility planning, classroom space, and staffing for next school year in preparation for a large kindergarten class.

Between 25-28 students are anticipated for kindergarten next year which will necessitate two sections. Kindergarten will have two classes for at least the next two or three years, or for as long as enrollment increases.

There are no extra rooms

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Gallatin High School Blood Drive

Community Blood Center (CBC) is the primary supplier of blood and blood components to 70 plus hospitals and medical centers in the Kansas City region. CBC will conduct a life-saving blood drive from 2-6 p.m. on March 13 at Gallatin High School at 602 South Olive Street in the commons area.

To make an appointment online, visit savealifenow.org, click the “schedule an appointment” icon and enter sponsor code GALLATINHS. For

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Bundy, Stanley Make GHS Wrestling History with State Titles

Friends. Classmates. History-makers.

Jesse Bundy and Michael Stanley have wrestled together, and against each other in practices, for three years.

Together, on Saturday night, in back-to-back matches, they became just the second and third state champions in the history of Gallatin High School wrestling.

“Jesse and Michael have pushed each other all year and it paid off this weekend,” said a proud head coach Barron Gann.

The weekend’s MSHSAA Class

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Spelling Bee Winners Head to Regionals

The Daviess County Spelling Bee was held in Gallatin on Feb. 12. The first place winner was seventh grader Aubrey Burns, daughter of Kristi and Stacy Burns from Gallatin. Second place was sixth grader Karina Hacking, daughter of Mary and Ben Hacking from Gallatin. Third place was Kadence Shipers, daughter of Todd and Joni Shipers from Pattonsburg.

First and second place winners will compete at the Northwest Missouri Regional Spelling

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GRC Membership to 15; Meeting Could Decide Divisions

One day after Milan school officials announced they have accepted an offer to join the Grand River Conference, Putnam County High School officials have announced the intention of moving to the league, bringing the GRC membership for 2016-2017 to 15 schools.

With the addition of Milan and Putnam County, both former Tri-Rivers Conference members, to the GRC, a revision of the two-division structure adopted at a Feb. 6 meeting will

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Architect Will Go Over Plans for New School with Board

Final plans for the new addition to the Gallatin school have been made and Edwin Korff, architect, Prairie Village, Kan, will be at the school from 11-12 a.m. on Feb. 26, to go over the plans with the R-5 Board of Education. Plans are in the works to open the bidding process after that meeting. Once bids have been taken and discussed, a final decision as to whether to move

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GHS FBLA Holds Drive, Delivers to Ronald McDonald House

The Gallatin FBLA chapter held a Ronald McDonald Wish List Drive the week of Dec. 10-16. Students at Gallatin Junior-Senior High School were divided up into teams by their homerooms and challenged to bring as many items as they could from the list provided to them. The winners of the Wish List Homeroom Challenge were given free movie tickets to the charity Christmas movie provided by FBLA. The second place

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Winston Band has Outstanding Performance

Winston achieved outstanding results with seven students achieving a “one” ranking after Saturday’s Junior High Band Solo Competition in Maryville. The students’ rating scale went 1, 2 & 3 with a “1 rating” being the highest tier to achieve.

Results were: Brooke Heldenbrand, Clarinet – Superior 1 rating; Kathryn Barnes, Trumpet – Superior 1 rating; Holly Caldwell, Flute – Superior 1 rating; Shelby Mason, Flute – Superior 1 rating
Thomas

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Winston Hires CATCO to Repair Water Pipe Damage

The Winston R-2 Board of Education met with Rob Bigler from CATCO about repairing the damaged boiler room attached to the side of the school and approved CATCO to make the repairs during their Feb. 16 meeting. Superintendent Brian Robinson stated the school’s insurance company had not yet determined an estimated cost for the repairs.

Mr. Robinson said the school lost water Feb. 11 due to a break in the

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