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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 Junior High Band is #1 at Competition

Seven members of the Winston Junior High Band travelled to Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville for their annual Band Junior High Solo Contest on Feb. 21. Performers were ranked from 1 being the best in a scale of 1,2, and 3 by a professional musician of the same instrument. All seven members earned a 1 rating for a superior performance of their solos.

Band members are pictured, left to

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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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R-3 Continues Search for SUPT, Five Applications Received

A principal’s contract was offered to Daniel Street for the 2015-16 school year during the Feb. 16 meeting of the North Daviess R-3 Board of Education.

Five applications have been received for superintendent. The district will continue to accept applications until Feb. 25. The resignation of Wendell Burns as superintendent was accepted during a special meeting held Feb. 2. Mr. Burns was offered a half-time high school counseling position at

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Winston Among Schools to Receive $515,000 for Buses

Ten Missouri school districts, including Winston R-6, will be able to upgrade their bus fleets to new, cleaner buses with a total of $515,000 in rebates from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The school districts will receive rebates through EPA’s Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) funding to replace existing diesel school buses.

Missouri districts include: Winston R-VI School District, $35,000 for two buses; Cozad Transportation LLC, $20,000, for one bus;

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Weigand in Concert Band at CMU

Denise Weigand is a member of the Concert Band at Central Methodist University in Fayette. Weigand is a Physics major from Weatherby and a graduate of Winston High School.

On March 5, the Concert Band of Central Methodist University boards a bus for its yearly six-day tour around Missouri, performing for schools and in churches.

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Six Bulldogs Join the Hunt for State Wrestling Medals

Gallatin R-5 wrestlers crowned their success at Saturday’s district tournament with a third place team finish and six qualifiers for this weekend’s MSHSAA Class 1 State Wrestling Championships in Columbia.

Gallatin sends six wrestlers to state, front row, from left: Caleb Michael, Rian Critten and Wyatt Bird; back row: Jesse Bundy, Michael Stanley and Trystan Sunby.

Gallatin’s sixpack includes four state veterans, Wyatt Bird, Trystan Sunby, Jesse Bundy and Michael

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P’burg Girls, Winston Boys Earn Top District Seeds

Pattonsburg’s 15-6 girls and Winston’s 20-2 boys have earned the top seeds in the Class 1, District 14 Tournament to be held next week at Pattonsburg High School.

The Lady Panthers will take on Union Star, 2-17, at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Winston’s girls, 12-9, will follow at 5:50 p.m. against St. Joseph Christian, 4-15.

Winston’s boys will attempt to advance at 4:30 p.m. on Monday against 0-19 Union Star.

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GHS Celebrates National FFA Week

written by a club member

During the year of 2014-2015, the Gallatin FFA Chapter has accomplished many goals and has done more than expected. This past week we celebrated National FFA Week. National FFA Week is where we celebrate Agriculture life. The Gallatin FFA chapter has 60 members. It had been a very productive year for the chapter as well as many of its members.

The summer started off with

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