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North Daviess hires auditor, non-certified staff receive 1% raise

The bid of $3,500.from Clevenger & Associates for audit services was approved for 2015-2016 during the April 18 meeting of the North Daviess Board of Education.

The renewal of employee health insurance for 2016-2017 with current

provider (MEUHP) was approved. Four plan options are offered. The board also approved increasing the district’s contribution toward employee health insurance.

The baseball cooperative sponsorship with Tri-County for 2016-2017 Fall Baseball and 2017-2018 Fall

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Leonard again sweeps sprints at Trenton, GHS teams earn points in two meets

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Tate Hancock captured the pole vault event

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Tanner Johnson finished second in the pole vault

For the second year in a row, Winston’s Jordan Leonard dominated the sprint races at the Trenton Invitational, held Thursday in the best weather day yet for area high school athletes.

Just like a year ago, Leonard won the 100, 200 and 400-meter sprints and placed high in the long jump event. His second place

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Bulldog Jr. High boys easily win Stanberry JH Relays

Gallatin’s Junior High boys piled up 94.5 points to easily outdistance second place Princeton in last Thursday’s Stanberry Junior High Relays. The Tigers took second with 66 points.

Following are junior high track results since April 7.

4/14 Gallatin @ Stanberry

 Girls 8th of 14

800m Run: 3. Hannah Miller, 2:53.70. 1600m Run: 6. Sarah Morrison, 6:55.90. 4x400m Relay: 1. (Alli Baker, Miller, Claire Hemry, Caragan Baker), 4:55.40. High

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Bulldog golfers, now 17-0, shoot best round of season at DCCC

Tuesday afternoon at Daviess County Country Club turned out to be a perfect setting for high school golf and Gallatin’s varsity and junior varsity squads took full advantage of the day.

The Bulldogs moved to 17-0 in varsity play after shooting a season low 149 on their home course, just six strokes off the record 143 set by the Bulldog team back in April of 2000. That varsity lineup included

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Gallatin approves audit service, hires support and teaching staff

The bid from Lockridge, Constant and Conrad was approved to provide audit services for three years at $5,750 for 2016 with a $100 increase for the next two years during the meeting of the Gallatin R-5 Board of Education held April 14.

The reorganization of the board was held with Board Secretary Swopes administering the Oath of Office to Brice Terry, Dr. William Irby and Amy Heldenbrand.

Department of Elementary

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Winston approves salary increase, adopts calendar, eight period day

The Salary and Welfare Committee and Superintendent Brian Robinson presented the Winston R-6 School Board proposed 2016-2017 Salary Schedule during their meeting, held April 18. The board approved the salary schedule, increasing the base to $29,150 and extending percentage increases to noncertified staff and administrators an equivalent 3.33%.

The board adopted the 2016-2017 school calendar, which has the first day of school on August 16 and the last day on

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Another successful Literacy Night

Another successful Literacy Night was held at Covel D. Searcy Elementary on April 7. The school had 192 students in kindergarten through sixth grade participate, along with approximately 27 preschool, Early Childhood Special Education, and Parents as Teachers students; 35 high school helpers; 17 volunteers and retired teachers; and 40 faculty members.

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More than 190 family and community members attended and over 480 people joined the school for the evening.

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Students attend Youth Leadership Day in Jefferson City

It was a busy day for 425 high school students involved in Missouri Farm Bureau Youth Leadership Day April 14, including six from Daviess County — Jarod Rains, Kince Hutchinson, Declan Schweizer, Lilly Simons, Skylar Reynolds and Haize Wilson. For 22 years, the event has brought students and their legislators together at the State Capitol. Youth Leadership Day is sponsored by the Missouri Farm Bureau Promotion and Education.

Students visited

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GHS FCCLA advance half of competitors to national competition

Students from Gallatin attended the annual Missouri Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) State Leadership Conference, March 29-31, at Tan-Tar-A Resort, Osage Beach, with 14 students earning the top two golds in their event and advancing to national competition. National FCCLA STAR Events competition is set for July 3-7 in San Diego, Calif.

The following Gallatin FCCLA members competed in the State STAR Events competition and their results

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