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Gallatin R-5 accepts bid for parking lot

The asphalt bid for the new middle school parking lot was accepted from Herzog Contracting Corporation as presented at $29,460 during the May 17 meeting of the Gallatin R-5 Board of Education.

The resignation of Julie Critten at the end of this school year was accepted.

Nicole Gann was offered a custodian position effective June 1.

Karen Young was offered a secretary position and Jennifer Youtsey was offered a preschool

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New school ready for a new year

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Superintendent Dr. Brian Copple and Middle School Principal Tiffany Otto are pictured at the new middle school which is nearly complete. The construction crew will have its work finished by May 13. A bid to lay asphalt on the driveway/parking lot will be decided at the next school board meeting, furniture is being moved in, landscaping, and miscellaneous work are all that remain to be done. An open house will

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Graduations held May 13

Three graduation ceremonies for Daviess County schools were held May 13th, with the following honors announced. The top two students announced at the Tri-County R-7 graduation ceremony were Valedictorian Amelia Gingerich and Salutatorian Felicia Brooke Dustman.

At North Daviess R-3, the senior class was led academically by Valedictorian MiKah Heckenbach and Salutatorian Dylan Nelson.

The Winston R-6 Valedictorian is Morgan Farrell and the Salutatorian is Kaytlyn Barnes.

Congratulations to all

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Night of recognition held for Gallatin FFA

On May 5, the Gallatin FFA Chapter had their Annual FFA Banquet held in the Gallatin High School gym. The FFA Members enjoyed a dinner catered by Bill Engler and sides that FFA members had carried in. After the dinner was served, the awards ceremony started. During the ceremony, several members were honored for their accomplishments throughout the year. At the end of the ceremony, the new officer team was

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GHS art students present work at Lawson, Best of Show selected

school art showGallatin high school and middle school students recently had their artwork selected to participate in the Lawson High School Art Show.

Artists are pictured; left to right, front row, Jenni Teel, Cheyenne Martin, Jordan France, Ceirra Redman, Maddison Michael, Hayden Jumps, and Kaia Mehlberg; back row, Kayla Stagner, Teri Walker, Jackie Flanders, Justice Fry, Shanelle Bates, Sydney Johnson, Samantha Johnson, and Gabby Johnson. Not pictured; Daniel Butts, Jakob Axton, Kylie

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GHS says farewell

Gallatin R-5 wishes to invite members of the community to a retirement celebration on Friday, May 20th. Breakfast is at 8:30 a.m. Staff retiring include Mary Adams, Nancy Andrew, Nichelle Cameron, Stan Coulson, Julie Critten, Melinda Dyke, Kevin Gundy, Vilma Holt and Rhonda McCann.

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Area students named to honors lists

North Central Missouri College in Trenton has named full-time students with outstanding academic achievements to the Academic Honors Lists for the 2016 spring semester.

Fifty-eight full-time students have been named to the President’s List with a perfect 4.0 grade point average (GPA), and 88 full-time students achieved Dean’s List recognition with a grade point average of at least 3.5. To be eligible for either honors list, students must have completed

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Herrold on Graceland President’s list

The honor roll lists for Graceland University’s 2016 spring term have been announced, and Tiffany Herrold of Gilman City has been named to the President’s List.

Graceland University students with a perfect 4.0 grade point average are named to the president’s list.

Graceland University is a liberal arts university located in Lamoni, Iowa, and is sponsored by Community of Christ. It has been recognized by the Princeton Review as a

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Pattonsburg Class of 2016 led by Plymell, Siever

school pattonsburg valedictorian Haleigh Marie Plymell

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school pattonsburg salutatorian Michael Carl Siever

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Graduation for the Pattonsburg Class of 2016 was held May 8. The class was led academically by valedictorian Haleigh Plymell and salutatorian Michael Siever.

Scholarships and awards which were presented at the graduation ceremony are as follows:

Kari Cruthis received the Missouri A+ Scholarship, Lions Club Scholarship, Tower Scholarship from NWMSU, Pattonsburg Chapter BC PEO Scholarship, CTA Scholarship, and the Kenneth N. and Rosemary B. Williford

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