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Gallatin summer maintenance, summer school reports given

Superintendent Dr. Copple presented a summer maintenance report during the meeting of the Gallatin R-5 Board of Education held Thursday, Aug. 18.

Summer projects completed at the high school included three sides of outside gym paint removed and repainted; the northwest hallway had one cabinet removed and many holes fixed and painted; the teacher’s room was repainted; the old band room holes were repaired and repainted; Mrs. Cameron’s room was

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North Daviess sets tax rate

The Tax Rate Hearing was held and the tax levy for North Daviess R-3 School District was set at 5.2973.

In other business at the Aug. 15 Board of Education meeting, teaching contracts were offered to Jonathan Elder for business and Deanna Nelson for half-time preschool.

Bills were paid as presented.

The board entered executive session to discuss employee matters.

The Annual Secretary of the Board Report was approved.

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School days underway for Winston’s new teachers

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School starts Tuesday, Aug. 16, for Winston R-6. New teachers are pictured, left to right, Penny Gardner, Crystal James, Tammy Dustman and Cassie Pope. Not pictured: Steve Lasman.

Penny Gardner, 30, Gallatin, will teach family and consumer science for grades 7-12. Ms. Gardner was born and raised in Breckenridge and graduated from its high school. She received a B.S. degree from Missouri Valley College in Marshall. She previously taught

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Pattonsburg R-2 set for classes to begin

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Pattonsburg R-2 will begin the first day of school on Wednesday, Aug. 17. New teachers are pictured, left to right, Scott Ireland, Jackie Reed, Wendy Wilson and Dayna Oliver.

Scott Ireland, 44, Cameron, is superintendent at R-2. Mr. Ireland was born in Keflavik, Iceland, and raised in many places, including Nevada, Spain, South Dakota, and Missouri. He graduated from Seymour High School in Missouri. He received his bachelor’s degree

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North Daviess welcomes new personnel

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North Daviess R-3 school resumes for a full day on August 18. New teachers are pictured, left to right, Julie Hefley, Dylan Reno, RayAnn Armstrong, Ute Cook, Bonnie Yates, Jeffrey Epperly, Jonathan Elder, Annette Wilson and Sandra Wallace.

Dr. Julie Hefley, Jameson, will teach communication arts for 7-12. Ms. Hefley was born and raised in Hamilton and graduated from Penney High School. She received her bachelor’s degree from Northwest

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Nine join the ranks of GHS staff

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Gallatin R-5 starts school on Wednesday, Aug. 17. New teachers are pictured, left to right, Jessica Fitzgerald, Tammy Kliewer, Kent Obico, Amanda Eiberger, Justin Collins, Jennifer Youtsey, Dustin Pearson, Brittney Ghidoni, Carly Boyd.

Jessica Fitzgerald (Ms. Fitz), Cameron, will teach fourth grade. Ms. Fitzgerald was born in Spokane, Wash., and raised in Lake Elsinore, Calif. She graduated from Lake Elsinore High School. She attended college at Trenton and Graceland

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Winston enrollment up, tax rate set

First day of school enrollment on Tuesday, Aug. 16, for Winston R-6 School District was 173 students in K-12 and 12 preschool students. Last year’s enrollment was 165 students in K-12 on the first day.

First day of school enrollment is 173 students in K-12th grade and 12 Preschool students.  Last year the school had an enrollment of 165 students in K-12 on the first day.

Students enrolled in each

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Breanne Brammer Selected for a Scholarship from National Association of Agricultural Educators

Breanne Brammer, an agricultural education major at the University of Missouri, has been selected for the Upper Division Agricultural Education Scholarship from the National Association of Agricultural Educators. Brammer’s hometown is Gallatin, Mo.

The $1,500 scholarship is awarded to upper level agricultural education majors to help offset expenses during their student teaching experience. Twenty-five students from across the United States were selected based on their academic performance as well as

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Pattonsburg receives loan for classroom lighting

Pattonsburg R-2 School Superintendent Scott Ireland reported the district has been approved for a loan for energy efficient lighting in all classrooms in the amount of $152,100. The loan is part of the Energy Loan Program from the Missouri Department of Economic Development.

Mr. Ireland met with McKinstry to go over the new building plans. The construction project is scheduled to begin around October.

In other business at the July

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