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Jeremy Ruth of Gallatin selected for Harding University marching band

Jeremy Ruth of Gallatin has been selected for the 2016-17 Harding University Thundering Herd marching band. Ruth plays the tenors. The band performs at all home football games and selected fall exhibitions and parades.

The band consists of instrumentalists including woodwind players, brass players and percussionists from all majors. The marching band is directed by Dr. Wesley Parker, assistant professor of music.

Ruth began the 2016 Thundering Herd season with

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North Daviess Senior Carnival set for Oct. 7

North Daviess will hold a Senior Carnival on Friday, Oct. 7, with dinner served at 5:30 p.m.

The carnival begins at 6:15 p.m. with bingo, silent auction, plinko, duck pond, prize wheel, basketball shoot, jail, ring toss, cake drawings and dart throw. A king and queen will be crowned from the elementary. Voting for candidates requires a penny a vote. Voting will end at 7 p.m. and crowning will be

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Smithfield donates bottled water


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For the fifth consecutive year, Smithfield Hog Production Division–Missouri donated bottled water to area schools to be sold in concessions for fundraising or used for other purposes throughout the school year.  This year 1,940 cases of bottled water were donated to 21 area schools.  Among the schools receiving up to 100 cases each of bottled water were Gallatin and Winston.  Students, faculty, and staff from each

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GHS Homecoming: Throwback Through the Decades

GHS Homecoming week will be Sept. 26-30, with the theme of “Throwback through the Decades.”

In addition to homecoming GHS will be joining Princeton High school during this week to show support for Childhood Cancer Awareness. Please join the schools in displaying yellow along with GHS red and black this week.

Spirit Days for High School and Middle School are as follows: Monday:  Get up and Go Day; Tuesday : 

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Sarabeth Michael chosen for All-District Choir

school-choir-michaelSarabeth Michael, a sophomore at Gallatin R-5, has been selected for All-District Choir.

On Sept. 17 approximately 400 students traveled to Missouri Western State College to audition for the Northwest District Choir. While many had high hopes of making the group, only 183 students were chosen. This choir is made up of students enrolled as freshman through seniors. The group will meet on Saturday, Oct. 22, and rehearse all day

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Turning markers into fuel

Gallatin School District is excited to tell patrons about a very special program at the school. It’s called Crayola ColorCycle — an amazing program devised to turn used markers into energy!

All around Gallatin R-5 students and teachers will be collecting used markers that are ready to be discarded. The markers will be sent to a facility where they will be converted into clean fuel. This fuel can be used

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Two aide positions filled at R-5

Kristen Marble was offered the special education teacher (SPED) aide position and Jennifer Redman was offered the part time Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) aide position for the 2016-17 school year during the meeting of the Gallatin R-5 Board of Education held Sept. 15.

During public comment Sarah Bird — representing the after prom lock-in parents — presented fundraiser requests for approval. Requests were approved and included: letter writing, chili

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Winston students attend FFA science day

school-winston-ffaSixteen members of the Winston FFA Chapter attended the Hundley-Whaley FFA Ag Science Day in Albany on Sept. 15, where they listened to guest speakers on various agriculture topics including agronomy, conservation, technology, and machinery. Some students were brave enough to reach into the rumen compartment of a dairy cow’s stomach. Katie Martin is the instructor in agricultural education/FFA at Winston R-6 School District. Pictured are, left to right, front

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Student Receives E2 Education Empowers Scholarship

student-scol-ramirez-education-empowersJasmine Ramirez of Gallatin has been awarded the E2 Education Empowers Scholarship. This is a $600 scholarship and is renewable for three additional semesters, provided the student achieves a 3.0 minimum grade point average and maintains continuous full-time status. The award can be applied to tuition, fees, residence hall fees or books.

The E2 Education Empowers program places emphasis on better jobs, better wages, healthier people, and thriving communities through

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