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VFW and Ladies Auxiliary Host Awards

Announce contest winners, teacher of year

Frank Frazier VFW Post 2172 and the Ladies Auxiliary hosted the annual awards banquet on Feb. 28 at the First Christian Church in Gallatin. Voice of Democracy contest winners were: first place Adam Sullivan received $50, second place Jakob Axton received $30 and third place Aubrey Burns receiving $25. They each received certificates and medals.

Winners of the Patriot Pen Contest were first place

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Winston Honor Roll Announced

Winston ended third quarter on March 10, 2015. The following elementary students were awarded with perfect attendance certificates: Amy Caldwell, Kyle Christensen, Megan Christesen, Austin Green, Emme Heldenbrand, Jakub Hisel, Jordan Hoppenthaler, Hannah Hullinger, Brian Lewis, Jacob Muessig, Isabel Robinson, Joel Shelman, Jacob Uthe, Marissa Uthe, and Trinaty West.

Students awarded for making the Elementary “A” Honor Roll include: Evan Caldwell, Kaiden Martin, Adin Pierce, Summer Waln, Alyssa Batson,

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Winston Gets Bus with Grant

The Winston R-6 Board of Education accepted a bid for a 53 passenger bus from Central States Buses during their meeting held March 16. The bus will be purchased with the help of an EPA Clean Diesel Grant.

School bus inspections are scheduled for April 9 in Gallatin.

Aaron Piburn will place an electronic message board in front of the Winston R-6 school building as an Eagle Scout Project. The

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Salaries Set at North Daviess

Pat Baker resigns after 33 years

The 2015-2016 salary schedule was accepted during the meeting of the North Daviess R-3 Board of Education held March 16. Teachers will advance a step for next year.

A resignation letter was accepted from Patricia Baker. She plans to retire at the end of the school year, after 33 years of service.

All tenured teaching contracts were approved. Contracts were offered to Meredith Doty,

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Hamilton’s Fairchild Announces Retirement

In November, Penney High School said farewell to its greatest high school football player, Kellen Overstreet. On Tuesday, the Hornets also bid goodbye to their greatest coach.

Dave Fairchild announced his retirement Tuesday in a quiet way, telling his players in a group meeting, “It was a difficult decision to make and I expect you to continue to work hard.”

Fairchild is the only head coach current Hamilton players have

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One Local Student’s Effort to End Childhood Hunger

Maile presents to a class.

GHS student Maile Cook has been working recently on an FCCLA project about ending childhood hunger. Over the past several months, she has presented to groups of students about the childhood hunger trends locally and nationally. Her goal is to give the students an idea of how many children in our school suffer from childhood hunger, and persuade them to help or take a stand

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Local Student Invited on Trip with Honor Choir

Seeks help from community with expenses

Jasmine Ramirez would like to travel to Honolulu, Hawaii, June 16-22, to sing with Honor Choir USA, and is seeking sponsors from the community to raise funds to help pay for traveling expenses.

“I’ve been singing all of my life and am very excited to go,” said Jasmine, who is a member of the Gallatin choir and has competed in state music contests and

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Rogers Selected for State Academic Honor

Gallatin High School senior Rachel Rogers has been selected for the 2015 Missouri Scholars 100, a statewide program that honors 100 of Missouri’s top academic students in the graduating class of 2015. The announcement was made by Stan Coulson, principal at Gallatin High School. Students will be recognized at a luncheon at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia on Sunday, April 26.

Missouri Scholars 100 is a program sponsored

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Girls and Boys State Delegates

Five GHS Juniors, Coby Brogan, Sam Coulson, Aubrey Burns, Tristen Wilson, and Chase Morrison, have been selected to attend Missouri Girls State and Missouri Boys State at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg during the month of June.  These programs are hosted by the American Legion and provide students with an opportunity to live together as self-governing communities. The week-long activities are designed to inform participants about the duties,

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