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Pattonsburg R-2 receives grant for Spanish program

Pattonsburg R-II has been notified they are one of the recipients of the Kenneth N. and Rosemary B. Williford Foundation grants awarded yearly to area schools.  The $4,000 grant will enable the district to expand the Spanish program’s activities this year.

Last year the Spanish II and III students, Kari Cruthis, C.J. Nalle, Maria Savage, Molly Nashon, and Jimmie Nalle, participated in the film festival at Warrensburg, placing first with

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Weigand to perform in marching band

Central Methodist University student Denise Weigand, from Weatherby, has been busy preparing for upcoming performances as a CMU Marching Band member. After the marching band’s performance during the first home game on Aug. 27, many are looking forward to what’s to come from the group during other home games, including the Hall of Fame game on Saturday, Sept. 17; the Family Weekend game on Saturday, Sept. 24; Saturday, Oct. 15;

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Pattonsburg grad named 2016-17 Missouri Teacher of the Year

valenti-teacher-of-year-sept2016A passion for education developed in the heart of Darbie Valenti years ago, when the actions of an elementary school art teacher changed her life.

“School is what saved me,” said Valenti, a 1998 graduate of Pattonsburg High School. “It shaped me, and it determined my life. I am purposeful in my mission to make sure that it does the same for the students in my classroom, because my life

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Hartley graduates from Missouri State

Missouri State University conferred 576 degrees to students at its 2016 summer commencement on July 29 at JQH Arena, including Grant Hartley of Pattonsburg, BS, Magna Cum Laude.

A total of 288 bachelor’s degrees, 279 master’s degrees and five doctorate degrees were conferred.

Beyond the standard expectations, seven students were recognized for their work with a more rigorous curriculum. Scholastic honors were given to seven students who graduated summa cum

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Cook completes masters

Crystal D. Cook of Springfield, formerly of Jameson, was among those who completed a Master of Arts degree at Lincoln Christian University (Lincoln, Ill.) on Aug. 31, 2016.

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Three awarded scholarships from MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

Alden awarded Elyzabeth H. Schell Scholarship

Haley Alden of Hamilton, has been awarded the Elyzabeth H. Schell Scholarship from the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Alden, a senior majoring in agribusiness management, is the daughter of Judy Alden and Ron Alden.

The Elyzabeth H. Schell Scholarship was established in 1981 by the estate of Elyzabeth Schell. The Schells were in

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Cottey College named one top 50

While other Missouri universities and colleges wrestle with increasing tuition costs and parents having fewer dollars to spend, Cottey College is proving they have a winning financial formula by becoming a top Best Value School in Missouri by BestValuesSchools.com. Cottey is listed at number 15 out of 49 institutions of higher education in the State of Missouri.
The ranking is created using National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator and

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MU grad

The University of Missouri spring semester 2016 graduation list includes Jimmie Jo Fitzwater of Altamont, Master of Education, Learning, Teaching and Curriculum – MED with an emphasis in Reading Education.

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Enrollments up in all county schools

Unofficial enrollment numbers for the five area school are as follows:

Gallatin R-5 has 651 students with 37 in preschool; 204 in elementary (K-4); 198 in middle school (5-8); and 212 in high school (9-12). Last year Gallatin reported 619 students, so enrollment is up by 32 students.

The first day of school enrollment at Winston R-6 was 185 students, with 12 in preschool; 89 in grade school (K-6); and

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