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Spelling Bee Winners Head to Regionals

The Daviess County Spelling Bee was held in Gallatin on Feb. 12. The first place winner was seventh grader Aubrey Burns, daughter of Kristi and Stacy Burns from Gallatin. Second place was sixth grader Karina Hacking, daughter of Mary and Ben Hacking from Gallatin. Third place was Kadence Shipers, daughter of Todd and Joni Shipers from Pattonsburg.

First and second place winners will compete at the Northwest Missouri Regional Spelling

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GRC Membership to 15; Meeting Could Decide Divisions

One day after Milan school officials announced they have accepted an offer to join the Grand River Conference, Putnam County High School officials have announced the intention of moving to the league, bringing the GRC membership for 2016-2017 to 15 schools.

With the addition of Milan and Putnam County, both former Tri-Rivers Conference members, to the GRC, a revision of the two-division structure adopted at a Feb. 6 meeting will

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Architect Will Go Over Plans for New School with Board

Final plans for the new addition to the Gallatin school have been made and Edwin Korff, architect, Prairie Village, Kan, will be at the school from 11-12 a.m. on Feb. 26, to go over the plans with the R-5 Board of Education. Plans are in the works to open the bidding process after that meeting. Once bids have been taken and discussed, a final decision as to whether to move

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GHS FBLA Holds Drive, Delivers to Ronald McDonald House

The Gallatin FBLA chapter held a Ronald McDonald Wish List Drive the week of Dec. 10-16. Students at Gallatin Junior-Senior High School were divided up into teams by their homerooms and challenged to bring as many items as they could from the list provided to them. The winners of the Wish List Homeroom Challenge were given free movie tickets to the charity Christmas movie provided by FBLA. The second place

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Winston Junior High Band is #1 at Competition

Seven members of the Winston Junior High Band travelled to Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville for their annual Band Junior High Solo Contest on Feb. 21. Performers were ranked from 1 being the best in a scale of 1,2, and 3 by a professional musician of the same instrument. All seven members earned a 1 rating for a superior performance of their solos.

Band members are pictured, left to

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Winston Hires CATCO to Repair Water Pipe Damage

The Winston R-2 Board of Education met with Rob Bigler from CATCO about repairing the damaged boiler room attached to the side of the school and approved CATCO to make the repairs during their Feb. 16 meeting. Superintendent Brian Robinson stated the school’s insurance company had not yet determined an estimated cost for the repairs.

Mr. Robinson said the school lost water Feb. 11 due to a break in the

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R-3 Continues Search for SUPT, Five Applications Received

A principal’s contract was offered to Daniel Street for the 2015-16 school year during the Feb. 16 meeting of the North Daviess R-3 Board of Education.

Five applications have been received for superintendent. The district will continue to accept applications until Feb. 25. The resignation of Wendell Burns as superintendent was accepted during a special meeting held Feb. 2. Mr. Burns was offered a half-time high school counseling position at

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Winston Among Schools to Receive $515,000 for Buses

Ten Missouri school districts, including Winston R-6, will be able to upgrade their bus fleets to new, cleaner buses with a total of $515,000 in rebates from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The school districts will receive rebates through EPA’s Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) funding to replace existing diesel school buses.

Missouri districts include: Winston R-VI School District, $35,000 for two buses; Cozad Transportation LLC, $20,000, for one bus;

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Weigand in Concert Band at CMU

Denise Weigand is a member of the Concert Band at Central Methodist University in Fayette. Weigand is a Physics major from Weatherby and a graduate of Winston High School.

On March 5, the Concert Band of Central Methodist University boards a bus for its yearly six-day tour around Missouri, performing for schools and in churches.

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