The Rock Port Battle of the Books participants gathered on Friday, March 10, 2017 to have lunch and get pumped up about the competition on Friday, March 31, 2017. Front row:(L to R) Malachi Skillen, Stevie Pritt, Kenny Brion, Claire Spiegel, Payten Shrader, Avery Meyerkorth and Ryland Garst. Row two: Dylan Kemerling, Jaysa Welch, Anneliese Clauson, Teagan Green, Reagan Walker, Bannack Skillen, Brogan Krutz, and Tyler Pebley. Row three: Kyler Hughes, Mikayla Makings, Aidan Burke, Micah Makings, Jarrett Hunter, Tarkia Patel, Riley Walker, Kylie Beasing and Jayden Krutz. The 11th Annual Battle of the Books will be held on Friday,…
The Rock Port Girls’ Basketball Team was recognized at the athletic winter sports banquet on March 13, 2017. Attending the banquet were team members, from left to right: front row – Jackie Bradley*, Journi Burke*, Dayle Davis*, Cortney LaHue*, Shelbie Gaines*, and Montana Martin*. Back row: Hannah Miller*, Catyn Chamberlain*, Jacie McMahon*, Kelcie Gaines*, Darius Skillen*, and Rebekah Lucas. Not pictured is Hannah Brown. On Monday, March 13, 2017 the Rock Port winter athletic sports banquet was held at 6:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room of Rock Port Schools. Mr. Craig Walker, Rock Port R-II School District Superintendent, welcomed everyone…
The East Atchison Girls’ Basketball Team was recognized at the winter athletic banquet March 9 in Fairfax. Attending the banquet were team members, from left to right: front row – Prima Mangkasing, Tawni Martin, Jesse Graves, Grace Martin, Shelbey Morris, Lily Graves, and Madison Lesher; and back row – Shelby McCartney, Alyssa Garrison, Jaycee Graves, Kilea Cooper, Madison Ohrt, Kinley Thornhill, Cat Prater, and Kaely Kirwan. The East Atchison Boys’ Basketball Team was recognized at the winter athletic banquet March 9 in Fairfax. Attending the banquet were team…
Senior 2017 Montana Martin Plans after high school?: Attend the University of Missouri-Columbia and major in health science. Advice to underclassmen?: Having a few really good friends is way better than having a ton of mediocre friends. Weird habit you have?: I have to eat at designated meal times. Favorite song?: “Needed Me” by Rihanna Best Memory?: The summer of my senior year, Jade, Shelbie, and I spent a week traveling around Denver, Colo. Most challenging task as a senior?: Balancing homework, sports practices, a social life, and sleep. Favorite year of high school?: My junior year because my classes…
Fifth grader Paycee Slusher relaxes on a pillow while reading SCAT during Read Across America. First grader Bentley Teten participates in the Read Across America by reading Junie B. Jones Has A Monster Under Her Bed. Rock Port students participated in this year’s Read Across America day on Friday, March 10, 2017 by reading their books quietly in the hallways with pillows and blankets. The National Education Association’s (NEA) Read Across America is an annual reading program designed to motivate every child in every community to celebrate reading which is an important factor in student achievement. Research…
RPJH Wrestling at Albany Rock Port Junior High traveled to Albany on Monday, March 6 to compete in a tournament. The other teams that were included were Albany, East Atchison, North Andrew, Polo, South Harrison and Stanberry. Individual Results: Remington Stoner 2-0 Colby Lansdown 2-0 Gabe Abbott 2-1 Colton Stevens 1-2 Ryan Bradley 1-2 Jagger Freemyer 1-2 Austin Wallace 2-1 2017 Junior High Wrestling Season records: Colby Lansdown 15-4 Remington Stoner 9-5 Gabe Abbott 15-2 Ryan Bradley 9-12 Jagger Freemyer 8-11 Austin Wallace 14-5 Colton Stevens 11-6 Overall we finished with a record of 81-45. The JH had a great…
Fairfax trap shooters compete in event- The Fairfax High School Trap Shoot Team participated in an event Monday, March 6, 2017. Team members include Zach Garrison, Jonathan Brown, Trey Agnew, Jordan Sutter, Alyssa Beck, Leslie Bradley, Tyler Brown, Tacy Mitchell, Jaycee Graves, and Jesse Graves. District Music Contest- Fairfax High School music students are preparing for District Solo/Ensemble Contest Saturday, April 1, 2017. The event will be held at St. Joseph Christian High School in St. Joseph, Missouri. Fairfax Scholar Bowl Team hosts event- The Fairfax High School Scholar Bowl Team hosted a competition Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at the…
Kenisyn Yost enjoys looking at her book Happy Camper Book Fair – S’more fun with books! Tarkio Elementary hosted a Happy Camper Book Fair – S’more fun with books last week in the school’s library. The book fair is an event geared to excite children about reading and learning while raising money to purchase new books and materials for the library. Pictured taking a look at some of the books available for purchase are Kids’ Korner students Mikayla Smith, Lincoln Hogue. …
Goldie Barnes, co-editor of the Fairfax R-3 Yearbook, spoke at the March 7 Fairfax Optimist Club meeting. The Optimists voted to donate $150 to help pay past yearbook expenses. In other business, the club voted to donate $500 to help purchase MAP t-shirts for students and teachers at Fairfax R-3. Plans were made for the sports/activities breakfast March 21 at 7:00 a.m. and plans for the family fun night on April 7 were approved. The club is still looking for volunteers to organize the Queen Contest for the Fairfax Fair.
Kris Umbarger, from the Office of Foundation Fund Development at CommunityHospital-Fairfax, was the guest speaker at the meeting of the Tarkio Rotary Club on Tuesday, March7. Kris shared with the Rotarians the mission of the foundation is to support the quality of care provided by Community Hospital. She noted that the Celebrity Waiter dinner is coming up on March 25. She has in place 60 student waiter volunteers, 30 costumed waiter volunteers and 30 performers. She also spoke of the Grow Your Own Scholarship program that supports local students in the area of healthcare.