Category: School

A Perfect 10 Salon owner, Lisa Farmer gives Ellie Garst a manicure. Ellie was among several that used their Chamber Bucks rewards from summer school at A Perfect 10.                 Stephanie Dearmont tends…

Summer vacation has just started and kids don’t want to think about it, but school will be starting in just two months. The Rock Port School Supplies Project began on June 11. This year there are 59 students who need…

Submitted by Dustin Lambertsen Sixty-six FFA members from across the state participated in the Missouri FFA Public Speaking Academy held June 5-7, 2018, on the University of Central Missouri campus. The Missouri FFA, along with Case IH, made it possible…

The Tarkio R-I Board of Education met in special session June 7, 2018, in the board meeting room at Tarkio High School. The meeting was called to order by President Jeff Meyer at 7 p.m. Those in attendance were board…

The Rock Port R-II School Board of Education met May 15, 2018. President Jeremy Davis called the regular meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Other members present were Afton Schomburg, Ken Miller, Rich Dewhirst, Dan Lucas, and Clay Vogler. Member…

The fourth and fifth graders visited Pleasant View during summer school on May 30th.  They played flyswatter volleyball with residents. This year’s summer school theme is “Game On.” Summer school class in the park was a hit. The students also…

(Submitted By Susan Fentiman) Photos by the Atchison County Mail While Mrs. Libby Lotter was on maternity leave, her class in Fairfax, Missouri, enjoyed studying about the Titanic. Tate Johnson, Cyle Gilpin, Joaquin Hill, and Austin Helfers started in a…

Tarkio Elementary, represented by Interim Principal Kari Taylor, left, and teacher Cindy Rolf, right, has received a $4,305 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant for additions to the Makerspace in the Innovation Classroom. Tarkio R-I Elementary School has received a $4,305…

Tarkio R-I Elementary students were recognized for their outstanding achievements for the 2017-18 school year. The 1st-3rd graders (above) and the 4th-6th graders (at right) were honored for their Accelated Read­er (AR) points, per­fect attendance, math and science skills, writing,…

Kelly Morris recognized her outstanding English students at the awards assembly, including Braden Graves, Olivia Morris, Gena Mitchell, Kilea Cooper, Shelbey Morris, and Dylan Jeffords. Novels student Karrigan Bowling is not pictured. Jeremy Palmer recognized the outstanding agriculture students at…