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Rock Port Elementary receives national recognition for Project Lead the Way

Written on March 19, 2019

A group of Rock Port Elementary students gather with Project Lead the Way CEO Vince Bertram to accept their award for being named a PLTW Distinguished School. To celebrate, the school held a special reception with pizza for students and their families before showing everyone their STEM projects. Rock Port R-II Elementary has been recognized  Continue Reading »

Scholar Bowl Top 8 Tournament

Written on March 19, 2019

The Scholar Bowl Top Eight Tournament will be held Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at DeKalb, Missouri.

Blue Jays 11-0 in the 275 Conference

Written on March 19, 2019

Blue Jay Varsity Scholar Bowl competed in the 275 Conference Quad Meet in Mound City March 14. Team members include, from left to right: Josie Watkins, Riley Vogler, Preston Jones, Ayden Wilroy, Ethan Lucas, and Zach Clauson. The team is coached by Trudy Herron, back. (Photo submitted by Mound City News) Riley Vogler, Josie Watkins,  Continue Reading »

Tarkio Scholar Bowl Team hosts meet

Written on March 19, 2019

Tarkio Scholar Bowl Team members include, from left to right: front row – Aaron Schlueter, Cat Prater, Devin Guajardo, and Stormy Nordhausen; and back row – Anna Klute, Haley Garrison, Alexis Brown, Jae Barnett, Braiden Wennihan, and Bo Graves. They are coached by Mark Staten. The Tarkio High School Scholar Bowl Team took on South  Continue Reading »

Parent/Teacher Conferences held in Tarkio

Written on March 19, 2019

Carrie Driskell, Tarkio Elementary 4th grade teacher, second from left, leads a parent/teacher conference on Thursday, March 14, with her student Chase Pearson, second from right, and his parents, Ambera and Josh Pearson. Tarkio Elementary 2nd grade teacher Laura Forehand, back middle, meets with her student Keely Bredensteiner, front middle, and her parents, Shane and  Continue Reading »

Jump Rope for Heart

Written on March 19, 2019

On Wednesday, March 13, 2019, the Tarkio Wellness Committee hosted a Jump Rope for Heart event at the high school for grades K-5. A total of 44 kids participated. At the end of the night, those children who attended got a smoothie and a jump rope. (Submitted by Jayme Wood)

RPHS Winter Athletic Banquet

Written on March 12, 2019

The Rock Port High School Winter Athletic Banquet will be held Wednesday, March 13, at 6:00 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Students who participated in basketball, wrestling, basketball cheerleading or dance team will be honored at the event.  Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish and their own table service as well.

Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash in Tarkio

Written on March 12, 2019

Linda Clemente, Ted Harshbarger (Sam I Am, above on back right), and Bill Clemente (above on front right) visited Tarkio Elementary School for the annual Dr. Seuss program. The kindergarten and first graders, a loud and happy group of youngsters, enjoyed the entertainment, as well as the entertainers. Ted began the festivities, reading Cat in  Continue Reading »

Fairfax students celebrate Dr. Seuss Week

Written on March 12, 2019

Last week, the Fairfax Elementary celebrated Dr. Seuss Week with multiple activities and guest readers. The students were lucky enough to have community members volunteer their time to read to preschool through 6th grade. Pictured is community member and Community Hospital-Fairfax employee Kris Umbarger reading to the students. Not pictured are Fairfax business owner Dana  Continue Reading »

Livengood named FCCLA Region 1 Administrator of the Year

Written on March 12, 2019

Tarkio High School Principal Carrie Livengood, right, was named Missouri FCCLA Region 1 Administrator of the Year at an awards and installation banquet held at Crossroads Church in Grant City, Missouri, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Mrs. Livengood was recognized for her support of FCCLA and all she does for the students at Tarkio High School.  Continue Reading »

THS Baccalaureate

Written on March 12, 2019

Baccalaureate for the Tarkio High School Class of 2019 is scheduled for Sunday, April 7, at the Tarkio Presbyterian Church. Sponsored by the Tarkio/Westboro Ministerial Alliance, the event will include dinner for the graduates and their guest at 6:00 p.m. followed by the community-invited service at 7:00 p.m. Seniors are asked to RSVP by texting  Continue Reading »

THS Junior/Senior Prom – “A Country Night Under The Lights” April 13

Written on March 12, 2019

The 2019 Tarkio High School Junior/Senior Prom will be held on Saturday, April 13. A promenade will be held at 6:00 p.m. at the Tarkio High School Gym so that parents and members of the community can take pictures of the students in their prom attire. The junior class is serving dinner for prom attendees  Continue Reading »