School

Two new faces at Rock Port Elementary School

Written on December 4, 2018

Michelle Garst and Sandi Riley are two new faces that students and families will now be seeing at Rock Port Elementary. Michelle Garst is the new elementary secretary. Michelle is a Rock Port native. She has a degree from Northwest Missouri State University in Elementary/Early Childhood Education. Previously, Michelle was employed at Harmon Trucking in  Continue Reading »

Letters to Santa

Written on December 4, 2018

Mrs. Hughes’ kindergarten class at Rock Port R-II School submitted the following letters (printed as received) to Santa: Dear Santa,     I would like A remote control santa, a pretend dog, a remote control Batman, a santa Mr potato head.                     Love, Carter Dear Santa,  Continue Reading »

Tarkio R-I Board of Education Meeting

Written on December 4, 2018

The Tarkio R-I Board of Education met November 19, 2018, at Tarkio High School. The meeting was called to order by Board President Jeff Meyer at 7:00 p.m. with the reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance. Attending the meeting were: board members – Jeff Meyer, Chris Yates, Steve Klute, Jamie Barnett, Sam Hannah, Garrett Wood,  Continue Reading »

Grand”friends” Day

Written on December 4, 2018

The Tarkio R-I kindergarten classes celebrated Grand”friends” Day November 30, 2018. The students sang songs, read a book, made a craft and ate lunch with their guests. (Photo submitted by Kari Taylor)

STEM Night held at Tarkio Elementary

Written on December 4, 2018

Tarkio Elementary hosted a STEM Night for students and parents November 28, 2018. There were over 90 people in attendance. Families enjoyed a light meal before participating in a variety of activities: stacking cups to make a Christmas tree, creating a marshmallow catapult, building sugar cube igloos, constructing a Christmas tree out of pipe cleaners,  Continue Reading »

News from the Superintendent’s Office

Written on November 27, 2018

Submitted by Mr. Ethan Sickels I hope this article finds you still enjoying leftovers, and that you were able to spend some quality time with family and friends during Thanksgiving last week. I could say how amazed I am that we are already to this point in our school year, but they seem to get  Continue Reading »

Rock Port Fall Athletic Banquet Dec. 5

Written on November 27, 2018

The Rock Port High School Fall Athletic Banquet will be held on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. Families and fall athletes are to bring table service and two covered dishes to the school cafeteria before the banquet starts at 6:30 p.m.

Tarkio Third Graders Perform Annual Thanksgiving Day Program

Written on November 27, 2018

The Tarkio Elementary third graders performed their Thanksgiving Day program for elementary students on Monday, November 19, and their families on Tuesday, November 20. Ben Rolf steps to the mic during the Tarkio Elementary third graders’ performance of their Thanksgiving Day program. Tarkio Elementary third graders performed their annual Thanksgiving Day program last week for  Continue Reading »

LCpl. Kieler Visits A.C. Head Start

Written on November 19, 2018

In honor of Veterans Day, the children at Atchison County Head Start were able to visit with a U.S. Marine on Thursday November 15, 2018. LCpl. Brody F. James Kieler joined the students shortly after breakfast. They were able to learn about all the places he’s visited, what he does, how long he is gone,  Continue Reading »

How to Cook a Thanksgiving Turkey

Written on November 19, 2018

The children in Ms. Amy’s, Ms. Katie’s, and Ms. Jo’s class at Atchison County Head Start have spent the last week learning about Thanksgiving traditions. They enjoyed making Indian corn prints, feathered turkeys, pumpkin pie, and so much more. One of their favorite activities was to write their own version of “How To Cook A  Continue Reading »

Tarkio R-I presents Sister Act

Written on November 19, 2018

Tarkio R-I Musical Theatre Department’s production of Sister Act was held on Friday, November 16, at 7 p.m., Saturday, November 17, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, November 18, at 2 p.m. in the Tarkio High School Auditorium. “Sister Act (music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Glenn Slater, book by Bill and Cheri Steinkellner and additional  Continue Reading »

Christmas Ball events at Tarkio

Written on November 19, 2018

The Tarkio Jr. High and High School students will take part in a Christmas Ball Saturday, December 15, 2018. The Jr. High ball will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Tarkio Community Building. The dress will be business casual (dress or slacks for ladies, khakis and polo for gentlemen). The dance is  Continue Reading »