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Smart Steps enrollment

Written on March 6, 2018

Tarkio’s FCCLA students will be hosting a junior high and high school competition to help with donations for the C.A.R.E. house, the women’s shelter for Atchison County victims of domestic violence. Anywhere between March 5-15th, you can help by donating the following items (new please): blankets, sweatpants/sweat­shirts, hy­giene products, socks, toi­let paper, and laundry de­tergent.  Continue Reading »

TKO FCCLA accepting donations for C.A.R.E. house

Written on March 6, 2018

Tarkio’s FCCLA students will be hosting a junior high and high school competition to help with donations for the C.A.R.E. house, the women’s shelter for Atchison County victims of domestic violence. Anywhere between March 5-15th, you can help by donating the following items (new please): blankets, sweatpants/sweat­shirts, hy­giene products, socks, toi­let paper, and laundry de­tergent.  Continue Reading »

“Cat in the Hat” vists Head Start

Written on March 6, 2018

Pictured is Ms. Sandi’s and Ms. Mary’s class with the “Cat in the Hat” on Friday, March 2, for Pajama Day. This past week in Ms. Sandi’s and Ms. Mary’s class the children celebrated Dr. Seuss’s birthday. They enjoyed reading numerous Dr. Seuss books along with dressing up silly on different days. They even had  Continue Reading »

Little Jays’ Preschool 18-19 Registration

Written on March 6, 2018

Little Jays’ Preschool 2018-19 registration for half day and full day openings will be on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 6 p.m. in the Rock Port High School Gymnasium. Please bring a copy of your child’s social security card, birth certificate, immunizations and a $35 registration fee. A copy of the handbook is available at  Continue Reading »

Colin Joesting presented with two scholarships

Written on March 6, 2018

Colin Joesting, a senior at Tarkio High School and the son of Steve and Julie Joesting, was awarded a $500 Music Scholarship from the Nebraska City Apple Corps March 3, 2018. (Photo Submitted By Julie Joesting) Colin Joesting, a senior at Tarkio High School and the son of Steve and Julie Joesting, was awarded a  Continue Reading »

Early childhood screenings

Written on March 6, 2018

Early Childhood Screenings for children ages 3-5 who are NOT entering kindergarten in the fall will be held March 21 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Tarkio Elementary. These screenings will check your child’s development in the areas of language, motor and concepts. They also receive a hearing and vision screening from the school  Continue Reading »

Blue Jay Scholar Bowl sweeps meet

Written on March 6, 2018

The Blue Jays traveled to Barnard on March 1st for the first of five quad meets for the 275 Conference season.  The Blue Jays took flight with three victories scoring 210 – 60 over South Holt, 240 – 30 over South Nodaway, and 210 – 60 over Osborn.  Points scored were captain Mercer Deatz –  Continue Reading »

THS Academic Bowl Team

Written on March 6, 2018

Tarkio High School’s first Academic Meet was Thursday, March 1, at West Nodaway. The first match was a tough one against Union Star. The team tied 120 to 120 at the end of regulation play. In overtime, THS lost by one point, 121 to 122. The second match against West Nodaway was won 120 to  Continue Reading »

Blue Jays of the Week for February ~ Honesty

Written on March 6, 2018

February Blue Jays of the Week were recognized for showing HONESTY – Front row, left to right- Thatcher Gray, Abilene Moore, Ellie Garst, Madison Wilroy, Paisley Moore, Clara Hays, Isabella Kroeger, Alex Gibson, Ryan Sharpless, and Jack Bailey; middle row- Keira Roup, Jacoby Driskell, Brock Sebek-Holmes, Greyson Henning, Aidan Smyser, Justin Kuhns, Jaysen Hudson, and  Continue Reading »

DATE CHANGE RPHS Winter Athletic Banquet March 22

Written on March 6, 2018

The Rock Port High School  Winter Athletic Banquet will be held Thursday, March 22, at 6 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 two covered dishes and their own table service as well.

Pennies for Patients

Written on March 6, 2018

From March 6-15, 2018, Tarkio R-I students will have the opportunity to learn firsthand the powerful feeling that comes from helping others. Tarkio FCCLA is sponsoring Pennies for Patients, a service learning program in which students collect spare change to help children with blood cancer. Nickels, dimes, quarters, bills and checks (made payable to LLS)  Continue Reading »

Richard E. Miller Automotive Scholarship

Written on March 6, 2018

The family of Richard E. Miller is pleased to once again invite Atchison County students who intend to continue their education in the area of automotive mechanics to apply for a scholarship in Richard’s name. Richard lived his entire life in northwest Missouri, except for his time spent in the military.  From early childhood and  Continue Reading »