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Blue Jay Stadium closed during track resurfacing

Written on August 20, 2019

Blue Jay Stadium in Rock Port will be closed beginning the week of August 26 as work begins to tear off and resurface the track. The track will reopen as soon as possible.

A new school year for Atchison County schools

Written on August 20, 2019

Tarkio High School Counselor Tracy Cooper, left, hands incoming 8th grader Dalaynie Drummond her schedule at registration. Tarkio R-I students returned to school on Tuesday, August 20. Pictured with their parents, Josh and Telesa Lundy, Eli and Elizabeth Lundy were among the excited Tarkio Elementary students who attended the Back-To-School Night Monday, August 19, 2019.  Continue Reading »

News from the Superintendent

Written on August 20, 2019

Submitted by Ethan Sickels, Rock Port R-II Superintendent We are off and running! After a challenging summer, I am truly glad to see everyone back in the building. This is always an exciting time of the year, and I look forward to fantastic learning opportunities and continued success for our students during the 2019-20 school  Continue Reading »

Tarkio R-I makes changes for students walking to school

Written on August 20, 2019

For the past few months, Tarkio R-I has discussed ways of ensuring the safety of students who walk to school and walk home from school. The highways and Pine Street are very busy of a morning and afternoon and pose a danger for walkers. The school recently sent out a letter to all parents whose  Continue Reading »

Tarkio FBLA chapter attends CLUE

Written on August 13, 2019

Tarkio FBLA officers Brynnan Poppa, Ashlynn Meyer, Bryli Staten, Allison Yates, Mercedes Parshall, Ella Rolf (pictured above, left to right) attended CLUE in Chillicothe, Missouri. The officers were accompanied by Adviser Stephanie Parsons. By Brynnan Poppa, Reporter On Thursday July 18, six officers of the Tarkio FBLA chapter attended CLUE in Chillicothe, Missouri. CLUE stands  Continue Reading »

Fairfax R-3 registration

Written on August 13, 2019

Fairfax R-3 parents Garrett and Jennifer Vernon and Ashley Grossman and Brett Johnson register their children for school Tuesday, August 6, 2019. Fairfax R-3’s first day of the 2019-20 school year is Thursday, August 15.

Rotary hosting Welcome Back-to-School Picnic Aug. 22

Written on August 13, 2019

The Rock Port Rotary Club will host a “Welcome Back-to-School Picnic” Thursday, August 22. The Rotary Club will serve hamburgers and hot dogs for that evening in the cafeteria from 5:00-6:15 p.m. All elementary students (K-6) and their parents may visit with teachers from 5:00-6:00 p.m.

EA athletes invited to ice cream social

Written on August 13, 2019

The East Atchison Wolves athletes (all sports) and their families are invited to the Tarkio Lions Club/East Atchison Booster Club Ice Cream Social August 19 at 5:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Tarkio Activity Center.

Fairfax R-3 Board of Education

Written on August 6, 2019

The Fairfax R-3 Board of Education met July 18, 2019, at the school in Fairfax, Missouri. Board president Mike Lewis called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. Board members present were Mike Lewis, Marshal Oswald, Jon Graves, Sam O’Riley, Chris Smith, Josh Oswald, and Doug Miller. Others present were Superintendent Jeremy Burright and board  Continue Reading »

Rock Port R-II School Board meeting held

Written on August 6, 2019

The Rock Port R-II School Board of Education held a regular meeting July 18, 2019. President Jeremy Davis called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. Other members present were Rich Dewhirst, Harold Lawrence, and Dan Lucas. Clay Vogler entered the meeting at 6:05 p.m., Afton Schomburg entered the meeting at 6:10 p.m., and Ken  Continue Reading »

Students are on the move!

Written on August 6, 2019

Students across Missouri are preparing to begin their 2019-2020 school year. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reminds drivers this brings a change in traffic patterns – school buses and parents taking their children to school will join other motorists on the road and affect the morning and afternoon commute. In good weather, pedestrian and bicycle  Continue Reading »

Atchison County students to return to school for 2019-20 year

Written on August 6, 2019

Summer break is coming to an end and students in Atchison County will be returning to school in the next two weeks for the 2019-20 school year. FAIRFAX R-3 Fairfax students are required to register for school on Tuesday, August 6, from 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. in the school library. Seventh grade orientation will be held  Continue Reading »