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Fairfax Elementary students clean the playground for Earth Day

Written on April 23, 2019

Fairfax Elementary students celebrated Earth Day by cleaning the playground. Pictured above, at left, Eli Auwarter and Geb Burke hold the trash bag for Leila Knight; and below, Brady Umbarger and Mac Smith show off the haul.

2018-2019 Rock Port FFA Banquet – April 15, 2019

Written on April 23, 2019

2019-2020 Rock Port FFA Officers The 2019-2020 Rock Port Chapter officers, left to right, are: Ethan Lucas, Chaplain;  Rebekah Lucas, Reporter; RyAnne Herron, Secretary; Cody Davis, Vice President Elect; Fischer Tharp, President Elect; Joey Herron, Vice President-Elect; Ashleigh King, Treasurer; Johnny Davis, Historian; and Cayden Criger, Sentinel. Chapter FFA Degree Recipients Chapter FFA Degree recipients,  Continue Reading »

News from the Superintendent’s Office

Written on April 23, 2019

Submitted by Mr. Ethan Sickels I am so thankful for some of the beautiful weather we have had lately . . . it’s nice to enjoy the sunshine after the challenging winter and spring many of us have faced. I do want to start out by saying thank you to everyone who has helped the  Continue Reading »

Kids Heart Challenge

Written on April 23, 2019

The American Heart Association presented a School Recognition Banner and Certificate to Coach Jayme Wood for leading Kids Heart Challenge this year at Tarkio Elementary. She was also recognized for her six years as a great volunteer.

Students attend FBLA State Leadership Conference

Written on April 23, 2019

Hallee Bradley, left, and RyAnne Herron, right, qualified for state but did not go on the trip to Springfield. They were able to compete by taking their tests on-site ahead of time. Hallee qualified for state by placing fifth in Accounting II (at districts). RyAnne qualified for state by placing fifth in Introduction to Business  Continue Reading »

Preschoolers visit the zoo

Written on April 16, 2019

Honey Tree Nursery School students of Tarkio visited the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Nebraska, on Friday, April 12, 2019. It was cold day, but they made the best of it with their small group. Pictured above are Charlie White, Portia Ingram, Sage Sundermann, Cohen Lundquist, Stason Sundermann, and Honey Tree teacher Afton Hannah. (Submitted  Continue Reading »

Rock Port musicians perform with MWSU Honor Choir

Written on April 16, 2019

RyAnne Herron, left, Rebekah Lucas, middle, and Josie Watkins, right, were selected to participate in the Missouri Western State University Honor Choir. Participants rehearsed all afternoon with Dr. Elise Hepworth and performed a concert that evening at the MWSU Fulkerson Center.

Navin medals in Missouri SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference

Written on April 16, 2019

Jayce Navin placed 5th in welding at the Missouri SkillsUSA Competition Saturday, April 6, 2019. He qualified for state with a 2nd place finish at Districts. Jayce is a senior at Tarkio High School and attends Northwest Technical School in Maryville, Missouri. (Navin photo)

Literacy party for Tarkio students

Written on April 16, 2019

Keely and Kymm Bredensteiner check out one of the available books to read at the STARBOOKS Book Tasting Party for the 2nd and 3rd grade families on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Tarkio Elementary. (Submitted By Jennifer Peregrine) The Tarkio R-I 2nd and 3rd grade teachers hosted a STARBOOKS Book Tasting Party for the 2nd  Continue Reading »

Senior job shadowing

Written on April 16, 2019

Tarkio High School seniors job shadowed at area businesses on Friday, April 12, 2019. Kaely Kirwan, above right, will be studying mortuary science when she goes to college in the fall, so she job shadowed Shawn Minter, above left, owner and operator of Davis Funeral Home in Tarkio and Minter Funeral Chapel in Rock Port.  Continue Reading »

Mary Combs Pediatric Orientation held at CH-F

Written on April 16, 2019

The 2019 Mary Combs Memorial Pediatric Orientation has kicked off at Community Hospital-Fairfax. The Tarkio first grade classes of Mrs. Ohrt and Mrs. Hull visited the hospital Friday, April 12, 2019. The students received a tour of the hospital and met many of the staff. Then they “played hospital” by dressing up as doctors, nurses  Continue Reading »

Students compete at MWSU Chemathon

Written on April 16, 2019

Rock Port students RyAnne Herron, Mackenzie Lager, Harlee Pritt, Kadyn Dowdy, and Ethan Lucas (pictured above, left to right) recently competed in a Chemathon competition. Rock Port sophomores RyAnne Herron, left, and Ethan Lucas, right, placed in the top 10. Missouri Western State University held a Chemathon competition April 9 on campus. The day consisted  Continue Reading »