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Marching Indians perform for nursing home residents

Written on October 20, 2020

The Tarkio High School Band traveled to Tarkio Rehabilitation and Health Care Tuesday morning, October 13, 2020, to perform a variety of songs for the residents, who have been kept inside – except for a few occasions – since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This pandemic has been rough on the residents, who have  Continue Reading »

Elementary Blue Jay Bulletin

Written on October 20, 2020

Submitted by Stephen Waigand Principal, Rock Port Elementary The first quarter of the 2020-21 school year is in the books and we are thankful to have been in-person for those days! A special thank you to parents, students, and staff on your support with the measures we have in place. Looking ahead, we have a  Continue Reading »

NHS inducts new members

Written on October 20, 2020

New members of Rock Port R-II National Honor Society, from left to right, are: front row – Katelynn Ottmann, Aubrey Watkins, Tayleigh Huntley, Macie Hale, and Kierstyn Jakub; and back row – Marissa Roybal, Holden Farmer, Ethan Lucas, and Angylena Owens. Current members of the Rock Port R-II National Honor Society, from left to right,  Continue Reading »

Fairfax Fire Department visits school

Written on October 20, 2020

The Fairfax Volunteer Fire Department visited Fairfax R-3 School Friday, October 16. Students were given rides on the fire truck. Waiting for their ride are the preschool students, pictured above from left to right: Ayden Harber, Brooks Mayall, Scout Smith, Zoe Riley, Garrett Wintz, Paisleigh Daugherty, Jo Hurst, Ellee Salmond, Annistyn Schebaum, Abbi Umbarger, Nash  Continue Reading »

Students clean up school grounds

Written on October 20, 2020

The Tarkio Elementary 4th graders picked up leaves on the playground last week and filled some pumpkin leaf bags to not only clean up the grounds, but also to help decorate for fall. Pictured are, from left to right: front row – Keely Bredensteiner, Alegra Broderick, Raelynn Sachs, Xander Moore, Bentlee Gladman, Gracie Walker, and  Continue Reading »

Parent-Teacher Conferences in Atchison County schools

Written on October 20, 2020

Tarkio R-I Tarkio R-I has reached the end of the first quarter for the 2020-21 school year and parent-teacher conferences have been scheduled. Due to COVID-19 concerns, the school has made changes to how the conferences will take place this year. Parent-teacher conferences will be held in person or by phone October 22 from 1:00-7:00  Continue Reading »

Fire Prevention Week

Written on October 13, 2020

The month of October is noted for many things. One in particular is fire prevention. Each year the Rock Port Volunteer Fire Department goes to Rock Port Elementary to talk with the classes about the importance of fire safety. Pictured above are Treyton Lewis and Kory Paris as they are dressed in full gear to  Continue Reading »

Tarkio Parent-Teacher Conferences Oct. 22

Written on October 13, 2020

Tarkio R-I has reached the end of the first quarter for the 2020-21 school year and parent-teacher conferences have been scheduled. Due to COVID-19 concerns, the school has made changes to how the conferences will take place this year. Parent-teacher conferences will be held in person or by phone October 22 from 1:00-7:00 p.m. Face-to-face  Continue Reading »

EA Fall Homecoming Royalty

Written on September 29, 2020

Tarkio Queen and King The 2020 East Atchison Fall Homecoming Queen and King for Tarkio High School were crowned Friday, September 25, 2020, following the EA win over Rock Port. This year’s royalty is Queen Bryli Staten, back left, and King Grant Turnbull, back right. Crownbearers were Brady Richards, front right, and Jaylee Wood, front  Continue Reading »

Senior Parents’ Night

Written on September 29, 2020

East Atchison Girls’ Golf, Cheer, Cross Country, and Football  Tarkio and Fairfax Bands Friday, September 25 Bryli Staten, daughter of Lori and Mark Staten Devin Guajardo, son of Matt Burke and Sandy Clark, Ric Guajardo and Carol Ender Harley Caudill, daughter of Christie Caudill Thomas Danielson, son of Edith and Gerry Kirkpatrick Gena Mitchell, daughter of Lisa  Continue Reading »

Atchison County Head Start students are back!

Written on September 29, 2020

East Atchison fall homecoming activities

Written on September 22, 2020

The East Atchison homecoming football game that was scheduled to take place Friday, September 18, was cancelled due to COVID concerns on DeKalb’s end. Due to the game being cancelled, the homecoming coronation was postponed. It has been rescheduled for this Friday, September 25, in conjunction with Senior Parents’ Night. Parents’ Night recognition will begin  Continue Reading »