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Front row: Samantha Davis. Back row: Coach Mindy Nasir, Nathan Kraft, Bryan Mink, and Wei Lin.

Scholar Bowl Team shines at districts

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 2:50 pm

The Van-Far Scholar Bowl Team competed in the Class 2 District 13 Tournament on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Monroe City High School. Van-Far won their first game against Elsberry 280-210, lost their second game against Monroe City  340-210, and won their third game against Mark Twain 180-170. Van-Far moved on to the semifinals as the fourth seed where they were defeated by Monroe City 370-180. All District Individual High

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  • Van-Far Band/Choir get district marks

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 2:37 pm

    Van-Far Band/Choir Director Alex Cucciarre was pleased with the strong student performances at the District Band/Vocal Contests held April 3-5 at Mexico High School. The band received a “2” rating while the choir earned a “3” rating at the district event. “I was very impressed with our performance at contest this year,” Cucciarre said. “The students really gave it their all and performed an excellent show. This year, the Van-Far

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  • Van-Far students get Honor Roll

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 10:39 pm

    TERM 3 “A” HONOR ROLL   (7th) Alec Adam, Paige Dameron, Jayle Jennings, Avery Rost, Lauren Shaw; (8th) Taryn Adam, Walker Franke, Jacob Garner, Joshua Hodde, Colten Jensen, Mackenzie Kurz, Paul Schambach; (Freshmen) Alexis DeTienne, Andrew Snodgrass; (Sophomores) Renee Nelson, Abbegail Robinson; (Juniors)  Abilene Gatson, Kayleigh Kohl, Bryan Mink, Molly Nagel; (Seniors) Mackenzie Baumbach, Ciara Craven, Brooke Johnson, Wei Lin “B” HONOR ROLL 7th GRADE Alec Adam, Gage Barney, Cole Chrisman,

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  • Audrain Co. Retirees meet

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 10:30 pm

    Audrain County Area Public School Retirees met April 2 at the Audrain County Historical Museum.  Guests present were Marilyn Skipper, President of MRTA, Pat Powell, Region 4 Vice President and Ruth Gardener, Regional Membership Chairman.  23 members were in attendance.  President Maureen Hacker announced that we have two new members. The pledge, singing of “God Bless America” and devotion were led by Beverly MacFarlane.  Minutes of previous meeting were distributed

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  • Fine Forgiveness Week at libraries

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 10:05 pm

    It’s Fine Forgiveness Week at your library. Bring in your overdue items in good condition during National Library Week of April 13-19. The overdue fine for the items will be forgiven. This will be a good time to bring in those items that have been lost under the bed or in the closet. Drop the items at any of the Mexico-Audrain County Library District locations in Mexico, Farber, Laddonia, Martinsburg,

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  • Honor Society inducts newest members

    Posted on April 2, 2014 at 1:49 pm

    Front Row: Inductees Alexis McCurdy, Marissa Cox, Madison Orr, Micaella Love, Abbey Robinson, Hailey Hopke, Jessica Carr, Renee Nelson, 
 Northcutt, and Aaryn Phillips.  Second Row: Members Sarah Motley, Brooke James, Abilene Gatson, Brooke Johnson-Secretary/Treasurer, Ciara Craven-Vice President, Payton Willis, and Samantha Davis-President. Third Row: Warren Kraft, Bryan Mink, Jake Stuart, and Kyle Decker.

    The Hawthorne Chapter of the Van-Far National Honor Society inducted 11 new members to their chapter on March 4, 2014. Van-Far advisor Jackie Waller, and Honor Society President Samantha Davis welcomed the inductees, current members, and family members to the high school cafeteria for the event. The ceremony included recognizing the current NHS Members in attendance, and welcoming new members in to the organization. Following the ceremony member and guest

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  • Community R-VI PAT celebrates Peanut Month

    Posted on April 2, 2014 at 1:47 pm

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    Community R-VI Parents as Teachers celebrated National Peanut Month during their March Group Connections Meeting.  The children enjoyed shelling peanuts, grinding them in a food processer and making peanut butter play dough.  Other activities included coloring pages about George Washington Carver and his numerous items manufactured from peanuts, playing peanut bingo, making peanut necklaces and visiting the book nook which featured stories about peanuts.

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