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New Community R-VI principals speak at board meeting

Posted on August 27, 2014 at 1:43 pm

Both new Community R-VI principals said the beginning of the school year has been a good one for their respective schools after talking with the school board at the monthly meeting held Wednesday, August 20. New Community R-VI Elementary Principal Tammy Angel stated this was a great beginning to the elementary school year. She said that there have been attendance goals and reading goals set for the school year. New

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  • Grant awarded to Community R-VI

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 1:40 pm

    Front row, from left: FACS teacher Ms. Kim Hart, Ms. Nicole Lynn, Mrs. Marilyn Skipper, (MRTF) and Mrs. Patricia Powell (MRTF). Back row: Principal Bob Curtis. Ms. Kylee Windmann, Superintendent Mrs. Cheryl Mack, Mr. Weston Hart, and Ms. Lexus LaGesse.

    The Missouri Retired Teacher’s Foundation awarded a grant of $500 to the Community R-VI  FACS Department.  The grant was awarded for a multi-part lesson plan designed to involve the students from collecting raw food products to dehydrating, canning, and freezing them.

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  • Genealogical Society Meeting

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 1:21 pm

    The Northeast Missouri Genealogical Society will hold their third meeting of the year on Saturday, August 23 at 10 a.m., at the Mexico-Audrain County Library, Mexico. The Library is located at 305 W. Jackson Street. Nancy Brummer, president of the Northeast Missouri Genealogical Society, will bring the meeting to order at 10 a.m. on the lower level of the Library.  The room can be found by using the front door

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  • Locals inducted into Hall of Fame

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 1:20 pm


    “Making the best better” for generations of 4-H’ers, 54 people joined the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame on August 9 at the State Fair Community College campus in Sedalia. Inductees from 41 counties bring with them a total of 1,566 years of volunteer service to the hall of fame. More than 300 family members and friends attended the eighth annual event for which citizens nominated 4-H’ers for outstanding volunteer work

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  • Staff ready for school year at St. Joseph

    Posted on August 13, 2014 at 5:33 am

    Pictured left to right are Madison Wieberg, Director Kirsten Huff, Amber Hanneken, Amber Mueller, and Allison Scott.

    The St. Joseph Early Learning Center in Martinsburg, Mo., is preparing for a new school year under the direction of Mrs. Kirsten Huff. Mrs. Huff is from Wellsville, and has been with the Early Learning Center since August 2012, at which time she began teaching in the 4-5 year-old classroom. Huff became the director in February, 2014. She is married to Randy Huff and they have two children, Jacob, 14,

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  • Meet me at St. Joe

    Posted on August 13, 2014 at 5:31 am

    St. Joseph Catholic School in Martinsburg will hold “Meet Me at St. Joe,” its official opening to the 2014-2015 school year, on August 17 2014 after the 10 a.m. Mass. Visit the School and enjoy a hotdog and brat lunch with chips and homemade cookies. Welcome back returning faculty which include Cory Blackburn, Michelle Hombs, Joyce Smith and Father Greg Oligschlaeger. Welcome new faculty which include Renee Aulbur, Kelly Kuda,

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  • Van-Far R-I Bus Routes

    Posted on August 13, 2014 at 5:31 am

    Parents need to be aware that these routes were formulated using data received as of August 10 and may need to be revised before the school start date. Finalized routes will be posted on the school web page by August 18. These routes are very similar to the routes we were running at the end the previous school year with a few minor adjustments for new enrollment. Start times are

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