Portageville High School receives Monsanto grant for physics program
MATTHEWS, Mo. -- Employees from Monsanto Matthews recommended Portageville High School to receive a $5,950 grant from the Monsanto Fund's 2016 site grant initiative. "The grant will be used to purchase technology to bring our freshmen physics students into the 21st century," said Christina Brands, physics and chemistry teacher at Portageville High School. "Students will be able to utilize equipment they will see in college and the workplace."...
Kelly grads receive college scholarships from Blodgett club
BLODGETT, Mo. - The Blodgett Women's Club recently awarded two Kelly High School graduates college scholarships. McKynlee Paige Neumeyer, the daughter of Lisa and Roger Neumeyer, plans to attend Southeast Missouri State University where she will major in nursing. She plans to become a nurse anesthetist...
Kelly FFA President, Anne Westrich, attended the Missouri Public Speaking Academy on the campus of the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg June 7-9. She is pictured with her Certificate of Achievement and 3rd place plaque and pin earned during the academy's advanced speaking competition...
The Christian Academy announces fourth quarter honor roll students
SIKESTON -- The Christian Academy has announced the names of the students who achieved status on the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2015-2016 school year. They are: Anna Byrd, Ava Martinez, Jordan Mueller, Halyn Munday, Lyndsi Terrell. Cambrie Duncan, Lydia Gadberry, Landri Hammontree, Lydia Hester, Zoe Perry, Cody Stengler, Brooklynn Wallace...
Callie's new car
Sikeston High School senior Callie Fansler was the winner of the school's end-of-the year car give away. Fansler's name was selected from a drawing, and she won a 2014 Chevy Malibu. To be eligible for the drawing, students in grades 9-12 had to have perfect attendance for the semester, attain an above 83 percent score grade in all classes and have no discipline issues...
MSBA honors New Madrid County R-1 member with Distinguished Certification
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Three school board members are the first to receive MSBA's Distinguished Certification recognition. They are LeRoy Fulmer of the Waynesville R-VI Board of Education, Any Kiso Bledsoe of the Maries County R-II Board of Education, and Kay Rebstock of the New Madrid County R-I Board of Education...
CMS students honored for academics, attendance
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Charleston Middle School has announced the honor roll students for the fourth quarter of the 2015-2016 school year and the attendance awards for the year. Gavin Clifton, Shamesha Hamilton, Aydan Johnson. Ryleigh Ray, Brooklyn Riggens, Baylun Tucker, Leah Welch...
Seniors entering the military were recognized by the Lilbourn Veteran of Foreign Wars Post 7183 and Auxiliary on May 13. They are, from left, Tyler Sprouse, Stephen Brewer and Jordan Lynn. Also honored was Monica Davis.
Kelly High School students are recognized for fourth quarter academic efforts
BENTON, Mo. -- Thomas W. Kelly High School has announced the honor roll students for the fourth quarter of the 2015-2016 Schoo year. Macey Abernathy, Jeremiah Bain, Cheyenne Blue, Darrien Boden, Kelsey Buckner, Matthew Burford, Breanna Burrell, Connor Chandler, Kama Collier, Jordan Collins, Elizabeth Corwin, Chyna Delagarza, Alexis Dock, Victoria Duenne, Whitney Gaines, Zachary Hahs, Allisyn Holifield, Lillian Hudgens, Amanda Hulshof, McKenzie Hutson, Ashley Jenkins, Carrie Keen, Jacob McClain, Aaron Menz, McKynlee Neumeyer, Brandie Pierce, Madison Rettig, Reece Scherer, Dylan Schwartz, Adison Shoaf, Hali Sills, Clayton Skelton, Cassidy Stone, Abigail Sutton, Savannah Whitten, Alisha Williams.. ...
Dumey earns spot as the salutatorian for SCC Class of '16
SIKESTON -- McKayla B. Dumey was honored as the salutatorian at graduation ceremonies held May 13, 2016, at Scott County Central High School. The daughter of Joe and Tabitha Dumey, her activities include: vice president of membership for FBLA, FCCLA, vice president of Beta Club, vice president of the National Honor Society, Science Club, co-treasurer of Student Council, Yearbook, Jazz, Concert and Marching Band and class vice president...
Several Sikeston High School students score above the national average ACT score, which was 20.9, for the 2015-2016 school year. These students are members of Sikeston High School's "21 Club," which recognizes those students who have scored above the ACT national average.Ten of these students scored 30 or higher out of a perfect 36. ...
Ten Sikeston High School students scored 30 or higher out of a perfect 36 during the 2015-2016 school year. Their scores place them in the 95th to 99th percentile on the ACT. Pictured are front row, from left: Julius Hoang, Brylie Noe, Annigeorgia O'Brien, Erin Crader, Malik Barnett; and back row: Lane Campbell, Brandon Walker, Hunter Crowley, Fadel Alkilani, Luke Blanton...
Graduating Senior FFA officers at Kelly High School displaycertificates honoring their years of service. Pictured from left are Eric Steinhoff, Darrien Boden, Amanda Hulshof, and Aaron Birk. Boden received the FFA Outstanding Senior Award for 2015-16 at this year's Kelly Vocational Banque...
Kelly FFA elects officers for 2016-17
Members of the 2016-17 Kelly FFA officer team include from left: Anne Westrich, president; Kenzie Scherer, vice president; Alyssa Moore, secretary; Gracen Florek, treasurer; Wyatt Standridge, reporter; Brianna Hillyard, assistant reporter; and Mitchell Proctor, sentinel. ...
Four earn top honor for NMCC Class of 2016
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- New Madrid County Central High School honored four valedictorians at its graduation ceremony conducted at 6:30 p.m. May 10, 2016. The following have distinguished themselves by maintaining a 4.0 GPA for all eight semesters. Jordan Mariah Allen is the daughter of Mark and Lisa Allen of New Madrid. ...
Crader, O'Brien lead Sikeston Class of 2016
SIKESTON -- Academic leaders of the Sikeston High School class of 2016 were valedictorian Erin Crader and salutatorian Anniegeorgia Ferrell O'Brien. Crader, who is the daughter of Lynn and Kathleen Crader, was a member of the marching band, jazz band, Foreign Language Club, National Honor Society, FBLA, Link Crew and the 30-Plus Club...
Outstanding parents honored
The Outstanding Parent winners for the fourth quarter at the Sikeston Kindergarten Center were honored recently. Pictured in the front row are students, Isabella Laminack, Mary Laminack, Riley Schaefer and Ella Carmack; back row are parents: Regina Laminack, Erica Revelle and Erin Carmack. Parents were awarded with a gift card...
Perfect attendance winners for the year at the Sikeston Kindergarten and Early Childhood Center were announced recently. Pictured are Drake Babb Childers and Riley Bainter, who did not miss any time all year long. Each student received a gift card and a toy...
Kelly Middle School students honored
BENTON, Mo. -- Kelly Middle School has announced the students who achieved status on the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2015-2016 school year. Colton Ash, Shawn Bigham, Lydia Blunt, Tabitha Blunt, Brady Chisenall, Layne Collier, Kate Davis, Austin Elkins, Raegan Graham, Katelyn Hale, Ashleigh, Trey Holt, Levi Johnson, Emma Kiehl, Levi Larue, Joel McClain, Elly Pattengill, Victoria Paz, Olivia Pettit, Bryce Phelps, Ty Powers, Reese Sides, Nathan Steffens, Ashley Withrow, Jeremiah Worley.. ...
Showing off their shirts
Above: Students in Toni Phelps' third grade class at New Madrid Elementary participated in a poster contest to demonstrate what they had learned about Missouri agriculture from quarterly programs presented by New Madrid County Farm Bureau. This year's winner was Isaiah Robinson. ...
Honors for Key Club
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and Ladies Auxiliary 3174 presented a national citation to the Sikeston High School Key Club for their efforts in support of veterans and their families. Pictured from left are: Anita Williams, senior vice president; Carrie Justice, president of the Sikeston High School Key Club; Sue Rogers, president; and Carolyn Day, youth group chairman...
Students recognized for fourth quarter academic work
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- New Madrid County Central High School has announced the honor roll students for the 2015-2016 school year. They are: Gavin Bond, Sara Broyles, Destiny Burleson, Anna Olivia Carlson, DaKeeya Cason, Ethan Clark, Makaila Coleman, Emma Cooksey, Gabriel Copanas, Lyndsey Deen, Darren Duckworth, Jarred Dunn, Alyssa Gilmore, Francisco Gomez, Emma Graham, Kaitlyn Harralston, Jordan Harris, Matthew Hornburg, Daphny Jones, Madezin Jones, Alexis Kolwyck, Josie Mainord, Nolan McElroy, Olivia McSpadden, Emma Mitchem, Raven Murphy, Sierra Nash, Alexis N. ...
Richland announces fourth quarter honor roll students for high school, elementary school
ESSEX, Mo. -- Richland School Distric has announced the honor roll students for the fourth quarter of the 2015-2016 school year. They are: George Anderson, Payton Bell, Gabriel Bolt, Abigail Higgins, Marlei Jones, Ariel Lewis, Baylie Pinkley, Ava Porter, Alissah Pulliam, Jude Rice, Daisy Sherfield, La'Jayvion White...
Top Dawgs for May
Lee Hunter Elementary has announced the "Top Dawgs" for May. Paws Pride Reminder for the month of May was "service." Pictured in the front row are: second grade students, Anna Claire Curtis and Jaquavius Oglesby; and first grade students, Arini Johnson and Sean Smith. ...
SHS senior are recognized for citizenship, scholarship
SIKESTON -- Claudea Kuykendall and Brody Stone were named Sikeston High School Students of the Month for May. Sikeston Public Schools Foundation, which sponsors the monthly program, names a male and female senior each month. Character, leadership, service, citizenship and scholastic ability are criteria used for the selection...
Lee Hunter Elementary has announced the "Top Dawgs" for the month of May. Pictured in front row are: second grade students, Anna Claire Curtis and Jaquavius Oglesby; first grade students, Arini Johnson and Sean Smith. Back row: third grade students, Bruce Terry and Avery Newton; fourth grade students, Sam Lancaster and Adriouna Cannon. ...
Service above self
Sikeston Junior High School eighth graders John Myres and Rory Jaynes were recently presented the Service Above Self award by the Sikeston Rotary Club. Presenting the students with their plaques were Heather Couch of the Rotary Club.
Students honored for fourth quarter efforts at Matthews
MATTHEWS, Mo. -- Matthews Elementary in Matthews has announced the honor roll students and outstanding students for the fourth quarter of the 2015-2016 school year. An after a student's name denotes honors with distinction. Honor roll students are:...
Memorial ceremony honors former Blue Jay athlete, Oliver
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- A memorial balloon release was held April 11 at Charleston High School to honor former Blue Jay athlete Charlie Oliver, who died April 6 in a motor-vehicle accident. In memory of Oliver, a memorial ceremony and balloon release were held at the CHS Field House at John Harris Marshall Athletic Complex...
District schedules work on buildings for this summer
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- With school out for the summer, members of the New Madrid County R-1 School Board of Education spent part of their May meeting determining what needs to be done at the district's three elementary schools, the Central High School and Middle School.x...
Scott Central High School lists fourth quarter honor roll
SIKESTON -- Scott Central High School has announced the students who achieved status on the fourth quarter honor roll for the 2015-2016 school year. They are: Theron Archie, Kaitlyn Bode, Lydia Canady, Tyler Fitchpatrick, Brionna Flye, Anthony Johnson, Maison King, Kaiden Pearson, Daizja Sanders, Brooke Wallace, Kendra Wright...
Scott County Central FBLA members attend state leadership conference
SIKESTON -- Eight members of the Missouri Future Business Leaders of America - Phi Beta Lambda Chapter from Scott County Central High School recently traveled to Springfield for the Missouri FBLA-PBL State Leadership Conference. The three-day conference, beginning April 24, featured workshops, keynotes and networking opportunities with Fortune 500 companies for middle school through college students...
Students honored for fourth quarter academic achievements
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Fifth and Sixth Grade Center has announced the honor roll students for the fourth quarter of the 2015-2016 school year. They are: Fifth grade Abigail Abernathy, Cheyenne Adams, Joe Alexander, Kennedy Allen, Danielle Andrews, Kharis Andrews, Kaitlyn Backfisch, Madalyn Barber, Sarah Basinger, Reginald Benford, Justice Bennett, Chance Blackmon, Trayvon Blackmon, Gabriel Blissett, John Boner, Nayla Bonner, Hunter Breeden, Chrisshauna Brooks, Lathan Brown, Eden Browne, Kaylea Bryan,. ...
District FFA participants
Kelly FFA members participated in chapter scrapbook, public speaking and the FFA Knowledge leadership development events during the Area 15 FFA banquet at the Jackson Knights of Columbus Hall. Attending were, from left: Kenzie Scherer, Anne Westrich, Alondra Figueroa, Wyatt Standridge and Gracen Florek...
April Kindergarten PUPS
The Sikeston Kindergarten Center has announced the April Pups of the Month. Pictured front row, from left are: Amiya Green, Deriyon Daniel, Isly Hurt, Haven Hampton, Xzavian Taylor, Bailey Rich, Gracie Henry, and Cheyanne Hughes; middle row: Tylae Blackmon, Damiea Smith, Jamarrius Henderson, Ava Rhodes, Jada Pennington, Justice Williams, Preston Smith, Janyia Rigney, Austin Rudisill, and Tenacity Chandler; and back row: Robert Ragsdell-Sloat, Callie Riley, Phillip Rains-Smith, Gabby Harrell, Katie Jo Chandler, Unique Townsend, Katelynn Chappell, Peyton Fodge, Maurice Tyler and Beau Bone. ...
A health occupations student-mentor from Sikeston Career and Technology Center poses with a Sikeston Fifth and Sixth Grade center student while dissecting cow eyeballs during one of their meetings April 26 at SCTC.
East Prairie Junior High School students recognized for academic achievements
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- East Prairie Junior High School has announced the honor roll students for the fourth quarter of the 2015-2016 school year. They are: Peyton Adams, Slade Archie, Mark Bixler, Erica Blasingain, Emmahrie Bratton, Elisha Bright, Cole Brown, Brittany Bryars, Eric Camarillo, Alessandra Carden, Blakelee Childers, Brynn Childers, Dathan Coffer, Morgan Dixon, Shea Dixon, MaKinzey Easter, Allie Eaves, Hannah Farquhar, Cameron Gifford, Kaleigh Green, Leo Hale, Dalton Henry, Cadence Hercik, Evan Howell, June Hughes, Dax Jackson, Esteban Martinez, Lillian Matheney, Daniel Miranda, Lucas Moore,. ...
Portageville High School: Fourth quarter academic work honored
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- Portageville High School has announced the honor roll students for the fourth quarter of the 2015-2016 school year. They are: Connor Barham, Gracie Brandenburg, Robert Allen Carter, Andria Dunigan, Drew Durbin, Steven Guo, Nerissa Gurley, Maison Hall, Haylie Hammack, Cassidy Hughes, Kaley Hunt, Dasmine Johnson, Hannah Karizamimba, George Lance, Hannah Lerma, Mikel Moody, Chantell Moore, Hunter Patterson, Jaden Pipkins, Alexa Priggel, Samuel Riggs, Bryce Rone, Saelem Sipes, Selinah Taylor and Zarria Taylor.. ...
Sikeston Junior High School has named its BARK King and Queen for the third quarter. They are seventh graders Spencer Clay and Olivia Grant.
Dawgs with integrity
Lee Hunter Elementary has announced their PBIS "Top Dawg" students for the month of April. The Paws Pride Reminder for the month of April was "Integrity." Pictured front row are first grade students: Mason King and Emma Franco; second grade students: Jordan Pinkard and Izzy Mitchell. ...
Students at the SEMO Christian Academy, 1440 Ables Road, took part in a candy bar fundraising for the school. Top sellers, pictured from left, are: Briella Wilkerson, who earned first place by selling 700 candy bars; Ja'liyah Jones, who sold 600 candy bars for second place; and Brileigh Holified, who sold 550 candy barns, earning her third place...
Army ROTC/JROTC commemorates its 100th Anniversary.
On April 23, Charleston JROTC cadets participated in a 5K Fun Run (formation) with the University of Southern Illinois-Carbondale ROTC program. Cadets from Charleston High School JROTC who participated were: Sam Naile, Conner Naile, Travaughn Williams, Shawn Vrabel and Dakota Mccurter...
The Outstanding Parent Participation winners for third quarter at the Sikeston Kindergarten and Early Childhood Center were announced recently. Pictured front row are: students, Daniel Smith, David Smith, Mina Angeletoplous and Jack Barber; back row are: parents, Scott and Becky Smith, Angela Zorbas, McLane Barber and Principal Jenny Hobeck. Each family was presented with a gift card...
April Base Kids
Southeast Elementary in Sikeston has named its April Base Kids. The following students were honored for their base behavior for the month. Pictured are front row, from left: Carley Hayden, Dayton Hardin, Parker Lovall, Quinn Stallings and Lord Frye; second row: Jacob Pickron, Bryton Singer, Stephen Kitchen, Ziyi Boyco and Landon Wheetley; and back row: Landon Stevens, Austin Moore, Jayden Gilliland and Elijah Torres...
Charleston R-1 Special Services Department raises funds
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- The Charleston R-1 School District Special Services Department completed their fundraiser for law enforcement appreciation and Special Olympics Missouri this month. The staff raised $3,409 in recognition of the Law Enforcement Torch Run in order to help bring a positive awareness, respect and appreciation to law enforcement and to help Special Olympics Missouri...
Industrial Technology Fair gathers students from across the region
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. - Students from 11 high schools across Southeast Missouri came together to show off their talents in woodworking, metalworking, drafting, robotics, and more, at the 38th Annual Industrial Technology Fair, held April 27 at Three Rivers College's campus in Poplar Bluff...
Sikeston seniors honored
SIKESTON -- Jordan Crawford and Nathan Forrest Hampton were named Sikeston High School Students of the Month for April. Sikeston Public Schools Foundation, which sponsors the monthly program, names a male and female senior each month. Character, leadership, service, citizenship and scholastic ability are criteria used to select one "Student of the Year" at the end of the 2015-2016 school year...