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Blodgett Youth Wins International Beauty Title in Tulsa (08/08/16)
TULSA, Okla. - Kassie Roland, 12, of Blodgett was crowned the new International Girl Young Miss Beauty on July 23 in Tulsa. Roland competed for a week in the natural competition against girls ages 10-12 from across the country. She competed in modeling, talent and interview...
Let's cheer (08/07/16)
New Madrid County Central Middle School cheerleaders attended camp where they learned new cheers, dance, stunts, tumbling, chants and teamwork. Members are front row from left: Mollie Lawfield, Eliza McSpadden, Shia Fountain, Blaire Lawfield, Hunter Polk and Jimmya Caldwell-Newson; and back row: Delaney Cooksey, Destiny Brant, Joycelynne Jackson, Emily Brasher, Alexia Creasy, Emma Martinez and Riley Polk. Not pictured is Kamaija Boyd. Cheer coach is Lisa Godwin...
Portageville High School receives Monsanto grant for physics program (07/26/16)
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 (07/26/16)
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...
Speaking up (06/29/16)
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 (06/26/16)
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 (06/26/16)
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 (06/26/16)
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 (06/22/16)
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...
Military bound (06/22/16)
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 (06/22/16)
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 (06/22/16)
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...
21 Club (06/20/16)
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. ...
30+ Club (06/20/16)
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...
Senior officers (06/14/16)
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 (06/14/16)
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 (06/14/16)
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 (06/12/16)
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 (06/12/16)
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...
Just perfect (06/12/16)
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 (06/12/16)
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 (06/07/16)
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 (06/07/16)
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 (06/07/16)
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 (06/07/16)
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 (06/07/16)
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. ...