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Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015

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Winning speakers (01/29/15)
Four Sikeston High School students earned trophies at the Bernie Speech and Debate competition. Annie Waggoner and Kristan Buford brought home a first and third, respectively, in the poetry event. Cooper Grant and Brylie Noe brought home a first and third place win, respectively, in the event original oratory. Pictured are, from left: Cooper Grant, 10th grade; Brylie Noe, nine grade; Annie Waggoner, 10th grade; and Kristan Buford, 11th grade...
Richland Elementary School names second quarter honor roll students (01/29/15)
ESSEX -- Richland Elementary School has announced the honor roll students for the second quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. They are: Deborah Anderson, Olyvia Anderson, Shyanne Anderson, Allison Arnold, Joshua Barnes, Mary Beth Bolin, Gunner Bugg, Hayden Conner, Allie Corlew, Carter Eaton, Tyler Fortenberry, Jake Goodman, Cole Lang, Kolten Lawrence, Dayton Owens, Jasmine Qualls, Kamryn Rice, Emma Roberts, Audrie Stoker, Sidney Stoker, Veronica Touchette, Alyssa Volz...
Kelly FFA members participate in Motivational Conference (01/28/15)
The State Officers of the Missouri FFA Association recently conducted 19 Greenhand Motivational Conference in Missouri. Through interactive workshops and skits the State FFA Officers encouraged first-year FFA members to explore and reach outside their comfort zone for the opportunities provided through FFA membership. ...
Six schools participate in district Skills contest (01/28/15)
SIKESTON - Teams from six career and technology centers participated Saturday in the Skills USA Welding Fabrication District Contest. The Sikeston Career and Technology Center hosted the contest. Also taking part were the career and technology centers at Doniphan, New Madrid, Kennett, Pemiscot and Poplar Bluff...
East Prairie High School: Students are recognized for academic achievement during the first semester (01/28/15)
EAST PRAIRIE -- East Prairie High School has announced the honor roll students for the first semester of the 2014-2015 school year. They are: Kenneth Allen, Aaron Bennett, Hunter Brown, Samantha Brown, Emily Burrell, Kasten Campbell, Quentin Carlyle, Abigail Cartwright, Christopher Cutlip, Olivia Douglas, Christina Garrett, Garrett Hanlin, Haylee Helton, Arianna Hernandez, Jacob Holt, Brianna Knupp, Cameron Koch, Fleming LaPlant, Ericka Linhart, Mallory Manning, Luke Marcum,...
Kelly FFA hosts degree ceremony (01/24/15)
BENTON - The Kelly FFA Chapter held its annual Greenhand and Chapter Degree Ceremony on Nov. 18 in the Ag Building. To be eligible to receive the Greenhand FFA Degree from the chapter, a member must be enrolled in agricultural education and have satisfactory plans for a supervised agricultural experience program, learn and explain the FFA Creed, motto, salute and FFA mission statement, describe and explain the meaning of the FFA emblem and colors, demonstrate a knowledge of the FFA Code of Ethics and the proper use of the FFA jacket, demonstrate a knowledge of the history of the organization, the chapter constitution and bylaws and the chapter Program of Activities, personally own or have access to the Official FFA Manual and the FFA Student Handbook, and submit a written application for the Greenhand FFA Degree.. ...
Kelly Middle, Elementary school students honored for academics (01/24/15)
BENTON -- Kelly Middle School and Kelly Elementary School have announced the students who achieved status on the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. Mollie Bartlett, Gunnar Brashear, Diana Fraire, Kate Hughes, Ashley Parker, Joseph Romano...
Portageville High School students earn honors (01/24/15)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Portageville High School has announced the honor roll students for the second quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. They are: Andreia Alexander, Andrew Alexander, Austin Ashby, John Benson, Peyton Bullock, Deavion Caldwell, John Carroll, Daniel Carter, Hanna Cook, Brenna Corbett, Eleseiana Covington, Darrel Ellis, Bayleigh Foster, Hunter Gates, Abby Gibbins, Keeta Green, Dylan Henry, Timothy Howell, Deondra Johnson, Abby Johnston,...
Kelly High School announces second quarter honor students (01/24/15)
BENTON -- Kelly High School has announced the honor roll students for the second quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. They are: Savannah Ashley, Ashton Beggs, Shelby Beggs, Kristi Brucker, Haley Cureton, Carolyn Donaldson, Carlos Escobar, Lee-Ellen Feezor, Clayton Garrett, Tiffany Gibson, Kayla Hill, Tyler Holt, Kacey Johnson, Cody Jones, Aleisha Kelley, Taylor Lasater, Morgan LeDure, Seth Perdue, Samantha Ratledge, Shanda Reed, Jacob Riley, McKenzie Roth, Ashley Scheffer, Kaylee Scherer, Tesla Smith, Paige Still, Michael Tucker, Zachary Weiny, Stephanie Worth.. ...
Sikeston High School students recognized (01/24/15)
SIKESTON -- Madison Lancaster and Mark Layton Jones were named Sikeston High School Students of the Month for January. 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 2014-2015 school year...
TCA honorees: Junior/Senior High (01/24/15)
Submitted photo TCA honorees The Christian Academy recently announced the Christ-like winners for the month of December. From the junior/senior high school Mallory Jaynes, seventh grader, was the honoree.
TCA Characters of the Month: pre-k-second grade (01/24/15)
The Christian Academy recently announced the Christ-like winners for the month of December. The pre-kindergarten through second grade winners were, from left: Sullivan Aaron (pre-k), Halyn Munday (first grade). Also honored was kindergarten student Noah Mitchell and Anna-Marie Quarcoo (second grade)...
TCA Honorees: 3rd-5th grades (01/24/15)
The Christian Academy recently announced the Christ-like winners for the month of December. Honored from the third through fifth grades were, from left: Tessa Wilson (fifth grade), Banks Byrd (fifth grade), Grace Hester (fourth grade) and Karleigh Coleman (third grade)...
Students honored for first semester academic efforts (01/24/15)
NEW MADRID -- New Madrid County Central High School has announced the honor roll students for the first semester of the 2014-2015 school year. They are: Logan Archie, Caleb Austin, Darius Austin, Brittany Babb, Dakota Babb-Ivie, Amari Bell, John Benson, Shaundreia Boyd, Logan Broughton, Jacob Burgess, Mason Burton, Kylie Cook, Kathryne Dee, Kandis Eggemeyer, Nicole Fowler, Riley Fowler, Hayley Fuller, Dillon Gammons, Allyson Garner, Amyia Gates, Deja Grissom, Mary Clare Halterman, Whitney Harden, Hayley Harris, Allyson James, Shelbie Karafa, Katherine Lawfield, Nichole Lofton, Madison McCarty, Emily McClellan, Kaylyn McMullin, Natalie Patrick, Micah Perry, Aaliyah Phillips, Alexis Phillips, Katelyn Putnam, Alison Razer, Lauren Riggs, Sarah Robinson, Devon Sanders, Chase Silman, McKenzie Simpson, Lyndzi Smith, Shelby Smith, Madison Sprouse, Brady Stobaugh, Shauendaisa Tipler, Stephanie Treece, Meghan Wasson, Melissa Wasson, Elaine Wescoat, Zachary Wicker, Cody Williams, Bayleigh Wilson, Brooke Wilson, Hannah Yagle.. ...
Camera Surgery (01/21/15)
Richland R-1 senior Skyler Harper uses the flashlight on his cell phone while removing miniature screws from the from the motherboard of a Canon T2i DSLR camera. Harper, mostly known for his steady hand on the basketball court, also proved his "surgery skills" were true as he completely disassembled and reassembled the modern camera, even putting in a new SD card slot. ...
Sikeston Fifth and Sixth Grade Center lists the second quarter honor roll students (01/21/15)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston Fifth and Sixth Grade Center has announced the honor roll students for the second quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. They are: Raghad Alkilani, Karris Allen, Kelsie Anderson, Kylie Andrews, Analiese Arredondo, Haily Bard, Haley Barker, Abby Basinger, Carson Beaird, Culin Beck, Eunique Bland, Chloe Bles, Amyari Blissett, Gavin Boardman, Molly Bogle, Christopher Bonner, Tristen Brotherton, India Burton, Sydney Burton, Sophia Carter, Blaze Chanley, Hailee Clark, Kaela Clark, Kenlea Cochran, Addie Coplin, Kalista Corwin, Quintin Craft, Dezarie Davis, Theodore Davis, Kyle Day, Cooper Dees, Taylor Dover, Tanner Eaton, Lila Eckert,. ...
November honorees (01/21/15)
Matthews Elementary in Matthews has announced the Outstanding Students for the month of November. Selected from the 5th grade were Skyler Price and Samantha McElroy.
December honorees (01/21/15)
Matthews Elementary in Matthews recently announced the Outstanding Students for the month of December. Selected from the kindergarten classroom were Patti Babb and Adam Hartlein.
New Madrid County Central Middle School: Student achievements earn recognition (01/21/15)
NEW MADRID -- New Madrid County Central Middle School has announced the honor roll students, outstanding students and students who achieved perfect attendance for the second quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. Jarret Ash, Donald Brown, Hannah Faries, Lona Kershaw, Logan Sletten, John Stanley, Morgan Young...
East Prairie Junior High honor roll announced (01/15/15)
EAST PRAIRIE -- East Prairie Junior High has announced the honor roll students for the second quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. They are: Logan Allen, Laurann Allgier, Raleigh Archie, Alicia Backfisch, Alexius Baker, Ashton Baker, Jade Baker, Morgan Baker, Leeann Blasingain, Mary Bone, Brayden Bratton, Jeremy Burnett, Keeton Caery, Dale Carter, William Clemons, Connor Dean, Austin Ditto, Sierra Ditto, Clayton Dorris, Payeton Easter, Alexandra Edwards, Brandon Faire, Dalton Farmer, Sarah Gifford, Meridyth Givens, Lakyn Grissom, Zandon Grisso, Noah Grubbs, Madison Harper, Bradly Hearn, Shayna Johnson, Mason Johnston, Michael "Tucker" Jones, Caroline LaPlant, Sarah Latamondeer, Gavin Linhart, Kayla Linhart, Victoria Linley, Hunter Loomes, Katie Manning, Melissa Manning, Mikayla Martin, Daishjuan McCauley, Wynter Miller, Harrison Moore, Jade Norman, Michael "Trey" O'Dell, Madalin Parnell, Trenton Raymond, Kevin Shands, Savannah Shands, Victoria Shively, Hannah Stempkovski, Britton Thomas, Hannah Thomas, Zackree Triplett, Blade Turner, Sydnie Warford, Torey Weakley, MaKenzie Williams, Micah Williams, Amber Woodworth, Dakota Woodworth.. ...
SCC students recognized for academics (01/15/15)
SIKESTON -- Scott County Central School has announced the honor roll students for the second quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. They are: Abby Burchard, Jackson Casey, Taylor Coffman, Logan Hall, Kinley Hargrove, Alexis Hart, Caleb Hunt, Bre'Asia Jones, Rita Meeker, Avery Pobst, Sarrah Turner, Colton Vance, Katyra Williams...
Homecoming coming up (01/14/15)
The Scott County Central Winter Homecoming is Jan. 16, as the SCC Braves take on the Charleston Blue Jays. Queen candidates are from left; Thoma McCoy, senior class candidate; McKayla Dumey, junior class candidate; Maddison Avance, sophomore class candidate; and Paige Bilderback, freshman class candidate. The crowning of the Homecoming queen will occur between the junior varsity and varsity contests...
Preschool pups (01/14/15)
The Preschool Pups of the month for December at the Sikeston Kindergarten and Early Childhood Center were recently announced. Pictured from left are: Mikevus Jackson, Lauren Winders, Keriya Harris, Sydney Hoang, Sophie Grace Carbaugh with Principals Jenny Hobeck and Sarah Carbaugh...
Sikeston Alternative Center announces its honor roll (01/14/15)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Alternative Center has announced the students who achieved status on the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. They are: Jordan Barton, Brittiny Brown, Zameka Flye, Preston Gilmore, Heather Hargrove, Justin Kiser, Tyler McClinton, Sean Sauceda, Mikal Sherrod, Naeisha Stanback, Joshua Watts, Adira White, Sarah Williams and Schyler Williams...
Second quarter honor students named (01/14/15)
SIKESTON -- Saint Francis Xavier School has announced the honor roll students for the second quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. They are: Libby Alcorn, Hiatt Ault, Hunter Collins, Jack Cozean, Cole Fitzgerald, Meredith Grojean, Jacob Haley, Sophie Hunter, Savannah Hux, Laura Martinez, Katie Rose Ressel, Will Henry Steward, Barrett Stokes, Laurel Towery, Ella Vinson, Kylin Woodruff...
November winners (01/14/15)
Jamie Barber's fifth grade class at Warren E. Hearnes Elementary in Charleston was the Box Top Winner for November and received a "computer party" for gathering the most tops for the month.
Matthews Elementary students recognized (01/14/15)
SIKESTON -- Matthews Elementary School in Sikeston has announced the second quarter honor roll students for the 2014-2015 school year. They are: Delayna Basinger, Kaelyn Britton, Karie Burton, Jackson Couch, Brayden Darnall, Allaina Darnall, Synai Edwards, Dalton Estrada, Mia Flores, Kameron Gates, Jakeelan Harris, Gorvarious Hines, Tyren Jackson, Isiah Mays, Rylan Mays, Gavin Mercer, Jerren Nichols, Ava Pate-Bautista, Garrett, Pipes, Honesty Price-Coleman, Zander Propst, Lindsey Rapert, Emma Sadler, Zomarionna Spence, Malaika Spencer, Kassydi Starnes, Jabreia Stevens, Shauntrez Taylor,. ...
2015-16 calendar approved by Board (01/14/15)
NEW MADRID -- Heading into a new year, the New Madrid County R-1 School Board is already looking at the next school year. During the Board's January meeting, approval was given for the 2015-16 school calendar. The CTA calendar committee assisted in the development of the calendar, according to Dr. ...
Matthews Elementary at Matthews: Students honored for second quarter academics (01/10/15)
MATTHEWS -- Matthews Elementary in Matthews has announced the honor roll students for the second quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. An after a student's name denotes honors with distinction. Laynie Brown*, Kenya Cocom*, Alaina Commins, Jorden Daniels, Hannah Dowdy, Brooke Gaskins, Hayden Harris, Katelyn Helmes, Kyleigh Jones, Lee Kenedy*, Ashlynne Lewis, Gracie McMackin, Aubrey Mitzlaff*, Chloe Polk*, Lucas Polk, Ryder Sindle, Lindsey Terry, Ryleigh Turner...
Christmas Talent Show conducted at Middle School (01/08/15)
CHARLESTON -- Charleston Middle School held its annual Christmas Talent Show Dec. 19 for sixth, seventh and eighth grade students and teachers. Performances ranged from vocal and dance to instrumental, and were judged by CMS teachers Kim Lincoln, Susan Collier and school counselor Jennifer Dement. Some teachers participated as well, including a high-energy rendition of "12 Days of Christmas" performed by Megan Williams, Stephanie Grimes and Anne Willis...
SJHS announces second quarter honor roll (01/08/15)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston Junior High School has announced the honor roll students for the second quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. They are: Martina Aguilar, Layan Alkilani, Kirah Anthony, Destiny Atkins, Taylor Babb-Ward, Miranda Bartlett, Madison Beck, Grace Blanton, Emily Boyd, Brenden Brown, Dallis Brown, Jonathon Burton, Kylie Carr, Kiersten Chessor, Warren Chinwuko, Katelyn Clark, Connor Coatney, Seth Coatney, Ammiel Coleman, Isabel Collins, Reagan Collins, Paige Colwick, Seth Copeland, Charles Cox, Austin Crawford, Jonathan Crowe, Adreyaunna Davis, Jade Davis, Karissa Denning, Destiny Drury, Emma Drury, Samuel Drury, Alexander Ellis, Daiquan Evans, Hannah Fodge, Stefani Gancheva, Peyton Gilliland, Blaire Gordon, Keon Graham, Mallory Green, Taylor Green, Madison Hicks, Beyonce Hightower, Shelby Hodgkiss, Lauren Hornback, Payton Howard, Sandy Huang, Makayla Hutton, Rory Jaynes, Tommy Johnson , Audra Jones, Cherei Jones, Kya Kaminsky, Naudia Lazcano, Kaleb Ledbetter, Lang Li, Jordan Lin, Kylie Lossing, Shawnee Lynch, Takyra Mallory, Hannah Manning, Abbygail Massey, Isabelle McGill, Kaden Merrill, Corey Minner, Wendellyn Moblin, Heaven Moore, Collin Murphy, John Myres, Lucas Nation, Kylyn Newton, Charlee Oliver, Justice Orman, Rasheid Parker, Gwyneth Pearson, Lilly Piepenbrok, Nicole Ponder, Karli Pratt, Ethan Presley, Donasha Robinson, Maison Robison, Robert Rodriguez, Noah Rolwing, Abigail Roth, Claudia Santos, Landen Savage, Erica Sawyer, Cameron Schlosser, Makavia Simmons, Jamya Smith, Sandra Smith, Seth Spraggs, Benjamin Steelman, Seth Steelman, Ethan Stone, Grant Stoner, Alexus Sturgeon, Aubrey Sullivan, Katelin Taber, Gabrielle Talley, Barbary Taylor, Audrey Testa, Taylor Tidwell, Ashley Tinnin, Logan Tollison, Haleigh Vires, Tyler Ward, Madalyn Weems, Hannah Whitten, Brynna Wiese, Kadin Wilburn, Megan Witt, Miranda Witt, Aereonna Woods, Hannah Yant.. ...
December Children of the Month (01/07/15)
Sikeston R-6 named is Parents as Teachers children of the month for December. Pictured are, from left: Alaina Franco, 1, and Ava Franco, 3, daughters of Hannah and Rodrigo Franco; Kylie Holmes, 2, daughter of Josh and Sarah Holmes; and Charlie Lawson, son of Marcie and Andrew Lawson...
Six Kelly High School FFA members attend National Convention (01/07/15)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Six members of the Kelly FFA and their advisor, Jeff Scherer, attended the National FFA Convention in Louisville. Members selected based on the number of participation points earned this school year were; Kaylee Scherer, Darrien Boden, Aaron Birk, Amanda Hulshof, Kenzie Scherer and Mitchell Proctor...
DECEMBER STUDENTS OF THE MONTH (01/03/15)
Southeast Elementary School in Sikeston announced its December Students of the Month recently. Pictured front row from left are: Jack Yielding, Ben Burns, Kayden Leonard, JaJuan Robinson and Caleb Bentley; second row:Jadyn Jones, Alayna Clark, Markasia Smith, Jyqualous Scott and Isaiah Patterson; and standing: Cheyenne Adams, Makayla Mouser and Morgan Jaynes. Also honored was Melody Moxley. The word of the month was caring...
Helping others (01/03/15)
The Sikeston High School Bulldog Barker Staff recently made a donation to Radical Christmas. Accepting the check on behalf of Radical Christmas is Brad Aycock, executive pastor of the First United Methodist Church. The donation purchased 30 chickens for under-resourced families to eat this Christmas. ...
Hearnes Elementary students celebrate holidays (01/03/15)
CHARLESTON -- From decorations on every wall to children singing Christmas carols, the holidays at Hearnes Elementary bring fun activities and excitement for students and staff alike. During the week before Christmas, students in Kim Wells' Kindergarten class participated in their room's "Parent Involvement Christmas Tree Contest." The activity was based on the book, "The Littlest Christmas Tree," which discusses the importance of everyone, no matter how big or small they are. ...
TCA honorees: Pre-K-kindergarten (12/30/14)
The Christian Academy has announced its Character winners for November. Selected from the pre-kindergarten through second grade were, from left: Colton Arnold (prekindergarten), Suzie Gilmore (first), Eli Stephenson (second) and Mia Slipis (kindergarten)...
TCA honorees: Junior/Senior High (12/30/14)
The Christian Academy has announced its Character winners for November.  The Junior/Senior High honoree was Taylor Wooden.
TCA Honorees: 3rd-5th grades (12/30/14)
TCA Honorees The Christian Academy has announced its Character winners for November. Left: Honored from the third through fifth grades were, from left: Joseph Sauceda (fourth), Allison Riley (fifth), Camryn Self (fifth), Michael Walton (third)...
Holiday entertainers (12/30/14)
Students from Lee Hunter Elementary School in Sikeston entertained the residents at Westridge Assisted Living Center on North West Street on Dec. 17. The group sang a variety of songs including "Little Drummer Boy," "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" and from the movie "Frozen" the song "In Summer."...
Lee Hunter: Second quarter honor roll students named (12/30/14)
SIKESTON -- Lee Hunter Elementary School has announced the honor roll students for the second quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. They are: Hayden Alfonso, Colby Ault, Pierce Baker, Nevaeh Beedle, Jamyius Benford, Taryn Boyd, Zach Brown, Amelya Bryant, Trinity Bryant, Jaden Cannon, Autumn Clayton, Ryleigh Coburn, Kaden Coffey, Rikenzie Coleman, Alesa Cooper, Mikylia Daniel, Natalie Davis-Jones, Bella Dial, Broden Dial, Keniyah Dixon, James Doss, Eli Gonzalez, Brashaun Hamilton, Ethan Hawkins, Ronald Hicks, Julius Hudson, Elgin Hunt, Alexis Jacobo, Jacob Kerr, Anyla Larry, Tristan Leavitt,. ...
Foundation recognizes SHS students in December (12/30/14)
SIKESTON -- Kennedy Katelyn Frohawk and Lucas Benton Williams were named Sikeston High School Students of the Month for December. 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 2014-2015 school year...
Sixth grade characters (12/29/14)
Sixth grade students of the month have been named by the Sikeston Fifth and Sixth Grade Center. The word of the month was self-control. Pictured are front row, from left: Tyla Johnson, Natalie Parker and Timaya Randle; second row: Mason Davis, Dakota Ryan and Tobias Sanchez; and back row: Audra McMillen, Hallie McCain, Ian Blackburn and Marshall Thurmon...
Fifth grade characters (12/29/14)
Sikeston Fifth and Sixth Grade Center named its fifth grade students of the month for November. The word of the month was self-control. Pictured are front row, from left: Perry Hilson, Lucas King and Hilal Hussain; second row: Colleen Robins, Evan Lawson and Dylan Thornell; and back row: Trevor Loflin, Sydni Taylor, Emma Spraggs and Brent Revelle. Not pictured is Zekiah Pulley...
Learning lab (12/26/14)
Gloria Houston's health occupations' SkillsUSA Community Service team at Sikeston Career and Technology Center held a dissection lab for their fifth and sixth grade mentor students Dec. 5. Student Johnny Adams said he couldn't wait to get to high school so he could take health occupations. ...
2 SHS students honored (12/26/14)
SIKESTON -- Maggie Shepherd and Sebastian A. Matos were named Sikeston High School Students of the Month for November. 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 2014-2015 school year...
JROTC on the rocks (12/26/14)
On Dec. 6, the Charleston High School JROTC conducted an educational field trip to Elephant Rocks State Park, located on Highway 21 North of Pilot Knob. This park is known for its giant granite rock boulders, which are 1.36 billion year old, and the distinctive landscape, foliage and fauna. There are also carvings in the rocks from quarry workers long ago...
December Pups (12/26/14)
The Sikeston Kindergarten Center announced its December Pups of the Month. Pictured are front row, from left: Kamron Tierney, Carley Hayden, Alycia Orozco, Constance McCormick, Mauricio Bautista, Kenneth Holcomb, Robbie Gillespie and Takiyla Hamilton; second row: Madyson Jimerson-Patterson, Antonio Rangel, Jase Mays, Johnathon Northern, Decklan Aaron, Kyleigh Smith, Lillyn Dow and Fah'Nerius Grant; and back row: Devin Kyles, Hayden Hodges, Hadley Hager, Skyler Vent, Vicky Huang, Makayla Brown, Heith Cochran, Arianna Bridges and Garrett Blincoe. ...
Sales winners (12/26/14)
Delilah Taylor was honored as the first place winner in the candle-sale fundraiser at SEMO Christian Academy, 1440 Ables Road. DeLilah, seated left, sold 96 candles while the second place trophy went to Carter Hay, seated right, who sold 56 candles. Selling 36 candles each for a three-way tie for third place were, standing from left: Maggie Brooks, Caidyn Hardin and Kamdyn Gray. The students sold more than 1,000 candles...
November students of the month (12/23/14)
Sikeston Junior High School named its students of the month for November. The word of the month was citizenship. Students worked on lessons throughout the month of November to learn more about citizenship, and faculty and staff nominated students who actively displayed this characteristic. ...
Students earn speaking honors (12/23/14)
Six New Madrid County Central FFA members participated in the annual FFA Fall Public Speaking. During this competition FFA members have the opportunity to prepare and present a 6-8 minute speech on different topics sponsored by various Missouri agriculture interest organizations. ...
Program adds up to improved math scores (12/19/14)
CHARLESTON -- Charleston Middle School sixth graders recently completed a program aimed at helping them in mathematics. CMS partnered with Lester Gillespie of Susanna Wesley Family Learning Center to give students an incentive to improve in math. Students were challenged to learn a set of math skills that are commonly missed at this level...
Poster contest winners named (12/19/14)
SIKESTON -- Naomi Frazier, 6th grade art student at the Sikeston 5th/6th grade center, was selected recently as the first place winner in the Peace Poster contest sponsored by the Lions Club of Sikeston. St. Francis Xavier school 7th grader Selena Priggel's entry took second place, while Ally Nelson, 6th grade artist at the Sikeston 5th/6th grade center, placed third...
Packing food bags (12/19/14)
Charleston Middle School Beta Club members recently volunteered their time and energy at Shining Light. This group of volunteers, led by sponsor sixth grade teacher Anne Willis packed 387 food bags for families in need at Thanksgiving.
Disc Golf baskets (12/19/14)
The Sikeston High School welding class made nine disc golf baskets for a future nine-hole disc golf course for the Sikeston Park Division. Instructor Brent Trankler's students made the baskets as a class project for placement in one of Sikeston's parks. Trankler, pictured second row far right, and some of his welding students are shown with one of the disc golf baskets...
Turkeys camouflage contest (12/17/14)
During the week of Thanksgiving, Hearnes Elementary students in Kim Wells' kindergarten class participated in their room's "Parent Involvement Turkey Camouflage Contest," which was a classic turkey-in-disguise art project with an added parent involvement element. ...
R-1 School Board: New Madrid Elementary to add after-school tutors (12/17/14)
Staff report news@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID - A successful pilot program at Lilbourn Elementary School will be expanded. New Madrid County R-1 School District Superintendent Dr. Cynthia Sharp-Amick reported during the fall, the district began an after-school tutoring program at Lilbourn Elementary School...
Making a statement (12/17/14)
On Nov. 20 Sikeston High School Speech and Debate Team traveled to a speech and debate tournament hosted by Jackson High School, where 20 teams competed. Sikeston took 15 students, and five of those students made it to the final round. Of the finalists, four received trophies. ...
Preschool pups (12/17/14)
The Sikeston Kindergarten and Preschool Center has announced the Preschool Pups for November. Pictured front row are Mina Angeletopoulos, Tucker Sherrod, Brandon Wright, Clara Cox and Carter Sander and back row are principals Jenny Hobeck and Sarah Carbaugh...
PAT honorees (12/15/14)
The Sikeston R-6 Parents as Teachers program children of the month for November are, from left: Jude Johnson, son of Justin and Audrey Johnson; Xaevian Melton, the son of Xaundria Martin and Tevis Melton; and Caeli Hann, daughter os Shannon and Melissa Hann...
Top Dogs (12/15/14)
The Sikeston Kindergarten Center recently announced its Top Dogs for the month of November. Honored were, front row: Ryan Hunt, Rodrigo Rhodes, Ashton Wheetley, Carrington Brooks, Michael Rose, Kassidy Hornback, Admire Jeralds, Katlyn Jobe and Isabella Ponder; middle row: P.J. ...
Dunkin' with dads (12/15/14)
"Dunkin' with Dads (And Other Important Men)" featured some time for fathers and their children to enjoy open-gym basketball Nov. 20 at Charleston Middle School. The event was for Charleston R-1 students in grades prekindergarten through eighth and their fathers or father figures. ...
Students brush up on oral health skills (12/15/14)
SIKESTON - During a time when treats abound, some Sikeston students got lessons in oral health care. Gloria Houston's health occupations I class at the Sikeston Career and Technology Center earlier this year brought Halloween baskets to the children in their SkillsUSA Operation Hope Mentor Program...
Scott County Central students honored by SWC Districts for artistic talents (12/15/14)
SIKESTON -- Art students at Scott County Central recently participated in the Soil and Water Conservation Districts annual poster contest. This year's theme was "Dig Deeper -Mysteries in the Soil." First Place Winners in kindergarten--first grade category received $5; first place winners in the second -- 12th grade category received $25; second place winners received $15; third place winners received $10.Winners from Scott County Central were as follows: first place: Caleb Lofton, kindergarten; Camarie Perdue, first grade; Annie Oliver, third grade; Jayden Keller, sixth grade; Kinley Alcorn, Ninth grade; Katie Scherer, 10th grade; second place: Katie Pobst, third grade; Maddie Fitchpatrick, fourth grade; Devon Baker, eighth grade; Laura Henderson, 11th grade; and third place: Reagen Evans, third grade; Lindsey Hunt, ninth grade; Tony Davis, 10th grade. ...
Chowing with the children (12/12/14)
The Fifth and Sixth Grade Center invites parents to eat with their children each year during American Education Week. This year there were over 225 parents in attendance.
Students awarded funding by Southeast (12/12/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The following students have been awarded scholarships to attend Southeast Missouri State University for the 2015-2016 academic year: Paige Sailors of Sikeston has received the Regents' Scholarship to attend Southeast Missouri State University for the 2015-2016 academic year. Sailors is the daughter of Amy and John Sailors Jr. of Sikeston, and will be a 2015 graduate of Sikeston Senior High School...
Graduate for Mas Challenge (12/12/14)
Recently, students from Sikeston High School participated in the "Graduate for Mas Challenge" from Taco Bell. Students were asked to sign a pledge card promising to graduate from high school on time with their peers, and they had to say the pledge aloud also The school is participating in this challenge against other schools around the nation. Pictured are volunteers Madlyn Basham and Luke Williams, and signing the pledge are Layton Jones, Colton Hampton and Kobe Hutcheson...
Sikeston Public Schools Foundation announces SHS students of month (12/12/14)
SIKESTON -- Kaitlyn Paige Ayers and Zachary Samuel James Grady were named Sikeston High School Students of the Month for August. 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 2014-2015 school year. ...
Kelly FCCLA visits New Dawn State School (12/12/14)
Kelly FCCLA students attended the New Dawn State School in Sikeston on Nov. 12 to make Thanksgiving crafts. Students created turkey hats with their buddies and each hat had what the student was thankful for. Kelly FCCLA students said they appreciated the opportunity to pair up with another school to celebrate the meaning of Thanksgiving...
SHS National Honor Society induction ceremony (12/12/14)
The SHS Chapter of National Honor Society had its induction ceremony Nov. 13. NHS is a nationwide organization, and selection is based on four criteria: scholarship, leadership, service and character. Current members include: seniors: Kaitlyn Ayers, Gage Barber, Lauren Beydler, Elizabeth Blanton, Ivy Clinton, Lexi Curtis, Josh Eifert, Kennedy Frohawk, Mary Claire Gleason, Zach Grady, Colton Hampton, Yeremyah Hawkins, Jenny Keller, Morgan Krokstrom, Madison Lancaster, Madeline Limbaugh, Sebastian Matos, Natalie Regenold, Kylie Ritter, Cody Rodgers, Elizabeth Sewell, Crystal Sharp, Maggie Shepherd, Madison Smith, Hannah Stash, Cole Thornton, Gabe Wheeler, Luke Williams and Madeline Williams; and juniors: Alana Basham, Kaylan Butler, Erin Crader, Jordan Crawford, Hunter Crowley, Christina Gaines, Caroline Gleason, Elizabeth Hay, Erica Irwin, Clayton Johnson, Hope Mannon, Sarah Martin, Anniegeorgia O'Brien, Alexis Price, Katie Smith and Jayci Williams. ...
Two Sikeston High School students are selected for the All-State choir (12/12/14)
SIKESTON - Two Sikeston High School students will perform with students from across Missouri in the All-State Choir. Brenden Morgan, a junior, and Dalton Martin, a senior, were selected recently for the choir. They were among five students from SHS to audition for the select group...
November students of the month (12/12/14)
Southeast Elementary named its Students of the Month for November. The word of the month was self-control. Pictured are front row, from left: Landen Richardson, Mason Ballew, Destiny Brown, Landon Wheetly and Ashley Roth; second row: Kenya Bowden, Ryder Estes, Trnyece Lockhart, Ebony Johnson, Mazie Hubbard and Savannah Griggs; and back row: Riley Spencer, Rilee Moore, Kharis Andrews and Braylon Webb. Not pictured are Joshua Hornback and Jayla Johnson...
Oran High School lists first quarter honor students (12/03/14)
ORAN -- Oran High School has announced the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. They are: Garrett Blocker, Mollie Campbell, Allison Cummins, Amber Flanigan, Racheal Friga, Karrie Graviett, Keaton Graviett, Toni Hency, Ben Heuring, Zak Johnson, Aubrianna Jones, Preston Parker, Madison Pettit, Jacob Priggel, Lera Rose, Thomas Roslen, Hunter Schlosser, Connor Tenkhoff, Thomas Trankler, Eric Westrich...
CMS Beta Club attends leadership summit (12/03/14)
Beta Club members from Charleston Middle School attended the National Beta Club Leadership Summit Nov. 7-8 in Poplar Bluff. Eight CMS eighth grade students networked with members from other schools and completed team building activities. They also heard from motivational speakers Grant Baldwin and Harriet Turk, who discussed overcoming teen-related obstacles like peer pressure, and "paying it back" in schools and communities with good deeds and service. ...
Seventh Grade MAP (12/03/14)
New Madrid County Central Middle School seventh grade students who scored advanced or proficient on the 2014 MAP test include: Daniel Adams, Steven Adams, Karen Carrizales, Allie Crider, Austin Davis, Paige Ferguson, Shelby Fields, Gabriel Fountain, Tristen Gammons, Dakota Gardner, Brett Gerecke, Logan Hall, Selena Hamilton, Glen Helmes, Martha Higgins, Zakiah Hood, Caden Howell, Caroline Johnson, Carlee Keene, Jatori Maxwell, Chasity McKinney, Cheyanne Morgan, Hannah Noe, Grae Palmer, Austin Perry, Christen Phillips, Melanie Ruark, Kieara Sanders, Noah Schaffer, Cora Simpson, Abigail Sindle, Tristen Sletten, Curtin Smith, Arron Stanford, Nathaniel Steed, Chandlor Stomire, Maggie Sutton, Andrew Thomas, Haleigh Vires, Jacob Wicker, Sabrina Williams, Shaniah Word, and Holli Yi.. ...
Sixth Grade MAP (12/03/14)
New Madrid County Central Middle School sixth grade students who scored advanced or proficient on the 2014 MAP test include: Allie Armer, Jarret Ash, Abigail Atchley, Kamaijah Boyd, Destiny Brant, Jordan Branum, Ziya Brooks, Donnie Ray Brown, Landon Burnett, Tylei Byrd, Lily Clark, Alexia Creasy, Dakota Cummins, Logan Ellington, Hannah Faries, Jonah Farrenburg, Caleb Givens, John Graham, Victoria Green, Zarionna Green, Donald Hart, Brianna Hicks, Quazavion Jackson, Alyssa Jernigan, Patrick Johnson, Alisha Kellum, Lona Kershaw, Dawson King, Bre'Onna Long, J'Vaun Mays, Terrance McClellan, Hannah McElroy, Lindsey Miller, Trenton Miller, Kannon Nowell, Isabella Phelps, Lizzie Redden, Zane Redden, Betsy Riggs, Jared Roach, Camron Robinson, Kevin Robinson, Justin Shubert, Dakota Slavings, John Stanley, Trevion Tipler, Alexa Townsend, Clayton Ullman, Samantha Weaver, Veronica Wilderness, Lexis Yarbro, and Morgan Young.. ...
Eighth Grade MAP (12/03/14)
New Madrid County Central Middle School eighth grade students who scored advanced or proficient on the 2014 MAP test include: Lily Beth Babb, Addison Birdwell, Holly Brewer, Sara Broyles, Destiny Burleson, Macey Burton, Ethan Clark, Makaila Coleman, Emma Cooksey, Gabriel Copanas, Lyndsey Deen, Darren Duckworth, Jarred Dunn, Hailie Edwards, Jamie Gardner, Clora Garrett, Gary Garrett, Gibbs Keilan, Alyssa Gilmore, Emma Graham, Jordan Harris, Madezin Jones, Derriona Madlock, Josie Mainord, Ke'Andre Marsh, Ortrez Maxwell, Nolan McElroy, Olivia McSpadden, Emma Mitchem, Demetrius Moore, Raven Murphy, Sierra Nash, Joshua Parker, Garrett Perry, Isiah Perry, Joshua Phillips, Jesse Pierce, Taylor Polk, Seth Purser, Hunter Sanders, Tre'von Sims, Mark Sizemore, Chastie Slavings, Jamaia Smith, Conner Smotherman, Ashton Sprouse, Zachary Stegman, Divine Strong, Justice Sutton, Cody Swilley, Jordan Van Meter, Johnnie Walker, David Walton, Mashiya Weakly, Austin Wells, Michael Whitley, Takaia Williams, Caleb Wyman, and Gabriel York.. ...
Top sellers honored (12/03/14)
The top sellers from the Buckets for Benefit Fundraiser sponsored by the Sikeston Kindergarten Center's PTO were named recently. Pictured front row from left are: Clara Cox, Keith Dixon, Keonnia Dixon, Myron Sanders, Madison Sanders and Noah Grimes and back row: PTO Vice President Amanda Jones, PTO President Summer Cox , Mary Applewhite, Roketia Sanders and Renee Grimes. ...
Participating parents (12/03/14)
Winners of our first quarter Parent Participation at the Kindergarten and Early Childhood Center in Sikeston were announced recently. Pictured are, front row from left: McKei McClellon, Mina Angeletopoulos and Nathan Bennett and back row: Nicole McClellon, Angela Zorbas, Suzanne Bennett and Principal Jenny Hobeck. Parents received a gift card...
Let's read together (12/03/14)
The Sikeston Kindergarten and Early Childhood Center hosted Family Reading Night at the Kindergarten and Early Childhood Center recently. Pictured around the table from left are: Ava Franco, Hannah and Rodrigo Franco, Alyssia Rhodes, Emma Franco and Rodrigo Rhodes. Families enjoyed the story, "I Know an Old Lady that Swallowed a Pie," and made some activities to go along with the story...
Outstanding students recognized (12/03/14)
Outstanding Students for the first quarter were named at Matthews Elementary School in Matthews recently. Pictured front row from left are: Courtney Burton, Abigail Polk, J.C. Dowdy, Caleb Moore; second row: Destiney Pope, Kenya Cocom, Delaney Cooksey, Bailee Jackson; and back row: Dalton Walters, Ethan Moore, Lee Kenedy and Payton Hammock. Also honored were: Kristofer Cocom and Madilynn Colbert...
Students of the Month (12/03/14)
Students of the Month for October were selected from Sarah Lawson's fourth grade class at Matthews Elementary School. Pictured with their plaques are Alyssa Hammock and Dalton Walters.
Perfect! (12/03/14)
All students who achieved perfect attendance during the first quarter of the year at Matthews Elementary School in Matthews were included in a drawing for four Wal-Mart gift cards. The winning students were Zach Hileman, Ashlynne Lewis, Christopher Espinoza and Samantha McElroy...
Wild Indians (12/03/14)
During Cathey Daniels' art class at Matthews Elementary School in Matthews, the second graders learned about the Pilgrims and the Indians. Ms. Daniels explained that the Pilgrims would have not survived without the help of the Indians. Each student created an Indian vest and headband...
Kelly's FBLA is busy (12/03/14)
BENTON - Thomas W Kelly's Future Business Leaders of America has stepped up to the challenge of meeting their goal for 2014 -- 2015 membership. "When we meet during the summer and began working on the year's activities, our first thought is what we are going to do to make a difference? We discuss our member goals and then begin planning activities that will help build a successful future," said FBLA officer Shaina Grigery Kelly's FBLA membership goal was set at 130 members and it was exceeded by 5 members.. ...
SHS students attend leadership conference (11/26/14)
Six students from Sikeston High School and their sponsor recently attended the DECA Fall Leadership Conference at Lodge of the Four Seasons in Lake Ozark. DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management. Pictured are, from left: Alan Newton, Katie Smith, Mohsin Rajput, Anniegeorgia O'Brien, sponsor Ryan Lindsey, Elizabeth Hay and Kobe Hutcheson...
Oran Elementary lists honor students (11/26/14)
ORAN -- Oran Elementary has announced the honor roll students for the first quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. They are: Cody Albritton, Marshall Bradley, Sophie Bryeans, Brenden Campbell, Natalie Collier, Elizabeth Cureton, Andrew Dennis, Jase Fuemmeler, Lillian Knotts, Bralynn Morgan, Addison Nichols, Nathan Pobst, Scarlett Schlosser, Dixie Shoemaker, Elijah Shoemaker, Molly Spane, Benjamin Urhahn...
Winners announced (11/26/14)
The winners of the pumpkin decorating contest at the Kindergarten and Early Childhood Center were announced recently. Pictures from left are: Kami Marshall, fourth place, Carl Jacobsen, second place, Elias McClinton, third place and Wyatt Seiler, first place. There were 58 pumpkins entered into the contest and a total of more than $900 was raised for the PTO...
Noranda awards four local students funding (11/26/14)
NEW MADRID -- Jacob Bracey, Jenna Hawkins, Audra Porter and Kylie Spence were awarded 2014 Noranda Aluminum College Scholarships of $3,000. This year, Noranda Aluminum awarded a total of 10 scholarships, four of which went to children of employees at the New Madrid smelter...
Plymouth rocks! (11/26/14)
Second grade students at Southeast Elementary School in Sikeston presented a musical tribute to Thanksgiving Tuesday for their parents and fellow classmates. The students sang about Thanksgiving, mashed potatoes and even gobbled with a "turkey."
TCA Characters of the Month: junior and senior high school (11/24/14)
The Christian Academy has named its Character of the Month honorees. Students are selected based on their "Overall Christ--like Behavior" each month. Honored from the Junior and Senior High were, from left: Aden Morris and Mallory Jaynes...
TCA Characters of the Month: third-fifth grades (11/24/14)
The Christian Academy has named its Character of the Month honorees. Students are selected based on their "Overall Christ--like Behavior" each month. The third through fifth grade honorees are, from left: Toniah Magill (third grade), Vance Terrell (fifth grade), Justice Green (fifth grade) and Chandler Duncan (fourth grade)...
TCA Characters of the Month: pre-k-second grade (11/24/14)
The Christian Academy has named its Character of the Month honorees. Students are selected based on their "Overall Christ--like Behavior" each month. Pictured are:prekindergarten through second grade honorees, from left:  Kael Davis (prekindergarten), Redic McIntyre (kindergarten), Lyndsi Terrell (first grade) and Lydia Hester (second grade)...
Seventh Grade BARK (11/24/14)
Sikeston Junior High announced the seventh and eighth grade BARK king and queen for first quarter. These students were recognized for exemplifying their school's acronym, BARK, which stands for Be Respectful, Act Responsibly, Ready to Learn, and Keep Safe. The seventh grade king is Sam Drury and queen is Emma Drury. This is the first time siblings have won, and these siblings happen to be twins...
Eighth Grade BARK (11/24/14)
Sikeston Junior High announced the seventh and eighth grade BARK king and queen for first quarter. These students were recognized for exemplifying their school's acronym, BARK, which stands for Be Respectful, Act Responsibly, Ready to Learn, and Keep Safe. The eighth grade king is Sean Blanchfield and the queen is Grace Foust...
Kelly Elementary School announces students earning 1st quarter honors roll members (11/24/14)
BENTON -- Kelly Elementary School has announced the honor roll students for the first quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. They are: Madison Agin, Kaylee Brown, Brody Camden, Ethan Carlyle, , Alyssa Casey, Jaden Cupp, Keegan Ditto, Tristan Genereau, Emory Glenn, Caitlyn Graham, Jada-Lynn Griggs, Mika Kirkman, Mallory Lemonds, Jacob Liverett, Tommy-Anne Marriott, Hannah McDermott, Makayla Morgan, Katelyn Ruff, Cooper Shackles, Trenton Staggs, Rilen Summers, Caleb Tidwell, Laird Tucker...
All treats, no tricks (11/24/14)
On Oct. 30, New Madrid County R-1 FBLA members filled Halloween treat bags with candy the members had donated. The treat bags were then delivered to the Golden Living Center in New Madrid, where the students also visited with the residents. Pictured front row from left are: Megan Wasson, Shelby Smith, Sarah Robinson, Riley Fowler, Allyson Garner and Kaitlyn Lawfield; back row: Melissa Wasson, Turner Holmes, Maria Turley, Kaitlyn Long, Amyia Gates, Madison Adams, Makayla Burris, Payton Jones, Megan Gremard, Alyssa Robeson, Austin Young, Sarah Peel, Shaniah Fountain, C. ...
Responsible students (11/24/14)
Southeast Elementary in Sikeston named its Students of the Month for October. The word of the month was responsibility. Pictured are front row, from left: Ramyah Lewis, Charlie Torres, Neicie Palmer, Dallin Knoeppel, Keara Johnson and Conner Michael; second row: Aunesti Tatum, Dakota Thompson, Saloni Maisura, Rasheed Abu Khudier and Baylee Copeland; and back row: Miranda Sherwood, Peyton Morgan, Shakayla Jasper, Drake Tigart, Khalia Andrews, Chelsea Thompson and Aiden Hutcheson...
Role model honored (11/24/14)
Kindergarten teacher Ashley Palmer was recognized as Staff PeaceBuilder at Matthews Elementary School at Matthews for the first quarter of 2014-2015. Mrs. Palmer is an excellent role model for her students as well as all other students in the building, New Madrid County R-1 officials said. ...
First quarter academic work is recognized (11/24/14)
SIKESTON -- Scott County Central High School has announced the honor roll students for the first quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. They are: Abby Burchard, Jackson Casey, Logan Hall, Kinley Hargrove, Alexis Hart, Caleb Hunt, Rita Meeker, Logan Oliver, Avery Pobst, Sarrah Turner, Colton Vance, Katyra Williams...
Matthews donates land to R-6 District (11/22/14)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston R-6 School District has acquired some new land for future development. Sikeston R-6 Superintendent Tom Williams told Board of Education members during their regular monthly meeting Tuesday that Sikeston resident Scott Matthews offered to donate to the district 8.75 acres located south of Col. George E. Day Parkway and next to Brunt Boulevard...
New Madrid County R-1 School Board: Three seats will be filled by voters next April (11/19/14)
NEW MADRID - Filing for three seats on the New Madrid County R-1 School Board will open in less than a month. During the R-1 School District's November board meeting, filing for two regular three-year terms and a one-year unexpired term was set from Dec. 16 through Jan. 20. Those interested in serving on the board can file during school hours with Pam Riley at the District Office, located on the New Madrid County Central High School campus...
PAT children of the month (11/19/14)
Sikeston R-6 Kindergarten and Early Childhood Education Center named its Parents as Teachers children of the month for October. Pictured are Logan Williams, 2, and Khyia Redd, 2. To learn more about Parents as Teachers, call 471-0653.
Charleston career class visits SCTC (11/19/14)
Charleston Middle School students took a field trip Oct. 17 to the Sikeston Career and Technology Center. Each quarter Susan Collier's sixth grade career class spends eight weeks investigating various careers and post-secondary education alternatives. ...
St. Francis Xavier School announces the first quarter honor roll students (11/19/14)
SIKESTON -- Saint Francis Xavier School has announced the honor roll students for the first quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. They are: Libby Alcorn, Hiatt Ault, Hunter Collins, Jack Cozean, Cole Fitzgerald, Meredith Grojean, Jacob Haley, Sophie Hunter,...
Kelly High School and Middle School: First quarter academic achievements earn recognition (11/19/14)
BENTON -- Kelly High School and Middle School have announced the honor roll students for the first quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. They are: Evan Abernathy, Savannah Ashley, Ashton Beggs, Shelby Beggs, Kristi Brucker, Carolyn Donaldson, Carlos Escobar, Lee-Ellen Feezor, Clayton Garrett, Austin Graham, Shaina Grigery, Joseph Gulledge, Nathan Haney, Kayla Hill, Tyler Holt, Dalton Huffman, Cody Jones, Taylor Lasater, Morgan LeDure, Seth Perdue, Jacob Riley, McKenzie Roth, Ashley Scheffer, Kaylee Scherer, Tesla Smith, Josie Stark, Paige Still, Lydia Tackett, Whitney Watkins, Zachary Weiny, Stephanie Worth.. ...
Youngsters help 'ReLeaf' their outdoor classroom (11/15/14)
SIKESTON -- Nine new trees were planted in October at the outdoor classroom of the University Child Development Center at Southeast Missouri State University-Sikeston. The trees -- seven Willow oaks, one Bur oak and one Kentucky coffeetree -- were made possible thanks to Forest ReLeaf of Missouri and their Project CommuniTree through a partnership with the Missouri Department of Conservation...
Students, families follow the clues to solve mystery together (11/15/14)
CHARLESTON -- Who kidnapped Billy Blue, the Charleston Blue Jays mascot? This case led families to search the CMS building, looking for clues to determine the guilty suspect, the tool they used, and which area Billy was held in. "Middle School Mystery Night" was held Oct. 21 at Charleston Middle School, for grades sixth through eighth and their families. The event was a product of CMS parent involvement, said B.J. Babb, Parent Liaison...
Richland High School announces first quarter honor roll students (11/15/14)
ESSEX -- Richland High School has announced the honor roll students for the first quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. They are: Bridgett Anderson, Breanna Bond, Austen Buttry, Katie Condict, Mikalyn Davis, Dominic DeBord, Allison Jones, Norman Oakley, Anthony Parker, Noah Pearce...
Perfect attendance certificates awarded at Lilbourn Elementary (11/15/14)
LILBOURN -- Lilbourn Elementary awarded Perfect Attendance certificates for the first quarter of the 2014-2015 school year to the following students: Colton Bobo, Gabriel Burton, A.J. Campbell, Ka'liyah Gaines-Smith, Jordan Gamblin, Shareese Grove, Carson Reynolds, Ayden Roberts, Sumaury Robinson, Briley Waters...
Celebrating singing success (11/15/14)
Eight students from the Sikeston Junior High School were selected for the Junior High All-District Choir recently. Earning the honors were, front row from left: eighth graders Paige Crumpecker, Meghan Hill and Robert Rodriguez; and Cooper Hill, seventh grade; and back row: eighth graders, Dalton Duncan, Ella Crader and Sanarra Whitney. Also honored was eighth grader Lilly Powell...
Lee Hunter Elementary School: First quarter academic efforts are honored (11/15/14)
SIKESTON -- Lee Hunter Elementary has announced the honor roll students for the first quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. They are: First Grade Kadison Adell, Jillian Asher, Cameron Bean, Graisen Carlyle, Kasey Chandler, Brady Childers, Marlie Crook, Harper Curry, Anna Curtis, Brandon Herrion, Johnathon Housman, Will Lape, Aiden McLemore, Brody Nash, Cheyenne Parker, Zaniyah Stevenson, Abigail Tarter...
Technology brings U.S. Congressman into the classroom (11/15/14)
SIKESTON -- Technology enabled some Sikeston High School students to have a live video chat with their U.S. representative in Washington, D.C., Friday during their advanced placement government class. Sikeston High School students in Sarah McGill's AP government class participated in the live conversation with Eighth District Congressman Jason Smith, who was in his office in Washington, D.C...
Matthews Elementary in Sikeston: Students recognized for academic achievements (11/12/14)
SIKESTON -- Matthews Elementary in Sikeston has announced the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2904-2015 school year. They are: First grade Elijah Blackmon, Aiden Cagle, Courtne Gipson, Rylee Guthrie, Andy Huang, Aziyah Hughes, Jaiden Joshann, Ben James,Serenidee Johnson, Joshua Joslyn, Rosalinda Lara, Peyton Mitchell, Marissa Nolan, Hanna Novak, Kristin Perky, Garrett Pipes, Zander Propst, De'Mario Reed, Avery Reid, Ella Grace Rush, Nicolas Russell, Bryce Sieveking, Hunter Sletten, Gracie Smith, River Spears, Mark Taylor, Kobe Bryant, Ke'Mora Thompson, Katelynn Towe, DeMaris Wren.. ...
Students take in Christmas classic (11/12/14)
Sikeston students laugh as actors with the Imaginary Theatre Company perform "Bah! Humbug!," a retelling of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." The performance is one of several provided through Three Rivers College and the Patrons of the Arts 2014-15 expanded season. ...
Student awarded funding (11/10/14)
WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. - Allie Cummins of Oran , Mo. , has been awarded a President's Scholarship to attend Williams Baptist College . The scholarship is awarded to incoming WBC students based on their college entrance examination scores. Cummins is a senior at Oran High School . She is the daughter of Steven Cummins and Stacey Starnes, both of Oran ...
Bernie student receives scholarship (11/10/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Caleb Ellenburg of Bernie, has received the Governor's Scholarship to attend Southeast Missouri State University for the 2015-2016 academic year. Ellenberg is the son of Allan and Tommie Ellenberg of Bernie and will be a 2015 graduate of Bernie High School...
Portageville High School students are recognized for academic efforts (11/10/14)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Portageville High School has announced the honor roll students for the first quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. They are: Andreia Alexander, Andrew Alexander, Austin Ashby, John Benson, Peyton Bullock, Deavion Caldwell, John Carroll, Daniel Carter, Hanna Cook, Brenna Corbett, Eleseiana Covington, Darrel Ellis, Bayleigh Foster, Hunter Gates, Abby Gibbins, Keeta Green, Dylan Henry, Timothy Howell, Deondra Johnson, Abby Johnston,...
East Prairie Junior High lists honor roll students (11/05/14)
EAST PRAIRIE -- East Prairie Jr. High has announced the honor roll students for the first quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. Honor students are: Logan Allen, Laurann Allgier, Raleigh Archie, Alicia Backfisch, Alexius Baker, Ashton Baker, Morgan Baker, Emma Bell, Leeann Blasingain, Mary Bone, Brayden Bratton, Dale Carter, Haley Christian, William Clemons, Connor Dean, Austin Ditto, Sierra Ditto, Payeton Easter, Alexandra Edwards, Sierra Erwin, Brandon Faire, Dalton Farmer, Meridyth Givens, Lakyn Grissom, Makayla Grissom, Zandon Grisso, Noah Grubbs, Madison Harper, Bradly Hearn, Shayna Johnson, Mason Johnston, Michael "Tucker" Jones, Caroline LaPlant, Sarah Latamondeer, Gavin Linhart, Kayla Linhart, Dion "Alex" Lowry, Katie Manning, Melissa Manning, Mikayla Martin, Izabella McCutchen, Katelyn McDermott, Wynter Miller, Harrison Moore, Luke Morgan, Jade Norman, Roy Norton, Michael "Trey" O'Dell, Madalin Parnell, Gregory Phrampus, Trenton Raymond, Kevin Shands, Savannah Shands, Hannah Stempkovski, Hannah Thomas, Zackree Triplett, Jesse Vinson, Sydnie Warford, Torey Weakley, MaKenzie Williams, Micah Williams, Amber Woodworth, Dakota Woodworth.. ...
New Madrid County Central Middle School Student Council (11/05/14)
The New Madrid Middle School Student Council members for 2014-15 gathered for a photo recently. The members are, front row: Alexia Creasy, Zane Redden, Abigail Atchley, Lona Kershaw; second row: Hunter Polk, Jordan Branum, Isabella Phelps, Lindsey McWaters, Kannon Nowell, Donnie Brown, Morgan Young; third row: Dakota Gardner, Maggie Sutton, Kelly Spears, Chasity McKinney, Kansas Johnson, Tristen Sletten, Allie Crider; and back row: Corvon Williams, Emma Cooksey, Macey Burton, Lyndsey Deen, Emma Mitchem, Taylor Polk, Olivia McSpadden, Gabe York. ...
Funding adds up (11/05/14)
Sondra Meadows, president of Beta Gamma of Delta Kappa Gamma, presents first year teacher Keith Blissett with a $50 Mini Grant. Blissett teaches third grade math at Southeast Elementary in Sikeston. He will use the money for math bins so the children can practice their skills. The Beta Gamma Chapter is participating in the Teacher's Helping Another Teacher (THAT) service project initiated by the DKG Missouri State Chapter...
Sikeston Junior High School: Students honored for academics (11/05/14)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston Junior High School has announced the honor roll students for the first quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. They are: Martina Aguilar, Layan Alkiliani, Kirah Anthony, Destiny, Atkins, Taylor Babb-Ward, Alexis Bailey, Madison Barber, Miranda Barlett, Madison Beck, Grace Blanton, Emily Boyd, Brenden Brown, Dallis Brown, Jonathon Burton, Kylie Carr, Kiersten Chessor, Warren Chinwuko, Connor Clark, Katelyn Clark, Connor Coatney, Chance Cockrell, Ammiel Coleman, Isabel Collins, Reagan Collins, Ainsley Colwick, Seth Copeland, Katalina Couch, Charles Cox, Austin Crawford, Jonathan Crowe, Adreyaunna Davis, Jade Davis, Karissa Denning, Destiny Drury, Emma Drury, Samuel Drury, Elizjah Dukes, Dylan Elliott, Alexander Ellis, Daiquan Evans, Hannah Fodge, Stefani Gancheva, Donnie Garner III, Peyton Gilliland, Blaire Gordon, Keon Graham, Anthonious Gray, Alesia Green, Mallory Green, Taylor Green, Gretchen Hawkins, Madison Hicks, Beyonce Hightower, Shelby Hodgkiss, Lauren Hornback, Payton Howard, Sandy Huang, Parker Hunter, Makayla Hutton, Rory Jaynes, Leyton Jenkins, Tommy Johnson, Audra Jones, Kya Kaminsky, Brooke King, Joseph Kinsey, Naudia Lazcano, Lang Li, Jordan Lin, Kylie Lossing, Shawnee Lynch, Jasmin Maisuria, Takyra Mallory, Hannah Manning, Alyssa Martin, Abbygail Massey, Conner McCameron, Isabelle McGill, Dashanti McKeller, Ethan McLard, Logan McLean, Madeline McMenamy, Kaden Meadows, Kaden Merrill, Corey Minner, Wendellyn Moblin, Heaven Moore, Collin Murphy, John Myres, Lucas Nation, Kylyn Newton, Charlee Oliver, Justice Orman, Rasheid Parker, Gwyneth Pearson, Lilly Piepenbrock, Karli Pratt, Ethan Presley, Sarah Proffer, Donasha Robinson, Maison Robison, Robert Rodriguez, Noah Rolwing, Abigail Roth, Landen Savage, Erica Sawyer, Cameron Schlosser, Makavia Simmons, Jamya Smith, Seth Spraggs, Benjamin Steelman, Seth Steelman, Ethan Stone, Grant Stoner, Alexus Sturgeon, Aubrey Sullivan, Carla Syre, Katelin Taber, Gabrielle Talley, Barbary Taylor, Audrey Testa, Taylor Tidwell, Ashley Tinnin, Logan Tollison, Haleigh Vires, Tyler Ward, Madalyn Weems, Hannah Whitten, Brynna Wiese, Kadin Wilburn, Takila Williams, Mandy Wilson, Megan Witt, Miranda Witt, Aereonna Woods, Hannah Yant.. ...