Category Archives: SCHOOL

Twenty-Two High School Students Gave Blood for First Time During Chester Robinson Memorial Blood Drive

Written on March 13, 2018 at 4:29 pm, by

The Red Cross community blood drive held on March 6th at the Memphis First Baptist Church was staffed by student volunteers from our own Scotland County High School. This year’s student-led drive was held in memory of Chester Robinson to honor him for his commitment to giving to this life-saving cause, and the response of […]

Lane Pence to Received $1,000 Helena Homegrown Scholarship

Written on March 6, 2018 at 1:02 pm, by

Helena Wyaconda Branch is excited to announce the recipient of the Helena Homegrown Scholarship. Lane Pence of Scotland County R-I High School in Memphis is the winner of a $1,000 scholarship dedicated by Scott Aylward. Pence will be attending Kirkwood Community College where he will be pursuing a degree in agriculture production. “Helena is committed […]

Tigers Dominate in Conference Campus Bowl Action

Written on March 6, 2018 at 12:29 pm, by

It was a clean sweep for the Scotland County campus bowl squads on March 1st, as the Tigers swept all five games in a match up versus Lewis & Clark Conference foes Salisbury and Harrisburg. The SCR-I junior high squad made quick work of Salisbury in a 330-190 victory, jumping out to a 120-20 lead […]

Shelter Insurance Foundation, Monty Mumford Sponsor Local High School Scholarship

Written on February 27, 2018 at 4:07 pm, by

This spring, the Shelter Insurance Foundation will award a $2,000 scholarship to a graduate of Scotland County R-I High School. Shelter Agent Monty Mumford sponsors and partially funds this scholarship. A committee of local high school officials and community leaders will select the local recipient. The committee will consider each applicant’s scholastic achievements, educational goals, […]

Ambrose, Smith Crowned Champions of 36th Annual SCR-I Spelling Bee

Written on February 27, 2018 at 3:56 pm, by

Scotland County R-I held the 36th annual Spelling Bee on Friday, February 16, 2018 at the elementary school gymnasium.  This year’s competition featured two categories.  The first category was a competition for second and third grade students. The second category included students in grades four through six. The winner of the second and third grade […]

SCR-I to Host Preschool Screening March 10th

Written on February 20, 2018 at 1:38 pm, by

Developmental, vision, hearing and health screenings will be conducted on Saturday, March 10, 2018 for children age three to Kindergarten age.  The preschool and Kindergarten screenings will be held at the Scotland County R-I Elementary School and will begin at 8:30 a.m. Children who are eligible for Pre-school and Kindergarten (three years and beyond) are […]

Hite, Cooley Earn National Advanced Placement Testing Honors

Written on February 13, 2018 at 3:37 pm, by

Each May hundreds of thousands of students across the country take Advanced Placement (AP) exams to demonstrate their knowledge of specific subjects. The College Board recognizes students who demonstrate exemplary college-level achievement on these exams with AP Scholar Awards. The AP exams are scored on a 5-point scale and scores of 3, 4, or 5 […]

Memphis FFA Chapter to Celebrate 2018 National FFA Week, February 17-24

Written on February 13, 2018 at 2:23 pm, by

The Memphis FFA Chapter will celebrate National FFA Week February 17-24, 2018. National FFA Week embraces more than 90 years of FFA traditions while looking forward to the organization’s future. More than 653,000 members with a passion for agriculture will participate in activities at local, state and national levels. Designated a national week in 1947, […]

SCR-I School District to Make  Lease Certificates Available to Local Investors

Written on February 13, 2018 at 1:49 pm, by

The Board of Education of the Scotland County R-I School District, Missouri has instructed its Underwriter, L.J. Hart & Company of St. Louis, Missouri, to make the $1,145,000 Lease Certificates of Participation financing available to local individual and institutional investors.  The proceeds from these Certificates will be used for the construction of a building addition […]

Sandburr Name Returns to SCR-I Yearbook Cover

Written on February 6, 2018 at 2:11 pm, by

This year marks the 101st publication year for the yearbook at Scotland County R-1 High School.  The first creators of the yearbook, 101 years ago, decided to title their yearbook, The Sandburr.  However, somewhere along the way, the name was dropped and many students today didn’t realize the yearbook had a name.  This year, the […]