Category Archives: SCHOOL

Local Students Receive State FFA Degrees

Written on April 25, 2017 at 3:45 pm, by

Four members of the Memphis FFA Chapter, Calesse Bair, McKaela Bradley, Sadie Davis, and Lane Mohr, received their State FFA Degree, the highest degree members can receive at the state level. The Memphis FFA members were 4 of 761 degree recipients who received the honor during the State FFA Degree Ceremony at the 89th Missouri […]

SCR-I Band Members Earn Top Ratings at District Contest

Written on April 25, 2017 at 3:02 pm, by

On April 1, 2017, 36 students from Scotland County R-I High School attended District Solo/Small Ensemble Contest at Kirksville High School. A number of the Tigers band members received top rankings. Earning 1 ratings were: Sadie Davis-Flute Solo Avery Shultz-Flute Solo Ariel Quenneville-Clarinet Solo Slade McAfee-Alto Saxophone Solo Christian Siver-Marimba Solo Elijah Cooley-Snare Solo Sadie […]

School Board Approves Roof Repairs, Building Trades Proposal at April Meeting

Written on April 18, 2017 at 3:16 pm, by

The Scotland County R-I Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, April 13, 2017, at 6:30 p.m.  President Trinity Davis called the meeting to order. The board voted 7-0 to certify the April 4th election results: For Proposition 2 – Yes 422; No 443 Scotland County; Yes 1; No 5 Clark County. The […]

Hite Honored in 2017 Missouri Scholars 100

Written on April 18, 2017 at 11:15 am, by

High school senior Evan Hite of Scotland County High School has been selected an “Honorable Mention” student in the 2017 Missouri Scholars 100, a statewide program that honors 100 of Missouri’s top academic students in the graduating class of 2017. The announcement was made by Kirk Stott principal at Scotland County High School. Missouri Scholars […]

Scotland County School Foundation Hosts Recognition Banquet

Written on April 11, 2017 at 6:35 pm, by

Scotland County School Foundation (a 100% tax deductible entity) was delighted to award educational grants/scholarships this past year for a number of worthy causes like funding for a  class trip to the St. Louis Holocaust Museum for a book club, tuition for dual credit classes, a mini-iPad for a kindergarten class, anatomy books for an […]

Head Start Recruitment Underway for 2017/2018 School Year

Written on April 4, 2017 at 11:45 am, by

CAPNEMO Head Start is accepting applications for families of children 3-4 years old for preschool for the 2016-2017 school year at its nine Head Start centers in Adair, Schuyler, Knox, Scotland, and Clark counties.  Early Head Start services for children six weeks to three years of age are available in Kirksville, Edina, and Memphis. When […]

Scotland County FFA Students Advance to Districts

Written on March 30, 2017 at 10:31 am, by

FFA members recently competed in the Area III Leadership Development Events with six Scotland County R-1 FFA students advancing to District competition March 27th at Monroe City High School. Brock Aylward, Avery Shultz, Katie Campbell, and Parker Triplett, this year’s FFA Knowledge Team, placed in the top seven teams at the Area contest.  The Knowledge […]

SCR-I Artist Honored at Culver-Stockton College Visual Arts Day

Written on March 28, 2017 at 6:39 pm, by

A record number, more than 350, local high school students from 12 area schools participated at Culver-Stockton College’s annual Visual Art Visit Day on March 21st in Canton. Participants learned about art education through workshops and participated in art competitions. Student participants displayed their work for the juried art exhibition located in the W.A. Herington […]

SCR-I Hosts Annual Campus Bowl Tourney

Written on March 28, 2017 at 6:30 pm, by

Scotland County R-1 High School hosted the 2017 Campus Bowl Tournament on Saturday March 25, 2017. Schools participating in the annual event included Schuyler County, Clark County, North Shelby, Knox County, Milan, Putnam County and Scotland County. The Scotland County Junior High team  came out on top, winning the tournament with a big 1st place […]

Niffen Selected for FRS D.C. Youth Tour Sponsored by NEMR Telecom 

Written on March 28, 2017 at 5:50 pm, by

NEMR Telecom hosted an interview dinner to choose two candidates to represent the company at the 23rd annual Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) Youth Tour to Washington D.C. High school juniors within the company’s telephone service area are given the opportunity to apply for this trip by submitting a one-page essay and an application. Shannon […]