Education

Dalton directs first show at SJO

By NORA MABERRY-DANIELS
nmaberry@news-gazette.com

Twenty-one.
That’s how many theater productions Chandler Dalton has worked on counting her current production of “Fairy Tale Courtroom.”
In short, the new St. Joseph-Ogden drama director is a veteran of the theater.
 “The kids were really shocked when I told them that,” Dalton said.


Students learn about 9/11

By NORA MABERRY-DANIELS
nmaberry@news-gazette.com

Timbra Hilton’s seventh and eighth grade social studies students at St. Joseph Middle School were not alive when 9/11 happened.
That made it all the more important to her that they learn about it in her class.


PVO wins grant

By NORA MABERRY-DANIELS
nmaberry@news-gazette.com

Thanks to area farmers Prairieview-Ogden School District is $10,000 richer.
The district received the America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education grant from the Monsanto Fund.
‘We are really happy,” said Superintendent Vic White.


Supply drive taking place

Residents looking to help St. Joseph children and teachers have ample opportunity to donate school supplies this month.

Katie May is running a school supply drive in St. Joseph.

May saw a post online asking if there was any way to donate school supplies.

“I thought it was a wonderful idea and just ran with it,” she said.


Resource Officer offers tips to deal with bullying

Sheriffs Deputy Alicia Maxey thinks one thing parents can do to curb bullying is take away their child’s electronics.
“Take them away at night,” Maxey said. “The kids need time to decompress.”
Maxey said parents need to realize that bullying is something that effects most children.


Four new faces to serve on school boards

There was a big upset in St. Joseph Community School District #169 as only one incumbent retained their seat. 


SJO to present musical

A man-eating plant has taken over St. Joseph-Ogden High School.
The SJO drama department is presenting “Little Shop of Horrors” at 7 p.m. on April 1 and 2 p.m. on April 2.  Tickets are $9 for adults at the door.
Director Larry Williams will retire in May.  He said deciding to make “Little Shop of Horrors” his last musical was an easy decision.


SJO candidate survey results

Ginger Mohr
1. Why are you running for school board?


District #169 Survey results

Scott Perkins
1. Why are you running for the board?


Heritage School Board Survey results

Curt Elmore
1. Why do you want to serve on school board?
I want to give back to my community first and foremost. In saying that, my goal in part is to help shape district policy to not only positively affect my children's education, but all the students of the
district.

2. What role do you see the school board serving?


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