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Why Expand Medicaid in Missouri?

By, Scotland County Hospital Missouri is facing an important decision: whether or not to accept federal dollars to provide health insurance to many uninsured state residents through Medicaid. Missouri voters will decide whether the state will expand Medicaid, as envisioned in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), during the August 4, 2020, primary election. Hospitals have…

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College Notes

Missouri Western Announces Spring 2020 Graduates Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph awarded 429 degrees, during the spring 2020 semester. The spring commencement ceremony was canceled due to COVID-19 social distancing guidelines, but the University plans to honor the graduates in a rescheduled ceremony at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 20 in the Looney Complex…

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Schuyler 2020 Graduation, Valedictorian, Salutatorian

Schuyler R-1 held their graduation ceremony on Saturday, July 11, 2020, at the school’s football field with family, friends, and residents in attendance. Once the coronavirus pandemic shut down the school year across the nation, everything changed. But thanks to parents and school organizations, many senior year tradit=ions and events were reinvented. And finally –…

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2020 Senior Graduating Class

CAPTION FOR 2020 SENIOR GRADS First row – Hunter Byrn, Colby Frederick, Zoe Berry, Spencer Nagel, Chloe Buckallew, Marissa Buckallew, Teren Gray, Jacob Atkinson, Corbin Bulechek, and Spencer Campbell. Second row – Kaitlea Garr, Rebecca Longano, Haylie Mountain, Madison Lowe, Shari Watts, Tierney Lonberger, Allison Engle, Hayden Gordy, Remington Byrd, Layton Campbell, and Caleb Martin.…

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SCHUYLER R-1 SCHOOL DISTRICT MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR SESSION QUEEN CITY, MO TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 2020

MEMBERS Present Absent Kirk Cohagan, President Shannon Smith, Vice President None Andy Akers, Member Kristi Groseclose, Member Wanda Homer, Member Kirk Newland, Member Jennifer Pantry, Member/President Mike Scheib, Member Kevin Wheeler, Member ADMINISTRATION Steve Carvajal, Superintendent of Schools Kyle Windy, High School Principal Katie Wayman, Elementary Principal Raven Weaver, Special Services Director Vickie Pierce, Secretary…

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Mason Smyer Receives 2020 David Marx Good Kid Award

Riverdale Middle School is pleased to announce that Mason Smyser of Cordova, Illinois, has been awarded the 2020 David Marx Good Kid Sixth Grade Award. Mason just completed his sixth grade year and represents the qualities of both an outstanding student and one of good character. He demonstrates a willingness to help others, a positive…

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Schuyler Elementary Awarded Gold Status for PBS Program

Schuyler R-1 Elementary was among the few schools, awarded Gold status, the top level of successful implementation of the Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support program. The award allows the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education an opportunity to recognize those schools – out of the 800 participating in the program – who are implementing the…

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Queen City Board of Aldermen 5-20-2020

May 20, 2020 The Queen City Board of Aldermen met at City Hall in Queen City, Missouri. Present: Mayor March, Aldermen Brenda Barnes, Bill Ford, Bill Byrn, and Becky Douglas. Also, present was Police Chief Jason Bunch and Traci Walker, City Clerk. Guests were Shane Aldridge, Jessica Aldridge, Patrick McGillan, Coley Hanes, Jenny Droste, James…

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Schuyler County Honored for 175th Anniversary

Govenor Parsons recently signed a House Resolution, which honors the 175th anniversarey of Schuyler County. The Resolution was presented on the house floor in May by Rep. Greg Sharpe, during the legislative session. The Resolution, which Stephanie Campbell (far right), vice president of the historical society, initiated, is on display at the Historical Society Hall…

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FFA Holds Successful Jackpot Lamb, Goat Show

Brenna Whitlow, Schuyler FFA member, shows her goat, during the Jackpot Lamb and Goat Show on Saturday, May 30, 2020. By Corey Hanes, FFA Advisor Saturday, May 30, 2020, marked a first for many, during the pandemic, which has seen people across our country staying home and not being able to get out and go.…

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