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Bus route modifications topic of debate in school board meeting

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:16 pm

What may seem like a simple modification to a school bus route was a topic of some debate during Monday’s monthly Board of Education meeting. The meeting was called to order by board president Scott Smith at 6:30 p.m. All members were present as of roll call. As the first item of business, the board unanimously approved the consent agenda, including the announcement of Joe Calhoun’s resignation, which will be

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  • Marching Band receives “1”

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 12:13 pm

    marching band

    Congratulations to the Bowling Green High School Marching Band and Director Skylar Keyes, who received a “1” rating in their parade show performance and a “2” rating on field during Monroe City’s contest on Saturday, October 4.  

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  • BGMS receives $10k Monsanto grant

    Posted on October 7, 2014 at 2:18 pm

    Pictured above are the farmers who nominated BGMS for the grant, along with school administrators and Monsanto officials (from left): Jim Allen, Superintendent J.W. Brandt, Joe Mahar, Kim Pafford, Jacy Mahar, Carey Scherder, Scott Shannon, Jate McCollum, Cole Niemeyer, Leslie Niemeyer, Rachael Niemeyer, Monica Niemeyer, Jocee Mahar, Whitney Martin, Nancy and Monty Niemeyer, Martha and Keith Scherder.

    Bowling Green  Middle School has received a $10,000 grant from America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The district will use the money to purchase Chromebooks for use in eighth grade science classes at Bowling Green Middle School. “In education, we are changing our methods to reach a new generation of students that are immersed in technology in almost every aspect of their lives,” said Carey Scherder,

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  • Alumni Banquet Saturday – Miller to keynote

    Posted on October 7, 2014 at 1:44 pm

    The highly-anticipated annual Bowling Green High School Alumni Banquet this this Saturday, Oct. 11. The event will begin with registration at 5 p.m. The banquet, which includes a dinner, will start at 6:30 p.m. in the James A. Wilson Gymnasium (middle school). A “welcome reception” will be held at the Champ Clark Home from 3 to 5 p.m. prior to the banquet. BGHS graduate Daniel Miller (Class of 1992), a

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  • PLTC congratulates nursing grads

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 2:05 pm

    The 2014 Practical Nursing class from Pike-Lincoln Technical Center (PLTC) in Eolia held graduation at Clopton High School on Aug. 28. Seventeen graduates were honored during the evening ceremony. A video presentation of the year’s highlights was played prior to the ceremony accompanied by “Anyway” by Martina McBride. The program began with the graduate processional to “The Climb” by Miley Cyrus. A welcome was given by Andy Jolly, Assistant Director

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  • Scott accepted to MU-KC PhD program

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 1:59 pm

    David Scott

    David Scott, Bowling Green High School graduate of 2006, has been officially accepted as one of two PhD candidates for the Experimental Health Psychology PhD program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. David’s focus in the program will be studying the neuropsychology, neuroeconomics, and applied neuroscience of nicotine addiction and emotion using fMRI (functioning MRI) brain imaging scanners. David has received a full-ride scholarship paying for the entire program as well

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  • Homecoming week promises fun for all

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 1:51 pm

    Pictured above are the Homecoming attendants and King and Queen candidates (from left): back row: Hannah Kroencke, Dakota Hipes, Sierra St. Aubyn, Michaela Knight, Jackson Ringhausen, Garrett Swarnes, Dylan Henderson; middle row: Shelby Grummel, Drew Jacyna; front row: Tori Nichols and Zach Browning. Not pictured is Chase McChristian.

    Homecoming is this Friday, and the Bowling Green High School student council has planned several events for the week. The group has decided to bring back spirit points. Points are earned by CAT Time, not by class.  First place will receive a pizza party and second place will receive a popcorn party the week following Homecoming. Homecoming/Spirit Week Events (past and upcoming) Sept. 22: Float decorating (4 – 8) and

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