School

On Friday, Feb. 15, 2016, approximately 100 juniors, seniors, and post-secondary students competed at SkillsUSA District competition hosted by Grand River Technical School in Chillicothe. The students competed in technical information, leadership, and skill contests relevant to career and technical...
Judging of cattle.
Students from area high schools gathered in Hamilton for the FFA Judging Day. Evaluation of livestock is an exciting and thought provoking experience. The ultimate goal of livestock judging is to compare your perception of an animal against the IDEAL and then to contrast your opinion with that of...
Mallory Trosper
Mallory Trosper graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, December 18, 2015, with her Masters of Science in Nursing, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care. Mallory was selected by faculty to receive the Graduate Student Leadership Award for her exemplary commitment to education and...
Hamilton School Board Meeting
The Hamilton School Board met Wednesday, Feb. 16, for their monthly meeting. All board members were present with the exception of Marcy Swindler. Krista Schoff and James Melton from the Penney High Student Council reported on the following: Wrestlers had districts last week and they left today for...
Brooke Boydston won 1st Place
Polo students will advance to the Regional Spelling Bee on March 12 after sweeping the County Spelling Bee.
Alexis Bunch, a junior at Penney High School, has been selected by her instructors at Grand River Technical School as the GRTS Career Independence Student of the Quarter for the second quarter. One student from each program is recognized each quarter. Programs are comprised of high school students...
On December 1, 2015, Polo Panther Senior Parker Smith scored his 1000th point of his high school basketball career. This occurred during the Polo vs. Gallatin game of the Gallatin Tournament. On December 7, 2015, Polo High School Varsity Basketball Head Coach Jonathan Pickrell presented Parker with...
The honor roll lists for Graceland University's 2015 fall term have been announced, and Jessica Vassmer of Polo, MO, has been named to the Dean's List. Graceland University students with a perfect 4.0 grade point average are named to the president's list. Students with a GPA between 3.65 and 3.99...
Mallory Hughson signed a letter of intent to play softball for Park University in Parkville, Missouri. Mallory also has been offered the Park McAfee Academic Scholarship, which grants her full academic tuition and $3000.00 per year towards room and board.
Well, the latest round of holidays seems to have drawn to a close. Most of the Christmas decor disappeared by twelfth night. Thank goodness, we wouldn't want to attract any bad luck and someone must have kept the Yule Log burning all night over Solstice because the sun did rise once again. So far,...

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