Category Archives: Education

Crowder College Teacher of the Year Awards

  The Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce Education Committee has announced the winners of the Crowder College Teacher Awards, including the Gold STAR and Classified Staff of the Year award. The awards were presented recently to local educators who work continuously to make Crowder College a better place for students to continue their education. The… Read More »

Crowder College has over 250 students in Upward Bound program

Neosho, MO – Crowder College has over 250 area high school students participating in the Upward Bound summer program. They have been living on campus during the week and engage in various research projects Monday through Thursday. Classes began May 30 for the students. Students have the option of selecting from courses in the college… Read More »

Legion Auxiliary sending eight to Missouri Girls State

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 163 is sending eight girls to Missouri Girls State June 24-July 1 at Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg. They include: Angelina Thao, Savina Vang, Rayna Hartung, Sweelye Xiong, and Ashlyn Kirby, from East Newton High School; Madison Wade and Emily Horine, from Seneca High School; and Emily Hopper, from Diamond High… Read More »

Keener, Cullers, Moua are poster contest winners

Granby Elementary participated in the Poppy Poster Contest sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 163-Neosho. Winners are: Tierney Keener, class I, grades two and three; Stella Cullers, class II, grades four and five, and Trixi Moua, class III, grades six and seven. Each received a certificate and $5. Their posters were sent to District 15, which includes the… Read More »

Students receive technical skills certificates

High school students enrolled in agriculture education courses have the unique opportunity to go beyond the classroom and learn real-world applications in a number of disciplines. Whether it is in agricultural mechanics, livestock evaluation, or a dozen other areas of learning, the Missouri Agricultural Skills and Knowledge Assessment Industry Recognized Credential (MOASK IRC) program recognizes… Read More »

End-of-year schedule for graduates

With graduation right around the corner it is easy for students and parents to let some activities and important dates slip their mind. There are several things seniors must have completed before they graduate, and Neosho and Seneca schools have sent out their lists of important dates and information to students and parents. In Neosho,… Read More »

Several FFA members recognized

Members of Neosho High School FFA recently attended the Area 11 FFA Banquet in Cassville. Several FFA members were recognized for their work with their Supervised Agricultural Experience Program. Those receiving awards were:                              

Health fair at Seneca Elementary

Heather Lankford’s third grade Project Based Learning (PBL) class hosted a health fair at the Seneca Elementary School gym on Thursday, March 23. “Our students researched, created exhibits, and prepared scripts to teach the other students at Seneca Elementary how to make healthy life choices,” said Lankford. “Our classroom is a PBL (project based learning) classroom… Read More »