Morgan County R-II Superintendent Dr. Joyce Ryerson presented each school board member with a certificate from the Missouri School Board Association at the school board meeting Tuesday, Jan. 20 recognizing them for their service to the school and community. Pictured is board president Gay Marriott receiving her framed certificate from Ryerson. The presentations were to mark School Board Appreciation Week in Missouri, Jan 25 through Jan. 31. (photo by Robin Fish)
School board approves April board election ballot,
accepts bid for south school shelter construction
The Morgan County R-II School District Board of Education certified the ballot for the Tuesday, April 7 election at their regular meeting Tuesday, Jan. 20 at the middle school library in Versailles.
Junior Adam Studna shows his spirit on “Little Kid” day, Thursday, Feb. 22 at Morgan County R-II high school in Versailles by dressing up as the little boy who owned Woody the doll in Toy Story. Note that he has the the hat, the horse and Buzz Lightyear toys. (photo by Robin Fish)
Tuesday, Jan. 20 was Extreme Weather day to begin the holiday-shortened spirit week at Morgan County R-II high school, and Bethany Boles took the theme of the day in a creative direction. Rather than dress for extreme weather, she dressed as extreme weather. Boles dressed up as a tornado. (submitted photo)
Missouri National Guard recruiter Staff Sergeant Lee Whited, right, visited Morgan County R-II high school Wednesday, Jan 21. He set up a table in the commons area and spoke to anyone interested. Jordan Fields, left, was talking with Whited at lunch time. (photo by Robin Fish)
Senior Olivia Aye dresses for spirit week Wednesday, Jan. 21 at Morgan County R-II high school in Versailles. Wednesday is Wacky Wednesday leading up to Matwarming on Thursday, Jan. 22 and Courtwarming on Friday, Jan. 23. (photo by Robin Fish)
Versailles high school hosted the choir dance Friday, Dec. 16 in the high school commons. Pictured are senior Keegan Rea, left and junior Nicole Lehman demonstrating their talents at dance. (submitted photo by Ali Lent)
The Mid-Mo Ambulance District received another good report from its auditor, Marshall Decker of Decker & DeGood, PC, Springfield, and directors gave input on the need to address an issue in the employee leave policy during their meeting Wednesday, Jan. 14.
Sheriff Jim Petty receives the Above and Beyond award from Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, Friday, Jan. 16 at the justice center in Versailles. The ESGR is a program of the United States Department of Defense with the mission of recognizing those employers who go out of their way to accommodate employees who serve in the Guard and Reserves. Pictured at the presentation are Morgan County Prosecuting Attorney Dustin Dunklee, front left, Sheriff Jim Petty, Samona Kosfeld of Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, Roger Connell, and Steven Brothers also of ESGR.
Petty receives Above and Beyond award
Morgan County Sheriff Jim Petty received the Employers Support of the Guard and Reserves “Above and Beyond award” Friday, Jan. 16 at a ceremony in a courtroom in the Morgan County Justice Center in Versailles.
Shade Bullock, left, Delany Brumm, and Brooklynn Bryant, represented Morgan County R-II high school in Versailles Tuesday, Jan 13 at Fatima high school in Westphalia at the Regon 13 FCCLA conference and elections. Bullock was elected to state office representing region 13 and Bryant was elected to community service officer for region 13.
FCCLA elects two local girls
The Family Careers Community Leaders of America, FCCLA, held region 13 elections Tuesday, Jan 13 at Fatima high school in Westphalia.
The library is now accepting books, DVDs, and audio books for the annual book sale in April. Clean, gently used materials are welcomed. All donations must be given during library hours: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday. Any materials left outside will be destroyed.
Last Monday and Tuesday were pretty quiet around here. A lot of wind and kind of cold. So I stayed in a lot. My husband was not feeling good so I made him an appointment on Thursday and they drew blood. On Friday they called us to say his sugar levels were way too high. So he is a diabetic. They gave him medication to help and he is doing really well. He does not like getting stuck four times a day but who would. Just please keep us in your prayers.
Morgan County Retired School Personnel will meet for lunch at noon Monday, Jan. 26, at Pioneer Restaurant in Versailles. The program will be presented by New Hope Home Care. The meeting is open to all retired school personnel. For more information, contact Brenda Lapp, 573-392-5680.