The regional Optimist Speech Contest was south of KC on Saturday. Five were high school speech & debate students. 1st place is a graduating senior. 2nd place: Tessa Mayne (MMS 7th grader). 3rd place: Faye Hornickel (MMS 6th grader). Tessa advances to state at the Lake of the Ozarks on May 11. Faye is the alternate. They are both phenomenal speakers and won scholarship money today.
1 day ago, Maryville R-II Schools
Seven students standing for a photo after competing in a extracurricular competition.
Reminder: This Thursday we will be hosting Mosaic providers for a Sports Physical Clinic at MMS. If your child needs a sports physical, please fill out the linked 5-page form, with your signature on the bottom of page 2 before Thursday! Any questions, please let me know. Thanks! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1S6fpoyi-WapVAh_F0CvDQR14kN1shoac/view?usp=sharing
7 days ago, Maryville R-II Schools
We are excited to welcome Erin Hageman to the Maryville R-II School District as the new Maryville Middle School Assistant Principal! Please see the attached release to learn more about Mrs. Hageman's education and leadership experience.
8 days ago, Maryville R-II Schools
Maryville, MO – It’s with great excitement that the Maryville R-II School District announces the appointment of Erin Hageman as the new Assistant Principal of Maryville Middle School. Mrs. Hageman’s 20 years of teaching experience, coupled with her dedication to innovative techniques and best practices, makes her the perfect fit for this pivotal role.   Driven by her career goal of becoming a beacon of inspiration for educators, her passion for nurturing a culture of excellence in education has been a driving force throughout her career.   Mrs. Hageman’s leadership prowess and unwavering commitment to student success have been evident at every step of her journey. At Nodaway-Holt R-VII School District, she spearheaded initiatives that transformed the educational landscape, from implementing building-wide intervention time to championing professional development in writing instruction and collaborating with the local sheriff’s department to ensure student safety and security at all times.   “We are delighted to welcome Erin Hageman to our leadership team,” said Dr. Logan Lightfoot, Superintendent. “Her extensive teaching background as well as her proven leadership abilities make her an outstanding choice for Assistant Principal. We eagerly anticipate the positive impact she will undoubtedly have on our school community.”  As Assistant Principal, Mrs. Hageman will collaborate closely with the Principal and staff to ensure the students at Maryville Middle School have the best learning environment possible. Her experience as an educator, curriculum developer and instructional leader will play a valuable role in driving the continued success of the school.   “I am honored to join Maryville Middle School as the new Assistant Principal,” said Hageman. “My commitment is to empower teachers, cultivate a nurturing environment and ensure that every student reaches their full potential academically and personally.”   Please join us in extending a warm welcome to Erin Hageman as she embarks on this exciting new chapter.  ###
Assistant Principal Erin Hageman smiling in a headshot.
Thank you to all of our amazing paraprofessionals for supporting teachers and students every step of the way. Thank you for your invaluable contributions to shaping young minds and fostering inclusive learning environments. Happy Paraprofessional Appreciation Day!
14 days ago, Maryville R-II Schools
Six photos of young students smiling at the camera with Paraprofessional Appreciation Day written over the top in chunky, green lettering.
Congratulations to the following EFES students who were recognized by their teachers for this month's character trait, Cooperation! As always, a special thank you to Mosaic Life Care of Maryville for being such strong supporters of the Character Strong program at Maryville R-II. Left to Right, Front Row: Alice Sturm, Kreyton Hanna, Oliver Korthanke, Paxton Fish, Elijah Atkins Middle Row: Dash Wallace, Eric Sherlock, Hayven Kahn, Reese Reed, Karlee Stroud, Abigail Ruminer, Xander Lager Back Row: Carter Edwards (guest speaker, NWMSU football player), Jaylee Babcock, Kendall James, Mia Dunkle, Joshua Bax, Aydyn Fish, Jaxon Evans, Maryville R-II Superintendent Dr. Logan Lightfoot
20 days ago, Dr. Logan Lightfoot
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Today, MMS welcomed 200 guests into our building for our annual Leadership Day. It was a fantastic morning that highlighted the leadership skills of our students. This is the eleventh year MMS has been a Leader in Me school. Students learn to become great leaders at Maryville R-II! Thanks to our wonderful staff for supporting this program and our students. A special thanks to Mrs. Nolte, Mrs. Webster, and Mrs. White for their hard work and preparation for today.
21 days ago, Dr. Logan Lightfoot
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Congratulations to Tessa Mayne (1st) and Faye Hornickel (2nd) for winning the county speech contest. MHS student student, Shuv Goswami, is the alternate.
23 days ago, Maryville R-II Schools
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Our MMS band had a wonderful concert tonight! Congrats to our students and band directors.
about 2 months ago, Dr. Logan Lightfoot
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Huge shout-out and congratulations to our very own Spectrum! They absolutely brought the house down at the Platte County Show Fest. Way to represent Maryville R-II! We have such talented, dedicated students.
about 2 months ago, Dr. Logan Lightfoot
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Congratulations once again to Mrs. Smail for being named the 2024 Maryville R-II Teacher of the Year. We are proud to have you represent our district at the regional level of the Missouri Teacher of the Year competition.
about 2 months ago, Maryville R-II Schools
Maryville R-II School District Proudly Announces Mrs. Jaclyn Smail as Teacher of the Year Maryville, MO — The Maryville R-II School District is delighted to announce Mrs. Jaclyn Smail as the Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Smail, a dedicated math educator at Maryville Middle School, has been recognized for her unwavering commitment to student success and her outstanding contributions to the school community. Mrs. Smail's passion for teaching and her exceptional ability to make math engaging and accessible have set her apart as an exemplary educator. Her innovative teaching methods have not only fostered a love for learning within her students but have also significantly contributed to the academic achievements of those under her guidance. "Mrs. Smail exemplifies the qualities of an outstanding educator,” said Dr. Logan Lightfoot, Superintendent. “Her passion for teaching and commitment to student success make her a true asset to our district. We are proud to have her represent Maryville R-II School District as Teacher of the Year." Beyond her role in the classroom, Mrs. Smail has consistently demonstrated an exceptional commitment to the overall well-being of the school community. She is the first to volunteer for various school activities and events, showcasing her dedication to creating a positive and enriching educational environment for students, staff, and parents alike. Mrs. Smail's recognition as Teacher of the Year is a testament to her hard work, enthusiasm, and the positive impact she has had on the Maryville Middle School community. Her colleagues and students hold her in high regard, appreciating her approachable demeanor and her ability to inspire and motivate. "I am deeply honored to be recognized as the Teacher of the Year,” said Smail. “Teaching is not just a job for me; it's my second family. I am grateful for the opportunity to make a positive impact on my students' lives and contribute to the collaborative culture at Maryville Middle School." As the Maryville R-II School District's Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Smail will proudly represent the district at the regional level for the Missouri Teacher of the Year competition. This honor is a reflection of her commitment to excellence in education and her ongoing efforts to elevate the learning experience for every student in her care. The Maryville R-II School District congratulates Mrs. Jaclyn Smail on this well-deserved recognition and wishes her continued success as she advances to the regional level of the Missouri Teacher of the Year competition.
The Maryville R-II School District congratulates Mrs. Jaclyn Smail on this well-deserved recognition and wishes her continued success as she advances to the regional level of the Missouri Teacher of the Year competition.
Congratulations to Isabella and Ivy on their FBLA District 1 Graphic Design first place project! Headed on to State FBLA competition in April.
2 months ago, Jill Heddinger
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This week was National School Counseling Week so we want to shine a light on all of our amazing counselors! Thank you for your dedication to our students and all of the hard work you do.
2 months ago, Maryville R-II Schools
School counselors are highlighted for National School Counseling Week.
Maryville High School is looking for a passionate and dedicated high school piano accompanist to join its excellent music faculty. This role isn’t just about playing keys; it’s about nurturing dreams and fostering growth for the talented minds of tomorrow. If you or someone you know is interested in this opportunity, please visit the district website to apply!
2 months ago, Maryville R-II Schools
Maryville High School is looking for a passionate and dedicated high school piano accompanist to join its excellent music faculty. This role isn’t just about playing keys; it’s about nurturing dreams and fostering growth for the talented minds of tomorrow. If you or someone you know is interested in this opportunity, please visit the district website to apply!
The groundhog says we're going to get an early spring! Hopefully we'll be back to days outside like this soon!
2 months ago, Maryville R-II Schools
Second grade students sit outside in the grass eating ice cream
Fun and games with Kindergarten!
3 months ago, Maryville R-II Schools
kindergarten students playing during gym class
Auto Tech students hard at work!
3 months ago, Maryville R-II Schools
Autotech students working on a car engine
Due to dangerous road conditions, Maryville R-II Schools will be closed today 1/23/24 for in-person learning. This will be an AMI day for students and staff.
3 months ago, Dr. Logan Lightfoot
Due to road conditions and anticipated temperatures, Maryville R-II Schools will be closed on Friday 1/19/24. This will be a snow day, NOT an AMI day.
3 months ago, Dr. Logan Lightfoot
Due to anticipated cold temperatures, Maryville R-II schools will be closed Tuesday, 1/16/24. This will be an AMI day for all students.
3 months ago, Dr. Logan Lightfoot
Due to dangerous road conditions, all classes at Maryville R-II are cancelled for today 1/12/24. It will be an AMI day. Please check district website or our FB page for AMI instructions.
3 months ago, Maryville R-II School District