Source: Poplar Bluff Schools Kennedy Rowland has been elected president, Logan Massey has been named vice-president and Natalie Whitehead – secretary/treasurer for the Poplar Bluff Middle School Junior Beta Club. The election took place during the last week of October. Candidates had three days to campaign, and Betas—about 200 total—cast their votes for the incoming officers, according to club sponsor Cindy Tanner, a sixth grade teacher.
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Source: Poplar Bluff Schools Representatives from the University of Missouri visited with Poplar Bluff High School students recently during advisory. Students who were interested in learning more about Mizzou heard about the process of admissions, programs of studies, and scholarship opportunities.Nov 12,
Source: Poplar Bluff Schools The Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizens program and scholarship contest is accepting applications through December 1. One student will be selected as the school’s DAR Good Citizen. The winner will receive a pin, certificate, and wallet recognition card and may choose to enter the organization’s scholarship contest. Each state winner receives an award in the amount of at least $250 and a special state DAR Good Citizens pin and certificate. Each of the eight national division (multi-state groups) winners will receive a cash award in the amount of $500. Two national winners will be invited to Washington DC to attend Continental Congress and will be awarded $5,000 scholarships, inscribed silver bowls and certificates. ForNov 12,
Source: Poplar Bluff Schools The Missouri State Society Daughters of the American Revolution will be awarding the Nash Music Scholarship in the amount of $1,500 to a Missouri student in April 2016. Seniors in high school through juniors in college may apply. The student must be an accomplished musician pursuing a degree in music and have a GPA of at least 3.0. All original transcripts, letters of recommendations and other required documents must have a postmark by January 15, 2016, and be received by the state chairman in a single package. For more information or to pick up an application, see below, come by the counseling office, or email Donna Green Nash, state chair, at email@example.com.Nov 12,
“Knock knock.” “Who’s there?” “Matthew.” “Matthew who?” “Math you can do – because you’re great at it!” That was the joke 9-year-old Cooper Jackson told his fourth grade opponents after winning the annual Math Counts championship on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at the Poplar Bluff Public Library. Cooper of Oak Grove won by answering 54 multiplication questions correctly in two minutes. His opponents—Keona Sample of Lake Road, Emily Elliott of Eugene Field and Molly Mooney of O’Neal—were not too far behind, according to facilitators. In order to advance to the competition, the students each competed in qualifying rounds at their respective elementary schools over the course of three weeks, making them all winners. Cooper put an end to Eugene Field’s two-yearNov 10,