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Hermann school board delays action on drug-test policy

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 1:32 pm

After looking at the cost of putting in place and administering a random drug-test policy in other public school districts, directors of Gasconade County R-1 Thursday night opted to delay further action on their own policy — at least until district finances become more definite. The panel last month agreed to move forward with developing a policy aimed not only at student-athletes but students involved in other extra-curricular activities and

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  • Hermann, St. George school menus

    Posted on September 9, 2014 at 2:04 pm

    Hermann Elementary    & Middle School Monday, September 15 Hot dog on a bun or Italian calzone, fresh broccoli with dip, sweet potato fries, fresh grapes, banana orange mix. 3rd Entree: Turkey chef salad, fresh tomato slices, fresh grapes, banana orange mix, blueberry fruit muffin. Tuesday,  September 16 Monthly Menu Pick Soft tacos or beef & broccoli with rice, chopped garden salad, easy bean bake, orange pineapple mix, fresh banana.

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  • Missouri has a bunch of sick kids

    Posted on September 8, 2014 at 3:59 pm


    Serious respiratory illness hits hundreds of kids CHICAGO (AP) — Hundreds of children in more than 10 states have been sickened by a severe respiratory illness that public health officials say may be caused by an uncommon virus similar to the germ that causes the common cold.Nearly 500 children have been treated at one hospital alone – Children’s Mercy in Kansas City, Missouri – and some required intensive care, according

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  • School lunch menus

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:03 pm

    Hermann Elementary    & Middle School Monday, September 8 Cheeseburger or 3 cheese grilled cheese, sweet potato fries, fresh broccoli with dip, fresh apple, mandarin oranges. 3rd Entree: Turkey chef salad, peas, fresh apple, mandarin oranges, blueberry fruit muffin. Tuesday,  September 9 BBQ chicken nachos or chicken nuggets, fresh garden salad, Texas pinto’s cantaloupe, applesauce. 3rd   Entree: Taco chef salad, Texas pinto’s, cantaloupe, applesauce, tortilla chips. Wednesday,September 10 Chicken

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  • Hermann School District lunch menus

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:43 pm

    Hermann  Elementary & Middle School Monday, September 1 LABOR DAY NO SCHOOL Tuesday,  September 2 Super nachos or chicken soft tacos, chopped garden salad, BBQ bacon beans, fresh banana, mandarin oranges. 3rd Entree: Taco chef salad, BBQ bacon beans, fresh banana, mandarin oranges, tortilla chips. Wednesday, September 3 Chicken patty, grilled chicken or salisbury steak, mashed potatoes with gravy, peas, fresh grapes, fresh fruit, Opaa hot roll. 3rd Entree: Chicken

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  • First-time donors push Hermann blood drive past goal

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:19 pm

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    Call them the Magnificent Seven. Thanks to the seven first-time donors, the most recent American Red Cross blood drive exceeded its goal. Sponsored by Hermann Area District Hospital and St. George Home and School, the drive held in the St. George gymnasium had a goal of 55 points. It collected 57 units — each having the potential of saving three lives. Each unit of blood collected can be separated into

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  • Walking for kids: Pennsylvania man treks across country to raise awareness of pediatric cancer

    Posted on August 12, 2014 at 1:39 pm

    Norman Horn makes a stop in Hermann Friday afternoon on his way across the country.

    Most people can’t wait to kick off their shoes after a long day of being on their feet. For Norman Horn, that’s especially true. Halfway through a six-month journey, Horn is spending every day on his feet — walking across the country to raise awareness about childhood cancer. His travel brought him through Hermann and New Haven this weekend. He spent Saturday night at the Stone Giraffe in Hermann; Saturday’s

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