Music Education meeting held


Over 75 people gathered at the Adrian United Methodist Church on Monday, April 7 to participate in a conversation about the importance of music education in schools. Dr. Carla Jo Maltas, a Music Educator at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, spoke to the crowd of students (past and present), parents, teachers, the music boosters and others in the community.  The conversation centered around how the community can best support the music program at Adrian R-3, which will have one music teacher for grades K-12 in the upcoming school year.

(photo by Chris Snyder)

Pennies for Patients Campaign


Adrian R-III elementary students and staff and two classes in middle school participated in the Pennies for Patients Campaign for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in February. Our school raised $1,028.41 for this program. Mrs. Debbie Frazier’s class collected the most with $300.00! Her class got a gold pennant and will get to have a pizza party for their efforts. The following is the letter received from the campaign manager.

R-III students attend Literature Festival at UCM


Adrian 7th Grader

Youth Wrestlers medal at State


Six Adrian youth wrestlers made their way to St. Louis to compete in the Missouri State Wrestling Championships.They wrestled hard. Of the six, three state placers made it to the podium.  Cole Ritter, who began wrestling at the age of 5, wrestled his way to the final match. He took 2nd place in the 10U, 75# division. In the 14U, 75# division, Carter Vickers wrestled hard to claim a 5th place spot on the podium.  Trevor Thompson, in the 10U 90# division, took 4th place. 

Pictured, left to right - Cole Ritter, Carter Vickers and Trevor Thompson.


Drawing Winner


Bethany Moorhead, Adrian, won a $200.00 gift certificate from The Family Center at the Western Missouri Antique Tractor and Machinery Association Chili Supper Saturday evening, March 29. The event was held at Frontier Village. Presenting Bethany with the gift certificate is Bob Surber, Vice President of WMAT&MA.

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