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Floyd Buhr Memorial scholarships awarded for AHS dual credit classes


With funds from the Floyd Buhr Memorial, the Adrian Optimist Club awarded four Adrian High School students with scholarships to be used this school year for dual credit college classes from Central Methodist  University  and the University of Missouri - Kansas City.

Dual credit classes provide a great opportunity for students to earn both high school and college credits. Adrian R-III offers 16 dual credit classes this year.  Classes cost about $75.00 per credit hour.

Adrian students participate in Hour of Code


Students across the country participated in the Hour of Code, a self-guided activity that teaches the basics of computer science including Adrian R-III students, grades K-12.  They practiced the basics of computer programming, learned computer languages, wrote programs and created websites. 

Pictured is 6th grader Case Doody in Mr. Matt Sear's technology class.


Blackhawk Buddies


Blackhawk Buddies is a meaningful work program. The program focuses on essential career building skills of responsibility, respect, and safety. Blackhawk Buddies build work skills and model responsible, respectful, and safe behavior to younger elementary students. The elementary school counselor oversees the program and leads weekly staff meetings for the Blackhawk Buddies. The Blackhawk Buddies for Second Quarter are pictured.

Young entrepreneurs open up for business in Slatteryville


Mrs. Debbie Slattery’s Adrian 6th grade social studies students became industrious business owners in the city of Slatteryville. While in the planning and designing phase of this project, the students learned about cost and expenses versus income and making a profit. They learned about borrowing money and repaying loans.

Veterans served


Veterans fill their plates during a breakfast that was served by the Adrian FCCLA for veterans and first responders on Veterans Day Tuesday, November 11 at the Adrian School.

(submitted by Riley Valis and Michaella Robards)

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