The Middle School Girl's Track team had some amazing things happen this last week and weekend. Firstly, at the River Valley Track meet the 4x200 team of Claire Smallwood, Taya Ohlmeier, Kylah Krause, and Irelynne MacNamara broke the middle school record of 2:00.82 with a time of 1:59.11! Also, the girls placed 2nd as a team in this meet! Then on Saturday, 6 girls traveled to Waukee to compete at the Mike Henderson Middle School State Track Meet, here are the events they participated in. 100m Dash - Irelynne MacNamara (6th Place) & Kylah Krause 200m Dash - Irelynne MacNamara 800m Run - Hayden Armstead 1500m Run - Hayden Armstead 4x200 - Claire Smallwood, Taya Ohlmeier, Kylah Krause, and Irelynne MacNamara (4th Place) Sprint Medley Relay - Caitlee Koenigs, Kylah Krause, Claire Smallwood, and Tay Ohlmeier Runners and relays got medals for a top 6 performance, So the girls came home with a bit of hardware! This year's meet was the largest and most competitive meet to date and just being competitive in the races says a lot!
Parents of upcoming preschoolers and their students, join us for our Meet the Teacher open house!
Yesterday the MVAO FFA held its annual petting zoo at the Mapleton center. Students from the elementary building scheduled times to go outside to see the animals and get some fresh air!
The rams competed in the Ram Relays and Western valley conference championship in the last week! A lot of Personal bests, medals and points! Trista Ohlmeier also can away with the girls high jump conference championship!
The Human Body Systems class was given a tour of the gross anatomy lab at the University of South Dakota. The tour included viewing a dissected cadaver along with a pathology tour of diseased organs.
There are plenty of elementary yearbooks still available to purchase! Both Anthon and Mapleton schools are represented in this one yearbook. If you weren't able to pre-order, no problem, they are only $20 to purchase. Bring cash or check to your school's office and take one home today!
Parents of future kindergarteners, join us for kindergarten round up on May 18th!
Students returned home yesterday from their trip to the BPA National Leadership Conference. Click the link below to read about their time in California! https://www.mvaoschool.com/article/1097005
Last week, the FFA students took their animals to the Anthon building to host their annual spring petting zoo.
Last week Mrs. Handke's 2nd grade class celebrated Kindness Challenge Spirit Week by wearing tie dye! Mrs. Dose and Ms. Barnes also joined in on the fun.
Last week, Mrs. Renner and Mrs. Kafton took their 4th Grade classes to the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo. The students have been learning about ecosystems & life cycles in class. Some favorite exhibits were the elephants, giraffes, gorillas, lions, penguins, and sharks.
Congratulations to these students who won this year's National Library Week Design a Book Cover contest!
These elementary students had their names drawn in the Library Week raffle. Thank you to our wonderful librarians. We appreciate you!
Earth Day activities continue in Anthon as the middle schoolers work to clean up the city park.
MVAOCOU BPA would like to thank its sponsors for their continued support!
Mr. Schaffer went along with the Kindergarten class and 1st graders to the circus last week, then they made a pit stop at a park before going home!
The Anthon Elementary second graders spent some time outside cleaning up a local park for Earth Day. Great work, kids!
On March 30th the Anthon Elementary, preschool - 5th grade, all performed at the 2nd Annual Dessert Theater.
Join us in the high school gym for the 2023 Prom Grand March on Saturday!
The kindergarteners took a trip to the circus! They got to see lots of animals and acrobatic acts. Miss Porter and Mrs. DeRocher even rode the camels!