APRIL 1, 2015                                                        Brashear, Missouri



Congratulations to Mandy Taylor on being chosen as Honorable Mention to the Tri-County Conference Basketball Team.  Mandy was also named to the Class 1 All-District Girls Second Team and All-Express Girls Basketball Honorable   Mention Team.


Congratulations to Chance Hill on being named to the All-Express Boys Basketball Honorable Mention Team.


The Tri-County Conference Band met to rehearse all day on Saturday, March 7 in LaPlata and performed in LaPlata,        Atlanta, and Bevier on Monday, March 9.  Eleven students represented Brashear in the band, several taking top chairs in their sections, and had the opportunity to play some challenging music together.


The Brashear High School Band received an overall 3 rating at the MSHSAA State Large Group Festival at Hannibal         LaGrange University on Friday, March 20.  The band received several compliments as well as constructive comments from the judges.


Congratulations to Chance Hill and       Allison Thompson for being recognized by the Kirksville Rotary Club at their 2015 youth recognition banquet.




The annual Awards Banquet will be held on Wednesday, May 6.  The banquet will begin at 6:00 p.m. in the elementary   gymnasium with the awards ceremony to follow starting at approximately 7:00 p.m.

Each family attending is asked to bring two covered dishes and their own table service.  Drinks and some meat will be furnished by the Athletics department.  The public is welcome to attend.




Tuesday, April 7, 2015 is    Election Day.  Patrons of the Adair County R-II School      District will be voting to elect two school board members.

This year we had five candidates file for the two available positions.  Those who have filed include Ryan Crandall, Jason Taylor, Robert Magruder, Lonnie Salter, and incumbent Aaron Zentz.




The Brashear Boosters will meet again on Tuesday, April 28 at 7:00 p.m.  We have a home baseball game with Novinger that evening beginning at 5:00 p.m.  If you are interested in supporting our students and our school, please plan to attend.  It’s a great day to be a Tiger!




Breakfast each day includes milk and juice. Students may choose cereal instead of the breakfast item offered. The following items are offered daily for students to choose from in lieu of the lunch entrée: yogurt or a WOWBUTTER® (peanut butter replacement) and jelly sandwich.


April 1-3

Wednesday: Egg Omelet, Toast/Walking Taco, Lettuce, Refried Beans, Pears,   Cookie, Milk

Thursday:  Waffles, Syrup, Go-Gurt/Pizza, Chips and Cheese, Corn, Pineapple, Rice Krispy Treat, Milk

Friday: No School


April 6-10

Monday: Flat Bread/Corn Dog, Tater Tots, Vegetable,  Mandarin Oranges, Cookie, Milk

Tuesday: Breakfast Bites, Syrup/Country Fried Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Peaches, Cake, Milk

Wednesday: Biscuit, Egg, Sausage, Cheese/Chicken Wrap, Lettuce, Chips and Cheese, Pineapple, Brownie, Milk

Thursday: French Toast Sticks, Syrup/Lasagna Bake, Cottage Cheese, Vegetable, Pears, Cheesecake, Milk

Friday: Donut, Fruit, Breakfast Bar/Chili Cheese Dog, Fries, Vegetable, Apple-sauce, Ice Cream, Milk


April 13-17

Monday: Breakfast Pizza/Spaghetti, Cottage Cheese, Peas, Mandarin Oranges, Cookie, Milk

Tuesday: Biscuits and Gravy/Nachos, Lettuce, Carrots,  Pears, Rice Krispy Treat, Milk

Wednesday: Breakfast Wrap/Hot Pocket, Tater Tots, Green Beans, Pineapple,  Banana Bread, Milk

Thursday: Cinnamon Roll, Fruit/Tenderloin, Cheesy Potatoes, Baked Beans, Peaches, Brownie, Milk

Friday: Waffles, Syrup, Go-Gurt/Mr. Rib, Mashed Potatoes, Vegetable, Applesauce, Cake, Milk


April 20-24

Monday: Pancake, Syrup, Sausage/Grilled Cheese, Soup, Carrots, Mandarin   Oranges, Cookie, Milk

Tuesday: French Toast Sticks, Syrup/Baked Potato Bar, Corn Bread, Beans, Pineapple, Pudding, Milk

Wednesday: Bagel, Muffin, Fruit/Chicken Fajita, Rice, Lettuce, Peaches, Brownie, Milk

Thursday: Breakfast Bites, Syrup/Pulled Pork, Party 




Thank you to the following individuals and businesses for making our first annual Spring Carnival a huge success.  Over $2,500 was raised for our Student Council organization!!


Accessories by Emily — Emily Hettinger

Advance America

Alli Garrett

Becky Thomas

Billie and Karla Hettinger

Brad and Angela Althide

Brad and Tammy Whitlow

Brashear Elementary

Brashear Varsity Cheerleaders

Brent Doolin

Burger King

Busy Bees

Cape Air

Carrie March

Cathy and Chandi March

Christy Grissom

Color Me Red

Colton’s Steakhouse

Curt and Beth Platz

Cynthia Anderson

Dairy Queen

Depot Inn and Suites

Diane McGinnis

Diane Shaver

Downrange Designs

Downtown Cinema 8

Dressed Up Desserts

Duayne and Lori Housman

El Vaquero

Girl Scouts Troop #9396

Glitz and Glam

Harrington Construction

Health and Fitness Center

Holiday Inn Express

Holly Beach Photography

Hy-Vee Food & Drug Store

Jamie and Candace Harrington

Jamie Keller and Family

Jim and Renee Reeves

Joel and Shelly Shipman

John and Becky Reeves

Justine Bane

Kansas City Royals

Kirksville Brake and Muffler

LaPlata C & R

Larry and Tammy Higgins

Long John Silver’s

Mark Twain Rural Telephone




Mike and Brenda Killen

Monte and Lisa Fisher

Pages of Looks

Pagliai’s Pizza

Pepsi-Cola Memphis Bottling Co.

Pizza Hut

Rejuvenate Massage Therapy

Ricki Higgins-Scentsy

Roger and Dana Thompson

Roto Rooter

Salon Nouveau

Sarah Huffman

Shelby Watson—Thirty One

Skylar Housman



Thomas Farms

Tiffany Darnel—Mary Kay

Tiffany’s Tiny Tots Daycare

Tim Owen Photography

Todd and Pam Bleything

Truman State University

Western’s Smokehouse




Students in grades 5, 7, and 10 participated in a job shadowing day in March.  This day allows students the chance to gain first-hand experience and knowledge about future careers that may interest them.  We appreciate the community members and organizations who support this opportunity for our students.


Nunan Insurance

Kraft Foods-Oscar Mayer

POET Biorefining

Truman State University

Erwin Farms

City of Kirksville

Adair County R-II School

Lindquist Veterinary Care

Farm & Home

Sydenstricker Farm and Lawn

Blankenship Farms

Kirksville Police Department

Edina Health & Fitness

Wallace Trosen Law Firm

Sweet Expressions

Kirksville Daily Express

MO Department of Conservation

Crown Family Medicine

Kirksville Wal-mart Smart Style

Edina Head Start

Woody’s Tire Auto & Towing

Dr. David Moore

Ridgeway Trucking

Twin Pines Adult Care Center

Lay Seeds

Hollister Incorporated

Roberts Garage & Towing

Snelling & Sons Fencing

Hinterland Equestrian

Stutsman Auto Sales

Lawson Hill Antique Mall

National Wild Turkey Federation

Adair County Public Administrators Office

Kirksville Child Development Center




Your child will soon be taking the Spring Assessment.  You may assist us in this process by seeing that your child has plenty of sleep, has a good breakfast, and has a good mental attitude preceding test days.  Also, please do not schedule any doctor/dentist/hair appointments during testing hours.  Test results will help us provide a more complete education to all students.














































1 Atlanta Junior High Track Meet—There 1:00 p.m.

2 Kirksville Varsity Track Meet—There 4:00 p.m.

3 No School/Good Friday

7 LaPlata Varsity Track Meet—There 3:30 p.m.

7 Baseball w/ Canton—There 5:00 p.m.

8 Knox County Middle School Relays—There 3:30 p.m.

8 After Prom Meeting—Here 6:00 p.m.

10 2nd Grade Field Trip to Van Meter State Park in Miami—There TBA

10 Baseball w/ Knox County—Here 5:00 p.m.

11 Conference Academic Bowl Tournament and Art Show at Linn County—There TBA

12-14 FBLA State Leadership Conference at Springfield—There TBA

13 Lunch w/ the Principal K, 2

15 Lunch w/ the Principal 1, 3

15 Atlanta Varsity Track Meet—There 1:00 p.m.

16 Lunch w/ the Principal 4-6

16 Putnam County Junior High Track Meet—There TBA

16 Baseball w/ Green City—There 5:00 p.m.

17 District Industrial Arts   Contest at Moberly—There 8:00 a.m.

17 Tiger Invite Varsity Relays at Kirksville—There 2:00 p.m.

18 ACT

18 District Academic Bowl Tournament at Macon     County—There TBA

18 Junior-Senior Prom at     Truman SUB Down Under—There 8:00 p.m.

Grand March will be at 5:00 p.m. in the Brashear High School Gymnasium                                                     

20 Baseball w/ Marion      County—Here 5:00 p.m.

21 Baseball w/ Milan—There 5:00 p.m.

22 Milan Junior High and     Varsity Relays—There 10:00 a.m.

23 Spring Concert—Here 7:00 p.m.

24 Art Club Field Trip to       Columbia—There TBA

28 Baseball w/ Novinger—Here 5:00 p.m.

28 Brashear Boosters       Meeting—Here 7:00 p.m.

29 Tri-County Conference   Junior High and Varsity Track Meet at La Plata—There 9:00 a.m.

30 6th Grade Field Trip to   Kansas City—There TBA

30 Baseball w/ Bevier—There 5:00 p.m.


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