DECEMBER 1, 2011     Brashear, Missouri



There will be two open seats for the Board of Education election on April 3, 2012.  The incumbents are Brad Smith and Roger Thompson.  Those elected will serve three-year terms.  The first day for candidates to file is Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 8:00 a.m.  The last day for candidates to file will be Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at 5:00 p.m.


A candidate must be a U.S. citizen, a resident taxpayer of the Adair County R-II School District, have resided in the state of Missouri for at least one year preceding the election, and be at least 24 years of age.


Candidates may be required to file a financial interest statement and must agree to obtain 16 hours of credit in school boardmanship within 12 months of the election.


Interested candidates may pick up filing materials in the Superintendent’s office beginning on Tuesday, December 13 at 8:00 a.m.  The superintendent’s office will be closed December 21-31 and therefore will not be accepting candidates filing on those dates.  Regular business hours will resume on Monday, January 2.  On January 17, the office will remain open until 5:00 p.m. for filing purposes.  Questions?  Call the Superintendent’s office at 323-5272 during regular business hours.


Citizens have until Wednesday, March 7, 2012 to register to vote in the April general election.




PTC would like to thank the following for their donations to the Playground Fund during the month of November:

Annie Fisher—Diamond

Mark Aaron—Bronze

Tiffany’s Licensed Daycare—Bronze

Josh and Tiffany Darnel & family

Higgins Dozing & Excavating—Bronze

Larry, Tammy, and Hunter Higgins

Todd and Traci Hill & family—Bronze

Martha and Fisher Reese and

Kale and Kiley Watson—Bronze

Albert and Mary Zentz—Bronze

Al and Linda Erwin—Bronze

Carrie A. Erwin—Bronze

Brad and Tammy Whitlow & family—Bronze

Tom and Colleen Primmer Family—Friend

David and Kathy Erwin—Friend




The annual Christmas program will take place on Monday, December 12, at 7:00  p.m. in the High School Gymnasium.  The bands from grades 5-12, all vocal groups K-12 and several soloists will perform.  We hope you will come and share this Christmas tradition with us.


We are very proud of Abby Hall, who competed against top high school band

musicians from across NE Missouri and won a chair in the All-District Honorable Mention Band.  This ensemble will perform its concert on Saturday, January 14 at Moberly High School.


Sidney Sykes, flutist, and Abi Kerby, trombonist, have been named to the Northeast Missouri All-District Junior High Honor Band.  These two will join other accomplished junior high musicians for a band concert at Macon High School on Saturday, February 18.




A big thank you goes out to everyone who clipped Box Tops and gave them to the Elementary Student Council.  On November 1, we mailed a box full of Box Tops worth $768.20.


We will be sending another box in February, so please continue to clip and save Box Tops.


We appreciate your help!!!

Elementary Students, Faculty and Staff




The Computer Class has been creating DVD’s of the Fall 2011 activities.  They have completed videos for Softball, Baseball (fall season), Junior High Girls Basketball, and Junior High Boys Basketball.  The highlight videos will be available in time for Christmas.  They also have a variety of DVD’s available from previous years  The cost is $2 per title.  If you are interested, please call the school at 323-5272.




The Brashear Varsity Cheerleading Squad is hosting the 1st Annual “Pink-Out” basketball game between the Brashear Tigers and the LaPlata Bulldogs on December 13, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. in honor of Prestin Filz and Will Jacobs.


Prestin, the 15-month old son of Cody Filz and Heidi Kurz, was recently diagnosed with a Whilms tumor.  He has also had a kidney removed.  Prestin is undergoing radiation and chemotherapy at Children’s Hospital in St. Louis weekly. 


Will, a 12 year old 7th grade student at Green City, is the son of Allen and Trena Jacobs.  At the beginning of September, Will was diagnosed with a brain tumor.  He is undergoing both chemotherapy and radiation in Columbia. 


The “Pink-Out” game will raise money for both families to help with expenses.  T-shirts will be made available for public purchase before the game and all proceeds from the sale of the t-shirts will be given to the Filz and Jacobs families.  If you would like to purchase t-shirts, please complete the order form below and return to the school.  We must have your order by Monday,    December 5.


The following design will be printed on heliconia (bright pink) Gildan t-shirts.  Imprint colors will be white and light pink.  The cost will be $12 for Youth Small through Adult XLarge.  XXL and XXXL will be $14.


Please make checks payable to Adair County R-II School. Orders can be turned in to Jackie, Karla or Renee and MUST be received by Monday, December 5th.




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 peanut butter and jelly sandwich.


December 1-2

Thursday: Cereal, toast or Pop tarts/Mr. Ribb, mashed potatoes, baked beans, peaches, cheesecake, milk

Friday: Breakfast bites, syrup/Pizza, corn, applesauce, jello, ice cream, milk


December 5-9

Monday: Breakfast burrito/Fish, macaroni & cheese, slaw, green beans, mandarin oranges, cookie, milk

Tuesday: Breakfast pizza/Hot pocket, tater tots, vegetable, fruit, brownie, milk

Wednesday: Biscuits & gravy/Taco casserole, refried beans, lettuce, peaches, chocolate cake,  milk

Thursday: Bagel or muffin/Grilled cheese, soup, carrot sticks, fruit, no bake cookie, milk

Friday: Donut, fruit/Hot turkey sandwich, mashed potatoes, green beans, applesauce, pudding dessert,  milk


December 12-16

Monday: Sausage, toast/Spaghetti, bread stick, cottage cheese, mandarin oranges, cookie, milk

Tuesday: Biscuit, egg, sausage & cheese/Chicken fajita, rice, vegetable, pineapple, cake, milk

Wednesday: Breakfast bites, syrup/Tenderloin, cheesy potatoes, baked beans, peaches, brownie, milk

Thursday:  French toast sticks, syrup/Chicken fingers, macaroni & cheese, vegetable, fruit, pumpkin bar, milk

Friday:  Breakfast pizza/Pizza, corn, applesauce, jello, no bake cookie, milk


December 19-20

Monday:  Biscuits & gravy/Chicken & noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, mandarin oranges, cheesecake, milk

Tuesday:  Long john, fruit/Hot dog, chips, carrot sticks, fruit, ice cream, milk




As the winter season approaches, we are reminding parents and students to listen to the local media stations to check on “early dismissals” and/or “no school” bulletins.  This information will be given to KTVO television, KHQA television, WGEM television, KIRX radio, KTUF radio, KRXL radio, KRES radio of Moberly, KMEM radio of Memphis, and KZBK radio of Brookfield.  These stations will present dismissal information as soon as decisions have been made.  Please do not call the school.














































Schedule of Events


üNov. 28-Dec. 3 Novinger Tournament—There TBA

ü5 Busy Bees—Here 8:15-11:15 a.m.

ü6 Busy Bees—Here 8:15-11:15 a.m.

ü6 Varsity Basketball w/ Linn County—There 6:00 p.m.

ü9 Elementary Drama Club Play—Here 7:00   p.m.

ü12 Busy Bees—Here 8:15-11:15 a.m.

ü12 Lunch w/ the Principal K-1

ü12 Christmas Program—Here 7:00 p.m.

ü13 Busy Bees—Here 8:15-11:15 a.m.

ü13 Lunch w/ the Principal 2-3

ü 13 Varsity “Pink-Out” Basketball w/ LaPlata—Here 6:00 p.m.

ü14 Lunch w/ the Principal 4-6

ü16 Elementary Awards Assembly—Here 2:45  p.m.

ü16 Winter Dance—Here  8:00-11:00 p.m.

ü 19 Busy Bees—Here 8:15-11:15 a.m.

ü19 Elementary Christmas Parties—Here 2:00 p.m.

ü19 Varsity Basketball w/ Marion County—There 6:00 p.m.

ü20 Second Quarter Ends

ü20 Busy Bees Christmas Party—Here 8:15-11:15 a.m.

ü20 K-6 Movie at Memphis—There 9:00 a.m.

ü20 Early Dismissal—1:03 p.m.

ü21-30 NO SCHOOL—Christmas Vacation

ü22 North Central Holiday Hoops at Trenton

*Girls will play Gilman City at 9:00 a.m.

  *Boys will play Gilman City at 10:30 a.m.


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