FEBRUARY 1, 2010 Brashear, Missouri




Missourians benefit every day from the dedicated energies and countless hours devoted by a group of more than 3,600 men and women in every community across the state.  These public servants are elected by local constituents and do not receive compensation for their tireless efforts.  These men and women are the local school board members of Missouri.


During the week of January 24-30, communities across the state will honor the dedicated service of local boards of education during School Board Recognition Week as declared by Governor Jay Nixon.  The goal is to build awareness and understanding of the important function a board of education plays in communities and schools.  All Missouri citizens are asked to recognize the important contributions of these men and women and focus attention on the vital role school boards play in the education of Missouri's children.


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For their untiring personal dedication and commitment to public service, let’s give our school board members a hand.


Brad Smith, President

10 Years Service

Doug Clarkson, Vice President

11 Years Service

Curtis Gordon, Secretary

8 Years Service

Traci Hill, Treasurer

5 Years Service

Matt Reeves, Board Delegate

6 Years Service

Brent Hettinger, Member

9 Years Service

Roger Thompson, Member

7 Years Service




This year we have had two candidates file for the two available positions on the Adair County R-II School Board.  Those who have filed include James Reeves and Duayne Housman.


The district will not hold an election since the number of candidates who have filed for the Board is equal to the number of positions available.




Brashear Band t-shirts are available from the past four years at a discounted price.  If you are interested, please contact Mr. Haupt.


Donate your unused instruments to the Brashear Band program!  Put them to good use by placing them in the hands of an eager music student!  We’ll take care of the cleaning and repairs.




A big thank you to everyone who has clipped and turned in Box Tops.  In October, we mailed in $939.00 worth of Box Tops. Our goal for this year is $1,600.00.


We will be mailing another shipment on February 26.  If you have Box Tops, please send them in by February 25th so they can be counted and bundled.


Continue to save your Box Tops after February as they will be used next year.  We appreciate all of your support!


Elementary Student Council




Yearbook sales are continuing.  This is the 62nd edition of the BHS yearbook.  The number of yearbooks ordered for the year is limited.  Plan to order a yearbook in order to reserve a copy for you and your family.


Yearbooks bought during the month of February will cost $55.  All yearbooks purchased after February 28 will cost $60.  Personalized yearbooks are available for an additional $5.  Please make your check payable to Adair County R-II School. 




The following surplus lockers will be offered for sale via silent auction on Thursday, February 25, 2010 during the varsity basketball games with Marion County.  Bidding will begin at 6:00 p.m. and conclude at halftime of the boys contest.


·        Locker 1 - Box Style Standard Lockers—12” W x 12” H x 12” D—Four Wide - 5 Feet High—Gray with blue, yellow and white doors (unit size 48”W x 60” H x 12” D; 6” legs; 20 compartments w/ doors)

·        Locker 2 - Box Style Standard Lockers—12” W x 12” H x 12” D—Three Wide - 5 Feet High—Gray (unit size 36” W x 60” H x 12” D; 6” legs; 15 compartments w/ doors)

·        Locker 3 - Box Style Standard Lockers—12” W x 12” H x 15” D—Three Wide - 6 Feet High—Gray (unit size 36” W x 72” H x 15” D; 6” legs; 18 compartments w/ doors)

·        Locker 4 - Single Tier Standard Lockers—12” W x 60” H x 18” D—Three Wide - 5 Feet High—Gray (unit size 45” W x 60” H x 18” D; 6” legs; 3 compartments w/ doors; slant top)


All items sold AS IS WHERE IS.  The date and time for inspection of the items is scheduled for February 1-25 from 9:00-11:30 a.m. or 1:00-3:00 p.m.  Please call the school at 323-5272 to set up an appointment for viewing the items.




The Adair County R-II 81st Annual Invitational Tournament will be held from Monday, February 8 through Saturday, February 13 at the Brashear High School Gymnasium.  We will host teams from Atlanta, Kirksville (JV girls), Knox County, Macon County, Marion County, North Shelby, Novinger, and Putnam County (JV boys).  The tournament brackets are included with this mailing so you can find game times, etc.


Admission fees for the tournament will be $2.00 for students, $3.00 for adults with a maximum of $8.00 per family.  The family rate is for parents and children only.  It does not include grandparents, aunts, uncles, etc.  Admission for senior citizens will be $1.00.  We hope to have good community support, as we always have, for the tournament games.


We also ask you to remember our tournament is centered around winning, as is true in any competition.  More important than winning, however, is the attitude with which the fans and athletes approach the game.  As fans we must do our best to set a good example for those around us.  Cheer for your favorite team in the spirit of the game and leave the officiating to the officials who are trained for the task.  We wish for each team to play their best, and may the best team win!


After Prom will again be selling pulled pork.

Orders will be taken from now until mid-March.  Delivery will be at the end of March.  Contact a junior, senior, or a junior/senior parent to order.




Breakfast each day includes milk and juice.  The following items are offered daily for students to choose from in lieu of the main entrée: yogurt or peanut butter and jelly sandwich.


February 1-5

Monday: Cereal, toast/Hot ham & cheese sandwich, chips & cheese, peas, mandarin oranges, cookie, milk

Tuesday: Breakfast bites, syrup/Spaghetti, bread stick, cottage cheese, vegetable, fruit, cheesecake, milk

Wednesday: Cinnamon roll/Hamburger on bun, fries, vegetable, fruit, cake, milk

Thursday: Waffle, syrup, sausage links/Tacos, refried beans, lettuce, vegetable, fruit, brownie, milk

Friday: Breakfast pizza/Sub sandwich, chips, vegetable, fruit, no bake cookie, milk


February 8-12

Monday: Donut, fruit/Chicken nuggets, macaroni & cheese, carrot sticks, mandarin oranges, cookie, milk

Tuesday: Biscuits & gravy/Tenderloin on bun, fries, vegetable, fruit, pumpkin bar, milk

Wednesday: Apple or cherry strudel/Nachos, lettuce, vegetable, fruit, chocolate cake, milk

Thursday: Sausage, toast/Hot dog on bun, chips, baked beans, fruit, peanut butter bar, milk

Friday: Pop tarts/Pizza, corn, fruit, jello, ice cream, milk


February 15-19

Monday: No School

Tuesday: Breakfast pizza/Ham & cheese hot pocket, tater tots, vegetable, mandarin oranges, cookie, milk

Wednesday: Muffin, fruit/Beef & noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, peaches, chocolate cake, milk

Thursday: French toast sticks, syrup/Chicken patty, mashed potatoes, lima beans, fruit, apple crisp, milk

Friday: Biscuit, egg, sausage, cheese/Walking taco, refried beans, lettuce, fruit, Oreo® pudding, milk


February 22-26

Monday: Biscuits & gravy/Lasagna bake, lettuce, cottage cheese, mandarin oranges, no bake cookie, milk

Tuesday: Breakfast bites, syrup/Corn dog, tater tots, vegetable, fruit, brownie, milk

Wednesday: Pancakes, syrup, sausage/Grilled cheese, soup, vegetable, strawberries, white cake, milk

Thursday: Scrambled eggs, bacon, toast/Baked chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, peaches, pumpkin bar, milk

Friday: Long john, fruit/Pizza, corn, applesauce, jello, ice cream, milk




We would like to thank: 


Dennis and Diane Bradley

for their donation to the scholarship fund in memory of Wanda Smith and Sid Osborn


Gary and Tammy Wolter

for their donation to serve the needs of our students.


Books and scholarship donations make a lasting tribute to the memory of our loved ones.  If there is someone that you would like to memorialize in this way, please contact the school at 323-5272.














































ü 1 Busy Bees—Here 8:30-11:00 a.m.

ü 1 Varsity Basketball w/ Knox County—There 6:00 p.m.

ü 2 7-12 Health Screenings

ü 2 5th/6th Grade Girls & Boys Basketball w/ Memphis—Here 6:00 p.m.

ü 4 K-6 Health Screenings

ü 4 5th/6th Grade Girls & Boys Basketball w/ Queen City—There 6:00 p.m.

ü 5 Sophomores to KATC Career Day—There TBA

ü 5 Varsity Basketball w/ Macon County—There 6:00 p.m.

ü 8-13 Adair County R-II 81st Annual Invitational Tournament—Here

ü 8 Busy Bees—Here 8:30-11:00  a.m.

ü 8 6th Grade Girls & Boys Basketball w/ LaPlata—There 7:30 p.m.

ü 10 Early Dismissal –Teacher In-service—12:45 p.m.

ü 11 Spanish I & II Students to St. Louis—There 7:00   a.m.-5:00 p.m.

ü 11 5th/6th Grade Girls & Boys Basketball w/ Knox County—There 6:00 p.m.

ü 12 K-6 Valentine’s Parties—Here 2:00-2:55 p.m.

ü 15 No School/President’s Day

ü 16 Varsity Basketball w/ Bucklin—There 6:00 p.m.

ü 17 NHS to Dinner Theatre—There TBA

ü 17 Lunch w/ the Principal  K-1

ü 18 FBLA District Contest at TSU—There TBA

ü 18 Lunch w/ the Principal  2-3

ü 19 Lunch w/ the Principal  4-6

ü 19 Varsity Basketball w/ Novinger—Here 5:30 p.m.

Two quarters of B Boys will be played.

Homecoming Dance 9:00-12:00 p.m.

ü 20 Jump for Heart—Here 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

ü 20 5th/6th Grade Girls & Boys Basketball w/ Knox County—Here 5:00 p.m.

ü 22 Busy Bees—Here 8:30-11:00 a.m.

ü 22 Varsity Basketball w/ Linn County—There 6:00 p.m.

ü 22 5th/6th Grade Girls & Boys Basketball w/ Green City—Here 6:00 p.m.

ü 23 Varsity Basketball w/ North Shelby—Here 6:00 p.m.

Senior Recognition Night

ü 24 5th Grade & Sophomore Job Shadow Day

ü 25 Varsity Basketball w/ Marion County—Here 6:00   p.m.

ü 26 Elementary Awards Assembly—Here 2:45 p.m.


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