MAY 1, 2011 Brashear, Missouri




Members of the Brashear Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Chapter recently attended the 2011 Missouri FBLA Leadership Conference held on April 17, 18, and 19 in Columbia, Missouri.


FBLA is a career and technical student organization for all high school students participating in business programs.  Over 2,700 members and advisers representing 420 chapters throughout the state met to elect state officers, transact business of the state chapter, participate in leadership and career workshops, and compete in the state leadership awards program.


Jay Scudder placed first in Business Calculations at the FBLA State Conference.  Jay will be competing at the National Leadership Conference to be held June 28 - July 1 in Orlando, Florida.  Brashear FBLA members will be selling Krispy Kreme doughnuts in order to raise funds to send him to Nationals.  If you would like to order Krispy Kreme doughnuts or donate to this cause, please contact the school or an FBLA member.  Krispy Kreme doughnut sales will run from April 28 to May 6.




The Adair County R-II High School graduation ceremony will be held in the high school gymnasium on Sunday, May 22, 2011 at 3:00 p.m.  The public is cordially invited to attend.


The twenty seniors include Jordan Berry, Hayden Coin, William Coy, Stephanie Elsea, Destiny Ferdig, Tyler Heimer, Amanda     Horton, Heather Longano, Abby McKim,  Cortney Moncrief, Dillon Redding, Zach Reeves, Melissa Rusk, Jay Scudder, Sydney Slavin, Cody Snelling, Adam Songer, Amber Story, Dakota Walker, and Abigail Wheeler.   


The receiving line for the graduates will be in the cafeteria immediately following the ceremony.  In addition, National Honor Society will be hosting a punch and cookie reception.


Good luck Seniors in all your future endeavors!




The Adair County R-II sixth grade promotion ceremony will be held in the high school gymnasium on Tuesday, May 24,  2011 at 7:00 p.m.  The public is welcome to attend.


The seventeen sixth graders include Colt  Acton, Jacob Bleything, Kyle Bowen, Andy Clarkson, Tyrell Dysart, Cassy Graham, Caitlee Hall, Brianne Hart, Trevor Love, Kacie Mihalovich, Mechelia Potter, Saydie Potter, Jackie Sidenstricker, Breann Turner, Robbyn Wagster, Tyler Watson, and Damien Zajac.


A reception will be held for the students in the cafeteria following promotion.




If you haven’t ordered your 2011 yearbook, it’s not too late.  Yearbooks may still be purchased for $60.  Please make your check payable to Adair County R-II School.




The annual Awards Banquet will be held on Monday, May 2, 2011.  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 the banquet 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.




Coach Schneider and members of the boys and girls high school basketball teams will host basketball camps for girls and boys in grades 5-6 and 7-8.  The cost of the camp is $20 and will run from May 31 thru June 3, with the specific time of day to be determined closer to camp time.  Please mark your calendars!  Look for more information to follow later in May.




Congratulations to the following students who won first place at District Industrial Arts contest at Moberly on Friday, April 1:  William Coy, Abby Hall, Gus Mihalevich, and David Walker—woodworking; and Abi Kerby—leather working.  These students are eligible to compete at the State Industrial Arts contest on Friday, May 6 in Lake Ozark.


Congratulations to the Junior High and Varsity girls track teams for their 2nd place finish and the Varsity boys track team for their 3rd place finish at the Tri-County Conference track meet on Wednesday, April 27.


Congratulations to Alli Garrett, Abi Kerby, and Kylie Williams for a great performance at the NEMO Junior High Honor Choir on Monday, April 18.




The Brashear Junior Girl Scouts troop would like to thank everyone that donated personal care products for their April Showers collection.  These items were donated to the Adair County Food Depot to help local families who cannot afford to purchase such items.




Lunch refunds will only be given to Seniors on their last day of school.  Karla will be sending home bills for those students with a negative balance in their accounts.  Any money remaining in your child(ren)’s account(s) will be carried over to the 2011-2012 school year.  Refunds will be given only if requested.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Renee or Karla at 323-5272. 




The American Red Cross and Adair County R-II School will be sponsoring a Blood Drive on Tuesday, May 3rd from 1:30 to 6:00   p.m. at the Keller Building.


Please stop by and donate!




The Adair County R-II Board of Education met in special session on Wednesday, April 6, 2011, to swear in new members and reorganize.  The officers elected are as follows:  President, Roger Thompson; Vice President, Curtis Gordon; Secretary, Traci Hill;  Treasurer, Alissa Treasure; and Board Delegate, Jim Reeves.  Members are Duayne Housman and Brad Smith.




Twelve students were invited to attend the 3rd annual science enrichment class based on their Terra Nova and/or MAP test scores. ATSU students volunteered their time to meet on four Wednesdays after school with students in my classroom.  Topics covered included:  liquid nitrogen, super saturation, dissection of hearts and lungs, cell composition, class experiments, and more!  Special thanks goes to Nunan's Meat Locker for their donations, the ATSU students, and the BES students and parents for their participation and support.   

Mrs. Lisa Fisher




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 main lunch entrée: yogurt or peanut butter and jelly sandwich.


May 2-6

Monday: Cereal, toast, or Pop tarts/Corn dog, tater tots, peas, mandarin oranges, cookie, milk

Tuesday: Scrambled eggs, bacon, toast/Stuffed crust pizza, corn, pears, pumpkin bar, milk

Wednesday: Breakfast pizza/Ravioli, garlic bread, mashed potatoes, green beans, peaches, cake, milk

Thursday: Biscuit, egg, cheese, sausage/Tenderloin, cheesy potatoes, baked beans, pineapple, brownie, milk

Friday: Long john, fruit/Nachos, lettuce, applesauce, jello, ice cream, milk


May 9-13

Monday: Breakfast bites, syrup/Taco casserole, lettuce, refried beans, mandarin oranges, cookie, milk

Tuesday: Biscuits & gravy/Hot dog, fries, chili, pineapple, apple crisp, milk

Wednesday: Breakfast pizza/Fish, macaroni & cheese, green beans, peaches, chocolate cake, milk

Thursday:  Sausage, toast/Spaghetti, bread stick, lettuce, carrot sticks, pears, pumpkin bar, milk

Friday: Pop tarts/Sub sandwich, chips, pickle, baked beans, applesauce, jello, cheesecake, milk


May 16-20

Monday:  Muffin, fruit/Tater tot casserole, chips & cheese, vegetable, mandarin oranges, cookie, milk

Tuesday:  French toast sticks, syrup/Lasagna bake, garlic bread, peas, peaches, cottage cheese, brownie, milk

Wednesday: Breakfast pizza/Chicken patty, mashed potatoes, green beans, peaches, cake, milk

Thursday: Cinnamon roll/Grilled cheese, soup, lima beans, pineapple, pumpkin bar, milk

Friday: Pancake, syrup, sausage links/Pizza, corn, applesauce, jello, ice cream, milk

May 23-26

Monday: Biscuits & gravy/Chicken nuggets, macaroni & cheese, vegetable, mandarin oranges, cookie, milk

Tuesday: Donut, fruit/Walking taco, refried beans, lettuce, fruit, pumpkin bar, milk

Wednesday: Breakfast pizza/Turkey sandwich, tater tots, vegetable, fruit, brownie, milk

Thursday: Cereal, toast or  Pop tarts/Grilled hot dog, chips, vegetable, fruit, no bake cookie, milk

The salad bar will NOT be available.




Thank you to: 


Brent & Shirlene Hettinger for their donations to the scholarship fund in memory of Rex Meline and Bettie Moyer.


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.




June 1 - July 7 Summer Reading Program

One World—Many Stories

Every Tuesday discover the world through crafts from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Listen to a folktale or a true adventure at 10:30 a.m. or at 4:00 p.m.  Students in grades 3-6 (ages 8-12) get to explore the possibilities by acting it up at Reader’s Theatre or by writing it out in personal passport journals each Wednesday morning at 10:30 a.m.  Every Thursday morning, children and their families can experience award winning entertainers at 10:30 a.m.  Be sure to check your Reading Flier for locations.


Saturday, May 14

Mario Kart Wii Tournament

All children, ages 8-12, are invited to play in the Adair County Public Library’s Mario Kart Tournament from 2:00-3:30 p.m. at the library.














































2 Busy Bees—Here 8:30-10:45 a.m.

2 Awards Banquet—Here 6:00 p.m.

3 Busy Bees—Here 8:30-10:45 a.m.

3 Blood Drive at the Keller Building—1:30-6:00 p.m.

3 Baseball w/ LaPlata—Here 5:00 p.m.

Senior Recognition Night

4 Linn County JH/V Relays—There 9:00 a.m.

5 Knox County Varsity Relays—There 3:30 p.m.

6 State Industrial Arts Contest at Lake of the Ozarks—There TBA

6 Baseball w/ Putnam County—There 5:00 p.m.

7 District Track Meet at LaPlata—There 9:00 a.m.

9-13 End of Course Test Week

9 Busy Bees Parents/Grandparents Brunch—Here 9:00-11:00 a.m.

9 Baseball w/ Atlanta—Here 5:00 p.m.

10 Busy Bees—Here 8:30-10:45 a.m.

10 Baseball w/ Schuyler County—There 5:00 p.m.

11 NHS Field Trip to Dinner Theatre—There TBA

12 Spring Concert—Here 7:00 p.m.

13 4th Grade Field Trip to Hannibal—There 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

13 Adair County Public Librarian to Visit Grades K-6

13 Baseball w/ Canton—Here 5:00 p.m.

14-21 District Baseball at LaPlata—There TBA

14 Sectional Track Meet—There TBA

16 Busy Bees—Here 8:30-10:45 a.m.

16 Variety Show—Here 1:30 p.m.

17 Busy Bees—Here 8:30-10:45 a.m.

17 2nd/3rd Grade Field Trip to Miami—There TBA

18 Departmental Awards Assembly—Here 8:21 a.m.

19 Senior Trip to Chicago—There TBA

20-21 State Track Meet at Jefferson City—There TBA

20 Kindergarten Circus—Here 2:15 p.m.

20 4th Grade Famous Missourians Play—Here 7:00    p.m.

22 Graduation—Here 3:00   p.m.

23 Elementary Field Day

23 Evening in Education End of Year Celebration Picnic at Brashear City Park—5:30 p.m.

23 Sectional Baseball—There TBA

24 6th Grade Promotion—Here 7:00 p.m.

25 Spanish Club Field Trip to Kansas City—There TBA

26 Last Day of School—Dismiss at 12:45 p.m.


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