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  • Positions Available

     

    Avenue City School is now accepting applications for the following:

    Elementary Classroom Teacher:  2019-2020 school year. Avenue City School District is looking for a highly qualified, innovative, and motivated teacher. The professional must be able to cooperatively work with others as part of a team, must understand developmental learning levels of all ages, and be willing to work on professional development skills to stay updated on current and effective teaching standards and protocols.  The teacher must be aware and be able to teach content-core standard, maintain the high quality standards of the district, develop and implement curriculum standards, and be an independent and futuristic thinker. Candidates who are interested in a positive school environment and working with a professional group of educators are highly encouraged to apply.

    Avenue City School is currently growing in number of students, high academically performing school, a Missouri Gold Star School, has been accredited with Distinction in Performance since 1999, and often appears on the Missouri Top 10 School List. Avenue City offers competitive salaries and benefit package, excellent location, small student/teacher ratio, and a positive learning environment. 

    This position will be removed when the successful candidate has been identified. Avenue City School District is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Applications can be downloaded by CLICKING HERE by phone (816-662-2305),  or email (bgrimes@avenuecityschool.org)

     

    Please send completed packet including application, letter of interest, resume and transcript to: 

    Avenue City School

    c/o Principal Rebecca Grimes

    18069 Highway 169

    Cosby, MO 64436


     

    Para Professional Position:  for the 2019-2010 school year. Avenue City School District is looking for a highly qualified and motivated para-professional. 

     

    The para-professional must:

    • cooperatively work with others as part of a team,

    • be willing to work on professional development skills to stay updated on current strategies,

    • be willing to take directions from certified staff,

    • be patient and understanding with students at all developmental levels

    • be able to safely bend, twist, and lift to assist students moving from one surface to another,

    • possess the coordination, balance, and strength to safely guard and protect a student negotiating environmental obstacles with an assistive device,

    • have the ability to crouch, kneel, reach, push/pull, and perform moderate exercises,

    • be able to act with agility and quickness to ensure student safety.

     

    Qualifications: 

    • 60 College Hours OR
    • Passed the Para Pro Assessment OR
    • Passed the Paraprofessional Assessment

     

    Avenue City School District offers competitive salaries, excellent location, small student/teacher ratio, and a positive learning environment.

     

    This position will be removed when the successful candidate has been identified.

     

    Avenue City School District is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Application is available by CLICKING HERE. by phone (816-662-2305), or by email (bgrimes@avenuecityschool.org). 


    Please send completed packet including application, letter of interest, resume, and transcript to:


    Avenue City School
    c/o Principal Rebecca Grimes
    18068 Highway 169
    Cosby, MO 64436

     

     

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    Local Student Named National Geographic GeoBee Missouri State Competition Semifinalist by National Geographic Society

    Student’s Name: Brady Starmer

    Parents’ Names: Julie and Ken Starmer

    School Name and Address: Avenue City School of Cosby, Missouri

    Grade Level: 8

     

    The above-named student has been notified by the National Geographic Society that Brady is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2019 National Geographic GeoBee Missouri State Competition. The contest will be held at University of Missouri in Columbia on Friday, March 29, 2019.

     

    This is the second level of the National Geographic GeoBee competition, which is now in its 31st year. School GeoBees were held in schools with fourth- through eighth-grade students throughout the state to determine each school champion. School champions then took an online qualifying test, which they submitted to the National Geographic Society. The National Geographic Society has invited up to 100 of the top-scoring students in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Department of Defense Dependents Schools and U.S. territories to compete in the State GeoBees.

     

    This year, National Geographic increased the prize money for all State GeoBees. State champions will receive a medal, $1,000 in cash, and other prizes, as well as a trip to Washington, D.C., to represent their state in the National Championship to be held at National Geographic Society headquarters, May 19-22, 2019. Students that come in second and third place will receive cash awards of $300 and $100, respectively.

     

    Each State Champion will advance to the National Championship and compete for cash awards and college scholarships. In 2019, the national champion will receive a $25,000 college scholarship, $1,000 in cash, a lifetime membership in the National Geographic Society, and an all-expenses-paid Lindblad expedition to the Galápagos Islands aboard the National Geographic Endeavour ll; second place will receive at $10,000 college scholarship and $1,000 in cash; third place will receive a $5,000 college scholarship

    and $1,000 in cash; and seven runners-up will receive $1,000 in cash each. Visit www.natgeobee.org for more information on the National Geographic GeoBee.

     

    Follow the National competition at National Geographic Headquarters in Washington, D.C., on May 19-22 at natgeoed.org/experiences.

     

    How would you fare as a National Geographic GeoBee contestant? At the school GeoBees this year, students had to answer questions like these:

     

    The Magdalena River, the principal river of Colombia, flows through the city of Barranquilla near the Caribbean Sea on which continent?

    South America

     

    Which animal famous for its tusk spends most of the winter months under the sea ice in Baffin Bay between Canada and Greenland—emperor penguin or narwhal?

    narwhal

     

    Which country does not include part of the Kalahari Desert—Namibia, Botswana, or

    Eritrea?

    Eritrea

     

    Commercial flower bulb production is an important economic activity in what country just north of Belgium?

    Netherlands

     

    Located near the Green Mountains, Montpelier is the capital of which state?

    Vermont

     

    Constructed during the reign of Ivan the Terrible, St. Basil’s Cathedral is located in Moscow in which country?

    Russia

     

    The Alboran Sea and the Ionian Sea are both part of which larger sea?

    Mediterranean Sea

     

    ABOUT THE GEOBEE

    Developed by the National Geographic Society in 1988 to promote geographic knowledge among young people in the United States, the National Geographic GeoBee is an academic competition for public schools, private schools, and homeschools in the United States and its territories, as well as the Department of Defense Dependents Schools (DoDDS). Students in grades 4-8 from nearly 10,000 schools participate annually for a chance to win college scholarships and the glory of being the National Geographic GeoBee Champion. Over more than three decades, 120 million students have learned about the world through participation in the GeoBee.

     

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    2019 Track Schedule

    Middle School Track & Field:  This sport is sanctioned by Missouri State High School Athletic Association and sponsored by Avenue City School.   The team will be coached by Jack Burgess and Carla Proctor.  Students in grades 7 & 8 may participate.     For more information and details please see Coach Burgess.

    Tentative schedule follows:


    Date Location
    04/02/19 SMS
    04/06/19 Benton
    4/9/19 SMS
    4/11/19 North Andrew
    04/13/19 SMS
    4/22/19 St. Joe Christian
    4/25/19 Riverside (Wathena, KS)


     

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