Laredo Board of Education approves school insurance renewal

Laredo R-7 School

The Laredo R-7 Board of Education approved the Missouri United School Insurance Council renewal on November 13th. The 2024 assessment is $16,171. That is up from the 2023 assessment of $13,635.

The board approved Missouri School Boards Association policy updates.

The board election candidate filing period for the April 2nd Municipal Election will be December 5th at 8 o’clock until December 26th at 4 o’clock. The school office will close December 15th at 1 o’clock and reopen January 3rd at 8 o’clock. The office will also be closed for inclement weather. The office will be open December 26th from 2 to 3 o’clock.

The terms up for reelection on the Laredo Board of Education are Matt Foster and Morgan Duff. They are three-year terms.

Junior high school basketball and cheer were tabled until the December meeting. Extra duty concession was also tabled until the December meeting.

It was announced a Christmas movie will be at the Brookfield Cinema December 15th.

The board entered into an executive session for legal, personnel, student information, personnel records, and confidential records.

Jennifer Thies

Jennifer’s interest in radio began at a young age. She started as a news reporter at KTTN in January 2017, but previously worked almost a year and a half as an on-air announcer and with news at the NPR affiliate KXCV/KRNW, which serves Northwest Missouri. Jennifer was born and raised in St. Joseph, Missouri. She received a Bachelor of Science in Mass Media: Broadcast Production with an Emphasis in Audio Production from Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville.