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Princeton Board of Education presented update on DNR grant; approve tuition for Kindergarten though 12th grade students

The Princeton R-5 Board of Education heard an update on April 12 on a Department of Natural Resources grant involving a ball field project.  The school district, Princeton Ball Association, and the City of Princeton are working together on the grant. The application is for a matching grant that will fund a $250,000 match. The […]

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North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees presented various reports, approve audit and purchases

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees heard various reports the evening of December 22nd. Multiple reports involved information on the COVID-19 pandemic. Dean of Instruction Mitch Holder filled in for Vice President of Academic Affairs Doctor Tristan Londre. Holder reported students were appreciative of the on-campus experience during the fall semester. He is […]

Pleasant View R-6 School

Pleasant View Board of Education to meet on Tuesday evening

The Pleasant View R-6 School library will be the location for a Board of Education meeting Tuesday evening, December 8, 2020. The agenda for a 6 o’clock meeting includes public comments from Tiffany Haffner, discussion regarding third through fifth-grade classrooms; the 2019-20 financial audit; a Title 9 policy; and renewal of insurance. There also will […]

Pleasant View R-6 School

Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education presented update on water damage; purchase of steer for student lunches approved

The Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education approved a bid for a 1,500-pound butcher steer the evening of November 10th. The bid was from Zane Jones for 95 cents per pound. Superintendent Rebecca Steinhoff reported the beef will be used for student lunches. An update was presented on water damage in the third through fifth-grade […]

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Missouri education official calls substitute teacher shortage a crisis

Missouri schools continue to struggle with having enough teachers available to educate kids in traditional classrooms this year. The Show-Me State has had a chronic problem with teacher shortages, but COVID-19 has made the can of worms open even more. Missouri has about 70,000 pre-K through 12 teachers instructing roughly 900,000 public school students. Many […]

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‘Won’t be able to survive’: Childcare centers serving low-income Missourians face closure

(Missouri Independent) – Cortaiga Collins doesn’t know how much longer her childcare center will survive. Only about a dozen children have been attending regularly amid the pandemic. Under normal circumstances, she used to serve as many as 100.  She’s already had to reduce the hours that Good Shepherd Preschool and Infant/Toddler Center in St. Louis […]

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Missouri schools have a few days left to request rapid COVID-19 tests from the state

Missouri K-12 public and private schools who want rapid COVID-19 tests must request them by next Wednesday, October 21st at noon. Applications should be submitted to the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education). The department will then work quickly to get the BinaxNOW antigen testing to schools. The tests are not as uncomfortable as […]

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Audio: Missouri’s school nurses are on the front lines of COVID-19 response within classrooms

The Missouri Association of School Nurses says school nurses are playing an even more critical role during the COVID-19 crisis. The state had about 1600 school nurses among Missouri’s more than 500 K-12 public school districts. Linda Neumann (pronounced newman), executive director of the association, says school nurses have been going above and beyond the […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Update: Trenton R-9 Superintendent releases update on COVID-19 quarantined individuals within district

The Trenton R-9 School District has released an update on its schools, staff, and students in regard to the COVID-19 pandemic. Superintendent Mike Stegman reports there have been three cases where the district had a positive Coronavirus event within classrooms. Therefore, three classes of students are deemed to be close contacts and have a directive […]

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Cainsville and Ridgeway schools report cases of COVID-19

Harrison County Health Department is providing notice regarding positive cases of COVID-19 at the Cainsville and Ridgeway schools According to the health department office, Cainsville R-1 school has one staff member with COVID-19, and the Ridgeway R-5 school has one student with COVID-19. Following discussions with the health department, the Cainsville School District reports via […]