The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved grant application requests at its meeting Tuesday evening. Fifth-grade Communication Arts teacher Christy Gibler’s request was for a $500 GEC Community Foundation grant to purchase guided reading leveled book sets for the classroom library. Board Vice President Brandon Gibler abstained from voting on the request with Dorothy Taul […]
Trenton Middle School has announced its October Students of the Month with a character trait of respect. Students selected are fifth-graders Lillian Ortega and Karsen Spencer, sixth-graders Laylah Clause and Kameron Foster, seventh-graders Barbara Eugenio and Kiefer Tolson, and eighth-graders Kinze Hanson and Ronald Woods.
A variety of activities will be held in Cainsville next week during Heritage Day on October 5, 2019, which is sponsored by the Cainsville Community Betterment organization. Most of the activities will take place around the square and include include coffee and hot cocoa as well as the Class of 2020’s bake sale at 8 […]
A Missouri man in his mid-40s died this week at Mercy Hospital St. Louis due to an illness associated with the use of e-cigarettes. This is the first vaping-related death in Missouri and the eighth nationwide. Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services concluded it was a vaping-related lung injury after lung samples were taken […]
The Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education approved a field trip for the seventh and eighth grades at its meeting on Tuesday evening. The classes will travel to Kansas City for the Renaissance Festival on October 14th. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Model Compliance Plan for Special Education was adopted. Superintendent Rebecca Steinhoff […]
Trenton Middle School has announced its Students of the Month for September. Students selected for the character trait responsibility are fifth-graders Kimberly Clark and Peyton Baker, sixth-graders Katy Simpson and Kylar Foster, seventh-graders Reece Weldon and Maxx Baker, and eighth-graders Ella Novak and Victor Markell.
The Joplin School District has built 14 safe rooms since 2011, when a deadly tornado killed 161, to shelter students and community residents when the next tornado strikes. The safe rooms, constructed to meet Federal Emergency Management Agency specifications, provide near-absolute protection against injury or death in extreme weather events. Made of reinforced concrete and […]
Classes began at several area school districts on Wednesday and are reporting enrollment numbers. Pleasant View R-6 reports a total opening day enrollment of 127 for preschool through eighth grade which is 12 more students than the first day last school year. Preschool accounts for 20 of the students, kindergarten and fourth grade have 15 […]
Two area schools started classes on Tuesday and are reporting enrollment numbers. Laredo R-7 reports a total opening day enrollment of 42 students in kindergarten through eighth grade which is up five from last year’s first day. Kindergarten and eighth-grade tie for the largest class at Laredo with seven in each. There are three students […]
The Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education voted to increase the district’s tax rate at a hearing on Tuesday evening. The rate was set at 480.94 cents or $4.80.94 which is up four-point seven-eight cents from the previous year. During the regular meeting, the board approved the resignation of board member Luke Gibson due him […]
Trenton Municipal Utilities has issued a boil advisory following water being shut off and water main being repaired. The advisory affects East Eighth Street from Kitty to Rural Street and will expire Thursday afternoon, July 18, 2019, at 4 o’clock.
The Grundy County Sherriff’s Department reports the pick up of two area residents Wednesday on writs and the arrest of one on Tuesday. Twenty-year-old Trace Aaron Harvey was picked up from Nodaway County and is accused of violating his probation on original charges of three felony counts of second-degree burglary and one felony count of […]