The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved a Pandemic Response Policy and several other items related to COVID-19 Tuesday evening. The Pandemic Response Policy allows for 10 days of paid emergency leave to be made available immediately for current full-time employees who are unable to work due to needing to care for a […]
The Gilman City R-4 Board of Education has approved holding Summer School. Bookkeeper Tori Wideman reports Summer School is scheduled for May 20th through June 4th. In an executive session, Melody Prescott was hired as the Special Education director. Current and tenure teachers were also hired. Raises are to be decided at a later date.
Personnel decisions were made at two meetings this week of the Princeton R-5 board of education. On Monday night, the board approved teaching contracts for the upcoming school year (2020-21). A resignation was accepted from 4th, 5th, and 6th-grade teacher Jillian Marsh. Athletic and activities extra duty contracts were approved. At an executive session meeting yesterday, […]
The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education approved salary increases for the certified and non-certified salary schedules at their latest meeting. The certified salary schedule was increased by one percent. Superintendent David Probasco says the base pay will go from $29,909 to $30,208. The non-certified salary schedule was increased by two and a half percent. The […]
The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved a proposal by Superintendent Mike Stegman on Tuesday evening for salary schedules for certified and non-certified staff. Seven hundred dollars will be added to the certified salary schedule to set the base salary at $33,000. Stegman commented this would be competitive to other schools in the area. Thirty […]
Following an executive session last evening, the Laredo R-7 Board of Education approved renewing all tenured teacher contracts. Members also approved renewing contracts of three probationary teachers Micah Burkeybile for the Title One program and Sarah Young in first and second grades; and Abbie Herrold for part-time physical education and health. In other actions, the […]
The Chillicothe City Council hired two full-time police officers during an executive session this week. Kami Nelson and Jake Baucom were hired on votes of five to zero. Chillicothe Police Chief Jon Maples says they will start at the department in the second week of March. Nelson and Baucom are currently police officers in Trenton.
North Central Missouri College Vice President for Student Affairs Doctor Kristen Alley reported on recognition at the NCMC Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday evening. Jaqueline Perez of Milan was nominated for the Newman Civic Fellowship. Four A-Plus students were recognized as outstanding students: Sidney Lynch of Trenton High School, Josephine Deen of Jefferson C-124 High […]
The Spickard R-2 Board of Education this week offered a one-year contract to Superintendent Jonnie Beavers for next school year. Beavers says the salary is to be approved next month. The Spickard School District received a $500 grant from the Grundy Electric Cooperative for a Cricut machine for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) programs. […]
The Chillicothe City Council hired two firefighters during an executive session at the last meeting. Mathew Chaney was hired as a full-time emergency medical technician/firefighter, and Mathew Gabrielson was hired as a firefighter paid-by-call. The vote on each was five to zero.
The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved the summer school student/parent and staff handbooks on Tuesday evening. The handbooks say that students will be allowed one morning and one-afternoon bus stop. Parents may not call the school office to ask for a student to ride a different bus than what is listed as his or […]
The Laredo R-7 Board of Education adopted the school calendar for 2020-2021 Monday evening. A school representative says the first day of school for Laredo will be August 25th, and the last day is scheduled for May 12th, 2021. School will start at 7:55 in the morning and dismiss at 3:30 in the afternoon. The […]