Trenton Middle School awards will be presented next week. Fifth graders will receive awards in the gym on May 21st at 8:15 in the morning, eighth-graders at 8:45, seventh-graders at 9:15, and sixth graders at 9:45. Families and friends are welcome to attend. Visitors should check into the Trenton Middle School office.
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt filed a lawsuit against St. Louis County Executive Sam Page, Dr. Faisal Khan, and the St. Louis County Department of Public Health for the arbitrary, capricious, and unreasonable application of COVID-19 restrictions in St. Louis County. Specifically, the suit takes issue with the restrictions on religious institutions, masking requirements for […]
The Laredo R-7 Board of Education approved building improvements and the purchase of a bus on May 10th. Administrator Misty Foster reports straightening basketball goals and patching the existing blacktop will cost $5,500. A used Bluebird bus will cost $14,900. The board also approved the purchase of Big Ideas’ fifth-grade math curriculum, but there is […]
Students pursuing nursing degrees graduated from North Central Missouri College on Saturday afternoon, May 8, 2021. Mosaic Life Care Chief Medical Officer Doctor Davin Turner addressed the graduates and expressed his appreciation to the graduates for joining the front lines, telling them they would be joining a team. Turner emphasized that the number […]
The Spickard R-2 Board of Education offered a contract for the superintendent/principal position after a closed session this week. Board Secretary Kelli Girdner reports the person’s name has not yet been released. The board accepted the resignation in February of current superintendent/principal Kristi Weldon. The board also hired teachers for the next school year. They […]
Missouri Director of Agriculture, Chris Chinn and Dr. Davin Turner, Chief Medical Officer and President of Mosaic Life Care Medical Center in St. Joseph will give the commencement addresses at North Central Missouri College in Trenton, Missouri on May 8, 2021. Director Chinn will speak at the 9:00 a.m. morning ceremony and Dr. Turner will […]
The Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education on April 13th approved increasing pay. Non-certified staff wages will go up by 50 cents per hour, and extra-duty contracts will increase by four percent. Base pay for all certified staff will increase by $1,000, which will make the base pay $31,500 for the 2021-2022 school year. The […]
The Missouri Corn Scholarship Committee is pleased to award a 2021 Missouri Corn Scholarship to Brett Montgomery of Brookfield. Montgomery will receive a $1,000 scholarship from the Missouri Corn Growers Association and the Missouri Corn Merchandising Council to help pay for his continuing education. Brett is the son of Ryan and Valerie Montgomery. He is […]
With the requested $300,000 in asphalt sales added to budgeted revenues, the Trenton City Council Monday night approved the amended city budget for the fiscal year beginning May 1. The additional sales of asphalt raise the expected total sales to $1,300,000. Sales from Trenton’s new asphalt plant last year generated nearly $1,800,000 with expectations for […]
March 2020 would have been the fifth year of Camp CaPow—College Access-Planning Our Way. Held at the University of Missouri’s Family Impact Center in Columbia, Camp CaPow is a weeklong opportunity for middle school students to explore career and postsecondary education options through workshops, tours of Missouri college campuses, meetings with professionals from a range […]
Trenton Middle School has announced its April students of the month for sense of humor. Those selected are fifth graders Claire Woodard and Jackson Lewis, sixth graders Lydia Smiley and Spur Hughs, seventh graders Savannah Hughs and Cooper Houser, and eighth graders Alhanna Milazzo and Mason Rongey.
Northwest District Agriculture Career Development Events for high school FFA students were recently held at North Central Missouri College. The Barton Farm and Ag Department hosted the events on five separate days in March to allow students to compete in person and adhere to Coronavirus protocols. Teams that qualified for state competition include: Ag Mechanics, […]
The Spickard R-2 Board of Education increased tutoring pay and approved field trips on March 15th. Secretary Kelli Girdner reports tutoring pay was raised from $20 per hour to $25 per hour. Field trips included one for the end of the year to Hannibal on May 13th and the Positive Behavior Support program to Chillicothe […]
The Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education approved several resignations during an executive session on March 9th. The resignations are effective at the end of this school year for Art Teacher Phoebe Duff and Fifth Grade Teacher Melanie Warren. Custodian Meghan McLain’s resignation was effective immediately. The board voted to hire Whitney Barlow of Trenton […]
Several high schools recently participated virtually in Science Olympiad hosted by North Central Missouri College in Trenton, Missouri. Those high schools included Maysville, Northeast Nodaway, Pattonsburg, South Harrison, and Stanberry. The event covered several areas of the sciences, including life, earth, space, physical, chemistry, technology engineering, and inquiry. As a few examples, in one event, […]
Trenton Middle School has announced its March students of the month for the character trait “Fairness.” Students selected are fifth-graders Lyandra Taylor and Connor Thompson, sixth-graders Adylene Lopez and Johnny Lovell, seventh-graders Kaidence Griffith and Kale Batson, and eighth-graders Jacey Hudson and Brady Tobias.
A federal grand jury has indicted a Missouri man for threatening two members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Kenneth R. Hubert, 63, of Marionville, was charged in a three-count indictment returned under seal by a federal grand jury in Springfield, Mo., on Feb. 23, 2021. That indictment was unsealed and made public upon Hubert’s […]
(Missouri Independent) – The plan for distributing money directly to Missouri counties in the current version of the $1.9 trillion federal coronavirus relief bill is pretty simple – each gets $195.44 per person. But for cities, instead of a formula based on population, Congress divvies up the money using the method for determining Community Development Block Grant allocations. […]
The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved multiple personnel matters on Tuesday evening, February 23rd. One personnel matter involved the resignation of the Director of Admissions and Marketing Kristie Cross. Her last day on campus will be March 19th. She will then take vacation time, and her official last day will be May […]
Missouri’s governor says he and First Lady Teresa Parson have received their first COVID vaccination shot. Governor Parson tells Capitol reporters the shots were administered in Jefferson City. The governor praised the dedication of Cole County health employees, saying they are doing an outstanding job. He says he’s had a sore arm, but […]