Missouri Online Website

University of Missouri system launches “Missouri Online” to make online programs more accessible

The University of Missouri System today launched Missouri Online, a new unified resource and administrative structure that supports online certificate and degree programs at all four UM System universities. The launch represents the culmination of strategic priorities made by the UM Board of Curators and UM President Mun Choi over the last three years to […]

Amendment 3: Missouri with checkmark graphic

Voters repeal Clean Missouri redistricting plan they enacted in 2018

(Missouri Independent) – Missouri voters on Tuesday repealed a constitutional amendment they enacted in 2018 that would have required legislative districts be drawn to ensure partisan fairness. They replaced it with one that critics contend could forgo the use of total population to draw districts and instead exclude all non-voters, specifically children and non-citizens — tilting the political […]

Fast Track Website

Coordinating Board for Higher Education votes to expand Fast Track eligible programs

Missouri’s Coordinating Board for Higher Education voted to expand the number of eligible programs for the Fast Track Workforce Incentive Grant during its March 4 meeting. Fifteen new eligible program areas will be added to the Fast Track list for students enrolled beginning fall 2020. Fast Track addresses workforce needs by providing grants to adult […]

Trenton, Missouri Middle School

National Geographic Geography Bee to be held at Trenton Middle School

Preliminary and final rounds of local competition for the National Geographic Geography Bee will be hosted by Trenton Middle School next week. Parents are invited to attend the preliminary rounds in the TMS library/media center on December 18th. The schedule includes seventh grade that morning at 8:30, eighth grade at 9:25, sixth grade at 10:20, […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Amendments to Summer School Handbook tops discussion at Trenton Board of Education meeting

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved the final draft of the 2018-2019 school audit on Tuesday evening. Bob Conrad with Conrad and Higgins said the district was “in good shape.” Information presented included that the district’s retirement is 84% funded, which Conrad called “excellent” and “healthy.” The district has more than 11 hundred students, […]

2018 TMS Geography Bee Winners

Trenton Middle School announces Geography Bee winners

Trenton Middle School has announced the top three in the final round of its inaugural National Geographic Bee. Sixth-grader Brady Tobias finished first winning the bee, sixth grader Sofia Currie placed second, and seventh grader Hugo Stutzman placed third. Librarian E’Lisha Gass says Tobias will take an online qualifying test for the Missouri State Geographic […]