Trenton Middle School student Titus Kottwitz participated in one round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Saturday. The 13-year old misspelled Puchero, which is a type of stew. Two hundred nine students ranging in age from nine to fifteen qualified for the national bee. The first three rounds were held virtually on Saturday in […]
The word “volition” comes from Latin and French roots meaning “wish” or “will.” Titus Kottwitz, a seventh-grader at Trenton Middle School in northwest Missouri, got his wish when he spelled the word “volition” correctly to earn a spot in this year’s Scripps National Spelling Bee. “I’m excited that I got this far because […]
Students from Rissler Elementary School in Trenton will take part in spring music programs next week. Music Instructor Rachel Lorenz says kindergarten and first graders will have in-person performances in the Trenton High School Performing Arts Center on the evening of May 19th. Doors will open for the kindergarten performance at 5:45, and the program […]
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.
Several area schools are scheduled to hold graduation ceremonies on May 7th. Sixth eighth-graders will graduate from Pleasant View R-6 in the school gym at 6 o’clock in the evening. Former teacher Cassie Cordray will speak. Thirty-three seniors will graduate from Gallatin R-5 at the stadium at 6:30. Former teacher Ryan Beenken will speak. Eight […]
The Trenton FFA Chapter placed sixth in the FFA “Conduct of Chapter Meetings” leadership development event at the 93rd Missouri FFA Convention. Trenton team members are Emma Roberts, Cade Claycomb, Kenzy Dolan, Kinze Hanson, Kate Clark, Kimberly Otto, and Jena Harris. Trenton’s advisors are Kabel Oaks and Sadie Roy. Participating teams present opening and closing […]
Trenton Middle School eighth-grader Titus Kottwitz, who has qualified for the national spelling bee recently presented a Rotary Club program. After winning the Grundy County Spelling Bee, Kottwitz went on to win the Northwest Missouri Regional Spelling Bee held in St. Joseph. As such he is eligible to participate in the national spelling bee. The […]
(Missouri Independent) – As bills expanding charter schools and creating new scholarship accounts for private school tuition make their way through the process, one piece of legislation is trying to give students more options within the public schools that already exist. House Bill 543, sponsored by Rep. Brad Pollitt, R-Sedalia, would establish the “Public School […]
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.
The Pleasant View R-6 Middle School Science Department has announced the winners of the school’s science fair. Eighth-grader Astrid Soriano placed first in her grade level and first overall. Abbye Johnson placed second overall, and Walter (Remi) Olmstead placed third overall. They are both eighth-graders. Kruz Ulberg received first place for the seventh grade. Hailee […]
Several Trenton Middle School students participated in the annual Missouri Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America State Leadership Conference, which was held virtually this year. Some of the competitors in Students Taking Action with Recognition events will compete at the National Leadership Conference STAR Event virtually June 27th through July 2nd. Those students include […]
A Trenton seventh-grader, Titus Kottwitz, won the Northwest Missouri Regional Spelling Bee on Saturday in St. Joseph. The Trenton Middle School student was among 26 spellers competing from 13 counties in northwest Missouri winning by spelling the word “volition.” There now will be preliminary, quarterfinal, and semi-final rounds held virtually to determine the national finalists […]
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.
Trenton Middle School has announced the February Students of the Month for the character trait honesty. Those selected are fifth-graders Lillee Dalrymple and Malachi Kottwitz, sixth-graders Taeghyn Yerington and Dillon Hunter, seventh-graders Shelby Romesburg and James Chamberlain, and eighth-graders Jena Hunter and Trusten Streett.
A Trenton Middle School seventh-grader won the Grundy County Spelling Bee on January 29th. Titus Kottwitz won with the word cymbals. Pleasant View R-6 student Astrid Soriano placed second. Kottwitz and Soriano will represent Grundy County in the Northwest Missouri Regional Spelling Bee in Saint Joseph on March 13th. Pleasant View student Abbye Johnson is […]
North Central Missouri College Main campus in Trenton, MO, kept its recent holiday tradition of lighting the tree and lights located in front of Geyer Hall for the second year in a row. Although looking significantly different than 2019, NCMC still launched the holiday season on campus with a welcome from President Dr. Lenny Klaver […]
In an attempt to get a jump on this year’s winter season, the Missouri Department of Transportation will hold its annual “Winter Operations Drill” on Wednesday and Thursday. The drill has been expanded to two days this year to accommodate social distancing requirements due to COVID-19. Motorists may notice increased numbers of MoDOT vehicles on […]