While the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a delay in the opening this year of the Grundy County Museum, organizers continue to plan for the feature exhibit. “Photography Then and Now” will be featured on the main floor once the museum does open for the season. To showcase local involvement, 5th graders county-wide are encouraged to […]
North Mercer R-3 graduation and prom dates were announced at the Board of Education meeting last (Monday) evening. Graduation is now scheduled for June 27th, and prom is scheduled for June 20th. Specific details about the format of the events are to be decided June 8th. There will not be a senior trip for North […]
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 […]
A Maryville 7th grader, Raymond Zhao, won the Northwest Missouri Regional Spelling Bee on Saturday in St. Joseph. Zhao qualifies for the Scripps National Spelling Bee which begins May 24th in Washington D.C. Finishing second at the regional competition was st. Joseph 7th grader Emilee Evans.
Trenton Middle School has announced its March Students of the Month for the character trait fairness. Students selected are fifth-graders Makayla Mejia and Bradly Miller, sixth-graders Sosha Scott and Logan Roberts, seventh-graders Sadie Tobias, and Michael Hiles, and eighth-graders Mady Couey and Brayden Hughs.
The Highway Patrol reports a Saint Joseph man sustained moderate injuries when a pickup truck struck a road grader near Osborn on Wednesday morning. Emergency medical services transported pickup driver 69-year-old Gerald Leake to Mosaic Life Care in Saint Joseph. No injuries were reported for road grader driver 81-year-old Loren Sloan. The grader traveled south […]
An eighth-grader from Trenton Middle School has qualified for the State Geography Bee competition. Milo Simpson will compete on the campus of the University of Missouri in Columbia March 27th for a chance to move on to the national competition. Simpson is the first TMS student to qualify for the state event.
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards bestowed top honors to two Missouri students for their exceptional acts of volunteerism in their local communities. Missouri’s 2020 youth volunteer awardees are: Abigail Mueller, Whitfield School, St. Louis Elizabeth Ravasini, Bernard C. Campbell Middle School, Lee’s Summit R-VII School District Mueller, a high school junior, created a self-image education and […]
It’s “Give Kids a Smile Day,” when dozens of dentists provide free teeth cleaning to youngsters throughout Missouri. Dental disease is the most common chronic childhood illness, and one in five Missouri third-graders has untreated tooth decay. Kansas City area Pediatric Dentist Dr. Aaron Bumann says if left untreated, tooth decay can result in problems with eating, […]
Trenton Middle School has announced the February Students of the Month for the character trait honesty. Those selected include fifth-graders Romey Huff and Henry Lasley, sixth-graders Ayla Coats and Garrison Otto, seventh-graders Baylee McCullough and Jacob Horton, and eighth-graders Sarai Fernandez Romo and Maverick Stieh.
The North Central Missouri College Human Resource Management class partnered with fifth graders from Gallatin’s Middle School to participate in their School of Economics day. Each fifth-grader was assigned a job where they earned a salary and had different job tasks to complete. NCMC’s Human Resource Management class assisted the fifth graders by helping place […]
Trenton Middle School has announced its students of the month for December’s character trait kindness. Students selected are fifth graders Sage Foster and Kaydan Foster, sixth graders Adrianna Williams and Brock Borders, seventh graders Graci Crouse and Hunter Ledgerwood, and eighth graders Isabella Fender and Jaydon Stotts.