(Missouri Independent) – In the last week of April, the Linn County Health Department signaled that the COVID-19 pandemic had cooled enough that it could discontinue weekly reports on new cases. With only three active cases on April 21, the urgency for frequent updates seemed to have passed. But the coronavirus came roaring back this […]
Three area schools have graduation ceremonies on Sunday, May 23, 2021. Sixty-three students will graduate from Brookfield R-3 at Burlington Field at 1 o’clock. If there is inclement weather, it will be moved to the gym. Valedictorian Daniel Falcon and Salutatorian Clara Wiedeman will speak. Forty-five seniors will graduate from Polo R-7 in the gym […]
Commencement ceremonies will be held at area schools on Friday night May 21. Fourteen seniors will graduate from Winston R-6 in the school gym at 7 o’clock. The valedictorian for Winston is Marshall Farrell, and the salutatorian is Jakub Hisel. One hundred ten seniors will graduate from Cameron R-1 at a sunset graduation at the […]
The top academic seniors for North Harrison R-3 were announced at the school’s graduation on May 16th. The Valedictorian is Lola Breshears, and the Salutatorian is Carly Rinehart.
The Marceline R-5 School District announced the top academic seniors at graduation on May 16th. The valedictorian is Ciarrah Bell, and the salutatorian is Jenna Stallow.
Top academic students have been announced at the Linn County R-1 School near Purdin. The Valedictorian is Zephyr Palmer and the Salutatorian is Nathan Palmer. Graduation ceremonies were held Sunday afternoon, May 16, 2021.
Area schools are holding graduation ceremonies on May 16, 2021. Thirty-eight seniors will graduate from Penney High School of Hamilton at the stadium at 1 p.m. Two seniors graduated early. Valedictorian Julia Kanoy and salutatorian Ashley Brown will speak. Marceline R-5 will have 30 students graduating at the field house at 1 o’clock. Sixteen students […]
The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education approved the 2021-2022 salary schedule May 10t. It is the same salary schedule as for the 2020-2021 school year, which Superintendent Doctor Lucas McKinnis notes has a base salary of $31,000 for a first-year teacher with a bachelor’s degree. The salary schedule is expected to change after further review […]
Laredo R-7 announced its top eighth-grade students at a graduation ceremony on May 10th. The Valedictorian is Kenzi Lynch, and the Salutatorian is Kaleb Bower.
Grundy Electric Cooperative presented a certificate of scholarship to area high school junior, Colten Roy. The Grundy County youth was selected as a delegate to attend Grundy Electric’s Washington DC Youth Leadership Conference; however, due to COVID-19, the 2021 leadership conference was canceled. The top four Youth Tour winners were awarded a certificate and will […]
During Trenton High School graduation on Saturday evening, Valedictorian Carly Spencer spoke about high school experiences and lessons learned. She said challenges and changes have shaped us into stronger humans and Taught life lessons galore: The Trenton High School Valedictorian said, if you believe you can, you will. She encouraged the graduates to […]
There were 15 honor graduates at Trenton High School for the 2020-2021 school year, including Valedictorian Carly Spencer and Salutatorian Hannah Stark. The honor graduates were recognized by Trenton High School Principal Kasey Bailey when the Trenton R-9 School District held graduation Saturday night, May 8, 2021, for 92 students. Bailey also recognized […]
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 […]
Two area schools will hold graduation ceremonies on May 9, 2021. Thirteen seniors will graduate from North Mercer R-3 in the new gym on May 9th at 2 o’clock in the afternoon. Principal Wes Guilkey will speak. Two seniors will graduate from Breckenridge R-1 in the gym at 3 o’clock. Teachers Kadee Estenbaum and Mindy […]
The Laredo R-7 School will hold its eighth-grade graduation on May 10, 2021. Seven students will graduate in the gym at 6 o’clock in the evening with community member Nathan Kottwitz to speak.
Students graduated from North Central Missouri College on Saturday, May 8th with a variety of associate degrees and certificates. Student Senate President Jacquelyn Perez welcomed guests and congratulated the graduates for beating the odds. Missouri Department of Agriculture Director Chris Chinn also addressed the graduates. She acknowledged that each one had a long […]
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 […]