Schools Closed COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Trenton, North Mercer, Princeton and others extend closure dates due to COVID-19

Trenton R-9 School District on Monday announced it will remain closed until Monday, April 27th. In a letter posted to the Trenton R-9 website, Superintendent Mike Stegman says he’s concerned this will not be the last extension but one that is based on current information involving Coronavirus concerns. School officials plan to continue to review […]

Coronavirus Pandemic School Closings

Local list of schools closed due to Coronavirus concerns

Numerous area schools have reported plans to cancel in-person classes out of concerns for the coronavirus. KTTN has collected a list from various sources including websites, social media, and phone calls from school officials. As announced Monday, Trenton R-9 schools are on spring break which was a previously-scheduled week for classes to not be held. […]

Grundy R-5 School

Grundy R-5 Board of Education approves balanced budget for 2019-2020

A balanced budget has been approved by the Grundy R-5 Board of Education. Meeting Wednesday evening, the board accepted the 2019-20 budget which shows a surplus for the year of nearly $9,800. Anticipated revenues are listed at $2,388,055. Projected expenditures are $10,000 at $2,378,261. A purchase was approved to have three school buses from Masters […]

Career Development Events FFA

Career Development Events results from Missouri FFA Convention in Columbia

Among results from the first day of career development events at the Missouri FFA Convention in Columbia, Princeton has two teams rank in the top ten; Grundy R-5, Newtown Harris, Milan, and Hamilton each has one. Princeton’s FFA livestock team captured second place. Individually, Logan Hanson was 4th, Kylie Willett 7th, and Logan Dunkin 9th. […]

Grundy R-5 School

Grundy R-5 Board of Education hires Elementary School Principal

Information provided by the Grundy County R-5 School District on Thursday reports the Board of Education voted to hire a new elementary school Principal during a closed session at its April meeting. Craig R-3 School District Kindergarten through 12th-grade principal Jennifer Dyer was hired for the elementary Principal position for next school year at a […]

Grundy R-5 School

Grundy R-5 School District to conduct Preschool and Kindergarten screenings

The Grundy County R-5 School District will conduct preschool and kindergarten age screenings and kindergarten enrollment next month. Screenings will be held at the Galt Christian Church March 22nd from 8 to 3 o’clock by appointment. Screenings will be conducted on children three to five years old. Children must turn five by July 31st to […]

Grundy R-5 School

Grundy R-5 Board of Education reviews Missouri Assessment Program test scores

Grundy R-5 Board of Education members at a meeting last night approved the audit for the just-concluded school year with no discrepancies found. An evaluation of the vocational agriculture program was approved and a report was presented to the board by the special education director. The board reviewed MAP (Missouri Assessment Program) test scores for […]

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Grundy R-5 Superintendent Rob Deaver to retire at end of school year

At Wednesday nights’ meeting of the Grundy R-5 Board of Education, Superintendent Rob Deaver announced his retirement at the end of the current school year. Deaver taught high school science for 12 years at Grundy R-5, then was high school principal at Braymer, served one year as the administrator at Pleasant View R-6 school, and […]