The top academic students at Grundy R-5 in Galt were recognized at commencement Sunday afternoon. The Valedictorian is Emma Baxter, daughter of Ken and Melanie Baxter, and the Salutatorian is Kendra Betz, daughter of Scott and Sherri Betz.
Multiple schools will hold commencement ceremonies on Sunday. Brookfield R-3 High School will have 68 seniors graduate at 1 o’clock. Brookfield’s valedictorian is Precious Starlin, and the salutatorian is Tanner Wallace. Seventy-seven students from Trenton R-9 High School will graduate at a ceremony at the Ketcham Community Center in Trenton at 2 o’clock. Fourteen students […]
The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education approved salary increases at its meeting Wednesday evening. The base teacher salary was increased by two and three-quarters percent to $30,000 for a beginning teacher. Certified teachers will be able to move on the salary schedule based on experience and continuing education. A two and three-quarters percent salary […]
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. […]
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 County R-5 High School held an awards assembly to honor the students of the quarter. Those selected by faculty and staff include seventh graders Corbin Axtell and Layton Stonger, eighth-grader Dusty Wilson, ninth grader Fletcher Christy, 10th grader Macy Saul, 11th grader Tanner Williams, and 12th grader Emma Baxter.
The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education accepted a bid for mowing at its meeting Wednesday evening. Superintendent Rob Deaver reports the accepted bid was from Chris Novak for $160 per combined mowing of the elementary and high school lawns. The board approved the transfer of $80,000 from the general fund to the capital projects […]
The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved an audit bid and a grant request at its meeting Tuesday evening. Conrad and Higgins, LLC was the only audit bid submitted for the school district. The audit fee for 2019 will not exceed $8,950. Conrad and Higgins also submitted bids for the 2020 and 2021 audits with […]
Trenton FFA had two top-ranked teams, Princeton and Gilman City had one in Wednesday’s Career Development Events for northwest Missouri schools. Among results from the second day of district competition, Trenton captured first place in ag sales and in meats judging. Princeton took first place in dairy cattle. Gilman City won first at district in […]
Judging occurred in 11 categories Tuesday on the first day of career development events held for FFA members at schools across northwest Missouri. Princeton FFA had teams capture first place in two events: horses and livestock. Grundy R-5 won first place in farm management. Gilman City took first in agronomy. Among individual results: Princeton students […]
The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education accepted health insurance and two resignations at a special meeting Thursday. Ozark Schools Benefit Association will be the district’s health insurance provider for the 2019-2020 school year. The monthly premium will be approximately $550 per month. The board accepted the resignation of Elementary Principal Doctor Anne Billington, effective […]
Several governmental jurisdictions within Grundy County do not have an election on April 2nd. That’s because of a state law that allows them to forgo an election when they have the same number of candidates file as there are open positions. School districts meeting the criteria of two candidates for two board member positions include […]