Precast Walls for Performing Arts Center at THS

Precast walls being installed for Performing Arts Center at Trenton High School

Precast concrete walls have arrived to form the main hall of the Trenton R-9 Performing Arts Center. Installation of the walls began on Monday when school was not in session in observance Presidents Day. Each wall and roof panel can weigh up to 81,000 pounds. Director of Supportive Services Kris Ockenfels previously reported some classes […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton Board of Education adopts school calendar for 2020-2021 while dealing with very busy agenda

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved the 2020-2021 school calendar on Tuesday evening. The first day of school for Trenton next school year will be August 25th, and the last day will be May 19th, 2021. Director of Supportive Services Kris Ockenfels said the calendar includes eight make up days for days missed for […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton School District to have early out on Monday

The Trenton R-9 School District will release classes early Monday to accommodate the funeral service of Rissler Elementary School employee Rhonda Brown. Director of Supportive Services Kris Ockenfels says Rissler will dismiss at 11:55 that day, and no afternoon preschool will be held. Trenton High School and Middle School will dismiss Monday at 12:07. Lunch […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton Board of Education approves proposed upgrades to Performing Arts Center

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education Tuesday evening approved donations and a change order regarding proposed construction upgrades to the performing arts center at the high school. Building Project Liaison Dennis Gutshall reported changes regarding the dressing room, entrance, and interior would cost about $156,000.The Hoover Foundation will donate $125,000 toward the upgrades and Troy […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton Board of Education addresses issues with electronic cigarettes and vaping

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved early graduation requests for Kaitlyn Owen and Emma Rorebeck on Tuesday evening. Bus routes were approved with Director of Supportive Services Kris Ockenfels reporting there are 10 regular bus routes and three special education/preschool routes, which is the same as last year. He said there are enough drivers […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 Board of Education to open construction bids on August 30

The deadline for construction bids for the Trenton R-9 School District building project was Thursday. Building Project Liaison Dennis Gutshall reports the district received four bids which will be reviewed by Gutshall and Ellison-Auxier Architects of Saint Joseph as well as Trenton R-9 Superintendent Mike Stegman, Director of Supportive Services Kris Ockenfels, and administration. Gutshall […]