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 […]

Cellphones in the Classroom

Trenton R-9 Board of Education tackles issue of cell phone use in classrooms

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved student handbooks at a meeting Tuesday evening, with the exception of 90% attendance for trips, assemblies, and dances in the Trenton High School and Middle School handbooks, on a split vote. Board member David Whitaker moved, and Dorothy Taul seconded the motion, which passed three to two. Board […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 School District to offer free children’s meals beginning May 29th

The Trenton R-9 School District reports children ages 18 and younger can eat breakfast and lunch for FREE on weekdays from May 29th through June 28th. Those are the dates of the Trenton R-9 Summer School presented by Catapult Learning. Director of Supportive Services Kris Ockenfels reports the free breakfast and lunch will be available […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 Board of Education annualizes support staff salaries

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved annualizing the salaries of the district’s support staff at a special meeting on Tuesday evening. Superintendent Dan Wiebers reports the district will figure the amount those employees would earn in one year and divide that amount by 12. Those employees would receive 12 equal paychecks—one each month. Wiebers […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 Board of Education approves update to current school calendar

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved an update to this year’s school calendar and the school calendar for next school year at a meeting Tuesday evening. The calendar updates for this school year include Trenton R-9 being in session March 15th and 18th, April 22nd, and May 17th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, and 24th. […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 Board of Education meets with lengthy agenda

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved a bond resolution for the proposed district building project at a meeting Wednesday evening. The approved ballot question to appear on the April 2nd ballot asks if the school district should borrow seven million dollars to construct, renovate, improve, furnish, and equip district facilities. The question says the […]