Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education approves renewing all tenured teacher contracts

Following an executive session last evening, the Laredo R-7 Board of Education approved renewing all tenured teacher contracts. Members also approved renewing contracts of three probationary teachers Micah Burkeybile for the Title One program and Sarah Young in first and second grades; and Abbie Herrold for part-time physical education and health. In other actions, the […]

Spelling Bee

Mosaic Life Care Foundation in St. Joseph to host Northwest Missouri Regional Spelling Bee

The Mosaic Life Care Foundation will host and sponsor the Northwest Missouri Regional Spelling Bee in March. The bee will be held at EmPowerU, located at 518 South Sixth Street in Saint Joseph March 7th. Registration will begin at 12:30, and the competition will start at 1 o’clock. Fourteen Northwest Missouri counties will send their […]

Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education approves 2018-2019 school audit

The Laredo R-7 Board of Education on Monday evening approved Missouri United School Insurance Council insurance renewal. A school representative reports the premium will be $670 per year for four million dollar umbrella coverage. The 2018-2019 school audit was approved as well as the schedule for candidate filing for the board election April 7th. Candidates […]

Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education approves basketball for Junior High students

The Laredo R-7 Board of Education approved a revision to the 2018-2019 Annual Secretary of the Board Report on Monday evening regarding transportation. Secretary Robin Griswold reports an adjustment in the count for bus riders was made, which allowed the district to credit more students for transportation. A contract was approved with Interstate Studio for […]

Back To School, Are You Ready?

Laredo and Linn County R-1 report enrollment numbers on first day of school

Two area schools started classes on Tuesday and are reporting enrollment numbers. Laredo R-7 reports a total opening day enrollment of 42 students in kindergarten through eighth grade which is up five from last year’s first day. Kindergarten and eighth-grade tie for the largest class at Laredo with seven in each. There are three students […]

Grundy Electric Foundation

GEC Community Foundation awards 14 grants to schools

The trustees of the GEC Community Foundation, Incorporated have awarded 14 grants totaling $7,313. Education grants were awarded to elementary schools, including Laredo R-7 and South Harrison R-2 of Bethany; school districts, including North Harrison R-3 of Eagleville, Gilman City R-4, North Mercer R-3 of Mercer, Princeton R-5, Trenton R-9, Newtown-Harris R-3 of Newtown, and […]