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 […]

Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education approves budget

The Laredo R-7 Board of Education approved the 2019-2020 budget. Secretary Robin Griswold reports projected revenues are $971,486 and anticipated expenditures are $966.758.72, which leaves a projected surplus of $4,727.28. Amendments were approved to the 2018-2019 budget to match actual revenues and expenditures. The board accepted Hillside Construction to complete building repairs for the basement […]

Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education to pay for employee life and vision insurance

The Laredo R-7 Board of Education agreed to pay for life and vision insurance for district employees at its meeting Monday evening.  Administrator Misty Foster reports the board will pay for $15,000 worth of life insurance for each employee. Contracts were offered to all non-certified staff and a freeze was put on bus salaries. The […]