Trenton R-9 School District

Busy week in store for Trenton R-9 students during Homecoming week activities

The Trenton R-9 School District announces the celebration of their 75th Homecoming. The week of activities commemorating Homecoming will be held September 23rd through September 27th. The Homecoming Theme is Decades. Trenton students can demonstrate school spirit from elementary school through high school. The THS Student Council feels that school spirit should begin as early […]

Trenton High School

Trenton Golden Bulldog Marching Band to attend a variety of competition events

The Trenton Golden Bulldog Marching Band will perform at several competitions this year as well as home football games. Director of Bands Ethan Stewart reports high school competitions will include Carrollton Band Day September 28th, Monroe City Marching Festival October 5th, Odessa Marching Invitational October 12th, and the Trenton Marching Festival October 19th. The band […]

Missouri Day Festival

Entries for 2019 Missouri Day Festival Parade now being accepted

Entries for the 2019 Missouri Day Festival Parade are now being accepted. The parade, scheduled for Saturday, October 19th will feature marching bands, colorful floats, antique cars and tractors, equestrian units and many special guests. Parade judging will award prize money in 10 categories including: “Spirit of Missouri Days” with a $200.00 grand prize, a […]

Princeton in Mercer County Missouri

Princeton City Council approves service contracts

The Princeton City Council approved several service contracts Monday night regarding Calamity Jane Days. Deputy City Clerk Corey Willett reports service contracts approved for Kelly Bertrand included $150 for an intermission performance during the Miss Calamity Jane Pageant this Saturday night, $500 for a performance by the Ambassadors Band September 21st, $700 for a performance […]

Missouri Day Festival

Missouri Day parade theme for 2019 is “Missouri Day Embraces the Past, Looks to the Future”

The 35th Annual Missouri Day Festival Parade next month will be sponsored by the Trenton Rotary Club with a parade theme of “Missouri Day Embraces the Past, Looks to the Future.” The October 19th parade will again feature marching bands, floats, antique cars and tractors, equestrian units and special guests. Prize money will be awarded […]

Varsity Spirit Uniforms

Varsity Spirit acquires Stanbury Uniforms in Brookfield

Varsity Spirit, the leader in cheer and dance camps, competitions and apparel and a division of Varsity Brands, announced that it has acquired Stanbury Uniforms, one of the leading providers in-band apparel nationwide, and SA Feather Company, a specialty supplier of costume, millinery and special events products. Varsity Spirit has grown the activity of cheerleading […]

Trenton 2019 Drum Line

Band Director Tim Gilham announces Drum Majors for 2019-2020 school year

Drum majors have been announced for next school year for Trenton R-9 schools. Director of Bands Tim Gilham says the Trenton Middle School Marching Band drum majors will be Shayla Chapman and Hannah Oshel. Trenton High School Golden Bulldog Marching Band drum majors will be seniors Lily White and Mackenzie Klinginsmith. Members of the Trenton […]

Free sports physical examinations to be offered to Trenton R-9 students

Wright Memorial Hospital and the Grundy County Health Department have joined forces to offer free sports physical exams for Trenton R-9 students planning to participate in athletics, cheerleading, color guard, and marching band activities during the 2019-2020 school year. Free sports physical exams will be offered on March 27 and April 3 from 8:30 a.m. […]

Front left to right: Karissa Brock, Lily White, Amanda Parrack Back left to right: Juan Garcia, Camryn Willey, Kael Brock, Trager Leeper, Emma Gilham

THS Marching Band members receive awards

Trenton High School Marching Band members received awards Tuesday night. Band Director Timothy Gilham says Karissa Brock received the award for Outstanding Senior, Lily White for Outstanding Junior, and Amanda Parrack for Outstanding Sophomore. Best Marcher went to Juan Garcia; Camryn Willey to Outstanding Colorguard Member; Kael Brock, Most Improved; Trager Leaper, Outstanding Freshman; and […]

Trenton Marching Festival 2018

Trenton Marching Festival announces winners in Saturday competition

St. Joseph Central received the top score in the Field Show Competition and Savannah scored the most points in parade judging Saturday in the Trenton Marching Festival. As a result, St. Joseph Central received the Hannaford Trophy with Savannah winning the Festival Staff Award. Entries were divided into classes based on band sizes with St. […]

2016 Missouri Day Parade

Seventy eight entries and 19 bands confirmed for Missouri Day Parade on Saturday

The Trenton Rotary Clubs’ parade committee on Wednesday released a list of 78 confirmed entries for the 34th annual parade Saturday morning in Trenton. Nineteen high school bands, including Trenton, are scheduled to march in the parade with the Trenton Bulldogs Band the first of the bands performing in exhibition. The remaining bands are to […]