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Newtown-Harris Board of Education to hold community meeting on 4-day week

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education approved after-school program contracts, the Local Program Compliance Statement, and the substitute list Monday. Policy updates were also passed. There was a discussion on how to move forward with the elementary school boiler. Superintendent Lucas McKinnis thanked the staff for its “excellent” handling of a lockdown last week. He […]

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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 […]

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Newtown-Harris Board of Education tackles multiple agenda items at Thursday meeting

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education approved several employee positions Thursday evening. Rachael Spence was approved as the 2019-2020 district drug testing coordinator. Superintendent Lucas McKinnis will be the Title 9 district compliance coordinator. Part-time positions were also approved, including substitute bus drivers, custodians, and kitchen and teaching positions. The board approved a dairy bid […]

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Newtown-Harris Board of Education accepts contracts for Superintendent and Principal

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education has accepted contracts for a Superintendent and a Principal for next school year. The contract for Superintendent came from Lucas McKinnis and the contract for kindergarten through 12th-grade principal came from Amy Carlson. Bookkeeper Amanda Neff says McKinnis is coming from Bernie High School and Carlson is coming from West […]

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Newtown-Harris School Superintendent to retire June 30, 2019

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education has accepted the retirement of Superintendent Doctor Kim Johnson. Johnson’s last day with the district will be June 30th. Principal Dustin Freeman says the board will advertise the Superintendent position. In Wednesday’s announcement, the Newtown-Harris R-3 School District and Board of Education wished Johnson well.

Graduation

Area schools to hold graduation ceremonies Friday evening

Several area school districts will hold graduation ceremonies Friday evening, May 10, 2019. Four seniors will graduate from North Daviess R-3 at 6 o’clock with Business and Technology teacher Jonathon Elder will giving the commencement address. Forty-one students will graduate from Gallatin R-5 High School at 6:30. Teacher Ryan Beenken will speak at the ceremony. […]