Spickard School

Spickard R-2 Board of Education relieves Superintendent of contract; applications now being accepted

The Spickard R-2 Board of Education this week approved relieving Superintendent/Principal Jonnie Beavers of her contract for the 2020-2021 school year. That leaves the superintendent/principal position open. Beavers says applicants must have a certificate or be working on a certification as a principal or specialist. The district asks for references, a cover letter, and a […]

Spickard School

Spickard Board of Education renews contracts for all non-certified staff

The Spickard R-2 Board of Education this week approved the renewal of all non-certified staff contracts for 2020-2021. A Parents as Teachers contract was offered, but Superintendent Jonnie Beavers says it has not yet been accepted. The board discussed COVID-19 procedures. Spickard is offering extended learning and providing breakfasts and lunches. Backpack Buddies continues. A […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton Board of Education adopts school calendar for 2020-2021 while dealing with very busy agenda

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved the 2020-2021 school calendar on Tuesday evening. The first day of school for Trenton next school year will be August 25th, and the last day will be May 19th, 2021. Director of Supportive Services Kris Ockenfels said the calendar includes eight make up days for days missed for […]

Grundy County United Way seeks donations

United Way of Grundy County launches fundraising campaign

The United Way of Grundy County has launched its business fundraising campaign to help fund county organizations. Those organizations include the Community Food Pantry of Grundy County, Girl Scouts, Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri, Grundy County 4-H, Grundy County RSVP, Juvenile Court Diversion Program, Juvenile Office of the Third Judicial Circuit, Grundy County […]

Grundy R-5 School

Grundy R-5 Board of Education reviews insurance coverage

The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education reviewed the Missouri United School Insurance Council umbrella insurance options for the district on Wednesday evening. A purchase was approved for an additional umbrella policy of $4,000,000 costing $1,133. The 2018-2019 audit was approved, with no concerns expressed by the auditor. The board reviewed prices to replace copiers […]

Grundy R-5 School

Grundy R-5 Board of Education approves property and liability insurance cost

The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education this week approved insurance to be provided by the Missouri United School Insurance Council for 2020. Superintendent Phil Fox reports the property and liability insurance will cost $36,206, which is up about $650 from 2019. Updates were approved to the District Wellness Plan involving personnel changes. The board […]

Pleasant View R-6 School

Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education hears report on student enrollment

The Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education approved a field trip for the seventh and eighth grades at its meeting on Tuesday evening. The classes will travel to Kansas City for the Renaissance Festival on October 14th. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Model Compliance Plan for Special Education was adopted. Superintendent Rebecca Steinhoff […]