The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education approved the purchase of accounting and payroll software this week. Principal Dustin Freeman reports the Software Unlimited purchase will cost $7,285 for next school year. The current software the district uses will no longer be available. The board approved sharing the cost of a new refrigerator at the ballpark […]
The Princeton R-5 Board of Education reviewed health insurance options for next school year at its meeting Monday evening. Princeton R-5’s health insurance broker Thomas McGee presented options to consider. A board meeting is scheduled for May 20th to finalize the plan. The board approved Junior High and High School Principal Brent Mitchell’s recommendation to […]
The top academic students at Grundy R-5 in Galt were recognized at commencement Sunday afternoon. The Valedictorian is Emma Baxter, daughter of Ken and Melanie Baxter, and the Salutatorian is Kendra Betz, daughter of Scott and Sherri Betz.
Multiple schools will hold commencement ceremonies on Sunday. Brookfield R-3 High School will have 68 seniors graduate at 1 o’clock. Brookfield’s valedictorian is Precious Starlin, and the salutatorian is Tanner Wallace. Seventy-seven students from Trenton R-9 High School will graduate at a ceremony at the Ketcham Community Center in Trenton at 2 o’clock. Fourteen students […]
The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education approved salary increases at its meeting Wednesday evening. The base teacher salary was increased by two and three-quarters percent to $30,000 for a beginning teacher. Certified teachers will be able to move on the salary schedule based on experience and continuing education. A two and three-quarters percent salary […]
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. […]
GEC Community Foundation, Incorporated trustees have awarded 12 grants totaling $6,560. Several area school districts were awarded education grants: Newtown-Harris R-3 of Newtown, Cainsville R-1, Princeton R-5, North Mercer R-3 of Mercer, South Harrison R-2 of Bethany, Gilman City R-4, Pleasant View R-6 of Trenton, Grundy County R-5 of Galt, Laredo R-7, and North Daviess […]
Two area schools will hold graduation ceremonies Friday night, May 3, 2019. Thirty-three seniors will graduate from Princeton R-5 High School at 7 o’clock and fifteen seniors will graduate from Hale R-1 also at 7 o’clock. Hale Science teacher Janet Foster will address the graduates during the ceremony.
Among results from the first day of career development events at the Missouri FFA Convention in Columbia, Princeton has two teams rank in the top ten; Grundy R-5, Newtown Harris, Milan, and Hamilton each has one. Princeton’s FFA livestock team captured second place. Individually, Logan Hanson was 4th, Kylie Willett 7th, and Logan Dunkin 9th. […]
Information provided by the Grundy County R-5 School District on Thursday reports the Board of Education voted to hire a new elementary school Principal during a closed session at its April meeting. Craig R-3 School District Kindergarten through 12th-grade principal Jennifer Dyer was hired for the elementary Principal position for next school year at a […]
Grundy County R-5 High School held an awards assembly to honor the students of the quarter. Those selected by faculty and staff include seventh graders Corbin Axtell and Layton Stonger, eighth-grader Dusty Wilson, ninth grader Fletcher Christy, 10th grader Macy Saul, 11th grader Tanner Williams, and 12th grader Emma Baxter.