The Laredo R-7 School District will hold preschool and kindergarten round up next month. Three, four, and five year olds will be screened the morning of July 17th from 8:30 to 11:30. Children who will be four years old by August 1st are eligible for the 2020-2021 preschool program. To enroll a child, schedule an […]
An employee of the West Plains, Missouri, R-7 School District was charged in federal court with soliciting children to send him sexually explicit photos and videos through Snapchat and Instagram. Cody Ashton Ary, 29, of West Plains, was charged in a criminal complaint filed in the U.S. District Court in Springfield, Missouri, with one count […]
The Laredo R-7 School District will hold a drive-through check out for students next week. Students will be able to check out for the school year May 7th from 3 to 6 o’clock. Teachers will have student belongings ready to be picked up. Belongings include art boxes, gym shoes, and iReady incentive awards. Students need […]
The Polo R-7 School District has implemented its Crisis Plan this week following a vehicle accident in southern Caldwell County Sunday that killed two teens from Polo. Middle School and High School Principal Jonathon Pickrell provided information that shows the plan involves guidelines for understanding and responding to a crisis, including emotions teachers may observe […]
The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education approved a few bids at its meeting Monday evening. One approval involved radios for school buses. The board chose the bid from L and B Electronics of Eldon for four bus radios and a radio base for $4,625. Midwest Mobile Radio Services of Saint Joseph also submitted a […]
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 […]
A public meeting will be held next week regarding the proposed continuation of the Laredo R-7 School District’s $1.40 levy for operating expenses. School District Administrator Misty Foster says the meeting will be held at the Laredo Community Building next Tuesday, March 26th at 6:30 in the evening.
The Laredo R-7 School District will screen three, four, and five-year-olds during its Preschool/Kindergarten Roundup in April. The screenings will be done on the morning of April 5th from 8:30 to 11 o’clock. Children who will be four by August 1st are eligible for the 2019-2020 preschool program. Students now attending preschool will need to […]
Trenton R-9 and Laredo R-7 school districts began classes today (Tuesday). Trenton reports a first-day enrollment of 1,098 students in kindergarten through 12th grade which is an increase of 26 from the first day of school last year. Superintendent Dan Wiebers comments on what he attributes to the increase in enrollment. Trenton R-9’s […]
A former secretary and bookkeeper at the Tri-County R-7 School District of Jamesport has been convicted on 13 felony counts relating to embezzlement at the school district. The Gallatin North Missourian reports a Caldwell County jury convicted 43-year-old Dana Lee Maxwell of Gallatin Thursday on charges that included receiving stolen goods and forgery. The trial […]
Six students received a diploma at Laredo R-7 School District’s eighth-grade graduation Monday night. Superintendent Misty Foster says student Hannah Bowe was named Valedictorian, and Chandler Lynch was named Salutatorian. Rebecca Urich received the Citizenship Award. Fifth through eighth grade English Language Arts and Social Studies teacher Melissa Williams spoke to the graduates. Foster reports […]
The Laredo R-7 School District this morning announced a new hiring. Robin Griswold has accepted the position of secretary and bookkeeper at the Laredo school. She will begin duties June 1st. She replaces Mona Lloyd who has accepted a similar position with the Trenton R-9 School District central office.