Graduation

Area schools, including Trenton, to hold graduation ceremonies Sunday afternoon

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 […]

Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education agenda includes insurance

The Laredo R-7 Board of Education will discuss life and vision insurance at its next meeting on Monday evening, May 13th at 6 o’clock. Other agenda items include non-certified contracts; building improvements, transportation; an audit date; bid requests for milk, propane, and fuel; the summer I-Ready incentive trip; school lunch cost; and technology. Administrative reports […]

Graduation caps

Four area schools name top graduates after graduation

Several area schools have announced their top graduating students. Laredo R-7 named its eighth-grade valedictorian as Emma Thompson and salutatorian as Luke Porter. Pattonsburg R-2 announced the valedictorian for its senior class as Shaila Cramer and the salutatorian as Logan Pankau. For Tina-Avalon R-2, the valedictorian was Hannah Colliver, and the salutatorian was Khloey Forest. […]

Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education approves insurance carrier

The Laredo R-7 Board of Education approved Ozarks Schools Benefits Association for health insurance at a special meeting Monday evening. The board agreed to pay $450 per employee, with the amount an employee paying toward health insurance depending on the plan he or she has. There was an executive session for personnel with no announcement […]

WMH presents fit tastic at Laredo

Wright Memorial Hospital presents Fit-Tastic program to students at Laredo school

Wright Memorial Hospital recently presented the Fit-Tastic interactive program to fifth and sixth graders at Laredo R-7 School. The program was presented during Miss Herrold’s P.E./Health class one day a week for four weeks by Wright Memorial Hospital dietitian Christina Ferguson, with assistance from the Grundy County Health Department, Trenton Hy-Vee’s registered dietitian, Cindy Eivins, […]

Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education approves salary increases

The Laredo R-7 Board of Education voted to increase the certified base salary and increase pay for several other positions at a meeting Monday evening. The certified base salary was increased by $500 to $28,900. The office aid and part-time custodian position were increased to $8.60 per hour. The bookkeeper, head cook, head custodian, and […]