Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton Board of Education addresses issues with electronic cigarettes and vaping

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved early graduation requests for Kaitlyn Owen and Emma Rorebeck on Tuesday evening. Bus routes were approved with Director of Supportive Services Kris Ockenfels reporting there are 10 regular bus routes and three special education/preschool routes, which is the same as last year. He said there are enough drivers […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton Board of Education approves project bid from Lawhon Construction Company

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved the project bid from Lawhon Construction Company of Saint Joseph and all alternate bids at a special meeting on Wednesday morning. The base bid from Lawhon was $6,275,000 and the total bid with alternates was $6,608,500. The alternate bids include the S. M. Rissler office expansion, stage storage […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 Board of Education to open construction bids on August 30

The deadline for construction bids for the Trenton R-9 School District building project was Thursday. Building Project Liaison Dennis Gutshall reports the district received four bids which will be reviewed by Gutshall and Ellison-Auxier Architects of Saint Joseph as well as Trenton R-9 Superintendent Mike Stegman, Director of Supportive Services Kris Ockenfels, and administration. Gutshall […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton Board of Education approves budget for 2019-2020 school year

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved the 2019-2020 budget at a special meeting Wednesday morning. The budget projects revenues of $19,702,468 and expenditures of $17,921,878 leaving a projected surplus of $1,780,590. The district’s fund balance is 27.48%. The board approved the actualization of revenues and expenditures for 2018-2019. This involved transferring $902,156.25 from the […]

Trenton R-9 school district hires new staff members

Trenton Board of Education approves new hires and accepts two resignations

Following an executive session Tuesday night for personnel, the Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved several hirings and accepted two resignations of non-certified staff. Information provided Wednesday morning by the Trenton R-9 School District office shows new instructors for the coming school year are Emily Reardon, who will be high school health and physical education […]

Cellphones in the Classroom

Trenton R-9 Board of Education tackles issue of cell phone use in classrooms

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved student handbooks at a meeting Tuesday evening, with the exception of 90% attendance for trips, assemblies, and dances in the Trenton High School and Middle School handbooks, on a split vote. Board member David Whitaker moved, and Dorothy Taul seconded the motion, which passed three to two. Board […]