Coronavirus Pandemic School Closings

Local list of schools closed due to Coronavirus concerns

Numerous area schools have reported plans to cancel in-person classes out of concerns for the coronavirus. KTTN has collected a list from various sources including websites, social media, and phone calls from school officials. As announced Monday, Trenton R-9 schools are on spring break which was a previously-scheduled week for classes to not be held. […]

Bright Futures Website

Trenton R-9 Staff present program on Bright Futures to Trenton Rotary

Rissler Elementary School counselors Teri Critten and Leslie Woodard, as well as Trenton R-9 School Superintendent Dan Wiebers, talked to the Trenton Rotary Club about the Bright Futures program Thursday. They explained that Bright Futures helps businesses, human service agencies, faith-based organizations, and parent groups to partner with the district to quickly and efficiently meet […]

Eclipse Glasses

Trenton R-9 and Grundy R-5 Schools can’t guarantee safety of eclipse glasses

Trenton R-9 and Grundy R-5 school districts have announced plans regarding today’s solar eclipse. Both Trenton and Grundy R-5 officials say their district cannot guarantee the safety of eclipse viewing glasses.  As a result, activities are moved indoors during the time of the eclipse. However, parents who want their children to view the eclipse outdoors will […]