Schools Closed COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Trenton and Chillicothe school districts cancel classes for Thursday and Friday

The Trenton R-9 School District will not be in session on January 20th or 21st due to inclement weather and student and staff illnesses. Classes will resume on January 24th for Trenton R-9. Trenton High School reports practices and activities will still be held on January 19th. Practices for January 20th and 21st are canceled. […]

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Trenton High School announces Courtwarming candidates

The Trenton High School Courtwarming candidates have been announced. Candidates are seniors Teya Cooksey, Morgan King, Gracyn Rongey, Caleb Johnson, Nate Burkeybile, and Kaden Owen; juniors Mercy Schweizer and Gaven Kelsall; sophomores Madi Moore and Milo Simpson; and freshmen Arianna Ortega and Aiden Weyer. Courtwarming crown bearers will be Case Saul and Emersyn Coe. Coronation […]

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Trenton Board of Education addresses personnel matters in executive session

Personnel actions have been announced following an executive session Tuesday evening of the Trenton R-9 board of education. A letter of retirement was accepted from high school English instructor Shelly Forster. A letter of resignation was accepted from Rick Leafgreen as assistant high school volleyball coach. Hired were Whitley Richman as the high school post-secondary […]

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Trenton Board of Education hears evaluation reports on multiple programs at Tuesday meeting

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education heard evaluation reports on multiple programs on January 11th. Trenton Middle School Principal Daniel Gott presented the Health Services Evaluation Report, which was submitted by school nurses Tasha McCall and Tyann Cox. Gott said health office visits for the 2020-2021 school year included 33 for preschool, 4,237 for kindergarten […]

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Trenton R-9 Board of Education announces personnel actions following closed portion of meeting

Personnel actions have been announced following Monday night’s meeting of the Trenton R-9 Board of Education. The board had met in a closed executive session. Information released this morning by Trenton R-9’s district office includes retirements, resignations, and hirings. According to the Trenton School District office, the board accepted retirement letters from Kim Foster, Chris […]

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Trenton R-9 Board of Education hears presentation on implementation of SafeDefend system

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education on December 14th heard about the implementation of the SafeDefend system for the district. Superintendent Mike Stegman reported employee training for the system was December 6th. Law enforcement and fire and rescue members were also invited to participate. On-site employees were fingerprinted into the system, and it is now […]

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Two additional candidates file for a seat on the Trenton R-9 Board of Education

Two additional candidates have filed for the Trenton R-9 Board of Education election on April 5th. Joshua Shuler filed for a three-year term, and incumbent Jason Hostetler filed for the one-year position. Incumbent Dorothy Taul, Jeffrey Spencer, and Toby Havens previously filed for three-year terms. Two three-year board positions and a one-year term are open. […]

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Third candidate files for seat on Trenton R-9 Board of Education

Another candidate has filed for the Trenton R-9 Board of Education election on April 5th. Toby Havens filed for a three-year term. Incumbent Dorothy Taul and Jeffrey Spencer have also filed for the three-year terms.  Two three-year term positions are open. No one has yet filed for the one-year unexpired term. Candidate filing at the […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Two file for positions on Trenton R-9 Board of Education

Two candidates have filed for the Trenton R-9 Board of Education for the April 5th election. Incumbent Dorothy Taul and Jeffrey Spencer have filed for the three-year term positions.  There are three open positions with two having three-year terms, and the other is a one-year term. Candidate filing at the Trenton R-9 District Office will […]

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Trenton Rotary Club hears presentation on ALICE Active Shooter Training Program

A Trenton Police officer discussed the ALICE Active Shooter Training Program at the Trenton Rotary Club meeting on November 18.  ALICE stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, and Evacuate, which is the protocol followed in an active shooter situation. Officer Jeff Spencer reported the program was developed in 2000 originally for school situations, but it […]

New Hires

Trenton R-9 Board of Education announces new hires

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education took action on personnel matters after a closed session on November 9, 2021. The school district reports three substitute teachers were hired. They were McKenna Cox, Steve Wells, and Roxanne Schultz. Madison Stahl and Jerika DeWitt were hired as elementary school teachers for the next school year. They do […]

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Trenton R-9 Board of Education to meet on Tuesday

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education will consider making a school calendar adjustment and approval of hard surface bus routes. The board will meet in the school district office on November 9, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. Other items on the agenda include Missouri School Boards Association policy updates, election filing dates, winter weather plans, and […]

Chili Supper

Date change announced for chili supper at Rissler Elementary School

A different date has been announced for the Trenton R-9 Parent/Teachers Organization chili supper this week. Because the Trenton Bulldogs play a high school district football game in Maryville on Friday night, November 5, the chili supper has been changed to Thursday, November 4, 2021. Serving on chili and cinnamon rolls at Rissler Elementary School […]

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Trenton High School Band and auxiliary compete at competition in Macon

The Trenton High School Band and auxiliary placed second at competitions held Saturday in Macon. According to R-9 Band Director Anthony Webb, the parade placed second in its class for the parade. The Trenton color guard won an outstanding caption award. Trenton also was second for the indoor color guard and indoor drumline as well […]

Grundy County United Way seeks donations

Audio: United Way is a diverse organization serving your community in ways you probably didn’t know about

The United Way of Grundy County supports 10 organizations in the area through fundraising. Spokesperson Edna Foster says the local United Way organizations share a view that the way to improve lives is by mobilizing the caring power of communities.     When monetary donations are given to the United Way of Grundy County, they […]