Trenton High School

Trenton R-9 Board of Education to meet October 9th

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education will discuss requests for qualifications for architectural services the district received at their next meeting. The board will meet at the district office Tuesday evening, October 9th at 5:30. Other items on the agenda include grants, a Missouri School Boards Association update, special education, and testing program evaluations, standards-based […]

Spickard School

Spickard Board of Education approves $4,850 in expenditures

The Spickard R-2 Board of Education approved the Professional Development Plan for 2018-2019 at its meeting Monday evening with $4,850 in expenditures. A field trip to Papa Charlie’s Pumpkin Patch for October 23rd was also approved. The board heard the Annual Secretary of the Board Report. Four board members will attend the Missouri School Boards […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton Board of Education agenda to include budget amendments

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education will consider budget amendments and non-certified pay dates at its meeting Tuesday, September 11, 2018. The meeting will be held at the district office Tuesday evening at 5:30. The agenda also includes board of education goals, superintendent evaluation criteria, request for qualifications for architectural services, bus routes, and Missouri […]

Jamesport Tri-County School

Tri-County Board of Education agenda includes budget review

The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education will review the budget and discuss the Comprehensive School Improvement Plan at a meeting Wednesday, August 8th. Old business on the agenda includes a certificate of deposit renewal, cleaning services, health insurance, and maintenance updates. New business includes the conflict of interest ordinance, local compliance plan for special education, […]


Audio: New state budget includes jump in public school safety funding

Governor Parson has signed into law a new state budget which includes 300,000-dollars in school safety funding to Missouri’s K through 12 public districts. Melissa Randol with the Missouri School Boards’ Association says addressing school safety involves a multi-faceted approach.     The funding could be used to address threats involving weapons and digital platforms, […]

Grundy R-5 School

Grundy R-5 Board of Education adopts deficit budget for next school year

Grundy R-5’s Board of Education Thursday evening adopted a deficit budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year. The one year period projects a deficit of approximately $70,000 based on anticipated revenues of $2,351,521 with anticipated expenses of $2,422.299. Maintenance items were discussed during the board meeting including construction of a ramp to the agriculture shop; completion of […]

Jamesport Tri-County School

Jamesport Board of Education has busy agenda at latest meeting

The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education approved the 2018-2019 salary schedules as presented by administration Wednesday evening. The certified and non-certified salaries were increased by one percent and the board then approved a sports cooperative agreement with North Daviess of Jameson for Fall baseball for 2018-2019. A fundraising request for softball equipment was approved along […]

Church with Steeple

Several attend first meeting to discuss formation of Christian school in Trenton

Several interested parents attended a meeting Saturday about possibly starting a non-denominational Christian school in Trenton. Socha Osborn tells that the meeting covered topics such as a location, student ages, dress code, curriculum, and a school board. A location has yet to be determined, but she hopes someone will sell, rent, or donate a building […]

school board meeting

Audio: Trenton R-9 conducts “end of the year” school board meeting

At a special meeting Monday morning, the Trenton R-9 Board of Education financially closed-out the fiscal year that ends Thursday June 30th; and adopted a new budget for the fiscal year that begins Friday, July 1st. School officials and board members anticipated both the current and future budgets to have deficit spending due to capital projects being funded. […]

Mercer Board of Education meets, accepts resignations, begins process to fill openings

The North Mercer Board of Education has accepted the resignations of Social Studies teacher Brian Patterson, Communication Arts instructor Angie Michaelis, and Band teacher Ethan Stewart – all at the end of the school year. The district is accepting applications for those positions.  All other current teachers were employed for the 2016-2017 school year.  Salaries […]