The Trenton R-IX School District received information concerning a threat against a student at Trenton Middle School. The threat occurred Wednesday on a Trenton R-IX School Bus and was directed towards one student who was threatened with gun violence. Once the district learned of the threat, the families involved and the Trenton Police Department were notified. […]
A semi-truck driver is wanted for hitting and killing a young girl on her way to her school bus today in southwest Missouri. Sarah Novotny reports from Joplin affiliate KZRG.
The Gilman City R-4 Board of Education reviewed several programs at a recent meeting. Academic tutoring, the Reading and Retention Program, and Vocational-technical attendance were reviewed. Superintendent Roger Alley reviewed school bus problems as one bus is in the shop. Principal Jill Sperry reported the Homecoming football game is Friday, September 28th.
(Missourinet) – The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has a 200-million dollar transportation funding shortfall. The department is considering a proposed budget that would ask for more money over a nine-year period to fully fund the expenses, which is 75-percent of a district’s transportation costs. During a State Board of Education meeting in […]
School days bring congestion with school buses are picking up their passengers, kids on bikes are hurrying to get to school before the bell rings, harried parents are trying to drop their kids off before work. It’s never more important for drivers to slow down and pay attention than when kids are present – especially […]
The Trenton R-9 Board of Education has a new member as the board filled a vacant seat. The board reviewed applications at a meeting Tuesday evening from George Moore and Marcie Cutsinger to fill the vacant position left following previous member Brooke McAtee’s resignation. The board then interviewed each applicant individually while the other stepped […]
The Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Department has released an update on the fatal school bus fire in southwestern Iowa’s Pottawattamie County. The Sheriff’s Department reports two deaths have been confirmed one of which is the driver of the bus, 74-year-old Donald Hendricks from Carson. The other is 16-year-old Megan Klindt who lived in rural Pottawattamie County. […]
A Princeton R-5 School bus mechanic won a state inspection competition. Lonny Lovett received first place at the Missouri Association for Pupil Transportation’s America’s Best School Bus Inspector state competition Tuesday. He will represent the state of Missouri at the National America’s Best Competition, which will be in Columbus, Ohio in November. The competition allows […]
The Highway Patrol reports a car struck the rear of a school bus on Thursday afternoon in Harrison County – injuring the driver of the car and two of the students who were passengers on the bus. Injuries were described as serious for 18 year old Dillon Glenn of Bethany. He was flown by medical helicopter […]