Gilman City School

Gilman City Board of Education meets

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.

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Audio: Missouri school transportation budget running on fumes with $200 million funding gap

(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 […]

Fatal Fire

2 dead in Southwest Iowa school bus fire

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. […]

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Princeton bus mechanic wins state competition

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 […]