Trenton R-9 School District

Audio: Trenton R-9 School District to have COVID Response Team during 2020-21 school year

School officials in Trenton say they plan to establish a COVID-19 response team and keep it in place throughout the upcoming school year. R-9 School Superintendent Mike Stegman says members of the team are to finalize and implement a protocol for re-opening school for in-person classes.     While in-person classes are preferred five days […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Audio: Trenton R-9 School Superintendent Mike Stegman on plans for starting school in August of 2020

The Trenton R-9 School District today is releasing proposed practices if in-person classes are held when school resumes late next month. In a letter to patrons, R-9 Superintendent Mike Stegman reported information was obtained from many sources. Among them: a parents and staff survey; the Grundy county health department; the CDC guidelines; Missouri elementary and […]

Chillicothe R-2 School

Audio: With levy failure, Chillicothe R-2 School Superintendent Dan Wiebers now looking at line items in budget

Chillicothe R-2 School Superintendent Dan Wiebers says he was “very disappointed” by the results of the district’s 68-cent operating tax levy increase on Tuesday, June 2nd’s ballot. The proposal failed with 790 votes in favor and 994 against. The proposal would have adjusted the operating levy of the district to an estimated $4.43 per $100 […]

Schools Closed COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Audio: Governor Mike Parson orders Missouri schools to remain closed for the rest of the school year

Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced on Thursday, April 9, 2020, that Missouri schools shall remain closed through this school year.  The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, along with several school superintendents from across the state made the recommendation to Governor Parson. During the briefing, Missouri K through 12 Education Commissioner Margie Vandeven encouraged school […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Audio: Trenton R-9 School District Superintendent Mike Stegman discusses free lunches during COVID-19 closure

The Trenton R-9 School District is providing to all children, ages 18 and under, curbside lunch pick up this week and next as long as orders are called to the district. Trenton school Superintendent Mike Stegman was a guest on KTTN’S Open Line and discusses, in part, how the lunches were made available free of […]

Person with hands full of money (Salary)

Audio: Missouri State Representative wants to put a cap on school superintendent salaries as part of a new bill

A state representative wants to put a cap on school superintendent salaries as part of his new bill. Representative Jered Taylor from southwest Missouri’s Republic has introduced legislation that would limit the pay of a school district’s superintendent to a maximum of three-and-a-half times an average teacher’s salary. The bill would also require superintendents to […]

Great Northwest Day

Planning underway for Great Northwest Day in Jefferson City

Planning is underway for Great Northwest Days in Jefferson City on February 4th and 5th, 2020. Many communities and counties are expected to have representatives attend at the Capitol Plaza Hotel. Great Northwest Day has taken place annually since 2003 and provides constituents from northwest Missouri the opportunity to engage in a unique regional, cooperative approach […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Audio: Dan Wiebers concludes tenure as Trenton R-9 School Superintendent

Dan Wiebers’s recently concluded his tenure as Trenton R-9 School Superintendent and he will replace Doctor Roger Barnes, who is retiring as the Chillicothe R-2 School Superintendent. Wiebers has served as the Superintendent in Trenton for four years and his accomplishments during that time include meeting goals from the district’s Comprehensive School Improvement Plan.   […]