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Newtown-Harris Board of Education accepts resignation

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education approved policies and accepted retirements and a resignation Monday evening. The policies involved officially establishing the school start date as no earlier than 14 days before labor day, approving participation in the National Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse, and adding CBD products to the list of items not allowed on […]

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Newtown-Harris Board of Education reviews survey on 4-day week

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education approved the 2018-2019 school audit this week. Superintendent Lucas McKinnis notes the main thing the audit found was that ideally, more people should keep track of the money, but Newtown-Harris and other small schools in the area do not have enough people to do that. Missouri Consultants for Education […]

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Newtown-Harris Board of Education announces filing dates for April election

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education voted this week to discontinue paying for the preschool program audit. The vote is not to have any impact on the preschool program. Filing dates for the April election were announced as December 17th through January 21st. Superintendent Lucas McKinnis reports if the Newtown-Harris office is closed, candidates should […]

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Newtown-Harris Board of Education approves new insurance carrier

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education approved the district’s health insurance provider as well as salary increases at its meeting Monday evening. Ozarks Schools Benefits Association will be the health insurance carrier for the next school year. Insurance rates increased by eight point six two percent with Blue Cross Blue Shield to be the district’s […]

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Newtown-Harris Board of Education approves 15 teacher contracts

The Newtown-Harris Board of Education has approved 15 teacher contracts for the next school year and accepted two resignations. Those resigning at the end of the current school year are music instructor Ethan Stewart and the 7th through 12th-grade social science teacher Nathan Hopkins. The 2019-20 school calendar was adopted by the Newtown Harris board. […]