Grundy R-5 School

Grundy R-5 Board of Education raises high school tuition rate

The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education on Thursday evening approved increasing the high school tuition to the state adequacy target of $6,375 for the 2020-2021 school year. Tuition had been $5,750 for high school and has not been increased in more than 20 years.  Elementary tuition remains at $4,500. The board approved the district […]

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North Mercer school officially postpones graduation; accepts resignation

The North Mercer school has officially postponed a graduation ceremony until a later date. Superintendent Dan Owens reports discussions will be held with members of the senior class as to prospective dates to have prom, the senior trip, and graduation. Owens noted this will done after the Governor lifts the “stay at home” order. The […]

North Mercer Board of Education accepts four resignations, adds baseball for 2017

North Mercer Board of Education accepts resignation

The North Mercer R-3 Board of Education Monday evening added $1,000 to the base salary and approved each teacher to receive steps on the salary schedule. Other staff personnel will receive a three-point three percent salary increase. A resignation was accepted from Science Teacher David Fuller for retirement. Other resignations were accepted from Rebecca Bickel […]

Jamesport Tri-County School

Jamesport Board of Education approves insurance policy coverage

The Jamesport Tri-County R-7 Board of Education approved the renewal of the Missouri United School Insurance Council insurance policy Monday evening. A school representative says the policy with the optional umbrella policy of 10 million dollars will cost the district $40,709 for a year. The purchase of a commercial mixer was approved from Burkett for […]

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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 R-3 Board of Education to meet Monday

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education will discuss insurance quotes from the Ozarks Schools Benefits Association at its meeting on Monday, April 8, 2019. The board will meet in the high school Family and Consumer Science classroom that evening at 6 o’clock. Items on the agenda include extracurricular trips, cooping, a Washington Leadership Conference presentation […]

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Newtown-Harris Board of Education approves amended calendar for this school year

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education voted Wednesday evening to amend this year’s school calendar for makeup days due to inclement weather. Superintendent Doctor Kim Johnson reports Newtown-Harris has missed 13 days this school year so far, and 10 will be made up. She says makeup days include February 18th, March 22nd as an early […]

North Mercer Board of Education accepts four resignations, adds baseball for 2017

North Mercer Board of Education reports 8 of 9 days missed due to weather to be made up

Makeup day procedures were discussed during the North Mercer R-3 Board of Education meeting on Wednesday evening. Superintendent Dan Owens reports eight of the nine days North Mercer missed for inclement weather will be made up. Makeup days include February 18th and March 28th as well as other days at the end of the school […]

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Newtown-Harris Board of Education meets

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education approved Linda Hague as a foster care liaison at a meeting this week. Principal Dustin Freeman reported the Professional Learning Committee met with the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center Representative Lori Ladwig to plan second-semester curriculum goals and meeting dates. Missouri Assessment Program and End of Course exam scores […]

Jamesport Tri-County School

Jamesport Board of Education renews insurance policy

The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education approved the renewal of its Missouri United School Insurance Council insurance policy with an optional umbrella policy. Secretary Heather Turner reports the insurance will cost $39,442, which is an increase from last year. The umbrella policy will be paid later. The board approved the school audit from Westbrook and […]