Newtown-Harris School Website

Newtown-Harris Board of Education accepts resignation, begin putting together school calendar for next year

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education accepted a resignation at the latest meeting on January 11th from High School Social Studies Teacher Samuel Torbett. The contract for Superintendent Lucas McKinnis was extended. McKinnis reported the school calendar process for the next school year and the 2021-2022 budget process are beginning. Principal Amy Carlson congratulated Payton […]

Regional Teachers of the Year

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education announces Missouri Regional Teachers of the Year

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) announced the 2021 Missouri Regional Teachers of the Year, with the 34 selected teachers now under consideration to be named the 2021 Missouri Teacher of the Year. Committees comprised of education peers and key stakeholders from each Regional Professional Development Center (RPDC) in Missouri selected the 2021 […]

Health News

Coronavirus Information: How organizations are handling the issue statewide

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education continues to receive many questions about COVID-19 and how it impacts student attendance, school closure, assessments, and virtual education opportunities. We are aware that local education agencies must consider a number of factors when making decisions in this current situation. Administrative Memo COM-20-001, issued from the Commissioner […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Amendments to Summer School Handbook tops discussion at Trenton Board of Education meeting

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved the final draft of the 2018-2019 school audit on Tuesday evening. Bob Conrad with Conrad and Higgins said the district was “in good shape.” Information presented included that the district’s retirement is 84% funded, which Conrad called “excellent” and “healthy.” The district has more than 11 hundred students, […]

Harbor Freight Tools For Schools

Three Missouri high school teachers among semifinalists for 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools prize

Three Missouri high school skilled trades teachers are among 50 teachers and teacher teams from across the country who were named today as semifinalists for the 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence. They and their skilled trades programs are in the running for a share of $1 million in total cash […]

Graduation

Area schools to hold graduation on Sunday and Monday

Several area schools will hold graduation ceremonies on Sunday afternoon, May 19th and Monday, May 20, 2019 Past Superintendent Rick Johnson will address 17 graduating seniors at North Harrison R-3 of Eagleville at 2 o’clock. North Harrison announced its Valedictorian as Marty Sadowsky and its Salutatorian as Olivia Babinski. High school Social Studies teacher Louis […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Audio: Trenton R-9 Superintendent Dan Wiebers resigns position

Trenton R-9 Superintendent Dan Wiebers has submitted a letter of resignation from his position. The Board of Education accepted Wiebers’s resignation at a closed session meeting Wednesday six to zero with board member Marcie Cutsinger absent. Wiebers says the resignation will take effect on June 30th, 2019 as he will replace Doctor Roger Barnes, who […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 School District moving closer to building performing arts center

The Trenton R-9 School District continues to move closer to the possibility of a performing arts center being built and several renovations to district buildings. Superintendent Dan Wiebers reported to the Board of Education Tuesday evening that the district received nine requests for qualifications for architectural services, which was more than he expected to receive. […]

Political Debate

Putnam County Democratic Committee to hold candidate debate

Putnam County R-1 Government students will assist the Putnam County Democratic Committee in holding a debate and candidate meet and greet next week. Putnam County teacher and administrator Mary Comstock and Government teacher Chris Lindhoff will moderate the debate at the commons of the high school in Unionville Tuesday evening at 6:30. Background on the […]