Ronald McDonald House

Grundy County Farm Bureau members hear presentation on Ronald McDonald Houses

Members of the Grundy County Farm Bureau Thursday evening heard about the Ronald McDonald houses in Kansas City. Community Relations Manager Alan Lubert was the speaker for the annual meeting. Lubert stated there are four Ronald McDonald Houses in Kansas City which collectively, have a total of 87 bedrooms. Lubert reported 7,685 families were served […]

Trenton High School

Trenton Golden Bulldog Marching Band to attend a variety of competition events

The Trenton Golden Bulldog Marching Band will perform at several competitions this year as well as home football games. Director of Bands Ethan Stewart reports high school competitions will include Carrollton Band Day September 28th, Monroe City Marching Festival October 5th, Odessa Marching Invitational October 12th, and the Trenton Marching Festival October 19th. The band […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton Board of Education addresses issues with electronic cigarettes and vaping

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved early graduation requests for Kaitlyn Owen and Emma Rorebeck on Tuesday evening. Bus routes were approved with Director of Supportive Services Kris Ockenfels reporting there are 10 regular bus routes and three special education/preschool routes, which is the same as last year. He said there are enough drivers […]

Cellphones in the Classroom

Trenton R-9 Board of Education tackles issue of cell phone use in classrooms

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved student handbooks at a meeting Tuesday evening, with the exception of 90% attendance for trips, assemblies, and dances in the Trenton High School and Middle School handbooks, on a split vote. Board member David Whitaker moved, and Dorothy Taul seconded the motion, which passed three to two. Board […]

Trenton 2019 Drum Line

Band Director Tim Gilham announces Drum Majors for 2019-2020 school year

Drum majors have been announced for next school year for Trenton R-9 schools. Director of Bands Tim Gilham says the Trenton Middle School Marching Band drum majors will be Shayla Chapman and Hannah Oshel. Trenton High School Golden Bulldog Marching Band drum majors will be seniors Lily White and Mackenzie Klinginsmith. Members of the Trenton […]

Trenton, Missouri Middle School

Awards presented to Trenton Middle School students

Awards were presented to Trenton Middle School students Friday morning. Awards given included those for perfect attendance, which went to fifth graders Garrison Otto and Kinsley Otto; sixth graders Kiley Lawrence, Baylee McCullough, and Madalyn Tipton; seventh graders Ava Frazier, Victor Markell, and Lance Polk; and eighth-grader Kaylea Boyle. Each student with perfect attendance received […]

Trenton R-9 School District

After lengthy debate, Trenton Board of Education chooses health insurance carrier

The Trenton School Board selected a health insurance carrier for next school year at a special meeting Monday. The board approved board member David Whitaker’s amended motion to select United Healthcare for coverage with a cap of $602 per month per employee. Board member Marcie Cutsinger was the only no vote and said she was […]