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Tri-County Enrollment Is Up

Enrollment at the Tri-County R-7 School District is 174 students in grades kindergarten through 12, with an additional 21 students in preschool. Classes began in the district on Wednesday.
That number is an increase of 26 students over the number reported to the Republican-Times on the first day last year. Three classes – the second grade, fifth grade and eighth grade- lead the enrollment with 18 students, while the smallest

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Enrollment Trends Mixed In Area Schools

Summer vacation ended this morning for any area students who remained on break, with classes beginning in the Trenton R-9, Pleasant View R-6, Laredo R-7, Spickard R-2, Princeton R-5, Newtown-Harris and Tri-County R-7 school districts.
Trenton R-9
Enrollment in the Trenton R-9 School District was down 66 students today over the first day last year, with 1,113 students enrolled in grades kindergarten through 12. Enrollment was down 42 students last

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R-6 Board Sets 2014-2015 Tax Levy

The Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education conducted its annual tax rate hearing followed by a regular meeting on Tuesday night.
The board reviewed the 2014 assessed valuation provided from the county clerks of Grundy and Livingston counties. The district saw an increase of approximately $98,000 in the assessed valuation, bringing the total to $8,463,496. Of this amount, nearly $1 million is shown in commercial property for Wright Memorial Physicians

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Area School Boards Set 2014-2015 Tax Rates

Tax levies were set at the Grundy R-5, Newtown-Harris and Princeton R-5 school board meetings held this week.
Grundy R-5
Superintendent Rob Deaver said the board set the 2014-2015 tax rate following a public hearing Tuesday evening. The levy was set at $5.9207 on the $100 assessed valuation. Last year’s rate was $5.8985 and it was noted that the district’s assessed valuation has fallen $660,581 from 2013, down to $11,681,682.

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Laredo Board Sets Levy, Hires Paraprofessional

Laredo R-7 School Board members took care of several items related to the start of the 2014-2015 school year during a meeting held Monday evening at which they also set the new tax rate.
Following a public hearing, the board set the tax rate at the allowable $5.8782, which includes $4.4782 plus the voter approved additional $1.40 levy increase.
According to information provided by Superintendent Phil Fox, board members approved

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Tri-County Board Hires Music Teacher

A music teacher was hired and employee health insurance was approved during a meeting of the Tri-County R-7 board of education held Thursday evening in Jamesport.
According to information provided by Superintendent David Probasco, the board held an executive session after which they voted to offer a teaching contract to Teresa Quigley for a part-time music position for the 2014-2015 school.
The board approved changing the health insurance providers from

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Princeton Board Plans Meeting For Monday

The Princeton R-5 Board of Education will meet in regular session on Monday evening. The meeting will begin with the tax rate hearing in the school library at 5:45 p.m., followed by the regular meeting at 6 p.m.
In addition to setting the 2014-2015 tax rate, items on the announced agenda include approval of the consent agenda, announcements concerning the start of school, board meetings and the activity calendar, a

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North 65 Center Menus For Aug. 11-15

GRUNDY COUNTY
SENIOR CENTER
Monday- Lasagna, lettuce salad, mixed fruit, garlic bread.
Tuesday- Swiss steak, baked potato, cabbage, one-half banana, fruit muffin, bread.
Wednesday- Chicken livers or pork cutlets, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, fruited Jello, pumpkin bars.
Thursday- Roast beef with gravy, mashed potatoes, spinach salad, fruit, bread, peanut butter cookie.
Friday- Fish or chicken strip, macaroni and tomatoes, slaw, pineapple, cornbread.
(coffee, ice tea, water
and milk

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North 65 Center Menus For Aug. 4-8, 2014

GRUNDY COUNTY
SENIOR CENTER
Monday- Spaghetti, lettuce salad, juice, garlic bread, pudding dessert.
Tuesday- Ham, scalloped potatoes, green beans, juice, bread, pineapple upside down cake.
Wednesday- Hot turkey sandwich, mashed potatoes, green beans, fruit salad.
Thursday- Chicken filet on bun, potato wedges, pea salad, tomatoes, pudding parfait.
Friday- Ham and beans, slaw, cornbread, pickled beets, apple crisp.
(coffee, ice tea, water
and milk served daily)

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