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Newtown-Harris Board Hears Update On Accreditation Status, Legislative Issues

The Newtown-Harris Board of Education discussed its accreditation status, legislative issues and upcoming events during its meeting held Monday evening.
According to information provided by Superintendent Kim Johnson, the district has been notified that it is fully accredited under the MSIP 5 Guidelines. The district earned a 92 on its APR.
Board members approved Linda Hague as district foster care liaison and Andrea Luper presented information on the business classes

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Princeton Board Mulls Plans To Expand, Improve School Campus

The Princeton R-5 Board of Education held a work session Thursday evening to dsicuss facilities.
According to information provided by Superintendent Jerry Girdner, the board met with members from the Ellison and Auxier Architectural firm of St. Joseph. The firm has been working with the district to provide plans to meet the current and future needs of the district.
The overall plan includes earthwork, demolition, utility relocation, improved site drainage,

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Tri-County Board Holds Meeting

The Tri-County R-7 Board of Education met on Wednesday evening, taking little action during the meeting.
According to information provided by Tri-County Superintendent David Probasco, the board heard reports from Probasco and Principal Tinna Croy before reviewing policies and the budget. The annual audit, conducted by Westbrook and Company, was approved as with the renewal of the MUSIC Insurance Policy with an umbrella option. An executive session was held with

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Princeton, Newtown-Harris Boards Hold November Meetings

The Princeton R-5 and Newtown-Harris R-2 boards of education held meetings on Monday, discussing building plans and personnel and setting the filing dates for the April 2017 board elections.
Princeton R-5
The Princeton R-5 Board of Education met Monday evening, meeting with an architectural firm concerning the possibility of constructing an addition to the elementary building, approving a new HVAC unit for the Stacy Building and accepting a resignation.
According

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Grundy R-5 Sets Filing Dates, Accepts Bids

The Grundy R-5 Board of Education met Thursday evening at the elementary school in Humphreys, approving bids and setting filing dates for the April election.
According to information provided by Superintendent Rob Deaver, the board approved a bid of $3,700 from Boston John Heating and Cooling of Kirksville for the purchase and installation of a new heater for the old high school gym. In addition, the board accepted a $4,700

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R-6 Board Approves Bids, Trips

The Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education met Tuesday evening, accepting a snow removal bid, discussing health insurance and approving field trips.
According to information provided by Superintendent Rebecca Steinhoff, the board accepted a bid from Tom Trump for snow removal and agreed to allow the teachers to look at insurance quotes and decide which plan they wish to partake in. The board will take action on the quote at

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Tri-County Board Sets Filing Dates

The Tri-County R-7 Board of Education met Monday evening, setting the filing dates for the April 2017 election.
According to information provided by Superintendent David Probasco, those wishing to file for a seat in the April 4 board election may do so from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 13 through Jan. 17, 2017 in the district office. Candidates will not be able to file for office on days that

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R-6 School Board Agenda

The Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education will meet in regular session at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the school library.
Items on the announced agenda include public comments, employee comments by Janet Lake, snow removal bids, insurance renewal, the second reading of an MSBA policy, leveled readers, the school audit and the superintendent’s report.

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R-5 Board Sets Thursday Agenda

The Grundy R-5 Board of Education will meet in regular session at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday at the elementary school building in Humphreys.
Items on the announced agenda include CTA representatives, faculty presentations on kindergarten, K-12 music and K-12 art, program evaluations of health services, homeless/migrant, facilities and grounds, principal reports, the superintendent’s report, including the setting of filing dates for the April 2017 board election and a review of

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