Grand River Technical School – Scholarships Awarded

Grand River Technical School announced the second semester Scholarship Awards totaling $20,377.  When added to the scholarships presented in the fall, the total is $34,377.  The scholarships are awarded to post-secondary students and are provided through several scholarships funds from the local area.  They include: The Chillicothe Rotary Club American Legion – Matt McCarthy Memorial Kenneth & Vicky Duckworth Missouri […]

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Chillicothe Team Trivia Championship

The annual Chillicothe Education Association Team Trivia Championship is March 1st.  In just three weeks, teams from across Chillicothe will gather at the Chillicothe High School to compete and raise money.  Jim Wheeler from the Chillicothe High School says this annual event raises funds for scholarships. Wheeler says there are several rounds where the teams receive the questions and have […]

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Chillicothe Education Foundation Annual Fundraising Reception

Chillicothe Education Foundation honored the Chillicothe R-II School District’s Beacon Award and Teacher of the Year nominees and winners Wednesday night.  Foundation President Ed Douglas says the event, held at the home of Ed Millbank, was a success. In addition to the recognition for the Beacon and Teacher of the Year Awards, Douglas says the Chillicothe Education Foundation helps the […]

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Four Graduate Early Through Chillicothe’s TLC Program

Four students from the Chillicothe R-II School District’s Transition To Life or TLC program completed the requirements to graduate from High School.  Superintendent Dr Roger Barnes says this is the districts alternative program. The graduates include: Ethan O’Neal, Jazamen Campbell, Josh Davis and Kylea Shipers. TLC Program Administrator Emily Schmidt says the program is about overcoming obstacles. These four students […]

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Chillicothe’s Sydney Baxter A Semi-Finalist For The Coca-Cola Foundation Scholarship

Chillicothe’s Sydney Baxter is among the 15 Missouri High School students named Semi-Finalists for the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation scholarship.  There at 1900 semifinalists across the country vying for the scholarships, and that list will be narrowed to 250 in January. The local Semifinalists include: Sydney Baxter – Chillicothe Katekyn Cupp – Marceline Werthan Gass – Trenton Mardee Sadowsky – Eagleville […]

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Founding Director Of Grand River Technical School Honored By The School

The founding Director of what is now Grand River Technical School, Roder Nyber, was honored by the school at their annual Fall Advisory meeting.  Current Director Jayme Caughron says they wanted to honor Nyberg for his efforts to start the school. Caughron says they provided Nyberg with two types of recognition. Caughron says they also had a special presentation for […]

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2018 Chillicothe Teacher of the Year and Beacon Award Finalist Announced

The finalists for the 2018 Beacon Awards and Teacher of the Year have been announced by the Chillicothe School District. The finalists were selected from nominations by their peers at each building.  The awards will be presented on December 7th at 2 pm. This year’s finalists for Teacher of the Year include: At the Chillicothe Elementary School and Chillicothe Early […]

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Lights On After School Open House

A “Lights On After School” open house is this Thursday, for the North Missouri Center for Youth and Families – PowerUp After School program.  Maizey Knifong from the Center says this an open house from 5:00 to 7:00 pm and is part of the national “Lights On After School” event. Knifong says the North Missouri Center for Youth and Families […]

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