Grants Awarded to Two Chillicothe Teachers

Two Missouri Retired Teachers Foundation Classroom Grants of $500 were presented to Chillicothe School staff members during the back-to-school meeting Monday morning. Winners were 4th Grade Teachers Melanie Rucker, Ashley Hawkins, Mindy Kincade, Libby Howe, Andrea Beck and Ellen Gott. The Second winner was High School Spanish teacher Ellen Duckworth. The grants were made possible by retired Teacher Cleo Willard […]

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Chillicothe Schools Begins Aug 19th

Chillicothe Public Schools open for the new year in just over a week. Chillicothe Superintendent of Schools Dan Wiebers says students and parents should complete on line registration and be ready for the first day on August 19th. This will be Wieber’f’irst School Year as Superintendent. He says he’s ready to make it a great year. He stated that while […]

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FFA Officers Attend Conference

5 Chillicothe FFA students were part of the more than 1200 Chapter FFA Officers from 138 chapters that attended the recent LEAD training. The Learn, Education, Advance and Develop training is designed to help prepare each officer team for their term of service for the upcoming school year. 15 members of the Chillicothe FFA Assistant and Chapter officer teams attended […]

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Raises Part of New School Budget

The Chillicothe School Board approved next fiscal year’s budget at a special board meeting Thursday night. Outgoing Superintendent Roger Barnes said it includes raises for the teachers. The pay raises were approved after an extended discussion by the school board members. Barnes says the raises will slightly strain an already tight deficit budget. The newly approved budget will have a […]

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New Budget for Teacher Conferences

Chillicothe Teachers will be able to attend conferences next year thanks to available budget money. Dr Jill Watkins, High School Assistant Principal, says the district Professional Development Committee is receiving one-percent or about $60,000 of district funds. Watkins says one of the requests received from teachers is being able to attend betterment conferences. She says the money will help pay […]

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Brookfield School Board Finances

The Brookfield School Board has included setting aside more district funds for improvement projects. Superintendent Kyle Collins says this continues an on-going process with the main goal of upgrading facilities. Collins says one such project will be installing security cameras and other technology in buildings. Other projects include addressing issues with the foundation on the south wing of the Brookfield […]

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Seth Hansen Selected As Part Of 2019 Missouri Agribusiness Academy

A Chillicothe Sophomore has been selected to participate in the 2019 Missouri Agribusiness Academy.  Seth Hansen is a member of the Chillicothe FFA and Livingston County 4H programs.  He will participate with the 2019 Missouri Agribusiness Academy class, which will tour agribusinesses, explore educational opportunities and meet with agricultural leaders in the Springfield area from June 3rd to the 7th. […]

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CHS Senior Wins National Honor Society Scholarship

A Chillicothe High School senior is the recipient of the Prestigious National Honor Society Scholarship of $3,200.  The National Honor Society announced Madison Eller is one of 575 semi-finalists to receive the award.  The scholarship recipients are chosen based on their demonstrated work to support the four pillars of NHS: scholarship, service, leadership, and character. Dr. Jill Watkins says, “Madison […]

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