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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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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Chillicothe Education Foundation Presents More Than $4,300 In Mini Grants

The Chillicothe Education Foundation presented mini grants totaling just over $4,300 to classrooms around the district this week.  The recipients include: Carla Williams in the Preschool – $498.83 for Little Hands Learning 1,2,3’s and ABC’s is what you see Kari Snyder in First Grade – $330 for Math & Communication Arts in 1st Grade. Katie Maples in Third Grade – […]

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