Street Closings For Parades

Street Closings for two parades were approved by the Chillicothe Police Department.  Police Chief Jon Maples approved September 16th from 1:30-3:15 p.m., Chillicothe High School Homecoming Parade. From Polk/Sunset to Polk/Washington to Washington/Ann to Ann/Locust to Locust/Calhoun Streets back to the Middle School. Parade begins at 2:00 p.m. September 17th from 8:00-12:00 p.m., Kiwanis Kids Day Parade Around the Downtown […]

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Superintendent Working On R-II Budget

A budget update was presented to the Chillicothe R-II School Board this week.  Superintendent Dr Dan Wiebers says he is still working on the budget, including the areas of Minimum Salaries and Career Ladder. Wiebers says the state is supplying partial funding in those areas. The Career Ladder includes the state providing 60% of the funds.  The program is open […]

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Sherrow Returns To Chillicothe As Assistant Superintendent

Former Chillicothe High School Principal Brian Sherrow is returning to the Chillicothe R-II School District as the new Assistant Superintendent.  The Chillicothe School Board took the action during a special May 12th executive session. Sherrow comes to the District from Marceline, where he has served as Superintendent of Schools since July 2018.  Prior to that, Mr. Sherrow was the principal […]

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Personnel Matters Approved By Chillicothe R-II School Board

The Chillicothe R-II School Board handled several personnel matters in an executive session following Tuesday’s School board meeting.   CERTIFIED: Hire: Jenny Hill-Field Title I Teacher (position move) Lee Rucker-High School At-Risk (position move) Susie Folkert-GRTS Health Science Instructor Amanda Bagley-2nd Grade Teacher Jylian Davis-3rd Grade Teacher   Resignations: Lacia Batye-MS Special Education Teacher Katherine Kerr-2nd Grade Teacher    SUPPORT […]

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Chillicothe Education Foundation Mini Grant Awards Presented

The Chillicothe Education Foundation awarded nearly $3,300 in mini-grants to teachers in the Chillicothe R-II School District.  The prize patrol surprised the teachers Wednesday morning with the presentations in their classrooms. The recipients for the Spring Mini-Grants include: Cassie Holcer, CES, “Title 1” – $500 Matthan Mrkvicka – CMS & CHS – Performance Recording – $472.83 Nathan Zabka – GRTS […]

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School District Moves Forward On Elementary Expansion

As the Chillicothe R-II School District prepares to place items before the voters that would allow for expansion at Chillicothe Elementary School to include grades 2-5, they are also working on the design of the building.  Following the School Board meeting Tuesday, Superintendent Dr Dan Wiebers said the architects have been working with staff in the school district. Wiebers says […]

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Chillicothe R-II Teachers Receive Mini Grants

The Chillicothe Education Foundation hosted a pancake breakfast for the District Staff at their In-Service Training Monday morning.  Foundation Chair Ed Douglas says they also handed out $5,000 in mini grants. 2020-21 Mini Grant Winners – 1st Semester (photos below) Upgrading Camera Technology for CMS Yearbook Jeanette Johnson   CMS Yearbook (6-8) $300.00 Give Them What They Need Brooke Wolf […]

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