Dual Credit Scholarships Available

Missouri students enrolled in Dual Credit courses may qualify for new scholarships offered by the Missouri Department of Higher Education & Workforce Development (MDHEWD).  The new program is for high school juniors and seniors that meet the program eligibility. Awards will be prioritized based on financial need, determined by adjusted gross income from the most recent tax year. To be […]

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Snacking; Make it a Healthy Snack

Snacks are not necessarily a bad thing, but they should be healthy snacks.  TJ Sethi, Dekalb County Engagement Specialist in Nutrition and Health, says in the US, studies show snacks make up 1/3 of our daily calories. Sethi recommends healthier snacks. She says we should stop thinking of the snacks as a sweet treat, and look to healthy food, like […]

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Chillicothe R-II 2021 Teacher of the Year & Beacon Awards

The annual Chillicothe R-II School District Teacher of the Year and Beacon winners were announced Monday.  The awards are possible through the support of the Chillicothe Education Foundation.  Foundation President Ed Douglas handed out the awards to the nominees from each of the buildings.  For Teacher of the year, that includes Adrienne Allen, CES; Jill Allen, Field; Diane Pittman, CMS; […]

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NCMC Hosting MU Extension Feedlot School

A Feedlot School will be conducted by the University of Missouri Extension, January 13th and 14th.  MU Extension Beef Nutritionist Eric Bailey says the program will be held at NCMC Campus in Trenton.  Bailey says there is renewed interest in feedlots due to new packing plants being built in and around Missouri.  In the program, MU Extension specialists will tell […]

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School Board Approved Ballot Language For CES Expansion

The Chillicothe R-II School District voters will have two ballot questions to consider in the April 5th Election.  The School Board approved the ballot language that will be filed as part of their special meeting this (Tuesday) morning.  Both items are for the expansion of the Chillicothe Elementary School to include grades 2-5.   Superintendent Dr Dan Wiebers says the first […]

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School Board Handles Personnel Issues

The Chillicothe R-II School Board took action on several personnel items in their executive session this week. For the Certified Staff: Retirements: Pam Constant – HS English Karen Jackson – HS PE For Support Staff: Hire: Hailey Bartley – HS Food Service Mike Harrington – Bus Driver Darrell Wright – Bus Driver Resignations/Retirements: Hailey Bartley – HS Food Service Jessica […]

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School Board Hears Report On Student Assessment

The result of the Chillicothe R-II Student Assessment from last spring were shared with the School Board this week.  Superintendent Dr Dan Wiebers says the results are overall good. Dr McMains also presented a plan to improve the areas that need work and continue to improve the student assessment scores.   Click to access December%2014%2C%202021%20-%20MAP%20EOC%20Presentation%202021%20(1).pdf

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