Personnel Items Approved

Several personnel items were handled by the Chillicothe R-II School Board in their special meeting. Hirings include: Support Staff: Ethan Fay – Collision Aide Amber Caddick – CES Custodian Brian Schmidt – School Resource Officer (11 month) Extra Duty Jennifer Dickson – HS Assistant Track Coach   There was one resignation – Bus Driver – Steve Haley    

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Surplus To Be Sold At Auction

Items from Grand River Technical School and a bit of turf have been declared surplus and will be offered to the public.  Superintendent Dr Dan Wiebers says a few items will be sold through the on-line auctions. Wiebers says the turf removed at Litton Stadium will also be sold. An announcement will be made for the turf sale date.

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SRO Recommends Window Film At Chillicothe Elementary School

Safety issues at Chillicothe Elementary School were discussed by School Resource Officer Mike Lewis in Tuesday’s School Board meeting.  He says his big concern is the number and size of windows looking into classrooms.  To deal with the issue, Lewis recommended two films that can be applied to the windows.  One is impact resistant, the other is bullet resistant.  Superintendent […]

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Chillicothe R-II School Board Meeting To Include School Security And Field School Sale

The Chillicothe R-II School Board will have a presentation from the School Resource Officer, Mike Lewis on Tuesday.  The Board members meet at 6:00 pm at the District office. Lewis will have a presentation about emergency procedures and discuss possible upgrades to district facilities to provide for the safety of the district’s students, teachers, staff, and guests. The board will […]

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Trussell Named NEAFCS Mentor

Livingston County Extension Field Specialist in Human Development, Jessica Trussell, is named as a mentor for the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences or NEAFCS 2022/23 Leadership Experience. The organization recognizes extension professionals in a variety of fields, including food and nutrition, health and lifestyle, home and workplace, financial management, and families and relationships. In 2020, the NEAFCS […]

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Main Street Historic Preservation Training

A training session on the Historic Preservation of buildings was hosted by Main Street Chillicothe.  Director Tomie Walker says the program provided guidelines and examples of historic preservation. The program was presented via the internet with Randy Wilson of Community Design Solutions.  Walker says Wilson provided his expertise as those attending walked through images of buildings and scenarios. The class […]

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NCMC Receives Upward Bound Grant

An Upward Bound Grant of $1.4 million has been awarded to North Central Missouri College in Trenton.  The grant includes awards of just under $300,000 per year for five years. The U.S. Department of Education awarded the grant to help more low-income students who would be the first members of their families to earn degrees to prepare for and enroll […]

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