School Lunches

With the area students returning to school, nutritious meals are available through the schools.  Parents may pay for meals for their children or they may apply for free and reduced meals through the school administration. Another choice is to pack a lunch for your child.  Meredith Carothers with USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service says packing that lunch in a […]

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Families Will Need To Pay For Student Meals

The start of the 2022/23 school year brings the return of paying for student breakfast and lunch.  Superintendent Dr Dan Wiebers says “Unfortunately, we must charge for the breakfasts and lunches our students eat during the upcoming school year because the District is no longer receiving federal funds to cover this cost.” Wiebers says because all student accounts will be […]

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2022 Chillicothe Salute To Agriculture

The 2022 Salute To Agriculture, presented by the Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce and Chillicothe FFA is February 18th at the Jenkins Expo Center.  Chamber Director Crystal Narrs says this year it will be a luncheon. The guest speaker is Kate Lambert from Uptown Farms, who will talk about advocating for the Ag Industry in Missouri. Narr says the luncheon […]

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Chillicothe R-II Learning Opportunities

With the Chillicothe R-II School District closing it’s buildings Tuesday morning, Superintendent Dan Wiebers says the administrators and teachers have developed learning activities for the students. Wiebers says they are also working to make sure meals are available for the students that need them. Parents and students should watch the email and district website for announcements from the district as […]

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