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Winfield begins year on good note, welcomes ThriVe St. Louis

Posted on August 25, 2014 at 9:56 am

On Tuesday, August 19, Winfield R-IV School District held their first school board meeting for the 2014-2015 school year. During the Superintendent report Nancy Baker spoke about areas that the district will be focusing on this year. They are: district and building collaboration, data team and common core assessments, NEE Evaluations, Kagan Strategies and Kolbe, increase rigor and relevance in the lessons, implement Missouri Standards and continue to focus on

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  • Good news for R-III budget, students’ accomplishments celebrated

    Posted on August 25, 2014 at 9:53 am

    The Lincoln County R-III School District shared good budgetary news at its August 19 school board meeting. The board received updated information from the Lincoln County Clerk’s office regarding district assessed valuation for the 2014-15 school year. Superintendent Mark Penny said he was ‘excited’ by the new assessed valuation number of $430 million in Lincoln County. Instead of being faced with local revenue decreasing by $662,000 from the previous year,

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  • R-III Foundation awards grants totaling $77,916

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 9:15 am

    Pictured (in no order): Kerry Klump, Brandon Franck, Kris Moesch, Doyle Justus,  Casey Hopkins, Tara Cox, Whitney Cox (red hair front), Robb Krieg, Gwen Sickels (back), Stephanie Fansin, Lori Horner, Kim Shocklee, Lisa Larson, Tracie Hulbert,  Heather Price, Lisa Hoffman, Stephanie Paasch Peggy Leicht, Vicki Hubbard, and Lauren Fast. These people are either grant recipients or members of the Education Foundation.

    In their second year of providing grants, the Lincoln County R-III Education Foundation awarded nine grants in the amount of $77,916.88 The presentation occurred at the district wide staff meeting held Aug. 11 at Troy Buchanan High School gym. Lauren Fast and Robb Krieg presented the grants on behalf of the foundation. Teachers had to submit applications and go through a review process. The foundation had more applications to consider

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  • Winfield Intermediate building opens up after major renovations

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 9:09 am


    For over a year now the Winfield area has been waiting to see the finished product of the Intermediate School renovations. On Tuesday, August 12, the Intermediate School held a Back to School Night where parents and students were able to walk the new halls, view the new technology inside the classroom and enjoy the new layout of the front entryway along with meeting the teachers and staff of the

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  • Watch out for students, new school year has started

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 8:27 am

    The Missouri State Highway Patrol reminds drivers that schools are starting or have started their 2014-2015 school year. It is critical for drivers to be alert, especially near school zones, playgrounds, and bicycle paths. Traffic patterns will change as school buses and parents taking their children to school join other motorists on the road. Expect this additional traffic and prepare by allowing extra time. Most traffic crashes involving young drivers

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  • Winfield Intermediate open house

    Posted on August 12, 2014 at 1:09 pm

    There will be a community open house for the newly renovated Intermediate School at Winfield for anyone wanting to check out all the new finishes inside and outside. This will be held on Aug. 19 from 5 – 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome to view the school.

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  • Welding Lab now enrolling students

    Posted on August 11, 2014 at 10:48 am

    The Welding Lab is now open and accepting high school-aged students that are enrolled in Troy Holiness School, Tri-County Christian Home Schoolers and high school aged home-schooled students as well. The Welding Lab is located in a building once used as a bus barn on the campus of Troy Holiness Church, which they graciously allow Otto Filsinger to use for instruction. Filsinger’s course, Welding Technology, is designed to cover the

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