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A “cool” time at Main Street Elementary

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 9:39 am

  Main Street Elementary took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on August 25 as Mrs. Shinn, principal, and Mr. Clark, assistant principal, had Aiden Knorr, 7, Mya Horner, 7, and Lane Hamlett, 10 assist them in dumping the buckets of ice water over their heads. Lane Hamlett took the challenge and nominated Mrs. Shinn. Mrs. Shinn then turned around and nominated the whole school to donate money for the ALS

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  • Winfield High School Homecoming events

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 9:29 am

    After School Activities: • Tuesday, September 2 – Ice Cream Social 5-6 p.m. in the high school commons (free) • Wednesday, September 3 – Powder Puff Game 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the high school sports complex. • Thursday, September 4 – Indoor Movie Night 7:00-10 p.m. in the high school. Snacks, slushies and other drinks will be available for purchase (Sponsored by PBIS). The community is welcome! • Friday, September 5,

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  • Silex FFA kicks off the school year

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 8:53 am

    The Silex FFA Chapter had a great outcome at the “Kick-Off the School Year” Kickball game and meeting. The members and officers participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The officers were very impressed with the participation of the new and old members. The Advisor, Mr. O’Brien and the new officer team were introduced to all the members and parents that came. Everyone got involved during the kickball game. Silex

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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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