Bulldog Bulletin

by Matt Unger Superintendent MCR-I Schools “Thanksgiving is more than eating, Chuck … Those early pilgrims were thankful for what had happened to them, and we should be thankful, too. We should just be thankful for being together. I think that’s what they mean by ‘Thanksgiving,’ Charlie Brown.” – from “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” by

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Change orders save school more than $300,000

The Morgan County R-I school board Wednesday, Nov. 15 approved a series of construction change orders that will reduce the constract cost of its ongoing construction project by more than $300,000. Under the contract involving Incite Design Studio, LLC of Kansas City as the architect and Curtiss Manes Schulte, Inc. of Eldon as the contractor,

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School board updates crisis plan, policies

The Morgan County R-I school board Wednesday, Nov. 15 passed revisions of its crisis plan and districtwide policy directives and procedures. Threats of violence Updated with the board’s consent were a one-page procedure titled “Threats of Violence Protocol,” and a chart titled “Threat of Violence Systematic Process Chart.” A need to revisit the school’s existing

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R-I gets report card from state

Superintendent Matt Unger Wednesday, Nov. 15 presented the Morgan County R-I school board the district’s “report card” from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). Unger reported the district received an overall score of 87.5 percent on its 2017 Annual Performance Report (APR). A chart of the school’s last five APR scores showed,

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Nominations for extension council needed by Dec. 4

Nominations are being accepted for members of the Morgan County University of Missouri Extension Council. Nominations must be made before Monday, Dec. 4 in order to be on the ballot in January 2018. To make a nomination, call the county extension center at 573-378-5358. Council members are elected or appointed to two-year terms, and may

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