Category Archives: SCHOOL

Scotland County School Foundation Provides Education Opportunities at SCR-I School District

Written on March 25, 2019 at 8:49 am, by

The Scotland County School Foundation fund was established on December 21 2015 with a mission to provide educational opportunities to the students, teachers, and staff of the Scotland County R-1 School District, beyond those that can be provided by the district itself, and to promote and encourage the highest standards of educational excellence and achievement. […]

Career Day

Written on March 21, 2019 at 1:38 pm, by

SCR-I ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CAREER DAY – Scotland County Elementary School held the annual Career Day, Monday, March 11th.  Presenters included: Jordan Fulk and Stacy Alexander (City of Memphis), Monty Mumford (Shelter Insurance), Andrew Duley and Nick Kratzer (MoDOT), Tacey Monroe (Scotland County Library), Erick Byrn and Nikki Long (SC Ambulance), Morgan Milligan (E911), Derek Weber […]

Board of Education Approves Purchase of Four New 2020 School Buses

Written on March 19, 2019 at 5:07 pm, by

The Scotland County R-I Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, March 14th, 2019, at 6:00 p.m.  President Christy Aylward called the meeting to order with seven members present.           Consent Agenda  The board voted 7-0 to approve the agenda.  The board voted 7-0 to approve the following items on the Consent Agenda: […]

School Board Approves Two Saturday Makeup Days

Written on February 26, 2019 at 4:07 pm, by

The Scotland County R-I Board of Education had a Public Hearing on Thursday, February 14, 2019, at 4:00 p.m., to review the proposed 2019-2020 School Calendar prior to the February board meeting. President Christy Aylward called the meeting to order at 4:20 p.m. with seven board members present.  Mrs. Waltedda Blessing and the FFA Livestock […]

Gist, Dunnett Crowned Champions of 37th Annual Spelling Bee

Written on February 26, 2019 at 12:47 pm, by

Scotland County R-I held the 37th annual Spelling Bee on Friday, February 15, 2019 at the elementary school gymnasium.  This year’s competition featured two categories.  The first category was a competition for second and third grade students.  The second category included students in grades four through six. The winner of the second and third grade […]

Memphis FFA Chapter Celebrates National FFA Week

Written on February 22, 2019 at 9:15 am, by

The Memphis FFA Chapter at Scotland County R-I High School will celebrate National FFA Week February 16-23, 2019. National FFA Week embraces more than 90 years of FFA traditions while looking forward to the organization’s future. More than 653,000 members with a passion for agriculture will participate in activities at local, state and national levels. […]

Lady Tigers Softball Team Earns Top Spot in Missouri Academic All State Awards

Written on February 19, 2019 at 4:26 pm, by

Tigers are apparently among the smartest animals, well as least as far as sports mascots go. Five of the top 10 academic softball teams in Missouri Class 1 were represented by the king of the jungle, including Scotland County’s own Lady Tigers, who earned the top spot in Class 1 in Missouri’s Academic All State […]

14th Snow Day May Push SCR-I School Year Past Memorial Day With 10 Makeup Days

Written on February 15, 2019 at 11:41 am, by

Classes were cancelled for the fifth consecutive school day on Tuesday, February 12th as road conditions continued to be a safety concern for the Scotland County R-I District. Weather cancellations have cost the district 14 days of classes and now will require SCR-I to schedule the maximum number of makeup dates, 10, as required by […]

WGEM Academic Challenge to Televise SCR-I Quiz Bowl Match vs. Clopton

Written on February 12, 2019 at 3:43 pm, by

Members of the Illini West High School Quiz Bowl team advanced to the semifinal round of the WGEM Academic Challenge Quiz Bowl Tournament with a 250 to 145 win over Clark County High School on Saturday, February 9.  This match was the second in a seven-part television series airing weekly on WGEM NBC, WGEM FOX […]

Class of 1967 Donates Smoker for Raffle to Support New SCR-I Track

Written on February 7, 2019 at 12:43 pm, by

After the successful pie and cupcake auctions as well as the sale of donated sports memorabilia this past week at Scotland County R-I home basketball games, the district announced the latest fundraising efforts to help bring the district a new all-weather track. Raffle tickets are now available in the SCR-I central office for a Cookshack […]