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Scotland County Memorial Library Receives Grant

Scotland County Memorial Library Receives Grant

Scotland County Memorial Library has been awarded an LSTA Racing to Read Story Time Plus grant by the Missouri State Library. Librarian Melissa Schuster indicated the Memphis library received $2,000, which is being used to purchase early literacy books. She noted that Missouri Building Block Picture Book Award nominees for 2015 and winners of the […]

Berkowitz Named SCR-I Board of Education President

Berkowitz Named SCR-I Board of Education President

The newest school board member was inducted when the Scotland County R-I Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, April 9, 2015, at 6:30 p.m.  President George Koontz called the meeting to order. The board voted 7-0 to certify the April 8th election results as follows: Gary Miller received 457 votes in Scotland […]

NEMR Telecom Accepting Applications for 2015 Youth Tour to Washington D.C.

NEMR Telecom Accepting Applications for 2015 Youth Tour to Washington D.C.

All local high school juniors whose parents or guardians have local service with NEMR telecom can apply for the all-expense paid trip to Washington D.C.   Green City — Northeast Missouri Rural Telecom is currently accepting applications for the 2015 Youth Tour to Washington D.C., which will take place May 30 through June 3. The […]

Reserves Allowing SCR-I School District to Weather 7th Consecutive Deficit Spending Budget

Reserves Allowing SCR-I School District to Weather 7th Consecutive Deficit Spending Budget

The Scotland County R-I Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, December 15, 2014. President George Koontz called the regular meeting to order at 6:30 p.m., with six members present.  Randy Tobler arrived at 6:52 p.m. Financial Update – Superintendent Ryan Bergeson presented a financial update for the board “At this time, we […]

Shopko Hometown Foundation Launches ‘Help Us Give Back’ in Support of Local School Districts

Shopko Hometown Foundation Launches ‘Help Us Give Back’ in Support of Local School Districts

Foundation to Donate up to $2,000 per Location across United States Memphis, MO (December 1, 2014) – This holiday season, as shoppers seek the ideal gift for their loved ones, Shopko Hometown Foundation is giving back to the Hometown communities it is privileged to serve. For every signature Shopko Hometown in Memphis receives between November […]

School Board Members Receive Positive Audit Report

School Board Members Receive Positive Audit Report

The Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, October 13, 2014.  President George Koontz called the regular meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. with six members present. Randy Tobler was absent. Superintendent Ryan Bergeson presented a financial update for the district. He informed the board that a summary of the House Appropriations Bills […]

The Story Behind the Red Ribbon

The Story Behind the Red Ribbon

Each year at the end of October, students at Scotland County R-1 participate in the Red Ribbon Campaign.  Most of us know the project works to educate youth and encourage drug prevention activities.  But, have you ever wondered how this campaign started or what the red ribbon stands for? The National Family Partnership organized the […]

U.S. Cellular’s $1 Million Calling All Teachers Program Benefitting SCR-I Classrooms

U.S. Cellular’s $1 Million Calling All Teachers Program Benefitting SCR-I Classrooms

U.S. Cellular delivered exciting news to more than 1,747 teachers, including instructors at Scotland County R-I in Memphis, that their classroom projects had been funded through the company’s Calling All Teachers program. This is the company’s fourth time working with philanthropic website DonorsChoose.org and this year funded $1 million in impactful and engaging classroom projects […]

Local School Board Member Achieves Advanced Certification

Mrs. Trinity Davis, a member of the Scotland County R-1 Board of Education, has achieved Advanced Certification in the Missouri School Boards’ Association certified board member program. The program established by MSBA helps local school board members master the knowledge and skills they need to function as effective educational leaders in their communities. All newly […]

J’s Foods  Helps Provide Educational Equipment for Area Schools

J’s Foods  Helps Provide Educational Equipment for Area Schools

by Andrea Brassfield Throughout the 2013-2014 school year J’s Foods has participated in a program called Register Tapes for Education (RTFE) to help raise money to purchase much needed school equipment for area schools. John Dodge of J’s Foods explains, “We run this program to help provide much needed educational equipment that goes into the […]

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