Tag Archives: SCHOOL

Sports Memorabilia Auction to Benefit SCR-I Track Project

While fans at the January 28th Scotland County versus Marion County varsity basketball games will obviously be Tigers and Mustang fans, the SCR-I school district is hoping there will be plenty of Kansas City Chiefs and St. Louis Cardinals fans on hand as well. Superintendent Ryan Bergeson recently announced that the high school will host […]

School Board Approves 2018-19 Budget Projecting $360,000 Deficit

The Scotland County Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, June 21, 2018.  President Christy Aylward called the regular meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. with seven members present. Superintendent Ryan Bergeson presented the monthly financial update. Year-to-date revenues for the district are $6,487,693.27 with year-to-date expenses at $5,830,031.19. “This leaves us with […]

2018 Prom Royalty Crowned

Andrew Ebeling and Meghan McKee were crowned king and queen of the 2018 Scotland County Prom held on Saturday, April 28th.

PTO to Host 2nd Annual Spring Carnival

The Scotland County Parent Teacher Organization will host the 2nd Annual Elementary Spring Carnival on Friday, April 13th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the SCR-I Elementary School. The event will feature an expanded variety of games including ring toss, bean bag toss, cake walk, duck pond and Angry Birds with prizes for all […]

Scotland County R-I Celebrates 2017 Homecoming

Scotland County R-I hosted its annual Homecoming festivities on Friday September 15.  The whole week was filled with activities such as student Spirit days, tailgating, float building, the parade, the community pep rally, the football game, crowning ceremonies, and the homecoming dance. As part of the Spirit days throughout the week, students gave back to […]

Police Investigate Gun-Related Incident Near School’s Bus Barn

Tuesday afternoon, as school was letting out, the Memphis Police Department received a complaint that a youth, who appeared to be doing some target practice on private property near the Scotland County R-I bus barn, was being unsafe with the line of fire, possibly creating some danger for the neighboring properties. The initial complaint indicated […]

Community Health Initiative Seeking Grant Funding for All-Weather Track at School

The recent failure of Proposition 2 at the polls has sent the Scotland County R-I School Board back to the drawing board on pursuit of alternative funding opportunities to improve the district’s facilities. The SCR-I District recently announced it has renewed efforts to secure grant funding for an all-weather track that would serve the Tigers […]

Local Education Advocates Forming Scotland County School Foundation

Ten years ago at a state school board presentation, George Koontz first heard about what a school foundation is and what it can do for a school district.  Now, a group of local citizens is working together to form the Scotland County School Foundation. An education foundation is privately operated, nonprofit charitable organization established to […]

Memphis Class of 1965 Celebrates 50 Year Reunion

The Memphis High School Class of 1965 celebrated their 50th class reunion on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at the Scotland County Fitness Center.  There were forty-two classmates gathered for this special occasion. The day began participating in the Antique Fair Parade.  The Fitness Center was open to the class after the parade and into the […]

SCR-I Named as Finalist for an America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education Grant

Scotland County R-I School District has been announced as a finalist in this year’s America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. Scotland County R-I is among the top districts in Missouri in the running for grants of $10,000 and $25,000. Earlier this year, farmers nominated their local public school districts to […]