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Kirksville Named a 2016 Best Cities for K-12 Teachers to Live and Work

A new report has named Kirksville the best city for public school teachers to live and work in the state of Missouri, and ranks the city as the 54th best in the nation.  Kirksville is the only Missouri city in the top 100 listed in the report. GoodCall, a college and careers website, recently issued its second annual “Best Cities for K-12 Teacher to Live and Work” report, ranking cities in four areas: affordability . . .

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Kirksville R-III receives top honor from Positive Behavior Support program

The Kirksville R-III School District was recently honored for its “exemplary” work with the implementation of a statewide program at three of its schools. The school district was presented with the Dr. Mary Richter District of Distinction Award during the 11th annual Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support, or SW-PBS, Summer Institute last month. SW-PBS is a program that works to create a “safe and orderly” . . .

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2016-2017 MO School Immunization Requirement Changes for 8th and 12th graders

  Starting with the 2016-2017 School Year   Missouri now requires all students entering into the 8th grade to have One MCV (Meningococcal vaccine) as well as One Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) prior to school starting.    All students entering the 12th grade are required to have two doses of MCV unless the first dose is administered on or after the age of . . .

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