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Hermann school boards adopts resolution opposing Amendment 3

Posted on September 23, 2014 at 2:24 pm

The directors of the Gasconade County R-1 School District are joining their counterparts throughout Missouri in formally opposing a proposal that would change the way classroom teachers are evaluated. The R-1 board earlier this month adopted a resolution opposing voter approval of Amendment 3, one of several statewide issues on the Nov. 4 general election ballot. Down Highway 100, the New Haven School District board is expected to follow suit

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  • Advertiser-Courier sponsors It Can Wait project.

    Posted on September 23, 2014 at 2:14 pm

    The Hermann Advertiser-Courier this year joins the Missouri Press Association and AT&T in sponsoring a contest that will challenge St George Catholic school,Hermann Middle School and High School students to write an editorial or opinion column highlighting the dangers of texting while driving. The project encourages all students to take the It Can Wait pledge. Students taking part in the statewide project will be competing for a grand prize of

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  • Hermann school board formally opposes changing way of evaluating teachers’ performance

    Posted on September 19, 2014 at 8:01 am

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    The Gasconade County R-2 School District board has formally opposed Amendment 3, a proposal on the November ballot that would change the way classroom teachers are evaluated  for their effectiveness. The Hermann district earlier this month joined other public school districts in the state in adopting a resolution against Amendment 3. Public school officials argue that Amendment 3 would result in loss of local control of the hiring, promotion or

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  • Scenic Regional chief advocates consolidation of districts into single entity

    Posted on September 16, 2014 at 1:35 pm


    A vote could be taken later this month to consolidate the various parts of Scenic Regional Library District into a single district covering three counties. Scenic Director Steve Campbell last Tuesday said he hopes to have the district’s Board of Directors vote on a plan to consolidate the three separate library districts — Franklin, Gasconade and Warren counties — into a genuinely single entity. “We appear to be one large

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  • Hermann school board delays action on drug-test policy

    Posted on September 16, 2014 at 1:32 pm

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    After looking at the cost of putting in place and administering a random drug-test policy in other public school districts, directors of Gasconade County R-1 Thursday night opted to delay further action on their own policy — at least until district finances become more definite. The panel last month agreed to move forward with developing a policy aimed not only at student-athletes but students involved in other extra-curricular activities and

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  • Hermann, St. George school menus

    Posted on September 9, 2014 at 2:04 pm

    Hermann Elementary    & Middle School Monday, September 15 Hot dog on a bun or Italian calzone, fresh broccoli with dip, sweet potato fries, fresh grapes, banana orange mix. 3rd Entree: Turkey chef salad, fresh tomato slices, fresh grapes, banana orange mix, blueberry fruit muffin. Tuesday,  September 16 Monthly Menu Pick Soft tacos or beef & broccoli with rice, chopped garden salad, easy bean bake, orange pineapple mix, fresh banana.

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  • School lunch menus

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:03 pm

    Hermann Elementary    & Middle School Monday, September 8 Cheeseburger or 3 cheese grilled cheese, sweet potato fries, fresh broccoli with dip, fresh apple, mandarin oranges. 3rd Entree: Turkey chef salad, peas, fresh apple, mandarin oranges, blueberry fruit muffin. Tuesday,  September 9 BBQ chicken nachos or chicken nuggets, fresh garden salad, Texas pinto’s cantaloupe, applesauce. 3rd   Entree: Taco chef salad, Texas pinto’s, cantaloupe, applesauce, tortilla chips. Wednesday,September 10 Chicken

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