Elaine Stoll is NW Area Elementary Physical Educator of the Year!
Elaine Stoll, Lathrop Elementary physical education teacher was recently selected Elementary Physical Educator of the Year for the Northwest District. Click on the title for the full story.
Make-Up Day Monday, December 14th
We will have school on Monday, December 14th to make up for the day of school we missed on October 23rd!
Educating every child, every day using high expectations, rigor, relevance and relationships to achieve excellence!
Our Vision or Ultimate Goal...
Lathrop R-II Students will score in the top ten of all schools in the state in all areas of student performance!
Open Forum Information
Click on the title for the power point presentation and other documents that were discussed at our most recent open forum (Nov. 2014).
School Board Meeting 11-11-2015
Click on the title for notes from the 11-11-15 regular monthly Lathrop R-II School Board Meeting.
Doyle, Lansdale and Sloan selected for ACDA Select Choirs
Congratulations to Junior Sydney Doyle, 6th grader Violet Lansdale, and 7th grader Hannah Sloan, being selected to perform with the ACDA select choirs at the Southwestern American Choral Directors Association conference in March of 2016 at the Kauffman Center in Kansas City. Click on the title for more information.
State Cross Country Qualifiers!
Congratulations to Connor Gilzean, Justin Gannon, Madelyn Vonderfecht, Echo Oliphant, and Allie McEntee for qualifying for the State Cross Country Meet in Jefferson City this weekend! Good Luck at State!
The Lady Mules Softball Team is the 2015 Class 2 State Champions!
The 2015 Lady Mules Softball Team beat Portageville 1-0 on Friday to advance to the Championship game and on Saturday defeated Fatima 10-3 for the Class 2 State Title! The fan support in Springfield was amazing! Our fan base outnumbered our opponents in both games! That makes three Titles for Lathrop 1985 Boy's Basketball, 2009 Cheerleading and 2015 Softball! We will have two recognition ceremonies for the girls. First there will be a student assembly at the high school at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, October 28th. Then there will be a community pep really at 7:00 pm on Thursday the 29th in the high school gym.
Proposed State Learning Standards
The HB1490 Workgroups submitted their proposed standards to the State Board of Education on Oct. 1, and a public hearing was held on Oct. 26. The State Board will review the proposed standards and the comments they receive and take action in March, 2016.
Comments on the HB1490 Workgroup proposed standards are being accepted until Dec. 2, 2015.
· Review the proposed standards and submit your comments
Athletic Complex Preview Video
Check out this preview of what our new athletic complex will look like. Concession stand is still not finalized, and we're making some changes to the baseball and softball fields, but other than that it should be pretty close to what the final product will look like!
Athletic Complex in Progress
Click on the title to view images of our new athletic complex in progress.
Maddick and Thompson Selected to All-State Academic Teams
Seniors Isabel Madick and Deryk Thompson were selected to the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association Academic All State Teams. This is a very hard honor to win, the first two in our programs as long as anyone can remember! To get this award, the player has to have started 90% of the games/or played in 75% of the quarters, score a 27 or higher on their ACT, and have a 3.25 GPA or higher. Congratulations to both of these student-athletes for their academic and athletic accomplishments!
Athletic Complex Information
Click on the title to find out information on the proposed Athletic Complex that we will be voting on April 7th.
Lathrop R-II Employment Opportunities
Click on the title for up-to-date listings!
For more information about our current openings click here or call Chris Fine at 816-528-7500816-528-7500
Rachel Balke Wins trip to New York City
Rachel Balke's "Hand on Softball Fence" drawing won the highest award at the Missouri Youth Art Display in Jefferson City! The prize is an all expense paid trip to New York City this summer! Congratulations Rachel! Click on the title for more information and to see her drawing.
Click on the title for a current list of surplus items. Some we're taking bids on now, and some that have a sale price already. Please let us know if you're interested. 528-7500, or email@example.com
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Lathrop R-II is currently taking bids or proposals for several projects. Please contact us if you or someone you know is interested. Click on the title for a complete list of current projects, and those that have been awarded.
Click on the title to read answers to FAQ's.
ItAllCounts - Earn money for our school while saving money for yourself!
It is best to shop in Lathrop, but for everything else, and all of your on-line shopping needs, we have a fundraising program that is a win-win deal for everyone! Click on the title for more information on this easy program.
Drug Free Superstars
Congratulations to Dawson Beane, Sterling Evans, Maressa Fine, Audra Gustin, James Knifong, and Bree Saur who were chosen by the staff as this year's Drug Free Super S.T.A.R.s! From that group, two were chosen by a committee to be given a scholarship for being a Drug Free Super STAR. Congratulations to Dawson Beane and Maressa Fine for being chosen as this year's scholarship winners! All of the Drug Free Super STARs will present to the middle school and elementary school students during Red Ribbon Week. Special thanks to the Hamilton Bank and the Lathrop Rotary Club for donating the funds for the scholarships!
Fall Post-Season Awards 2015
Congratulations to the following Student-Athletes for their post-season awards! We are proud of your accomplishments on and off of the court and fields!
Maressa Fine - Senior - Softball - 1st Team All- Conference, 2nd Team All District
Jacque Gentzell- Sophomore - Softball - 1st Team
All -District, 1st Team All-District, 1st Team All-Conference, 1st Team
All-Region, 2nd Team All-State
Annika Huitt - Junior - Softball - Honorable Mention All-Conference, 2nd Team All District
Brook Huitt -Freshman- Softball - 1st Team All -District, 1st Team All-District, 1st Team All-Conference, 1st Team All-Region, 1st Team All-State
Maddy Mann- Junior - Softball - 1st Team All -District, 1st Team All-District, 1st Team All-Conference, 1st Team All-Region, 2nd Team All-State
Allie Rooks - Softball - 1st Team All -District, 1st Team All-District, 1st Team All-Conference, 1st Team All-Region, 1st Team All-State
Deidra Sellers - Volleyball - 2nd Team All-District, KCI All-Conference Honorable Mention
First Team KCI Conference: Dawson Beane (DL), Justin Burns(K), Cody Hart(DE) and James Knifong (RB)
Second Team KCI Conference: Hunter Darr(OL), Cody Hart(RB), David Moore(P)
Honorable Mention: Dawson Beane (TE), David Moore (S) and Peyton O'Connor (DL)
Welcome to the Lathrop R-II School's web-site and thank you for visiting!
Our Mission is to Educate every student every day using high expectations, rigor, relevance and relationships to achieve excellence! In our schools, our community or on the playing field, we expect our students to score in the top of the state in academics, as well as in activities. In the past two years we've had ACT scores over 30, Academic All-State Softball Players, All-State Football Players, State Wrestling Champions, State FFA Degree winners, Poetry Out Loud state contest qualifiers, National Forensics Tournament Qualifiers, State Solo and Ensemble qualifiers, a Superior Band Rating, an Excellent Vocal Music Rating, State FFA Degree winners, Trap Shooting Champions and the list goes on. Make sure to check out the announcements to the left to see all of our accomplishments.
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Again, please call, email, or stop by if you have any comments, questions, or concerns, and as always...ROLL MULES!!
Chris Fine, Superintendent
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