Academic Decathlon Team Places 4th
The LHS Academic Decathlon Team placed 4th out of all schools and first out of Missouri schools in the 2016 State Academic Decathlon meet held January 23rd at Shawnee Mission South High School! Click on the title for more details and the list of the team members.
Clinton County Spelling Bee Results
Congratulations to 8th grader Hannah Frye for enduring several grueling rounds of spelling some very difficult words to earn 2nd place and the title of Clinton County Alternate at the Clinton County Spelling Bee last night. Way to go Hannah! Click on the title for the list of all Lathrop participants!
Courtwarming Candidates 2016
Congratulations to the Winter Courtwarming Candidates!
Queen Candidates: Maressa Fine, Amanda Rader, Bree Saur, Brittney Skinner
King Candidates: Rogerio Barreto, Dawson Beane, Hunter Dalinghaus, David Moore
Educating every child, every day using high expectations, rigor, relevance and relationships to achieve excellence!
LR2 Students Sweep Congressional Art Contest..Again
Congratulations to Mandy Rader, Bree Saur, and Abi Painter for taking the top three art awards in this year's Congressional Art Contest! Out of 8 schools and 45 students entered, our LHS Art students took 1st, 2nd and 3rd place two years in a row! The girls received a personal phone call from our Congressman, Sam Graves today to congratulate them! Congratulations to them and their teacher Mrs. Haahr!
Lathrop R-II Enrollment Hits 1000!
With many new students enrolling after Christmas break, we now have 1000 students on our campus on a daily basis. Click on the title for the full story!
New Messaging System
Click on the title for information about our new messaging system.
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.
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. 2015).
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!
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!
Lathrop R-II Employment Opportunities
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For more information about our current openings click here or call Chris Fine at 816-528-7500.
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.
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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.
The Lady Mules are 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.
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.
Our website is here to help you so if you can't find what you're looking for or need more information, please do not hesitate to give us a call, or stop by any of our schools. You're always welcome!!
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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