Fort Osage School District

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July School Board Reports — Week 2

If it’s the second week of July, it must be … time for Kansas school board reorganization meetings. This is the time of year they generally select new officers and start planning for the new school year. Missouri school boards — on the other hand — hold their reorganization meetings in the spring. The Kansas … Continue reading

UPDATED 6/28: Budget on Agenda for Special Session of Fort Osage School Board

Fort Osage School District’s Board of Education held a special session the evening of Tuesday, June 26, at 5 p.m. In addition to routine agenda items — including paying a roofing contractor and accepting bids for services such as autism assessment and items such as network switches — board members reviewed a budget proposal for the coming school year. … Continue reading

Board Policy & Bond Projects on Fort Osage Agenda Tonight

Fort Osage School District’s Board of Education will meet Tuesday, June 12, at 7 p.m. In addition to routine items on the agenda – such as purchasing bakery and dairy products and increasing school lunch prices — board members have a full agenda. They will consider changing some district policies and oversee construction projects funded by school bond sales. Three policies are … Continue reading

School Bond Update & Internet Usage Policy on Agenda for Fort Osage School Board Tuesday Evening

Fort Osage School District’s Board of Education will meet Tuesday, May 8, at 7 p.m. In addition to routine items on the agenda — such as selling surplus property and purchasing propane heating fuel for the upcoming academic year — board members will have a full schedule. In new business, they will review revisions to the district’s Internet Usage policy. Also, board … Continue reading

Newly Elected Members to Take Oath of Office at Fort Osage Board of Education Meeting Tonight

Fort Osage School District’s Board of Education will meet Tuesday, April 10, at 7 p.m. In addition to routine items on the agenda, such as recognizing the district’s perfect score on the Highway Patrol’s annual school bus inspection and authorizing the sale of surplus property, board members have a full schedule. They will consider approving new policies, hear an update on … Continue reading

Rice and Scott Win Fort Osage School Board Election

Unofficial results show incumbent Diana Rice and newcomer Kelly Scott have won the two open seats on the Fort Osage School District Board of Education. Incumbent Ben Schloman lost his bid for re-election. Tonight the district reported that Rice was in first place with 1,255 votes and Scott was in second place with 650 votes. _______________________________ Read … Continue reading

Vote April 3: Fort Osage School Board Candidates

Campaigns are underway for Board of Education seats in ten local districts, and election day will be Tuesday, April 3. In the Fort Osage School District, five candidates are running for two seats: Michael Baker  Has not completed the Kansas City Star’s Midwest Democracy Project survey No campaign website No Facebook campaign page No Independence Examiner … Continue reading

Buckner Chamber of Commerce to Sponsor Fort Osage School Board Candidate Forum Thursday Evening

The Buckner Chamber of Commerce will host a School Board Candidate Forum Thursday, March 29, at 6 p.m. Those attending the event will have an opportunity to learn more about the campaigns of five candidates who have filed for two positions on the Board of Education. Vying for the two positions are two incumbents — Diana Rice … Continue reading

Fort Osage Board of Education to Meet Tuesday Evening

The Fort Osage School District’s Board of Education will meet Tuesday, March 13, at 7 p.m. In addition to routine items on the agenda, such as paying the bills and designating the date students will have to attend school to makeup for a snow day, board members will have a full schedule. A significant topic on the agenda is possible final approval … Continue reading

Districts Complying With New Missouri Law May Be Vulnerable to Lawsuits

When members of the Missouri General Assembly revised the Amy Hestir Student Protection Act last fall, they made a decision to not make a decision. Instead, legislators passed that responsibility on to the districts. “Our concern when Senate Bill 1 came up in special session was that the state legislature was just setting up school … Continue reading


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