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Police Report, Policy Changes & Proposed Budget on Platte County School Board Agenda

Platte County R-3 School District’s Board of Education will meet Thursday, June 21, at 6 p.m. In addition to routine agenda items — such as declaring typewriters to be surplus property and overseeing bids for bleacher replacement — board members will have a full evening. They will review a preliminary budget for the coming academic year, consider changing district policies … Continue reading

Platte County School Board Meeting This Evening

Platte County R-3 School District’s Board of Education will meet Thursday, May 17, at 6:30 p.m. According to the agenda, board members will spend this evening attending to the routine but necessary responsibilities of governance, such as setting summer school bus routes and approving bids for technology purchases. The meeting, which is open to the public, will take place … Continue reading

Policy Revisions on the Agenda for Platte County School Board Thursday Evening

Platte County R-3 School District’s Board of Education will meet Thursday, April 19, at 6:30 p.m. In addition to routine items on the agenda, such as hearing about academic improvement plans at several schools and receiving a legislative update, board members will oversee an annual review of district policies. Each year, the Missouri School Boards Association provides members with a … Continue reading

Platte County R-3 Tax Levy: Voters Said “No.” What’s Next?

Earlier this week, voters turned down the Platte County R-3 school district’s request for an increased tax levy. School administrators said the levy was necessary to pay for expansion to make room for a growing number of students. “We asked the voters a question, and they have given us an answer,” Superintendent Michael Reik said … Continue reading

Voters Say “No” to Tax Levy Increase in Platte County R-3 School District

Voters in the Platte County R-3 School District this evening refused to approve an increased tax levy to pay for construction to make room for an increasing number of students. In exchange for approving an extra 60-cent tax levy, district administrators promised to expand Pathfinder Elementary, improve the high school, enhance district technology and security … Continue reading

Gutshall and Bogart Win Platte County School Board Election

Unofficial results show Brandon Gutshall and Lori Bogart as the winners of the two open seats on the Platte County R-3 School District Board of Education. Tonight the Platte County Board of Elections reports that Gutshall was in first place with 1,490 votes and Bogart in second place with 1,337 votes. _______________________________ Read our Twitter … Continue reading

CORRECTION: No Tax Levy Increase in Platte County School District

UPDATE: As a novice political reporter, I mistook the results from the Clay County Board of Election Commissioners as the complete results. The Platte County R-3 School District educates students from both Clay and Platte counties. I regret any confusion this might create. Please see the story based on the complete election results from the … Continue reading

Vote April 3: Platte County 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 Platte County School District, six candidates are running for two seats: Lori Bogart Has not responded to KC Education Enterprise survey Has not completed the Kansas City Star’s Midwest Democracy Project survey Campaign website: http://bogartforschoolboard.com/ No Facebook … Continue reading

Platte County Board of Education to Meet Thursday Evening

The Platte County R-3 School District’s Board of Education will meet Thursday, March 15, at 6:30 p.m. In addition to routine items on the agenda such as buying band uniforms and new school buses, board members have a full schedule Thursday evening. One significant item on the agenda is a resolution to cooperate with Platte City in extending utilities to the … Continue reading

Platte County School Board Candidate: Billy R. Kossen

Campaigns are underway for Board of Education seats in ten local districts, and election day will be Tuesday, April 3. The KC Education Enterprise is asking each candidate to respond to a list of questions that may help voters decide how to cast their ballots. Billy R. Kossen, who is running for election to the Platte County R-3 … Continue reading

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