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Two Full Time School Custodians Needed

The Moniteau County R-1 School District (California, MO) is currently accepting applications for an immediate full-time school custodian position in the California School district. There are two positions to fill. If you have any questions, please call the Superintendent’s office at 573-796-2145. Apply using Recruit and Hire found on the school website at www.californiak12.org and under Employment, Employment Opportunities, and then apply using Recruit and Hire.
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Moniteau County R-1 Board of Education Announces New Superintendent

The Moniteau County R-1 Board of Education would like to announce Daniel Williams was named the Moniteau County R-1 School District's new Superintendent effective July 1, 2022. Current Superintendent Dwight Sanders will be retiring June 30, 2022, and we wish him much congratulations on his retirement. The Board of Education is elated that Mr. Williams has accepted this offer and will serve as the Superintendent under a contractual agreement for the next two years. Mr. Williams currently serves the Winfield R-IV School District as the Superintendent. Mr. Williams's commitment to continuous improvement and dedication to the success of all students throughout his career has proven he is the best fit to carry forward the vision of the District. His track record of driving academic and staff excellence for Winifield R-IV School District over the past 5 years, along with his passion for working with students and families of our community, demonstrates his capability to succeed in this new role for the Moniteau County R-1 School District.
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Incentive Bonus for Substitute Teachers!!

The Moniteau County R-1 School District (California, MO) is currently seeking applicants for Substitute Teachers. Information on this process can be found on the school’s website under Employment and Substitute Teaching Information and Pay. Interested individuals should apply using Recruit and Hire found on the school website at www.californiak12.org and under Employment, Employment Opportunities, and then apply for the position Substitute Teacher. Starting Thursday, November 18, 2021, once a substitute has completed working 20 full, 7 hour days (or 140 hours total), they will receive a $500.00 incentive bonus on top of their regular pay. For every 20 full, 7 hour days (or 140 hours total) that they work after that, they will receive another $500.00 incentive bonus. If a substitute works a full 7 hour day (teachers have a plan time which makes their day a 7 hour day), the pay rate is $85.00, which is $12.14 per hour. If a substitute fills in for a teacher/staff member during their plan time, they will get paid for that extra hour as well. If a substitute covers for a staff member who works an 8 hour day, such as a secretary, or nurse, then they will be reimbursed for 8 hours, which will total $97.14. Contact the Central Office at 573-796-2145 with any questions.
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Summer Dead Week

This year's summer dead week will be Saturday, July 2 through Sunday, July 10. ALL FACILITIES WILL BE CLOSED and there will be no contact with student athletes. These dates are subject to change.
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MSHSAA Dead Week

This year's MSHSAA Dead Week will be July 30 through August 7. There will be no sport/activity specific events during this week. Dates are subject to change.
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California Middle School Ranks in top 30% of Middle Schools in Missouri

California Middle School recently placed among the top 30% of middle schools in the state of Missouri, making it a U.S. News Best Middle School. California Middle is ranked #73 in Missouri Middle Schools. Schools are ranked on their performance on state-required tests, graduation, and how well they prepare their students for high school. At California Middle, 55% of students scored at or above the proficient level for math, and 51% scored at or above that level for reading. Compared with the district, the school did better in math and better in reading, according to this metric. In Moniteau Co. R-I, 50% of students tested at or above the proficient level for reading, and 52% tested at or above that level for math. California Middle did better in math and better in reading in this metric compared with students across the state. In Missouri, 46% of students tested at or above the proficient level for reading, and 40% tested at or above that level for math. Congratulations to the teachers and students for your hard work and great accomplishments. Click on the above link for more information about this ranking.
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COVID Testing Offered

The School District is offering COVID testing for students this school year with a parent's signed consent form. If your child is sent home ill, you may request a COVID test from the school insead of going to the doctor's office. When quarantined as a close contact, testing with a negative result can be utilized for returning to school at an earlier date on a modified quarantine. We hope this will be beneficial in keeping students in school as much as possible. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Tammy Kirchoff at the middle school, 573-796-2146 or tammy.kirchoff@californiak12.org.
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Please don't block our text messages - Select your preferences instead.

We use School Messenger to communicate school events and important notices. If you have blocked us, you may not receive emergency notices such as school cancellations. You can control how you get School Messenger alerts (by text, phone, or email) by setting your preferences. (To receive texts, you must text Y or YES to 67587) For directions to set your personal preferences, click on the headline above.
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Apple Bus Company Contact Information

Student Transportation - Apple Bus Company Office Manager: Tanya Potter, tanya.potter@applebuscompany.com or apple.bus@californiak12.org 573-464-4383 and 573-464-4379
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Missouri Course Access Program (MOCAP)

Students have a right to enroll in virtual instruction classes at the District’s expense unless it is determined that it is not in the best educational interest of the student. Please reference Policy IGCD—Virtual Courses or click on the above headline
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