Three Rivers

TR Schools – Virtual learning in some buildings

Three Rivers Community Schools interim superintendent Nikki Nash said three of the district’s six schools will switch from in-person learning to a virtual format starting today and lasting through next week. Students at the district’s high school, middle school and Hoppin Elementary will return to in-person learning Jan. 31. Nash said the district in the past few weeks has seen …

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TR Schools – Ban on Pride flags lifted

A ban on Pride flags in classrooms at Three Rivers Community Schools has been lifted until further notice. The decision to allow the display of such flags was made during Monday’s four-hour Three Rivers Community Schools Board of Education meeting. Following a closed session lasting more than two hours, board members agreed to allow flags to be hung in classrooms, …

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TR Schools – Statement released regarding Pride flags

Three Rivers Community Schools officials have released a statement regarding Pride flags in classrooms. Released Wednesday afternoon and posted on the district’s website, the message recapped the situation that led to middle school health teacher Russell Ball walking off the job Monday and ultimately resigning. District officials said they were notified by what they call “an external party,” Nov. 18. …

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TR teacher resigns due to pride flag mandate

A Three Rivers teacher left his job in the middle of the school day Monday rather than adhere to a district-ordered mandate to remove a pride flag from his classroom. Russell Ball posted a video to social media minutes after resigning and leaving Three Rivers Middle School. Ball, age 43, taught physical education and health. Ball said an internal email …

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Update – TR schools renovations

Three Rivers Community Schools Superintendent Ron Moag recently discussed progress of work related to renovations at some of the district’s schools. In the wake of a voter-approved bond request in November 2019, work has started at Hoppin Elementary School and Three Rivers High School, and will eventually include Park, Andrews and Norton elementary schools. The request will generate $61.2 million …

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TR’s Moag up for DeWitt superintendent position

Three Rivers Community Schools Superintendent Ron Moag is one of six candidates being considered for the same post in a Clinton County district. The 56-year-old Moag is vying for the superintendent’s position in DeWitt Public Schools. The five-building, 3,200-student district is set to interview Moag at 6 o’clock Tuesday evening. Moag is finishing his third year as Three Rivers’ superintendent.

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Annual evaluation for TR superintendent

The superintendent of Three Rivers Community Schools has received a rating of “effective” by the district’s board of education. Third-year superintendent Ron Moag received results of the annual evaluation last week. Standards for the evaluation come from practices recommended by the Michigan Association of School Boards and takes into account several aspects of the superintendent’s job. Moag’s cumulative score placed …

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TR football – Players named to all-conference team

Despite a team that finished with one win in seven games this abbreviated season, Three Rivers High School’s varsity football team placed six people on the all-conference team. The Wildcats receiving recognition by the Wolverine Conference as first-team all-conference members are offensive lineman Jacob Reynolds, defensive lineman Luke Stasiuk and punter/place kicker Brayden Selent. Reynolds is a sophomore, Stasiuk and …

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Rotary names Most Representative Seniors

Benjamin Morgan and Hadley Miller were named “Most Representative Seniors” during last week’s Three Rivers Rotary Honors Night. The 62nd annual program took place last Thursday in a WRCI radio broadcast from Three Rivers High School. Voted by school faculty and staff, the Most Representative Seniors best exemplify the positive traits of their graduating class. Morgan plans to attend Western …

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TR schools superintendent receives evaluation

Three Rivers Community Schools Superintendent Ron Moag received an evaluation of “effective” during a special meeting last week. Moag, the district’s second-year superintendent, was graded based on an evaluation procedure established by the Michigan Association of School Boards. District officials said a tally of all categories resulted in a score of 3.4 on a four-point scale. The 86 percent rating …

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