Education

How The Local Library Is Helping Small Businesses
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How The Local Library Is Helping Small Businesses

Many people think the local public library is great for kids and seniors but most of them don’t realize the important role it plays in the lives of small business owners and entrepreneurs. In addition to books and multimedia on creating and running a business, local public libraries often offer space for meetings and training, giving...

School Starts August 17th in Martin City!
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School Starts August 17th in Martin City!

The first full day of school for Martin City K-8 students is August 17, 2017! Centralized Enrollment for the 2017-2018 school year will take place at Grandview High School on August 2-3 and August 7-8 from 12:00pm – 6:00pm daily. This is a great opportunity for families to enroll all of their children at one location. All...

How You Can Help Ozanam Serve Our Youth And Build Our Community
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How You Can Help Ozanam Serve Our Youth And Build Our Community

For most people, the holidays are a wonderful time of year. They can be a time for family, friends, and togetherness.  They can be a time for parties and presents to celebrate our blessings and show our loved ones how much we care. But for some, the holidays are a reminder of what they are...

What is Proposition L on the November 8th Ballot?
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What is Proposition L on the November 8th Ballot?

Mid-Continent Public Library is placing an increase to its operating levy on the November ballot for the purpose of building and renovating library branches and maintaining or expanding library collections, services, and programs. The levy increase is titled Proposition L. If the levy is approved by the voters, the Library would renovate 28 Library buildings...

School Starts August 11th In Martin City!
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School Starts August 11th In Martin City!

It’s hard to believe summer is almost over! Martin City K-8 Grade School students report for their first full day of school on Thursday, August 11th and we are excited to announce, there have been many positive changes to the school, starting with their website! Over the summer, the Grandview School District constructed a new district website...

Ozanam hosts plant sale in April
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Ozanam hosts plant sale in April

It’s that time of year again to start buying flowers and plants for your garden! This year, why not consider shopping at the “Thyme for Kids” plant sale April 29th and 30th, 2016, at Ozanam right here in Martin City? Ozanam serves hundreds of youth each year. Staff members believe every child deserves to feel special...

Teaching life skills the “Mac-N-Seitz Way”
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Teaching life skills the “Mac-N-Seitz Way”

Mac-N-Seitz was founded in 1996 by former major league Baseball players, Mike Macfarlane and Kevin Seitzer. Their goal and dream was to provide Kansas City with a high caliber, professional baseball school using their 25+ years of major league experience and they did just that right here in Martin City, Missouri!  The instructors at Mac-n-Seitz...

School Starts August 12th in Martin City!
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School Starts August 12th in Martin City!

The first day of school is fast approaching! Can you believe August 13th is the first full day of school at Martin City K-8 School? For 6th Grade students, August 12th is “Transition Day” where they will attend for a half day to receive their schedule, find their locker, and follow their schedule. For all...

Martin City Schools Receive Grant From Big Lots
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Martin City Schools Receive Grant From Big Lots

On Friday, June 12th, Big Lots officially celebrated the grand opening of their new Martin City store with a ribbon cutting ceremony and a big surprise for two lucky area schools. Leadership from the neighborhood store presented $2,000 checks to both Belvidere Elementary School and the Martin City K-8 School! Principal Liz Means of Belvidere, and Assistant...

Martin City K-8 School Officially Starts August 14th!
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Martin City K-8 School Officially Starts August 14th!

Summer is almost over!   Can you believe August 14th is the first full day of school at Martin City K-8 School? For 6th Grade students, August 13th  is “Transition Day” where they will attend for a half day to receive their schedule, find their locker, and follow their schedule.  For all students of Martin City K-8...