Welcome to the Lathrop R-II School District

Welcome to the Lathrop R-II School's website.  Thank You for checking us out!
Our Mission is to develop character and educate all students to achieve lifetime success using high expectations, relevant experiences, and caring relationships.  In our schools, our community or on the playing field, we expect our students to score in the top of the state in academics, as well as in activities.  In recent years we've had ACT scores over 30, Academic All-State Softball Players, All-State Football Players, State Wrestling Champions, State Track Champions, State FFA Degree winners, a State Championship Softball Team, Poetry Out Loud state contest qualifiers, National Forensics Tournament Qualifiers, State Solo and Ensemble qualifiers, a Superior Band Rating, an Excellent Vocal Music Rating, State FFA Degree winners, Trap Shooting Champions and the list goes on. 
Our website, like our staff, is here to help you so if you can't find what you're looking for or need more information, please do not hesitate to give us a call, or stop by any of our schools.  You're always welcome!!
Again, please call, email, or stop by if you have any comments, questions, or concerns, and as always...GO MULES!!

Chris Fine, Superintendent
Lathrop R-II

Some banner photos courtesy of Clinton County Leader


The board candidate informational meeting scheduled for Wednesday, 12/12 has been cancelled due to an unavoidable conflict. Rescheduled for Wednesday, 12/19 at 6:30. If you are planning to attend or have a conflict with that date, please contact the district office at 528-7500.

Lathrop R-2 will have two school board positions up for election in April of 2019. Candidate filing begins on Tuesday, December 11th at 8:00 a.m. at the District Office at 700 East Street. Click HERE for the official notice with more details.

LHS Girls lost to East Buch Wednesday. The Boys beat Lawson on Thursday and advance to the Championship Game on Saturday at 4 where they will play East Buch. Our boys now have 3 practices, 2 wins and 0 losses! Click HERE for the updated KCI Tournament Bracket!
The LHS Football Team took 2nd Place in Class 2 with a record of 14-1! Great Season!
The LHS Cheer Team took 4th at State! Cantrell and Paul were selected All-State!
Your Lady Mules Cheer Team also qualified for State and will perform in the State Finals at Lindenwood University on Saturday, December 1st at 8:00 a.m. Click Here for more information.

Lathrop R-II will host the KCI Basketball Tournament beginning on Monday, December 3rd. Click HERE for the bracket/schedule.

The Lathrop Mules Football team will be playing Lamar on Saturday, 11/24 at 1:00 pm in Lathrop in the Class 2 Semi-Final Game. Click HERE for Game Day Information.

Lathrop R2 offers the Mule Nation a plethora of electronic ways to keep up with your child’s performance and school activities in general.  Probably too many really..but everyone has their preference on how to receive information and we aim to please! Click here for a document that has a list of all the electronic communication tools available to the Mule Nation. 

LHS Art Students Show at MWSU!  7 LHS students brought back awards.  Madison Douglas, Anna Watt, Maycee Nichols, Hannah Jennings, Angela Stockbridge, Amber Oswald and Paige Narron. Click HERE for the full story.

We are broadcasting some school and sporting events on our new streaming page on Facebook. Click here to like the page and get updates on when we are going live!"  

E-Cigarettes are not much safer than cigarettes.  Students are not allowed to possess or use e-cigarettes or JUULs on school property or at school events.  Parents should be aware that a seemingly large number of high school and junior high students are using these cigarette alternatives.  Click HERE for an informational brochure.  Click HERE for a website with more information on JUULing.

Lathrop R-II Trauma Informed School Information:  https://dese.mo.gov/traumainformed

Click HERE for the 2018-2019 elementary school supply list.
Click HERE for the 2018-2019 middle school supply list

Upcoming LR2 School Board Meetings:
Wednesday, September 12, 7:00.  Regular monthly meeting.
Wednesday, October 10, 7:00. Regular monthly meeting.

Our tax rate for 2019 will actually go down just slightly from $5.34 to $5.30. Click HERE for the notice of our tax levy hearing on August 8th at 6:45. 

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