There are 4 positions of Director (School Board Member, Three 3-year terms and One 2-year term) of the Lathrop R-II School District to be filled in the municipal election scheduled for April 7, 2020. Declarations of candidacy for the position of Director of Lathrop R-II School District may be filed at the office of the District, 700 East Street, Lathrop, Missouri 64465, commencing at 8:00 a.m. on December 17, 2019, and ending at 5:00 p.m. on January 21, 2020, during business hours which are 7:30 a.m. through 4:30p.m. Tuesday through Friday (the district is closed on Mondays), except holidays. Following is a list of days that the office will be closed due to holidays: Monday, Dec. 23 through Friday, Dec. 27, and Monday. Dec 30, 2019 through Wednesday, Jan 1, 2020. There will be no filing if school district classes are canceled due to inclement weather. The names of qualified candidates shall be placed on the ballot in order of filing.

The Lathrop R-II School Board will sponsor an informational meeting for patrons of the Lathrop School District who are interested in filing for one of the two open positions for School Board Member.  The meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, December 11th, at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the Administration Building. Please call the superintendent’s office (816-528-7500), if you are interested in attending this meeting, so enough copies of printed materials will be available.