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Beloved band member honored at Jay Band social

Published Jul. 29 2016
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As the sun set behind the treeline at Adkins Stadium on Thursday, some 100 members of the Jefferson City High...

Profiles in Teaching: A teacher's love

Published Jul. 29 2016
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Kat Burcham can't wait to see her kids' faces when they arrive to school Aug. 15.

SERVE prepares for back to school event

Published Jul. 28 2016
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The SERVE Back-to-School Fair is scheduled for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Callaway Christian Church in Fulton.

Profiles in Teaching: William Woods veterinarian treats horses, teaches students

Published Jul. 28 2016
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The good thing about teaching is witnessing light bulb moments when students understand something. The bad thing about teaching is...

Profiles in Teaching: Westminster professor finds hope in students

Published Jul. 27 2016
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Ronald Reagan was president during most of the 1980s, taking office Jan. 20, 1981, and leaving office exactly eight years...

Opponents question numbers used in cutting LU degrees

Published Jul. 24 2016
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Even as Lincoln University's curators were discussing the administration's recommendation to cut LU's history degree program in three years, opponents...

JCPS updates immunization, human sexuality policies

Published Jul. 24 2016
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The Jefferson City Public School Board went through a round of policy updates at its July meeting, including some changes...

Children stay cool while learning to swim

Published Jul. 22 2016
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Kids are beating the heat and learning important life lessons at Oestreich Swimming Pool in Fulton.

New Bloomfield schools focusing on improvement projects

Published Jul. 21 2016
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NEW BLOOMFIELD — Students and staff returning to New Bloomfield schools next month will notice improvements to curb appeal.

University review panel continues despite budget cut

Published Jul. 16 2016
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A panel tasked with recommending changes for the embattled University of Missouri System got its start Friday by outlining priorities...

Water well, other projects move forward at South Callaway School District

Published Jul. 15 2016
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MOKANE — A water well that serves the South Callaway School District failed about two weeks ago.

Jefferson City school board members lobby on DC trip

Published Jul. 14 2016
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A dozen Missouri school board members traveled to Washington, D.C., last week to discuss education issues, and among them was...

Fulton School Board discusses strategy, realignment

Published Jul. 14 2016
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Fulton schools officials will talk about changing elementary school boundaries when they meet in August.

School shootings: It could happen here

Published Jul. 13 2016
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Susan Cook recently earned a master's degree in sociology — and her studies included a concentration on school shootings.

Jefferson City FBLA team 7th at nationals

Published Jul. 13 2016
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Three Jefferson City High School seniors placed seventh in their category at the national Future Business Leaders of America competition...

Governor's withholdings to affect public schools

Published Jul. 10 2016
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Even though the withholdings from the Missouri state budget didn't appear to affect public schools, districts noticed increases for their...

Spanish students in town to learn English, absorb US culture

Published Jul. 8 2016
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Thirteen students from Spain are spending a month getting the full Missouri experience while improving their English.

JCPS teacher named regional award finalist

Published Jul. 7 2016
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Jefferson City Public Schools' Teacher of the Year Nikki Carel has been selected as a regional finalist, one step closer...

Jefferson City Public Schools 'tightening up' discipline

Published Jul. 4 2016
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Out-of-school suspensions at Jefferson City Public Schools spiked last year, in part because the district is combating a growing drug...

Team chosen to review University of Missouri after turmoil

Published Jun. 30 2016
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A former system president and a wealthy university donor will help review the University of Missouri following last year's turmoil.

Project Jump Start expected to help new Lincoln freshmen

Published Jun. 29 2016
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A new Lincoln University summer program is designed to ease the transition from high school to college for incoming freshmen.

Dyslexia screenings mandated

Published Jun. 29 2016
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Gov. Jay Nixon has signed a bill that requires every student in Missouri public schools to be screened for dyslexia.

Missouri to allow rating systems for preschool

Published Jun. 26 2016
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Before last week, Missouri was the only state in the nation that prohibited quality rating systems for preschools. However, Gov....