An affidavit for a Missouri statute passed in August 2014 has created a disconnect between Callaway County school district officials and the School Board Association.
“We only have 20 minutes to serve the students and there’s no way to get all of the students who probably need or want breakfast through the line with traditional serving,” Fletcher explained. “So that’s why we chose to go to the Breakfast in the Classroom. We can divide up the serving stations and give them more places to go to get breakfast in the morning.”
Missouri students did well on last spring's math and English language arts MAP (Missouri Assessment Program) tests.
The North Callaway School District released its 2015-2016 free and reduced price lunch policy and student eligibility.
Benjamin Ola Akande had is first day as Westminster College's new president.
The North Callaway School Board approved the implementation of the School Flex Program at their regular meeting Tuesday. The program will allow juniors and seniors to complete a minimum of 2 hours of class so that the rest of their day could be spent at work, volunteering or taking college courses.
Board approves selling of bonds, awards bid for HVAC repairs
New Bloomfield residents will soon see work start on facility projects funded through the $2 million no-tax increase bond issue, which voters passed in April. The New Bloomfield R-III Board of Education awarded a bid for the HVAC project to Clearview Enterprises LLC, a company which has done work in the Jefferson City and Columbia school districts previously. Additionally, the district’s financial adviser, L.J. Hart and Co., will begin to solicit investors for the bonds.
William Woods University received accreditation for its business, accounting and graduate business programs during an Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs conference June 14.
South Callaway R-III schools is making an effort to improve professional development in the district. The school board recently approved a 5-year professional development plan. And, coaches will soon have a professional development day as well.
Board to hear proposal for after school program next month
he South Callaway R-II School Board approved the district’s 2015-16 budget at its regular meeting Wednesday night. Read more about the approved budget and about the board's discussion of a potential after school program in the district.
The North Callaway R-I School Board covered five options for upgrading technology equipment available to students. Part of the $6 million bond issue would provide funding for the update.
In honor of Memorial Day, Colonel Charles E. McGee answered students questions at Auxvasse Elementary School Thursday afternoon. Click for photos from his visit.
The New Bloomfield R-III School Board approved an architectural contract with Porter, Berendzen & Associates, out of Columbia, at its regular meeting Thursday. The architecture firm will work with the district as it completes projects outlined in its recently approved bond issue.
New Bloomfield student with Down syndrome graduates
After multiple years attempting to find an education institution that was a good fit for their son with Down syndrome, Cindy and Jon Kampeter found it. They reflect on their son, Chris, and the "incredible year" he had at New Bloomfield High School.
Instructional coaches present end of year report to school board
The South Callaway R-II School District recognized long-time employees and retiring personnel at its school board meeting Wednesday night. And, a group of the district’s instructional coaches gave a presentation to the board of education.