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Missouri affidavit cause for confusion

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.

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Free breakfast program now offered at FPS

“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.”

DESE releases statewide MAP scores

Missouri students did well on last spring's math and English language arts MAP (Missouri Assessment Program) tests.

North Callaway announces lunch policy

The North Callaway School District released its 2015-2016 free and reduced price lunch policy and student eligibility.

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Akande has first day as Westminster president

Benjamin Ola Akande had is first day as Westminster College's new president.

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North Callaway School Board meeting introduces Flex Program

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.

New Bloomfield schools move forward with bond issue facility projects

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 business programs receive accreditation

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 schools work to improve professional development

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.

South Callaway School Board approves next school year’s budget

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.

North Callaway School Board hears technology upgrade options

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.

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Veteran reminds Auxvasse Elementary students why Memorial Day is celebrated

In honor of Memorial Day, Colonel Charles E. McGee answered students questions at Auxvasse Elementary School Thursday afternoon. Click for photos from his visit.

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New Bloomfield school board hears updates on bond issue projects

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.

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Family reflects on son’s ‘incredible year’

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.

South Callaway recognizes long-time employees, retiring personnel

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.