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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.

South Callaway principal agrees to get blue mohawk if students meet attendance goal

If South Callaway Elementary School meets its attendance goal, Principal Corey Pontius has promised to let students give him a blue mohawk on the last day of school, which is Monday.

South Callaway to delay multi-purpose building discussion until January

School board votes 4-3 to deny project bid

The South Callaway R-II Schools Board of Education voted Wednesday night to not accept a bid for the multi-purpose building and, in a separate vote, decided to table discussion of the project until January. The vote on both items was close with four voting against and three voting for in both matters.

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South Callaway students leap toward summer

Elementary students partake in field day activities as school year’s end nears

South Callaway Elementary School held its field day Tuesday. Click for photos.

Community, students invited to sign up for summer trip through Auxvasse Elementary

Jeremy Divers to host community informational meeting on Summer ‘16 American History Tour of major north-eastern cities

There will be an informational meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 7 at the Auxvasse Elementary School on this trip, and all community members are welcome.

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147-year-old Westminster College fraternity recognized as oldest west of Mississippi River

Alpha Delta chapter of Beta Theta Pi at Westminster College celebrates its history

The 147-year-old Alpha Delta chapter of Beta Theta Pi at Westminster College was recently recognized for its history. The chapter was the first fraternity established at Westminster and the oldest of any college fraternity west of the Mississippi River.

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Westminster College selects its president Barney Forsythe as commencement speaker

Westminster College selected its president, Barney Forsythe, as its commencement speaker. Forsythe is retiring at the end of this school year after spending a decade at the college.

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William Woods University chooses alumna as commencement speaker

Gina Loudon to give graduates advice, wisdom

Gina Loudon, class of 1990, is an author, anchor, columnist, talk show host and news commentator.

Westminster College hopes to name new president by mid-May

Search committee has applicants narrowed down to 3

Westminster College is hoping to name a new president in the next couple weeks.

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Westminster College honors Jane Forsythe with award during alumni weekend

Jane Forsythe reflects on her time at Westminster and her community involvement during her decade living in Fulton.

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Forsythes say farewell to Fulton

Westminster College President Barney Forsythe and Westminster First Lady Jane Forsythe hosted the Fulton and Callaway County community Tuesday as an opportunity to say farewell to the place they’ve called home for a decade. Click to see photos.

New Bloomfield chooses architect for facility repairs

Voters approved $2 million no-tax increase bond issue this month to fund facility repairs

The New Bloomfield R-III School District Board of Education selected the architect who will assist the district with facility repairs, which will be funded by the bond issue voters approved earlier this month. The district decided to use an architect for the project after legal counsel advised the district against using a performance contractor.

More than 500 high schoolers will be in Fulton for STEM competition

More than 500 high students from Missouri will be in Fulton Saturday for the Missouri State Science Olympiad at Westminster College.

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South Callaway students present to school board on academic programs

South Callaway schools parents packed the Board of Education meeting Wednesday night to see their children present to the board about academic programs in their schools. Read more about their presentations.

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Callaway County Public Library holds bat-themed activity night

The Callaway County Public Library in Fulton hosted bat-themed activities and read a bat-themed story Tuesday night. Click to see photos from the event.