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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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Fulton pool preps for opening day

Oestreich Swimming Pool opens Saturday, May 23

The pool opens for the season on Saturday, May 23. Click for more information and to see photos of the staff prepping the pool for opening day.

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Second annual ‘Callaway Plein Air’ event to kick off next week

Art House is hosting the second annual “Callaway Plein Air” event, during which artists will paint at public events May 28-30. Click to read more about opportunities to catch the artists in action.

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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.

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.

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Westminster names Akande as new president

National search brings St. Louis business school dean to Fulton

Westminster College selected Benjamin Akande as its next president, effective July 1. Akande arrives to Westminster after 15 years at Webster University in St. Louis, where he served as dean of the university’s George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology. Learn more about the college's new president.

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