With a week full of fun at tie-dye day, Citizen Jane film festival and the Shepard Stallion Stampede fundraiser, children dominated the week in photos.
In this photo by Jeremy Jardine, children jump in an inflatable bounce house at the Shepard Stallion Stampede fundraiser Saturday afternoon at Shepard Elementary School. The fundraiser typically brings in $10,000, which is used to pay for computers and improve the playground.
In this photo by Benjamin Zack, a student squeezes yellow dye onto her shirt during the Lee Expressive Arts Elementary School tie-dye day. By mid-afternoon, the blacktop behind the school was streaked in yellow, green and blue.
In this photo by Nick Michael, Hillary Carter touches up a sculpture known as "Lady Jane" on Thursday afternoon at Stephens College in preparation for the Citizen Jane Film Festival, which started Friday. Georgian artist Irina Tevzadze created "Lady Jane" for last year's festival, and the Citizen Jane staff decided to show the piece again this year.
In this photo by Jeremy Jardine, first-grade teacher Holly Snyder takes a victory lap Saturday after the tricycle race at the Shepard Stallion Stampede at Shepard Elementary School. This was the second consecutive year the tricycle race was included as an event.
In this photo by Benjamin Zack, David Kenyon kneels in prayer with his daughter Stacey, 13, and his horse, King, at the end of services at the Gateway to the High Country Cowboy Church in Columbia on Sept. 26. Kenyon is a horse whisperer from Moniteau County, Mo., who preaches while breaking horses.