May 22, 2013
Dina Kaissi is a junior at Stephens College and plays tennis. She will be interning this summer with cardiologist James Januzzi at Massachusetts General, if she passes her Medical School Admissions Test on May 30.
Fairfield Elementary School hosted its fifth grade field day and graduation pizza party on Wednesday. They played various games and ate food. The fifth graders will be moving on to three different middle schools in the new school year.
Annika Gilzow, 6, holds a sign she made for the graduating fifth-grade students Wednesday at Fairview Elementary School. The younger students in the school lined up to cheer on the fifth-graders as they walked around their school's track one last time.
Zoie Vahabzadeh, 10, signs her friend's yearbook at the fifth-grade graduation pizza party Wednesday at Fairview Elementary School. The graduating fifth-graders will be split up between three different middle schools in the new school year.
From left, fifth-graders Deborah Anderson, 11, Ellie Krug, 10, Alaysha Holmes, 11, and Kimmy Gross, 11, talk during their graduation party Wednesday at Fairview Elementary School. The fifth-graders had cotton candy, snow cones, pizza, a photo booth and a DJ at their party.
Lizzy Musco, 10, passes a hula hoop over her body during Field Day Wednesday at Fairview Elementary. Musco's group members had to link hands and step through the hula hoop before passing it on to the next student.
Tomas Wexler, 11, left, runs with partner Noah Wilson, 10, in the hula hoop race portion of Field Day Wednesday at Fairview Elementary School. In this event, students ran a track in pairs wearing a hula hoop over their bodies.
Ava Butler, 11, participates in the "minute to win it" portion of the fifth grade's Field Day Wednesday at Fairview Elementary School. To win, Butler had to move a cookie from her forehead to her mouth using different facial expressions.
Fifth-grade students wait as a arent volunteer explains a game during the fifth grade Field Day Wednesday at Fairview Elementary. The fifth-graders will be moving on to three different middle schools in the new school year.
Maxine Jeanette Frerking Worley, Jan. 11, 1926 — May 21, 2013
Wanda Faye Edwards Incle, Jan. 13, 1951 — May 18, 2013
Mildred Kennedy, Feb. 10, 1922 — May 20, 2013.
Brandon R. Coleman, Nov. 11, 1987 — May 19, 2013
A child calls to his father after being pulled from the rubble of the Tower Plaza Elementary School following the tornado in Moore, Okla., on Monday. The tornado made a direct blow on an elementary school.
Missourian reader Charlotte Dean shared these photos of Muriel Battle during her time at West Junior High School.
Muriel Battle eats during a celebration in the faculty lounge at West Junior High School.
Hedy Rackers, Charlotte Dean, Muriel Battle and Betty Fisher, an English woman who hosted the Battles, are shown in France.
English visitors are welcomed at West Junior High School on April 1, 1989, as part of an exchange program. Eliot Battle, back left, Muriel Battle, front right, and Charlotte Dean, middle front, were involved in the program.