June 14, 2010
Language teacher Molly Froidl hands out folders for her incoming summer school sixth graders Monday afternoon June 14 at Ann Hawkins Gentry Middle School. Froidl polled the class to see how many students knew second languages. The most common were Spanish and French; nine knew Spanish, and four knew French. Russian and Korean were among the others.
Teacher Alex Dadant calls role for his incoming summer school sixth graders Monday afternoon at Ann Hawkins Gentry Middle School.
Fourth grader Stella Heflin, 9, completes multiplication tables in Mrs. Sharon Jacoby's class on the first day of summer school at Fairview Elementary School. This class, entitled Sherlock Holmes, uses math skills in a fun way to solve crime and mysteries. Today's crime involves a burglary at a mansion.
The sound of laughter filled the halls of Fairview Elementary School as students returned for the first day of summer school.
Jacob Stone, 8, and Brandon Pfau, 9, used colored plastic shapes to create equilateral triangles on the first day of summer school at Fairview Elementary School. This class, entitled Sherlock Holmes, uses math skills in a fun way to solve crime and mysteries.
Sharon Jacoby leads a classroom of fourth and fifth graders in a math lesson on the first day of summer school at Fairview Elementary School. Jacoby explained to students that this class uses math skills in a fun way to solve crimes. Today's crime involved a burglary at a mansion.
A recent study shows a relation between alcohol consumption and increased gambling wagers.
Nan George, center, a Quaker and member of the Columbia Friends Meeting, invites attendees of the Mid-Mo Pridefest to join in an interfaith service Sunday, June 13. George emphasized that the Quakers are an inclusive, peace-based church.
Kevin Goldberg is special counsel to Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, a law firm specializing in telecommunications law and regulations.
Ed Wakner, of Topeka, Kan., competes at the Show-Me State Senior Games on Saturday.
Members of a Topeka, Kan., softball team gather together before their game at the Show-Me State Senior Games on Saturday.
Jim Ahearn of St. Louis and Craig Yager of Columbia fight over the ball at the Show-Me State Senior Games in the men's soccer over-50 division on Saturday
Members of South St. Louis FC take a rest during an injury timeout Saturday.
Steven and Jean Abernathy, front, and Steve Reichlin and Carla Johnson waltz on the dance floor during the ballroom dance competition at the Show-Me State Games on Saturday at the Christian Fellowship Church. The Abernathys, who said they have been dancing for three years, competed in the waltz, tango and foxtrot as well as the championships. Reichlin and Johnson, who said they have been dancing for six years, competed in the waltz, tango and foxtrot, cha-cha, rumba, and east coast swing.
Lynn Longseth and Jackie Johnston compete in the ballroom dancing competition at the Show-Me State Games on Saturday morning.
Bharat Shah, a plastic surgeon and an inventor at Inveno Health in Springfield, has developed a new way of Intermaxillary Fixation, also know as jaw wiring. The blue skull in his hand is wired with the new system that uses polymer bars and supports, while the white skull is wired with the method normally used.
June 13, 2010
Mark Van Matre, center, and his wife, Joan Van Matre, right, had their own cheering section at the Missouri Senior Games Pickleball Tournament on Saturday, after Mark's mother Lee Van Matre, left, arrived to watch them play.
Diana Meyer, 67, fires a ball over the net during the Missouri Senior Games Pickleball Tournament on Saturday. "When you get good players out there, there's some fast action," said her doubles partner Skip Deming.
Mark Van Matre, 60, returns a serve during the Missouri Senior Games Pickleball Tournament on Saturday as his wife and doubles partner, Jan Van Matre, looks on. "It's the most fun game I've ever played," she said.
Johnston Ewing, 66, competes in the pole vault category at the Missouri State Senior Games on Saturday at the MU Audrey J. Walton Stadium. Ewing has been competing in senior games since the age of 50.