December 19, 2008
Jennifer Luna flips through flash cards while teaching her students how to read by associating pictures with words. Luna teaches special needs students proper behavior in addition to everyday schooling.
Jennifer Luna helps one of her students sound out the words in "The Farm" on Nov. 12 at Parkade Elementary School. Luna is a learning transition specialist at Parkade.
December 18, 2008
Keith Ramsey was a first team All-Panhandle Conference selection during each of his two years at Okaloosa-Walton (Fla.).
Missouri's Bekah Mills suffered a season-ending knee injury before the start of last season and was seeing limited minutes at the start of this season. But she has started the past five games at point guard.
Senior Lori Halvorson, a captain on the Missouri women’s swimming team, holds three individual records for the Tigers. Coach Brian Hoffer calls her “one of the best” in school history.
Rock Bridge guard Matt Kelly drives down the court Dec. 18 against host Hickman.
Andy Anderson, coordinator for the Mid-Missouri Internet Crimes Task Force, is cross-examined by defense attorney Tony Manansala on Thursday.
Defendant Clarence Arthur Tremaine waits for his jury trial to begin Thursday. Tremaine is charged with possession and promotion of child pornography.
Andy Anderson, coordinator of the Mid-Missouri Internet Crimes Task Force, testifies during Clarence Arthur Tremaine's jury trial on Thursday. Tremaine is charged with possession and promotion of child pornography.
UM System budget reduction impact statement filed with the state Department of Higher Education on Thursday.
Elaine Johnson is the new director of Orr Street Studios. She says she is not an artist but loves art.
December 17, 2008
Victoria Johnson, associate professor of sociology, listens to Chancellor Brady Deaton speak at a general faculty meeting in Jesse Wrench Auditorium on Dec. 17. Deaton addressed faculty concerns stemming from the current state of the economy and from potential budget cuts of up to 25 percent.
Steve Donorio, the "Radio Ranger" at KOPN/89.5 FM, checks his levels as he begins a tune during his Sunday radio show.
Dee Campbell-Carter taught first-graders at Rock Bridge Elementary School about the meaning of Kwanzaa on Dec. 17 in the school’s library. First-graders learned a song to remember the Swahili words associated with the holiday.
The following are excerpts from Steve Donofrio’s Dec. 7 Radio Ranger show on KOPN/89.5 FM. The Critter Du Jour is another segment on Radio Ranger. This week Donofrio talks about the cedar waxwing.
The following is an excerpt from Steve Donofrio’s Dec. 7 Radio Ranger show on KOPN/89.5 FM. Every week Donofrio discusses a different tree during a segment entitled Tree Time. This week, he talks about the American holly.
Elayna Mottaz, left, and Melissa Carranza play African instruments Wednesday during a Kwanzaa presentation at Rock Bridge Elementary School. Dee Campbell-Carter taught the first-graders about the holiday.
On Wednesday at Rock Bridge Elementary, Dee Campbell-Carter shows a mask her family made during Kwanzaa. Kuumba, Swahili for creativity, is celebrated during Kwanzaa.