May 23, 2013
The Hickman Lacrosse Club team.
Aiden Almanza, 5, rides his bike with neighbor Natalie Jackson, 6, on May 12 in the Golf View Condominiums, which is across the street from the newly constructed Battle High School.
The neighborhoods around the new Battle High School, including these houses on Trikalla Drive, north of Clark Lane in northeast Columbia, will see increased traffic and eventually, more residential and commercial development.
Ja'Kayon Smith, left, Da'kaveon Jacobs, left center, and Keishawn Armor attempt to block Isaiah Evans from making a shot during a driveway basketball game May 12 on Trikalla Drive, near Clark Lane and Battle High School.
Missouri pitcher Chelsea Thomas winds up during the final inning of the NCAA Columbia Regional Semifinal Saturday at University Field. Thomas gave up eight hits and walked two, but maintained a shutout, her sixth complete game shutout of the season. She completes her five-year career at MU at the end of this season.
Ellie and Caroline Ragland discuss Ellie’s upcoming trip to California to speak at a conference over dinner. Ellie Ragland is an English professor at MU and says she does not believe in God. “But I deeply believe in religion.”
St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Tyler Lyons throws against the San Diego Padres in his Major League debut Wednesday in San Diego.
Kansas City Royal starter James Shields delivers a pitch against the Houston Astros on Wednesday in Houston.
Members of Chelsea FC work out Wednesday at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. Chelsea is scheduled to play an exhibition soccer match against rival Manchester City on Thursday evening in St. Louis.
May 22, 2013
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.
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.
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.