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Jefferson Junior High School is one of three junior high schools in the Columbia Public School District.
The Pinnacles Youth Park features several hiking trails, fire pits and small picnic shelters near massive cliffs, or "pinnacles," carved into the limestone in the park.
Timothy Wolfe will become the 23rd president of the University of Missouri System when he takes office Feb. 15, 2012.
Paxton Keeley Elementary School is named for the first woman to graduate from the MU School of Journalism.
Two Mile Prairie Elementary School is a merger of three rural Boone County schools in the 1960s.
Rock Bridge Elementary School was not part of the Columbia school district when it first opened in 1957.
Mill Creek Elementary School opened in 1988.
New Haven Elementary School opened in 1954.
John B. Lange Middle School opened in 1997 for students in grades six and seven.
Midway Heights Elementary School opened in 1956.
West Boulevard Elementary School was constructed to be a "model school" for the Columbia Public School District.
Shepard Elementary School opened in 1968 and was built on what used to be the Shepard Dairy Farm.
Parkade Elementary School opened in 1958.
Russell Boulevard Elementary School opened in 1958.
Alpha Hart Lewis Elementary School opened in January 2010 to replace the outdated Field Elementary.
Ridgeway Elementary School is a magnet school based on the concept of individually guided education. It draws students based on a lottery system.
Ann Hawkins Gentry Middle School opened in 1994.
Frederick vom Saal is known for his work studying the effects of natural and synthetic hormones on the body, specifically Bisphenol A or BPA.
Blue Ridge Elementary School is one of the public schools in Columbia.
Grant Elementary School is the oldest existing school building still in use in the city and is designated as a local historic site.