At Wednesday's World Cafe, Columbia Public Schools invited community members to discuss how to prepare students to achieve goals.
Columbia residents interested in attending the World Cafe can reserve a spot until Wednesday morning by contacting the Columbia Public Schools Community Relations Department at 214-3960.
The school's principal said the Stallion Stampede fundraiser typically brings in at least $10,000. This year the school plans to use that money to buy iPads.
Rock Bridge, Hickman and Battle high schools were among the schools competing in the annual event Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
Even though its main backer is out of the game, Amendment 3 is still on the Nov. 4 ballot, and opponents want to make sure it doesn't pass.
The disturbance Thursday included an assault of a teacher.
The MAC Scholars program speaks to parents about how to best influence multicultural children academically.
The Rock Bridge High School marching band had its best performance at the Fort Zumalt North River City marching band competition under first-year director Patrick Sullivan.
Jeri Petre will be recommended to become principal of the elementary school set to open next year.
The $2.3 million from the National Science Foundation will help answer the question of how to ensure that elementary school students have access to high quality mathematics instruction.
The School Board also approved more than $30,000 in building renovations.
Rain didn't stop the fun for the students, teachers and family members attending Friday's Fairview Fever, the school's largest fundraising event of the year.
At Monday's meeting, Columbia School Board members will discuss funding a pilot program for girls lacrosse at all three high schools. The proposal would create club teams for spring 2015 and Missouri State High School Activities Association-approved teams by the 2016-17 school year.
The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education says the grant could expand preschool programs for 4-year-olds in what it describes as "high-need communities."
The program is meant to help low-income and first-generation applicants navigate the sometimes overwhelming process and increase the number of college applications in Missouri.
The Columbia Audubon Nature Sanctuary hosted an event to get second-graders excited about science by teaching them about bird adaptations and communication.
Sixth Ward Councilwoman Barbara Hoppe said the city could benefit from working with the Youth Advisory Council.
After raising more than $2,000 for ALS research, the Peer Ambassadors at West Middle School dumped buckets of ice water on their teachers' heads Friday. It was all part of a new elective class at the school that allows students to show leadership skills in school.
The school district's security officials now receive a text message whenever police respond to an incident within 2,000 feet of a school.
"Would children eat this?" It's a question that Brad Faith has to ask daily as a chef for the Columbia Public Schools Nutritional Services Department.