This is the first time Columbia Public Schools is implementing a two-hour delay to the start of school as an safety option during inclement weather conditions. Dismissal times will not change.
The Youth Advisory Council, for ages 14 to 19, will advise the City Council and weigh in on other youth-related issues in the community.
Residents can voice their opinions on the proposed changes at forums from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Gentry Middle School and from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Smithton Middle School.
Reader Skyler Huff writes about how Frederick Douglass High School students are engaged in their learning rather than just encouraged to graduate, and how it wouldn't be possible without the help of the community.
Two Columbia chamber scholarships, Don Day Agribusiness & Bioscience and the Russell V. Thompson Scholarship are open for 2015 applications.
Jo Cunningham, a retired Jefferson Junior High School teacher, incorporated travel experiences into her 31-year career as a Spanish teacher.
School gives up annual candy fundraiser to emphasize new guidelines that discourage sweet treats and other unhealthy snacks in the classroom and lunchroom.
GlaDos the robot can recognize faces and speech, as well as sing and dance. Smithton Middle School students chose songs for GlaDos to play as a type of "robot karaoke."
Students raised enough money to buy two heifers, three sheep, two water buffalo, two goats, three flocks of chickens, two flocks of ducks, a share of a llama and 10,000 honeybees.
So far, incumbents Christine King and Darin Preis are the only candidates for three-year terms.
On Friday, 175 graduates from the MU College of Engineering looked forward to starting a new chapter — and having more free time.
Douglass High School Principal Eryca Neville knows the students who walk by her office — not just their names, but also their stories. She constantly reminds them that she sees them — really sees them.
Battle High School is Rachel Bennett's "home away from home." The assistant principal and single mother of seven balances her fierce dedication to her students with her children at home.
Eight schools in Columbia are now working with the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture to develop their outdoor classrooms.
Columbia READS! is asking for donations of old tablets to provide children with access to online books.
Dozens of elementary students converged on the steps of MU's Memorial Union on Tuesday to sing holiday songs despite the day's cold weather.
The idea, which emerged from a class at Battle High School, will be introduced Monday night and go up for a vote by the Columbia City Council in January.
Henry Huang, an eighth-grader at Gentry Middle School, has earned a spot in the division finals of the Music Teachers National Association Junior Piano Competition.
The school was set to open in the fall of 2015.
The $3.9 billion plan would likely increase Americans' phone bills by about $2 a year.