The Columbia College students brought dances, languages and cultures from around the world into the elementary school as part of International Education Week.
At its Monday meeting, the Columbia School Board considered parents concern about overcrowding at Mill Creek Elementary School.
The board will consider proposed upcoming bond issues and Mill Creek area boundary changes.
The annual Veterans Day event included a performance of "The Star-Spangled Banner" by Miss Missouri Shelby Ringdahl.
Nominations for the new elementary school's name have been reopened until Nov. 22. Names are set to be announced in January.
Each panelist had about five minutes for remarks in which they used historical examples of U.S. military intervention to prompt discussion about Syria. The panelists then took questions from the 30 or so audience members.
The meetings will address the growth of the Catholic community in Columbia, including overcrowding at Our Lady of Lourdes Interparish School.
Mingu Kim of Columbia and Aaron Argyres of Clayton engineered a material for bone repair. In December, they will travel to Washington for the competition's final round.
Columbia Public Schools and Mill Creek parents met to discuss the issues surrounding school overcrowding.
Columbia Public Schools broke ground for the district's new elementary school that will be next to Muriel Williams Battle High School.
The money will help expand three preschool facilities in the St. Louis area, one in the Macon area in northern Missouri, and one each in the Calhoun and Polo school districts in western Missouri.
The new southwest elementary school will be located on the Sapp property at Scott Boulevard and Route KK.
Starting next fall, MAP tests could move online for all grade levels, and the questions’ difficulty would adapt based on students’ answers. These changes are meant to deliver more accurate assessments of student progress.
The Columbia School Board will form a committee to plan northeast elementary school boundaries.
Several parents and students spoke Wednesday against the Common Core State Standards at a Missouri House committee hearing at MU.
The community charged with naming the next public elementary school has whittled a list of public suggestions to four. Those names are not public yet.
Select classrooms at Grant, Shepard Boulevard, Russell Boulevard and Midway Heights elementary schools are using iPads to enhance student learning.
Anyone may address the House Interim Education Committee about any education concern from 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday at Reynolds Alumni Center at MU.
Last week's two-day lockdown in the Hallsville School District was prompted by the release of a man who police said had threatened to shoot students at a local school.
Local school officials last month asked state education officials to consider an upgrade and pointed to stable finances and improvement on school performance reports.