The Missourian asked a class of eighth-graders from West Middle School to answer this question: "What do you hope you can say about yourself in four years?" Here are their responses.
During the summer, West Middle School students along two bus routes will have slightly longer walks to the bus stop from their houses. This PedNet and Columbia Public Schools pilot program is an attempt to get kids moving.
Students and teachers from Smithton Middle School enjoyed a day of fun and games at Cosmopolitan Park.
Thirteen students received their diplomas at MU High School's 2014 graduation Saturday afternoon. MU High graduate Scott Thuong, who graduated at the age of 14, spoke of how independent study allowed him to pursue his dreams.
More than 300 students and 40 teachers from Columbia Public Schools will travel to Wyoming for a science field trip.
Two of the local students attended Rock Bridge High School, two attended Hickman High School, and one attended Helias Catholic High School in Jefferson City.
The ceremony for Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School's first class of graduating seniors was held Friday night in the school's commons area.
Douglass High School's largest graduating class includes some of the most "persistent, courageous, tenacious" students principal Eryca Neville has seen, she said at the commencement ceremony Friday.
Hickman High School graduates spoke of overcoming adversity and language barriers.
In its lawsuit, Normandy contends that the 1993 transfer law is unconstitutional and that the district cannot comply with its requirements. It was filed Wednesday in St. Louis County by the district and several residents, and it names as defendants the State Board of Education, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and 20 St. Louis-area school districts.
Rock Bridge Principal Jennifer Mast reminded those attending Thursday's ceremony that graduating from high school isn't an accomplishment to be taken lightly.
Ashley Popham and Jason McCloud became the first students to receive their diplomas from Muriel Williams Battle High School at a small ceremony Thursday night.
Eight students graduated from Columbia Independent School on Thursday. But first, they reminisced on their time together and reflected on what comes next.
Seniors from Hickman High School spoke about where they see themselves in the next four years. Some thought of graduate school. Others hoped for a journey abroad.
Columbia's high school seniors and nontraditional students are preparing to don their graduation gowns and caps and celebrate their successes. This graduation guide will help you celebrate with them.
The legislation calls for the governor to make an appointment to the education board within 30 days.
Often the people who call Common Core into question later admit to me that they have not read a single standard for themselves.
Hickman and Rock Bridge high schools have had literary and artistic reviews for years. Now, Battle High School has one, too.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Tuesday announced an additional $35 million in spending cuts for public schools and universities, citing concerns about declining state revenues from lottery sales and casino taxes.
The delay comes hours after a Republican-led House spending panel criticized the Obama administration's healthier school-lunch standards and proposed letting some schools opt out of them entirely.