Hickman High School's Pamela Close was awarded the state's Outstanding Biology Teacher Award in May.
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An interim House committee on education is holding hearings in several communities. The interconnected issues of costly school transfers and failing schools were clearly on the minds of most in the room at Monday's hearing.
Where would you like to go to school? Columbia residents may not be able to pick which elementary school they would like their children to attend, but they might be able to name the new school.
The school will be in contact with the International Space Center sometime during the week of March 3, 2014.
A full-time nature elementary school for fifth-graders in Rock Bridge Memorial State Park is under consideration for the 2014-15 school year.
The money will go to a traveling iPad lab, take-home CPR kits and electronic book collections at Columbia's public schools.
Following concerns of bullying at Ashland high schools, Superintendent Chris Felmlee said his door is open to concerns about bullying.
Benton Elementary School celebrated the start of its third year as a STEM school with a showcase. Students participated in games and experiments and learned about the role that science plays in a variety of careers.
Central Missouri Community Action and MU medical students are collaborating to bring the California-based program to Columbia. Training for children and families on nutrition and health literacy will begin in the spring.
He congratulated Fairview students and teachers on having such a high Missouri School Improvement Program 5 score and for their constant hard work toward being one of the leading elementary schools in the state.
Assistant Teaching Professor Kristin Metcalf-Wilson's presentation kicked off MU's "Diversity in Action: Bridging Research and Practice" series. She spoke about her extensive research on women's health issues in the state of Missouri and their economic impact.
The student connected to a threatening message, identified as 17-year-old Jacob Meadows, died at an area hospital on Tuesday after he shot himself in the chest when police were at his home.
For the second year, revenue is up over expenses to the tune of $900,000. The district stopped contracting out for summer school in 2010.
Oakland Middle School parents attended a Columbia School Board meeting Monday to voice concerns about the lack of a geometry teacher there.
Fourteen community members appeared before the Columbia School Board on Monday to voice their opinions on funding the Walking School Bus program. A majority spoke in favor of continuing the program with school district money.
The St. Louis-based program HOME WORKS!, which began at Benton and Parkade elementary schools this school year, encourages parents to be more involved in their children's education.
The board will also vote on the school's naming committee and the district's contract with the PedNet Coalition for the Walking School Bus program.
Boston Public Schools have joined a federal program that offers all students free breakfast and lunch regardless of their family's income.
Three-year veteran Tracey Conrad will be temporarily replaced by Hickman Assistant Principal Eric Johnson.