Before seventh grade, 16-year-old Tyler McCutchen was shy. But as he stands on the stage as Mushnik, one of the lead roles in Battle High School’s production of "Little Shop of Horrors," it's hard to tell.
About 30 volunteers went to Derby Ridge Elementary School on Monday to teach classes on entrepreneurship and financial literacy.
A miscommunication between student reporters and Columbia Public Schools officials about whether Ryan Ferguson, just released from prison, could be interviewed on campus led to a two-hour meeting between the two camps Friday.
The trailer is intended to offer more food options and to reduce crowding in the high schools' cafeterias. On Thursday, Rock Bridge students could buy applewood-smoked pulled pork and pulled chicken barbecue sandwiches and coleslaw.
Domestic partners can be of the same or opposite gender and must be in a committed relationship with an employee for a year to qualify for health care coverage.
Hickman High School student Junyi Wu devotes a lot of his time to practicing and preparing for piano competitions throughout the year.
In light of the new school start and dismissal times this year, some families are sacrificing time together to make sure school, extracurricular activities and sleep all fit into their new schedules.
While in town to plan for his installation at the True/False Film Festival, artist Eric Rieger stopped by Lee Elementary School to teach students to create designs by weaving yarn through a chain link fence.
The grant was awarded after Rock Bridge students participated in an online safe-driving contest run by State Farm Insurance.
John Warner is using his more than 20 years of experience to handle the challenges of a new building with a new student body.
When the new Common Core educational standards were crafted, penmanship classes were dropped. But at least seven of the 45 states that adopted the standards are fighting to restore the cursive instruction.
Battle High School's FFA club hosted its first Agriculture Science Day on Wednesday. The event included a petting zoo, farm Olympic games, a hay ride and an ultrasound of sheep.
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.