The school held its fifth-grade graduation Friday at Woodcrest Chapel.
David Johnson was announced Thursday as Hickman High School's new boys basketball coach. This will be Johnson's second time holding the position. He coached the team in the early 1990s.
Eighteen Rock Bridge High School students were caught attempting a senior prank around 12:15 a.m. Thursday, according to the school's principal.
Traces of asbestos found in Parkade Elementary is cause for some of the school's students and staff to move for the summer.
The Columbia Public Schools Foundation awarded $46,170.85 in grants to benefit all schools in the district.
According to the 2007 National Survey of Children's Health, 31 percent of Missouri's children are considered overweight or obese. Missouri ranks near the middle, 27th, in the number of overweight and obese children.
The Columbia Public School district received a "What Parents Want" award, making it one of 28 Missouri school districts to receive the recognition. The award is based on information taken from parent questionnaires asking parents around the nation what they value in a school system.
MU economics professor Michael Podgursky has been appointed to the public policy institute to work on research for education reform.
Two veterans spoke to students about their experiences in the armed forces and the importance of education.
Forty-three students graduated from Columbia's alternative high school on Friday night.
Missouri is trying again to win a share of federal grant money for the state education program by submitting a new application.
This is a list of all Douglass High School graduates for the 2010 school year.
During his visit, Gibson presented awards to three students of Hickman's Columbia Aeronautics and Space Association.
Students at Nora Stewart Early Learning Center can learn firsthand where their fruits and vegetables come from.
The class of 2010 is the school's largest since 2005.
Windsor Street Montessori School allows Children's House students to continue their self-directed learning activities until junior high.
Across the country, districts are cutting summer school because it's just too expensive to keep. The cuts started when the recession began and have worsened, affecting more children and more essential programs that help struggling students.
Columbia Public Schools could benefit from a projected $4.3 million in additional tax revenue from IBM's decision to open a facility in Columbia. The money could stave off budget cuts in the next couple years.
Ninth-grade and 10th-grade students are scheduled to begin classes at Father Augustine Tolton Regional Catholic High School in the fall of 2011.
The Columbia Board of Education held a special session Thursday morning to discuss long-term plans related to district funding and school improvements. Topics of discussion included next school year's budget reductions and the status of the Comprehensive School Improvement Plan.