Brryan Jackson has survived his father's attempt on his life to become a spokesman and leader for young people with AIDS. "It took a lot of hope and faith in God to get this far," the St. Charles County teen says. "But I feel my life is blessed."
All-Night Senior Party brings together graduates from each of the Columbia high schools for a safe way to celebrate after Graduation Day.
Mizzou Arena was booked on Saturday. And the dress of the day was cap and gown.
Five hundred twenty-eight students graduated from Rock Bridge High School on Saturday night, including a student who spent her last year taking online classes and a refugee from Liberia.
More than 600 students graduated from Hickman High School on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.
One of the highest-achieving classes ever to graduate from Hickman High School received diplomas Saturday at Mizzou Arena. A record number of seven valedictorians graduated with more than 600 other classmates.
Less than a year after she left Columbia Public Schools, former superintendent Phyllis Chase has come out of retirement to help lead a district in the Kansas City area.
Sen. Kit Bond was one of many voices emphasizing the importance of early childhood education Wednesday at the second Early Childhood Summit at MU. The speakers encouraged business leaders take an active role in early childhood education.
Candidates for student body president at Hickman and Rock Bridge high schools offered campaign speeches while teachers noted the responsibilities of the position.
Although a few participants at the 2009 Scripps National Spelling Bee chose to study at the hotel, the rest were in their element at the spelling bee's annual barbecue and picnic in McLean, Va.
Thirty-nine graduates from Douglass High School attended commencement at Launer Auditorium on the Columbia College campus Friday night.
Commencement speaker and graduating senior Haley Williams’ message to her 38 fellow graduates was that the school had brought together a group of students with various backgrounds and life challenges.
The deadline for School Board application submissions is 4:30 p.m. June 5, and the School Board hopes to have its new member by June 18.
Senior Haley Williams will be the featured speaker at the ceremony, held at Columbia College.
The Clay County sheriff and a deputy flew to Florida to retrieve William Scott Taveau from a detention center there and bring him to the jail in Clay County, where he was indicted for stealing.
The House voted down a bill that included expanding a college scholarship program and raising minimum pay for teachers.
The school board also voted to pay teachers an additional one percent of their salary.
A 1 percent increase for teachers and other professional staff will be considered.
A plan to ease crowding at Lange Middle School would send future middle-schoolers to Gentry Middle School and transfer some current Lange students to Gentry.
"This is not just a job for me, it's a vocation," she says.