The Columbia Public School Board did not approve the outsourcing of custodial services at Battle High School. The board approved the revised Common Core curriculum and heating, ventilation and air conditioning installation at four schools.
Thirty Minority Achievement Committee Academic Leaders will participate in a roundtable luncheon with community leaders and professionals of color on Wednesday.
Veterans and family joined students from Ridgeway Elementary School for a luncheon to celebrate Veterans Day.
The Columbia School Board is expected to vote on custodial services at Battle High Schoolat its meeting Monday night.
Douglass High School teachers will add books to their curricula and expand a healthy eating program.
Columbia Public Schools is voting in November on changes to its PE curriculum that will accommodate the grade redistribution which will be in place next year.
Justin Eddy, 9, from Rocheport, recently made the finals of the All American Quarter Horse Congress in Columbus, Ohio. He's committed to trying to win it next year.
Students from Mill Creek Elementary School in Columbia talk about the role of the president and how they feel about politics.
Lee Expressive Arts Elementary School celebrated its 20th annual Fall Festival on Wednesday. The all-day event began with a parade at 9 a.m. and a day full of school activities.
In a 4-2 vote, members of the Columbia School Board appointed former board member Darin Preis to sit on the board until a public election in April 2013.
The Columbia School Board will hold a meeting Tuesday to interview the board candidates and fill the vacancy of Paul Cushing's position.
Kristin Veteto works as a music therapist to help students at Delmar A. Cobble to improve speech development and skills such as finger dexterity, reaching and grasping.
The 59 students who participated researched the candidates' lives, political careers and stances on issues in order to write a speech, create pamphlets and fliers and post information on poster boards.
Honors English and government students at Oakland Junior High School will put on a mock political convention Thursday. They will give speeches as candidates from the local, state and national levels.
A food drive for Gentry Middle School collected more than 2,100 jars of peanut butter. The jars will be donated for use in the Buddy Pack program at the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri.
Jefferson Junior High School was placed on lockdown Tuesday afternoon according to a Columbia Public Schools text.
Now in its second year, Dance Outside the Box, an extension of Dream Outside the Box, provides the opportunity for children with fewer resources to take classes from professional dancers.
Angie Schlotzhauer teaches art at New Haven Elementary School and sells handmade jewelry online. She said she wants to teach her students to think creatively and encourage individuality.
Rock Bridge Elementary School parent volunteers hoped to raise more than $20,000 from the Annual Chicken BBQ fundraiser to support the school.
A Columbia speech-language pathologist offers fun, fall-related activities to help improve skills for children with speech and language difficulties.