The Washington Missourian's youth literacy project, Book Buzz, commemorated its 10th anniversary in September. Watch a special video looking back at the history of the program.
Whether you have travel plans for this summer or not, The Missourian is treating all of its readers to a trip, of sorts, around the world, and you won’t even have to pack a bag or find your passport.
Students from 36 Franklin and Warren County schools vied for “Top Speller” honors at The Bee, the third annual regional spelling competition organized by The Missourian.
Union Middle School seventh-grade student Emily Braun competed against 36 other school spelling bee champions to win The Bee, The Missourian's regional spelling competition held Saturday, April 20. Garrick Ogle, a sixth-grade student at Marthasville Elementary was Runner Up.
April 22 is Earth Day and Missourian In Education is celebrating by teaching readers -- young and older -- about the Missouri River.
Missourian In Education teachers who receive classroom newspapers through our program must complete an annual Newspaper In Education Affidavit Form. These forms are required during the Alliance for Audited Media's yearly review of the Missourian In Education program. Affidavits verify that classroom newspapers were requested and received and were used as part of an educational program. Click on the accompanying link to access this year's Missourian In Education Affidavit Form.
Students from 39 area schools will compete in The Bee, a regional spelling competition organized by The Missourian, on Saturday, April 20, at East Central College in Union.
A new gardening series, Amazing Soil, began in the March 9-10 edition of The Missourian. The weekly Newspaper In Education features teach young readers about soil, raised bed gardening, germinating seeds, composting, insects, organic gardening, and conservation. Each feature provides information for readers of all ages and activities for smaller green thumbs.
Newspapers across the world are celebrating young readers this week during the annual commemoration of Newspaper In Education Week.
Family Reading Night WILL be held as scheduled at Washington Middle School tonight, Friday, March 1, beginning at 6 p.m. See you there!
The deadline for the "Fired Up About Reading!" poster contest has been extended until 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, because of school cancellations due to winter weather. The winner will win his school a visit from award-winning children's author/illustrator Kenneth Kraegel on Friday, March 1.
No matter what the time of day or night, you'll find Chris Stuckenschneider paging through the latest novel or immersed in a stack of picture books for Book Buzz consideration. A longtime literacy advocate, Chris will keep you in the know about books. Page on with The Missourian's book editor--news, reviews and more for book lovers of all ages. To read her blog entries, click HERE.