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Friday 01/16/2015
The Bee 2015 is March 21

School spelling bees are under way at area schools to determine who will advance to The Bee 2015, the regional spelling competition organized by The Missourian.

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Monday 01/12/2015
New Story Begins in this Week's Issue

Dizzy Dean stands among the legendary players who have left their mark on America's game. History remembers Dizzy not only for his prowess on the pitcher's mound, but also for his character off it.

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Thursday 12/18/2014
Teacher Guide Available for "The Gashouse Gang" Story

There are baseball heroes—and then there are legends.

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Saturday 12/13/2014
Angela Hopkins Is the 2014 Missourian In Education Teacher of the Year

Walking into Angela Hopkins’ fourth-grade classroom at Campbellton Elementary on a day when her students are working on the Missourian In Education weekly News Quiz, there is a constant chatter and rustling of newspapers, the occasional voice raised in excitement.  

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Tuesday 10/14/2014
Record crowd for annual Run to Read

The rain stopped long enough on Saturday, Oct. 11, for the 9th annual Run to Read to fulfill its promise to be a beautiful fall event. More than 260 people of all ages participated, gathering at the Washington Public Library for the third year.

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"Duck and Goose--Colors," by Tad Hills

Two storybook favorites are back in “Duck and Goose — Colors,” by Tad Hills, a board book in bright hues starring a whimsical pair of fowl friends. It’s the newest book chosen as a Baby Buzz Pick by parent educators with the Washington School District.

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Curriculum Resources

NIE Week Curriculum Available

This year, the American Press Institute (formerly the Newspaper Association of America Foundation) has partnered with the Newseum on  the annual curriculum. API has been creating Newspaper In Education Week curriculum for more than 25 years.

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Newspaper In Education Institute

Our membership to the Newspaper In Education Institute provides local educators access to more than 300 instructional resources, including teacher guides, student supplements, character education materials, numerous subject-specific resources, video & audio teacher training modules, and the popular NIE Instructional Calendar.

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Space Place

The Largest Asteroid Doesn’t Quite Cut It As a Planet

From a distance, Ceres might look a bit like any other planet you might see. It’s spherical, after all, and that’s one of the biggest requirements of planethood. But put it next to any other planet and you would quickly see that it is seriously tiny. It’s not even 1/5th the size of Mercury, which is the tiniest planet in the Solar System. This small size is one of the reasons why Ceres is classified as a dwarf planet.

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Sunday 01/25/2015
News Quiz

Click here to take this week's Missourian In Education News Quiz!

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Friday 01/23/2015
Congratulations to our Weekly News Quiz Winner!

Congratulations to Katelyn Grafrath, a 7th-grade student at Washington Middle School, for winning this week’s News Quiz. Katelyn won a $15 gift certificate to Imo’s Pizza in Washington or Union, our sponsor for this Missourian In Education News Quiz. 

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Thank You

Friday 07/11/2014
Thank You & Testimonials

View Thank You letters from students and Teacher Testimonials from educators who participate in the Missourian In Education program.

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Contact Us

Writing Guide Helps Students Write Book Buzz Reviews

Students submitting Book Reviews on the monthly Book Buzz Picks have a great resource in the Book Buzz Review Writing Guide. The guide provides tips and suggestions for writing reviews and a page for students to organize their thoughts.

  • icon Updated: October 28

"Wacky Winter Winners," January Book Buzz Picks

If your brain is on ice, generate some positive energy with a string of belly laughs. Break open one of Newsbee’s “Wacky Winter Winners,” and you’ll crack up faster than you can spell frozen. Reading warms the cockles of your hearts — let those cockles roar! These wacky books are guaranteed to have you agog with giggles. Enjoy!

  • icon Posted: January 05

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Tuesday 01/27/2015
Review: "Barracuda"
Updated: January 27, 2015 - 11:07 am

“Barracuda” by Christos Tsiolkas, is the story of teen Danny Kelly, a swimmer with talent. Danny is pursued by an elite private school to join their swim team. He’s offered a scholarship to cover tuition as his family is of modest means.

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