Freshman Sophia Helm (Our Lady of Lourdes), center, was awarded the Legacy Embroidery scholarship at St. Francis Borgia Regional High School. To be eligible, the student must apply and be in good academic standing. The recipient must also exhibit strong school citizenship. Also shown are Leg…
Washington School District Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer has some concerns about legislation passed by the House and Senate that would allow students in kindergarten through high school to take online courses for free.
Washington High School joined 350 of the top high school quiz bowl teams this past weekend at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis for the 2018 High School National Championship Tournament to determine who was the best.
Washington School District officials thanked teachers and staff for their hard work and dedication to students at the annual end-of-the-year assembly, held last Wednesday at the high school.
One of the highlights of both the closing and opening assemblies for Washington School District staff is the presentation of the WINGS Foundation awards.
The Washington School Board has been selected as a recipient of a 2018 Outstanding Board of Education Award in Teaching, Learning and Assessment.
St. Francis Borgia Regional High School will hold its 36th annual commencement this Thursday, May 17, at 7 p.m. in the Ray DeGreeff Memorial Gymnasium.
The “concept” of pursuing school protection officers should be a decision of local school boards, said Washington School District Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer.
The Missouri House has passed a bill requiring high school sex education to include information about sexual harassment and assault.
Steve Ruether, Washington, will be the commencement speaker at St. Francis Borgia Regional High School’s graduation ceremonies Thursday, May 17.
East Central College Board of Trustees President Ann Hartley said Thursday that she and the board have confidence in President Dr. Jon Bauer and that it’s time to get to work and fix the problems at the college.
With its championship win at the Sunrise Invitational, the Scholar Bowl team from Washington Middle School proved itself worthy to play on a national stage.
The past and current realities of Catholic education, including enrollment numbers, operating costs and trends, were presented at six town hall meetings last week.
There was a sigh of relief in the East Central College boardroom Monday evening as President Dr. Jon Bauer announced the Higher Learning Commission had eased its probation recommendation to a lesser “on notice” status.
Celebrations over the Higher Learning Commission’s new recommendation for a less harsh ruling on East Central College’s accreditation were cut short Monday night, as the college’s faculty and staff reported a vote of no-confidence for President Dr. Jon Bauer.
Assistant Superintendent Mike Mabe is planning for a busy summer at Union R-XI with a long list of upgrades and maintenance projects spanning throughout the district.
Washington High School took the top two spots in a video challenge to educate their peers and community about the importance of always buckling up and never driving distracted or impaired.
The proposed Union R-XI 2018-19 budget includes raises for teachers and district employees, as well as funds for funds for maintenance throughout the district.
A longtime teacher and coach in the Meramec Valley School District has been named vice principal at St. Francis Borgia Regional High School, Washington, for the 2018-19 school year.
A steering committee formed by area Catholic church pastors has been meeting the past couple of months to discuss the future direction of schools and parishes.
Tuesday, months after a Higher Learning Commission team recommended East Central College be put on probation, the college got a chance to plead its case.
Safety was on the minds of Union school board members Monday night, April 16, as a budgetary update brought up the possibility of adding a fourth resource officer in the district and the lack of an SRO at Beaufort Elementary.
The Washington School District’s Pathways for Teachers team, consisting of approximately 60 staff members, met for a debriefing and exercises in understanding at the Four Rivers Career Center’s Confluence Room last Tuesday, April 17.
Spelling bee champions from 35 area schools will compete in The Missourian’s regional spelling competition, The Bee, this Saturday, April 21, at 9 a.m. at East Central College.
Last week, educators and caregivers flocked to Union High School Friday, April 6, where guest speaker Heather Forbes was teaching practical methods for dealing with severe behavior.
As part of the Title I, Title III and Title IV program federal mandates, the Washington School District is required to have a Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) which assists in the development and evaluation of the programs.
Washington School District Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer was among eight Missouri superintendents nominated for the prestigious Robert L. Pearce Award.
Monday, April 2, marked the 50-year anniversary of the day voters in Franklin County approved the establishment of East Central Junior College. The college marked the occasion with the first of many festivities to celebrate a half century of East Central College.
Universities and two-year colleges had reason to rejoice this past week after the state’s higher education budget was backed by legislators in Jefferson City.
The Washington School District wants students to “soar and elevate to new heights” over the summer by attending its elementary summer school program.
Union R-XI School District officials said they are feeling confident at the final informational meeting on Prop Wildcats before next Tuesday’s vote on the $27,750,000 no-tax increase bond issue.
Washington School Board members and officials Wednesday night listened to a presentation on the city of Washington’s sales tax renewal that will be on the April 3 ballot.
Melissa Feldman, early childhood special education teacher at the Washington School District’s Early Learning Center, has been nominated for a Missing Piece Puzzle Award by the Adam Morgan Foundation.
The Washington School District’s Early Learning Center is currently accepting enrollment applications for the 2018 summer session and the 2018-19 school year.