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The Washington School District is above state averages in all three areas tested in 2018-19, according to a newly released report.

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The Washington School District’s newly hired project management firm to assist with upcoming construction work will provide an update to school board members Wednesday night, Nov. 20.

New members of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) were inducted into the Chi Delta chapter during its annual fall induction ceremony at East Central College. PTK is the international honor society for two-year colleges. 

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With two of the four Prop Wildcats projects finished, the Union R-XI School District has turned its sights on the future.

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While the exterior of Prairie Dell Elementary is starting to look like a school, the inside is still very much a work in progress.

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East Central College Employees are seemingly happier working there compared to last year. 

As part of the Title I, Title II, Title III and Title IV program federal mandates, the Washington School District is required to have a Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) to assist in the development and evaluation of the Title programs.

On the heels of significant growth in the University of Missouri’s transfer student population, MU leaders and the state’s community colleges recently signed an articulation agreement highlighting their shared commitment to increase opportunities for student access and success.

An instructor at the Early Learning Center was honored this past weekend as the 2019 Outstanding Teacher of the Year in the Washington School District.

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The amount of money Franklin County schools receive from court fines and forfeitures has been cut by more than half in the last seven years due in part to the formation of the county municipal court.

Catapult Learning’s Summer Journey program wrapped up its third year as part of Union R-XI’s summer curriculum.

National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) officials Wednesday announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists, including three students in Franklin County, in the 65th annual scholarship program.

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Union High School students spent time this past summer learning about the college application process and how to become a leader as part of the Rural Emerging Leaders program offered by the University of Chicago.

East Central College will continue to implement its strategic plan strategies after a mock accreditation visit last week went well.

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The Union R-XI Board of Education approved new positions at the high school and middle school at its Aug. 27 board meeting.

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Unnamed no more, the new elementary school is officially Prairie Dell Elementary after the Union R-XI Board of Education passed a motion Tuesday night to approve it.

Kristie Holtermann, a 2013 graduate of Washington High School, has been selected to continue receiving the Smith-Glynn-Callaway Foundation Scholarship, administered by the Community Foundation of the Ozarks. 

The Washington Historic Preservation Commission recently approved two design plans for structures in historic districts. 

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The Washington School Board Wednesday night set its 2019 property tax rate at $4.1695 per $100 assessed valuation, which includes a slight rollback in the debt service levy.