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.
The Missouri Interscholastic Press Association (MIPA) recently selected two outstanding Missouri journalism educators for its annual Journalism Teacher of the Year and Emerging Journalism Educator awards.
The walkout at Washington High School Wednesday was an opportunity for students to reflect and honor the 17 students and staff members killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Valentine’s Day, said Principal Dr. Kelle McCallum.
The Washington School District hosted a Student Summit on Digital Citizenship Monday, March 12, at Washington High School’s Little Blue Jay Gymnasium.
As East Central College’s day of reckoning in front of the Higher Learning Commission board draws ever closer, college stakeholders are working overtime to remedy problem areas raised in the report that recommended its accreditation be put on probation.
Washington School District Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer issued the following statement Thursday afternoon in response to the district employee who was arrested resulting in the closure of all schools for that day.
Washington High School students will be given the chance to participate in the National School Walkout Wednesday morning, March 14 — a protest spurred by the Parkland, Fla., school shooting.
The Washington School District was closed Thursday after a school custodian allegedly tried to buy a gun and ammunition while warning of “a lot of shooting.”
Washington High School is participating in Theater in Our Schools Month (TIOS), a grassroots effort to educate everyone about the benefits of having theater in the schools, and to draw attention to the need for more access to quality programs for all students.
The first steps toward remedying concerns brought up by an accreditation team that visited East Central College last year were hotly debated Monday night at the college’s monthly board of trustees meeting.
Possible tuition increases for the 2018-19 academic year were put on hold at the Monday, March 5, East Central College board of trustees meeting, as state education funding is still being debated in Jefferson City.
The Union School District will move forward with rolling back its voice service and increasing its current internet service. A proposal to do so was approved by the school board at its February meeting.
After the latest school shooting that claimed 17 people’s lives in Parkland, Fla., last month, students are planning a nationwide walkout in hopes of sending a message on gun violence in the country.
Washington School District officials will share results of a community survey conducted seeking input from staff, parents, students and community members as it develops a new five-year strategic plan.
Abbie Vollmer, a sophomore at Washington High School, is one of 100 award recipients for the third year of PBS’s and Stand Up to Cancer’s Emperor Science Award program.
Washington High School seniors Ryan Hill and Anna Sullentrup are among the approximately 15,000 finalists nationwide in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
The majority of East Central College students who currently pay course fees will see a decrease in the amount they owe starting next academic year.
In the wake of another shooting that left 17 dead at a Florida high school Wednesday, local educators say they’re doing many things to keep students safe and are always reviewing safety protocols.
Beaufort Elementary students are getting a feel of what classrooms might look like throughout the school district if Prop Wildcats passes in April.
Flu is hitting the county hard this year, especially schools. At least four area parochial schools have closed down for at least one day after having a large number of students and staff absent due to flu or flu-like symptoms.
The Union School District will offer one free college assessment test to high school students after the school board approved a proposal at its January meeting.
East Central College Board of Trustees members were split Monday evening on whether there’s a necessity to seek candidates for an director of institutional effectiveness.
A veteran teacher of 19 years at Union High School took home the 2017 Outstanding Educator award at the Union Area Chamber of Commerce’s Distinguished Service Awards Banquet Saturday night.
A humble, bright and hardworking student leader, Brittany Baker, was honored with the 2017 Outstanding Student award at the Union Area Chamber of Commerce’s Distinguished Service Awards banquet Saturday night.
Union School District Superintendent and Chamber President Dr. Steve Weinhold earned the top honor at the 47th annual Distinguished Service Awards Banquet Saturday night.