Members of the Franklin County Public School Retirees held their meeting Nov. 26 at Zion United Church of Christ in Union. President Susan Wilson called the meeting to order and led the group in the Pledge of Allegiance.
During a time when the costs of higher education make it difficult for some students to attend college, thousands of scholarship dollars are still available at East Central College.
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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The Washington School District has a lot to celebrate and some areas on which to improve based on the results of its annual performance report (APR).
Union R-XI School District officials are pleased with the latest release of data from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).
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.
East Central College had significantly more students enrolled in the summer semester this year compared to last year.
The drawings and design of a new elementary school in the Washington School District are nearing completion, according to Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer.
Summer school enrollment was up and attendance was strong in the Washington School District, according to Assistant Superintendent Dr. Judy Straatmann.
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.
The Washington Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) program has over 100 cadets — a membership high.
East Central College celebrated its history while looking toward its future during a special event Sunday at the Union campus.
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.
Washington School District Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer is meeting this week with each building principal as part of her annual “fall professional conversation.”
East Central College will hold its 50th anniversary celebration this Sunday and there will be something for everyone at the event, no matter their interests.
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.
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 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.