Pending in Franklin County’s Circuit Court is a lawsuit against the Washington School District.
The architectural firm slated with designing the Union School District’s facility improvements will present its findings following an evaluation of district buildings at this month’s meeting of the school board.
Faculty members broke into applause as Superintendent Dr. Steve Weinhold finished his presentation on the future of Union R-XI School District’s facilities situation.
While most Union students enjoyed a day off Monday, Union High School’s Student Council members were hard at work hosting more than 650 visiting students from around the state.
East Central College administration and staff are hoping for good news in the coming weeks, as the Higher Learning Commission’s (HLC) evaluates the college based on its comprehensive onsite evaluation visit last week.
It was unanimous at the Union R-XI school board meeting Wednesday night, that Topeka firm HTK Architects was a match for the district’s facility upgrades.
The Union R-XI School Board may vote as early as Wednesday on an architectural firm that could design a new school and facility upgrades, according to Superintendent Dr. Steve Weinhold.
East Central and St. Charles Community colleges may be vying for the attention of nearby Warren County in the future as local leaders discuss the possibility of bringing more educational opportunities there.
Union was only slightly off its district wide goal to meet Missouri’s attendance guidelines that recommends school districts strive to see 90 percent of its students in attendance 90 percent of the time.
The Washington School District is making some changes to its assessment plan due to the state no longer paying the ACT fee for all juniors as it did the last two years.
A new program inviting students’ fathers to get involved at school is set to launch at Clark-Vitt Elementary in the coming weeks.
Nine Washington High School students were recognized last week by the Washington School Board for attending Missouri Boys and Girls State over the summer.
In November, East Central College’s Board of Trustees will vote on a possible overhaul of its scholarship policy that may make paying for classes easier for students.
Contract negotiations on lighting upgrades throughout the Union R-XI district are set to begin after the school board agreed the upgrades are becoming a necessity.
East Central College received good news Tuesday in the form of its annual census data, which showed a 2.2 percent drop in enrollment, roughly 2.8 percent better than what the college had expected this fall.
The Washington School District plans to send out an electronic survey to all stakeholders — parents, community members, staff and students — as it develops a new five-year strategic plan.
Concerns about overcrowding at the Union R-XI School District started several years ago when “bubbles,” or large influxes of students, started coming through the district’s elementary schools.
A news team is assembling at Central Elementary in the form of Central Action News, a new program STEM teacher Louis Smith hopes will encourage students to be leaders.
It was a busy summer for administrators and staff at Union R-XI, with almost two times the amount of students enrolled in the summer session than in a typical year.
Letters went home last week in three Franklin County public school districts announcing a new initiative by the county health department to give students their proper vaccinations.
Union R-XI officials will meet with the community a second time Tuesday, Sept. 19, in hopes of garnering more opinions on possible solutions to the district’s overcrowding issues.
East Central College Adult Education and Literacy Director Alice Whalen wants people to know that the program at the college is growing stronger than ever.
East Central College will be looking to develop its vision in the form of a new strategic plan which President Dr. Jon Bauer hopes will be more focused and direct.
Students at Union High School seeking a career right out of high school are in luck, due to a new program at the school.