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Students in the CAPS (Center for Advanced Professional Studies) Business Ignite class at Washington High School visited the Washington Chamber of Commerce office Tuesday morning.

Becky Zanin, a kindergarten teacher at Clearview Elementary School in the Washington School District, has received the Emerson Electric Excellence in Teaching Award.

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Union School Board members received an in-depth analysis of the district’s Missouri School Improvement Program 5 (MSIP) 5 Annual Performance Report (APR) score at the November board meeting.

  • By Susan Miller, Missourian Staff Writer
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A kick off event for the Washington School District’s Pathways for Teachers program was held Friday at the Technology and Learning Center.

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On the first Election Day since 1984 that Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon hasn’t been on the ballot, the governor visited St. Francis Borgia Regional High School to highlight college affordability.

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The Union School District was “rich with opportunities for educators at all levels to grow and learn professionally,” during the 2015-16 school year, said Dr. Justin Tarte, executive director of HR and Learning.

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Washington School District Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer this past week began her annual principal visits which are part of the overall administrative evaluation process.

The University of Missouri Extension Franklin County Business Development Program and East Central College Business and Industry Program will offer a seminar for manufacturers Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 8 to 10:30 a.m. at ECC’s new business and industry center, located at 42 Prairie Dell Plaza, Union.

  • By Karen Butterfield, Missourian Staff Writer
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The Union School District has implemented a curriculum coordinating council to help coordinate and communicate curriculum efforts and programs district-wide.

East Central College and the Washington High School journalism department recently partnered with the Missouri Interscholastic Press Association (MIPA) and SchoolJournalism.org to host their inaugural ECC Journalism Summit.

To help high school students prepare for the jobs of tomorrow, East Central College will team up with Missouri University of Science and Technology for a math and science career night.

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East Central College trustees this week approved a change order for additional expenses related to the renovation of the college’s business and industry center.

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East Central College trustees said they felt like “Christmas just came” after a presentation about changes to the college’s course schedule.

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The East Central College Board of Trustees Monday night authorized executing documents related to the college’s $1 million USDA loan, which will offset costs associated with renovations to the business and industry center.

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The Washington School Board has set a new property tax rate levy of $4.0738 per $100 assessed valuation for 2016-17 following a second public hearing Wednesday night.

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The Meramec Valley R-III School Board and administrators will hold a special board meeting Monday, Oct. 10, at 6 p.m. to discuss overall finances for the district.

  • By Karen Butterfield, Missourian Staff Writer
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More than two years after the conceptualization of East Central College’s new Business and Industry Center, a ribbon cutting has been scheduled at the newly completed space.

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The Meramec Valley School District approved a “go to market” resolution to refund $5.4 million in outstanding general obligations bonds and issue new bonds.

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  • By Susan Miller, Missourian Staff Writer
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The Washington School Board will hold a second public hearing Wednesday night to set the property tax levy for 2016-17 due to misinformation received from Franklin County.

The East Central College Library, in conjunction with Scenic Regional Library, will host a big machines event this Saturday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. to noon in the college’s east parking lot.

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With more expected revenues from the passing of Proposition KIDS last month, the St. Clair R-XIII school board voted Thursday to amend the present year’s budget.

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The Meramec Valley R-III School District’s Early Childhood Center programs offer young children the skills that will help them succeed in school, according to Tina Pittman, director.

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A personal Dell Chromebook was assigned to every sixth- through eighth-grader in the Meramec Valley R-III School District in the first two days of school Aug. 17-18.

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Representatives with East Central College, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Crawford Electric and local manufacturers gathered last week at the college’s new business and industry center to celebrate a successful partnership in securing a $1 million zero-interest loan.

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