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  • By Kavahn Mansouri, Missourian Staff Writer
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The response to the Union School District’s request to voters to approve its no-tax increase bond issue, Proposition Wildcats, was a resounding yes.

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  • By Kavahn Mansouri, Missourian Staff Writer
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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.

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  • By Susan Miller, Missourian Managing Editor
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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 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.

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  • By Susan Miller, Missourian Managing Editor
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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.

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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.

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  • By Susan Miller, Missourian Managing Editor
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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.

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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.

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Union R-XI School District will send more students to the state DECA competition than it ever has in its 15-year history.

  • By Susan Miller, Missourian Managing Editor
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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.

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  • By Karen Butterfield, Union Missourian Editor
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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.