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Tuesday 05/20/2014
Missourian Photo Scavenger Hunt Contest

We're celebrating National Photo Month by kicking off a summer photo contest for kids ages 9-13. The Missourian Photo Scavenger Hunt is based on a similar contest in the June Book Buzz Pick "Half a Chance," by Cynthia Lord. One winner will receive a camera. Runners up will receive an autographed copy of the book!

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Saturday 05/17/2014
Join the British Invasion This Summer, in The Missourian

The popularity of all things British may go back to the 1960s when the Beatles and the Rolling Stones took Americans by storm, but the feeling has never waned.

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Friday 05/09/2014
Summer Reading Program Coming Soon!

The Missourian's Summer Reading Program will debut in the May 17-18 issue.

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Wednesday 03/26/2014
Union Girl Repeats as Champion in Spelling Bee

Emily Braun is going out on top.

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Friday 03/14/2014
2014 Family Reading Night Huge Success

More than 700 children, parents, grandparents and volunteers attended this year’s Family Reading Night, held on Friday, March 7 at Washington Middle School.

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Saturday 03/01/2014
Give ‘Lily’ a Hero’s Welcome

It’s been nearly three years since an F-5 tornado hit Joplin May 22, 2011, and destroyed much of the town. It was the deadliest tornado to hit the United States since 1947, and there were many stories of loss and sadness.

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Friday 02/14/2014
Jump Start a Conversation With Your Teenager

Taking a photo with a cell-phone camera and forwarding it to friends is something most teens (adults too) think very little about — snap, click, send!

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Thursday 02/13/2014
Brinkmann Teacher of the Year

The students in Karen Brinkmann’s fifth-grade class at Beaufort Elementary cheer for a lot of things. Monday it was the newspaper.

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Sunday 02/02/2014
Poster Contest Prize is Search and Rescue Dog Visit

A creative dog portrait will win one young artist and his or her school a visit from Lily, the search and rescue dog who stars in “Lily’s Story,” the newspaper serial by Carolyn Mueller, now appearing weekly in The Missourian.

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Saturday 01/11/2014
New Reading Series inThis Issue

The Missourian joins newspapers across the state this month in the Reading Across Missouri campaign, a Newspaper In Education effort to encourage children to read and learn inside their community newspaper.

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Thursday 01/09/2014
The Bee 2014 Study Guide available Jan. 11

The Study Guide to The Bee, a special section filled with puzzles, trivia, activities and other fun spelling information as well as the Official Word List for the 2014 regional spelling competition will be included in the Jan. 11/12 issue of The Missourian.

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Baby Buzz

June Baby Buzz Pick Highlights Special Place of First Born

At times we may feel overwhelmed by our new role as parents, but first-borns retain a special place in our hearts. “You Were the First,” by Patricia MacLachlan, the newest Baby Buzz Book chosen by Washington Parents as Teachers, celebrates a memorable event that changes us forever.

  • icon Updated: June 16

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Saturday 01/11/2014
New Reading Series inThis Issue
Posted: January 11, 2014

The Missourian joins newspapers across the state this month in the Reading Across Missouri campaign, a Newspaper In Education effort to encourage children to read and learn inside their community newspaper.

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Monday 01/14/2013
The Study Guide to The Bee Distributed to Schools
Updated: July 02, 2013 - 2:42 pm

The Study Guide to The Bee, a special section filled with puzzles, trivia, activities and other fun spelling information as well as the Official Word List for the 2013 regional spelling competition was included in the Jan. 12/13 issue of The Missourian.

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Saturday 01/12/2013
2013 Family Reading Night is Friday, March 1
Updated: July 02, 2013 - 2:42 pm

Children, parents, grandparents and volunteers will gather to “Share a Dragon’s Tale” at the 13th annual Family Reading Night, a free community event to be held Friday, March 1, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Washington Middle School.

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Tuesday 07/08/2014
Rob Lowe's Audio Book, "Love Life" Entertaining and Reflective

"Love Life" by Rob Lowe, is an insightful look at life, family and growing up. His second book, "Love Life" is filled with vignettes ranging from childhood to early days of being a young teen sensation in Hollywood to being a father and husband.

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Monday 07/07/2014
A Series With Girl-Appeal, Review of "The Long Way Home"

Young readers relish having a series they can turn to. Lauren Dickhut, a fifth grader at Our Lady of Lourdes School, is enjoying “Family Tree” by Ann Martin, a four-book series published by Scholastic about girls from four different generations.

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Saturday 07/05/2014
"Life's Not Perfect," Theme of July Book Buzz Picks

Though Newsbee would like it to bee, “Life’s Not Perfect.” Bet you hear that from your parents and grandparents too. Some days are a drag, there’s no milk for breakfast, your best friend’s away at camp, and you have a zit where a freckle used to be.

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Thursday 07/03/2014
"I Pledge Allegiance," A Red, White and Blue Must-Read

There will be fireworks on Fourth, and flag-waving too. But often in the sparkling excitement of this national holiday, the real meaning of the day is lost.

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Wednesday 07/02/2014
Excellent Books for Middle-Schoolers

Young readers have little trouble finding picture books to enjoy, but in middle school the hunt for good books becomes more difficult. Today, two students from St. Vincent de Paul School share their reviews of books they found appealing—“Snicker of Magic,” a past Book Buzz Pick, and “No Summit Out of Sight,” a new non-fiction title.

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Curriculum Resources

Bright Flash on the Moon Leads to a New Crater

On March 17th, 2013, a meteor the size of a small boulder traveling over 70 times the speed of a bullet crashed into the surface of the Moon. It created an explosion so bright that it could be seen from Earth—without a telescope! Scientists think that the force of the explosion was the same as about 5 tons of dynamite going off all at once.

  • icon Updated: January 30

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