The Washington Missourian's youth literacy project, Book Buzz, commemorated its 10th anniversary in September. Watch a special video looking back at the history of the program.
Whether you have travel plans for this summer or not, The Missourian is treating all of its readers to a trip, of sorts, around the world, and you won’t even have to pack a bag or find your passport.
Students from 36 Franklin and Warren County schools vied for “Top Speller” honors at The Bee, the third annual regional spelling competition organized by The Missourian.
Union Middle School seventh-grade student Emily Braun competed against 36 other school spelling bee champions to win The Bee, The Missourian's regional spelling competition held Saturday, April 20. Garrick Ogle, a sixth-grade student at Marthasville Elementary was Runner Up.
April 22 is Earth Day and Missourian In Education is celebrating by teaching readers -- young and older -- about the Missouri River.
Missourian In Education teachers who receive classroom newspapers through our program must complete an annual Newspaper In Education Affidavit Form. These forms are required during the Alliance for Audited Media's yearly review of the Missourian In Education program. Affidavits verify that classroom newspapers were requested and received and were used as part of an educational program. Click on the accompanying link to access this year's Missourian In Education Affidavit Form.
Students from 39 area schools will compete in The Bee, a regional spelling competition organized by The Missourian, on Saturday, April 20, at East Central College in Union.
A new gardening series, Amazing Soil, began in the March 9-10 edition of The Missourian. The weekly Newspaper In Education features teach young readers about soil, raised bed gardening, germinating seeds, composting, insects, organic gardening, and conservation. Each feature provides information for readers of all ages and activities for smaller green thumbs.
Newspapers across the world are celebrating young readers this week during the annual commemoration of Newspaper In Education Week.
Family Reading Night WILL be held as scheduled at Washington Middle School tonight, Friday, March 1, beginning at 6 p.m. See you there!
The deadline for the "Fired Up About Reading!" poster contest has been extended until 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, because of school cancellations due to winter weather. The winner will win his school a visit from award-winning children's author/illustrator Kenneth Kraegel on Friday, March 1.
Summer fun is just around the corner. Parent educators with the Washington School District mark its start with the May Baby Buzz Pick, “Mouse’s First Summer” by Lauren Thompson.
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.
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.
In today's world, it has never been more important to keep our kids reading and to keep them connected to their community. With that knowledge, the Warren County Record is again making the commitment to provide free newspapers to ALL local educators who request them.
Mark your calendars for the June 4th release of a picture book that’s as funny as any I’ve ever read. I gave my husband a dramatic reading of “Crankee Doodle,” last evening during the news, and we were both guffawing. Who says picture books are just for kids?
Mark Teague has a soft heart for young readers—and for big, bad wolves. The author illustrator had a crowd of children giggling at the Spencer Road Branch of the St. Charles City-County Library on May 7 when he read from his book, “The Three Little Pigs and the Somewhat Big Bad Wolf,” published by Scholastic.
Author/illustrator Bob Staake has a high-flying hit on his hands with “Bluebird,” his newest, and most endearing, contribution to children’s literature.
In some novels the setting is a force to be dealt with, a hostile environment awash with poverty, disease and corruption. “The Fever Tree” is such a tale, a big brawling book by Jennifer McVeigh that’s reminiscent of an old-time classic featuring a young woman struggling to cope with existence in a place foreign to her, with a man she can’t, or won’t trust.
This year, the American Press Institute (formerly the Newspaper Association of America Foundation) has partnered with the Newseum on the annual curriculum. API has been creating Newspaper In Education Week curriculum for more than 25 years.