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More than 150 people, including 99 runners, turned out in support of youth literacy for the 8th annual Run to Read on Saturday, Oct. 12. The event began and ended at Washington Public Library and included a 5K loop around downtown, a 1-mile story stroll and a Baby Buzz Dash.
Meghan McCarthy will headline the 8th annual Run to Read on Saturday, Oct. 12. The event, organized by The Missourian and the YMCA, will begin at 8 a.m. at the Washington Public Library.
The Missourian has delivered a new resource, “Using the Newspaper to Meet Common Core Standards” to K-12 classroom teachers area schools.
A summer of reading will pay off at 5 p.m. this Thursday, Aug. 8 when young readers will head to the Washington Town & Country Fair for The Missourian's annual Reader Recognition Night.
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.
Join in the fun—all rhyme—all the time in Marc Brown’s “Playtime Rhymes: A Treasury for Families to Learn and Play Together,” the November Baby Buzz Pick chosen by Parent Educators with the Washington School District.
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.
I have never read “The Shining” by Stephen King, but I saw the movie many years ago and was thoroughly frightened by it. In college, I did read another of King's novels, “Salem's Lot,” and was left so scared by it that I never read another of his books, until now.
"Battle Magic" is a long awaited companion book, answering numerous questions posed in Tamora Pierce's award winning fantasy, "The Will of the Empress." Pierce’s newest offers wonderful insights into Briar, Rosethorn, and Evvy's characters, showing the reader what they felt and how they acted during the war between Gyongxe and Yanjing.
"Just One Year," is the sequel to "Just One Day," by Gayle Forman. The conclusion of Allyson and Willem's tale is told from Willem's perspective giving the novels a whole new depth of insight and meaning.
Lilly, a search and rescue dog from Joplin, will be the star of the Reading Across Missouri project slated to appear in The Missourian beginning in the Jan. 11-12, 2014, issue. Joplin Globe reporter Scott Meeker shares the duo's story in a feature on the Weimaraner and her owner, Tara Prosser, in a feature you can read on the newspaper's website.