The Baby Buzz Pick for May focuses on the importance of dirt in a variety of seasons and locales. Kids will identify with the homey, rural scenes and busy work taking place in “Dirt: A John Deere Peek-a-Flap,” by Jack Redwing.

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The weekly News Quiz is on hiatus until classroom newspaper delivery resumes. Thanks to Imo’s Pizza of Washington and Union, and Sugarfire Smoke House of Washington for sponsoring the News Quiz project!

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Missourian in Education

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Reading and math don’t always go together outside of a word problem, but this year they’re like peas and carrots as The Missourian and the Community Literacy Foundation continue their effort to have this area declared “the best read community in America” with the One More Page project. 

Congratulations to Luke Imus, a 4th-grade student at St. Bridgett School, for winning this week’s News Quiz. Luke was selected in a random drawing from all entries this week – and had the correct answers! See them below. Luke wins a $15 gift card from one of our Missourian In Education News …

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As you read your Missourian today, you may want to keep a pencil and paper near by. Or if you’re good at counting, you may not need to.

Congratulations to Cassius Shaw, a 4th-grade student at St. Bridgett School, for winning this week’s News Quiz. Cassius was selected in a random drawing from all entries this week – and had the correct answers! See them below. Cassius wins a $15 gift card from one of our Missourian In Educat…

Book Buzz News

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Right about now, everyone from bees to babies, teens to seniors could use a boost. As the weeks advance, distancing from others is getting overlong and we all could use a big hug. Take heart, Buzzers and Buzzettes, boredom can be lifted and solace found in books that provide “Pure Escapism.”…

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Life’s a bit topsy-turvy at the hive, as in the world, but books are a constant, a joy providing an escape from what ails. Newsbee is thrilled to present a trio of happy reviews this month—congrats to the winners, who will each receive a prize book from the Washington Optimists to keep the k…

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April 22 is a biggie for the beloved orb we call home. Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day by being a caretaker of our planet because “Earth Is Worth It.” That’s Newsbee’s theme for Book Buzz this month. Page On with books that inspire, educate and entertain — great reads about Earth…

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Around the hive, every bee is a selfie — gifted with its own talents, personalities and quirks. Humanoids, young and old, would be wise to follow our bee buddies’ lead. To launch us on this path, Newsbee kicks off his March “Bee Who You Are” theme, introducing three stellar books that focus …

Baby Buzz

The Baby Buzz Pick for May focuses on the importance of dirt in a variety of seasons and locales. Kids will identify with the homey, rural scenes and busy work taking place in “Dirt: A John Deere Peek-a-Flap,” by Jack Redwing.

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Being outside more these days offers the opportunity to watch birds feeding and busily building their homes. Make a backyard visit with a child even better with “Nesting,” by Henry Cole, the newest book chosen as a Baby Buzz Pick.

Teachers! Register here to participate in the Missourian In Education program and receive a classroom subscription to the weekend Missourian, delivered to your school on Mondays.

Contact Us

Contact Dawn Kitchell, Educational Services Director, at kitchelld@emissourian.com for information about the Missourian In Education and Record In Education youth readership programs.

Contact Nancy Sebastian, Missourian In Education Sponsorship Coordinator,  at sebastiann@emissourian.com about sponsoring the Missourian In Education program.

MIE Thank You Letters

View Thank You letters from students and Teacher Testimonials from educators who participate in the Missourian In Education program.

Curriculum Resources

This 33-card set provides elementary and secondary Newspaper In Education activities in math, reading, science and social studies. Print, trim, hole punch and secure with a ring to make a set of task cards to use in the classroom or at home.

Our membership to the Newspaper In Education Institute provides local educators access to more than 300 instructional resources, including teacher guides, student supplements, character education materials, numerous subject-specific resources, video & audio teacher training modules, and …

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