After months of negotiating, the Union R-XI School District hopes to nail down the purchase of new furniture soon.

All public and parochial schools in Franklin County, along with hundreds of others across the state, were closed Friday due to the weather forecast of incoming ice and sleet.

The Washington School Board’s student representative, Tristan Zeh, of Marthasville, will be the district’s Belcher Scholarship applicant.


Prairie Dell Elementary and the Union Middle School addition are on schedule to open in time for the 2020-21 school year.

The Washington School District has received an unmodified opinion, or clean audit report, for fiscal year ending June 30, 2019.

Data and assessments were discussed at the recent student achievement committee in the Washington School District.

Due to inclement weather and hazardous road conditions, the Washington School District, St. Francis Borgia Regional High School and most parochial/private elementary schools in the area were closed Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 16-17.

Filing for three open seats on the Washington School Board will begin Tuesday, Dec. 17, at 8 a.m. and close Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, at 5 p.m.

East Central College received an Outstanding Community Partnership award from the Interdependence Hexagon Project for hosting the Midwest regional event titled Transforming Conflict “River to Ocean Project.”


The Washington School District is above state averages in all three areas tested in 2018-19, according to a newly released report.


The Washington School District’s newly hired project management firm to assist with upcoming construction work will provide an update to school board members Wednesday night, Nov. 20.

New members of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) were inducted into the Chi Delta chapter during its annual fall induction ceremony at East Central College. PTK is the international honor society for two-year colleges. 


With two of the four Prop Wildcats projects finished, the Union R-XI School District has turned its sights on the future.


While the exterior of Prairie Dell Elementary is starting to look like a school, the inside is still very much a work in progress.


East Central College Employees are seemingly happier working there compared to last year. 

As part of the Title I, Title II, Title III and Title IV program federal mandates, the Washington School District is required to have a Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) to assist in the development and evaluation of the Title programs.

On the heels of significant growth in the University of Missouri’s transfer student population, MU leaders and the state’s community colleges recently signed an articulation agreement highlighting their shared commitment to increase opportunities for student access and success.