ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two of the largest employers in the St. Louis area have announced they will require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by fall.
Hundreds of children around Franklin County are receiving free breakfasts and lunches through local public school districts’ distributions this summer, and the meals are not limited to students.
The U.S. Education Department said Wednesday it's erasing student debt for thousands of borrowers who attended a for-profit college chain that made exaggerated claims about its graduates’ success in finding jobs.
To graduate from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School, students need to have completed 100 hours of service work. Class of 2021 member Maria Elbert finished off her high school experience with more than 630 hours.
The Union R-XI School District Board of Education has approved spending $33,890 for civil engineering and surveying to help with stormwater drainage at Beaufort Elementary School.
A few minutes before Maurice Gritzman casually mentioned he once worked at NASA, he jumped from his seat, walked to his high schoolers' tables and showed off the robots the students built. He was boisterous about them; the NASA info could wait.
After a one-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, Washington Public Library staff members said they are “stoked” to be able to offer this year’s Summer Reading Program, which is themed “Tails and Tales.”
Memories of walking the hallways of St. Francis Borgia Regional High School, being challenged to think critically and to be innovative by the faculty and staff, the joys of celebrating both academic and athletic achievements, the laughter shared among friends, the pride of being a Knight — t…
Five Franklin County and St. Louis area tradeswomen made up the Four Rivers Career Center’s April 27 panel on women in trades careers. Instead of listing female role models, all of them said men had inspired them to join their fields.
Union native Heather Luehr-Rice started attending East Central College in 2007. After 14 years of steady studying — one class at a time due to her cerebral palsy and mother’s death while enrolled — on May 16, she completed her degree.
With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention relaxing mask requirements for vaccinated people and some other school districts changing their policies, the Union R-XI School District also is considering changes.
During Thursday evening’s commencement ceremony, St. Clair High School Principal Jennifer Davis urged the 2021 graduating class to carry their school memories with them.
Washington School District students will not be required to wear a mask at summer school, per the board of education’s special board meeting vote May 13.
U.S. health advisers endorsed use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine in kids as young as 12 this week — just as planned new guidelines say it's OK for people of any age to get a coronavirus shot at the same time as other needed vaccinations.
NEW YORK (AP) — Children ages 12 and older can now roll up their sleeves for COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S., offering parents and schools a chance to relax their pandemic precautions and bringing the country a step closer to controlling the virus.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri House in an unusual move Tuesday passed a pared-down school voucher bill after a similar measure when to the governor's desk last week.
Five St. Clair High School seniors were recently named distinguished student leaders by the Missouri Association of Student Councils. Brooklyn Hyatt, Taylor Johnson, Addyson Murphey, Haylee Tretmann and Elexis Wohlgemuth were recognized at the 73rd annual state convention held virtually in M…
Three children ages 11, 12 and 17 admitted that they set fire to the Sullivan Elementary School playground April 26, Sullivan Police Department Lt. Patrick Johnson said.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers on Thursday passed a bill to allow a tax credit program to pay for kids to go to private schools.
The girls’ gowns sparkled, and the boys’ boutonnieres were pronounced against their suits. But as Washington High School seniors encircled Lions Lake to take prom photos Saturday, brighter still was the collective joy. After months of remote or hybrid learning and a ban on large student gath…
In the first round of the Future City Competition, four St. Clair Junior High School students were among the 45,000 participants. Then 47 teams advanced to the national competition. Of them, five teams made the final, and, as announced April 13, the St. Clair team of eighth graders placed third.
In a compromise after a debate at the Meramec Valley R-III School District Board of Education meeting April 21, members decided to reduce masking requirements for summer school students. They will revisit the decision in May when they vote on the finalized policy.
Hayley Schroeder, a St. Clair High School junior, was going for the gold at the St. Clair High School Student Council Special Olympics Friday.
A group of Union High School parents is trying to put on a memorable night for their senior students in a fraction of the time they usually would have.
St. Clair R-XIII School District Board of Education members continued conversations about facility upgrades at their meeting April 12. The projects will be funded by the nearly $13 million bond issued in September 2020 and March 2021.
The Washington Middle School assistant principal intercepted flying tomatoes during the March 31 lunch period. That was a good thing.
Though it was less than previously planned, Franklin County commissioners voted Tuesday to make available more than $2 million in federal money to local schools.
Among the 1,046 votes cast for the April 6 St. Clair R-XIII School District Board of Education election, 13 votes decided the final winner.
The Washington School District Board of Education’s two incumbents competing in the April 6 election will return to the board for another three years.
Students who have graduated from East Central College between fall 2019 and summer 2021 can attend in-person commencement ceremonies this May.
After seeing how much local school districts could be getting from the recently passed federal stimulus bill, the Franklin County Commission is reducing the amount it plans to award schools.
Scenic Regional Library and Washington Public Library are partnering to provide educational resources for teachers in Franklin, Gasconade and Warren counties.
Washington School Board president John Freitag, incumbent director Kevin Blackburn and new challenger Spencer J. Nothum are competing for two open positions on the district’s board of education.