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Students at Four Rivers Career Center were temporarily restricted to their classrooms Thursday morning as officials conducted an investigation into allegations that an unidentified 16-year-old Pacific High School student had made a threat against the school.

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Melissa Ziegler, biomedical science instructor at Four Rivers Career Center, was disappointed she did not win Missouri’s Teacher of the Year award until she realized the opportunities that had opened up to her as a finalist.

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Some of the people who successfully lobbied against face mask requirements in Union R-XI schools are now taking aim at COVID-19-related quarantines.

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In a special East Central College board of trustees meeting Monday evening, the board approved a contract with Cochran Engineering, of Union, for the design of a pedestrian bridge and the related bidding and other services. 

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A group of Union High School students could soon learn lessons that would assist them in their careers with help from the city’s parks department.

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The Washington school board hopes students will be spending less time in quarantine after board members decided to start using a test-out modified quarantine in a special meeting Monday night.

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On Friday, Vietnam War veteran and Lonedell resident John Stillman  and his daughter Lori, authors of “Jumping from Helicopters: A Vietnam Memoir,” spoke to students who read their book in St. Francis Borgia Regional High School’s summer reading program.

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The number of students from local school districts quarantining at home totals over 300, according to information provided by the districts to The Missourian on Wednesday.

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The Washington school board is standing by its decision to not mandate mask despite positive tests and quarantines within the first week the district was back in session.

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Substitute teachers are an essential part of every school district, but when teachers started having to quarantine for extended periods during the pandemic, they became even more important — and hard to come by.

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Although masks are optional this year at Union R-XI School District campuses, students and staff have other COVID-19 protocols to follow.

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Several hundred people gathered Tuesday to tour Washington’s new $18.3 million South Point Elementary School building.

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — With the highly contagious delta variant fueling a surge in coronavirus cases just as students return to classrooms, major school districts in Arizona, Florida, Texas and beyond are increasingly defying Republican leaders who banned school mask mandates in several states.

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Some Franklin County roads will soon be getting a new surface, including one that will serve the Washington School District’s new South Point Elementary.

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Officials with the Missouri Department of Transportation and the Washington School District have spent months fielding questions about how traffic, including school buses, will reach the new South Point Elementary School when it opens this fall. 

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School districts across the U.S.  — but not in Franklin County — are expecting a much larger kindergarten class size than usual, putting extra strain on teachers and administrators.

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Students and faculty at Riverbend Middle School in Pacific can expect more comfortable temperatures in the halls and classrooms this year, according to principal Andrew Arbeitman.

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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.

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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.

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ECC named its Hansen Hall building after him, which Hansen later called “probably the biggest thrill of my life.”

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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.