The Columbia Missourian - K-12 Education
Mid-Missouri Civil Liberties Association president Dan Viets sent a letter to CPS officials criticizing Rock Bridge's decision.
Kids were treated to talks from popular young adult authors and illustrators on Friday.
Students walked out at schools including Battle, Hickman and Rock Bridge high schools and Gentry, Jefferson and West middle schools.
Sarah Sicht would succeed Laura Lewis as principal of the STEM-focused elementary school. Lewis is retiring at the end of the school year.
The United Challenge is an annual athletic competition for Columbia high-school students with disabilities.
CMNEA, a local schools union, has encouraged teachers and students to join them at busy Columbia intersections to advocate for gun law reform.
Missouri River Relief is completing its first year of Missouri River Days, an opportunity for fourth graders to learn about the river hands-on.
The renaming committee will submit the final recommendations of Locust Street Expressive Arts to the Columbia Board of Education in May.
Rock Bridge Student Council members proposed having sobriety checkpoints at prom to their administration after incidents at their homecoming dance in the fall.
The parade was a fun way to get ready for standardized testing. "This is an awesome way for students to strengthen their brain and creativity," art teacher Ann Mehr said.
Students from Battle, Hickman and Rock Bridge high schools lip-synced before a packed auditorium and local celebrity judges. The winner: "Cops and Robbers" from Rock Bridge.
Rock Bridge High School will test all students, while Battle and Hickman high schools will test on a case-by-case basis.