LIBERTY — Having served the broader Liberty community since 2016, Liberty Public Schools announced this morning, Friday, Feb. 21, that Assistant Superintendent of Academic Services Beth Heide passed away after a lengthy battle with illness.
LIBERTY — Classes start this June for William Jewell College’s new Master of Arts in Teaching program. The program enables people with a college degree to acquire high school teacher certification in as little as one calendar year, states a Jewell release.
LIBERTY — Based on the historic story told in first person by a victim of the Holocaust, Liberty North High School presents “The Diary of Anne Frank” at 7 p.m. Thursday to Saturday, Feb. 20 to 22.
The State Board of Education approved standards for the sixth iteration of the Missouri School Improvement Program. As the state’s accountability system for reviewing and accrediting public school districts, MSIP has served as the state’s mechanism for promoting continuous improvement in sch…
A discussion spotlighting Joplin native Langston Hughes will be the focus of Park University's 19th annual Spencer Cave Black History Month Lecture at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24.
KEARNEY — Bulldog student journalists in the Kearney School District are making a name for themselves by earning local, state and national recognitions.
LIBERTY — In response to 11 days of school lost to winter weather last year, Liberty Public Schools came up with a pilot program that aims to keep children learning regardless of snow and ice that may impact school.
In celebration of the Kansas City Chiefs winning the Super Bowl, Smithville School District has canceled school for Wednesday, Feb. 5, so Warrior families can attend the parade at 11:30 a.m. in Kansas City. Innovation Learning will also be closed Wednesday.
SMITHVILLE — Smithville School District is inviting parents and students to join together at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, in the Performing Arts Center, 645 S. Commercial Ave., to teach families how to recognize signs of suicide through the Signs of Suicide prevention program.
William Jewell College graduate and Smithville High School Advanced Placement U.S. history teacher Alexis Small traveled to Normandy, France last summer as the recipient of the Whitman Master Teacher Award.
KEARNEY — Kearney Junior High School will serve as a place parents can drop their youngsters off for a night out on Valentine's Day, Friday, Feb. 14.
LIBERTY — Before taking off for Osage Beach to perform with the all-state band and orchestra last week, more than a dozen fine arts students were recognized by the Liberty Public Schools' Board of Education for being invited to perform during the Missouri Music Educators Association conferen…
SMITHVILLE — Pillows and mattresses will fill Smithville High School's gym during the high school band's annual mattress fundraiser sale Saturday, Feb. 1.
Kansas City metropolitan area students are invited to apply for a Bank of America Student Leaders internship that takes place over the summer.
SMITHVILLE — Having placed in the All-District Choir every year of her high school career, senior alto Katie Kaminski said she was surprised to be invited to perform with the All-State Choir, Wednesday to Saturday, Jan. 22 to 25, in Osage Beach.
KEARNEY — Project Lead The Way biomedical science teacher Michelle Lawrence achieved national board certification. As part of the program, teachers get to choose the area they want to certify in, and she chose adolescent and young adult science. She joins a community of more than 125,000 boa…
Northland Education and Business Alliance is hosting a high-demand career event to attract parents of students in Northland school districts to visit with industry professionals in seven high-demand areas.
SMITHVILLE — The Smithville Foundation announced Cheryl Taylor and Mark Littrell to be inducted as the next class of the Smithville School District Distinguished Hall of Fame.
LIBERTY — Following a national search, William Jewell College selected Joseph Garcia as the vice president of finance and operations and chief financial officer. He began his new role Jan. 6, according a press release.
In 2020, Missouri’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education hopes to address the state’s teacher shortage through recruitment and retention efforts that include possibly raising teacher minimum salaries to $32,000, up from $25,000.
SMITHVILLE — Five Smithville senior band members have been recognized by the Missouri All-State Band as some of the best talent in Missouri. Three of the five — Michael Fletcher on tuba, Eastlyn Koons on clarinet and Will Duncan on saxophone — will perform with the all-state band Wednesday t…