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Even at age 3, Elizabeth Wyss was ready to talk with customers at her family’s business — Russellville Locker and Feed Store.
The Jamestown Board of Education was called together for a special budget meeting June 26, where the final 2013-14 budget was approved and a preliminary 2014-15 budget was presented for approval. In the Superintendent’s message about the budgets.
The California Elementary second grade classes of Nancy Abernathy, Jennifer Cain, Jennifer Dampf, Sarah Hays and Rhiannon Kendrick walked to California’s City Hall at 10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 19. The weather cooperated as it was a gorgeous day for the outing. California City Police also assisted the students as they made their way by blocking streets as they passed.
Prairie Home School Art Teacher, Michelle Mozingo, recently received a $500 grant from Missouri Retired Teachers Foundation. Wednesday, Caroline Hayes, Vice President, Missouri Retired Teachers Association; Leonard Butler, Missouri Retired Teachers Association member; and William Ray, Missouri Retired Teachers Foundation presented Mrs. Mozingo with a check for $500, which she plans to use to purchase an iPad for use in the art department.
Excitement filled the air at High Point R-III school as classes began Thursday, Aug. 14, with Stan Elliott at the helm as administrator.
As the start of the 2014-15 school year nears, a tremendous amount of progress has been made at the schools through the short summer months. According to Superintendent Dwight Sanders, the work is still on schedule and on budget with the capital improvement projects.
Four California High School students brought back experience in leadership and government from eight days of American Legion Boys State last week. The four young men will enter their senior year next fall.
Work is well underway on the completing the comprehensive facility improvement plan for California R-I schools approved by the voters on April 8.
In a followup to questions asked at the May California R-I School Board meeting about the science curriculum for the 2014-15 school year at CHS, a presentation was given by science teachers Amy Kuebler, Mike Baepler, Dennis Davis and Jamie Johnston at the June 18 meeting.
Area students on the list include Taylor Ratcliff, California.