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California High School student hoping for support to go with her hard work

Dania’s dream of med school

After a spur-of-the-moment fall road trip to Harvard University for a campus visit, Dania Isidro realized her dream of medical school at the prestigious post-secondary institution was possible.

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California school prom held April 23

The California Junior-Senior Prom was held Saturday, April 23, at the Capitol Ritz, Jefferson City.

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8 area schools meet for junior high dance

The line of cars with parents dropping off their junior high students at the High Point Dance wrapped around the school baseball field and extended far enough west on Route C that the Missouri Highway Patrol was there to assist.

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Library more user-friendly

Charlie Barker, 4, loves playing computer games at the Moniteau County Library @ Wood Place. One of his favorites is “Dora the Explorer.” But he wasn’t able to enjoy them the way the computers were previously arranged in the children’s section.

Library targets membership-free access for rural county residents

Moniteau County rural residents in the western library subdistrict may soon have the opportunity to access the Moniteau County Library @ Wood Place without a membership.

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School board reorganizes after new member sworn in

The California R-I School Board met a week early to see to the swearing in of new school board member Derek VanLoo for his first term and incumbent Rhonda Meyer for her second three-year term. The meeting was in the high school library media room April 13.

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California R-1 honors employees at award reception

Moniteau County R-1 recently held its Employee Appreciation Luncheon at the California High School Commons. A luncheon was served to honor faculty, staff and board members.

CHS Academic Awards Assembly April 20

An academic awards assembly for California High School grades 9-12 will begin at 8:30 a.m. April 20 in the performing arts center.

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Small acts of kindness yield sweet results in California classroom

According to California Elementary fourth-grade teacher Kelli Williams, a small act of kindness triggered a “pay-it forward” effect in Williams’ classroom week.

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Jamestown School gets safety equipment

Recess is a little more creative this spring for Jamestown Elementary School students who are playing elsewhere from their normal playground equipment.

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Middle-schoolers entertain in ‘The Lion King Jr.’

Saturday evening, March 18, and Sunday afternoon, March, 19, were the times family and friends were able to enjoy the California Middle School Vocal Music Department’s performance Disney’s “The Lion King Jr.”

State Tech announces new president

Veteran educator starts July 1; experience includes 14 years at Missouri State.

KRCG’s Zach Paul visits CES

Upon completion on the study of weather third graders were treated Thursday, Jan. 28, to a visit from local weather meteorologist, Zach Paul, with KRCG TV.

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CHS Math Team competes at Camdenton

The California High School Math Team competed in the division for large schools at the Camdenton Math Contest Saturday, Jan. 16.

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Chromebooks are a daily tool at California Middle School

Before California Middle School seventh-graders Lauren Spillars and Megan VanLoo grabbed electrified wires during a hands-on science lab, they used the classroom’s 1:1 Chromebooks to create a virtual electric circuit.