California Democrat Education


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School music groups perform on North Stage

The annual Ozark Ham and Turkey Festival was held Saturday, Sept. 19, with many of California schools musical children performing on the North Stage performances.

CHS Fall Concert and Pie Auction slated for Sunday

All pies will be homemade and Kent Embry will be the auctioneer.

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Jamestown C-I returns to school

Approximately 230 students in kindergarten through 12th grade arrived at Jamestown bright and early Monday, Aug. 17. Superintendent Ellen Ash and Principal Matt McDannold were on hand welcoming all the students back to school.

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Freshmen welcomed by other students at registration

New to freshmen registration this year were the student-led tours.

DESE releases statewide MAP scores

Missouri students did well on last spring's math and English language arts MAP (Missouri Assessment Program) tests.

Budget on school board agenda

The budget for the 2016-17 school year was a primary area of discussion Tuesday, June 23, at the monthly meeting of the California R-I School Board.

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CMS students visit Washington

California Middle School students returned from a whirlwind Washington, D.C., tour taken June 20 - 23 arranged by Counselor Marcia Bibb.

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A+ gives elementary students extra attention

A mutually-beneficial program, A+ at California High School provides graduates with college costs and gives elementary students extra one-on-one attention.

More students to be honored at graduation

Commencement ceremonies for the California High School Class of 2015 will look and sound a bit different than in the past.

Jamestown voters asked to approve levy

Voters in the Jamestown School District Tuesday, April 7, will be asked to approve a levy which would improve the school facilities.

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CHS National Honor Society doubles membership

The California High School National Honor Society will host its annual blood drive Wednesday, March 25. Appointments or walk-ins from the public may be made 3:30-7 p.m.

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New ag building dedicated at California High School

Members of the community toured the new Ag building facility, talked with FFA members and advisors and enjoyed lunch, Thursday, Feb. 26. Hot dogs, chips, beans and cookies were served from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. as part of FFA Week. The building dedication began at 12:30 p.m. with approximately 200 students, faculty, staff, school board members and community members in attendance.

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Before and after school care needed in schools

After a day of learning, elementary students need to release some energy but they often have homework to do, too.

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Three complete Missouri Option diploma requirements

Three young people received California High School diplomas as part of the Missouri Option program at the regular California R-I School Board meeting Wednesday, Feb. 18.

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Open House scheduled for new ag building at CHS on Thursday

A safer, larger and more efficient space will allow the California High School FFA and agricultural programs to better meet the needs of its continuously increasing enrollment.