California Democrat Education


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Student teaching a winning situation at Russellville

Area public schools open their classrooms to student teachers from nearby colleges, most semesters. The arrangements are mutually beneficial.

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CES jumps for the heart

California Elementary Students raise nearly $5,000

Keyboarding, popular with parents and students

How many parents wished their children would practice 50 minutes each day to reinforce the piano lessons, costing up to $200 a month?

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California Pinto Pride Band finishes successful season

The California Pinto Pride Band finished its 2015 season collecting eight trophies – which is the most trophies won by the organization in a single season since 1986.

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Jacob Small named First Chair Euphonium at All-National Honor Band

Jacob Small the “best of the best”

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Night Reading held in Jamestown

Thursday night, Oct. 28, Jamestown School hosted its first Night Reading is a family reading event.

Annual Performance Reports for area schools announced

Moniteau County Schools accredited

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Is cursive writing a dead art or a relevant tool?

Some schools have replaced handwriting minutes in the early elementary years with computer access.

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Jamestown fifth grade explores biomes

Jamestown fifth grade teacher Wendy Barker could not take her students to all the biomes in the world so she brought as many as possible to the Jamestown school via books, encyclopedias and the internet.

Hunter Education class slated for Friday in Clarksburg

A Hunter Education Skills Session will be held Friday, Oct. 23, at the Clarksburg C-II School cafeteria from 5:30-9:30 p.m. In order to attend the Skills Session, students must sign up online and have completed the Knowledge requirement.

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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.