California Democrat Education
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.
Expanded program growing in Russellville
Hogan Davis, Fortuna; Sarah Koestner, Lohman, Betsy Lehman and Leigh Ann Lutz California.
Area students on the list include Taylor Ratcliff, California.
Specifically the questions involved including earth science as a required freshman course for all students. Previously, students falling in certain criteria were allowed to opt out of earth science and go directly into one of the more advanced science courses.
The message to the graduates, “Learn the Important Stuff,” was presented by Casey Malley, First Baptist youth pastor. The message was based on Judges 2:10-11. The topic was what success is measured on.
100 of the 103 seniors taking the walk across the stage to receive the diplomas
Fourth quarter Pinto Awards announced
The California Kids performed their spring concert “Talent Show”