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PLTC students attend conference

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:41 pm

Pike-Lincoln Technical Center (PLTC) students attended the Missouri SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference at Linn State Technical College in Linn April 3 through 5. Students left from PLTC early Thursday morning and spent the next three days competing and representing our school in different contests. On Saturday, the results were announced and school officials were excited about how well the students performed. Anothony Caruthers placed third in the Diesel Equipment

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  • YMCA programs enter summer sessions

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:40 pm

    The Twin Pike Family YMCA 21st CCLC before and afterschool programs are planning their summer sessions.  Our summer school session programming will include reading and math activities, STEM, Food and Fun, swimming, crafts, field trips and guest presenters. At Clopton, an all-day, three-week summer session will be held from May 26 through June 16 from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Clopton summer session students need to bring a sack lunch.

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  • Victorian life focus of Louisiana museum annual spring program

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:40 pm

    The Louisiana Area Historical Museum will present its annual spring luncheon Saturday, May 10, featuring Carolyn Miller of Sedalia. Miller, who is a former teacher and is the wife of a minister, will be sharing information about life in Victorian times.  She will bring clothing and other items from that time period to put on display for all to see.  She delights in sharing her collections and her knowledge of

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  • Whitaker named Director of Faculty Center for Teaching Excellence

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    Beth Whitaker, professor of elementary, early, and special education in Indiana State University’s Bayh College of Education and a past recipient of the prestigious Caleb Mills Distinguished Teaching Award has been named director of the university’s Faculty Center for Teaching Excellence (FCTE). The center was established in fall 2013 to support faculty expertise and teaching innovation aimed to enhance student success. Whitaker has served as interim director since the center’s

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  • School board approves Powell resignation, hires new staff

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:25 pm

    The Bowling Green R-I Board of Education gathered Monday, April 14, for a special session prior to the regularly scheduled April work session. In the meeting, the Board approved several changes in staff for the district. Board of Education president Joe Klott called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. Following roll call, the Board voted to accept the resignation of Darin Powell, Superintendent. In executive session, the board hired

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  • Bailey prepares to take over BGHS

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:21 pm

    Bowling Green High School will be under the control of a new, yet familiar, principal for the 2014-2015 school year, as current ag advisor Brock Bailey prepares to take the driver’s seat. “I am excited and apprehensive about the challenges of the new position,” the tenured teacher said. “I look forward to building more relationships with students, staff and patrons.” Bailey has been in an agriculture teaching position for 23

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  • BGMS hosts Earth Day event

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:19 pm

    The Bowling Green Middle School had a very successful Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 12 at the Bowling Green City Park.  Hosts had over 50 runners in the 5K and 50 in the Color Run.  They collected over 12,000 pounds of electronics to be recycled. The event also boasted many great activities for the kids: Tree Planting with Derick Beanland from the Parks and Recreation, MDC had a wonderful

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