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National Honors Society improves memorial

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 3:26 pm

Members of the Bowling Green High School National Honor Society recently helped to repaint the War Memorial on the Pike County Courthouse lawn earlier this month. The names on the memorial had become nearly illegible due to wear and exposure to the elements over the years, inspiring Josh Kempke, a BGHS senior, to improve the memorial’s appearance for his NHS project and Eagle Scout project. Members of the community are

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  • Times, MPA to host essay contest

    Posted on September 16, 2014 at 3:25 pm

    Texting while driving is a problem. More than 100,000 crashes  year involve drivers who are texting, often causing life-changing injuries and deaths. Texting drivers are far more likely to be in an accident. Despite knowing the risks of texting while driving, 43 percent of teens admit to texting while driving. However, there is now an opportunity to change this behavior. The Missouri Press Association (MPA) and the Bowling Green Times

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  • After-school program at capacity

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:59 pm

    As the 2014-2015 year begins the Bowling Green 21st CCLC Y Afterschool program is bursting at the seams. There is a total enrollment of 120 students, which is full capacity, with a waiting list.  What a wonderful dilemma to be in. Program Director Denise Ash, has been working diligently to get enrollment forms in, shot records and MOSIS numbers for all the students. She has also been working to hire

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  • PLTC construction coming along – Administrators predict opening in April

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:48 pm

    Masons from JDS Masonry of St. Charles are building walls for the diesel tech building expansion.

    Steel girders have been hung for the new main building at Pike Lincoln Technical Center (PLTC) in Eolia and masons are building walls for the second building in anticipation of a spring 2015 opening. The main center building burned to the ground in December 2011 in a still unsolved blaze that decimated the school but didn’t take its heart. Since then, students have been taking classes at the old middle

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  • New superintendent announces test improvements, policy updates

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:45 pm

    The new superintendent of the Bowling Green R-I School District takes his job very seriously. Since moving up the ladder from BGHS principal last year, J.W. Brandt was able to get a perspective of the district that not all superintendents are able to before taking over. First on Brandt’s agenda after taking the helm was to improve the district’s standardized test scores and performance reviews, specifically the district’s MSIP rating.

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  • Registration for St. Clement PSR, Confirmation classes

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 1:37 pm

    Registration for PSR and Confirmation classes is in progress at St. Clement Catholic Church. PSR classes are for any student grades first through eighth that are attending the public schools. Confirmation classes are for all high school freshmen and sophomores.  Sign-up is also being offered to high school juniors and seniors for a post-Confirmation class. Mass schedules will be adjusted starting the weekend of Sept. 6 and 7 to accommodate

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  • BGMS teacher receives MRTA grant

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 1:23 pm

    mrta grant

    Congratulations to Mrs. Becky Turner (pictured, center), who was recently awarded a $500 grant from the Missouri Retired Teachers Foundation (MRTF). Mrs. Turner was selected from more than 20 applicants from around the region for the grant. Also pictured with Turner are Debi Ingram, of the Missouri Retired Teachers Association, and Margaret Smith, of the MRTF board.  

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