Kris Hilgedick



News Tribune reporter

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JCPS kicks off search for superintendent

The Jefferson City Board of Education on Monday launched its search for a new superintendent to lead the district.

JC school district to explore new bell schedule

To make school bus transportation available to more students without raising costs, a new bell schedule has been proposed for the Jefferson City Public Schools.

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Tia Griffin engineers prominent projects in city

When it comes to designing engineering projects for Jefferson City, Tia Griffin is the last woman standing. It makes for a busy workday for Griffin, who has worked as a design engineer for the city for eight years and as an intern for three years.

Fly-In event draws wide crowd

Hundreds of people and dozens of pilots took advantage of Saturday’s perfect weather to enjoy Jefferson City Memorial Airport’s Annual Open House and Fly-In.

Benefit dinner supported Wardsville teen with rare cancer

By mid-afternoon Friday, Charles Stone — organizer of a fundraiser for Wardsville teen Bradley Gilbert — wasn’t sure if his team should prepare enough chicken to feed 600 people or 1,600 people.

Today's students ill-prepared for life

Today’s students may be the best educated, but they are the least-prepared for life after school, a prominent education reformer warned audiences on Monday.

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Parents, teachers take school board to task

After an outpouring of parental concern about dangerous and disruptive students at Moreau Heights Elementary School, the Jefferson City Board of Education has agreed to investigate allegations that numerous violent acts may have taken place in the school so far this year.

School district responds to teacher’s lawsuit

Attorney: Misunderstanding may have led to suit

An attorney representing the Jefferson City Public Schools indicated this week that former journalism teacher Karen Ray’s lawsuit against the district originally may have stemmed from a misunderstanding.

Open house will mark 20th year for Prenger Family Center

After 20 years of community service, the Michael W. Prenger Family Center is celebrating the anniversary by opening its doors to the public for the day.

Fashion show highlights latest trends, gives back

Jefferson City’s fashionistas will have an opportunity to explore the hottest styles at the Jefferson City Council of Clubs Fall Fashion show.

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