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Kris Hilgedick



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Candidates: Rift with teachers must be healed

Five seeking two school board seats offer perspectives

Healing the rift that has developed between the Jefferson City Public School Board of Education and many of the district’s teachers is something all five board candidates say they view as a priority.

JCPS extends school bus contract

First Student, one of the largest providers of school bus services in the United States, will continue to transport students for the Jefferson City Public Schools.

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JCHS student proposes bill to expand gifted education

A Jefferson City teenager has proposed a bill to expand gifted education in Missouri, which he hopes state lawmakers will pick up and embrace as their own.

No plate like home

LU panel discusses healthy food availability, public policy

Two dozen people gathered on the Lincoln University campus Monday evening to attend the free public forum, “There’s No Plate Like Home.”

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More young women trying their hands at non-traditional skills at Nichols Career Center

When Jennifer Nesmeyer, a 17-year-old senior at Blair Oaks High School, tells people she wants to be a welder, they often don’t believe her. Even Kenny Thomas, the welding instructor at Nichols Career Center, didn’t take her seriously at first.

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Home show draws serious shoppers

Icy weather didn’t deter serious shoppers from attending the Home Builders Association’s Home Show held at the Firley YMCA on Friday and Saturday.

Winter weather woes cause treacherous road conditions, wrecks

A dose of wintry weather that deposited freezing sleet, rain and snow on Mid-Missouri’s roadways created difficulties for unsuspecting drivers Friday evening.

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Marcullus yearbook recognized in national publication

Small, but mighty.

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JCPS staff honored at breakfast

Twenty-seven staff employed by the Jefferson City Public Schools were honored Thursday morning at a breakfast held in the atrium of the Miller Performing Arts Center.

Academy director to retire from JCPS

After 40 years in public education and seven years serving the Jefferson City Public Schools, Director of Academies Myron Graber announced his impending retirement, effective June 30.

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