Kris Hilgedick



News Tribune reporter

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School board policies on opennes get new look

The Jefferson City Board of Education agreed on Monday to examine its policies regarding how it communicates with the public and how open forums are handled at its regular meetings.

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Maryville community praises leadership of incoming JCPS superintendent

At 6 feet, 7 inches tall, Larry Linthacum, the incoming superintendent of the Jefferson City Public Schools tends to stand out in any crowd.

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Helias Foundation eyes $350K goal

Breakfast at high school opens new campaign

Helias High School supporters kicked off their annual fundraising campaign Wednesday with a breakfast for several dozen guests in the school’s commons area. The foundation hopes to raise $350,000 this year.

Extra security approved for 8 JC elementary schools

The Jefferson City Board of Education on Wednesday unanimously approved $1.57 million in spending to improve the safety and security of eight elementary schools in the district.

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See Sturm and friends sing

Returns home to pay homage to his late father

When Steve Sturm was a kid, he loved making music so much he would stack up books and magazines from the family collection to create a drum kit of sorts in the living room.

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Helias planning for $4.5M expansion

Leaders of Helias Catholic High School are in the final stages of a planning process that could allow them to break ground on a $4.5 million building expansion this June.

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Terry Imhoff — Engineer right at home with Mid-Missouri projects

As a high school student in California, Missouri, Terry Imhoff already had a clear idea of what he wanted from life. A quick study of the microfilm cards in the high school library revealed engineering was a good profession for math-proficient students.

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10 years old and off to college?

‘College 101’ program gives fifth-graders a glimpse at life and academics at Mizzou

More than 170 fifth-graders from three Jefferson City elementary schools signed up for “College 101” on Tuesday and passed the class with flying colors.

New plan to revamp schools

Moreau Heights work may not be delayed another year

An alternative plan could allow the Jefferson City Public Schools to move forward with $2 million for improvements for Moreau Heights in a year and still be able to spend $3.1 million on renovations at East Elementary School this summer.

New school board members take seats

Ruth moves up to president

The Jefferson City Board of Education experienced a changing of the guard Monday.

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