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Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 11:13am

WENTZVILLE — Wentzville Middle School moved to all-virtual classes on Thursday, in response to an increase in COVID-19 cases.

As of Wednesday afternoon, the school had identified 25 students who had either confirmed or probable cases of the coronavirus, said Derrick Docket, chief communications officer for Wentzville School District.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 11:13am

Navigating the college search can be a daunting task for any student and their loved ones, nested with the added complications of a global pandemic impacting nearly every high school student’s junior and senior year experiences. As seniors make decisions about college and juniors start exploring post-secondary opportunities, Lindenwood University in St. Charles offers advice and guidance to support families in this unusual time.

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 10:03am

Bobby Edwards is no stranger to hardship. After his mother passed away when he was just 11-years-old, he and his siblings grew up in the St. Louis foster care system. He was a member of the desegregation program, catching a bus at 5 a.m. to Rockwood School District. He struggled in school as a teenager, and his teachers just saw him as someone who was coming to school late and fatigued without understanding why.

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 10:03am

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Children increase their vocabularies when they hear recordings of storybooks being read to them as they read along, a new study from the University of Missouri and the University of South Florida has found.

At MU, the primary author was Beth Kelley, assistant professor in the School of Health Professions. Her collaborator in Florida was Howard Goldstein. Kelley is a speech-language pathologist who works with children.

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 10:03am

HAZELWOOD — For the first time in more than a year, students in the Hazelwood School District are experiencing the real world of desks, recess and gym class.

Schools reopened Monday for prekindergarten through second grade. Over the next two weeks, students in the higher grades will return.

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